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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 146 274 356
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +82
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 378 203 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 0.96% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.13% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 271 143 86
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,300 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +8.00%
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
15003 17998 18331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.21% 85.44% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12432 14957 14165
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Oxfordshire +46 116 £60,000 +41.17% 11
Berkshire +76 112 £55,000 -8.33% 12
Surrey +43 44 £60,000 -17.24% 14
Hampshire +27 42 £48,750 -8.01% 10
Kent +41 34 £45,000 +14.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £72,500 +45.00% 5
Home Counties - 6 £93,750 -
West Sussex +22 5 £67,500 +59.76%
East Sussex +9 4 £45,750 +26.20%
M4 Corridor - 3 £95,000 -
Sussex +11 2 £58,250 -2.91%
Middlesex - 2 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 308 (40.05%) Security Cleared
2 253 (32.90%) Information Security
3 198 (25.75%) Penetration Testing
4 185 (24.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 178 (23.15%) SC Cleared
6 176 (22.89%) Python
7 174 (22.63%) Linux
8 172 (22.37%) Windows
9 165 (21.46%) Telecoms
10 164 (21.33%) SIEM
11 163 (21.20%) Degree
12 153 (19.90%) C
13 151 (19.64%) Finance
14 142 (18.47%) CISSP
15 141 (18.34%) DV Cleared
16 131 (17.04%) Security Architecture
17 128 (16.64%) Firewall
18 123 (15.99%) Java
19 113 (14.69%) Security Operations
20 112 (14.56%) C++
21 107 (13.91%) Nessus
22 102 (13.26%) PCI DSS
23 93 (12.09%) Data Protection
24 92 (11.96%) Presales
25 85 (11.05%) Nmap
26 83 (10.79%) Unix
27 77 (10.01%) PKI
27 77 (10.01%) Security Operations Centre
28 76 (9.88%) Big Data
29 72 (9.36%) CEH

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 37 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (1.69%) nginx
3 9 (1.17%) Liferay
4 7 (0.91%) IIS
5 5 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.52%) JBoss
6 4 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.26%) Apache
8 2 (0.26%) Confluence
8 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.78%) MS Office
3 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.12%) GitHub
2 20 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (2.47%) IaaS
4 17 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.17%) SaaS
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (16.64%) Firewall
2 56 (7.28%) TCP/IP
3 55 (7.15%) Network Security
4 20 (2.60%) BGP
4 20 (2.60%) LAN
4 20 (2.60%) OSPF
5 19 (2.47%) MPLS
6 18 (2.34%) WAN
7 17 (2.21%) Broadband
7 17 (2.21%) DNS
8 16 (2.08%) LTE
8 16 (2.08%) VPN
9 15 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (1.82%) HTTP
11 12 (1.56%) Wireless
12 10 (1.30%) Internet
13 8 (1.04%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.78%) DHCP
14 6 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.88%) Big Data
2 31 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 29 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 27 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.43%) MySQL
5 11 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.17%) Apache Accumulo
7 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.52%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.13%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (8.84%) Metasploit
2 19 (2.47%) Burp Suite
3 8 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.78%) NetBeans
4 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.52%) JIRA
6 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.26%) JMeter
7 2 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.13%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.13%) Protractor
8 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.13%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.13%) WinDbg
General
1 165 (21.46%) Telecoms
2 151 (19.64%) Finance
3 40 (5.20%) Banking
4 37 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.51%) Aerospace
6 20 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (2.21%) Retail
8 15 (1.95%) Marketing
9 14 (1.82%) Legal
10 10 (1.30%) Games
10 10 (1.30%) Military
11 9 (1.17%) Back Office
12 4 (0.52%) Electronics
12 4 (0.52%) Polish Language
13 3 (0.39%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 161 (20.94%) Consultant
2 149 (19.38%) Security Consultant
3 139 (18.08%) Analyst
4 119 (15.47%) Security Analyst
5 113 (14.69%) Architect
6 82 (10.66%) Security Architect
7 77 (10.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 73 (9.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 71 (9.23%) Developer
10 70 (9.10%) Security Manager
11 64 (8.32%) Cybersecurity Architect
12 63 (8.19%) Security Engineer
13 59 (7.67%) IT Consultant
13 59 (7.67%) IT Security Consultant
14 42 (5.46%) Tester
15 40 (5.20%) Penetration Tester
16 39 (5.07%) IT Manager
17 35 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
18 33 (4.29%) Python Developer
19 31 (4.03%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.99%) ZeroMQ
2 22 (2.86%) Regular Expression
3 17 (2.21%) Node.js
4 16 (2.08%) HTML
5 15 (1.95%) .NET
5 15 (1.95%) AngularJS
6 13 (1.69%) Web Services
7 10 (1.30%) CSS
7 10 (1.30%) REST
8 9 (1.17%) SOAP
8 9 (1.17%) XML
9 7 (0.91%) RESTful
9 7 (0.91%) Spring
10 6 (0.78%) JSON
11 5 (0.65%) Django
11 5 (0.65%) Middleware
11 5 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.52%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.01%) PKI
1 77 (10.01%) Security Operations Centre
2 71 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 68 (8.84%) Management Information System
4 63 (8.19%) Cyberthreat
5 57 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
7 29 (3.77%) Cryptography
8 20 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 19 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 17 (2.21%) Physics
11 15 (1.95%) Life Science
12 13 (1.69%) Cybercrime
13 12 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.30%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 10 (1.30%) SCADA
14 10 (1.30%) Smartphone
15 8 (1.04%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 174 (22.63%) Linux
2 172 (22.37%) Windows
3 83 (10.79%) Unix
4 48 (6.24%) VxWorks
5 35 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 20 (2.60%) Kali Linux
7 15 (1.95%) CentOS
8 13 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.43%) Android
11 7 (0.91%) Solaris
12 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.52%) SUSE
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
15 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.13%) KNOPPIX
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (32.90%) Information Security
2 198 (25.75%) Penetration Testing
3 164 (21.33%) SIEM
4 131 (17.04%) Security Architecture
5 113 (14.69%) Security Operations
6 93 (12.09%) Data Protection
7 92 (11.96%) Presales
8 69 (8.97%) Open Source
9 68 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (8.58%) Ethical Hacking
11 62 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 58 (7.54%) Risk Assessment
13 53 (6.89%) Fraud Detection
14 52 (6.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 49 (6.37%) Network Design
15 49 (6.37%) Security Management
16 48 (6.24%) Source Code Analysis
17 47 (6.11%) Threat Analysis
17 47 (6.11%) Threat Modelling
17 47 (6.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 176 (22.89%) Python
2 153 (19.90%) C
3 123 (15.99%) Java
4 112 (14.56%) C++
5 63 (8.19%) SQL
6 48 (6.24%) Perl
7 38 (4.94%) Ruby
8 34 (4.42%) C#
9 30 (3.90%) JavaScript
10 27 (3.51%) Go
11 26 (3.38%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.56%) PHP
12 12 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.04%) VB
14 6 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.52%) Haskell
16 2 (0.26%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 308 (40.05%) Security Cleared
2 178 (23.15%) SC Cleared
3 163 (21.20%) Degree
4 142 (18.47%) CISSP
5 141 (18.34%) DV Cleared
6 72 (9.36%) CEH
7 66 (8.58%) CREST Certified
8 65 (8.45%) CISM
9 52 (6.76%) OSCP
10 44 (5.72%) SANS
11 33 (4.29%) CISA
12 23 (2.99%) GIAC
13 21 (2.73%) CLAS
14 20 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (2.08%) CCNA
15 16 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
15 16 (2.08%) GPEN
16 15 (1.95%) CompTIA Security+
16 15 (1.95%) Security+ Certification
17 14 (1.82%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (24.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (13.26%) PCI DSS
3 43 (5.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 26 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (2.99%) RMADS
6 10 (1.30%) COBIT
7 8 (1.04%) GPG13
7 8 (1.04%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.91%) ISO22301
9 6 (0.78%) QA
10 4 (0.52%) SLA
11 3 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.39%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.26%) COSO
12 2 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.26%) SDET
12 2 (0.26%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.13%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 47 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.60%) Snort
3 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.04%) Xen
6 5 (0.65%) vSphere
7 4 (0.52%) XenApp
8 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 107 (13.91%) Nessus
2 85 (11.05%) Nmap
3 18 (2.34%) OpenVAS
4 12 (1.56%) QRadar
5 9 (1.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.39%) EnCase
8 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.26%) Ansible
9 2 (0.26%) logstash
9 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.26%) WMI
10 1 (0.13%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.13%) Puppet
10 1 (0.13%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (5.98%) ArcSight
2 42 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.81%) Splunk
4 36 (4.68%) Sophos
5 35 (4.55%) Qualys
6 32 (4.16%) Cisco
7 28 (3.64%) VMware
8 24 (3.12%) HP
9 21 (2.73%) LogRhythm
10 17 (2.21%) SAP
11 12 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.56%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.43%) Intel Security
13 10 (1.30%) Apple
13 10 (1.30%) Coverity
13 10 (1.30%) Google
14 9 (1.17%) CA
14 9 (1.17%) Huawei
14 9 (1.17%) Juniper
14 9 (1.17%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £76,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: Car All , Pension , PMI, Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car allow, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £14000 - £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 8 days ago