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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 494 593 698
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +105
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 460 260 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 376 217 184
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
87531 81269 87492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.29% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70660 67401 74411
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +91 173 £67,500 +12.50% 21
South East +55 133 £60,000 +10.59% 34
East Midlands -26 55 £45,000 -
West Midlands -24 51 £40,000 -5.88%
South West -14 36 £40,500 +10.20% 6
East of England -8 14 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -1 13 £65,000 -23.52% 3
Yorkshire -43 3 £45,000 -43.75%
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 364 (36.22%) Information Security
2 363 (36.12%) Finance
3 236 (23.48%) Degree
4 206 (20.50%) SIEM
5 193 (19.20%) Security Cleared
6 168 (16.72%) Java
7 161 (16.02%) CISSP
8 146 (14.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 142 (14.13%) Windows
10 139 (13.83%) Linux
11 132 (13.13%) SC Cleared
12 131 (13.03%) SQL
13 130 (12.94%) PCI DSS
13 130 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
14 124 (12.34%) Security Architecture
15 121 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
16 117 (11.64%) Computer Science
17 115 (11.44%) Software Engineering
18 113 (11.24%) Business Development
19 112 (11.14%) Penetration Testing
20 111 (11.04%) Smartcard
21 106 (10.55%) HTML
22 105 (10.45%) C++
23 102 (10.15%) JavaScript
24 98 (9.75%) Oracle
25 94 (9.35%) Risk Management
25 94 (9.35%) Mathematics
26 89 (8.86%) Management Information System
26 89 (8.86%) .NET
27 86 (8.56%) XML

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 10 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.40%) Apache
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.30%) IIS
5 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.100%) Liferay
7 1 (0.100%) Lync
7 1 (0.100%) SAS
7 1 (0.100%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.99%) MS Office
3 9 (0.90%) MS Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.100%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) assyst
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.100%) PaaS
4 1 (0.100%) Office 365
4 1 (0.100%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.96%) Network Security
2 78 (7.76%) Firewall
3 58 (5.77%) HTTP
4 48 (4.78%) TCP/IP
5 47 (4.68%) Wireshark
6 42 (4.18%) Internet
7 41 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 38 (3.78%) SAN
9 37 (3.68%) tcpdump
10 33 (3.28%) LDAP
11 19 (1.89%) DNS
12 14 (1.39%) Wireless
13 13 (1.29%) SSL
13 13 (1.29%) LAN
14 12 (1.19%) WAN
14 12 (1.19%) Intranet
15 11 (1.09%) VPN
16 7 (0.70%) SMTP
16 7 (0.70%) DHCP
16 7 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.27%) Hadoop
2 48 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 47 (4.68%) Big Data
4 42 (4.18%) MySQL
5 16 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
6 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.30%) TKPROF
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.20%) OLTP
11 1 (0.100%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.100%) DB2
11 1 (0.100%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.100%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.100%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.100%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.100%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.100%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.100%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (3.48%) YourKit
2 34 (3.38%) Eclipse
3 33 (3.28%) Maven
4 11 (1.09%) Subversion
5 9 (0.90%) WinDbg
5 9 (0.90%) GDB
6 8 (0.80%) JIRA
7 7 (0.70%) Ant
7 7 (0.70%) Hudson
8 6 (0.60%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.60%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.20%) JUnit
12 1 (0.100%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.100%) SoapUI
General
1 363 (36.12%) Finance
2 79 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.18%) Banking
4 28 (2.79%) Financial Institution
5 24 (2.39%) Legal
6 23 (2.29%) Advertising
7 18 (1.79%) Law
8 15 (1.49%) Marketing
9 13 (1.29%) Military
9 13 (1.29%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.29%) Electronics
10 11 (1.09%) Retail
11 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.30%) Local Government
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.30%) French Language
12 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 186 (18.51%) Consultant
2 176 (17.51%) Developer
3 154 (15.32%) Security Consultant
4 145 (14.43%) Analyst
5 85 (8.46%) Security Analyst
5 85 (8.46%) Security Manager
6 74 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 70 (6.97%) Architect
8 65 (6.47%) Security Specialist
9 58 (5.77%) Security Architect
10 50 (4.98%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 40 (3.98%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 40 (3.98%) Tester
12 36 (3.58%) C++ Developer
13 33 (3.28%) Test Engineer
14 32 (3.18%) Security Engineer
15 30 (2.99%) Software Developer
16 29 (2.89%) Senior Consultant
17 27 (2.69%) Software Engineer
17 27 (2.69%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (10.55%) HTML
2 89 (8.86%) .NET
3 86 (8.56%) XML
4 63 (6.27%) Spring
5 46 (4.58%) Hibernate
6 44 (4.38%) XSLT
6 44 (4.38%) DHTML
7 42 (4.18%) CSS
8 39 (3.88%) Spring Integration
9 37 (3.68%) jQuery
9 37 (3.68%) Lucene
9 37 (3.68%) Spring MVC
10 27 (2.69%) J2EE
11 23 (2.29%) JDBC
12 19 (1.89%) WPF
12 19 (1.89%) Web Services
13 14 (1.39%) XSD
13 14 (1.39%) HTML5
13 14 (1.39%) Kafka
14 13 (1.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (11.64%) Computer Science
3 111 (11.04%) Smartcard
4 94 (9.35%) Mathematics
5 89 (8.86%) Management Information System
6 38 (3.78%) PKI
7 36 (3.58%) PMI
8 30 (2.99%) Biometrics
8 30 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 26 (2.59%) Blackberry
10 23 (2.29%) SCADA
11 17 (1.69%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.59%) Cryptography
13 14 (1.39%) Open Source
13 14 (1.39%) Physics
14 12 (1.19%) CESG
15 11 (1.09%) Tandem
16 10 (1.00%) GIS
17 9 (0.90%) Device Driver
17 9 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 142 (14.13%) Windows
2 139 (13.83%) Linux
3 42 (4.18%) UNIX
4 35 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (3.38%) Android
6 31 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 25 (2.49%) BlackBerry OS
8 25 (2.49%) Windows Vista
8 25 (2.49%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.19%) Solaris
10 5 (0.50%) AIX
11 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.100%) SUSE
13 1 (0.100%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (36.22%) Information Security
2 206 (20.50%) SIEM
3 130 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (12.34%) Security Architecture
5 115 (11.44%) Software Engineering
6 113 (11.24%) Business Development
7 112 (11.14%) Penetration Testing
8 94 (9.35%) Risk Management
9 78 (7.76%) Data Protection
10 75 (7.46%) Project Management
11 63 (6.27%) ITIL
11 63 (6.27%) PRINCE2
11 63 (6.27%) Web Development
12 61 (6.07%) Information Assurance
13 59 (5.87%) Reverse Engineering
13 59 (5.87%) Analytics
14 52 (5.17%) Programme Management
15 46 (4.58%) Ethical Hacking
16 42 (4.18%) Multithreading
17 41 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (16.72%) Java
2 131 (13.03%) SQL
3 105 (10.45%) C++
4 102 (10.15%) JavaScript
5 79 (7.86%) C#
6 61 (6.07%) C
7 42 (4.18%) Python
8 23 (2.29%) Perl
9 19 (1.89%) XAML
10 15 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.09%) Ruby
12 10 (1.00%) PHP
13 9 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.50%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.40%) VBScript
16 3 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 236 (23.48%) Degree
2 193 (19.20%) Security Cleared
3 161 (16.02%) CISSP
4 132 (13.13%) SC Cleared
5 81 (8.06%) CISM
6 69 (6.87%) DV Cleared
7 61 (6.07%) CISA
8 55 (5.47%) CEH
9 44 (4.38%) GIAC
10 41 (4.08%) PMI Certification
11 39 (3.88%) GCIA
12 31 (3.08%) GCIH
13 28 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (2.29%) CCNP
15 16 (1.59%) CCNA
16 15 (1.49%) MCSE
16 15 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (1.39%) PhD
18 13 (1.29%) PCI QSA
19 11 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (14.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 130 (12.94%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.69%) ISO 9001
4 26 (2.59%) COBIT
5 25 (2.49%) TickIT
6 9 (0.90%) SLA
7 8 (0.80%) QA
8 6 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.50%) COSO
10 3 (0.30%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.20%) GPG13
12 1 (0.100%) Basel II
12 1 (0.100%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.100%) BS7799
12 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (3.78%) Snort
2 14 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.20%) Xen
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.100%) Nmap
7 1 (0.100%) XenApp
7 1 (0.100%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (1.39%) Nessus
3 10 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.40%) Ambari
4 4 (0.40%) Puppet
4 4 (0.40%) SCCM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.100%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.100%) SCOM
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 98 (9.75%) Oracle
2 78 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.58%) Sourcefire
4 31 (3.08%) LogRhythm
5 30 (2.99%) Cisco
6 27 (2.69%) Symantec
7 24 (2.39%) ArcSight
8 20 (1.99%) McAfee
9 19 (1.89%) HP
9 19 (1.89%) Splunk
10 18 (1.79%) VMware
11 16 (1.59%) Juniper
12 15 (1.49%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.19%) Websense
13 12 (1.19%) Blue Coat
13 12 (1.19%) Coverity
13 12 (1.19%) Wind River
14 11 (1.09%) Qualys
15 10 (1.00%) IronPort
15 10 (1.00%) Lumension
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