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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 605 648 591
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -57
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 323 332 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 261 262 382
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%

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
86142 95892 100545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.84% 87.29% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71917 78502 81138
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +66 296 £52,500 -0.94% 36
London +10 121 £57,500 -4.16% 12
South East +83 96 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +38 35 £62,500 +7.75% 3
East of England +46 22 £60,000 +8.10% 3
Hampshire +19 22 £30,500 -46.95% 1
West Midlands -2 22 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Birmingham +2 21 £60,000 +185.71% 1
South Wales +4 14 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Wales +2 14 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Southampton +8 13 £30,500 -32.22%
Yorkshire +24 12 £80,000 +84.97% 2
West Yorkshire +24 12 £80,000 +45.45% 2
South West -2 11 £28,000 -39.62% 2
Oxfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £62,500 +11.60% 3
North West +5 10 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Manchester -3 10 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Bradford - 10 £78,750 -
Buckinghamshire +36 9 £42,500 -
Dorset - 9 £28,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 9 £67,500 -
Oxford - 8 £62,500 -
Cambridge +11 7 £63,750 +20.28% 3
Cardiff +6 7 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Stockport +4 7 £65,000 +188.88%
West Sussex -11 7 £68,000 +51.11%
City of London +42 6 £59,500 +3.47%
East Midlands +11 6 £54,500 +37.10% 4
Crawley -5 6 £68,000 -6.20%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 212 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 176 (24.86%) Finance
3 172 (24.29%) Degree
4 163 (23.02%) SQL
5 144 (20.34%) Information Security
6 137 (19.35%) Windows
7 131 (18.50%) SQL Server
8 124 (17.51%) Management Information System
9 122 (17.23%) ITIL
10 116 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 112 (15.82%) Firewall
12 103 (14.55%) Oracle
13 98 (13.84%) CISSP
14 93 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
15 87 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
16 86 (12.15%) Cisco
17 84 (11.86%) Data Protection
18 83 (11.72%) PCI DSS
19 81 (11.44%) Telecoms
20 80 (11.30%) MS Excel
21 77 (10.88%) Unix
21 77 (10.88%) VMware
22 75 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
23 72 (10.17%) Linux
23 72 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
23 72 (10.17%) Project Management
24 70 (9.89%) CISM
24 70 (9.89%) Analytics
24 70 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
25 69 (9.75%) Risk 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 49 (6.92%) IIS
2 21 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.68%) Apache
4 13 (1.84%) CMS
4 13 (1.84%) WordPress
5 10 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.41%) SAS
6 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.13%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.71%) Confluence
10 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.56%) Jetty
11 4 (0.56%) Kentico
12 2 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.10%) MS Office
3 23 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.99%) MS Project
7 5 (0.71%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Line 50
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.95%) SaaS
3 24 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.13%) GitHub
4 8 (1.13%) PaaS
5 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.71%) Office 365
8 4 (0.56%) FinancialForce.com
8 4 (0.56%) Force.com
9 3 (0.42%) Taleo
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 112 (15.82%) Firewall
2 53 (7.49%) WAN
3 50 (7.06%) VPN
4 48 (6.78%) LAN
5 39 (5.51%) Network Security
6 32 (4.52%) DNS
6 32 (4.52%) Internet
7 31 (4.38%) TCP/IP
8 25 (3.53%) Wireless
9 22 (3.11%) SAN
9 22 (3.11%) SSL
10 19 (2.68%) DHCP
11 15 (2.12%) HTTP
11 15 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (2.12%) VLAN
12 12 (1.69%) IPsec
13 11 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.41%) BGP
14 10 (1.41%) MPLS
14 10 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (6.36%) Big Data
6 32 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.38%) NoSQL
8 26 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 23 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.68%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.69%) Data Mining
15 11 (1.55%) HBase
16 10 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.98%) Subversion
3 9 (1.27%) JIRA
3 9 (1.27%) Toad
4 6 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.71%) Selenium
6 4 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.56%) Hamcrest
6 4 (0.56%) jMock
6 4 (0.56%) JUnit
6 4 (0.56%) Maven
6 4 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.56%) TestNG
7 2 (0.28%) AppScan
7 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.28%) Paros
7 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 176 (24.86%) Finance
2 81 (11.44%) Telecoms
3 68 (9.60%) Banking
4 52 (7.34%) Legal
5 36 (5.08%) Retail
6 33 (4.66%) Marketing
7 21 (2.97%) Back Office
8 17 (2.40%) Law
9 16 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.84%) Billing
10 13 (1.84%) French Language
11 12 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.41%) Investment Banking
13 8 (1.13%) Advertising
13 8 (1.13%) Publishing
14 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.85%) Front Office
14 6 (0.85%) Games
15 3 (0.42%) Electronics
15 3 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (16.24%) Architect
2 98 (13.84%) Analyst
3 70 (9.89%) Developer
4 59 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 51 (7.20%) DBA
6 41 (5.79%) Consultant
6 41 (5.79%) Data Architect
7 40 (5.65%) Technical Architect
8 36 (5.08%) SQL DBA
9 35 (4.94%) Applications Support
9 35 (4.94%) IT Manager
10 31 (4.38%) Security Officer
11 30 (4.24%) Business Analyst
12 23 (3.25%) Administrator
12 23 (3.25%) Compliance Manager
13 22 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
14 21 (2.97%) Oracle Architect
14 21 (2.97%) SQL Server DBA
14 21 (2.97%) Support Analyst
15 20 (2.82%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.63%) .NET
2 36 (5.08%) CSS
2 36 (5.08%) HTML
3 32 (4.52%) Web Services
4 20 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 19 (2.68%) .NET Framework
6 18 (2.54%) XML
7 17 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 15 (2.12%) Middleware
9 14 (1.98%) HTML5
10 13 (1.84%) jQuery
11 12 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.55%) CSS3
12 11 (1.55%) LAMP
12 11 (1.55%) RESTful
13 10 (1.41%) Entity Framework
14 9 (1.27%) JSON
15 8 (1.13%) Ajax
15 8 (1.13%) ZeroMQ
16 7 (0.99%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.51%) Management Information System
2 70 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 49 (6.92%) Computer Science
5 36 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
6 26 (3.67%) Cryptography
7 24 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 22 (3.11%) Driving Licence
9 20 (2.82%) Replication
10 18 (2.54%) Algorithms
10 18 (2.54%) Clustering
11 16 (2.26%) Virtual Team
11 16 (2.26%) Visualisation
12 15 (2.12%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.12%) Statistics
13 14 (1.98%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.84%) Fintech
14 13 (1.84%) User Experience
15 9 (1.27%) NHS
15 9 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (19.35%) Windows
2 77 (10.88%) Unix
3 72 (10.17%) Linux
4 40 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.68%) Solaris
8 11 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.41%) CentOS
10 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.99%) VMS
12 5 (0.71%) Android
13 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.34%) Information Security
2 122 (17.23%) ITIL
3 93 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (11.86%) Data Protection
6 72 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 72 (10.17%) Project Management
7 70 (9.89%) Analytics
8 69 (9.75%) Risk Management
9 59 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 59 (8.33%) Security Management
10 57 (8.05%) Business Continuity
11 52 (7.34%) ETL
12 49 (6.92%) Migration
13 47 (6.64%) TOGAF
14 46 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 44 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
16 40 (5.65%) CRM
16 40 (5.65%) Data Governance
17 38 (5.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 163 (23.02%) SQL
2 51 (7.20%) JavaScript
3 49 (6.92%) Python
4 48 (6.78%) Java
5 40 (5.65%) Perl
6 31 (4.38%) PHP
7 28 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 26 (3.67%) C#
9 25 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 18 (2.54%) Ruby
12 14 (1.98%) C
13 9 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.99%) R
15 5 (0.71%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.71%) C++
15 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.56%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.56%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 172 (24.29%) Degree
2 98 (13.84%) CISSP
3 70 (9.89%) CISM
4 57 (8.05%) CISA
5 34 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
6 28 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.54%) ISEB
7 18 (2.54%) MCSE
8 17 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.69%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.41%) CCNP
10 10 (1.41%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.27%) CRISC
11 9 (1.27%) MCSA
12 7 (0.99%) CCNA
12 7 (0.99%) PCI QSA
13 6 (0.85%) CCSP
13 6 (0.85%) CCVP
13 6 (0.85%) ISACA
13 6 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (11.72%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.52%) Data Quality
4 25 (3.53%) COBIT
5 15 (2.12%) ISO22301
5 15 (2.12%) QA
6 14 (1.98%) ISO27002
6 14 (1.98%) SLA
7 10 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.13%) ISO13485
9 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.42%) COSO
10 3 (0.42%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.28%) BS7799
12 1 (0.14%) HL7
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 68 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.69%) vSphere
5 7 (0.99%) Firmware
6 6 (0.85%) Docker
7 5 (0.71%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.71%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.56%) XenApp
8 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.14%) Ceph
11 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (1.55%) Puppet
2 10 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.13%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (0.85%) SCOM
6 3 (0.42%) Ansible
6 3 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.42%) Nessus
7 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.28%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.28%) Nmap
7 2 (0.28%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.28%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 212 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 103 (14.55%) Oracle
3 86 (12.15%) Cisco
4 77 (10.88%) VMware
5 53 (7.49%) Citrix
6 23 (3.25%) HP
7 22 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.82%) IBM
9 14 (1.98%) Tableau
10 13 (1.84%) Sybase
11 12 (1.69%) EMC
12 11 (1.55%) Brocade
12 11 (1.55%) F5
12 11 (1.55%) SAP
12 11 (1.55%) SolarWinds
12 11 (1.55%) Symantec
13 10 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.41%) iManage
14 9 (1.27%) Google
14 9 (1.27%) Juniper
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + 17.5% Bonus + Impressive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 36,000
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago