The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 187 396
Rank change year-on-year +6 +209  
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1475 1768 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.84% 1.80% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.03% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1304 506
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in England.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in England

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +65 757 £65,000 - 86
South East -9 279 £55,000 -8.33% 32
South West -44 163 £50,000 -9.09% 15
North West +20 112 £45,000 -21.73% 23
West Midlands +15 75 £50,000 -16.66% 8
East of England +26 36 £42,500 -22.72% 5
East Midlands -21 24 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -43 21 £47,447 -17.48% 4
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Cybersecurity
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 1090 (36.69%) Information Security
2 874 (29.42%) CISSP
3 694 (23.36%) Security Cleared
4 643 (21.64%) Finance
5 599 (20.16%) CISM
6 595 (20.03%) Firewall
7 570 (19.19%) Linux
8 554 (18.65%) SIEM
9 545 (18.34%) Degree
10 526 (17.70%) Windows
11 472 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
12 463 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 452 (15.21%) Java
14 430 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
15 394 (13.26%) Python
16 367 (12.35%) Risk Management
17 366 (12.32%) Network Security
18 362 (12.18%) Security Operations
19 342 (11.51%) CISA
20 327 (11.01%) DV Cleared
21 322 (10.84%) C++
22 314 (10.57%) SC Cleared
23 311 (10.47%) Security Architecture
24 294 (9.90%) Software Engineering
25 293 (9.86%) Management Information System
26 291 (9.79%) ITIL
27 274 (9.22%) C
28 256 (8.62%) Unix
28 256 (8.62%) SANS
29 255 (8.58%) SQL

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 78 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 51 (1.72%) IIS
4 45 (1.51%) Apache Pig
5 39 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 33 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 28 (0.94%) Apache
7 28 (0.94%) JBoss
8 27 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 25 (0.84%) Confluence
10 21 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.20%) nginx
14 1 (0.034%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.034%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.034%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.034%) SAS
Applications
1 89 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.48%) MS Office
3 18 (0.61%) MS Project
4 14 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.034%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.034%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 20 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.067%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.034%) assyst
4 1 (0.034%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (2.32%) SaaS
3 48 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (0.84%) IaaS
5 16 (0.54%) GitHub
6 15 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.50%) Office 365
7 13 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.37%) PaaS
9 10 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.10%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.034%) Bluemix
15 1 (0.034%) G Suite
15 1 (0.034%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 595 (20.03%) Firewall
2 366 (12.32%) Network Security
3 229 (7.71%) TCP/IP
4 201 (6.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 106 (3.57%) DNS
6 92 (3.10%) Internet
7 87 (2.93%) HTTP
8 62 (2.09%) LAN
9 59 (1.99%) VPN
10 57 (1.92%) WAN
11 55 (1.85%) Wireshark
12 50 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (1.68%) Wireless
13 49 (1.65%) SSL
14 45 (1.51%) DHCP
15 35 (1.18%) HTTPS
15 35 (1.18%) VLAN
16 27 (0.91%) MPLS
17 26 (0.88%) FTP
18 24 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (7.14%) Big Data
2 88 (2.96%) Hadoop
3 82 (2.76%) SQL Server
4 66 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 64 (2.15%) MySQL
6 59 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 50 (1.68%) GIS
8 46 (1.55%) Apache Hive
9 22 (0.74%) OrientDB
10 20 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 18 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 15 (0.50%) Blockchain
12 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (0.47%) Data Lake
14 13 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
15 10 (0.34%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.30%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (2.56%) Selenium
2 59 (1.99%) JIRA
3 57 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 54 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 48 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 33 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 32 (1.08%) Metasploit
8 28 (0.94%) JMeter
9 24 (0.81%) LoadRunner
10 16 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 15 (0.50%) Maven
12 14 (0.47%) Burp Suite
13 13 (0.44%) Subversion
14 12 (0.40%) JUnit
15 10 (0.34%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.30%) Gatling
16 9 (0.30%) SoapUI
16 9 (0.30%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 643 (21.64%) Finance
2 170 (5.72%) Banking
3 155 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 114 (3.84%) Marketing
5 96 (3.23%) Legal
6 81 (2.73%) Games
7 61 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.68%) Retail
9 48 (1.62%) Electronics
10 38 (1.28%) Law
11 37 (1.25%) German Language
12 36 (1.21%) French Language
13 29 (0.98%) Local Government
14 26 (0.88%) Military
14 26 (0.88%) Spanish Language
15 25 (0.84%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.61%) Dutch Language
18 17 (0.57%) Italian Language
19 13 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 562 (18.92%) Analyst
2 410 (13.80%) Security Analyst
3 394 (13.26%) Security Manager
4 330 (11.11%) Consultant
5 273 (9.19%) Security Engineer
6 231 (7.78%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 230 (7.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 229 (7.71%) Developer
9 228 (7.67%) Security Consultant
10 193 (6.50%) Architect
11 160 (5.39%) Software Engineer
12 150 (5.05%) Security Architect
13 124 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 113 (3.80%) Information Security Manager
15 111 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 105 (3.53%) Information Manager
17 104 (3.50%) Senior Manager
17 104 (3.50%) SOC Analyst
18 88 (2.96%) Security Specialist
19 86 (2.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (5.96%) HTML
