The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 473 567 681
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +114
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 491 311 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 393 233 167
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87413 80223 86183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.42% 78.73% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71101 66369 74073
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Cyber Security Salary Trend in England

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in England

Cyber Security
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
London +45 177 £65,000 -13.33% 19
South East +38 120 £47,500 -12.44% 25
West Midlands -9 68 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -28 60 £45,000 -
South West +14 39 £52,500 +5.00% 8
North West +25 20 £55,000 -35.29% 3
East of England -5 14 £35,500 +18.33%
Yorkshire -32 11 £40,000 +23.07%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 353 (38.88%) Finance
2 278 (30.62%) Information Security
3 235 (25.88%) Degree
4 217 (23.90%) Security Cleared
5 194 (21.37%) Java
6 182 (20.04%) SIEM
7 159 (17.51%) Windows
8 153 (16.85%) C++
9 144 (15.86%) CISSP
10 141 (15.53%) Software Engineering
11 139 (15.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 132 (14.54%) Computer Science
12 132 (14.54%) SQL
13 129 (14.21%) SC Cleared
14 122 (13.44%) Smartcard
15 113 (12.44%) PCI DSS
16 105 (11.56%) Security Architecture
17 103 (11.34%) Network Security
18 102 (11.23%) Business Development
19 100 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
19 100 (11.01%) C
20 99 (10.90%) Linux
20 99 (10.90%) Mathematics
21 92 (10.13%) .NET
22 90 (9.91%) C#
22 90 (9.91%) Web Development
23 87 (9.58%) Telecoms
23 87 (9.58%) Risk Management
24 86 (9.47%) HTML
25 85 (9.36%) Penetration Testing

