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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 311 516 701
Rank change year-on-year
+205 +185
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 935 424 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.46% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 652 341 92
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
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
86149 91458 83328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.20% 82.09% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70404 74312 69214
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 April 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 +237 408 £58,500 +1.73% 78
South East +97 252 £53,000 +11.57% 58
South West +35 98 £50,000 +25.00% 32
Yorkshire +48 56 £45,000 +28.57% 10
North West +29 35 £55,000 +4.76% 13
West Midlands -25 27 £40,000 -20.00% 9
East of England +34 22 £42,000 -23.63% 5
East Midlands -36 12 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 579 (39.50%) Information Security
2 381 (25.99%) Finance
3 362 (24.69%) Security Cleared
4 327 (22.31%) CISSP
5 254 (17.33%) Firewall
6 251 (17.12%) Windows
7 241 (16.44%) Degree
8 235 (16.03%) Linux
9 216 (14.73%) SC Cleared
10 211 (14.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 210 (14.32%) SIEM
12 193 (13.17%) Network Security
13 186 (12.69%) SQL
14 172 (11.73%) Banking
15 156 (10.64%) Java
15 156 (10.64%) CISM
16 155 (10.57%) Management Information System
17 151 (10.30%) ITIL
18 150 (10.23%) PCI DSS
19 149 (10.16%) Security Architecture
19 149 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
20 141 (9.62%) Risk Management
21 134 (9.14%) Python
21 134 (9.14%) Information Assurance
22 128 (8.73%) DV Cleared
23 125 (8.53%) CISA
24 123 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
25 120 (8.19%) UNIX
26 119 (8.12%) Retail
27 115 (7.84%) Project Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.48%) CMS
5 7 (0.48%) IIS
6 6 (0.41%) JBoss
7 5 (0.34%) Node.js
7 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.27%) Lync
8 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.20%) SAS
9 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 56 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.68%) MS Office
3 7 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.34%) MS Project
5 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
1 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.068%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.16%) SaaS
3 16 (1.09%) PaaS
4 12 (0.82%) Office 365
5 11 (0.75%) IaaS
6 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 254 (17.33%) Firewall
2 193 (13.17%) Network Security
3 108 (7.37%) TCP/IP
4 92 (6.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 62 (4.23%) Internet
6 52 (3.55%) WAN
7 42 (2.86%) VPN
8 39 (2.66%) DNS
9 38 (2.59%) Broadband
10 37 (2.52%) Wireshark
11 36 (2.46%) LAN
12 33 (2.25%) Wireless
13 28 (1.91%) HTTP
14 27 (1.84%) MPLS
15 23 (1.57%) LDAP
16 22 (1.50%) DHCP
17 20 (1.36%) tcpdump
18 17 (1.16%) SAN
19 15 (1.02%) SSL
19 15 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.30%) Big Data
3 42 (2.86%) MySQL
4 27 (1.84%) Hadoop
5 13 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 12 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.48%) Apache Hive
8 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.41%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.20%) HBase
12 3 (0.20%) Impala
12 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (1.98%) Selenium
2 27 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.30%) WebDriver
4 18 (1.23%) JMeter
5 17 (1.16%) GDB
6 11 (0.75%) WinDbg
7 7 (0.48%) Maven
7 7 (0.48%) JIRA
8 6 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.27%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.20%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.20%) YourKit
12 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.068%) GCC
13 1 (0.068%) JUnit
13 1 (0.068%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.068%) Subversion
General
1 381 (25.99%) Finance
2 172 (11.73%) Banking
3 119 (8.12%) Retail
4 114 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 50 (3.41%) Legal
6 49 (3.34%) Aerospace
7 45 (3.07%) General Ledger
8 44 (3.00%) Marketing
9 29 (1.98%) Military
10 28 (1.91%) Electronics
11 23 (1.57%) Law
12 18 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.16%) German Language
14 14 (0.95%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.89%) Advertising
16 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.48%) Arabic Language
17 7 (0.48%) French Language
18 6 (0.41%) Cantonese Language
18 6 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 292 (19.92%) Analyst
2 281 (19.17%) Consultant
3 199 (13.57%) Security Consultant
4 178 (12.14%) Security Analyst
5 138 (9.41%) Architect
6 125 (8.53%) Security Manager
7 96 (6.55%) Developer
8 92 (6.28%) Security Engineer
9 86 (5.87%) Security Architect
10 83 (5.66%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 64 (4.37%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 61 (4.16%) Software Engineer
13 53 (3.62%) Security Specialist
14 44 (3.00%) Project Manager
15 40 (2.73%) Business Analyst
16 37 (2.52%) Operations Analyst
17 36 (2.46%) Change Manager
18 35 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
19 34 (2.32%) Security Officer
19 34 (2.32%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.23%) HTML
2 55 (3.75%) .NET
3 52 (3.55%) Apache Flex
4 27 (1.84%) Web Services
5 24 (1.64%) XML
6 22 (1.50%) HTML5
6 22 (1.50%) REST
7 20 (1.36%) CSS
8 18 (1.23%) Spring
8 18 (1.23%) LAMP
9 16 (1.09%) J2EE
10 15 (1.02%) Ajax
10 15 (1.02%) jQuery
10 15 (1.02%) Regular Expression
11 12 (0.82%) DHTML
11 12 (0.82%) XSLT
12 9 (0.61%) STL
12 9 (0.61%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.55%) Application Packaging
14 7 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.57%) Management Information System
2 107 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 57 (3.89%) Mathematics
5 52 (3.55%) Open Source
6 43 (2.93%) PKI
7 38 (2.59%) SCADA
8 33 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
9 31 (2.11%) CESG
9 31 (2.11%) Smartcard
10 19 (1.30%) Cryptography
10 19 (1.30%) RMADS
11 17 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 14 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 14 (0.95%) Internet of Things
13 13 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
13 13 (0.89%) Freedom of Information Act
14 12 (0.82%) Social Media
15 11 (0.75%) Smart Meter
15 11 (0.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 251 (17.12%) Windows
2 235 (16.03%) Linux
3 120 (8.19%) UNIX
4 25 (1.71%) Android
5 19 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.75%) Solaris
10 10 (0.68%) CentOS
11 9 (0.61%) BlackBerry OS
12 8 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.48%) AIX
14 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (39.50%) Information Security
2 210 (14.32%) SIEM
3 151 (10.30%) ITIL
4 149 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (10.16%) Security Architecture
5 141 (9.62%) Risk Management
6 134 (9.14%) Information Assurance
7 123 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
8 115 (7.84%) Project Management
9 107 (7.30%) Software Engineering
10 105 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (6.55%) Security Management
12 77 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 77 (5.25%) Data Protection
13 74 (5.05%) UML
14 72 (4.91%) Incident Management
15 71 (4.84%) Change Management
16 70 (4.77%) Identity Management
16 70 (4.77%) Business Development
17 69 (4.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 186 (12.69%) SQL
2 156 (10.64%) Java
3 134 (9.14%) Python
4 102 (6.96%) C
5 95 (6.48%) C++
6 60 (4.09%) JavaScript
6 60 (4.09%) PHP
7 58 (3.96%) C#
8 52 (3.55%) Perl
9 49 (3.34%) Ruby
10 38 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.75%) Assembly Language
13 5 (0.34%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.34%) Ada
13 5 (0.34%) VBScript
13 5 (0.34%) VB
13 5 (0.34%) Scala
13 5 (0.34%) Lua
13 5 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 362 (24.69%) Security Cleared
2 327 (22.31%) CISSP
3 241 (16.44%) Degree
4 216 (14.73%) SC Cleared
5 156 (10.64%) CISM
6 128 (8.73%) DV Cleared
7 125 (8.53%) CISA
8 81 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (4.37%) CCNA
10 63 (4.30%) GIAC
11 51 (3.48%) CEH
12 50 (3.41%) CCNP
13 42 (2.86%) CRISC
14 35 (2.39%) GCIH
15 29 (1.98%) GCIA
16 20 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (1.23%) ISEB
17 18 (1.23%) SSCP
18 17 (1.16%) MCSE
19 14 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (14.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 150 (10.23%) PCI DSS
3 51 (3.48%) QA
4 49 (3.34%) COBIT
5 38 (2.59%) SLA
6 32 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (1.02%) HIPAA
8 12 (0.82%) JSP 440
9 11 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (0.75%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.61%) GPG13
11 8 (0.55%) TickIT
11 8 (0.55%) BS7799
12 7 (0.48%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.27%) PAS 55
14 3 (0.20%) FISMA
14 3 (0.20%) Basel II
15 1 (0.068%) ARP4754
System Software
1 59 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 52 (3.55%) Snort
3 45 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.48%) vSphere
6 6 (0.41%) Docker
7 3 (0.20%) LXC
7 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (0.20%) Firmware
7 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.068%) iptables
9 1 (0.068%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.068%) XenServer
9 1 (0.068%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (0.82%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.61%) Puppet
3 7 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.34%) Nessus
6 4 (0.27%) Ansible
7 3 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.20%) Iperf
8 2 (0.14%) SCCM
8 2 (0.14%) Nmap
8 2 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.14%) Ionix
9 1 (0.068%) WSUS
9 1 (0.068%) logstash
9 1 (0.068%) Kibana
9 1 (0.068%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.068%) Cacti
9 1 (0.068%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.068%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (6.41%) Cisco
2 73 (4.98%) Oracle
3 67 (4.57%) Microsoft
4 55 (3.75%) VMware
5 43 (2.93%) ArcSight
6 37 (2.52%) Juniper
7 34 (2.32%) CheckPoint
8 31 (2.11%) Sourcefire
9 27 (1.84%) IBM
10 22 (1.50%) SAP
11 21 (1.43%) Citrix
12 19 (1.30%) McAfee
12 19 (1.30%) Splunk
13 17 (1.16%) HP
14 14 (0.95%) Symantec
15 13 (0.89%) Fortinet
16 12 (0.82%) LogRhythm
16 12 (0.82%) BT
17 8 (0.55%) Blue Coat
18 7 (0.48%) F5
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