The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 578 674
Rank change year-on-year +41 +96  
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 364 356 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 291 287 240
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +14.94%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Data Security
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Security in the UK

Data Security
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security 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 23 June 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
England +55 344 £52,500 +5.00% 49
London +58 170 £60,000 +20.00% 23
South East -1 48 £47,500 +9.35% 3
West Midlands +27 37 £32,500 -13.33% 4
East of England -2 36 £50,000 -9.09% 3
City of London +51 29 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Birmingham +25 29 £30,000 -29.41% 2
North West -24 26 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Bedfordshire +21 20 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Cheshire -9 18 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Dunstable -4 16 £52,500 -12.50% 2
West Sussex +15 14 £47,000 -30.88%
Crewe - 14 £55,000 -
East Sussex +18 9 £65,000 +64.45%
Scotland +17 9 £48,500 -7.61% 2
South West +8 9 £40,000 -6.05% 6
Brighton +15 8 £65,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +13 8 £40,000 -50.00%
Hampshire -16 8 £40,000 +25.00%
Glasgow +16 7 £48,500 +22.01%
Berkshire +10 7 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Essex +5 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire -1 7 £32,000 -53.45%
Manchester -19 7 £52,000 +30.00% 2
Gatwick - 7 £47,000 -
West Yorkshire +8 6 £40,250 -48.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £45,000 -17.43%
Yorkshire +3 6 £40,250 -48.88% 4
Chiswick -2 6 £66,250 +6.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £32,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Data Security.

1 246 (33.79%) Finance
2 211 (28.98%) Information Security
3 155 (21.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 136 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (18.13%) Firewall
6 126 (17.31%) Windows
7 118 (16.21%) CISSP
8 113 (15.52%) Linux
8 113 (15.52%) SQL
9 105 (14.42%) Microsoft
10 94 (12.91%) PCI DSS
11 93 (12.77%) Java
12 90 (12.36%) Degree
13 89 (12.23%) Management Information System
14 82 (11.26%) CISM
14 82 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
15 79 (10.85%) Data Protection
15 79 (10.85%) SQL Server
16 78 (10.71%) ITIL
16 78 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
17 76 (10.44%) Oracle
18 70 (9.62%) Cisco
19 67 (9.20%) Data Modelling
20 66 (9.07%) Risk Management
21 64 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
22 63 (8.65%) Unix
23 61 (8.38%) Python
23 61 (8.38%) WAN
24 60 (8.24%) SIEM
25 59 (8.10%) Telecoms

Data Security
Co-occurring 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 38 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.61%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.47%) CMS
4 16 (2.20%) Apache
4 16 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.37%) Jetty
7 8 (1.10%) SAS
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.41%) Confluence
11 3 (0.41%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.27%) Liferay
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Sentinel
2 9 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.55%) assyst
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Relativity
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.14%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.16%) SaaS
4 20 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.61%) IaaS
5 19 (2.61%) Office 365
6 18 (2.47%) PaaS
7 17 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
7 17 (2.34%) Amazon S3
7 17 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.69%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
13 1 (0.14%) G Suite
13 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 132 (18.13%) Firewall
2 61 (8.38%) WAN
3 53 (7.28%) LAN
3 53 (7.28%) Network Security
4 50 (6.87%) VPN
5 45 (6.18%) VoIP
6 44 (6.04%) DNS
7 39 (5.36%) TCP/IP
8 30 (4.12%) Wireless
9 28 (3.85%) SAN
10 25 (3.43%) DHCP
11 24 (3.30%) FTP
11 24 (3.30%) Internet
12 23 (3.16%) HTTP
13 22 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
14 21 (2.88%) SSL
14 21 (2.88%) Telnet
15 19 (2.61%) SNMP
16 18 (2.47%) BGP
17 17 (2.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.55%) Big Data
3 50 (6.87%) Hadoop
4 44 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.36%) MySQL
6 36 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 23 (3.16%) HBase
10 20 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.92%) QlikView
14 13 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.79%) Star Schema
15 11 (1.51%) Redis
16 10 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (1.24%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 40 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.36%) JIRA
3 22 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.47%) JUnit
5 17 (2.34%) Mocha
6 11 (1.51%) Vagrant
7 10 (1.37%) Hamcrest
7 10 (1.37%) jMock
7 10 (1.37%) Maven
7 10 (1.37%) TestNG
8 8 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (0.96%) ERwin
9 7 (0.96%) Subversion
10 5 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.69%) GitLab
10 5 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.55%) Selenium
12 3 (0.41%) Burp Suite
12 3 (0.41%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 246 (33.79%) Finance
2 59 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 49 (6.73%) Retail
4 47 (6.46%) Legal
5 44 (6.04%) Banking
6 25 (3.43%) Marketing
7 19 (2.61%) Publishing
8 16 (2.20%) Advertising
9 14 (1.92%) Law
9 14 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.37%) Back Office
11 9 (1.24%) Military
12 6 (0.82%) Games
13 5 (0.69%) Electronics
14 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.55%) Front Office
14 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (18.68%) Analyst
2 120 (16.48%) Architect
3 77 (10.58%) Security Analyst
4 67 (9.20%) Developer
5 51 (7.01%) Data Architect
6 43 (5.91%) Security Manager
7 36 (4.95%) Administrator
8 34 (4.67%) IT Manager
8 34 (4.67%) Security Officer
9 33 (4.53%) Consultant
10 29 (3.98%) IT Analyst
10 29 (3.98%) Technical Architect
11 27 (3.71%) Infrastructure Manager
11 27 (3.71%) Network Engineer
12 26 (3.57%) Information Analyst
12 26 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
13 24 (3.30%) DBA
14 23 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (3.02%) SQL DBA
16 21 (2.88%) Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.97%) Web Services
2 43 (5.91%) HTML
3 41 (5.63%) CSS
4 39 (5.36%) .NET
5 32 (4.40%) jQuery
6 24 (3.30%) Node.js
7 20 (2.75%) LAMP
7 20 (2.75%) XML
8 18 (2.47%) Hibernate
9 17 (2.34%) Express
9 17 (2.34%) Pug
9 17 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (2.34%) Smarty
9 17 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (2.20%) REST
10 16 (2.20%) SOAP
11 14 (1.92%) Middleware
12 12 (1.65%) Ajax
13 11 (1.51%) AngularJS
13 11 (1.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.23%) Management Information System
2 82 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.71%) Cyber Attack
6 19 (2.61%) Cybercrime
7 17 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.06%) Replication
9 14 (1.92%) NHS
10 13 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.79%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.65%) User Experience
12 10 (1.37%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.24%) e-Learning
13 9 (1.24%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 126 (17.31%) Windows
2 113 (15.52%) Linux
3 63 (8.65%) Unix
4 49 (6.73%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 30 (4.12%) Android
7 28 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (2.06%) Solaris
10 13 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.51%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.96%) CentOS
15 6 (0.82%) Debian
16 5 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.69%) SUSE
16 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.69%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (28.98%) Information Security
2 136 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (10.85%) Data Protection
4 78 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 78 (10.71%) ITIL
5 67 (9.20%) Data Modelling
6 66 (9.07%) Risk Management
7 60 (8.24%) SIEM
8 58 (7.97%) Data Management
9 56 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 53 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
11 52 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 52 (7.14%) Scrum
12 51 (7.01%) ETL
13 50 (6.87%) Analytics
14 48 (6.59%) DevOps
15 45 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 44 (6.04%) Incident Management
16 44 (6.04%) Security Operations
17 43 (5.91%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 113 (15.52%) SQL
2 93 (12.77%) Java
3 61 (8.38%) Python
4 51 (7.01%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.95%) PHP
6 33 (4.53%) Ruby
7 29 (3.98%) C
8 23 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.61%) C#
10 18 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.06%) Scala
12 11 (1.51%) R
13 10 (1.37%) C++
14 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.82%) VB
16 5 (0.69%) VBA
17 4 (0.55%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 118 (16.21%) CISSP
2 90 (12.36%) Degree
3 82 (11.26%) CISM
4 54 (7.42%) CISA
5 45 (6.18%) Security Cleared
6 39 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 34 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (3.57%) MCSE
11 20 (2.75%) DV Cleared
12 19 (2.61%) CCNP
12 19 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (2.34%) CCNA
14 16 (2.20%) GIAC
15 13 (1.79%) CNA
15 13 (1.79%) CNE
15 13 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (1.79%) Novell Certification
15 13 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (21.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (12.91%) PCI DSS
3 53 (7.28%) Data Quality
4 45 (6.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 37 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (2.88%) GDPR
7 19 (2.61%) QA
8 15 (2.06%) ISO 22301
9 14 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 13 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (1.37%) SLA
13 9 (1.24%) PA-DSS
14 7 (0.96%) COBIT
15 3 (0.41%) COSO
15 3 (0.41%) GCP
15 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 3 (0.41%) SSAE 16
16 2 (0.27%) PMO
17 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (7.28%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.98%) Docker
4 20 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.10%) vSphere
7 5 (0.69%) RACF
7 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.27%) Firmware
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) LXC
10 1 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (2.47%) Puppet
2 11 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.24%) SCCM
4 7 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.55%) Nessus
8 3 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.41%) Nagios
9 2 (0.27%) Ansible
9 2 (0.27%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.27%) Graphite
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Riemann
10 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Mesos
10 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 76 (10.44%) Oracle
3 70 (9.62%) Cisco
4 53 (7.28%) VMware
5 30 (4.12%) Citrix
6 29 (3.98%) Tableau
7 20 (2.75%) SAP
8 17 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.34%) Teradata
9 14 (1.92%) Juniper
9 14 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.51%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.37%) IBM
12 10 (1.37%) Informatica
13 9 (1.24%) Xerox
14 8 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
14 8 (1.10%) Splunk
14 8 (1.10%) Talend
15 7 (0.96%) Attivio
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £42-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Generous Shift Allowance & Exce
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 15% bonus + good bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + company car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + generous benefits package, according to exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum **Unmissable Opportunity!!*
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 27 days ago