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

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 140 83
Rank change year-on-year +41 -57 +92
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 198 133 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.94% 2.00% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.32% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 158 119 261
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -16.67% +9.09%

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 5,973 5,736 8,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.78% 86.40% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,820 4,509 6,638
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
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 June 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 June 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 +47 90 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Maidenhead -14 48 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Newbury -11 15 £50,000 +35.14%
Bracknell -12 3 £65,000 -18.75% 2
Slough - 3 £52,750 -
Wokingham -10 1 - -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 63 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (30.30%) Linux
3 53 (26.77%) CISSP
4 44 (22.22%) CISM
5 42 (21.21%) Information Security
6 37 (18.69%) SANS
7 36 (18.18%) OWASP
8 35 (17.68%) Degree
9 33 (16.67%) CEH
9 33 (16.67%) C
10 32 (16.16%) Python
10 32 (16.16%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
13 28 (14.14%) SIEM
14 27 (13.64%) Firewall
15 23 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (11.62%) Git (software)
15 23 (11.62%) Docker
16 22 (11.11%) Windows
17 20 (10.10%) Finance
17 20 (10.10%) Ruby
17 20 (10.10%) Qualys
17 20 (10.10%) vSphere
18 19 (9.60%) Network Security
18 19 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (9.60%) Ansible
18 19 (9.60%) Rapid7
18 19 (9.60%) Security Operations
18 19 (9.60%) Ubuntu

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 18 (9.09%) nginx
2 13 (6.57%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.04%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.53%) Office 365
4 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.52%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.01%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.64%) Firewall
2 19 (9.60%) Network Security
3 9 (4.55%) Wireless
4 8 (4.04%) DHCP
4 8 (4.04%) DNS
4 8 (4.04%) WAN
5 6 (3.03%) SSL
5 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.03%) VoIP
6 5 (2.53%) Internet
6 5 (2.53%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.52%) Broadband
7 3 (1.52%) LAN
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (1.01%) HTTP
8 2 (1.01%) VLAN
8 2 (1.01%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.51%) SAN
9 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (8.08%) Redis
3 13 (6.57%) Big Data
3 13 (6.57%) Hadoop
3 13 (6.57%) HBase
4 9 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 9 (4.55%) Impala
5 6 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) Power BI
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.08%) WiX
4 4 (2.02%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.02%) JIRA
5 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.51%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (10.10%) Finance
2 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.54%) Advertising
3 7 (3.54%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.03%) Retail
5 5 (2.53%) Automotive
6 4 (2.02%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (15.66%) Analyst
2 29 (14.65%) Consultant
3 26 (13.13%) Developer
4 24 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 17 (8.59%) Python Developer
5 17 (8.59%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.58%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 13 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.05%) Security Manager
9 9 (4.55%) Administrator
9 9 (4.55%) Architect
9 9 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Account Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.08%) Celery
1 16 (8.08%) Ruby on Rails
1 16 (8.08%) SQLAlchemy
1 16 (8.08%) Twisted
1 16 (8.08%) wxWidgets
2 8 (4.04%) CSS
2 8 (4.04%) HTML
3 6 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (3.03%) jQuery
4 4 (2.02%) Laravel
4 4 (2.02%) Node.js
4 4 (2.02%) RESTful
5 3 (1.52%) JSON
5 3 (1.52%) Spring
6 2 (1.01%) Ajax
6 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.01%) Memcached
6 2 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.01%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.05%) SCADA
5 8 (4.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.54%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.02%) Cybercrime
8 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.02%) User Experience
9 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.01%) CESG
10 2 (1.01%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) PMI
11 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.30%) Linux
2 22 (11.11%) Windows
3 19 (9.60%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.54%) CentOS
5 5 (2.53%) DC/OS
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (2.53%) VyOS
6 4 (2.02%) Unix
7 2 (1.01%) Android
7 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.21%) Information Security
2 36 (18.18%) OWASP
3 32 (16.16%) Vulnerability Management
4 28 (14.14%) SIEM
5 23 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.60%) Security Operations
7 18 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 17 (8.59%) DevOps
8 17 (8.59%) Task Automation
9 16 (8.08%) Security Architecture
10 14 (7.07%) Risk Management
11 13 (6.57%) ITIL
12 11 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.56%) Project Management
12 11 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.56%) TOGAF
13 10 (5.05%) Logistics
13 10 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.55%) Data Analysis
14 9 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.67%) C
2 32 (16.16%) Python
3 20 (10.10%) Ruby
4 18 (9.09%) C#
5 15 (7.58%) Java
6 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.05%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.55%) SQL
9 8 (4.04%) PHP
10 5 (2.53%) C++
11 3 (1.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (26.77%) CISSP
2 44 (22.22%) CISM
3 37 (18.69%) SANS
4 35 (17.68%) Degree
5 33 (16.67%) CEH
6 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
7 18 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 11 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (4.55%) CISA
10 8 (4.04%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (3.54%) CCIE
11 7 (3.54%) CRISC
12 6 (3.03%) Master's Degree
12 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.53%) CCIE Security
14 4 (2.02%) GIAC
15 3 (1.52%) CCNA
15 3 (1.52%) GCIH
16 2 (1.01%) JNCIE
16 2 (1.01%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.56%) GDPR
3 8 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.54%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.53%) ISO 14001
5 5 (2.53%) ISO 22301
5 5 (2.53%) ISO 31000
5 5 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (2.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (2.02%) PMO
7 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.01%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.01%) QA
9 1 (0.51%) COBIT
9 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.51%) PSD2
9 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (11.62%) Docker
2 20 (10.10%) vSphere
3 12 (6.06%) HDFS
4 10 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.55%) Apache Flume
6 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.01%) Snort
8 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) Ansible
2 16 (8.08%) HAProxy
3 14 (7.07%) Puppet
4 12 (6.06%) Nessus
5 10 (5.05%) Kibana
5 10 (5.05%) Kubernetes
6 8 (4.04%) CASB
7 7 (3.54%) IBM BigFix
8 5 (2.53%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.01%) logstash
10 2 (1.01%) SCCM
11 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (10.10%) Qualys
2 19 (9.60%) Cisco
2 19 (9.60%) Rapid7
3 14 (7.07%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.57%) CyberArk
5 12 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 11 (5.56%) Trend Micro
7 9 (4.55%) Juniper
8 8 (4.04%) IBM
9 7 (3.54%) BMC
9 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.54%) Sonatype
10 6 (3.03%) Black Duck
10 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.53%) Oracle
11 5 (2.53%) VMware
12 4 (2.02%) Cloudera
12 4 (2.02%) McAfee
13 3 (1.52%) ArcSight
14 2 (1.01%) LogRhythm