2 119 (4.01%) CSS
3 111 (3.74%) Web Services
4 78 (2.63%) .NET
5 65 (2.19%) J2EE
6 51 (1.72%) Java EE
7 46 (1.55%) Node.js
8 45 (1.51%) AngularJS
9 44 (1.48%) HTML5
10 41 (1.38%) XML
11 40 (1.35%) Django
12 39 (1.31%) Regular Expression
13 37 (1.25%) jQuery
14 36 (1.21%) Spring
15 33 (1.11%) REST
16 32 (1.08%) CSS3
17 31 (1.04%) STL
18 29 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
19 28 (0.94%) Hibernate
20 27 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 293 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 210 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 209 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 194 (6.53%) Cyberthreat
5 193 (6.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 178 (5.99%) Cyber Attack
7 99 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
8 81 (2.73%) PKI
9 70 (2.36%) Cybercrime
10 56 (1.88%) CESG
11 54 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
12 48 (1.62%) Data Centre
13 43 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 35 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 32 (1.08%) Fintech
16 31 (1.04%) Algorithms
17 29 (0.98%) Mobile App
18 27 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
19 25 (0.84%) NHS
20 23 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 570 (19.19%) Linux
2 526 (17.70%) Windows
3 256 (8.62%) Unix
4 131 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 123 (4.14%) Android
6 117 (3.94%) Apple iOS
7 70 (2.36%) Mac OS X
8 47 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (1.48%) CentOS
10 39 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 26 (0.88%) VxWorks
13 26 (0.88%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.74%) AIX
14 22 (0.74%) Windows 10
15 19 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.50%) Solaris
17 11 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1090 (36.69%) Information Security
2 554 (18.65%) SIEM
3 472 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 430 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
5 367 (12.35%) Risk Management
6 362 (12.18%) Security Operations
7 311 (10.47%) Security Architecture
8 294 (9.90%) Software Engineering
9 291 (9.79%) ITIL
10 246 (8.28%) Data Protection
11 234 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 234 (7.88%) Vulnerability Management
12 230 (7.74%) Analytics
13 211 (7.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 190 (6.40%) Project Management
15 173 (5.82%) Incident Management
16 172 (5.79%) Ethical Hacking
16 172 (5.79%) Security Monitoring
17 161 (5.42%) Mentoring
18 160 (5.39%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 452 (15.21%) Java
2 394 (13.26%) Python
3 322 (10.84%) C++
4 274 (9.22%) C
5 255 (8.58%) SQL
6 237 (7.98%) C#
7 217 (7.30%) JavaScript
8 145 (4.88%) Ruby
9 138 (4.64%) Perl
10 90 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 88 (2.96%) PHP
12 65 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 47 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 30 (1.01%) Embedded C
15 28 (0.94%) Scala
15 28 (0.94%) VB
16 22 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.57%) Go
18 13 (0.44%) Embedded C++
19 10 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 874 (29.42%) CISSP
2 694 (23.36%) Security Cleared
3 599 (20.16%) CISM
4 545 (18.34%) Degree
5 342 (11.51%) CISA
6 327 (11.01%) DV Cleared
7 314 (10.57%) SC Cleared
8 256 (8.62%) SANS
9 230 (7.74%) CEH
10 210 (7.07%) GIAC
11 193 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
12 149 (5.02%) GCIA
13 142 (4.78%) GCIH
14 141 (4.75%) CREST Certified
15 104 (3.50%) CCNA
16 91 (3.06%) CCNP
17 90 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
18 72 (2.42%) CompTIA Security+
18 72 (2.42%) Security+ Certification
19 71 (2.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 219 (7.37%) PCI DSS
3 65 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 61 (2.05%) SLA
5 53 (1.78%) COBIT
6 51 (1.72%) GDPR
7 40 (1.35%) QA
8 33 (1.11%) GPG13
9 29 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 29 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.61%) RMADS
11 15 (0.50%) ISO22301
12 13 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 13 (0.44%) PMO
13 12 (0.40%) SSAE 16
14 10 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 10 (0.34%) JTAG
14 10 (0.34%) MISRA
15 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.30%) ISO27002
System Software
1 179 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 83 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.99%) Snort
4 52 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.38%) Docker
6 32 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.57%) Firmware
8 12 (0.40%) Samba
8 12 (0.40%) Xen
9 11 (0.37%) KVM
10 10 (0.34%) NFS
10 10 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.34%) vSphere
11 9 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 7 (0.24%) HDFS
13 6 (0.20%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.034%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.034%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 73 (2.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 72 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 59 (1.99%) Nessus
4 58 (1.95%) QRadar
5 52 (1.75%) CSIRT
6 49 (1.65%) Ansible
6 49 (1.65%) Puppet
7 30 (1.01%) Nmap
8 26 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 26 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (0.88%) Kibana
8 26 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (0.71%) logstash
10 18 (0.61%) EnCase
11 17 (0.57%) Grafana
11 17 (0.57%) Salt
12 16 (0.54%) SCCM
13 15 (0.50%) Kubernetes
14 14 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 14 (0.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 215 (7.24%) Cisco
2 193 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 149 (5.02%) Splunk
4 128 (4.31%) CheckPoint
5 115 (3.87%) VMware
6 112 (3.77%) Palo Alto
7 107 (3.60%) ArcSight
8 86 (2.89%) Oracle
9 69 (2.32%) Juniper
10 57 (1.92%) HP
11 53 (1.78%) LogRhythm
12 48 (1.62%) Fortinet
13 44 (1.48%) Apple
13 44 (1.48%) Intel Security
14 42 (1.41%) Citrix
14 42 (1.41%) FireEye
15 39 (1.31%) Qualys
16 37 (1.25%) Sophos
17 35 (1.18%) Red Hat
18 34 (1.14%) AlienVault
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £44000. - £63000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Security Alliance
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Metro Bank
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension contributions
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Security Alliance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago