Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 910 981 1001
Rank change year-on-year +71 +20 +208
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 195 201 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 138 143 140
England median annual salary £54,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -

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 62,186 69,637 69,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 41.39% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 48,188 52,927 57,634
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,468 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +54 85 £57,500 -8.00% 14
South West +43 32 £55,000 +66.67% 2
South East +2 31 £52,500 +40.94% 3
Midlands +45 21 £40,000 -18.78% 3
East of England +34 14 £60,000 +71.43% 2
East Midlands - 13 £40,000 - 2
North of England +20 12 £40,000 - 4
North West +10 10 £40,000 +18.52% 3
West Midlands +38 8 £43,750 -11.17% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £36,250 -30.95% 1
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 126 (64.62%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (28.72%) Information Security
3 48 (24.62%) CISSP
4 47 (24.10%) Security Operations
5 46 (23.59%) Finance
6 45 (23.08%) Linux
7 37 (18.97%) Windows
8 35 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
8 35 (17.95%) CISM
9 32 (16.41%) Firewall
10 31 (15.90%) Degree
11 30 (15.38%) SIEM
12 29 (14.87%) Cyberthreat
12 29 (14.87%) Legal
13 24 (12.31%) Incident Management
13 24 (12.31%) CREST Certified
14 23 (11.79%) Cyber Intelligence
14 23 (11.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (11.79%) Use Case
14 23 (11.79%) CEH
15 22 (11.28%) Security Testing
15 22 (11.28%) DevOps
16 21 (10.77%) Network Security
17 19 (9.74%) Security Cleared
17 19 (9.74%) Big Data
17 19 (9.74%) Threat Intelligence
17 19 (9.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
18 18 (9.23%) Risk Management
19 17 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (8.72%) Threat Modelling

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 9 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Confluence
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) JBoss
3 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.54%) Office 365
4 2 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.41%) Firewall
2 21 (10.77%) Network Security
3 13 (6.67%) Internet
3 13 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.67%) VPN
4 12 (6.15%) LAN
4 12 (6.15%) WAN
5 10 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (5.13%) IPsec
6 7 (3.59%) DNS
6 7 (3.59%) SSL
6 7 (3.59%) Wireless
7 6 (3.08%) Sourcefire
8 5 (2.56%) SMS
8 5 (2.56%) VoIP
9 4 (2.05%) DHCP
10 3 (1.54%) FTP
10 3 (1.54%) SMTP
11 2 (1.03%) ATM
11 2 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.74%) Big Data
2 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) Bigtable
4 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.51%) GIS
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.56%) IDA Disassembler
2 5 (2.56%) JIRA
2 5 (2.56%) OllyDbg
2 5 (2.56%) Selenium
3 4 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.05%) Burp Suite
3 4 (2.05%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) Hudson
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
5 1 (0.51%) Trac
5 1 (0.51%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (23.59%) Finance
2 29 (14.87%) Legal
3 14 (7.18%) Marketing
4 11 (5.64%) Retail
5 8 (4.10%) Military
5 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.54%) Electronics
8 2 (1.03%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.03%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 50 (25.64%) Analyst
2 36 (18.46%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 22 (11.28%) Security Engineer
5 21 (10.77%) Consultant
5 21 (10.77%) Security Consultant
6 18 (9.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 13 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) Information Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) IT Support
8 11 (5.64%) Operations Manager
9 10 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (5.13%) SOC Analyst
9 10 (5.13%) Trainer
10 9 (4.62%) Architect
10 9 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Operational Security Manager
10 9 (4.62%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.62%) CGI
2 4 (2.05%) Middleware
2 4 (2.05%) RESTful
3 3 (1.54%) ModSecurity
4 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.51%) Ajax
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) Kafka
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) libvirt
5 1 (0.51%) Node.js
5 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.51%) React
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.51%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.87%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (7.18%) Cybercrime
3 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
5 12 (6.15%) Social Media
6 10 (5.13%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.10%) PKI
8 7 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (3.08%) Fintech
10 5 (2.56%) CESG
10 5 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.56%) NHS
10 5 (2.56%) Public Cloud
11 4 (2.05%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.54%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.08%) Linux
2 37 (18.97%) Windows
3 10 (5.13%) CentOS
4 7 (3.59%) Android
5 6 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.54%) Unix
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (64.62%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (28.72%) Information Security
3 47 (24.10%) Security Operations
4 35 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (15.38%) SIEM
6 24 (12.31%) Incident Management
7 23 (11.79%) Cyber Intelligence
7 23 (11.79%) Use Case
8 22 (11.28%) DevOps
8 22 (11.28%) Security Testing
9 19 (9.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 19 (9.74%) Threat Intelligence
10 18 (9.23%) Risk Management
11 17 (8.72%) Threat Modelling
12 16 (8.21%) Security Management
12 16 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (7.18%) ITIL
13 14 (7.18%) OWASP
14 13 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
15 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.64%) Python
2 10 (5.13%) C
2 10 (5.13%) Java
3 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.54%) C++
5 2 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.51%) Go
6 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.51%) Ruby
6 1 (0.51%) Scala
6 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (24.62%) CISSP
2 35 (17.95%) CISM
3 31 (15.90%) Degree
4 24 (12.31%) CREST Certified
5 23 (11.79%) CEH
6 19 (9.74%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (7.18%) CISA
9 13 (6.67%) GIAC
10 12 (6.15%) SC Cleared
11 11 (5.64%) CCNA
11 11 (5.64%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (5.13%) DBS Check
13 9 (4.62%) SANS
14 8 (4.10%) CCNP
15 7 (3.59%) CompTIA Security+
15 7 (3.59%) GCFA
15 7 (3.59%) GREM
16 6 (3.08%) DV Cleared
16 6 (3.08%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.69%) QA
3 14 (7.18%) PCI DSS
4 11 (5.64%) GDPR
5 8 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.05%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.03%) PMO
9 2 (1.03%) SLA
10 1 (0.51%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.51%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) Snort
2 5 (2.56%) Docker
3 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.51%) Firmware
5 1 (0.51%) KVM
5 1 (0.51%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Ansible
2 5 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.03%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.03%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) Cacti
5 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 15 (7.69%) Cisco
2 12 (6.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.05%) ArcSight
4 4 (2.05%) VMware
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle
5 3 (1.54%) Qualys
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.03%) Citrix
6 2 (1.03%) Clearswift
6 2 (1.03%) Darktrace
6 2 (1.03%) Digital Shadows
6 2 (1.03%) SAP
6 2 (1.03%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.03%) Symantec
6 2 (1.03%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) Juniper
7 1 (0.51%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.51%) Palo Alto