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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 138 280 356
Rank change year-on-year
+142 +76
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 432 195 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.35% 0.93% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.09% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 297 142 96
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
Cybersecurity
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
15860 17838 18850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.10% 85.50% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13343 14409 14855
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +97 156 £57,500 +4.54% 9
Surrey +72 77 £62,500 +13.63% 6
Oxfordshire +14 75 £60,000 +50.00% 12
Hampshire +28 59 £62,500 +13.63% 6
Kent +45 34 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +30 22 £72,500 +31.81% 6
West Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
East Sussex +7 3 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Home Counties +1 2 £80,000 -11.11%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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.

1 323 (39.15%) Security Cleared
2 280 (33.94%) Information Security
3 227 (27.52%) SC Cleared
4 199 (24.12%) Degree
5 197 (23.88%) Finance
6 177 (21.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 175 (21.21%) Windows
8 173 (20.97%) Linux
9 162 (19.64%) SIEM
10 156 (18.91%) Security Architecture
11 152 (18.42%) CISSP
12 147 (17.82%) Penetration Testing
13 144 (17.45%) Python
14 136 (16.48%) Telecoms
15 123 (14.91%) C
16 121 (14.67%) C++
17 120 (14.55%) Firewall
18 115 (13.94%) DV Cleared
19 113 (13.70%) Java
20 98 (11.88%) Presales
21 97 (11.76%) Security Operations
22 96 (11.64%) Nessus
23 90 (10.91%) Big Data
24 88 (10.67%) Computer Science
25 75 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
26 74 (8.97%) Unix
27 73 (8.85%) Security Operations Centre
28 72 (8.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
28 72 (8.73%) PCI DSS
28 72 (8.73%) Nmap

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 43 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (1.94%) nginx
3 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.09%) Liferay
5 8 (0.97%) IIS
6 7 (0.85%) JBoss
6 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.21%) MS Office
3 6 (0.73%) Maple
4 4 (0.48%) MS Project
5 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.70%) SaaS
4 13 (1.58%) IaaS
4 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.33%) Office 365
6 6 (0.73%) GitHub
7 4 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.12%) Heroku
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (14.55%) Firewall
2 67 (8.12%) Network Security
3 56 (6.79%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.27%) DNS
5 25 (3.03%) Internet
6 22 (2.67%) LAN
7 20 (2.42%) WAN
8 17 (2.06%) Wireless
9 16 (1.94%) HTTP
10 15 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (1.58%) BGP
11 13 (1.58%) OSPF
12 12 (1.45%) MPLS
13 11 (1.33%) LTE
14 10 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.21%) DHCP
14 10 (1.21%) SAN
14 10 (1.21%) VPN
15 8 (0.97%) Broadband
16 6 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (10.91%) Big Data
2 39 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.48%) Hadoop
3 37 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.33%) MySQL
5 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.85%) Apache Accumulo
6 7 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.48%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.12%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.12%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (8.12%) Metasploit
2 29 (3.52%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 7 (0.85%) NetBeans
4 6 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.36%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.36%) sqlmap
6 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.12%) Protractor
7 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 197 (23.88%) Finance
2 136 (16.48%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.18%) Banking
3 51 (6.18%) Manufacturing
4 39 (4.73%) Aerospace
5 32 (3.88%) Retail
6 29 (3.52%) Legal
7 18 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.82%) Marketing
9 14 (1.70%) Electronics
10 12 (1.45%) Military
11 10 (1.21%) Games
12 7 (0.85%) Back Office
13 4 (0.48%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.36%) Law
15 2 (0.24%) Advertising
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 213 (25.82%) Consultant
2 184 (22.30%) Security Consultant
3 132 (16.00%) Analyst
4 113 (13.70%) Architect
5 111 (13.45%) Security Analyst
6 95 (11.52%) Security Architect
7 91 (11.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 79 (9.58%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 73 (8.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 62 (7.52%) Developer
11 60 (7.27%) Security Manager
12 58 (7.03%) Security Engineer
13 43 (5.21%) IT Consultant
13 43 (5.21%) IT Security Consultant
14 40 (4.85%) Information Security Consultant
15 39 (4.73%) IT Manager
16 37 (4.48%) Project Manager
16 37 (4.48%) Python Developer
17 35 (4.24%) IT Architect
18 34 (4.12%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.64%) Node.js
2 26 (3.15%) ZeroMQ
3 25 (3.03%) .NET
