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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 293 340 408
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +68
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 149 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 112 45 25
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
16781 16183 17362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.87% 80.27% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13543 12790 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Surrey +52 64 £50,000 -6.54% 16
Berkshire +33 63 £57,500 +4.54% 16
Hampshire -7 14 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £40,000 -57.89% 4
Oxfordshire -9 4 £24,500 -62.30% 2
Kent -3 1 £40,000 -36.00% 3
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 98 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 93 (28.88%) Linux
3 82 (25.47%) SIEM
4 78 (24.22%) SC Cleared
5 74 (22.98%) Information Security
6 71 (22.05%) Finance
7 69 (21.43%) Java
8 64 (19.88%) Windows
9 53 (16.46%) SQL
10 52 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (14.60%) Python
12 46 (14.29%) CISSP
13 45 (13.98%) Network Security
14 42 (13.04%) Firewall
15 41 (12.73%) JavaScript
16 40 (12.42%) Analytics
17 39 (12.11%) DV Cleared
17 39 (12.11%) Degree
18 36 (11.18%) Hadoop
19 35 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (10.25%) MySQL
21 32 (9.94%) ITIL
21 32 (9.94%) Big Data
21 32 (9.94%) Information Assurance
22 31 (9.63%) Software Engineering
23 30 (9.32%) Change Management
24 29 (9.01%) Oracle
25 28 (8.70%) Project Management
25 28 (8.70%) Security Architecture
25 28 (8.70%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.24%) JBoss
3 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.93%) Liferay
4 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.98%) Network Security
2 42 (13.04%) Firewall
3 24 (7.45%) Wireshark
3 24 (7.45%) tcpdump
3 24 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.83%) SAN
5 18 (5.59%) HTTP
5 18 (5.59%) MPLS
6 16 (4.97%) WAN
7 15 (4.66%) VPN
7 15 (4.66%) DNS
7 15 (4.66%) IPsec
7 15 (4.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (3.73%) VLAN
8 12 (3.73%) DHCP
9 9 (2.80%) Internet
10 5 (1.55%) SNMP
11 3 (0.93%) Broadband
11 3 (0.93%) LAN
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.18%) Hadoop
2 33 (10.25%) MySQL
3 32 (9.94%) Big Data
4 15 (4.66%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.55%) Apache Accumulo
6 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (4.97%) Maven
1 16 (4.97%) YourKit
2 15 (4.66%) Eclipse
3 14 (4.35%) Selenium
3 14 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.04%) WebDriver
4 13 (4.04%) JMeter
5 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
General
1 71 (22.05%) Finance
2 20 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.66%) Banking
4 14 (4.35%) Retail
5 13 (4.04%) Legal
6 12 (3.73%) Marketing
7 8 (2.48%) Military
8 5 (1.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 56 (17.39%) Consultant
2 51 (15.84%) Developer
3 50 (15.53%) Analyst
4 40 (12.42%) Security Consultant
5 27 (8.39%) Architect
6 26 (8.07%) Java Developer
7 25 (7.76%) Security Engineer
7 25 (7.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 23 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 22 (6.83%) Security Architect
10 18 (5.59%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.97%) Programme Manager
11 16 (4.97%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 15 (4.66%) Security Specialist
13 12 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.42%) IT Security Engineer
15 9 (2.80%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
16 8 (2.48%) Head of Security
16 8 (2.48%) Network Analyst
17 7 (2.17%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.39%) HTML
2 26 (8.07%) CSS
3 24 (7.45%) Web Services
4 22 (6.83%) Spring
5 21 (6.52%) Lucene
6 19 (5.90%) Hibernate
6 19 (5.90%) Spring MVC
6 19 (5.90%) jQuery
6 19 (5.90%) Spring Integration
7 14 (4.35%) J2EE
8 13 (4.04%) LAMP
8 13 (4.04%) Regular Expression
9 6 (1.86%) Kafka
9 6 (1.86%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.86%) Django
10 5 (1.55%) J2SE
10 5 (1.55%) .NET
11 4 (1.24%) XML
11 4 (1.24%) SOAP
11 4 (1.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.83%) Open Source
4 16 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.73%) PKI
6 8 (2.48%) SCADA
6 8 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.17%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.86%) User Experience
8 6 (1.86%) Blog
8 6 (1.86%) RMADS
8 6 (1.86%) CESG
8 6 (1.86%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.93%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 93 (28.88%) Linux
2 64 (19.88%) Windows
3 26 (8.07%) UNIX
4 8 (2.48%) CentOS
5 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) SUSE
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.47%) SIEM
2 74 (22.98%) Information Security
3 52 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (12.42%) Analytics
5 32 (9.94%) Information Assurance
5 32 (9.94%) ITIL
6 31 (9.63%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.32%) Change Management
8 28 (8.70%) Project Management
8 28 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.70%) Security Architecture
9 24 (7.45%) Multithreading
10 20 (6.21%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (5.90%) Business Development
11 19 (5.90%) MVC
12 18 (5.59%) Network Design
13 17 (5.28%) Risk Management
14 16 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (4.66%) Test Automation
16 14 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.43%) Java
2 53 (16.46%) SQL
3 47 (14.60%) Python
4 41 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 22 (6.83%) C++
6 21 (6.52%) Ruby
7 20 (6.21%) C
8 15 (4.66%) C#
9 14 (4.35%) Perl
10 13 (4.04%) PHP
11 7 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.62%) AWK
13 2 (0.62%) sed
13 2 (0.62%) Lua
14 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.31%) Ada
14 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 98 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 78 (24.22%) SC Cleared
3 46 (14.29%) CISSP
4 39 (12.11%) Degree
4 39 (12.11%) DV Cleared
5 27 (8.39%) GCIA
6 23 (7.14%) CISM
7 18 (5.59%) GCIH
8 14 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.04%) CCNA
9 13 (4.04%) GIAC
10 11 (3.42%) CISA
11 8 (2.48%) HND
11 8 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.86%) PhD
12 6 (1.86%) CRISC
13 4 (1.24%) MCSE
13 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.93%) CEH
14 3 (0.93%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.07%) PCI DSS
2 22 (6.83%) SLA
3 17 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (4.66%) QA
5 7 (2.17%) COBIT
6 4 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.24%) GPG13
7 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.31%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.17%) Snort
3 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Ambari
3 1 (0.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (9.01%) Oracle
2 20 (6.21%) Sourcefire
3 13 (4.04%) HP
4 9 (2.80%) Cisco
4 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.80%) LogRhythm
5 7 (2.17%) Symantec
5 7 (2.17%) McAfee
5 7 (2.17%) Citrix
6 6 (1.86%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.55%) VMware
8 4 (1.24%) Juniper
8 4 (1.24%) Huawei
8 4 (1.24%) Coverity
8 4 (1.24%) F5
9 3 (0.93%) Tripwire
9 3 (0.93%) CA
10 2 (0.62%) Dell
10 2 (0.62%) IBM
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits, see ads
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Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + flexiable benefits, flexi time
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ANSON MCCADE
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