Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 157 298
Rank change year-on-year -13 +141 +129
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 600 823 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.02% 2.17% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.49% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 516 594 341
South East median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,875 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 25765 33046 36495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.73% 87.08% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21300 27794 29201
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 -32 302 £50,000 -16.67% 27
Oxfordshire +42 160 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Surrey +32 156 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Berkshire -72 121 £51,000 -11.30% 21
Hampshire +33 110 £51,250 -6.82% 7
Buckinghamshire -45 21 £55,000 -21.43% 2
West Sussex +12 11 £62,500 -20.38% 2
Kent -3 10 £42,750 -5.00%
Middlesex +10 9 £47,500 -63.46%
M4 Corridor - 3 £40,000 -
East Sussex +19 2 £70,000 +3.70%
Sussex -3 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 228 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (34.00%) Information Security
3 186 (31.00%) Linux
4 166 (27.67%) Windows
5 156 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
6 135 (22.50%) Degree
7 127 (21.17%) Firewall
8 121 (20.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 119 (19.83%) Computer Science
10 115 (19.17%) CISSP
11 111 (18.50%) DV Cleared
12 103 (17.17%) SC Cleared
13 100 (16.67%) C
14 96 (16.00%) Telecoms
15 91 (15.17%) C++
15 91 (15.17%) Python
16 88 (14.67%) PCI DSS
17 84 (14.00%) ITIL
18 81 (13.50%) Unix
19 80 (13.33%) Security Architecture
20 78 (13.00%) Finance
21 76 (12.67%) SIEM
22 73 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
23 72 (12.00%) TCP/IP
24 71 (11.83%) Java
25 69 (11.50%) Security Operations
26 68 (11.33%) CISM
27 65 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
28 64 (10.67%) Data Protection
29 63 (10.50%) Software Engineering

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 19 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.17%) IIS
3 10 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.67%) Apache
6 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) SAP CO
1 7 (1.17%) SAP FI
1 7 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.67%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.67%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.33%) SaaS
2 35 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.50%) IaaS
4 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.50%) GitHub
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.17%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.17%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (21.17%) Firewall
2 72 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 61 (10.17%) Network Security
4 38 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (4.67%) SS7
6 27 (4.50%) Internet
7 26 (4.33%) DNS
8 19 (3.17%) VPN
9 18 (3.00%) Ethernet
9 18 (3.00%) HTTP
9 18 (3.00%) Wireshark
10 17 (2.83%) Radio Access Network
11 16 (2.67%) VoLTE
12 13 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (1.83%) SSL
13 11 (1.83%) WAN
14 10 (1.67%) LAN
15 8 (1.33%) HTTPS
16 7 (1.17%) tcpdump
17 6 (1.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.67%) Big Data
2 22 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.50%) Blockchain
4 15 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.17%) Redis
7 12 (2.00%) Data Lake
8 9 (1.50%) MySQL
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.17%) OLAP
9 7 (1.17%) TokuDB
10 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.00%) SQLite
11 2 (0.33%) DB2
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (3.67%) Metasploit
2 13 (2.17%) IDA Disassembler
3 9 (1.50%) OllyDbg
3 9 (1.50%) WinDbg
4 8 (1.33%) Burp Suite
4 8 (1.33%) Selenium
5 7 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.00%) JIRA
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.67%) WinRunner
8 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) GDB
9 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.33%) GitLab
9 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.17%) Gatling
10 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 96 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 78 (13.00%) Finance
3 20 (3.33%) Legal
4 14 (2.33%) Spanish Language
5 13 (2.17%) Marketing
6 12 (2.00%) French Language
6 12 (2.00%) German Language
6 12 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.67%) Automotive
7 10 (1.67%) Banking
8 7 (1.17%) Dutch Language
8 7 (1.17%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.83%) Retail
10 4 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (19.33%) Analyst
2 85 (14.17%) Security Analyst
3 84 (14.00%) Consultant
4 67 (11.17%) Security Consultant
5 63 (10.50%) Security Engineer
6 52 (8.67%) Architect
7 50 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 46 (7.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 45 (7.50%) Development Manager
10 44 (7.33%) Business Development Manager
10 44 (7.33%) Business Manager
10 44 (7.33%) Security Architect
11 42 (7.00%) Developer
11 42 (7.00%) Network Engineer
12 39 (6.50%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (5.50%) Graduate
13 33 (5.50%) Senior Security Analyst
14 32 (5.33%) Administrator
15 28 (4.67%) Software Developer
16 27 (4.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.50%) Web Services
2 15 (2.50%) HTML
2 15 (2.50%) Regular Expression
3 11 (1.83%) CSS
4 8 (1.33%) .NET
5 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.00%) SailPoint
6 5 (0.83%) Django
6 5 (0.83%) Ext JS
6 5 (0.83%) jQuery
7 4 (0.67%) JSON
7 4 (0.67%) OAuth
7 4 (0.67%) OpenID
7 4 (0.67%) SAML
8 3 (0.50%) REST
8 3 (0.50%) XML
9 2 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.33%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (0.33%) Node.js
