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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 586 650 703
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +53
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 304 324 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 244 273 222
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%

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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
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 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +38 290 £55,000 +10.00% 32
London +65 133 £65,000 +13.04% 17
South East +49 65 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West -5 26 £40,000 -13.97% 5
Berkshire +62 23 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands -9 22 £30,000 -22.07% 2
Yorkshire +32 18 £45,250 -9.50% 2
City of London +13 18 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Reading +44 16 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +38 16 £60,000 +4.34%
West Yorkshire +34 16 £45,250 -9.50% 2
East of England -12 16 £51,250 +2.50%
Leeds +34 14 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -1 13 £64,500 +56.36% 1
Manchester -8 13 £40,000 -32.20% 2
Hampshire -5 10 £60,000 - 1
Oxford +31 8 £60,000 +4.34%
Cheshire +20 8 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Abingdon +6 6 - -
South Wales -3 6 £47,500 - 1
Shropshire -6 6 £27,000 -15.62%
Wales -13 6 £47,500 - 1
Newbury - 6 £50,000 -
Chester - 6 £22,500 - 1
Surrey +32 5 £85,000 +70.00%
West Sussex +31 5 £72,500 +208.51%
South West +12 5 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £31,000 -37.37%
Lancashire -4 5 £52,500 +133.33%
Farnborough - 5 £60,000 - 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 165 (25.58%) Information Security
2 143 (22.17%) SQL
3 140 (21.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 139 (21.55%) Finance
5 129 (20.00%) ITIL
6 126 (19.53%) SQL Server
7 118 (18.29%) Degree
8 112 (17.36%) Management Information System
8 112 (17.36%) Firewall
9 110 (17.05%) Linux
10 104 (16.12%) Data Protection
10 104 (16.12%) PCI DSS
11 98 (15.19%) Risk Management
12 96 (14.88%) Microsoft
13 93 (14.42%) CISSP
13 93 (14.42%) Windows
14 86 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 80 (12.40%) Active Directory
16 78 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
17 74 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (11.01%) VPN
18 71 (11.01%) Cisco
18 71 (11.01%) MS Excel
19 70 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
20 69 (10.70%) Java
21 68 (10.54%) Big Data
22 67 (10.39%) Analytics
23 66 (10.23%) Network Security
23 66 (10.23%) Data Modelling
23 66 (10.23%) ETL

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 42 (6.51%) Apache
2 33 (5.12%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.34%) IIS
4 17 (2.64%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.02%) Confluence
6 13 (2.02%) SAS
7 9 (1.40%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.40%) Jetty
8 8 (1.24%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.78%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.78%) CMS
11 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 71 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.57%) MS Office
3 9 (1.40%) SPSS
4 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) assyst
1 8 (1.24%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.62%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.16%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.10%) SaaS
4 19 (2.95%) Office 365
5 15 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.09%) PaaS
10 5 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.78%) GitHub
11 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.16%) Force.com
12 1 (0.16%) Heroku
12 1 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 112 (17.36%) Firewall
2 71 (11.01%) VPN
3 66 (10.23%) Network Security
4 57 (8.84%) LAN
5 55 (8.53%) WAN
6 47 (7.29%) TCP/IP
7 38 (5.89%) DNS
8 36 (5.58%) SAN
9 35 (5.43%) VLAN
10 34 (5.27%) DHCP
11 30 (4.65%) HTTP
11 30 (4.65%) SMTP
12 28 (4.34%) Wireless
13 25 (3.88%) MPLS
14 24 (3.72%) ICMP
14 24 (3.72%) Telnet
15 22 (3.41%) SSL
16 20 (3.10%) VoIP
17 19 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 70 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (10.54%) Big Data
4 64 (9.92%) Hadoop
5 60 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 54 (8.37%) Relational Database
7 51 (7.91%) MongoDB
8 46 (7.13%) RDBMS
9 37 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 33 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (3.57%) Couchbase
14 22 (3.41%) QlikView
15 21 (3.26%) Apache Hive
15 21 (3.26%) HBase
15 21 (3.26%) MySQL
16 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (3.88%) JIRA
2 20 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.86%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.55%) SoapUI
7 9 (1.40%) Hamcrest
7 9 (1.40%) jMock
7 9 (1.40%) JUnit
7 9 (1.40%) Maven
7 9 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (1.40%) TestNG
8 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.09%) ERwin
8 7 (1.09%) Selenium
8 7 (1.09%) Subversion
8 7 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.93%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 139 (21.55%) Finance
2 48 (7.44%) Legal
3 33 (5.12%) Retail
4 30 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.88%) Marketing
6 23 (3.57%) Banking
7 15 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.40%) French Language
9 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.09%) Games
9 7 (1.09%) Law
10 5 (0.78%) Advertising
10 5 (0.78%) Electronics
10 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.62%) Billing
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (19.53%) Architect
2 103 (15.97%) Analyst
3 81 (12.56%) Data Architect
4 65 (10.08%) Developer
5 40 (6.20%) Security Manager
6 39 (6.05%) Security Analyst
7 32 (4.96%) DBA
7 32 (4.96%) Security Officer
8 31 (4.81%) Consultant
9 29 (4.50%) Information Security Officer
10 28 (4.34%) SQL DBA
11 27 (4.19%) Administrator
