Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 75 130
Rank change year-on-year -17 +55 +18
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 20 51 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.51% 2.98% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 3.39% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 11
Kent median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,978 £37,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,125 £80,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1136 1505 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.87% 88.06% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1337 1730
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Kent

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Kent.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Kent

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Kent

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Chatham - 1 £60,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £28,420 -
Tonbridge - 1 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £60,000 -
West Malling - 1 £39,000 -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) Presales
6 5 (25.00%) Change Control
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) SIEM
9 2 (10.00%) Splunk
9 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
9 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
9 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Head of ICT
4 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Change Control
4 5 (25.00%) Presales
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (50.00%) F5
1 10 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 10 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
6 2 (10.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix