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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 521 569 670
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +101
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 433 320 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 377 236 216
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £69,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 23 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 23 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 +53 405 £47,500 +5.55% 40
London +37 163 £50,000 -4.76% 13
South East +11 96 £45,000 - 7
East of England +15 61 £44,500 +4.70% 5
City of London +16 41 £57,500 -17.85% 6
Hertfordshire +7 36 £38,500 -2.53% 4
Berkshire +8 32 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey +17 22 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Slough +12 22 £60,000 - 1
South West -26 21 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Yorkshire -25 18 £42,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +17 17 £65,000 +58.53% 1
Bristol +1 17 £42,500 +23.18%
West Midlands -8 17 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Scotland +2 16 £54,000 -1.81% 6
West Sussex - 15 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire +6 14 £35,000 -6.66% 2
North West -2 13 £46,500 -13.48% 2
Cambridge +5 12 £58,250 +42.07% 1
Letchworth - 12 £35,500 - 1
Birmingham +5 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Farnham - 11 £37,500 -
Worthing - 11 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands -8 10 £47,500 +32.86% 1
West Yorkshire -28 10 £55,000 +36.64% 6
Glasgow -4 9 £62,500 - 5
Guildford - 9 £42,500 -
Croydon - 9 £45,000 - 1
Petersfield - 8 £34,000 -
Edinburgh -3 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 248 (30.69%) Finance
2 221 (27.35%) Windows
3 212 (26.24%) SQL
4 160 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 156 (19.31%) PCI DSS
6 150 (18.56%) SQL Server
7 132 (16.34%) Firewall
8 124 (15.35%) Linux
9 121 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
10 117 (14.48%) Active Directory
11 110 (13.61%) Information Security
12 108 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
13 104 (12.87%) Oracle
14 102 (12.62%) ITIL
15 95 (11.76%) Degree
16 92 (11.39%) Web Services
17 90 (11.14%) Data Modelling
18 87 (10.77%) ETL
19 84 (10.40%) Management Information System
19 84 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 82 (10.15%) Network Security
21 81 (10.02%) Java
22 79 (9.78%) MS Excel
23 74 (9.16%) Project Management
24 72 (8.91%) Data Management
24 72 (8.91%) Data Protection
25 71 (8.79%) CRM
26 70 (8.66%) XML
27 69 (8.54%) HTML
27 69 (8.54%) Analytics

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 46 (5.69%) IIS
2 42 (5.20%) Apache
3 38 (4.70%) MS Exchange
4 33 (4.08%) SAS
5 24 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 23 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.86%) CMS
9 15 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.24%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.11%) Facebook Platform
13 8 (0.99%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.74%) WordPress
16 4 (0.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 79 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 52 (6.44%) MS Office
3 23 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.98%) SPSS
5 9 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.11%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) FastStats
7 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.74%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.74%) HFM
4 6 (0.74%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.50%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.50%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.25%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.25%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.09%) SaaS
2 20 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.36%) Office 365
5 10 (1.24%) Google Apps
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 (0.50%) PaaS
9 3 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.37%) Taleo
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 132 (16.34%) Firewall
2 82 (10.15%) Network Security
3 67 (8.29%) Internet
4 61 (7.55%) VPN
5 60 (7.43%) LAN
6 49 (6.06%) WAN
7 44 (5.45%) DNS
8 41 (5.07%) TCP/IP
9 32 (3.96%) BIG-IP
10 31 (3.84%) SAN
11 27 (3.34%) VoIP
12 24 (2.97%) SMS
13 23 (2.85%) Intranet
14 21 (2.60%) DHCP
15 18 (2.23%) SSL
16 15 (1.86%) HTTP
17 14 (1.73%) NAS
18 13 (1.61%) Wireless
19 12 (1.49%) TACACS
20 11 (1.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 108 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (8.17%) MySQL
5 63 (7.80%) Big Data
6 51 (6.31%) Relational Database
7 50 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (5.45%) Data Mining
9 43 (5.32%) Hadoop
10 38 (4.70%) RDBMS
11 37 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (3.34%) Oracle BI EE
14 26 (3.22%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (3.09%) NoSQL
16 23 (2.85%) Oracle Database
17 22 (2.72%) OLTP
18 20 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
19 17 (2.10%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 15 (1.86%) Subversion
2 14 (1.73%) Maven
2 14 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.36%) Ant
5 9 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.62%) AppScan
8 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.50%) JIRA
9 3 (0.37%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.37%) ERwin
9 3 (0.37%) JMeter
10 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.12%) Selenium
11 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 248 (30.69%) Finance
2 62 (7.67%) Banking
3 55 (6.81%) Legal
4 36 (4.46%) Retail
4 36 (4.46%) Marketing
5 28 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.85%) Advertising
7 22 (2.72%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.86%) Publishing
9 12 (1.49%) Games
9 12 (1.49%) Electronics
10 11 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.24%) Back Office
12 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.62%) French Language
14 4 (0.50%) Billing
14 4 (0.50%) Front Office
14 4 (0.50%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (15.72%) Architect
2 108 (13.37%) Developer
3 106 (13.12%) Analyst
4 55 (6.81%) Data Architect
5 49 (6.06%) Consultant
