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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 394 644 680
Rank change year-on-year
+250 +36
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 629 215 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 444 171 96
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
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
82712 80785 80914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.90% 82.42% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68126 64784 68263
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +190 232 £60,000 +9.09% 49
South East +90 177 £52,500 +5.00% 48
South West +46 75 £55,000 +29.41% 25
West Midlands -5 41 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire +28 32 £43,750 +25.00% 7
North West +16 29 £37,500 -52.38% 6
East of England +19 27 £55,000 +14.58% 1
East Midlands -19 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 450 (35.41%) Information Security
2 350 (27.54%) Finance
3 263 (20.69%) CISSP
4 256 (20.14%) Security Cleared
5 231 (18.17%) Linux
6 228 (17.94%) Windows
7 206 (16.21%) Firewall
8 198 (15.58%) Degree
9 190 (14.95%) SIEM
10 177 (13.93%) SQL
11 170 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
12 165 (12.98%) Java
13 164 (12.90%) SC Cleared
14 158 (12.43%) Banking
15 155 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 153 (12.04%) Network Security
17 135 (10.62%) ITIL
18 133 (10.46%) Risk Management
19 122 (9.60%) Penetration Testing
20 121 (9.52%) Software Engineering
21 120 (9.44%) Retail
22 118 (9.28%) Python
23 116 (9.13%) Security Architecture
24 115 (9.05%) PCI DSS
24 115 (9.05%) CISM
25 111 (8.73%) Management Information System
26 108 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
27 107 (8.42%) CISA
28 106 (8.34%) Computer Science
29 103 (8.10%) TCP/IP

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (1.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.87%) IIS
4 9 (0.71%) JBoss
4 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.24%) Liferay
6 3 (0.24%) Node.js
7 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.16%) Apache
7 2 (0.16%) CMS
7 2 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.079%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.079%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.079%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 56 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.24%) MS Project
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.079%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.10%) SaaS
2 13 (1.02%) PaaS
3 12 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.79%) IaaS
5 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.079%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 206 (16.21%) Firewall
2 153 (12.04%) Network Security
3 103 (8.10%) TCP/IP
4 65 (5.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 50 (3.93%) DNS
6 49 (3.86%) VPN
7 47 (3.70%) Internet
8 45 (3.54%) HTTP
9 37 (2.91%) Wireshark
10 33 (2.60%) WAN
11 32 (2.52%) LDAP
11 32 (2.52%) MPLS
12 30 (2.36%) SAN
13 28 (2.20%) DHCP
14 25 (1.97%) Wireless
15 24 (1.89%) tcpdump
16 21 (1.65%) Broadband
17 19 (1.49%) SMTP
18 18 (1.42%) LAN
19 17 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.72%) MySQL
3 50 (3.93%) Big Data
4 42 (3.30%) Hadoop
5 11 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.24%) HBase
9 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.24%) Impala
9 3 (0.24%) TKPROF
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.16%) OLTP
10 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.65%) Selenium
3 19 (1.49%) Maven
4 18 (1.42%) JMeter
4 18 (1.42%) WebDriver
5 17 (1.34%) Eclipse
6 16 (1.26%) YourKit
7 12 (0.94%) GDB
7 12 (0.94%) JIRA
8 7 (0.55%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.47%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.31%) Subversion
12 3 (0.24%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
14 1 (0.079%) GCC
14 1 (0.079%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.079%) Metasploit
General
1 350 (27.54%) Finance
2 158 (12.43%) Banking
3 120 (9.44%) Retail
4 80 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 55 (4.33%) Aerospace
6 45 (3.54%) General Ledger
7 44 (3.46%) Legal
8 33 (2.60%) Electronics
9 31 (2.44%) Marketing
10 21 (1.65%) Military
11 14 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.02%) Advertising
12 13 (1.02%) Law
13 10 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Games
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.31%) German Language
17 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.24%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 211 (16.60%) Consultant
2 203 (15.97%) Analyst
3 142 (11.17%) Security Consultant
4 137 (10.78%) Developer
5 119 (9.36%) Security Analyst
6 108 (8.50%) Architect
7 90 (7.08%) Security Manager
8 86 (6.77%) Security Engineer
9 71 (5.59%) Security Architect
10 59 (4.64%) Tester
11 57 (4.48%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 56 (4.41%) Software Engineer
13 49 (3.86%) Security Specialist
14 45 (3.54%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 43 (3.38%) Java Developer
16 36 (2.83%) Change Manager
16 36 (2.83%) Project Manager
17 33 (2.60%) Software Developer
17 33 (2.60%) Head of Security
18 32 (2.52%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (6.45%) HTML
2 58 (4.56%) .NET
3 52 (4.09%) Apache Flex
4 48 (3.78%) XML
5 38 (2.99%) CSS
6 31 (2.44%) Web Services
7 26 (2.05%) Spring
7 26 (2.05%) DHTML
7 26 (2.05%) XSLT
8 25 (1.97%) J2EE
8 25 (1.97%) jQuery
9 23 (1.81%) REST
10 21 (1.65%) Hibernate
10 21 (1.65%) Lucene
11 18 (1.42%) LAMP
11 18 (1.42%) Spring MVC
11 18 (1.42%) Spring Integration
12 15 (1.18%) Regular Expression
12 15 (1.18%) HTML5
13 12 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.73%) Management Information System
2 108 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (8.34%) Computer Science
4 65 (5.11%) Mathematics
5 59 (4.64%) Smartcard
6 51 (4.01%) Open Source
7 50 (3.93%) PKI
8 34 (2.68%) SCADA
9 28 (2.20%) CESG
10 23 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
11 21 (1.65%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.18%) Biometrics
13 15 (1.18%) Tandem
14 14 (1.10%) GIS
14 14 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.87%) RMADS
16 10 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
16 10 (0.79%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 231 (18.17%) Linux
2 228 (17.94%) Windows
3 75 (5.90%) UNIX
4 24 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.81%) Android
6 19 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.26%) Windows XP
7 16 (1.26%) BlackBerry OS
8 15 (1.18%) Windows Vista
8 15 (1.18%) Solaris
9 11 (0.87%) CentOS
10 9 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.63%) AIX
12 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.16%) SUSE
16 1 (0.079%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (35.41%) Information Security
2 190 (14.95%) SIEM
3 170 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (10.62%) ITIL
5 133 (10.46%) Risk Management
6 122 (9.60%) Penetration Testing
7 121 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 116 (9.13%) Security Architecture
9 100 (7.87%) Information Assurance
10 76 (5.98%) Project Management
11 75 (5.90%) Security Management
12 70 (5.51%) Change Management
13 69 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 69 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 66 (5.19%) Business Development
15 63 (4.96%) UML
16 57 (4.48%) Analytics
17 55 (4.33%) Reverse Engineering
18 54 (4.25%) Identity Management
19 53 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 177 (13.93%) SQL
2 165 (12.98%) Java
3 118 (9.28%) Python
4 90 (7.08%) C++
5 89 (7.00%) JavaScript
6 68 (5.35%) C
7 63 (4.96%) C#
8 42 (3.30%) PHP
9 38 (2.99%) Perl
9 38 (2.99%) Ruby
10 30 (2.36%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.87%) XAML
13 8 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.55%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.24%) Scala
16 3 (0.24%) Lua
17 2 (0.16%) sed
17 2 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 263 (20.69%) CISSP
2 256 (20.14%) Security Cleared
3 198 (15.58%) Degree
4 164 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 115 (9.05%) CISM
6 107 (8.42%) CISA
7 99 (7.79%) DV Cleared
8 64 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (4.17%) GIAC
10 50 (3.93%) CCNA
11 42 (3.30%) CEH
12 41 (3.23%) CCNP
13 33 (2.60%) CRISC
14 28 (2.20%) GCIA
15 25 (1.97%) GCIH
16 23 (1.81%) PCI QSA
17 15 (1.18%) VCP4
18 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (0.79%) ISEB
19 10 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (9.05%) PCI DSS
3 47 (3.70%) QA
4 42 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 40 (3.15%) COBIT
6 25 (1.97%) SLA
7 18 (1.42%) ISO 9001
8 15 (1.18%) TickIT
9 11 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 10 (0.79%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.71%) BS7799
12 8 (0.63%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.39%) GPG13
13 5 (0.39%) Basel II
14 1 (0.079%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.079%) ARP4754
System Software
1 39 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (2.75%) Snort
2 35 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.63%) vSphere
5 7 (0.55%) Xen
6 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.31%) Docker
7 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.16%) UAG
8 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.079%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.079%) LXC
9 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.079%) XenServer
9 1 (0.079%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.71%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.47%) Puppet
3 4 (0.31%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.079%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.079%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.079%) Ambari
6 1 (0.079%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.079%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.079%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.079%) Ansible
Vendors
1 85 (6.69%) Oracle
2 68 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.11%) Cisco
4 50 (3.93%) VMware
5 37 (2.91%) ArcSight
6 30 (2.36%) Juniper
7 24 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 21 (1.65%) Sourcefire
9 18 (1.42%) Citrix
10 17 (1.34%) HP
11 12 (0.94%) SAP
11 12 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.87%) Symantec
12 11 (0.87%) BT
12 11 (0.87%) LogRhythm
13 10 (0.79%) Splunk
13 10 (0.79%) McAfee
14 8 (0.63%) IBM
14 8 (0.63%) Sun
15 6 (0.47%) Remedy
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £29000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago