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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 182 318 384
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +66
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 350 142 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 0.69% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.82% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 255 104 40
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
16550 17228 16685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.51% 84.11% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13997 13887 13098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +56 119 £60,000 +6.66% 26
Hampshire +81 91 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Surrey +18 66 £70,000 +40.00% 20
Oxfordshire +32 43 £57,500 +134.69% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £70,000 - 5
East Sussex +8 4 £80,000 +146.15% 3
West Sussex +2 4 £83,750 +52.27% 1
Middlesex - 4 £130,000 - 3
Kent - 3 £37,750 - 1
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 218 (36.58%) Security Cleared
2 142 (23.83%) SC Cleared
3 139 (23.32%) Python
4 137 (22.99%) SIEM
5 136 (22.82%) Degree
6 131 (21.98%) Information Security
7 112 (18.79%) Finance
8 110 (18.46%) C++
9 105 (17.62%) Penetration Testing
10 103 (17.28%) CISSP
11 95 (15.94%) Windows
12 89 (14.93%) Java
13 88 (14.77%) C
14 78 (13.09%) Linux
14 78 (13.09%) Ethical Hacking
15 76 (12.75%) DV Cleared
16 72 (12.08%) Network Security
17 71 (11.91%) Computer Science
18 70 (11.74%) Firewall
19 66 (11.07%) Nessus
20 64 (10.74%) Nmap
20 64 (10.74%) Security Operations
21 63 (10.57%) Software Engineering
22 62 (10.40%) Management Information System
23 56 (9.40%) Telecoms
23 56 (9.40%) Security Architecture
24 49 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 48 (8.05%) Security Operations Centre
25 48 (8.05%) Big Data
26 46 (7.72%) CISM

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (4.36%) Node.js
2 17 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.34%) JBoss
4 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.84%) SAS
6 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.67%) nginx
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.34%) MS Project
3 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.01%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) Maple
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.36%) SaaS
2 19 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.34%) Office 365
4 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (12.08%) Network Security
2 70 (11.74%) Firewall
3 34 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 33 (5.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (5.03%) LAN
5 30 (5.03%) WAN
6 23 (3.86%) Broadband
7 21 (3.52%) Internet
8 13 (2.18%) DNS
8 13 (2.18%) SSL
8 13 (2.18%) Wireshark
9 12 (2.01%) HTTP
10 9 (1.51%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.51%) IPsec
10 9 (1.51%) VPN
11 8 (1.34%) DHCP
12 7 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.01%) SMTP
13 6 (1.01%) Wireless
14 4 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.05%) Big Data
2 31 (5.20%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.19%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.51%) MySQL
5 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.84%) DB2
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.50%) HBase
8 3 (0.50%) Redis
9 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (6.04%) Metasploit
2 9 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.51%) Selenium
3 8 (1.34%) JMeter
3 8 (1.34%) Protractor
3 8 (1.34%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.17%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.17%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.17%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (18.79%) Finance
2 56 (9.40%) Telecoms
3 41 (6.88%) Military
4 12 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.85%) Electronics
5 11 (1.85%) Marketing
6 10 (1.68%) Retail
7 9 (1.51%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.84%) German Language
9 4 (0.67%) Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Law
10 3 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (21.14%) Analyst
2 112 (18.79%) Consultant
3 106 (17.79%) Security Analyst
4 75 (12.58%) Security Consultant
5 72 (12.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 48 (8.05%) Developer
7 44 (7.38%) Security Engineer
8 43 (7.21%) Architect
9 38 (6.38%) Security Manager
10 34 (5.70%) Security Architect
11 28 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 24 (4.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 22 (3.69%) Graduate
14 20 (3.36%) Python Developer
15 19 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
16 18 (3.02%) C++ Developer
16 18 (3.02%) Network Engineer
16 18 (3.02%) Software Engineer
17 17 (2.85%) Cybersecurity Architect
17 17 (2.85%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.02%) AngularJS
2 16 (2.68%) Regular Expression
3 15 (2.52%) .NET
4 12 (2.01%) HTML
5 11 (1.85%) CSS
6 10 (1.68%) Web Services
6 10 (1.68%) ZeroMQ
7 9 (1.51%) LAMP
8 6 (1.01%) J2EE
8 6 (1.01%) REST
9 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.84%) Java EE
10 4 (0.67%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.67%) HTML5
11 3 (0.50%) jQuery
11 3 (0.50%) RFC 2822
12 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.34%) EJB
12 2 (0.34%) JSF
12 2 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 62 (10.40%) Management Information System
3 48 (8.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 41 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.36%) Cyberthreat
6 24 (4.03%) CESG
7 21 (3.52%) PKI
8 18 (3.02%) Cyber Attack
9 17 (2.85%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.68%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.51%) Robotics
12 8 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.84%) Cybercrime
15 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 95 (15.94%) Windows
2 78 (13.09%) Linux
3 35 (5.87%) VxWorks
4 31 (5.20%) Unix
5 21 (3.52%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.52%) CentOS
7 5 (0.84%) Solaris
8 3 (0.50%) AIX
8 3 (0.50%) Android
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.50%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (22.99%) SIEM
2 131 (21.98%) Information Security
3 105 (17.62%) Penetration Testing
4 78 (13.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 64 (10.74%) Security Operations
6 63 (10.57%) Software Engineering
7 56 (9.40%) Security Architecture
8 43 (7.21%) Data Analysis
9 39 (6.54%) Project Management
10 34 (5.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 30 (5.03%) Risk Management
12 29 (4.87%) Information Assurance
12 29 (4.87%) ITIL
13 28 (4.70%) Data Management
13 28 (4.70%) Open Source
13 28 (4.70%) Security Testing
14 27 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (4.36%) Analytics
15 26 (4.36%) Security Management
16 25 (4.19%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.32%) Python
2 110 (18.46%) C++
3 89 (14.93%) Java
4 88 (14.77%) C
5 41 (6.88%) SQL
6 38 (6.38%) C#
7 37 (6.21%) JavaScript
8 32 (5.37%) Perl
9 28 (4.70%) Ruby
10 14 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.35%) PHP
11 6 (1.01%) R
12 5 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.50%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.50%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.50%) VB
14 3 (0.50%) VBScript
15 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (36.58%) Security Cleared
2 142 (23.83%) SC Cleared
3 136 (22.82%) Degree
4 103 (17.28%) CISSP
5 76 (12.75%) DV Cleared
6 46 (7.72%) CISM
7 41 (6.88%) SANS
8 33 (5.54%) CEH
9 31 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (4.87%) CISA
11 27 (4.53%) CCNA
12 21 (3.52%) CESG Certified Professional
12 21 (3.52%) CLAS
13 20 (3.36%) CREST Certified
14 18 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (2.68%) GIAC
16 15 (2.52%) GCIH
17 14 (2.35%) GCIA
18 13 (2.18%) CHECK Team Leader
19 9 (1.51%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.68%) QA
4 13 (2.18%) ISO27002
5 11 (1.85%) RMADS
6 10 (1.68%) COBIT
6 10 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.84%) SLA
8 3 (0.50%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.50%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.34%) FISMA
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.34%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.17%) GPG13
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.50%) Snort
3 3 (0.50%) vSphere
3 3 (0.50%) Xen
4 2 (0.34%) Docker
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 66 (11.07%) Nessus
2 64 (10.74%) Nmap
3 19 (3.19%) Endace
4 11 (1.85%) OpenVAS
5 7 (1.17%) EnCase
6 4 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.50%) Oozie
8 2 (0.34%) Kibana
8 2 (0.34%) logstash
8 2 (0.34%) QRadar
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.17%) FTK
9 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (6.71%) Cisco
2 30 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.86%) VMware
4 22 (3.69%) Coverity
4 22 (3.69%) LogRhythm
4 22 (3.69%) Splunk
5 20 (3.36%) ArcSight
6 17 (2.85%) Qualys
7 16 (2.68%) McAfee
8 12 (2.01%) Oracle
9 10 (1.68%) Intel
10 8 (1.34%) Citrix
10 8 (1.34%) Juniper
11 7 (1.17%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.17%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.17%) Sophos
12 6 (1.01%) Google
12 6 (1.01%) HP
12 6 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.01%) SAP
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