The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 176 340 580
Rank change year-on-year
+164 +240
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1762 913 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.82% 0.88% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.03% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 630 341
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.69%
Cybersecurity
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
84831 88940 95165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.67% 85.86% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71295 72668 77384
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region.

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in England

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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 +113 683 £65,000 +9.47% 88
South East +110 399 £60,000 +10.09% 65
South West +111 330 £52,500 +5.00% 41
Yorkshire +57 101 £60,000 +33.33% 15
West Midlands +49 93 £60,000 +50.00% 8
North West +54 75 £52,625 -4.31% 12
East Midlands +27 43 £46,250 +15.62% 4
East of England +21 34 £53,750 +27.97% 8
North East - 1 £65,000 - 2
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 1110 (35.43%) Information Security
2 879 (28.06%) Security Cleared
3 793 (25.31%) CISSP
4 740 (23.62%) Finance
5 641 (20.46%) Degree
6 547 (17.46%) SC Cleared
7 488 (15.58%) Windows
8 487 (15.54%) Firewall
9 473 (15.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 462 (14.75%) CISM
11 430 (13.72%) Linux
12 426 (13.60%) Java
13 412 (13.15%) SIEM
14 406 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
15 382 (12.19%) C++
16 377 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
17 373 (11.91%) Security Architecture
18 363 (11.59%) Python
19 362 (11.55%) Management Information System
20 346 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
21 308 (9.83%) Risk Management
22 304 (9.70%) Big Data
23 303 (9.67%) DV Cleared
24 296 (9.45%) Software Engineering
25 291 (9.29%) Network Security
25 291 (9.29%) Security Operations
26 279 (8.91%) C#
27 278 (8.87%) ITIL
28 270 (8.62%) Telecoms
29 268 (8.55%) CISA

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (2.01%) WebLogic
2 60 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (1.76%) Apache Pig
3 55 (1.76%) Node.js
4 50 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 44 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 41 (1.31%) Apache
7 37 (1.18%) JBoss
8 32 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 27 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.80%) Confluence
10 25 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 23 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (0.73%) SAS
12 20 (0.64%) IIS
13 19 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.29%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.19%) Documentum
15 6 (0.19%) Drupal
15 6 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.54%) MS Office
5 12 (0.38%) MS Project
6 6 (0.19%) Maple
7 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.16%) SAP GRC
1 5 (0.16%) SAP HR
1 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.60%) SaaS
4 30 (0.96%) Office 365
5 27 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.41%) IaaS
7 8 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.032%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.032%) GitHub
10 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.032%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 487 (15.54%) Firewall
2 291 (9.29%) Network Security
3 192 (6.13%) TCP/IP
4 131 (4.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 119 (3.80%) WAN
6 114 (3.64%) LAN
7 113 (3.61%) DNS
8 85 (2.71%) SAN
9 83 (2.65%) Internet
10 82 (2.62%) VPN
11 63 (2.01%) Wireless
12 60 (1.92%) SSL
13 56 (1.79%) HTTP
14 52 (1.66%) LDAP
15 50 (1.60%) Wireshark
16 41 (1.31%) HTTPS
17 40 (1.28%) VoIP
18 34 (1.09%) NAS
19 32 (1.02%) DHCP
20 24 (0.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (9.70%) Big Data
2 178 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 159 (5.08%) Hadoop
4 92 (2.94%) MySQL
5 72 (2.30%) Apache Hive
6 61 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 57 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 50 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 30 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 29 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (0.80%) Data Mining
13 23 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.61%) Apache Accumulo
14 19 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (0.51%) OrientDB
17 12 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (0.35%) IBM BigInsights
19 10 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (2.84%) Metasploit
2 53 (1.69%) Selenium
3 45 (1.44%) JIRA
4 40 (1.28%) Burp Suite
5 39 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 37 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 18 (0.57%) JUnit
8 16 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 10 (0.32%) FindBugs
11 9 (0.29%) Hudson
12 8 (0.26%) Ant
12 8 (0.26%) AppScan
12 8 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.22%) EasyMock
13 7 (0.22%) NetBeans
13 7 (0.22%) Subversion
13 7 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 740 (23.62%) Finance
2 270 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 120 (3.83%) Legal
4 109 (3.48%) Banking
5 88 (2.81%) Retail
6 68 (2.17%) Marketing
7 60 (1.92%) Law
8 57 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 54 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 48 (1.53%) Military
11 42 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.02%) Electronics
13 18 (0.57%) Local Government
14 15 (0.48%) Advertising
15 13 (0.41%) Games
16 7 (0.22%) Publishing
17 6 (0.19%) German Language
18 4 (0.13%) Automotive
18 4 (0.13%) Investment Banking
19 3 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 754 (24.07%) Consultant
2 584 (18.64%) Security Consultant
3 409 (13.05%) Analyst
4 327 (10.44%) Architect
5 277 (8.84%) Security Analyst
6 274 (8.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 260 (8.30%) Security Architect
8 254 (8.11%) Security Manager
9 229 (7.31%) Developer
10 181 (5.78%) Security Engineer
11 150 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 121 (3.86%) Software Engineer
13 113 (3.61%) Information Security Consultant
14 112 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 96 (3.06%) Tester
16 94 (3.00%) Penetration Tester
17 86 (2.74%) Cybersecurity Architect
18 82 (2.62%) Information Manager
19 79 (2.52%) IT Manager
20 77 (2.46%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (4.34%) HTML
2 110 (3.51%) J2EE
3 108 (3.45%) XML
4 107 (3.42%) .NET
5 94 (3.00%) Web Services
6 85 (2.71%) Java EE
7 82 (2.62%) CSS
8 79 (2.52%) Spring
9 63 (2.01%) EJB
10 56 (1.79%) AngularJS
11 54 (1.72%) Hibernate
12 53 (1.69%) HTML5
13 37 (1.18%) jQuery
14 35 (1.12%) STL
15 34 (1.09%) CSS3
16 27 (0.86%) Middleware
17 26 (0.83%) ASP.NET
18 25 (0.80%) JSF
19 23 (0.73%) REST
20 22 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 362 (11.55%) Management Information System
2 346 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
3 251 (8.01%) Computer Science
4 225 (7.18%) Cyberthreat
5 187 (5.97%) Security Operations Centre
6 179 (5.71%) Cybercrime
7 162 (5.17%) Cyber Attack
8 158 (5.04%) Mathematics
9 154 (4.92%) PKI
10 103 (3.29%) CESG
11 94 (3.00%) Cryptography
12 83 (2.65%) Data Centre
13 73 (2.33%) Mobile App
14 62 (1.98%) Visualisation
15 42 (1.34%) Smartcard
16 41 (1.31%) User Experience
17 39 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 37 (1.18%) iPhone
19 34 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
19 34 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 488 (15.58%) Windows
2 430 (13.72%) Linux
3 178 (5.68%) Unix
4 160 (5.11%) Android
5 107 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 105 (3.35%) Apple iOS
7 53 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (1.37%) Windows Phone
8 43 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (0.99%) Windows 7
12 30 (0.96%) CentOS
12 30 (0.96%) Solaris
13 25 (0.80%) VxWorks
14 19 (0.61%) BlackBerry OS
15 18 (0.57%) Kali Linux
16 17 (0.54%) AIX
17 15 (0.48%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (35.43%) Information Security
2 412 (13.15%) SIEM
3 406 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
4 377 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
5 373 (11.91%) Security Architecture
6 308 (9.83%) Risk Management
7 296 (9.45%) Software Engineering
8 291 (9.29%) Security Operations
9 278 (8.87%) ITIL
10 240 (7.66%) Information Assurance
11 204 (6.51%) Data Protection
12 181 (5.78%) Risk Assessment
13 179 (5.71%) Analytics
14 171 (5.46%) Reverse Engineering
15 161 (5.14%) Ethical Hacking
16 158 (5.04%) Mentoring
17 154 (4.92%) Identity Management
17 154 (4.92%) Project Management
17 154 (4.92%) Security Management
18 146 (4.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 426 (13.60%) Java
2 382 (12.19%) C++
3 363 (11.59%) Python
4 279 (8.91%) C#
5 255 (8.14%) SQL
6 232 (7.41%) C
7 191 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 131 (4.18%) Perl
9 104 (3.32%) Ruby
10 90 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 87 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 74 (2.36%) Objective-C
13 63 (2.01%) PHP
14 28 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 26 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 26 (0.83%) R
16 25 (0.80%) VB
17 10 (0.32%) Scala
18 7 (0.22%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 879 (28.06%) Security Cleared
2 793 (25.31%) CISSP
3 641 (20.46%) Degree
4 547 (17.46%) SC Cleared
5 462 (14.75%) CISM
6 303 (9.67%) DV Cleared
7 268 (8.55%) CISA
8 168 (5.36%) SANS
9 158 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
10 154 (4.92%) GIAC
11 142 (4.53%) CESG Certified Professional
12 139 (4.44%) CEH
13 134 (4.28%) CREST Certified
14 109 (3.48%) CCNA
15 107 (3.42%) CLAS
16 91 (2.90%) CRISC
17 81 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
18 80 (2.55%) GCIH
19 74 (2.36%) MCSE
20 53 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (15.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 243 (7.76%) PCI DSS
3 92 (2.94%) COBIT
4 69 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 59 (1.88%) QA
6 53 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (1.24%) SLA
8 38 (1.21%) RMADS
9 30 (0.96%) ISO27002
10 23 (0.73%) Data Quality
11 19 (0.61%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.35%) ISO22301
13 9 (0.29%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.22%) GPG13
15 4 (0.13%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.13%) PA-DSS
16 3 (0.096%) DO-254
16 3 (0.096%) MISRA
17 2 (0.064%) ISAE 3402
17 2 (0.064%) PMBOK
System Software
1 194 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 76 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.63%) Snort
4 31 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.86%) vSphere
6 18 (0.57%) HDFS
7 13 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.38%) Firmware
8 12 (0.38%) NFS
9 11 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.22%) vCloud
12 6 (0.19%) XenApp
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.13%) ACF2
14 4 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.13%) UAG
14 4 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 121 (3.86%) Nessus
2 78 (2.49%) Nmap
3 42 (1.34%) EnCase
4 33 (1.05%) QRadar
5 27 (0.86%) Puppet
6 19 (0.61%) RSA Archer
7 18 (0.57%) Ansible
8 16 (0.51%) SCCM
9 14 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.41%) Endace
10 13 (0.41%) SCOM
11 12 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (0.38%) Oozie
12 11 (0.35%) Ambari
13 10 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (0.26%) Kibana
15 8 (0.26%) logstash
15 8 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 7 (0.22%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 217 (6.93%) Cisco
2 200 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 173 (5.52%) Oracle
4 139 (4.44%) VMware
5 112 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 76 (2.43%) CheckPoint
6 76 (2.43%) HP
7 70 (2.23%) Juniper
8 64 (2.04%) Intel Security
9 62 (1.98%) Splunk
10 60 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 59 (1.88%) Fortinet
12 50 (1.60%) SolarWinds
13 46 (1.47%) Palo Alto
14 45 (1.44%) LogRhythm
15 44 (1.40%) Hortonworks
16 35 (1.12%) Intel
17 33 (1.05%) IBM
17 33 (1.05%) NetApp
17 33 (1.05%) Symantec
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Commission + Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock Options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (up to 50% bonu
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Pontoon
Salary: Bonus + Shares + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pontoon
Salary: Bonus + Shares + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday