Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 273 341
Rank change year-on-year +57 +68 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 146 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 0.70% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.79% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 112 73 44
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.38% +38.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,749 £72,500 £76,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 10609 11704 13300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.00% 88.59% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8613 9643 10938
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +16 59 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 26 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Bedfordshire - 26 £52,500 -
Norfolk +21 15 £60,000 - 1
Essex +26 12 £35,000 -30.00%
Suffolk +11 8 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 56 (38.36%) Windows
2 54 (36.99%) CISSP
3 52 (35.62%) Information Security
4 42 (28.77%) CISM
5 37 (25.34%) Firewall
6 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
7 34 (23.29%) SIEM
8 31 (21.23%) Linux
9 30 (20.55%) CISA
10 28 (19.18%) Active Directory
11 27 (18.49%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 25 (17.12%) Finance
14 23 (15.75%) Data Protection Act
14 23 (15.75%) Data Protection
14 23 (15.75%) Windows Server
15 22 (15.07%) Security Operations
16 21 (14.38%) Unix
16 21 (14.38%) ITIL
17 20 (13.70%) Management Information System
18 19 (13.01%) PCI DSS
18 19 (13.01%) Risk Management
18 19 (13.01%) GIAC
18 19 (13.01%) Cisco
18 19 (13.01%) Security Architecture
18 19 (13.01%) Data Loss Prevention
19 17 (11.64%) GDPR
19 17 (11.64%) SANS
19 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
19 17 (11.64%) Degree

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 12 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.48%) Office 365
3 4 (2.74%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.34%) Firewall
2 15 (10.27%) Network Security
3 14 (9.59%) VoIP
4 13 (8.90%) VPN
5 12 (8.22%) SAN
5 12 (8.22%) VLAN
6 10 (6.85%) DNS
6 10 (6.85%) iSCSI
6 10 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (6.16%) DHCP
7 9 (6.16%) LAN
7 9 (6.16%) WAN
8 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.42%) Internet
10 3 (2.05%) PPP
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.37%) DKIM
11 2 (1.37%) SMS
11 2 (1.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.74%) GitLab
General
1 25 (17.12%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Legal
3 5 (3.42%) Electronics
3 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.74%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Law
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (23.29%) Security Engineer
2 28 (19.18%) Analyst
3 20 (13.70%) Security Manager
4 16 (10.96%) Security Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Consultant
6 13 (8.90%) Information Manager
6 13 (8.90%) Information Security Manager
6 13 (8.90%) IT Manager
7 12 (8.22%) IT Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) Architect
8 11 (7.53%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.53%) Security Consultant
9 10 (6.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Compliance Manager
10 9 (6.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (6.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 9 (6.16%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (6.16%) Information Security Risk Manager
10 9 (6.16%) Risk Manager
10 9 (6.16%) Security Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) Node.js
2 5 (3.42%) CSS
3 4 (2.74%) HTML
3 4 (2.74%) RESTful
4 3 (2.05%) .NET
5 2 (1.37%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.37%) Kafka
5 2 (1.37%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Data Protection Act
2 20 (13.70%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.16%) CESG
4 9 (6.16%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (6.16%) User Experience
5 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.79%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.37%) AS400
7 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) PKI
7 2 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.68%) BYOD
8 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.36%) Windows
2 31 (21.23%) Linux
3 23 (15.75%) Windows Server
4 21 (14.38%) Unix
5 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.85%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.85%) Mac OS X
6 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.05%) Kali Linux
8 3 (2.05%) VMS
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) Debian
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) VyOS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) Information Security
2 34 (23.29%) SIEM
3 27 (18.49%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (15.75%) Data Protection
5 22 (15.07%) Security Operations
6 21 (14.38%) ITIL
7 19 (13.01%) Data Loss Prevention
7 19 (13.01%) Risk Management
7 19 (13.01%) Security Architecture
8 17 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (10.96%) Project Management
9 16 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (10.27%) Analytics
11 12 (8.22%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (7.53%) Change Management
12 11 (7.53%) Patch Management
12 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.85%) ISMS
13 10 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (6.85%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.90%) C
3 10 (6.85%) SQL
4 9 (6.16%) VBScript
5 7 (4.79%) Perl
5 7 (4.79%) Python
6 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.74%) C++
8 3 (2.05%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (36.99%) CISSP
2 42 (28.77%) CISM
3 30 (20.55%) CISA
4 19 (13.01%) GIAC
5 17 (11.64%) Degree
5 17 (11.64%) SANS
6 16 (10.96%) SSCP
7 15 (10.27%) CEH
8 13 (8.90%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (8.90%) Security+ Certification
9 12 (8.22%) CSSLP
10 11 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
12 9 (6.16%) CCNA
13 8 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (4.79%) DV Cleared
14 7 (4.79%) MCSE
15 6 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (4.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (13.01%) PCI DSS
3 17 (11.64%) GDPR
4 9 (6.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (6.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (3.42%) GAMP
6 5 (3.42%) GxP
7 4 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (2.74%) ISO 9001
7 4 (2.74%) QA
8 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.42%) Firmware
5 2 (1.37%) Docker
6 1 (0.68%) iptables
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.37%) SCCM
2 2 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.68%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Salt
3 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.01%) Cisco
3 16 (10.96%) VMware
4 15 (10.27%) Apple
5 13 (8.90%) Sophos
6 12 (8.22%) Symantec
7 11 (7.53%) Citrix
8 10 (6.85%) Forcepoint
9 9 (6.16%) HP
10 6 (4.11%) SonicWALL
11 5 (3.42%) Splunk
12 4 (2.74%) CyberArk
13 3 (2.05%) Facebook
14 2 (1.37%) AlgoSec
14 2 (1.37%) Cognizant
14 2 (1.37%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.37%) Google
14 2 (1.37%) Lumension
14 2 (1.37%) NETGEAR
14 2 (1.37%) Tufin