Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 168 89
Rank change year-on-year +76 -79 +99
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 207 97 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.15% 1.50% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.72% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 172 88 235
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,325 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 5,921 5,631 8,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.07% 87.25% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,726 4,431 6,550
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +66 104 £50,000 -3.85% 12
Maidenhead -5 55 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Newbury -3 8 £40,000 +8.11%
Bracknell -21 3 £65,000 +85.71% 15
Slough +6 1 £30,500 -53.08% 3
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 67 (32.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (30.92%) Linux
3 55 (26.57%) CISSP
4 47 (22.71%) SANS
5 46 (22.22%) CISM
6 45 (21.74%) OWASP
7 42 (20.29%) C
8 39 (18.84%) Degree
9 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
9 38 (18.36%) Information Security
10 35 (16.91%) Python
10 35 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (16.43%) CEH
12 32 (15.46%) Vulnerability Management
13 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
14 26 (12.56%) DV Cleared
15 25 (12.08%) SQL
16 24 (11.59%) Data Analysis
16 24 (11.59%) SIEM
16 24 (11.59%) Security Operations
17 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (11.11%) Windows
17 23 (11.11%) Firewall
18 22 (10.63%) C#
19 21 (10.14%) Qualys
19 21 (10.14%) Docker
20 20 (9.66%) DevOps
20 20 (9.66%) Rapid7
20 20 (9.66%) Big Data

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 20 (9.66%) Apache Spark
2 19 (9.18%) nginx
3 16 (7.73%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.38%) Confluence
5 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.25%) Office 365
4 9 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.45%) GitHub
5 3 (1.45%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.97%) IaaS
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.11%) Firewall
2 13 (6.28%) Network Security
3 9 (4.35%) Wireless
4 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.38%) WAN
5 6 (2.90%) DHCP
5 6 (2.90%) DNS
5 6 (2.90%) VoIP
6 5 (2.42%) Internet
7 4 (1.93%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.45%) Broadband
8 3 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.45%) LAN
9 2 (0.97%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.97%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.48%) HTTP
10 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.48%) Skype
10 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.66%) Big Data
1 20 (9.66%) Hadoop
2 18 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.21%) Redis
4 16 (7.73%) HBase
5 13 (6.28%) Apache Hive
5 13 (6.28%) Impala
6 11 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.31%) Power BI
7 5 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.97%) MySQL
10 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.21%) WiX
4 8 (3.86%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.38%) JIRA
6 3 (1.45%) Selenium
7 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.48%) JMeter
8 1 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.48%) Subversion
8 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (9.18%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.42%) Advertising
3 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.93%) Marketing
5 3 (1.45%) Automotive
5 3 (1.45%) Banking
5 3 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (19.32%) Analyst
2 27 (13.04%) Consultant
3 26 (12.56%) Developer
4 22 (10.63%) Security Consultant
5 18 (8.70%) Python Developer
5 18 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 16 (7.73%) SOC Analyst
6 16 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (7.73%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 12 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) Head of Technology
8 11 (5.31%) Security Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Administrator
9 10 (4.83%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 10 (4.83%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Big Data Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Hadoop Engineer
12 7 (3.38%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.21%) Celery
1 17 (8.21%) Ruby on Rails
1 17 (8.21%) SQLAlchemy
1 17 (8.21%) Twisted
1 17 (8.21%) wxWidgets
2 9 (4.35%) CSS
2 9 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (4.35%) HTML
3 7 (3.38%) jQuery
4 4 (1.93%) CGI
4 4 (1.93%) Node.js
4 4 (1.93%) RESTful
5 3 (1.45%) JSON
5 3 (1.45%) Laravel
6 2 (0.97%) Ajax
6 2 (0.97%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.97%) HTML5
6 2 (0.97%) Memcached
6 2 (0.97%) Spring
6 2 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (3.86%) SCADA
6 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.42%) Cybercrime
7 5 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.93%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) PKI
9 2 (0.97%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.48%) CESG
10 1 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.48%) Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) RIA
10 1 (0.48%) Robotics
10 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.92%) Linux
2 23 (11.11%) Windows
3 20 (9.66%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.90%) CentOS
5 4 (1.93%) DC/OS
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.93%) VyOS
6 3 (1.45%) Unix
7 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.74%) OWASP
2 38 (18.36%) Information Security
3 35 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (15.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (11.59%) Data Analysis
5 24 (11.59%) Security Operations
5 24 (11.59%) SIEM
6 20 (9.66%) DevOps
6 20 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (9.18%) Project Management
8 18 (8.70%) Logistics
9 17 (8.21%) Security Architecture
9 17 (8.21%) Task Automation
10 14 (6.76%) Customer Engagement
10 14 (6.76%) Incident Management
11 13 (6.28%) Change Management
11 13 (6.28%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.28%) Integration Testing
11 13 (6.28%) ITIL
11 13 (6.28%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.29%) C
2 35 (16.91%) Python
3 25 (12.08%) SQL
4 22 (10.63%) C#
5 20 (9.66%) Ruby
6 19 (9.18%) Java
7 14 (6.76%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.80%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.31%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.90%) C++
11 5 (2.42%) PHP
12 3 (1.45%) Perl
13 1 (0.48%) Go
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (26.57%) CISSP
2 47 (22.71%) SANS
3 46 (22.22%) CISM
4 39 (18.84%) Degree
5 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
6 34 (16.43%) CEH
7 26 (12.56%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.83%) CISA
9 8 (3.86%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (3.86%) CRISC
10 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.90%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.42%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.93%) CCIE
12 4 (1.93%) CCIE Security
12 4 (1.93%) GIAC
13 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.45%) GCIH
14 2 (0.97%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.97%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (32.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.35%) GDPR
3 7 (3.38%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.90%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.42%) ISO 14001
5 5 (2.42%) ISO 22301
5 5 (2.42%) ISO 31000
5 5 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.93%) QA
7 3 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.45%) PMO
7 3 (1.45%) SLA
8 2 (0.97%) COBIT
9 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.48%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.48%) PSD2
9 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) Docker
2 20 (9.66%) vSphere
3 16 (7.73%) HDFS
3 16 (7.73%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (6.28%) Apache Flume
5 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.97%) Snort
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (9.66%) Puppet
2 18 (8.70%) Ansible
3 17 (8.21%) HAProxy
4 15 (7.25%) Kibana
5 13 (6.28%) Nessus
6 7 (3.38%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.93%) CASB
7 4 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.97%) logstash
8 2 (0.97%) SCCM
9 1 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (10.14%) Qualys
2 20 (9.66%) Atlassian
2 20 (9.66%) Rapid7
3 14 (6.76%) Cisco
4 9 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 9 (4.35%) Juniper
5 8 (3.86%) Trend Micro
6 7 (3.38%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle
7 6 (2.90%) VMware
8 5 (2.42%) McAfee
8 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.45%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.45%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.97%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.97%) Splunk
11 1 (0.48%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.48%) ForeScout
11 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds