Cybersecurity Jobs in the South West

Cybersecurity
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 22 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 27 38 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 617 495 487
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.56% 7.36% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 7.79% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 473 254 248
10th Percentile £41,500 £35,000 £34,775
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%
75th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £97,250 £83,375 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,782 6,356 7,862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 82.74% 94.56% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,594 3,506 5,011
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £30,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,213 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.77% +6.00% +9.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,650 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South West.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South West over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +7 281 £68,500 +5.38% 48
Gloucestershire +21 169 £56,250 +2.27% 31
Wiltshire -13 65 £65,000 -10.34% 17
Dorset +9 42 £47,500 -10.38% 11
Devon -7 35 £55,173 +54.79% 9
Somerset +1 22 £49,898 -20.16% 12
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.43%) IIS
2 14 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Exchange
4 7 (1.13%) Apache
5 5 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.81%) Luigi
6 4 (0.65%) Confluence
6 4 (0.65%) Jupyter
6 4 (0.65%) Site Server
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Primavera
2 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 86 (13.94%) Azure
2 58 (9.40%) AWS
3 32 (5.19%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (3.24%) SaaS
5 18 (2.92%) GCP
6 15 (2.43%) Entra ID
7 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.13%) PaaS
9 6 (0.97%) IaaS
9 6 (0.97%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.81%) Snowflake
11 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.65%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (0.65%) GitHub
11 4 (0.65%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.49%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (0.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.49%) OCI
12 3 (0.49%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.53%) Network Security
2 57 (9.24%) Firewall
3 21 (3.40%) WAN
4 19 (3.08%) LAN
4 19 (3.08%) VPN
5 18 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (2.43%) SD-WAN
7 13 (2.11%) VSAN
8 11 (1.78%) Internet
9 10 (1.62%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (1.13%) Wireless
12 6 (0.97%) BGP
12 6 (0.97%) MPLS
12 6 (0.97%) VLAN
12 6 (0.97%) VPLS
13 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.49%) SAN
15 2 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.11%) Big Data
2 8 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.97%) Data Lake
4 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.81%) Bigtable
5 5 (0.81%) CouchDB
5 5 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.81%) Redis
5 5 (0.81%) RethinkDB
5 5 (0.81%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Power BI
8 1 (0.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Git
2 11 (1.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.49%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.49%) Cypress.io
3 3 (0.49%) JIRA
3 3 (0.49%) Selenium
3 3 (0.49%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.32%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.32%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.16%) GCC
5 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 118 (19.12%) Social Skills
2 104 (16.86%) Finance
3 67 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (7.78%) Military
5 45 (7.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 37 (6.00%) Law
7 36 (5.83%) Aerospace
8 24 (3.89%) Public Sector
9 23 (3.73%) Banking
10 18 (2.92%) Retail
11 17 (2.76%) Aviation
12 11 (1.78%) Influencing Skills
13 10 (1.62%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.62%) Legal
13 10 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (1.46%) Games
15 8 (1.30%) Marketing
16 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.81%) Electronics
18 3 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (22.20%) Consultant
2 133 (21.56%) Senior
3 124 (20.10%) Security Consultant
4 77 (12.48%) Software Engineer
5 68 (11.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 53 (8.59%) Analyst
7 51 (8.27%) Lead
8 50 (8.10%) Embedded Engineer
8 50 (8.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 47 (7.62%) Security Manager
10 46 (7.46%) Architect
11 39 (6.32%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 39 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
12 37 (6.00%) Security Analyst
13 36 (5.83%) Security Architect
14 33 (5.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 32 (5.19%) Information Manager
15 32 (5.19%) Information Security Manager
16 31 (5.02%) Senior Analyst
17 30 (4.86%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.94%) CSS
2 11 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (1.46%) HTML
3 9 (1.46%) Pandas
3 9 (1.46%) React
4 8 (1.30%) ModSecurity
5 7 (1.13%) .NET
6 6 (0.97%) OpenID
6 6 (0.97%) PySpark
7 5 (0.81%) REST
7 5 (0.81%) SQLAlchemy
8 4 (0.65%) .NET Core
8 4 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.65%) Flash
8 4 (0.65%) NumPy
8 4 (0.65%) PyTorch
8 4 (0.65%) scikit-learn
8 4 (0.65%) SpaCy
8 4 (0.65%) Statsmodels
8 4 (0.65%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.97%) Cyberattack
2 41 (6.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.70%) Cyber Defence
5 21 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.08%) Cyber Threat
6 19 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.59%) Operational Technology
8 15 (2.43%) CESG
9 14 (2.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 13 (2.11%) Product Ownership
11 11 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.78%) Security Posture
12 10 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.13%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.81%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.81%) Clustering
14 5 (0.81%) Cyber Security Posture
14 5 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.37%) Linux
2 75 (12.16%) Windows
3 50 (8.10%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.62%) Unix
6 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.32%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (19.61%) Risk Management
2 97 (15.72%) Information Assurance
3 88 (14.26%) Information Security
4 86 (13.94%) Software Engineering
5 81 (13.13%) Agile
6 79 (12.80%) Security Operations
7 66 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (10.21%) SIEM
9 60 (9.72%) Incident Response
9 60 (9.72%) Mentoring
10 54 (8.75%) Security Architecture
11 46 (7.46%) Computer Science
12 44 (7.13%) Incident Management
13 43 (6.97%) Penetration Testing
14 41 (6.65%) Project Delivery
15 40 (6.48%) Vulnerability Management
16 39 (6.32%) Machine Learning
17 38 (6.16%) Coaching
17 38 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (5.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (21.88%) Python
2 95 (15.40%) Bash
3 68 (11.02%) C
4 53 (8.59%) Rust
5 50 (8.10%) Embedded C
6 34 (5.51%) SQL
7 21 (3.40%) Java
8 19 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.76%) JavaScript
10 15 (2.43%) C#
11 13 (2.11%) C++
12 5 (0.81%) R
12 5 (0.81%) Scala
13 4 (0.65%) Perl
14 1 (0.16%) Go
14 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.16%) PHP
14 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 281 (45.54%) Security Cleared
2 120 (19.45%) SC Cleared
3 94 (15.24%) CISSP
4 79 (12.80%) Degree
5 78 (12.64%) DV Cleared
6 73 (11.83%) CISM
7 53 (8.59%) CRISC
8 37 (6.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 31 (5.02%) CISA
10 20 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (2.92%) Master's Degree
12 17 (2.76%) CISMP
13 15 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (1.94%) IISP
15 11 (1.78%) CHECK Team Member
15 11 (1.78%) CompTIA CySA+
15 11 (1.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 11 (1.78%) OSCP
16 10 (1.62%) CEH
16 10 (1.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (15.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (14.42%) NIST
3 44 (7.13%) NCSC
4 37 (6.00%) JSP 440
5 30 (4.86%) NIST 800
6 26 (4.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 22 (3.57%) GDPR
8 17 (2.76%) PCI DSS
9 14 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 14 (2.27%) RMADS
10 13 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (1.62%) Accessibility
12 8 (1.30%) GRC
13 7 (1.13%) DO-254
13 7 (1.13%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.81%) SOC 1
15 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.65%) JTAG
16 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.89%) vSphere
4 19 (3.08%) Docker
5 8 (1.30%) Firmware
5 8 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.65%) NFS
6 4 (0.65%) RACF
6 4 (0.65%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.73%) Ansible
2 20 (3.24%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.92%) WSUS
4 15 (2.43%) Puppet
5 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (2.11%) vCenter Server
6 12 (1.94%) CASB
7 9 (1.46%) Terraform
8 5 (0.81%) Nagios
9 4 (0.65%) Grafana
10 3 (0.49%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.49%) SCOM
11 2 (0.32%) Nmap
11 2 (0.32%) SCCM
12 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 80 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.19%) VMware
3 25 (4.05%) Cisco
4 12 (1.94%) Google
4 12 (1.94%) Tanium
5 11 (1.78%) SolarWinds
5 11 (1.78%) Tripwire
6 8 (1.30%) Salesforce
7 7 (1.13%) Databricks
8 6 (0.97%) Apple
8 6 (0.97%) Juniper
8 6 (0.97%) PagerDuty
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle
9 5 (0.81%) Splunk
10 4 (0.65%) CyberArk
10 4 (0.65%) Dataiku
10 4 (0.65%) Intel
10 4 (0.65%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (0.65%) Siemens
10 4 (0.65%) Xilinx