Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 406 482 547
Rank change year-on-year +76 +65 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 7 44 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.17% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 1.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 4
Median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
England median annual salary £57,069 £42,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +34.28% -27.66% +2.17%

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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,285 3,753 3,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.66% 14.28% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,723 2,894 3,129
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,346 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South East

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South East.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South East

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South East

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
East Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Thames Valley +30 2 £36,500 +4.29%
Oxfordshire +20 2 £36,500 -18.89%
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS.

1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
3 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (71.43%) CISM
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 5 (71.43%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (71.43%) GDPR
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (71.43%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (71.43%) Web Filtering
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (71.43%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
1 5 (71.43%) Web Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Auditing
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (71.43%) GDPR
3 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Okta
2 1 (14.29%) VMware