The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 226 461 664
Rank change year-on-year
+235 +203
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1419 559 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 412 197
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Cybersecurity
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
81228 83405 83485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.24% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 68182 69158 67158
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region.

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in England

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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 +207 519 £65,000 +4.00% 124
South East +129 351 £60,000 +14.28% 71
South West +110 264 £52,500 -4.54% 46
East of England +48 65 £55,000 - 5
North West +60 57 £65,000 +44.44% 21
West Midlands -8 55 £58,500 +46.25% 12
Yorkshire +37 48 £46,250 +7.87% 22
East Midlands +19 42 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands - 1 - - 2
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 787 (32.85%) Information Security
2 673 (28.09%) CISSP
3 636 (26.54%) Security Cleared
4 490 (20.45%) Degree
5 487 (20.33%) Finance
6 395 (16.49%) Firewall
7 388 (16.19%) Windows
8 382 (15.94%) Java
9 376 (15.69%) C++
10 372 (15.53%) Linux
11 367 (15.32%) SC Cleared
12 366 (15.28%) Penetration Testing
13 356 (14.86%) CISM
14 333 (13.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 305 (12.73%) SIEM
16 295 (12.31%) Python
17 291 (12.15%) C#
18 278 (11.60%) C
19 275 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
20 270 (11.27%) Software Engineering
21 259 (10.81%) Management Information System
22 254 (10.60%) DV Cleared
23 251 (10.48%) Security Architecture
23 251 (10.48%) Big Data
24 234 (9.77%) Network Security
25 233 (9.72%) SQL
25 233 (9.72%) Ethical Hacking
26 231 (9.64%) TCP/IP
27 229 (9.56%) Telecoms
28 222 (9.27%) Risk Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 104 (4.34%) Apache Pig
2 46 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 44 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 43 (1.79%) Node.js
5 30 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (1.21%) IIS
7 28 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (1.04%) Apache
9 24 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (0.83%) JBoss
11 18 (0.75%) Skype for Business
12 17 (0.71%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.63%) Confluence
14 14 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.50%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.33%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.29%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.29%) SAS
18 6 (0.25%) nginx
19 5 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 45 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.42%) MS Project
5 8 (0.33%) MS Office
6 2 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.042%) Maple
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.21%) SAP GRC
1 5 (0.21%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.71%) SaaS
3 25 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.75%) Office 365
6 5 (0.21%) IaaS
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.17%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.083%) Heroku
9 1 (0.042%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.042%) GitHub
9 1 (0.042%) PaaS
9 1 (0.042%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 395 (16.49%) Firewall
2 234 (9.77%) Network Security
3 231 (9.64%) TCP/IP
4 136 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 83 (3.46%) DNS
6 77 (3.21%) LAN
6 77 (3.21%) WAN
7 70 (2.92%) Internet
8 64 (2.67%) VPN
9 52 (2.17%) SSL
10 45 (1.88%) HTTP
11 41 (1.71%) Wireshark
12 34 (1.42%) SAN
13 30 (1.25%) Broadband
14 29 (1.21%) HTTPS
14 29 (1.21%) IPsec
15 27 (1.13%) LDAP
16 26 (1.09%) Wireless
17 23 (0.96%) DHCP
18 22 (0.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (10.48%) Big Data
2 129 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 120 (5.01%) SQL Server
4 105 (4.38%) Apache Hive
5 47 (1.96%) MySQL
6 40 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 20 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 17 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.46%) IBM BigInsights
13 10 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.33%) GIS
14 8 (0.33%) OrientDB
14 8 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.25%) Informix
15 6 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.21%) DB2
16 5 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 67 (2.80%) Metasploit
2 36 (1.50%) Selenium
3 24 (1.00%) JIRA
4 19 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.63%) Burp Suite
7 10 (0.42%) WebDriver
8 9 (0.38%) JMeter
9 8 (0.33%) Protractor
10 7 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.29%) JUnit
10 7 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.21%) AppScan
11 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.17%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.13%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.13%) Subversion
13 3 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
14 2 (0.083%) Visual Studio
General
1 487 (20.33%) Finance
2 229 (9.56%) Telecoms
3 72 (3.01%) Banking
4 64 (2.67%) Legal
4 64 (2.67%) Marketing
5 61 (2.55%) Law
6 54 (2.25%) Military
7 49 (2.05%) Retail
8 38 (1.59%) Aerospace
9 26 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.92%) Electronics
10 22 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.83%) Advertising
12 10 (0.42%) Local Government
13 7 (0.29%) Games
13 7 (0.29%) Publishing
14 5 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.21%) German Language
15 4 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 471 (19.66%) Consultant
2 396 (16.53%) Analyst
3 324 (13.52%) Security Consultant
4 296 (12.35%) Security Analyst
5 234 (9.77%) Architect
6 216 (9.02%) Security Manager
7 186 (7.76%) Developer
7 186 (7.76%) Security Architect
8 171 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 141 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 137 (5.72%) Security Engineer
11 124 (5.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 105 (4.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 74 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
14 69 (2.88%) Information Security Consultant
15 62 (2.59%) Graduate
16 59 (2.46%) Project Manager
17 58 (2.42%) Tester
18 56 (2.34%) Information Manager
19 54 (2.25%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (5.38%) HTML
2 109 (4.55%) Java EE
3 84 (3.51%) J2EE
3 84 (3.51%) STL
4 79 (3.30%) .NET
5 78 (3.26%) CSS
6 73 (3.05%) XML
7 61 (2.55%) HTML5
7 61 (2.55%) Web Services
8 52 (2.17%) Spring
9 41 (1.71%) EJB
9 41 (1.71%) Hibernate
10 39 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 39 (1.63%) REST
11 38 (1.59%) jQuery
12 37 (1.54%) CSS3
13 28 (1.17%) RESTful
14 18 (0.75%) Regular Expression
15 16 (0.67%) ASP.NET
16 15 (0.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 259 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 213 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 200 (8.35%) Computer Science
4 171 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 130 (5.43%) Cybercrime
6 106 (4.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 95 (3.96%) Mathematics
8 89 (3.71%) PKI
9 79 (3.30%) Cyber Attack
10 70 (2.92%) CESG
11 61 (2.55%) Cryptography
12 49 (2.05%) Visualisation
13 48 (2.00%) Data Centre
14 32 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 31 (1.29%) iPhone
16 30 (1.25%) Blackberry
16 30 (1.25%) Digital Media
17 29 (1.21%) User Experience
18 24 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
18 24 (1.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 388 (16.19%) Windows
2 372 (15.53%) Linux
3 161 (6.72%) Android
3 161 (6.72%) Unix
4 125 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 72 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 52 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (1.46%) VxWorks
10 32 (1.34%) Windows Phone
11 30 (1.25%) Solaris
12 27 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (0.96%) CentOS
14 12 (0.50%) BlackBerry OS
14 12 (0.50%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.46%) AIX
15 11 (0.46%) FreeBSD
16 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (32.85%) Information Security
2 366 (15.28%) Penetration Testing
3 305 (12.73%) SIEM
4 275 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 270 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 251 (10.48%) Security Architecture
7 233 (9.72%) Ethical Hacking
8 222 (9.27%) Risk Management
9 221 (9.22%) ITIL
10 201 (8.39%) Reverse Engineering
11 190 (7.93%) Security Operations
12 185 (7.72%) Information Assurance
13 151 (6.30%) Mentoring
14 132 (5.51%) Project Management
15 127 (5.30%) Risk Assessment
16 120 (5.01%) Mobile Development
17 117 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
18 113 (4.72%) Analytics
19 111 (4.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 108 (4.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (15.94%) Java
2 376 (15.69%) C++
3 295 (12.31%) Python
4 291 (12.15%) C#
5 278 (11.60%) C
6 233 (9.72%) SQL
7 166 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 115 (4.80%) Objective-C
9 105 (4.38%) Perl
10 75 (3.13%) Ruby
11 71 (2.96%) PHP
12 68 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 54 (2.25%) Bash Shell
14 20 (0.83%) VB
15 18 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.46%) Assembly Language
16 11 (0.46%) R
17 9 (0.38%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.33%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 673 (28.09%) CISSP
2 636 (26.54%) Security Cleared
3 490 (20.45%) Degree
4 367 (15.32%) SC Cleared
5 356 (14.86%) CISM
6 254 (10.60%) DV Cleared
7 218 (9.10%) GIAC
8 207 (8.64%) CISA
9 202 (8.43%) SANS
10 191 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
11 154 (6.43%) CCNA
12 137 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 129 (5.38%) MCSE
14 108 (4.51%) CEH
15 100 (4.17%) SSCP
16 99 (4.13%) CLAS
17 96 (4.01%) CESG Certified Professional
18 87 (3.63%) Linux+ Certification
19 73 (3.05%) GCIH
20 57 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (13.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 173 (7.22%) PCI DSS
3 81 (3.38%) COBIT
4 40 (1.67%) QA
5 33 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 25 (1.04%) RMADS
8 17 (0.71%) ISO27002
8 17 (0.71%) SLA
9 12 (0.50%) SSAE 16
10 10 (0.42%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.29%) GPG13
13 5 (0.21%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.13%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.083%) FISMA
15 2 (0.083%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.083%) PA-DSS
15 2 (0.083%) PMBOK
16 1 (0.042%) ISO13485
System Software
1 160 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.67%) Snort
4 19 (0.79%) vSphere
5 15 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.58%) HDFS
7 11 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.29%) NFS
9 4 (0.17%) Xen
9 4 (0.17%) XenApp
10 3 (0.13%) ACF2
10 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.13%) Postfix
11 2 (0.083%) Docker
11 2 (0.083%) Firmware
11 2 (0.083%) vCloud
11 2 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.042%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.042%) KVM
12 1 (0.042%) UAG
Systems Management
1 109 (4.55%) Nessus
2 91 (3.80%) Nmap
3 39 (1.63%) EnCase
4 22 (0.92%) QRadar
5 19 (0.79%) Endace
6 18 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 17 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 14 (0.58%) Oozie
9 12 (0.50%) SCOM
10 11 (0.46%) Ambari
10 11 (0.46%) OpenVAS
11 8 (0.33%) CORE IMPACT
12 7 (0.29%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.29%) Ansible
12 7 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.29%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.25%) HP Fortify
13 6 (0.25%) Nexpose
13 6 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.21%) Proventia
Vendors
1 158 (6.59%) Cisco
2 146 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.13%) VMware
4 94 (3.92%) Oracle
5 68 (2.84%) CheckPoint
6 65 (2.71%) Splunk
7 48 (2.00%) Intel Security
8 45 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 44 (1.84%) ArcSight
10 42 (1.75%) LogRhythm
11 41 (1.71%) Fortinet
12 39 (1.63%) Palo Alto
13 34 (1.42%) Juniper
14 32 (1.34%) Qualys
15 30 (1.25%) F5
15 30 (1.25%) Symantec
16 27 (1.13%) SolarWinds
17 26 (1.09%) IBM
18 25 (1.04%) Blue Coat
19 22 (0.92%) HP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - 60k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 000 to £85 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 (With exceptional Benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus/pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £94,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 base + strong package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday