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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 160 218 285
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +67
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 309 298 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.91% 1.38% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.61% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 229 200 158
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
13910 18566 18472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.87% 86.09% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11461 15541 14620
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,898 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +61 102 £57,500 -4.16% 16
Oxfordshire +61 85 £62,500 +51.51% 3
Surrey +31 60 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Hampshire -18 45 £40,000 -21.56% 7
Kent +8 5 £45,000 +24.13% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £80,000 - 3
Sussex - 2 £58,250 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £95,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £106,250 -
West Sussex +28 1 - -
East Sussex +24 1 £82,500 +120.00%
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 283 (40.66%) Security Cleared
2 213 (30.60%) Information Security
3 181 (26.01%) Penetration Testing
4 173 (24.86%) Python
5 165 (23.71%) Telecoms
6 163 (23.42%) Linux
7 161 (23.13%) Windows
8 150 (21.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 150 (21.55%) SC Cleared
9 144 (20.69%) SIEM
10 141 (20.26%) Degree
11 137 (19.68%) C
12 135 (19.40%) Finance
13 130 (18.68%) Java
14 118 (16.95%) Firewall
15 117 (16.81%) CISSP
16 116 (16.67%) Security Operations
17 115 (16.52%) DV Cleared
18 98 (14.08%) C++
19 96 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
20 94 (13.51%) Data Protection
21 93 (13.36%) Unix
22 91 (13.07%) Nessus
23 90 (12.93%) Security Architecture
24 86 (12.36%) Presales
25 82 (11.78%) CEH
26 77 (11.06%) PCI DSS
26 77 (11.06%) Open Source
27 76 (10.92%) PKI
27 76 (10.92%) 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 28 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.58%) nginx
3 10 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 10 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.29%) IIS
5 6 (0.86%) JBoss
6 5 (0.72%) Apache
6 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.29%) Confluence
10 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.86%) MS Office
2 6 (0.86%) MS Project
3 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.14%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.31%) GitHub
2 24 (3.45%) IaaS
3 14 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.72%) SaaS
5 8 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.72%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (16.95%) Firewall
2 63 (9.05%) TCP/IP
3 37 (5.32%) Network Security
4 20 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (2.59%) DNS
5 18 (2.59%) VPN
6 15 (2.16%) Broadband
6 15 (2.16%) LTE
7 14 (2.01%) BGP
7 14 (2.01%) LAN
7 14 (2.01%) OSPF
8 13 (1.87%) HTTP
8 13 (1.87%) Internet
8 13 (1.87%) MPLS
8 13 (1.87%) WAN
9 11 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.29%) SSL
10 9 (1.29%) Wireless
11 8 (1.15%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.47%) Big Data
2 35 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.59%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 11 (1.58%) MySQL
6 10 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.15%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.72%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (0.43%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.29%) HBase
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.14%) GIS
12 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (7.61%) Metasploit
2 12 (1.72%) Burp Suite
3 9 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.01%) JIRA
5 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.57%) Selenium
6 3 (0.43%) JMeter
7 2 (0.29%) Ant
7 2 (0.29%) JUnit
7 2 (0.29%) Maven
7 2 (0.29%) Redmine
7 2 (0.29%) Subversion
7 2 (0.29%) TestNG
8 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 165 (23.71%) Telecoms
2 135 (19.40%) Finance
3 25 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.30%) Banking
5 17 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 17 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.16%) Marketing
7 14 (2.01%) Games
8 11 (1.58%) German Language
9 9 (1.29%) French Language
10 8 (1.15%) Legal
10 8 (1.15%) Military
11 6 (0.86%) Back Office
11 6 (0.86%) Retail
12 4 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Advertising
14 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (15.95%) Analyst
1 111 (15.95%) Consultant
2 99 (14.22%) Security Consultant
3 95 (13.65%) Security Analyst
4 91 (13.07%) Architect
5 83 (11.93%) Developer
6 76 (10.92%) Security Engineer
7 65 (9.34%) Security Architect
8 54 (7.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 52 (7.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 50 (7.18%) Security Manager
11 44 (6.32%) Tester
12 43 (6.18%) IT Consultant
12 43 (6.18%) IT Security Consultant
12 43 (6.18%) Penetration Tester
13 38 (5.46%) Cybersecurity Architect
13 38 (5.46%) Software Developer
14 37 (5.32%) Python Developer
15 36 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 32 (4.60%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.89%) HTML
2 25 (3.59%) .NET
3 24 (3.45%) Django
3 24 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (2.73%) AngularJS
4 19 (2.73%) Web Services
5 17 (2.44%) CSS
6 15 (2.16%) ZeroMQ
7 10 (1.44%) XML
8 9 (1.29%) JSON
9 7 (1.01%) Regular Expression
9 7 (1.01%) RESTful
10 5 (0.72%) Node.js
10 5 (0.72%) REST
11 4 (0.57%) Middleware
11 4 (0.57%) SOAP
12 3 (0.43%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.43%) Spring
12 3 (0.43%) Spring MVC
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.92%) PKI
2 72 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 70 (10.06%) Management Information System
4 69 (9.91%) Cyberthreat
5 67 (9.63%) Computer Science
6 47 (6.75%) Cyber Attack
7 39 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (5.03%) Mathematics
9 30 (4.31%) Cryptography
9 30 (4.31%) Physics
10 20 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
11 17 (2.44%) NHS
12 15 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (1.72%) CESG
14 11 (1.58%) Cybercrime
14 11 (1.58%) Data Centre
15 10 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
17 8 (1.15%) Blockchain
17 8 (1.15%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 163 (23.42%) Linux
2 161 (23.13%) Windows
3 93 (13.36%) Unix
4 41 (5.89%) Windows Server
5 39 (5.60%) VxWorks
6 24 (3.45%) CentOS
7 21 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.87%) Kali Linux
10 12 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.72%) Solaris
12 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.57%) SUSE
13 4 (0.57%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) KNOPPIX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (30.60%) Information Security
2 181 (26.01%) Penetration Testing
3 144 (20.69%) SIEM
4 116 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 96 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (13.51%) Data Protection
7 90 (12.93%) Security Architecture
8 86 (12.36%) Presales
9 77 (11.06%) Open Source
10 66 (9.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 59 (8.48%) ITIL
12 57 (8.19%) Ethical Hacking
13 49 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
14 48 (6.90%) Fraud Detection
15 47 (6.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 43 (6.18%) TOGAF
17 42 (6.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 40 (5.75%) Source Code Analysis
19 39 (5.60%) Security Testing
19 39 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (24.86%) Python
2 137 (19.68%) C
3 130 (18.68%) Java
4 98 (14.08%) C++
5 65 (9.34%) SQL
6 47 (6.75%) C#
7 46 (6.61%) Ruby
8 43 (6.18%) Perl
9 37 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 36 (5.17%) Go
11 25 (3.59%) JavaScript
12 19 (2.73%) PHP
13 11 (1.58%) VB
14 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.57%) Haskell
17 2 (0.29%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.29%) R
17 2 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 283 (40.66%) Security Cleared
2 150 (21.55%) SC Cleared
3 141 (20.26%) Degree
4 117 (16.81%) CISSP
5 115 (16.52%) DV Cleared
6 82 (11.78%) CEH
7 64 (9.20%) CISM
8 53 (7.61%) CREST Certified
9 48 (6.90%) OSCP
10 42 (6.03%) SANS
11 30 (4.31%) GIAC
12 29 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (4.02%) CISA
14 25 (3.59%) CCNA
15 21 (3.02%) CompTIA Security+
15 21 (3.02%) GPEN
15 21 (3.02%) Security+ Certification
16 20 (2.87%) CESG Certified Professional
16 20 (2.87%) GCIA
17 12 (1.72%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (21.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (11.06%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 22 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.44%) RMADS
6 8 (1.15%) SSAE 16
7 7 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.86%) COBIT
8 6 (0.86%) GPG13
8 6 (0.86%) SLA
9 5 (0.72%) QA
10 4 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
10 4 (0.57%) SDET
11 3 (0.43%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.14%) COSO
13 1 (0.14%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
13 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 63 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.30%) Snort
4 15 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.87%) Xen
6 5 (0.72%) vSphere
7 4 (0.57%) Samba
7 4 (0.57%) XenApp
8 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.29%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 91 (13.07%) Nessus
2 76 (10.92%) Nmap
3 23 (3.30%) OpenVAS
4 8 (1.15%) Grafana
4 8 (1.15%) QRadar
5 6 (0.86%) logstash
6 5 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (0.72%) WMI
7 4 (0.57%) Ansible
7 4 (0.57%) EnCase
7 4 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.43%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.29%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.14%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.14%) Endace
10 1 (0.14%) FTK
10 1 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.14%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 62 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.90%) Sophos
3 40 (5.75%) Splunk
4 39 (5.60%) Qualys
5 31 (4.45%) Cisco
6 25 (3.59%) VMware
7 24 (3.45%) ArcSight
8 18 (2.59%) LogRhythm
9 14 (2.01%) Oracle
10 13 (1.87%) Palo Alto
11 12 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.58%) Apple
12 11 (1.58%) Google
12 11 (1.58%) HP
12 11 (1.58%) Huawei
13 10 (1.44%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.29%) SAP
15 8 (1.15%) Citrix
15 8 (1.15%) IBM
16 7 (1.01%) Coverity
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £Market Rates + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,427 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £43,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + car, pension, additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £75,000 per year + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + stock + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Milton Keynes, Leatherhead and...
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Milton Keynes, Leatherhead and...
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago