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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Monitoring
UK
Rank 573 748 806
Rank change year-on-year +175 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 294 208 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 268 175 93
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,400 £67,500
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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +194 258 £55,000 +4.76% 17
London +173 185 £60,000 -9.43% 10
City of London +84 44 £62,500 -3.84% 4
South East +73 34 £45,000 -25.00%
Scotland +31 33 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Edinburgh +6 30 £32,500 -38.09% 1
North West -22 13 £37,624 -20.79% 2
West Midlands +44 12 £45,000 -2.70% 2
South West +19 11 £42,500 - 2
Manchester -23 10 £35,624 -26.92% 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £55,000 -
Kent - 10 £43,750 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £55,000 -
Salford - 8 £35,624 - 2
Berkshire +31 6 £51,250 +7.89%
Hampshire +34 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Birmingham +20 5 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +8 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £27,500 -
Solihull - 4 £45,000 -
West Malling - 4 £42,500 -
Wiltshire +22 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow +20 3 £37,500 +108.33%
Swindon +19 3 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +1 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Gloucester -1 3 £55,000 -6.38%
Surrey +41 2 £52,500 -
Reading +40 2 £70,000 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +26 2 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Leeds +19 2 £41,250 -13.15% 1

Security Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 232 (41.80%) Information Security
2 199 (35.86%) Cybersecurity
3 198 (35.68%) Linux
4 196 (35.32%) CISSP
5 171 (30.81%) Windows
6 169 (30.45%) Security Operations
7 155 (27.93%) SIEM
8 147 (26.49%) CISM
9 143 (25.77%) Splunk
10 142 (25.59%) Management Information System
10 142 (25.59%) Finance
11 125 (22.52%) Network Security
12 108 (19.46%) Firewall
13 103 (18.56%) Vulnerability Management
14 97 (17.48%) PCI DSS
15 96 (17.30%) Degree
15 96 (17.30%) Security Operations Centre
16 94 (16.94%) Incident Management
17 93 (16.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 92 (16.58%) CEH
19 88 (15.86%) ArcSight
20 86 (15.50%) Intrusion Detection
21 83 (14.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 78 (14.05%) GIAC
22 78 (14.05%) Unix
23 70 (12.61%) Security Architecture
24 67 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (11.71%) Active Directory
26 64 (11.53%) SQL
26 64 (11.53%) Data Centre

Security Monitoring
Top Related 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 42 (7.57%) IIS
2 30 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.50%) Confluence
4 23 (4.14%) Apache
5 19 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.24%) nginx
7 5 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) Houdini
3 1 (0.18%) Maya
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) NUKE
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (2.52%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.77%) Office 365
2 30 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.05%) Amazon S3
3 28 (5.05%) Amazon SQS
3 28 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (4.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 27 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (2.52%) SaaS
6 4 (0.72%) IaaS
6 4 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (22.52%) Network Security
2 108 (19.46%) Firewall
3 86 (15.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 42 (7.57%) TCP/IP
5 40 (7.21%) Wireshark
6 36 (6.49%) HTTP
7 30 (5.41%) Internet
8 29 (5.23%) DNS
8 29 (5.23%) HTTPS
9 25 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (4.50%) LDAP
10 22 (3.96%) Kerberos
11 20 (3.60%) LAN
11 20 (3.60%) tcpdump
12 19 (3.42%) VPN
13 17 (3.06%) BGP
14 15 (2.70%) FTP
14 15 (2.70%) WAN
14 15 (2.70%) Wireless
15 14 (2.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.05%) Big Data
2 27 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.16%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.08%) GIS
7 5 (0.90%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.72%) ZAP BI
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.36%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.36%) MySQL
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (5.05%) Git (software)
1 28 (5.05%) Jenkins
1 28 (5.05%) TeamCity
2 27 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (4.68%) JIRA
4 25 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.72%) Burp Suite
5 4 (0.72%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.18%) Ant
6 1 (0.18%) Hudson
6 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 142 (25.59%) Finance
2 42 (7.57%) Banking
3 39 (7.03%) Law
4 19 (3.42%) Games
5 16 (2.88%) Legal
6 13 (2.34%) Retail
7 11 (1.98%) Marketing
8 10 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.62%) Dutch Language
9 9 (1.62%) French Language
9 9 (1.62%) German Language
9 9 (1.62%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.62%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.90%) Advertising
11 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.54%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (35.50%) Analyst
2 139 (25.05%) Security Analyst
3 110 (19.82%) Consultant
4 107 (19.28%) Security Consultant
5 97 (17.48%) Security Engineer
6 53 (9.55%) SOC Analyst
7 47 (8.47%) Information Security Engineer
8 40 (7.21%) Architect
8 40 (7.21%) Monitoring Analyst
9 39 (7.03%) Security Architect
10 36 (6.49%) Security Manager
11 35 (6.31%) Network Engineer
12 29 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 29 (5.23%) Linux Consultant
13 28 (5.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 28 (5.05%) Information Analyst
13 28 (5.05%) Information Security Analyst
13 28 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (4.86%) Network Security Engineer
14 27 (4.86%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.42%) SailPoint
2 7 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (1.08%) .NET
4 5 (0.90%) Middleware
5 4 (0.72%) SPNEGO
6 3 (0.54%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.54%) RESTful
7 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.18%) JRuby
7 1 (0.18%) Servlets
7 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 142 (25.59%) Management Information System
2 96 (17.30%) Security Operations Centre
3 67 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (11.53%) Data Centre
5 50 (9.01%) Cyber Attack
6 43 (7.75%) PKI
7 41 (7.39%) Computer Science
8 31 (5.59%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (3.42%) Cybercrime
10 15 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (2.70%) iPad
11 13 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (1.62%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.08%) CESG
13 6 (1.08%) NHS
14 5 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.72%) Clustering
15 4 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 198 (35.68%) Linux
2 171 (30.81%) Windows
3 78 (14.05%) Unix
4 28 (5.05%) CentOS
5 26 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (4.32%) Windows Server
7 18 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.62%) Solaris
10 6 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) AIX
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (41.80%) Information Security
2 199 (35.86%) Cybersecurity
3 169 (30.45%) Security Operations
4 155 (27.93%) SIEM
5 103 (18.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 94 (16.94%) Incident Management
7 93 (16.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 70 (12.61%) Security Architecture
9 64 (11.53%) Threat Analysis
10 58 (10.45%) Risk Management
11 56 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 51 (9.19%) Penetration Testing
13 49 (8.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 47 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (8.29%) ITIL
16 45 (8.11%) E-Commerce
16 45 (8.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 43 (7.75%) Attack Monitoring
17 43 (7.75%) Kalman Filter
18 42 (7.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.53%) SQL
2 24 (4.32%) Python
3 21 (3.78%) Java
3 21 (3.78%) Perl
4 20 (3.60%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.42%) C
5 19 (3.42%) Ruby
6 7 (1.26%) C#
7 5 (0.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.18%) C++
8 1 (0.18%) PHP
8 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 196 (35.32%) CISSP
2 147 (26.49%) CISM
3 96 (17.30%) Degree
4 92 (16.58%) CEH
5 78 (14.05%) GIAC
6 57 (10.27%) GCIH
7 56 (10.09%) SANS
8 54 (9.73%) CISA
9 48 (8.65%) Security Cleared
10 44 (7.93%) GCIA
11 41 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (6.49%) GSEC
13 33 (5.95%) SC Cleared
14 25 (4.50%) AWS Certification
15 24 (4.32%) CCNA
16 21 (3.78%) DV Cleared
17 20 (3.60%) GCED
18 19 (3.42%) CCNP
19 18 (3.24%) CISMP
20 17 (3.06%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (17.48%) PCI DSS
2 83 (14.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (5.05%) QA
4 25 (4.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (3.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 18 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (2.70%) GPG13
7 15 (2.70%) RMADS
8 14 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 13 (2.34%) GDPR
10 7 (1.26%) ISO22301
11 6 (1.08%) COBIT
12 4 (0.72%) SLA
13 2 (0.36%) COSO
14 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.18%) ISO27005
14 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 65 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.32%) Snort
3 22 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.44%) Docker
6 4 (0.72%) Firmware
6 4 (0.72%) NFS
6 4 (0.72%) Samba
7 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.36%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (7.93%) Nessus
2 28 (5.05%) Ansible
3 25 (4.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 23 (4.14%) McAfee ePO
4 23 (4.14%) PowerBroker
5 21 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.60%) Puppet
7 18 (3.24%) SELinux
8 15 (2.70%) RSA enVision
9 12 (2.16%) FortiGate
9 12 (2.16%) SCCM
10 10 (1.80%) SCOM
11 8 (1.44%) QRadar
12 7 (1.26%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.26%) Mesos
12 7 (1.26%) Rancher
12 7 (1.26%) rkt
12 7 (1.26%) Terraform
13 6 (1.08%) CSIRT
14 5 (0.90%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 143 (25.77%) Splunk
2 88 (15.86%) ArcSight
3 54 (9.73%) Cisco
4 45 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 39 (7.03%) Palo Alto
6 35 (6.31%) ServiceNow
7 31 (5.59%) CheckPoint
8 28 (5.05%) Intel Security
8 28 (5.05%) Juniper
9 25 (4.50%) Atlassian
9 25 (4.50%) New Relic
9 25 (4.50%) Trend Micro
9 25 (4.50%) VMware
10 23 (4.14%) Aveksa
10 23 (4.14%) Bomgar
10 23 (4.14%) CyberArk
10 23 (4.14%) Cybereason
11 22 (3.96%) NetWitness
11 22 (3.96%) Oracle
11 22 (3.96%) SAP
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience & current or
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49835.00 - £60649.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
ECS
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 27 days ago