Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 327 328
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 26 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
South West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £40,875 £46,625
90th Percentile £81,500 £59,375 £81,250
England median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year +2.61% +3.14% +6.19%

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 3042 3506 3550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.67% 32.70% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2747 2859
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,900 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Bristol +1 22 £65,000 +18.18%
CREST Certified
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing CREST Certified also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for CREST Certified.

1 24 (92.31%) Information Security
2 23 (88.46%) SC Cleared
2 23 (88.46%) TCP/IP
2 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (88.46%) SIEM
3 21 (80.77%) DV Cleared
4 20 (76.92%) Unix
4 20 (76.92%) Windows
4 20 (76.92%) Linux
4 20 (76.92%) Security Architecture
5 19 (73.08%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (73.08%) Mentoring
5 19 (73.08%) Coaching
5 19 (73.08%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (73.08%) SANS
5 19 (73.08%) Security Operations
5 19 (73.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (73.08%) Java
5 19 (73.08%) .NET
5 19 (73.08%) ITIL
5 19 (73.08%) Service Management
5 19 (73.08%) ITSM
5 19 (73.08%) Management Information System
5 19 (73.08%) CISSP
5 19 (73.08%) Internet
5 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
5 19 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (73.08%) GCIA
5 19 (73.08%) GCIH
6 5 (19.23%) SQL

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 23 (88.46%) TCP/IP
2 19 (73.08%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
3 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Burp Suite
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Analyst
2 17 (65.38%) SOC Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Cyberthreat
1 19 (73.08%) Management Information System
1 19 (73.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
1 20 (76.92%) Unix
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Information Security
2 23 (88.46%) SIEM
3 20 (76.92%) Security Architecture
4 19 (73.08%) Coaching
4 19 (73.08%) ITIL
4 19 (73.08%) ITSM
4 19 (73.08%) Mentoring
4 19 (73.08%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (73.08%) Security Operations
4 19 (73.08%) Service Management
4 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Fuzz Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Presales
7 2 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) SC Cleared
1 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) DV Cleared
3 19 (73.08%) CISSP
3 19 (73.08%) GCIA
3 19 (73.08%) GCIH
3 19 (73.08%) SANS
4 3 (11.54%) OSCP
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Snort