Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberattack in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberattack over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 940 1015
Rank change year-on-year -18 +75 +168
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 188 218 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 146 167 141
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £29,115 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -8.70% +15.00%

Cyberattack is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 68,931 74,100 80,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.68% 44.51% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53,497 56,952 67,009
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cyberattack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyberattack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyberattack in England.

Salary trend for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberattack in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberattack within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 84 £60,000 -7.69% 19
South West +44 40 £47,500 - 1
South East -18 31 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North of England +9 18 £48,000 +12.94% 5
North West +16 16 £48,000 +6.67% 3
East of England +11 11 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Midlands +17 4 £80,000 +107.79% 3
Yorkshire +29 2 £41,250 -2.94% 2
West Midlands +14 2 £80,000 +107.79% 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Cyberattack 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 England region with a requirement for Cyberattack.

1 104 (55.32%) Cybersecurity
2 66 (35.11%) Information Security
3 55 (29.26%) SIEM
4 52 (27.66%) Firewall
5 47 (25.00%) CISSP
6 43 (22.87%) Security Operations
7 36 (19.15%) Security Monitoring
8 34 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (17.55%) CISM
10 32 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 32 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 32 (17.02%) Network Security
11 31 (16.49%) Security Cleared
11 31 (16.49%) Risk Management
12 30 (15.96%) Finance
12 30 (15.96%) Management Information System
12 30 (15.96%) Incident Management
12 30 (15.96%) Cyberthreat
13 29 (15.43%) Security Operations Centre
13 29 (15.43%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (13.30%) Degree
15 24 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (12.77%) Cyber Intelligence
15 24 (12.77%) Threat Management
16 23 (12.23%) Kalman Filter
16 23 (12.23%) Threat Intelligence
16 23 (12.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 23 (12.23%) VPN
17 22 (11.70%) Cisco
17 22 (11.70%) CCNP

Cyberattack
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (0.53%) Confluence
1 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.66%) Firewall
2 32 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 32 (17.02%) Network Security
3 23 (12.23%) VPN
4 22 (11.70%) IPsec
5 19 (10.11%) DNS
5 19 (10.11%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.57%) DHCP
6 18 (9.57%) Wireless
7 16 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (8.51%) Cisco Firepower
7 16 (8.51%) OSPF
7 16 (8.51%) Spanning Tree
7 16 (8.51%) Wireshark
8 11 (5.85%) LAN
8 11 (5.85%) WAN
9 6 (3.19%) VoIP
10 5 (2.66%) Internet
11 3 (1.60%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.26%) Big Data
2 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.13%) Burp Suite
3 4 (2.13%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.06%) JIRA
4 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) JMeter
5 1 (0.53%) Trac
5 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.53%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (15.96%) Finance
2 22 (11.70%) Legal
3 16 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.32%) Games
5 7 (3.72%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.19%) Marketing
7 5 (2.66%) Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.60%) Law
8 3 (1.60%) Retail
8 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.06%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.53%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (28.72%) Analyst
2 38 (20.21%) Security Analyst
3 31 (16.49%) Security Engineer
4 23 (12.23%) Security Manager
5 21 (11.17%) Senior Security Engineer
6 19 (10.11%) Network Engineer
7 18 (9.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (8.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 14 (7.45%) SOC Analyst
10 11 (5.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 11 (5.85%) Head of Security
10 11 (5.85%) Operations Analyst
10 11 (5.85%) Security Operations Analyst
11 10 (5.32%) Consultant
11 10 (5.32%) Head of Cybersecurity
12 9 (4.79%) Security Consultant
13 8 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.13%) CGI
1 4 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.60%) ModSecurity
3 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.06%) RESTful
4 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.53%) Ajax
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) Kafka
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.53%) React
4 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.96%) Cyberthreat
1 30 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 29 (15.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.26%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.72%) Cybercrime
5 7 (3.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.19%) PKI
7 5 (2.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (2.66%) NHS
7 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.66%) Social Media
8 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.06%) CESG
9 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.17%) Linux
2 17 (9.04%) Windows
3 4 (2.13%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.53%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.32%) Cybersecurity
2 66 (35.11%) Information Security
3 55 (29.26%) SIEM
4 43 (22.87%) Security Operations
5 36 (19.15%) Security Monitoring
6 34 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
7 31 (16.49%) Risk Management
8 30 (15.96%) Incident Management
9 24 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (12.77%) Cyber Intelligence
9 24 (12.77%) Threat Management
10 23 (12.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 23 (12.23%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (12.23%) Threat Intelligence
11 22 (11.70%) Collaborative Working
11 22 (11.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (11.17%) ITIL
12 21 (11.17%) Security Management
13 20 (10.64%) Analytics
13 20 (10.64%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.91%) Python
2 9 (4.79%) C
3 5 (2.66%) C++
3 5 (2.66%) Java
3 5 (2.66%) Perl
4 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) Scala
7 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (25.00%) CISSP
2 33 (17.55%) CISM
3 31 (16.49%) Security Cleared
4 29 (15.43%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (13.30%) Degree
6 22 (11.70%) CCNP
7 19 (10.11%) CCNA
7 19 (10.11%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.85%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (5.32%) CEH
9 10 (5.32%) CISA
9 10 (5.32%) CREST Certified
10 7 (3.72%) GCFA
11 6 (3.19%) GREM
11 6 (3.19%) OSCP
12 5 (2.66%) GCIH
12 5 (2.66%) GIAC
13 4 (2.13%) CCIE
13 4 (2.13%) GCIA
13 4 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.04%) GDPR
2 17 (9.04%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (4.26%) PMO
4 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.60%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.60%) QA
7 2 (1.06%) COBIT
7 2 (1.06%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.53%) NIST 800
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) Docker
2 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 16 (8.51%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (8.51%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.66%) Ansible
2 5 (2.66%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 4 (2.13%) CSIRT
3 4 (2.13%) Nessus
4 3 (1.60%) Nexpose
4 3 (1.60%) Nmap
4 3 (1.60%) QRadar
5 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (11.70%) Cisco
2 19 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.51%) Clearswift
3 16 (8.51%) SolarWinds
4 6 (3.19%) Qualys
5 5 (2.66%) Aquila
5 5 (2.66%) Splunk
6 4 (2.13%) Darktrace
6 4 (2.13%) Digital Shadows
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.60%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.60%) Intel
7 3 (1.60%) McAfee
7 3 (1.60%) NetWitness
8 2 (1.06%) Apple
8 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle
8 2 (1.06%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix
9 1 (0.53%) Palo Alto