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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 228 321 394
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +73
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 246 134 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.71% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 174 108 16
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,635 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.64%
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
17300 18774 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.35% 79.87% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13600 14917 14298
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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 +61 102 £57,500 +15.00% 25
Hampshire +23 59 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Surrey +33 51 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Kent +29 17 £52,000 +79.31% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 12 £40,000 +22.56% 6
Oxfordshire +3 5 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex +1 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 1 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.

1 168 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 120 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 105 (26.52%) Information Security
4 100 (25.25%) Windows
5 96 (24.24%) Linux
5 96 (24.24%) SIEM
6 88 (22.22%) SQL
7 85 (21.46%) Firewall
8 84 (21.21%) Finance
9 75 (18.94%) CISSP
10 64 (16.16%) Python
11 60 (15.15%) Telecoms
12 56 (14.14%) Java
13 55 (13.89%) PCI DSS
13 55 (13.89%) Information Assurance
14 54 (13.64%) DV Cleared
14 54 (13.64%) Degree
15 53 (13.38%) Network Security
16 49 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (12.37%) UNIX
17 48 (12.12%) Software Engineering
17 48 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 46 (11.62%) Management Information System
19 42 (10.61%) ITIL
20 38 (9.60%) Analytics
21 37 (9.34%) Big Data
21 37 (9.34%) Security Architecture
22 35 (8.84%) Ruby
22 35 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
23 34 (8.59%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.51%) CMS
4 1 (0.25%) JBoss
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) MS Project
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.01%) PaaS
3 3 (0.76%) Office 365
3 3 (0.76%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (21.46%) Firewall
2 53 (13.38%) Network Security
3 29 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.06%) Broadband
5 20 (5.05%) WAN
5 20 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (4.55%) Internet
7 17 (4.29%) VPN
8 15 (3.79%) MPLS
8 15 (3.79%) Wireshark
9 14 (3.54%) tcpdump
9 14 (3.54%) DNS
10 13 (3.28%) IPsec
11 12 (3.03%) DHCP
12 11 (2.78%) VLAN
13 10 (2.53%) HTTP
14 8 (2.02%) LAN
15 6 (1.52%) SAN
15 6 (1.52%) SNMP
16 5 (1.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.34%) Big Data
2 32 (8.08%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.81%) MySQL
4 17 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.01%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (6.82%) Selenium
2 21 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.05%) WebDriver
4 19 (4.80%) JMeter
5 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (0.76%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.51%) YourKit
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 84 (21.21%) Finance
2 60 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.04%) Banking
3 16 (4.04%) Retail
3 16 (4.04%) Marketing
4 15 (3.79%) Military
5 14 (3.54%) German Language
6 13 (3.28%) Legal
7 10 (2.53%) Law
8 7 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.77%) Advertising
8 7 (1.77%) Electronics
8 7 (1.77%) French Language
8 7 (1.77%) Arabic Language
9 6 (1.52%) Cantonese Language
9 6 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.01%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.76%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (18.94%) Analyst
2 68 (17.17%) Consultant
3 42 (10.61%) Security Consultant
4 40 (10.10%) Security Manager
5 39 (9.85%) Architect
5 39 (9.85%) Security Engineer
6 35 (8.84%) Security Analyst
7 29 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 27 (6.82%) Security Architect
9 25 (6.31%) Developer
10 23 (5.81%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 20 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (5.05%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 17 (4.29%) Support Engineer
13 16 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
15 11 (2.78%) Information Security Consultant
15 11 (2.78%) Senior Manager
15 11 (2.78%) Senior Security Analyst
15 11 (2.78%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.06%) Web Services
2 19 (4.80%) LAMP
3 13 (3.28%) .NET
3 13 (3.28%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.77%) HTML
5 6 (1.52%) J2EE
6 5 (1.26%) CSS
6 5 (1.26%) ODBC
6 5 (1.26%) Lucene
6 5 (1.26%) Spring
7 4 (1.01%) Apache Flex
7 4 (1.01%) Middleware
8 3 (0.76%) SOAP
8 3 (0.76%) STL
8 3 (0.76%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.76%) REST
8 3 (0.76%) Spring Integration
8 3 (0.76%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.76%) jQuery
9 2 (0.51%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.62%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.08%) Open Source
3 31 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.80%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (3.79%) RMADS
7 13 (3.28%) PKI
8 10 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.27%) CESG
9 9 (2.27%) Blog
9 9 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
10 7 (1.77%) Statistics
11 6 (1.52%) SCADA
11 6 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.52%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.26%) User Experience
12 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.26%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.26%) Physics
13 4 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 100 (25.25%) Windows
2 96 (24.24%) Linux
3 49 (12.37%) UNIX
4 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.26%) CentOS
5 5 (1.26%) Android
6 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.76%) AIX
7 3 (0.76%) Solaris
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.52%) Information Security
2 96 (24.24%) SIEM
3 55 (13.89%) Information Assurance
4 49 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 42 (10.61%) ITIL
7 38 (9.60%) Analytics
8 37 (9.34%) Security Architecture
9 35 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
10 32 (8.08%) Change Management
11 29 (7.32%) Security Management
12 28 (7.07%) Reverse Engineering
13 27 (6.82%) Network Design
14 26 (6.57%) Data Protection
14 26 (6.57%) Test Strategy
15 25 (6.31%) Ethical Hacking
15 25 (6.31%) Malware Analysis
16 24 (6.06%) Workflow
17 23 (5.81%) Test Automation
18 21 (5.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.22%) SQL
2 64 (16.16%) Python
3 56 (14.14%) Java
4 35 (8.84%) Ruby
5 32 (8.08%) PHP
6 26 (6.57%) JavaScript
7 25 (6.31%) C
8 23 (5.81%) C++
8 23 (5.81%) Perl
9 19 (4.80%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.53%) C#
11 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.76%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.51%) R
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) AWK
14 1 (0.25%) sed
14 1 (0.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 168 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 120 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 75 (18.94%) CISSP
4 54 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 54 (13.64%) Degree
5 32 (8.08%) CISM
6 29 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (6.31%) CCNA
8 17 (4.29%) GCIA
9 14 (3.54%) CISA
10 13 (3.28%) CCNP
10 13 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (3.28%) GIAC
11 12 (3.03%) GCIH
11 12 (3.03%) MCSE
12 10 (2.53%) CEH
12 10 (2.53%) CCIE
13 9 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.27%) HND
14 8 (2.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.89%) PCI DSS
2 48 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (8.59%) SLA
4 29 (7.32%) QA
5 12 (3.03%) HIPAA
6 9 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.02%) GPG13
8 7 (1.77%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.26%) COBIT
10 3 (0.76%) FISMA
11 2 (0.51%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.51%) BS7799
System Software
1 34 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.77%) Snort
4 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) iptables
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.51%) Nmap
2 2 (0.51%) Nessus
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (7.83%) Cisco
2 16 (4.04%) Juniper
3 14 (3.54%) VMware
4 12 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 12 (3.03%) Oracle
5 10 (2.53%) Splunk
5 10 (2.53%) HP
5 10 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.27%) Sourcefire
7 7 (1.77%) Citrix
8 6 (1.52%) SAP
8 6 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.26%) TippingPoint
9 5 (1.26%) Huawei
10 4 (1.01%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.01%) Coverity
10 4 (1.01%) IBM
10 4 (1.01%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.76%) CA
11 3 (0.76%) Pegasus
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
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 £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Volaris Exec
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago