Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 685 1040 1149
Rank change year-on-year +355 +109 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 19 28 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 17
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £60,000 £47,000 £32,958
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £54,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +19.27% +25.29% -34.09%

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 9,059 17,401 17,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 12.82% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 13,259 14,027
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +339 15 £65,000 -5.45% 4
UK excluding London +287 8 £65,000 +19.27% 3
London +253 8 £66,250 -5.36% 1
South West - 6 £65,000 -
Work from Home - 4 £85,000 -
South East - 1 £87,500 - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £120,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 15 (78.95%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) OWASP
5 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (36.84%) Node.js
5 7 (36.84%) Microservices
5 7 (36.84%) React
5 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) NIST
7 5 (26.32%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (26.32%) NCSC
7 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (26.32%) ISO 31000
7 5 (26.32%) OSCP
7 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (26.32%) Data Privacy

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 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) git-flow
2 3 (15.79%) GitLab
2 3 (15.79%) IntelliJ
2 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
2 3 (15.79%) NetBeans
2 3 (15.79%) PyCharm
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Python Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
1 7 (36.84%) Node.js
1 7 (36.84%) React
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) JPA
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
3 3 (15.79%) Vue.js
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Cyberattack
3 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 8 (42.11%) OWASP
4 7 (36.84%) Microservices
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) BCP
6 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
6 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (26.32%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (26.32%) Data Privacy
6 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) Security Management
6 5 (26.32%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) CEH
3 5 (26.32%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
3 5 (26.32%) DBS Check
3 5 (26.32%) OSCP
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) NIST
3 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (26.32%) ISO 22301
3 5 (26.32%) ISO 31000
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 5 (26.32%) NCSC
3 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (21.05%) GDPR
5 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) CSIRT
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
2 3 (15.79%) vRealize
3 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) VMware