The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 784 809
Rank change year-on-year +192 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 275 178 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 252 144 88
Median salary £55,242 £62,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.61% +22.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,225 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,350 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  

Security 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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in the UK

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in the UK

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the UK

Security Monitoring
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +176 236 £57,500 -8.00% 12
London +131 161 £62,500 -7.40% 4
City of London +65 34 £62,500 +4.16%
Scotland +17 31 £32,500 -38.09%
South East +90 30 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Edinburgh +15 30 £32,500 -38.09%
West Midlands +25 17 £45,000 - 1
Kent - 16 £43,750 - 1
North West -16 12 £35,500 -26.23%
South West +8 10 £41,250 -21.42%
Manchester -25 7 £33,500 -30.38%
West Wales - 7 £55,242 -
West Malling - 7 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 7 £55,242 -
Swansea - 7 £55,242 -
Bristol +7 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 -
Salford - 6 £33,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £55,000 -
Birmingham +12 5 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Malvern - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire +24 4 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Wiltshire +18 4 £40,000 -
Cheshire -3 4 £75,000 -
Swindon +16 3 £40,000 -
Solihull - 3 £45,000 -
Reading +25 2 £70,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire +20 2 £39,750 -20.50% 2

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Monitoring.

1 211 (39.37%) Information Security
2 208 (38.81%) Cybersecurity
3 186 (34.70%) Linux
4 171 (31.90%) Security Operations
5 167 (31.16%) CISSP
6 154 (28.73%) SIEM
7 153 (28.54%) Windows
8 145 (27.05%) Splunk
9 143 (26.68%) Finance
10 137 (25.56%) CISM
11 129 (24.07%) Management Information System
12 107 (19.96%) Firewall
13 102 (19.03%) Network Security
14 99 (18.47%) Incident Management
15 96 (17.91%) Unix
16 95 (17.72%) Degree
17 93 (17.35%) Intrusion Detection
18 90 (16.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 90 (16.79%) Vulnerability Management
19 87 (16.23%) ArcSight
20 81 (15.11%) GIAC
21 77 (14.37%) Security Operations Centre
22 75 (13.99%) PCI DSS
23 72 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
24 71 (13.25%) CEH
25 70 (13.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 65 (12.13%) Security Architecture
26 65 (12.13%) Threat Analysis
27 60 (11.19%) GCIH
28 57 (10.63%) Active Directory

Security 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 31 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.10%) IIS
3 19 (3.54%) Confluence
4 17 (3.17%) Apache
5 11 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.68%) nginx
7 5 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.37%) JBoss
9 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.19%) Houdini
2 1 (0.19%) Maya
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) NUKE
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.49%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.22%) Office 365
3 27 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.48%) Amazon S3
5 22 (4.10%) Amazon SQS
6 21 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 21 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (2.99%) SaaS
8 6 (1.12%) IaaS
8 6 (1.12%) PaaS
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 107 (19.96%) Firewall
2 102 (19.03%) Network Security
3 93 (17.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (7.46%) Wireshark
5 37 (6.90%) Internet
6 34 (6.34%) TCP/IP
7 27 (5.04%) HTTP
8 26 (4.85%) DNS
9 24 (4.48%) LAN
10 23 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.10%) HTTPS
11 22 (4.10%) VPN
12 19 (3.54%) WAN
13 18 (3.36%) LDAP
14 17 (3.17%) tcpdump
15 16 (2.99%) SSL
16 14 (2.61%) BGP
16 14 (2.61%) Wireless
17 13 (2.43%) IPsec
17 13 (2.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.53%) Big Data
2 21 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.31%) MySQL
6 6 (1.12%) Cognos Impromptu
6 6 (1.12%) GIS
6 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.75%) ZAP BI
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 21 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 19 (3.54%) JIRA
3 19 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.12%) Burp Suite
5 4 (0.75%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.19%) Phabricator
7 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.19%) Redmine
General
1 143 (26.68%) Finance
2 48 (8.96%) Banking
3 28 (5.22%) Law
4 13 (2.43%) Legal
5 10 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.87%) Marketing
5 10 (1.87%) Retail
5 10 (1.87%) Spanish Language
6 9 (1.68%) Dutch Language
6 9 (1.68%) French Language
6 9 (1.68%) German Language
6 9 (1.68%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.31%) Advertising
8 5 (0.93%) Games
8 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 196 (36.57%) Analyst
2 138 (25.75%) Security Analyst
3 109 (20.34%) Consultant
4 105 (19.59%) Security Consultant
5 85 (15.86%) Security Engineer
6 53 (9.89%) SOC Analyst
7 42 (7.84%) Monitoring Analyst
8 41 (7.65%) Information Security Engineer
8 41 (7.65%) Security Manager
9 38 (7.09%) Architect
10 37 (6.90%) Security Architect
11 34 (6.34%) Information Analyst
11 34 (6.34%) Information Security Analyst
12 32 (5.97%) Associate Consultant
13 30 (5.60%) Network Engineer
14 29 (5.41%) IT Analyst
14 29 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
14 29 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
15 25 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
16 24 (4.48%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.48%) SailPoint
2 6 (1.12%) Middleware
3 4 (0.75%) RESTful
3 4 (0.75%) SPNEGO
4 3 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.56%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.56%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) J2EE
6 1 (0.19%) .NET
6 1 (0.19%) HHVM
Miscellaneous
1 129 (24.07%) Management Information System
2 77 (14.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 72 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (9.89%) Cyber Attack
5 47 (8.77%) Data Centre
6 43 (8.02%) Computer Science
7 36 (6.72%) PKI
8 34 (6.34%) Cyberthreat
9 22 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (3.17%) Cybercrime
10 17 (3.17%) iPad
11 13 (2.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 9 (1.68%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.49%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.12%) Clustering
15 5 (0.93%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.75%) CESG
16 4 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 186 (34.70%) Linux
2 153 (28.54%) Windows
3 96 (17.91%) Unix
4 24 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.54%) CentOS
6 18 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.12%) Solaris
8 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.56%) Android
11 2 (0.37%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (39.37%) Information Security
2 208 (38.81%) Cybersecurity
3 171 (31.90%) Security Operations
4 154 (28.73%) SIEM
5 99 (18.47%) Incident Management
6 90 (16.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 90 (16.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 65 (12.13%) Security Architecture
7 65 (12.13%) Threat Analysis
8 55 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 54 (10.07%) Risk Management
10 52 (9.70%) Analytics
10 52 (9.70%) Attack Monitoring
11 49 (9.14%) Kalman Filter
12 46 (8.58%) ITIL
13 45 (8.40%) Presales
14 44 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
15 42 (7.84%) Malware Analysis
15 42 (7.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.14%) SQL
2 22 (4.10%) Java
2 22 (4.10%) Python
3 13 (2.43%) Bash Shell
4 12 (2.24%) C
5 11 (2.05%) Perl
6 9 (1.68%) Ruby
7 6 (1.12%) C++
8 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) C#
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 167 (31.16%) CISSP
2 137 (25.56%) CISM
3 95 (17.72%) Degree
4 81 (15.11%) GIAC
5 71 (13.25%) CEH
6 60 (11.19%) GCIH
7 55 (10.26%) SANS
8 44 (8.21%) CISA
9 43 (8.02%) GCIA
10 42 (7.84%) Security Cleared
11 39 (7.28%) GSEC
12 34 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (5.60%) SC Cleared
14 23 (4.29%) GCED
15 21 (3.92%) DV Cleared
16 19 (3.54%) AWS Certification
17 17 (3.17%) CCNP
17 17 (3.17%) CREST Certified
18 16 (2.99%) CCNA
19 15 (2.80%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.99%) PCI DSS
2 70 (13.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 23 (4.29%) QA
4 20 (3.73%) GDPR
5 15 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (2.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (1.68%) GPG13
7 9 (1.68%) ISO22301
7 9 (1.68%) RMADS
8 8 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (1.12%) COBIT
9 6 (1.12%) SLA
10 2 (0.37%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.19%) COSO
11 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 57 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.48%) Snort
3 12 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.31%) Docker
6 4 (0.75%) Firmware
6 4 (0.75%) NFS
6 4 (0.75%) Samba
7 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.37%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (7.09%) Nessus
2 34 (6.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 28 (5.22%) McAfee ePO
4 24 (4.48%) PowerBroker
5 19 (3.54%) Ansible
6 17 (3.17%) RSA enVision
7 14 (2.61%) QRadar
8 12 (2.24%) FortiGate
8 12 (2.24%) Puppet
9 11 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.87%) SCOM
11 9 (1.68%) SCCM
11 9 (1.68%) SELinux
12 6 (1.12%) WSUS
13 5 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (0.93%) Nexpose
13 5 (0.93%) Nmap
13 5 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
13 5 (0.93%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 145 (27.05%) Splunk
2 87 (16.23%) ArcSight
3 49 (9.14%) Cisco
4 42 (7.84%) Palo Alto
5 35 (6.53%) Intel Security
6 34 (6.34%) Red Hat
6 34 (6.34%) ServiceNow
7 27 (5.04%) CyberArk
8 26 (4.85%) CheckPoint
9 24 (4.48%) Aveksa
9 24 (4.48%) Bomgar
10 23 (4.29%) Juniper
10 23 (4.29%) Microsoft
10 23 (4.29%) Qualys
11 21 (3.92%) Cybereason
11 21 (3.92%) NetWitness
11 21 (3.92%) Oracle
12 20 (3.73%) LogRhythm
13 19 (3.54%) Atlassian
13 19 (3.54%) SAP
London
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: £30 - £45K (negotiable subject to experience & proven track record) pl
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Telefonica
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 22 days ago