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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 223 295 384
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +89
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 239 150 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.66% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.83% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 180 126 22
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 £31,000 £32,318 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +62 93 £57,500 +15.00% 29
Hampshire +7 49 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Surrey +17 43 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Kent +28 20 £52,000 +79.31% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £42,500 +30.22% 10
Oxfordshire +14 14 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex +3 1 £55,500 +0.90% 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 167 (40.44%) Security Cleared
2 112 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 108 (26.15%) Windows
4 106 (25.67%) SIEM
5 105 (25.42%) Information Security
6 100 (24.21%) Linux
7 97 (23.49%) Finance
8 87 (21.07%) Firewall
8 87 (21.07%) CISSP
9 86 (20.82%) SQL
10 64 (15.50%) Telecoms
11 60 (14.53%) Java
11 60 (14.53%) Python
11 60 (14.53%) Degree
12 55 (13.32%) DV Cleared
12 55 (13.32%) Information Assurance
13 54 (13.08%) Network Security
14 52 (12.59%) PCI DSS
14 52 (12.59%) UNIX
14 52 (12.59%) Management Information System
15 49 (11.86%) ITIL
15 49 (11.86%) Analytics
15 49 (11.86%) Software Engineering
16 48 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 46 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (10.41%) Penetration Testing
19 41 (9.93%) Big Data
20 40 (9.69%) Security Architecture
21 37 (8.96%) Open Source
21 37 (8.96%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.97%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.45%) Office 365
3 4 (0.97%) PaaS
4 3 (0.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (21.07%) Firewall
2 54 (13.08%) Network Security
3 25 (6.05%) TCP/IP
3 25 (6.05%) Broadband
4 20 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (4.84%) WAN
5 19 (4.60%) Wireshark
6 18 (4.36%) Internet
7 17 (4.12%) VPN
8 15 (3.63%) MPLS
9 14 (3.39%) DNS
10 13 (3.15%) IPsec
11 12 (2.91%) tcpdump
11 12 (2.91%) DHCP
12 11 (2.66%) VLAN
13 9 (2.18%) HTTP
14 8 (1.94%) LAN
15 6 (1.45%) SNMP
16 5 (1.21%) SAN
16 5 (1.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.93%) Big Data
2 35 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.84%) MySQL
4 16 (3.87%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.21%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 24 (5.81%) Selenium
2 18 (4.36%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.12%) WebDriver
4 16 (3.87%) JMeter
5 5 (1.21%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (0.73%) Subversion
6 3 (0.73%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) YourKit
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 97 (23.49%) Finance
2 64 (15.50%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.36%) Banking
4 15 (3.63%) Military
5 14 (3.39%) Retail
5 14 (3.39%) German Language
6 13 (3.15%) Legal
6 13 (3.15%) Marketing
7 11 (2.66%) Law
8 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.69%) Advertising
8 7 (1.69%) French Language
8 7 (1.69%) Arabic Language
9 6 (1.45%) Cantonese Language
9 6 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (1.45%) Electronics
10 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.73%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (18.89%) Analyst
2 76 (18.40%) Consultant
3 43 (10.41%) Security Consultant
4 41 (9.93%) Security Manager
4 41 (9.93%) Architect
5 36 (8.72%) Security Engineer
6 31 (7.51%) Security Analyst
7 30 (7.26%) Security Architect
8 29 (7.02%) Software Engineer
9 24 (5.81%) Developer
9 24 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (5.08%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 20 (4.84%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.36%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 16 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.15%) Cyber Security Manager
15 12 (2.91%) Applications Support
15 12 (2.91%) Information Security Consultant
15 12 (2.91%) Operations Analyst
16 11 (2.66%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.57%) Web Services
2 16 (3.87%) LAMP
3 12 (2.91%) .NET
4 11 (2.66%) Regular Expression
5 7 (1.69%) Spring
6 6 (1.45%) REST
6 6 (1.45%) SOAP
6 6 (1.45%) HTML
7 5 (1.21%) J2EE
7 5 (1.21%) STL
7 5 (1.21%) XML
7 5 (1.21%) ODBC
7 5 (1.21%) Lucene
8 4 (0.97%) Spring MVC
8 4 (0.97%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.97%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.97%) CSS
8 4 (0.97%) Middleware
9 3 (0.73%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.59%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.96%) Open Source
3 32 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (4.36%) RMADS
7 16 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (3.63%) PKI
9 10 (2.42%) Statistics
10 9 (2.18%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.18%) Machine to Machine
11 8 (1.94%) CESG
12 7 (1.69%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.69%) Blog
13 6 (1.45%) Physics
13 6 (1.45%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.21%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 108 (26.15%) Windows
2 100 (24.21%) Linux
3 52 (12.59%) UNIX
4 13 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.18%) CentOS
6 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.69%) Android
6 7 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.21%) Solaris
9 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.73%) AIX
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.48%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.67%) SIEM
2 105 (25.42%) Information Security
3 55 (13.32%) Information Assurance
4 49 (11.86%) ITIL
4 49 (11.86%) Analytics
4 49 (11.86%) Software Engineering
5 46 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.41%) Penetration Testing
7 40 (9.69%) Security Architecture
8 34 (8.23%) Reverse Engineering
9 33 (7.99%) Malware Analysis
10 32 (7.75%) Ethical Hacking
11 30 (7.26%) Change Management
11 30 (7.26%) Security Management
11 30 (7.26%) Network Design
12 27 (6.54%) Data Protection
13 24 (5.81%) Test Strategy
14 23 (5.57%) Incident Management
15 21 (5.08%) Workflow
15 21 (5.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (20.82%) SQL
2 60 (14.53%) Java
2 60 (14.53%) Python
3 32 (7.75%) Ruby
4 29 (7.02%) PHP
5 27 (6.54%) C
5 27 (6.54%) C++
6 22 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 22 (5.33%) Perl
7 19 (4.60%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.94%) C#
9 4 (0.97%) R
9 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.97%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 167 (40.44%) Security Cleared
2 112 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 87 (21.07%) CISSP
4 60 (14.53%) Degree
5 55 (13.32%) DV Cleared
6 31 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (7.26%) CISM
8 27 (6.54%) CCNA
9 22 (5.33%) GCIA
9 22 (5.33%) GCIH
10 16 (3.87%) CEH
10 16 (3.87%) GIAC
11 15 (3.63%) CCNP
11 15 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (3.39%) MCSE
13 11 (2.66%) CISA
14 10 (2.42%) CCIE
15 8 (1.94%) VTSP
15 8 (1.94%) SSCP
16 7 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.59%) PCI DSS
2 48 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (8.47%) SLA
4 26 (6.30%) QA
5 12 (2.91%) HIPAA
6 8 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.69%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.69%) GPG13
8 4 (0.97%) COBIT
9 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.48%) BS7799
9 2 (0.48%) FISMA
System Software
1 37 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.45%) Snort
3 6 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.24%) iptables
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) Nessus
2 5 (1.21%) Nmap
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (7.99%) Cisco
2 19 (4.60%) Juniper
3 18 (4.36%) VMware
3 18 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.91%) ArcSight
4 12 (2.91%) Oracle
5 11 (2.66%) Splunk
6 8 (1.94%) SAP
7 7 (1.69%) Citrix
7 7 (1.69%) HP
7 7 (1.69%) Sourcefire
7 7 (1.69%) Fortinet
8 6 (1.45%) Coverity
8 6 (1.45%) Avaya
8 6 (1.45%) Pegasus
8 6 (1.45%) Apple
8 6 (1.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.21%) TippingPoint
9 5 (1.21%) Huawei
10 4 (0.97%) IBM
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K - 70K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £80k plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AQA
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago