Cybersecurity Jobs in England

Cybersecurity
UK > England

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 6 months to 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 31 49 80
Rank change year-on-year +18 +31 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 4,881 5,011 6,127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.54% 5.75% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 6.01% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,621 2,748 3,153
10th Percentile £35,920 £37,463 £37,286
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
England

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 74,345 83,353 132,402
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 84.31% 95.57% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54,380 49,710 73,171
10th Percentile £29,000 £34,452 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,095 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £102,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in England

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 6 months to 26 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
London +23 1,420 £72,500 +3.57% 485
South East +22 968 £50,500 -8.18% 314
North of England +12 928 £52,084 -13.19% 228
Midlands +18 697 £55,000 -8.33% 129
South West +10 618 £60,000 -4.00% 158
North West -3 575 £52,084 -15.99% 143
West Midlands +12 505 £55,087 -11.86% 72
Yorkshire +17 258 £50,000 -16.67% 75
East of England +23 206 £54,000 +2.86% 91
East Midlands +19 188 £42,500 -10.53% 54
North East +52 95 £42,500 -3.95% 10
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
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
1 219 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 204 (4.18%) Microsoft Exchange
3 34 (0.70%) IIS
4 19 (0.39%) Apache
5 15 (0.31%) Confluence
6 10 (0.20%) CMS
7 5 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.10%) Luigi
7 5 (0.10%) Site Server
8 4 (0.082%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.082%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.082%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.061%) nginx
10 2 (0.041%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.041%) WordPress
11 1 (0.020%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.020%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.020%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 199 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.18%) Simulink
7 8 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.16%) Revit
8 5 (0.10%) CANalyzer
9 4 (0.082%) Stateflow
9 4 (0.082%) Windchill
10 3 (0.061%) Trello
11 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.10%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.082%) SAP WM
4 3 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.061%) Primavera
5 2 (0.041%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.020%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.020%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,219 (24.97%) Azure
2 750 (15.37%) Microsoft 365
3 437 (8.95%) Entra ID
4 417 (8.54%) AWS
5 167 (3.42%) SaaS
6 139 (2.85%) GCP
7 116 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 97 (1.99%) Power Platform
9 88 (1.80%) PaaS
10 77 (1.58%) IaaS
11 69 (1.41%) Azure Sentinel
12 52 (1.07%) Azure DevOps
13 48 (0.98%) OneDrive
14 44 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
15 37 (0.76%) Serverless
16 32 (0.66%) GitHub
16 32 (0.66%) Power Automate
16 32 (0.66%) PowerApps
17 29 (0.59%) Amazon S3
18 28 (0.57%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 768 (15.73%) Firewall
2 348 (7.13%) Network Security
3 250 (5.12%) WAN
4 244 (5.00%) 5G
5 235 (4.81%) Broadband
6 226 (4.63%) DNS
7 188 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 170 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
9 162 (3.32%) LAN
10 149 (3.05%) DHCP
11 127 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 122 (2.50%) VPN
13 103 (2.11%) SD-WAN
14 86 (1.76%) Internet
15 83 (1.70%) Wireless
16 79 (1.62%) SAN
17 63 (1.29%) MPLS
18 57 (1.17%) VLAN
19 53 (1.09%) Unified Communications
20 48 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 86 (1.76%) Power BI
3 45 (0.92%) MySQL
4 35 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (0.55%) Big Data
5 27 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 27 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 24 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 21 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.33%) Data Lake
11 13 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.16%) Redis
14 6 (0.12%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.12%) SAP HANA
15 5 (0.10%) Bigtable
15 5 (0.10%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 75 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 68 (1.39%) JIRA
3 45 (0.92%) Git
4 36 (0.74%) Burp Suite
4 36 (0.74%) Metasploit
5 23 (0.47%) GitLab
6 20 (0.41%) SonarQube
7 19 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
8 17 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.16%) JUnit
11 8 (0.16%) Subversion
12 7 (0.14%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.14%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.12%) Mockito
14 5 (0.10%) CANoe
14 5 (0.10%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.10%) Gradle
14 5 (0.10%) Selenium
General
1 1,089 (22.31%) Social Skills
2 799 (16.37%) Finance
3 683 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
4 533 (10.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 279 (5.72%) Legal
6 263 (5.39%) Law
7 207 (4.24%) Public Sector
8 165 (3.38%) Telecoms
9 155 (3.18%) Banking
10 133 (2.72%) Retail
11 122 (2.50%) Manufacturing
12 115 (2.36%) Marketing
13 106 (2.17%) Aerospace
14 102 (2.09%) Games
14 102 (2.09%) Military
15 95 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
16 75 (1.54%) Automotive
17 73 (1.50%) Presentation Skills
18 63 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
19 45 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 843 (17.27%) Senior
2 653 (13.38%) Analyst
3 386 (7.91%) Lead
4 363 (7.44%) Architect
5 343 (7.03%) Consultant
6 328 (6.72%) Security Analyst
7 294 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 262 (5.37%) Security Manager
9 253 (5.18%) Security Consultant
10 214 (4.38%) Technical Specialist
11 212 (4.34%) Linux Specialist
12 211 (4.32%) IT Manager
13 203 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 192 (3.93%) Security Architect
15 174 (3.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 174 (3.56%) IT Engineer
16 173 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
17 166 (3.40%) IT Support
18 150 (3.07%) Developer
18 150 (3.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (1.64%) .NET
2 66 (1.35%) HTML
3 54 (1.11%) REST
4 53 (1.09%) CSS
5 40 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
5 40 (0.82%) JSON
5 40 (0.82%) OpenID
5 40 (0.82%) Web Services
6 38 (0.78%) OAuth
7 29 (0.59%) jQuery
7 29 (0.59%) Node.js
8 24 (0.49%) 802.1X
9 22 (0.45%) React
10 21 (0.43%) ARM Templates
10 21 (0.43%) Middleware
10 21 (0.43%) Spring Boot
11 19 (0.39%) AngularJS
12 18 (0.37%) Spring
13 17 (0.35%) Kafka
14 16 (0.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 543 (11.12%) Management Information System
2 316 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 245 (5.02%) Social Media
4 244 (5.00%) Cyber Threat
5 202 (4.14%) Security Posture
6 184 (3.77%) Operational Technology
7 181 (3.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 169 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
9 154 (3.16%) Cyberattack
10 146 (2.99%) Algorithms
11 118 (2.42%) IoT
12 102 (2.09%) Driving Licence
13 93 (1.91%) Onboarding
13 93 (1.91%) PKI
14 85 (1.74%) Public Cloud
15 80 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
16 67 (1.37%) Product Ownership
17 66 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 64 (1.31%) Private Cloud
19 57 (1.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 899 (18.42%) Windows
2 600 (12.29%) Linux
3 396 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 238 (4.88%) Ubuntu
5 138 (2.83%) Windows 10
6 85 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 69 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 68 (1.39%) Android
9 64 (1.31%) Windows Server 2019
10 62 (1.27%) Unix
11 53 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
12 45 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 41 (0.84%) Kali Linux
15 25 (0.51%) Windows 7
16 19 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.33%) VMS
18 9 (0.18%) Solaris
19 7 (0.14%) Debian
19 7 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
2 885 (18.13%) Information Security
3 591 (12.11%) Incident Response
4 577 (11.82%) SIEM
5 519 (10.63%) Mentoring
5 519 (10.63%) Risk Management
6 501 (10.26%) Security Operations
7 473 (9.69%) Computer Science
8 437 (8.95%) Agile
9 410 (8.40%) ITIL
10 369 (7.56%) Coaching
11 346 (7.09%) Artificial Intelligence
11 346 (7.09%) IT Strategy
12 340 (6.97%) Penetration Testing
13 339 (6.95%) Decision-Making
14 331 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 319 (6.54%) Project Management
16 308 (6.31%) Vulnerability Management
17 296 (6.06%) Technology Strategy
18 294 (6.02%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 416 (8.52%) Python
2 393 (8.05%) Bash
3 305 (6.25%) SQL
4 302 (6.19%) PowerShell
5 130 (2.66%) C
6 117 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 113 (2.32%) Java
8 72 (1.48%) C#
9 63 (1.29%) Rust
10 51 (1.04%) Embedded C
11 45 (0.92%) C++
12 26 (0.53%) PHP
13 22 (0.45%) Perl
14 21 (0.43%) TypeScript
15 17 (0.35%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.29%) R
17 13 (0.27%) Go
18 11 (0.23%) MATLAB
19 10 (0.20%) RPG
19 10 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1,066 (21.84%) Degree
2 774 (15.86%) Security Cleared
3 602 (12.33%) CISSP
4 378 (7.74%) SC Cleared
5 352 (7.21%) CISM
6 222 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 205 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 188 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 162 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 149 (3.05%) CRISC
11 144 (2.95%) CISA
12 143 (2.93%) CCNA
13 113 (2.32%) CEH
14 109 (2.23%) GIAC
15 108 (2.21%) CCNP
16 105 (2.15%) Master's Degree
17 101 (2.07%) CompTIA Security+
18 95 (1.95%) Azure Certification
19 89 (1.82%) CREST Certified
20 72 (1.48%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 672 (13.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 555 (11.37%) NIST
3 312 (6.39%) GDPR
4 273 (5.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 201 (4.12%) GRC
6 191 (3.91%) NCSC
7 151 (3.09%) PCI DSS
8 100 (2.05%) SLA
9 84 (1.72%) Def Stans
10 77 (1.58%) NIST 800
10 77 (1.58%) QA
11 66 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 62 (1.27%) Data Quality
13 56 (1.15%) COBIT
14 50 (1.02%) ISO 9001
15 48 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 44 (0.90%) JSP 440
16 44 (0.90%) SOC 2
17 37 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 28 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 816 (16.72%) Active Directory
2 246 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 122 (2.50%) Docker
5 52 (1.07%) vSphere
6 45 (0.92%) RACF
7 36 (0.74%) Firmware
8 32 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
9 29 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.12%) XenApp
16 5 (0.10%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.082%) NFS
17 4 (0.082%) pfSense
17 4 (0.082%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 388 (7.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 213 (4.36%) Jamf Pro
3 90 (1.84%) Ansible
4 89 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 75 (1.54%) Terraform
6 42 (0.86%) WSUS
7 40 (0.82%) SCCM
8 39 (0.80%) CASB
9 36 (0.74%) Nessus
10 34 (0.70%) FortiGate
10 34 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
11 31 (0.64%) Stealthwatch
12 30 (0.61%) QRadar
13 26 (0.53%) Puppet
13 26 (0.53%) vCenter Server
14 24 (0.49%) EnCase
15 20 (0.41%) Nagios
16 19 (0.39%) SCOM
17 18 (0.37%) Nmap
18 15 (0.31%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1,539 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 344 (7.05%) VMware
3 281 (5.76%) CyberArk
4 279 (5.72%) Cisco
5 238 (4.88%) Tanium
6 174 (3.56%) Apple
7 155 (3.18%) Adobe
8 126 (2.58%) Veeam
9 108 (2.21%) Splunk
10 99 (2.03%) Google
11 94 (1.93%) Meraki
12 87 (1.78%) HP
13 71 (1.45%) Dell
14 58 (1.19%) Juniper
15 55 (1.13%) Qualys
16 53 (1.09%) ServiceNow
17 50 (1.02%) Fortinet
18 42 (0.86%) Citrix
18 42 (0.86%) CrowdStrike
18 42 (0.86%) SolarWinds