Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 77 154
Rank change year-on-year -6 +77 +38
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 74 118 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.03% 3.54% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 4.03% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65 73 47
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £39,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £78,750 £76,250
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -6.25% -7.69%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2068 2930 3960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.65% 87.78% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 2155 3138
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,850 £30,675
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Reading

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Reading

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Reading over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 30 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) Degree
3 19 (25.68%) Linux
4 18 (24.32%) SIEM
5 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
5 17 (22.97%) Finance
6 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
7 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (20.27%) Python
8 14 (18.92%) Windows
8 14 (18.92%) Java
8 14 (18.92%) Banking
8 14 (18.92%) Threat Analysis
8 14 (18.92%) GDPR
9 13 (17.57%) Smart Meter
9 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.86%) CGI
10 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.86%) SDLC
10 11 (14.86%) Cyber Attack
11 10 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (13.51%) Security Testing
11 10 (13.51%) TDD
11 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
12 9 (12.16%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (12.16%) PKI
12 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
13 8 (10.81%) Django
13 8 (10.81%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (10.81%) Database Optimisation

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Route 53
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) Internet
4 3 (4.05%) SSH
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) Skype
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.70%) HBase
3 2 (2.70%) Impala
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Redis
4 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JMeter
1 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Digital Economy
4 2 (2.70%) French Language
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Architect
3 13 (17.57%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Agile Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Python Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Python Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Security Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Python Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) CGI
2 8 (10.81%) Django
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.05%) Ext JS
5 3 (4.05%) Flash
5 3 (4.05%) HTML5
5 3 (4.05%) Spring
5 3 (4.05%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.35%) Celery
6 1 (1.35%) GWT
6 1 (1.35%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (1.35%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.57%) Smart Meter
4 11 (14.86%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (12.16%) PKI
6 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
7 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.05%) DataPower
8 2 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 14 (18.92%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) SIEM
2 14 (18.92%) Threat Analysis
3 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) SDLC
5 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 10 (13.51%) Security Testing
5 10 (13.51%) TDD
6 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.81%) Analytics
7 8 (10.81%) Database Optimisation
7 8 (10.81%) Functional Testing
7 8 (10.81%) Identity Management
7 8 (10.81%) Information Security
7 8 (10.81%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (8.11%) Fraud Detection
8 6 (8.11%) Migration
8 6 (8.11%) Regulatory Compliance
8 6 (8.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) Python
2 14 (18.92%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (5.41%) C
4 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) SQL
5 3 (4.05%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) Degree
3 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (8.11%) CISSP
6 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) AWS Certification
8 3 (4.05%) CISA
8 3 (4.05%) CISM
9 2 (2.70%) OSCP
9 2 (2.70%) SANS
10 1 (1.35%) CCNA
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) GDPR
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.35%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) RMADS
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.70%) HDFS
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) KVM
3 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
1 2 (2.70%) Kibana
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Grafana
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) ArcSight
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.05%) F5
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) VMware