Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 861 921
Rank change year-on-year +155 +60 +203
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 519 415 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 446 345 290
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.05% +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 160431 179248 194120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.79% 88.94% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128308 149296 157831
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the UK

Security Monitoring
Top 14 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 6 months to 28 July 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 +142 460 £55,000 -8.33% 15
London +128 297 £62,500 -3.85% 9
UK excluding London +77 211 £42,500 -19.05% 7
South East +51 50 £45,000 -28.00%
Midlands +62 43 £45,000 +80.00%
Scotland +23 42 £30,000 -42.86%
West Midlands +31 41 £45,000 +80.00%
North of England -25 34 £50,000 - 2
South West +17 30 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West -17 20 £37,747 -24.51% 1
Yorkshire +2 14 £50,000 - 1
East of England +15 8 £26,500 -64.07% 3
Wales - 7 £55,242 -
East Midlands +22 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 230 (44.32%) Information Security
2 192 (36.99%) Linux
3 190 (36.61%) Cybersecurity
4 180 (34.68%) SIEM
5 175 (33.72%) CISSP
6 156 (30.06%) Security Operations
7 148 (28.52%) Splunk
8 137 (26.40%) Windows
9 125 (24.08%) Management Information System
10 122 (23.51%) Finance
11 114 (21.97%) CISM
12 113 (21.77%) Firewall
13 109 (21.00%) Degree
14 97 (18.69%) GIAC
15 94 (18.11%) ArcSight
16 90 (17.34%) Incident Management
17 89 (17.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 88 (16.96%) Unix
19 83 (15.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 82 (15.80%) Analytics
21 80 (15.41%) Vulnerability Management
22 72 (13.87%) ITIL
23 70 (13.49%) GCIH
23 70 (13.49%) Network Security
24 68 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
25 66 (12.72%) Risk Management
26 60 (11.56%) PCI DSS
27 55 (10.60%) Intrusion Detection
27 55 (10.60%) CEH
27 55 (10.60%) Banking

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 18 (3.47%) Apache
2 14 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.12%) Confluence
4 10 (1.93%) IIS
5 9 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.96%) JBoss
6 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.77%) Houdini
3 4 (0.77%) Maya
3 4 (0.77%) NUKE
3 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) assyst
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (3.28%) SaaS
4 15 (2.89%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.89%) IaaS
5 14 (2.70%) Office 365
6 13 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.54%) PaaS
9 5 (0.96%) G Suite
9 5 (0.96%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 113 (21.77%) Firewall
2 70 (13.49%) Network Security
3 55 (10.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 48 (9.25%) TCP/IP
5 39 (7.51%) Wireshark
6 27 (5.20%) DNS
7 25 (4.82%) LAN
7 25 (4.82%) VPN
8 24 (4.62%) Internet
9 22 (4.24%) HTTP
9 22 (4.24%) WAN
10 19 (3.66%) SSL
11 18 (3.47%) DHCP
12 17 (3.28%) FTP
13 16 (3.08%) SMTP
14 14 (2.70%) IPsec
15 13 (2.50%) HTTPS
15 13 (2.50%) tcpdump
15 13 (2.50%) X.400
16 12 (2.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.86%) Big Data
2 21 (4.05%) MySQL
3 13 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.73%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.16%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) GIS
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 12 (2.31%) JIRA
5 11 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (1.93%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.54%) Phabricator
7 8 (1.54%) Redmine
8 6 (1.16%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.77%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.39%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 122 (23.51%) Finance
2 55 (10.60%) Banking
3 44 (8.48%) Law
4 15 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.12%) Legal
6 9 (1.73%) Advertising
6 9 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.35%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.96%) Retail
10 4 (0.77%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.77%) French Language
10 4 (0.77%) German Language
10 4 (0.77%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Marketing
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 196 (37.76%) Analyst
2 124 (23.89%) Security Analyst
3 111 (21.39%) Consultant
4 106 (20.42%) Security Consultant
5 60 (11.56%) SOC Analyst
6 59 (11.37%) Security Manager
7 46 (8.86%) Security Engineer
8 40 (7.71%) Linux Consultant
9 36 (6.94%) Information Analyst
9 36 (6.94%) Information Security Analyst
10 29 (5.59%) Operational Security Manager
10 29 (5.59%) Security Operations Manager
11 28 (5.39%) Architect
11 28 (5.39%) Security Architect
12 26 (5.01%) Associate Consultant
12 26 (5.01%) Monitoring Analyst
13 24 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.24%) Information Manager
14 22 (4.24%) Information Security Manager
15 21 (4.05%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.20%) SailPoint
2 9 (1.73%) RESTful
2 9 (1.73%) Web Services
3 8 (1.54%) HHVM
4 5 (0.96%) J2EE
4 5 (0.96%) Middleware
5 4 (0.77%) LAMP
6 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.19%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 125 (24.08%) Management Information System
2 68 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (10.60%) Computer Science
4 51 (9.83%) Cyber Attack
5 47 (9.06%) Cyberthreat
6 35 (6.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 32 (6.17%) PKI
8 31 (5.97%) Data Centre
9 20 (3.85%) iPad
10 18 (3.47%) Cybercrime
11 16 (3.08%) CESG
11 16 (3.08%) Clustering
12 11 (2.12%) Freedom of Information
13 10 (1.93%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
16 5 (0.96%) Fintech
17 4 (0.77%) Animation
17 4 (0.77%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 4 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 192 (36.99%) Linux
2 137 (26.40%) Windows
3 88 (16.96%) Unix
4 25 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.54%) CentOS
7 6 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.77%) Android
8 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.77%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.58%) Debian
9 3 (0.58%) Solaris
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (44.32%) Information Security
2 190 (36.61%) Cybersecurity
3 180 (34.68%) SIEM
4 156 (30.06%) Security Operations
5 90 (17.34%) Incident Management
6 83 (15.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 82 (15.80%) Analytics
8 80 (15.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 72 (13.87%) ITIL
10 66 (12.72%) Risk Management
11 53 (10.21%) Threat Analysis
12 52 (10.02%) Kalman Filter
13 49 (9.44%) Project Management
13 49 (9.44%) Security Architecture
14 43 (8.29%) Attack Monitoring
15 42 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (7.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 38 (7.32%) Malware Analysis
17 38 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.17%) SQL
2 19 (3.66%) Java
3 16 (3.08%) Python
4 10 (1.93%) C
5 7 (1.35%) Perl
6 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.16%) C++
7 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.19%) C#
9 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 175 (33.72%) CISSP
2 114 (21.97%) CISM
3 109 (21.00%) Degree
4 97 (18.69%) GIAC
5 70 (13.49%) GCIH
6 55 (10.60%) CEH
7 47 (9.06%) GSEC
8 46 (8.86%) Security Cleared
9 45 (8.67%) CISA
9 45 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
10 44 (8.48%) GCIA
11 41 (7.90%) SANS
11 41 (7.90%) SC Cleared
12 34 (6.55%) CCNA
13 28 (5.39%) DV Cleared
14 24 (4.62%) CISMP
15 20 (3.85%) GCED
16 19 (3.66%) GISF
17 17 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (17.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (11.56%) PCI DSS
3 30 (5.78%) GDPR
4 22 (4.24%) QA
5 16 (3.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 15 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (2.12%) ISO 9001
7 11 (2.12%) SLA
8 8 (1.54%) COBIT
9 7 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (1.16%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.96%) SSAE 16
12 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.39%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 50 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.39%) Snort
3 27 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.77%) Docker
4 4 (0.77%) Firmware
4 4 (0.77%) NFS
4 4 (0.77%) Samba
4 4 (0.77%) vSphere
5 3 (0.58%) iptables
5 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (9.06%) Nessus
1 47 (9.06%) QRadar
2 31 (5.97%) McAfee ePO
3 30 (5.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 27 (5.20%) PowerBroker
5 21 (4.05%) SCCM
5 21 (4.05%) WSUS
6 20 (3.85%) Nexpose
6 20 (3.85%) RSA enVision
7 19 (3.66%) Core Impact
7 19 (3.66%) OpenVAS
7 19 (3.66%) RSA Security Analytics
8 15 (2.89%) CSIRT
9 13 (2.50%) Ansible
9 13 (2.50%) Nagios
10 7 (1.35%) Puppet
11 5 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 148 (28.52%) Splunk
2 94 (18.11%) ArcSight
3 43 (8.29%) LogRhythm
4 36 (6.94%) McAfee
4 36 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 34 (6.55%) SolarWinds
6 32 (6.17%) Microsoft
7 31 (5.97%) Palo Alto
8 30 (5.78%) Cisco
8 30 (5.78%) CyberArk
9 27 (5.20%) Aveksa
9 27 (5.20%) Bomgar
10 25 (4.82%) Qualys
10 25 (4.82%) Symantec
11 23 (4.43%) AlienVault
11 23 (4.43%) Oracle
12 21 (4.05%) NetWitness
13 20 (3.85%) LogLogic
14 18 (3.47%) ServiceNow
15 17 (3.28%) IBM
United Kingdom
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Monsoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,200 dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,200 dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago