Cybersecurity Jobs in the South East

Cybersecurity
England > South East

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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 32 56 45
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 +41
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 942 771 1,184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.68% 5.07% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 5.37% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 597 396 603
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,352 £36,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.18% -8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £63,750 £71,563 £80,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,625 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,098 14,367 18,556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 84.94% 94.47% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,933 8,342 12,095
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,265 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +8.91%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 23 April 2024.

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 23 April 2024. 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 +18 426 £50,000 -16.67% 89
Buckinghamshire +21 255 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Surrey +34 200 £50,500 -19.20% 29
Hampshire -8 157 £50,000 -16.67% 60
Berkshire -14 123 £52,550 -24.93% 52
Kent -9 64 £44,250 +13.46% 20
Oxfordshire +23 48 £42,500 -30.61% 19
West Sussex +36 38 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Middlesex - 32 £56,919 - 1
Sussex - 7 £75,000 -
East Sussex +12 6 £37,500 -29.91% 9
Home Counties +14 1 £48,000 -49.47%
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.82%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (0.53%) Confluence
4 3 (0.32%) Apache
4 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.64%) Simulink
4 4 (0.42%) Stateflow
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.42%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 265 (28.13%) Azure
2 177 (18.79%) Microsoft 365
3 106 (11.25%) Entra ID
4 57 (6.05%) AWS
5 26 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.55%) OneDrive
7 20 (2.12%) Azure Sentinel
8 17 (1.80%) SaaS
9 9 (0.96%) GCP
10 7 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.74%) IaaS
10 7 (0.74%) PaaS
11 6 (0.64%) Power Automate
11 6 (0.64%) Twilio
12 5 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.53%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.53%) WhatsApp
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.42%) Azure DevOps
14 3 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 146 (15.50%) Firewall
2 79 (8.39%) 5G
3 70 (7.43%) Broadband
4 53 (5.63%) Network Security
5 46 (4.88%) DNS
6 43 (4.56%) WAN
7 32 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (3.18%) TCP/IP
8 30 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (3.08%) VPN
10 28 (2.97%) DHCP
11 20 (2.12%) LAN
11 20 (2.12%) Wireless
12 18 (1.91%) MPLS
13 15 (1.59%) VLAN
14 14 (1.49%) 4G
15 13 (1.38%) SD-WAN
16 10 (1.06%) SAN
17 9 (0.96%) Unified Communications
18 8 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.64%) Big Data
3 5 (0.53%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.53%) MySQL
3 5 (0.53%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.53%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.32%) Power BI
6 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.21%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.21%) Tableau
7 1 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (0.74%) JIRA
1 7 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.64%) Git
2 6 (0.64%) GitLab
2 6 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.42%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.21%) Apache Continuum
4 2 (0.21%) Gradle
4 2 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.11%) JUnit
General
1 208 (22.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 180 (19.11%) Social Skills
3 109 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (9.55%) Finance
5 35 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.18%) Public Sector
7 26 (2.76%) Marketing
8 25 (2.65%) Law
9 24 (2.55%) Legal
10 21 (2.23%) Documentation Skills
11 20 (2.12%) Retail
12 17 (1.80%) Automotive
13 16 (1.70%) Games
14 11 (1.17%) Aerospace
14 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (1.06%) Banking
16 9 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
17 7 (0.74%) Military
18 6 (0.64%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 127 (13.48%) Analyst
2 123 (13.06%) Senior
3 102 (10.83%) Data Scientist
4 73 (7.75%) Security Specialist
5 72 (7.64%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 67 (7.11%) Linux Specialist
6 67 (7.11%) Technical Specialist
7 60 (6.37%) Lead
8 53 (5.63%) Security Manager
9 49 (5.20%) IT Support
10 47 (4.99%) Security Engineer
11 45 (4.78%) Architect
11 45 (4.78%) IT Engineer
11 45 (4.78%) Security Analyst
12 42 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
13 40 (4.25%) Consultant
13 40 (4.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 39 (4.14%) Support Engineer
15 38 (4.03%) IT Manager
15 38 (4.03%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.17%) Web Services
2 10 (1.06%) HTML
3 9 (0.96%) .NET
4 8 (0.85%) CSS
4 8 (0.85%) Node.js
5 6 (0.64%) Middleware
6 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.53%) Keycloak
6 5 (0.53%) NETCONF
7 4 (0.42%) JSON
7 4 (0.42%) Kafka
7 4 (0.42%) React
8 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.32%) Django
8 3 (0.32%) jQuery
8 3 (0.32%) Qt
8 3 (0.32%) WebSockets
8 3 (0.32%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.25%) Algorithms
2 91 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 76 (8.07%) Social Media
4 69 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (5.63%) Data Centre
6 43 (4.56%) Cyber Threat
7 33 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 28 (2.97%) Security Posture
9 27 (2.87%) Driving Licence
10 25 (2.65%) IoT
10 25 (2.65%) Operational Technology
11 22 (2.34%) Onboarding
12 14 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.27%) Product Ownership
14 11 (1.17%) Cyber Security Posture
14 11 (1.17%) PKI
14 11 (1.17%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.06%) Cyberattack
16 9 (0.96%) NHS
16 9 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 215 (22.82%) Windows
2 101 (10.72%) Windows Server
3 100 (10.62%) Linux
4 67 (7.11%) Ubuntu
5 45 (4.78%) Windows 10
6 24 (2.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 23 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 22 (2.34%) Apple iOS
9 21 (2.23%) Windows 7
10 19 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.06%) Android
12 9 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.53%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.11%) Unix
16 1 (0.11%) VMS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (29.83%) Problem-Solving
2 169 (17.94%) Computer Science
3 167 (17.73%) Decision-Making
4 166 (17.62%) Mentoring
5 149 (15.82%) Coaching
6 145 (15.39%) Red Team
7 134 (14.23%) Data Science
8 118 (12.53%) Mathematics
9 103 (10.93%) Digital Forensics
10 102 (10.83%) CRM
10 102 (10.83%) Data Analysis
10 102 (10.83%) Statistical Modelling
11 101 (10.72%) ITIL
12 98 (10.40%) Information Security
13 89 (9.45%) IT Strategy
14 77 (8.17%) SIEM
15 76 (8.07%) Artificial Intelligence
15 76 (8.07%) Incident Response
16 75 (7.96%) Security Operations
17 70 (7.43%) Technology Strategy
Programming Languages
1 75 (7.96%) Bash
2 48 (5.10%) SQL
3 35 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 26 (2.76%) Python
5 21 (2.23%) C
6 17 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.70%) C#
8 11 (1.17%) C++
9 6 (0.64%) Java
9 6 (0.64%) MATLAB
10 4 (0.42%) Go
11 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.32%) VBScript
12 2 (0.21%) R
13 1 (0.11%) Kusto Query Language
13 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 310 (32.91%) Degree
2 124 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 63 (6.69%) CISSP
4 51 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 46 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 40 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (2.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 26 (2.76%) MCP
9 25 (2.65%) CISM
10 21 (2.23%) CCNA
11 19 (2.02%) DBS Check
12 18 (1.91%) CESG Certified Professional
13 17 (1.80%) HNC
14 16 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (1.59%) Azure Certification
15 15 (1.59%) CCNP
16 13 (1.38%) GIAC
17 12 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
18 11 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (12.95%) NIST
2 99 (10.51%) GRC
3 97 (10.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 78 (8.28%) GDPR
5 69 (7.32%) Def Stans
6 57 (6.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 32 (3.40%) Data Quality
8 27 (2.87%) NCSC
9 26 (2.76%) PCI DSS
10 16 (1.70%) NIST 800
10 16 (1.70%) SLA
11 14 (1.49%) QA
12 13 (1.38%) COBIT
12 13 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (1.06%) COSHH
14 7 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (0.74%) ISO 13485
14 7 (0.74%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 211 (22.40%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.96%) Docker
5 4 (0.42%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 111 (11.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 67 (7.11%) Jamf Pro
3 17 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 17 (1.80%) SCCM
4 12 (1.27%) WSUS
5 10 (1.06%) Nessus
6 7 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 7 (0.74%) Terraform
7 5 (0.53%) CASB
7 5 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.53%) Stealthwatch
8 4 (0.42%) Functional Safety
9 3 (0.32%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.21%) Ansible
10 2 (0.21%) Suricata
11 1 (0.11%) Autotask
11 1 (0.11%) Podman
11 1 (0.11%) Puppet
11 1 (0.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 340 (36.09%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.70%) VMware
3 67 (7.11%) CyberArk
3 67 (7.11%) Tanium
4 51 (5.41%) Apple
5 46 (4.88%) Adobe
6 41 (4.35%) Cisco
7 25 (2.65%) Citrix
8 23 (2.44%) HP
9 22 (2.34%) Veeam
10 20 (2.12%) Darktrace
11 16 (1.70%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.38%) SAP
13 12 (1.27%) Dell
13 12 (1.27%) Meraki
13 12 (1.27%) NEC
14 10 (1.06%) Samsung
15 9 (0.96%) Mitel
15 9 (0.96%) Qualys
15 9 (0.96%) Ribbon