Period
to 21 May 2019

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

Cybersecurity
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 121 94
Rank change year-on-year +67 -27 -44
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 514 283 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.27% 2.67% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 2.89% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 372 224 261
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,675 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.74% - -4.17%

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 8,953 9,779 9,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.83% 92.12% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6,953 8,036 7,675
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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
Gloucestershire +9 198 £55,000 +22.22% 32
Bristol +77 179 £50,000 +6.38% 16
Wiltshire +77 118 £60,000 +5.26% 7
Dorset -15 11 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Cornwall +35 2 - -
Somerset -7 2 £56,250 +47.81% 3
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 206 (40.08%) Security Cleared
2 151 (29.38%) C
3 142 (27.63%) Information Security
3 142 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (24.90%) Linux
5 118 (22.96%) Degree
6 108 (21.01%) Software Engineering
6 108 (21.01%) SC Cleared
7 99 (19.26%) Information Assurance
7 99 (19.26%) IT Strategy
8 91 (17.70%) Windows
8 91 (17.70%) C++
9 90 (17.51%) Management Information System
10 88 (17.12%) Finance
11 86 (16.73%) Project Management
11 86 (16.73%) DV Cleared
12 83 (16.15%) CISSP
13 79 (15.37%) Python
14 78 (15.18%) Firewall
15 73 (14.20%) Microsoft
16 65 (12.65%) Big Data
17 62 (12.06%) TOGAF
18 61 (11.87%) ITIL
19 60 (11.67%) Java
19 60 (11.67%) Systems Engineering
20 59 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
20 59 (11.48%) Security Architecture
21 58 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
21 58 (11.28%) SIEM
22 57 (11.09%) Network Security

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 19 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.95%) Apache
4 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.78%) Confluence
7 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (2.14%) SaaS
4 10 (1.95%) Office 365
5 6 (1.17%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (15.18%) Firewall
2 57 (11.09%) Network Security
3 43 (8.37%) Internet
4 40 (7.78%) TCP/IP
5 23 (4.47%) DNS
6 21 (4.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (2.92%) WAN
8 12 (2.33%) DHCP
9 11 (2.14%) VPN
10 10 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.95%) SAN
10 10 (1.95%) Unified Communications
11 9 (1.75%) Sourcefire
11 9 (1.75%) VLAN
12 7 (1.36%) LAN
12 7 (1.36%) SMTP
13 6 (1.17%) HTTP
13 6 (1.17%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.97%) NAS
14 5 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.65%) Big Data
2 9 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.36%) MySQL
5 6 (1.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (6.03%) JIRA
2 27 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.89%) Bitbucket
3 20 (3.89%) git-flow
4 13 (2.53%) Bitbucket Server
5 12 (2.33%) Selenium
6 7 (1.36%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.17%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.97%) JUnit
8 5 (0.97%) Subversion
9 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.78%) CodeSonar
9 4 (0.78%) JMeter
9 4 (0.78%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.58%) Redmine
11 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (17.12%) Finance
2 28 (5.45%) Retail
3 26 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.67%) Banking
5 23 (4.47%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.89%) Electronics
7 18 (3.50%) Local Government
7 18 (3.50%) Marketing
8 11 (2.14%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.95%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (22.18%) Architect
2 66 (12.84%) Consultant
3 64 (12.45%) Solutions Architect
4 61 (11.87%) Analyst
5 55 (10.70%) Software Engineer
6 53 (10.31%) Security Architect
7 38 (7.39%) Security Analyst
8 34 (6.61%) Security Manager
9 29 (5.64%) Developer
9 29 (5.64%) Security Engineer
10 27 (5.25%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 24 (4.67%) C++ Software Engineer
12 24 (4.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 24 (4.67%) Security Solutions Architect
13 23 (4.47%) Security Consultant
14 21 (4.09%) IT Architect
15 20 (3.89%) IT Security Architect
15 20 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
16 18 (3.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.47%) JSON
2 20 (3.89%) Web Services
3 19 (3.70%) SOAP
4 17 (3.31%) .NET
4 17 (3.31%) STL
4 17 (3.31%) XML
5 15 (2.92%) HTML
5 15 (2.92%) Node.js
6 14 (2.72%) JSP
6 14 (2.72%) REST
7 13 (2.53%) RESTful
8 12 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.33%) Spring
8 12 (2.33%) Yocto
9 11 (2.14%) CSS
9 11 (2.14%) React
9 11 (2.14%) Vue.js
10 10 (1.95%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.95%) LDAP
10 10 (1.95%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.51%) Management Information System
2 55 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.37%) Internet of Things
4 34 (6.61%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (4.09%) Cyber Warfare
6 20 (3.89%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (3.11%) Cybercrime
8 14 (2.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 13 (2.53%) CESG
9 13 (2.53%) Fintech
10 12 (2.33%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.95%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (1.36%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
14 6 (1.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 6 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.97%) Cyberattack
15 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (24.90%) Linux
2 91 (17.70%) Windows
3 33 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.70%) Unix
4 19 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (2.14%) Android
7 10 (1.95%) CentOS
8 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.17%) Debian
10 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
1 142 (27.63%) Information Security
2 108 (21.01%) Software Engineering
3 99 (19.26%) Information Assurance
3 99 (19.26%) IT Strategy
4 86 (16.73%) Project Management
5 62 (12.06%) TOGAF
6 61 (11.87%) ITIL
7 60 (11.67%) Systems Engineering
8 59 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 59 (11.48%) Security Architecture
9 58 (11.28%) SIEM
9 58 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
11 48 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (8.95%) Scrum
12 46 (8.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 43 (8.37%) Acceptance Criteria
13 43 (8.37%) Business Analysis
13 43 (8.37%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 151 (29.38%) C
2 91 (17.70%) C++
3 79 (15.37%) Python
4 60 (11.67%) Java
5 50 (9.73%) Bash Shell
6 49 (9.53%) PowerShell
7 43 (8.37%) Embedded C
8 41 (7.98%) Embedded C++
9 27 (5.25%) C#
10 24 (4.67%) JavaScript
11 15 (2.92%) SQL
12 11 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.95%) Perl
14 9 (1.75%) Scala
15 8 (1.56%) PHP
16 7 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.78%) Ruby
18 3 (0.58%) Korn
19 1 (0.19%) R
19 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (40.08%) Security Cleared
2 118 (22.96%) Degree
3 108 (21.01%) SC Cleared
4 86 (16.73%) DV Cleared
5 83 (16.15%) CISSP
6 55 (10.70%) CISM
7 28 (5.45%) CISA
8 27 (5.25%) SSCP
9 26 (5.06%) CESG Certified Professional
10 23 (4.47%) CCNA
10 23 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (4.28%) GIAC
11 22 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (3.89%) APMP
12 20 (3.89%) Network+ Certification
13 19 (3.70%) SANS
14 15 (2.92%) CEH
14 15 (2.92%) CompTIA Security+
14 15 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (1.95%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 40 (7.78%) JSP 440
3 39 (7.59%) HMG Infosec
4 35 (6.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (5.64%) PCI DSS
6 26 (5.06%) GDPR
7 6 (1.17%) QA
8 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.78%) SLA
10 2 (0.39%) COBIT
10 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.50%) Docker
4 13 (2.53%) vSphere
5 10 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.56%) Snort
7 7 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.58%) NFS
10 3 (0.58%) Samba
10 3 (0.58%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.39%) Firmware
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.39%) XenApp
11 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (2.72%) Puppet
2 12 (2.33%) SCCM
3 10 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.95%) SCOM
4 7 (1.36%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 6 (1.17%) Ansible
5 6 (1.17%) Nessus
5 6 (1.17%) QRadar
5 6 (1.17%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.78%) CASB
6 4 (0.78%) Salt
7 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.58%) Nagios
8 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.39%) SCSM
8 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 73 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.39%) Cisco
3 29 (5.64%) VMware
4 26 (5.06%) SAP
5 23 (4.47%) Splunk
6 17 (3.31%) LogRhythm
7 10 (1.95%) NetApp
8 9 (1.75%) ArcSight
8 9 (1.75%) Oracle
9 7 (1.36%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.36%) Google
10 6 (1.17%) Meraki
11 5 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.97%) Forcepoint
11 5 (0.97%) McAfee
12 4 (0.78%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.78%) HP
12 4 (0.78%) Juniper
12 4 (0.78%) NetScout
12 4 (0.78%) Symantec