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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
UK
Rank 521 612 690
Rank change year-on-year +91 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 362 365 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 271 299 231
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,393 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
England +101 339 £55,000 +4.76% 38
London +82 159 £60,000 +7.14% 19
South East +48 58 £50,000 - 5
West Midlands +54 34 £42,500 - 4
South West +24 25 £50,000 +27.38% 3
North West -9 21 £45,000 +4.04% 3
City of London +26 20 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Yorkshire +29 19 £45,000 +4.65% 1
East Sussex +22 19 £65,000 +80.55% 2
West Yorkshire +39 18 £45,000 +4.65%
Leeds +33 18 £45,000 +45.16%
Brighton - 18 £65,000 - 2
Birmingham +26 14 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Scotland +39 12 £77,500 +51.21% 2
Berkshire +25 12 £52,000 -7.55% 1
Edinburgh +17 12 £77,500 +55.00% 1
East of England -34 12 £44,648 -13.30% 2
Reading +47 10 £54,000 -6.08% 1
Hampshire +26 10 £40,000 +8.84% 2
South Wales +15 9 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Bristol +7 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wales +7 9 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Manchester -11 9 £37,500 -16.66% 2
West Sussex +19 8 £45,000 -
Cheshire +16 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire +12 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Shropshire +5 7 £27,000 -28.94%
Wiltshire +25 6 £55,000 -
Essex +17 6 £44,648 -31.31% 2
Newport +3 6 £42,500 +41.66%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Data Security.

1 209 (31.91%) Information Security
2 169 (25.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 166 (25.34%) Finance
4 129 (19.69%) SQL
5 123 (18.78%) Management Information System
6 114 (17.40%) Firewall
7 105 (16.03%) CISSP
8 102 (15.57%) Risk Management
9 100 (15.27%) PCI DSS
10 97 (14.81%) Data Protection
11 93 (14.20%) Degree
12 89 (13.59%) Microsoft
13 87 (13.28%) SQL Server
14 86 (13.13%) Java
14 86 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (12.67%) CISM
16 80 (12.21%) Windows
16 80 (12.21%) Linux
17 76 (11.60%) ITIL
18 73 (11.15%) Data Management
19 68 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
20 67 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
20 67 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
21 66 (10.08%) MS Excel
21 66 (10.08%) Web Services
21 66 (10.08%) Legal
22 65 (9.92%) Security Cleared
23 64 (9.77%) Incident Management
23 64 (9.77%) Oracle
24 63 (9.62%) Data Modelling

Data Security
Top Related 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 30 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.14%) CMS
4 14 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.98%) Apache
6 9 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.22%) Confluence
8 7 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.07%) Jetty
9 6 (0.92%) SAS
10 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.46%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.46%) IIS
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.31%) Liferay
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
4 2 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Sentinel
2 14 (2.14%) assyst
3 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.46%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.31%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.15%) Relativity
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.05%) Office 365
3 19 (2.90%) SaaS
4 8 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.22%) IaaS
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.76%) PaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.31%) Heroku
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 114 (17.40%) Firewall
2 54 (8.24%) Network Security
3 46 (7.02%) VPN
4 33 (5.04%) VoIP
5 27 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (4.12%) LDAP
6 23 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 23 (3.51%) WAN
7 22 (3.36%) MPLS
8 20 (3.05%) BGP
9 19 (2.90%) LAN
9 19 (2.90%) Wireless
10 18 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (2.75%) SAN
11 17 (2.60%) DNS
12 16 (2.44%) Internet
13 15 (2.29%) Intranet
14 9 (1.37%) SSL
15 8 (1.22%) IPsec
15 8 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.40%) Big Data
3 39 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 37 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.97%) MySQL
6 26 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 26 (3.97%) RDBMS
7 23 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 22 (3.36%) QlikView
9 20 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (2.60%) HBase
11 15 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.68%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.68%) DB2
13 10 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (5.50%) JIRA
2 26 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.29%) JUnit
4 13 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.83%) ERwin
5 12 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.07%) Hamcrest
8 7 (1.07%) jMock
8 7 (1.07%) Maven
8 7 (1.07%) TestNG
9 6 (0.92%) XMLSpy
10 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.76%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.61%) Mocha
11 4 (0.61%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.46%) CocoaPods
12 3 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 166 (25.34%) Finance
2 66 (10.08%) Legal
3 48 (7.33%) Retail
4 42 (6.41%) Banking
5 34 (5.19%) Marketing
5 34 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.44%) Advertising
6 16 (2.44%) Law
7 9 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.07%) Publishing
9 6 (0.92%) Games
10 5 (0.76%) Electronics
10 5 (0.76%) French Language
11 3 (0.46%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 124 (18.93%) Analyst
2 106 (16.18%) Architect
3 65 (9.92%) Security Analyst
4 64 (9.77%) Data Architect
5 62 (9.47%) Developer
6 46 (7.02%) Consultant
7 44 (6.72%) Security Manager
8 38 (5.80%) Security Officer
9 32 (4.89%) Administrator
9 32 (4.89%) Data Analyst
9 32 (4.89%) Network Engineer
10 30 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (3.82%) Information Security Officer
11 25 (3.82%) Senior Security Analyst
12 24 (3.66%) IT Analyst
12 24 (3.66%) Security Consultant
13 23 (3.51%) IT Manager
14 21 (3.21%) DBA
15 20 (3.05%) Security Engineer
16 19 (2.90%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.08%) Web Services
2 41 (6.26%) XML
3 38 (5.80%) .NET
4 34 (5.19%) HTML
5 29 (4.43%) CSS
6 24 (3.66%) SOAP
7 23 (3.51%) Ajax
7 23 (3.51%) jQuery
8 22 (3.36%) SailPoint
9 16 (2.44%) HTML5
10 15 (2.29%) Hibernate
10 15 (2.29%) REST
11 13 (1.98%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (1.53%) Middleware
14 9 (1.37%) ASP.NET
15 8 (1.22%) LAMP
15 8 (1.22%) Spring
16 7 (1.07%) OpenID
16 7 (1.07%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (18.78%) Management Information System
2 68 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
6 20 (3.05%) Replication
7 19 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.75%) Cybercrime
9 16 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.29%) Mobile App
10 15 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (2.14%) CESG
11 14 (2.14%) Freedom of Information
12 13 (1.98%) e-Learning
12 13 (1.98%) W3C
13 11 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.68%) NHS
14 10 (1.53%) Clustering
14 10 (1.53%) Mainframe
15 8 (1.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 80 (12.21%) Linux
1 80 (12.21%) Windows
2 35 (5.34%) Unix
3 25 (3.82%) Apple iOS
3 25 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.66%) Android
5 20 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.92%) Debian
10 6 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.46%) SUSE
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (31.91%) Information Security
2 102 (15.57%) Risk Management
3 97 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 86 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (11.60%) ITIL
6 73 (11.15%) Data Management
7 67 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 64 (9.77%) Incident Management
9 63 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 61 (9.31%) SIEM
11 57 (8.70%) Data Architecture
12 56 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 56 (8.55%) ETL
13 55 (8.40%) Identity Access Management
14 54 (8.24%) Analytics
15 52 (7.94%) Regulatory Compliance
16 50 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
17 49 (7.48%) Business Continuity
17 49 (7.48%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (19.69%) SQL
2 86 (13.13%) Java
3 48 (7.33%) JavaScript
3 48 (7.33%) Python
4 31 (4.73%) C
5 26 (3.97%) C#
6 22 (3.36%) PHP
7 20 (3.05%) BeanShell
8 17 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.14%) Ruby
10 12 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.37%) R
12 7 (1.07%) C++
12 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.92%) VB
14 4 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.61%) VBA
15 3 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 105 (16.03%) CISSP
2 93 (14.20%) Degree
3 83 (12.67%) CISM
4 65 (9.92%) Security Cleared
5 60 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (7.33%) SC Cleared
7 42 (6.41%) CISA
8 40 (6.11%) CCNP
9 30 (4.58%) DV Cleared
10 28 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.90%) MCSE
13 18 (2.75%) JNCIA
13 18 (2.75%) JNCIP
14 16 (2.44%) CCNA
14 16 (2.44%) CEH
15 15 (2.29%) GIAC
15 15 (2.29%) SANS
16 11 (1.68%) ISEB
17 8 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (25.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (15.27%) PCI DSS
3 55 (8.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 39 (5.95%) Data Quality
5 34 (5.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 32 (4.89%) QA
7 30 (4.58%) ISO22301
8 22 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (1.98%) GDPR
10 11 (1.68%) COBIT
11 7 (1.07%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.61%) PMO
13 3 (0.46%) COSO
13 3 (0.46%) ISO27002
14 2 (0.31%) SLA
14 2 (0.31%) SSAE 16
15 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.51%) Docker
3 9 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.07%) RACF
5 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.76%) XenServer
6 3 (0.46%) Firmware
6 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.31%) HDFS
7 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) LXC
8 1 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (1.83%) Puppet
2 8 (1.22%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.22%) HAProxy
3 7 (1.07%) Nagios
3 7 (1.07%) QRadar
4 6 (0.92%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.76%) Ansible
5 5 (0.76%) Cacti
5 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.76%) SmokePing
5 5 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.31%) Graphite
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Riemann
7 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 89 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 64 (9.77%) Oracle
3 56 (8.55%) Cisco
4 32 (4.89%) Juniper
5 25 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (3.36%) SAP
7 21 (3.21%) Tableau
7 21 (3.21%) Teradata
8 18 (2.75%) VMware
9 15 (2.29%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.14%) Informatica
10 14 (2.14%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.68%) IBM
12 10 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
12 10 (1.53%) Talend
13 9 (1.37%) Google
14 8 (1.22%) HP
14 8 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
15 7 (1.07%) Novell
15 7 (1.07%) Trillium
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Mint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Consumer Council for Water
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windermere, Cumbria
Lakeland
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Car
Posted: 5 days ago