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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / South East
Rank 171 178 307
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +129
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 255 338 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.73% 1.73% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.00% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 195 232 111
Median salary £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

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
12595 16935 17426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.69% 86.57% 84.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10270 14277 13985
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +44 96 £57,500 -4.16% 19
Hampshire -21 50 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Surrey +13 41 £55,000 -21.42% 17
Oxfordshire +16 40 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Buckinghamshire +30 16 £55,000 -31.25% 3
Kent +16 6 £38,500 +67.39%
East Sussex +12 3 £76,000 -5.00% 1
Middlesex +2 3 £76,000 -32.44%
Home Counties - 1 £105,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 213 (36.41%) Security Cleared
2 155 (26.50%) Information Security
3 142 (24.27%) Python
4 135 (23.08%) Windows
5 126 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
6 124 (21.20%) Linux
6 124 (21.20%) Telecoms
7 115 (19.66%) Degree
8 105 (17.95%) SC Cleared
8 105 (17.95%) SIEM
9 100 (17.09%) Security Operations
9 100 (17.09%) C
9 100 (17.09%) Java
10 98 (16.75%) CISSP
10 98 (16.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 95 (16.24%) Finance
12 93 (15.90%) Data Protection
13 84 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (14.19%) Firewall
15 80 (13.68%) DV Cleared
16 72 (12.31%) Security Architecture
17 71 (12.14%) Open Source
18 70 (11.97%) CEH
19 69 (11.79%) Unix
20 68 (11.62%) PKI
21 67 (11.45%) ITIL
21 67 (11.45%) C++
22 64 (10.94%) PCI DSS
22 64 (10.94%) Presales
23 63 (10.77%) SQL

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 22 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.03%) Apache
2 6 (1.03%) IIS
2 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.03%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (0.68%) IBM Notes
3 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.51%) Confluence
4 3 (0.51%) JBoss
5 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.17%) nginx
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS Project
3 6 (1.03%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.27%) GitHub
2 19 (3.25%) IaaS
3 14 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.71%) SaaS
6 8 (1.37%) Sumo Logic
7 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.34%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.19%) Firewall
2 54 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (4.44%) Network Security
4 20 (3.42%) HTTP
5 15 (2.56%) Internet
6 14 (2.39%) DNS
6 14 (2.39%) HTTPS
6 14 (2.39%) VPN
7 12 (2.05%) Broadband
7 12 (2.05%) LTE
7 12 (2.05%) MPLS
8 10 (1.71%) SSL
9 9 (1.54%) BGP
9 9 (1.54%) OSPF
10 8 (1.37%) LAN
10 8 (1.37%) WAN
10 8 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.20%) DHCP
12 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.47%) Big Data
2 23 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.05%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.88%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.03%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.68%) MySQL
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.51%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.34%) HBase
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) GIS
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (5.81%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.20%) JIRA
4 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.68%) Burp Suite
5 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.68%) Selenium
6 3 (0.51%) JMeter
6 3 (0.51%) JUnit
6 3 (0.51%) Subversion
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.34%) Maven
7 2 (0.34%) Redmine
7 2 (0.34%) TestNG
7 2 (0.34%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.17%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.17%) GitLab
8 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 124 (21.20%) Telecoms
2 95 (16.24%) Finance
3 20 (3.42%) German Language
4 18 (3.08%) Marketing
5 17 (2.91%) French Language
6 12 (2.05%) Spanish Language
7 11 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.71%) Banking
8 10 (1.71%) Games
9 8 (1.37%) Dutch Language
9 8 (1.37%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.03%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Electronics
11 4 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.51%) Retail
13 2 (0.34%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (15.56%) Analyst
2 83 (14.19%) Architect
3 78 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 77 (13.16%) Developer
5 71 (12.14%) Consultant
6 68 (11.62%) Security Engineer
7 62 (10.60%) Security Consultant
8 55 (9.40%) Security Architect
9 41 (7.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 39 (6.67%) Security Manager
11 38 (6.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 37 (6.32%) Python Developer
12 37 (6.32%) Software Developer
13 30 (5.13%) HTML Developer
13 30 (5.13%) Tester
14 29 (4.96%) Penetration Tester
15 28 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 28 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 26 (4.44%) Python/Django Developer
16 26 (4.44%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.67%) HTML
2 30 (5.13%) Django
2 30 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 29 (4.96%) .NET
4 20 (3.42%) AngularJS
5 19 (3.25%) CSS
6 16 (2.74%) Web Services
7 8 (1.37%) JSON
8 7 (1.20%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (1.03%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.85%) RESTful
11 4 (0.68%) Node.js
11 4 (0.68%) REST
11 4 (0.68%) XML
12 3 (0.51%) Middleware
13 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.34%) HTML5
13 2 (0.34%) jQuery
13 2 (0.34%) JSP
13 2 (0.34%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.62%) PKI
2 60 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 55 (9.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 51 (8.72%) Cyberthreat
5 45 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 39 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
7 26 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (4.27%) Mathematics
9 24 (4.10%) Cryptography
10 22 (3.76%) Physics
11 20 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
12 17 (2.91%) NHS
13 15 (2.56%) Data Centre
14 12 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
16 9 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 7 (1.20%) CESG
17 7 (1.20%) Driving Licence
17 7 (1.20%) Social Media
18 6 (1.03%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 135 (23.08%) Windows
2 124 (21.20%) Linux
3 69 (11.79%) Unix
4 31 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 28 (4.79%) VxWorks
6 21 (3.59%) CentOS
7 15 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.88%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.85%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.68%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.51%) Solaris
15 1 (0.17%) Android
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.17%) KNOPPIX
15 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (26.50%) Information Security
2 126 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
3 105 (17.95%) SIEM
4 100 (17.09%) Security Operations
5 93 (15.90%) Data Protection
6 84 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (12.31%) Security Architecture
8 71 (12.14%) Open Source
9 67 (11.45%) ITIL
10 64 (10.94%) Presales
11 52 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 47 (8.03%) Fraud Detection
12 47 (8.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 43 (7.35%) Ethical Hacking
14 36 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (6.15%) TOGAF
15 35 (5.98%) Analytics
16 34 (5.81%) Security Monitoring
17 33 (5.64%) Risk Management
17 33 (5.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 142 (24.27%) Python
2 100 (17.09%) C
2 100 (17.09%) Java
3 67 (11.45%) C++
4 63 (10.77%) SQL
5 46 (7.86%) C#
6 45 (7.69%) Ruby
7 30 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 28 (4.79%) Go
8 28 (4.79%) Perl
9 22 (3.76%) JavaScript
10 21 (3.59%) PHP
11 12 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.03%) VB
13 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.34%) R
15 1 (0.17%) Haskell
15 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 213 (36.41%) Security Cleared
2 115 (19.66%) Degree
3 105 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 98 (16.75%) CISSP
5 80 (13.68%) DV Cleared
6 70 (11.97%) CEH
7 62 (10.60%) CISM
8 50 (8.55%) SANS
9 35 (5.98%) CREST Certified
10 32 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (5.47%) OSCP
11 29 (4.96%) CCNA
12 23 (3.93%) CISA
12 23 (3.93%) GCIA
12 23 (3.93%) GIAC
13 20 (3.42%) CompTIA Security+
13 20 (3.42%) Security+ Certification
14 14 (2.39%) GPEN
15 11 (1.88%) CESG Certified Professional
16 10 (1.71%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (16.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (10.94%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (3.42%) GDPR
5 14 (2.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (1.88%) SSAE 16
7 8 (1.37%) SLA
8 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.85%) QA
10 4 (0.68%) COBIT
10 4 (0.68%) SDET
11 3 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.51%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.34%) FISMA
12 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 57 (9.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.74%) Xen
5 13 (2.22%) Snort
6 4 (0.68%) Samba
7 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.34%) Docker
7 2 (0.34%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (9.57%) Nessus
2 48 (8.21%) Nmap
3 16 (2.74%) OpenVAS
4 10 (1.71%) Grafana
5 9 (1.54%) logstash
6 8 (1.37%) WMI
7 7 (1.20%) QRadar
8 5 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.68%) Ansible
10 3 (0.51%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.34%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.34%) EnCase
11 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.17%) Endace
12 1 (0.17%) Kibana
12 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
12 1 (0.17%) SCCM
12 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.35%) Sophos
3 37 (6.32%) Splunk
4 30 (5.13%) Cisco
5 26 (4.44%) VMware
6 24 (4.10%) Qualys
7 20 (3.42%) ArcSight
8 13 (2.22%) LogRhythm
9 11 (1.88%) Huawei
10 9 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 9 (1.54%) HP
10 9 (1.54%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.37%) IBM
11 8 (1.37%) Juniper
11 8 (1.37%) Oracle
12 7 (1.20%) Apple
12 7 (1.20%) Google
13 6 (1.03%) LogLogic
14 5 (0.85%) Blue Coat
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-65,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago