Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Threat Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Threat Detection over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Detection
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 329 345
Rank change year-on-year +100 +16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Threat Detection 17 14 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 15
Median annual salary £82,500 £67,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.13% +3.08% -3.70%
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% -3.70%

Threat Detection 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 advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,612 9,781 10,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.19% 93.40% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,894 8,642 9,411
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,110 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Threat Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Threat Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Threat Detection in the City of London

Threat Detection
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Threat Detection in the City of London.

Salary trend for Threat Detection in the City of London

Threat Detection
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Threat Detection in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Threat Detection in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing Threat Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Threat Detection.

1 12 (70.59%) Finance
1 12 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
2 11 (64.71%) SIEM
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) Incident Management
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
4 8 (47.06%) Splunk
4 8 (47.06%) GCFE
4 8 (47.06%) Case Management
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (29.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Cyber Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) CSIRT
7 4 (23.53%) Thought Leadership
7 4 (23.53%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Intel
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
9 2 (11.76%) Visualisation

Threat Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (52.94%) Security Analyst
4 8 (47.06%) Incident Analyst
4 8 (47.06%) Security Incident Analyst
4 8 (47.06%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 8 (47.06%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) React
1 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (5.88%) Cyberattack
2 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
2 11 (64.71%) SIEM
3 9 (52.94%) Incident Management
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security
4 8 (47.06%) Case Management
5 5 (29.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (23.53%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
8 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (47.06%) GCFE
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) GIAC
2 1 (5.88%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) NIST
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) CSIRT
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
1 8 (47.06%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) Intel