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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 478 558 678
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +120
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 461 308 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 368 241 184
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +60 163 £62,500 -3.84% 20
South East +27 125 £52,500 - 17
West Midlands -24 62 £43,750 -2.77% 1
East Midlands -35 55 £45,000 -
South West -2 35 £42,500 -8.10% 5
North West -9 15 £60,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire -31 11 £40,000 -46.66%
East of England +8 10 £37,500 - 3
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 353 (36.21%) Finance
2 318 (32.62%) Information Security
3 250 (25.64%) Degree
4 226 (23.18%) Security Cleared
5 202 (20.72%) SIEM
6 191 (19.59%) Java
7 157 (16.10%) CISSP
8 151 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 145 (14.87%) Windows
10 140 (14.36%) SC Cleared
11 139 (14.26%) C++
12 137 (14.05%) Software Engineering
13 136 (13.95%) Computer Science
13 136 (13.95%) SQL
14 124 (12.72%) PCI DSS
15 114 (11.69%) Security Architecture
16 110 (11.28%) Smartcard
17 109 (11.18%) Linux
17 109 (11.18%) Network Security
18 108 (11.08%) Business Development
19 107 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
20 98 (10.05%) Penetration Testing
21 96 (9.85%) C
22 94 (9.64%) Risk Management
23 93 (9.54%) Mathematics
24 92 (9.44%) Management Information System
24 92 (9.44%) HTML
25 87 (8.92%) JavaScript
26 86 (8.82%) Web Development
26 86 (8.82%) Information Assurance

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (2.87%) WebLogic
2 14 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.10%) IIS
6 1 (0.10%) CMS
6 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.36%) MS Office
3 9 (0.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) assyst
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.10%) IaaS
3 1 (0.10%) PaaS
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (11.18%) Network Security
2 80 (8.21%) Firewall
3 77 (7.90%) HTTP
4 46 (4.72%) Wireshark
5 45 (4.62%) Internet
6 44 (4.51%) TCP/IP
7 38 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 33 (3.38%) SAN
9 32 (3.28%) tcpdump
10 28 (2.87%) LDAP
11 20 (2.05%) SSL
12 16 (1.64%) DNS
13 15 (1.54%) LAN
14 14 (1.44%) WAN
15 13 (1.33%) Wireless
16 12 (1.23%) Intranet
16 12 (1.23%) VPN
17 10 (1.03%) HTTPS
18 8 (0.82%) MPLS
19 6 (0.62%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.26%) Hadoop
2 43 (4.41%) Big Data
3 41 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 35 (3.59%) MySQL
5 16 (1.64%) Apache Accumulo
6 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.10%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.10%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (2.97%) YourKit
2 28 (2.87%) Eclipse
3 27 (2.77%) Maven
4 8 (0.82%) WinDbg
4 8 (0.82%) GDB
4 8 (0.82%) Subversion
5 7 (0.72%) Ant
5 7 (0.72%) Hudson
6 6 (0.62%) JIRA
7 5 (0.51%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.51%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.31%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.21%) JUnit
11 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 353 (36.21%) Finance
2 83 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.31%) Banking
4 30 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 24 (2.46%) Advertising
6 20 (2.05%) Law
7 19 (1.95%) Legal
8 16 (1.64%) Marketing
9 12 (1.23%) Electronics
10 10 (1.03%) Retail
10 10 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.92%) Military
12 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.51%) German Language
13 4 (0.41%) Publishing
14 3 (0.31%) Games
14 3 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 186 (19.08%) Consultant
2 176 (18.05%) Developer
3 156 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 145 (14.87%) Analyst
5 99 (10.15%) Security Analyst
6 84 (8.62%) Security Manager
7 69 (7.08%) Java Developer
8 58 (5.95%) Architect
9 54 (5.54%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 54 (5.54%) Security Specialist
10 47 (4.82%) Security Architect
11 43 (4.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 35 (3.59%) Test Engineer
13 32 (3.28%) C++ Developer
13 32 (3.28%) Software Developer
13 32 (3.28%) Tester
14 30 (3.08%) Software Engineer
15 28 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
16 27 (2.77%) Security Engineer
17 26 (2.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (9.44%) HTML
2 85 (8.72%) .NET
3 84 (8.62%) Spring
4 79 (8.10%) XML
5 66 (6.77%) Hibernate
6 53 (5.44%) J2EE
7 37 (3.79%) DHTML
7 37 (3.79%) XSLT
8 34 (3.49%) CSS
9 33 (3.38%) Spring Integration
10 31 (3.18%) jQuery
10 31 (3.18%) Spring MVC
10 31 (3.18%) Lucene
11 28 (2.87%) EJB
11 28 (2.87%) Qt
12 24 (2.46%) JDBC
13 21 (2.15%) Web Services
14 16 (1.64%) WPF
15 15 (1.54%) HTML5
15 15 (1.54%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 110 (11.28%) Smartcard
3 93 (9.54%) Mathematics
4 92 (9.44%) Management Information System
5 55 (5.64%) Mobile App
6 44 (4.51%) PKI
7 38 (3.90%) PMI
8 29 (2.97%) Biometrics
9 28 (2.87%) Blackberry
9 28 (2.87%) iPhone
10 22 (2.26%) SCADA
11 18 (1.85%) Physics
12 17 (1.74%) Cryptography
13 14 (1.44%) Statistics
13 14 (1.44%) CESG
14 13 (1.33%) Open Source
15 11 (1.13%) Device Driver
16 9 (0.92%) RMADS
16 9 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
17 7 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 145 (14.87%) Windows
2 109 (11.18%) Linux
3 59 (6.05%) Android
4 44 (4.51%) UNIX
5 31 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (2.87%) Apple iOS
8 25 (2.56%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.46%) Windows Vista
9 24 (2.46%) BlackBerry OS
10 8 (0.82%) Solaris
11 3 (0.31%) AIX
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (32.62%) Information Security
2 202 (20.72%) SIEM
3 137 (14.05%) Software Engineering
4 114 (11.69%) Security Architecture
5 108 (11.08%) Business Development
6 107 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (10.05%) Penetration Testing
8 94 (9.64%) Risk Management
9 86 (8.82%) Web Development
9 86 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 79 (8.10%) Data Protection
11 77 (7.90%) Project Management
12 62 (6.36%) ITIL
13 60 (6.15%) Ethical Hacking
14 59 (6.05%) PRINCE2
15 55 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (5.33%) Analytics
17 51 (5.23%) Reverse Engineering
18 50 (5.13%) Programme Management
19 45 (4.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 191 (19.59%) Java
2 139 (14.26%) C++
3 136 (13.95%) SQL
4 96 (9.85%) C
5 87 (8.92%) JavaScript
6 79 (8.10%) C#
7 35 (3.59%) Python
8 27 (2.77%) Perl
9 16 (1.64%) XAML
10 12 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.03%) Ruby
11 10 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.82%) PHP
13 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.41%) VBScript
14 4 (0.41%) Assembly Language
15 3 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 250 (25.64%) Degree
2 226 (23.18%) Security Cleared
3 157 (16.10%) CISSP
4 140 (14.36%) SC Cleared
5 77 (7.90%) CISM
6 68 (6.97%) DV Cleared
7 61 (6.26%) CISA
8 54 (5.54%) CEH
9 46 (4.72%) GIAC
10 42 (4.31%) GCIA
11 40 (4.10%) PMI Certification
12 36 (3.69%) GCIH
13 27 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (1.95%) PhD
15 17 (1.74%) CCNP
16 14 (1.44%) ISEB
17 12 (1.23%) SSCP
17 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (1.23%) MCSE
18 11 (1.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (12.72%) PCI DSS
3 31 (3.18%) ISO 9001
4 27 (2.77%) TickIT
5 15 (1.54%) COBIT
6 8 (0.82%) SLA
7 5 (0.51%) COSO
8 3 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.31%) QA
8 3 (0.31%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (4.21%) Snort
2 17 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.31%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.10%) Nmap
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
2 17 (1.74%) Nessus
3 13 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.41%) Puppet
4 4 (0.41%) Ambari
4 4 (0.41%) SCCM
4 4 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 85 (8.72%) Oracle
2 76 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.21%) Sourcefire
4 36 (3.69%) LogRhythm
5 35 (3.59%) Symantec
6 31 (3.18%) Cisco
7 28 (2.87%) BT
8 26 (2.67%) McAfee
9 23 (2.36%) Juniper
9 23 (2.36%) HP
10 22 (2.26%) Splunk
11 21 (2.15%) ArcSight
11 21 (2.15%) CheckPoint
12 19 (1.95%) Websense
12 19 (1.95%) Blue Coat
13 16 (1.64%) VMware
14 15 (1.54%) Wind River
14 15 (1.54%) Coverity
15 14 (1.44%) Qualys
16 13 (1.33%) Lumension
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Car allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum + comprehensive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum + comprehensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum competative bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago