Cybersecurity Jobs in the UK excluding London

Cybersecurity
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 39 39 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 3,716 4,118 3,639
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.39% 6.51% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 6.81% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,723 1,737 1,815
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,899 £34,752
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,700 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £59,526 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.80% +3.52% +6.48%
75th Percentile £67,968 £72,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +6.56%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London

Cybersecurity 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,542 60,511 66,094
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 84.85% 95.61% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40,965 30,768 41,738
10th Percentile £27,067 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,545 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.89% +9.38%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the UK excluding London

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the UK excluding London

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the UK excluding London

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 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
South East +25 905 £50,500 -4.72% 215
North of England +2 885 £52,084 -12.50% 329
Midlands +4 679 £55,000 -2.65% 157
South West +12 619 £60,000 - 165
North West -5 542 £52,084 -15.99% 214
West Midlands +7 498 £55,000 -8.33% 100
Scotland -57 325 £55,000 -7.60% 66
Yorkshire +11 253 £50,000 -16.00% 98
East of England +10 222 £54,500 +3.81% 90
East Midlands +22 178 £42,500 -10.53% 57
North East +46 90 £42,500 -18.85% 18
Wales -47 52 £52,508 -21.63% 27
Northern Ireland -17 23 £42,500 -17.07% 8
Isle of Man -15 8 £37,500 -16.67%
Channel Islands -3 1 £100,000 -13.04% 1
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
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
1 181 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 179 (4.82%) Microsoft Exchange
3 34 (0.91%) IIS
4 24 (0.65%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.38%) FileNet
6 13 (0.35%) Confluence
7 8 (0.22%) CMS
8 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.11%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.11%) Site Server
10 3 (0.081%) Apache
11 2 (0.054%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.027%) nginx
12 1 (0.027%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.027%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.027%) WebSphere
Applications
1 196 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.24%) Simulink
6 5 (0.13%) CANalyzer
7 4 (0.11%) Stateflow
7 4 (0.11%) Windchill
8 2 (0.054%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 9 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.11%) SAP WM
4 3 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.054%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.054%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.054%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.027%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 802 (21.58%) Azure
2 616 (16.58%) Microsoft 365
3 361 (9.71%) AWS
4 196 (5.27%) SaaS
5 185 (4.98%) Entra ID
6 101 (2.72%) GCP
7 88 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (2.07%) PaaS
9 70 (1.88%) IaaS
10 61 (1.64%) Azure Sentinel
11 56 (1.51%) Power Platform
12 52 (1.40%) Amazon S3
13 49 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
13 49 (1.32%) OneDrive
14 38 (1.02%) Azure DevOps
15 31 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (0.81%) Datadog
16 30 (0.81%) PowerApps
17 27 (0.73%) GitHub
17 27 (0.73%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 543 (14.61%) Firewall
2 212 (5.71%) Network Security
3 190 (5.11%) WAN
4 157 (4.22%) DNS
5 142 (3.82%) TCP/IP
6 127 (3.42%) DHCP
7 121 (3.26%) LAN
8 113 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
9 109 (2.93%) VPN
10 82 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 75 (2.02%) SD-WAN
12 60 (1.61%) SAN
13 55 (1.48%) VLAN
14 54 (1.45%) 5G
15 53 (1.43%) Internet
15 53 (1.43%) Wireless
16 46 (1.24%) VoIP
17 40 (1.08%) MPLS
18 36 (0.97%) Broadband
19 33 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 57 (1.53%) NoSQL
3 46 (1.24%) Power BI
4 42 (1.13%) Big Data
5 41 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (1.10%) MySQL
6 40 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (0.73%) Data Lake
8 26 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 25 (0.67%) Redis
10 23 (0.62%) Scylla
11 17 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.35%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.24%) Tableau
15 8 (0.22%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.13%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (1.24%) JIRA
2 42 (1.13%) Git
3 27 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 27 (0.73%) JUnit
4 19 (0.51%) GitLab
5 15 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (0.40%) TeamCity
6 14 (0.38%) Gradle
7 12 (0.32%) IntelliJ
7 12 (0.32%) Mockito
8 11 (0.30%) Burp Suite
8 11 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.27%) SonarQube
10 8 (0.22%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.19%) LabVIEW
12 6 (0.16%) Subversion
13 5 (0.13%) CANoe
14 4 (0.11%) IBM UrbanCode
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.11%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 916 (24.65%) Social Skills
2 554 (14.91%) Finance
3 399 (10.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 327 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
5 229 (6.16%) Law
6 157 (4.22%) Public Sector
7 123 (3.31%) Legal
8 117 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 111 (2.99%) Manufacturing
10 107 (2.88%) Aerospace
11 101 (2.72%) Retail
12 97 (2.61%) Military
13 96 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
14 88 (2.37%) Games
15 73 (1.96%) Marketing
16 72 (1.94%) Banking
17 59 (1.59%) Automotive
18 39 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
19 37 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
19 37 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 457 (12.30%) Senior
2 447 (12.03%) Analyst
3 298 (8.02%) Lead
4 276 (7.43%) Consultant
5 244 (6.57%) Architect
6 242 (6.51%) Software Engineer
7 210 (5.65%) Security Consultant
8 202 (5.44%) Security Analyst
9 196 (5.27%) Security Manager
10 187 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 179 (4.82%) IT Manager
12 168 (4.52%) Security Engineer
13 149 (4.01%) IT Engineer
14 142 (3.82%) IT Support
15 128 (3.44%) Data Scientist
16 122 (3.28%) Security Specialist
17 118 (3.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
18 117 (3.15%) Security Architect
19 112 (3.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
20 110 (2.96%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.29%) Spring
2 47 (1.26%) REST
3 46 (1.24%) Kafka
4 45 (1.21%) .NET
5 43 (1.16%) HTML
5 43 (1.16%) Web Services
6 41 (1.10%) OpenID
7 38 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 37 (1.00%) GraphQL
8 37 (1.00%) Node.js
9 35 (0.94%) CSS
10 34 (0.91%) React
11 30 (0.81%) OpenTelemetry
12 28 (0.75%) OAuth
13 24 (0.65%) jQuery
14 20 (0.54%) JSON
15 19 (0.51%) Middleware
15 19 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (0.48%) 802.1X
17 16 (0.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 377 (10.15%) Management Information System
2 240 (6.46%) Data Centre
3 190 (5.11%) Algorithms
4 188 (5.06%) Cyber Threat
5 155 (4.17%) Operational Technology
6 146 (3.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 145 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
8 139 (3.74%) Driving Licence
9 115 (3.09%) Public Cloud
10 113 (3.04%) Security Posture
11 92 (2.48%) Cyberattack
12 84 (2.26%) IoT
13 79 (2.13%) Onboarding
14 74 (1.99%) Cloud Native
15 56 (1.51%) Social Media
16 54 (1.45%) Private Cloud
16 54 (1.45%) Product Ownership
17 52 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
18 38 (1.02%) Cyber Security Posture
19 37 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 754 (20.29%) Windows
2 339 (9.12%) Linux
3 331 (8.91%) Windows Server
4 111 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 88 (2.37%) Unix
6 62 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 53 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
8 52 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 50 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 46 (1.24%) Mac OS
11 42 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 33 (0.89%) Android
14 24 (0.65%) Windows 7
15 21 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.51%) VMS
17 13 (0.35%) Kali Linux
18 9 (0.24%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 6 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
2 532 (14.32%) Information Security
3 422 (11.36%) Mentoring
4 421 (11.33%) Incident Response
5 396 (10.66%) Agile
6 392 (10.55%) Risk Management
7 348 (9.36%) SIEM
8 344 (9.26%) Computer Science
9 326 (8.77%) Security Operations
9 326 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 305 (8.21%) Coaching
11 300 (8.07%) ITIL
12 284 (7.64%) Decision-Making
13 276 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 260 (7.00%) Project Management
15 244 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
16 225 (6.05%) Analytics
17 224 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 221 (5.95%) Data Science
19 208 (5.60%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 289 (7.78%) Python
2 187 (5.03%) Bash
3 178 (4.79%) SQL
4 169 (4.55%) Java
5 163 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 91 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 90 (2.42%) C
8 58 (1.56%) Rust
9 52 (1.40%) C#
10 51 (1.37%) Embedded C
11 32 (0.86%) C++
12 27 (0.73%) Go
13 24 (0.65%) Scala
14 21 (0.57%) TypeScript
15 18 (0.48%) PHP
16 17 (0.46%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.32%) Perl
18 8 (0.22%) Ruby
19 4 (0.11%) R
19 4 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 811 (21.82%) Degree
2 661 (17.79%) Security Cleared
3 348 (9.36%) CISSP
4 311 (8.37%) SC Cleared
5 223 (6.00%) CISM
6 153 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 111 (2.99%) CCNA
7 111 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 110 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 108 (2.91%) DV Cleared
10 100 (2.69%) CRISC
11 85 (2.29%) CISA
12 78 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
13 76 (2.05%) CCNP
14 67 (1.80%) Azure Certification
14 67 (1.80%) Master's Degree
15 61 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
16 48 (1.29%) CEH
17 45 (1.21%) GIAC
18 43 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 405 (10.90%) NIST
3 254 (6.84%) GDPR
4 243 (6.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 156 (4.20%) GRC
6 138 (3.71%) NCSC
7 94 (2.53%) PCI DSS
8 87 (2.34%) SLA
9 84 (2.26%) Def Stans
10 63 (1.70%) ISO 9001
11 62 (1.67%) QA
12 60 (1.61%) NIST 800
13 57 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 44 (1.18%) Data Quality
15 43 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17025
16 38 (1.02%) JSP 440
17 28 (0.75%) SOC 2
18 27 (0.73%) COBIT
19 25 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 24 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 485 (13.05%) Active Directory
2 170 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 77 (2.07%) Docker
5 27 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.70%) vSphere
7 23 (0.62%) Firmware
8 22 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.11%) pfSense
13 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.11%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.081%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.081%) XenApp
15 1 (0.027%) RACF
15 1 (0.027%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 201 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 113 (3.04%) Kubernetes
3 94 (2.53%) Terraform
4 39 (1.05%) EnCase
5 38 (1.02%) WSUS
6 37 (1.00%) SCCM
7 33 (0.89%) Ansible
8 30 (0.81%) Grafana
9 29 (0.78%) CASB
10 27 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
11 26 (0.70%) Nessus
12 25 (0.67%) FortiGate
13 17 (0.46%) vCenter Server
14 16 (0.43%) Puppet
15 15 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (0.35%) Fluentd
16 13 (0.35%) logstash
16 13 (0.35%) Nmap
17 12 (0.32%) Stealthwatch
18 9 (0.24%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 997 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 252 (6.78%) VMware
3 216 (5.81%) Cisco
4 137 (3.69%) Apple
5 116 (3.12%) Adobe
6 95 (2.56%) Dell
7 88 (2.37%) Splunk
8 85 (2.29%) Veeam
9 73 (1.96%) Google
10 70 (1.88%) Meraki
11 60 (1.61%) HP
12 49 (1.32%) Oracle
13 43 (1.16%) ServiceNow
14 39 (1.05%) Fortinet
15 37 (1.00%) Citrix
16 36 (0.97%) Tanium
17 35 (0.94%) CyberArk
17 35 (0.94%) SAP
18 34 (0.91%) Sage
19 33 (0.89%) Sophos