The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Protective Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Protective Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Protective Monitoring
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 890 946
Rank change year-on-year +56 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Protective Monitoring 49 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.034% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.038% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 25
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £37,500 £44,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,450 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.69%  

Protective Monitoring 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 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
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%  

Protective Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Protective Monitoring in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Protective Monitoring in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Protective Monitoring in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +69 47 £65,000 +13.04% 5
London +33 13 £65,000 -3.70% 2
South West +11 13 £55,000 +18.91% 1
West Midlands - 10 £46,250 -
South East +45 9 - - 1
Bristol -19 9 £60,000 +29.72% 1
Worcestershire - 8 £42,500 -
Malvern - 8 £42,500 -
Berkshire +36 7 - - 1
Reading - 7 - - 1
Dorset - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - -
Milton Keynes -2 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £65,000 -
City of London +23 1 £85,000 +25.92% 1
Tyne and Wear +20 1 £65,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 1 £65,000 -
North East +16 1 £65,000 -
North West -38 1 £65,000 -7.80% 1
Shropshire - 1 £65,000 -
Telford - 1 £65,000 -
Manchester - 1 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring 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 Protective Monitoring.

1 52 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 43 (47.78%) Linux
3 38 (42.22%) Windows
4 37 (41.11%) DV Cleared
5 35 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (38.89%) Firewall
6 34 (37.78%) Software Engineering
6 34 (37.78%) SIEM
7 33 (36.67%) SC Cleared
8 32 (35.56%) Information Security
9 30 (33.33%) Unix
10 25 (27.78%) Snort
11 22 (24.44%) TCP/IP
12 21 (23.33%) Python
13 20 (22.22%) DevOps
13 20 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
13 20 (22.22%) CREST Certified
14 19 (21.11%) Ansible
14 19 (21.11%) Network Monitoring
14 19 (21.11%) Puppet
15 18 (20.00%) Security Operations
15 18 (20.00%) Java
16 17 (18.89%) ITIL
16 17 (18.89%) Service Management
16 17 (18.89%) GCIA
16 17 (18.89%) LogRhythm
16 17 (18.89%) ArcSight
16 17 (18.89%) Information Assurance
17 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (17.78%) Digital Marketing

Protective Monitoring
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 (4.44%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.89%) Firewall
2 22 (24.44%) TCP/IP
3 16 (17.78%) Internet
4 15 (16.67%) Network Security
5 13 (14.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (6.67%) DHCP
6 6 (6.67%) DNS
6 6 (6.67%) LAN
6 6 (6.67%) VPN
6 6 (6.67%) WAN
7 5 (5.56%) BGP
7 5 (5.56%) MPLS
7 5 (5.56%) OSPF
8 4 (4.44%) SNMP
9 3 (3.33%) FCoE
10 1 (1.11%) FTP
10 1 (1.11%) ICMP
10 1 (1.11%) POP3
10 1 (1.11%) SMTP
10 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Big Data
2 4 (4.44%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 12 (13.33%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.33%) JIRA
2 3 (3.33%) Redmine
General
1 16 (17.78%) Marketing
2 10 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Platform Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Security Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) IT Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Security Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Kafka
1 4 (4.44%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (13.33%) CESG
2 12 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.78%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Windows
3 30 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (4.44%) CoreOS
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (37.78%) SIEM
2 34 (37.78%) Software Engineering
3 32 (35.56%) Information Security
4 20 (22.22%) DevOps
5 19 (21.11%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 17 (18.89%) Information Assurance
7 17 (18.89%) ITIL
7 17 (18.89%) Service Management
8 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (17.78%) Content Management
8 16 (17.78%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce
8 16 (17.78%) Open Source
9 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
9 14 (15.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (14.44%) Analytics
10 13 (14.44%) ISMS
11 12 (13.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) Python
2 18 (20.00%) Java
3 16 (17.78%) Go
3 16 (17.78%) Ruby
4 10 (11.11%) C
5 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.56%) Perl
6 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.44%) Scala
7 4 (4.44%) SQL
8 3 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.11%) DV Cleared
3 33 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 20 (22.22%) CREST Certified
5 17 (18.89%) GCIA
6 15 (16.67%) CISSP
7 13 (14.44%) GCIH
8 12 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (11.11%) Degree
10 10 (11.11%) SANS
11 9 (10.00%) CEH
11 9 (10.00%) GIAC
11 9 (10.00%) OSCP
12 8 (8.89%) CCNA
13 6 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (6.67%) GREM
13 6 (6.67%) MCSE
13 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) JSP 440
3 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (3.33%) GPG13
4 3 (3.33%) SLA
5 1 (1.11%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Snort
2 16 (17.78%) Docker
2 16 (17.78%) etcd
2 16 (17.78%) flannel
3 3 (3.33%) NFS
3 3 (3.33%) Samba
3 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) Ansible
1 19 (21.11%) Puppet
2 16 (17.78%) Kubernetes
2 16 (17.78%) Sysdig
2 16 (17.78%) Terraform
3 12 (13.33%) Consul
3 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (13.33%) Salt
4 9 (10.00%) RSA enVision
5 6 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (4.44%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 4 (4.44%) Kibana
6 4 (4.44%) Prometheus
6 4 (4.44%) rkt
7 3 (3.33%) Nagios
7 3 (3.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.11%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.11%) Nessus
8 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) ArcSight
1 17 (18.89%) LogRhythm
2 9 (10.00%) Splunk
3 4 (4.44%) NetApp
3 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
3 4 (4.44%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) EMC
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
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