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

Cybersecurity
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 183 347
Rank change year-on-year 0 +164  
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1655 1744 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.80% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.02% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1295 740
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £84,900
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the UK

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the UK

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -3 1582 £57,500 - 241
London +24 781 £65,000 +4.00% 103
South East +8 312 £50,000 -16.66% 44
South West -54 143 £50,000 - 13
North West -14 134 £52,500 +10.52% 26
Oxfordshire +50 110 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Manchester +28 109 £52,500 -6.66% 17
West Midlands +32 93 £43,750 -30.00% 12
City of London +32 83 £65,000 +8.33% 30
Surrey +29 81 £55,000 -11.29% 4
East of England +28 64 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Gloucestershire -37 61 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Berkshire -57 50 £50,000 -13.04% 21
Bristol -17 49 £41,250 -31.25% 6
Scotland +28 46 £50,500 +1.00% 8
Banbury +4 45 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Hampshire +5 40 £60,000 - 8
Oxford +43 39 £47,500 - 2
Guildford +17 34 £48,000 -10.69% 2
Yorkshire -17 30 £50,000 -6.97% 18
Warwickshire +31 29 £30,000 -33.33%
Glasgow +30 26 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Cheshire -29 25 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Hertfordshire +5 24 £65,000 - 2
Gloucester -6 24 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Reading -38 24 £45,000 -21.73% 15
Uxbridge +24 23 £50,000 -57.44%
Cheltenham -25 23 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Birmingham -26 22 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Edinburgh +1 20 £57,500 +15.00% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 1164 (36.08%) Information Security
2 807 (25.02%) CISSP
3 714 (22.13%) Security Cleared
4 697 (21.61%) Finance
5 666 (20.64%) Linux
6 633 (19.62%) Firewall
7 620 (19.22%) Windows
8 602 (18.66%) Degree
9 590 (18.29%) SIEM
10 581 (18.01%) CISM
11 542 (16.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 462 (14.32%) Java
13 449 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
14 441 (13.67%) Penetration Testing
15 432 (13.39%) Security Operations
16 415 (12.86%) Network Security
17 403 (12.49%) Risk Management
18 387 (12.00%) Python
19 382 (11.84%) Security Architecture
20 346 (10.73%) SC Cleared
21 317 (9.83%) DV Cleared
22 315 (9.76%) ITIL
23 297 (9.21%) C++
24 295 (9.14%) PCI DSS
25 290 (8.99%) Data Protection
26 288 (8.93%) Computer Science
27 287 (8.90%) CISA
28 283 (8.77%) Management Information System
29 269 (8.34%) Unix
30 261 (8.09%) C

Cybersecurity
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 59 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 41 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.08%) Apache
5 34 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 29 (0.90%) IIS
7 25 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 23 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 19 (0.59%) Confluence
11 18 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.53%) JBoss
13 16 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.25%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.25%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.15%) nginx
17 4 (0.12%) IBM Notes
18 3 (0.093%) Documentum
19 2 (0.062%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.093%) GIMP
8 2 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.28%) assyst
3 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.12%) SAP PS
7 3 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.031%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (3.10%) SaaS
3 81 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (1.33%) IaaS
5 40 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.24%) Office 365
6 34 (1.05%) PaaS
7 21 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.46%) GitHub
10 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.093%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.093%) Route 53
13 2 (0.062%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.031%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 633 (19.62%) Firewall
2 415 (12.86%) Network Security
3 246 (7.63%) TCP/IP
4 185 (5.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 148 (4.59%) Internet
6 128 (3.97%) DNS
7 88 (2.73%) DHCP
8 87 (2.70%) WAN
9 82 (2.54%) LAN
10 72 (2.23%) VPN
11 64 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
12 63 (1.95%) HTTP
13 57 (1.77%) VLAN
14 52 (1.61%) Wireless
15 47 (1.46%) Wireshark
16 46 (1.43%) SSL
17 44 (1.36%) MPLS
18 37 (1.15%) Ethernet
19 30 (0.93%) VoIP
20 28 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (5.58%) Big Data
2 84 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 80 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 65 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 44 (1.36%) MongoDB
6 32 (0.99%) GIS
7 30 (0.93%) MySQL
8 28 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 24 (0.74%) Cognos Impromptu
10 23 (0.71%) Blockchain
11 22 (0.68%) Data Lake
12 21 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (0.59%) Redis
13 19 (0.59%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.37%) Couchbase
15 11 (0.34%) InfluxDB
16 10 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 85 (2.63%) Selenium
2 60 (1.86%) Cucumber
3 59 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 51 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 50 (1.55%) JIRA
6 42 (1.30%) JMeter
7 38 (1.18%) Metasploit
8 34 (1.05%) LoadRunner
9 29 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (0.68%) IDA Disassembler
11 17 (0.53%) JUnit
12 14 (0.43%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.40%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.37%) Burp Suite
14 12 (0.37%) Gatling
14 12 (0.37%) Maven
14 12 (0.37%) TeamCity
15 11 (0.34%) OllyDbg
15 11 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.34%) WinDbg
General
1 697 (21.61%) Finance
2 202 (6.26%) Banking
3 184 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 147 (4.56%) Marketing
5 108 (3.35%) Legal
6 80 (2.48%) Law
7 75 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 70 (2.17%) Electronics
9 62 (1.92%) Retail
10 38 (1.18%) Games
11 34 (1.05%) Aerospace
12 29 (0.90%) Military
13 25 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.74%) Local Government
15 23 (0.71%) French Language
15 23 (0.71%) German Language
15 23 (0.71%) Spanish Language
16 18 (0.56%) Dutch Language
17 17 (0.53%) Italian Language
18 15 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 588 (18.23%) Analyst
2 429 (13.30%) Security Analyst
3 392 (12.15%) Consultant
4 388 (12.03%) Security Manager
5 315 (9.76%) Security Engineer
6 292 (9.05%) Security Consultant
7 227 (7.04%) Developer
8 223 (6.91%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 208 (6.45%) Architect
9 208 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 161 (4.99%) Security Architect
11 126 (3.91%) Software Engineer
12 121 (3.75%) Network Engineer
13 119 (3.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 115 (3.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 100 (3.10%) Senior Manager
15 100 (3.10%) SOC Analyst
16 94 (2.91%) Information Security Manager
17 93 (2.88%) Software Developer
18 92 (2.85%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (4.80%) Web Services
2 148 (4.59%) HTML
3 103 (3.19%) CSS
4 71 (2.20%) .NET
5 46 (1.43%) Node.js
6 41 (1.27%) Java EE
7 35 (1.08%) XML
8 33 (1.02%) J2EE
9 32 (0.99%) HTML5
9 32 (0.99%) REST
10 31 (0.96%) jQuery
11 28 (0.87%) CSS3
11 28 (0.87%) Spring
12 27 (0.84%) Regular Expression
13 26 (0.81%) AngularJS
14 25 (0.77%) .NET Framework
15 24 (0.74%) JSON
16 22 (0.68%) Hibernate
16 22 (0.68%) React
17 21 (0.65%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 288 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 283 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 225 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (6.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 180 (5.58%) Cyberthreat
6 172 (5.33%) Cyber Attack
7 94 (2.91%) Cyber Defence
8 93 (2.88%) Data Centre
9 84 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
10 65 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 62 (1.92%) CESG
12 59 (1.83%) Cybercrime
13 54 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 53 (1.64%) PKI
15 46 (1.43%) Fintech
16 44 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 43 (1.33%) Smartphone
18 36 (1.12%) Internet of Things
19 34 (1.05%) Mobile App
20 33 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 666 (20.64%) Linux
2 620 (19.22%) Windows
3 269 (8.34%) Unix
4 163 (5.05%) Windows Server
5 107 (3.32%) Android
6 89 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 63 (1.95%) Mac OS X
8 57 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (1.52%) VxWorks
11 37 (1.15%) CentOS
12 34 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 32 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 30 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.59%) Windows 10
17 16 (0.50%) AIX
17 16 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.40%) Solaris
19 11 (0.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1164 (36.08%) Information Security
2 590 (18.29%) SIEM
3 449 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
4 441 (13.67%) Penetration Testing
5 432 (13.39%) Security Operations
6 403 (12.49%) Risk Management
7 382 (11.84%) Security Architecture
8 315 (9.76%) ITIL
9 290 (8.99%) Data Protection
10 251 (7.78%) Software Engineering
11 226 (7.01%) Project Management
12 221 (6.85%) Security Monitoring
12 221 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
13 216 (6.70%) Analytics
13 216 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 213 (6.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 189 (5.86%) Incident Management
16 176 (5.46%) Business Development
17 172 (5.33%) Presales
18 154 (4.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 462 (14.32%) Java
2 387 (12.00%) Python
3 297 (9.21%) C++
4 261 (8.09%) C
5 232 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 228 (7.07%) SQL
7 202 (6.26%) C#
8 125 (3.87%) Ruby
9 105 (3.25%) Perl
10 78 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 72 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 49 (1.52%) PHP
13 32 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 29 (0.90%) Scala
15 21 (0.65%) VB
16 18 (0.56%) Go
16 18 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 18 (0.56%) R
17 8 (0.25%) Korn
18 6 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 807 (25.02%) CISSP
2 714 (22.13%) Security Cleared
3 602 (18.66%) Degree
4 581 (18.01%) CISM
5 346 (10.73%) SC Cleared
6 317 (9.83%) DV Cleared
7 287 (8.90%) CISA
8 184 (5.70%) SANS
9 173 (5.36%) CEH
10 168 (5.21%) GCIH
11 167 (5.18%) GIAC
12 141 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
13 136 (4.22%) GCIA
14 131 (4.06%) CREST Certified
15 96 (2.98%) ISEB
16 94 (2.91%) CESG Certified Professional
17 88 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
18 77 (2.39%) CCNP
19 75 (2.32%) CRISC
20 72 (2.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (16.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 295 (9.14%) PCI DSS
3 108 (3.35%) GDPR
4 102 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 87 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 66 (2.05%) QA
7 53 (1.64%) NIST 800
8 40 (1.24%) COBIT
9 38 (1.18%) SLA
10 37 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 37 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 24 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 24 (0.74%) ISO 9001
12 23 (0.71%) ISO 22301
13 15 (0.46%) RMADS
14 14 (0.43%) PMO
15 13 (0.40%) ISO 14001
16 11 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 8 (0.25%) GPG13
18 7 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 194 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 138 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (2.29%) Snort
4 61 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (1.80%) Docker
6 52 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 38 (1.18%) vSphere
8 31 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (0.87%) ProxySG
10 27 (0.84%) Firmware
11 16 (0.50%) KVM
12 9 (0.28%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.19%) NFS
13 6 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.19%) XenApp
14 5 (0.15%) Samba
15 3 (0.093%) HDFS
15 3 (0.093%) iptables
15 3 (0.093%) Postfix
15 3 (0.093%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 71 (2.20%) Nessus
2 63 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 61 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 60 (1.86%) Ansible
5 54 (1.67%) Puppet
6 45 (1.39%) CSIRT
7 43 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 43 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (1.24%) QRadar
9 32 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
10 30 (0.93%) Kubernetes
11 21 (0.65%) EnCase
12 19 (0.59%) FTK
13 18 (0.56%) Kibana
14 17 (0.53%) Salt
15 15 (0.46%) SCCM
16 14 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
16 14 (0.43%) Nmap
16 14 (0.43%) RSA enVision
17 12 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 227 (7.04%) Cisco
2 211 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 193 (5.98%) Splunk
4 170 (5.27%) VMware
5 140 (4.34%) CheckPoint
6 121 (3.75%) ArcSight
7 111 (3.44%) Palo Alto
8 91 (2.82%) Juniper
9 89 (2.76%) LogRhythm
10 61 (1.89%) HP
11 57 (1.77%) SAP
12 49 (1.52%) Apple
12 49 (1.52%) Oracle
13 46 (1.43%) Citrix
14 45 (1.39%) McAfee
15 44 (1.36%) Blue Coat
15 44 (1.36%) Fortinet
16 38 (1.18%) F5
17 36 (1.12%) FireEye
18 34 (1.05%) Red Hat
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Flex Working
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £5500 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago