Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 319 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.010% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.090% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
South West median annual salary £60,000 £20,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +192.68% - -
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +27.66% +6.82%

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,288 1,110 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.69% 10.86% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 942 854 1,024
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South West

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South West

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the South West

Cyber Essentials PLUS
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 Essentials PLUS within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 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 - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £75,000 -
Devon - 2 £45,000 -
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 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 Essentials PLUS.

1 8 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) GDPR
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) SIEM
4 3 (37.50%) GPEN
4 3 (37.50%) OSCP
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (37.50%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) GIAC
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking

Cyber Essentials PLUS
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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Storage Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CEH
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (37.50%) GIAC
2 3 (37.50%) GPEN
2 3 (37.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (62.50%) GDPR
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Apple