Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 125 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 +69
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 182 166 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.58% 2.36% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.70% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 148 131 223
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -11.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £30,700 £35,000 £40,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 6,222 6,157 8,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.33% 87.38% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,957 4,788 7,247
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +21 74 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Maidenhead -10 44 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Newbury -8 13 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Slough +11 4 £30,500 -18.67% 1
Bracknell -5 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Wokingham -10 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 57 (31.32%) Linux
2 48 (26.37%) Information Security
3 47 (25.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (25.27%) CISSP
5 37 (20.33%) CISM
5 37 (20.33%) Firewall
6 36 (19.78%) SIEM
7 32 (17.58%) Degree
8 29 (15.93%) Windows
9 26 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (13.74%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (13.74%) Python
10 25 (13.74%) CEH
11 24 (13.19%) Network Security
11 24 (13.19%) OWASP
11 24 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (12.64%) Security Operations
12 23 (12.64%) Risk Management
13 22 (12.09%) SANS
14 20 (10.99%) Finance
14 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (10.44%) Management Information System
15 19 (10.44%) Cisco
15 19 (10.44%) Data Protection
15 19 (10.44%) Security Cleared
16 18 (9.89%) Docker
17 17 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (9.34%) C
18 16 (8.79%) WAN
18 16 (8.79%) Ansible

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 12 (6.59%) nginx
2 10 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.65%) Office 365
3 3 (1.65%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.55%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Route 53
5 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.33%) Firewall
2 24 (13.19%) Network Security
3 16 (8.79%) WAN
4 11 (6.04%) DHCP
4 11 (6.04%) DNS
5 9 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (4.95%) LAN
6 8 (4.40%) Wireless
7 7 (3.85%) SSL
7 7 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.30%) VoIP
9 5 (2.75%) SCCP
9 5 (2.75%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.75%) VPN
10 4 (2.20%) Internet
11 2 (1.10%) Broadband
11 2 (1.10%) HTTP
11 2 (1.10%) MPLS
11 2 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (5.49%) Redis
3 8 (4.40%) HBase
4 6 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.75%) Big Data
5 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.20%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.20%) Impala
7 2 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.49%) WiX
4 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.65%) Selenium
5 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (10.99%) Finance
2 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.85%) Advertising
4 6 (3.30%) Banking
4 6 (3.30%) French Language
4 6 (3.30%) Retail
5 5 (2.75%) Automotive
5 5 (2.75%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.20%) Games
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (17.03%) Analyst
2 21 (11.54%) Developer
3 20 (10.99%) Consultant
4 19 (10.44%) Security Consultant
5 18 (9.89%) Architect
6 14 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 12 (6.59%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Security Architect
8 11 (6.04%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Administrator
9 10 (5.49%) Python Developer
10 9 (4.95%) Account Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 9 (4.95%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 9 (4.95%) IT Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Vulnerability Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) Celery
1 11 (6.04%) SQLAlchemy
1 11 (6.04%) Twisted
2 10 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (5.49%) wxWidgets
3 7 (3.85%) CSS
3 7 (3.85%) HTML
4 6 (3.30%) jQuery
5 4 (2.20%) Laravel
5 4 (2.20%) RESTful
5 4 (2.20%) Spring
6 3 (1.65%) JSON
6 3 (1.65%) Node.js
7 2 (1.10%) Ajax
7 2 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.10%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.10%) Memcached
7 2 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.10%) React
7 2 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.44%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.79%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.04%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (4.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.30%) SCADA
7 5 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.20%) Cyberattack
8 4 (2.20%) Cybercrime
8 4 (2.20%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.20%) User Experience
9 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.65%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.55%) CESG
11 1 (0.55%) Clustering
11 1 (0.55%) Life Science
11 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.32%) Linux
2 29 (15.93%) Windows
3 13 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.30%) CentOS
6 5 (2.75%) DC/OS
6 5 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.75%) VyOS
7 3 (1.65%) Unix
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.37%) Information Security
2 36 (19.78%) SIEM
3 25 (13.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (13.19%) OWASP
5 23 (12.64%) Risk Management
5 23 (12.64%) Security Operations
6 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (10.44%) Data Protection
8 14 (7.69%) DevOps
8 14 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.59%) Analytics
9 12 (6.59%) ITIL
9 12 (6.59%) Project Management
9 12 (6.59%) Security Architecture
10 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.04%) Task Automation
11 10 (5.49%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.49%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (5.49%) Service Management
11 10 (5.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.74%) Python
2 17 (9.34%) C
3 14 (7.69%) Ruby
4 13 (7.14%) C#
4 13 (7.14%) Java
5 10 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.40%) PHP
6 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.85%) Perl
8 5 (2.75%) SQL
9 3 (1.65%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (25.27%) CISSP
2 37 (20.33%) CISM
3 32 (17.58%) Degree
4 25 (13.74%) CEH
5 22 (12.09%) SANS
6 19 (10.44%) Security Cleared
7 17 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 8 (4.40%) CCIE
10 8 (4.40%) DV Cleared
11 7 (3.85%) CISA
12 6 (3.30%) Master's Degree
13 5 (2.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (2.75%) CCIE Security
13 5 (2.75%) CCSP
14 4 (2.20%) AWS Certification
15 3 (1.65%) CCNA
15 3 (1.65%) GCIH
15 3 (1.65%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (25.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.59%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.04%) GDPR
4 6 (3.30%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.20%) NIST 800
5 4 (2.20%) PMO
5 4 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.65%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.65%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.65%) ISO 31000
6 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.55%) COBIT
8 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.55%) PSD2
8 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.89%) Docker
2 15 (8.24%) vSphere
3 13 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.85%) HDFS
5 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.20%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.10%) Snort
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (8.79%) Ansible
2 11 (6.04%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.49%) HAProxy
4 9 (4.95%) Nessus
5 8 (4.40%) CASB
5 8 (4.40%) IBM BigFix
6 6 (3.30%) Puppet
7 5 (2.75%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.75%) Kibana
8 3 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.10%) logstash
9 2 (1.10%) SCCM
10 1 (0.55%) Grafana
Vendors
1 19 (10.44%) Cisco
2 14 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 14 (7.69%) Qualys
3 13 (7.14%) CyberArk
3 13 (7.14%) Rapid7
4 11 (6.04%) Trend Micro
5 9 (4.95%) IBM
5 9 (4.95%) Juniper
5 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.40%) BMC
6 8 (4.40%) Sonatype
7 7 (3.85%) Black Duck
8 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.30%) VMware
9 5 (2.75%) Oracle
10 3 (1.65%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.65%) Twitter
11 2 (1.10%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds