Security Posture Jobs in England

Security Posture
UK > England

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Posture in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Posture over the 6 months to 22 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 530 544 766
Rank change year-on-year +14 +222 -117
Permanent jobs citing Security Posture 320 398 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.05% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 254 207 195
10th Percentile £37,575 £43,000 £41,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £53,125 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +25.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £108,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £66,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.02% -5.00% +16.67%

All Generic Skills
England

Security Posture is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,800 37,928 64,583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 34.40% 43.22% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20,820 20,813 30,378
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £46,749 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Security Posture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Posture in England

Security Posture
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Posture in England

Security Posture
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Posture in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Posture in England

Security Posture
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 Posture within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 +76 151 £85,000 +11.11% 43
North of England +69 53 £50,000 -16.67% 13
South East -30 52 £45,000 -21.74% 14
North West +26 42 £60,000 +3.45% 7
Midlands -19 28 £52,500 +2.44% 10
West Midlands -1 21 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South West -22 13 £45,000 -35.71% 6
East of England +14 12 £42,500 -10.53% 7
East Midlands -12 7 £52,500 +50.00% 6
North East - 6 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +61 5 £37,500 -43.61% 4
Security Posture
UK

Security Posture
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 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (33.75%) Azure
2 48 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (13.75%) AWS
4 26 (8.13%) SaaS
5 14 (4.38%) Entra ID
5 14 (4.38%) GCP
6 12 (3.75%) Nutanix
7 10 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.13%) Mimecast
7 10 (3.13%) PaaS
8 8 (2.50%) Azure Key Vault
8 8 (2.50%) IaaS
9 7 (2.19%) Azure API Management
9 7 (2.19%) GitHub
10 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Purview
11 4 (1.25%) WhatsApp
12 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 81 (25.31%) Firewall
2 37 (11.56%) Network Security
3 36 (11.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (9.38%) DNS
5 22 (6.88%) DHCP
6 14 (4.38%) WAN
7 13 (4.06%) SD-WAN
8 12 (3.75%) SAN
8 12 (3.75%) VPN
9 11 (3.44%) LAN
10 10 (3.13%) Wireless
11 9 (2.81%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.88%) Internet
13 5 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.25%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.63%) VLAN
15 2 (0.63%) Wireless Security
16 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPT
16 1 (0.31%) Intranet
16 1 (0.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.31%) Power BI
2 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.19%) GitLab
1 7 (2.19%) Katalon Studio
2 3 (0.94%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 124 (38.75%) Social Skills
2 69 (21.56%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (21.25%) Finance
4 47 (14.69%) Legal
5 27 (8.44%) Law
6 24 (7.50%) Documentation Skills
7 20 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
8 17 (5.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.25%) Retail
12 3 (0.94%) Advertising
12 3 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.63%) Electronics
13 2 (0.63%) Games
13 2 (0.63%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (19.38%) Security Manager
2 56 (17.50%) Architect
3 53 (16.56%) Security Architect
4 33 (10.31%) Analyst
4 33 (10.31%) Senior
5 28 (8.75%) Information Manager
5 28 (8.75%) Information Security Manager
6 27 (8.44%) Lead
7 26 (8.13%) Security Analyst
8 19 (5.94%) Security Engineer
9 15 (4.69%) IT Manager
9 15 (4.69%) Penetration Tester
9 15 (4.69%) Tester
10 13 (4.06%) Information Analyst
10 13 (4.06%) Information Security Analyst
10 13 (4.06%) IT Engineer
10 13 (4.06%) IT Security Manager
10 13 (4.06%) Network Engineer
11 12 (3.75%) Consultant
11 12 (3.75%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.75%) ARM Templates
1 12 (3.75%) React
2 10 (3.13%) .NET
3 7 (2.19%) YAML
4 4 (1.25%) Web Services
5 3 (0.94%) OAuth
6 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.63%) EDI
6 2 (0.63%) Flask
6 2 (0.63%) OpenID
6 2 (0.63%) SAML
7 1 (0.31%) JWT
7 1 (0.31%) Kafka
7 1 (0.31%) REST
7 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 40 (12.50%) Cyber Threat
3 25 (7.81%) Cyber Security Posture
4 24 (7.50%) Cloud Security Posture
5 15 (4.69%) Cyberattack
6 10 (3.13%) Cloud Native
6 10 (3.13%) Operational Technology
6 10 (3.13%) Product Ownership
6 10 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) PKI
10 4 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Onboarding
10 4 (1.25%) PMI
11 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.31%) Windows
2 23 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.13%) Android
4 9 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (2.19%) Linux
7 6 (1.88%) Kali Linux
8 4 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.94%) Unix
10 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (62.81%) Cybersecurity
2 161 (50.31%) Information Security
3 93 (29.06%) Incident Response
4 85 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (26.25%) Risk Management
6 70 (21.88%) Security Architecture
7 63 (19.69%) Cloud Security
8 58 (18.13%) Security Management
8 58 (18.13%) SIEM
9 56 (17.50%) Security Operations
10 49 (15.31%) Computer Science
11 45 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 44 (13.75%) Roadmaps
12 44 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
13 41 (12.81%) Business Continuity
14 36 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
15 34 (10.63%) Identity Access Management
16 32 (10.00%) Agile
16 32 (10.00%) Data Security
17 30 (9.38%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.56%) Python
2 19 (5.94%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.06%) C#
4 11 (3.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.50%) SQL
6 5 (1.56%) Bash
7 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.31%) Go
8 1 (0.31%) Java
8 1 (0.31%) Lua
8 1 (0.31%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) Rust
Qualifications
1 133 (41.56%) CISSP
2 88 (27.50%) Degree
3 61 (19.06%) CISM
4 53 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (12.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 36 (11.25%) CCSP
7 30 (9.38%) CISA
8 25 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (6.56%) CRISC
10 19 (5.94%) CCSK
11 18 (5.63%) GIAC
12 17 (5.31%) CEH
13 16 (5.00%) GSEC
13 16 (5.00%) Master's Degree
14 15 (4.69%) OSCP
15 14 (4.38%) MCSE
15 14 (4.38%) SSCP
15 14 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (4.06%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (41.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (26.25%) NIST
3 58 (18.13%) GDPR
4 38 (11.88%) GRC
5 31 (9.69%) PCI DSS
6 26 (8.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (5.31%) SOC 2
8 14 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (2.50%) NIST 800
10 7 (2.19%) COBIT
10 7 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (1.88%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.25%) ISO 9001
12 4 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.94%) FISMA
13 3 (0.94%) GLBA
14 2 (0.63%) NCSC
14 2 (0.63%) QA
15 1 (0.31%) COSO
System Software
1 42 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (1.56%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.94%) Docker
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.81%) CASB
3 9 (2.81%) Terraform
4 8 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.56%) Nessus
6 4 (1.25%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.25%) Suricata
7 3 (0.94%) CSIRT
7 3 (0.94%) Nmap
8 2 (0.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.63%) QRadar
8 2 (0.63%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.63%) WSUS
9 1 (0.31%) Ansible
9 1 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.31%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.38%) VMware
3 14 (4.38%) CrowdStrike
3 14 (4.38%) Veeam
4 12 (3.75%) Commvault
4 12 (3.75%) HP
4 12 (3.75%) Nimble Storage
5 11 (3.44%) Cisco
6 9 (2.81%) Meraki
6 9 (2.81%) Splunk
7 8 (2.50%) Proofpoint
7 8 (2.50%) Rapid7
8 7 (2.19%) Darktrace
8 7 (2.19%) Google
9 6 (1.88%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.88%) Symantec
9 6 (1.88%) Zscaler
10 5 (1.56%) Acronis
10 5 (1.56%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.56%) Synology