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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 104 82
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 3,656 1,213 320
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.70% 3.28% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 3.46% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,819 1,007 269
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.77% +8.33% -12.73%
75th Percentile £82,500 £83,125 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.69%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75,182 35,045 8,210
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.58% 94.74% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42,854 27,187 7,007
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,361
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.12% -0.24%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 30 June 2022.

Cybersecurity salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Cybersecurity job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 1,161 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 993 (27.16%) Azure
3 909 (24.86%) Social Skills
4 895 (24.48%) Agile
5 838 (22.92%) Finance
6 797 (21.80%) AWS
7 736 (20.13%) Information Security
8 680 (18.60%) DevOps
9 581 (15.89%) Security Cleared
10 567 (15.51%) Apple
11 559 (15.29%) Adobe
12 539 (14.74%) Software Licensing
13 532 (14.55%) Python
14 492 (13.46%) Degree
15 455 (12.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 454 (12.42%) SC Cleared
17 449 (12.28%) Linux
18 426 (11.65%) Risk Management
19 416 (11.38%) SIEM
20 409 (11.19%) Management Information System
21 403 (11.02%) CISSP
22 399 (10.91%) Public Sector
23 386 (10.56%) Data Centre
24 371 (10.15%) Windows
25 356 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
26 346 (9.46%) CI/CD
27 344 (9.41%) Analytics
28 343 (9.38%) Firewall
29 340 (9.30%) Security Operations
30 318 (8.70%) NIST

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 91 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 37 (1.01%) Apache
3 37 (1.01%) Confluence
4 14 (0.38%) JBoss
4 14 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.25%) IIS
8 8 (0.22%) WordPress
9 7 (0.19%) Ethereum
10 6 (0.16%) CMS
10 6 (0.16%) Jetty
11 5 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.11%) nginx
12 4 (0.11%) SAS
13 3 (0.082%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.055%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.055%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.027%) Umbraco
Applications
1 224 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.46%) Adobe XD
4 17 (0.46%) Sketch
5 14 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.14%) InVision
7 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.055%) Stata
9 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.11%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.055%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.027%) assyst
5 1 (0.027%) BambooHR
5 1 (0.027%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.027%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.027%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.027%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 993 (27.16%) Azure
2 797 (21.80%) AWS
3 284 (7.77%) Microsoft 365
4 269 (7.36%) GCP
5 218 (5.96%) SaaS
6 120 (3.28%) Azure Sentinel
7 105 (2.87%) Serverless
8 100 (2.74%) Azure DevOps
9 98 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 96 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
11 77 (2.11%) PaaS
12 60 (1.64%) IaaS
13 52 (1.42%) GitHub
14 44 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
15 42 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
16 38 (1.04%) Power Platform
17 35 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 33 (0.90%) Cloudflare
18 33 (0.90%) Datadog
19 29 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 343 (9.38%) Firewall
2 241 (6.59%) Network Security
3 111 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 89 (2.43%) DNS
5 84 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 80 (2.19%) VPN
7 79 (2.16%) WAN
8 73 (2.00%) LAN
9 49 (1.34%) Internet
10 40 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 38 (1.04%) HTTP
11 38 (1.04%) SNA
12 36 (0.98%) SD-WAN
13 31 (0.85%) Broadband
14 29 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (0.68%) Wireless
16 23 (0.63%) CATAPAN
16 23 (0.63%) DHCP
17 20 (0.55%) HTTPS
17 20 (0.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (7.28%) Big Data
2 60 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 42 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 41 (1.12%) MySQL
6 40 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 38 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (0.93%) Redis
9 33 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 29 (0.79%) Metadata
11 28 (0.77%) Power BI
12 27 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (0.68%) MongoDB
14 19 (0.52%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.27%) DynamoDB
15 10 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (0.19%) BigQuery
18 6 (0.16%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 211 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 132 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 117 (3.20%) JIRA
4 42 (1.15%) IDA Disassembler
5 32 (0.88%) CircleCI
6 26 (0.71%) Subversion
7 24 (0.66%) GitLab
8 21 (0.57%) Burp Suite
9 19 (0.52%) Visual Studio
10 16 (0.44%) Metasploit
10 16 (0.44%) Terragrunt
11 14 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.33%) Gerrit
13 10 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (0.27%) Selenium
13 10 (0.27%) SonarQube
14 8 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
15 7 (0.19%) Maven
15 7 (0.19%) Zephyr
16 6 (0.16%) Bitbucket
General
1 909 (24.86%) Social Skills
2 838 (22.92%) Finance
3 399 (10.91%) Public Sector
4 300 (8.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 281 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 276 (7.55%) Retail
7 161 (4.40%) Legal
7 161 (4.40%) Marketing
8 158 (4.32%) Banking
9 133 (3.64%) Telecoms
10 109 (2.98%) Manufacturing
11 84 (2.30%) Presentation Skills
12 80 (2.19%) Aerospace
13 76 (2.08%) Law
14 72 (1.97%) Local Government
15 64 (1.75%) Esports
16 60 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
17 38 (1.04%) Games
18 37 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
19 35 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 484 (13.24%) Architect
2 453 (12.39%) Consultant
3 345 (9.44%) Analyst
4 341 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
5 270 (7.39%) Security Engineer
6 217 (5.94%) Security Analyst
7 203 (5.55%) Security Manager
8 190 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 183 (5.01%) Security Consultant
10 182 (4.98%) Software Engineer
11 174 (4.76%) Developer
12 150 (4.10%) Cloud Architect
13 149 (4.08%) Graduate
14 136 (3.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 95 (2.60%) Information Manager
16 94 (2.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
17 93 (2.54%) Information Security Manager
18 92 (2.52%) Security Architect
19 88 (2.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
20 87 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (2.79%) React
2 97 (2.65%) CSS
2 97 (2.65%) Node.js
3 81 (2.22%) HTML
4 77 (2.11%) .NET
5 52 (1.42%) Kafka
6 51 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 47 (1.29%) Web Services
8 46 (1.26%) CSS3
9 43 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
10 37 (1.01%) Lightning Web Components
10 37 (1.01%) RESTful
10 37 (1.01%) Visualforce
11 35 (0.96%) REST
11 35 (0.96%) Spring
12 28 (0.77%) Spring Boot
13 27 (0.74%) SAML
14 24 (0.66%) Apache NiFi
15 22 (0.60%) ARM Templates
16 20 (0.55%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 409 (11.19%) Management Information System
2 386 (10.56%) Data Centre
3 317 (8.67%) Public Cloud
4 226 (6.18%) Cyberattack
5 212 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
6 178 (4.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 167 (4.57%) Cloud Native
8 151 (4.13%) IoT
9 150 (4.10%) Blockchain
10 138 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
10 138 (3.77%) User Experience
11 127 (3.47%) iPhone
12 119 (3.25%) Blog
13 97 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
14 70 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
15 62 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
16 53 (1.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 52 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
18 51 (1.39%) Virtual Team
19 43 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 449 (12.28%) Linux
2 371 (10.15%) Windows
3 100 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 99 (2.71%) Unix
5 27 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 25 (0.68%) Android
7 22 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 21 (0.57%) CentOS
9 16 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.16%) Solaris
15 5 (0.14%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.055%) VMS
16 2 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (24.48%) Agile
2 736 (20.13%) Information Security
3 680 (18.60%) DevOps
4 539 (14.74%) Software Licensing
5 426 (11.65%) Risk Management
6 416 (11.38%) SIEM
7 356 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
8 346 (9.46%) CI/CD
9 344 (9.41%) Analytics
10 340 (9.30%) Security Operations
11 302 (8.26%) Threat Intelligence
12 301 (8.23%) Project Management
13 298 (8.15%) Software Engineering
14 287 (7.85%) Coaching
15 282 (7.71%) Mentoring
16 279 (7.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 262 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
18 256 (7.00%) Customer Engagement
19 253 (6.92%) Artificial Intelligence
20 247 (6.76%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 532 (14.55%) Python
2 281 (7.69%) Java
3 186 (5.09%) SQL
4 165 (4.51%) JavaScript
5 138 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 131 (3.58%) Bash
7 113 (3.09%) C++
8 109 (2.98%) Go
9 100 (2.74%) C
10 94 (2.57%) C#
11 81 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 70 (1.91%) Scala
13 51 (1.39%) Groovy
13 51 (1.39%) Ruby
14 42 (1.15%) Rust
15 37 (1.01%) Apex Code
16 34 (0.93%) PHP
17 15 (0.41%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.38%) Solidity
19 12 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 581 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 492 (13.46%) Degree
3 454 (12.42%) SC Cleared
4 403 (11.02%) CISSP
5 254 (6.95%) CISM
6 141 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 138 (3.77%) CISA
8 100 (2.74%) AWS Certification
8 100 (2.74%) CEH
9 89 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 76 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 70 (1.91%) CRISC
12 66 (1.81%) CompTIA Security+
13 58 (1.59%) CCNA
13 58 (1.59%) DV Cleared
13 58 (1.59%) ISACA
14 57 (1.56%) CCNP
15 53 (1.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 52 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 49 (1.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (12.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 318 (8.70%) NIST
3 227 (6.21%) QA
4 207 (5.66%) GDPR
5 175 (4.79%) PCI DSS
6 141 (3.86%) Cyber Essentials
7 129 (3.53%) GRC
8 90 (2.46%) NCSC
9 54 (1.48%) SLA
10 47 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 44 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 37 (1.01%) COBIT
13 33 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 32 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 30 (0.82%) Accessibility
16 27 (0.74%) NIST 800
17 25 (0.68%) SOC 2
18 23 (0.63%) HIPAA
19 22 (0.60%) RMADS
20 21 (0.57%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 243 (6.65%) Docker
2 205 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 148 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 22 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.55%) Firmware
7 18 (0.49%) vSphere
8 15 (0.41%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.22%) Snort
10 7 (0.19%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.082%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.082%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.055%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.055%) KVM
13 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.055%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.055%) XenApp
14 1 (0.027%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 270 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 210 (5.74%) Terraform
3 200 (5.47%) Ansible
4 73 (2.00%) Panaseer
5 55 (1.50%) Puppet
6 42 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
7 41 (1.12%) SCCM
8 40 (1.09%) Nessus
9 38 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 33 (0.90%) CASB
11 29 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
13 27 (0.74%) CSIRT
14 20 (0.55%) FortiGate
15 18 (0.49%) Nagios
16 16 (0.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 16 (0.44%) Kibana
16 16 (0.44%) ZABBIX
17 15 (0.41%) logstash
18 12 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,161 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 567 (15.51%) Apple
3 559 (15.29%) Adobe
4 194 (5.31%) VMware
5 175 (4.79%) Cisco
6 150 (4.10%) Google
7 136 (3.72%) Splunk
8 107 (2.93%) Citrix
9 85 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
10 66 (1.81%) Dell
11 63 (1.72%) Oracle
12 58 (1.59%) ServiceNow
13 55 (1.50%) CrowdStrike
14 54 (1.48%) CheckPoint
15 46 (1.26%) Palo Alto
16 45 (1.23%) Darktrace
17 40 (1.09%) SAP
18 36 (0.98%) CyberTech
18 36 (0.98%) Fortinet
19 35 (0.96%) Sophos