Security Posture Jobs in the UK excluding London

Security Posture
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Posture in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Posture over the 6 months to 21 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 601 492 654
Rank change year-on-year -109 +162 -106
Permanent jobs citing Security Posture 172 260 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.24% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.08% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 131 112 75
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £38,674 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,000 £70,625
90th Percentile £86,250 £99,625 £82,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £66,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.02% -5.00% +16.67%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

Security Posture is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,068 24,070 31,895
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.55% 40.89% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15,188 11,069 15,908
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,371 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Security Posture
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Posture in the UK excluding London

Security Posture
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Security Posture in the UK excluding London

Security Posture
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Posture in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Posture in the UK excluding London

Security Posture
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 Security Posture within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 May 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 +49 52 £55,000 -8.33% 15
South East -50 52 £45,000 -29.41% 30
North West +27 42 £60,000 +3.45% 7
Midlands -12 28 £52,500 +2.44% 10
West Midlands -3 21 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Scotland -90 14 £70,000 -0.71% 4
South West -19 13 £45,000 -35.71% 10
East of England +9 12 £42,500 -10.53% 8
East Midlands -10 7 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire +57 5 £37,500 -43.61% 6
North East - 5 £45,000 - 2
Wales -5 1 - -
Security Posture
UK

Security Posture
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 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (38.37%) Azure
2 35 (20.35%) Microsoft 365
3 24 (13.95%) AWS
4 17 (9.88%) SaaS
5 8 (4.65%) Mimecast
6 7 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.33%) GCP
8 3 (1.74%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.74%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (1.74%) Entra ID
8 3 (1.74%) PaaS
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (1.16%) AWS Control Tower
9 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.16%) Serverless
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Purview
10 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.58%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.26%) Firewall
2 23 (13.37%) Network Security
3 19 (11.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (6.40%) LAN
5 9 (5.23%) VPN
6 8 (4.65%) DHCP
6 8 (4.65%) DNS
6 8 (4.65%) Wireless
7 7 (4.07%) WAN
8 6 (3.49%) Internet
8 6 (3.49%) SD-WAN
9 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.33%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.16%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (0.58%) NGFW
12 1 (0.58%) OSPF
12 1 (0.58%) SSL
12 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 62 (36.05%) Social Skills
2 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.47%) Finance
4 16 (9.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (9.30%) Legal
5 8 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.91%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.91%) Documentation Skills
6 5 (2.91%) Retail
7 4 (2.33%) Law
8 3 (1.74%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.16%) Banking
9 2 (1.16%) Electronics
9 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (22.67%) Architect
2 36 (20.93%) Security Architect
3 20 (11.63%) Senior
4 19 (11.05%) Analyst
5 16 (9.30%) Security Manager
6 15 (8.72%) Penetration Tester
6 15 (8.72%) Tester
7 12 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.81%) Information Architect
9 10 (5.81%) Information Security Architect
9 10 (5.81%) IT Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Lead
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.07%) Graduate
12 7 (4.07%) Information Analyst
12 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) React
2 10 (5.81%) .NET
3 4 (2.33%) OAuth
3 4 (2.33%) OpenID
3 4 (2.33%) SAML
3 4 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.16%) EDI
4 2 (1.16%) Flask
5 1 (0.58%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.86%) Cyber Threat
2 27 (15.70%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.79%) Cyber Security Posture
4 15 (8.72%) Cyberattack
5 10 (5.81%) Product Ownership
6 9 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (3.49%) Operational Technology
9 4 (2.33%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.33%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.74%) Cloud Security Posture
10 3 (1.74%) Onboarding
10 3 (1.74%) PMI
11 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.58%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.95%) Windows
2 9 (5.23%) Android
3 8 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
4 6 (3.49%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.16%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (70.93%) Cybersecurity
2 67 (38.95%) Information Security
3 51 (29.65%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (28.49%) Incident Response
5 42 (24.42%) SIEM
6 33 (19.19%) Security Operations
7 32 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (18.02%) Security Architecture
8 31 (18.02%) Security Management
9 30 (17.44%) Risk Management
10 29 (16.86%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (12.21%) Computer Science
12 21 (12.21%) Project Management
13 20 (11.63%) Regulatory Compliance
13 20 (11.63%) SDLC
13 20 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
14 19 (11.05%) Cloud Security
14 19 (11.05%) OWASP
15 18 (10.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.98%) C#
2 10 (5.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.65%) Python
4 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.16%) Bash
5 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (26.74%) CISSP
2 45 (26.16%) Degree
3 20 (11.63%) CISM
4 18 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (8.14%) CISA
7 12 (6.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 12 (6.98%) CEH
7 12 (6.98%) OSCP
8 11 (6.40%) CCSP
9 9 (5.23%) CRISC
10 8 (4.65%) CCSK
11 6 (3.49%) AWS Certification
11 6 (3.49%) GIAC
11 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.91%) Azure Certification
13 4 (2.33%) CCNA
13 4 (2.33%) CCNA CyberOps
13 4 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (35.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (25.00%) NIST
3 25 (14.53%) GDPR
4 23 (13.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (8.14%) GRC
6 14 (8.14%) PCI DSS
7 12 (6.98%) SOC 2
8 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (3.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
11 3 (1.74%) COBIT
12 2 (1.16%) NCSC
12 2 (1.16%) QA
13 1 (0.58%) GxP
13 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.33%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.74%) Docker
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.91%) Nessus
3 4 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.33%) Suricata
4 3 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (1.16%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.16%) Nmap
5 2 (1.16%) QRadar
5 2 (1.16%) SCCM
5 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
6 1 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.58%) Terraform
6 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.30%) VMware
3 12 (6.98%) CrowdStrike
4 10 (5.81%) Cisco
5 9 (5.23%) Meraki
6 8 (4.65%) Proofpoint
6 8 (4.65%) Rapid7
6 8 (4.65%) Splunk
7 7 (4.07%) Darktrace
8 5 (2.91%) Acronis
8 5 (2.91%) Sophos
8 5 (2.91%) Synology
9 4 (2.33%) Citrix
9 4 (2.33%) Dell
9 4 (2.33%) Juniper
9 4 (2.33%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.74%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.74%) Qualys
10 3 (1.74%) Symantec
11 2 (1.16%) Aruba