Period
to

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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 480 660 740
Rank change year-on-year +180 +80 +150
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 914 193 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 168 61 130
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £40,938 £47,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,888 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.72% - -
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -14.81% - +2.27%

Cyberattack is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61,212 31,285 31,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.57% 38.36% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29,116 21,564 24,734
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,286
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £96,250
UK median annual salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +1.85%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
South East +137 290 £32,500 -26.71% 4
London -85 237 £65,000 -13.33% 10
South West +78 219 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North of England +12 126 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +16 75 £55,000 +57.14%
North West -40 49 £55,000 - 2
East of England -55 34 £70,000 -3.45% 1
West Midlands -34 16 £30,000 -60.66% 2
Midlands -54 16 £30,000 -60.66% 3
North East -17 2 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 770 (84.25%) Finance
2 734 (80.31%) Threat Intelligence
3 731 (79.98%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 724 (79.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 534 (58.42%) Cyber Defence
6 409 (44.75%) Security Cleared
7 400 (43.76%) Agile
8 357 (39.06%) Python
9 318 (34.79%) Software Engineering
10 308 (33.70%) Java
11 266 (29.10%) Cybersecurity
12 265 (28.99%) SC Cleared
13 247 (27.02%) Social Skills
14 237 (25.93%) Docker
15 230 (25.16%) AWS
16 215 (23.52%) JavaScript
17 214 (23.41%) Linux
18 211 (23.09%) Test Automation
19 201 (21.99%) Cybercrime
20 197 (21.55%) Ansible
21 185 (20.24%) Public Sector
22 177 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
23 175 (19.15%) React
24 172 (18.82%) Law
25 170 (18.60%) DevOps
26 165 (18.05%) Scrum
27 160 (17.51%) Git (software)
28 151 (16.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
29 136 (14.88%) Bash
30 134 (14.66%) Continuous Integration

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 72 (7.88%) Confluence
2 48 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (3.50%) Apache
4 25 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 19 (2.08%) Jetty
7 17 (1.86%) nginx
8 13 (1.42%) JBoss
8 13 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.66%) WildFly
12 5 (0.55%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.33%) Ethereum
Applications
1 36 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.88%) Maple
Business Applications
1 10 (1.09%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.77%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.22%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 230 (25.16%) AWS
2 124 (13.57%) Azure
3 39 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (3.06%) Amazon ECS
4 28 (3.06%) OpenShift
5 22 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.97%) Azure Machine Learning
7 17 (1.86%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (1.75%) Trello
9 14 (1.53%) IaaS
9 14 (1.53%) PaaS
10 11 (1.20%) SaaS
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon MSK
11 10 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
11 10 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.88%) GCP
13 7 (0.77%) Slack
13 7 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.66%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.64%) Firewall
2 75 (8.21%) TCP/IP
3 57 (6.24%) Network Security
4 45 (4.92%) DHCP
5 38 (4.16%) HTTP
6 36 (3.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 36 (3.94%) SSL
7 35 (3.83%) IMAP
7 35 (3.83%) SNA
7 35 (3.83%) tcpdump
7 35 (3.83%) Wireshark
8 29 (3.17%) Wireless
9 28 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
10 23 (2.52%) DNS
11 21 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (1.86%) BGP
12 17 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (1.86%) OSPF
13 16 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (1.75%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (11.49%) Big Data
2 47 (5.14%) NoSQL
3 42 (4.60%) MySQL
4 38 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 24 (2.63%) InfluxDB
7 21 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 17 (1.86%) GIS
9 13 (1.42%) Metadata
10 11 (1.20%) SQL Server
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.88%) HBase
12 8 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.88%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.66%) Maltego
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 160 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 119 (13.02%) JIRA
3 52 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 35 (3.83%) Zephyr
5 21 (2.30%) Artifactory
6 20 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (1.97%) Bitbucket
7 18 (1.97%) Mercurial
7 18 (1.97%) SonarQube
7 18 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 17 (1.86%) Subversion
9 16 (1.75%) GDB
9 16 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (1.64%) Bundler
10 15 (1.64%) Selenium
11 14 (1.53%) IDA Disassembler
11 14 (1.53%) REST Assured
11 14 (1.53%) TestNG
12 13 (1.42%) Maven
General
1 770 (84.25%) Finance
2 724 (79.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 247 (27.02%) Social Skills
4 185 (20.24%) Public Sector
5 172 (18.82%) Law
6 129 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (9.30%) Telecoms
8 37 (4.05%) Banking
9 31 (3.39%) Legal
10 30 (3.28%) Police
11 25 (2.74%) Marketing
12 22 (2.41%) Financial Institution
13 19 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
13 19 (2.08%) Manufacturing
14 16 (1.75%) Retail
15 13 (1.42%) Military
16 12 (1.31%) Electronics
17 10 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
18 8 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
19 7 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 198 (21.66%) Software Engineer
2 87 (9.52%) Developer
3 84 (9.19%) Security Engineer
4 59 (6.46%) Analyst
5 42 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
6 41 (4.49%) Architect
7 39 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 38 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (3.83%) Tester
11 32 (3.50%) Security Analyst
12 29 (3.17%) Automation Tester
12 29 (3.17%) Consultant
12 29 (3.17%) Data Engineer
12 29 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 29 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 28 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
14 27 (2.95%) Scrum Master
15 26 (2.84%) Security Manager
15 26 (2.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (19.15%) React
2 99 (10.83%) HTML
3 78 (8.53%) Kafka
4 76 (8.32%) Node.js
5 71 (7.77%) CSS
6 60 (6.56%) HTML5
7 49 (5.36%) Spring
8 48 (5.25%) Apache NiFi
9 43 (4.70%) REST
10 42 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
11 37 (4.05%) .NET
12 35 (3.83%) AngularJS
13 34 (3.72%) Keycloak
14 33 (3.61%) Redux
15 32 (3.50%) TensorFlow
16 29 (3.17%) WAP
16 29 (3.17%) WML
17 25 (2.74%) GraphQL
17 25 (2.74%) Spring Boot
18 22 (2.41%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 534 (58.42%) Cyber Defence
2 201 (21.99%) Cybercrime
3 114 (12.47%) Cyberthreat
4 70 (7.66%) Management Information System
5 60 (6.56%) Smartphone
6 53 (5.80%) User Experience
7 51 (5.58%) Social Media
8 47 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
9 39 (4.27%) Cloud Native
10 37 (4.05%) Replication
11 35 (3.83%) Mobile App
11 35 (3.83%) Social Network
12 33 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
13 29 (3.17%) W3C
14 24 (2.63%) IoT
14 24 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
15 18 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (1.75%) Public Cloud
17 14 (1.53%) Acoustics
17 14 (1.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 214 (23.41%) Linux
2 115 (12.58%) Windows
3 38 (4.16%) Android
3 38 (4.16%) Apple iOS
4 37 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.74%) Unix
6 19 (2.08%) CentOS
7 15 (1.64%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.98%) VMS
9 8 (0.88%) Kali Linux
9 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.55%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (80.31%) Threat Intelligence
2 731 (79.98%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 400 (43.76%) Agile
4 318 (34.79%) Software Engineering
5 266 (29.10%) Cybersecurity
6 211 (23.09%) Test Automation
7 177 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
8 170 (18.60%) DevOps
9 165 (18.05%) Scrum
10 151 (16.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 134 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
12 132 (14.44%) CI/CD
13 131 (14.33%) Project Management
14 117 (12.80%) Software Testing
15 116 (12.69%) Mentoring
16 109 (11.93%) Coaching
17 108 (11.82%) Decision-Making
18 87 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
19 83 (9.08%) TDD
20 82 (8.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 357 (39.06%) Python
2 308 (33.70%) Java
3 215 (23.52%) JavaScript
4 136 (14.88%) Bash
5 122 (13.35%) C++
6 79 (8.64%) TypeScript
7 73 (7.99%) C#
8 68 (7.44%) SQL
9 57 (6.24%) Go
10 55 (6.02%) Scala
11 51 (5.58%) C
12 50 (5.47%) Shell Script
13 35 (3.83%) Groovy
14 22 (2.41%) MATLAB
14 22 (2.41%) R
15 21 (2.30%) Ruby
16 20 (2.19%) Perl
17 14 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.66%) ES6
19 4 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (44.75%) Security Cleared
2 265 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 70 (7.66%) Degree
4 39 (4.27%) ISTQB
4 39 (4.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 39 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (3.94%) CISSP
6 35 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (3.28%) PhD
8 28 (3.06%) AWS Certification
8 28 (3.06%) DV Cleared
9 21 (2.30%) CCNP
9 21 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (2.19%) CISM
11 18 (1.97%) CREST Certified
12 16 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
13 15 (1.64%) GIAC
14 14 (1.53%) CCNA
15 12 (1.31%) OSCP
16 9 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.66%) QA
2 41 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (3.39%) NIST
4 30 (3.28%) Accessibility
5 23 (2.52%) NCSC
6 15 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (1.42%) GDPR
8 10 (1.09%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.88%) GRC
10 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.66%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.44%) COBIT
13 2 (0.22%) RMADS
14 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 237 (25.93%) Docker
2 83 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 81 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.95%) Firmware
5 26 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (2.84%) vSphere
6 18 (1.97%) KVM
6 18 (1.97%) Xen
7 14 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.55%) XenApp
9 5 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 197 (21.55%) Ansible
2 88 (9.63%) Kubernetes
3 76 (8.32%) Puppet
4 53 (5.80%) Terraform
5 46 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (3.94%) Docker Swarm
7 35 (3.83%) HP ALM
7 35 (3.83%) vCenter Server
8 34 (3.72%) Grafana
9 30 (3.28%) logstash
10 24 (2.63%) Kibana
10 24 (2.63%) Prometheus
11 20 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (1.20%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 11 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (1.09%) Sysdig
14 8 (0.88%) CSIRT
15 4 (0.44%) CASB
15 4 (0.44%) systemd
Vendors
1 107 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 84 (9.19%) VMware
3 78 (8.53%) Atlassian
4 57 (6.24%) Perforce
5 41 (4.49%) Oracle
6 40 (4.38%) HP
7 36 (3.94%) Cisco
8 23 (2.52%) Google
9 16 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.75%) Splunk
10 15 (1.64%) Veeam
11 11 (1.20%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.09%) WSO2
13 8 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.88%) SAP
14 7 (0.77%) Cognos
14 7 (0.77%) Planview
15 5 (0.55%) Citrix
15 5 (0.55%) Dell
15 5 (0.55%) Okta