Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 296 332
Rank change year-on-year +25 +36 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 60 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 33 20
South West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -6.74%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £52,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -20.83% +14.29%

Security Monitoring 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 9,506 9,262 9,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.51% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,639 8,217
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,870
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Security Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in the South West

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in the South West

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the South West

Security Monitoring
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 Security Monitoring within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Wiltshire +17 47 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Bristol +14 10 £45,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Dorset - 1 £57,500 -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 49 (81.67%) VMware
1 49 (81.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (73.33%) Data Protection
2 44 (73.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 43 (71.67%) Technical Architecture
4 42 (70.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 42 (70.00%) vRealize
4 42 (70.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 41 (68.33%) Security Cleared
6 35 (58.33%) Linux
7 34 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (55.00%) Windows
9 32 (53.33%) Firewall
9 32 (53.33%) PowerShell
10 31 (51.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
11 27 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
12 26 (43.33%) Unified Communications
12 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (43.33%) SCCM
12 26 (43.33%) SCOM
12 26 (43.33%) Cisco
12 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
12 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
13 25 (41.67%) PRINCE2
13 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
13 25 (41.67%) Blackberry
13 25 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (41.67%) Project Management

Security Monitoring
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 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 25 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (11.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 31 (51.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (43.33%) Unified Communications
4 25 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 17 (28.33%) VSAN
6 8 (13.33%) Network Security
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (5.00%) HTTP
8 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.33%) SSL
10 1 (1.67%) DNS
10 1 (1.67%) SMS
10 1 (1.67%) tcpdump
10 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (63.33%) Architect
1 38 (63.33%) Solutions Architect
2 21 (35.00%) Lead Architect
2 21 (35.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 17 (28.33%) VMware Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Design Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Operational Security Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Operations Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Information Manager
10 1 (1.67%) Information Security Manager
10 1 (1.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (41.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 33 (55.00%) Windows
3 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (41.67%) Windows 10
5 25 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Data Protection
1 44 (73.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 43 (71.67%) Technical Architecture
3 25 (41.67%) ArchiMate
3 25 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 25 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 25 (41.67%) Project Management
3 25 (41.67%) TOGAF
4 21 (35.00%) MODAF
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.67%) DevOps
6 7 (11.67%) Information Security
6 7 (11.67%) ITIL
6 7 (11.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Task Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (13.33%) Python
4 7 (11.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (68.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (41.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.67%) CISM
6 1 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.33%) GDPR
3 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (81.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (70.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (11.67%) VMware Server
5 5 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 42 (70.00%) vRealize
2 26 (43.33%) SCCM
2 26 (43.33%) SCOM
3 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.67%) Puppet
4 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (6.67%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 49 (81.67%) VMware
2 26 (43.33%) Cisco
2 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.67%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.00%) Qualys
5 2 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Splunk