The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cyber Essentials PLUS
UK
Rank 837 959 955
Rank change year-on-year +122 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 30 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.037% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 1
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -41.17%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10310 13605 13329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10761 10295
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the UK

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +117 30 £60,000 +50.00% 3
London +91 23 £60,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
South East - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 2 - -

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 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 Cyber Essentials PLUS.

1 71 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 68 (95.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (59.15%) Information Security
4 38 (53.52%) CISM
4 38 (53.52%) CISSP
5 34 (47.89%) Data Security
5 34 (47.89%) ISO22301
6 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
7 30 (42.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (42.25%) Data Centre
8 29 (40.85%) Risk Assessment
9 28 (39.44%) Sentinel
9 28 (39.44%) Data Protection
9 28 (39.44%) PCI DSS
9 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
9 28 (39.44%) IT Governance
9 28 (39.44%) Management Information System
9 28 (39.44%) Risk Management
10 27 (38.03%) Law
11 23 (32.39%) Change Management
11 23 (32.39%) CISA
12 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
13 18 (25.35%) Firewall
13 18 (25.35%) Legal
14 17 (23.94%) Finance
15 16 (22.54%) Service Management
15 16 (22.54%) ITIL
16 15 (21.13%) SIEM
17 14 (19.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 14 (19.72%) IT Audit

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Sentinel
2 14 (19.72%) assyst
2 14 (19.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
General
1 27 (38.03%) Law
2 18 (25.35%) Legal
3 17 (23.94%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Analyst
1 34 (47.89%) Security Analyst
2 23 (32.39%) Security Officer
3 21 (29.58%) Information Officer
3 21 (29.58%) Information Security Officer
4 14 (19.72%) Information Manager
5 13 (18.31%) IT Analyst
5 13 (18.31%) IT Security Analyst
6 11 (15.49%) Security Manager
7 10 (14.08%) Data Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) Information Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (9.86%) Compliance Analyst
10 6 (8.45%) Information Assurance Manager
10 6 (8.45%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) IT Manager
11 3 (4.23%) IT Security Manager
11 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
12 2 (2.82%) Chief Technical Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.25%) Data Centre
2 28 (39.44%) Management Information System
3 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (19.72%) CESG
3 14 (19.72%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (19.72%) Freedom of Information
3 14 (19.72%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) Information Security
2 34 (47.89%) Data Security
3 30 (42.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (40.85%) Risk Assessment
5 28 (39.44%) Data Protection
5 28 (39.44%) IT Governance
5 28 (39.44%) Risk Management
6 23 (32.39%) Change Management
7 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
8 16 (22.54%) ITIL
8 16 (22.54%) Service Management
9 15 (21.13%) SIEM
10 14 (19.72%) Conceptual Models
10 14 (19.72%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 14 (19.72%) CRM
10 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
10 14 (19.72%) IT Audit
10 14 (19.72%) Security Monitoring
10 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
10 14 (19.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) CISM
1 38 (53.52%) CISSP
2 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
3 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
4 23 (32.39%) CISA
5 14 (19.72%) CEH
5 14 (19.72%) CISMP
5 14 (19.72%) CRISC
5 14 (19.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 68 (95.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (47.89%) ISO22301
4 28 (39.44%) PCI DSS
5 14 (19.72%) GPG13
5 14 (19.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (19.72%) QA
5 14 (19.72%) RMADS
6 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (2.82%) ISO 14001
7 2 (2.82%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) ServiceNow
2 3 (4.23%) Sun
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago