Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1128 1190 1249
Rank change year-on-year +62 +59 +88
Permanent jobs citing Computer Emergency Response Teams 36 45 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.023% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 57
UK median annual salary £61,750 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.67% +42.86% -8.70%
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £95,000 £72,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,750 £66,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.79% +26.19% -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 15323 16656 16859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.79% 8.64% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12468 13553 13534
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,711 £31,193 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%

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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Emergency Response Teams in the UK

Computer Emergency Response Teams
Top 6 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 24 September 2017. 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 +32 32 £61,750 -17.67%
UK excluding London +46 18 £61,750 -6.79%
London +26 17 £62,500 -28.57%
South East +72 8 £66,000 +10.00%
South West +2 7 £40,000 -51.52%
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, 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 23 (63.89%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (47.22%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Information Security
3 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 13 (36.11%) Cyber Attack
5 12 (33.33%) SIEM
6 11 (30.56%) CISSP
6 11 (30.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 11 (30.56%) CSIRT
6 11 (30.56%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
7 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 9 (25.00%) Network Security
9 8 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
9 8 (22.22%) Cybercrime
9 8 (22.22%) CISM
9 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
10 7 (19.44%) Legal
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
10 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (19.44%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
11 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
11 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) Network Security
3 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) Intranet
5 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.56%) HTTP
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) FTP
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) LDAP
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) SSH
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (19.44%) Legal
2 4 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
1 14 (38.89%) Security Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) IT Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Security Incident Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (22.22%) Cybercrime
3 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.89%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (47.22%) Information Security
2 17 (47.22%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 12 (33.33%) SIEM
5 11 (30.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 11 (30.56%) Threat Intelligence
6 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 8 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
7 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
8 7 (19.44%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (16.67%) DRM
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) C++
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) CISSP
2 8 (22.22%) CISM
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) CREST Certified
4 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) GCIA
4 4 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 4 (11.11%) SANS
4 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) GSEC
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.78%) GCIH
7 1 (2.78%) GPEN
7 1 (2.78%) GREM
7 1 (2.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (11.11%) ISO 22301
3 4 (11.11%) NIST 800
3 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.78%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) Nmap
2 1 (2.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) FireEye
2 2 (5.56%) AlienVault
2 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
2 2 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.78%) Intel
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee
3 1 (2.78%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.78%) Qualys