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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 156 259
Rank change year-on-year -11 +103  
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 273 399 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.84% 2.06% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.38% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 227 288 169
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12736 16791 18331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 85.96% 86.73% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10565 14113 14457
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the South East

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the South East

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South East over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +43 68 £50,000 -28.57% 7
Hampshire +42 63 £45,000 - 13
Surrey +11 62 £55,000 -12.00% 12
Berkshire -53 57 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -15 16 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Kent +29 7 £38,500 -30.00% 2
M4 Corridor - 3 £40,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 176 (33.08%) Security Cleared
2 153 (28.76%) Windows
3 143 (26.88%) Linux
4 118 (22.18%) CISSP
5 117 (21.99%) Information Security
6 111 (20.86%) Degree
7 101 (18.98%) Python
8 91 (17.11%) Java
9 86 (16.17%) C
9 86 (16.17%) C++
10 83 (15.60%) Firewall
10 83 (15.60%) Computer Science
11 82 (15.41%) SC Cleared
12 78 (14.66%) Security Operations
13 77 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
14 76 (14.29%) SIEM
15 71 (13.35%) DV Cleared
16 70 (13.16%) Telecoms
16 70 (13.16%) Active Directory
16 70 (13.16%) Security Architecture
17 68 (12.78%) CISM
18 67 (12.59%) Finance
18 67 (12.59%) SQL
19 64 (12.03%) Unix
20 62 (11.65%) TCP/IP
21 61 (11.47%) ITIL
21 61 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
22 59 (11.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 56 (10.53%) Analytics
24 54 (10.15%) Microsoft

