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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 80 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1,243 622 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.51% 3.97% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 4.24% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 590 343 429
10th Percentile £36,018 £37,100 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £78,438 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,250 £82,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 21,208 14,681 12,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 94.04% 93.72% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,969 10,450 10,506
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,366 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% +0.73% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% +4.76%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the South East

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South East.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the South East

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South East over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the South East

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +8 434 £67,750 +17.83% 37
Hampshire +59 323 £55,000 -5.98% 26
Surrey +41 303 £60,000 +5.26% 20
Buckinghamshire +28 196 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Berkshire -19 137 £53,000 -18.46% 24
Oxfordshire +2 101 £85,000 +54.55% 4
Kent -27 74 £46,500 +3.33% 12
West Sussex +16 61 £64,375 +47.14% 6
East Sussex -14 23 £44,000 -37.14% 4
Middlesex -9 22 £87,500 +59.09%
Sussex -13 2 - - 1
M4 Corridor +4 1 £85,000 +21.43%
Home Counties - 1 £57,500 -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 451 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 436 (35.08%) Azure
3 344 (27.67%) Social Skills
4 329 (26.47%) Agile
5 309 (24.86%) Information Security
6 272 (21.88%) Degree
7 253 (20.35%) Finance
8 247 (19.87%) Risk Management
9 237 (19.07%) AWS
10 212 (17.06%) Analytics
11 209 (16.81%) DevOps
12 190 (15.29%) Apple
13 189 (15.21%) Adobe
13 189 (15.21%) Software Licensing
14 187 (15.04%) Windows
15 178 (14.32%) Security Cleared
16 168 (13.52%) Firewall
17 163 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 154 (12.39%) SIEM
19 152 (12.23%) CISSP
20 148 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
21 142 (11.42%) Management Information System
22 141 (11.34%) SQL
22 141 (11.34%) Microsoft 365
23 138 (11.10%) Threat Intelligence
24 136 (10.94%) Data Centre
25 133 (10.70%) SC Cleared
26 132 (10.62%) ITIL
27 129 (10.38%) Test Automation
27 129 (10.38%) Problem-Solving

Cybersecurity
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 28 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.37%) Apache
3 13 (1.05%) Jetty
4 10 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.080%) IIS
6 1 (0.080%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.40%) Campfire
5 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) Maximo
3 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.080%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.080%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 436 (35.08%) Azure
2 237 (19.07%) AWS
3 141 (11.34%) Microsoft 365
4 85 (6.84%) Power Platform
5 78 (6.28%) SaaS
6 72 (5.79%) IaaS
7 69 (5.55%) Azure DevOps
8 66 (5.31%) PaaS
9 53 (4.26%) Serverless
10 44 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 40 (3.22%) Azure Machine Learning
12 30 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (2.17%) GCP
14 26 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
15 23 (1.85%) Azure Monitor
16 22 (1.77%) Azure Logic Apps
17 18 (1.45%) Azure Functions
18 17 (1.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 16 (1.29%) Boomi
20 13 (1.05%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 168 (13.52%) Firewall
2 76 (6.11%) Network Security
3 46 (3.70%) VPN
4 42 (3.38%) WAN
5 39 (3.14%) DNS
6 36 (2.90%) LAN
7 35 (2.82%) SNA
8 32 (2.57%) TCP/IP
9 30 (2.41%) Internet
10 27 (2.17%) DHCP
11 25 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (1.77%) SD-WAN
13 19 (1.53%) Wireless
14 16 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.21%) VLAN
16 14 (1.13%) BGP
16 14 (1.13%) OSPF
16 14 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.80%) IPv4
17 10 (0.80%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.75%) Big Data
2 45 (3.62%) SQL Server
3 40 (3.22%) Power BI
4 38 (3.06%) Data Mining
5 26 (2.09%) Data Lake
6 24 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 23 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (1.77%) HDInsight
8 22 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.72%) HBase
12 9 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.64%) MySQL
14 6 (0.48%) Tableau
15 4 (0.32%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 38 (3.06%) IDA Disassembler
2 30 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.45%) Burp Suite
4 15 (1.21%) Log4j
5 13 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.48%) JIRA
7 4 (0.32%) AutoIt
7 4 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.24%) Gradle
9 2 (0.16%) Selenium
10 1 (0.080%) GitLab
10 1 (0.080%) NUnit
10 1 (0.080%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.080%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.080%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.080%) Zephyr
General
1 344 (27.67%) Social Skills
2 253 (20.35%) Finance
3 148 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (7.48%) Legal
5 89 (7.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 84 (6.76%) Public Sector
7 79 (6.36%) Marketing
8 73 (5.87%) Retail
9 53 (4.26%) Banking
10 50 (4.02%) Telecoms
11 45 (3.62%) Manufacturing
12 34 (2.74%) Organisational Skills
13 29 (2.33%) Local Government
14 22 (1.77%) Aviation
14 22 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
14 22 (1.77%) Financial Institution
15 20 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
16 18 (1.45%) Wearables
17 11 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
17 11 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 202 (16.25%) Architect
2 180 (14.48%) Analyst
3 149 (11.99%) Solutions Architect
4 107 (8.61%) Security Analyst
5 94 (7.56%) Security Engineer
6 88 (7.08%) Consultant
7 82 (6.60%) Software Engineer
8 79 (6.36%) IT Manager
9 60 (4.83%) Developer
10 56 (4.51%) Project Manager
11 52 (4.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 48 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 47 (3.78%) IT Project Manager
14 44 (3.54%) Security Manager
15 43 (3.46%) Security Architect
16 42 (3.38%) Data Engineer
16 42 (3.38%) IT Engineer
17 41 (3.30%) Azure Architect
17 41 (3.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
18 39 (3.14%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.51%) .NET
2 51 (4.10%) JSON
3 43 (3.46%) React
4 42 (3.38%) .NET Framework
5 37 (2.98%) AngularJS
6 33 (2.65%) REST
7 32 (2.57%) HTML
8 30 (2.41%) Web Services
9 29 (2.33%) SAML
10 26 (2.09%) CSS
10 26 (2.09%) HTML5
10 26 (2.09%) jQuery
10 26 (2.09%) Kafka
10 26 (2.09%) Serverless Framework
11 20 (1.61%) CSS3
11 20 (1.61%) Middleware
12 18 (1.45%) LDAP
13 16 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (1.29%) Entity Framework
13 16 (1.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.42%) Management Information System
2 136 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 88 (7.08%) Public Cloud
4 81 (6.52%) Cyber Defence
4 81 (6.52%) Cyberattack
5 71 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
6 54 (4.34%) IoT
7 49 (3.94%) User Experience
8 47 (3.78%) Renewable Energy
9 46 (3.70%) Algorithms
10 44 (3.54%) Blog
11 41 (3.30%) Robotics
12 39 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 38 (3.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 37 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
15 36 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
16 35 (2.82%) Social Network
17 33 (2.65%) Private Cloud
18 28 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
19 27 (2.17%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 187 (15.04%) Windows
2 119 (9.57%) Linux
3 47 (3.78%) Unix
4 45 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.40%) Solaris
7 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.24%) Android
8 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.16%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (26.47%) Agile
2 309 (24.86%) Information Security
3 247 (19.87%) Risk Management
4 212 (17.06%) Analytics
5 209 (16.81%) DevOps
6 189 (15.21%) Software Licensing
7 154 (12.39%) SIEM
8 138 (11.10%) Threat Intelligence
9 132 (10.62%) ITIL
10 129 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
10 129 (10.38%) Test Automation
11 128 (10.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 121 (9.73%) Computer Science
13 110 (8.85%) Mathematics
14 109 (8.77%) Customer Engagement
14 109 (8.77%) TOGAF
15 106 (8.53%) Software Engineering
16 105 (8.45%) CI/CD
17 104 (8.37%) Project Management
18 101 (8.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 141 (11.34%) SQL
2 105 (8.45%) Python
3 92 (7.40%) PowerShell
4 89 (7.16%) C#
5 79 (6.36%) Java
6 44 (3.54%) Scala
7 38 (3.06%) Groovy
8 37 (2.98%) Bash
9 34 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.09%) C++
11 21 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.21%) C
13 14 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.05%) Ruby
15 8 (0.64%) Perl
15 8 (0.64%) Rust
16 7 (0.56%) VBA
17 6 (0.48%) PHP
18 4 (0.32%) Apex Code
19 3 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 272 (21.88%) Degree
2 178 (14.32%) Security Cleared
3 152 (12.23%) CISSP
4 133 (10.70%) SC Cleared
5 96 (7.72%) CISM
6 88 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (4.51%) CEH
9 54 (4.34%) DV Cleared
10 52 (4.18%) CRISC
11 47 (3.78%) TOGAF Certification
12 39 (3.14%) CompTIA Security+
13 35 (2.82%) PMI Certification
13 35 (2.82%) PMP
14 33 (2.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 33 (2.65%) CCNA
15 32 (2.57%) CISA
15 32 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
16 30 (2.41%) CCNP
17 29 (2.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (9.98%) NIST
3 85 (6.84%) GRC
4 78 (6.28%) QA
5 77 (6.19%) GDPR
6 59 (4.75%) NCSC
7 56 (4.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 38 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 37 (2.98%) PCI DSS
10 32 (2.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 26 (2.09%) SLA
12 15 (1.21%) RMADS
13 14 (1.13%) JSP 440
14 13 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 12 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 9 (0.72%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.72%) IASME
17 8 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
17 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
18 7 (0.56%) ITGC
System Software
1 80 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.54%) Docker
4 19 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.80%) vSphere
6 7 (0.56%) DFS Replication
6 7 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (4.83%) Kubernetes
2 47 (3.78%) Ansible
3 30 (2.41%) Terraform
4 24 (1.93%) FortiGate
5 21 (1.69%) Nessus
6 18 (1.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 18 (1.45%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 15 (1.21%) CASB
7 15 (1.21%) logstash
8 14 (1.13%) Kibana
9 9 (0.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.72%) Puppet
10 8 (0.64%) Nagios
10 8 (0.64%) Nexpose
11 7 (0.56%) SCOM
12 6 (0.48%) CSIRT
12 6 (0.48%) SCCM
13 5 (0.40%) Autotask
14 4 (0.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 451 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 190 (15.29%) Apple
3 189 (15.21%) Adobe
4 78 (6.28%) VMware
5 74 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
6 47 (3.78%) Cisco
7 44 (3.54%) Databricks
7 44 (3.54%) MuleSoft
8 42 (3.38%) Oracle
9 41 (3.30%) Citrix
10 36 (2.90%) Sophos
11 33 (2.65%) Dell
12 32 (2.57%) Splunk
13 30 (2.41%) CheckPoint
14 27 (2.17%) IBM
14 27 (2.17%) Palo Alto
15 22 (1.77%) Palantir
16 18 (1.45%) CrowdStrike
16 18 (1.45%) Fortinet
17 17 (1.37%) Red Hat