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 28 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 13 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.33%) Apache
6 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.09%) MS Office
3 9 (0.99%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) assyst
1 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (11.34%) Network Security
2 73 (8.04%) HTTP
3 71 (7.82%) Firewall
4 39 (4.30%) Internet
5 36 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 36 (3.96%) Wireshark
6 33 (3.63%) LDAP
7 32 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 29 (3.19%) SAN
9 21 (2.31%) tcpdump
10 19 (2.09%) SSL
11 16 (1.76%) DNS
12 15 (1.65%) WAN
13 14 (1.54%) LAN
14 11 (1.21%) MPLS
14 11 (1.21%) Junos
15 10 (1.10%) VLAN
15 10 (1.10%) HTTPS
16 9 (0.99%) VPN
16 9 (0.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.17%) Hadoop
2 42 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 41 (4.52%) Big Data
4 31 (3.41%) MySQL
5 16 (1.76%) Apache Accumulo
6 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (2.86%) YourKit
2 24 (2.64%) Eclipse
3 23 (2.53%) Maven
4 10 (1.10%) Subversion
5 7 (0.77%) Hudson
5 7 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.77%) Ant
6 6 (0.66%) JIRA
6 6 (0.66%) Metasploit
6 6 (0.66%) GDB
6 6 (0.66%) WinDbg
7 4 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.33%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.22%) JUnit
9 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.22%) GCC
10 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 353 (38.88%) Finance
2 87 (9.58%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.63%) Banking
4 31 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.42%) Advertising
6 19 (2.09%) Legal
7 18 (1.98%) Law
8 12 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.21%) Electronics
9 11 (1.21%) Military
10 10 (1.10%) Retail
10 10 (1.10%) Marketing
11 6 (0.66%) Publishing
11 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.33%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (20.48%) Consultant
2 178 (19.60%) Developer
3 161 (17.73%) Security Consultant
4 119 (13.11%) Analyst
5 92 (10.13%) Security Analyst
6 70 (7.71%) Security Manager
7 64 (7.05%) Architect
8 61 (6.72%) Java Developer
9 55 (6.06%) Security Architect
10 52 (5.73%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 46 (5.07%) Security Specialist
12 45 (4.96%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 43 (4.74%) Software Developer
14 36 (3.96%) Test Engineer
15 33 (3.63%) C++ Developer
16 32 (3.52%) Software Engineer
17 30 (3.30%) C++ Software Developer
18 29 (3.19%) Tester
19 26 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
19 26 (2.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.13%) .NET
2 86 (9.47%) HTML
3 83 (9.14%) XML
4 81 (8.92%) Spring
5 62 (6.83%) Hibernate
6 48 (5.29%) J2EE
7 35 (3.85%) DHTML
7 35 (3.85%) XSLT
8 30 (3.30%) CSS
9 29 (3.19%) Spring Integration
10 28 (3.08%) Qt
10 28 (3.08%) EJB
11 27 (2.97%) Lucene
11 27 (2.97%) Spring MVC
11 27 (2.97%) jQuery
12 25 (2.75%) JDBC
12 25 (2.75%) Web Services
13 17 (1.87%) HTML5
14 16 (1.76%) Swing
14 16 (1.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 122 (13.44%) Smartcard
3 99 (10.90%) Mathematics
4 84 (9.25%) Management Information System
5 59 (6.50%) Mobile App
6 55 (6.06%) PKI
7 36 (3.96%) Blackberry
8 35 (3.85%) PMI
9 29 (3.19%) Biometrics
10 28 (3.08%) iPhone
11 20 (2.20%) Physics
12 18 (1.98%) Statistics
13 17 (1.87%) SCADA
13 17 (1.87%) Cryptography
14 15 (1.65%) CESG
14 15 (1.65%) Open Source
15 14 (1.54%) Device Driver
16 11 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
17 9 (0.99%) RMADS
18 8 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 159 (17.51%) Windows
2 99 (10.90%) Linux
3 67 (7.38%) Android
4 43 (4.74%) UNIX
5 36 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 30 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (3.19%) BlackBerry OS
7 29 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.75%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.77%) Solaris
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (30.62%) Information Security
2 182 (20.04%) SIEM
3 141 (15.53%) Software Engineering
4 105 (11.56%) Security Architecture
5 102 (11.23%) Business Development
6 100 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (9.91%) Web Development
8 87 (9.58%) Risk Management
9 85 (9.36%) Penetration Testing
10 77 (8.48%) Information Assurance
11 68 (7.49%) Data Protection
11 68 (7.49%) Project Management
12 55 (6.06%) PRINCE2
13 53 (5.84%) Ethical Hacking
14 52 (5.73%) ITIL
15 51 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (5.29%) Reverse Engineering
17 45 (4.96%) Analytics
18 44 (4.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 42 (4.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (21.37%) Java
2 153 (16.85%) C++
3 132 (14.54%) SQL
4 100 (11.01%) C
5 90 (9.91%) C#
6 79 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 41 (4.52%) Python
8 28 (3.08%) Perl
9 16 (1.76%) XAML
10 12 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.88%) Ruby
13 6 (0.66%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.55%) PHP
15 4 (0.44%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.22%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.22%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 235 (25.88%) Degree
2 217 (23.90%) Security Cleared
3 144 (15.86%) CISSP
4 129 (14.21%) SC Cleared
5 74 (8.15%) CISM
6 62 (6.83%) DV Cleared
7 57 (6.28%) CISA
8 43 (4.74%) CEH
9 36 (3.96%) PMI Certification
10 31 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (3.30%) GCIA
12 28 (3.08%) GIAC
13 23 (2.53%) GCIH
14 17 (1.87%) CCNP
15 16 (1.76%) PhD
16 13 (1.43%) ISEB
17 10 (1.10%) SSCP
17 10 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (0.99%) CCNA
19 8 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (15.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (12.44%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 31 (3.41%) TickIT
5 13 (1.43%) COBIT
6 4 (0.44%) QA
6 4 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.44%) COSO
7 3 (0.33%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.22%) SLA
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (4.19%) Snort
2 21 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (1.87%) Nessus
2 16 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.44%) Puppet
4 4 (0.44%) Ambari
5 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (9.25%) Oracle
2 64 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.52%) LogRhythm
4 31 (3.41%) Cisco
5 28 (3.08%) BT
5 28 (3.08%) Sourcefire
6 27 (2.97%) Symantec
7 24 (2.64%) Juniper
8 23 (2.53%) Splunk
9 22 (2.42%) McAfee
10 20 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 19 (2.09%) Coverity
11 19 (2.09%) Wind River
12 18 (1.98%) Blue Coat
13 17 (1.87%) Websense
14 15 (1.65%) HP
15 14 (1.54%) Qualys
16 13 (1.43%) IronPort
16 13 (1.43%) ArcSight
16 13 (1.43%) Lumension
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Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60 + plus bonus and package
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum OTE + bens / etc
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + car + pension
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + excellent package
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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