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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 423 606 638
Rank change year-on-year
+183 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 519 257 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 406 217 147
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 January 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 +104 181 £62,500 +19.04% 51
South East +60 149 £52,500 -4.54% 47
South West +37 76 £52,500 +16.02% 12
West Midlands -2 37 £40,000 -20.00% 8
North West +23 31 £47,500 +72.72% 8
East Midlands -32 27 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England 0 19 £55,000 +14.58% 2
Yorkshire -1 9 £60,000 +108.69% 9
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 390 (35.07%) Information Security
2 296 (26.62%) Finance
3 220 (19.78%) Linux
4 218 (19.60%) CISSP
5 216 (19.42%) Windows
6 214 (19.24%) Security Cleared
7 191 (17.18%) Degree
8 184 (16.55%) Firewall
9 174 (15.65%) SIEM
10 162 (14.57%) SQL
11 146 (13.13%) SC Cleared
12 142 (12.77%) Java
13 140 (12.59%) Network Security
14 130 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (10.70%) Risk Management
16 116 (10.43%) Software Engineering
17 114 (10.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 114 (10.25%) ITIL
18 112 (10.07%) Computer Science
19 110 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
20 108 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
21 104 (9.35%) PCI DSS
22 102 (9.17%) Security Architecture
23 100 (8.99%) Banking
24 98 (8.81%) TCP/IP
25 96 (8.63%) Python
25 96 (8.63%) Management Information System
26 95 (8.54%) CISM
27 92 (8.27%) CISA
28 89 (8.00%) JavaScript

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (0.72%) IIS
3 8 (0.72%) JBoss
4 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.27%) Liferay
6 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.18%) Apache
6 2 (0.18%) CMS
6 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.090%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.090%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.090%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.090%) Node.js
7 1 (0.090%) Lync
Applications
1 55 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) MS Project
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.090%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) assyst
2 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.090%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.99%) SaaS
3 10 (0.90%) PaaS
4 8 (0.72%) IaaS
5 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.090%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 184 (16.55%) Firewall
2 140 (12.59%) Network Security
3 98 (8.81%) TCP/IP
4 61 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 51 (4.59%) DNS
6 50 (4.50%) VPN
7 49 (4.41%) Internet
8 45 (4.05%) HTTP
9 39 (3.51%) Wireshark
10 34 (3.06%) SAN
11 33 (2.97%) LDAP
12 31 (2.79%) tcpdump
13 30 (2.70%) DHCP
14 28 (2.52%) MPLS
15 26 (2.34%) WAN
16 20 (1.80%) Wireless
17 18 (1.62%) IPsec
17 18 (1.62%) SMTP
18 17 (1.53%) VLAN
19 15 (1.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.22%) MySQL
3 44 (3.96%) Hadoop
3 44 (3.96%) Big Data
4 8 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.27%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.27%) TKPROF
9 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.18%) OLTP
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.090%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (1.98%) Maven
2 21 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 20 (1.80%) YourKit
4 18 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.53%) Selenium
6 14 (1.26%) WebDriver
6 14 (1.26%) JMeter
7 11 (0.99%) GDB
8 10 (0.90%) JIRA
9 5 (0.45%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.45%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.45%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.36%) Subversion
11 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.18%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.090%) JUnit
13 1 (0.090%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.090%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.090%) GCC
General
1 296 (26.62%) Finance
2 100 (8.99%) Banking
3 76 (6.83%) Retail
4 63 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 45 (4.05%) Aerospace
6 38 (3.42%) Legal
7 33 (2.97%) Electronics
8 28 (2.52%) Marketing
9 17 (1.53%) Military
10 16 (1.44%) Law
10 16 (1.44%) General Ledger
11 12 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.90%) Advertising
12 10 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.18%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 185 (16.64%) Consultant
2 172 (15.47%) Analyst
3 136 (12.23%) Developer
4 122 (10.97%) Security Consultant
5 96 (8.63%) Security Analyst
6 84 (7.55%) Architect
7 75 (6.74%) Security Engineer
8 65 (5.85%) Security Manager
9 59 (5.31%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 59 (5.31%) Security Architect
10 58 (5.22%) Tester
11 50 (4.50%) Security Specialist
12 44 (3.96%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 43 (3.87%) Software Engineer
14 42 (3.78%) Java Developer
15 31 (2.79%) Head of Security
16 29 (2.61%) Security Officer
17 28 (2.52%) Junior
18 27 (2.43%) Software Developer
18 27 (2.43%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (6.92%) HTML
2 64 (5.76%) .NET
3 57 (5.13%) XML
4 35 (3.15%) CSS
5 34 (3.06%) DHTML
5 34 (3.06%) XSLT
6 27 (2.43%) Spring
7 26 (2.34%) J2EE
8 25 (2.25%) Web Services
8 25 (2.25%) jQuery
8 25 (2.25%) Lucene
9 24 (2.16%) Hibernate
10 23 (2.07%) Spring MVC
10 23 (2.07%) Spring Integration
11 19 (1.71%) Apache Flex
12 15 (1.35%) WPF
12 15 (1.35%) LAMP
13 14 (1.26%) REST
14 13 (1.17%) Regular Expression
15 10 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 108 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (8.63%) Management Information System
4 70 (6.29%) Smartcard
4 70 (6.29%) Mathematics
5 49 (4.41%) PKI
5 49 (4.41%) Open Source
6 35 (3.15%) SCADA
7 23 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.89%) CESG
9 20 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.62%) GIS
11 17 (1.53%) Biometrics
11 17 (1.53%) Tandem
11 17 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
13 10 (0.90%) Cryptography
13 10 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
13 10 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 220 (19.78%) Linux
2 216 (19.42%) Windows
3 65 (5.85%) UNIX
4 28 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.25%) Android
6 23 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.62%) BlackBerry OS
8 18 (1.62%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.53%) Windows Vista
10 15 (1.35%) Solaris
11 9 (0.81%) CentOS
12 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.54%) AIX
14 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.18%) SUSE
17 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (35.07%) Information Security
2 174 (15.65%) SIEM
3 130 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (10.70%) Risk Management
5 116 (10.43%) Software Engineering
6 114 (10.25%) ITIL
7 110 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
8 102 (9.17%) Security Architecture
9 87 (7.82%) Information Assurance
10 65 (5.85%) Business Development
10 65 (5.85%) Change Management
11 64 (5.76%) Project Management
12 61 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 55 (4.95%) PRINCE2
14 54 (4.86%) Reverse Engineering
14 54 (4.86%) Analytics
15 53 (4.77%) Security Management
15 53 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (4.41%) Web Development
17 47 (4.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (14.57%) SQL
2 142 (12.77%) Java
3 96 (8.63%) Python
4 89 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 80 (7.19%) C++
6 63 (5.67%) C#
7 57 (5.13%) C
8 33 (2.97%) Perl
9 31 (2.79%) PHP
9 31 (2.79%) Ruby
10 23 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.35%) XAML
13 7 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.54%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.18%) VBScript
16 2 (0.18%) AWK
16 2 (0.18%) Lua
16 2 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 218 (19.60%) CISSP
2 214 (19.24%) Security Cleared
3 191 (17.18%) Degree
4 146 (13.13%) SC Cleared
5 95 (8.54%) CISM
6 92 (8.27%) CISA
7 83 (7.46%) DV Cleared
8 53 (4.77%) GIAC
8 53 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (4.14%) CCNA
10 38 (3.42%) CEH
11 33 (2.97%) GCIA
12 31 (2.79%) CCNP
13 28 (2.52%) GCIH
14 26 (2.34%) CRISC
15 24 (2.16%) PCI QSA
16 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (1.17%) MCSE
18 12 (1.08%) HND
19 10 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (10.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (9.35%) PCI DSS
3 38 (3.42%) COBIT
4 37 (3.33%) QA
4 37 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (2.25%) SLA
6 19 (1.71%) ISO 9001
7 17 (1.53%) TickIT
8 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 7 (0.63%) BS7799
9 6 (0.54%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.45%) Basel II
11 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.36%) GPG13
11 4 (0.36%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.090%) COSO
12 1 (0.090%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 34 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.34%) Snort
4 19 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.63%) Xen
6 5 (0.45%) vSphere
7 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.18%) UAG
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.090%) Docker
10 1 (0.090%) Firmware
10 1 (0.090%) XenApp
10 1 (0.090%) XenServer
10 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.27%) SCCM
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.090%) SCOM
4 1 (0.090%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.090%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.090%) Nessus
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.090%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.090%) Ambari
4 1 (0.090%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 87 (7.82%) Oracle
2 75 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 54 (4.86%) Cisco
4 47 (4.23%) VMware
5 34 (3.06%) ArcSight
6 29 (2.61%) Juniper
7 24 (2.16%) Sourcefire
7 24 (2.16%) CheckPoint
8 20 (1.80%) HP
9 16 (1.44%) Citrix
10 15 (1.35%) Symantec
11 14 (1.26%) McAfee
11 14 (1.26%) LogRhythm
12 11 (0.99%) SAP
13 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.90%) BT
14 9 (0.81%) Sun
15 6 (0.54%) EMC
15 6 (0.54%) Splunk
16 5 (0.45%) F5
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Circa £100K total package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Circa £150K total package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday