Period
to 20 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Computer Emergency Response Teams skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Emergency Response Teams over the 6 months to 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 677 1064 1162
Rank change year-on-year +387 +98 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 21 28 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.15% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 7
Median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £55,000 £41,250 £44,389
90th Percentile £72,500 £100,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -30.00% +21.46%

Computer Emergency Response Teams is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,997 18,461 17,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.07% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,516 13,897 14,007
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Computer Emergency Response Teams as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams.

Salary trend for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +380 21 £65,000 -3.70% 5
London +253 12 £65,000 -3.70% 1
UK excluding London +329 9 £65,000 +23.81% 4
South West - 6 £65,000 - 2
Midlands +143 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
South East +222 1 £87,500 +66.67% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Computer Emergency Response Teams.

1 20 (95.24%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (47.62%) Cyberattack
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) CSIRT
4 8 (38.10%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 8 (38.10%) Malware Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (38.10%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Information Security
5 7 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (33.33%) SIEM
5 7 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Time Management
7 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (23.81%) OWASP
7 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (23.81%) CEH
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) CISSP
7 5 (23.81%) BCP
7 5 (23.81%) CISM
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) Risk Management

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) JBoss
1 3 (14.29%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) AWS
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) git-flow
2 3 (14.29%) GitLab
2 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
2 3 (14.29%) PyCharm
2 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
1 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Security Incident Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
1 4 (19.05%) React
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) JPA
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 3 (14.29%) Vue.js
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Cyberattack
2 7 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (23.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (23.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (38.10%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Malware Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
3 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (23.81%) OSINT
5 5 (23.81%) OWASP
5 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) CEH
4 5 (23.81%) CISM
4 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 5 (23.81%) DBS Check
4 5 (23.81%) OSCP
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
6 2 (9.52%) GCFA
6 2 (9.52%) GCFE
6 2 (9.52%) GCIA
6 2 (9.52%) GCIH
6 2 (9.52%) GIAC
6 2 (9.52%) GREM
7 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (23.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (23.81%) ISO 22301
3 5 (23.81%) ISO 31000
3 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 5 (23.81%) NCSC
3 5 (23.81%) NIST
3 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) CSIRT
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (14.29%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 3 (14.29%) Terraform
3 3 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) AlienVault
1 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm
1 2 (9.52%) Splunk