Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 835 935 1099
Rank change year-on-year +100 +164 +97
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 13 24 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.093% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 16
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,800 "
25th Percentile £49,375 £56,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +58.82% -22.73%
75th Percentile £84,375 £75,000 £49,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +50.77% -35.00%

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 13,984 14,397 17,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.36% 13.34% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11,056 11,408 13,963
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,448 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Top 8 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 23 April 2021. 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 +104 11 £52,500 -22.22%
Work from Home -141 8 £52,500 -44.74%
UK excluding London +76 7 £52,500 +7.14%
South East +86 5 £52,500 -34.38%
London +98 3 £77,500 +14.81%
Midlands +15 1 £50,000 +2.04%
West Midlands +5 1 £50,000 +2.04%
Channel Islands - 1 £120,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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
2 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 9 (69.23%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Security Operations
3 8 (61.54%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) GIAC
5 6 (46.15%) GCIH
5 6 (46.15%) GCFA
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Computer Security
5 6 (46.15%) GREM
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) Information Security
7 4 (30.77%) Metasploit
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
7 4 (30.77%) GCFE
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (23.08%) Cyberattack
8 3 (23.08%) Fintech

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 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SOC Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (23.08%) Cyberattack
2 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (69.23%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) SIEM
3 8 (61.54%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Security Operations
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Security
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Fintech
6 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (15.38%) Cyber Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
7 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) OWASP
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) GCFA
1 6 (46.15%) GCIH
1 6 (46.15%) GIAC
1 6 (46.15%) GREM
2 4 (30.77%) GCFE
3 2 (15.38%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) NIST
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (7.69%) CSIRT
2 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) VMware