Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 111 211
Rank change year-on-year -44 +100 +79
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 114 232 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.80% 2.66% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.01% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 104 161 96
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.58% -10.38%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £37,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 5480 7698 9494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.38% 88.31% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 5878 7409
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,854
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -12 72 £52,500 -8.70% 14
Bracknell +9 9 £35,000 -41.67%
Newbury -15 8 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead +10 7 £62,500 +66.67%
Slough -4 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 39 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (24.56%) Degree
3 27 (23.68%) Finance
3 27 (23.68%) SIEM
4 26 (22.81%) Firewall
5 23 (20.18%) Linux
6 22 (19.30%) Risk Management
6 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
7 21 (18.42%) Information Security
8 20 (17.54%) Python
9 19 (16.67%) Windows
9 19 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (13.16%) Security Operations
12 15 (13.16%) GDPR
12 15 (13.16%) CISSP
12 15 (13.16%) Java
12 15 (13.16%) DV Cleared
13 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
14 13 (11.40%) Banking
14 13 (11.40%) Network Security
14 13 (11.40%) Threat Analysis
14 13 (11.40%) Analytics
15 12 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
15 12 (10.53%) Smart Meter
16 11 (9.65%) TDD
16 11 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 10 (8.77%) CGI

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 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) Route 53
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.81%) Firewall
2 13 (11.40%) Network Security
3 10 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.51%) DHCP
4 4 (3.51%) DNS
4 4 (3.51%) Internet
5 3 (2.63%) SSH
6 2 (1.75%) LAN
6 2 (1.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.88%) SAN
7 1 (0.88%) Skype
7 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.88%) VLAN
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (3.51%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.63%) HBase
4 3 (2.63%) Impala
4 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Redis
5 2 (1.75%) SQLite
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) JMeter
1 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.40%) Banking
4 7 (6.14%) Marketing
5 5 (4.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (16.67%) Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Architect
2 16 (14.04%) Software Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Security Manager
4 13 (11.40%) Developer
5 11 (9.65%) IT Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Agile Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 9 (7.89%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Python Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Python Software Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Security Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 8 (7.02%) Security Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior Agile Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) CGI
2 9 (7.89%) Django
2 9 (7.89%) HTML
3 6 (5.26%) CSS
4 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.39%) Ext JS
5 3 (2.63%) Flash
5 3 (2.63%) HTML5
5 3 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.88%) Celery
6 1 (0.88%) GWT
6 1 (0.88%) Kafka
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
6 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (0.88%) Twisted
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
3 12 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 10 (8.77%) PKI
5 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.39%) Cybercrime
8 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.63%) DataPower
8 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
2 19 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) CentOS
5 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) SIEM
2 22 (19.30%) Risk Management
3 21 (18.42%) Information Security
4 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 15 (13.16%) Security Operations
7 13 (11.40%) Analytics
7 13 (11.40%) Threat Analysis
8 11 (9.65%) TDD
9 9 (7.89%) Business Development
9 9 (7.89%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.89%) Database Optimisation
9 9 (7.89%) Identity Management
9 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.89%) Security Testing
9 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.14%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (6.14%) SDLC
10 7 (6.14%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) Python
2 15 (13.16%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) Perl
4 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) C
6 4 (3.51%) Korn
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.63%) SQL
8 2 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) Scala
8 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (24.56%) Degree
3 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (13.16%) CISSP
4 15 (13.16%) DV Cleared
5 10 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (5.26%) CISM
7 5 (4.39%) CEH
7 5 (4.39%) CISA
8 4 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (3.51%) GSEC
8 4 (3.51%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (2.63%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.75%) OSCP
10 2 (1.75%) SANS
11 1 (0.88%) CCNA
11 1 (0.88%) CCNP
11 1 (0.88%) CCSP
11 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) GDPR
2 11 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.75%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.88%) QA
6 1 (0.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.75%) Docker
4 2 (1.75%) HDFS
4 2 (1.75%) KVM
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.75%) Kibana
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Grafana
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) ArcSight
2 6 (5.26%) Cisco
2 6 (5.26%) VMware
3 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.51%) Splunk
5 3 (2.63%) F5
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.75%) Rackspace