Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 328 331
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 25 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.040% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.93% 0.37% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 8
South West median annual salary £67,500 £64,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.25% +85.00% -32.69%
10th Percentile £53,750 £50,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £75,850 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -16.98%

Cyber Essentials 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 1,297 1,074 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.58% 10.61% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 959 824 1,038
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.47%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £66,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the South West

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in the South West

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the South West over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in the South West

Cyber Essentials
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 October 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 +29 12 £67,500 -8.16% 1
Bristol - 5 £57,500 - 1
Somerset +38 4 £65,000 +13.04%
Wiltshire - 3 £75,000 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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.

1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 18 (72.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (64.00%) CISSP
4 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (52.00%) GDPR
6 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
7 8 (32.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (32.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (28.00%) CISMP
8 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (20.00%) Google
10 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (20.00%) CISM
11 4 (16.00%) Firewall
11 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
11 4 (16.00%) GIAC
11 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (16.00%) CEH
11 4 (16.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (16.00%) DevOps
11 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) SIEM
11 4 (16.00%) GPEN
11 4 (16.00%) OSCP
11 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Cyber Essentials
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 14 (56.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
3 2 (8.00%) Information Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) NHS
4 2 (8.00%) Smart City
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (16.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) SIEM
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (12.00%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 7 (28.00%) CISMP
4 5 (20.00%) CISM
5 4 (16.00%) CEH
5 4 (16.00%) GIAC
5 4 (16.00%) GPEN
5 4 (16.00%) OSCP
6 3 (12.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) MCSA
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (72.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (52.00%) GDPR
3 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (32.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Sun