Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > East Midlands
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 112 196
Rank change year-on-year -55 +84 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 16 8 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.65% 4.02% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 7
10th Percentile £33,371 £65,250 "
25th Percentile £39,685 £65,625 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - +50.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £78,125 £76,875
90th Percentile " £83,750 £87,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -4.35%

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 603 199 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.54% 12.16% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 414 173 428
10th Percentile £23,650 £29,000 £21,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.15% +16.00% -11.24%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the East Midlands

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in the East Midlands

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in the East Midlands

Cyber Essentials
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. 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
Derbyshire - 7 £36,483 -
Nottinghamshire -10 6 £70,000 -8.20% 1
Northamptonshire -18 3 £60,000 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 12 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Azure
4 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (31.25%) AWS
6 5 (31.25%) SIEM
6 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Web Filtering
6 5 (31.25%) GDPR
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) CISM
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 5 (31.25%) CEH
6 5 (31.25%) Google
6 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Cyber Essentials
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (56.25%) Azure
3 5 (31.25%) AWS
3 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 5 (31.25%) Head of Information Security
1 5 (31.25%) Head of Security
2 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Information Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) SIEM
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (31.25%) Web Filtering
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) DevSecOps
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CEH
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (31.25%) GDPR
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) NIST
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (12.50%) GRC
5 1 (6.25%) IASME
5 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CME
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco