Cyber Essentials Jobs with Work from Home Options

Cyber Essentials
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 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 341 379 553
Rank change year-on-year +38 +174 -110
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 257 340 295
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.76% 0.76% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.96% 5.14% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 234 194 241
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,150 £34,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.65% -5.83% +20.00%
75th Percentile £66,294 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home

Cyber Essentials 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 4,314 6,621 10,257
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.82% 14.88% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,295 4,420 5,952
10th Percentile £34,905 £36,225 £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 £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +2.33%

Cyber Essentials
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cyber Essentials trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Essentials
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.

Cyber Essentials salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Cyber Essentials salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Essentials
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 15 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Exchange
3 7 (2.72%) Confluence
4 6 (2.33%) nginx
5 3 (1.17%) IIS
5 3 (1.17%) WordPress
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.72%) Trello
3 2 (0.78%) 1Password
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 105 (40.86%) Azure
2 90 (35.02%) Microsoft 365
3 50 (19.46%) Entra ID
4 25 (9.73%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (8.17%) AWS
6 12 (4.67%) WhatsApp
7 11 (4.28%) IaaS
7 11 (4.28%) SaaS
8 10 (3.89%) Google Workspace
9 8 (3.11%) GCP
10 7 (2.72%) Slack
11 6 (2.33%) npm
11 6 (2.33%) Serverless
11 6 (2.33%) Yarn
12 5 (1.95%) PaaS
13 4 (1.56%) Mimecast
14 3 (1.17%) Azure Sentinel
14 3 (1.17%) OCI
15 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.68%) Firewall
2 28 (10.89%) DNS
3 21 (8.17%) WAN
4 19 (7.39%) Wireless
5 16 (6.23%) LAN
6 15 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (3.89%) Broadband
7 10 (3.89%) NAS
8 8 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (3.11%) Network Security
8 8 (3.11%) VLAN
9 7 (2.72%) SD-WAN
9 7 (2.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.33%) AMQP
10 6 (2.33%) Internet
10 6 (2.33%) VoIP
11 5 (1.95%) DKIM
11 5 (1.95%) DMARC
11 5 (1.95%) MPLS
11 5 (1.95%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.78%) Power BI
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.39%) Lumira
4 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (2.72%) JIRA
2 6 (2.33%) Cypress.io
2 6 (2.33%) Mocha
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) GitLab
General
1 98 (38.13%) Social Skills
2 35 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.34%) Law
4 21 (8.17%) Finance
5 15 (5.84%) Legal
6 14 (5.45%) Public Sector
7 10 (3.89%) Games
8 6 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.95%) Automotive
9 5 (1.95%) Fire and Rescue
9 5 (1.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (1.95%) Local Government
9 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.56%) Military
10 4 (1.56%) Publishing
11 3 (1.17%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (1.17%) Retail
12 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (20.23%) Analyst
2 45 (17.51%) Security Analyst
3 32 (12.45%) Security Manager
4 25 (9.73%) Consultant
5 24 (9.34%) Senior
6 22 (8.56%) IT Manager
7 19 (7.39%) Information Analyst
7 19 (7.39%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.39%) IT Engineer
8 18 (7.00%) IT Support
8 18 (7.00%) Service Manager
8 18 (7.00%) Support Engineer
9 16 (6.23%) Information Security Manager
9 16 (6.23%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 14 (5.45%) Information Manager
11 13 (5.06%) Technical Manager
12 12 (4.67%) IT Consultant
12 12 (4.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.33%) .NET
1 6 (2.33%) AngularJS
1 6 (2.33%) Express.js
1 6 (2.33%) GraphQL
1 6 (2.33%) gRPC
1 6 (2.33%) Jest
1 6 (2.33%) JWT
1 6 (2.33%) Kafka
1 6 (2.33%) MEAN Stack
1 6 (2.33%) MERN Stack
1 6 (2.33%) Mongoose
1 6 (2.33%) NestJS
1 6 (2.33%) Node.js
1 6 (2.33%) OAuth
1 6 (2.33%) OAuth2
1 6 (2.33%) OpenAPI
1 6 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (2.33%) React
2 4 (1.56%) ModSecurity
3 2 (0.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.67%) Driving Licence
2 12 (4.67%) IoT
2 12 (4.67%) Onboarding
2 12 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.89%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (3.50%) Security Posture
5 7 (2.72%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.33%) Cyber Threat
6 6 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.33%) Product Ownership
7 5 (1.95%) NHS
8 4 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.56%) Operational Technology
8 4 (1.56%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.17%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.78%) Handset
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (30.35%) Windows
2 38 (14.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.61%) Mac OS
4 14 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.50%) Linux
6 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (3.11%) Android
8 5 (1.95%) Unix
8 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (53.70%) Cybersecurity
2 99 (38.52%) Information Security
3 65 (25.29%) ITIL
4 50 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 43 (16.73%) SIEM
6 36 (14.01%) Data Protection
6 36 (14.01%) Risk Management
7 30 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (10.89%) Business Continuity
8 28 (10.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 25 (9.73%) Incident Management
10 22 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (8.17%) Security Management
12 20 (7.78%) ISMS
12 20 (7.78%) Security Operations
12 20 (7.78%) Service Delivery
13 19 (7.39%) Agile
14 18 (7.00%) Cloud Security
14 18 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.28%) Bash
2 10 (3.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.72%) Java
4 6 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.33%) Kotlin
4 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (1.17%) SQL
6 2 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) ABAP
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) Kusto Query Language
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (13.62%) CISSP
2 34 (13.23%) CISM
3 33 (12.84%) Degree
4 26 (10.12%) CISA
5 22 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (8.56%) Security Cleared
6 18 (7.00%) Azure Certification
6 18 (7.00%) CCNA
7 16 (6.23%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.84%) CCNP
9 12 (4.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 11 (4.28%) CRISC
11 6 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.33%) CREST Certified
11 6 (2.33%) Cyber Scheme
12 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (1.56%) CompTIA CySA+
13 4 (1.56%) ISACA
14 3 (1.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (59.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (25.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 57 (22.18%) NIST
4 26 (10.12%) GDPR
5 23 (8.95%) PCI DSS
6 22 (8.56%) SOC 2
7 21 (8.17%) GRC
8 18 (7.00%) SLA
9 15 (5.84%) NCSC
10 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
11 4 (1.56%) Accessibility
11 4 (1.56%) COBIT
12 3 (1.17%) QA
13 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.78%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 62 (24.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.61%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.11%) Docker
5 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.17%) vSphere
6 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (16.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (8.56%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (3.11%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.72%) Grafana
4 7 (2.72%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (2.33%) CASB
5 6 (2.33%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.33%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.56%) Nessus
7 2 (0.78%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.78%) PaperCut
7 2 (0.78%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) Ansible
8 1 (0.39%) Cacti
8 1 (0.39%) EnCase
8 1 (0.39%) Puppet
8 1 (0.39%) QRadar
8 1 (0.39%) SCCM
8 1 (0.39%) Terraform
8 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 103 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.84%) Cisco
3 29 (11.28%) VMware
4 27 (10.51%) Fortinet
5 19 (7.39%) Apple
6 10 (3.89%) Google
7 9 (3.50%) Veeam
8 8 (3.11%) Darktrace
9 7 (2.72%) Sophos
10 5 (1.95%) arcserve
11 4 (1.56%) Aruba
11 4 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.56%) Citrix
11 4 (1.56%) Datto
11 4 (1.56%) Draytek
11 4 (1.56%) HP
11 4 (1.56%) Intel
11 4 (1.56%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.17%) Acronis
12 3 (1.17%) ConnectWise