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 39 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.13%) IIS
5 6 (1.13%) JBoss
5 6 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.94%) Apache
7 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.19%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.14%) SaaS
2 20 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.26%) IaaS
4 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.75%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.38%) Office 365
8 1 (0.19%) G Suite
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (15.60%) Firewall
2 62 (11.65%) TCP/IP
3 45 (8.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 33 (6.20%) Network Security
5 30 (5.64%) HTTP
6 28 (5.26%) DNS
7 24 (4.51%) Internet
8 18 (3.38%) HTTPS
8 18 (3.38%) Wireshark
9 16 (3.01%) SS7
10 14 (2.63%) VPN
11 13 (2.44%) SSL
12 10 (1.88%) WAN
13 9 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.69%) DHCP
13 9 (1.69%) LAN
13 9 (1.69%) VoIP
14 7 (1.32%) Ethernet
14 7 (1.32%) tcpdump
15 5 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.89%) Big Data
2 35 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.20%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.63%) Blockchain
5 14 (2.63%) Data Lake
6 13 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.13%) MySQL
8 5 (0.94%) InfluxDB
8 5 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.94%) Redis
8 5 (0.94%) SQLite
9 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.75%) OLAP
9 4 (0.75%) TokuDB
10 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.38%) HBase
11 2 (0.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (3.57%) IDA Disassembler
2 16 (3.01%) Metasploit
3 11 (2.07%) OllyDbg
3 11 (2.07%) WinDbg
4 8 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.32%) Burp Suite
5 7 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.32%) Selenium
6 6 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.13%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.13%) JIRA
6 6 (1.13%) Subversion
7 4 (0.75%) GitLab
7 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.75%) WinRunner
8 3 (0.56%) JUnit
9 2 (0.38%) Ant
9 2 (0.38%) Maven
9 2 (0.38%) TestNG
General
1 70 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 67 (12.59%) Finance
3 30 (5.64%) German Language
4 27 (5.08%) French Language
5 23 (4.32%) Spanish Language
6 19 (3.57%) Marketing
7 17 (3.20%) Dutch Language
7 17 (3.20%) Italian Language
8 14 (2.63%) Legal
9 12 (2.26%) Games
10 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.75%) Banking
11 4 (0.75%) Electronics
11 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.75%) Law
11 4 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.56%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Retail
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (20.30%) Analyst
2 83 (15.60%) Security Analyst
3 71 (13.35%) Security Engineer
4 69 (12.97%) Architect
5 57 (10.71%) Security Architect
6 49 (9.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 49 (9.21%) Developer
7 46 (8.65%) Consultant
8 38 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 37 (6.95%) Security Consultant
10 34 (6.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 34 (6.39%) Senior Security Analyst
11 33 (6.20%) Software Developer
12 26 (4.89%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 26 (4.89%) Network Engineer
13 24 (4.51%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
14 22 (4.14%) Administrator
15 21 (3.95%) Python Developer
15 21 (3.95%) Support Engineer
16 20 (3.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.45%) HTML
1 29 (5.45%) Web Services
2 21 (3.95%) .NET
3 20 (3.76%) CSS
4 17 (3.20%) Regular Expression
5 16 (3.01%) Django
5 16 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.26%) JSON
8 11 (2.07%) ZeroMQ
9 7 (1.32%) jQuery
10 6 (1.13%) REST
10 6 (1.13%) XML
11 5 (0.94%) Node.js
12 4 (0.75%) HTML5 Canvas
12 4 (0.75%) SVG
13 2 (0.38%) HTML5
13 2 (0.38%) JSP
13 2 (0.38%) POSIX
13 2 (0.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 48 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.02%) Cyber Attack
3 47 (8.83%) PKI
4 34 (6.39%) Cyberthreat
5 32 (6.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 30 (5.64%) Management Information System
7 28 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 27 (5.08%) Smartphone
9 24 (4.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 23 (4.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 17 (3.20%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.88%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.50%) CESG
13 8 (1.50%) NHS
14 6 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.94%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 153 (28.76%) Windows
2 143 (26.88%) Linux
3 64 (12.03%) Unix
4 48 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 37 (6.95%) VxWorks
6 35 (6.58%) CentOS
7 29 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (5.08%) Android
9 21 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.44%) Windows 10
11 13 (2.44%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.50%) Solaris
13 7 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.75%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.56%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.99%) Information Security
2 78 (14.66%) Security Operations
3 77 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
4 76 (14.29%) SIEM
5 70 (13.16%) Security Architecture
6 61 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (11.47%) ITIL
7 56 (10.53%) Analytics
8 53 (9.96%) Open Source
9 51 (9.59%) Data Protection
9 51 (9.59%) Software Engineering
10 44 (8.27%) Mentoring
11 43 (8.08%) Ethical Hacking
11 43 (8.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 40 (7.52%) Presales
13 39 (7.33%) Fraud Detection
13 39 (7.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 32 (6.02%) Cryptography
15 30 (5.64%) Identity Management
15 30 (5.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (18.98%) Python
2 91 (17.11%) Java
3 86 (16.17%) C
3 86 (16.17%) C++
4 67 (12.59%) SQL
5 36 (6.77%) Ruby
6 32 (6.02%) C#
7 26 (4.89%) Perl
8 24 (4.51%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.76%) PHP
10 15 (2.82%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.44%) VB
13 12 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.13%) R
15 3 (0.56%) Go
15 3 (0.56%) Scala
16 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (33.08%) Security Cleared
2 118 (22.18%) CISSP
3 111 (20.86%) Degree
4 82 (15.41%) SC Cleared
5 71 (13.35%) DV Cleared
6 68 (12.78%) CISM
7 51 (9.59%) CEH
8 36 (6.77%) SANS
9 32 (6.02%) GCIA
10 24 (4.51%) CISA
11 19 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (3.20%) CCNA
13 16 (3.01%) ISTQB
14 15 (2.82%) ISEB
15 14 (2.63%) CREST Certified
16 11 (2.07%) CESG Certified Professional
16 11 (2.07%) CLAS
16 11 (2.07%) OSCP
17 10 (1.88%) GCIH
17 10 (1.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (8.83%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (2.82%) QA
5 12 (2.26%) SLA
6 9 (1.69%) SSAE 16
7 6 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (1.13%) PMO
8 5 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.56%) FISMA
11 2 (0.38%) GDPR
11 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.19%) COBIT
12 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 70 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.69%) KVM
6 6 (1.13%) Docker
6 6 (1.13%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.75%) Samba
7 4 (0.75%) vSphere
7 4 (0.75%) Xen
8 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.38%) HDFS
10 1 (0.19%) Firmware
10 1 (0.19%) GPFS
10 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.19%) Snort
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (3.20%) Grafana
2 14 (2.63%) Ansible
2 14 (2.63%) Nessus
3 8 (1.50%) Nmap
4 5 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.94%) logstash
5 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.75%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.75%) WMI
6 3 (0.56%) Kibana
6 3 (0.56%) SmoothWall
7 2 (0.38%) EnCase
7 2 (0.38%) Graphite
7 2 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.38%) Puppet
7 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.33%) VMware
3 26 (4.89%) Cisco
4 19 (3.57%) Citrix
5 16 (3.01%) Splunk
6 13 (2.44%) Oracle
7 12 (2.26%) Google
8 11 (2.07%) Apple
8 11 (2.07%) HP
9 9 (1.69%) ArcSight
9 9 (1.69%) Sophos
10 8 (1.50%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.50%) Codenomicon
10 8 (1.50%) Infoblox
11 7 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (1.32%) CyberArk
11 7 (1.32%) Forcepoint
11 7 (1.32%) Juniper
11 7 (1.32%) Varonis
12 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 90000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 - 100,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-75,000+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Argo IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Base £45-58k, Bonus, Pension, Training plan,
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000+ Private Medical, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Argo IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Training and development plan.
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £32,258 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday