Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 486 562
Rank change year-on-year +34 +76 +23
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 96 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 43 46
South East median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £79,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%

Security Monitoring 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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,123 26,326 33,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.81% 87.99% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,462 21,783 28,308
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,400 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in the South East

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in the South East

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the South East

Security Monitoring
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 Security Monitoring within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Surrey +46 32 £57,500 - 2
Kent +19 25 £60,000 +33.33%
Thames Valley +19 25 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Berkshire +9 14 £50,000 -2.44% 1
West Sussex +14 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £52,500 -4.55%
East Sussex - 3 - -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 64 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (58.33%) CISSP
3 54 (56.25%) Information Security
4 52 (54.17%) CISM
5 48 (50.00%) ITIL
6 40 (41.67%) SIEM
7 36 (37.50%) CISA
8 34 (35.42%) Finance
8 34 (35.42%) COBIT
9 32 (33.33%) Firewall
10 30 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (30.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 28 (29.17%) Nessus
12 28 (29.17%) PCI DSS
12 28 (29.17%) SolarWinds
13 27 (28.13%) Qualys
13 27 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (25.00%) Splunk
14 24 (25.00%) LogRhythm
14 24 (25.00%) OpenVAS
14 24 (25.00%) AlienVault
15 23 (23.96%) Privileged Access Management
15 23 (23.96%) CyberArk
15 23 (23.96%) Bomgar
15 23 (23.96%) SailPoint
15 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
15 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (22.92%) Self-Motivation
17 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (21.88%) Penetration Testing

Security Monitoring
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 7 (7.29%) Apache
1 7 (7.29%) nginx
2 3 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.13%) Confluence
2 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.13%) GroupWise
2 3 (3.13%) IIS
2 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.29%) SaaS
4 3 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.33%) Firewall
2 14 (14.58%) VPN
3 11 (11.46%) IPsec
3 11 (11.46%) SSL
4 9 (9.38%) Network Security
5 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.13%) LAN
7 3 (3.13%) Skype
7 3 (3.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.17%) Redis
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.13%) Big Data
2 3 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Burp Suite
1 4 (4.17%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Gradle
2 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Maven
2 3 (3.13%) MSI
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 34 (35.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Analyst
2 40 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 28 (29.17%) Consultant
3 28 (29.17%) Information Analyst
3 28 (29.17%) Information Security Analyst
4 26 (27.08%) Security Consultant
5 20 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (17.71%) Senior Information Analyst
6 17 (17.71%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 17 (17.71%) Senior Security Analyst
7 15 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
9 8 (8.33%) IT Manager
9 8 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (7.29%) IT Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Security Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
13 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) SailPoint
2 5 (5.21%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) LAMP
4 3 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.63%) PKI
4 12 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (11.46%) Cyberattack
5 11 (11.46%) NHS
6 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (7.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
9 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
11 1 (1.04%) Clustering
11 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.17%) Kali Linux
6 3 (3.13%) CentOS
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.25%) Information Security
2 48 (50.00%) ITIL
3 40 (41.67%) SIEM
4 30 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (23.96%) Privileged Access Management
6 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
7 21 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (19.79%) Cryptography
9 18 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 15 (15.63%) Business Analysis
10 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (15.63%) Identity Management
10 15 (15.63%) SABSA
10 15 (15.63%) Security Testing
10 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 15 (15.63%) TOGAF
10 15 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.29%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) Python
3 7 (7.29%) Ruby
4 4 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) Go
5 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.13%) Perl
5 3 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (58.33%) CISSP
2 52 (54.17%) CISM
3 36 (37.50%) CISA
4 15 (15.63%) CESG Certified Professional
4 15 (15.63%) CREST Certified
4 15 (15.63%) Degree
4 15 (15.63%) TOGAF Certification
5 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.42%) Master's Degree
7 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.13%) CEH
8 3 (3.13%) MCP
8 3 (3.13%) SSCP
9 2 (2.08%) CCNP
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (35.42%) COBIT
3 29 (30.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (29.17%) PCI DSS
5 17 (17.71%) GDPR
6 15 (15.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (5.21%) GPG13
8 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (4.17%) QA
9 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.17%) Docker
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.13%) NDS
4 3 (3.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (29.17%) Nessus
2 24 (25.00%) OpenVAS
3 21 (21.88%) Core Impact
3 21 (21.88%) Nexpose
3 21 (21.88%) QRadar
4 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.17%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (3.13%) Ansible
6 3 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.13%) PowerBroker
6 3 (3.13%) Puppet
6 3 (3.13%) SCCM
6 3 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) SolarWinds
2 27 (28.13%) Qualys
3 24 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 24 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 24 (25.00%) Splunk
4 23 (23.96%) Bomgar
4 23 (23.96%) CyberArk
5 21 (21.88%) ArcSight
6 20 (20.83%) Aveksa
7 9 (9.38%) Cisco
8 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.29%) VMware
10 6 (6.25%) Juniper
11 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.17%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.13%) Citrix
12 3 (3.13%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.13%) Oracle
12 3 (3.13%) Symantec