Cyber Essentials Jobs in England

Cyber Essentials
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 347 452 503
Rank change year-on-year +105 +51 +78
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 613 627 842
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.20% 3.34% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 539 355 451
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £40,250 £43,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,585
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +8.65%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England

Cyber Essentials 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 11,778 18,754 21,247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.01% 19.81% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,375 8,489 11,817
10th Percentile £27,300 £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 £71,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +3.77%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in England

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in England

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in England

Cyber Essentials
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +45 155 £50,000 +9.29% 30
London +79 127 £62,500 +9.17% 36
Midlands +90 118 £51,250 -8.48% 15
South East +65 113 £55,000 - 24
West Midlands +108 104 £55,000 -1.79% 6
North West -28 79 £47,500 +5.56% 18
South West -32 67 £55,000 +1.36% 14
Yorkshire +103 52 £55,000 -4.35% 11
East of England +34 30 £42,500 -26.09% 8
North East +16 24 £41,000 -25.45% 1
East Midlands -5 14 £45,982 -18.62% 9
Cyber Essentials
UK

Cyber Essentials
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 34 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.57%) Microsoft Exchange
3 8 (1.31%) WordPress
4 6 (0.98%) Confluence
4 6 (0.98%) nginx
5 3 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (11.58%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (7.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.98%) Trello
5 1 (0.16%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.33%) Shopify
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.16%) Farmplan
2 1 (0.16%) KEYPrime
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 218 (35.56%) Microsoft 365
2 203 (33.12%) Azure
3 84 (13.70%) Entra ID
4 51 (8.32%) AWS
5 33 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (4.08%) Power Platform
6 25 (4.08%) SaaS
7 24 (3.92%) IaaS
8 15 (2.45%) Google Workspace
8 15 (2.45%) PaaS
9 11 (1.79%) WhatsApp
10 9 (1.47%) GCP
11 6 (0.98%) npm
11 6 (0.98%) Serverless
11 6 (0.98%) Slack
11 6 (0.98%) Yarn
12 5 (0.82%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (0.82%) Nutanix
12 5 (0.82%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 145 (23.65%) Firewall
2 50 (8.16%) DNS
3 43 (7.01%) WAN
4 42 (6.85%) LAN
5 32 (5.22%) NAS
6 27 (4.40%) Wireless
7 26 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (3.92%) DHCP
9 20 (3.26%) TCP/IP
10 19 (3.10%) VLAN
11 18 (2.94%) MPLS
11 18 (2.94%) Network Security
12 17 (2.77%) VPN
13 16 (2.61%) Intranet
14 13 (2.12%) VoIP
15 12 (1.96%) 4G
15 12 (1.96%) 5G
15 12 (1.96%) SD-WAN
16 11 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (1.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.08%) Power BI
2 11 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.98%) MongoDB
3 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Lumira
5 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (1.31%) JIRA
2 6 (0.98%) Cypress.io
2 6 (0.98%) Mocha
3 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) GitLab
4 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
General
1 249 (40.62%) Social Skills
2 86 (14.03%) Finance
3 62 (10.11%) Public Sector
4 58 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (9.14%) Law
6 46 (7.50%) Legal
7 22 (3.59%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.61%) Games
9 14 (2.28%) Organisational Skills
10 13 (2.12%) Retail
11 12 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.63%) Influencing Skills
13 9 (1.47%) Local Government
13 9 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.31%) Automotive
15 7 (1.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.82%) Marketing
17 5 (0.82%) Military
17 5 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (17.29%) Analyst
2 87 (14.19%) Security Analyst
3 72 (11.75%) IT Manager
4 65 (10.60%) Security Manager
5 44 (7.18%) Consultant
6 41 (6.69%) Lead
7 40 (6.53%) Information Analyst
7 40 (6.53%) Information Security Analyst
8 38 (6.20%) Senior
9 35 (5.71%) Service Manager
10 32 (5.22%) IT Support
11 30 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (4.73%) Information Security Manager
13 27 (4.40%) Information Manager
14 25 (4.08%) Security Consultant
14 25 (4.08%) Technical Manager
15 23 (3.75%) IT Engineer
16 22 (3.59%) Administrator
16 22 (3.59%) Support Engineer
17 18 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.79%) OAuth
2 6 (0.98%) .NET
2 6 (0.98%) AngularJS
2 6 (0.98%) Express.js
2 6 (0.98%) GraphQL
2 6 (0.98%) gRPC
2 6 (0.98%) Jest
2 6 (0.98%) JWT
2 6 (0.98%) Kafka
2 6 (0.98%) MEAN Stack
2 6 (0.98%) MERN Stack
2 6 (0.98%) Mongoose
2 6 (0.98%) NestJS
2 6 (0.98%) Node.js
2 6 (0.98%) OAuth2
2 6 (0.98%) OpenAPI
2 6 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (0.98%) React
2 6 (0.98%) SAML
3 4 (0.65%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.38%) Management Information System
2 66 (10.77%) Driving Licence
3 47 (7.67%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (4.89%) Security Posture
5 25 (4.08%) Onboarding
6 23 (3.75%) Cyber Threat
7 22 (3.59%) NHS
8 21 (3.43%) IoT
9 20 (3.26%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.96%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.63%) PKI
13 10 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.47%) ARM Cortex
14 9 (1.47%) CCTV
15 7 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (1.14%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.98%) Product Ownership
16 6 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (23.82%) Windows
2 93 (15.17%) Windows Server
3 39 (6.36%) Windows 10
4 30 (4.89%) Linux
5 23 (3.75%) Mac OS
6 17 (2.77%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (2.45%) Android
7 15 (2.45%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.31%) VMS
10 7 (1.14%) Debian
10 7 (1.14%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.65%) Unix
12 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (46.98%) Cybersecurity
2 243 (39.64%) Information Security
3 160 (26.10%) Problem-Solving
4 120 (19.58%) ITIL
5 93 (15.17%) Incident Response
6 70 (11.42%) Risk Management
7 64 (10.44%) SIEM
8 62 (10.11%) Business Continuity
8 62 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 61 (9.95%) Data Protection
10 56 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
11 55 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 55 (8.97%) Security Operations
12 54 (8.81%) Security Management
13 51 (8.32%) Service Delivery
14 48 (7.83%) Customer Service
14 48 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
15 44 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 44 (7.18%) Mentoring
16 42 (6.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.92%) SQL
2 20 (3.26%) Bash
3 17 (2.77%) Python
4 15 (2.45%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.14%) Java
7 6 (0.98%) Kotlin
7 6 (0.98%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.33%) Bicep
9 1 (0.16%) ABAP
9 1 (0.16%) C#
9 1 (0.16%) Kusto Query Language
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (14.85%) CISSP
2 89 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 84 (13.70%) Degree
4 56 (9.14%) CISM
5 50 (8.16%) CISA
6 38 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (3.75%) Azure Certification
8 22 (3.59%) CompTIA Security+
8 22 (3.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 22 (3.59%) SC Cleared
9 21 (3.43%) DBS Check
10 20 (3.26%) CRISC
11 19 (3.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 19 (3.10%) CCNA
11 19 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (2.61%) CCNP
12 16 (2.61%) CCSP
13 15 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (2.12%) CCSK
14 13 (2.12%) CompTIA CySA+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (57.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 150 (24.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 136 (22.19%) GDPR
4 121 (19.74%) NIST
5 50 (8.16%) ISO 9001
6 46 (7.50%) PCI DSS
7 40 (6.53%) GRC
8 39 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 31 (5.06%) NCSC
10 24 (3.92%) SLA
10 24 (3.92%) SOC 2
11 21 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (1.63%) COSHH
14 9 (1.47%) COBIT
14 9 (1.47%) QA
15 7 (1.14%) PMO
16 6 (0.98%) Accessibility
16 6 (0.98%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.82%) TickIT
System Software
1 115 (18.76%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.83%) Hyper-V
3 28 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (2.77%) Docker
6 5 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.33%) pfSense
7 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 57 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (6.36%) EnCase
2 39 (6.36%) Single Sign-On
3 23 (3.75%) FortiGate
4 10 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.47%) Terraform
6 8 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (1.14%) Grafana
8 6 (0.98%) Nessus
8 6 (0.98%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.98%) WSUS
9 5 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.65%) CASB
11 3 (0.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (0.49%) Ansible
12 2 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 2 (0.33%) PaperCut
12 2 (0.33%) SCCM
13 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
13 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 281 (45.84%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.81%) VMware
3 52 (8.48%) Cisco
4 25 (4.08%) Sophos
5 23 (3.75%) Apple
5 23 (3.75%) Fortinet
6 17 (2.77%) Google
7 16 (2.61%) Darktrace
7 16 (2.61%) HP
8 15 (2.45%) Veeam
9 14 (2.28%) Dell
10 12 (1.96%) NEC
11 10 (1.63%) Meraki
12 9 (1.47%) Citrix
12 9 (1.47%) Mitel
12 9 (1.47%) Ribbon
13 8 (1.31%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (1.14%) Draytek
14 7 (1.14%) Ubiquiti
15 6 (0.98%) ESET