Period
to 16 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 482 474
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +108
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 62 59 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 81
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,100 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +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 25,351 27,927 30,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.03% 89.94% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,726 22,987 25,174
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 December 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 December 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 +55 30 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire - 14 £57,500 -
Thames Valley -14 9 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Kent +27 6 £60,000 +14.29%
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire -27 4 £65,750 +39.89%
East Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 44 (70.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (67.74%) CISSP
3 36 (58.06%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (51.61%) Management Information System
5 23 (37.10%) Firewall
6 21 (33.87%) CISA
7 19 (30.65%) COBIT
7 19 (30.65%) PCI DSS
7 19 (30.65%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (29.03%) SIEM
9 17 (27.42%) CISM
9 17 (27.42%) Finance
9 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (27.42%) Information Assurance
10 15 (24.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 15 (24.19%) ITIL
11 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (22.58%) Nessus
11 14 (22.58%) Cryptography
11 14 (22.58%) GDPR
11 14 (22.58%) Threat Intelligence
11 14 (22.58%) Cyber Resilience
11 14 (22.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 14 (22.58%) IT Audit
11 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (20.97%) Risk Management
12 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (19.35%) Linux
13 12 (19.35%) Degree

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 6 (9.68%) Apache
1 6 (9.68%) nginx
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.06%) IaaS
4 4 (6.45%) SaaS
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
6 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) Network Security
3 6 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) HTTP
5 4 (6.45%) HTTPS
5 4 (6.45%) Kerberos
5 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) DNS
7 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.45%) Redis
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) AutoIt
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Gradle
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Maven
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Consultant
2 14 (22.58%) Auditor
2 14 (22.58%) IT Auditor
2 14 (22.58%) Security Consultant
3 11 (17.74%) IT Security Auditor
3 11 (17.74%) Security Auditor
4 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Auditor
5 9 (14.52%) Senior IT Auditor
6 8 (12.90%) Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 7 (11.29%) Information Specialist
8 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Graduate
9 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) SailPoint
2 4 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (6.45%) LDAP
2 4 (6.45%) OAuth
2 4 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (6.45%) REST
2 4 (6.45%) SAML
2 4 (6.45%) SOAP
2 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) LAMP
3 2 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Management Information System
2 19 (30.65%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (16.13%) PKI
5 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
6 6 (9.68%) NHS
7 5 (8.06%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
8 4 (6.45%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (4.84%) Cyberattack
9 3 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (29.03%) SIEM
3 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Information Assurance
4 15 (24.19%) ITIL
5 14 (22.58%) Cryptography
5 14 (22.58%) Cyber Resilience
5 14 (22.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 14 (22.58%) IT Audit
5 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (22.58%) Threat Intelligence
6 13 (20.97%) Risk Management
7 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
7 12 (19.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 11 (17.74%) Information Security
9 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (16.13%) Identity Management
9 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Ruby
3 4 (6.45%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) Perl
3 4 (6.45%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) Go
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (67.74%) CISSP
2 21 (33.87%) CISA
3 17 (27.42%) CISM
4 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (19.35%) Degree
6 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (16.13%) CREST Certified
7 10 (16.13%) Master's Degree
7 10 (16.13%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (11.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (11.29%) CCSP
8 7 (11.29%) CEH
8 7 (11.29%) GCIA
8 7 (11.29%) GCIH
8 7 (11.29%) SANS
9 6 (9.68%) CCNP
10 3 (4.84%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (70.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (30.65%) COBIT
2 19 (30.65%) PCI DSS
3 15 (24.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (22.58%) GDPR
5 10 (16.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (8.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (6.45%) SLA
8 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Nessus
2 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) Core Impact
3 5 (8.06%) Nexpose
3 5 (8.06%) OpenVAS
3 5 (8.06%) QRadar
3 5 (8.06%) SCOM
3 5 (8.06%) SCSM
4 2 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.23%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Cisco
1 10 (16.13%) SolarWinds
2 6 (9.68%) ArcSight
2 6 (9.68%) Juniper
2 6 (9.68%) LogRhythm
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) AlienVault
3 5 (8.06%) Aveksa
3 5 (8.06%) Bomgar
3 5 (8.06%) CyberArk
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Qualys
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Splunk
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Peoplefluent
6 1 (1.61%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Trend Micro