Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 505 512
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7 +76
Permanent jobs citing SANS 79 31 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.39% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74 23 93
South East median annual salary £55,000 £80,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +60.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -4.35%

SANS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,781 8,007 11,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.73% 27.63% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,992 6,496 9,038
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,793
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

SANS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SANS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SANS in the South East

SANS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SANS in the South East

SANS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SANS in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SANS in the South East

SANS
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 SANS within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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 +56 63 £55,000 -31.25% 2
Berkshire +38 60 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Surrey - 16 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -18 7 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £75,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
SANS
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing SANS 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 SANS.

1 55 (69.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (67.09%) OWASP
3 52 (65.82%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (54.43%) CISSP
5 41 (51.90%) Information Security
6 34 (43.04%) Security Operations
7 33 (41.77%) Customer Engagement
8 32 (40.51%) CISM
9 31 (39.24%) Security Operations Centre
10 30 (37.97%) Logistics
11 26 (32.91%) Incident Management
11 26 (32.91%) Problem Management
11 26 (32.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (31.65%) CEH
13 24 (30.38%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (25.32%) SIEM
15 14 (17.72%) Qualys
16 13 (16.46%) Rapid7
17 11 (13.92%) Threat Intelligence
17 11 (13.92%) GIAC
17 11 (13.92%) Cisco
18 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
18 10 (12.66%) Nessus
18 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
19 8 (10.13%) CISA
19 8 (10.13%) Security Architecture
19 8 (10.13%) CRISC
19 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
20 7 (8.86%) Windows
21 6 (7.59%) Linux

SANS
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 1 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
1 5 (6.33%) Network Security
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Analyst
2 30 (37.97%) SOC Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Architect
6 8 (10.13%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Information Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) SIEM Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Network Security Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Security Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) ModSecurity
3 1 (1.27%) WCF
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) CentOS
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) OWASP
2 52 (65.82%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (51.90%) Information Security
4 34 (43.04%) Security Operations
5 33 (41.77%) Customer Engagement
6 30 (37.97%) Logistics
7 26 (32.91%) Incident Management
7 26 (32.91%) Problem Management
7 26 (32.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (30.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (25.32%) SIEM
10 11 (13.92%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (10.13%) Security Architecture
12 6 (7.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.33%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (5.06%) Change Management
14 4 (5.06%) Ethical Hacking
14 4 (5.06%) Information Assurance
14 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.80%) C#
2 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (54.43%) CISSP
2 32 (40.51%) CISM
3 25 (31.65%) CEH
4 11 (13.92%) GIAC
5 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
6 8 (10.13%) CISA
6 8 (10.13%) CRISC
6 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.06%) GCIH
8 3 (3.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (3.80%) CCSP
8 3 (3.80%) GCIA
9 2 (2.53%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.53%) CISMP
9 2 (2.53%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.53%) Degree
9 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.53%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (69.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.59%) GPG13
3 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (5.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.27%) GDPR
5 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Nessus
2 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.27%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Qualys
2 13 (16.46%) Rapid7
3 11 (13.92%) Cisco
4 6 (7.59%) McAfee
5 5 (6.33%) Splunk
6 4 (5.06%) Intel
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) EMC
8 1 (1.27%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.27%) NetApp
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) SevOne
8 1 (1.27%) VMware