Cyber Essentials PLUS Jobs with Work from Home Options

Cyber Essentials PLUS
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 509 609 758
Rank change year-on-year +100 +149 -236
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 67 76 79
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.20% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.57% 1.17% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 75
10th Percentile £41,250 £49,250 £34,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £57,500 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £72,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.69% +38.10% +16.67%
75th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £66,625
90th Percentile £89,250 £87,500 £77,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £59,090
% change year-on-year -11.54% +10.00% +24.40%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,277 6,501 10,342
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.71% 14.85% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,277 4,365 5,986
10th Percentile £34,750 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,450 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +3.77%

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Cyber Essentials PLUS trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cyber Essentials PLUS.

Cyber Essentials PLUS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Cyber Essentials PLUS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Drupal
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) 1Password
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.82%) Azure
2 10 (14.93%) AWS
2 10 (14.93%) Entra ID
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.97%) SaaS
6 2 (2.99%) IaaS
6 2 (2.99%) PaaS
7 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.49%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Firewall
2 8 (11.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.96%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (4.48%) BGP
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (4.48%) DKIM
5 3 (4.48%) DMARC
5 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 3 (4.48%) MPLS
5 3 (4.48%) OSPF
5 3 (4.48%) SD-WAN
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) GitLab
General
1 13 (19.40%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Law
4 5 (7.46%) Automotive
4 5 (7.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 5 (7.46%) Legal
5 4 (5.97%) Military
6 3 (4.48%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.99%) Finance
7 2 (2.99%) Publishing
8 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
1 15 (22.39%) Security Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Security Manager
3 10 (14.93%) Compliance Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Information Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Security Officer
5 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior
6 4 (5.97%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Security Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) ModSecurity
2 2 (2.99%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.49%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Security Posture
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) IoT
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Cyber Threat
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.49%) Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Information Security
2 37 (55.22%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (22.39%) SIEM
4 12 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (17.91%) Risk Management
5 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (13.43%) Security Management
6 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
6 7 (10.45%) Security Operations
7 6 (8.96%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.96%) Data Security
7 6 (8.96%) Incident Response
7 6 (8.96%) Internal Audit
7 6 (8.96%) ISMS
7 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (7.46%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (7.46%) Data Privacy
8 5 (7.46%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) Bash
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) CISSP
2 15 (22.39%) CISM
3 14 (20.90%) CISA
4 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
5 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) Degree
7 5 (7.46%) CRISC
7 5 (7.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (5.97%) CompTIA CySA+
8 4 (5.97%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.99%) CASP
9 2 (2.99%) CEH
9 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) AAT
10 1 (1.49%) ACCA
10 1 (1.49%) CIMA
10 1 (1.49%) CIPD
10 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 54 (80.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (25.37%) NIST
4 9 (13.43%) SOC 2
5 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
6 6 (8.96%) GRC
6 6 (8.96%) NCSC
7 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
8 2 (2.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.99%) Nessus
1 2 (2.99%) WSUS
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Cacti
2 1 (1.49%) Grafana
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Terraform
2 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) VMware
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
4 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.99%) arcserve
5 2 (2.99%) Facebook
5 2 (2.99%) Veeam
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) CrowdStrike