3 25 (3.03%) HTML
3 25 (3.03%) Regular Expression
4 21 (2.55%) AngularJS
5 17 (2.06%) XML
6 14 (1.70%) HTML5
6 14 (1.70%) SOAP
7 13 (1.58%) Spring
8 12 (1.45%) CSS
9 11 (1.33%) Java EE
10 10 (1.21%) Web Services
11 9 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.09%) REST
12 7 (0.85%) 802.1X
13 6 (0.73%) EJB
13 6 (0.73%) JDBC
13 6 (0.73%) JSP
13 6 (0.73%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 75 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (8.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 72 (8.73%) PKI
5 69 (8.36%) Management Information System
6 49 (5.94%) Cyberthreat
7 43 (5.21%) Cyber Attack
8 32 (3.88%) Mathematics
9 29 (3.52%) Cybercrime
10 25 (3.03%) Cryptography
11 24 (2.91%) Life Science
11 24 (2.91%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.82%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.82%) Physics
13 14 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 13 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (1.45%) CESG
15 12 (1.45%) SCADA
16 11 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 10 (1.21%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (21.21%) Windows
2 173 (20.97%) Linux
3 74 (8.97%) Unix
4 43 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 38 (4.61%) VxWorks
6 22 (2.67%) Kali Linux
7 20 (2.42%) CentOS
8 18 (2.18%) Android
9 16 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.97%) Solaris
12 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.85%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.48%) SUSE
14 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (33.94%) Information Security
2 162 (19.64%) SIEM
3 156 (18.91%) Security Architecture
4 147 (17.82%) Penetration Testing
5 98 (11.88%) Presales
6 97 (11.76%) Security Operations
7 69 (8.36%) Network Design
8 67 (8.12%) Data Protection
9 65 (7.88%) Risk Assessment
10 63 (7.64%) Threat Analysis
11 59 (7.15%) Fraud Detection
12 58 (7.03%) Identity Management
13 55 (6.67%) TOGAF
14 54 (6.55%) Analytics
15 53 (6.42%) Ethical Hacking
15 53 (6.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 48 (5.82%) Open Source
17 47 (5.70%) Security Testing
18 46 (5.58%) Software Engineering
19 43 (5.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (17.45%) Python
2 123 (14.91%) C
3 121 (14.67%) C++
4 113 (13.70%) Java
5 62 (7.52%) SQL
6 44 (5.33%) Perl
7 39 (4.73%) JavaScript
8 37 (4.48%) C#
9 35 (4.24%) Ruby
10 18 (2.18%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.58%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.21%) PHP
14 8 (0.97%) Go
15 7 (0.85%) R
16 6 (0.73%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.73%) VB
17 4 (0.48%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 323 (39.15%) Security Cleared
2 227 (27.52%) SC Cleared
3 199 (24.12%) Degree
4 152 (18.42%) CISSP
5 115 (13.94%) DV Cleared
6 70 (8.48%) CISM
7 69 (8.36%) CREST Certified
8 53 (6.42%) CEH
9 42 (5.09%) CISA
10 36 (4.36%) SANS
11 34 (4.12%) OSCP
12 31 (3.76%) CLAS
13 24 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
13 24 (2.91%) CESG Certified Professional
14 19 (2.30%) GIAC
15 18 (2.18%) CHECK Team Member
16 16 (1.94%) CHECK Team Leader
17 13 (1.58%) GCIA
17 13 (1.58%) IISP
18 12 (1.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (21.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (8.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 72 (8.73%) PCI DSS
3 31 (3.76%) RMADS
4 12 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.21%) COBIT
6 10 (1.21%) ISO22301
7 8 (0.97%) GPG13
8 5 (0.61%) QA
9 2 (0.24%) COSO
9 2 (0.24%) DO-254
9 2 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.24%) SLA
10 1 (0.12%) FISMA
10 1 (0.12%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 55 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.06%) Snort
3 9 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.73%) vSphere
6 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.48%) XenApp
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (11.64%) Nessus
2 72 (8.73%) Nmap
3 10 (1.21%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (1.09%) EnCase
5 7 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (0.85%) OpenVAS
6 5 (0.61%) QRadar
7 4 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.36%) Endace
8 3 (0.36%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.24%) Puppet
9 2 (0.24%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.12%) FTK
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.12%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 56 (6.79%) ArcSight
2 47 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.33%) Cisco
4 35 (4.24%) VMware
5 27 (3.27%) HP
5 27 (3.27%) Splunk
6 25 (3.03%) Oracle
7 22 (2.67%) Qualys
8 19 (2.30%) Google
9 18 (2.18%) SAP
10 17 (2.06%) LogRhythm
11 16 (1.94%) Fortinet
11 16 (1.94%) Intel Security
12 14 (1.70%) Juniper
13 11 (1.33%) Sophos
14 10 (1.21%) Apple
14 10 (1.21%) CA
14 10 (1.21%) Coverity
14 10 (1.21%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.09%) Palo Alto
Oxfordshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + stock + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Huawei Technologies UK Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 16% bonus, generous training budget
Posted: 13 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Buckingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago