Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > South West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 208 308 322
Rank change year-on-year +100 +14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 15 26 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.87% 2.07% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 16
Median annual salary £45,106 £49,750 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% -21.96% +10.87%
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £66,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% -13.04% +2.68%

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 523 1,255 1,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.05% 12.40% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 367 916 1,008
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,875 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.00% - +2.04%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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
Bristol +86 7 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Cornwall - 4 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire +43 2 - - 2
Dorset +38 1 £65,000 +1.96% 3
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 10 (66.67%) CISSP
1 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) NIST
3 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (46.67%) CISM
3 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) OSCP
4 6 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (33.33%) AWS
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Time Management
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (26.67%) BCP
6 4 (26.67%) Legal
6 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (26.67%) CEH
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (26.67%) GDPR
6 4 (26.67%) NCSC
6 4 (26.67%) ISO 31000
6 4 (26.67%) Creative Thinking

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 (13.33%) nginx
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) AWS
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Junior DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (26.67%) BCP
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (26.67%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (26.67%) Data Privacy
5 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (26.67%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (20.00%) OWASP
6 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISM
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) OSCP
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) CEH
5 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (13.33%) CCSP
7 2 (13.33%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (13.33%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
7 2 (13.33%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (13.33%) ECSA
7 2 (13.33%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) NIST
3 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (26.67%) GDPR
5 4 (26.67%) ISO 22301
5 4 (26.67%) ISO 31000
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (26.67%) NCSC
6 2 (13.33%) IASME
7 1 (6.67%) Def Stans
7 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
7 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
7 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Infor
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft