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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > North East
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 60 44
Rank change year-on-year -23 -16 +42
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 25 47 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.79% 3.95% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 4.19% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 28
10th Percentile £33,743 £42,500 £21,875
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £22,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% +57.53% -27.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £110,000 - £62,200
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,660 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.10% +6.10% +2.56%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,293 1,121 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.69% 94.28% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 934 823 588
10th Percentile £28,825 £26,250 £25,350
25th Percentile £37,125 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +1.85%
75th Percentile £63,750 £56,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,150
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the North East

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in the North East.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the North East

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the North East over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the North East

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2022. 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
Tyne and Wear -13 22 £70,000 +19.15% 4
Durham -10 2 £23,850 -35.10% 3
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 North East region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 14 (56.00%) Agile
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) Big Data
3 9 (36.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Retail
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) SIEM
6 5 (20.00%) Private Cloud
6 5 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (20.00%) NIST
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Public Sector
6 5 (20.00%) Social Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Business Case
7 4 (16.00%) Tanium
7 4 (16.00%) Offensive Security
7 4 (16.00%) Technology Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Fire and Rescue
7 4 (16.00%) FireEye
7 4 (16.00%) CyberArk
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Splunk
7 4 (16.00%) Data Security
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (8.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Fire and Rescue
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Head of Security
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Head of Digital
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Operations
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Lightning Web Components
1 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Insider Threat
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (16.00%) Business Case
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
5 4 (16.00%) Offensive Security
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Technology Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CEH
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.00%) GIAC
3 1 (4.00%) OSCE
3 1 (4.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) NIST
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) CyberArk
1 4 (16.00%) FireEye
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Splunk
1 4 (16.00%) Tanium
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Cadence
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto