The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
UK
Rank 557 625 676
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +51
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 318 338 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 237 269 241
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £71,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +9.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Security
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK.

Data Security Salary Trend in the UK

Data Security
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Data Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Security
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 292 £55,000 +4.76% 45
London +51 136 £65,000 +18.18% 24
South East +32 44 £54,000 -6.08% 5
West Midlands +27 26 £34,750 -18.23% 2
North West +4 26 £45,000 +20.00% 2
South West +21 21 £50,000 +27.38% 2
City of London -1 19 £68,750 +30.95% 8
Yorkshire +42 16 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Manchester -16 16 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Leeds +39 15 £45,000 +45.16% 5
West Yorkshire +28 15 £45,000 +4.65% 5
East of England -30 15 £44,296 -13.56% 1
Scotland +32 14 £63,750 +21.42% 1
Edinburgh +12 13 £77,500 +55.00%
East Sussex +15 12 £65,000 +80.55%
Brighton - 11 £65,000 -
Hampshire +30 10 £50,000 +85.18%
Essex +23 9 £44,296 -31.85%
Birmingham +18 9 £61,250 +40.00%
Bristol +4 9 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire +19 8 £45,000 +20.00%
South Wales +21 7 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Wales +15 7 £42,500 +39.34% 3
Berkshire +11 7 £54,000 -1.81% 5
West Sussex +11 7 £45,000 -
Newport +2 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Gloucestershire -6 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Shropshire -6 6 £27,000 -15.62% 1
Chiswick -7 6 £70,000 +16.66%
Reading +33 5 £54,000 -6.08% 3

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Security.

1 191 (29.94%) Information Security
2 147 (23.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (23.04%) Finance
3 133 (20.85%) SQL
4 119 (18.65%) Management Information System
5 105 (16.46%) Firewall
6 100 (15.67%) Risk Management
7 99 (15.52%) Degree
8 97 (15.20%) Data Protection
9 93 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 92 (14.42%) PCI DSS
11 91 (14.26%) CISSP
12 86 (13.48%) Microsoft
13 85 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (13.01%) Linux
15 80 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
16 79 (12.38%) Java
17 77 (12.07%) Data Management
18 74 (11.60%) ITIL
19 70 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
19 70 (10.97%) Data Modelling
20 69 (10.82%) Windows
21 67 (10.50%) CISM
22 66 (10.34%) Oracle
23 65 (10.19%) ETL
24 63 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
24 63 (9.87%) Analytics
25 62 (9.72%) Data Architecture
25 62 (9.72%) Cisco
26 61 (9.56%) Incident Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.51%) Apache
5 14 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.04%) Confluence
7 12 (1.88%) CMS
8 9 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.25%) SAS
10 7 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.10%) Jetty
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.63%) IIS
13 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.47%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.35%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.78%) SPSS
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.19%) assyst
1 14 (2.19%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.66%) Office 365
3 17 (2.66%) SaaS
4 11 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.78%) PaaS
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.63%) IaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.47%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Force.com
9 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 105 (16.46%) Firewall
2 52 (8.15%) Network Security
3 51 (7.99%) VPN
4 37 (5.80%) VoIP
5 29 (4.55%) MPLS
6 26 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (4.08%) LAN
6 26 (4.08%) LDAP
6 26 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.08%) WAN
7 22 (3.45%) DNS
8 21 (3.29%) BGP
8 21 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (3.13%) Wireless
10 18 (2.82%) SAN
11 16 (2.51%) Internet
12 15 (2.35%) Intranet
13 14 (2.19%) DHCP
13 14 (2.19%) SSL
14 10 (1.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.56%) Big Data
3 51 (7.99%) Hadoop
4 50 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 36 (5.64%) RDBMS
7 33 (5.17%) NoSQL
8 31 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 23 (3.61%) QlikView
10 22 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (3.29%) MySQL
12 20 (3.13%) HBase
13 19 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (2.66%) Apache Hive
15 16 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (1.88%) DB2
18 11 (1.72%) Data Mining
19 10 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (5.64%) JIRA
2 20 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 13 (2.04%) ERwin
3 13 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.72%) JUnit
6 9 (1.41%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.10%) Hamcrest
8 7 (1.10%) jMock
8 7 (1.10%) Maven
8 7 (1.10%) TestNG
8 7 (1.10%) XMLSpy
9 3 (0.47%) CocoaPods
9 3 (0.47%) Selenium
9 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 147 (23.04%) Finance
2 61 (9.56%) Legal
3 43 (6.74%) Retail
4 37 (5.80%) Marketing
5 34 (5.33%) Banking
5 34 (5.33%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.04%) Advertising
7 12 (1.88%) Law
8 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.25%) Games
10 7 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.10%) French Language
11 6 (0.94%) Electronics
12 5 (0.78%) Publishing
13 3 (0.47%) Arabic Language
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.31%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Front Office
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (18.65%) Analyst
2 117 (18.34%) Architect
3 75 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 55 (8.62%) Developer
5 51 (7.99%) Security Analyst
6 45 (7.05%) Consultant
7 42 (6.58%) Security Manager
8 34 (5.33%) Network Engineer
9 32 (5.02%) Administrator
9 32 (5.02%) Security Officer
10 30 (4.70%) Data Analyst
10 30 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (3.92%) Information Security Officer
12 24 (3.76%) Security Consultant
13 23 (3.61%) IT Analyst
13 23 (3.61%) Senior Security Analyst
14 22 (3.45%) DBA
14 22 (3.45%) Information Manager
15 21 (3.29%) Information Security Manager
16 20 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.46%) Web Services
2 40 (6.27%) XML
3 36 (5.64%) .NET
4 32 (5.02%) HTML
5 29 (4.55%) CSS
6 26 (4.08%) SOAP
7 23 (3.61%) Ajax
8 22 (3.45%) SailPoint
9 18 (2.82%) jQuery
10 16 (2.51%) HTML5
11 15 (2.35%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.35%) REST
12 13 (2.04%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.72%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.72%) Middleware
14 8 (1.25%) LAMP
14 8 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (1.10%) Apache Wicket
15 7 (1.10%) SAML
15 7 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 119 (18.65%) Management Information System
2 80 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.29%) Replication
6 19 (2.98%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.66%) Cyber Attack
7 17 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.19%) CESG
9 14 (2.19%) Freedom of Information
10 13 (2.04%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.88%) Cybercrime
11 12 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.72%) e-Learning
12 11 (1.72%) W3C
13 10 (1.57%) Clustering
14 9 (1.41%) Reference Data
15 8 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.01%) Linux
2 69 (10.82%) Windows
3 27 (4.23%) Unix
4 26 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.51%) Android
6 16 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.78%) Debian
10 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.31%) SUSE
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (29.94%) Information Security
2 100 (15.67%) Risk Management
3 97 (15.20%) Data Protection
4 85 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (12.07%) Data Management
6 74 (11.60%) ITIL
7 70 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (10.97%) Data Modelling
8 65 (10.19%) ETL
9 63 (9.87%) Analytics
10 62 (9.72%) Data Architecture
11 61 (9.56%) Incident Management
12 60 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 59 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 52 (8.15%) Business Continuity
15 50 (7.84%) Security Management
16 49 (7.68%) Identity Access Management
16 49 (7.68%) SIEM
17 47 (7.37%) DevOps
18 44 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (20.85%) SQL
2 79 (12.38%) Java
3 49 (7.68%) Python
4 46 (7.21%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.08%) C
5 26 (4.08%) C#
6 20 (3.13%) BeanShell
6 20 (3.13%) PHP
7 16 (2.51%) R
7 16 (2.51%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.57%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.41%) Ruby
10 7 (1.10%) C++
10 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.78%) Perl
11 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.63%) VB
12 4 (0.63%) VBA
13 3 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 99 (15.52%) Degree
2 91 (14.26%) CISSP
3 67 (10.50%) CISM
4 63 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 42 (6.58%) CCNP
7 41 (6.43%) SC Cleared
8 32 (5.02%) CISA
9 31 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (4.08%) DV Cleared
11 21 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.98%) JNCIP
12 19 (2.98%) MCSE
13 18 (2.82%) CCNA
13 18 (2.82%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.04%) CEH
15 12 (1.88%) GIAC
15 12 (1.88%) ISEB
15 12 (1.88%) SANS
16 7 (1.10%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (23.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (14.42%) PCI DSS
3 47 (7.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 38 (5.96%) Data Quality
5 34 (5.33%) QA
6 31 (4.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 26 (4.08%) ISO22301
8 16 (2.51%) COBIT
8 16 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (1.88%) GDPR
10 7 (1.10%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.94%) COSO
12 5 (0.78%) PMO
12 5 (0.78%) SLA
13 3 (0.47%) ISO27002
14 2 (0.31%) SSAE 16
15 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.13%) Docker
3 12 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.94%) RACF
5 5 (0.78%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.78%) HDFS
5 5 (0.78%) XenServer
6 4 (0.63%) Firmware
6 4 (0.63%) vSphere
7 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) LXC
9 1 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.57%) Puppet
2 8 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.25%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.10%) Nagios
3 7 (1.10%) QRadar
4 6 (0.94%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.78%) Ansible
5 5 (0.78%) Cacti
5 5 (0.78%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.31%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.31%) Graphite
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Riemann
7 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.34%) Oracle
3 62 (9.72%) Cisco
4 32 (5.02%) Juniper
5 26 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (3.76%) SAP
7 23 (3.61%) VMware
8 21 (3.29%) Teradata
9 19 (2.98%) Tableau
10 17 (2.66%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.66%) IBM
10 17 (2.66%) Informatica
11 13 (2.04%) Talend
12 12 (1.88%) Google
12 12 (1.88%) HP
13 11 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.72%) Vertica
14 10 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (1.57%) ParAccel
15 8 (1.25%) Citrix
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum +pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 16.5% Shift Allowance And Excel
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
HEFCE
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent final salary pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ingenio
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ingenio
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £37,500 to £37,500 per annum NHS - Band 7 AfC + Inner London Wait
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £46,000 to £47,000 per annum 8a AfC + Inner London Waiting
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
PRI
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LoadSpring Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
The Workshop
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Burnthebook
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago