The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / South East
Rank 172 171 297
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +126
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 268 360 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.90% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.18% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 219 281 115
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

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
12763 16538 17761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.93% 87.24% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10388 14020 14340
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in the South East

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in the South East

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 100 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Hampshire 0 53 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Surrey +25 48 £55,000 -14.56% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 30 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Oxfordshire -7 22 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Kent +22 11 £38,500 -26.66%
East Sussex +6 4 £76,000 +1.33%
Middlesex -3 3 £76,000 -41.53%
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 181 (30.89%) Security Cleared
2 141 (24.06%) Windows
3 140 (23.89%) Python
4 134 (22.87%) Linux
5 127 (21.67%) Information Security
6 123 (20.99%) CISSP
7 122 (20.82%) Degree
8 109 (18.60%) Security Operations
9 108 (18.43%) SIEM
10 104 (17.75%) Firewall
10 104 (17.75%) Java
11 99 (16.89%) Penetration Testing
12 95 (16.21%) Telecoms
13 90 (15.36%) SC Cleared
14 86 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
14 86 (14.68%) C
15 84 (14.33%) SQL
16 78 (13.31%) CISM
17 77 (13.14%) Active Directory
18 76 (12.97%) Open Source
19 75 (12.80%) ITIL
20 74 (12.63%) CEH
20 74 (12.63%) Data Protection
21 73 (12.46%) Unix
22 72 (12.29%) TCP/IP
22 72 (12.29%) Computer Science
23 71 (12.12%) Finance
23 71 (12.12%) Security Architecture
24 69 (11.77%) C++
25 66 (11.26%) DV Cleared

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.05%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.71%) IIS
4 10 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.54%) Apache
6 8 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.02%) JBoss
7 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.19%) MS Office
2 7 (1.19%) MS Project
3 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.75%) GitHub
2 18 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.73%) SaaS
4 13 (2.22%) IaaS
5 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.37%) Sumo Logic
7 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.34%) Office 365
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 104 (17.75%) Firewall
2 72 (12.29%) TCP/IP
3 46 (7.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (6.14%) HTTP
5 26 (4.44%) Network Security
6 25 (4.27%) HTTPS
7 24 (4.10%) DNS
8 19 (3.24%) Internet
9 17 (2.90%) VPN
10 14 (2.39%) LAN
10 14 (2.39%) SSL
10 14 (2.39%) WAN
11 10 (1.71%) Broadband
11 10 (1.71%) LTE
12 9 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.37%) DHCP
13 8 (1.37%) SSH
13 8 (1.37%) VoIP
13 8 (1.37%) Wireshark
14 7 (1.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.14%) Big Data
2 32 (5.46%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.58%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.71%) Blockchain
5 10 (1.71%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.85%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.51%) Redis
9 3 (0.51%) SQLite
10 2 (0.34%) HBase
10 2 (0.34%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.17%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 24 (4.10%) Metasploit
2 10 (1.71%) JIRA
3 9 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.02%) Selenium
5 6 (1.02%) Subversion
6 4 (0.68%) GitLab
7 3 (0.51%) JUnit
7 3 (0.51%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.34%) Ant
8 2 (0.34%) JMeter
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) Redmine
8 2 (0.34%) TestNG
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.17%) Gatling
9 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (16.21%) Telecoms
2 71 (12.12%) Finance
3 34 (5.80%) German Language
4 31 (5.29%) French Language
5 25 (4.27%) Spanish Language
6 18 (3.07%) Marketing
7 17 (2.90%) Dutch Language
7 17 (2.90%) Italian Language
8 12 (2.05%) Games
9 11 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.37%) Banking
10 8 (1.37%) Legal
10 8 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
11 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
12 3 (0.51%) Retail
13 2 (0.34%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (18.09%) Analyst
2 91 (15.53%) Security Analyst
3 80 (13.65%) Architect
3 80 (13.65%) Security Engineer
4 79 (13.48%) Developer
5 59 (10.07%) Security Architect
6 56 (9.56%) Consultant
7 48 (8.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 45 (7.68%) Security Consultant
9 38 (6.48%) Software Developer
10 35 (5.97%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 34 (5.80%) Python Developer
12 33 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 30 (5.12%) HTML Developer
14 26 (4.44%) Django Developer
14 26 (4.44%) Python/Django Developer
15 25 (4.27%) Support Engineer
16 24 (4.10%) Security Manager
16 24 (4.10%) Tester
17 23 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.68%) HTML
2 30 (5.12%) .NET
2 30 (5.12%) Django
2 30 (5.12%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (4.44%) Web Services
4 24 (4.10%) CSS
5 18 (3.07%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.05%) JSON
7 11 (1.88%) Regular Expression
7 11 (1.88%) ZeroMQ
8 7 (1.19%) jQuery
9 6 (1.02%) Node.js
9 6 (1.02%) REST
9 6 (1.02%) XML
10 4 (0.68%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (0.68%) SVG
11 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.34%) JSP
11 2 (0.34%) POSIX
11 2 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.29%) Computer Science
2 65 (11.09%) PKI
3 53 (9.04%) Cyberthreat
4 51 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 45 (7.68%) Cyber Attack
6 43 (7.34%) Management Information System
7 37 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.07%) NHS
9 16 (2.73%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.37%) CESG
12 8 (1.37%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.02%) Social Media
14 5 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 141 (24.06%) Windows
2 134 (22.87%) Linux
3 73 (12.46%) Unix
4 39 (6.66%) Windows Server
5 33 (5.63%) CentOS
6 25 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (3.92%) VxWorks
8 18 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.37%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.37%) Windows NT
12 7 (1.19%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.02%) Solaris
14 4 (0.68%) Android
14 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.67%) Information Security
2 109 (18.60%) Security Operations
3 108 (18.43%) SIEM
4 99 (16.89%) Penetration Testing
5 86 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (12.97%) Open Source
7 75 (12.80%) ITIL
8 74 (12.63%) Data Protection
9 71 (12.12%) Security Architecture
10 60 (10.24%) Analytics
11 54 (9.22%) Presales
12 51 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 46 (7.85%) Fraud Detection
13 46 (7.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 38 (6.48%) Ethical Hacking
15 37 (6.31%) Security Monitoring
16 36 (6.14%) Project Management
16 36 (6.14%) Software Engineering
17 35 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (5.97%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 140 (23.89%) Python
2 104 (17.75%) Java
3 86 (14.68%) C
4 84 (14.33%) SQL
5 69 (11.77%) C++
6 49 (8.36%) C#
7 44 (7.51%) Ruby
8 33 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 27 (4.61%) Perl
10 26 (4.44%) JavaScript
11 23 (3.92%) Go
12 21 (3.58%) PHP
13 12 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.02%) VB
15 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.34%) R
17 1 (0.17%) Jython
17 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 181 (30.89%) Security Cleared
2 123 (20.99%) CISSP
3 122 (20.82%) Degree
4 90 (15.36%) SC Cleared
5 78 (13.31%) CISM
6 74 (12.63%) CEH
7 66 (11.26%) DV Cleared
8 59 (10.07%) SANS
9 41 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (6.14%) CCNA
11 33 (5.63%) GCIA
12 24 (4.10%) CompTIA Security+
12 24 (4.10%) Security+ Certification
13 23 (3.92%) CISA
14 22 (3.75%) CREST Certified
14 22 (3.75%) OSCP
15 21 (3.58%) GIAC
16 11 (1.88%) GCIH
16 11 (1.88%) GPEN
16 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (9.04%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (1.88%) SSAE 16
5 9 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 8 (1.37%) SLA
7 7 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.19%) PMO
7 7 (1.19%) QA
8 6 (1.02%) GDPR
9 4 (0.68%) SDET
10 3 (0.51%) COBIT
10 3 (0.51%) FISMA
11 2 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 77 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.73%) Xen
5 12 (2.05%) Snort
6 8 (1.37%) Samba
7 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.68%) Docker
9 3 (0.51%) KVM
9 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.34%) HDFS
10 2 (0.34%) vSphere
11 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.17%) GPFS
11 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 42 (7.17%) Nessus
2 38 (6.48%) Nmap
3 17 (2.90%) Grafana
4 13 (2.22%) OpenVAS
5 9 (1.54%) logstash
6 8 (1.37%) WMI
7 6 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.68%) QRadar
9 3 (0.51%) EnCase
9 3 (0.51%) Kibana
9 3 (0.51%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.34%) Ansible
10 2 (0.34%) Graphite
10 2 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.17%) Endace
11 1 (0.17%) FTK
11 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 51 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.66%) Cisco
2 39 (6.66%) Sophos
3 37 (6.31%) Splunk
4 31 (5.29%) VMware
5 20 (3.41%) Qualys
6 16 (2.73%) ArcSight
7 13 (2.22%) Oracle
8 12 (2.05%) HP
9 11 (1.88%) Apple
9 11 (1.88%) Google
10 10 (1.71%) Juniper
10 10 (1.71%) LogRhythm
11 9 (1.54%) Fortinet
11 9 (1.54%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.37%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.37%) Citrix
12 8 (1.37%) Lotus
12 8 (1.37%) Novell
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Resource Solutions - Visa
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: OTE
Posted: 20 days ago