Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 639 711
Rank change year-on-year +119 +72 +57
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 872 640 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 721 527 522
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £74,950
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.53% +3.65%

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in England

Data Security
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in England.

Salary trend for Data Security in England

Data Security
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in England

Data Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +127 475 £65,000 - 33
North of England +72 136 £39,000 -22.00% 11
South East -37 97 £47,500 -5.00% 9
North West +33 85 £43,000 -14.00% 4
East of England +52 72 £47,500 -22.13% 6
Midlands +15 57 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire +43 49 £35,000 -30.00% 4
West Midlands -4 35 £45,000 +24.14% 2
South West +19 34 £40,000 +42.86% 3
East Midlands +41 21 £45,000 +36.36%
North East +11 2 £37,161 +10.93% 3
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 258 (29.59%) Finance
2 238 (27.29%) Information Security
3 184 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (20.07%) Data Protection
5 169 (19.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 164 (18.81%) SQL
7 162 (18.58%) Degree
8 160 (18.35%) Microsoft
9 158 (18.12%) GDPR
10 147 (16.86%) CISSP
11 144 (16.51%) Windows
12 124 (14.22%) Management Information System
13 123 (14.11%) Java
14 122 (13.99%) Linux
15 119 (13.65%) Firewall
16 113 (12.96%) Data Management
17 111 (12.73%) CISM
18 103 (11.81%) Cybersecurity
19 98 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
20 97 (11.12%) Analytics
20 97 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
21 94 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
22 92 (10.55%) ITIL
22 92 (10.55%) SQL Server
23 88 (10.09%) PCI DSS
24 82 (9.40%) Computer Science
25 80 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
26 79 (9.06%) Scrum
26 79 (9.06%) VMware
26 79 (9.06%) Python

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 36 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.44%) Apache
3 27 (3.10%) MS Exchange
4 21 (2.41%) CMS
5 18 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.72%) Confluence
7 15 (1.72%) Jetty
8 10 (1.15%) SAS
9 7 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.34%) IIS
13 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 97 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.70%) SaaS
4 28 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (2.64%) Office 365
6 20 (2.29%) IaaS
6 20 (2.29%) PaaS
7 13 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.49%) GitHub
8 11 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.26%) Oracle CX
9 10 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (1.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.57%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.65%) Firewall
2 58 (6.65%) DNS
2 58 (6.65%) TCP/IP
3 52 (5.96%) LAN
3 52 (5.96%) VPN
4 50 (5.73%) DHCP
4 50 (5.73%) WAN
5 36 (4.13%) VLAN
6 30 (3.44%) HTTP
7 28 (3.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 25 (2.87%) FTP
9 24 (2.75%) Telnet
10 22 (2.52%) HTTPS
11 21 (2.41%) BGP
11 21 (2.41%) HSRP
11 21 (2.41%) Network Security
11 21 (2.41%) OSPF
11 21 (2.41%) tcpdump
11 21 (2.41%) Wireshark
12 17 (1.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (5.50%) Big Data
4 40 (4.59%) Hadoop
4 40 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 38 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.64%) MySQL
9 22 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (2.29%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 17 (1.95%) QlikView
12 17 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.83%) HBase
13 16 (1.83%) Power BI
14 15 (1.72%) Redis
15 14 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.28%) JIRA
4 21 (2.41%) Subversion
5 19 (2.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 16 (1.83%) JUnit
7 15 (1.72%) Hamcrest
7 15 (1.72%) jMock
7 15 (1.72%) Maven
7 15 (1.72%) TestNG
8 12 (1.38%) Mocha
9 11 (1.26%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.34%) ERwin
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
14 2 (0.23%) XMLSpy
General
1 258 (29.59%) Finance
2 76 (8.72%) Legal
3 51 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.62%) Banking
5 45 (5.16%) Marketing
6 26 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.87%) Back Office
8 22 (2.52%) Military
9 21 (2.41%) Law
9 21 (2.41%) Publishing
9 21 (2.41%) Retail Banking
10 20 (2.29%) Retail
11 19 (2.18%) Investment Banking
12 18 (2.06%) Electronics
13 16 (1.83%) Front Office
14 9 (1.03%) Advertising
15 5 (0.57%) French Language
16 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.34%) Billing
17 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 150 (17.20%) Analyst
2 124 (14.22%) Architect
3 99 (11.35%) Developer
4 90 (10.32%) Security Analyst
5 65 (7.45%) Security Manager
6 61 (7.00%) Administrator
7 59 (6.77%) Security Officer
8 55 (6.31%) Consultant
9 51 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
10 44 (5.05%) Information Analyst
10 44 (5.05%) Information Security Analyst
11 41 (4.70%) Data Architect
11 41 (4.70%) IT Manager
12 39 (4.47%) Information Security Officer
13 37 (4.24%) Information Officer
14 35 (4.01%) IT Analyst
15 32 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
16 28 (3.21%) Information Manager
16 28 (3.21%) Security Consultant
17 27 (3.10%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (7.45%) HTML
2 61 (7.00%) Web Services
3 59 (6.77%) CSS
4 45 (5.16%) .NET
5 41 (4.70%) REST
6 34 (3.90%) Node.js
7 28 (3.21%) RESTful
8 26 (2.98%) .NET Framework
8 26 (2.98%) Hibernate
9 22 (2.52%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.18%) HTML5
11 18 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (1.95%) POSIX
13 16 (1.83%) LAMP
13 16 (1.83%) Spring
14 15 (1.72%) Apache Wicket
14 15 (1.72%) Guice
14 15 (1.72%) JAX-RS
15 14 (1.61%) jQuery
16 12 (1.38%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 124 (14.22%) Management Information System
2 94 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 46 (5.28%) Data Protection Act
5 37 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.21%) Replication
7 27 (3.10%) Fintech
8 24 (2.75%) Data Structures
8 24 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 22 (2.52%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.06%) User Experience
11 15 (1.72%) IVR
12 14 (1.61%) Clustering
13 11 (1.26%) Cyber Attack
13 11 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.26%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.26%) Taxonomies
14 10 (1.15%) NHS
14 10 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.51%) Windows
2 122 (13.99%) Linux
3 56 (6.42%) Unix
3 56 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.21%) Android
5 25 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.38%) VMS
11 11 (1.26%) Solaris
12 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.34%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.23%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (27.29%) Information Security
2 184 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (20.07%) Data Protection
4 113 (12.96%) Data Management
5 103 (11.81%) Cybersecurity
6 98 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 97 (11.12%) Analytics
8 92 (10.55%) ITIL
9 80 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 79 (9.06%) Scrum
11 68 (7.80%) CRM
11 68 (7.80%) Risk Management
12 67 (7.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 63 (7.22%) Project Management
14 60 (6.88%) SOA
15 58 (6.65%) Software Engineering
16 54 (6.19%) Data Modelling
16 54 (6.19%) ETL
17 53 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (6.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 164 (18.81%) SQL
2 123 (14.11%) Java
3 79 (9.06%) Python
4 69 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.36%) Ruby
6 35 (4.01%) Scala
7 29 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.21%) C#
9 21 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.18%) C
10 19 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.95%) PHP
12 15 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.92%) C++
14 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.69%) Go
16 2 (0.23%) Perl
16 2 (0.23%) R
17 1 (0.11%) Delphi
17 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 162 (18.58%) Degree
2 147 (16.86%) CISSP
3 111 (12.73%) CISM
4 72 (8.26%) CISA
5 38 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (3.56%) MCSE
8 24 (2.75%) Security Cleared
8 24 (2.75%) SSCP
9 16 (1.83%) CRISC
9 16 (1.83%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.72%) CCNA
10 15 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.72%) MCSA
11 13 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.38%) MCITP
13 7 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
14 6 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (19.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (18.12%) GDPR
3 88 (10.09%) PCI DSS
4 64 (7.34%) Data Quality
5 26 (2.98%) SLA
6 24 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 18 (2.06%) GCP
8 14 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (1.49%) QA
10 9 (1.03%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.57%) COBIT
11 5 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.46%) IFRS
12 4 (0.46%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.34%) PMO
14 2 (0.23%) GMP
14 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.95%) Docker
5 14 (1.61%) vSphere
5 14 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.92%) XenApp
8 5 (0.57%) NFS
9 4 (0.46%) Dovecot
9 4 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.34%) KVM
10 3 (0.34%) XenServer
11 2 (0.23%) Ceph
11 2 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.23%) Postfix
11 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (2.52%) SCCM
2 17 (1.95%) Puppet
3 16 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.26%) Ambari
4 11 (1.26%) ZABBIX
5 8 (0.92%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.80%) Ansible
6 7 (0.80%) Nessus
7 6 (0.69%) Grafana
7 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.69%) OpenNMS
7 6 (0.69%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.34%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.34%) vMotion
9 3 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 160 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.06%) VMware
3 77 (8.83%) Oracle
4 52 (5.96%) Cisco
5 37 (4.24%) Citrix
6 29 (3.33%) SAP
7 27 (3.10%) Google
8 25 (2.87%) TIBCO
9 24 (2.75%) Pega
10 22 (2.52%) Xerox
11 21 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (2.18%) Talend
13 17 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 17 (1.95%) Tableau
14 16 (1.83%) HP
15 13 (1.49%) IBM
16 12 (1.38%) Dell
17 11 (1.26%) Hortonworks
18 10 (1.15%) EMC
18 10 (1.15%) Teradata