The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 222 250
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 21 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.31% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.36% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 1
Median salary £48,500 £43,250 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.13% -49.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  

Data Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester -18 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cheshire +11 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Lancashire - 2 £52,500 -
Merseyside -16 1 £41,000 -21.90%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 30 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (52.94%) Information Security
3 22 (43.14%) Management Information System
4 20 (39.22%) CISSP
5 19 (37.25%) CISM
5 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
6 18 (35.29%) Degree
7 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 15 (29.41%) Security Management
8 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
9 13 (25.49%) Cisco
10 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (23.53%) Legal
11 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity
11 11 (21.57%) ISMS
12 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
12 10 (19.61%) Firewall
12 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
12 10 (19.61%) Banking
12 10 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (17.65%) CCNP
13 9 (17.65%) C
13 9 (17.65%) ITIL
13 9 (17.65%) Business Development
13 9 (17.65%) Time Management
13 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
13 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 9 (17.65%) Information Assurance
13 9 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
1 10 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
2 4 (7.84%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DMZ
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Intranet
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (23.53%) Legal
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
2 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 8 (15.69%) Marketing
4 5 (9.80%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Consultant
2 9 (17.65%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Chief Information Officer
4 6 (11.76%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 6 (11.76%) Chief Security Officer
4 6 (11.76%) CIO
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Security Officer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Data Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Salesforce Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Management Information System
2 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Information Security
2 15 (29.41%) Security Management
3 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
4 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity
5 11 (21.57%) ISMS
6 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
7 9 (17.65%) Business Development
7 9 (17.65%) Information Assurance
7 9 (17.65%) ITIL
7 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
7 9 (17.65%) Network Architecture
7 9 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (17.65%) Time Management
7 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.76%) BCP
10 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) C
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) ABAP
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) CISSP
2 19 (37.25%) CISM
3 18 (35.29%) Degree
4 9 (17.65%) CCNP
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) CISA
6 6 (11.76%) ISSAP
6 6 (11.76%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.96%) CNA
7 1 (1.96%) CNE
7 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Novell Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 9 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (11.76%) ISO22301
5 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
5 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (3.92%) GDPR
7 1 (1.96%) QA
7 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.84%) Teradata
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) Talend
6 2 (3.92%) Avaya
6 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.96%) Concur
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) hybris
7 1 (1.96%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.96%) Mitel
7 1 (1.96%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.96%) VMware
Sale, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windermere, Cumbria
Lakeland
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago