The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Specialist
Rank 892 963 999
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Specialist 31 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.009% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 2
Median salary £62,500 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.05%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Cybersecurity Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cybersecurity Specialist in the job title.

Cybersecurity Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Specialist within the UK.

Cybersecurity Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Specialist over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Specialist
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +60 31 £62,500 +16.27% 1
London +41 16 £72,500 +11.53% 1
North West - 11 £62,500 -
Manchester - 11 £62,500 -
City of London - 4 £72,500 -
South West - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £42,500 -
South East +41 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Cybersecurity Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cybersecurity Specialist in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (56.25%) Information Security
3 26 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (43.75%) SIEM
5 19 (39.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 18 (37.50%) Firewall
6 18 (37.50%) Windows
7 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
7 17 (35.42%) Change Management
8 15 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (31.25%) ITIL
8 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 15 (31.25%) Juniper
8 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 15 (31.25%) Intel Security
8 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 11 (22.92%) Network Security
9 11 (22.92%) Junos
9 11 (22.92%) Cyber Attack
9 11 (22.92%) DHCP
9 11 (22.92%) MPLS
9 11 (22.92%) C
9 11 (22.92%) Java
9 11 (22.92%) DNS
9 11 (22.92%) VLAN
10 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
11 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
12 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Cybersecurity Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.92%) DHCP
3 11 (22.92%) DNS
3 11 (22.92%) Junos
3 11 (22.92%) MPLS
3 11 (22.92%) Network Security
3 11 (22.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (14.58%) Law
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (56.25%) Information Security
3 26 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (43.75%) SIEM
5 19 (39.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 17 (35.42%) Change Management
7 15 (31.25%) ITIL
7 15 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.58%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Threat Analysis
11 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
11 6 (12.50%) Security Management
12 5 (10.42%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
12 5 (10.42%) Threat Detection
12 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) C
1 11 (22.92%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) CISM
3 8 (16.67%) CISSP
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CEH
4 5 (10.42%) CISA
5 3 (6.25%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.08%) EnCE
6 1 (2.08%) GCFA
6 1 (2.08%) GCFE
6 1 (2.08%) GCIA
6 1 (2.08%) GCIH
6 1 (2.08%) GIAC
6 1 (2.08%) GREM
6 1 (2.08%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EnCase
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
1 15 (31.25%) Intel Security
1 15 (31.25%) Juniper
2 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.08%) CA
2 1 (2.08%) ForgeRock
2 1 (2.08%) IBM
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) NetIQ
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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