Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 946 987 1036
Rank change year-on-year +41 +49 +177
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 181 171 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 143 129 138
England median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,539 £31,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £78,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%

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 67,827 73,572 77,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.85% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 55,641 64,107
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +25 72 £60,000 -7.69% 16
South West +18 34 £47,500 +43.94%
South East -1 33 £65,000 +63.52% 3
East of England +28 14 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North of England +22 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Midlands +18 14 £30,000 -22.08% 4
North West +15 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands +27 7 £30,000 -22.08% 3
East Midlands - 7 - - 1
Yorkshire +30 2 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 102 (56.35%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (32.04%) Information Security
3 51 (28.18%) CISSP
4 40 (22.10%) SIEM
4 40 (22.10%) Security Operations
5 36 (19.89%) CISM
6 35 (19.34%) Finance
7 33 (18.23%) Firewall
8 32 (17.68%) Linux
9 30 (16.57%) Risk Management
10 29 (16.02%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (16.02%) Security Cleared
11 28 (15.47%) Incident Management
11 28 (15.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (15.47%) Cyberthreat
12 26 (14.36%) Windows
13 25 (13.81%) Cyber Intelligence
14 23 (12.71%) Legal
14 23 (12.71%) Degree
15 22 (12.15%) Network Security
15 22 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (11.60%) Management Information System
17 20 (11.05%) Security Testing
17 20 (11.05%) Use Case
17 20 (11.05%) Security Monitoring
18 19 (10.50%) CREST Certified
18 19 (10.50%) Security Operations Centre
19 18 (9.94%) Threat Modelling
19 18 (9.94%) Threat Management
20 17 (9.39%) CEH

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 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.55%) Confluence
2 1 (0.55%) IIS
2 1 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.23%) Firewall
2 22 (12.15%) Network Security
3 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.73%) IPsec
5 13 (7.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (6.63%) VPN
7 11 (6.08%) LAN
7 11 (6.08%) WAN
8 10 (5.52%) Wireless
9 8 (4.42%) DHCP
9 8 (4.42%) DNS
9 8 (4.42%) Internet
10 6 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.31%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (3.31%) OSPF
10 6 (3.31%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (3.31%) Wireshark
11 5 (2.76%) VoIP
12 4 (2.21%) SSL
13 3 (1.66%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.42%) Big Data
2 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Bigtable
4 1 (0.55%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.21%) IDA Disassembler
3 4 (2.21%) JIRA
3 4 (2.21%) OllyDbg
3 4 (2.21%) Selenium
4 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.66%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.55%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.55%) Hudson
5 1 (0.55%) JMeter
5 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.55%) Trac
5 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (19.34%) Finance
2 23 (12.71%) Legal
3 9 (4.97%) Marketing
4 6 (3.31%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.31%) Retail
5 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.10%) Automotive
7 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Law
7 2 (1.10%) Military
8 1 (0.55%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 51 (28.18%) Analyst
2 32 (17.68%) Security Analyst
3 26 (14.36%) Security Engineer
4 22 (12.15%) Security Manager
5 16 (8.84%) SOC Analyst
6 13 (7.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 13 (7.18%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Consultant
7 10 (5.52%) Information Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Security Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) IT Support
8 9 (4.97%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.97%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Information Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.21%) CGI
1 4 (2.21%) RESTful
2 3 (1.66%) Middleware
2 3 (1.66%) ModSecurity
3 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.55%) Ajax
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.55%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) Kafka
4 1 (0.55%) LAMP
4 1 (0.55%) Node.js
4 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.55%) React
4 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.47%) Cyberthreat
2 21 (11.60%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.08%) Social Media
5 10 (5.52%) Cybercrime
6 9 (4.97%) Cyber Defence
7 8 (4.42%) PKI
8 7 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (3.31%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.76%) NHS
10 5 (2.76%) Public Cloud
11 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.21%) CESG
11 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.68%) Linux
2 26 (14.36%) Windows
3 3 (1.66%) CentOS
4 2 (1.10%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.35%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (32.04%) Information Security
3 40 (22.10%) Security Operations
3 40 (22.10%) SIEM
4 30 (16.57%) Risk Management
5 29 (16.02%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (15.47%) Incident Management
7 25 (13.81%) Cyber Intelligence
8 20 (11.05%) Security Monitoring
8 20 (11.05%) Security Testing
8 20 (11.05%) Use Case
9 18 (9.94%) Threat Management
9 18 (9.94%) Threat Modelling
10 17 (9.39%) Security Management
11 15 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 15 (8.29%) Threat Intelligence
12 14 (7.73%) Data Protection
12 14 (7.73%) DevOps
12 14 (7.73%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.18%) Python
2 9 (4.97%) C
2 9 (4.97%) Java
3 5 (2.76%) C++
4 4 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) Go
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) Scala
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (28.18%) CISSP
2 36 (19.89%) CISM
3 29 (16.02%) Security Cleared
4 23 (12.71%) Degree
5 22 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (10.50%) CREST Certified
7 17 (9.39%) CEH
8 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
9 15 (8.29%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (7.73%) GIAC
11 13 (7.18%) CISA
12 12 (6.63%) CCNA
12 12 (6.63%) CCNP
13 10 (5.52%) SANS
14 8 (4.42%) DBS Check
14 8 (4.42%) OSCP
15 6 (3.31%) DV Cleared
16 5 (2.76%) GCFA
16 5 (2.76%) GPEN
16 5 (2.76%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.84%) PCI DSS
3 15 (8.29%) GDPR
4 11 (6.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (6.08%) QA
5 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (2.76%) PMO
7 4 (2.21%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (1.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) Snort
2 3 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) pfSense
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Ansible
1 6 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.10%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.10%) SCCM
5 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (8.29%) Cisco
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.31%) Clearswift
3 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
4 5 (2.76%) Aquila
5 4 (2.21%) Darktrace
5 4 (2.21%) Digital Shadows
6 3 (1.66%) Qualys
7 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle
7 2 (1.10%) Symantec
7 2 (1.10%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.55%) Apple
8 1 (0.55%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.55%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.55%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.55%) VMware