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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 415 567 680
Rank change year-on-year
+152 +113
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 653 309 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 519 269 170
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 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
87932 83502 86187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.31% 81.69% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72889 68584 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 £73,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +120 205 £67,500 +29.18% 23
South East +96 190 £55,000 -2.22% 43
South West +51 107 £48,750 +14.70% 17
West Midlands -5 48 £40,000 - 4
North West +31 46 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands -21 46 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -31 17 £60,000 -25.00%
East of England -20 15 £44,500 -7.29%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 365 (33.67%) Information Security
2 286 (26.38%) Finance
3 229 (21.13%) Degree
4 204 (18.82%) Linux
4 204 (18.82%) CISSP
5 186 (17.16%) Security Cleared
6 181 (16.70%) Windows
7 175 (16.14%) SIEM
8 162 (14.94%) Java
9 149 (13.75%) SQL
10 146 (13.47%) Firewall
11 137 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
12 133 (12.27%) SC Cleared
13 126 (11.62%) Penetration Testing
14 123 (11.35%) Risk Management
15 119 (10.98%) Network Security
15 119 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
16 117 (10.79%) ITIL
17 116 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 113 (10.42%) Software Engineering
19 108 (9.96%) Computer Science
19 108 (9.96%) Oracle
19 108 (9.96%) JavaScript
20 100 (9.23%) PCI DSS
21 99 (9.13%) HTML
22 96 (8.86%) Security Architecture
23 92 (8.49%) Smartcard
24 91 (8.39%) TCP/IP
25 89 (8.21%) C++
26 87 (8.03%) CISA

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 16 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.83%) JBoss
4 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.65%) IIS
6 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.28%) Liferay
7 3 (0.28%) Apache
7 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.18%) SAS
8 2 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.092%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.092%) Lync
9 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 54 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.75%) MS Office
3 11 (1.01%) MS Project
4 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.092%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.11%) assyst
2 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.092%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.18%) PaaS
4 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.092%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (13.47%) Firewall
2 119 (10.98%) Network Security
3 91 (8.39%) TCP/IP
4 57 (5.26%) HTTP
5 52 (4.80%) Internet
6 49 (4.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 46 (4.24%) Wireshark
8 44 (4.06%) DNS
9 41 (3.78%) VPN
10 40 (3.69%) SAN
11 36 (3.32%) tcpdump
12 34 (3.14%) LDAP
13 22 (2.03%) WAN
14 21 (1.94%) Wireless
15 20 (1.85%) DHCP
15 20 (1.85%) LAN
16 19 (1.75%) SMTP
17 18 (1.66%) MPLS
18 14 (1.29%) SSL
19 12 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.72%) Hadoop
2 59 (5.44%) MySQL
3 53 (4.89%) SQL Server
4 48 (4.43%) Big Data
5 11 (1.01%) Apache Accumulo
5 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.28%) TKPROF
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.18%) OLTP
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.092%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.092%) DB2
10 1 (0.092%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.092%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (3.04%) Eclipse
2 32 (2.95%) Maven
3 31 (2.86%) YourKit
4 13 (1.20%) JIRA
5 10 (0.92%) GDB
5 10 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.74%) Subversion
7 8 (0.74%) WinDbg
7 8 (0.74%) Selenium
8 7 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.65%) JMeter
9 6 (0.55%) Ant
9 6 (0.55%) Hudson
10 5 (0.46%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.28%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.092%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.092%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.092%) ClearCase
General
1 286 (26.38%) Finance
2 80 (7.38%) Banking
3 67 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.43%) Retail
5 44 (4.06%) Aerospace
6 32 (2.95%) Legal
6 32 (2.95%) Electronics
7 21 (1.94%) Law
8 18 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.66%) Marketing
9 15 (1.38%) Military
9 15 (1.38%) Advertising
10 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.46%) Games
13 4 (0.37%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
14 3 (0.28%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (17.16%) Analyst
2 175 (16.14%) Consultant
3 171 (15.77%) Developer
4 127 (11.72%) Security Consultant
5 99 (9.13%) Security Analyst
6 75 (6.92%) Architect
6 75 (6.92%) Tester
7 70 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 63 (5.81%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 62 (5.72%) Security Architect
10 56 (5.17%) Security Manager
11 53 (4.89%) Security Specialist
12 51 (4.70%) Security Engineer
12 51 (4.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 33 (3.04%) C++ Developer
14 29 (2.68%) Penetration Tester
15 27 (2.49%) Senior Consultant
16 26 (2.40%) Junior
16 26 (2.40%) Software Engineer
17 25 (2.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (9.13%) HTML
2 78 (7.20%) .NET
3 73 (6.73%) XML
4 47 (4.34%) Spring
5 42 (3.87%) CSS
5 42 (3.87%) DHTML
5 42 (3.87%) XSLT
6 37 (3.41%) Lucene
6 37 (3.41%) jQuery
7 35 (3.23%) Spring Integration
7 35 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 35 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 33 (3.04%) J2EE
9 21 (1.94%) Web Services
9 21 (1.94%) WPF
10 15 (1.38%) JDBC
11 14 (1.29%) REST
12 13 (1.20%) SOAP
13 11 (1.01%) LAMP
13 11 (1.01%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (9.96%) Computer Science
3 92 (8.49%) Smartcard
4 84 (7.75%) Management Information System
5 80 (7.38%) Mathematics
6 46 (4.24%) PKI
7 36 (3.32%) SCADA
8 30 (2.77%) Open Source
9 25 (2.31%) Blackberry
10 23 (2.12%) Biometrics
10 23 (2.12%) Mobile App
11 22 (2.03%) CESG
12 20 (1.85%) Tandem
13 19 (1.75%) GIS
14 17 (1.57%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (1.20%) Cryptography
17 10 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
18 9 (0.83%) PMI
19 8 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 204 (18.82%) Linux
2 181 (16.70%) Windows
3 60 (5.54%) UNIX
4 32 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.58%) Android
6 27 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.94%) BlackBerry OS
8 21 (1.94%) Windows Vista
8 21 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 21 (1.94%) Solaris
9 6 (0.55%) AIX
9 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) SUSE
13 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (33.67%) Information Security
2 175 (16.14%) SIEM
3 137 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (11.62%) Penetration Testing
5 123 (11.35%) Risk Management
6 117 (10.79%) ITIL
7 113 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 96 (8.86%) Security Architecture
9 79 (7.29%) Information Assurance
10 76 (7.01%) Business Development
11 67 (6.18%) PRINCE2
12 56 (5.17%) Analytics
13 55 (5.07%) Reverse Engineering
14 53 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 53 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (4.80%) Project Management
15 52 (4.80%) Web Development
16 49 (4.52%) Change Management
17 44 (4.06%) Multithreading
18 43 (3.97%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 162 (14.94%) Java
2 149 (13.75%) SQL
3 108 (9.96%) JavaScript
4 89 (8.21%) C++
5 82 (7.56%) Python
6 78 (7.20%) C#
7 57 (5.26%) C
8 30 (2.77%) Perl
9 26 (2.40%) Ruby
10 22 (2.03%) PHP
11 21 (1.94%) XAML
12 17 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.46%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.28%) VBScript
18 2 (0.18%) AWK
18 2 (0.18%) Lua
18 2 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 229 (21.13%) Degree
2 204 (18.82%) CISSP
3 186 (17.16%) Security Cleared
4 133 (12.27%) SC Cleared
5 87 (8.03%) CISA
6 79 (7.29%) CISM
7 77 (7.10%) DV Cleared
8 54 (4.98%) GIAC
9 46 (4.24%) CEH
10 43 (3.97%) GCIA
11 41 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (3.41%) CCNA
13 29 (2.68%) GCIH
14 28 (2.58%) CCNP
15 26 (2.40%) PCI QSA
16 19 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (1.66%) PhD
17 18 (1.66%) MCSE
18 13 (1.20%) PMI Certification
19 12 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 33 (3.04%) COBIT
4 24 (2.21%) QA
5 21 (1.94%) ISO 9001
5 21 (1.94%) TickIT
6 20 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (1.75%) SLA
8 5 (0.46%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.46%) COSO
9 4 (0.37%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.37%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.37%) Basel II
10 3 (0.28%) BS7799
10 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.31%) Snort
3 22 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.55%) Xen
6 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.18%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.18%) UAG
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.092%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.092%) XenApp
8 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.092%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.092%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 6 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.46%) Puppet
3 4 (0.37%) Nessus
3 4 (0.37%) SCCM
3 4 (0.37%) Ambari
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.092%) SCOM
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.092%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 108 (9.96%) Oracle
2 85 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 48 (4.43%) Cisco
4 44 (4.06%) ArcSight
5 41 (3.78%) VMware
6 36 (3.32%) Sourcefire
7 26 (2.40%) HP
8 21 (1.94%) LogRhythm
9 17 (1.57%) Juniper
10 14 (1.29%) Symantec
11 12 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.01%) McAfee
12 11 (1.01%) Splunk
13 10 (0.92%) Sun
14 9 (0.83%) IBM
15 8 (0.74%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.74%) Citrix
16 7 (0.65%) EMC
16 7 (0.65%) Sophos
17 6 (0.55%) CA
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £130,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago