Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Defence in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Defence over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Defence
England > South West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 283 332
Rank change year-on-year -33 +49 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Defence 10 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.099% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 1.21% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 44 12
South West median annual salary £23,000 £55,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -58.18% +8.37% -7.73%
10th Percentile £20,375 £41,475 £40,000
90th Percentile £43,150 £60,000 £63,625
England median annual salary £74,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +34.55% -8.33% +24.35%

Cyber Defence 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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,787 3,896 4,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.44% 37.60% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,896 3,161 3,640
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cyber Defence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Defence in the South West

Cyber Defence
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Cyber Defence in the South West

Cyber Defence
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Defence in the South West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Defence in the South West

Cyber Defence
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 Cyber Defence within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Bristol -16 7 £47,500 +75.93%
Somerset - 3 £22,500 -
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Defence 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 Cyber Defence.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (40.00%) RSA Archer
4 4 (40.00%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) RSA enVision
4 4 (40.00%) Event Correlation
4 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (40.00%) Snort
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Trend Micro
4 4 (40.00%) LogLogic
4 4 (40.00%) GPG13
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP

Cyber Defence
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Event Correlation
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) GCIA
3 1 (10.00%) GSEC
3 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Snort
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (40.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (40.00%) RSA Archer
2 4 (40.00%) RSA enVision
2 4 (40.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (40.00%) LogLogic
2 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
2 4 (40.00%) Trend Micro
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco