Period
to 7 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 295 468
Rank change year-on-year -95 +173 +57
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 62 5 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.056% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 22
10th Percentile £23,560 " £43,750
25th Percentile £45,000 " £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 - £60,000
75th Percentile £65,875 " £70,000
90th Percentile £74,625 " £75,000
England median annual salary £60,063 £45,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +31.28% -12.86% -8.70%

Smart Meter is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,714 2,800 7,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.98% 31.15% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,939 2,278 6,185
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smart Meter in the South East.

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Smart Meter in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
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 Smart Meter within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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 - 39 - - 4
Berkshire - 39 - - 3
Hampshire -100 13 £61,000 - 2
Surrey - 9 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £20,000 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter.

1 46 (74.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 46 (74.19%) Cybersecurity
1 46 (74.19%) Cyber Essentials
1 46 (74.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 46 (74.19%) NIST
1 46 (74.19%) Police
1 46 (74.19%) Social Skills
2 30 (48.39%) GDPR
2 30 (48.39%) SIEM
2 30 (48.39%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (48.39%) Security Testing
3 24 (38.71%) Data Protection
3 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 24 (38.71%) Threat Analysis
3 24 (38.71%) Fraud Detection
3 24 (38.71%) Regulatory Compliance
3 24 (38.71%) Cyber Assurance
3 24 (38.71%) Identity Management
3 24 (38.71%) Risk Management
4 22 (35.48%) Finance
4 22 (35.48%) Banking
5 17 (27.42%) Degree
6 16 (25.81%) CISM
6 16 (25.81%) CISSP
7 11 (17.74%) Change Management
8 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 8 (12.90%) Security Management
9 8 (12.90%) ISMS
10 7 (11.29%) DevOps
10 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development

Smart Meter
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:

Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.61%) HSDPA
3 1 (1.61%) HSUPA
3 1 (1.61%) Modbus
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (74.19%) Police
1 46 (74.19%) Social Skills
2 22 (35.48%) Banking
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Billing
3 2 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Consultant
1 24 (38.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 24 (38.71%) Security Consultant
2 23 (37.10%) Architect
3 22 (35.48%) Security Architect
4 16 (25.81%) Junior
4 16 (25.81%) Junior Consultant
4 16 (25.81%) Junior Security Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Designer
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Metering Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) WAN Project Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Support Specialist
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
1 6 (9.68%) .NET Core
1 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
1 6 (9.68%) JSON
1 6 (9.68%) REST
1 6 (9.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) Smart Energy
3 2 (3.23%) SCADA
4 1 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (48.39%) Security Testing
2 30 (48.39%) SIEM
2 30 (48.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 24 (38.71%) Cyber Assurance
3 24 (38.71%) Data Protection
3 24 (38.71%) Fraud Detection
3 24 (38.71%) Identity Management
3 24 (38.71%) Regulatory Compliance
3 24 (38.71%) Risk Management
3 24 (38.71%) Threat Analysis
4 11 (17.74%) Change Management
5 8 (12.90%) ISMS
5 8 (12.90%) Security Management
6 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) DevOps
7 6 (9.68%) Kanban
7 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.68%) OOP
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) C
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) Degree
3 16 (25.81%) CISM
3 16 (25.81%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (74.19%) Cyber Essentials
1 46 (74.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 46 (74.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 46 (74.19%) NIST
2 30 (48.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) MISRA
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.61%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) VMware