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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 267 333 349
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 185 118 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.65% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133 85 33
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
17614 18265 16643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.14% 80.94% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14475 14153 13529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 +46 50 £60,000 -11.11% 8
Surrey +24 45 £60,000 +17.07% 9
Oxfordshire +42 37 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Hampshire -4 28 £55,000 -16.66% 6
Buckinghamshire -23 7 £52,500 - 1
Kent +4 4 £36,500 -24.74% 1
East Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 163 (40.75%) Security Cleared
2 111 (27.75%) Information Security
3 94 (23.50%) SIEM
4 91 (22.75%) Finance
5 89 (22.25%) SC Cleared
6 87 (21.75%) CISSP
7 86 (21.50%) Windows
8 82 (20.50%) Linux
9 71 (17.75%) Java
10 66 (16.50%) DV Cleared
10 66 (16.50%) Degree
11 63 (15.75%) Penetration Testing
12 62 (15.50%) Python
13 61 (15.25%) Telecoms
13 61 (15.25%) Firewall
14 56 (14.00%) SQL
15 51 (12.75%) Management Information System
15 51 (12.75%) Ethical Hacking
16 49 (12.25%) Analytics
17 48 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 46 (11.50%) CISM
19 45 (11.25%) C++
19 45 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
19 45 (11.25%) Big Data
20 44 (11.00%) UNIX
21 42 (10.50%) PCI DSS
22 41 (10.25%) Information Assurance
22 41 (10.25%) C
22 41 (10.25%) Cisco
23 40 (10.00%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.75%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.75%) Apache
3 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.50%) IIS
4 2 (0.50%) JBoss
4 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.25%) Node.js
5 1 (0.25%) nginx
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.00%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.50%) SaaS
2 8 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.00%) Office 365
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.25%) Firewall
2 40 (10.00%) Network Security
3 24 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.25%) Broadband
5 16 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (3.75%) Wireshark
7 12 (3.00%) Internet
8 11 (2.75%) WAN
9 10 (2.50%) LAN
10 8 (2.00%) HTTP
11 6 (1.50%) SSL
11 6 (1.50%) SAN
12 5 (1.25%) VPN
12 5 (1.25%) DNS
13 4 (1.00%) DHCP
13 4 (1.00%) tcpdump
14 3 (0.75%) WebEx
14 3 (0.75%) LDAP
14 3 (0.75%) Wireless Security
14 3 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.25%) Big Data
2 27 (6.75%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.25%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.00%) MySQL
6 6 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.50%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.25%) DB2
11 1 (0.25%) HBase
11 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (5.00%) Metasploit
2 11 (2.75%) Selenium
3 8 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
4 5 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.25%) Subversion
5 4 (1.00%) JMeter
6 3 (0.75%) Maven
6 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.50%) YourKit
8 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
General
1 91 (22.75%) Finance
2 61 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.75%) Law
3 11 (2.75%) Legal
3 11 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.00%) Publishing
5 7 (1.75%) Marketing
5 7 (1.75%) Military
5 7 (1.75%) Banking
6 6 (1.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.50%) Electronics
6 6 (1.50%) German Language
7 5 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.75%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (0.50%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (23.50%) Analyst
2 81 (20.25%) Consultant
3 49 (12.25%) Security Manager
4 48 (12.00%) Security Consultant
5 44 (11.00%) Security Analyst
6 38 (9.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 37 (9.25%) Architect
8 31 (7.75%) Security Architect
9 28 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (4.50%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.25%) Test Manager
12 16 (4.00%) Developer
12 16 (4.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 15 (3.75%) Network Manager
14 14 (3.50%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.50%) Cyber Security Manager
15 13 (3.25%) Test Analyst
15 13 (3.25%) Graduate
15 13 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
15 13 (3.25%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.25%) Regular Expression
2 10 (2.50%) Web Services
3 9 (2.25%) .NET
4 7 (1.75%) CSS
4 7 (1.75%) ZeroMQ
4 7 (1.75%) Spring
4 7 (1.75%) HTML
5 6 (1.50%) Spring MVC
5 6 (1.50%) XML
5 6 (1.50%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.25%) SOAP
6 5 (1.25%) STL
6 5 (1.25%) J2EE
6 5 (1.25%) REST
7 4 (1.00%) JSON
7 4 (1.00%) Lucene
7 4 (1.00%) Middleware
7 4 (1.00%) LAMP
7 4 (1.00%) ODBC
8 3 (0.75%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.75%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 21 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.50%) RMADS
6 11 (2.75%) PKI
7 10 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.00%) Statistics
8 8 (2.00%) CESG
9 7 (1.75%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.25%) Physics
11 4 (1.00%) User Experience
11 4 (1.00%) Economics
11 4 (1.00%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.75%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.50%) Windows
2 82 (20.50%) Linux
3 44 (11.00%) UNIX
4 19 (4.75%) VxWorks
5 11 (2.75%) CentOS
6 9 (2.25%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.75%) Android
8 7 (1.75%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.50%) Solaris
10 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.75%) Information Security
2 94 (23.50%) SIEM
3 63 (15.75%) Penetration Testing
4 51 (12.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 49 (12.25%) Analytics
6 45 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (10.25%) Information Assurance
8 38 (9.50%) Security Architecture
9 31 (7.75%) Security Management
9 31 (7.75%) Malware Analysis
10 29 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 28 (7.00%) Incident Management
11 28 (7.00%) ITIL
12 26 (6.50%) Reverse Engineering
13 25 (6.25%) Test Strategy
14 24 (6.00%) Risk Management
15 23 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (5.75%) Project Management
16 22 (5.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 22 (5.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.75%) Java
2 62 (15.50%) Python
3 56 (14.00%) SQL
4 45 (11.25%) C++
5 41 (10.25%) C
6 18 (4.50%) Ruby
7 17 (4.25%) Perl
8 15 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 14 (3.50%) PHP
9 14 (3.50%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.25%) C#
11 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.75%) Scala
12 3 (0.75%) R
13 2 (0.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 163 (40.75%) Security Cleared
2 89 (22.25%) SC Cleared
3 87 (21.75%) CISSP
4 66 (16.50%) Degree
4 66 (16.50%) DV Cleared
5 46 (11.50%) CISM
6 25 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.25%) CCNP
7 21 (5.25%) CCNA
8 20 (5.00%) GCIH
9 19 (4.75%) CEH
10 17 (4.25%) GCIA
11 15 (3.75%) CISA
11 15 (3.75%) CCIE
12 14 (3.50%) MCSE
12 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (3.50%) GIAC
13 9 (2.25%) SSCP
14 8 (2.00%) CCSP
14 8 (2.00%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (10.50%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.25%) QA
4 22 (5.50%) SLA
5 9 (2.25%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.25%) GPG13
7 4 (1.00%) COBIT
8 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 29 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.75%) Snort
4 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.25%) vCloud
5 1 (0.25%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
5 1 (0.25%) LXC
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (9.50%) Nessus
2 37 (9.25%) Nmap
3 3 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (10.25%) Cisco
2 25 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.25%) Juniper
4 17 (4.25%) VMware
4 17 (4.25%) ArcSight
5 16 (4.00%) Coverity
5 16 (4.00%) Oracle
6 12 (3.00%) SAP
7 11 (2.75%) HP
8 10 (2.50%) Websense
9 9 (2.25%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.25%) Apple
9 9 (2.25%) Splunk
10 7 (1.75%) Pegasus
10 7 (1.75%) Avaya
11 6 (1.50%) CA
11 6 (1.50%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.25%) TippingPoint
13 4 (1.00%) FireEye
13 4 (1.00%) IBM
Reading, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40-55K
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £100K Upwards, Bonus, Car Allowance, Benefits, Pension, Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000+ outstanding bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
PwC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
BDO
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
BDO
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
BDO
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: From £32,000 to £54,000 per annum Plus benefits. Salary dependent on e
Posted: 14 days ago