Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 330 354
Rank change year-on-year +74 +24 +16
Permanent jobs citing SANS 57 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.27% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 0.89% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,250 £37,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -2.44%

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 2,600 3,808 3,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.41% 30.37% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,823 3,009 2,791
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +67 39 £46,250 -32.97% 1
Hertfordshire +38 10 - - 1
Suffolk - 7 - -
Essex +24 1 £75,000 -11.76%
SANS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 53 (92.98%) CISSP
2 46 (80.70%) Security Operations
3 45 (78.95%) SSCP
4 39 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (66.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 38 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (66.67%) CCSP
6 30 (52.63%) CEH
7 29 (50.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 28 (49.12%) OWASP
9 27 (47.37%) CISM
10 26 (45.61%) Risk Management
10 26 (45.61%) Information Security
10 26 (45.61%) SIEM
11 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (42.11%) Internet
13 23 (40.35%) CSSLP
14 22 (38.60%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
15 21 (36.84%) ITIL
16 20 (35.09%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (35.09%) Workflow
16 20 (35.09%) Publishing
16 20 (35.09%) ExpressionEngine
16 20 (35.09%) SaaS
16 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
16 20 (35.09%) WordPress
16 20 (35.09%) Problem Management
16 20 (35.09%) Data Loss Prevention

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 20 (35.09%) ExpressionEngine
1 20 (35.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (35.09%) IaaS
3 20 (35.09%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) Internet
2 19 (33.33%) Firewall
3 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (24.56%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (5.26%) FTP
5 3 (5.26%) HTTP
5 3 (5.26%) SSL
6 2 (3.51%) DKIM
6 2 (3.51%) DMARC
7 1 (1.75%) DMZ
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Metasploit
2 3 (5.26%) Burp Suite
General
1 20 (35.09%) Publishing
2 18 (31.58%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Incident Manager
1 20 (35.09%) Security Incident Manager
1 20 (35.09%) Security Manager
2 18 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) IT Architect
6 4 (7.02%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Service Architect
6 4 (7.02%) SIEM Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) SIEM Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) SOC Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (3.51%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (29.82%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (24.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 14 (24.56%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Kali Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) Security Operations
2 39 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (49.12%) OWASP
4 26 (45.61%) Information Security
4 26 (45.61%) Risk Management
4 26 (45.61%) SIEM
5 22 (38.60%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (36.84%) ITIL
7 20 (35.09%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (35.09%) Data Loss Prevention
7 20 (35.09%) Problem Management
7 20 (35.09%) Workflow
8 19 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (31.58%) Event Correlation
10 16 (28.07%) Threat Detection
11 15 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (24.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
12 14 (24.56%) Threat Analysis
12 14 (24.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Perl
1 8 (14.04%) Python
1 8 (14.04%) Ruby
2 7 (12.28%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) Go
3 5 (8.77%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (92.98%) CISSP
2 45 (78.95%) SSCP
3 38 (66.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 38 (66.67%) CCSP
3 38 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (52.63%) CEH
5 27 (47.37%) CISM
6 23 (40.35%) CSSLP
7 18 (31.58%) CCIE Security
7 18 (31.58%) CCNP
7 18 (31.58%) GCWN
7 18 (31.58%) ISSAP
7 18 (31.58%) ISSEP
7 18 (31.58%) MCSE
7 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (31.58%) RHCA
7 18 (31.58%) RHCE
7 18 (31.58%) VCAP
7 18 (31.58%) VCDX
7 18 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) HIPAA
1 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) GPG13
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (8.77%) Nessus
2 5 (8.77%) Nmap
3 2 (3.51%) CASB
3 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 18 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 16 (28.07%) Symantec
4 15 (26.32%) Splunk
5 9 (15.79%) Qualys
6 5 (8.77%) Netsparker
7 4 (7.02%) TOWER Software
8 3 (5.26%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.51%) Sophos
10 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) Juniper
10 1 (1.75%) McAfee