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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 236 222 257
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 16 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 4
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +12.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
6265 5454 6847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.73% 80.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4343 5904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hertfordshire -6 11 £60,000 +242.85%
Essex - 3 £48,000 -
Suffolk -7 2 £39,750 -17.18%
Cyber Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) C++
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (26.67%) GIAC
5 7 (23.33%) CISSP
5 7 (23.33%) CISM
5 7 (23.33%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) CISA
6 5 (16.67%) Information Security
6 5 (16.67%) COBIT
6 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 4 (13.33%) GCIH
7 4 (13.33%) CEH
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (10.00%) SIEM
9 2 (6.67%) C
9 2 (6.67%) HND
9 2 (6.67%) Linux
9 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.67%) Electronics
9 2 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
1 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
1 9 (30.00%) C++ Developer
1 9 (30.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (10.00%) SIEM
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.33%) Security Management
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C++
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) GIAC
3 7 (23.33%) CISM
3 7 (23.33%) CISSP
4 5 (16.67%) CISA
5 4 (13.33%) GCIH
5 4 (13.33%) CEH
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) HND
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) COBIT
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Juniper