6 44 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 44 (5.45%) Administrator
6 44 (5.45%) Security Manager
7 38 (4.70%) DBA
8 28 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (3.22%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.22%) Data Manager
10 25 (3.09%) PHP Developer
10 25 (3.09%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.09%) Security Officer
11 24 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
12 22 (2.72%) Network Engineer
13 21 (2.60%) SQL DBA
13 21 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 20 (2.48%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (11.39%) Web Services
2 70 (8.66%) XML
3 69 (8.54%) HTML
4 66 (8.17%) .NET
5 58 (7.18%) CSS
6 42 (5.20%) SOAP
7 37 (4.58%) REST
8 31 (3.84%) jQuery
9 29 (3.59%) Spring
10 28 (3.47%) LAMP
10 28 (3.47%) ASP.NET
11 18 (2.23%) WSDL
12 17 (2.10%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.10%) HTML5
13 16 (1.98%) Kafka
13 16 (1.98%) XSD
14 15 (1.86%) Android SDK
14 15 (1.86%) JSON
15 13 (1.61%) Sass
15 13 (1.61%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.40%) Management Information System
2 52 (6.44%) Open Source
3 31 (3.84%) IVR
4 30 (3.71%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (3.59%) Cryptography
6 25 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.97%) Replication
7 24 (2.97%) SWIFT
8 23 (2.85%) APACS
9 19 (2.35%) Data Integration
10 18 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.23%) PKI
10 18 (2.23%) Statistics
11 14 (1.73%) Social Media
12 13 (1.61%) Clustering
13 10 (1.24%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.62%) CLARiiON
15 5 (0.62%) AS400
15 5 (0.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 221 (27.35%) Windows
2 124 (15.35%) Linux
3 50 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (5.69%) UNIX
5 26 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 22 (2.72%) Android
8 20 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (2.23%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.23%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.86%) AIX
11 12 (1.49%) MVS
12 11 (1.36%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.11%) CentOS
13 9 (1.11%) Solaris
14 8 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.62%) OS/390
15 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (13.61%) Information Security
3 102 (12.62%) ITIL
4 90 (11.14%) Data Modelling
5 87 (10.77%) ETL
6 74 (9.16%) Project Management
7 72 (8.91%) Data Management
7 72 (8.91%) Data Protection
8 71 (8.79%) CRM
9 69 (8.54%) Analytics
10 64 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 55 (6.81%) Change Management
11 55 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
12 49 (6.06%) Business Continuity
13 45 (5.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 39 (4.83%) Scrum
14 39 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (4.70%) PRINCE2
16 37 (4.58%) Software Engineering
17 35 (4.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 212 (26.24%) SQL
2 81 (10.02%) Java
3 60 (7.43%) JavaScript
4 46 (5.69%) T-SQL
5 45 (5.57%) PHP
6 28 (3.47%) C#
7 26 (3.22%) Python
8 24 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 19 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.23%) Perl
11 11 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.24%) C
12 10 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.24%) ABAP
12 10 (1.24%) PHP5
12 10 (1.24%) R
13 8 (0.99%) C++
14 4 (0.50%) VBScript
14 4 (0.50%) XQuery
14 4 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 95 (11.76%) Degree
2 67 (8.29%) CISSP
3 64 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (4.46%) CISM
5 35 (4.33%) CCNP
6 34 (4.21%) CISA
7 30 (3.71%) Security Cleared
8 29 (3.59%) CCNA
9 23 (2.85%) CCA
10 22 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (2.60%) ISEB
12 18 (2.23%) SC Cleared
13 17 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (1.73%) CCSE
15 10 (1.24%) GCIH
15 10 (1.24%) MCSE
16 8 (0.99%) MCP
17 7 (0.87%) CEH
17 7 (0.87%) MCITP
18 6 (0.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (19.31%) PCI DSS
2 84 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (8.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (3.34%) Data Quality
5 26 (3.22%) ISO 9001
6 25 (3.09%) ISO 8583
7 19 (2.35%) QA
8 13 (1.61%) COBIT
8 13 (1.61%) SLA
9 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.50%) GCP
10 4 (0.50%) GMP
10 4 (0.50%) GLP
11 1 (0.12%) BS7799
11 1 (0.12%) TickIT
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.12%) WAI
11 1 (0.12%) BS25999
11 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
System Software
1 117 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.72%) ISA Server
3 19 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (1.98%) KVM
5 14 (1.73%) Apache Flume
6 12 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.99%) vSphere
7 8 (0.99%) vCloud
8 4 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.50%) NFS
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.37%) Varnish
9 3 (0.37%) XenApp
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.25%) XenServer
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (4.58%) SCCM
2 19 (2.35%) ARCserve
3 16 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.86%) SCSM
5 11 (1.36%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.87%) Puppet
7 5 (0.62%) Nessus
7 5 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.50%) Ambari
9 3 (0.37%) Salt
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.37%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.37%) DameWare
9 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.37%) Nagios
10 2 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 160 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 104 (12.87%) Oracle
3 67 (8.29%) CheckPoint
4 66 (8.17%) F5
5 65 (8.04%) Cisco
6 48 (5.94%) Websense
6 48 (5.94%) VMware
7 36 (4.46%) Juniper
8 34 (4.21%) ServiceNow
9 25 (3.09%) HP
10 24 (2.97%) Business Objects
11 23 (2.85%) Citrix
12 22 (2.72%) McAfee
12 22 (2.72%) Sourcefire
13 21 (2.60%) Nokia
14 20 (2.48%) SAP
14 20 (2.48%) SonicWALL
14 20 (2.48%) Sophos
15 19 (2.35%) JBoss
15 19 (2.35%) Symantec
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Superb Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 25-35k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £47,000 to £68,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Eckoh UK Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago