Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1184 1140 1265
Rank change year-on-year -44 +125 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 19 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 22
UK median annual salary £58,750 £60,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% -2.04% +53.13%
10th Percentile £42,625 £35,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,125 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +25.00%

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 17,461 15,125 17,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.84% 8.77% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13,879 12,244 14,016
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,620 £30,061
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Top 10 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 April 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 -19 18 £58,750 -2.08%
London -25 12 £58,750 -9.62%
UK excluding London -20 7 £62,500 +25.00%
Midlands -2 2 - -
South West -17 2 £44,000 -37.14%
South East +6 1 £80,000 +135.29%
East Midlands +1 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Scotland -39 1 - -
East of England - 1 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 16 (84.21%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (57.89%) CSIRT
3 10 (52.63%) Network Security
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
5 8 (42.11%) Cyberattack
5 8 (42.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (42.11%) Threat Intelligence
6 7 (36.84%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (36.84%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (26.32%) SIEM
8 5 (26.32%) SANS
9 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 4 (21.05%) Computer Security
9 4 (21.05%) CISSP
9 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (21.05%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
10 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (10.53%) ISO 22301
11 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (10.53%) SDLC

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 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Military
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
1 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Responder
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Incident Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Risk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SOC Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Security
4 1 (5.26%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Cyberattack
2 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
3 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 8 (42.11%) Threat Intelligence
4 7 (36.84%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (26.32%) SIEM
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Security
7 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
8 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Presales
9 2 (10.53%) SDLC
9 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SANS
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CREST Certified
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) GCIA
3 2 (10.53%) GSEC
4 1 (5.26%) CRISC
4 1 (5.26%) GCIH
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) BS7799
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 22301
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) GPG13
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) CSIRT
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk