Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Database Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Database Security over the 6 months to 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Security
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 976 1012 1079
Rank change year-on-year +36 +67 -64
Permanent jobs citing Database Security 80 149 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.091% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.099% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 50 120 112
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.34% -6.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £75,500 £66,956
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -5.26%

Database 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 125,291 149,786 166,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.07% 91.83% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99,093 119,110 132,132
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Database Security
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Security over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Security within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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 +48 77 £46,250 -22.92% 20
London +44 41 £49,000 -34.67% 4
UK excluding London +20 37 £44,000 -2.22% 17
East of England +79 16 £36,250 - 3
North West +32 7 £43,500 -3.33% 5
North of England +31 7 £43,500 -3.33% 6
South East +51 6 £47,000 -18.26% 2
Midlands +25 3 £72,500 +26.09% 4
South West +9 3 £57,500 +64.29% 1
East Midlands +20 2 £72,500 +38.10% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands +4 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT jobs citing Database 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 Database Security.

1 53 (66.25%) SQL
2 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
3 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
4 34 (42.50%) T-SQL
5 30 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (36.25%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (31.25%) ETL
8 19 (23.75%) Migration
9 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (22.50%) Data Loss Prevention
10 17 (21.25%) High Availability
10 17 (21.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (20.00%) Retail
11 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 15 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (18.75%) MongoDB
12 15 (18.75%) Task Automation
12 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (18.75%) OLAP
13 14 (17.50%) Windows
13 14 (17.50%) RDBMS
13 14 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
14 13 (16.25%) Azure
14 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.25%) GDPR
14 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (16.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (16.25%) Linux

Database 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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Azure
2 10 (12.50%) AWS
3 7 (8.75%) Power Platform
4 5 (6.25%) PaaS
5 4 (5.00%) IaaS
5 4 (5.00%) SaaS
6 2 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.25%) GCP
7 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Network Security
2 4 (5.00%) PPP
3 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (21.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 15 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 15 (18.75%) OLAP
5 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (17.50%) RDBMS
7 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
7 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (8.75%) InfluxDB
10 7 (8.75%) OpenTSDB
10 7 (8.75%) Power BI
11 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
11 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (6.25%) DB2
12 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.75%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (20.00%) Retail
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) DBA
2 37 (46.25%) SQL DBA
3 31 (38.75%) Administrator
4 13 (16.25%) Head of Security
5 12 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (11.25%) Senior DBA
7 8 (10.00%) Junior
7 8 (10.00%) Junior DBA
7 8 (10.00%) Junior SQL DBA
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (8.75%) Senior SQL DBA
9 5 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 4 (5.00%) Head of IT
10 4 (5.00%) Head of IT Security
11 3 (3.75%) Applications Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Database Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) DB2 Administrator
11 3 (3.75%) DB2 DBA
11 3 (3.75%) MongoDB DBA
11 3 (3.75%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.25%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) Express
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Clustering
1 12 (15.00%) Replication
2 5 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) VMS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (36.25%) Capacity Planning
3 25 (31.25%) ETL
4 19 (23.75%) Migration
5 18 (22.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 17 (21.25%) High Availability
7 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (18.75%) Task Automation
8 14 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (16.25%) Cryptography
10 12 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (13.75%) Data Encryption
11 11 (13.75%) Data Protection
12 10 (12.50%) Scrum
13 9 (11.25%) Data Security
13 9 (11.25%) Database Tuning
13 9 (11.25%) DevOps
13 9 (11.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) SQL
2 34 (42.50%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.75%) Python
5 10 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.50%) C
8 5 (6.25%) C#
9 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Java
10 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) MCSA
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.25%) CCSP
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CISM
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) GDPR
1 13 (16.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.25%) COBIT
2 5 (6.25%) NIST
2 5 (6.25%) NIST 800
3 3 (3.75%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) IBM Guardium
2 7 (8.75%) Ansible
2 7 (8.75%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (8.75%) Grafana
2 7 (8.75%) Prometheus
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 5 (6.25%) CSIRT
4 5 (6.25%) Data Guard
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) Imperva
3 11 (13.75%) McAfee
3 11 (13.75%) Symantec
3 11 (13.75%) Varonis
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.75%) RedGate
6 3 (3.75%) Sybase
7 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Percona
8 1 (1.25%) SAP