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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 584 697 638
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -59
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 361 269 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 301 213 341
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 2016 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 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +124 337 £50,000 +5.26% 46
London +60 133 £55,000 - 18
South East +52 93 £40,000 -5.88% 17
East of England +63 54 £50,000 -10.71% 4
Bedfordshire - 40 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire +49 38 £35,000 -49.09% 1
Dunstable - 27 £60,000 - 1
Southampton +22 21 £32,500 -59.37% 1
Berkshire +22 20 £55,000 -5.17% 3
West Midlands -10 16 £32,500 -0.76% 1
South West 0 14 £42,655 +13.74% 1
East Midlands +19 13 £80,000 +181.41%
Buckinghamshire +28 12 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Bristol +10 10 £45,000 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire +4 10 £45,000 -19.64% 2
City of London +41 8 £57,500 - 2
North West +12 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £77,500 - 6
West Yorkshire +11 7 £19,500 -40.00% 3
Slough +10 7 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Yorkshire -3 7 £19,500 -40.00% 4
Winchester +23 6 £60,000 +4.34%
Telford -9 6 £67,500 +98.52%
Shropshire -12 6 £67,500 +98.52%
Scotland -43 6 £53,750 +22.85% 1
Oxford - 6 £50,000 - 5
Milton Keynes +28 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex +19 5 £36,000 - 1
Edinburgh +7 5 £53,750 - 1
Manchester +1 5 £40,000 -52.94% 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 249 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 206 (29.47%) Finance
3 165 (23.61%) Windows
4 151 (21.60%) SQL
5 145 (20.74%) Information Security
6 139 (19.89%) Degree
7 126 (18.03%) Oracle
7 126 (18.03%) Firewall
8 122 (17.45%) SQL Server
9 121 (17.31%) Management Information System
10 116 (16.60%) VMware
11 106 (15.16%) ITIL
12 100 (14.31%) Unix
12 100 (14.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 97 (13.88%) Cisco
14 95 (13.59%) MS Excel
15 90 (12.88%) Telecoms
16 89 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
17 88 (12.59%) PCI DSS
18 86 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 85 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
20 84 (12.02%) Banking
21 83 (11.87%) CISSP
22 80 (11.44%) Active Directory
23 76 (10.87%) Citrix
24 75 (10.73%) Project Management
25 74 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
26 72 (10.30%) Linux
27 71 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
27 71 (10.16%) Security 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 38 (5.44%) IIS
2 23 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.43%) WordPress
6 9 (1.29%) CMS
6 9 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.72%) Confluence
9 5 (0.72%) SAS
9 5 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.57%) Kentico
11 3 (0.43%) Apache
11 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 95 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.15%) MS Office
3 19 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.00%) MS Project
7 2 (0.29%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) Maximo
3 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.29%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.14%) Line 50
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.86%) SaaS
2 18 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.00%) Office 365
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.57%) FinancialForce.com
6 4 (0.57%) Force.com
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.43%) Taleo
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.29%) GitHub
8 2 (0.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 126 (18.03%) Firewall
2 55 (7.87%) WAN
3 53 (7.58%) LAN
4 47 (6.72%) Network Security
5 42 (6.01%) VPN
6 36 (5.15%) Internet
7 35 (5.01%) TCP/IP
8 33 (4.72%) DNS
9 31 (4.43%) SSL
10 26 (3.72%) SAN
11 24 (3.43%) Wireless
12 20 (2.86%) DHCP
12 20 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (1.86%) MPLS
15 12 (1.72%) BGP
15 12 (1.72%) OSPF
16 11 (1.57%) S/MIME
17 9 (1.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.15%) Oracle Database
6 28 (4.01%) Big Data
7 24 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (3.15%) Data Mining
10 20 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (2.58%) NoSQL
13 16 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.86%) QlikView
15 12 (1.72%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.72%) OLAP
16 11 (1.57%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.43%) Data Mart
18 8 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.86%) Toad
3 7 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.00%) Subversion
4 6 (0.86%) JIRA
5 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.29%) AppScan
7 2 (0.29%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.29%) JUnit
7 2 (0.29%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.29%) Mockito
7 2 (0.29%) Paros
7 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.14%) Ant
8 1 (0.14%) MSI
8 1 (0.14%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 206 (29.47%) Finance
2 90 (12.88%) Telecoms
3 84 (12.02%) Banking
4 51 (7.30%) Legal
5 46 (6.58%) Marketing
6 34 (4.86%) Retail
7 21 (3.00%) Back Office
8 20 (2.86%) Law
8 20 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.86%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.72%) Advertising
12 11 (1.57%) French Language
13 10 (1.43%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.14%) Billing
15 6 (0.86%) Front Office
15 6 (0.86%) Games
15 6 (0.86%) Publishing
16 3 (0.43%) Automotive
16 3 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 108 (15.45%) Analyst
2 102 (14.59%) Architect
3 69 (9.87%) Developer
4 67 (9.59%) Consultant
5 55 (7.87%) DBA
6 46 (6.58%) Security Manager
7 43 (6.15%) Technical Architect
8 36 (5.15%) IT Manager
9 32 (4.58%) Applications Support
10 31 (4.43%) SQL DBA
11 30 (4.29%) Administrator
12 29 (4.15%) Security Consultant
13 28 (4.01%) Business Analyst
14 25 (3.58%) Support Analyst
