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

Security Monitoring
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 301 322
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21 +12
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 51 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 16
South West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £49,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% -10.83% +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 9,606 9,527 9,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.85% 92.15% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,909 7,897 8,221
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +5 32 £55,000 +46.67% 5
Bristol +3 12 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Gloucestershire +16 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 36 (70.59%) VMware
1 36 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Linux
3 31 (60.78%) PowerShell
3 31 (60.78%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (56.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (54.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 27 (52.94%) Data Protection
6 27 (52.94%) Firewall
7 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
7 26 (50.98%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (50.98%) Windows Server
8 25 (49.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 25 (49.02%) vRealize
8 25 (49.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
10 21 (41.18%) Unified Communications
10 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (41.18%) SCCM
10 21 (41.18%) SCOM
10 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
10 21 (41.18%) Cisco
10 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
11 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
11 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Project
11 20 (39.22%) Blackberry
11 20 (39.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (39.22%) Project Management
11 20 (39.22%) TOGAF

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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (39.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (60.78%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (21.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (21.57%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (21.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 27 (52.94%) Firewall
3 21 (41.18%) Unified Communications
4 20 (39.22%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (23.53%) Network Security
6 6 (11.76%) VPN
7 5 (9.80%) VSAN
8 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) HTTP
8 2 (3.92%) SMS
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Architect
1 21 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Lead Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 11 (21.57%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Operations Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Security Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Security Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Design Leader
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
7 5 (9.80%) VMware Architect
7 5 (9.80%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (39.22%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Linux
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (39.22%) Windows 10
4 20 (39.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (52.94%) Data Protection
3 26 (50.98%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (39.22%) ArchiMate
4 20 (39.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
4 20 (39.22%) Project Management
4 20 (39.22%) TOGAF
5 16 (31.37%) MODAF
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
7 11 (21.57%) ITIL
7 11 (21.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
7 11 (21.57%) Task Automation
8 9 (17.65%) Information Security
9 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
10 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) PowerShell
2 16 (31.37%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) Ruby
4 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 20 (39.22%) TOGAF Certification
3 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
4 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.84%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
3 25 (49.02%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (21.57%) VMware Server
5 8 (15.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) vRealize
2 21 (41.18%) SCCM
2 21 (41.18%) SCOM
3 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (21.57%) Puppet
4 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
4 6 (11.76%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) VMware
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 6 (11.76%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.96%) Qualys