12 26 (4.03%) Support Analyst
13 25 (3.88%) Network Engineer
14 24 (3.72%) Information Officer
15 23 (3.57%) Support Engineer
16 21 (3.26%) Information Manager
17 20 (3.10%) Data Analyst
17 20 (3.10%) Information Security Manager
17 20 (3.10%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.51%) .NET
1 42 (6.51%) CSS
1 42 (6.51%) HTML
1 42 (6.51%) Web Services
2 27 (4.19%) XML
3 22 (3.41%) HTML5
4 21 (3.26%) .NET Framework
4 21 (3.26%) ASP.NET
4 21 (3.26%) SailPoint
5 17 (2.64%) Ajax
6 16 (2.48%) SOAP
7 15 (2.33%) jQuery
8 14 (2.17%) LAMP
9 13 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 12 (1.86%) REST
11 11 (1.71%) Spring
12 10 (1.55%) CSS3
12 10 (1.55%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.40%) Apache Wicket
13 9 (1.40%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.36%) Management Information System
2 65 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
6 26 (4.03%) Data Integration
7 24 (3.72%) Cryptography
8 22 (3.41%) Mathematics
9 19 (2.95%) Visualisation
10 18 (2.79%) Statistics
11 17 (2.64%) Virtual Team
12 16 (2.48%) User Experience
13 15 (2.33%) Algorithms
14 14 (2.17%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.86%) Replication
16 10 (1.55%) CESG
17 9 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 9 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
18 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (1.24%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.05%) Linux
2 93 (14.42%) Windows
3 41 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.79%) Unix
5 12 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.09%) CentOS
7 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.93%) Android
8 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.78%) Debian
9 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.47%) VMS
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.31%) Brillo
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (25.58%) Information Security
2 129 (20.00%) ITIL
3 104 (16.12%) Data Protection
4 98 (15.19%) Risk Management
5 86 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (10.39%) Analytics
8 66 (10.23%) Data Modelling
8 66 (10.23%) ETL
9 65 (10.08%) Business Continuity
10 63 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 61 (9.46%) DevOps
12 58 (8.99%) Data Management
13 53 (8.22%) SIEM
14 49 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 49 (7.60%) Data Architecture
15 44 (6.82%) Project Management
16 42 (6.51%) Security Management
17 38 (5.89%) Change Management
18 37 (5.74%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 143 (22.17%) SQL
2 69 (10.70%) Java
3 64 (9.92%) Python
4 55 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.96%) C#
6 31 (4.81%) PHP
7 22 (3.41%) R
8 18 (2.79%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.64%) BeanShell
9 17 (2.64%) Ruby
10 16 (2.48%) Perl
11 15 (2.33%) C
12 11 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.40%) VBA
14 8 (1.24%) C++
15 7 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.78%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.78%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 118 (18.29%) Degree
2 93 (14.42%) CISSP
3 63 (9.77%) CISM
4 49 (7.60%) CISA
5 44 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (4.19%) CCNP
9 26 (4.03%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.33%) CCNA
12 13 (2.02%) MCSE
13 11 (1.71%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.71%) ISEB
13 11 (1.71%) PCI QSA
14 10 (1.55%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.40%) JNCIA
16 8 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (1.09%) CCIE
17 7 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (21.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (16.12%) PCI DSS
3 36 (5.58%) Data Quality
4 28 (4.34%) QA
5 20 (3.10%) ISO22301
6 19 (2.95%) COBIT
7 8 (1.24%) HIPAA
8 7 (1.09%) COSO
8 7 (1.09%) SLA
9 6 (0.93%) ISO13485
10 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.62%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.31%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 80 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.79%) Docker
4 9 (1.40%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.24%) HDFS
6 7 (1.09%) Firmware
7 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.78%) vSphere
7 5 (0.78%) XenServer
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.31%) vCloud
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.16%) Btrfs
10 1 (0.16%) Gluster
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 21 (3.26%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.86%) Puppet
3 11 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.24%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.24%) HAProxy
5 7 (1.09%) QRadar
6 6 (0.93%) Nagios
6 6 (0.93%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.78%) Cacti
7 5 (0.78%) SmokePing
8 3 (0.47%) Ansible
8 3 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.31%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.31%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 96 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.01%) Cisco
3 65 (10.08%) Oracle
4 52 (8.06%) VMware
5 34 (5.27%) IBM
6 29 (4.50%) HP
7 27 (4.19%) EMC
8 24 (3.72%) Brocade
8 24 (3.72%) Symantec
9 23 (3.57%) Juniper
9 23 (3.57%) ParAccel
9 23 (3.57%) Veeam
9 23 (3.57%) Vertica
10 21 (3.26%) SAP
11 19 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (2.64%) Google
13 16 (2.48%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
15 14 (2.17%) Informatica
15 14 (2.17%) Tableau
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Department for Education
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension + Childcare + 30 Days Hols
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 30 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £57,000 to £64,000 per annum + Pension + Childcare + 30 Days Hols
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus, health, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chiswick, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago