Cyber Defence Jobs in the South West

Cyber Defence
England > South West

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Defence in permanent job vacancies in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cyber Defence over the 6 months leading up to 18 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
18 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 246 238 177
Rank change year-on-year -8 -61 +104
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Defence 49 17 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.26% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.65% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 6
10th Percentile £94,000 £65,490 £44,375
25th Percentile £102,500 £79,349 £48,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £92,169 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.92% +36.55% +22.73%
75th Percentile £107,500 £97,290 £91,250
90th Percentile - - £106,250
England median annual salary £90,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +44.00% +8.70% -17.86%

All Generic Skills
South West

Cyber Defence falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in the South West.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,022 2,620 3,703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 28.61% 40.63% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,073 1,394 1,845
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £30,241
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,031 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £73,675
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Cyber Defence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cyber Defence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Defence in the South West over the 6 months to 18 June 2024.

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 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol - 20 £105,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 18 £70,000 - 4
Gloucestershire -22 11 - - 9
Cyber Defence
England

Cyber Defence
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) Network Security
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.04%) Git
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (53.06%) Aerospace
2 20 (40.82%) Military
2 20 (40.82%) Social Skills
3 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Consultant
1 20 (40.82%) Security Consultant
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Senior
3 3 (6.12%) Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Senior Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Analyst
4 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Programme Management Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.04%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (20.41%) Operational Technology
3 4 (8.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.04%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile
2 30 (61.22%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (51.02%) SIEM
4 23 (46.94%) Security Architecture
5 22 (44.90%) Information Security
6 20 (40.82%) Security Operations
7 18 (36.73%) Coaching
7 18 (36.73%) Mentoring
7 18 (36.73%) Programme Management
7 18 (36.73%) Resource Management
7 18 (36.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 13 (26.53%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
9 10 (20.41%) Actionable Insight
9 10 (20.41%) Digital Forensics
9 10 (20.41%) Malware Analysis
9 10 (20.41%) OSINT
9 10 (20.41%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Python
2 10 (20.41%) Bash
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (79.59%) Security Cleared
2 25 (51.02%) DV Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) NIST
2 20 (40.82%) NIST 800
3 3 (6.12%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (6.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (6.12%) JSP 440
3 3 (6.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Splunk
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
2 2 (4.08%) Tanium
2 2 (4.08%) Tripwire