The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 326 391 388
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 124 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 95 10 49
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,635 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18822 17111 18384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.38% 76.15% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14874 13860 15742
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the South East region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in the South East

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in the South East

Cyber Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +32 35 £50,000 - 3
Surrey +14 30 £57,500 -17.26% 4
Hampshire -4 30 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +7 17 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £32,635 - 1
Kent - 1 £29,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 93 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 72 (37.89%) SC Cleared
3 56 (29.47%) Java
4 50 (26.32%) Linux
5 49 (25.79%) Information Security
6 46 (24.21%) Telecoms
7 42 (22.11%) DV Cleared
8 40 (21.05%) Windows
8 40 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 38 (20.00%) SQL
10 35 (18.42%) C
11 34 (17.89%) Finance
12 33 (17.37%) CISSP
12 33 (17.37%) PCI DSS
13 30 (15.79%) Degree
13 30 (15.79%) SIEM
14 26 (13.68%) C++
15 25 (13.16%) Firewall
16 24 (12.63%) Internet
16 24 (12.63%) UNIX
17 23 (12.11%) C#
17 23 (12.11%) CISA
17 23 (12.11%) Security Architecture
18 22 (11.58%) ITIL
19 21 (11.05%) Python
19 21 (11.05%) Data Protection
19 21 (11.05%) Big Data
20 20 (10.53%) Security Management
20 20 (10.53%) Software Engineering
21 18 (9.47%) Mathematics

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) CMS
2 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.53%) Apache
2 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.16%) Firewall
2 24 (12.63%) Internet
3 12 (6.32%) Network Security
4 10 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.16%) SAN
6 5 (2.63%) HTTP
6 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.58%) DMZ
7 3 (1.58%) LAN
7 3 (1.58%) WAN
8 2 (1.05%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.05%) SSL
9 1 (0.53%) MPLS
9 1 (0.53%) IPsec
9 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.53%) VPN
9 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.05%) Big Data
2 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.42%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.21%) MySQL
4 8 (4.21%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 5 (2.63%) Maven
2 2 (1.05%) NUnit
2 2 (1.05%) MSTest
2 2 (1.05%) Moq
2 2 (1.05%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
General
1 46 (24.21%) Telecoms
2 34 (17.89%) Finance
3 6 (3.16%) Military
4 4 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.11%) Electronics
4 4 (2.11%) Legal
4 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 50 (26.32%) Consultant
2 41 (21.58%) Security Consultant
3 37 (19.47%) Developer
4 32 (16.84%) Architect
5 23 (12.11%) Security Architect
6 22 (11.58%) Security Manager
7 20 (10.53%) Analyst
7 20 (10.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 18 (9.47%) Security Engineer
9 17 (8.95%) Security Analyst
10 16 (8.42%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.32%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.74%) IT Security Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) Junior
13 8 (4.21%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 6 (3.16%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.16%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
14 6 (3.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 5 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.47%) HTML
2 17 (8.95%) Spring
3 16 (8.42%) .NET
4 15 (7.89%) Regular Expression
5 12 (6.32%) HTML5
5 12 (6.32%) Flash
6 11 (5.79%) Swing
7 10 (5.26%) Web Services
7 10 (5.26%) XML
7 10 (5.26%) XSD
7 10 (5.26%) JDBC
8 9 (4.74%) Hibernate
9 8 (4.21%) WSDL
9 8 (4.21%) SOAP
9 8 (4.21%) REST
9 8 (4.21%) Kafka
10 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.63%) CSS
11 5 (2.63%) jQuery
11 5 (2.63%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.47%) Mathematics
2 16 (8.42%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.32%) Device Driver
3 12 (6.32%) Physics
4 11 (5.79%) Open Source
5 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.21%) Statistics
6 7 (3.68%) PKI
6 7 (3.68%) RMADS
7 6 (3.16%) Machine Learning
8 4 (2.11%) Kindle
8 4 (2.11%) CESG
9 3 (1.58%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.58%) SCADA
10 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.32%) Linux
2 40 (21.05%) Windows
3 24 (12.63%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.79%) Information Security
2 30 (15.79%) SIEM
3 23 (12.11%) Security Architecture
4 22 (11.58%) ITIL
5 21 (11.05%) Data Protection
6 20 (10.53%) Security Management
6 20 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.47%) Project Management
8 17 (8.95%) OO
8 17 (8.95%) Information Security Management
8 17 (8.95%) ISMS
9 15 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (7.37%) Information Assurance
10 14 (7.37%) Business Development
10 14 (7.37%) Ethical Hacking
10 14 (7.37%) Static Code Analysis
10 14 (7.37%) Analytics
10 14 (7.37%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (6.32%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.47%) Java
2 38 (20.00%) SQL
3 35 (18.42%) C
4 26 (13.68%) C++
5 23 (12.11%) C#
6 21 (11.05%) Python
7 13 (6.84%) Perl
8 12 (6.32%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 72 (37.89%) SC Cleared
3 42 (22.11%) DV Cleared
4 33 (17.37%) CISSP
5 30 (15.79%) Degree
6 23 (12.11%) CISA
7 15 (7.89%) MCSE
7 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (7.37%) MCITP
9 11 (5.79%) CISM
10 6 (3.16%) GCIA
11 5 (2.63%) GCIH
12 4 (2.11%) CRISC
13 3 (1.58%) GIAC
13 3 (1.58%) CITP
13 3 (1.58%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (1.58%) CCNA
13 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.58%) HND
14 2 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (17.37%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.37%) GPG13
4 5 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.63%) QA
5 4 (2.11%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.58%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.16%) Snort
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Nessus
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft
1 13 (6.84%) Coverity
1 13 (6.84%) Wind River
2 10 (5.26%) Sourcefire
2 10 (5.26%) Oracle
3 8 (4.21%) Huawei
4 7 (3.68%) IBM
4 7 (3.68%) EMC
4 7 (3.68%) Citrix
5 6 (3.16%) LogRhythm
6 5 (2.63%) Cisco
7 4 (2.11%) Google
7 4 (2.11%) Sony
7 4 (2.11%) Apple
8 3 (1.58%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.05%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.05%) Splunk
9 2 (1.05%) Qualys
9 2 (1.05%) Adobe
9 2 (1.05%) HP
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £62,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Experis IT
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Flexitime
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
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