Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Online Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Security over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Online Security
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1201 1283
Rank change year-on-year +57 +82 +29
Permanent jobs citing Online Security 33 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.023% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 13
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,300 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +12.82%

Online Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Online Security
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Online Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Online Security in the UK

Online Security
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Online Security in the UK

Online Security
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Security over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Security in the UK

Online Security
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Security within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +64 31 £45,000 -14.29% 3
UK excluding London +50 20 £42,500 -5.56% 3
South East +82 16 £37,500 -25.00% 3
London +19 13 £54,750 -8.75%
Wales +8 2 £56,250 +25.00%
North of England - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Online Security 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 Online Security.

1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (42.42%) Cryptography
4 13 (39.39%) Migration
4 13 (39.39%) Python
4 13 (39.39%) Blockchain
5 12 (36.36%) Big Data
5 12 (36.36%) Data Lake
5 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) C++
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) DevOps
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Marketing
9 7 (21.21%) Web Services
9 7 (21.21%) C
10 6 (18.18%) Unix
10 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (18.18%) Node.js
11 5 (15.15%) REST
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (15.15%) Master's Degree
11 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree

Online Security
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 4 (12.12%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) DKIM
2 1 (3.03%) DMARC
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Blockchain
2 12 (36.36%) Big Data
2 12 (36.36%) Data Lake
2 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Automotive
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Junior
3 4 (12.12%) Junior Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Junior Software Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Head of Information
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) CSS
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) Node.js
4 5 (15.15%) REST
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) D3.js
7 2 (6.06%) CSS3
7 2 (6.06%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) React
7 2 (6.06%) Spring
7 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.06%) Zurb Foundation
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) RESTful
8 1 (3.03%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (42.42%) Cryptography
4 13 (39.39%) Migration
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Information Security
8 4 (12.12%) Mobile Development
8 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
8 4 (12.12%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (9.09%) Biometrics
9 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) C++
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) C
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) Go
7 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.09%) R
7 3 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (6.06%) Erlang
8 2 (6.06%) SQL
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Haskell
9 1 (3.03%) Lisp
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) WCAG
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
1 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Symantec