Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CREST Certified qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 308 327
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 +24
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 5 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.049% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
South West median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +11.63% -10.42%
10th Percentile £50,500 £24,000 £43,500
90th Percentile £96,500 £81,500 £62,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

CREST Certified 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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,920 3,092 3,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.61% 30.05% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,156 2,371 2,791
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,125 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

CREST Certified
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CREST Certified as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CREST Certified in the South West

CREST Certified
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CREST Certified in the South West.

Salary trend for CREST Certified in the South West

CREST Certified
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CREST Certified in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CREST Certified in the South West

CREST Certified
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CREST Certified within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £73,750 - 2
Somerset - 1 £80,000 -
CREST Certified
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing CREST Certified 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 West region with a requirement for CREST Certified.

1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) OSCP
4 1 (20.00%) OSCE
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) CISM

CREST Certified
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SOC Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) OSINT
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) GCIH
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCSAM
3 1 (20.00%) CCSAS
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) OSCE
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware