Incident Response Jobs in the South East

Incident Response
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East requiring Incident Response skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Incident Response over the 6 months leading up to 12 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 267 247 408
Rank change year-on-year -20 +161 -49
Permanent jobs citing Incident Response 119 121 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 1.00% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.05% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 76 81 60
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £33,625
25th Percentile £45,313 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £56,677 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.10% +7.96% -4.55%
75th Percentile £69,500 £73,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

Incident Response falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the South East.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,199 11,538 21,692
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 81.92% 94.99% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,726 7,301 12,226
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £70,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,475 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.96% +4.13% +7.14%

Incident Response
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Response in the South East

Incident Response
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Incident Response in the South East

Incident Response
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Incident Response in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Incident Response in the South East

Incident Response
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 Incident Response within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 July 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 +10 53 £47,500 -27.48% 8
Buckinghamshire +9 22 £43,750 -39.66%
Berkshire +7 21 £51,250 -18.00% 7
Hampshire -47 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Surrey -16 19 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Oxfordshire -6 10 £42,000 -53.33% 1
Kent -29 8 £110,000 +100.00% 2
West Sussex +20 4 £40,000 -25.58% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Incident Response
England

Incident Response
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 1 (0.84%) Confluence
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.09%) Azure
2 26 (21.85%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (12.61%) AWS
4 14 (11.76%) Azure Sentinel
5 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.52%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.68%) GCP
8 1 (0.84%) Azure Monitor
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Purview
8 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.84%) SaaS
8 1 (0.84%) SAP Fieldglass
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.73%) Firewall
2 25 (21.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (11.76%) Network Security
4 11 (9.24%) Internet
5 6 (5.04%) VPN
6 5 (4.20%) DNS
6 5 (4.20%) SSL
7 4 (3.36%) HTTP
7 4 (3.36%) SMTP
8 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.68%) VoIP
8 2 (1.68%) WAN
9 1 (0.84%) 802.11
9 1 (0.84%) BGP
9 1 (0.84%) IPsec
9 1 (0.84%) LAN
9 1 (0.84%) OSPF
9 1 (0.84%) SSH
9 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) Power BI
2 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (21.01%) Finance
3 23 (19.33%) Social Skills
4 10 (8.40%) Marketing
5 8 (6.72%) Legal
6 4 (3.36%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.52%) Automotive
7 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.68%) Banking
8 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.84%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Local Government
9 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Analyst
2 30 (25.21%) Security Analyst
3 29 (24.37%) SOC Analyst
4 25 (21.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 20 (16.81%) Senior
6 17 (14.29%) Lead
6 17 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (11.76%) Architect
7 14 (11.76%) Security Architect
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Security Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 5 (4.20%) Information Architect
11 5 (4.20%) Information Security Architect
12 4 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (3.36%) Cloud Security Architect
12 4 (3.36%) IT Sales Executive
12 4 (3.36%) Portfolio Manager
12 4 (3.36%) Sales Executive
12 4 (3.36%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.84%) Node.js
2 1 (0.84%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 37 (31.09%) Cyber Threat
3 33 (27.73%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.92%) Client/Server
5 12 (10.08%) Security Posture
6 9 (7.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
7 8 (6.72%) Cyberattack
7 8 (6.72%) Social Media
8 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (4.20%) Insider Threat
9 4 (3.36%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (2.52%) Operational Technology
11 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.84%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.84%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.63%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (53.78%) SIEM
3 63 (52.94%) Security Operations
4 34 (28.57%) Information Security
5 33 (27.73%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
7 23 (19.33%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (18.49%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 22 (18.49%) SOAR
8 22 (18.49%) Threat Intelligence
9 21 (17.65%) Security Architecture
10 20 (16.81%) Risk Management
11 16 (13.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (12.61%) Incident Management
13 13 (10.92%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (10.92%) Mentoring
14 12 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (10.08%) Data Loss Prevention
14 12 (10.08%) Security Monitoring
14 12 (10.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) Python
2 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.84%) Bash
3 1 (0.84%) C++
3 1 (0.84%) Java
3 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.84%) PHP
3 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (31.93%) CISSP
2 36 (30.25%) Degree
3 21 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
4 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
5 18 (15.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (8.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (8.40%) CCSP
8 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.88%) GIAC
10 6 (5.04%) CREST Certified
11 5 (4.20%) AWS Certification
11 5 (4.20%) Azure Certification
11 5 (4.20%) CCSK
11 5 (4.20%) CEH
11 5 (4.20%) CISM
12 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.68%) GCFA
13 2 (1.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (19.33%) NIST
3 18 (15.13%) PCI DSS
4 13 (10.92%) GDPR
5 11 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (5.04%) GRC
8 2 (1.68%) NCSC
8 2 (1.68%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.68%) SLA
9 1 (0.84%) California Consumer Privacy Act
9 1 (0.84%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Suricata
1 5 (4.20%) Terraform
2 2 (1.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (1.68%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.68%) Grafana
2 2 (1.68%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.84%) Nessus
3 1 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.84%) QRadar
3 1 (0.84%) systemd
Vendors
1 52 (43.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Cisco
2 7 (5.88%) Splunk
3 6 (5.04%) Juniper
4 5 (4.20%) BT
4 5 (4.20%) New Relic
4 5 (4.20%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.36%) AppDynamics
5 4 (3.36%) VMware
6 3 (2.52%) LogRhythm
6 3 (2.52%) McAfee
7 2 (1.68%) Darktrace
7 2 (1.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Ariba
8 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.84%) Citrix
8 1 (0.84%) Dell
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle
8 1 (0.84%) Tripwire