Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 283 331
Rank change year-on-year +35 +48 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Engineer 4 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.063% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.19% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 7
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -31.82% -31.25%
10th Percentile £56,500 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £40,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% -45.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6098 8008 10644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 95.96% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4910 6289 8590
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cybersecurity Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Engineer in Berkshire

Cybersecurity Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Engineer in Berkshire

Cybersecurity Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 - -
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -
Cybersecurity Engineer
South East

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Cybersecurity Engineer 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (50.00%) HDFS
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Impala
3 2 (50.00%) Kibana
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 2 (50.00%) Impala
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kibana
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk