Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Engineer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity Engineer
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 431 482 -
Rank change year-on-year +51 - +506
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Engineer 19 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.098% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.009% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
North of England median annual salary £51,500 £43,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.77% - -
England median annual salary £56,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +25.56% -7.69% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 18,649 23,112 23,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 97.12% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,183 19,058 19,910
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £24,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Cybersecurity Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Engineer in the North of England

Cybersecurity Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Engineer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Engineer in the North of England

Cybersecurity Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Engineer in the North of England

Cybersecurity Engineer
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 Cybersecurity Engineer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
North West +44 11 £51,500 +19.77% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
Cybersecurity Engineer
England

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Cybersecurity Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 11 (57.89%) Splunk
5 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 9 (47.37%) Wireless Security
5 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (47.37%) DKIM
5 9 (47.37%) DMARC
5 9 (47.37%) DMZ
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 9 (47.37%) Wireless
6 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) WLAN
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
7 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (26.32%) Office 365
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) LAN
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) DKIM
3 9 (47.37%) DMARC
3 9 (47.37%) DMZ
3 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless Security
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) WLAN
5 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (15.79%) IPv4
6 3 (15.79%) IPv6
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.53%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) GCIA
2 2 (10.53%) CISA
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.53%) SANS
2 2 (10.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
1 11 (57.89%) Splunk
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Darktrace
4 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds