Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1134 1131 1254
Rank change year-on-year -3 +123 +50
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 33 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.027% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 25
UK median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.97% -4.62%
10th Percentile £38,025 £44,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,875 £93,875 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,000 £76,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.44% +45.24% -4.55%

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 15,302 14,888 16,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.82% 8.53% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12,476 12,055 13,363
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +4 32 £60,000 -20.00% 6
London +3 18 £58,750 -18.97% 2
UK excluding London -24 14 £66,000 -13.44% 4
South East - 6 £70,000 - 1
South West -23 5 £40,000 -51.52%
Midlands +4 2 - - 2
East Midlands +11 1 - - 1
West Midlands +5 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £77,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Computer Emergency Response Teams.

1 30 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (48.48%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 16 (48.48%) CSIRT
2 16 (48.48%) Threat Intelligence
3 15 (45.45%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Cyberattack
4 14 (42.42%) Network Security
5 13 (39.39%) Reverse Engineering
5 13 (39.39%) Malware Analysis
5 13 (39.39%) Information Security
6 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (30.30%) SIEM
8 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
9 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
10 5 (15.15%) CREST Certified
10 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (15.15%) ISO 22301
10 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
10 5 (15.15%) Cybercrime
10 5 (15.15%) CISSP
11 4 (12.12%) Intranet
11 4 (12.12%) Firewall
11 4 (12.12%) NIST 800
11 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (12.12%) SANS
11 4 (12.12%) FireEye
12 3 (9.09%) 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 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Network Security
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Intranet
3 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (9.09%) Law
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.06%) Military
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Security Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 6 (18.18%) Security Specialist
5 5 (15.15%) Security Incident Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Cyberattack
2 5 (15.15%) Cybercrime
3 3 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.06%) Fintech
4 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (48.48%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 16 (48.48%) Threat Intelligence
3 13 (39.39%) Information Security
3 13 (39.39%) Malware Analysis
3 13 (39.39%) Reverse Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) SIEM
5 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Computer Security
8 3 (9.09%) Forensic Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.06%) DRM
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
1 5 (15.15%) CREST Certified
2 4 (12.12%) SANS
3 3 (9.09%) CISM
3 3 (9.09%) GCIA
3 3 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) GSEC
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CEH
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) GCIH
5 1 (3.03%) GIAC
5 1 (3.03%) GPEN
5 1 (3.03%) GREM
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) ISO 22301
2 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (12.12%) NIST 800
4 2 (6.06%) BS7799
4 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.03%) GDPR
5 1 (3.03%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) CSIRT
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (6.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) FireEye
2 2 (6.06%) ArcSight