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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 311 471 628
Rank change year-on-year
+160 +157
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 928 539 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 669 432 163
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,950 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
84460 92341 82280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.11% 82.77% 80.97%
Number of salaries quoted 69515 75688 68444
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 +197 442 £60,000 - 68
South East +77 225 £55,000 +15.78% 60
South West +11 87 £47,750 +19.37% 32
Yorkshire +60 51 £42,500 +21.42% 12
West Midlands -20 31 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East of England +16 25 £53,272 +29.14% 11
North West -2 23 £55,000 +4.76% 25
East Midlands -31 20 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 614 (39.26%) Information Security
2 431 (27.56%) Finance
3 403 (25.77%) CISSP
4 371 (23.72%) Security Cleared
5 254 (16.24%) Degree
6 251 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 239 (15.28%) Firewall
8 227 (14.51%) Windows
9 222 (14.19%) SIEM
10 213 (13.62%) Linux
10 213 (13.62%) SC Cleared
11 202 (12.92%) CISM
12 186 (11.89%) ITIL
13 185 (11.83%) Banking
14 181 (11.57%) PCI DSS
15 177 (11.32%) Network Security
16 174 (11.13%) Java
17 173 (11.06%) Management Information System
18 168 (10.74%) Security Architecture
19 164 (10.49%) SQL
20 159 (10.17%) Risk Management
21 156 (9.97%) CISA
22 155 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
23 145 (9.27%) C
24 143 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
25 137 (8.76%) Information Assurance
26 131 (8.38%) Python
27 129 (8.25%) DV Cleared
28 124 (7.93%) C++
29 123 (7.86%) Project Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 20 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.58%) Lync
5 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.45%) SAS
6 7 (0.45%) IIS
6 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.38%) CMS
7 6 (0.38%) Apache
8 5 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.32%) JBoss
8 5 (0.32%) Node.js
9 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.70%) MS Office
4 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.09%) Office 365
3 16 (1.02%) PaaS
4 14 (0.90%) SaaS
5 11 (0.70%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 239 (15.28%) Firewall
2 177 (11.32%) Network Security
3 97 (6.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 81 (5.18%) TCP/IP
5 54 (3.45%) Internet
6 53 (3.39%) WAN
7 48 (3.07%) LAN
8 40 (2.56%) Broadband
9 38 (2.43%) Wireless
10 37 (2.37%) Wireshark
11 25 (1.60%) DNS
12 20 (1.28%) HTTP
13 19 (1.21%) LDAP
14 16 (1.02%) MPLS
15 15 (0.96%) VPN
15 15 (0.96%) tcpdump
16 14 (0.90%) SSL
16 14 (0.90%) DHCP
17 13 (0.83%) Unified Communications
18 12 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.48%) Big Data
3 28 (1.79%) MySQL
4 25 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 12 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.19%) HBase
14 3 (0.19%) Impala
15 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (1.60%) Selenium
2 24 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.15%) GDB
4 15 (0.96%) WebDriver
5 14 (0.90%) WinDbg
5 14 (0.90%) JMeter
6 8 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.32%) JIRA
7 5 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (0.26%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.26%) Subversion
9 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.19%) Maven
10 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.13%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.13%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.064%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.064%) JUnit
General
1 431 (27.56%) Finance
2 185 (11.83%) Banking
3 116 (7.42%) Retail
4 114 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 50 (3.20%) Legal
6 45 (2.88%) General Ledger
7 42 (2.69%) Marketing
8 35 (2.24%) Military
9 28 (1.79%) Aerospace
10 25 (1.60%) Electronics
11 22 (1.41%) Law
12 20 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.09%) German Language
14 14 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.70%) Advertising
17 8 (0.51%) French Language
17 8 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.45%) Arabic Language
19 6 (0.38%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 297 (18.99%) Consultant
2 290 (18.54%) Analyst
3 214 (13.68%) Security Consultant
4 166 (10.61%) Security Analyst
5 156 (9.97%) Architect
6 145 (9.27%) Security Manager
7 100 (6.39%) Security Architect
8 93 (5.95%) Developer
9 76 (4.86%) Security Engineer
9 76 (4.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 72 (4.60%) Security Specialist
11 64 (4.09%) Cyber Security Manager
12 56 (3.58%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 54 (3.45%) Software Engineer
14 48 (3.07%) Project Manager
15 44 (2.81%) Business Analyst
16 43 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
17 42 (2.69%) Senior Manager
18 39 (2.49%) Information Security Consultant
19 38 (2.43%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.16%) .NET
2 54 (3.45%) HTML
3 52 (3.32%) Apache Flex
4 30 (1.92%) REST
5 27 (1.73%) Web Services
5 27 (1.73%) Spring
6 22 (1.41%) HTML5
7 17 (1.09%) CSS
7 17 (1.09%) Ajax
8 16 (1.02%) jQuery
8 16 (1.02%) XML
8 16 (1.02%) Struts
9 15 (0.96%) Regular Expression
10 14 (0.90%) LAMP
10 14 (0.90%) J2EE
11 12 (0.77%) SOAP
12 9 (0.58%) STL
13 8 (0.51%) CSS3
13 8 (0.51%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 173 (11.06%) Management Information System
2 98 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 97 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (3.71%) Mathematics
5 39 (2.49%) PKI
6 38 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
6 38 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 37 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 30 (1.92%) SCADA
8 30 (1.92%) CESG
9 25 (1.60%) RMADS
10 20 (1.28%) Cryptography
11 19 (1.21%) Smartcard
11 19 (1.21%) PMI
12 17 (1.09%) Internet of Things
13 14 (0.90%) Cybercrime
13 14 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
14 13 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 227 (14.51%) Windows
2 213 (13.62%) Linux
3 122 (7.80%) UNIX
4 33 (2.11%) Android
5 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.96%) CentOS
8 14 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.58%) Solaris
10 9 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.38%) BlackBerry OS
11 6 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.38%) AIX
12 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.26%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (39.26%) Information Security
2 222 (14.19%) SIEM
3 186 (11.89%) ITIL
4 168 (10.74%) Security Architecture
5 159 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 155 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
8 137 (8.76%) Information Assurance
9 123 (7.86%) Project Management
10 114 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 100 (6.39%) Security Management
12 91 (5.82%) Analytics
13 90 (5.75%) Software Engineering
14 88 (5.63%) Data Protection
15 81 (5.18%) Risk Assessment
16 80 (5.12%) Security Testing
17 79 (5.05%) UML
18 77 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
18 77 (4.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 76 (4.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.13%) Java
2 164 (10.49%) SQL
3 145 (9.27%) C
4 131 (8.38%) Python
5 124 (7.93%) C++
6 70 (4.48%) C#
7 57 (3.64%) PHP
8 48 (3.07%) Ruby
9 45 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 41 (2.62%) Perl
11 32 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.83%) Assembly Language
14 7 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.45%) R
15 6 (0.38%) Scala
16 5 (0.32%) Ada
16 5 (0.32%) VBScript
16 5 (0.32%) VB
17 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 403 (25.77%) CISSP
2 371 (23.72%) Security Cleared
3 254 (16.24%) Degree
4 213 (13.62%) SC Cleared
5 202 (12.92%) CISM
6 156 (9.97%) CISA
7 129 (8.25%) DV Cleared
8 82 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
9 69 (4.41%) GIAC
9 69 (4.41%) CEH
10 60 (3.84%) CCNA
11 56 (3.58%) CCNP
12 52 (3.32%) CRISC
13 49 (3.13%) GCIH
14 32 (2.05%) GCIA
15 26 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (1.60%) PMI Certification
17 24 (1.53%) SSCP
18 19 (1.21%) ISEB
19 18 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 181 (11.57%) PCI DSS
3 64 (4.09%) COBIT
4 42 (2.69%) QA
5 34 (2.17%) SLA
6 28 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.83%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.64%) JSP 440
8 10 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 10 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.58%) BS7799
10 7 (0.45%) GPG13
10 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.32%) TickIT
11 5 (0.32%) PAS 55
12 2 (0.13%) FISMA
13 1 (0.064%) Basel II
13 1 (0.064%) COSO
13 1 (0.064%) BS25999
13 1 (0.064%) ARP4754
System Software
1 62 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.13%) Snort
4 26 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.45%) Firmware
5 7 (0.45%) vSphere
6 6 (0.38%) Docker
7 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.19%) LXC
8 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.13%) Xen
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.064%) XenApp
9 1 (0.064%) XenServer
9 1 (0.064%) Postfix
9 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.064%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.064%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 15 (0.96%) TrustSec
2 12 (0.77%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.70%) Nessus
4 8 (0.51%) Puppet
5 7 (0.45%) Nmap
5 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.38%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.26%) Ansible
8 3 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.19%) SCCM
8 3 (0.19%) Iperf
9 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.13%) Ionix
9 2 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.064%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.064%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.064%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.064%) Cacti
Vendors
1 110 (7.03%) Cisco
2 79 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 61 (3.90%) Oracle
4 56 (3.58%) VMware
5 38 (2.43%) Juniper
6 36 (2.30%) CheckPoint
7 34 (2.17%) ArcSight
8 28 (1.79%) IBM
9 25 (1.60%) Sourcefire
10 24 (1.53%) SAP
11 20 (1.28%) Fortinet
11 20 (1.28%) McAfee
12 19 (1.21%) Splunk
13 17 (1.09%) Citrix
14 16 (1.02%) Symantec
15 15 (0.96%) Lancope
16 13 (0.83%) HP
16 13 (0.83%) Xamarin
17 9 (0.58%) BT
17 9 (0.58%) Blue Coat
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cumbria
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Negotiable package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + excellent bonus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago