Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 673 755 876
Rank change year-on-year +82 +121 +88
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 181 166 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 141 118
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £41,850
25th Percentile £45,313 £52,065 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £69,046
Median % change year-on-year - -2.24% +31.52%
75th Percentile £81,875 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £96,350
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -1.52% +25.71%

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 28,551 32,081 47,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.45% 34.76% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19,823 25,390 36,074
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,800 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Cyberattack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyberattack in England.

Salary trend for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyberattack in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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
South West +20 76 £52,500 -30.00% 6
London +48 54 £75,000 +7.14% 12
North of England +10 24 £40,000 -27.27% 5
East of England +38 11 £72,500 +20.83%
South East +47 10 £44,345 -36.65% 2
North West +28 10 - - 2
Yorkshire -3 10 £33,750 -51.79% 3
North East - 4 £60,000 -
Midlands -28 2 £76,250 +38.64%
West Midlands -28 2 £76,250 +38.64%
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 153 (84.53%) Cybersecurity
2 100 (55.25%) Analytics
3 96 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (51.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 93 (51.38%) Machine Learning
5 92 (50.83%) Cyber Intelligence
6 91 (50.28%) Information Assurance
7 89 (49.17%) Legal
8 87 (48.07%) Software Engineering
9 86 (47.51%) Open Source
10 85 (46.96%) DevSecOps
11 83 (45.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 83 (45.86%) Data Science
11 83 (45.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 83 (45.86%) Microservices
11 83 (45.86%) Big Data
12 81 (44.75%) Scrum
13 79 (43.65%) Collaborative Working
14 76 (41.99%) Docker
15 65 (35.91%) Mentoring
15 65 (35.91%) JIRA
16 61 (33.70%) Jenkins
17 60 (33.15%) Confluence
17 60 (33.15%) Java
18 57 (31.49%) Ansible
19 56 (30.94%) Test Automation
19 56 (30.94%) Apache NiFi
20 54 (29.83%) DevOps
21 47 (25.97%) Linux
22 46 (25.41%) Social Skills

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 60 (33.15%) Confluence
2 29 (16.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.55%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.21%) Figma
2 4 (2.21%) GIMP
2 4 (2.21%) Inkscape
2 4 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.55%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.13%) AWS
2 27 (14.92%) Azure
3 20 (11.05%) Serverless
4 10 (5.52%) Heroku
5 5 (2.76%) GitHub
6 3 (1.66%) IaaS
6 3 (1.66%) PaaS
6 3 (1.66%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.55%) GCP
8 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.94%) Network Security
2 13 (7.18%) Firewall
3 12 (6.63%) HTTP
4 11 (6.08%) DNS
5 10 (5.52%) FTP
5 10 (5.52%) SMTP
5 10 (5.52%) SSL
6 9 (4.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.21%) SMS
7 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.55%) Internet
9 1 (0.55%) LAN
9 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (45.86%) Big Data
2 20 (11.05%) Apache Accumulo
3 15 (8.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.55%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (35.91%) JIRA
2 61 (33.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.52%) Cypress.io
4 4 (2.21%) Balsamiq
5 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (49.17%) Legal
2 46 (25.41%) Social Skills
3 27 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (9.39%) Finance
5 8 (4.42%) Publishing
6 5 (2.76%) Law
6 5 (2.76%) Marketing
6 5 (2.76%) Retail
7 3 (1.66%) Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (28.18%) Software Engineer
2 33 (18.23%) Analyst
3 31 (17.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (9.39%) Developer
4 17 (9.39%) Lead Software Engineer
4 17 (9.39%) Security Analyst
5 16 (8.84%) Data Scientist
5 16 (8.84%) Senior Data Scientist
6 14 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Big Data Developer
8 12 (6.63%) SOC Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) Python Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Python Software Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Senior Big Data Developer
9 9 (4.97%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Architect
11 7 (3.87%) Consultant
12 6 (3.31%) Security Engineer
13 5 (2.76%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.94%) Apache NiFi
2 44 (24.31%) Kafka
3 14 (7.73%) React
4 12 (6.63%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (5.52%) Django
5 10 (5.52%) LDAP
6 4 (2.21%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.21%) CGI
6 4 (2.21%) CSS
6 4 (2.21%) CSS3
6 4 (2.21%) HTML
6 4 (2.21%) HTML5
6 4 (2.21%) Material Design
6 4 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.10%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.10%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (1.10%) Redux
7 2 (1.10%) RESTful
7 2 (1.10%) Spring
7 2 (1.10%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.36%) Cyberthreat
2 23 (12.71%) User Experience
3 21 (11.60%) Management Information System
4 19 (10.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (9.39%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (3.87%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.31%) PKI
9 5 (2.76%) Blog
10 4 (2.21%) CESG
10 4 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (2.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (1.66%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.66%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.55%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.97%) Linux
2 36 (19.89%) CentOS
2 36 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (6.08%) Windows
4 5 (2.76%) Unix
5 2 (1.10%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (84.53%) Cybersecurity
2 100 (55.25%) Analytics
3 96 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (51.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 93 (51.38%) Machine Learning
5 92 (50.83%) Cyber Intelligence
6 91 (50.28%) Information Assurance
7 87 (48.07%) Software Engineering
8 86 (47.51%) Open Source
9 85 (46.96%) DevSecOps
10 83 (45.86%) Data Science
10 83 (45.86%) Microservices
10 83 (45.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 83 (45.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 81 (44.75%) Scrum
12 79 (43.65%) Collaborative Working
13 65 (35.91%) Mentoring
14 56 (30.94%) Test Automation
15 54 (29.83%) DevOps
16 40 (22.10%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.15%) Java
2 41 (22.65%) Python
3 36 (19.89%) C
4 26 (14.36%) C++
5 11 (6.08%) TypeScript
6 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.31%) SQL
8 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.66%) Perl
10 2 (1.10%) Go
10 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) C#
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) PhD
1 16 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.63%) Degree
3 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.76%) CISM
5 5 (2.76%) CISSP
6 4 (2.21%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.66%) CEH
7 3 (1.66%) GCIH
8 2 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.10%) GCFA
8 2 (1.10%) GCIA
8 2 (1.10%) GIAC
8 2 (1.10%) GREM
9 1 (0.55%) ACCA
9 1 (0.55%) CIMA
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.55%) GCFE
9 1 (0.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) GDPR
2 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.76%) NCSC
4 4 (2.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.21%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.21%) QA
4 4 (2.21%) WCAG
5 3 (1.66%) GRC
5 3 (1.66%) NIST
5 3 (1.66%) NIST 800
6 2 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.55%) COBIT
7 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (41.99%) Docker
2 15 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 57 (31.49%) Ansible
2 17 (9.39%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.52%) Grafana
4 4 (2.21%) Terraform
5 3 (1.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (1.66%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (1.10%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (19.89%) Red Hat
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.63%) Cloudera
3 12 (6.63%) LogRhythm
4 11 (6.08%) Splunk
5 10 (5.52%) Blue Coat
5 10 (5.52%) CheckPoint
5 10 (5.52%) Darktrace
5 10 (5.52%) FireEye
5 10 (5.52%) McAfee
6 4 (2.21%) HubSpot
7 3 (1.66%) Google
7 3 (1.66%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle
9 1 (0.55%) Broadcom
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco
9 1 (0.55%) Qualys
9 1 (0.55%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.55%) Sage
9 1 (0.55%) Thycotic