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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Specialist
Rank 859 968 991
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Specialist 59 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 46 4 2
Median salary £63,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.39% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £89,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Specialist
Top 22 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 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +87 59 £63,750 +24.39% 2
London +79 27 £75,000 -9.09% 1
South East +21 9 - -
North West - 8 £65,000 -
Manchester - 8 £65,000 -
Abingdon - 8 - -
Oxfordshire - 8 - -
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 - 1
South West - 5 £46,250 -
Birmingham - 5 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
City of London - 4 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 82 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (56.10%) Information Security
3 37 (45.12%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (40.24%) SIEM
5 27 (32.93%) Security Cleared
6 25 (30.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (30.49%) ITIL
7 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
7 23 (28.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 22 (26.83%) CISSP
9 19 (23.17%) Windows
9 19 (23.17%) Firewall
10 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
11 17 (20.73%) Change Management
11 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
11 17 (20.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
12 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
12 16 (19.51%) Juniper
12 16 (19.51%) Intel Security
12 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
13 15 (18.29%) Security Operations
13 15 (18.29%) Security Management
14 14 (17.07%) CISM
14 14 (17.07%) C
14 14 (17.07%) Java
15 13 (15.85%) Cyber Attack
16 12 (14.63%) Malware Analysis
17 11 (13.41%) Junos
17 11 (13.41%) Incident 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 (1.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS Project
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.41%) DHCP
3 11 (13.41%) DNS
3 11 (13.41%) Junos
3 11 (13.41%) MPLS
3 11 (13.41%) Network Security
3 11 (13.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) AppScan
1 3 (3.66%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (10.98%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (8.54%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (7.32%) PKI
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) CESG
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.20%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Unix
5 3 (3.66%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (56.10%) Information Security
3 37 (45.12%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (40.24%) SIEM
5 25 (30.49%) ITIL
5 25 (30.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (28.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 17 (20.73%) Change Management
8 15 (18.29%) Security Management
8 15 (18.29%) Security Operations
9 12 (14.63%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
10 11 (13.41%) Threat Detection
11 10 (12.20%) Information Security Management
11 10 (12.20%) Security Testing
11 10 (12.20%) Threat Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (10.98%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) C
1 14 (17.07%) Java
2 4 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
3 22 (26.83%) CISSP
4 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
5 14 (17.07%) CISM
6 11 (13.41%) CISA
7 8 (9.76%) CEH
8 5 (6.10%) Degree
9 3 (3.66%) CREST Certified
9 3 (3.66%) SANS
9 3 (3.66%) Sun Certification
10 2 (2.44%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (2.44%) OSCP
11 1 (1.22%) GIAC
11 1 (1.22%) GPEN
11 1 (1.22%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.22%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.88%) GPG13
4 2 (2.44%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
1 16 (19.51%) Intel Security
1 16 (19.51%) Juniper
2 9 (10.98%) ArcSight
3 8 (9.76%) Sophos
4 3 (3.66%) Qualys
5 1 (1.22%) CA
5 1 (1.22%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
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