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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 157 297 367
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +70
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 389 174 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.13% 0.84% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.98% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 267 124 82
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
15702 17799 18728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.04% 85.45% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13149 14530 14498
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +93 133 £55,000 -4.34% 13
Oxfordshire +31 77 £60,000 +60.00% 12
Hampshire +35 62 £62,500 +13.63% 9
Surrey +37 52 £62,000 +3.33% 7
Kent +45 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 19 £72,500 +31.81% 5
Home Counties +1 4 £93,750 +4.16%
East Sussex +7 3 £24,000 -31.42%
West Sussex - 3 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 321 (40.07%) Security Cleared
2 267 (33.33%) Information Security
3 219 (27.34%) SC Cleared
4 194 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 189 (23.60%) Finance
6 180 (22.47%) Degree
7 168 (20.97%) Linux
8 164 (20.47%) Windows
8 164 (20.47%) SIEM
9 159 (19.85%) Penetration Testing
10 151 (18.85%) CISSP
10 151 (18.85%) Telecoms
11 149 (18.60%) Security Architecture
12 142 (17.73%) Python
13 121 (15.11%) DV Cleared
14 118 (14.73%) C
15 117 (14.61%) Firewall
16 112 (13.98%) Java
17 108 (13.48%) C++
18 99 (12.36%) Presales
19 96 (11.99%) Security Operations
20 95 (11.86%) Nessus
21 92 (11.49%) PCI DSS
22 89 (11.11%) Big Data
23 77 (9.61%) Data Protection
24 74 (9.24%) Computer Science
24 74 (9.24%) Unix
25 73 (9.11%) Risk Assessment
25 73 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
26 71 (8.86%) CREST Certified

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 38 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (1.62%) nginx
3 9 (1.12%) Liferay
3 9 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.00%) IIS
5 6 (0.75%) JBoss
5 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.12%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) Confluence
9 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.25%) MS Office
3 5 (0.62%) Maple
4 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.37%) IaaS
3 12 (1.50%) SaaS
4 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.00%) GitHub
6 6 (0.75%) Office 365
7 4 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 117 (14.61%) Firewall
2 65 (8.11%) Network Security
3 47 (5.87%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.50%) LAN
5 19 (2.37%) DNS
6 18 (2.25%) WAN
7 17 (2.12%) BGP
7 17 (2.12%) OSPF
8 16 (2.00%) MPLS
8 16 (2.00%) Wireless
9 15 (1.87%) Internet
10 14 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (1.50%) HTTP
11 12 (1.50%) LTE
12 10 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.25%) VPN
13 9 (1.12%) Broadband
14 7 (0.87%) DHCP
14 7 (0.87%) SAN
15 5 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.11%) Big Data
2 36 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 34 (4.24%) SQL Server
4 29 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.62%) MySQL
6 10 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.12%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.75%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.12%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.12%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (8.61%) Metasploit
2 29 (3.62%) Burp Suite
3 9 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.87%) Eclipse
4 7 (0.87%) NetBeans
5 6 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.25%) FindBugs
6 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.25%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.12%) JMeter
7 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.12%) Protractor
7 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 189 (23.60%) Finance
2 151 (18.85%) Telecoms
3 52 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 49 (6.12%) Banking
5 39 (4.87%) Aerospace
6 29 (3.62%) Legal
6 29 (3.62%) Retail
7 18 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.75%) Marketing
9 13 (1.62%) Electronics
10 11 (1.37%) Military
11 10 (1.25%) Games
12 9 (1.12%) Back Office
13 4 (0.50%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.37%) Advertising
15 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 190 (23.72%) Consultant
2 167 (20.85%) Security Consultant
3 125 (15.61%) Analyst
4 120 (14.98%) Architect
5 106 (13.23%) Security Analyst
6 95 (11.86%) Security Architect
7 87 (10.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 79 (9.86%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 73 (9.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 65 (8.11%) Security Manager
11 57 (7.12%) Developer
12 55 (6.87%) Security Engineer
13 51 (6.37%) IT Consultant
13 51 (6.37%) IT Security Consultant
14 41 (5.12%) IT Manager
15 35 (4.37%) Information Security Consultant
16 34 (4.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 34 (4.24%) Project Manager
17 33 (4.12%) Python Developer
18 32 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.87%) Node.js
1 23 (2.87%) ZeroMQ
2 22 (2.75%) .NET
3 20 (2.50%) HTML
3 20 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 19 (2.37%) AngularJS
5 16 (2.00%) XML
6 14 (1.75%) SOAP
7 12 (1.50%) CSS
7 12 (1.50%) Spring
7 12 (1.50%) Web Services
8 10 (1.25%) HTML5
8 10 (1.25%) REST
9 9 (1.12%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.00%) Java EE
11 6 (0.75%) JSON
12 5 (0.62%) EJB
12 5 (0.62%) JDBC
12 5 (0.62%) JSF
12 5 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 73 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (8.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 70 (8.74%) Management Information System
4 70 (8.74%) PKI
5 52 (6.49%) Cyberthreat
6 36 (4.49%) Cyber Attack
7 26 (3.25%) Cryptography
7 26 (3.25%) Cybercrime
8 24 (3.00%) Life Science
9 23 (2.87%) Mathematics
10 22 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.87%) Physics
12 13 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 12 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (1.37%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (1.25%) SCADA
15 10 (1.25%) Smartphone
16 9 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 168 (20.97%) Linux
2 164 (20.47%) Windows
3 74 (9.24%) Unix
4 39 (4.87%) VxWorks
4 39 (4.87%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.12%) Kali Linux
6 16 (2.00%) Android
6 16 (2.00%) CentOS
6 16 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.87%) Solaris
10 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.50%) SUSE
12 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (33.33%) Information Security
2 164 (20.47%) SIEM
3 159 (19.85%) Penetration Testing
4 149 (18.60%) Security Architecture
5 99 (12.36%) Presales
6 96 (11.99%) Security Operations
7 77 (9.61%) Data Protection
8 73 (9.11%) Risk Assessment
9 68 (8.49%) Network Design
10 57 (7.12%) TOGAF
11 55 (6.87%) Fraud Detection
12 54 (6.74%) Ethical Hacking
13 53 (6.62%) Identity Management
13 53 (6.62%) Threat Analysis
14 52 (6.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 51 (6.37%) Analytics
16 48 (5.99%) Open Source
17 44 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (5.49%) Security Testing
17 44 (5.49%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 142 (17.73%) Python
2 118 (14.73%) C
3 112 (13.98%) Java
4 108 (13.48%) C++
5 54 (6.74%) SQL
6 40 (4.99%) Perl
7 35 (4.37%) C#
7 35 (4.37%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.37%) Ruby
8 17 (2.12%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.62%) PHP
11 11 (1.37%) Go
12 9 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.00%) VB
14 5 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.62%) R
15 4 (0.50%) Haskell
16 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 321 (40.07%) Security Cleared
2 219 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 180 (22.47%) Degree
4 151 (18.85%) CISSP
5 121 (15.11%) DV Cleared
6 71 (8.86%) CREST Certified
7 65 (8.11%) CISM
8 62 (7.74%) CEH
9 42 (5.24%) OSCP
10 39 (4.87%) CISA
10 39 (4.87%) SANS
11 24 (3.00%) CLAS
12 23 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (2.62%) CESG Certified Professional
14 19 (2.37%) CHECK Team Member
15 18 (2.25%) GIAC
16 17 (2.12%) CHECK Team Leader
17 15 (1.87%) GCIA
18 14 (1.75%) GCIH
18 14 (1.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (11.49%) PCI DSS
3 67 (8.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 29 (3.62%) RMADS
5 21 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.25%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.00%) COBIT
7 8 (1.00%) GPG13
7 8 (1.00%) ISO22301
8 5 (0.62%) QA
9 3 (0.37%) SLA
10 2 (0.25%) COSO
10 2 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.12%) DO-254
11 1 (0.12%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
11 1 (0.12%) ISO27002
System Software
1 49 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.87%) Snort
3 9 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.62%) vSphere
5 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.50%) XenApp
6 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (11.86%) Nessus
2 70 (8.74%) Nmap
3 10 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (1.00%) OpenVAS
4 8 (1.00%) QRadar
5 7 (0.87%) EnCase
6 6 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.50%) ArcSight ESM
7 4 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.37%) Endace
9 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.25%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.25%) Puppet
10 1 (0.12%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.12%) FTK
10 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.12%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 51 (6.37%) ArcSight
2 47 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.00%) Cisco
4 28 (3.50%) VMware
5 27 (3.37%) Splunk
6 26 (3.25%) HP
7 22 (2.75%) Oracle
8 21 (2.62%) Qualys
9 19 (2.37%) LogRhythm
10 16 (2.00%) SAP
11 15 (1.87%) Google
11 15 (1.87%) Sophos
12 13 (1.62%) Intel Security
13 11 (1.37%) Fortinet
14 10 (1.25%) Apple
14 10 (1.25%) CA
15 9 (1.12%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.12%) Coverity
15 9 (1.12%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.12%) Juniper
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago