Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 339 329
Rank change year-on-year +124 -10 +71
Permanent jobs citing SANS 129 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 0.43% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 32
East of England median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

SANS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,116 3,482 3,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.21% 29.81% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,201 2,713 3,050
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

SANS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SANS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SANS in the East of England

SANS
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SANS in the East of England.

Salary trend for SANS in the East of England

SANS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SANS in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SANS in the East of England

SANS
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 SANS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Hertfordshire +60 66 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 52 £41,250 - 2
Suffolk - 11 - -
SANS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing SANS 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 SANS.

1 129 (100.00%) CISSP
2 126 (97.67%) SSCP
3 110 (85.27%) Microsoft
4 108 (83.72%) CSSLP
5 88 (68.22%) SIEM
6 87 (67.44%) Security Operations
7 84 (65.12%) GIAC
8 82 (63.57%) Symantec
9 76 (58.91%) Retail
9 76 (58.91%) CompTIA Security+
10 70 (54.26%) Data Loss Prevention
11 68 (52.71%) Cybersecurity
12 63 (48.84%) Windows
13 61 (47.29%) MCSE
13 61 (47.29%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (47.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 60 (46.51%) CISA
15 59 (45.74%) CISM
15 59 (45.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 57 (44.19%) Firewall
17 55 (42.64%) Red Hat
18 51 (39.53%) VMware
19 50 (38.76%) RHCA
19 50 (38.76%) GCWN
19 50 (38.76%) ISSAP
19 50 (38.76%) ISSEP
19 50 (38.76%) RHCE
19 50 (38.76%) Cisco
19 50 (38.76%) CCSP
19 50 (38.76%) CCNP

SANS
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 (4.65%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) Mimecast
1 15 (11.63%) Office 365
2 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.19%) Firewall
2 33 (25.58%) Wireshark
3 31 (24.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (11.63%) DKIM
4 15 (11.63%) DMARC
5 6 (4.65%) HTTP
5 6 (4.65%) SSL
5 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.88%) Broadband
7 3 (2.33%) Network Security
8 1 (0.78%) DMZ
8 1 (0.78%) VLAN
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) Big Data
2 6 (4.65%) Apache Hive
2 6 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.65%) MySQL
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Metasploit
2 6 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (4.65%) Bitbucket
2 6 (4.65%) CodeSonar
2 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.65%) git-flow
2 6 (4.65%) JIRA
2 6 (4.65%) Robot Framework
2 6 (4.65%) Selenium
General
1 76 (58.91%) Retail
2 8 (6.20%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (31.01%) Security Engineer
2 31 (24.03%) Analyst
3 29 (22.48%) Security Manager
4 28 (21.71%) Engineering Manager
5 26 (20.16%) SIEM Analyst
6 23 (17.83%) SOC Analyst
7 18 (13.95%) SIEM Engineer
7 18 (13.95%) SOC Engineer
8 17 (13.18%) Architect
8 17 (13.18%) IT Architect
8 17 (13.18%) IT Security Architect
8 17 (13.18%) Security Architect
8 17 (13.18%) Service Architect
9 13 (10.08%) Security Analyst
10 9 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
11 8 (6.20%) Application Security Analyst
11 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (6.20%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) .NET
1 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
1 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
1 6 (4.65%) Django
1 6 (4.65%) Java EE
1 6 (4.65%) LAMP
1 6 (4.65%) Node.js
1 6 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (4.65%) REST
1 6 (4.65%) SOAP
1 6 (4.65%) Spring MVC
1 6 (4.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (36.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 33 (25.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 30 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (23.26%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (17.05%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (13.18%) Data Centre
6 15 (11.63%) PKI
7 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.84%) Windows
2 49 (37.98%) Unix
3 19 (14.73%) Linux
4 8 (6.20%) Kali Linux
5 6 (4.65%) Android
5 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.88%) CentOS
6 5 (3.88%) Fedora
6 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (68.22%) SIEM
2 87 (67.44%) Security Operations
3 70 (54.26%) Data Loss Prevention
4 68 (52.71%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (45.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 50 (38.76%) Event Correlation
7 48 (37.21%) Risk Management
8 38 (29.46%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (27.91%) Information Security
9 36 (27.91%) Reverse Engineering
10 33 (25.58%) Analytics
10 33 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (25.58%) Security Architecture
11 32 (24.81%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (23.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 30 (23.26%) Identity Access Management
12 30 (23.26%) Kalman Filter
12 30 (23.26%) Malware Reverse Engineering
12 30 (23.26%) Threat Intelligence
12 30 (23.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) Python
2 14 (10.85%) PHP
3 11 (8.53%) Bash Shell
3 11 (8.53%) C
3 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.20%) Go
4 8 (6.20%) Perl
4 8 (6.20%) Ruby
5 6 (4.65%) C#
5 6 (4.65%) C++
5 6 (4.65%) Java
5 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 129 (100.00%) CISSP
2 126 (97.67%) SSCP
3 108 (83.72%) CSSLP
4 84 (65.12%) GIAC
5 76 (58.91%) CompTIA Security+
6 61 (47.29%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (47.29%) MCSE
6 61 (47.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (46.51%) CISA
8 59 (45.74%) CISM
9 50 (38.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 50 (38.76%) CCNP
9 50 (38.76%) CCSP
9 50 (38.76%) GCWN
9 50 (38.76%) ISSAP
9 50 (38.76%) ISSEP
9 50 (38.76%) RHCA
9 50 (38.76%) RHCE
10 46 (35.66%) CCIE Security
10 46 (35.66%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) GDPR
1 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
2 1 (0.78%) GPG13
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.53%) Docker
3 6 (4.65%) vSphere
4 5 (3.88%) NFS
4 5 (3.88%) Samba
4 5 (3.88%) VirtualBox
4 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.88%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (25.58%) RSA Security Analytics
2 12 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (8.53%) Puppet
4 8 (6.20%) Nessus
4 8 (6.20%) Nmap
5 7 (5.43%) CASB
6 6 (4.65%) Salt
7 5 (3.88%) Ansible
7 5 (3.88%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (3.88%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.88%) Nagios
7 5 (3.88%) OpenNMS
7 5 (3.88%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.88%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 110 (85.27%) Microsoft
2 82 (63.57%) Symantec
3 55 (42.64%) Red Hat
4 51 (39.53%) VMware
5 50 (38.76%) Cisco
6 49 (37.98%) Sophos
7 34 (26.36%) Splunk
8 16 (12.40%) Forcepoint
9 8 (6.20%) Netsparker
9 8 (6.20%) Qualys
10 5 (3.88%) BT
10 5 (3.88%) Cloudera
10 5 (3.88%) Dell
10 5 (3.88%) EMC
10 5 (3.88%) Hortonworks
10 5 (3.88%) NetApp
10 5 (3.88%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.78%) Citrix
11 1 (0.78%) Juniper
11 1 (0.78%) McAfee