Cyber Essentials PLUS Jobs in England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 697 748 745
Rank change year-on-year +51 -3 +47
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 144 172 477
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.21% 1.04% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 166
10th Percentile £31,000 £40,700 £35,675
25th Percentile £41,875 £50,625 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% +42.08%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £78,438
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,708
% change year-on-year -15.38% +3.66% +34.85%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,930 16,477 23,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.49% 18.92% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,289 7,767 11,996
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,200 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £70,250 £76,250 £73,813
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in England.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +47 40 £60,000 -11.11% 13
London +79 37 £67,500 +7.14% 13
North West +19 30 £46,750 +0.54% 6
South East 0 28 £45,922 -38.77% 16
South West -43 17 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Midlands -4 14 £41,625 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +7 13 £40,750 +13.19% 9
East of England +4 8 £48,750 -27.78% 6
Yorkshire +57 7 £61,250 -12.50% 5
North East -2 3 £80,000 +5.61% 2
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 2
Cyber Essentials PLUS
UK

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) Drupal
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (31.25%) Azure
2 36 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (9.72%) Entra ID
4 13 (9.03%) SaaS
5 11 (7.64%) AWS
6 7 (4.86%) IaaS
7 5 (3.47%) PaaS
8 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.69%) GCP
9 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.69%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.47%) Firewall
2 9 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
2 9 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (4.86%) LAN
3 7 (4.86%) SD-WAN
3 7 (4.86%) Wireless
4 6 (4.17%) DHCP
4 6 (4.17%) DNS
4 6 (4.17%) MPLS
4 6 (4.17%) Network Security
4 6 (4.17%) VPN
5 5 (3.47%) VLAN
6 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.69%) NAS
7 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.69%) WAN
7 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) GitLab
1 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 20 (13.89%) Finance
3 19 (13.19%) Law
4 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.33%) Legal
6 11 (7.64%) Public Sector
7 7 (4.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 6 (4.17%) Local Government
8 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
8 6 (4.17%) Military
9 5 (3.47%) Automotive
9 5 (3.47%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (2.08%) Publishing
10 3 (2.08%) Retail
11 2 (1.39%) Tech for Good
12 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (22.92%) Analyst
2 29 (20.14%) Security Analyst
3 27 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 17 (11.81%) Lead
5 15 (10.42%) Information Manager
5 15 (10.42%) Information Security Manager
5 15 (10.42%) Security Officer
6 14 (9.72%) Information Analyst
6 14 (9.72%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Compliance Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) IT Technician
8 9 (6.25%) Security Compliance Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) IT Support
10 7 (4.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.86%) IT Support Technician
10 7 (4.86%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.86%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.17%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) ModSecurity
2 5 (3.47%) SAML
3 4 (2.78%) OAuth
4 2 (1.39%) EDI
4 2 (1.39%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.03%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.56%) Security Posture
5 6 (4.17%) CCTV
6 5 (3.47%) IoT
7 4 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.78%) NHS
8 3 (2.08%) Onboarding
9 2 (1.39%) Anti-Spyware
9 2 (1.39%) Cyber Threat
9 2 (1.39%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Insider Threat
10 1 (0.69%) Life Science
10 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Windows
2 9 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Android
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.39%) Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Unix
6 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.50%) Information Security
2 66 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (16.67%) SIEM
4 23 (15.97%) Security Management
5 21 (14.58%) ISMS
5 21 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 20 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 17 (11.81%) Business Continuity
8 17 (11.81%) Data Protection
8 17 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (11.11%) Data Security
9 16 (11.11%) ITIL
9 16 (11.11%) Security Operations
10 15 (10.42%) Incident Response
11 14 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (9.03%) OWASP
12 13 (9.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (8.33%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) Bash
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
3 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (29.86%) CISSP
2 36 (25.00%) CISM
3 30 (20.83%) CISA
4 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.11%) Degree
5 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (6.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 9 (6.25%) CRISC
9 8 (5.56%) CompTIA CySA+
10 7 (4.86%) DBS Check
11 6 (4.17%) CEH
11 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
11 6 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 4 (2.78%) ISSMP
13 2 (1.39%) AAT
13 2 (1.39%) CASP
14 1 (0.69%) Azure Certification
14 1 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
14 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 104 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (23.61%) NIST
4 22 (15.28%) GDPR
5 20 (13.89%) NCSC
6 16 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 14 (9.72%) GRC
8 11 (7.64%) SOC 2
9 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
10 4 (2.78%) TickIT
11 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (1.39%) Def Stans
12 2 (1.39%) IASME
13 1 (0.69%) FISMA
13 1 (0.69%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.69%) HITRUST
13 1 (0.69%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.08%) Terraform
3 2 (1.39%) Ansible
3 2 (1.39%) Nessus
3 2 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) Cisco
3 6 (4.17%) Meraki
4 5 (3.47%) VMware
5 4 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (2.78%) Citrix
5 4 (2.78%) Dell
5 4 (2.78%) ESET
5 4 (2.78%) Qualys
5 4 (2.78%) Varonis
6 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.39%) CrowdStrike
7 2 (1.39%) Facebook
8 1 (0.69%) Acronis
8 1 (0.69%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.69%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.69%) Veeam