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

Security Monitoring
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 634 752 818
Rank change year-on-year +118 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 258 174 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 230 134 96
Median salary £55,621 £62,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.00% +22.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
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%  

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 May 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 May 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 +130 226 £57,500 -8.00% 17
London +108 153 £62,500 -6.71% 9
Scotland +24 27 £30,000 -42.85% 1
City of London +35 26 £72,500 +13.72% 1
Edinburgh +15 26 £30,000 -42.85% 1
South East +60 25 £45,000 -28.00% 2
West Midlands +26 20 £42,500 +70.00% 1
South West -4 14 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Kent - 14 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire +12 8 £40,000 -
Birmingham +6 7 - -
Warwickshire +26 6 £42,500 +36.00% 1
West Malling - 6 £42,500 - 1
Salisbury - 6 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +10 5 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Yorkshire +4 5 £62,500 +25.00% 3
North West -29 5 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Swansea - 5 £55,242 -
Wales - 5 £55,242 -
West Wales - 5 £55,242 -
Berkshire +22 4 £70,000 +3.70%
Leeds +12 4 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Cheshire -19 4 £75,000 -
Warwick - 4 £42,500 - 1
Malvern - 4 £42,500 -
Bristol - 4 £41,250 -
Worcestershire - 4 £42,500 -
Reading +26 3 £80,000 +20.75%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 213 (41.36%) Cybersecurity
2 196 (38.06%) Information Security
3 186 (36.12%) Linux
4 171 (33.20%) Security Operations
5 158 (30.68%) SIEM
6 157 (30.49%) Splunk
7 152 (29.51%) CISSP
8 137 (26.60%) Windows
9 131 (25.44%) Finance
10 122 (23.69%) CISM
11 112 (21.75%) Management Information System
12 107 (20.78%) Firewall
13 103 (20.00%) Incident Management
14 100 (19.42%) ArcSight
15 99 (19.22%) Unix
16 91 (17.67%) Degree
17 90 (17.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 87 (16.89%) GIAC
19 83 (16.12%) Intrusion Detection
20 79 (15.34%) Vulnerability Management
21 76 (14.76%) Network Security
22 68 (13.20%) Security Operations Centre
23 65 (12.62%) Threat Analysis
23 65 (12.62%) PCI DSS
24 64 (12.43%) GCIH
25 63 (12.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 63 (12.23%) Analytics
25 63 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
26 62 (12.04%) Security Architecture
27 59 (11.46%) SANS

