Period
to 24 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 98 135
Rank change year-on-year +15 +37 -44
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 192 197 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.39% 2.84% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.16% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 152 157 123
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -16.67%

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 5,152 6,229 5,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.04% 89.91% 88.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,134 5,020 4,673
Berkshire median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -9 71 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Maidenhead +29 57 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Slough +19 18 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Newbury -6 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Bracknell -4 3 £57,500 -11.54% 7
Wokingham +2 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 70 (36.46%) Linux
2 59 (30.73%) Information Security
3 57 (29.69%) Degree
4 56 (29.17%) CISSP
4 56 (29.17%) Firewall
4 56 (29.17%) Security Operations
5 46 (23.96%) Microsoft
6 42 (21.88%) CISM
7 40 (20.83%) Windows
8 38 (19.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 37 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 34 (17.71%) SIEM
12 32 (16.67%) VMware
13 31 (16.15%) Computer Science
14 30 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 29 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (13.54%) TCP/IP
16 26 (13.54%) SANS
16 26 (13.54%) Computer Science Degree
17 25 (13.02%) CRM
17 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
18 23 (11.98%) CEH
18 23 (11.98%) Python
18 23 (11.98%) OWASP
19 22 (11.46%) Logistics
20 21 (10.94%) Cisco
21 19 (9.90%) Management Information System
21 19 (9.90%) CISA
21 19 (9.90%) Analytics

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 14 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.60%) JBoss
5 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.04%) nginx
6 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.38%) SaaS
3 17 (8.85%) Office 365
4 12 (6.25%) IaaS
5 11 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (5.73%) PaaS
6 4 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.17%) Firewall
2 26 (13.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.81%) Network Security
4 11 (5.73%) Skype
5 7 (3.65%) WebEx
6 6 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.13%) WAN
7 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (2.08%) DNS
7 4 (2.08%) IntruShield
7 4 (2.08%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.56%) DHCP
8 3 (1.56%) FCoE
8 3 (1.56%) LAN
8 3 (1.56%) SNMP
8 3 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.04%) Internet
9 2 (1.04%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) Big Data
2 6 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Selenium
2 3 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.56%) JIRA
2 3 (1.56%) Redmine
3 2 (1.04%) IDA Disassembler
3 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 16 (8.33%) Marketing
2 12 (6.25%) Legal
3 10 (5.21%) Finance
4 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.56%) Electronics
5 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.04%) German Language
6 2 (1.04%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
6 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (20.83%) Analyst
2 31 (16.15%) Consultant
3 26 (13.54%) Security Consultant
4 19 (9.90%) Security Analyst
4 19 (9.90%) Security Manager
5 18 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (8.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 15 (7.81%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 14 (7.29%) Architect
8 14 (7.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 12 (6.25%) Administrator
9 12 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.73%) Development Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Junior
10 11 (5.73%) Senior Security Analyst
10 11 (5.73%) Test Development Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Test Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
11 10 (5.21%) Technical Manager
12 9 (4.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.25%) HTML
2 11 (5.73%) HTML5
2 11 (5.73%) WebRTC
3 6 (3.13%) JSON
4 5 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.04%) libvirt
6 2 (1.04%) OLE
7 1 (0.52%) Ajax
7 1 (0.52%) Celery
7 1 (0.52%) jQuery
7 1 (0.52%) Laravel
7 1 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.52%) Memcached
7 1 (0.52%) React Native
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.52%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (0.52%) Twisted
7 1 (0.52%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.77%) Driving Licence
4 12 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.73%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.60%) User Experience
9 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.56%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.56%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.56%) Robotics
10 3 (1.56%) Smart Home
11 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.46%) Linux
2 40 (20.83%) Windows
3 18 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 15 (7.81%) Android
4 15 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.60%) CentOS
6 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.08%) Unix
6 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) Information Security
2 56 (29.17%) Security Operations
3 36 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 34 (17.71%) SIEM
5 31 (16.15%) Computer Science
6 25 (13.02%) CRM
7 23 (11.98%) OWASP
8 22 (11.46%) Logistics
9 19 (9.90%) Analytics
10 16 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.33%) Security Architecture
11 15 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (7.81%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (7.29%) High Availability
12 14 (7.29%) TDD
13 13 (6.77%) Incident Management
13 13 (6.77%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (6.77%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.98%) Python
2 14 (7.29%) Java
2 14 (7.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.21%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.17%) C
5 7 (3.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.13%) SQL
7 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.56%) C#
8 3 (1.56%) XAML
9 2 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) R
10 1 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (29.69%) Degree
2 56 (29.17%) CISSP
3 42 (21.88%) CISM
4 26 (13.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (13.54%) SANS
5 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
6 23 (11.98%) CEH
7 19 (9.90%) CISA
8 17 (8.85%) OSCP
9 16 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 12 (6.25%) CRISC
11 11 (5.73%) DV Cleared
12 9 (4.69%) CCNA
12 9 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (4.69%) CREST Certified
13 7 (3.65%) GIAC
14 5 (2.60%) MCSE
14 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.65%) GDPR
3 6 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.60%) COBIT
4 5 (2.60%) SLA
5 3 (1.56%) QA
6 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.29%) vSphere
3 12 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.13%) Snort
5 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.56%) NFS
6 3 (1.56%) Samba
6 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.56%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.04%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.04%) KVM
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (5.73%) CSIRT
2 10 (5.21%) Ansible
3 9 (4.69%) Puppet
4 8 (4.17%) Nessus
5 5 (2.60%) Nagios
6 4 (2.08%) Proventia
6 4 (2.08%) QRadar
7 3 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.56%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.56%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.04%) Cacti
8 2 (1.04%) Kibana
8 2 (1.04%) logstash
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.04%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.04%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.04%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.04%) SCSM
8 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.67%) VMware
3 21 (10.94%) Cisco
4 17 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (6.25%) Google
6 11 (5.73%) Qualys
7 8 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.17%) Symantec
8 7 (3.65%) Rapid7
8 7 (3.65%) Trend Micro
9 5 (2.60%) Citrix
9 5 (2.60%) FireEye
9 5 (2.60%) IBM
10 4 (2.08%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.08%) CyberArk
10 4 (2.08%) McAfee
10 4 (2.08%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.08%) Splunk