Period
to 18 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Engineer was £54,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 - -
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 0.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median annual salary £54,250 - -
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.00% +5.26% -7.32%

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 4,096 5,148 5,871
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 97.59% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,041 4,346 4,719
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 £52,500 - 2
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 18 February 2019, 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 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (30.00%) Cyberattack
4 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) McAfee
4 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Go
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Tech Ops
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) IPv4
1 1 (10.00%) IPv6
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Tech Ops
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
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%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft