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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 269 349 412
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +63
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 181 71 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.42% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 123 47 10
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
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
16728 16906 16604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.26% 80.53% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13481 13263 13781
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +46 84 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Surrey +36 52 £50,000 -16.66% 15
Hampshire +11 33 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £40,000 -57.89% 2
Kent +14 4 £40,000 -36.00% 3
Oxfordshire -3 4 £39,750 +59.00% 2
East Sussex - 4 £32,500 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 134 (35.83%) Security Cleared
2 103 (27.54%) SC Cleared
3 102 (27.27%) Linux
4 90 (24.06%) Finance
5 87 (23.26%) Information Security
6 84 (22.46%) SIEM
7 80 (21.39%) Windows
7 80 (21.39%) Java
8 73 (19.52%) SQL
9 62 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (16.31%) Python
11 60 (16.04%) CISSP
12 57 (15.24%) Firewall
13 51 (13.64%) Degree
14 46 (12.30%) Network Security
14 46 (12.30%) ITIL
15 45 (12.03%) DV Cleared
16 44 (11.76%) Software Engineering
16 44 (11.76%) JavaScript
17 43 (11.50%) PCI DSS
18 42 (11.23%) Information Assurance
19 40 (10.70%) Telecoms
20 39 (10.43%) Big Data
20 39 (10.43%) Analytics
21 37 (9.89%) Hadoop
22 36 (9.63%) MySQL
23 35 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 33 (8.82%) Security Architecture
25 31 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
26 30 (8.02%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.80%) Liferay
2 3 (0.80%) JBoss
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.24%) Firewall
2 46 (12.30%) Network Security
3 25 (6.68%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.15%) HTTP
5 21 (5.61%) MPLS
6 20 (5.35%) SAN
7 17 (4.55%) WAN
8 16 (4.28%) VPN
8 16 (4.28%) DNS
8 16 (4.28%) Wireshark
8 16 (4.28%) tcpdump
9 15 (4.01%) IPsec
10 13 (3.48%) VLAN
10 13 (3.48%) DHCP
11 11 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (2.94%) Broadband
12 10 (2.67%) Internet
13 5 (1.34%) SNMP
14 3 (0.80%) LAN
15 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.43%) Big Data
2 37 (9.89%) Hadoop
3 36 (9.63%) MySQL
4 22 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.34%) Apache Accumulo
6 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.35%) Selenium
2 19 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.81%) JMeter
3 18 (4.81%) WebDriver
4 15 (4.01%) YourKit
5 14 (3.74%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.74%) Maven
6 5 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.80%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) NetBeans
General
1 90 (24.06%) Finance
2 40 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.08%) Banking
4 17 (4.55%) Retail
5 13 (3.48%) Marketing
5 13 (3.48%) Military
6 12 (3.21%) Legal
7 8 (2.14%) German Language
8 7 (1.87%) Electronics
9 6 (1.60%) French Language
10 5 (1.34%) Arabic Language
10 5 (1.34%) Advertising
10 5 (1.34%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.07%) Law
11 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.80%) Cantonese Language
12 3 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (16.04%) Consultant
2 55 (14.71%) Developer
3 51 (13.64%) Analyst
4 40 (10.70%) Security Consultant
5 39 (10.43%) Architect
6 36 (9.63%) Security Engineer
7 29 (7.75%) Security Architect
8 26 (6.95%) Software Engineer
8 26 (6.95%) Security Analyst
8 26 (6.95%) Java Developer
9 24 (6.42%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 21 (5.61%) Security Manager
11 13 (3.48%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 13 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.21%) Security Specialist
12 12 (3.21%) IT Security Engineer
13 10 (2.67%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 9 (2.41%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.02%) Web Services
2 26 (6.95%) HTML
3 24 (6.42%) CSS
4 22 (5.88%) Spring
5 20 (5.35%) Lucene
6 18 (4.81%) LAMP
7 17 (4.55%) Spring Integration
7 17 (4.55%) jQuery
7 17 (4.55%) Spring MVC
7 17 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 15 (4.01%) J2EE
9 14 (3.74%) Regular Expression
10 9 (2.41%) .NET
11 6 (1.60%) J2SE
11 6 (1.60%) Kafka
11 6 (1.60%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.60%) Django
12 5 (1.34%) REST
12 5 (1.34%) SOAP
12 5 (1.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.75%) Management Information System
1 29 (7.75%) Open Source
1 29 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.01%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (4.01%) PKI
4 11 (2.94%) RMADS
4 11 (2.94%) CESG
5 10 (2.67%) CESG CLAS
6 9 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.41%) Blog
7 8 (2.14%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.60%) Machine to Machine
8 6 (1.60%) User Experience
8 6 (1.60%) SCADA
9 4 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.80%) Statistics
10 3 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 102 (27.27%) Linux
2 80 (21.39%) Windows
3 30 (8.02%) UNIX
4 8 (2.14%) CentOS
5 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.80%) Android
5 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.53%) SUSE
6 2 (0.53%) AIX
6 2 (0.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.26%) Information Security
2 84 (22.46%) SIEM
3 62 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.30%) ITIL
5 44 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 42 (11.23%) Information Assurance
7 39 (10.43%) Analytics
8 33 (8.82%) Security Architecture
9 31 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (7.75%) Project Management
10 29 (7.75%) Change Management
11 25 (6.68%) Network Design
11 25 (6.68%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (5.88%) Multithreading
13 20 (5.35%) Risk Management
13 20 (5.35%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.08%) Test Strategy
14 19 (5.08%) Data Protection
14 19 (5.08%) Automated Testing
14 19 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.39%) Java
2 73 (19.52%) SQL
3 61 (16.31%) Python
4 44 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.49%) Ruby
6 26 (6.95%) C++
7 23 (6.15%) C
8 21 (5.61%) PHP
9 15 (4.01%) Perl
10 13 (3.48%) C#
11 11 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) AWK
13 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.53%) sed
13 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.53%) Lua
14 1 (0.27%) R
14 1 (0.27%) Ada
14 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (35.83%) Security Cleared
2 103 (27.54%) SC Cleared
3 60 (16.04%) CISSP
4 51 (13.64%) Degree
5 45 (12.03%) DV Cleared
6 27 (7.22%) CISM
7 17 (4.55%) GCIA
7 17 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.28%) CCNA
9 12 (3.21%) CISA
10 10 (2.67%) GIAC
11 9 (2.41%) VCP4
12 8 (2.14%) GCIH
12 8 (2.14%) HND
12 8 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.60%) PhD
13 6 (1.60%) CRISC
14 5 (1.34%) MCSE
15 4 (1.07%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.50%) PCI DSS
2 35 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (6.42%) SLA
4 22 (5.88%) QA
5 7 (1.87%) COBIT
5 7 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.34%) GPG13
6 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.80%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.53%) BS7799
8 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.60%) Snort
3 1 (0.27%) Xen
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) Ambari
Vendors
1 27 (7.22%) Oracle
2 12 (3.21%) Cisco
3 11 (2.94%) HP
4 9 (2.41%) Sourcefire
4 9 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.41%) VMware
5 7 (1.87%) Citrix
6 6 (1.60%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.34%) LogRhythm
7 5 (1.34%) Juniper
8 4 (1.07%) Coverity
8 4 (1.07%) F5
8 4 (1.07%) Huawei
9 3 (0.80%) Splunk
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.80%) CA
9 3 (0.80%) BT
10 2 (0.53%) Remedy
10 2 (0.53%) Wind River
10 2 (0.53%) TippingPoint
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum excellent benefits package and bonu
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified ,£Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago