Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 317 325
Rank change year-on-year +59 +8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 65 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 61 25 23
South West median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +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 9,287 9,352 9,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.64% 91.32% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,363 7,679 8,193
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +31 51 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Bristol +18 12 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £58,750 -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 53 (81.54%) VMware
1 53 (81.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (73.85%) Data Protection
2 48 (73.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 47 (72.31%) Technical Architecture
3 47 (72.31%) Security Cleared
3 47 (72.31%) Hybrid Cloud
3 47 (72.31%) vRealize
3 47 (72.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 31 (47.69%) Linux
4 31 (47.69%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (46.15%) Firewall
6 29 (44.62%) Windows
7 27 (41.54%) VSAN
8 26 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (36.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
12 20 (30.77%) Windows 7
12 20 (30.77%) Unified Communications
12 20 (30.77%) ArchiMate
12 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (30.77%) Windows 10
12 20 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 20 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
12 20 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
12 20 (30.77%) TOGAF
12 20 (30.77%) SCCM
12 20 (30.77%) SCOM
12 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Project

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 20 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 20 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (47.69%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) Firewall
2 27 (41.54%) VSAN
3 24 (36.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
4 20 (30.77%) Unified Communications
5 6 (9.23%) Network Security
6 5 (7.69%) HTTP
6 5 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (7.69%) SSL
6 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.15%) VPN
8 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Architect
1 44 (67.69%) Solutions Architect
2 25 (38.46%) VMware Architect
3 17 (26.15%) Lead Architect
3 17 (26.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Security Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Design Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Operational Security Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Operations Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (72.31%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Linux
2 29 (44.62%) Windows
3 20 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 20 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 20 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Data Protection
1 48 (73.85%) Enterprise Architecture
2 47 (72.31%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (30.77%) ArchiMate
3 20 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
3 20 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 20 (30.77%) Project Management
3 20 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 15 (23.08%) MODAF
5 9 (13.85%) Security Operations
6 8 (12.31%) SIEM
7 7 (10.77%) Task Automation
8 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.23%) DevOps
8 6 (9.23%) Information Security
8 6 (9.23%) OWASP
8 6 (9.23%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.23%) Python
3 6 (9.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) TOGAF Certification
4 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CISSP
6 2 (3.08%) CISM
6 2 (3.08%) SANS
7 1 (1.54%) CEH
7 1 (1.54%) CHFI
7 1 (1.54%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 53 (81.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (72.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Server
5 4 (6.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (72.31%) vRealize
2 20 (30.77%) SCCM
2 20 (30.77%) SCOM
3 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.23%) Puppet
4 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
4 4 (6.15%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) VMware
2 20 (30.77%) Cisco
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Google
4 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.15%) LogRhythm
4 4 (6.15%) Splunk
5 3 (4.62%) Qualys