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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 579 557 734
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +177
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 372 343 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 322 272 159
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 £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £64,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +2.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -6 361 £47,500 +5.55% 36
London -63 132 £67,500 +35.00% 18
South East -14 84 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East of England +29 60 £40,000 +1.26% 4
Berkshire +16 43 £41,750 -7.22% 3
South West +10 35 £38,000 +17.37% 4
Hertfordshire +32 33 £44,000 +11.39% 1
North West +10 29 £40,500 +1.25% 2
City of London -22 26 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Reading +19 20 £45,750 +1.66% 1
Manchester +8 16 £43,500 +8.75%
Bedfordshire +4 16 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +1 16 £45,000 - 2
Watford - 16 £44,000 -
Bristol +12 15 £37,500 +21.95% 3
Slough +8 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Guildford +10 13 £47,500 -25.78%
Wiltshire -7 11 £35,500 +10.07%
West Midlands +6 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £39,000 +50.00%
Scotland -10 9 £59,500 +24.60% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Swindon -7 8 £35,250 +9.30%
Bedford - 8 £35,000 - 1
Peterborough - 7 £38,250 -
Worthing +7 6 £30,000 -23.07%
Hampshire +1 6 £32,750 -6.42%
Yorkshire -34 6 £42,500 -
Stockport - 6 £38,500 -
Edinburgh -18 5 £60,000 +25.00%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 227 (33.43%) Finance
2 210 (30.93%) SQL
3 161 (23.71%) Microsoft
4 142 (20.91%) SQL Server
5 136 (20.03%) Windows
6 108 (15.91%) PCI DSS
7 103 (15.17%) Data Modelling
8 102 (15.02%) Linux
9 101 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
10 97 (14.29%) Firewall
11 93 (13.70%) Oracle
12 90 (13.25%) XML
13 89 (13.11%) Web Services
13 89 (13.11%) ETL
14 87 (12.81%) Degree
15 86 (12.67%) .NET
15 86 (12.67%) Information Security
16 82 (12.08%) Active Directory
17 81 (11.93%) CISSP
18 77 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 76 (11.19%) Java
20 75 (11.05%) MS Excel
21 74 (10.90%) CRM
22 71 (10.46%) ITIL
22 71 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
23 70 (10.31%) T-SQL
23 70 (10.31%) Project Management
24 68 (10.01%) Data Warehouse
25 67 (9.87%) Change Management
26 63 (9.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (5.45%) IIS
2 30 (4.42%) Apache
3 29 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 22 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.09%) SAS
6 16 (2.36%) WebLogic
6 16 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.21%) Apache Pig
8 14 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.06%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.74%) WordPress
13 5 (0.74%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.59%) CMS
15 3 (0.44%) Drupal
16 2 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 75 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.92%) MS Office
3 21 (3.09%) SPSS
4 14 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.88%) MS Project
6 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.74%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.29%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.29%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.29%) HFM
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.29%) Agresso
7 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.95%) SaaS
3 18 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.47%) Office 365
6 3 (0.44%) Taleo
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 97 (14.29%) Firewall
2 53 (7.81%) LAN
3 48 (7.07%) VPN
4 47 (6.92%) WAN
4 47 (6.92%) Network Security
5 39 (5.74%) Internet
6 38 (5.60%) VoIP
7 29 (4.27%) Wireless
7 29 (4.27%) DNS
7 29 (4.27%) TCP/IP
8 26 (3.83%) BGP
9 25 (3.68%) SAN
10 22 (3.24%) IPsec
10 22 (3.24%) OSPF
11 20 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (2.80%) SSL
13 17 (2.50%) DHCP
14 16 (2.36%) EIGRP
15 15 (2.21%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.01%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (7.81%) MySQL
5 52 (7.66%) Big Data
6 51 (7.51%) Relational Database
7 47 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (6.19%) Data Mining
9 40 (5.89%) Hadoop
10 39 (5.74%) OLTP
11 37 (5.45%) RDBMS
12 36 (5.30%) VLDB
13 30 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (3.98%) Oracle Database
15 25 (3.68%) NoSQL
16 22 (3.24%) MongoDB
17 21 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
19 18 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (1.33%) Maven
2 8 (1.18%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.74%) JDeveloper
4 4 (0.59%) AppScan
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.44%) Hudson
6 2 (0.29%) Subversion
6 2 (0.29%) JMeter
6 2 (0.29%) Toad
6 2 (0.29%) JIRA
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.15%) ERwin
7 1 (0.15%) Ant
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 227 (33.43%) Finance
2 52 (7.66%) Legal
3 42 (6.19%) Banking
4 32 (4.71%) Games
4 32 (4.71%) Retail
5 28 (4.12%) Marketing
6 18 (2.65%) Law
7 14 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.91%) Advertising
9 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.33%) Publishing
11 8 (1.18%) Back Office
12 5 (0.74%) Front Office
12 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Billing
13 4 (0.59%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
14 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 126 (18.56%) Architect
2 95 (13.99%) Analyst
3 74 (10.90%) Developer
4 55 (8.10%) Data Architect
5 50 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (6.92%) Consultant
7 45 (6.63%) Security Manager
8 38 (5.60%) Administrator
9 36 (5.30%) DBA
10 24 (3.53%) Network Engineer
11 23 (3.39%) Information Analyst
11 23 (3.39%) Data Manager
11 23 (3.39%) Information Manager
11 23 (3.39%) Information Security Manager
12 20 (2.95%) Security Analyst
13 19 (2.80%) Senior Consultant
13 19 (2.80%) Java Developer
13 19 (2.80%) SQL DBA
13 19 (2.80%) IT Security Manager
14 18 (2.65%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.25%) XML
2 89 (13.11%) Web Services
3 86 (12.67%) .NET
4 52 (7.66%) HTML
5 37 (5.45%) CSS
5 37 (5.45%) SOAP
6 32 (4.71%) REST
7 27 (3.98%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.39%) Spring
9 21 (3.09%) Memcached
10 19 (2.80%) AppFabric
11 18 (2.65%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.50%) JMS
13 16 (2.36%) JSON
13 16 (2.36%) MapReduce
14 15 (2.21%) jQuery
15 14 (2.06%) XSD
16 13 (1.91%) WSDL
17 12 (1.77%) WCF
18 11 (1.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.98%) Management Information System
2 48 (7.07%) Replication
3 45 (6.63%) Statistics
3 45 (6.63%) Open Source
4 41 (6.04%) Cryptography
5 26 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.80%) IVR
8 17 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (2.36%) PKI
10 15 (2.21%) SWIFT
10 15 (2.21%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.06%) APACS
12 12 (1.77%) Online Games
13 8 (1.18%) Clustering
14 7 (1.03%) NHS
14 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.88%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.88%) Social Media
16 5 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 136 (20.03%) Windows
2 102 (15.02%) Linux
3 34 (5.01%) UNIX
4 33 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 20 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.47%) Android
10 9 (1.33%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.18%) AIX
11 8 (1.18%) MVS
12 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.03%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.88%) CentOS
14 5 (0.74%) Solaris
15 4 (0.59%) OS/390
15 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.29%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (15.17%) Data Modelling
2 101 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (13.11%) ETL
4 86 (12.67%) Information Security
5 74 (10.90%) CRM
6 71 (10.46%) ITIL
6 71 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
7 70 (10.31%) Project Management
8 67 (9.87%) Change Management
9 62 (9.13%) Data Protection
10 48 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 46 (6.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 46 (6.77%) Data Management
12 42 (6.19%) Business Continuity
13 41 (6.04%) Software Engineering
13 41 (6.04%) Analytics
14 39 (5.74%) Scrum
15 38 (5.60%) Change Data Capture
16 37 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
17 32 (4.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 210 (30.93%) SQL
2 76 (11.19%) Java
3 70 (10.31%) T-SQL
4 44 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.45%) PHP
6 33 (4.86%) PL/SQL
6 33 (4.86%) C#
7 24 (3.53%) Python
8 21 (3.09%) Perl
9 18 (2.65%) C++
10 15 (2.21%) C
11 13 (1.91%) R
12 12 (1.77%) VB
13 7 (1.03%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.03%) VBScript
13 7 (1.03%) VBA
13 7 (1.03%) XQuery
14 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (12.81%) Degree
2 81 (11.93%) CISSP
3 48 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (6.48%) CISA
4 44 (6.48%) CISM
5 42 (6.19%) CCNA
6 31 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (3.24%) MCSE
7 22 (3.24%) Security Cleared
8 18 (2.65%) JNCIA
9 15 (2.21%) CCSP
10 14 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.06%) CCA
10 14 (2.06%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.91%) CCNP
12 9 (1.33%) CRISC
12 9 (1.33%) CGEIT
12 9 (1.33%) MCITP
13 8 (1.18%) GCIH
13 8 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (15.91%) PCI DSS
2 77 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (9.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (4.12%) Data Quality
5 22 (3.24%) SLA
6 19 (2.80%) QA
7 18 (2.65%) COBIT
8 16 (2.36%) ISO 8583
9 12 (1.77%) ISO 9001
10 8 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.88%) COSO
12 3 (0.44%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 7816
14 1 (0.15%) BS25999
14 1 (0.15%) BS7799
14 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 82 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.21%) Apache Flume
4 12 (1.77%) ISA Server
5 8 (1.18%) XenServer
5 8 (1.18%) KVM
6 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.21%) SCCM
3 12 (1.77%) ARCserve
4 9 (1.33%) Puppet
4 9 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.88%) Nagios
6 5 (0.74%) SmokePing
6 5 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.74%) SCSM
6 5 (0.74%) Cacti
7 3 (0.44%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.44%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Ansible
9 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 161 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 93 (13.70%) Oracle
3 58 (8.54%) Cisco
4 49 (7.22%) VMware
5 36 (5.30%) CheckPoint
6 33 (4.86%) ServiceNow
7 31 (4.57%) Websense
8 29 (4.27%) F5
9 28 (4.12%) Juniper
10 21 (3.09%) Business Objects
11 18 (2.65%) Avaya
11 18 (2.65%) Citrix
12 17 (2.50%) Sourcefire
13 16 (2.36%) Nokia
14 15 (2.21%) IBM
15 14 (2.06%) Hitachi
15 14 (2.06%) Cyber-Ark
16 13 (1.91%) McAfee
17 11 (1.62%) JBoss
18 10 (1.47%) Siebel
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + top bens
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: pa
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford City Council
Salary: From £68,675 to £80,121 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: up to £100,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum CA £5,500, 6% London Waiting, Pensio
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £160,000 per annum OTE £160k & Car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Greythorn
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
DMG Media
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Age UK
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Age UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago