Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > South West
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 320 343
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.032% 0.060% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.47% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
South West median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +229.27% -
10th Percentile £66,000 £42,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £77,500 £21,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +26.32%

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 1,049 1,288 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.09% 12.95% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 861 946 889
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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
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 8 December 2019. 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 -13 2 £75,000 +25.00%
Bristol - 1 £65,000 - 1
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) Behavioural Change
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Psychology
2 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Security
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Behavioural Change
1 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Psychology
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) iManage
1 1 (33.33%) VMware