Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 489 731 833
Rank change year-on-year +242 +102 -53
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 172 333 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 142 268 284
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,638 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +15.79%

Security Monitoring 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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 41,083 119,600 143,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.68% 92.22% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33,769 94,736 115,162
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in England

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in England

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Monitoring in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in England

Security Monitoring
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Monitoring within the England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. 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
London +255 94 £58,750 -16.07% 21
North of England +184 49 £60,000 +50.00% 11
North West +151 42 £60,000 +50.00% 11
Midlands +126 9 £63,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +129 7 £57,500 +21.05%
South East +192 6 £71,250 +15.85% 2
East of England +144 6 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East Midlands +87 5 £70,000 -
West Midlands +97 4 £63,000 +20.00% 1
South West +59 3 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Security Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 England region with a requirement for Security Monitoring.

1 89 (51.74%) Azure
2 64 (37.21%) Information Security
3 62 (36.05%) AWS
3 62 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (33.72%) DevOps
5 56 (32.56%) Firewall
6 50 (29.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 49 (28.49%) SIEM
8 43 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 40 (23.26%) Linux
10 38 (22.09%) Python
10 38 (22.09%) Cisco
11 37 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (21.51%) LAN
11 37 (21.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 35 (20.35%) WAN
13 33 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (19.19%) Ansible
14 32 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
15 31 (18.02%) Network Security
15 31 (18.02%) Office 365
15 31 (18.02%) Puppet
15 31 (18.02%) Wireshark
15 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
15 31 (18.02%) GCP
16 29 (16.86%) Security Operations
17 28 (16.28%) VPN
17 28 (16.28%) CISSP
18 27 (15.70%) DNS
18 27 (15.70%) ITIL

Security Monitoring
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 22 (12.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (12.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 89 (51.74%) Azure
2 62 (36.05%) AWS
3 32 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (18.02%) GCP
4 31 (18.02%) Office 365
5 24 (13.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (13.37%) Route 53
7 22 (12.79%) Slack
8 10 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (5.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (4.07%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.16%) IaaS
11 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.16%) PaaS
11 2 (1.16%) SaaS
11 2 (1.16%) Serverless
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.56%) Firewall
2 37 (21.51%) LAN
3 35 (20.35%) WAN
4 31 (18.02%) Network Security
4 31 (18.02%) Wireshark
5 28 (16.28%) VPN
6 27 (15.70%) DNS
7 24 (13.95%) DHCP
7 24 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (13.37%) SNMP
9 22 (12.79%) BGP
9 22 (12.79%) IPsec
9 22 (12.79%) MPLS
9 22 (12.79%) MRTG
9 22 (12.79%) OSPF
9 22 (12.79%) RIP
9 22 (12.79%) Skype
9 22 (12.79%) TACACS
9 22 (12.79%) VoIP
9 22 (12.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) DTS
2 6 (3.49%) OLAP
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.74%) Big Data
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) JIRA
2 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) GitLab
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Legal
5 3 (1.74%) Law
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 46 (26.74%) Analyst
2 38 (22.09%) Security Analyst
3 31 (18.02%) Security Specialist
4 27 (15.70%) Cloud Specialist
5 25 (14.53%) Network Engineer
6 24 (13.95%) Information Analyst
6 24 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
7 21 (12.21%) Risk Analyst
7 21 (12.21%) Security Risk Analyst
8 18 (10.47%) Information Risk Analyst
9 16 (9.30%) Security Engineer
10 14 (8.14%) Consultant
11 13 (7.56%) Security Consultant
12 11 (6.40%) Cloud Consultant
12 11 (6.40%) IT Analyst
12 11 (6.40%) IT Security Analyst
12 11 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
14 7 (4.07%) Senior Security Analyst
15 6 (3.49%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) React
1 6 (3.49%) YAML
2 2 (1.16%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.58%) JSON
3 1 (0.58%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.70%) Management Information System
2 24 (13.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 15 (8.72%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.07%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.49%) Replication
6 6 (3.49%) Robotics
7 5 (2.91%) Cyberattack
8 4 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.74%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.16%) CCTV
10 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) User Experience
11 1 (0.58%) Clustering
11 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) PACS
11 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.26%) Linux
2 22 (12.79%) Mac OS X
3 21 (12.21%) Windows
4 9 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.49%) Solaris
5 6 (3.49%) Unix
5 6 (3.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.21%) Information Security
2 62 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (33.72%) DevOps
4 50 (29.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 49 (28.49%) SIEM
6 37 (21.51%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (16.86%) Security Operations
9 27 (15.70%) ITIL
10 26 (15.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 26 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (15.12%) Threat Intelligence
11 25 (14.53%) Network Monitoring
11 25 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (14.53%) Proactive Monitoring
12 23 (13.37%) Identity Management
13 22 (12.79%) B2B
13 22 (12.79%) OWASP
13 22 (12.79%) Performance Analysis
14 20 (11.63%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.09%) Python
2 13 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.40%) SQL
4 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.74%) Java
6 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (16.28%) CISSP
3 19 (11.05%) CCNA
4 15 (8.72%) CCNP
5 12 (6.98%) CISM
6 11 (6.40%) GCIA
6 11 (6.40%) GCIH
7 10 (5.81%) CEH
7 10 (5.81%) CREST Certified
8 9 (5.23%) Degree
8 9 (5.23%) GCFA
9 7 (4.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (4.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (4.07%) SANS
9 7 (4.07%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.49%) CCSP
11 5 (2.91%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.74%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) NIST
2 10 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.07%) COBIT
3 7 (4.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) DICOM
5 1 (0.58%) HL7
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.58%) NCSC
System Software
1 43 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (19.19%) Ansible
2 31 (18.02%) Puppet
3 23 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (12.79%) Nagios
5 10 (5.81%) CSIRT
5 10 (5.81%) Kubernetes
5 10 (5.81%) Terraform
6 6 (3.49%) Nessus
7 4 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.74%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.16%) SCCM
9 2 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.58%) Control-M
10 1 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.58%) Netcool
10 1 (0.58%) SCOM
10 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (22.09%) Cisco
2 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.79%) Avaya
3 22 (12.79%) Palo Alto
3 22 (12.79%) Riverbed
4 15 (8.72%) VMware
5 12 (6.98%) Google
6 9 (5.23%) Oracle
6 9 (5.23%) Splunk
7 4 (2.33%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.33%) Rapid7
8 3 (1.74%) BMC
8 3 (1.74%) Citrix
8 3 (1.74%) Qualys
9 2 (1.16%) EMC
9 2 (1.16%) IBM
9 2 (1.16%) Juniper
9 2 (1.16%) Meraki
9 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.16%) Veeam