The first table below looks at the demand for Protective Monitoring skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Protective Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Protective Monitoring
Rank 897 840 870
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +30
Permanent jobs citing Protective Monitoring 18 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 18
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £85,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -30.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Protective Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Protective Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Salary Trend

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

Protective Monitoring Salary Trend in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Protective Monitoring Salary Histogram in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England -36 18 £58,750 +30.55% 5
West Midlands +8 5 £62,500 +38.88%
South East -24 5 £43,000 -27.11% 3
Worcestershire - 5 £62,500 -
South West -25 4 £61,250 +28.94% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £48,500 -
Surrey - 3 £48,500 -
Bristol -2 2 £62,500 +78.57%
Cheshire -3 2 £50,000 -
North West -3 2 £50,000 -
London -40 2 £62,500 -26.47% 1
Worcester - 2 £65,000 -
Wiltshire -9 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Worthing - 1 £14,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 £14,500 -

Protective Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Protective Monitoring 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 Protective Monitoring.

1 21 (38.18%) CISSP
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (32.73%) Information Security
4 17 (30.91%) ITIL
5 16 (29.09%) Cisco
5 16 (29.09%) VMware
5 16 (29.09%) Firewall
6 14 (25.45%) Risk Management
6 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
6 14 (25.45%) Network Management
7 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (23.64%) Degree
8 12 (21.82%) Network Security
8 12 (21.82%) SIEM
9 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (20.00%) Network Design
9 11 (20.00%) Migration
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (20.00%) N-Tier
9 11 (20.00%) Solaris
10 10 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.18%) Cyber Security
10 10 (18.18%) Splunk
11 9 (16.36%) Local Government

Protective Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Protective Monitoring 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 Protective Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Firewall
2 12 (21.82%) Network Security
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (12.73%) LAN
5 7 (12.73%) WAN
6 6 (10.91%) SAN
6 6 (10.91%) VPN
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (9.09%) Internet
7 5 (9.09%) BGP
7 5 (9.09%) TACACS
7 5 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.64%) DNS
8 2 (3.64%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.36%) Local Government
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Architect
2 11 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Security Specialist
4 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) IT Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Head of Security
6 5 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Information Manager
7 4 (7.27%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) CESG
5 3 (5.45%) RMADS
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (20.00%) Solaris
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Information Security
2 17 (30.91%) ITIL
3 14 (25.45%) Risk Management
3 14 (25.45%) Network Management
4 12 (21.82%) SIEM
5 11 (20.00%) Network Design
5 11 (20.00%) Migration
6 10 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 9 (16.36%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
8 8 (14.55%) Security Management
8 8 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Capacity Management
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.09%) Change Control
10 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 5 (9.09%) Service Management
11 4 (7.27%) CRM
11 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Python
1 2 (3.64%) Perl
1 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) CISSP
2 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) Degree
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.73%) CCSE
5 7 (12.73%) CEH
5 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.73%) CCNA
5 7 (12.73%) CISA
6 4 (7.27%) CISM
6 4 (7.27%) MCSD
6 4 (7.27%) CCSP
6 4 (7.27%) CITP
6 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.45%) CCSA
7 3 (5.45%) GSEC
7 3 (5.45%) CCNP
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) vSphere
3 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) Snort
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (7.27%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.64%) Nagios
4 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Cisco
1 16 (29.09%) VMware
2 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.18%) Splunk
4 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.36%) NetApp
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.73%) McAfee
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
6 5 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 5 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 5 (9.09%) Brocade
6 5 (9.09%) Sophos
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
8 3 (5.45%) Capita
9 2 (3.64%) Websense
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) HP
9 2 (3.64%) Dell
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