Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 143 96
Rank change year-on-year +49 -47 +120
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 187 111 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.97% 1.82% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.08% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 152 102 181
Berkshire median annual salary £60,600 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.43% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £37,750 £31,150 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £87,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.29% -7.39% +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 5,717 5,332 7,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.85% 87.52% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,548 4,188 6,037
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +28 93 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Maidenhead -5 40 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Bracknell -13 11 £70,000 +100.00% 8
Slough +2 7 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Newbury +4 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 62 (33.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (27.27%) Information Security
3 50 (26.74%) Linux
4 44 (23.53%) C
5 43 (22.99%) Degree
5 43 (22.99%) SANS
6 41 (21.93%) Python
7 40 (21.39%) Security Cleared
8 39 (20.86%) OWASP
9 36 (19.25%) CISSP
10 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (18.72%) Security Operations
11 31 (16.58%) Customer Engagement
12 30 (16.04%) Incident Management
12 30 (16.04%) Logistics
12 30 (16.04%) CISM
13 29 (15.51%) Security Operations Centre
14 27 (14.44%) SQL
14 27 (14.44%) Problem Management
15 26 (13.90%) DV Cleared
15 26 (13.90%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (13.37%) Windows
16 25 (13.37%) Git (software)
17 24 (12.83%) Computer Science
17 24 (12.83%) Java
17 24 (12.83%) Hadoop
17 24 (12.83%) Puppet
18 23 (12.30%) Apache Spark
18 23 (12.30%) Atlassian

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 23 (12.30%) Apache Spark
2 14 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.42%) nginx
4 11 (5.88%) Confluence
5 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.09%) Office 365
2 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.81%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Firewall
1 10 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.21%) Internet
4 3 (1.60%) WAN
5 2 (1.07%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (1.07%) Network Security
5 2 (1.07%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) 802.11
6 1 (0.53%) BGP
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) FCoE
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) Multicast
6 1 (0.53%) Skype
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) Hadoop
2 22 (11.76%) Big Data
3 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.42%) Apache Hive
4 12 (6.42%) HBase
4 12 (6.42%) Impala
4 12 (6.42%) Redis
5 11 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.88%) Power BI
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.42%) Bitbucket
2 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.42%) JIRA
2 12 (6.42%) WiX
3 2 (1.07%) Selenium
3 2 (1.07%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.53%) JMeter
4 1 (0.53%) Maven
4 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.53%) Redmine
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (8.02%) Finance
2 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
5 2 (1.07%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (29.41%) Analyst
2 33 (17.65%) SOC Analyst
3 31 (16.58%) Consultant
4 26 (13.90%) Developer
4 26 (13.90%) Security Consultant
5 22 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.56%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (6.95%) Python Developer
8 12 (6.42%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 11 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 11 (5.88%) Head of Technology
9 11 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.35%) C++ Software Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Vulnerability Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Security Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Security Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (6.42%) Celery
2 12 (6.42%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (6.42%) SQLAlchemy
2 12 (6.42%) Twisted
2 12 (6.42%) wxWidgets
3 6 (3.21%) CGI
4 5 (2.67%) .NET
4 5 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.67%) Node.js
5 4 (2.14%) REST
6 3 (1.60%) CSS
6 3 (1.60%) HTML
7 2 (1.07%) HTML5
7 2 (1.07%) Web Services
8 1 (0.53%) JPA
8 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.53%) RESTful
8 1 (0.53%) XHTML
8 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (15.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (12.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) SCADA
6 3 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.60%) PKI
6 3 (1.60%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.53%) CESG
7 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.53%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Currency
7 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) RIA
7 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.74%) Linux
2 25 (13.37%) Windows
3 12 (6.42%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.07%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) Information Security
2 39 (20.86%) OWASP
3 35 (18.72%) Security Operations
4 31 (16.58%) Customer Engagement
5 30 (16.04%) Incident Management
5 30 (16.04%) Logistics
6 27 (14.44%) Problem Management
7 26 (13.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 25 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (12.30%) Data Analysis
10 22 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (9.63%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (8.02%) Project Management
13 14 (7.49%) SIEM
14 13 (6.95%) DevOps
14 13 (6.95%) Integration Testing
14 13 (6.95%) Security Architecture
15 12 (6.42%) Low Latency
15 12 (6.42%) Release Management
15 12 (6.42%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.53%) C
2 41 (21.93%) Python
3 27 (14.44%) SQL
4 24 (12.83%) Java
5 21 (11.23%) C#
6 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.95%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.95%) C++
7 13 (6.95%) Ruby
8 9 (4.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.14%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.53%) Go
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (22.99%) Degree
1 43 (22.99%) SANS
2 40 (21.39%) Security Cleared
3 36 (19.25%) CISSP
4 30 (16.04%) CISM
5 26 (13.90%) DV Cleared
6 19 (10.16%) CEH
7 8 (4.28%) CISA
7 8 (4.28%) CRISC
7 8 (4.28%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.74%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (3.21%) CCNA
9 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (2.14%) GIAC
10 4 (2.14%) SSCP
11 3 (1.60%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.07%) Master's Degree
12 2 (1.07%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (33.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.28%) GDPR
3 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.67%) QA
5 4 (2.14%) COBIT
6 3 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.07%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.07%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.07%) ISO 31000
7 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.07%) SLA
8 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.53%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.95%) Virtual Machines
1 13 (6.95%) vSphere
2 12 (6.42%) Apache Flume
2 12 (6.42%) Docker
2 12 (6.42%) HDFS
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) NFS
4 1 (0.53%) Samba
4 1 (0.53%) Snort
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (12.83%) Puppet
2 13 (6.95%) Ansible
3 12 (6.42%) HAProxy
3 12 (6.42%) Kibana
4 7 (3.74%) Nessus
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) SCCM
6 1 (0.53%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (12.30%) Atlassian
2 11 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 10 (5.35%) Qualys
3 10 (5.35%) Rapid7
4 6 (3.21%) Splunk
5 4 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.14%) VMware
6 3 (1.60%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco
7 2 (1.07%) McAfee
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.53%) Meraki
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.53%) NetApp
8 1 (0.53%) Remedy
8 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds