Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 793 836
Rank change year-on-year +114 +43 -133
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 313 310 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 233 209 231
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 105,081 129,529 152,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.93% 92.19% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83,971 103,273 124,854
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in England

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in England

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in England over the 6 months to 21 February 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 21 February 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 +98 152 £70,000 -6.67% 34
South East +82 56 £60,000 +4.35% 7
North of England +55 34 £41,750 -4.57% 5
South West +22 31 £57,500 -11.54% 7
East of England +67 23 £55,000 - 7
Midlands +26 16 £57,500 +1.32% 3
Yorkshire +45 14 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North West +49 13 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +29 7 £55,000 +25.71%
West Midlands +27 7 £58,750 -9.62% 3
North East - 7 £36,000 -
Security Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 147 (46.96%) Cybersecurity
2 125 (39.94%) Information Security
3 118 (37.70%) Firewall
4 108 (34.50%) SIEM
5 93 (29.71%) CISSP
6 90 (28.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 79 (25.24%) Security Operations
8 78 (24.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 72 (23.00%) Windows
10 65 (20.77%) Degree
11 59 (18.85%) AWS
12 58 (18.53%) Security Architecture
12 58 (18.53%) Threat Intelligence
13 57 (18.21%) Microsoft
14 51 (16.29%) Azure
15 50 (15.97%) Finance
16 49 (15.65%) Management Information System
17 48 (15.34%) Linux
18 47 (15.02%) Public Sector
19 45 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (14.06%) VMware
21 43 (13.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
21 43 (13.74%) NIST
22 42 (13.42%) Incident Management
23 41 (13.10%) Mentoring
24 40 (12.78%) Risk Management
24 40 (12.78%) Python
25 39 (12.46%) Cisco
26 38 (12.14%) WAN
26 38 (12.14%) Problem-Solving

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 28 (8.95%) IIS
2 6 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.28%) Confluence
3 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.64%) Apache
4 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.64%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.85%) AWS
2 51 (16.29%) Azure
3 26 (8.31%) Office 365
4 19 (6.07%) GCP
5 16 (5.11%) PaaS
6 15 (4.79%) IaaS
6 15 (4.79%) SaaS
7 11 (3.51%) Serverless
8 9 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.88%) Azure Functions
9 8 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.60%) G Suite
11 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.64%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.64%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.32%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 118 (37.70%) Firewall
2 38 (12.14%) WAN
3 37 (11.82%) Network Security
4 35 (11.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 33 (10.54%) LAN
6 27 (8.63%) TCP/IP
7 24 (7.67%) VPN
8 14 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (3.83%) Wireshark
10 10 (3.19%) DNS
10 10 (3.19%) IPsec
10 10 (3.19%) OSPF
11 8 (2.56%) BGP
11 8 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
11 8 (2.56%) DHCP
12 6 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.92%) tcpdump
12 6 (1.92%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.28%) HTTP
13 4 (1.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.88%) Big Data
2 5 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.32%) Power BI
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) JIRA
1 4 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.96%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.64%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (15.97%) Finance
2 47 (15.02%) Public Sector
3 22 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.75%) Law
4 18 (5.75%) Marketing
5 16 (5.11%) Electronics
5 16 (5.11%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.51%) Games
6 11 (3.51%) Legal
7 6 (1.92%) Retail
8 4 (1.28%) Publishing
9 3 (0.96%) Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (25.56%) Analyst
2 60 (19.17%) Security Analyst
3 33 (10.54%) Consultant
3 33 (10.54%) Security Engineer
4 32 (10.22%) Architect
5 26 (8.31%) Security Architect
6 22 (7.03%) Security Consultant
7 20 (6.39%) IT Analyst
7 20 (6.39%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (6.07%) IT Security Analyst
9 17 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.11%) IT Manager
11 15 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 15 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
11 15 (4.79%) Senior Security Consultant
12 14 (4.47%) Cloud Architect
12 14 (4.47%) Information Analyst
12 14 (4.47%) Information Security Analyst
13 12 (3.83%) Network Engineer
13 12 (3.83%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.19%) Web Services
2 9 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (2.88%) Lambda Expressions
3 7 (2.24%) Node.js
4 3 (0.96%) .NET
5 2 (0.64%) D3.js
5 2 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) Kafka
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.65%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.99%) Public Cloud
3 24 (7.67%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (7.03%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (5.11%) EMC VNX
7 14 (4.47%) Clustering
7 14 (4.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (3.83%) PKI
9 11 (3.51%) Cyber Defence
10 10 (3.19%) Virtual Team
11 7 (2.24%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.92%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.60%) CCTV
13 5 (1.60%) Cyberattack
14 4 (1.28%) CESG
14 4 (1.28%) Smart Energy
15 3 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.00%) Windows
2 48 (15.34%) Linux
3 19 (6.07%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.15%) Unix
5 13 (4.15%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.92%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (46.96%) Cybersecurity
2 125 (39.94%) Information Security
3 108 (34.50%) SIEM
4 90 (28.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 79 (25.24%) Security Operations
6 58 (18.53%) Security Architecture
6 58 (18.53%) Threat Intelligence
7 43 (13.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 42 (13.42%) Incident Management
9 41 (13.10%) Mentoring
10 40 (12.78%) Risk Management
11 38 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (11.18%) ITIL
12 35 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (9.90%) Analytics
14 29 (9.27%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (8.95%) DevOps
16 25 (7.99%) Fintech
16 25 (7.99%) Performance Management
17 24 (7.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.78%) Python
2 27 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.07%) SQL
4 16 (5.11%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.56%) C
5 8 (2.56%) Go
6 7 (2.24%) C#
7 6 (1.92%) Perl
8 5 (1.60%) Java
9 4 (1.28%) C++
9 4 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.32%) Clojure
10 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (29.71%) CISSP
2 65 (20.77%) Degree
3 45 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (11.50%) CISM
5 28 (8.95%) CCNP
6 26 (8.31%) IISP
7 23 (7.35%) CEH
7 23 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (7.35%) Security Cleared
8 21 (6.71%) CESG Certified Professional
9 20 (6.39%) CCNA
10 19 (6.07%) SANS
11 16 (5.11%) GIAC
12 13 (4.15%) CCSP
12 13 (4.15%) CISA
13 12 (3.83%) CREST Certified
14 11 (3.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
16 6 (1.92%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.92%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (24.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (13.74%) NIST
3 29 (9.27%) PCI DSS
4 15 (4.79%) GDPR
5 9 (2.88%) COBIT
5 9 (2.88%) COSO
5 9 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.28%) GPG13
8 3 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.96%) NCSC
9 2 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.64%) DICOM
9 2 (0.64%) HL7
9 2 (0.64%) SLA
10 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.32%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.32%) PMO
10 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 35 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.99%) Docker
3 20 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.60%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.28%) Snort
7 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.32%) Firmware
8 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (7.03%) Terraform
2 17 (5.43%) Nessus
3 16 (5.11%) Ansible
3 16 (5.11%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.88%) Puppet
5 9 (2.88%) SCCM
6 7 (2.24%) Nmap
6 7 (2.24%) SCOM
7 5 (1.60%) Cisco CME
7 5 (1.60%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.96%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.96%) QRadar
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.64%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.64%) StatsD
10 2 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.06%) VMware
3 39 (12.46%) Cisco
4 31 (9.90%) Splunk
5 17 (5.43%) ArcSight
6 16 (5.11%) 3PAR
6 16 (5.11%) EMC
6 16 (5.11%) Isilon
6 16 (5.11%) SAP
7 14 (4.47%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.83%) Qualys
9 11 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 9 (2.88%) Fortinet
10 9 (2.88%) LogRhythm
11 8 (2.56%) Juniper
12 6 (1.92%) Google
13 5 (1.60%) Avaya
13 5 (1.60%) Infoblox
13 5 (1.60%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.28%) HP