The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 60 53 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 2 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.44% 2.42% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.85% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £39,750 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Cyber Security
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 421 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.30% 85.05% 75.62%
Number of salaries quoted 282 368 387
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Suffolk region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Suffolk

Cyber Security
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 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
Ipswich -1 2 £39,750 -17.18%
Cyber Security
East of England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
1 11 (91.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) HND
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 9 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 9 (75.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper