The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 400 579 647
Rank change year-on-year
+179 +68
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 639 312 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 499 273 167
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Cyber Security
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86698 83726 86947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.30% 81.77% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71999 67940 74673
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 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
South East +110 194 £55,000 -4.34% 40
London +128 188 £65,000 +24.40% 31
South West +61 111 £50,000 +10.49% 16
North West +19 47 £65,000 - 4
West Midlands -4 42 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands -26 39 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -13 17 £60,000 -25.00% 1
East of England -19 16 £51,500 +7.29%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 363 (34.12%) Information Security
2 266 (25.00%) Finance
3 210 (19.74%) Linux
3 210 (19.74%) Degree
4 206 (19.36%) CISSP
5 195 (18.33%) Windows
6 187 (17.58%) Security Cleared
7 173 (16.26%) SIEM
8 168 (15.79%) Firewall
9 143 (13.44%) Java
10 141 (13.25%) SQL
11 132 (12.41%) Network Security
12 130 (12.22%) SC Cleared
13 123 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
14 119 (11.18%) Risk Management
15 117 (11.00%) Penetration Testing
16 116 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
17 112 (10.53%) ITIL
18 108 (10.15%) Software Engineering
19 104 (9.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 104 (9.77%) Computer Science
20 99 (9.30%) TCP/IP
21 97 (9.12%) Oracle
22 95 (8.93%) JavaScript
23 94 (8.83%) PCI DSS
24 92 (8.65%) Security Architecture
25 88 (8.27%) CISA
26 87 (8.18%) Python
27 85 (7.99%) C++
27 85 (7.99%) HTML

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.66%) IIS
3 7 (0.66%) JBoss
4 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.28%) Liferay
5 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.19%) SAS
6 2 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.094%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.094%) Apache
7 1 (0.094%) Lync
7 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 60 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.60%) MS Office
3 9 (0.85%) MS Project
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.094%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.13%) assyst
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.094%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.66%) SaaS
2 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.38%) IaaS
3 4 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.094%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 168 (15.79%) Firewall
2 132 (12.41%) Network Security
3 99 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 52 (4.89%) VPN
4 52 (4.89%) DNS
4 52 (4.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 51 (4.79%) Internet
6 50 (4.70%) HTTP
7 43 (4.04%) Wireshark
8 35 (3.29%) tcpdump
9 34 (3.20%) LDAP
9 34 (3.20%) SAN
10 29 (2.73%) WAN
11 28 (2.63%) DHCP
12 25 (2.35%) MPLS
13 21 (1.97%) SMTP
14 20 (1.88%) LAN
15 19 (1.79%) Wireless
16 18 (1.69%) IPsec
17 16 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.26%) MySQL
2 51 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 47 (4.42%) Hadoop
4 41 (3.85%) Big Data
5 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.47%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.28%) TKPROF
9 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.19%) OLTP
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.094%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.094%) DB2
10 1 (0.094%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (2.44%) Maven
1 26 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 25 (2.35%) YourKit
3 11 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.94%) JIRA
4 10 (0.94%) Selenium
5 8 (0.75%) JMeter
5 8 (0.75%) WebDriver
5 8 (0.75%) GDB
6 6 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.47%) WinDbg
7 5 (0.47%) Subversion
8 4 (0.38%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.19%) Ant
10 2 (0.19%) Hudson
11 1 (0.094%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.094%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
General
1 266 (25.00%) Finance
2 79 (7.42%) Banking
3 67 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.89%) Retail
5 46 (4.32%) Aerospace
6 36 (3.38%) Legal
7 34 (3.20%) Electronics
8 21 (1.97%) Law
8 21 (1.97%) Marketing
9 15 (1.41%) Military
10 13 (1.22%) Advertising
11 12 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.03%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.75%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.38%) Games
14 4 (0.38%) French Language
15 3 (0.28%) German Language
16 2 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.19%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 185 (17.39%) Analyst
2 167 (15.70%) Consultant
3 146 (13.72%) Developer
4 113 (10.62%) Security Consultant
5 103 (9.68%) Security Analyst
6 76 (7.14%) Architect
7 68 (6.39%) Tester
8 61 (5.73%) Security Architect
8 61 (5.73%) Security Engineer
9 59 (5.55%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 54 (5.08%) Security Manager
11 53 (4.98%) Java Developer
12 52 (4.89%) Security Specialist
13 48 (4.51%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 31 (2.91%) C++ Developer
15 30 (2.82%) Software Engineer
16 29 (2.73%) Head of Security
17 27 (2.54%) Junior
18 25 (2.35%) Software Developer
18 25 (2.35%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (7.99%) HTML
2 67 (6.30%) .NET
3 64 (6.02%) XML
4 37 (3.48%) XSLT
4 37 (3.48%) DHTML
4 37 (3.48%) CSS
5 33 (3.10%) Spring
6 30 (2.82%) jQuery
6 30 (2.82%) Lucene
6 30 (2.82%) J2EE
7 28 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 28 (2.63%) Spring MVC
7 28 (2.63%) Spring Integration
8 19 (1.79%) WPF
8 19 (1.79%) Web Services
9 12 (1.13%) LAMP
10 11 (1.03%) REST
10 11 (1.03%) Regular Expression
11 10 (0.94%) SOAP
12 7 (0.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 85 (7.99%) Management Information System
4 80 (7.52%) Smartcard
5 72 (6.77%) Mathematics
6 47 (4.42%) PKI
7 43 (4.04%) Open Source
8 37 (3.48%) SCADA
9 23 (2.16%) Blackberry
10 22 (2.07%) CESG
11 21 (1.97%) Biometrics
11 21 (1.97%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.88%) Tandem
13 19 (1.79%) GIS
14 15 (1.41%) Cryptography
15 14 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (1.32%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
17 7 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 7 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 210 (19.74%) Linux
2 195 (18.33%) Windows
3 58 (5.45%) UNIX
4 29 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.44%) Android
6 24 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.97%) Solaris
9 19 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 19 (1.79%) BlackBerry OS
9 19 (1.79%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.66%) AIX
11 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.38%) CentOS
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.19%) SUSE
15 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (34.12%) Information Security
2 173 (16.26%) SIEM
3 123 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (11.18%) Risk Management
5 117 (11.00%) Penetration Testing
6 112 (10.53%) ITIL
7 108 (10.15%) Software Engineering
8 92 (8.65%) Security Architecture
9 77 (7.24%) Information Assurance
10 67 (6.30%) Business Development
11 59 (5.55%) PRINCE2
12 57 (5.36%) Project Management
13 55 (5.17%) Change Management
13 55 (5.17%) Analytics
14 54 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (4.79%) Reverse Engineering
16 48 (4.51%) Web Development
16 48 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (4.14%) Security Management
18 40 (3.76%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.44%) Java
2 141 (13.25%) SQL
3 95 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 87 (8.18%) Python
5 85 (7.99%) C++
6 70 (6.58%) C#
7 51 (4.79%) C
8 32 (3.01%) Perl
9 26 (2.44%) Ruby
10 25 (2.35%) PHP
11 20 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 19 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.79%) XAML
13 9 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.56%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.28%) VBScript
16 2 (0.19%) AWK
16 2 (0.19%) Lua
16 2 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 210 (19.74%) Degree
2 206 (19.36%) CISSP
3 187 (17.58%) Security Cleared
4 130 (12.22%) SC Cleared
5 88 (8.27%) CISA
6 82 (7.71%) CISM
7 78 (7.33%) DV Cleared
8 60 (5.64%) GIAC
9 49 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
10 47 (4.42%) CEH
11 45 (4.23%) CCNA
12 43 (4.04%) GCIA
13 30 (2.82%) GCIH
14 29 (2.73%) CCNP
15 25 (2.35%) PCI QSA
16 19 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (1.69%) MCSE
18 17 (1.60%) CRISC
19 15 (1.41%) PhD
20 12 (1.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (8.83%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.20%) COBIT
4 27 (2.54%) QA
4 27 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (2.44%) SLA
6 19 (1.79%) ISO 9001
6 19 (1.79%) TickIT
7 5 (0.47%) Basel II
7 5 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.47%) COSO
7 5 (0.47%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.38%) BS7799
9 3 (0.28%) GPG13
10 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.094%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 31 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.63%) Snort
3 25 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.66%) Xen
6 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.19%) UAG
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.094%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.094%) XenApp
8 1 (0.094%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.094%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.094%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.19%) Nessus
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.094%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.094%) Ambari
6 1 (0.094%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (9.12%) Oracle
2 81 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.61%) Cisco
4 42 (3.95%) VMware
4 42 (3.95%) ArcSight
5 31 (2.91%) Sourcefire
6 21 (1.97%) HP
7 20 (1.88%) Juniper
8 17 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 16 (1.50%) LogRhythm
10 15 (1.41%) Symantec
11 14 (1.32%) McAfee
12 12 (1.13%) Citrix
13 10 (0.94%) Sun
14 8 (0.75%) SAP
14 8 (0.75%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.56%) EMC
15 6 (0.56%) IBM
15 6 (0.56%) Sophos
15 6 (0.56%) Splunk
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £160,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits - Pension + Share Options +
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £61,500 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xchanging
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago