Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > East of England
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 81 156
Rank change year-on-year +24 +75 +131
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 179 267 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.29% 3.42% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.83% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 145 150 222
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,000 £72,500 £74,750
England median annual salary £59,750 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.14% +1.74% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,777 6,970 11,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.49% 89.20% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,743 5,233 8,660
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in the East of England.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the East of England region over the 6 months to 30 May 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
Cambridgeshire +34 69 £38,623 -14.17% 8
Hertfordshire -18 49 £70,000 +16.67% 3
Bedfordshire +50 27 £51,000 +2.00% 5
Essex +8 19 £45,702 +63.93% 1
Suffolk +3 11 £33,000 -34.00% 2
Norfolk +10 4 £26,500 -10.92%
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 50 (27.93%) Information Security
2 34 (18.99%) Firewall
2 34 (18.99%) Degree
3 31 (17.32%) Windows
4 30 (16.76%) Driving Licence
5 28 (15.64%) Cyber Defence
6 27 (15.08%) Security Management
7 26 (14.53%) Management Information System
8 25 (13.97%) Azure
9 23 (12.85%) Information Security Management
9 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
10 22 (12.29%) SIEM
10 22 (12.29%) COBIT
10 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (11.73%) Military
12 20 (11.17%) Python
13 19 (10.61%) ITIL
13 19 (10.61%) Finance
13 19 (10.61%) AWS
14 18 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (10.06%) Security Operations
15 17 (9.50%) Software Engineering
15 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (9.50%) CISSP
16 16 (8.94%) Linux
16 16 (8.94%) Risk Management
16 16 (8.94%) PCI DSS
16 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
17 14 (7.82%) Law

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (3.35%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) Apache
2 2 (1.12%) CMS
2 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Gephi
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Relativity
2 1 (0.56%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.97%) Azure
2 19 (10.61%) AWS
3 11 (6.15%) Office 365
3 11 (6.15%) SaaS
4 8 (4.47%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.68%) GCP
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.99%) Firewall
2 13 (7.26%) Internet
2 13 (7.26%) Network Security
3 11 (6.15%) VPN
4 10 (5.59%) LAN
5 9 (5.03%) VoIP
5 9 (5.03%) WAN
6 8 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.68%) HTTP
7 3 (1.68%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.12%) DHCP
8 2 (1.12%) DNS
8 2 (1.12%) MPLS
8 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.12%) Wireless
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.56%) IPsec
9 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.79%) Big Data
2 3 (1.68%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.12%) MySQL
3 2 (1.12%) Redis
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.56%) Impala
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) git-flow
3 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (0.56%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (11.73%) Military
2 19 (10.61%) Finance
3 14 (7.82%) Law
4 10 (5.59%) Legal
5 9 (5.03%) Electronics
5 9 (5.03%) Marketing
5 9 (5.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Local Government
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (15.64%) Security Engineer
1 28 (15.64%) Trainee
2 17 (9.50%) Analyst
3 14 (7.82%) Consultant
4 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 13 (7.26%) Security Analyst
5 9 (5.03%) Developer
5 9 (5.03%) Software Developer
6 8 (4.47%) Administrator
6 8 (4.47%) Architect
6 8 (4.47%) DevOps Manager
6 8 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (3.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (3.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (3.91%) Security Consultant
7 7 (3.91%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (3.35%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.35%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) .NET
2 5 (2.79%) JSON
2 5 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.12%) J2EE
3 2 (1.12%) Java EE
3 2 (1.12%) REST
3 2 (1.12%) SOAP
3 2 (1.12%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.56%) Kafka
4 1 (0.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Driving Licence
2 28 (15.64%) Cyber Defence
3 26 (14.53%) Management Information System
4 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.70%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.79%) Blog
8 5 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.79%) User Experience
9 4 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.12%) Shadow IT
12 1 (0.56%) NHS
12 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.32%) Windows
2 16 (8.94%) Linux
3 12 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.68%) Unix
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.93%) Information Security
2 27 (15.08%) Security Management
3 23 (12.85%) Information Security Management
4 22 (12.29%) SIEM
5 21 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (10.61%) ITIL
7 18 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (10.06%) Security Operations
8 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (9.50%) Software Engineering
9 16 (8.94%) Risk Management
10 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (7.26%) ISMS
10 13 (7.26%) Project Management
11 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
11 12 (6.70%) DevOps
11 12 (6.70%) Security Testing
12 10 (5.59%) Analytics
12 10 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.17%) Python
2 13 (7.26%) C#
3 12 (6.70%) Bash Shell
4 11 (6.15%) C
4 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.15%) SQL
5 10 (5.59%) C++
6 8 (4.47%) Java
7 5 (2.79%) Perl
7 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.68%) Ruby
9 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.12%) Go
9 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.12%) R
9 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (18.99%) Degree
2 17 (9.50%) CISSP
3 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.15%) SANS
5 9 (5.03%) CISM
5 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (3.35%) CISA
8 4 (2.23%) GPEN
8 4 (2.23%) Postgraduate
9 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) GCIH
9 3 (1.68%) SSCP
10 2 (1.12%) CCNA
10 2 (1.12%) CEH
10 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.12%) GCFA
10 2 (1.12%) GIAC
10 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.29%) COBIT
2 16 (8.94%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (7.26%) NIST
5 10 (5.59%) GDPR
6 9 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (4.47%) GxP
7 8 (4.47%) SLA
8 5 (2.79%) AICPA
9 1 (0.56%) IASME
9 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.47%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) Snort
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) EnCase
1 5 (2.79%) QRadar
2 3 (1.68%) WSUS
3 2 (1.12%) FTK
3 2 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.26%) VMware
3 10 (5.59%) Sophos
4 8 (4.47%) Splunk
5 6 (3.35%) Cisco
6 5 (2.79%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.23%) Darktrace
7 4 (2.23%) IBM
8 3 (1.68%) Google
8 3 (1.68%) Nuix
9 2 (1.12%) Carbon Black
9 2 (1.12%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (1.12%) FireEye
9 2 (1.12%) Juniper
9 2 (1.12%) NetWitness
9 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.56%) Apple
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) SAP