Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > North of England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 341 446 497
Rank change year-on-year +105 +51 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 7 14 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.058% 0.074% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.48% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 1
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,600 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £57,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £59,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +38.82% -26.09% -

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,458 2,907 3,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 11.99% 15.30% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,918 2,362
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,624 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the North of England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the North of England.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the North of England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the North of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the North of England

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Yorkshire +86 6 £48,750 -7.14%
North West +80 1 £80,000 +66.67%
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 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 of England region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) CEH
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Law
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
5 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
5 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Information
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
5 2 (28.57%) Network Packet Capture
5 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (14.29%) Security Auditing
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CEH
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (28.57%) GSEC
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft