Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Security Operations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 200 171
Rank change year-on-year +117 -29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 107 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.33% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 0.15% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 56 1 6
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.56% -2.73% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £51,750 £35,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £49,500 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +13.89% -5.26%

Security Operations 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,963 3,871 3,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.13% 93.28% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 2,959 2,596
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -

Security Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Security Operations as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations in Cambridgeshire

Security Operations
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Security Operations in Cambridgeshire

Security Operations
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Operations in Cambridgeshire

Security Operations
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Peterborough +46 96 £41,000 -23.36%
Cambridge +42 3 £44,400 - 1
Security Operations
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Security Operations 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Security Operations.

1 99 (92.52%) SIEM
2 93 (86.92%) Firewall
3 85 (79.44%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (75.70%) Cybersecurity
5 71 (66.36%) Data Loss Prevention
6 70 (65.42%) CISSP
7 68 (63.55%) Risk Management
7 68 (63.55%) Event Correlation
8 65 (60.75%) Security Operations Centre
9 64 (59.81%) Retail
10 54 (50.47%) Threat Intelligence
11 52 (48.60%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 52 (48.60%) Information Security
11 52 (48.60%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (47.66%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (46.73%) Self-Motivation
14 47 (43.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 47 (43.93%) Cyber Intelligence
14 47 (43.93%) RSA Security Analytics
14 47 (43.93%) Cyberthreat
14 47 (43.93%) Analytics
14 47 (43.93%) Splunk
14 47 (43.93%) Wireshark
14 47 (43.93%) Symantec
15 46 (42.99%) CEH
16 45 (42.06%) SSCP
16 45 (42.06%) CCSP
16 45 (42.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 45 (42.06%) SANS
17 44 (41.12%) Security Management

Security Operations
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.67%) ExpressionEngine
1 5 (4.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.67%) IaaS
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (86.92%) Firewall
2 47 (43.93%) Wireshark
3 26 (24.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
5 20 (18.69%) HTTP
5 20 (18.69%) MPLS
5 20 (18.69%) SSL
5 20 (18.69%) VPN
6 18 (16.82%) DNS
7 5 (4.67%) Internet
8 3 (2.80%) Network Security
9 2 (1.87%) BGP
9 2 (1.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
General
1 64 (59.81%) Retail
2 5 (4.67%) Publishing
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (59.81%) Analyst
2 25 (23.36%) SOC Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) SIEM Engineer
4 22 (20.56%) SOC Engineer
5 21 (19.63%) Architect
5 21 (19.63%) Security Architect
5 21 (19.63%) Service Architect
6 19 (17.76%) SIEM Analyst
7 18 (16.82%) IT Architect
7 18 (16.82%) IT Security Architect
8 16 (14.95%) Security Engineer
9 12 (11.21%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Cyber Defence Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Incident Manager
10 5 (4.67%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Security Incident Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (60.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 52 (48.60%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (46.73%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (43.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 47 (43.93%) Cyberthreat
5 30 (28.04%) Cyber Defence
6 20 (18.69%) Data Centre
7 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (92.52%) SIEM
2 81 (75.70%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (66.36%) Data Loss Prevention
4 68 (63.55%) Event Correlation
4 68 (63.55%) Risk Management
5 54 (50.47%) Threat Intelligence
6 52 (48.60%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 52 (48.60%) Information Security
7 51 (47.66%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (43.93%) Analytics
8 47 (43.93%) Cyber Intelligence
9 44 (41.12%) Security Management
10 30 (28.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (24.30%) Kalman Filter
11 26 (24.30%) Web Filtering
12 25 (23.36%) Information Management
13 23 (21.50%) Computer Forensics
13 23 (21.50%) Mentoring
13 23 (21.50%) Threat Analysis
13 23 (21.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.82%) Python
2 16 (14.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.28%) Perl
3 11 (10.28%) VBA
4 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.87%) PHP
5 2 (1.87%) R
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (79.44%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (65.42%) CISSP
3 46 (42.99%) CEH
4 45 (42.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 45 (42.06%) CCSP
4 45 (42.06%) SANS
4 45 (42.06%) SSCP
5 40 (37.38%) CCIE
5 40 (37.38%) CCIE Security
5 40 (37.38%) CCNA
5 40 (37.38%) CCNP
5 40 (37.38%) CSSLP
5 40 (37.38%) GCWN
5 40 (37.38%) ISSAP
5 40 (37.38%) MCSE
5 40 (37.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (37.38%) RHCA
5 40 (37.38%) RHCE
5 40 (37.38%) VCDX
5 40 (37.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (43.93%) RSA Security Analytics
2 24 (22.43%) Stealthwatch
3 15 (14.02%) QRadar
4 11 (10.28%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 47 (43.93%) Splunk
1 47 (43.93%) Symantec
2 40 (37.38%) Cisco
2 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 40 (37.38%) Red Hat
2 40 (37.38%) VMware
3 24 (22.43%) CheckPoint
3 24 (22.43%) Qualys