9 2 (0.33%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 119 (19.83%) Computer Science
2 65 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (9.67%) Data Centre
4 41 (6.83%) Cyber Attack
5 39 (6.50%) PKI
5 39 (6.50%) Smartphone
6 33 (5.50%) Management Information System
7 28 (4.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 25 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 23 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
10 21 (3.50%) Driving Licence
11 18 (3.00%) Mobile App
12 17 (2.83%) Cybercrime
13 15 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 12 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (2.00%) NHS
15 10 (1.67%) CESG
15 10 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 8 (1.33%) Life Science
16 8 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 186 (31.00%) Linux
2 166 (27.67%) Windows
3 81 (13.50%) Unix
4 50 (8.33%) VxWorks
5 39 (6.50%) Windows Server
6 38 (6.33%) Android
7 19 (3.17%) CentOS
8 16 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 16 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.67%) Mac OS
11 9 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.50%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.33%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.17%) Solaris
14 6 (1.00%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.67%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (34.00%) Information Security
2 156 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
3 84 (14.00%) ITIL
4 80 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 76 (12.67%) SIEM
6 73 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (11.50%) Security Operations
8 64 (10.67%) Data Protection
9 63 (10.50%) Software Engineering
10 61 (10.17%) Business Development
11 55 (9.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 52 (8.67%) Mentoring
13 48 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
14 45 (7.50%) Analytics
15 44 (7.33%) Project Management
16 38 (6.33%) Vulnerability Management
17 36 (6.00%) Network Design
18 35 (5.83%) Risk Management
19 33 (5.50%) Enterprise Architecture
19 33 (5.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 100 (16.67%) C
2 91 (15.17%) C++
2 91 (15.17%) Python
3 71 (11.83%) Java
4 47 (7.83%) SQL
5 26 (4.33%) Shell Script
6 24 (4.00%) Perl
7 21 (3.50%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.00%) C#
10 16 (2.67%) Ruby
11 13 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.00%) PHP
13 10 (1.67%) VB
14 8 (1.33%) Korn
15 7 (1.17%) R
16 5 (0.83%) Scala
17 4 (0.67%) Go
18 1 (0.17%) Jython
18 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 135 (22.50%) Degree
3 115 (19.17%) CISSP
4 111 (18.50%) DV Cleared
5 103 (17.17%) SC Cleared
6 68 (11.33%) CISM
7 42 (7.00%) CEH
8 29 (4.83%) CREST Certified
9 23 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (3.33%) OSCP
11 19 (3.17%) CISA
12 18 (3.00%) CLAS
13 17 (2.83%) ISEB
13 17 (2.83%) ISTQB
13 17 (2.83%) Master's Degree
14 16 (2.67%) CESG Certified Professional
14 16 (2.67%) CHECK Team Member
14 16 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (2.67%) Cyber Scheme
15 14 (2.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (20.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (14.67%) PCI DSS
3 30 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 28 (4.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (3.33%) QA
6 16 (2.67%) GDPR
7 14 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 12 (2.00%) PMO
9 9 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (1.17%) ISO 9001
11 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (1.00%) SLA
12 4 (0.67%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.17%) BS7799
14 1 (0.17%) FISMA
14 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.17%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 56 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.83%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (2.33%) vSphere
6 13 (2.17%) Docker
6 13 (2.17%) KVM
7 7 (1.17%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.67%) Samba
11 2 (0.33%) GPFS
11 2 (0.33%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.17%) Firmware
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (4.00%) Ansible
2 19 (3.17%) Nessus
3 11 (1.83%) FortiGate
3 11 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.83%) vCenter Server
4 7 (1.17%) Pingdom
5 6 (1.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 5 (0.83%) Nagios
6 5 (0.83%) Puppet
6 5 (0.83%) SCOM
7 4 (0.67%) Grafana
7 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.67%) Nmap
8 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.33%) Kibana
8 2 (0.33%) logstash
8 2 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (10.33%) VMware
2 51 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.33%) Cisco
4 19 (3.17%) Citrix
5 16 (2.67%) Splunk
6 15 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.00%) Oracle
8 11 (1.83%) CyberArk
8 11 (1.83%) SAP
9 10 (1.67%) LogRhythm
9 10 (1.67%) SolarWinds
10 9 (1.50%) Fortinet
10 9 (1.50%) HP
10 9 (1.50%) IBM
11 8 (1.33%) Apple
11 8 (1.33%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.33%) Cylance
11 8 (1.33%) F5
11 8 (1.33%) Juniper
11 8 (1.33%) Palo Alto
Surrey
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (NATS)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Health and Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health and Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health and Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50 - €60 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haley Bridge
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum - excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (NATS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 10% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Medical ...
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago