Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1173 1170 1262
Rank change year-on-year -3 +92 -34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 13 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.074% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 25
UK median annual salary £76,250 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.61% -4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £34,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,250 £75,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +34.78% +15.00% -5.01%

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 17,535 15,219 17,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.09% 8.79% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13,806 12,309 14,210
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams.

Salary trend for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Top 9 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 24 June 2018. 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 -25 11 £77,500 +34.78% 2
London -20 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
UK excluding London -2 6 £77,500 +34.78% 2
Midlands +7 2 - -
Scotland -24 2 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands +11 1 - -
South East +3 1 £80,000 +135.29%
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £77,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (76.92%) CSIRT
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Cyberattack
5 4 (30.77%) SANS
5 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (30.77%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) CISA
6 3 (23.08%) CISM
6 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Security
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (23.08%) GDPR
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Responder
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SOC Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cyberattack
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Fintech
2 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Security
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) SANS
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
4 1 (7.69%) GREM
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) BS7799
2 2 (15.38%) ISO 22301
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) GPG13
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) CSIRT
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk