Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Security Operations Centre
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 361 347
Rank change year-on-year +146 -14 +46
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations Centre 130 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 0.034% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 0.076% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 44 2 20
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £64,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.22% +34.74% -19.15%
10th Percentile £41,100 £64,000 £35,775
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%

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 5,091 5,291 5,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.31% 45.62% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,696 4,159 4,635
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
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 23 September 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 23 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 +88 85 £47,500 -25.78% 7
Cambridgeshire +47 45 £65,000 - 1
Security Operations Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 130 (100.00%) SIEM
1 130 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 76 (58.46%) Firewall
3 69 (53.08%) Cybersecurity
4 66 (50.77%) Security Architecture
5 65 (50.00%) CISSP
6 63 (48.46%) Identity Access Management
7 60 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 60 (46.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 58 (44.62%) SSCP
9 54 (41.54%) Information Security
10 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 47 (36.15%) CSSLP
11 47 (36.15%) SANS
12 46 (35.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (32.31%) Data Loss Prevention
14 40 (30.77%) GIAC
15 39 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
16 38 (29.23%) Risk Management
17 37 (28.46%) Degree
18 35 (26.92%) CISA
18 35 (26.92%) CISM
18 35 (26.92%) Due Diligence
19 34 (26.15%) Event Correlation
20 33 (25.38%) Security Management
20 33 (25.38%) Retail
21 32 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 29 (22.31%) CEH
22 29 (22.31%) TCP/IP

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 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) Apache
2 3 (2.31%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.15%) GitHub
2 8 (6.15%) Mimecast
2 8 (6.15%) Office 365
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (58.46%) Firewall
2 29 (22.31%) TCP/IP
3 21 (16.15%) Network Security
4 17 (13.08%) DNS
4 17 (13.08%) HTTP
5 12 (9.23%) Wireshark
6 11 (8.46%) DHCP
6 11 (8.46%) ICMP
6 11 (8.46%) SNMP
7 9 (6.92%) VPN
8 8 (6.15%) DKIM
8 8 (6.15%) DMARC
9 6 (4.62%) MPLS
9 6 (4.62%) SSL
10 3 (2.31%) Internet
10 3 (2.31%) Wireless
11 2 (1.54%) BGP
11 2 (1.54%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) JIRA
2 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.15%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (25.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (32.31%) Security Engineer
2 29 (22.31%) Analyst
3 23 (17.69%) Architect
3 23 (17.69%) Security Architect
4 20 (15.38%) Service Architect
5 18 (13.85%) Team Leader
6 17 (13.08%) IT Architect
6 17 (13.08%) IT Security Architect
7 10 (7.69%) Incident Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Security Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Administrator
9 6 (4.62%) RACF Administrator
10 5 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Risk Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Technology Risk Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) ISPF
2 3 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.77%) OAuth
3 1 (0.77%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.77%) OpenID
3 1 (0.77%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
4 21 (16.15%) Computer Science
5 17 (13.08%) Management Information System
6 15 (11.54%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 12 (9.23%) Cyber Defence
7 12 (9.23%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (6.15%) PKI
9 6 (4.62%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Unix
1 26 (20.00%) Windows
2 19 (14.62%) Linux
3 11 (8.46%) Kali Linux
3 11 (8.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 130 (100.00%) SIEM
2 69 (53.08%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (50.77%) Security Architecture
4 63 (48.46%) Identity Access Management
5 60 (46.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 60 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 54 (41.54%) Information Security
7 46 (35.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 42 (32.31%) Data Loss Prevention
9 38 (29.23%) Risk Management
10 35 (26.92%) Due Diligence
11 34 (26.15%) Event Correlation
12 33 (25.38%) Security Management
13 32 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 27 (20.77%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (20.77%) Use Case
15 26 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (16.15%) Computer Security
17 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.00%) Python
2 11 (8.46%) Java
3 10 (7.69%) PHP
3 10 (7.69%) Ruby
4 8 (6.15%) Go
4 8 (6.15%) Perl
4 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.62%) JCL
5 6 (4.62%) REXX
6 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (50.00%) CISSP
2 58 (44.62%) SSCP
3 47 (36.15%) CSSLP
3 47 (36.15%) SANS
4 40 (30.77%) GIAC
5 39 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 37 (28.46%) Degree
7 35 (26.92%) CISA
7 35 (26.92%) CISM
8 29 (22.31%) CEH
9 28 (21.54%) GCIA
10 23 (17.69%) GCIH
10 23 (17.69%) GSEC
11 22 (16.92%) GCFA
11 22 (16.92%) GCFE
11 22 (16.92%) GREM
12 21 (16.15%) CCNA
12 21 (16.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 18 (13.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.92%) GDPR
1 22 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (16.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.62%) RACF
3 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) RSA Security Analytics
1 12 (9.23%) Stealthwatch
2 10 (7.69%) EnCase
2 10 (7.69%) QRadar
3 8 (6.15%) Nessus
3 8 (6.15%) Nmap
4 6 (4.62%) CSIRT
4 6 (4.62%) zSecure
Vendors
1 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.00%) Symantec
3 23 (17.69%) Splunk
4 20 (15.38%) Qualys
5 18 (13.85%) Cisco
6 17 (13.08%) Red Hat
6 17 (13.08%) VMware
7 14 (10.77%) Sophos
8 13 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.15%) Forcepoint
9 8 (6.15%) Netsparker
10 1 (0.77%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.77%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.77%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.77%) Juniper
10 1 (0.77%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.77%) Palo Alto