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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 340 567 714
Rank change year-on-year
+227 +147
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 814 321 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.37% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 548 260 78
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 £82,200 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £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
85018 87877 82701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.35% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69662 71213 68997
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,212 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +209 330 £59,688 +4.71% 59
South East +115 223 £54,500 +14.73% 55
South West +43 90 £52,500 +31.25% 25
Yorkshire +34 51 £44,375 +26.78% 8
North West +42 41 £45,000 -35.71% 8
West Midlands -17 32 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East of England +29 23 £55,000 +45.69% 2
East Midlands -50 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 529 (37.31%) Information Security
2 352 (24.82%) Finance
3 317 (22.36%) CISSP
3 317 (22.36%) Security Cleared
4 252 (17.77%) Firewall
5 246 (17.35%) Windows
6 240 (16.93%) Linux
7 219 (15.44%) Degree
8 210 (14.81%) SIEM
9 203 (14.32%) Banking
10 200 (14.10%) SC Cleared
11 177 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 176 (12.41%) Network Security
13 173 (12.20%) SQL
14 167 (11.78%) Risk Management
15 164 (11.57%) ITIL
16 161 (11.35%) Java
17 155 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
18 145 (10.23%) Retail
19 139 (9.80%) Management Information System
20 137 (9.66%) CISA
21 128 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
22 125 (8.82%) PCI DSS
23 124 (8.74%) CISM
24 123 (8.67%) Python
24 123 (8.67%) Security Architecture
25 117 (8.25%) Information Assurance
25 117 (8.25%) DV Cleared
26 115 (8.11%) TCP/IP
27 110 (7.76%) Software Engineering

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 13 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (0.71%) IIS
5 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.49%) JBoss
7 6 (0.42%) CMS
8 5 (0.35%) Node.js
8 5 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.28%) SAS
10 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.14%) Liferay
10 2 (0.14%) Lync
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.071%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.071%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.071%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.071%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.71%) MS Office
3 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.35%) MS Project
5 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.071%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.071%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.13%) PaaS
2 15 (1.06%) SaaS
3 11 (0.78%) IaaS
4 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.071%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 252 (17.77%) Firewall
2 176 (12.41%) Network Security
3 115 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 80 (5.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 51 (3.60%) VPN
5 51 (3.60%) Internet
6 48 (3.39%) DNS
7 42 (2.96%) WAN
8 41 (2.89%) HTTP
9 38 (2.68%) Wireshark
10 35 (2.47%) MPLS
11 31 (2.19%) Wireless
12 30 (2.12%) Broadband
13 29 (2.05%) LDAP
14 28 (1.97%) DHCP
14 28 (1.97%) SAN
15 26 (1.83%) LAN
16 22 (1.55%) tcpdump
17 19 (1.34%) VLAN
18 18 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.37%) Big Data
3 54 (3.81%) MySQL
4 38 (2.68%) Hadoop
5 13 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.42%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.21%) HBase
11 3 (0.21%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.21%) Impala
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (1.97%) Selenium
1 28 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.34%) WebDriver
3 18 (1.27%) JMeter
4 14 (0.99%) Maven
4 14 (0.99%) GDB
5 12 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.78%) YourKit
7 10 (0.71%) JIRA
8 8 (0.56%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.35%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.28%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.21%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.071%) GCC
13 1 (0.071%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.071%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.071%) JUnit
13 1 (0.071%) Subversion
General
1 352 (24.82%) Finance
2 203 (14.32%) Banking
3 145 (10.23%) Retail
4 89 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 58 (4.09%) Aerospace
6 47 (3.31%) Legal
7 45 (3.17%) General Ledger
8 40 (2.82%) Marketing
9 37 (2.61%) Electronics
10 22 (1.55%) Military
11 19 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.13%) Law
13 15 (1.06%) German Language
14 12 (0.85%) Advertising
14 12 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.42%) Cantonese Language
16 6 (0.42%) French Language
16 6 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
17 5 (0.35%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 261 (18.41%) Analyst
2 255 (17.98%) Consultant
3 171 (12.06%) Security Consultant
4 152 (10.72%) Security Analyst
5 120 (8.46%) Developer
6 111 (7.83%) Architect
6 111 (7.83%) Security Manager
7 93 (6.56%) Security Engineer
8 67 (4.72%) Security Architect
9 65 (4.58%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 61 (4.30%) Tester
11 59 (4.16%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 56 (3.95%) Software Engineer
13 50 (3.53%) Security Specialist
14 44 (3.10%) Junior
15 41 (2.89%) Project Manager
15 41 (2.89%) Java Developer
16 36 (2.54%) Change Manager
17 35 (2.47%) Business Analyst
17 35 (2.47%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.08%) HTML
2 52 (3.67%) Apache Flex
3 45 (3.17%) .NET
4 33 (2.33%) XML
5 32 (2.26%) Web Services
6 31 (2.19%) CSS
7 27 (1.90%) REST
8 25 (1.76%) Spring
9 24 (1.69%) jQuery
9 24 (1.69%) J2EE
10 21 (1.48%) HTML5
11 18 (1.27%) LAMP
11 18 (1.27%) Hibernate
11 18 (1.27%) Regular Expression
12 17 (1.20%) Lucene
13 16 (1.13%) DHTML
13 16 (1.13%) XSLT
14 13 (0.92%) Spring MVC
14 13 (0.92%) Spring Integration
15 12 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 102 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (7.05%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.74%) Mathematics
4 53 (3.74%) Open Source
5 51 (3.60%) PKI
6 39 (2.75%) Smartcard
7 37 (2.61%) SCADA
8 36 (2.54%) CESG
9 28 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.06%) RMADS
12 14 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.85%) Freedom of Information Act
14 12 (0.85%) Cryptography
14 12 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
15 11 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
15 11 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 246 (17.35%) Windows
2 240 (16.93%) Linux
3 100 (7.05%) UNIX
4 18 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.20%) Android
6 16 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.92%) Solaris
8 12 (0.85%) CentOS
8 12 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.78%) BlackBerry OS
9 11 (0.78%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.56%) AIX
12 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.071%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.071%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (37.31%) Information Security
2 210 (14.81%) SIEM
3 167 (11.78%) Risk Management
4 164 (11.57%) ITIL
5 155 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
7 123 (8.67%) Security Architecture
8 117 (8.25%) Information Assurance
9 110 (7.76%) Software Engineering
9 110 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 107 (7.55%) Project Management
11 93 (6.56%) Security Management
12 76 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 71 (5.01%) Business Development
13 71 (5.01%) Change Management
14 69 (4.87%) UML
15 68 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
16 63 (4.44%) Incident Management
17 61 (4.30%) Identity Management
18 60 (4.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 173 (12.20%) SQL
2 161 (11.35%) Java
3 123 (8.67%) Python
4 88 (6.21%) C++
5 87 (6.14%) C
6 75 (5.29%) JavaScript
7 55 (3.88%) C#
8 50 (3.53%) PHP
9 44 (3.10%) Ruby
10 43 (3.03%) Perl
11 31 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.78%) Assembly Language
14 8 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.42%) XAML
16 5 (0.35%) Ada
16 5 (0.35%) Scala
17 4 (0.28%) R
17 4 (0.28%) VB
18 3 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 317 (22.36%) CISSP
1 317 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 219 (15.44%) Degree
3 200 (14.10%) SC Cleared
4 137 (9.66%) CISA
5 124 (8.74%) CISM
6 117 (8.25%) DV Cleared
7 71 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (4.02%) GIAC
9 54 (3.81%) CCNA
10 46 (3.24%) CCNP
11 40 (2.82%) CEH
12 34 (2.40%) CRISC
13 33 (2.33%) GCIH
14 30 (2.12%) GCIA
15 16 (1.13%) PCI QSA
16 15 (1.06%) ISEB
17 14 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (0.92%) CHFI
19 12 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 125 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 51 (3.60%) QA
4 37 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (2.12%) COBIT
6 29 (2.05%) SLA
7 13 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.85%) JSP 440
9 11 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 10 (0.71%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.71%) TickIT
11 8 (0.56%) BS7799
12 7 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.49%) GPG13
13 4 (0.28%) Basel II
14 3 (0.21%) FISMA
15 1 (0.071%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.071%) ARP4754
System Software
1 54 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 47 (3.31%) Snort
3 46 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.56%) vSphere
6 6 (0.42%) Docker
7 5 (0.35%) Xen
8 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.21%) LXC
9 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.14%) Firmware
10 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.14%) UAG
10 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.071%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.071%) iptables
11 1 (0.071%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (0.85%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.63%) Puppet
3 6 (0.42%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.28%) Ansible
5 3 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.21%) Iperf
6 2 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.14%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.071%) WSUS
7 1 (0.071%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.071%) Ambari
7 1 (0.071%) logstash
7 1 (0.071%) Kibana
7 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.071%) Cacti
7 1 (0.071%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.071%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.071%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (6.21%) Cisco
2 79 (5.57%) Oracle
3 65 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 59 (4.16%) VMware
5 41 (2.89%) ArcSight
6 37 (2.61%) CheckPoint
7 36 (2.54%) Juniper
8 25 (1.76%) Sourcefire
9 21 (1.48%) Citrix
10 20 (1.41%) HP
11 19 (1.34%) IBM
12 17 (1.20%) McAfee
13 16 (1.13%) SAP
13 16 (1.13%) Splunk
14 14 (0.99%) Symantec
15 12 (0.85%) BT
16 11 (0.78%) LogRhythm
17 9 (0.63%) Fortinet
18 8 (0.56%) Blue Coat
18 8 (0.56%) F5
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £55 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 (up to)
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 (up to)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Netsource
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago