NCSC Jobs in the UK excluding London

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for NCSC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NCSC over the 6 months to 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 570 575 672
Rank change year-on-year +5 +97 -161
Permanent jobs citing NCSC 115 218 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.22% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.56% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 99 109
10th Percentile £42,400 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £44,401 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,439 £62,500 £61,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.70% +2.46% -6.15%
75th Percentile £73,125 £76,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £83,800 £83,000 £80,300
UK median annual salary £63,749 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -8.93% +3.70% +3.85%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

NCSC 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 7,350 14,022 11,030
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.88% 22.40% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,084 5,016 6,612
10th Percentile £26,075 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,501 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +2.42%

NCSC
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for NCSC in the UK excluding London

NCSC
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for NCSC in the UK excluding London

NCSC
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NCSC in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for NCSC in the UK excluding London

NCSC
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 NCSC within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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 +60 34 £62,783 +34.57% 8
Midlands +65 24 £60,000 -14.29% 4
North West +36 19 £62,783 +39.52% 4
South East +50 17 £70,000 +12.00% 8
South West -11 17 £61,601 -15.03% 16
East of England +52 13 £67,500 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +12 13 £60,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands +62 11 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North East - 11 £62,783 - 2
Scotland -14 9 £55,500 - 4
Yorkshire +81 4 £67,761 -9.65% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -
NCSC
UK

NCSC
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 2 (1.74%) Confluence
1 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.00%) Azure
2 13 (11.30%) AWS
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (6.96%) PaaS
4 8 (6.96%) SaaS
5 6 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.22%) IaaS
6 5 (4.35%) GCP
7 2 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.74%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 2 (1.74%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (1.74%) GitHub
7 2 (1.74%) GitHub Actions
8 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.87%) Network Security
2 21 (18.26%) Firewall
3 12 (10.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.35%) 5G
5 5 (4.35%) Internet
5 5 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (4.35%) VoIP
5 5 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.35%) Wireless
6 4 (3.48%) 3GPP
7 3 (2.61%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.74%) DMZ
8 2 (1.74%) HTTP
8 2 (1.74%) NAS
9 1 (0.87%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) JIRA
2 8 (6.96%) Git
2 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.74%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (18.26%) Public Sector
2 19 (16.52%) Social Skills
3 17 (14.78%) Finance
3 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Military
5 5 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.35%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (3.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (2.61%) Public Speaking
8 2 (1.74%) Law
8 2 (1.74%) Publishing
8 2 (1.74%) Tech for Good
9 1 (0.87%) Advertising
9 1 (0.87%) Local Government
9 1 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Consultant
2 31 (26.96%) Security Consultant
3 17 (14.78%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 16 (13.91%) Senior
5 15 (13.04%) Lead
6 13 (11.30%) Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Product Owner
8 9 (7.83%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Product Owner
9 8 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) Managing Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Architect
10 7 (6.09%) Cloud Security Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) IT Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) JSON
1 6 (5.22%) YAML
2 4 (3.48%) ModSecurity
3 3 (2.61%) .NET
4 2 (1.74%) ARM Templates
4 2 (1.74%) Azure Blueprints
4 2 (1.74%) Django
4 2 (1.74%) Node.js
4 2 (1.74%) REST
4 2 (1.74%) SOAP
4 2 (1.74%) XML
5 1 (0.87%) MediatR
5 1 (0.87%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.57%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.26%) Operational Technology
3 9 (7.83%) Product Ownership
4 7 (6.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (5.22%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (5.22%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.22%) NHS
5 6 (5.22%) SCADA
6 5 (4.35%) Cyberattack
6 5 (4.35%) Industry 4.0
7 4 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.61%) Cyber Threat
9 2 (1.74%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.74%) CMDB
9 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.74%) Insider Threat
9 2 (1.74%) Onboarding
9 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2019
4 5 (4.35%) Linux
4 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.78%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (33.91%) Information Security
3 35 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 31 (26.96%) Mentoring
5 26 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.78%) Cloud Security
6 17 (14.78%) DevOps
7 16 (13.91%) Data Protection
7 16 (13.91%) Project Delivery
7 16 (13.91%) SIEM
8 15 (13.04%) Incident Response
8 15 (13.04%) Security Architecture
9 14 (12.17%) Project Management
10 13 (11.30%) Coaching
10 13 (11.30%) Information Assurance
10 13 (11.30%) OWASP
11 12 (10.43%) Security Operations
11 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.57%) Agile
12 11 (9.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
1 9 (7.83%) Python
2 7 (6.09%) Go
3 6 (5.22%) Bash
4 4 (3.48%) Java
5 2 (1.74%) SQL
6 1 (0.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (40.87%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.61%) CISSP
4 22 (19.13%) CISM
5 17 (14.78%) Degree
6 11 (9.57%) DV Cleared
7 10 (8.70%) CRISC
8 9 (7.83%) CASP
9 8 (6.96%) CEH
9 8 (6.96%) CISA
10 7 (6.09%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (6.09%) Master's Degree
11 6 (5.22%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (3.48%) GIAC
13 3 (2.61%) PCI QSA
14 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (1.74%) DBS Check
14 2 (1.74%) HNC
14 2 (1.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.65%) NIST
2 33 (28.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 31 (26.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (16.52%) GDPR
5 14 (12.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (10.43%) GRC
7 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
8 6 (5.22%) JSP 440
9 4 (3.48%) NIST 800
9 4 (3.48%) QA
10 3 (2.61%) RMADS
11 2 (1.74%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (1.74%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.87%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.61%) Docker
4 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Terraform
2 6 (5.22%) Progress Chef
2 6 (5.22%) Puppet
3 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.74%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.87%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Splunk
3 9 (7.83%) ServiceNow
4 6 (5.22%) Cisco
4 6 (5.22%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.35%) BT
5 5 (4.35%) ConnectWise
5 5 (4.35%) Datto
5 5 (4.35%) Draytek
5 5 (4.35%) ESET
5 5 (4.35%) Google
5 5 (4.35%) HP
5 5 (4.35%) Ubiquiti
5 5 (4.35%) Veeam
6 2 (1.74%) BMC
6 2 (1.74%) Facebook
6 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.74%) VMware
7 1 (0.87%) Juniper