15 23 (3.29%) Data Architect
15 23 (3.29%) Security Officer
15 23 (3.29%) Technical Consultant
16 22 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 20 (2.86%) Data Analyst
18 19 (2.72%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.15%) .NET
2 25 (3.58%) HTML
3 23 (3.29%) CSS
3 23 (3.29%) Web Services
3 23 (3.29%) XML
4 22 (3.15%) Middleware
5 19 (2.72%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.43%) jQuery
7 14 (2.00%) Ajax
8 11 (1.57%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.29%) JSON
11 8 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (0.86%) CSS3
12 6 (0.86%) Entity Framework
12 6 (0.86%) NumPy
12 6 (0.86%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 121 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 89 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.29%) Data Centre
4 41 (5.87%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
6 26 (3.72%) Driving Licence
7 23 (3.29%) Mathematics
8 21 (3.00%) Clustering
8 21 (3.00%) Replication
9 18 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.29%) Visualisation
11 15 (2.15%) Algorithms
12 14 (2.00%) Fat Client
12 14 (2.00%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.57%) Fintech
13 11 (1.57%) PKI
14 10 (1.43%) Reinsurance
14 10 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 165 (23.61%) Windows
2 100 (14.31%) Unix
3 72 (10.30%) Linux
4 52 (7.44%) Windows Server
5 41 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.00%) Solaris
8 19 (2.72%) Android
8 19 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (2.58%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.43%) CentOS
13 3 (0.43%) VMS
13 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.43%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.29%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.74%) Information Security
2 106 (15.16%) ITIL
3 85 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (10.73%) Project Management
5 74 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (10.16%) Security Management
7 69 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 68 (9.73%) Data Protection
9 61 (8.73%) Risk Management
10 59 (8.44%) Analytics
11 55 (7.87%) Data Modelling
12 54 (7.73%) ETL
12 54 (7.73%) TOGAF
13 53 (7.58%) Migration
14 52 (7.44%) Business Continuity
15 49 (7.01%) Presales
16 45 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
17 43 (6.15%) High Availability
18 41 (5.87%) Data Governance
18 41 (5.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (21.60%) SQL
2 45 (6.44%) JavaScript
3 38 (5.44%) Perl
4 36 (5.15%) Java
4 36 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 25 (3.58%) Python
5 25 (3.58%) T-SQL
6 23 (3.29%) C#
7 21 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.72%) PHP
9 9 (1.29%) C
10 6 (0.86%) Ruby
11 5 (0.72%) C++
11 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.57%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.43%) R
13 3 (0.43%) VB
14 2 (0.29%) ABAP
14 2 (0.29%) VBA
14 2 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 139 (19.89%) Degree
2 83 (11.87%) CISSP
3 62 (8.87%) CISM
4 52 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (6.58%) CISA
6 33 (4.72%) MCSE
7 24 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.86%) ISEB
9 18 (2.58%) MCSA
10 17 (2.43%) PCI QSA
11 16 (2.29%) CCNA
12 14 (2.00%) Security Cleared
13 11 (1.57%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.43%) CRISC
14 10 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.86%) CCNP
16 6 (0.86%) GCIH
16 6 (0.86%) IIBA
17 5 (0.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (14.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (12.59%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.29%) Data Quality
4 26 (3.72%) COBIT
5 14 (2.00%) QA
6 13 (1.86%) ISO27002
6 13 (1.86%) SLA
7 11 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (1.43%) ISO 9001
9 7 (1.00%) COSO
10 6 (0.86%) ISO22301
10 6 (0.86%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.43%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.29%) BS7799
13 1 (0.14%) BS25999
13 1 (0.14%) GCP
13 1 (0.14%) HL7
13 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 86 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (11.44%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.72%) vSphere
5 13 (1.86%) XenApp
5 13 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.72%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.57%) Firmware
9 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.43%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.29%) Docker
11 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.14%) Ceph
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.86%) SCOM
2 5 (0.72%) Puppet
3 4 (0.57%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.43%) Ansible
4 3 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (0.43%) Nessus
4 3 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.29%) Nmap
5 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.29%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.29%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 249 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 126 (18.03%) Oracle
3 116 (16.60%) VMware
4 97 (13.88%) Cisco
5 76 (10.87%) Citrix
6 35 (5.01%) CheckPoint
7 23 (3.29%) Forcepoint
7 23 (3.29%) IBM
7 23 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (3.00%) HP
9 16 (2.29%) F5
10 13 (1.86%) Riverbed
10 13 (1.86%) Sybase
10 13 (1.86%) Tableau
11 12 (1.72%) NetApp
12 11 (1.57%) 3PAR
12 11 (1.57%) LogRhythm
12 11 (1.57%) SAP
13 10 (1.43%) EMC
13 10 (1.43%) SolarWinds
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £136,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
The Economist
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Bens, 28 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £65000 - £71000 Per Annum C71k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary - Private healthcare, Pension, Shares options
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Modis International
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Todmorden, Lancashire
Todmorden High School
Salary: From £27,924 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago