Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 322 324
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 85 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 57 25 26
North West median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +21.21% -17.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £65,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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
Cheshire +6 42 £43,000 +14.67%
Manchester -15 24 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Merseyside - 15 £37,000 -
Lancashire +4 4 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Data Security
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 36 (42.35%) Information Security
2 32 (37.65%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (36.47%) CISSP
4 30 (35.29%) Analytics
4 30 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (34.12%) CISA
6 28 (32.94%) CISM
7 24 (28.24%) Legal
8 23 (27.06%) Finance
8 23 (27.06%) SQL
8 23 (27.06%) Windows
9 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (21.18%) Degree
9 18 (21.18%) Data Analytics
9 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (20.00%) Project Management
11 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
11 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.82%) Risk Management
11 16 (18.82%) Matrix Organization
12 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 15 (17.65%) Linux
12 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (17.65%) Hadoop
13 14 (16.47%) JIRA
13 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (16.47%) Data Modelling
13 14 (16.47%) GDPR

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 11 (12.94%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.53%) SAS
5 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (12.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (12.94%) GitHub
4 7 (8.24%) Office 365
5 5 (5.88%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.53%) IaaS
6 3 (3.53%) PaaS
6 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) DNS
2 10 (11.76%) DHCP
2 10 (11.76%) Firewall
3 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.06%) Wireless
5 4 (4.71%) LAN
5 4 (4.71%) Network Security
5 4 (4.71%) WAN
6 2 (2.35%) MPLS
6 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.35%) VoIP
6 2 (2.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 13 (15.29%) Big Data
4 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) QlikView
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) DTS
6 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) JIRA
2 13 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.94%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.53%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.24%) Legal
2 23 (27.06%) Finance
3 10 (11.76%) Front Office
4 9 (10.59%) Manufacturing
5 7 (8.24%) Marketing
6 6 (7.06%) Retail
7 5 (5.88%) Law
8 3 (3.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.35%) Advertising
9 2 (2.35%) Banking
10 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Analyst
2 21 (24.71%) Security Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Information Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Security Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Architect
6 6 (7.06%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Database Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Database Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Information Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Compliance Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Customer Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) IT Support
8 4 (4.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.53%) JSON
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) REST
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) EDI
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) Lucene
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Life Science
3 6 (7.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.35%) iPad
6 2 (2.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Contactless
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
7 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 15 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Information Security
2 32 (37.65%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (35.29%) Analytics
4 18 (21.18%) Data Analytics
4 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (20.00%) Project Management
6 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.82%) Matrix Organization
6 16 (18.82%) Risk Management
7 15 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 14 (16.47%) Data Modelling
9 13 (15.29%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (15.29%) Data Integration
9 13 (15.29%) ETL
10 12 (14.12%) DevOps
11 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.94%) Requirements Management
12 9 (10.59%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) CISSP
2 29 (34.12%) CISA
3 28 (32.94%) CISM
4 18 (21.18%) Degree
5 13 (15.29%) CRISC
6 5 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (4.71%) HNC
7 4 (4.71%) HND
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.71%) SSCP
8 3 (3.53%) CNE
8 3 (3.53%) MCSE
8 3 (3.53%) Novell Certification
9 2 (2.35%) CCNA
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.47%) GDPR
3 6 (7.06%) Data Quality
3 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (15.29%) Puppet
2 11 (12.94%) Ambari
2 11 (12.94%) ZABBIX
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Hortonworks
3 7 (8.24%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) Google
5 5 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) Teradata
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 3 (3.53%) Talend
8 2 (2.35%) arcserve
8 2 (2.35%) Cognos
8 2 (2.35%) IBM
8 2 (2.35%) Informatica
8 2 (2.35%) Sage
8 2 (2.35%) Sophos
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
8 2 (2.35%) Trillium
9 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.18%) Actuate
9 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint