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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 319 507 577
Rank change year-on-year
+188 +70
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 934 436 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 767 348 232
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £77,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
87852 89858 82379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.04% 82.89% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 73293 72362 68132
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,157 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +172 390 £60,000 -3.22% 67
South East +38 183 £55,000 - 35
South West +87 148 £47,500 +14.45% 28
Yorkshire +60 58 £47,500 +11.76% 14
North West +46 58 £50,000 -20.00% 11
West Midlands -15 51 £60,000 +50.00% 10
East of England +15 19 £53,500 +42.66% 3
East Midlands -50 14 £72,500 +61.11% 6
North East - 1 £56,500 - 3
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 717 (39.12%) Information Security
2 495 (27.00%) CISSP
3 436 (23.79%) Finance
4 408 (22.26%) Security Cleared
5 348 (18.99%) Degree
6 288 (15.71%) Linux
7 280 (15.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 278 (15.17%) Firewall
8 278 (15.17%) CISM
9 257 (14.02%) Java
10 245 (13.37%) SIEM
11 244 (13.31%) C
12 241 (13.15%) Penetration Testing
13 232 (12.66%) Windows
14 226 (12.33%) SC Cleared
15 218 (11.89%) C++
16 192 (10.47%) Management Information System
17 191 (10.42%) PCI DSS
18 186 (10.15%) Risk Management
19 184 (10.04%) Python
19 184 (10.04%) Security Architecture
20 179 (9.77%) SQL
21 178 (9.71%) ITIL
21 178 (9.71%) CISA
22 175 (9.55%) Network Security
23 174 (9.49%) DV Cleared
24 165 (9.00%) Telecoms
25 159 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
26 143 (7.80%) Banking
27 136 (7.42%) C#

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (2.40%) Apache Pig
2 30 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (1.31%) Apache
4 22 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 14 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.76%) Lync
6 12 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (0.65%) SAS
6 12 (0.65%) IIS
7 9 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.38%) CMS
8 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.27%) Node.js
10 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.16%) Confluence
10 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.16%) JBoss
10 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.04%) MS Office
4 12 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.76%) SaaS
2 14 (0.76%) Office 365
3 9 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.27%) IaaS
4 5 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.055%) Heroku
5 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 278 (15.17%) Firewall
2 175 (9.55%) Network Security
3 134 (7.31%) TCP/IP
4 125 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 84 (4.58%) Internet
6 59 (3.22%) LAN
7 53 (2.89%) WAN
8 32 (1.75%) Wireless
9 29 (1.58%) DNS
9 29 (1.58%) HTTP
10 27 (1.47%) Wireshark
11 24 (1.31%) SSL
12 21 (1.15%) Broadband
13 20 (1.09%) VPN
14 16 (0.87%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.82%) DHCP
16 14 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (0.65%) HTTPS
18 10 (0.55%) Ethernet
18 10 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (6.98%) Big Data
2 81 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 76 (4.15%) Hadoop
4 44 (2.40%) Apache Hive
5 33 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.58%) MySQL
7 24 (1.31%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 16 (0.87%) IBM BigInsights
10 12 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.33%) Informix
13 6 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.11%) CouchDB
17 1 (0.055%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (1.53%) Metasploit
2 18 (0.98%) Selenium
3 11 (0.60%) WinDbg
3 11 (0.60%) GDB
4 10 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.33%) JIRA
8 5 (0.27%) Subversion
8 5 (0.27%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.22%) JMeter
10 3 (0.16%) Maven
10 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.11%) Ant
11 2 (0.11%) YourKit
12 1 (0.055%) Sublime Text
12 1 (0.055%) NetBeans
General
1 436 (23.79%) Finance
2 165 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 143 (7.80%) Banking
4 61 (3.33%) Retail
5 49 (2.67%) Legal
6 43 (2.35%) Marketing
7 36 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.85%) Electronics
9 32 (1.75%) Law
10 28 (1.53%) Aerospace
11 26 (1.42%) Military
12 15 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.82%) Advertising
12 15 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.76%) Publishing
14 11 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.49%) German Language
17 7 (0.38%) Games
17 7 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 384 (20.95%) Analyst
2 352 (19.20%) Consultant
3 255 (13.91%) Security Consultant
4 234 (12.77%) Security Analyst
5 190 (10.37%) Architect
6 146 (7.97%) Security Manager
7 135 (7.36%) Security Architect
8 117 (6.38%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 113 (6.16%) Developer
10 101 (5.51%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 77 (4.20%) Software Engineer
12 72 (3.93%) Security Specialist
13 66 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
14 62 (3.38%) Cyber Security Manager
15 59 (3.22%) Security Engineer
16 58 (3.16%) Project Manager
17 52 (2.84%) Senior Manager
18 49 (2.67%) Tester
19 48 (2.62%) Penetration Tester
20 40 (2.18%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.58%) HTML
2 72 (3.93%) .NET
3 56 (3.06%) HTML5
4 45 (2.45%) J2EE
5 41 (2.24%) REST
6 39 (2.13%) jQuery
7 37 (2.02%) Spring
8 34 (1.85%) STL
9 32 (1.75%) CSS
10 28 (1.53%) Java EE
11 27 (1.47%) Web Services
12 19 (1.04%) Struts
13 16 (0.87%) CSS3
13 16 (0.87%) RESTful
14 15 (0.82%) Regular Expression
14 15 (0.82%) SOAP
15 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.71%) Ajax
17 12 (0.65%) Swiz
17 12 (0.65%) BlazeDS
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 111 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 92 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (3.06%) Mathematics
5 45 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 44 (2.40%) Cybercrime
7 41 (2.24%) PKI
8 39 (2.13%) PMI
9 34 (1.85%) Digital Media
10 32 (1.75%) CESG
11 31 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
12 30 (1.64%) Data Centre
13 29 (1.58%) Cryptography
14 22 (1.20%) RMADS
15 21 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 19 (1.04%) SCADA
17 17 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (0.87%) Internet of Things
19 15 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 288 (15.71%) Linux
2 232 (12.66%) Windows
3 133 (7.26%) UNIX
4 79 (4.31%) Android
5 43 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.15%) VxWorks
7 19 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.71%) CentOS
11 12 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.55%) Solaris
13 10 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.16%) AIX
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (39.12%) Information Security
2 245 (13.37%) SIEM
3 241 (13.15%) Penetration Testing
4 186 (10.15%) Risk Management
5 184 (10.04%) Security Architecture
6 178 (9.71%) ITIL
7 159 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (7.31%) Information Assurance
9 133 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 131 (7.15%) Project Management
11 121 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 114 (6.22%) Analytics
13 113 (6.16%) Ethical Hacking
13 113 (6.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 101 (5.51%) Risk Assessment
15 93 (5.07%) Security Testing
16 88 (4.80%) Mentoring
17 87 (4.75%) Reverse Engineering
18 86 (4.69%) Open Source
19 83 (4.53%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 257 (14.02%) Java
2 244 (13.31%) C
3 218 (11.89%) C++
4 184 (10.04%) Python
5 179 (9.77%) SQL
6 136 (7.42%) C#
7 71 (3.87%) JavaScript
8 65 (3.55%) Perl
8 65 (3.55%) Ruby
9 55 (3.00%) PHP
10 45 (2.45%) Bash Shell
11 30 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 27 (1.47%) Objective-C
13 24 (1.31%) Assembly Language
14 12 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.44%) R
16 6 (0.33%) Scala
16 6 (0.33%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.22%) VB
17 4 (0.22%) Ada
Qualifications
1 495 (27.00%) CISSP
2 408 (22.26%) Security Cleared
3 348 (18.99%) Degree
4 278 (15.17%) CISM
5 226 (12.33%) SC Cleared
6 178 (9.71%) CISA
7 174 (9.49%) DV Cleared
8 114 (6.22%) GIAC
9 105 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
10 81 (4.42%) CCNA
11 80 (4.36%) CEH
12 61 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (3.22%) CCNP
14 55 (3.00%) SSCP
14 55 (3.00%) GCIH
15 53 (2.89%) CRISC
16 52 (2.84%) MCSE
17 45 (2.45%) PMI Certification
18 35 (1.91%) GCIA
19 28 (1.53%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (15.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 191 (10.42%) PCI DSS
3 52 (2.84%) COBIT
4 51 (2.78%) QA
5 29 (1.58%) SLA
6 21 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.49%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.27%) GPG13
8 5 (0.27%) PAS 55
8 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.11%) BS7799
11 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.055%) COSO
System Software
1 65 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.80%) Snort
4 24 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.87%) HDFS
6 9 (0.49%) Firmware
7 4 (0.22%) Docker
8 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.16%) Xen
8 3 (0.16%) vSphere
8 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.16%) LXC
9 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.055%) vCloud
9 1 (0.055%) KVM
9 1 (0.055%) Squid
9 1 (0.055%) Postfix
9 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (2.67%) Nessus
2 47 (2.56%) Nmap
3 16 (0.87%) Ambari
3 16 (0.87%) Oozie
4 10 (0.55%) TrustSec
5 7 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.33%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.22%) CORE IMPACT
7 4 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.22%) Puppet
7 4 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.16%) Ansible
8 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.16%) SCCM
8 3 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.11%) WSUS
9 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 129 (7.04%) Cisco
2 80 (4.36%) Microsoft
3 67 (3.66%) VMware
4 57 (3.11%) Oracle
5 45 (2.45%) Juniper
5 45 (2.45%) CheckPoint
6 43 (2.35%) Splunk
7 39 (2.13%) IBM
8 38 (2.07%) ArcSight
9 28 (1.53%) Fortinet
10 23 (1.25%) SAP
10 23 (1.25%) HP
10 23 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 20 (1.09%) McAfee
11 20 (1.09%) Blue Coat
12 19 (1.04%) Hortonworks
13 17 (0.93%) Coverity
14 16 (0.87%) Xamarin
14 16 (0.87%) Tableau
14 16 (0.87%) Teradata
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Strike IT Services
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£75,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £85,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £50k - £70k + Bonus + Bens + RSU
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Serco Solutions
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday