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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 331 456 576
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +120
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 889 534 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.58% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 674 421 214
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +167 409 £65,000 +8.33% 69
South East +72 211 £55,000 +15.78% 38
South West +38 94 £47,500 -9.52% 35
Yorkshire +48 57 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Midlands -36 35 £50,000 - 8
East of England +15 25 £53,386 +29.42% 2
East Midlands -34 23 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -14 17 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 689 (40.32%) Information Security
2 464 (27.15%) Finance
3 460 (26.92%) CISSP
4 389 (22.76%) Security Cleared
5 297 (17.38%) Degree
6 294 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 254 (14.86%) Firewall
8 242 (14.16%) CISM
9 240 (14.04%) SIEM
10 232 (13.58%) SC Cleared
11 228 (13.34%) Windows
12 227 (13.28%) Linux
13 213 (12.46%) Java
14 204 (11.94%) PCI DSS
15 202 (11.82%) ITIL
16 187 (10.94%) Banking
17 186 (10.88%) Management Information System
18 184 (10.77%) Network Security
19 183 (10.71%) CISA
20 180 (10.53%) Security Architecture
21 179 (10.47%) C
22 177 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
23 168 (9.83%) Penetration Testing
24 166 (9.71%) Risk Management
25 163 (9.54%) SQL
26 155 (9.07%) C++
27 152 (8.89%) Python
28 148 (8.66%) Information Assurance
29 144 (8.43%) DV Cleared
30 134 (7.84%) UNIX

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 13 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.59%) Lync
5 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (0.53%) IIS
5 9 (0.53%) Apache
5 9 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.47%) SAS
6 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.35%) CMS
9 5 (0.29%) JBoss
9 5 (0.29%) Node.js
10 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (0.88%) MS Office
4 9 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.29%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.059%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (0.94%) Office 365
3 14 (0.82%) PaaS
4 12 (0.70%) SaaS
5 9 (0.53%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 254 (14.86%) Firewall
2 184 (10.77%) Network Security
3 105 (6.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 86 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 67 (3.92%) Internet
6 54 (3.16%) LAN
7 51 (2.98%) WAN
8 41 (2.40%) Wireless
9 36 (2.11%) Wireshark
10 24 (1.40%) HTTP
11 21 (1.23%) Broadband
12 20 (1.17%) DNS
13 15 (0.88%) LDAP
13 15 (0.88%) SAN
14 14 (0.82%) tcpdump
15 13 (0.76%) Unified Communications
16 12 (0.70%) SSH
16 12 (0.70%) VPN
17 11 (0.64%) SSL
18 10 (0.59%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.56%) Big Data
3 31 (1.81%) MySQL
4 30 (1.76%) Hadoop
5 26 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.47%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.18%) HBase
13 3 (0.18%) Impala
13 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.059%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (1.52%) Selenium
2 23 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.99%) GDB
4 15 (0.88%) WinDbg
5 14 (0.82%) WebDriver
6 13 (0.76%) JMeter
7 10 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.53%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.35%) JIRA
10 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.29%) Maven
10 5 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (0.23%) Subversion
11 4 (0.23%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.18%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.12%) YourKit
13 2 (0.12%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.059%) JUnit
General
1 464 (27.15%) Finance
2 187 (10.94%) Banking
3 132 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 117 (6.85%) Retail
5 51 (2.98%) Legal
6 45 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 43 (2.52%) Marketing
8 36 (2.11%) Military
9 30 (1.76%) Aerospace
10 29 (1.70%) Electronics
11 24 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.23%) Law
13 17 (0.99%) German Language
14 14 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.64%) Publishing
16 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.47%) French Language
17 7 (0.41%) Arabic Language
17 7 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 332 (19.43%) Analyst
2 327 (19.13%) Consultant
3 243 (14.22%) Security Consultant
4 189 (11.06%) Security Analyst
5 177 (10.36%) Security Manager
6 170 (9.95%) Architect
7 112 (6.55%) Security Architect
8 108 (6.32%) Developer
9 83 (4.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 76 (4.45%) Cyber Security Manager
11 75 (4.39%) Security Specialist
12 74 (4.33%) Security Engineer
12 74 (4.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 67 (3.92%) Software Engineer
14 53 (3.10%) Senior Manager
15 49 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
15 49 (2.87%) Project Manager
15 49 (2.87%) Business Analyst
16 45 (2.63%) Information Manager
16 45 (2.63%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (4.51%) HTML
2 68 (3.98%) .NET
3 52 (3.04%) Apache Flex
4 39 (2.28%) REST
5 38 (2.22%) HTML5
6 34 (1.99%) Spring
7 30 (1.76%) Web Services
8 28 (1.64%) J2EE
9 27 (1.58%) CSS
10 26 (1.52%) jQuery
11 20 (1.17%) Ajax
12 19 (1.11%) Struts
13 15 (0.88%) SOAP
13 15 (0.88%) Regular Expression
14 13 (0.76%) LAMP
15 12 (0.70%) CSS3
16 11 (0.64%) Hibernate
16 11 (0.64%) XML
17 10 (0.59%) STL
18 9 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 186 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 104 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 55 (3.22%) Mathematics
5 43 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 40 (2.34%) PKI
7 37 (2.17%) CESG
8 35 (2.05%) Data Centre
9 34 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
10 27 (1.58%) RMADS
11 26 (1.52%) SCADA
12 24 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
13 21 (1.23%) Cryptography
14 20 (1.17%) PMI
15 17 (0.99%) Internet of Things
16 15 (0.88%) Cybercrime
16 15 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 14 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.76%) Blackberry
18 13 (0.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 228 (13.34%) Windows
2 227 (13.28%) Linux
3 134 (7.84%) UNIX
4 46 (2.69%) Android
5 24 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.88%) CentOS
8 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.64%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.53%) VxWorks
12 8 (0.47%) Solaris
12 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.35%) AIX
15 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
17 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (40.32%) Information Security
2 240 (14.04%) SIEM
3 202 (11.82%) ITIL
4 180 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 177 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (9.83%) Penetration Testing
7 166 (9.71%) Risk Management
8 148 (8.66%) Information Assurance
9 130 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 124 (7.26%) Project Management
11 103 (6.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 100 (5.85%) Software Engineering
13 99 (5.79%) Security Management
14 98 (5.73%) Analytics
15 91 (5.32%) Risk Assessment
15 91 (5.32%) Security Testing
16 90 (5.27%) Data Protection
17 82 (4.80%) UML
18 80 (4.68%) OWASP
19 79 (4.62%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 213 (12.46%) Java
2 179 (10.47%) C
3 163 (9.54%) SQL
4 155 (9.07%) C++
5 152 (8.89%) Python
6 80 (4.68%) C#
7 60 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 58 (3.39%) PHP
8 58 (3.39%) Ruby
9 46 (2.69%) Perl
10 35 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 17 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 15 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.53%) Scala
14 8 (0.47%) R
15 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.29%) Ada
16 5 (0.29%) VB
17 4 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 460 (26.92%) CISSP
2 389 (22.76%) Security Cleared
3 297 (17.38%) Degree
4 242 (14.16%) CISM
5 232 (13.58%) SC Cleared
6 183 (10.71%) CISA
7 144 (8.43%) DV Cleared
8 85 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (3.98%) CEH
10 67 (3.92%) GIAC
11 66 (3.86%) CCNP
12 57 (3.34%) CCNA
13 56 (3.28%) CRISC
14 49 (2.87%) GCIH
15 32 (1.87%) GCIA
16 28 (1.64%) PMI Certification
16 28 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (1.46%) SSCP
18 22 (1.29%) ISEB
19 19 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 204 (11.94%) PCI DSS
3 64 (3.74%) COBIT
4 47 (2.75%) QA
5 32 (1.87%) SLA
6 21 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.70%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.59%) JSP 440
9 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.41%) BS7799
10 7 (0.41%) GPG13
11 5 (0.29%) PAS 55
11 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.18%) TickIT
13 1 (0.059%) FISMA
13 1 (0.059%) COSO
13 1 (0.059%) ARP4754
System Software
1 62 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.75%) Snort
4 29 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.53%) vSphere
6 8 (0.47%) Firmware
7 6 (0.35%) Docker
8 3 (0.18%) LXC
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.18%) Xen
8 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.059%) Squid
10 1 (0.059%) Postfix
10 1 (0.059%) XenApp
10 1 (0.059%) XenServer
10 1 (0.059%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.059%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 19 (1.11%) Nessus
2 16 (0.94%) Nmap
2 16 (0.94%) TrustSec
3 9 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.47%) Puppet
5 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.23%) Ansible
8 3 (0.18%) Iperf
8 3 (0.18%) SCCM
8 3 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.18%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.12%) WSUS
9 2 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.059%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.059%) SCOM
10 1 (0.059%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.059%) Cacti
10 1 (0.059%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 124 (7.26%) Cisco
2 82 (4.80%) Microsoft
3 64 (3.74%) Oracle
4 59 (3.45%) VMware
5 39 (2.28%) ArcSight
6 38 (2.22%) Juniper
7 32 (1.87%) CheckPoint
8 29 (1.70%) IBM
9 24 (1.40%) SAP
9 24 (1.40%) Sourcefire
10 22 (1.29%) Fortinet
11 21 (1.23%) Splunk
11 21 (1.23%) HP
12 17 (0.99%) McAfee
13 16 (0.94%) Xamarin
13 16 (0.94%) Lancope
14 15 (0.88%) Symantec
15 13 (0.76%) Citrix
16 12 (0.70%) Blue Coat
17 11 (0.64%) LogRhythm
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: Up to £65 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £150000 - £170000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £80,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago