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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 501 587 688
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +101
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 426 274 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 344 225 178
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +63 164 £65,000 +8.33% 38
South East +37 120 £60,000 +14.28% 30
West Midlands -29 52 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands -28 51 £45,000 - 1
South West -24 29 £35,000 -6.66% 3
East of England -17 13 £37,500 -3.22% 2
North West -13 8 £60,000 -29.41% 2
Yorkshire -35 4 £45,000 -
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 358 (36.23%) Finance
2 341 (34.51%) Information Security
3 238 (24.09%) Degree
4 202 (20.45%) Security Cleared
5 197 (19.94%) SIEM
6 169 (17.11%) Java
7 147 (14.88%) CISSP
8 140 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 137 (13.87%) Windows
10 135 (13.66%) SQL
11 133 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (13.16%) SC Cleared
13 125 (12.65%) Computer Science
14 124 (12.55%) PCI DSS
15 123 (12.45%) Linux
16 122 (12.35%) Software Engineering
17 120 (12.15%) Security Architecture
18 116 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
19 115 (11.64%) C++
20 113 (11.44%) Business Development
21 107 (10.83%) Smartcard
22 104 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
23 99 (10.02%) HTML
24 95 (9.62%) JavaScript
25 94 (9.51%) Oracle
25 94 (9.51%) Network Security
26 93 (9.41%) Risk Management
27 90 (9.11%) Mathematics
28 87 (8.81%) Management Information System
29 84 (8.50%) .NET

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 13 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.40%) Apache
5 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.10%) SAS
6 1 (0.10%) CMS
6 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.10%) Lync
6 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.92%) MS Office
3 9 (0.91%) MS Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) assyst
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) SaaS
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.10%) PaaS
2 1 (0.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (9.51%) Network Security
2 70 (7.09%) Firewall
3 67 (6.78%) HTTP
4 44 (4.45%) TCP/IP
5 43 (4.35%) Wireshark
6 39 (3.95%) Internet
7 37 (3.74%) SAN
7 37 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 33 (3.34%) tcpdump
9 31 (3.14%) LDAP
10 16 (1.62%) DNS
11 15 (1.52%) SSL
12 14 (1.42%) LAN
12 14 (1.42%) Wireless
13 13 (1.32%) WAN
14 12 (1.21%) Intranet
15 11 (1.11%) VPN
16 6 (0.61%) DHCP
16 6 (0.61%) SSH
16 6 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.07%) Hadoop
2 45 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 44 (4.45%) Big Data
4 40 (4.05%) MySQL
5 16 (1.62%) Apache Accumulo
6 10 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.30%) TKPROF
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.20%) OLTP
11 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.10%) DB2
11 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.10%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.10%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (3.34%) YourKit
2 32 (3.24%) Eclipse
3 31 (3.14%) Maven
4 11 (1.11%) Subversion
5 9 (0.91%) WinDbg
5 9 (0.91%) GDB
6 7 (0.71%) Hudson
6 7 (0.71%) Ant
7 6 (0.61%) Metasploit
7 6 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.51%) JIRA
9 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.20%) JUnit
12 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 358 (36.23%) Finance
2 79 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.35%) Banking
4 29 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 26 (2.63%) Legal
6 23 (2.33%) Advertising
7 19 (1.92%) Law
8 17 (1.72%) Marketing
9 12 (1.21%) Military
9 12 (1.21%) Electronics
10 10 (1.01%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.91%) Retail
12 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.40%) German Language
14 3 (0.30%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) Local Government
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Games
15 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 177 (17.91%) Consultant
2 176 (17.81%) Developer
3 147 (14.88%) Analyst
4 146 (14.78%) Security Consultant
5 91 (9.21%) Security Analyst
6 82 (8.30%) Security Manager
7 73 (7.39%) Java Developer
8 67 (6.78%) Architect
9 61 (6.17%) Security Specialist
10 55 (5.57%) Security Architect
11 47 (4.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 42 (4.25%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 37 (3.74%) Tester
14 35 (3.54%) C++ Developer
15 32 (3.24%) Test Engineer
16 29 (2.94%) Software Developer
16 29 (2.94%) Security Engineer
17 27 (2.73%) Senior Consultant
18 26 (2.63%) Senior Manager
18 26 (2.63%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (10.02%) HTML
2 84 (8.50%) .NET
3 83 (8.40%) XML
4 74 (7.49%) Spring
5 56 (5.67%) Hibernate
6 41 (4.15%) XSLT
6 41 (4.15%) DHTML
7 38 (3.85%) CSS
7 38 (3.85%) J2EE
8 37 (3.74%) Spring Integration
9 35 (3.54%) jQuery
9 35 (3.54%) Lucene
9 35 (3.54%) Spring MVC
10 24 (2.43%) JDBC
11 18 (1.82%) Web Services
12 17 (1.72%) WPF
13 16 (1.62%) EJB
13 16 (1.62%) Qt
14 15 (1.52%) XSD
15 14 (1.42%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 125 (12.65%) Computer Science
2 116 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (10.83%) Smartcard
4 90 (9.11%) Mathematics
5 87 (8.81%) Management Information System
6 41 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 38 (3.85%) PMI
8 35 (3.54%) PKI
9 29 (2.94%) Biometrics
10 25 (2.53%) Blackberry
11 21 (2.13%) SCADA
12 16 (1.62%) iPhone
13 15 (1.52%) Cryptography
14 14 (1.42%) Physics
14 14 (1.42%) Open Source
15 12 (1.21%) CESG
16 9 (0.91%) Statistics
16 9 (0.91%) Device Driver
16 9 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
17 8 (0.81%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 137 (13.87%) Windows
2 123 (12.45%) Linux
3 45 (4.55%) Android
4 42 (4.25%) UNIX
5 34 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 25 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.43%) BlackBerry OS
9 24 (2.43%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.01%) Solaris
11 5 (0.51%) AIX
12 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.20%) CentOS
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (34.51%) Information Security
2 197 (19.94%) SIEM
3 133 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 120 (12.15%) Security Architecture
6 113 (11.44%) Business Development
7 104 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 93 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 81 (8.20%) Data Protection
10 78 (7.89%) Project Management
11 73 (7.39%) Web Development
12 72 (7.29%) Information Assurance
13 64 (6.48%) PRINCE2
14 61 (6.17%) ITIL
15 58 (5.87%) Analytics
16 57 (5.77%) Reverse Engineering
17 52 (5.26%) Programme Management
18 47 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
18 47 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (17.11%) Java
2 135 (13.66%) SQL
3 115 (11.64%) C++
4 95 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 74 (7.49%) C#
6 73 (7.39%) C
7 33 (3.34%) Python
8 21 (2.13%) Perl
9 17 (1.72%) XAML
10 15 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.01%) Ruby
12 9 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.81%) PHP
14 7 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.51%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.40%) VBScript
17 3 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 238 (24.09%) Degree
2 202 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 147 (14.88%) CISSP
4 130 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 75 (7.59%) CISM
6 69 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 59 (5.97%) CISA
8 49 (4.96%) CEH
9 44 (4.45%) GIAC
10 42 (4.25%) PMI Certification
11 40 (4.05%) GCIA
12 34 (3.44%) GCIH
13 27 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (2.02%) CCNP
15 13 (1.32%) PhD
16 12 (1.21%) MCSE
16 12 (1.21%) ISEB
16 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (1.11%) CCNA
18 10 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (12.55%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.73%) ISO 9001
4 24 (2.43%) TickIT
4 24 (2.43%) COBIT
5 8 (0.81%) SLA
6 6 (0.61%) QA
7 5 (0.51%) COSO
8 3 (0.30%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.20%) GPG13
9 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 38 (3.85%) Snort
2 14 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.10%) Nmap
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (1.52%) Nessus
3 11 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.40%) Ambari
4 4 (0.40%) Puppet
4 4 (0.40%) SCCM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 94 (9.51%) Oracle
2 74 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.95%) Sourcefire
4 35 (3.54%) LogRhythm
5 30 (3.04%) Cisco
6 28 (2.83%) Symantec
7 21 (2.13%) McAfee
8 20 (2.02%) Splunk
9 19 (1.92%) Juniper
10 18 (1.82%) HP
10 18 (1.82%) ArcSight
11 17 (1.72%) VMware
12 16 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.62%) BT
13 13 (1.32%) Websense
13 13 (1.32%) Blue Coat
14 12 (1.21%) Qualys
15 11 (1.11%) Coverity
15 11 (1.11%) Wind River
15 11 (1.11%) Lumension
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