Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 498 503
Rank change year-on-year +59 +5 +82
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 95 41 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75 21 68
South East median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -20.83% +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 26,280 25,662 31,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.50% 89.31% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,711 21,143 26,719
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +49 37 £60,000 +14.29% 6
Kent +25 23 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Thames Valley +13 15 £51,250 +9.04% 1
West Sussex +13 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire - 9 £57,500 -
Berkshire -7 8 £49,000 +4.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £52,500 -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 66 (69.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (61.05%) CISSP
3 44 (46.32%) Information Security
4 43 (45.26%) CISM
5 42 (44.21%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (42.11%) ITIL
7 36 (37.89%) COBIT
7 36 (37.89%) SIEM
8 34 (35.79%) CISA
8 34 (35.79%) Finance
9 33 (34.74%) PCI DSS
10 32 (33.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (32.63%) Management Information System
11 31 (32.63%) Firewall
12 30 (31.58%) Nessus
13 29 (30.53%) SolarWinds
14 24 (25.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 24 (25.26%) Self-Motivation
15 23 (24.21%) Risk Management
16 22 (23.16%) LogRhythm
17 21 (22.11%) OpenVAS
17 21 (22.11%) AlienVault
17 21 (22.11%) Splunk
17 21 (22.11%) Qualys
18 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (21.05%) ArcSight
18 20 (21.05%) Core Impact
18 20 (21.05%) Bomgar
18 20 (21.05%) SailPoint
18 20 (21.05%) Nexpose

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 4 (4.21%) Apache
1 4 (4.21%) nginx
1 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.21%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.63%) Firewall
2 10 (10.53%) Network Security
3 7 (7.37%) IPsec
3 7 (7.37%) SSL
3 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.37%) VPN
4 5 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.21%) HTTP
5 4 (4.21%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.21%) Kerberos
5 4 (4.21%) SAN
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.21%) Redis
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) AutoIt
2 3 (3.16%) Burp Suite
2 3 (3.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.05%) Ant
3 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Analyst
1 31 (32.63%) Security Analyst
2 28 (29.47%) Consultant
3 24 (25.26%) Security Consultant
4 21 (22.11%) Information Analyst
4 21 (22.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Senior Information Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Senior Security Analyst
6 15 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 9 (9.47%) Auditor
7 9 (9.47%) IT Auditor
7 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
7 9 (9.47%) Security Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) IT Manager
8 8 (8.42%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (7.37%) IT Security Auditor
9 7 (7.37%) Network Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) SailPoint
2 4 (4.21%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (4.21%) LDAP
2 4 (4.21%) OAuth
2 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (4.21%) REST
2 4 (4.21%) SAML
2 4 (4.21%) SOAP
2 4 (4.21%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.63%) Management Information System
2 24 (25.26%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (15.79%) PKI
4 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (11.58%) Cyberattack
6 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
7 9 (9.47%) NHS
7 9 (9.47%) Public Cloud
8 8 (8.42%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (8.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (4.21%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
12 1 (1.05%) Clustering
12 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Unix
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Information Security
2 42 (44.21%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (42.11%) ITIL
4 36 (37.89%) SIEM
5 32 (33.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (24.21%) Risk Management
7 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
8 19 (20.00%) Cryptography
8 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 17 (17.89%) Information Assurance
10 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (16.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (15.79%) Business Analysis
11 15 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (15.79%) Identity Management
11 15 (15.79%) SABSA
11 15 (15.79%) Security Testing
11 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
11 15 (15.79%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) Perl
3 4 (4.21%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) PHP
3 4 (4.21%) Ruby
4 3 (3.16%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (61.05%) CISSP
2 43 (45.26%) CISM
3 34 (35.79%) CISA
4 15 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
4 15 (15.79%) CREST Certified
4 15 (15.79%) Degree
4 15 (15.79%) Master's Degree
4 15 (15.79%) TOGAF Certification
5 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (8.42%) CCNP
9 3 (3.16%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (2.11%) CCSP
10 2 (2.11%) CEH
10 2 (2.11%) GCIA
10 2 (2.11%) GCIH
10 2 (2.11%) SANS
11 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (69.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (37.89%) COBIT
3 33 (34.74%) PCI DSS
4 24 (25.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (17.89%) GDPR
6 16 (16.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (4.21%) GPG13
8 4 (4.21%) SLA
9 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) Nessus
2 21 (22.11%) OpenVAS
3 20 (21.05%) Core Impact
3 20 (21.05%) Nexpose
3 20 (21.05%) QRadar
4 5 (5.26%) SCOM
4 5 (5.26%) SCSM
5 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.21%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (3.16%) PowerBroker
7 1 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.05%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) SolarWinds
2 22 (23.16%) LogRhythm
3 21 (22.11%) AlienVault
3 21 (22.11%) Qualys
3 21 (22.11%) Splunk
4 20 (21.05%) ArcSight
4 20 (21.05%) Bomgar
4 20 (21.05%) CyberArk
5 19 (20.00%) Aveksa
6 16 (16.84%) Cisco
7 11 (11.58%) Juniper
8 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle
10 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.11%) VMware
12 1 (1.05%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.05%) SAP
12 1 (1.05%) Trend Micro