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 30 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.72%) Apache
3 13 (2.52%) Confluence
4 11 (2.14%) IIS
5 8 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.97%) JBoss
6 5 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.58%) nginx
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) assyst
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.30%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
5 14 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.94%) SaaS
7 9 (1.75%) Office 365
8 8 (1.55%) IaaS
9 7 (1.36%) PaaS
10 3 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 107 (20.78%) Firewall
2 83 (16.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 76 (14.76%) Network Security
4 42 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 41 (7.96%) Wireshark
6 33 (6.41%) Internet
7 25 (4.85%) HTTP
8 24 (4.66%) LAN
8 24 (4.66%) VPN
9 23 (4.47%) DNS
10 21 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (4.08%) HTTPS
11 19 (3.69%) SSL
11 19 (3.69%) WAN
12 14 (2.72%) IPsec
12 14 (2.72%) Wireless
13 13 (2.52%) DHCP
13 13 (2.52%) Spanning Tree
13 13 (2.52%) SSH
14 12 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.60%) Big Data
2 17 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (2.72%) MySQL
4 6 (1.17%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (0.97%) GIS
6 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.78%) ZAP BI
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.72%) TeamCity
3 13 (2.52%) JIRA
3 13 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (1.36%) Burp Suite
4 7 (1.36%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.78%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.78%) Phabricator
5 4 (0.78%) Redmine
6 3 (0.58%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 131 (25.44%) Finance
2 51 (9.90%) Banking
3 35 (6.80%) Law
4 11 (2.14%) Spanish Language
5 9 (1.75%) Dutch Language
5 9 (1.75%) French Language
5 9 (1.75%) German Language
5 9 (1.75%) Italian Language
5 9 (1.75%) Legal
5 9 (1.75%) Retail
6 8 (1.55%) Advertising
7 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.17%) Marketing
8 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (36.89%) Analyst
2 136 (26.41%) Security Analyst
3 109 (21.17%) Consultant
4 105 (20.39%) Security Consultant
5 69 (13.40%) Security Engineer
6 54 (10.49%) SOC Analyst
7 51 (9.90%) Security Manager
8 41 (7.96%) Monitoring Analyst
9 38 (7.38%) Associate Consultant
10 37 (7.18%) Linux Consultant
11 33 (6.41%) Information Analyst
11 33 (6.41%) Information Security Analyst
12 32 (6.21%) Architect
12 32 (6.21%) Security Architect
13 30 (5.83%) Information Security Engineer
14 28 (5.44%) Network Engineer
15 22 (4.27%) Incident Analyst
15 22 (4.27%) IT Analyst
15 22 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
15 22 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.24%) SailPoint
2 6 (1.17%) Middleware
3 5 (0.97%) J2EE
4 4 (0.78%) HHVM
4 4 (0.78%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.78%) RESTful
5 3 (0.58%) Web Services
6 2 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.39%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.75%) Management Information System
2 68 (13.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 63 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (10.87%) Cyber Attack
5 41 (7.96%) Data Centre
6 39 (7.57%) Computer Science
7 36 (6.99%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (4.85%) PKI
9 23 (4.47%) iPad
10 17 (3.30%) Cybercrime
10 17 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 11 (2.14%) Clustering
13 9 (1.75%) CESG
13 9 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
14 7 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
15 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 186 (36.12%) Linux
2 137 (26.60%) Windows
3 99 (19.22%) Unix
4 27 (5.24%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.33%) CentOS
7 6 (1.17%) Solaris
7 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.58%) Android
10 3 (0.58%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (41.36%) Cybersecurity
2 196 (38.06%) Information Security
3 171 (33.20%) Security Operations
4 158 (30.68%) SIEM
5 103 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 90 (17.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 79 (15.34%) Vulnerability Management
8 65 (12.62%) Threat Analysis
9 63 (12.23%) Analytics
10 62 (12.04%) Security Architecture
11 57 (11.07%) Attack Monitoring
11 57 (11.07%) ITIL
12 52 (10.10%) Kalman Filter
13 51 (9.90%) Risk Management
14 48 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (8.93%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 43 (8.35%) Presales
17 41 (7.96%) Malware Analysis
17 41 (7.96%) Project Management
18 35 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.13%) SQL
2 21 (4.08%) Java
3 17 (3.30%) Python
4 8 (1.55%) C
5 7 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.17%) C++
6 6 (1.17%) Perl
7 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.19%) C#
9 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 152 (29.51%) CISSP
2 122 (23.69%) CISM
3 91 (17.67%) Degree
4 87 (16.89%) GIAC
5 64 (12.43%) GCIH
6 59 (11.46%) SANS
7 52 (10.10%) CEH
8 46 (8.93%) CISA
9 41 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (7.77%) GCIA
11 38 (7.38%) Security Cleared
12 36 (6.99%) GSEC
13 31 (6.02%) SC Cleared
14 25 (4.85%) CCNA
14 25 (4.85%) DV Cleared
15 23 (4.47%) GCED
16 16 (3.11%) CCNP
17 13 (2.52%) AWS Certification
17 13 (2.52%) CREST Certified
17 13 (2.52%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.62%) PCI DSS
2 63 (12.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.47%) GDPR
4 19 (3.69%) QA
5 16 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.94%) SLA
8 8 (1.55%) ISO 15288
8 8 (1.55%) ISO22301
9 6 (1.17%) COBIT
10 5 (0.97%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.58%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.58%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.39%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.19%) GPG13
13 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.19%) RMADS
13 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 50 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.83%) Snort
3 9 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.78%) Docker
6 3 (0.58%) Firmware
6 3 (0.58%) NFS
6 3 (0.58%) Samba
6 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (7.38%) Nessus
2 35 (6.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 31 (6.02%) McAfee ePO
4 27 (5.24%) PowerBroker
5 23 (4.47%) QRadar
5 23 (4.47%) RSA enVision
6 15 (2.91%) SCCM
7 13 (2.52%) WSUS
8 12 (2.33%) FortiGate
8 12 (2.33%) Nexpose
8 12 (2.33%) RSA Security Analytics
9 11 (2.14%) Ansible
10 10 (1.94%) Core Impact
10 10 (1.94%) OpenVAS
11 7 (1.36%) Nagios
12 6 (1.17%) Puppet
13 5 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (0.97%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 5 (0.97%) Nmap
13 5 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 157 (30.49%) Splunk
2 100 (19.42%) ArcSight
3 38 (7.38%) McAfee
4 37 (7.18%) Palo Alto
5 36 (6.99%) Cisco
6 34 (6.60%) Red Hat
7 31 (6.02%) LogRhythm
8 30 (5.83%) CyberArk
9 27 (5.24%) Aveksa
9 27 (5.24%) Bomgar
9 27 (5.24%) NetWitness
10 26 (5.05%) ServiceNow
11 23 (4.47%) CheckPoint
11 23 (4.47%) LogLogic
12 22 (4.27%) Microsoft
13 21 (4.08%) SolarWinds
14 20 (3.88%) Juniper
15 19 (3.69%) Qualys
16 18 (3.50%) Symantec
17 17 (3.30%) Cybereason
South West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £62,000 and excellent benefits / equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 18 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Good with OTE and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucester|Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago