Most in-demand cyber security jobs in the UK

Cybersecurity skills are still very much in-demand. We look at the top job openings for this year


Cybersecurity jobs remain in high demand in the UK and that number is only set to grow, with the skills gap still very much a reality for employers.

Figures from the Global information security workforce study, which show there could be around 100,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the UK by 2022.

The good news is that it's an employees' market to an extent: if you have the right skills then you are in demand.

This is demonstrated by an increase in salaries - with infosec specialists seeing the highest salary increases at seven percent among IT professionals, according to the Robert Walters 2018 salary survey.

Over 58,000 people now work in cyber security-related roles in the UK, according to Tech Partnership's recent cyber security factsheet, a 160 percent rise since 2011.

But what roles are the most in-demand? What cyber security job pays the most? Read on to find out which cyber security jobs are most in demand in the UK in 2018.

All salary data has been collected from IT Jobs Watch.

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Additional reporting by Hannah Williams.