Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 103 143
Rank change year-on-year -20 +40 +73
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 150 200 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.23% 2.62% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.00% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 126 157 180
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £76,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,840 6,664 9,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.84% 87.36% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 5,085 7,904
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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 +23 83 £53,750 +7.50% 23
Newbury -5 15 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead -16 14 £85,000 +112.50%
Bracknell -1 4 £35,000 -56.25% 1
Slough +6 3 £52,250 +4.50% 2
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 43 (28.67%) Linux
2 41 (27.33%) Information Security
3 37 (24.67%) Degree
3 37 (24.67%) SIEM
4 32 (21.33%) Security Cleared
5 31 (20.67%) Windows
6 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (18.00%) Finance
8 26 (17.33%) Risk Management
9 25 (16.67%) Firewall
10 24 (16.00%) CISSP
10 24 (16.00%) Data Protection
11 23 (15.33%) Computer Science
12 20 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (12.67%) GDPR
13 19 (12.67%) Security Operations
13 19 (12.67%) Java
13 19 (12.67%) Python
14 18 (12.00%) CISM
14 18 (12.00%) Network Security
14 18 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 18 (12.00%) SC Cleared
15 17 (11.33%) Management Information System
16 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
17 15 (10.00%) Banking
17 15 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (9.33%) Analytics
18 14 (9.33%) Threat Analysis
18 14 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (8.67%) Malware Analysis

Cybersecurity
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 6 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (4.00%) nginx
2 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.33%) GitHub
4 2 (1.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.67%) Route 53
5 1 (0.67%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.67%) Firewall
2 18 (12.00%) Network Security
3 14 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (7.33%) WAN
5 7 (4.67%) SSL
6 6 (4.00%) DHCP
6 6 (4.00%) DNS
6 6 (4.00%) LAN
7 5 (3.33%) SCCP
7 5 (3.33%) VPN
8 4 (2.67%) Internet
8 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.00%) SSH
9 3 (2.00%) VLAN
10 2 (1.33%) HTTP
10 2 (1.33%) MPLS
10 2 (1.33%) SAN
11 1 (0.67%) Broadband
11 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.00%) HBase
3 4 (2.67%) Apache Hive
3 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.67%) Redis
4 3 (2.00%) Big Data
4 3 (2.00%) Impala
4 3 (2.00%) MySQL
5 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.67%) WiX
3 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.33%) JMeter
3 2 (1.33%) Selenium
3 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.00%) French Language
4 6 (4.00%) Marketing
5 5 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.00%) Advertising
6 3 (2.00%) Automotive
6 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.33%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.67%) Analyst
2 20 (13.33%) Architect
2 20 (13.33%) Consultant
2 20 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 16 (10.67%) Security Manager
4 15 (10.00%) Developer
5 12 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 12 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 11 (7.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 10 (6.67%) Account Manager
7 10 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 10 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) IT Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) CGI
2 8 (5.33%) HTML
3 5 (3.33%) Celery
3 5 (3.33%) CSS
3 5 (3.33%) SQLAlchemy
3 5 (3.33%) Twisted
4 4 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (2.67%) Spring
4 4 (2.67%) wxWidgets
4 4 (2.67%) XML
5 3 (2.00%) Flash
5 3 (2.00%) HTML5
5 3 (2.00%) jQuery
5 3 (2.00%) Laravel
6 2 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.33%) Memcached
6 2 (1.33%) Node.js
6 2 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.33%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.33%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.67%) Smart Meter
5 12 (8.00%) Cyberattack
6 9 (6.00%) PKI
7 8 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (3.33%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.00%) DataPower
10 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.33%) SCADA
12 1 (0.67%) CESG
12 1 (0.67%) Life Science
12 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.67%) Linux
2 31 (20.67%) Windows
3 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.33%) Unix
6 2 (1.33%) VyOS
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.33%) Information Security
2 37 (24.67%) SIEM
3 26 (17.33%) Risk Management
4 24 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 19 (12.67%) Security Operations
6 14 (9.33%) Analytics
6 14 (9.33%) Threat Analysis
7 13 (8.67%) Malware Analysis
8 12 (8.00%) SDLC
9 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.67%) Security Testing
11 9 (6.00%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (6.00%) Project Management
11 9 (6.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (5.33%) Business Development
12 8 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) Java
1 19 (12.67%) Python
2 10 (6.67%) C
3 8 (5.33%) C#
3 8 (5.33%) Perl
4 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.67%) PHP
4 7 (4.67%) Ruby
5 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.67%) SQL
7 2 (1.33%) Scala
7 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (24.67%) Degree
2 32 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 24 (16.00%) CISSP
4 20 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (12.00%) CISM
5 18 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.33%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.67%) CISA
9 6 (4.00%) CEH
10 5 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (3.33%) AWS Certification
10 5 (3.33%) CCSP
11 4 (2.67%) CCIE
12 3 (2.00%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.33%) CCNA
13 2 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.33%) GSEC
13 2 (1.33%) Master's Degree
13 2 (1.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) GDPR
2 18 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.67%) NIST 800
6 3 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (2.00%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.33%) PMO
8 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.67%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.67%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.67%) QA
8 1 (0.67%) RMADS
8 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.33%) Docker
3 7 (4.67%) vSphere
4 4 (2.67%) HDFS
5 3 (2.00%) Apache Flume
5 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) Ansible
2 8 (5.33%) IBM BigFix
3 5 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.33%) Puppet
4 4 (2.67%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.67%) Kibana
5 2 (1.33%) logstash
5 2 (1.33%) SCCM
5 2 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.67%) Grafana
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (7.33%) Cisco
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.33%) ArcSight
3 8 (5.33%) BMC
3 8 (5.33%) IBM
3 8 (5.33%) Sonatype
4 7 (4.67%) Black Duck
4 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.00%) CyberArk
6 5 (3.33%) Trend Micro
7 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.00%) F5
8 3 (2.00%) Twitter
8 3 (2.00%) VMware
9 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.67%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.67%) BT
10 1 (0.67%) Capita
10 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.67%) Sourcefire