Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 117 149
Rank change year-on-year +12 +32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.45% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.52% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
Kent median annual salary £41,875 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.84% +35.71% -23.91%
10th Percentile £31,875 £34,550 £30,125
90th Percentile £48,125 £77,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1144 1526 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.14% 88.26% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1346 1706
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Kent

Data Security
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Data Security in Kent

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for Data Security in Kent

Data Security
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Kent 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
Maidstone +25 2 £45,000 -
West Malling -9 1 £47,500 -
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
Data Security
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) COBIT
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SSCP

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft