Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 141 105
Rank change year-on-year +52 -36 +92
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 203 122 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.38% 1.89% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.13% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 155 108 152
Berkshire median annual salary £62,436 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.58% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 5,530 5,719 7,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 92.01% 88.71% 90.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,288 4,503 5,839
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,628 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +20 89 £57,500 +4.55% 19
Maidenhead +14 58 £62,500 -15.25% 1
Slough +3 12 £62,500 +32.28% 2
Bracknell -9 10 £71,250 +103.57% 8
Newbury +11 5 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (34.98%) Information Security
2 60 (29.56%) Security Operations
3 59 (29.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (27.09%) Degree
5 52 (25.62%) Linux
6 51 (25.12%) SANS
7 50 (24.63%) CISSP
8 48 (23.65%) Security Operations Centre
9 47 (23.15%) OWASP
10 46 (22.66%) Logistics
11 42 (20.69%) Incident Management
12 40 (19.70%) CISM
13 39 (19.21%) Customer Engagement
14 34 (16.75%) Firewall
15 32 (15.76%) Security Cleared
15 32 (15.76%) SIEM
16 30 (14.78%) Vulnerability Management
16 30 (14.78%) Problem Management
17 29 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
18 28 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
18 28 (13.79%) Python
18 28 (13.79%) Windows
19 26 (12.81%) C
20 24 (11.82%) CISA
20 24 (11.82%) CRISC
20 24 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
21 22 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (10.34%) Office 365
22 21 (10.34%) CEH

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 12 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.45%) Confluence
3 7 (3.45%) nginx
4 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) Office 365
2 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.94%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.96%) SaaS
6 4 (1.97%) IaaS
6 4 (1.97%) PaaS
7 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.99%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.75%) Firewall
2 16 (7.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.42%) Internet
4 10 (4.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.46%) Network Security
6 3 (1.48%) WebEx
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.99%) FCoE
7 2 (0.99%) IntruShield
7 2 (0.99%) LAN
7 2 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.99%) SNMP
7 2 (0.99%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.99%) WAN
8 1 (0.49%) 802.11
8 1 (0.49%) BGP
8 1 (0.49%) Broadband
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 13 (6.40%) Big Data
3 10 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.93%) Power BI
4 7 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.96%) Redis
6 5 (2.46%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.46%) HBase
6 5 (2.46%) Impala
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.43%) JIRA
3 8 (3.94%) Bitbucket
4 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.96%) WiX
5 2 (0.99%) Redmine
5 2 (0.99%) Selenium
5 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.49%) JMeter
6 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (6.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.42%) Legal
3 10 (4.93%) Marketing
4 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.48%) German Language
6 3 (1.48%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) French Language
7 2 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (35.47%) Analyst
2 38 (18.72%) SOC Analyst
3 28 (13.79%) Consultant
4 27 (13.30%) Security Consultant
4 27 (13.30%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (11.33%) Security Analyst
6 22 (10.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 17 (8.37%) Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 12 (5.91%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 12 (5.91%) Senior Security Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Head of Technology
11 10 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) C++ Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Incident Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Security Incident Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Senior Incident Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.42%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (2.96%) Celery
2 6 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (2.96%) SQLAlchemy
2 6 (2.96%) Twisted
2 6 (2.96%) wxWidgets
3 5 (2.46%) .NET
3 5 (2.46%) CGI
3 5 (2.46%) REST
4 4 (1.97%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.97%) Node.js
5 2 (0.99%) CSS
5 2 (0.99%) HTML
5 2 (0.99%) jQuery
6 1 (0.49%) Ajax
6 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.49%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) Laravel
6 1 (0.49%) Memcached
6 1 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 15 (7.39%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.93%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.96%) Social Media
6 5 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.99%) PKI
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.62%) Linux
2 28 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (3.94%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.99%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) CentOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.98%) Information Security
2 60 (29.56%) Security Operations
3 47 (23.15%) OWASP
4 46 (22.66%) Logistics
5 42 (20.69%) Incident Management
6 39 (19.21%) Customer Engagement
7 32 (15.76%) SIEM
8 30 (14.78%) Problem Management
8 30 (14.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 29 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
11 24 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (7.39%) CRM
13 15 (7.39%) Data Analysis
14 14 (6.90%) Risk Management
14 14 (6.90%) Security Architecture
15 13 (6.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 13 (6.40%) Project Management
15 13 (6.40%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.79%) Python
2 26 (12.81%) C
3 21 (10.34%) SQL
4 18 (8.87%) Java
5 14 (6.90%) C#
5 14 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.42%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.93%) C++
8 7 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.96%) Ruby
10 4 (1.97%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.49%) Go
11 1 (0.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (27.09%) Degree
2 51 (25.12%) SANS
3 50 (24.63%) CISSP
4 40 (19.70%) CISM
5 32 (15.76%) Security Cleared
6 24 (11.82%) CISA
6 24 (11.82%) CRISC
7 21 (10.34%) CEH
8 18 (8.87%) OSCP
9 15 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (7.39%) DV Cleared
10 10 (4.93%) CREST Certified
11 9 (4.43%) CCNA
11 9 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (4.43%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.45%) SSCP
13 6 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (2.46%) GIAC
15 3 (1.48%) Master's Degree
15 3 (1.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (29.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.91%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.42%) GDPR
4 6 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.46%) COBIT
6 4 (1.97%) SLA
7 3 (1.48%) QA
8 2 (0.99%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.99%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.99%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) vSphere
2 11 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.96%) Docker
5 5 (2.46%) Apache Flume
5 5 (2.46%) HDFS
6 3 (1.48%) Snort
7 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.99%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.99%) NFS
7 2 (0.99%) Samba
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.99%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.99%) XenApp
7 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (6.90%) Puppet
2 13 (6.40%) CSIRT
3 9 (4.43%) Ansible
4 8 (3.94%) Nessus
5 6 (2.96%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.96%) Kibana
6 4 (1.97%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.48%) Nagios
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.99%) Proventia
8 2 (0.99%) QRadar
8 2 (0.99%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.99%) SCSM
8 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (6.40%) VMware
3 12 (5.91%) Atlassian
4 11 (5.42%) Symantec
5 9 (4.43%) Cisco
6 8 (3.94%) Qualys
7 7 (3.45%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.96%) Rapid7
8 6 (2.96%) Splunk
9 4 (1.97%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.48%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.48%) Meraki
11 2 (0.99%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.99%) FireEye
11 2 (0.99%) McAfee
11 2 (0.99%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.99%) Okta
11 2 (0.99%) Palo Alto