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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 323 481 573
Rank change year-on-year
+158 +92
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 902 492 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.54% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 700 392 233
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,850 £75,000 £77,500
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
86870 91057 82564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71897 74104 68287
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +157 394 £60,000 -7.69% 53
South East +99 201 £55,000 +15.78% 49
South West +56 111 £47,500 -9.52% 26
Yorkshire +51 62 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands -38 44 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North West +11 33 £50,000 -9.09% 12
East Midlands -36 24 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England +19 23 £53,500 +42.66% 6
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 728 (40.00%) Information Security
2 477 (26.21%) Finance
3 473 (25.99%) CISSP
4 406 (22.31%) Security Cleared
5 343 (18.85%) Degree
6 309 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 260 (14.29%) CISM
8 259 (14.23%) Firewall
9 251 (13.79%) SIEM
10 239 (13.13%) Linux
11 238 (13.08%) SC Cleared
12 236 (12.97%) Java
13 217 (11.92%) Windows
14 213 (11.70%) ITIL
15 208 (11.43%) PCI DSS
16 204 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
17 202 (11.10%) C
18 188 (10.33%) CISA
19 187 (10.27%) Risk Management
20 186 (10.22%) Management Information System
20 186 (10.22%) Banking
21 185 (10.16%) C++
22 184 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
22 184 (10.11%) Security Architecture
23 177 (9.73%) Network Security
24 166 (9.12%) SQL
25 165 (9.07%) Python
26 156 (8.57%) DV Cleared
27 149 (8.19%) Project Management
28 146 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 14 (0.77%) Apache
4 12 (0.66%) SAS
4 12 (0.66%) IIS
5 10 (0.55%) Lync
5 10 (0.55%) Apache Pig
6 9 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.38%) Node.js
8 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.33%) CMS
10 4 (0.22%) JBoss
11 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (0.82%) MS Office
4 11 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.38%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (0.71%) Office 365
3 10 (0.55%) SaaS
4 9 (0.49%) PaaS
5 6 (0.33%) IaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 259 (14.23%) Firewall
2 177 (9.73%) Network Security
3 114 (6.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 88 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 80 (4.40%) Internet
6 58 (3.19%) LAN
7 57 (3.13%) WAN
8 42 (2.31%) Wireless
9 30 (1.65%) Wireshark
10 27 (1.48%) HTTP
11 23 (1.26%) Broadband
12 18 (0.99%) DNS
13 13 (0.71%) LDAP
13 13 (0.71%) VPN
13 13 (0.71%) Unified Communications
14 12 (0.66%) tcpdump
14 12 (0.66%) SSL
15 11 (0.60%) SSH
15 11 (0.60%) SAN
16 10 (0.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.89%) Big Data
3 37 (2.03%) Hadoop
4 32 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.70%) MySQL
6 24 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 12 (0.66%) Apache Hive
9 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.49%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.33%) IBM BigInsights
13 5 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.16%) HBase
16 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.11%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (1.26%) Selenium
2 19 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.82%) GDB
3 15 (0.82%) WinDbg
3 15 (0.82%) Metasploit
4 10 (0.55%) WebDriver
5 9 (0.49%) JMeter
5 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.33%) JIRA
8 5 (0.27%) Subversion
8 5 (0.27%) Maven
8 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.16%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.11%) YourKit
12 1 (0.055%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.055%) ClearCase
General
1 477 (26.21%) Finance
2 186 (10.22%) Banking
3 139 (7.64%) Telecoms
4 112 (6.15%) Retail
5 52 (2.86%) Legal
6 49 (2.69%) Marketing
7 40 (2.20%) General Ledger
8 35 (1.92%) Military
9 33 (1.81%) Aerospace
9 33 (1.81%) Electronics
9 33 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.32%) Law
11 17 (0.93%) German Language
12 14 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.60%) Publishing
14 10 (0.55%) Advertising
15 8 (0.44%) French Language
15 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 366 (20.11%) Analyst
2 350 (19.23%) Consultant
3 259 (14.23%) Security Consultant
4 213 (11.70%) Security Analyst
5 182 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 179 (9.84%) Architect
7 124 (6.81%) Security Architect
8 111 (6.10%) Developer
9 96 (5.27%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 91 (5.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 82 (4.51%) Cyber Security Manager
12 74 (4.07%) Project Manager
13 72 (3.96%) Software Engineer
14 68 (3.74%) Security Specialist
15 65 (3.57%) Security Engineer
16 57 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
17 51 (2.80%) Business Analyst
17 51 (2.80%) Senior Manager
18 46 (2.53%) Information Security Consultant
19 44 (2.42%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (4.95%) HTML
2 70 (3.85%) .NET
3 51 (2.80%) HTML5
4 45 (2.47%) Apache Flex
5 42 (2.31%) REST
6 39 (2.14%) Spring
6 39 (2.14%) J2EE
7 36 (1.98%) jQuery
8 32 (1.76%) CSS
9 31 (1.70%) Web Services
10 21 (1.15%) Ajax
11 19 (1.04%) Struts
12 18 (0.99%) CSS3
13 16 (0.88%) SOAP
14 15 (0.82%) Regular Expression
15 13 (0.71%) Hibernate
16 11 (0.60%) RESTful
17 10 (0.55%) STL
18 9 (0.49%) LAMP
18 9 (0.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 186 (10.22%) Management Information System
2 109 (5.99%) Computer Science
3 108 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 46 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 41 (2.25%) PKI
7 38 (2.09%) CESG
8 36 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.92%) PMI
10 31 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
11 29 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
12 27 (1.48%) RMADS
13 24 (1.32%) Cryptography
14 23 (1.26%) SCADA
15 19 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 18 (0.99%) Internet of Things
17 17 (0.93%) Cybercrime
17 17 (0.93%) Digital Media
18 15 (0.82%) VHDL
18 15 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 239 (13.13%) Linux
2 217 (11.92%) Windows
3 128 (7.03%) UNIX
4 54 (2.97%) Android
5 20 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.71%) VxWorks
7 13 (0.71%) CentOS
8 12 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.49%) Solaris
11 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.27%) AIX
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (40.00%) Information Security
2 251 (13.79%) SIEM
3 213 (11.70%) ITIL
4 204 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
5 187 (10.27%) Risk Management
6 184 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
6 184 (10.11%) Security Architecture
7 149 (8.19%) Project Management
8 146 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 143 (7.86%) Information Assurance
10 115 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 111 (6.10%) Risk Assessment
12 106 (5.82%) Software Engineering
13 101 (5.55%) Security Testing
14 99 (5.44%) Analytics
15 97 (5.33%) Security Management
16 93 (5.11%) Data Protection
17 84 (4.62%) OWASP
17 84 (4.62%) Business Development
18 83 (4.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 236 (12.97%) Java
2 202 (11.10%) C
3 185 (10.16%) C++
4 166 (9.12%) SQL
5 165 (9.07%) Python
6 99 (5.44%) C#
7 70 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 61 (3.35%) Ruby
9 56 (3.08%) PHP
10 51 (2.80%) Perl
11 37 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.15%) Assembly Language
13 17 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.49%) R
14 9 (0.49%) Scala
15 7 (0.38%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.27%) VB
16 5 (0.27%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.27%) Ada
17 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 473 (25.99%) CISSP
2 406 (22.31%) Security Cleared
3 343 (18.85%) Degree
4 260 (14.29%) CISM
5 238 (13.08%) SC Cleared
6 188 (10.33%) CISA
7 156 (8.57%) DV Cleared
8 83 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
9 75 (4.12%) CEH
10 70 (3.85%) GIAC
11 65 (3.57%) CCNP
12 56 (3.08%) CCNA
12 56 (3.08%) CRISC
13 46 (2.53%) GCIH
14 42 (2.31%) PMI Certification
15 36 (1.98%) GCIA
16 29 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (1.48%) SSCP
18 22 (1.21%) ISEB
19 19 (1.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 208 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 59 (3.24%) COBIT
4 56 (3.08%) QA
5 35 (1.92%) SLA
6 17 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.60%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.55%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.33%) GPG13
12 5 (0.27%) BS7799
12 5 (0.27%) PAS 55
13 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.11%) TickIT
15 1 (0.055%) ARP4754
15 1 (0.055%) COSO
System Software
1 58 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.42%) Snort
4 29 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.49%) Firmware
6 8 (0.44%) vSphere
6 8 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.33%) HDFS
8 5 (0.27%) Docker
9 4 (0.22%) LXC
10 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.16%) Xen
11 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.055%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.055%) Squid
12 1 (0.055%) KVM
12 1 (0.055%) vCloud
12 1 (0.055%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.48%) Nessus
2 24 (1.32%) Nmap
3 16 (0.88%) TrustSec
4 8 (0.44%) Puppet
5 6 (0.33%) Oozie
5 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.33%) Ambari
5 6 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.27%) WebInspect
6 5 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.22%) Ansible
8 3 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.16%) Iperf
8 3 (0.16%) SCCM
9 2 (0.11%) WSUS
9 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.055%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.055%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 118 (6.48%) Cisco
2 77 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 60 (3.30%) Oracle
4 58 (3.19%) VMware
5 38 (2.09%) ArcSight
6 35 (1.92%) IBM
7 33 (1.81%) Juniper
8 28 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 27 (1.48%) Splunk
10 23 (1.26%) Sourcefire
11 22 (1.21%) HP
11 22 (1.21%) SAP
12 21 (1.15%) Fortinet
13 16 (0.88%) Lancope
13 16 (0.88%) Xamarin
14 14 (0.77%) McAfee
15 13 (0.71%) Blue Coat
16 12 (0.66%) Symantec
16 12 (0.66%) Citrix
17 10 (0.55%) Coverity
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago