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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 155 248 352
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +104
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 396 239 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.12% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.32% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 282 167 108
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £32,635
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.69%
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
16483 18038 20007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.58% 84.50% 83.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13862 14197 15902
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
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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 +58 163 £60,000 +4.34% 23
Surrey +46 95 £62,500 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +50 43 £65,000 +136.36% 11
Hampshire -5 39 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Oxfordshire +15 28 £70,000 +86.66% 7
West Sussex +8 12 £80,000 +44.14%
Middlesex - 6 £130,000 - 1
Kent -19 4 £57,500 +10.57% 1
East Sussex +20 1 £70,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £60,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 266 (35.28%) Security Cleared
2 220 (29.18%) Information Security
3 195 (25.86%) SC Cleared
4 177 (23.47%) Degree
5 170 (22.55%) Finance
6 132 (17.51%) Python
7 131 (17.37%) SIEM
8 123 (16.31%) CISSP
9 117 (15.52%) Windows
10 108 (14.32%) Linux
10 108 (14.32%) C++
10 108 (14.32%) Security Architecture
11 99 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 98 (13.00%) Penetration Testing
13 93 (12.33%) Telecoms
14 92 (12.20%) Java
14 92 (12.20%) Computer Science
15 87 (11.54%) C
16 80 (10.61%) Firewall
17 79 (10.48%) DV Cleared
18 72 (9.55%) Network Security
18 72 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (9.42%) Security Operations
20 70 (9.28%) Big Data
21 67 (8.89%) Management Information System
22 64 (8.49%) Software Engineering
23 57 (7.56%) Nessus
23 57 (7.56%) CISM
24 54 (7.16%) Cisco
25 53 (7.03%) Ethical Hacking

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 33 (4.38%) Node.js
2 22 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.19%) JBoss
5 8 (1.06%) Liferay
5 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.53%) IIS
7 4 (0.53%) nginx
7 4 (0.53%) SAS
7 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.27%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 29 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.19%) MS Project
2 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.80%) Maple
4 6 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) assyst
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.52%) SaaS
3 15 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.99%) Office 365
4 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (10.61%) Firewall
2 72 (9.55%) Network Security
3 34 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 28 (3.71%) LAN
4 28 (3.71%) WAN
5 26 (3.45%) Internet
6 25 (3.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (2.92%) DNS
8 15 (1.99%) HTTP
9 14 (1.86%) Wireless
10 13 (1.72%) SAN
11 12 (1.59%) DHCP
12 11 (1.46%) SSL
13 9 (1.19%) VPN
14 8 (1.06%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.93%) FTP
15 7 (0.93%) IPsec
15 7 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (0.80%) MPLS
16 6 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.28%) Big Data
2 25 (3.32%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.18%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.06%) MySQL
5 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.80%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.53%) DB2
9 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.40%) Redis
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) HBase
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (5.44%) Metasploit
2 16 (2.12%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 7 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.93%) NetBeans
4 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.53%) FindBugs
6 4 (0.53%) JMeter
6 4 (0.53%) Protractor
6 4 (0.53%) Selenium
6 4 (0.53%) sqlmap
6 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 170 (22.55%) Finance
2 93 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.77%) Manufacturing
4 33 (4.38%) Banking
4 33 (4.38%) Military
5 32 (4.24%) Aerospace
6 29 (3.85%) Retail
7 18 (2.39%) Legal
8 15 (1.99%) Electronics
9 10 (1.33%) Marketing
10 5 (0.66%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 181 (24.01%) Consultant
2 137 (18.17%) Security Consultant
3 112 (14.85%) Analyst
4 94 (12.47%) Security Analyst
5 84 (11.14%) Architect
6 72 (9.55%) Security Architect
7 69 (9.15%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 64 (8.49%) Developer
9 58 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 50 (6.63%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 46 (6.10%) Security Manager
12 39 (5.17%) Project Manager
12 39 (5.17%) Security Engineer
13 33 (4.38%) Python Developer
14 29 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
14 29 (3.85%) IT Architect
15 28 (3.71%) IT Security Architect
16 25 (3.32%) Penetration Tester
16 25 (3.32%) Tester
17 24 (3.18%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.98%) .NET
2 24 (3.18%) HTML
3 21 (2.79%) AngularJS
4 19 (2.52%) Regular Expression
5 15 (1.99%) HTML5
6 14 (1.86%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.72%) CSS
7 13 (1.72%) Java EE
8 11 (1.46%) XML
9 10 (1.33%) 802.1X
10 9 (1.19%) SOAP
10 9 (1.19%) Spring
11 8 (1.06%) LAMP
12 7 (0.93%) EJB
12 7 (0.93%) JSF
12 7 (0.93%) REST
12 7 (0.93%) Web Services
12 7 (0.93%) ZeroMQ
13 6 (0.80%) JDBC
13 6 (0.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 52 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 42 (5.57%) PKI
6 35 (4.64%) Cyber Attack
7 28 (3.71%) Mathematics
8 24 (3.18%) Cybercrime
9 23 (3.05%) Data Centre
10 21 (2.79%) CESG
10 21 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
11 18 (2.39%) Life Science
12 16 (2.12%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.86%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.72%) Public Cloud
15 12 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (1.33%) Cryptography
17 9 (1.19%) User Experience
18 8 (1.06%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 117 (15.52%) Windows
2 108 (14.32%) Linux
3 48 (6.37%) Unix
4 25 (3.32%) VxWorks
5 22 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.19%) Android
7 9 (1.19%) CentOS
7 9 (1.19%) Kali Linux
7 9 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.53%) Solaris
10 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (29.18%) Information Security
2 131 (17.37%) SIEM
3 108 (14.32%) Security Architecture
4 98 (13.00%) Penetration Testing
5 71 (9.42%) Security Operations
6 64 (8.49%) Software Engineering
7 53 (7.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 51 (6.76%) Project Management
9 48 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
10 46 (6.10%) Network Design
10 46 (6.10%) Presales
10 46 (6.10%) TOGAF
11 44 (5.84%) Data Analysis
12 43 (5.70%) Information Assurance
13 42 (5.57%) Threat Analysis
14 41 (5.44%) Data Protection
14 41 (5.44%) Fraud Detection
15 40 (5.31%) Security Testing
16 38 (5.04%) Identity Management
16 38 (5.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (17.51%) Python
2 108 (14.32%) C++
3 92 (12.20%) Java
4 87 (11.54%) C
5 44 (5.84%) SQL
6 42 (5.57%) C#
7 39 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 33 (4.38%) Perl
8 33 (4.38%) Ruby
9 13 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.72%) PHP
10 11 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.46%) R
10 11 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.80%) Bourne shell
11 6 (0.80%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.27%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 266 (35.28%) Security Cleared
2 195 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 177 (23.47%) Degree
4 123 (16.31%) CISSP
5 79 (10.48%) DV Cleared
6 57 (7.56%) CISM
7 45 (5.97%) CREST Certified
8 40 (5.31%) SANS
9 34 (4.51%) CEH
10 29 (3.85%) CISA
11 27 (3.58%) CESG Certified Professional
11 27 (3.58%) CLAS
12 26 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (3.32%) BPSS Clearance
14 24 (3.18%) CCNA
15 19 (2.52%) CHECK Team Leader
16 17 (2.25%) CHECK Team Member
17 12 (1.59%) GCIA
18 11 (1.46%) GCIH
18 11 (1.46%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (6.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 43 (5.70%) PCI DSS
4 25 (3.32%) RMADS
5 11 (1.46%) ISO27002
5 11 (1.46%) QA
6 9 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.06%) COBIT
8 6 (0.80%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.53%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.40%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.40%) SLA
11 2 (0.27%) DO-254
11 2 (0.27%) FISMA
11 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.72%) Snort
3 9 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.40%) vSphere
6 3 (0.40%) Xen
7 2 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) Docker
8 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (7.56%) Nessus
2 44 (5.84%) Nmap
3 13 (1.72%) Endace
4 10 (1.33%) EnCase
5 9 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.53%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.53%) OpenVAS
7 4 (0.53%) QRadar
8 3 (0.40%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.27%) Kibana
9 2 (0.27%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.13%) Oozie
10 1 (0.13%) Puppet
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (7.16%) Cisco
2 48 (6.37%) ArcSight
3 37 (4.91%) Microsoft
4 36 (4.77%) VMware
5 31 (4.11%) Splunk
6 24 (3.18%) Oracle
7 23 (3.05%) Intel Security
8 21 (2.79%) HP
9 18 (2.39%) Fortinet
10 16 (2.12%) LogRhythm
11 14 (1.86%) Intel
11 14 (1.86%) Qualys
12 13 (1.72%) Juniper
13 12 (1.59%) Google
14 10 (1.33%) Coverity
14 10 (1.33%) Trend Micro
15 9 (1.19%) AlienVault
15 9 (1.19%) CA
15 9 (1.19%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.19%) Sourcefire
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Berkshire
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Reading, Berkshire
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Guildford, Surrey
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