Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Operations Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations Centre over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Security Operations Centre
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 348 340
Rank change year-on-year +165 -8 +57
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations Centre 152 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 0.14% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 50 7 24
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% -20.83%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,950 £35,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £64,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +14.29%

Security Operations Centre is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,659 5,592 5,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.87% 46.85% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,494 4,402 4,474
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Security Operations Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Centre in the East of England

Security Operations Centre
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Operations Centre in the East of England

Security Operations Centre
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations Centre in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Operations Centre in the East of England

Security Operations Centre
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 Security Operations Centre within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +87 86 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Cambridgeshire - 64 £44,400 - 1
Bedfordshire +2 2 - -
Security Operations Centre
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Security Operations Centre 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 Security Operations Centre.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 147 (96.71%) SIEM
3 93 (61.18%) Firewall
4 83 (54.61%) CISSP
5 76 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 76 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
6 75 (49.34%) Security Architecture
7 73 (48.03%) SSCP
7 73 (48.03%) Information Security
8 69 (45.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 69 (45.39%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 58 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (36.84%) SANS
11 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
12 53 (34.87%) CEH
12 53 (34.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (34.21%) Data Loss Prevention
14 51 (33.55%) CSSLP
15 48 (31.58%) GCIA
16 47 (30.92%) Retail
17 46 (30.26%) CompTIA Security+
18 45 (29.61%) Security Management
19 44 (28.95%) Risk Management
19 44 (28.95%) Event Correlation
20 41 (26.97%) Splunk
20 41 (26.97%) GSEC
20 41 (26.97%) GCIH
20 41 (26.97%) GIAC
21 40 (26.32%) CISM
22 39 (25.66%) Self-Motivation

Security Operations Centre
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 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.29%) Apache
2 5 (3.29%) ExpressionEngine
2 5 (3.29%) IIS
2 5 (3.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.89%) GitHub
4 10 (6.58%) Office 365
5 8 (5.26%) Mimecast
6 5 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.29%) IaaS
6 5 (3.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (61.18%) Firewall
2 32 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 24 (15.79%) Wireshark
4 23 (15.13%) DNS
4 23 (15.13%) HTTP
5 17 (11.18%) DHCP
5 17 (11.18%) ICMP
5 17 (11.18%) SNMP
6 14 (9.21%) Network Security
7 11 (7.24%) VPN
8 10 (6.58%) Internet
9 8 (5.26%) DKIM
9 8 (5.26%) DMARC
10 6 (3.95%) MPLS
10 6 (3.95%) SSL
11 5 (3.29%) Wireless
12 2 (1.32%) BGP
12 2 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) JIRA
2 12 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.89%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (30.92%) Retail
2 5 (3.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (32.24%) Analyst
2 46 (30.26%) Security Engineer
3 25 (16.45%) Architect
3 25 (16.45%) Security Architect
4 20 (13.16%) Service Architect
5 17 (11.18%) IT Architect
5 17 (11.18%) IT Security Architect
6 13 (8.55%) Security Manager
6 13 (8.55%) Team Leader
7 12 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
7 12 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Engineering Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Incident Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Administrator
10 6 (3.95%) RACF Administrator
11 5 (3.29%) Cyber Defence Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Security Incident Manager
11 5 (3.29%) SIEM Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) ISPF
2 5 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (3.29%) Node.js
2 5 (3.29%) OAuth
2 5 (3.29%) OAuth2
2 5 (3.29%) OpenID
2 5 (3.29%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.66%) Self-Motivation
2 38 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (19.08%) Cyber Defence
3 29 (19.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 25 (16.45%) Data Centre
4 25 (16.45%) Management Information System
5 24 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (9.21%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.26%) PKI
8 6 (3.95%) Mainframe
9 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.08%) Linux
2 23 (15.13%) Unix
2 23 (15.13%) Windows
3 17 (11.18%) Kali Linux
3 17 (11.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 147 (96.71%) SIEM
3 76 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 76 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 75 (49.34%) Security Architecture
5 73 (48.03%) Information Security
6 69 (45.39%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 69 (45.39%) Performance Monitoring
7 53 (34.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 52 (34.21%) Data Loss Prevention
9 45 (29.61%) Security Management
10 44 (28.95%) Event Correlation
10 44 (28.95%) Risk Management
11 39 (25.66%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (22.37%) Due Diligence
12 34 (22.37%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (19.08%) DevOps
13 29 (19.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 28 (18.42%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.68%) Python
2 17 (11.18%) Java
3 14 (9.21%) PHP
3 14 (9.21%) Ruby
4 12 (7.89%) Go
4 12 (7.89%) Perl
5 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.95%) JCL
6 6 (3.95%) REXX
7 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 83 (54.61%) CISSP
2 73 (48.03%) SSCP
3 58 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (36.84%) SANS
5 53 (34.87%) CEH
6 51 (33.55%) CSSLP
7 48 (31.58%) GCIA
8 46 (30.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 41 (26.97%) GCIH
9 41 (26.97%) GIAC
9 41 (26.97%) GSEC
10 40 (26.32%) CISM
11 36 (23.68%) CCNA
11 36 (23.68%) Degree
12 34 (22.37%) CISA
13 31 (20.39%) GCFA
13 31 (20.39%) GCFE
13 31 (20.39%) GREM
14 22 (14.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 22 (14.47%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (12.50%) GDPR
2 19 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.95%) RACF
3 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (15.79%) RSA Security Analytics
1 24 (15.79%) Stealthwatch
2 13 (8.55%) QRadar
3 12 (7.89%) Nessus
3 12 (7.89%) Nmap
4 7 (4.61%) EnCase
5 6 (3.95%) CSIRT
5 6 (3.95%) zSecure
Vendors
1 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.97%) Splunk
3 38 (25.00%) Symantec
4 36 (23.68%) Qualys
5 26 (17.11%) CheckPoint
6 19 (12.50%) Cisco
7 17 (11.18%) Red Hat
7 17 (11.18%) VMware
8 14 (9.21%) Sophos
9 12 (7.89%) Netsparker
10 8 (5.26%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.32%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.32%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.32%) Juniper
11 2 (1.32%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle
11 2 (1.32%) Palo Alto