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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 262 381 406
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 192 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 47 37
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
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
17474 17251 18069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.97% 79.67% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13945 13716 15547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +79 92 £50,000 -6.54% 13
Berkshire +27 55 £65,000 +18.18% 15
Hampshire -3 29 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 4 - - 5
Oxfordshire -5 4 £26,000 -60.00%
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 - 1
Kent -2 2 £46,500 -25.60%
Middlesex +4 1 £78,000 +35.65%
M4 Corridor 0 1 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 91 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 89 (28.53%) Linux
3 81 (25.96%) SIEM
4 78 (25.00%) Information Security
5 76 (24.36%) SC Cleared
6 72 (23.08%) Finance
7 66 (21.15%) Java
8 53 (16.99%) Windows
9 51 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (15.38%) Degree
11 41 (13.14%) Analytics
12 40 (12.82%) JavaScript
12 40 (12.82%) Python
12 40 (12.82%) DV Cleared
12 40 (12.82%) Hadoop
13 39 (12.50%) Network Security
13 39 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (11.86%) CISSP
14 37 (11.86%) SQL
14 37 (11.86%) Firewall
15 35 (11.22%) GCIA
16 33 (10.58%) ITIL
17 32 (10.26%) Big Data
17 32 (10.26%) MySQL
18 31 (9.94%) Change Management
18 31 (9.94%) HTML
19 30 (9.62%) CSS
20 29 (9.29%) Wireshark
20 29 (9.29%) Oracle
21 28 (8.97%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.28%) JBoss
3 3 (0.96%) Liferay
4 2 (0.64%) IIS
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.50%) Network Security
2 37 (11.86%) Firewall
3 29 (9.29%) Wireshark
4 28 (8.97%) tcpdump
5 25 (8.01%) HTTP
6 23 (7.37%) SAN
7 22 (7.05%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.73%) WAN
9 16 (5.13%) VPN
9 16 (5.13%) DNS
9 16 (5.13%) MPLS
9 16 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (4.81%) IPsec
11 11 (3.53%) VLAN
11 11 (3.53%) DHCP
12 9 (2.88%) LAN
13 7 (2.24%) Internet
13 7 (2.24%) SSL
14 3 (0.96%) SMTP
14 3 (0.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.82%) Hadoop
2 32 (10.26%) MySQL
2 32 (10.26%) Big Data
3 5 (1.60%) Apache Accumulo
3 5 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (6.41%) Maven
1 20 (6.41%) YourKit
2 19 (6.09%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.88%) Selenium
3 9 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 8 (2.56%) JMeter
5 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
General
1 72 (23.08%) Finance
2 20 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.17%) Legal
4 12 (3.85%) Retail
5 10 (3.21%) Banking
6 9 (2.88%) Marketing
6 9 (2.88%) Military
7 7 (2.24%) Electronics
8 4 (1.28%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 56 (17.95%) Analyst
2 51 (16.35%) Developer
3 49 (15.71%) Consultant
4 37 (11.86%) Security Consultant
5 31 (9.94%) Security Analyst
5 31 (9.94%) Java Developer
6 24 (7.69%) Architect
6 24 (7.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 24 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 20 (6.41%) Security Architect
8 19 (6.09%) Security Engineer
9 17 (5.45%) Security Specialist
10 16 (5.13%) Programme Manager
11 11 (3.53%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.21%) Head of Security
13 9 (2.88%) IT Security Engineer
14 8 (2.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 8 (2.56%) Network Analyst
15 7 (2.24%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.94%) HTML
2 30 (9.62%) CSS
3 26 (8.33%) Spring
4 25 (8.01%) Lucene
5 23 (7.37%) Hibernate
5 23 (7.37%) Spring MVC
5 23 (7.37%) jQuery
5 23 (7.37%) Spring Integration
6 18 (5.77%) J2EE
7 17 (5.45%) Web Services
8 11 (3.53%) Regular Expression
9 8 (2.56%) LAMP
10 6 (1.92%) J2SE
10 6 (1.92%) Django
10 6 (1.92%) Kafka
10 6 (1.92%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.28%) XML
12 3 (0.96%) .NET
12 3 (0.96%) POSIX
12 3 (0.96%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.73%) Open Source
2 21 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.21%) PKI
3 10 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.21%) CESG
4 7 (2.24%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (2.24%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.92%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.92%) SCADA
5 6 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (1.92%) User Experience
6 4 (1.28%) RMADS
6 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.28%) Blog
6 4 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.64%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.32%) Online Games
9 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.53%) Linux
2 53 (16.99%) Windows
3 20 (6.41%) UNIX
4 7 (2.24%) Solaris
5 4 (1.28%) AIX
5 4 (1.28%) CentOS
6 3 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.64%) SUSE
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.96%) SIEM
2 78 (25.00%) Information Security
3 51 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.14%) Analytics
5 33 (10.58%) ITIL
6 31 (9.94%) Change Management
7 28 (8.97%) Multithreading
7 28 (8.97%) Security Architecture
8 27 (8.65%) Information Assurance
8 27 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (8.65%) Project Management
9 25 (8.01%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.37%) MVC
11 20 (6.41%) Business Development
11 20 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (4.81%) Network Design
12 15 (4.81%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (3.21%) Knowledge Management
14 10 (3.21%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.15%) Java
2 40 (12.82%) JavaScript
2 40 (12.82%) Python
3 37 (11.86%) SQL
4 23 (7.37%) C++
5 17 (5.45%) C
6 16 (5.13%) C#
6 16 (5.13%) Ruby
7 11 (3.53%) Perl
8 8 (2.56%) PHP
9 7 (2.24%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.64%) AWK
11 2 (0.64%) sed
11 2 (0.64%) Lua
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Ada
12 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 76 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 48 (15.38%) Degree
4 40 (12.82%) DV Cleared
5 37 (11.86%) CISSP
6 35 (11.22%) GCIA
7 23 (7.37%) GCIH
8 22 (7.05%) CISM
9 13 (4.17%) GIAC
10 12 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.85%) CCNA
11 11 (3.53%) CISA
12 10 (3.21%) PhD
13 8 (2.56%) HND
13 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.60%) CRISC
15 3 (0.96%) PCI QSA
15 3 (0.96%) SSCP
15 3 (0.96%) MCSE
15 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.65%) PCI DSS
2 22 (7.05%) SLA
3 14 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.53%) COBIT
5 10 (3.21%) QA
6 5 (1.60%) COSO
7 3 (0.96%) GPG13
8 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.21%) Snort
2 7 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Ambari
3 1 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (9.29%) Oracle
2 23 (7.37%) Sourcefire
3 13 (4.17%) HP
4 12 (3.85%) LogRhythm
5 10 (3.21%) Symantec
5 10 (3.21%) McAfee
6 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.56%) Cisco
7 6 (1.92%) Citrix
8 5 (1.60%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.60%) Varonis
9 4 (1.28%) F5
9 4 (1.28%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.28%) VMware
10 3 (0.96%) Juniper
10 3 (0.96%) CA
10 3 (0.96%) Tripwire
10 3 (0.96%) Coverity
10 3 (0.96%) Huawei
11 2 (0.64%) Fortinet
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
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Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
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Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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