Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 534 664
Rank change year-on-year -10 +130 +36
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 792 916 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 605 747 560
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +6.06%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,400 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,510 164,941 172,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.47% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 117,253 130,473 143,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Security in the UK

Data Security
Top 17 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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
England -26 742 £55,000 - 107
UK excluding London +60 500 £47,500 +5.56% 57
London -87 286 £68,750 +5.77% 55
South East +126 208 £50,000 +5.26% 14
North of England -6 99 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Midlands +51 89 £50,000 +11.11% 16
West Midlands +70 73 £50,000 +11.11% 13
North West -2 66 £45,000 +4.65% 4
East of England -13 34 £36,900 -18.00% 7
Yorkshire +14 30 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wales +22 28 £55,242 +16.30% 4
South West -3 26 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands +10 16 £53,500 +18.89% 3
Scotland 0 13 £37,000 -22.11% 1
North East -10 3 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Northern Ireland -12 2 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Security.

1 247 (31.19%) SQL
2 214 (27.02%) Finance
3 194 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 171 (21.59%) Information Security
5 170 (21.46%) Degree
6 168 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 147 (18.56%) Analytics
8 140 (17.68%) SQL Server
9 131 (16.54%) Data Modelling
10 129 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
11 125 (15.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 123 (15.53%) Management Information System
12 123 (15.53%) GDPR
13 119 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
14 111 (14.02%) Data Protection
15 106 (13.38%) Data Science
16 101 (12.75%) ETL
17 100 (12.63%) Telecoms
18 97 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
19 96 (12.12%) SAP
20 92 (11.62%) Data Management
21 89 (11.24%) Scrum
22 88 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
23 84 (10.61%) CISSP
24 81 (10.23%) Big Data
25 78 (9.85%) Retail
26 77 (9.72%) Linux
27 76 (9.60%) Python
27 76 (9.60%) Data Engineering

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 50 (6.31%) Apache Spark
2 42 (5.30%) SAS
3 37 (4.67%) Apache
4 34 (4.29%) Ethereum
5 22 (2.78%) Confluence
5 22 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.89%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.52%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.52%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.14%) IIS
11 7 (0.88%) CMS
12 3 (0.38%) Drupal
12 3 (0.38%) Moodle
12 3 (0.38%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.25%) Jetty
13 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.88%) DocuMatrix
2 7 (0.88%) Relativity
2 7 (0.88%) Ringtail
3 6 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.63%) assyst
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.63%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.51%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 194 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (5.18%) Office 365
5 34 (4.29%) GitHub
6 31 (3.91%) SaaS
7 24 (3.03%) Amazon S3
8 19 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.89%) IaaS
9 15 (1.89%) PaaS
10 10 (1.26%) Serverless
11 7 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.63%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.63%) Heroku
12 5 (0.63%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.51%) G Suite
14 3 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.71%) Firewall
2 56 (7.07%) Network Security
3 25 (3.16%) DNS
3 25 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.02%) Internet
6 15 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (1.77%) DHCP
8 12 (1.52%) Wireless
9 11 (1.39%) VLAN
9 11 (1.39%) VPN
10 10 (1.26%) LAN
10 10 (1.26%) SAN
10 10 (1.26%) VoIP
11 9 (1.14%) Wireless Security
12 8 (1.01%) WAN
13 7 (0.88%) OSPF
13 7 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.88%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 88 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (10.23%) Big Data
4 72 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (8.21%) MySQL
5 65 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (6.69%) NoSQL
7 52 (6.57%) Power BI
8 49 (6.19%) Hadoop
8 49 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (5.68%) SAP BW
10 39 (4.92%) Apache Hive
11 37 (4.67%) Blockchain
12 35 (4.42%) Redis
13 34 (4.29%) Text Mining
14 33 (4.17%) SAP HANA
15 25 (3.16%) Relational Database
16 24 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (2.78%) MongoDB
18 20 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 57 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.04%) JIRA
3 28 (3.54%) Visual Studio
4 26 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 22 (2.78%) Subversion
6 18 (2.27%) Mocha
7 17 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.77%) IntelliJ
10 14 (1.77%) JUnit
11 13 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.39%) ERwin
13 10 (1.26%) Ant
14 8 (1.01%) Maven
15 5 (0.63%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.63%) NUnit
15 5 (0.63%) Selenium
16 4 (0.51%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 214 (27.02%) Finance
2 100 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 78 (9.85%) Retail
4 73 (9.22%) Banking
5 42 (5.30%) Legal
5 42 (5.30%) Marketing
6 26 (3.28%) Back Office
7 16 (2.02%) Front Office
8 15 (1.89%) Law
9 10 (1.26%) Local Government
9 10 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.14%) Automotive
10 9 (1.14%) Games
11 7 (0.88%) Publishing
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
13 4 (0.51%) Billing
13 4 (0.51%) Electronics
13 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Welsh Language
15 2 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (18.06%) Developer
2 122 (15.40%) Analyst
3 94 (11.87%) Architect
4 55 (6.94%) Data Engineer
5 52 (6.57%) Security Analyst
6 36 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 34 (4.29%) Data Scientist
8 33 (4.17%) Blockchain Developer
8 33 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
9 32 (4.04%) Data Architect
10 31 (3.91%) Administrator
10 31 (3.91%) DBA
11 28 (3.54%) SQL Developer
12 26 (3.28%) Information Analyst
12 26 (3.28%) Information Security Analyst
13 24 (3.03%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.03%) Senior Data Engineer
14 23 (2.90%) Information Manager
14 23 (2.90%) SQL DBA
14 23 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.94%) Kafka
1 55 (6.94%) Node.js
2 54 (6.82%) .NET
3 50 (6.31%) HTML
4 39 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 38 (4.80%) CSS
6 34 (4.29%) Smart Contracts
6 34 (4.29%) Truffle
6 34 (4.29%) web3js
7 33 (4.17%) D3.js
7 33 (4.17%) ggplot
8 28 (3.54%) Spring
9 26 (3.28%) Web Services
10 23 (2.90%) AngularJS
11 19 (2.40%) XML
12 18 (2.27%) Chai
12 18 (2.27%) Enzyme
12 18 (2.27%) Jest
13 17 (2.15%) Spring MVC
14 16 (2.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.53%) Management Information System
2 97 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.69%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 41 (5.18%) FMCG
7 34 (4.29%) Bitcoin
8 33 (4.17%) Social Network
9 27 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
10 24 (3.03%) NHS
11 22 (2.78%) IVR
12 20 (2.53%) Virtual Team
13 18 (2.27%) Fintech
14 17 (2.15%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
16 14 (1.77%) Driving Licence
16 14 (1.77%) Life Science
17 13 (1.64%) Data Structures
18 12 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
18 12 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.72%) Linux
2 50 (6.31%) Windows
3 23 (2.90%) Unix
3 23 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.27%) VMS
5 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.63%) Android
7 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.38%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (21.59%) Information Security
3 147 (18.56%) Analytics
4 131 (16.54%) Data Modelling
5 129 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
7 111 (14.02%) Data Protection
8 106 (13.38%) Data Science
9 101 (12.75%) ETL
10 92 (11.62%) Data Management
11 89 (11.24%) Scrum
12 76 (9.60%) Data Engineering
13 74 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 74 (9.34%) ITIL
14 71 (8.96%) Test Automation
15 67 (8.46%) Project Management
16 66 (8.33%) Data Integration
16 66 (8.33%) Visualisation
17 60 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
18 58 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 247 (31.19%) SQL
2 76 (9.60%) Python
3 63 (7.95%) Java
4 62 (7.83%) T-SQL
5 59 (7.45%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.67%) R
7 34 (4.29%) ES6
7 34 (4.29%) Solidity
8 31 (3.91%) C#
9 22 (2.78%) Java 8
10 20 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.64%) PHP
12 12 (1.52%) Scala
13 10 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.14%) C
15 7 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.88%) VBA
15 7 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 170 (21.46%) Degree
2 84 (10.61%) CISSP
3 59 (7.45%) CISM
4 34 (4.29%) CISA
5 23 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.77%) MCSE
8 13 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.39%) PMP
10 11 (1.39%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.14%) CCNA
11 9 (1.14%) Master's Degree
12 8 (1.01%) MCSA
12 8 (1.01%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.01%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.76%) CCNP
13 6 (0.76%) CEH
14 5 (0.63%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (15.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (15.53%) GDPR
3 69 (8.71%) PCI DSS
4 35 (4.42%) Data Quality
5 33 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 29 (3.66%) QA
7 28 (3.54%) SLA
8 13 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 13 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 11 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (1.14%) COBIT
11 8 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (1.01%) NIST 800
11 8 (1.01%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.38%) RMADS
14 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.25%) PMO
15 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 35 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
2 33 (4.17%) Docker
3 31 (3.91%) Active Directory
4 30 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.88%) vSphere
7 3 (0.38%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.38%) HDFS
7 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.38%) XenApp
8 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.25%) iptables
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 28 (3.54%) Kubernetes
3 19 (2.40%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (1.52%) Kibana
5 11 (1.39%) SCCM
6 7 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.88%) Stealthwatch
6 7 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.76%) Terraform
8 4 (0.51%) Grafana
8 4 (0.51%) Puppet
9 3 (0.38%) Ansible
9 3 (0.38%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.38%) Oozie
9 3 (0.38%) QRadar
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.25%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 168 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 96 (12.12%) SAP
3 68 (8.59%) Tableau
4 50 (6.31%) Oracle
5 35 (4.42%) VMware
6 25 (3.16%) Cognos
7 20 (2.53%) Cisco
8 17 (2.15%) Alteryx
9 16 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.64%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.39%) Google
11 11 (1.39%) McAfee
12 10 (1.26%) IBM
12 10 (1.26%) Informatica
13 9 (1.14%) Mitel
13 9 (1.14%) Veeam
14 8 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.01%) NetApp
14 8 (1.01%) SolarWinds
15 7 (0.88%) Aruba