Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 84 98
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 118 205 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.07% 3.49% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.81% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 103 201 170
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +7.32%
10th Percentile £32,193 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £87,500 £83,000
South East median annual salary £54,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.65% +4.55% +10.00%

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 2,594 5,378 6,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 89.45% 91.54% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,025 4,343 4,988
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.26% +5.56%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +44 55 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Bracknell +26 9 £30,000 -50.00%
Newbury +35 6 £48,750 +21.88% 1
Maidenhead -2 6 £65,000 -
Slough +12 4 £70,000 +100.00%
Wokingham +21 3 £61,250 -
Thatcham - 1 £52,500 -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 35 (29.66%) Information Security
2 27 (22.88%) Linux
3 25 (21.19%) NIST
4 24 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (19.49%) Azure
6 22 (18.64%) Risk Management
7 21 (17.80%) Windows
8 20 (16.95%) Python
9 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.10%) AWS
9 19 (16.10%) Network Security
10 18 (15.25%) CISSP
11 17 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (13.56%) Cyberattack
12 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
12 16 (13.56%) Security Architecture
13 15 (12.71%) VMware
13 15 (12.71%) Firewall
14 14 (11.86%) Security Operations
15 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.02%) Degree
16 12 (10.17%) C
17 11 (9.32%) Open Source
17 11 (9.32%) DevOps
18 10 (8.47%) GCP
18 10 (8.47%) Office 365
18 10 (8.47%) Docker
18 10 (8.47%) Windows Server
18 10 (8.47%) GDPR

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 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.69%) Confluence
3 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Azure
2 19 (16.10%) AWS
3 10 (8.47%) GCP
3 10 (8.47%) Office 365
4 7 (5.93%) OneDrive
4 7 (5.93%) SaaS
5 6 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.08%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (5.08%) Power Automate
6 4 (3.39%) IaaS
7 3 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.69%) PaaS
9 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.85%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.85%) Boomi
9 1 (0.85%) GitHub
9 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.85%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) Network Security
2 15 (12.71%) Firewall
3 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.08%) Skype
5 4 (3.39%) DNS
5 4 (3.39%) H.323
5 4 (3.39%) SCCP
6 3 (2.54%) HTTP
6 3 (2.54%) Internet
6 3 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.69%) LAN
7 2 (1.69%) SNMP
7 2 (1.69%) SSL
7 2 (1.69%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.85%) DHCP
8 1 (0.85%) FTP
8 1 (0.85%) VLAN
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Big Data
2 5 (4.24%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) JIRA
2 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.69%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.85%) GitLab
4 1 (0.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (7.63%) Norwegian Language
1 9 (7.63%) Public Sector
2 5 (4.24%) German Language
3 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Advertising
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
4 3 (2.54%) Military
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) French Language
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (16.10%) Consultant
2 16 (13.56%) Security Engineer
2 16 (13.56%) Security Manager
3 14 (11.86%) Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 11 (9.32%) Security Consultant
6 10 (8.47%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Graduate
8 8 (6.78%) Operational Security Manager
8 8 (6.78%) Operations Manager
8 8 (6.78%) Security Operations Manager
9 7 (5.93%) Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Administrator
10 6 (5.08%) Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Consultant
10 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) WebRTC
2 5 (4.24%) HTML
2 5 (4.24%) HTML5
3 3 (2.54%) GStreamer
4 2 (1.69%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.85%) COM
5 1 (0.85%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Cyberattack
2 9 (7.63%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (4.24%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.39%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.54%) Blog
7 3 (2.54%) Cybercrime
7 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.69%) NHS
8 2 (1.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Linux
2 21 (17.80%) Windows
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (5.08%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.24%) Android
6 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.24%) Unix
7 2 (1.69%) CentOS
7 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) Information Security
2 22 (18.64%) Risk Management
3 17 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (13.56%) Security Architecture
4 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.86%) Security Operations
6 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.32%) DevOps
7 11 (9.32%) Open Source
8 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
8 10 (8.47%) SIEM
8 10 (8.47%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.63%) Coaching
9 9 (7.63%) Mathematics
9 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (5.93%) OWASP
11 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) Python
2 12 (10.17%) C
3 9 (7.63%) C++
4 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.39%) Java
6 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.69%) PHP
7 2 (1.69%) R
7 2 (1.69%) Rust
7 2 (1.69%) Scala
7 2 (1.69%) SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) CISSP
2 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 10 (8.47%) CISM
4 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.24%) CEH
7 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (3.39%) CCSP
9 3 (2.54%) CCNA
9 3 (2.54%) OSCP
10 2 (1.69%) CCSA
10 2 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.69%) CRISC
10 2 (1.69%) GIAC
10 2 (1.69%) GSEC
10 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.69%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.19%) NIST
2 24 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (8.47%) GDPR
4 9 (7.63%) SLA
5 8 (6.78%) NCSC
6 7 (5.93%) PCI DSS
7 5 (4.24%) QA
8 3 (2.54%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.85%) IFRS
9 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.47%) Docker
1 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) LXC
3 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) HP Fortify
1 5 (4.24%) WebInspect
2 4 (3.39%) Ansible
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.69%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.69%) Kibana
4 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.69%) logstash
4 2 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.85%) CASB
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) QRadar
5 1 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 10 (8.47%) Google
4 5 (4.24%) Black Duck
4 5 (4.24%) Micro Focus
4 5 (4.24%) Qualys
4 5 (4.24%) Sonatype
4 5 (4.24%) Splunk
5 3 (2.54%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.54%) SunGard
6 2 (1.69%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.69%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.69%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.85%) Darktrace
7 1 (0.85%) Facebook
7 1 (0.85%) Instagram
7 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software