Cyber Essentials PLUS Jobs in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months leading up to 22 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 653 607 516
Rank change year-on-year -46 -91 +108
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 127 121 398
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.16% 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 1.13% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 100 79 100
10th Percentile £30,775 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £46,000 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +33.33%
75th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 - £77,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £64,000 £62,708
% change year-on-year -14.06% +2.06% +37.07%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials PLUS falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,011 10,686 13,361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.50% 19.34% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,413 4,412 6,986
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £79,975 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +19 42 £56,000 -13.85% 6
North West -12 30 £46,750 +0.54% 4
South East -27 30 £45,922 -38.77% 7
South West -61 22 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Midlands -29 20 £40,750 +16.43% 11
West Midlands -5 16 £40,750 +16.43% 10
East of England -5 9 £48,750 -27.78%
Yorkshire +60 7 £60,000 -11.11% 2
North East -14 5 £80,000 +5.61%
Scotland -68 4 £45,000 +12.18% 1
East Midlands - 4 £41,250 - 1
Cyber Essentials PLUS
UK

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Exchange
1 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.98%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (23.62%) Azure
3 16 (12.60%) SaaS
4 15 (11.81%) Entra ID
5 8 (6.30%) AWS
6 7 (5.51%) IaaS
7 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.94%) PaaS
8 2 (1.57%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (1.57%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.79%) Nutanix
9 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.79%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.47%) Firewall
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (6.30%) LAN
4 7 (5.51%) Wireless
5 6 (4.72%) MPLS
5 6 (4.72%) Network Security
5 6 (4.72%) SD-WAN
5 6 (4.72%) VPN
6 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.15%) VLAN
7 3 (2.36%) DKIM
7 3 (2.36%) DMARC
7 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.57%) NAS
8 2 (1.57%) WAN
8 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.79%) ADSL
9 1 (0.79%) Broadband
9 1 (0.79%) DHCP
9 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 34 (26.77%) Social Skills
2 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.39%) Finance
4 8 (6.30%) Law
5 6 (4.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 6 (4.72%) Local Government
5 6 (4.72%) Military
6 5 (3.94%) Automotive
6 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (3.15%) Legal
7 4 (3.15%) Retail
8 3 (2.36%) Publishing
9 2 (1.57%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.57%) Tech for Good
10 1 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.79%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (16.54%) Analyst
2 19 (14.96%) Security Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Security Manager
4 13 (10.24%) Security Officer
5 12 (9.45%) Lead
6 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) IT Technician
7 9 (7.09%) Information Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.51%) IT Support
8 7 (5.51%) IT Support Technician
8 7 (5.51%) Support Technician
9 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support Technician
9 6 (4.72%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 6 (4.72%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.72%) Help Desk Support Technician
9 6 (4.72%) Information Manager
9 6 (4.72%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (4.72%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) ModSecurity
2 1 (0.79%) EDI
2 1 (0.79%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Management Information System
1 13 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.51%) Security Posture
4 6 (4.72%) CCTV
5 5 (3.94%) IoT
6 4 (3.15%) Cyberattack
6 4 (3.15%) NHS
7 3 (2.36%) Cyber Threat
8 2 (1.57%) Anti-Spyware
8 2 (1.57%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.57%) Onboarding
8 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) Insider Threat
9 1 (0.79%) Replication
9 1 (0.79%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.32%) Windows
2 10 (7.87%) Windows 10
2 10 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.94%) Android
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.76%) Cybersecurity
2 62 (48.82%) Information Security
3 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (14.96%) ISMS
4 19 (14.96%) ITIL
4 19 (14.96%) SIEM
5 18 (14.17%) Security Management
6 17 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (11.81%) Data Protection
7 15 (11.81%) Risk Management
8 14 (11.02%) Incident Response
8 14 (11.02%) Information Security Management
9 12 (9.45%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.87%) Business Continuity
11 10 (7.87%) Data Security
11 10 (7.87%) Risk Register
11 10 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (7.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) CISM
1 29 (22.83%) CISSP
2 20 (15.75%) CISA
2 20 (15.75%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.60%) Degree
3 16 (12.60%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 8 (6.30%) CRISC
6 7 (5.51%) DBS Check
7 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (3.15%) ISSMP
9 2 (1.57%) AAT
9 2 (1.57%) OSCP
10 1 (0.79%) ACCA
10 1 (0.79%) CEH
10 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.79%) CIMA
10 1 (0.79%) CIPD
10 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 92 (72.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (21.26%) NIST
4 21 (16.54%) GDPR
5 20 (15.75%) NCSC
6 11 (8.66%) GRC
6 11 (8.66%) PCI DSS
7 7 (5.51%) ISO 9001
7 7 (5.51%) SOC 2
8 4 (3.15%) TickIT
9 2 (1.57%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.79%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.36%) Nessus
3 2 (1.57%) Ansible
3 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.57%) SCCM
3 2 (1.57%) Terraform
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco
3 8 (6.30%) VMware
4 6 (4.72%) Fortinet
5 5 (3.94%) Meraki
6 4 (3.15%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (3.15%) Citrix
6 4 (3.15%) Dell
6 4 (3.15%) ESET
7 3 (2.36%) Veeam
8 2 (1.57%) CrowdStrike
8 2 (1.57%) Facebook
8 2 (1.57%) Mitel
8 2 (1.57%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.57%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.57%) Sophos
8 2 (1.57%) Symantec
9 1 (0.79%) CA
9 1 (0.79%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.79%) Zscaler