Cyber Essentials Jobs in the North of England

Cyber Essentials
England > North of England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 234 264 311
Rank change year-on-year +30 +47 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 155 176 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.91% 0.99% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.61% 4.40% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 129 58 80
10th Percentile £32,350 £33,750 £34,186
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,563 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,500 £48,704
Median % change year-on-year +7.53% -4.53% +1.47%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,313
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £75,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £59,545
% change year-on-year - -7.63% +9.58%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North of England

Cyber Essentials 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,345 4,004 2,885
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 13.74% 22.44% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 1,172 1,746
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,313 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,548 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the North of England

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in the North of England

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in the North of England

Cyber Essentials
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 within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 April 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
North West -31 79 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Yorkshire +102 52 £55,000 -4.35% 11
North East +13 24 £41,000 -25.45% 1
Cyber Essentials
England

Cyber Essentials
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of 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 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Exchange
2 4 (2.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 59 (38.06%) Microsoft 365
2 46 (29.68%) Azure
3 15 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (9.68%) SaaS
4 12 (7.74%) Entra ID
5 7 (4.52%) IaaS
5 7 (4.52%) PaaS
6 5 (3.23%) AWS
7 2 (1.29%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Monitor
8 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.65%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.26%) Firewall
2 8 (5.16%) WAN
3 7 (4.52%) LAN
3 7 (4.52%) Network Security
4 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.94%) Internet
5 3 (1.94%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.94%) VoIP
6 2 (1.29%) DHCP
6 2 (1.29%) DNS
6 2 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.29%) SD-WAN
6 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.29%) VLAN
6 2 (1.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 63 (40.65%) Social Skills
2 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.68%) Finance
3 15 (9.68%) Legal
4 8 (5.16%) Law
5 6 (3.87%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.23%) Games
7 4 (2.58%) Retail
8 3 (1.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.29%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.29%) Tech for Good
10 1 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 48 (30.97%) Analyst
2 39 (25.16%) Security Analyst
3 23 (14.84%) IT Manager
4 21 (13.55%) Service Manager
5 15 (9.68%) Security Manager
6 12 (7.74%) Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) Information Security Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) Lead
6 12 (7.74%) Security Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) Technical Manager
7 11 (7.10%) Information Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (5.81%) Information Manager
8 9 (5.81%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (5.81%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) IT Services Manager
9 8 (5.16%) IT Support
9 8 (5.16%) Technical Services Manager
10 7 (4.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.29%) EDI
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.94%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.97%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (8.39%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (7.10%) NHS
5 8 (5.16%) Cyber Threat
6 7 (4.52%) Onboarding
7 6 (3.87%) Security Posture
8 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.23%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.29%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.29%) IoT
10 2 (1.29%) Life Science
10 2 (1.29%) Operational Technology
11 1 (0.65%) Cyber Security Posture
11 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) Low-Code
11 1 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.42%) Windows
2 23 (14.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.10%) Windows 10
3 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2019
4 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.58%) Linux
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.06%) Information Security
2 65 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (23.87%) ITIL
4 32 (20.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 28 (18.06%) Business Continuity
7 24 (15.48%) Data Protection
7 24 (15.48%) Security Management
8 23 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (14.84%) ISMS
8 23 (14.84%) Risk Register
8 23 (14.84%) Security Operations
8 23 (14.84%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (12.90%) Coaching
9 20 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.61%) Data Security
10 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (11.61%) Threat Intelligence
11 17 (10.97%) Internal Audit
12 16 (10.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) Kusto Query Language
3 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) Degree
2 19 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (11.61%) Azure Certification
4 15 (9.68%) CCNA
4 15 (9.68%) CCNP
5 13 (8.39%) CISM
6 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.10%) CISA
7 11 (7.10%) CISSP
7 11 (7.10%) CRISC
8 10 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (3.87%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (2.58%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 4 (2.58%) ISSMP
12 3 (1.94%) Master's Degree
13 2 (1.29%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.65%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (65.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (26.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 38 (24.52%) NIST
4 32 (20.65%) GDPR
5 22 (14.19%) SLA
6 13 (8.39%) NCSC
6 13 (8.39%) PCI DSS
7 10 (6.45%) GRC
7 10 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (3.23%) COBIT
9 5 (3.23%) SOC 2
10 4 (2.58%) ISO 9001
10 4 (2.58%) TickIT
11 3 (1.94%) Accessibility
12 2 (1.29%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.65%) FISMA
13 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.65%) HITRUST
System Software
1 22 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.23%) vSphere
3 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (5.81%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.58%) Nessus
5 3 (1.94%) Terraform
6 2 (1.29%) CASB
7 1 (0.65%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 69 (44.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.19%) Cisco
3 17 (10.97%) Fortinet
4 9 (5.81%) Dell
5 7 (4.52%) VMware
6 5 (3.23%) Intel
6 5 (3.23%) Rapid7
7 4 (2.58%) Citrix
8 3 (1.94%) arcserve
8 3 (1.94%) Sophos
9 2 (1.29%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (1.29%) ESET
9 2 (1.29%) IBM
9 2 (1.29%) Meraki
10 1 (0.65%) Draytek
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle
10 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) Progress
10 1 (0.65%) Symantec