Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 126 52
Rank change year-on-year +23 -74 +123
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 325 278 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.99% 2.65% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.90% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 262 199 373
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,850 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £74,000 £74,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,902 9,589 9,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.00% 91.52% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,145 7,908 8,259
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South West over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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 +11 165 £47,500 - 24
Bristol 0 88 £47,000 +1.62% 27
Dorset - 34 £35,000 - 10
Wiltshire +4 15 £56,000 +31.76% 6
Somerset +29 9 £38,055 -21.94% 3
Cornwall -22 6 £18,495 -66.37% 1
Devon +14 2 £31,503 -6.66% 8
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 153 (47.08%) Security Cleared
2 113 (34.77%) C
3 97 (29.85%) Python
4 96 (29.54%) Linux
5 92 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (27.38%) SC Cleared
7 87 (26.77%) Windows
8 76 (23.38%) C++
9 74 (22.77%) DV Cleared
10 73 (22.46%) Software Engineering
11 70 (21.54%) Java
12 64 (19.69%) Degree
13 61 (18.77%) C#
14 58 (17.85%) JavaScript
15 52 (16.00%) Finance
16 50 (15.38%) TCP/IP
17 47 (14.46%) CISSP
18 46 (14.15%) Information Security
19 45 (13.85%) Firewall
20 42 (12.92%) Test Automation
21 36 (11.08%) Bash Shell
21 36 (11.08%) .NET
22 35 (10.77%) HTML
23 32 (9.85%) JIRA
24 31 (9.54%) Collaborative Working
25 30 (9.23%) Docker
25 30 (9.23%) Unix
26 29 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
26 29 (8.92%) Puppet
27 28 (8.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Cybersecurity
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 17 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.92%) Confluence
3 9 (2.77%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.92%) Apache
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.23%) Office 365
3 4 (1.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 45 (13.85%) Firewall
3 27 (8.31%) DNS
3 27 (8.31%) Network Security
4 26 (8.00%) HTTP
5 25 (7.69%) SNMP
6 21 (6.46%) SSL
7 19 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (4.31%) Internet
9 11 (3.38%) IPsec
9 11 (3.38%) VLAN
9 11 (3.38%) VPN
10 10 (3.08%) DHCP
11 9 (2.77%) SMTP
11 9 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.46%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.46%) FCoE
12 8 (2.46%) IPv4
13 7 (2.15%) IPv6
13 7 (2.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.38%) Big Data
3 17 (5.23%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.38%) Apache Hive
5 10 (3.08%) MySQL
6 4 (1.23%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.23%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.62%) OrientDB
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 32 (9.85%) JIRA
2 23 (7.08%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.62%) Selenium
4 13 (4.00%) JUnit
5 12 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.69%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (3.38%) Robot Framework
7 9 (2.77%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.46%) CodeSonar
8 8 (2.46%) git-flow
8 8 (2.46%) Redmine
9 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.54%) Maven
10 4 (1.23%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.31%) RSpec
12 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (16.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.62%) Games
3 12 (3.69%) Law
4 11 (3.38%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.46%) Marketing
5 8 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.85%) Banking
6 6 (1.85%) Electronics
6 6 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.92%) Military
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (14.77%) Developer
1 48 (14.77%) Security Engineer
2 46 (14.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 43 (13.23%) Software Engineer
4 35 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
5 33 (10.15%) Analyst
6 31 (9.54%) Consultant
7 21 (6.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 19 (5.85%) Security Consultant
9 18 (5.54%) Architect
9 18 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (5.23%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.23%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 17 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (4.92%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.92%) Senior Security Engineer
12 15 (4.62%) Test Engineer
13 14 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (4.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.08%) .NET
2 35 (10.77%) HTML
3 28 (8.62%) CSS
4 25 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 24 (7.38%) Spring
6 21 (6.46%) Node.js
7 19 (5.85%) EJB
8 17 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (5.23%) STL
8 17 (5.23%) XML
9 16 (4.92%) J2EE
10 14 (4.31%) AngularJS
10 14 (4.31%) JSF
11 13 (4.00%) Django
11 13 (4.00%) Java EE
12 9 (2.77%) REST
13 8 (2.46%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.46%) LAMP
13 8 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.62%) Computer Science
1 28 (8.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 21 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.54%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (5.23%) Fintech
6 16 (4.92%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (4.00%) Cyber Warfare
8 11 (3.38%) Cybercrime
9 9 (2.77%) Device Driver
10 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.85%) CESG
11 6 (1.85%) Cyberattack
11 6 (1.85%) iPhone
11 6 (1.85%) PKI
11 6 (1.85%) VHDL
12 5 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (29.54%) Linux
2 87 (26.77%) Windows
3 30 (9.23%) Unix
4 25 (7.69%) Android
5 24 (7.38%) CentOS
6 19 (5.85%) Apple iOS
7 13 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (2.77%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.85%) Solaris
10 6 (1.85%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.62%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.31%) Debian
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (22.46%) Software Engineering
3 46 (14.15%) Information Security
4 42 (12.92%) Test Automation
5 31 (9.54%) Collaborative Working
6 29 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
7 27 (8.31%) UML
8 24 (7.38%) Web Development
9 23 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (7.08%) Mentoring
9 23 (7.08%) Reverse Engineering
10 22 (6.77%) SIEM
10 22 (6.77%) Test Strategy
10 22 (6.77%) User Stories
11 21 (6.46%) Information Assurance
11 21 (6.46%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (6.15%) Project Management
13 19 (5.85%) Open Source
14 18 (5.54%) Scrum
14 18 (5.54%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.77%) C
2 97 (29.85%) Python
3 76 (23.38%) C++
4 70 (21.54%) Java
5 61 (18.77%) C#
6 58 (17.85%) JavaScript
7 36 (11.08%) Bash Shell
8 24 (7.38%) Perl
9 19 (5.85%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.85%) SQL
10 16 (4.92%) Embedded C
11 15 (4.62%) Objective-C
12 14 (4.31%) Embedded C++
12 14 (4.31%) PHP
13 10 (3.08%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.46%) Korn
15 6 (1.85%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.54%) Ruby
17 4 (1.23%) Tcl
18 3 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (47.08%) Security Cleared
2 89 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 74 (22.77%) DV Cleared
4 64 (19.69%) Degree
5 47 (14.46%) CISSP
6 25 (7.69%) GIAC
7 24 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (6.15%) CCNA
9 19 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (5.54%) SANS
11 17 (5.23%) CompTIA Security+
11 17 (5.23%) Linux+ Certification
11 17 (5.23%) MCSE
11 17 (5.23%) Network+ Certification
11 17 (5.23%) SSCP
12 15 (4.62%) CESG Certified Professional
13 12 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (3.38%) CISM
15 8 (2.46%) CEH
16 6 (1.85%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.69%) GDPR
3 11 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (3.08%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.77%) ISO 9001
6 7 (2.15%) QA
7 6 (1.85%) JSP 440
7 6 (1.85%) RMADS
8 4 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (1.23%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.92%) ISO 31000
9 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (9.23%) Docker
2 12 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.46%) NFS
4 8 (2.46%) Samba
4 8 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.46%) VMware NSX
4 8 (2.46%) vSphere
5 3 (0.92%) pfSense
6 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (8.92%) Puppet
2 11 (3.38%) Ansible
3 10 (3.08%) vCenter Server
4 8 (2.46%) Nagios
4 8 (2.46%) Nessus
4 8 (2.46%) Salt
5 6 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.92%) SCCM
8 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.62%) Endace
8 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 27 (8.31%) Cisco
2 22 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.46%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.92%) EMC
4 16 (4.92%) VMware
5 11 (3.38%) Juniper
5 11 (3.38%) McAfee
5 11 (3.38%) Palo Alto
5 11 (3.38%) SolarWinds
6 8 (2.46%) NetApp
6 8 (2.46%) Splunk
7 7 (2.15%) NetScout
7 7 (2.15%) NetWitness
8 6 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.54%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.54%) HP
10 4 (1.23%) Altera
10 4 (1.23%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (1.23%) SAP
10 4 (1.23%) Xilinx