Cyber Essentials Jobs in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 353 394 362
Rank change year-on-year +41 -32 +130
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 510 445 666
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.73% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.35% 3.40% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 441 235 301
10th Percentile £32,466 £33,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,519 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.90% +1.94% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,497
% change year-on-year - -5.98% +10.37%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,529 13,096 11,967
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.66% 21.02% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,359 4,775 6,932
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £26,716
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,556
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in the UK excluding London

Cyber Essentials
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 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 April 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 +17 154 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Midlands +94 118 £51,250 -8.48% 16
South East +59 114 £56,250 +2.27% 22
West Midlands +99 104 £55,000 -1.79% 8
North West -44 79 £47,500 +5.56% 21
South West -30 69 £55,000 - 15
Yorkshire +97 51 £55,000 -4.35% 11
East of England +42 30 £42,500 -26.09% 8
North East +20 24 £41,000 -25.45% 1
Scotland -61 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Midlands -4 14 £45,982 -18.62% 8
Wales -18 5 £40,500 -32.50% 2
Cyber Essentials
UK

Cyber Essentials
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 34 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.49%) Microsoft Exchange
3 7 (1.37%) WordPress
4 5 (0.98%) Confluence
5 3 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (8.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.98%) Trello
5 1 (0.20%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Shopify
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 177 (34.71%) Microsoft 365
2 165 (32.35%) Azure
3 82 (16.08%) Entra ID
4 33 (6.47%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (6.27%) AWS
6 25 (4.90%) Power Platform
7 20 (3.92%) SaaS
8 16 (3.14%) IaaS
9 10 (1.96%) WhatsApp
10 8 (1.57%) PaaS
11 5 (0.98%) Google Workspace
11 5 (0.98%) Nutanix
11 5 (0.98%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.98%) Slack
12 4 (0.78%) Azure Sentinel
12 4 (0.78%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.59%) OCI
14 2 (0.39%) GCP
15 1 (0.20%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 95 (18.63%) Firewall
2 44 (8.63%) WAN
3 41 (8.04%) LAN
4 28 (5.49%) DNS
5 22 (4.31%) NAS
6 19 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (3.53%) MPLS
8 17 (3.33%) Network Security
8 17 (3.33%) VoIP
9 16 (3.14%) Intranet
10 15 (2.94%) TCP/IP
10 15 (2.94%) VLAN
11 14 (2.75%) VPN
12 13 (2.55%) DHCP
12 13 (2.55%) Wireless
13 12 (2.35%) 4G
13 12 (2.35%) 5G
14 8 (1.57%) SD-WAN
15 7 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
15 7 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.90%) Power BI
2 6 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Lumira
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 220 (43.14%) Social Skills
2 63 (12.35%) Finance
3 50 (9.80%) Public Sector
4 43 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.88%) Law
6 27 (5.29%) Legal
7 22 (4.31%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.76%) Local Government
11 8 (1.57%) Automotive
11 8 (1.57%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (1.57%) Retail
12 6 (1.18%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (1.18%) Military
13 5 (0.98%) Games
13 5 (0.98%) Publishing
14 4 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 79 (15.49%) Analyst
2 73 (14.31%) IT Manager
3 64 (12.55%) Security Analyst
4 42 (8.24%) Security Manager
5 33 (6.47%) Service Manager
6 29 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (5.69%) IT Support
6 29 (5.69%) Lead
7 28 (5.49%) Consultant
8 24 (4.71%) Technical Manager
9 22 (4.31%) Information Analyst
9 22 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (4.31%) Security Consultant
9 22 (4.31%) Senior
10 21 (4.12%) Administrator
10 21 (4.12%) Support Engineer
11 20 (3.92%) IT Engineer
12 18 (3.53%) Architect
12 18 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.37%) ModSecurity
2 3 (0.59%) EDI
2 3 (0.59%) SAML
3 2 (0.39%) CSS
3 2 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.39%) OAuth
3 2 (0.39%) OpenID
4 1 (0.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.51%) Management Information System
2 66 (12.94%) Driving Licence
3 46 (9.02%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (4.71%) Security Posture
5 23 (4.51%) IoT
6 22 (4.31%) NHS
7 17 (3.33%) Cyber Threat
7 17 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (3.14%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.55%) Onboarding
10 9 (1.76%) ARM Cortex
10 9 (1.76%) CCTV
10 9 (1.76%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.76%) PKI
11 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.78%) Clustering
12 4 (0.78%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.78%) Operational Technology
12 4 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.73%) Windows
2 72 (14.12%) Windows Server
3 33 (6.47%) Windows 10
4 22 (4.31%) Linux
5 15 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (2.75%) Android
7 13 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.16%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.37%) Debian
10 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.37%) VMS
11 3 (0.59%) Unix
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (48.43%) Cybersecurity
2 173 (33.92%) Information Security
3 139 (27.25%) Problem-Solving
4 109 (21.37%) ITIL
5 81 (15.88%) Incident Response
6 57 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 56 (10.98%) Risk Management
8 47 (9.22%) Service Delivery
8 47 (9.22%) SIEM
9 46 (9.02%) Data Protection
10 44 (8.63%) Security Management
10 44 (8.63%) Security Operations
11 43 (8.43%) Customer Service
12 42 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (8.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 39 (7.65%) Business Continuity
14 39 (7.65%) Data Collection
15 34 (6.67%) Coaching
15 34 (6.67%) ISMS
16 33 (6.47%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.12%) SQL
2 15 (2.94%) Python
3 11 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.76%) Bash
5 5 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.39%) Bicep
7 1 (0.20%) ABAP
7 1 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.20%) Java
7 1 (0.20%) Kusto Query Language
Qualifications
1 83 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 77 (15.10%) Degree
3 57 (11.18%) CISSP
4 42 (8.24%) CISM
5 38 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (5.10%) CISA
7 23 (4.51%) CCNA
8 22 (4.31%) Azure Certification
9 21 (4.12%) DBS Check
10 16 (3.14%) CCNP
10 16 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (3.14%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 15 (2.94%) CRISC
12 13 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (2.35%) CCSP
14 11 (2.16%) DV Cleared
14 11 (2.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 11 (2.16%) MCSE
15 10 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (54.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (24.90%) GDPR
3 109 (21.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 95 (18.63%) NIST
5 49 (9.61%) ISO 9001
6 39 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 37 (7.25%) NCSC
7 37 (7.25%) PCI DSS
8 25 (4.90%) GRC
9 24 (4.71%) SLA
10 22 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 13 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (1.96%) COSHH
13 9 (1.76%) COBIT
13 9 (1.76%) QA
13 9 (1.76%) SOC 2
14 7 (1.37%) PMO
15 6 (1.18%) Accessibility
16 5 (0.98%) TickIT
17 2 (0.39%) NIST 800
System Software
1 86 (16.86%) Active Directory
2 40 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 20 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.57%) Docker
6 5 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.78%) vSphere
8 2 (0.39%) pfSense
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (10.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (7.65%) EnCase
3 26 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
4 17 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.37%) Terraform
6 6 (1.18%) CASB
6 6 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (0.98%) Nessus
7 5 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.78%) WSUS
9 2 (0.39%) Ansible
9 2 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.39%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 244 (47.84%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.84%) Cisco
3 35 (6.86%) VMware
4 28 (5.49%) Sophos
5 20 (3.92%) Fortinet
6 15 (2.94%) HP
6 15 (2.94%) Veeam
7 14 (2.75%) Darktrace
8 13 (2.55%) Dell
8 13 (2.55%) Mitel
9 12 (2.35%) NEC
10 11 (2.16%) Apple
11 9 (1.76%) Aruba
11 9 (1.76%) Ribbon
12 8 (1.57%) Acronis
12 8 (1.57%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (1.57%) Citrix
13 7 (1.37%) Draytek
13 7 (1.37%) Ubiquiti
14 6 (1.18%) Datto