Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Protective Monitoring
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1133 1252
Rank change year-on-year +14 +119 +31
Permanent jobs citing Protective Monitoring 79 85 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.045% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.050% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 41
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,750 £40,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £84,700 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

Protective Monitoring 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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Protective Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Protective Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Protective Monitoring in the UK

Protective Monitoring
Top 10 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 6 months to 19 November 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 74 £70,000 +40.00% 5
UK excluding London +18 53 £50,000 - 3
London +18 20 £79,500 +76.67% 2
South East +47 15 £37,500 -11.76%
South West -2 14 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands +43 11 - - 1
West Midlands +25 11 - -
North of England +10 10 £50,000 - 2
North West +5 10 £50,000 -
Wales - 3 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 36 (45.57%) Information Security
2 35 (44.30%) SIEM
3 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
4 30 (37.97%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (37.97%) Security Operations
5 28 (35.44%) CISSP
6 27 (34.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 26 (32.91%) Information Assurance
8 21 (26.58%) Degree
8 21 (26.58%) Network Security
9 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
9 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
10 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (21.52%) Firewall
11 17 (21.52%) Linux
11 17 (21.52%) Python
12 16 (20.25%) CISM
12 16 (20.25%) Security Management
12 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
12 16 (20.25%) Puppet
12 16 (20.25%) Ansible
13 15 (18.99%) Docker
13 15 (18.99%) Kubernetes
13 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
13 15 (18.99%) Ruby
14 14 (17.72%) Security Architecture
14 14 (17.72%) Open Source
15 13 (16.46%) Digital Forensics
15 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
15 13 (16.46%) Network Monitoring

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 12 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (11.39%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) Network Security
2 17 (21.52%) Firewall
3 9 (11.39%) Internet
3 9 (11.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.33%) BGP
5 5 (6.33%) MPLS
5 5 (6.33%) OSPF
6 2 (2.53%) SSL
7 1 (1.27%) DNS
7 1 (1.27%) FCoE
7 1 (1.27%) IPsec
7 1 (1.27%) LAN
7 1 (1.27%) NAS
7 1 (1.27%) SAN
7 1 (1.27%) SNMP
7 1 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MySQL
1 10 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.80%) Impala
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.80%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Redmine
3 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (13.92%) Law
2 8 (10.13%) Legal
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Finance
5 3 (3.80%) Military
6 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Security Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) IT Manager
3 12 (15.19%) IT Security Manager
3 12 (15.19%) Security Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Configuration Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) Operations Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Security Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Security Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Senior IT Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Information Assurance Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.80%) Kafka
2 3 (3.80%) MLlib
3 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.27%) Sensu
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
1 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.19%) CESG
3 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Smart Meter
5 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
6 5 (6.33%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.06%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (5.06%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Android
3 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.06%) Unix
5 3 (3.80%) VMS
6 2 (2.53%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Information Security
2 35 (44.30%) SIEM
3 30 (37.97%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (37.97%) Security Operations
4 27 (34.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 26 (32.91%) Information Assurance
6 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
7 16 (20.25%) Security Management
8 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
9 14 (17.72%) Open Source
9 14 (17.72%) Security Architecture
10 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.46%) Digital Forensics
10 13 (16.46%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (16.46%) Service Management
11 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (15.19%) Presales
11 12 (15.19%) Supplier Management
11 12 (15.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 10 (12.66%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) Python
2 15 (18.99%) Ruby
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 10 (12.66%) C
4 10 (12.66%) Perl
4 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.33%) Go
5 5 (6.33%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) Scala
7 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.44%) CISSP
3 21 (26.58%) Degree
4 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.25%) CISM
5 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
6 12 (15.19%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (13.92%) GCIH
8 8 (10.13%) GIAC
9 4 (5.06%) CISA
9 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (5.06%) GCFA
10 3 (3.80%) CEH
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.27%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (1.27%) MBA
11 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.13%) ISO 22301
3 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (7.59%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.80%) PMO
5 2 (2.53%) GDPR
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.27%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Docker
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.39%) Xen
4 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.33%) etcd
5 5 (6.33%) flannel
6 4 (5.06%) Snort
7 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) NFS
8 1 (1.27%) Samba
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Ansible
1 16 (20.25%) Puppet
2 15 (18.99%) Kubernetes
3 7 (8.86%) CSIRT
4 5 (6.33%) Sysdig
4 5 (6.33%) Terraform
5 4 (5.06%) Kibana
5 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.80%) Consul
6 3 (3.80%) Salt
7 2 (2.53%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.53%) rkt
8 1 (1.27%) EnCase
8 1 (1.27%) FTK
8 1 (1.27%) Grafana
8 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.27%) logstash
8 1 (1.27%) Nagios
8 1 (1.27%) RSA enVision
8 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) VMware
2 9 (11.39%) Atlassian
2 9 (11.39%) LANDesk
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) LogRhythm
4 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.53%) EMC
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.27%) Remedy
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.27%) Splunk