The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 249 240 269
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 9 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.070% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.091% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cyber Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6027 5494 6694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.48% 76.88% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 4627 5650
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East of England region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in the East of England

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in the East of England

Cyber Security
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +10 8 £37,500 -
Essex - 1 £57,500 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 19 (70.37%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (44.44%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) C
5 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
6 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.93%) Information Security
8 6 (22.22%) Use Case
8 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (14.81%) Electronics
10 4 (14.81%) Data Security
10 4 (14.81%) HND
10 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
10 4 (14.81%) Chartered Engineer
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
10 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Subversion
10 4 (14.81%) CESG
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.81%) Network Management
10 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (11.11%) Bugzilla

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C++ Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Security Manager
2 7 (25.93%) C++/Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) CESG
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Use Case
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Security
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
5 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Product Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C++
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) HND
4 4 (14.81%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) CEH
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) GCIA
6 1 (3.70%) GCIH
6 1 (3.70%) GIAC
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CISA
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft