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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 243 255 255
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 22 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.19% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.23% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 2
Average salary £53,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £54,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -8 8 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Suffolk -7 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £53,272 - 3
Essex -1 2 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Cyber Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (42.22%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Network Security
4 13 (28.89%) Information Security
5 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
6 8 (17.78%) Firewall
6 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.56%) WAN
7 7 (15.56%) CISA
7 7 (15.56%) CISM
7 7 (15.56%) Signal Processing
8 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.11%) Finance
9 5 (11.11%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) VHDL
9 5 (11.11%) Verilog
9 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 5 (11.11%) Information Management
9 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (11.11%) SIEM
9 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (8.89%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Network Security
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.78%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) Wireless
4 4 (8.89%) Broadband
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.67%) MPLS
5 3 (6.67%) BGP
5 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (6.67%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
General
1 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Cyber Security Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Security Officer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) VHDL
2 5 (11.11%) Verilog
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (28.89%) Information Security
3 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.56%) Signal Processing
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Service Management
6 5 (11.11%) Information Management
6 5 (11.11%) SIEM
7 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) Time Management
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.44%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (4.44%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (4.44%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) CISA
3 7 (15.56%) CISM
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) CEH
6 2 (4.44%) GIAC
6 2 (4.44%) GCIA
6 2 (4.44%) GCIH
6 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) VTSP
6 2 (4.44%) CRISC
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.44%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (6.67%) VocaLink
4 2 (4.44%) Remedy
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 10 days ago