Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 71 85
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 159 66 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.83% 3.28% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.66% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 167
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,950
25th Percentile £36,587 £39,188 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,377 £47,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% -6.86% +13.33%
75th Percentile £71,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,600 £70,375 £71,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +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 5,136 1,802 6,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.40% 89.52% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,700 1,497 4,497
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 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
Hertfordshire -26 62 £43,250 -27.92% 16
Cambridgeshire -46 38 £68,750 +41.03% 34
Norfolk - 23 £46,865 - 4
Essex +4 21 £56,000 +24.44% 2
Suffolk -19 8 £41,500 -20.95% 4
Bedfordshire -13 7 £68,000 +44.95% 4
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 56 (35.22%) Azure
1 56 (35.22%) Social Skills
2 54 (33.96%) Information Security
3 51 (32.08%) Risk Management
4 50 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (28.93%) Microsoft
5 46 (28.93%) Management Information System
6 45 (28.30%) Degree
7 42 (26.42%) Analytics
8 33 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (19.50%) AWS
10 30 (18.87%) Microsoft 365
11 28 (17.61%) Windows
12 27 (16.98%) SIEM
12 27 (16.98%) DevOps
13 26 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (16.35%) ITIL
14 25 (15.72%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
15 23 (14.47%) Power Platform
16 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (12.58%) Cyberthreat
17 19 (11.95%) Project Management
17 19 (11.95%) Mathematics
18 18 (11.32%) Information Management
18 18 (11.32%) Python
18 18 (11.32%) CISSP
18 18 (11.32%) Security Operations
19 17 (10.69%) Linux
19 17 (10.69%) Firewall

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 9 (5.66%) Appian
2 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) SAP BPC
1 5 (3.14%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.89%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 56 (35.22%) Azure
2 31 (19.50%) AWS
3 30 (18.87%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (14.47%) Power Platform
5 9 (5.66%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (5.66%) Power Automate
5 9 (5.66%) Serverless
6 7 (4.40%) SaaS
7 6 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.77%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.77%) PaaS
8 5 (3.14%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 5 (3.14%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (3.14%) Azure Logic Apps
8 5 (3.14%) Azure Sentinel
8 5 (3.14%) CloudFront
9 4 (2.52%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (2.52%) GCP
10 3 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) Firewall
2 15 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.18%) WAN
4 12 (7.55%) DNS
4 12 (7.55%) Network Security
5 11 (6.92%) HTTP
5 11 (6.92%) LAN
5 11 (6.92%) SMTP
6 10 (6.29%) FTP
7 8 (5.03%) SSL
8 7 (4.40%) DHCP
9 6 (3.77%) VoIP
10 5 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.14%) VPN
11 4 (2.52%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.89%) IPsec
12 3 (1.89%) VLAN
12 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.26%) BGP
13 2 (1.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) Power BI
2 8 (5.03%) Big Data
3 7 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (4.40%) Data Lake
3 7 (4.40%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.14%) HDInsight
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.89%) Tableau
6 2 (1.26%) GIS
6 2 (1.26%) SQLite
7 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (6.29%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (35.22%) Social Skills
2 26 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.69%) Law
4 14 (8.81%) Finance
5 12 (7.55%) Electronics
6 11 (6.92%) Legal
7 10 (6.29%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (5.66%) Spanish Language
9 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
9 5 (3.14%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.52%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.52%) Retail
10 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (1.26%) Marketing
13 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (20.13%) Analyst
2 20 (12.58%) Architect
2 20 (12.58%) Security Engineer
3 15 (9.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 15 (9.43%) Data Engineer
4 13 (8.18%) Security Manager
5 12 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Principal Architect
6 11 (6.92%) Security Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) Automation Architect
7 9 (5.66%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) IT Security Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Operational Security Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) LDAP
2 7 (4.40%) JSON
3 5 (3.14%) XML
4 4 (2.52%) HTML
4 4 (2.52%) Web Services
5 3 (1.89%) .NET
5 3 (1.89%) Middleware
6 2 (1.26%) ARM Templates
6 2 (1.26%) MFC
6 2 (1.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.63%) Kafka
7 1 (0.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.93%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.58%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (9.43%) Robotics
4 11 (6.92%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (6.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (5.66%) Data Centre
7 8 (5.03%) Cyberattack
8 7 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.77%) Driving Licence
10 5 (3.14%) Cloud Native
10 5 (3.14%) Virtual Team
11 4 (2.52%) Life Science
11 4 (2.52%) Social Media
12 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (1.26%) Analogue Electronics
13 2 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.63%) NHS
14 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) Linux
3 12 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.92%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.03%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.14%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) ThreadX
8 2 (1.26%) VMS
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.96%) Information Security
2 51 (32.08%) Risk Management
3 50 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (26.42%) Analytics
5 33 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (16.98%) DevOps
6 27 (16.98%) SIEM
7 26 (16.35%) ITIL
8 25 (15.72%) Artificial Intelligence
9 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
10 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (11.95%) Mathematics
11 19 (11.95%) Project Management
12 18 (11.32%) Information Management
12 18 (11.32%) Security Operations
13 16 (10.06%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (9.43%) Business Case
14 15 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (9.43%) Design Thinking
15 14 (8.81%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.32%) Python
2 15 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.43%) SQL
3 14 (8.81%) C#
4 9 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.77%) Java
5 6 (3.77%) Perl
5 6 (3.77%) Ruby
6 5 (3.14%) VB
7 4 (2.52%) C
8 3 (1.89%) C++
9 2 (1.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (28.30%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) CISSP
3 15 (9.43%) CISM
4 9 (5.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 8 (5.03%) CRISC
5 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.14%) CISA
8 5 (3.14%) GCFA
8 5 (3.14%) GCFE
8 5 (3.14%) GCIA
8 5 (3.14%) GCIH
8 5 (3.14%) SANS
9 4 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (2.52%) CEH
9 4 (2.52%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) SLA
2 11 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.29%) GDPR
4 7 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (4.40%) GRC
4 7 (4.40%) NIST
5 4 (2.52%) GxP
5 4 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.26%) COBIT
7 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.26%) MISRA
8 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.63%) ITGC
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) Firmware
2 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) vSphere
3 5 (3.14%) Snort
4 4 (2.52%) XenApp
4 4 (2.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.26%) Docker
5 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.14%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.89%) CASB
3 3 (1.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.63%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.63%) Grafana
5 1 (0.63%) Icinga
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) QRadar
5 1 (0.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (8.18%) LogRhythm
3 13 (8.18%) MuleSoft
4 12 (7.55%) Splunk
5 9 (5.66%) Automation Anywhere
5 9 (5.66%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.66%) Cisco
5 9 (5.66%) Databricks
6 8 (5.03%) Darktrace
6 8 (5.03%) FireEye
6 8 (5.03%) VMware
7 7 (4.40%) Blue Coat
7 7 (4.40%) McAfee
7 7 (4.40%) SAP
8 6 (3.77%) Citrix
9 5 (3.14%) Palantir
9 5 (3.14%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.52%) Facebook
10 4 (2.52%) Google