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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 445 605 700
Rank change year-on-year
+160 +95
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 545 267 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 428 228 179
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
87669 82411 86081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.05% 81.56% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71362 68465 73145
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +113 185 £67,500 +10.20% 37
South East +91 158 £55,000 - 38
South West +11 61 £45,000 +25.00% 17
West Midlands -25 52 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands -31 50 £45,000 - 2
North West +7 29 £65,000 -48.00% 11
East of England -12 18 £37,500 -21.87%
Yorkshire -35 10 £47,500 -40.62% 3
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 372 (35.33%) Information Security
2 346 (32.86%) Finance
3 233 (22.13%) Degree
4 194 (18.42%) SIEM
5 192 (18.23%) CISSP
6 181 (17.19%) Security Cleared
7 168 (15.95%) Linux
8 164 (15.57%) Java
9 150 (14.25%) Windows
10 136 (12.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 132 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (12.35%) SQL
12 130 (12.35%) PCI DSS
13 127 (12.06%) SC Cleared
14 119 (11.30%) Penetration Testing
15 118 (11.21%) Security Architecture
16 116 (11.02%) Computer Science
17 114 (10.83%) Software Engineering
17 114 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
18 112 (10.64%) HTML
18 112 (10.64%) Risk Management
19 111 (10.54%) JavaScript
20 108 (10.26%) Business Development
21 107 (10.16%) Smartcard
22 99 (9.40%) C++
23 98 (9.31%) Oracle
24 95 (9.02%) Firewall
25 92 (8.74%) ITIL
26 88 (8.36%) CISA
26 88 (8.36%) Mathematics

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (0.85%) JBoss
3 8 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.57%) IIS
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.38%) Apache
6 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.19%) SAS
6 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.19%) Liferay
6 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.095%) Lync
7 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.095%) CMS
7 1 (0.095%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.095%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.61%) MS Office
3 9 (0.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.095%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.095%) PaaS
5 1 (0.095%) Office 365
5 1 (0.095%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.02%) Firewall
2 79 (7.50%) Network Security
3 59 (5.60%) HTTP
4 54 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 47 (4.46%) Wireshark
6 45 (4.27%) Internet
7 44 (4.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 43 (4.08%) SAN
9 36 (3.42%) LDAP
9 36 (3.42%) tcpdump
10 26 (2.47%) DNS
11 17 (1.61%) VPN
11 17 (1.61%) Wireless
12 15 (1.42%) LAN
12 15 (1.42%) WAN
13 13 (1.23%) SSL
14 12 (1.14%) Intranet
14 12 (1.14%) SMTP
14 12 (1.14%) DHCP
15 8 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (6.55%) Hadoop
2 51 (4.84%) Big Data
3 48 (4.56%) MySQL
3 48 (4.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
5 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.28%) TKPROF
9 2 (0.19%) OLTP
9 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.095%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.095%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.095%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.095%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.095%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.095%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.095%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (3.61%) YourKit
2 36 (3.42%) Eclipse
3 35 (3.32%) Maven
4 11 (1.04%) Subversion
5 10 (0.95%) JIRA
6 9 (0.85%) WinDbg
6 9 (0.85%) GDB
7 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.66%) Ant
7 7 (0.66%) Hudson
8 6 (0.57%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.28%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.19%) Selenium
11 2 (0.19%) JUnit
11 2 (0.19%) JMeter
11 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 346 (32.86%) Finance
2 69 (6.55%) Banking
3 66 (6.27%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.32%) Retail
5 28 (2.66%) Financial Institution
5 28 (2.66%) Legal
6 22 (2.09%) Aerospace
6 22 (2.09%) Advertising
7 21 (1.99%) Electronics
8 19 (1.80%) Law
9 14 (1.33%) Marketing
9 14 (1.33%) Military
10 6 (0.57%) Games
10 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.38%) French Language
12 3 (0.28%) German Language
12 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.28%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 183 (17.38%) Developer
2 174 (16.52%) Consultant
3 154 (14.62%) Analyst
4 141 (13.39%) Security Consultant
5 86 (8.17%) Security Analyst
6 81 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 80 (7.60%) Java Developer
8 67 (6.36%) Architect
8 67 (6.36%) Tester
9 58 (5.51%) Security Specialist
10 55 (5.22%) Security Architect
11 46 (4.37%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 44 (4.18%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 39 (3.70%) Security Engineer
14 37 (3.51%) C++ Developer
15 30 (2.85%) Test Engineer
15 30 (2.85%) Penetration Tester
16 27 (2.56%) Software Developer
16 27 (2.56%) Software Engineer
16 27 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (10.64%) HTML
2 83 (7.88%) .NET
2 83 (7.88%) XML
3 61 (5.79%) Spring
4 48 (4.56%) CSS
5 45 (4.27%) DHTML
5 45 (4.27%) XSLT
6 44 (4.18%) Hibernate
7 43 (4.08%) Spring Integration
8 42 (3.99%) jQuery
8 42 (3.99%) Lucene
9 41 (3.89%) Spring MVC
10 28 (2.66%) J2EE
11 21 (1.99%) JDBC
11 21 (1.99%) WPF
11 21 (1.99%) Web Services
12 15 (1.42%) SOAP
12 15 (1.42%) REST
12 15 (1.42%) Kafka
13 14 (1.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 114 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (10.16%) Smartcard
4 88 (8.36%) Mathematics
5 78 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.70%) PKI
7 30 (2.85%) PMI
8 28 (2.66%) Biometrics
9 27 (2.56%) SCADA
10 25 (2.37%) Mobile App
11 24 (2.28%) Blackberry
12 17 (1.61%) Open Source
13 16 (1.52%) CESG
13 16 (1.52%) Tandem
13 16 (1.52%) Cryptography
14 15 (1.42%) GIS
14 15 (1.42%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.85%) Physics
17 7 (0.66%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 168 (15.95%) Linux
2 150 (14.25%) Windows
3 49 (4.65%) UNIX
4 36 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (2.66%) Android
7 26 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.28%) BlackBerry OS
8 24 (2.28%) Windows Vista
8 24 (2.28%) Windows XP
9 15 (1.42%) Solaris
10 6 (0.57%) AIX
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.38%) CentOS
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (35.33%) Information Security
2 194 (18.42%) SIEM
3 132 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (11.30%) Penetration Testing
5 118 (11.21%) Security Architecture
6 114 (10.83%) Software Engineering
7 112 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 108 (10.26%) Business Development
9 92 (8.74%) ITIL
10 81 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 73 (6.93%) Project Management
12 68 (6.46%) Data Protection
13 65 (6.17%) Analytics
14 62 (5.89%) Information Assurance
15 61 (5.79%) Reverse Engineering
16 57 (5.41%) Web Development
17 49 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (4.56%) Multithreading
19 45 (4.27%) Programme Management
20 42 (3.99%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 164 (15.57%) Java
2 130 (12.35%) SQL
3 111 (10.54%) JavaScript
4 99 (9.40%) C++
5 80 (7.60%) C#
6 60 (5.70%) C
7 56 (5.32%) Python
8 22 (2.09%) Perl
9 21 (1.99%) XAML
10 18 (1.71%) Ruby
11 16 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.23%) PHP
14 9 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.66%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.38%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.38%) VBScript
17 1 (0.095%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 233 (22.13%) Degree
2 192 (18.23%) CISSP
3 181 (17.19%) Security Cleared
4 127 (12.06%) SC Cleared
5 88 (8.36%) CISA
6 87 (8.26%) CISM
7 70 (6.65%) DV Cleared
8 53 (5.03%) CEH
9 46 (4.37%) GIAC
10 39 (3.70%) GCIA
11 34 (3.23%) PMI Certification
12 31 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (2.85%) GCIH
14 25 (2.37%) CCNP
15 24 (2.28%) PCI QSA
16 22 (2.09%) CCNA
17 17 (1.61%) PhD
18 15 (1.42%) MCSE
18 15 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (12.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 130 (12.35%) PCI DSS
3 30 (2.85%) COBIT
4 24 (2.28%) ISO 9001
4 24 (2.28%) TickIT
5 13 (1.23%) QA
6 11 (1.04%) SLA
7 10 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.47%) COSO
9 4 (0.38%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.095%) Basel II
11 1 (0.095%) GPG13
11 1 (0.095%) BS7799
11 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.095%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (2.94%) Snort
2 19 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.38%) Xen
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.19%) UAG
7 2 (0.19%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.095%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.095%) Nmap
8 1 (0.095%) XenApp
8 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (0.95%) Nessus
3 5 (0.47%) Puppet
3 5 (0.47%) Ambari
3 5 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.38%) SCCM
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.095%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.095%) SCOM
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 98 (9.31%) Oracle
2 80 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.32%) Cisco
3 35 (3.32%) Sourcefire
4 29 (2.75%) ArcSight
5 26 (2.47%) VMware
6 25 (2.37%) LogRhythm
7 21 (1.99%) HP
8 18 (1.71%) Symantec
9 15 (1.42%) McAfee
9 15 (1.42%) Splunk
10 14 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.23%) Juniper
12 10 (0.95%) IBM
13 9 (0.85%) Coverity
13 9 (0.85%) Wind River
14 8 (0.76%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.76%) Websense
15 7 (0.66%) Sophos
15 7 (0.66%) Blue Coat
Woking, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance+Pension+Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Plus a Strong Benifits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £54k per year + OTE + Car Allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £500 to £600 per day good bonus and benefits offered
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus full benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago