Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 116 50
Rank change year-on-year +66 -66 +98
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 103 47 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.39% 1.94% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 2.24% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 143
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% -11.30% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% -

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 2,064 2,099 3,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.98% 86.49% 91.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,749 1,668 2,582
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,200 £26,250 £31,275
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 53 (51.46%) Linux
2 39 (37.86%) C
3 32 (31.07%) Degree
4 31 (30.10%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (28.16%) Security Cleared
5 29 (28.16%) Python
6 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
7 24 (23.30%) Data Analysis
8 23 (22.33%) SQL
9 21 (20.39%) C#
10 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (19.42%) DV Cleared
10 20 (19.42%) Atlassian
10 20 (19.42%) Hadoop
10 20 (19.42%) Puppet
10 20 (19.42%) Apache Spark
11 19 (18.45%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (18.45%) Ubuntu
12 18 (17.48%) nginx
12 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (17.48%) Windows
13 17 (16.50%) vSphere
13 17 (16.50%) SQLAlchemy
13 17 (16.50%) Twisted
13 17 (16.50%) WiX
13 17 (16.50%) Redis
13 17 (16.50%) Big Data
13 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
13 17 (16.50%) HAProxy
13 17 (16.50%) Ruby

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 20 (19.42%) Apache Spark
2 18 (17.48%) nginx
3 14 (13.59%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.80%) Confluence
5 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.62%) Office 365
3 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.74%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.91%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.97%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.97%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.83%) DHCP
3 6 (5.83%) DNS
3 6 (5.83%) VoIP
3 6 (5.83%) Wireless
4 5 (4.85%) Internet
5 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (1.94%) Network Security
7 1 (0.97%) HTTP
7 1 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) Hadoop
2 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (16.50%) Big Data
3 17 (16.50%) Redis
4 16 (15.53%) HBase
5 13 (12.62%) Apache Hive
5 13 (12.62%) Impala
6 11 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (10.68%) Power BI
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
2 17 (16.50%) WiX
3 8 (7.77%) Bitbucket
4 7 (6.80%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Selenium
6 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.97%) JMeter
7 1 (0.97%) Maven
7 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Python Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Software Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Head of Technology
6 11 (10.68%) Security Consultant
6 11 (10.68%) Security Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Hadoop Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Administrator
10 6 (5.83%) Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco Administrator
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco Network Administrator
10 6 (5.83%) Head of IT
10 6 (5.83%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) Celery
1 17 (16.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 17 (16.50%) SQLAlchemy
1 17 (16.50%) Twisted
1 17 (16.50%) wxWidgets
2 8 (7.77%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (3.88%) CGI
3 4 (3.88%) CSS
3 4 (3.88%) HTML
3 4 (3.88%) Node.js
3 4 (3.88%) RESTful
4 3 (2.91%) JSON
5 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.94%) HTML5
5 2 (1.94%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) Spring
5 2 (1.94%) Web Services
6 1 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.97%) JSP
6 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.88%) SCADA
4 2 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) PKI
4 2 (1.94%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.97%) RIA
5 1 (0.97%) Robotics
5 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.46%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Ubuntu
3 18 (17.48%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) VyOS
5 2 (1.94%) CentOS
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Android
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Data Analysis
2 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.45%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (16.50%) DevOps
4 17 (16.50%) Task Automation
5 13 (12.62%) Change Management
5 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
5 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
5 13 (12.62%) Low Latency
5 13 (12.62%) Release Management
5 13 (12.62%) Visualisation
6 12 (11.65%) Information Security
6 12 (11.65%) Project Management
7 11 (10.68%) Analytical Thinking
7 11 (10.68%) CRM
7 11 (10.68%) SIEM
8 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.77%) Use Case
9 7 (6.80%) ETL
10 6 (5.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) C
2 29 (28.16%) Python
3 23 (22.33%) SQL
4 21 (20.39%) C#
5 17 (16.50%) Ruby
6 16 (15.53%) Java
7 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.91%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) Perl
11 1 (0.97%) PHP
11 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (31.07%) Degree
2 29 (28.16%) Security Cleared
3 20 (19.42%) DV Cleared
4 14 (13.59%) CISSP
5 10 (9.71%) CISM
6 7 (6.80%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (6.80%) CRISC
7 6 (5.83%) CISA
8 4 (3.88%) GIAC
8 4 (3.88%) SANS
9 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.94%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.97%) CCNA
11 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.83%) GDPR
3 4 (3.88%) QA
4 2 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.97%) PSD2
5 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) Docker
1 17 (16.50%) vSphere
2 16 (15.53%) HDFS
3 13 (12.62%) Apache Flume
3 13 (12.62%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Puppet
2 17 (16.50%) Ansible
2 17 (16.50%) HAProxy
3 14 (13.59%) Kibana
4 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.97%) logstash
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Atlassian
2 12 (11.65%) Cisco
3 7 (6.80%) Cloudera
3 7 (6.80%) Juniper
4 3 (2.91%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.91%) McAfee
5 2 (1.94%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.94%) Splunk
6 1 (0.97%) AlienVault
6 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.97%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.97%) ForeScout
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) VMware