The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 251 309 377
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +68
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 204 142 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.77% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 155 118 27
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £36,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £66,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Cyber Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17346 18366 16922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.75% 80.19% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13906 14584 13869
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
Berkshire +34 60 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Surrey -2 40 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Hampshire -3 35 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Oxfordshire +26 26 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 20 £55,000 +68.53% 1
Kent +21 14 £50,000 +3.09%
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 179 (41.34%) Security Cleared
2 134 (30.95%) Information Security
3 117 (27.02%) SC Cleared
4 113 (26.10%) Finance
5 105 (24.25%) SIEM
6 101 (23.33%) Windows
7 100 (23.09%) CISSP
8 94 (21.71%) Linux
9 82 (18.94%) SQL
10 78 (18.01%) Firewall
11 73 (16.86%) Degree
12 72 (16.63%) Java
13 70 (16.17%) Telecoms
14 69 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 66 (15.24%) DV Cleared
16 63 (14.55%) PCI DSS
17 62 (14.32%) Python
18 61 (14.09%) Management Information System
19 59 (13.63%) Information Assurance
20 57 (13.16%) UNIX
21 55 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
21 55 (12.70%) Analytics
22 54 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
23 51 (11.78%) ITIL
24 48 (11.09%) Network Security
25 45 (10.39%) Security Management
26 44 (10.16%) CISM
26 44 (10.16%) Cisco
26 44 (10.16%) Security Architecture
26 44 (10.16%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 22 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.92%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.92%) MS Office
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (1.62%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) PaaS
3 3 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (18.01%) Firewall
2 48 (11.09%) Network Security
3 24 (5.54%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.70%) Internet
4 16 (3.70%) Wireshark
5 15 (3.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (3.46%) Broadband
6 12 (2.77%) WAN
7 11 (2.54%) LAN
7 11 (2.54%) HTTP
8 9 (2.08%) SAN
9 8 (1.85%) tcpdump
10 7 (1.62%) DNS
11 5 (1.15%) LDAP
11 5 (1.15%) DHCP
12 4 (0.92%) VPN
12 4 (0.92%) SSH
13 3 (0.69%) Wireless Security
13 3 (0.69%) WebEx
13 3 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.16%) Big Data
2 38 (8.78%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.39%) MySQL
4 18 (4.16%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.93%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.23%) DB2
11 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (4.62%) Selenium
2 15 (3.46%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (2.77%) JMeter
5 9 (2.08%) Metasploit
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.92%) Subversion
8 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.46%) Maven
9 2 (0.46%) YourKit
10 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 113 (26.10%) Finance
2 70 (16.17%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.70%) Banking
4 14 (3.23%) German Language
5 13 (3.00%) Legal
6 12 (2.77%) Law
6 12 (2.77%) Military
6 12 (2.77%) Marketing
7 10 (2.31%) Retail
7 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.85%) Publishing
9 7 (1.62%) Arabic Language
9 7 (1.62%) Advertising
9 7 (1.62%) French Language
10 6 (1.39%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.39%) Electronics
10 6 (1.39%) Cantonese Language
10 6 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 93 (21.48%) Analyst
2 80 (18.48%) Consultant
3 62 (14.32%) Security Manager
4 44 (10.16%) Architect
4 44 (10.16%) Security Consultant
5 37 (8.55%) Security Analyst
6 35 (8.08%) Security Architect
7 28 (6.47%) Security Engineer
8 27 (6.24%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (6.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 25 (5.77%) Developer
11 24 (5.54%) Software Engineer
12 23 (5.31%) Support Engineer
13 21 (4.85%) Cyber Security Manager
14 16 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
15 15 (3.46%) Applications Support
15 15 (3.46%) Cyber Security Consultant
16 14 (3.23%) Network Manager
17 13 (3.00%) Information Architect
17 13 (3.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.85%) Web Services
2 12 (2.77%) .NET
2 12 (2.77%) LAMP
2 12 (2.77%) Regular Expression
3 9 (2.08%) Spring
4 8 (1.85%) REST
4 8 (1.85%) SOAP
5 7 (1.62%) HTML
5 7 (1.62%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (1.39%) Spring MVC
6 6 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 6 (1.39%) XML
6 6 (1.39%) J2EE
6 6 (1.39%) CSS
7 5 (1.15%) STL
7 5 (1.15%) Lucene
7 5 (1.15%) ODBC
8 4 (0.92%) J2SE
8 4 (0.92%) Middleware
8 4 (0.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.09%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.62%) RMADS
4 20 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (3.00%) CESG
7 12 (2.77%) PKI
8 11 (2.54%) Statistics
9 10 (2.31%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.08%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.85%) Physics
12 7 (1.62%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.39%) Blog
13 6 (1.39%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
14 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.92%) Taxonomies
15 4 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.33%) Windows
2 94 (21.71%) Linux
3 57 (13.16%) UNIX
4 15 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 9 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.85%) VxWorks
6 8 (1.85%) CentOS
7 7 (1.62%) Android
7 7 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.39%) Solaris
9 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.69%) AIX
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (30.95%) Information Security
2 105 (24.25%) SIEM
3 59 (13.63%) Information Assurance
4 55 (12.70%) Analytics
4 55 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
5 54 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (11.78%) ITIL
7 45 (10.39%) Security Management
8 44 (10.16%) Security Architecture
9 41 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 40 (9.24%) Ethical Hacking
11 35 (8.08%) Malware Analysis
12 33 (7.62%) Reverse Engineering
13 30 (6.93%) Data Protection
13 30 (6.93%) Incident Management
14 27 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.24%) Open Source
15 26 (6.00%) Risk Management
16 25 (5.77%) Test Strategy
17 24 (5.54%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (18.94%) SQL
2 72 (16.63%) Java
3 62 (14.32%) Python
4 33 (7.62%) C
5 31 (7.16%) C++
6 28 (6.47%) Ruby
7 25 (5.77%) PHP
8 20 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.62%) Perl
9 18 (4.16%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.62%) C#
11 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.92%) R
13 3 (0.69%) Scala
13 3 (0.69%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 179 (41.34%) Security Cleared
2 117 (27.02%) SC Cleared
3 100 (23.09%) CISSP
4 73 (16.86%) Degree
5 66 (15.24%) DV Cleared
6 44 (10.16%) CISM
7 28 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (5.31%) CCNA
9 22 (5.08%) CCNP
10 21 (4.85%) GCIH
11 19 (4.39%) GCIA
12 17 (3.93%) CEH
13 15 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (3.46%) CCIE
14 14 (3.23%) MCSE
14 14 (3.23%) GIAC
14 14 (3.23%) CISA
15 8 (1.85%) SSCP
15 8 (1.85%) CCSP
15 8 (1.85%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (14.55%) PCI DSS
3 28 (6.47%) SLA
4 27 (6.24%) QA
5 12 (2.77%) HIPAA
6 7 (1.62%) GPG13
6 7 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.15%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.46%) BS7799
8 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.23%) FISMA
System Software
1 37 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.69%) Snort
4 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.93%) Nessus
2 16 (3.70%) Nmap
3 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 44 (10.16%) Cisco
2 23 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.85%) Juniper
4 20 (4.62%) VMware
5 18 (4.16%) Oracle
6 14 (3.23%) ArcSight
7 12 (2.77%) HP
8 11 (2.54%) SAP
8 11 (2.54%) Splunk
9 9 (2.08%) Apple
10 8 (1.85%) Coverity
10 8 (1.85%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.62%) Avaya
11 7 (1.62%) Pegasus
12 6 (1.39%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.15%) TippingPoint
13 5 (1.15%) Sourcefire
14 4 (0.92%) Websense
14 4 (0.92%) CA
14 4 (0.92%) IBM
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