Security Posture Jobs with Work from Home Options

Security Posture
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Posture in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Posture over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 480 488 646
Rank change year-on-year +8 +158 -163
Permanent jobs citing Security Posture 113 191 186
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.33% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.13% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 78
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,200 £40,728
25th Percentile £45,938 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +14.89%
75th Percentile £80,000 £100,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £86,125 £108,133 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £68,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year +2.94% -4.56% +18.75%

All Generic Skills
Work from Home

Security Posture is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,954 16,879 30,585
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.38% 38.64% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9,220 12,032 16,668
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.23% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £78,253 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Security Posture
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Security Posture trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Posture
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Security Posture salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Posture
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Security Posture over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Security Posture salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Security Posture
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 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.78%) Azure
2 18 (15.93%) AWS
3 14 (12.39%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (5.31%) SaaS
5 4 (3.54%) Entra ID
5 4 (3.54%) GCP
5 4 (3.54%) PaaS
6 3 (2.65%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.77%) IaaS
7 2 (1.77%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.77%) Serverless
7 2 (1.77%) WhatsApp
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.88%) AWS Control Tower
8 1 (0.88%) Azure AKS
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) Firewall
2 13 (11.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (11.50%) Network Security
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.31%) Wireless
5 4 (3.54%) DNS
5 4 (3.54%) LAN
5 4 (3.54%) SD-WAN
5 4 (3.54%) WAN
6 2 (1.77%) Internet
6 2 (1.77%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
7 1 (0.88%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.77%) Metasploit
General
1 40 (35.40%) Social Skills
2 34 (30.09%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (20.35%) Finance
4 21 (18.58%) Legal
5 14 (12.39%) Law
6 13 (11.50%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (5.31%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.65%) Retail
10 2 (1.77%) Games
10 2 (1.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.88%) Health Technology
11 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (15.93%) Lead
2 14 (12.39%) Penetration Tester
2 14 (12.39%) Tester
3 13 (11.50%) Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Senior
5 11 (9.73%) Architect
6 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) IT Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Security Architect
8 8 (7.08%) IT Security Manager
8 8 (7.08%) Security Manager
9 7 (6.19%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Consultant
10 6 (5.31%) Information Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.54%) Risk Manager
12 4 (3.54%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) OAuth
2 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.77%) Flask
2 2 (1.77%) JWT
2 2 (1.77%) React
3 1 (0.88%) OpenID
3 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.32%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.39%) Cyber Threat
3 9 (7.96%) Cyber Security Posture
4 7 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.31%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.54%) PMI
6 4 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.65%) Insider Threat
7 3 (2.65%) Operational Technology
7 3 (2.65%) PKI
8 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Security Posture
9 1 (0.88%) Distributed Systems
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.88%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Android
3 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.65%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Unix
4 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.77%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.26%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (49.56%) Information Security
3 30 (26.55%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (23.89%) Risk Management
5 24 (21.24%) Security Architecture
6 23 (20.35%) Incident Response
7 22 (19.47%) Business Continuity
7 22 (19.47%) Data Privacy
7 22 (19.47%) Security Operations
8 20 (17.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (16.81%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (15.04%) Cloud Security
10 17 (15.04%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (14.16%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (13.27%) SIEM
13 12 (10.62%) Web Filtering
14 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
14 11 (9.73%) Due Diligence
14 11 (9.73%) Internal Audit
14 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) Python
2 4 (3.54%) C#
2 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.77%) Bash
3 2 (1.77%) Go
3 2 (1.77%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.77%) Lua
3 2 (1.77%) Ruby
3 2 (1.77%) Rust
3 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (40.71%) CISSP
2 29 (25.66%) Degree
3 22 (19.47%) CISM
4 15 (13.27%) GIAC
5 14 (12.39%) GSEC
5 14 (12.39%) SSCP
6 12 (10.62%) OSCP
7 10 (8.85%) CISA
7 10 (8.85%) CRISC
8 9 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (7.08%) CompTIA CySA+
9 8 (7.08%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (4.42%) CEH
10 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
11 4 (3.54%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (2.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.65%) DBS Check
12 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (21.24%) GRC
3 15 (13.27%) GDPR
4 14 (12.39%) NIST
5 9 (7.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (7.08%) PCI DSS
7 7 (6.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (4.42%) SOC 2
9 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.77%) COBIT
10 2 (1.77%) QA
11 1 (0.88%) NCSC
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.77%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.77%) Nmap
3 2 (1.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) VMware
3 8 (7.08%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.42%) Darktrace
4 5 (4.42%) Splunk
5 3 (2.65%) CrowdStrike
5 3 (2.65%) Veeam
6 2 (1.77%) arcserve
7 1 (0.88%) Apple
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.88%) Qualys
7 1 (0.88%) Thales
7 1 (0.88%) Tripwire