Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Social Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Engineering over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Social Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1089 1045 1132
Rank change year-on-year -44 +87 +144
Permanent jobs citing Social Engineering 33 125 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.074% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.081% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 28 98 48
England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -32.14% +33.33%
10th Percentile £43,125 £40,000 £35,875
90th Percentile £83,125 £86,500 £83,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57% +33.33%

Social Engineering 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 138,446 154,293 160,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.18% 91.50% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111,142 122,979 134,729
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Social Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Social Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Social Engineering in England

Social Engineering
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Social Engineering in England

Social Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Social Engineering in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Social Engineering in England

Social Engineering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Engineering within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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 -5 23 £62,000 +24.00% 3
South West +5 4 £56,250 +70.45% 1
West Midlands +32 2 £65,000 - 4
Midlands +32 2 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire +28 2 - - 1
North of England +15 2 - - 1
South East +1 1 - -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -
Social Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Social Engineering 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 Social Engineering.

1 25 (75.76%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) Information Security
4 15 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Open Source
5 13 (39.39%) SIEM
5 13 (39.39%) OSCP
5 13 (39.39%) CREST Certified
6 11 (33.33%) OSCE
6 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Firewall
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) Service Design
8 9 (27.27%) VPN
8 9 (27.27%) LAN
8 9 (27.27%) WAN
8 9 (27.27%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) Network Security
8 9 (27.27%) OWASP
9 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) Change Control
9 8 (24.24%) GPEN
9 8 (24.24%) Release Management
9 8 (24.24%) Service Management
9 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) Change Management
9 8 (24.24%) ITSM
9 8 (24.24%) SLA
9 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) GXPN

Social Engineering
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 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security
2 9 (27.27%) VPN
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) Multicast
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Burp Suite
1 3 (9.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.03%) AppScan
2 1 (3.03%) Paros
2 1 (3.03%) WebScarab
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Security Penetration Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Security Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) CISSP Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.03%) CGI
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) MLlib
2 1 (3.03%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CESG
1 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 6 (18.18%) Cyberattack
2 6 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Cybercrime
4 3 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Kali Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (48.48%) Information Security
3 15 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Open Source
4 13 (39.39%) SIEM
5 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 9 (27.27%) OWASP
6 9 (27.27%) Service Design
7 8 (24.24%) Change Control
7 8 (24.24%) Change Management
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) ITSM
7 8 (24.24%) Release Management
7 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
7 8 (24.24%) Service Management
8 6 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (18.18%) Data Privacy
8 6 (18.18%) OSSTMM
9 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) HiveQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CREST Certified
1 13 (39.39%) OSCP
2 11 (33.33%) OSCE
3 8 (24.24%) GPEN
3 8 (24.24%) GXPN
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) CSSLP
5 6 (18.18%) OSWP
5 6 (18.18%) Tigerscheme
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (9.09%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) CISM
7 3 (9.09%) CISSP
7 3 (9.09%) MCSA
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.06%) GWAPT
8 2 (6.06%) SANS
9 1 (3.03%) CEH
9 1 (3.03%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (3.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 5 (15.15%) GDPR
3 3 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nessus
1 3 (9.09%) Nmap
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau