Cybersecurity Jobs with Work from Home Options

Cybersecurity
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work requiring Cybersecurity skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 44 51 78
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1,921 2,148 3,430
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.40% 5.73% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 5.97% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 1,536 1,728
10th Percentile £36,750 £39,294 £38,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £47,178
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £66,700 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.79% +2.62% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home

Cybersecurity falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,847 35,988 73,511
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 89.59% 96.02% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23,766 25,695 42,040
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £63,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.73% +5.00% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cybersecurity trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cybersecurity salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Cybersecurity salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Cybersecurity
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 74 (3.85%) Microsoft Exchange
2 65 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.20%) IIS
4 14 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.36%) Apache
6 5 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (0.26%) Luigi
7 4 (0.21%) Confluence
8 2 (0.10%) CMS
8 2 (0.10%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.10%) WordPress
9 1 (0.052%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.31%) Trello
5 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.21%) Windchill
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.10%) Primavera
3 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 644 (33.52%) Azure
2 339 (17.65%) Entra ID
3 317 (16.50%) Microsoft 365
4 181 (9.42%) AWS
5 105 (5.47%) SaaS
6 68 (3.54%) GCP
7 43 (2.24%) IaaS
8 41 (2.13%) PaaS
9 39 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.93%) Azure DevOps
11 36 (1.87%) Amazon S3
12 31 (1.61%) Azure Sentinel
13 27 (1.41%) Serverless
14 26 (1.35%) GitHub
15 19 (0.99%) Power Platform
16 15 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (0.78%) Google Workspace
17 14 (0.73%) GitHub Actions
17 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Purview
18 13 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 276 (14.37%) Firewall
2 225 (11.71%) Broadband
3 220 (11.45%) 5G
4 130 (6.77%) Network Security
5 129 (6.72%) WAN
6 81 (4.22%) SD-WAN
7 63 (3.28%) DNS
8 61 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 60 (3.12%) LAN
10 57 (2.97%) TCP/IP
11 56 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (2.76%) Wireless
13 38 (1.98%) Unified Communications
14 37 (1.93%) DHCP
14 37 (1.93%) Internet
15 33 (1.72%) Cisco Firepower
16 31 (1.61%) VPN
17 28 (1.46%) MPLS
18 26 (1.35%) Wireshark
19 16 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.77%) Big Data
3 26 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 25 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 18 (0.94%) NoSQL
9 18 (0.94%) Redis
10 16 (0.83%) MySQL
11 15 (0.78%) Power BI
12 14 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.62%) Scylla
14 10 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.31%) Data Lake
17 5 (0.26%) Bigtable
17 5 (0.26%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.26%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 34 (1.77%) JIRA
2 25 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 19 (0.99%) Git
4 17 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 16 (0.83%) GitLab
5 16 (0.83%) SonarQube
6 11 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (0.52%) Metasploit
8 8 (0.42%) Rational Team Concert
9 7 (0.36%) Burp Suite
10 6 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.21%) Terragrunt
12 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.10%) Apache Continuum
13 2 (0.10%) JUnit
13 2 (0.10%) Selenium
13 2 (0.10%) Subversion
13 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.052%) Cypress.io
14 1 (0.052%) IntelliJ
General
1 500 (26.03%) Social Skills
2 368 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
3 358 (18.64%) Finance
4 284 (14.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 157 (8.17%) Legal
6 99 (5.15%) Law
7 92 (4.79%) Public Sector
8 71 (3.70%) Telecoms
9 66 (3.44%) Banking
10 60 (3.12%) Marketing
11 45 (2.34%) Military
12 43 (2.24%) Aerospace
13 40 (2.08%) Retail
14 37 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
15 31 (1.61%) Games
16 29 (1.51%) Documentation Skills
17 22 (1.15%) Manufacturing
18 16 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
18 16 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 490 (25.51%) Senior
2 252 (13.12%) Analyst
3 210 (10.93%) Linux Specialist
3 210 (10.93%) Technical Specialist
4 146 (7.60%) Consultant
5 142 (7.39%) Architect
6 139 (7.24%) Security Engineer
7 129 (6.72%) Lead
8 128 (6.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 127 (6.61%) Senior Linux Specialist
9 127 (6.61%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 127 (6.61%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
10 94 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 91 (4.74%) Security Consultant
12 89 (4.63%) Security Analyst
13 87 (4.53%) IT Manager
14 78 (4.06%) Security Architect
14 78 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
15 71 (3.70%) Security Manager
16 67 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.98%) CSS
1 38 (1.98%) HTML
2 30 (1.56%) REST
3 27 (1.41%) JSON
4 24 (1.25%) Kafka
5 23 (1.20%) jQuery
6 21 (1.09%) Node.js
7 17 (0.88%) .NET
8 13 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 12 (0.62%) GraphQL
9 12 (0.62%) React
10 11 (0.57%) Flask
10 11 (0.57%) Web Services
11 10 (0.52%) ARM Templates
11 10 (0.52%) Azure Blueprints
11 10 (0.52%) Middleware
11 10 (0.52%) OAuth
12 9 (0.47%) Django
12 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Graph
12 9 (0.47%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 225 (11.71%) Management Information System
2 214 (11.14%) Social Media
3 173 (9.01%) Data Centre
4 91 (4.74%) Cyber Threat
5 77 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (3.38%) Security Posture
7 64 (3.33%) Operational Technology
8 53 (2.76%) IoT
9 51 (2.65%) Onboarding
10 47 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
11 46 (2.39%) Cyberattack
12 43 (2.24%) Public Cloud
13 40 (2.08%) Private Cloud
14 31 (1.61%) Client/Server
15 27 (1.41%) Product Ownership
16 26 (1.35%) Driving Licence
17 21 (1.09%) Data Structures
18 20 (1.04%) Virtual Team
19 19 (0.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 19 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 362 (18.84%) Linux
2 306 (15.93%) Windows
3 216 (11.24%) Ubuntu
4 112 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 73 (3.80%) Windows 10
6 52 (2.71%) Embedded Linux
7 46 (2.39%) Unix
8 35 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.67%) Android
10 19 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.73%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.62%) VMS
16 7 (0.36%) Kali Linux
17 6 (0.31%) Debian
18 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
19 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (18.27%) Information Security
2 299 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
3 252 (13.12%) Artificial Intelligence
4 251 (13.07%) Security Operations
5 240 (12.49%) Incident Response
6 234 (12.18%) IT Strategy
7 227 (11.82%) CRM
8 224 (11.66%) Technology Strategy
9 204 (10.62%) SIEM
10 196 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 193 (10.05%) Agile
12 189 (9.84%) Risk Management
13 186 (9.68%) Presales
14 163 (8.49%) ITIL
15 143 (7.44%) Software Licensing
16 138 (7.18%) DevOps
16 138 (7.18%) Penetration Testing
17 137 (7.13%) Software Engineering
18 130 (6.77%) Project Management
19 128 (6.66%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 319 (16.61%) Bash
2 220 (11.45%) Python
3 158 (8.22%) SQL
4 135 (7.03%) PowerShell
5 62 (3.23%) C
6 55 (2.86%) Java
7 54 (2.81%) Rust
8 50 (2.60%) Embedded C
9 43 (2.24%) JavaScript
10 22 (1.15%) C#
11 20 (1.04%) Go
12 17 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.68%) C++
13 13 (0.68%) Perl
14 12 (0.62%) Scala
15 9 (0.47%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.36%) Ruby
17 6 (0.31%) Kusto Query Language
17 6 (0.31%) R
18 5 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 342 (17.80%) Degree
2 288 (14.99%) Security Cleared
3 176 (9.16%) CISSP
4 122 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 112 (5.83%) CISM
6 102 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (4.27%) CCNA
8 74 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 70 (3.64%) CCNP
10 57 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (2.65%) CEH
12 47 (2.45%) DV Cleared
13 45 (2.34%) GIAC
14 43 (2.24%) Azure Certification
15 38 (1.98%) CRISC
16 37 (1.93%) CREST Certified
17 31 (1.61%) AWS Certification
17 31 (1.61%) OSCP
18 30 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
18 30 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (12.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 182 (9.47%) NIST
3 154 (8.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 93 (4.84%) GDPR
5 91 (4.74%) NCSC
6 71 (3.70%) PCI DSS
7 53 (2.76%) GRC
8 43 (2.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 43 (2.24%) SLA
9 42 (2.19%) QA
10 37 (1.93%) JSP 440
11 25 (1.30%) NIST 800
12 21 (1.09%) COBIT
13 20 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 17 (0.88%) SOC 2
15 13 (0.68%) Data Quality
16 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
17 11 (0.57%) Accessibility
17 11 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 11 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 482 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 70 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.76%) Docker
4 52 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 50 (2.60%) RACF
6 19 (0.99%) vSphere
7 18 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 14 (0.73%) Firmware
9 13 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.26%) XenApp
14 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.052%) Snort
Systems Management
1 307 (15.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 210 (10.93%) Jamf Pro
3 63 (3.28%) Terraform
4 45 (2.34%) Ansible
4 45 (2.34%) Kubernetes
5 35 (1.82%) WSUS
6 33 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
7 24 (1.25%) Nessus
8 22 (1.15%) CASB
8 22 (1.15%) Puppet
9 20 (1.04%) vCenter Server
10 17 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.83%) Nmap
11 16 (0.83%) QRadar
12 15 (0.78%) SCCM
13 10 (0.52%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 9 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 9 (0.47%) SCOM
15 7 (0.36%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 775 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 267 (13.90%) CyberArk
3 210 (10.93%) Tanium
4 167 (8.69%) Apple
5 144 (7.50%) Adobe
6 137 (7.13%) Cisco
7 101 (5.26%) VMware
8 75 (3.90%) Meraki
9 73 (3.80%) Dell
10 61 (3.18%) Google
11 47 (2.45%) HP
12 44 (2.29%) Splunk
13 41 (2.13%) Fortinet
14 38 (1.98%) Qualys
15 34 (1.77%) CrowdStrike
16 32 (1.67%) Samsung
17 30 (1.56%) Oracle
18 28 (1.46%) ServiceNow
19 25 (1.30%) Intel
20 21 (1.09%) Darktrace