Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 488 544 527
Rank change year-on-year +56 -17 +96
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 35 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.007% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.93% 0.049% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 9
South East median annual salary £35,000 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% +32.14% -15.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,875 £33,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £48,625 £37,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year -26.09% -2.13% +46.88%

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 3,763 4,045 3,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.08% 13.38% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,855 3,161 2,813
South East median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £25,094
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South East over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 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
Thames Valley - 32 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 14 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 8 - -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 35 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 31 (88.57%) SC Cleared
2 31 (88.57%) Security Cleared
2 31 (88.57%) Business Continuity
3 26 (74.29%) ITIL
3 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
3 26 (74.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (68.57%) Cisco
4 24 (68.57%) VMware
4 24 (68.57%) Office 365
5 23 (65.71%) PMO
5 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
5 23 (65.71%) Hyper-V
5 23 (65.71%) Aruba
5 23 (65.71%) F5
5 23 (65.71%) High Availability
5 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
5 23 (65.71%) Remote Desktop
5 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
5 23 (65.71%) Load Balancing
5 23 (65.71%) SCCM
5 23 (65.71%) SCVMM
5 23 (65.71%) Electronics
5 23 (65.71%) Mitel
5 23 (65.71%) IP Telephony
5 23 (65.71%) BIG-IP
5 23 (65.71%) HP
5 23 (65.71%) Windows
5 23 (65.71%) MCSE

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:

Cloud Services
1 24 (68.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) BIG-IP
1 23 (65.71%) IP Telephony
1 23 (65.71%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) WebEx
General
1 23 (65.71%) Electronics
2 8 (22.86%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (57.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) IT Manager
3 11 (31.43%) IT Security Manager
3 11 (31.43%) Security Manager
4 8 (22.86%) Compliance Manager
4 8 (22.86%) Compliance Officer
4 8 (22.86%) IT Security Officer
4 8 (22.86%) Security Compliance Manager
4 8 (22.86%) Security Compliance Officer
4 8 (22.86%) Security Officer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) LIMS
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
1 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Business Continuity
2 26 (74.29%) ITIL
3 23 (65.71%) High Availability
3 23 (65.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (65.71%) Load Balancing
3 23 (65.71%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
5 8 (22.86%) Internal Audit
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Data Security
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) SC Cleared
1 31 (88.57%) Security Cleared
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (65.71%) MCSA
3 23 (65.71%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) CISA
4 3 (8.57%) CISM
4 3 (8.57%) CISSP
4 3 (8.57%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 35 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (65.71%) PMO
3 8 (22.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (22.86%) ISO 22301
3 8 (22.86%) ISO 9001
3 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (22.86%) JSP 440
3 8 (22.86%) NCSC
3 8 (22.86%) NIST
3 8 (22.86%) RMADS
4 3 (8.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) SCCM
1 23 (65.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 24 (68.57%) VMware
3 23 (65.71%) Aruba
3 23 (65.71%) F5
3 23 (65.71%) HP
3 23 (65.71%) Mitel
4 1 (2.86%) Sophos