Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 341 367
Rank change year-on-year +15 +26 +20
Permanent jobs citing SANS 28 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.63% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 23
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £43,250 £35,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,650 £57,500 £77,500
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 3606 3663 4700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.97% 28.14% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2846 2856 3780
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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 -2 20 £50,000 +14.29%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £64,500 -
Essex - 1 £85,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
SANS
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing SANS 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 SANS.

1 28 (100.00%) CISSP
2 25 (89.29%) SSCP
3 23 (82.14%) Windows
4 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (78.57%) CSSLP
5 21 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (71.43%) CISA
6 20 (71.43%) CISM
7 18 (64.29%) GIAC
7 18 (64.29%) SIEM
7 18 (64.29%) Data Loss Prevention
8 16 (57.14%) Unix
9 15 (53.57%) CompTIA Security+
10 13 (46.43%) Sophos
11 12 (42.86%) Symantec
12 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco
13 7 (25.00%) Linux
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (25.00%) Firewall
13 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
13 7 (25.00%) Network Security
14 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
14 6 (21.43%) VMware
14 6 (21.43%) Information Security
14 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (21.43%) CCIE
14 6 (21.43%) CCNP
15 5 (17.86%) CCSP

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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Mimecast
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (14.29%) DKIM
2 4 (14.29%) DMARC
3 3 (10.71%) PPP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Security Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
2 3 (10.71%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (10.71%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Operational Security Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Manager
2 3 (10.71%) SOC Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 2 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Service Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (14.29%) PKI
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Unix
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) VMS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (64.29%) Data Loss Prevention
2 18 (64.29%) SIEM
3 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 5 (17.86%) Event Correlation
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Security
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) CISSP
2 25 (89.29%) SSCP
3 22 (78.57%) CSSLP
4 20 (71.43%) CISA
4 20 (71.43%) CISM
5 18 (64.29%) GIAC
6 15 (53.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (21.43%) CCIE
8 6 (21.43%) CCNP
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (17.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (17.86%) CCIE Security
9 5 (17.86%) GCWN
9 5 (17.86%) ISSAP
9 5 (17.86%) ISSEP
9 5 (17.86%) RHCA
9 5 (17.86%) VCAP
9 5 (17.86%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CME
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Sophos
3 12 (42.86%) Symantec
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Forcepoint
8 3 (10.71%) Apple
9 1 (3.57%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.57%) McAfee
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds