Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Engineer 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,510 5,115 6,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.35% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,541 4,264 5,053
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,425 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

Cybersecurity Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Engineer in the East Midlands

Cybersecurity Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Engineer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Engineer in the East Midlands

Cybersecurity Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Engineer in the East Midlands

Cybersecurity Engineer
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 Cybersecurity Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Nottinghamshire - 9 £32,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Cybersecurity Engineer
England

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Cybersecurity Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Cyberattack
3 3 (30.00%) Tech Ops
3 3 (30.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) Hudson
5 1 (10.00%) GPEN
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (10.00%) Ansible
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (10.00%) Cobbler

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Tech Ops
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Go
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) GIAC
1 1 (10.00%) GPEN
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
1 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee
1 3 (30.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft