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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 513 700 784
Rank change year-on-year
+187 +84
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 419 157 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 337 86 100
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89145 81724 90046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.38% 78.93% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72330 67844 77060
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +69 130 £47,500 - 5
London +36 122 £57,500 -14.81% 9
East Midlands +4 65 £50,000 -
South West +46 53 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands +27 36 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West - 19 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -29 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
East of England -20 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 243 (35.53%) Finance
2 210 (30.70%) Information Security
3 202 (29.53%) Security Cleared
4 182 (26.61%) Windows
5 176 (25.73%) Degree
6 166 (24.27%) Java
7 157 (22.95%) C++
8 146 (21.35%) SQL
9 136 (19.88%) CISSP
10 134 (19.59%) Computer Science
11 133 (19.44%) Smartcard
12 126 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 126 (18.42%) SIEM
13 110 (16.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 109 (15.94%) Network Security
15 107 (15.64%) Web Development
16 104 (15.20%) SC Cleared
17 92 (13.45%) Linux
18 91 (13.30%) C
19 83 (12.13%) Mathematics
19 83 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
20 81 (11.84%) .NET
20 81 (11.84%) Firewall
21 80 (11.70%) Android
22 79 (11.55%) DV Cleared
23 76 (11.11%) Information Assurance
23 76 (11.11%) Telecoms
24 74 (10.82%) C#
25 72 (10.53%) PKI
26 71 (10.38%) Oracle

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (6.58%) WebLogic
2 11 (1.61%) IIS
3 7 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.15%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) Apache
4 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.49%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (15.94%) Network Security
2 81 (11.84%) Firewall
3 50 (7.31%) HTTP
4 47 (6.87%) Internet
5 34 (4.97%) LDAP
6 29 (4.24%) SSL
6 29 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (3.80%) TCP/IP
8 25 (3.65%) Wireshark
9 21 (3.07%) VPN
10 19 (2.78%) IPsec
11 16 (2.34%) tcpdump
11 16 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (2.19%) Wireless
13 13 (1.90%) OSPF
13 13 (1.90%) BGP
13 13 (1.90%) EIGRP
14 11 (1.61%) MPLS
14 11 (1.61%) Junos
15 10 (1.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.12%) Big Data
3 25 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.75%) MySQL
5 9 (1.32%) Apache Accumulo
6 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Maven
1 7 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.29%) GCC
2 2 (0.29%) Subversion
2 2 (0.29%) NUnit
2 2 (0.29%) MSTest
2 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.29%) Moq
2 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.29%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.15%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.15%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) GDB
General
1 243 (35.53%) Finance
2 76 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.65%) Banking
4 13 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.75%) Law
6 11 (1.61%) Legal
6 11 (1.61%) Military
7 10 (1.46%) Publishing
8 9 (1.32%) Retail
9 7 (1.02%) Marketing
9 7 (1.02%) Advertising
10 6 (0.88%) Electronics
11 5 (0.73%) German Language
11 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (20.32%) Consultant
2 130 (19.01%) Developer
3 114 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 94 (13.74%) Analyst
5 74 (10.82%) Security Analyst
6 55 (8.04%) Architect
7 48 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 45 (6.58%) Security Manager
9 43 (6.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 42 (6.14%) Security Architect
11 38 (5.56%) Security Engineer
11 38 (5.56%) C++ Developer
12 35 (5.12%) C++ Software Developer
13 29 (4.24%) Test Engineer
13 29 (4.24%) Security Specialist
14 27 (3.95%) Network Engineer
15 25 (3.65%) Development Engineer
15 25 (3.65%) IT Security Analyst
15 25 (3.65%) Cyber Security Analyst
16 23 (3.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (11.84%) .NET
2 71 (10.38%) XML
3 65 (9.50%) Spring
4 56 (8.19%) Hibernate
5 52 (7.60%) J2EE
6 47 (6.87%) HTML
7 35 (5.12%) Qt
8 34 (4.97%) EJB
9 23 (3.36%) XSLT
9 23 (3.36%) DHTML
10 22 (3.22%) Web Services
11 16 (2.34%) Flash
12 15 (2.19%) HTML5
12 15 (2.19%) Regular Expression
13 13 (1.90%) WPF
13 13 (1.90%) Swing
14 12 (1.75%) XSD
14 12 (1.75%) JDBC
15 9 (1.32%) SOAP
15 9 (1.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 134 (19.59%) Computer Science
2 133 (19.44%) Smartcard
3 83 (12.13%) Mathematics
4 72 (10.53%) PKI
5 64 (9.36%) Management Information System
6 57 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 48 (7.02%) Biometrics
8 45 (6.58%) Blackberry
9 35 (5.12%) iPhone
10 22 (3.22%) Device Driver
11 17 (2.49%) Cryptography
12 14 (2.05%) Statistics
12 14 (2.05%) CESG
12 14 (2.05%) Open Source
13 13 (1.90%) Physics
13 13 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
14 11 (1.61%) PMI
15 10 (1.46%) SCADA
16 8 (1.17%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 182 (26.61%) Windows
2 92 (13.45%) Linux
3 80 (11.70%) Android
4 45 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 38 (5.56%) UNIX
6 34 (4.97%) BlackBerry OS
7 28 (4.09%) Windows XP
7 28 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (3.51%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.46%) Windows Phone
10 10 (1.46%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.44%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (30.70%) Information Security
2 126 (18.42%) Software Engineering
2 126 (18.42%) SIEM
3 107 (15.64%) Web Development
4 83 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 61 (8.92%) Security Architecture
7 59 (8.63%) Risk Management
8 56 (8.19%) Identity Management
9 50 (7.31%) Business Development
10 48 (7.02%) Project Management
11 46 (6.73%) Android Development
12 45 (6.58%) ITIL
13 43 (6.29%) Ethical Hacking
13 43 (6.29%) Data Protection
14 42 (6.14%) iOS Development
15 41 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 35 (5.12%) Penetration Testing
18 33 (4.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (24.27%) Java
2 157 (22.95%) C++
3 146 (21.35%) SQL
4 91 (13.30%) C
5 74 (10.82%) C#
6 32 (4.68%) JavaScript
7 24 (3.51%) Python
8 19 (2.78%) Perl
9 15 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.46%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.46%) XAML
11 7 (1.02%) Assembly Language
12 5 (0.73%) Ruby
13 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.44%) PHP
14 3 (0.44%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.29%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 202 (29.53%) Security Cleared
2 176 (25.73%) Degree
3 136 (19.88%) CISSP
4 104 (15.20%) SC Cleared
5 79 (11.55%) DV Cleared
6 62 (9.06%) CISM
7 53 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (6.29%) CISA
9 30 (4.39%) CCNP
10 25 (3.65%) GIAC
11 22 (3.22%) CEH
12 21 (3.07%) CCIE
13 19 (2.78%) GCIH
14 18 (2.63%) MCSE
14 18 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (2.34%) CCSP
16 15 (2.19%) GCIA
17 14 (2.05%) MCITP
18 13 (1.90%) PMI Certification
19 10 (1.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (16.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (9.50%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.68%) ISO 9001
4 28 (4.09%) TickIT
5 15 (2.19%) GPG13
6 7 (1.02%) QA
7 5 (0.73%) COBIT
7 5 (0.73%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.58%) SLA
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (3.95%) Snort
2 24 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Nmap
4 1 (0.15%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 23 (3.36%) Nessus
2 10 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (0.73%) WSUS
4 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (10.38%) Oracle
2 56 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.60%) Cisco
4 32 (4.68%) BT
5 23 (3.36%) Juniper
6 22 (3.22%) ArcSight
7 21 (3.07%) Q1 Labs
8 20 (2.92%) Symantec
9 18 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.49%) McAfee
10 17 (2.49%) Splunk
10 17 (2.49%) LogRhythm
11 15 (2.19%) Blue Coat
11 15 (2.19%) Websense
12 14 (2.05%) Sourcefire
13 13 (1.90%) Wind River
13 13 (1.90%) Coverity
14 12 (1.75%) Qualys
15 11 (1.61%) IBM
16 10 (1.46%) Lumension
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