Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 820 1081 1193
Rank change year-on-year +261 +112 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 26 28 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.15% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 6
Median annual salary £67,500 £42,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.82% -44.26% +32.61%
10th Percentile £55,000 £41,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £52,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -32.26% +34.78%

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 11,196 18,671 18,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.23% 12.70% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,917 14,267 14,342
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 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 +268 25 £65,000 +52.94% 11
London +141 16 £65,000 +52.94%
UK excluding London +235 9 £67,500 +28.57% 11
South West - 4 £65,000 - 5
South East +148 2 £83,750 +59.52% 6
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (53.85%) Cyberattack
3 12 (46.15%) Malware Analysis
4 10 (38.46%) Legal
4 10 (38.46%) Information Security
4 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
5 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) CSIRT
6 8 (30.77%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (30.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (30.77%) Threat Intelligence
6 8 (30.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 8 (30.77%) NIST
7 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
7 7 (26.92%) CISSP
7 7 (26.92%) CISM
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
8 6 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (23.08%) ISO 31000
8 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (23.08%) DBS Check
8 6 (23.08%) ISO 22301
8 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
8 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (38.46%) Legal
2 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
1 2 (7.69%) Architect
1 2 (7.69%) Consultant
1 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
1 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
2 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Security Incident Consultant
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
1 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) React
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Cyberattack
2 8 (30.77%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (19.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 5 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (46.15%) Malware Analysis
3 10 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
3 10 (38.46%) Information Security
4 8 (30.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 8 (30.77%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
5 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
6 6 (23.08%) BCP
6 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity Management
6 6 (23.08%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
6 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) SIEM
6 6 (23.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) C++
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) CISM
2 7 (26.92%) CISSP
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) CEH
3 6 (23.08%) DBS Check
3 6 (23.08%) OSCP
4 3 (11.54%) GCIH
4 3 (11.54%) GIAC
5 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 2 (7.69%) GCFA
5 2 (7.69%) GCFE
5 2 (7.69%) GCIA
5 2 (7.69%) GREM
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (30.77%) NIST
3 6 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (23.08%) ISO 22301
3 6 (23.08%) ISO 31000
3 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (23.08%) NCSC
3 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (7.69%) GDPR
4 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.85%) COBIT
5 1 (3.85%) NIST 800
5 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) CSIRT
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) AlienVault
1 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
1 2 (7.69%) Splunk