The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Practitioner role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security Practitioner in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Practitioner
Rank 889 - 894
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Practitioner 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cyber Security Practitioner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Practitioner in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cyber Security Practitioner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Practitioner
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
London - 3 - -
England - 3 - -

Cyber Security Practitioner
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Practitioner in their job title 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 with Cyber Security Practitioner in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) COBIT
1 7 (100.00%) SCADA
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 7 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Cyber Security Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Practitioner in their job title 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 with Cyber Security Practitioner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) SCADA
1 7 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) COBIT
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS