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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 61 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.66% 0.84% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.03% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
530 388 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.82% 81.17% 74.81%
Number of salaries quoted 480 315 471
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,280 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram 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 30 June 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
Ipswich -15 8 £37,500 +5.63%
Cyber Security
East of England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) Network Security
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Signal Processing
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (27.78%) VHDL
6 5 (27.78%) Verilog
7 4 (22.22%) Broadband
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) Validation
7 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
7 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) VMware
8 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 2 (11.11%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (11.11%) CISSP
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.11%) SIEM

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) VHDL
1 5 (27.78%) Verilog
1 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Signal Processing
2 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
1 2 (11.11%) Fortinet