Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 355 348
Rank change year-on-year +72 -7 +51
Permanent jobs citing SANS 76 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 0.49% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 32
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £46,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

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 3,341 3,701 4,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.63% 29.64% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,416 2,804 3,332
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £25,625 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +43 52 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 15 £40,000 - 4
Suffolk - 9 £40,000 - 1
SANS
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 76 (100.00%) CISSP
2 74 (97.37%) SSCP
3 68 (89.47%) GIAC
4 66 (86.84%) CSSLP
5 60 (78.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 59 (77.63%) Microsoft
7 54 (71.05%) CISM
8 52 (68.42%) Windows
8 52 (68.42%) CISA
9 50 (65.79%) Symantec
10 47 (61.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (56.58%) SIEM
11 43 (56.58%) Security Operations
12 42 (55.26%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (48.68%) Sophos
13 37 (48.68%) Unix
14 36 (47.37%) Security Architecture
15 33 (43.42%) Retail
16 30 (39.47%) Security Operations Centre
17 29 (38.16%) Identity Access Management
17 29 (38.16%) Performance Monitoring
17 29 (38.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 27 (35.53%) Data Loss Prevention
19 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (28.95%) MCSE
19 22 (28.95%) Due Diligence
19 22 (28.95%) Use Case
20 19 (25.00%) Firewall
21 18 (23.68%) Red Hat

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 4 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.53%) Mimecast
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) Wireshark
3 10 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (10.53%) DKIM
4 8 (10.53%) DMARC
5 6 (7.89%) Network Security
6 4 (5.26%) Broadband
6 4 (5.26%) HTTP
6 4 (5.26%) SSL
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.63%) SMS
8 1 (1.32%) LAN
8 1 (1.32%) SAN
8 1 (1.32%) VLAN
8 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Big Data
2 4 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.26%) CodeSonar
2 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) git-flow
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Robot Framework
2 4 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 33 (43.42%) Retail
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Security Engineer
2 24 (31.58%) Security Manager
3 23 (30.26%) Engineering Manager
4 14 (18.42%) Analyst
4 14 (18.42%) Security Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Operations Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Application Security Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Firewall Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) SIEM Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Web Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Web Applications Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.26%) Django
1 4 (5.26%) Java EE
1 4 (5.26%) LAMP
1 4 (5.26%) Node.js
1 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (5.26%) REST
1 4 (5.26%) SOAP
1 4 (5.26%) Spring MVC
1 4 (5.26%) STL
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (17.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.53%) PKI
3 8 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) Unix
3 15 (19.74%) Linux
4 7 (9.21%) Kali Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Android
5 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) CentOS
5 4 (5.26%) Fedora
5 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) Continuous Improvement
2 43 (56.58%) Security Operations
2 43 (56.58%) SIEM
3 42 (55.26%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (47.37%) Security Architecture
5 29 (38.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 29 (38.16%) Identity Access Management
5 29 (38.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 27 (35.53%) Data Loss Prevention
7 22 (28.95%) Due Diligence
7 22 (28.95%) Use Case
8 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.74%) Information Security
8 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (18.42%) Event Correlation
10 13 (17.11%) Analytics
10 13 (17.11%) Computer Security
11 12 (15.79%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) Python
2 11 (14.47%) PHP
3 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.53%) C
3 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.21%) Go
4 7 (9.21%) Perl
4 7 (9.21%) Ruby
5 4 (5.26%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) C++
5 4 (5.26%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) CISSP
2 74 (97.37%) SSCP
3 68 (89.47%) GIAC
4 66 (86.84%) CSSLP
5 60 (78.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 54 (71.05%) CISM
7 52 (68.42%) CISA
8 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (28.95%) MCSE
8 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (18.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (18.42%) CCNP
9 14 (18.42%) CCSP
9 14 (18.42%) GCWN
9 14 (18.42%) ISSAP
9 14 (18.42%) ISSEP
9 14 (18.42%) RHCA
9 14 (18.42%) RHCE
10 12 (15.79%) CCNA
11 11 (14.47%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) COBIT
1 1 (1.32%) COSO
1 1 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Docker
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) NFS
2 4 (5.26%) Samba
2 4 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
2 4 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (10.53%) Puppet
3 7 (9.21%) Nessus
3 7 (9.21%) Nmap
4 5 (6.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.26%) Ansible
5 4 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.26%) Nagios
5 4 (5.26%) OpenNMS
5 4 (5.26%) Salt
5 4 (5.26%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Microsoft
2 50 (65.79%) Symantec
3 37 (48.68%) Sophos
4 18 (23.68%) Red Hat
5 15 (19.74%) Cisco
6 14 (18.42%) VMware
7 13 (17.11%) Splunk
8 8 (10.53%) Forcepoint
9 7 (9.21%) Netsparker
9 7 (9.21%) Qualys
10 4 (5.26%) BT
10 4 (5.26%) Cloudera
10 4 (5.26%) Dell
10 4 (5.26%) EMC
10 4 (5.26%) Hortonworks
10 4 (5.26%) NetApp
10 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle