The first table below looks at the demand for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 523 571 672
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +101
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 441 325 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 382 240 215
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 407 £47,500 +5.55% 42
London +3 162 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South East +32 97 £45,000 - 7
East of England +20 62 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hertfordshire +16 37 £40,500 +8.00% 3
City of London +6 37 £57,500 -14.81% 7
Berkshire +12 30 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Slough +8 22 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +5 21 £37,500 -21.05% 2
South West -31 20 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -26 19 £48,500 +15.47% 7
Scotland +5 18 £54,000 -1.81% 5
West Midlands -21 18 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 17 £65,000 +58.53% 2
Hampshire +11 16 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Bristol +7 16 £42,500 +23.18% 3
West Sussex - 16 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge +6 12 £58,250 +42.07% 2
East Midlands -8 12 £47,500 +32.86% 2
West Yorkshire -30 12 £55,000 +36.64% 6
Worthing - 12 £47,500 - 1
Letchworth - 12 £38,500 - 1
Birmingham -4 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West -8 11 £63,250 +20.47% 3
Glasgow -9 10 £62,500 -3.84% 3
Farnham - 10 £37,500 -
Guildford - 9 £42,500 -
Croydon - 9 £45,000 -
Leicestershire -1 8 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Edinburgh -3 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 249 (30.78%) Finance
2 220 (27.19%) Windows
3 211 (26.08%) SQL
4 157 (19.41%) Microsoft
5 153 (18.91%) PCI DSS
6 151 (18.67%) SQL Server
7 129 (15.95%) Firewall
8 122 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
9 120 (14.83%) Linux
10 114 (14.09%) Information Security
11 112 (13.84%) Active Directory
12 110 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
13 108 (13.35%) ITIL
14 105 (12.98%) Oracle
15 97 (11.99%) Degree
16 94 (11.62%) Web Services
17 90 (11.12%) Data Modelling
18 88 (10.88%) Management Information System
19 87 (10.75%) ETL
20 83 (10.26%) Java
20 83 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 80 (9.89%) MS Excel
22 79 (9.77%) Network Security
23 76 (9.39%) Project Management
24 73 (9.02%) Data Protection
25 72 (8.90%) Analytics
26 70 (8.65%) HTML
26 70 (8.65%) Data Management
27 69 (8.53%) CRM
27 69 (8.53%) Internet

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (5.56%) Apache
1 45 (5.56%) IIS
2 38 (4.70%) MS Exchange
3 34 (4.20%) SAS
4 25 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 15 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.73%) CMS
10 10 (1.24%) Facebook Platform
10 10 (1.24%) Apache Pig
11 9 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.87%) FileNet
12 7 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.30%) MS Office
3 23 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.10%) SPSS
5 10 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) FastStats
7 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.74%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.74%) HFM
4 6 (0.74%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.49%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.72%) SaaS
2 20 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.36%) Google Apps
4 11 (1.36%) Office 365
5 10 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.99%) IaaS
7 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.49%) PaaS
9 3 (0.37%) Taleo
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 129 (15.95%) Firewall
2 79 (9.77%) Network Security
3 69 (8.53%) Internet
4 60 (7.42%) VPN
5 59 (7.29%) LAN
6 47 (5.81%) DNS
7 46 (5.69%) WAN
8 41 (5.07%) TCP/IP
9 32 (3.96%) BIG-IP
10 29 (3.58%) SAN
11 26 (3.21%) SMS
12 24 (2.97%) Intranet
12 24 (2.97%) VoIP
13 21 (2.60%) DHCP
14 18 (2.22%) HTTP
15 15 (1.85%) SSL
16 14 (1.73%) NAS
17 12 (1.48%) TACACS
18 11 (1.36%) LDAP
19 10 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 110 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (7.91%) MySQL
5 63 (7.79%) Big Data
6 56 (6.92%) Relational Database
7 49 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (5.44%) Data Mining
9 43 (5.32%) Hadoop
10 42 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (4.94%) RDBMS
12 35 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (3.46%) Oracle BI EE
13 28 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (3.09%) NoSQL
15 22 (2.72%) Oracle Database
16 20 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (2.47%) OLTP
17 17 (2.10%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 16 (1.98%) Subversion
2 14 (1.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.73%) Maven
3 12 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.36%) Ant
5 7 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.74%) JIRA
6 6 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.62%) AppScan
8 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.37%) JMeter
9 3 (0.37%) ERwin
9 3 (0.37%) Selenium
9 3 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.37%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.37%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.25%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 249 (30.78%) Finance
2 64 (7.91%) Banking
3 57 (7.05%) Legal
4 38 (4.70%) Retail
5 35 (4.33%) Marketing
6 28 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.97%) Retail Banking
7 24 (2.97%) Advertising
8 15 (1.85%) Publishing
9 12 (1.48%) Electronics
10 10 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.24%) Games
11 8 (0.99%) Back Office
12 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.74%) French Language
13 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.49%) Billing
15 3 (0.37%) Front Office
15 3 (0.37%) Law
16 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 126 (15.57%) Architect
2 109 (13.47%) Analyst
3 105 (12.98%) Developer
4 54 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 47 (5.81%) Consultant
6 45 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 44 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (5.19%) Administrator
9 38 (4.70%) DBA
10 28 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (3.34%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.21%) Security Officer
12 26 (3.21%) PHP Developer
12 26 (3.21%) Java Developer
13 24 (2.97%) Data Manager
14 23 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
15 22 (2.72%) Network Engineer
15 22 (2.72%) Security Analyst
16 21 (2.60%) SQL DBA
16 21 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (11.62%) Web Services
2 70 (8.65%) HTML
3 66 (8.16%) XML
4 65 (8.03%) .NET
5 59 (7.29%) CSS
6 39 (4.82%) SOAP
7 36 (4.45%) REST
8 32 (3.96%) jQuery
9 29 (3.58%) LAMP
10 28 (3.46%) ASP.NET
10 28 (3.46%) Spring
11 19 (2.35%) .NET Framework
12 18 (2.22%) WSDL
13 17 (2.10%) HTML5
14 16 (1.98%) Kafka
15 15 (1.85%) JSON
15 15 (1.85%) Android SDK
16 14 (1.73%) Sass
16 14 (1.73%) XSD
17 13 (1.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 52 (6.43%) Open Source
3 33 (4.08%) IVR
4 32 (3.96%) Cryptography
5 31 (3.83%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (3.34%) Computer Science
7 25 (3.09%) APACS
7 25 (3.09%) SWIFT
8 22 (2.72%) Replication
9 21 (2.60%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.98%) Statistics
10 16 (1.98%) PKI
11 13 (1.61%) Clustering
11 13 (1.61%) Social Media
12 10 (1.24%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.11%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.74%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.62%) AS400
15 5 (0.62%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 220 (27.19%) Windows
2 120 (14.83%) Linux
3 48 (5.93%) UNIX
4 47 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.09%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.72%) Android
7 19 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.98%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.85%) AIX
11 12 (1.48%) MVS
12 11 (1.36%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.11%) Solaris
13 9 (1.11%) CentOS
14 8 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.62%) OS/390
16 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (14.09%) Information Security
3 108 (13.35%) ITIL
4 90 (11.12%) Data Modelling
5 87 (10.75%) ETL
6 76 (9.39%) Project Management
7 73 (9.02%) Data Protection
8 72 (8.90%) Analytics
9 70 (8.65%) Data Management
10 69 (8.53%) CRM
11 66 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 56 (6.92%) Change Management
13 53 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
14 50 (6.18%) Business Continuity
15 47 (5.81%) Requirements Analysis
16 41 (5.07%) Scrum
17 40 (4.94%) PRINCE2
17 40 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (4.45%) Data Architecture
19 35 (4.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 211 (26.08%) SQL
2 83 (10.26%) Java
3 60 (7.42%) JavaScript
4 45 (5.56%) PHP
5 44 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 29 (3.58%) C#
7 26 (3.21%) Python
8 23 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.10%) Perl
9 17 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.24%) R
11 10 (1.24%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.24%) PHP5
11 10 (1.24%) ABAP
12 8 (0.99%) C
13 7 (0.87%) Jython
13 7 (0.87%) C++
14 4 (0.49%) VBScript
15 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (11.99%) Degree
2 66 (8.16%) CISSP
3 62 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (4.33%) CISM
4 35 (4.33%) CCNP
5 31 (3.83%) CISA
6 29 (3.58%) Security Cleared
7 25 (3.09%) CCA
7 25 (3.09%) CCNA
8 23 (2.84%) ISEB
8 23 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.22%) SC Cleared
10 16 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (1.73%) CCSE
12 11 (1.36%) GCIH
13 9 (1.11%) MCSE
14 8 (0.99%) MCP
15 7 (0.87%) CEH
15 7 (0.87%) MCITP
16 6 (0.74%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (18.91%) PCI DSS
2 83 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (3.34%) Data Quality
5 26 (3.21%) ISO 9001
5 26 (3.21%) ISO 8583
6 21 (2.60%) QA
7 15 (1.85%) COBIT
8 12 (1.48%) SLA
9 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.49%) GCP
10 4 (0.49%) GMP
10 4 (0.49%) GLP
11 3 (0.37%) COSO
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.12%) TickIT
12 1 (0.12%) BS7799
12 1 (0.12%) WAI
12 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.12%) BS25999
System Software
1 112 (13.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.72%) ISA Server
3 17 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (1.98%) KVM
5 14 (1.73%) Apache Flume
6 13 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.99%) vCloud
8 6 (0.74%) vSphere
9 4 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.49%) NFS
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.37%) XenApp
10 3 (0.37%) Varnish
10 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.25%) XenServer
11 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (4.70%) SCCM
2 20 (2.47%) ARCserve
3 16 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.85%) SCSM
5 11 (1.36%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.87%) Puppet
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.62%) Nessus
10 4 (0.49%) Ambari
10 4 (0.49%) DameWare
11 3 (0.37%) Nagios
11 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.37%) Salt
11 3 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 157 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 105 (12.98%) Oracle
3 66 (8.16%) F5
4 63 (7.79%) Cisco
5 62 (7.66%) CheckPoint
6 48 (5.93%) Websense
7 44 (5.44%) VMware
8 34 (4.20%) Juniper
9 31 (3.83%) ServiceNow
10 24 (2.97%) Business Objects
11 23 (2.84%) HP
12 22 (2.72%) McAfee
12 22 (2.72%) Citrix
13 21 (2.60%) Sourcefire
13 21 (2.60%) Symantec
13 21 (2.60%) Sophos
14 20 (2.47%) SonicWALL
14 20 (2.47%) SAP
14 20 (2.47%) Nokia
15 19 (2.35%) JBoss
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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