Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 284 304 341
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 32 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.24% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.91% 1.90% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 5
South West median annual salary £52,500 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% +2.17% +91.67%
10th Percentile £18,500 £42,500 £30,550
90th Percentile £66,250 £76,375 £75,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 1,098 1,313 1,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.26% 12.84% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 884 968 867
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,825 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 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
Dorset - 9 £57,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 8 £62,500 -1.96%
Bristol +23 6 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Wiltshire 0 6 £21,500 -71.33% 1
Somerset +1 1 £34,000 -47.69%
Devon -8 1 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 22 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (65.63%) Information Security
3 17 (53.13%) CISSP
4 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
5 12 (37.50%) CISA
5 12 (37.50%) ITIL
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) CISM
7 10 (31.25%) GDPR
7 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (31.25%) NIST
7 10 (31.25%) Public Sector
8 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
8 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (28.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (25.00%) Office 365
9 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (21.88%) Apple
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (21.88%) Degree
11 6 (18.75%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (18.75%) Project Management
11 6 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence

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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.13%) AWS
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Public Sector
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) IT Support
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Security Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (15.63%) IT Technician
3 5 (15.63%) Junior
3 5 (15.63%) Junior IT Support
3 5 (15.63%) Junior IT Technician
3 5 (15.63%) Junior Support Technician
3 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Mac OS
3 3 (9.38%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
9 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Internal Audit
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 4 (12.50%) Office Automation
10 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) CISA
3 10 (31.25%) CISM
4 8 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) CRISC
6 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (31.25%) GDPR
2 10 (31.25%) NIST
3 9 (28.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
4 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (6.25%) NCSC
6 2 (6.25%) QA
6 2 (6.25%) RMADS
7 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Apple
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.25%) Snow
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.13%) iManage
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk