Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Security
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 698 970 1004
Rank change year-on-year +272 +34 +42
Permanent jobs citing Database Security 77 128 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 85 128
Median annual salary £52,000 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% -3.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +15.56% -2.70% +2.78%

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 60,024 131,806 157,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.21% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47,962 103,856 125,667
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Database Security
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Database Security.

Salary trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Database Security over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +280 63 £52,000 -1.89% 11
UK excluding London +255 54 £52,000 +15.56% 10
London +170 23 £60,000 +4.35% 1
North of England +165 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wales - 14 - -
North West +128 12 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Midlands +119 10 £52,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands +103 10 £52,000 +30.00% 1
East of England +104 7 £40,000 -13.51% 5
South West +113 5 £61,250 +6.52% 2
South East +174 4 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Yorkshire +116 2 - -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 67 (87.01%) SQL
2 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.26%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 21 (27.27%) AWS
7 19 (24.68%) Azure
7 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (23.38%) T-SQL
8 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
9 17 (22.08%) Finance
10 16 (20.78%) Information Security
10 16 (20.78%) Firewall
10 16 (20.78%) Windows
10 16 (20.78%) Linux
10 16 (20.78%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (20.78%) Analytics
11 15 (19.48%) SIEM
11 15 (19.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (19.48%) Java 8
11 15 (19.48%) TDD
11 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
11 15 (19.48%) DV Cleared
11 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
11 15 (19.48%) Java
11 15 (19.48%) ETL
12 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 14 (18.18%) DNS
12 14 (18.18%) Web Services

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 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) AWS
2 19 (24.68%) Azure
3 14 (18.18%) Logic Apps
3 14 (18.18%) Office 365
4 7 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Firewall
2 14 (18.18%) DKIM
2 14 (18.18%) DMARC
2 14 (18.18%) DNS
2 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.58%) OLAP
3 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 7 (9.09%) MySQL
7 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2019
8 4 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.60%) tSQLt
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) GitLab
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.09%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) DBA
2 31 (40.26%) SQL DBA
3 27 (35.06%) Administrator
4 14 (18.18%) Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Java Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Web Services
2 11 (14.29%) Spring
2 11 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.19%) Node.js
3 4 (5.19%) React
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.30%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
1 14 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Replication
3 7 (9.09%) Clustering
4 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.78%) Analytics
4 16 (20.78%) Information Security
4 16 (20.78%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (19.48%) ETL
5 15 (19.48%) SIEM
5 15 (19.48%) TDD
5 15 (19.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (18.18%) Cyber Intelligence
6 14 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 14 (18.18%) Data Privacy
6 14 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (18.18%) High Availability
6 14 (18.18%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 14 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 14 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 14 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 67 (87.01%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) T-SQL
3 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
3 15 (19.48%) Java
3 15 (19.48%) Java 8
4 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) DV Cleared
1 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) CREST Certified
2 14 (18.18%) GCIA
2 14 (18.18%) GCIH
2 14 (18.18%) SANS
3 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) CEH
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) GIAC
6 1 (1.30%) OCP
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) Snort
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
1 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Tableau
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco
3 1 (1.30%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.30%) F5
3 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.30%) IBM
3 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.30%) McAfee
3 1 (1.30%) Netezza
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.30%) Qualys
3 1 (1.30%) Remedy
3 1 (1.30%) VMware