Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 733 566 863
Rank change year-on-year -167 +297 +95
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 259 107 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.66% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 112 84 159
10th Percentile £42,750 £40,375 £32,000
25th Percentile £52,188 £51,250 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% -
75th Percentile £107,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £88,375 £92,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% +0.92%

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 45,683 16,163 44,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.99% 35.56% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27,746 13,454 34,603
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +3.77%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.50% +3.81%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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
London -166 120 £82,500 +24.53% 11
South West -28 81 £70,000 -22.22% 2
North of England -122 34 £59,500 +39.18% 5
North West -80 17 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Yorkshire -115 15 £110,000 +151.43% 1
Midlands -146 9 £45,000 -29.41% 1
East of England -93 7 £50,000 -25.93% 6
West Midlands -111 5 £34,750 -45.49%
East Midlands -61 4 £45,000 - 1
North East -28 2 £60,000 +39.53% 1
South East -167 2 £85,000 +70.00% 1
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 177 (68.34%) Cybersecurity
2 152 (58.69%) Software Engineering
3 114 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (37.45%) Jenkins
4 97 (37.45%) Ansible
4 97 (37.45%) Apache NiFi
5 93 (35.91%) Kafka
6 91 (35.14%) Python
7 80 (30.89%) Linux
8 78 (30.12%) Java
9 76 (29.34%) Docker
10 73 (28.19%) DevOps
11 71 (27.41%) Analytics
12 66 (25.48%) Cyber Intelligence
13 65 (25.10%) Artificial Intelligence
14 63 (24.32%) Mentoring
15 62 (23.94%) Elastic Stack
16 61 (23.55%) Information Assurance
16 61 (23.55%) Machine Learning
16 61 (23.55%) Legal
17 60 (23.17%) Scrum
18 59 (22.78%) Azure
18 59 (22.78%) DevSecOps
19 58 (22.39%) Collaborative Working
20 57 (22.01%) Microservices
20 57 (22.01%) AWS
20 57 (22.01%) Open Source
20 57 (22.01%) JIRA
21 55 (21.24%) Big Data
21 55 (21.24%) Data Science

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 53 (20.46%) Confluence
2 26 (10.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.39%) IIS
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.78%) Azure
2 57 (22.01%) AWS
3 44 (16.99%) OpenShift
4 43 (16.60%) Serverless
5 20 (7.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (7.72%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (3.86%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (2.32%) Heroku
8 5 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.54%) Azure Sentinel
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.77%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.39%) GCP
12 1 (0.39%) IaaS
12 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.39%) PaaS
12 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.20%) Firewall
2 26 (10.04%) Broadband
2 26 (10.04%) Internet
3 20 (7.72%) SMS
4 16 (6.18%) Network Security
5 12 (4.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.47%) DNS
7 7 (2.70%) HTTP
7 7 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.32%) Wireless
9 5 (1.93%) FTP
9 5 (1.93%) SMTP
9 5 (1.93%) SSL
9 5 (1.93%) WAN
10 3 (1.16%) DHCP
10 3 (1.16%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.24%) Big Data
2 48 (18.53%) Hadoop
3 44 (16.99%) MongoDB
3 44 (16.99%) MySQL
4 19 (7.34%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 97 (37.45%) Jenkins
2 57 (22.01%) JIRA
3 44 (16.99%) Eclipse
3 44 (16.99%) JMeter
3 44 (16.99%) Robot Framework
4 24 (9.27%) Cucumber
4 24 (9.27%) Selenium
5 20 (7.72%) Bitbucket
5 20 (7.72%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.32%) Cypress.io
7 3 (1.16%) CircleCI
General
1 61 (23.55%) Legal
2 43 (16.60%) Finance
3 36 (13.90%) Social Skills
4 24 (9.27%) Military
5 20 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.09%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (2.70%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.32%) Marketing
8 6 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.93%) Banking
9 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.54%) Electronics
11 3 (1.16%) Law
11 3 (1.16%) Retail
12 2 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (26.25%) Software Engineer
2 42 (16.22%) Developer
3 36 (13.90%) Senior Software Engineer
4 25 (9.65%) Analyst
5 24 (9.27%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.88%) Security Manager
7 20 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (7.34%) Lead Software Engineer
9 17 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 15 (5.79%) Consultant
10 15 (5.79%) Lead Developer
10 15 (5.79%) Security Engineer
11 14 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 14 (5.41%) Python Engineer
11 14 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
12 13 (5.02%) Principal Engineer
12 13 (5.02%) Principal Security Engineer
12 13 (5.02%) Principal Software Engineer
13 12 (4.63%) Security Consultant
14 11 (4.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (37.45%) Apache NiFi
2 93 (35.91%) Kafka
3 62 (23.94%) Elastic Stack
4 33 (12.74%) React
5 24 (9.27%) ActiveMQ
5 24 (9.27%) CSS
5 24 (9.27%) CSS3
5 24 (9.27%) Gherkin
5 24 (9.27%) HTML
5 24 (9.27%) HTML5
5 24 (9.27%) LAMP
5 24 (9.27%) Node.js
5 24 (9.27%) Spring Boot
5 24 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (2.32%) Django
7 5 (1.93%) LDAP
8 4 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.16%) Symfony
9 3 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.37%) Cyberthreat
2 29 (11.20%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.72%) User Experience
4 18 (6.95%) Cyber Defence
5 14 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (3.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 8 (3.09%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.93%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.54%) PMI
9 3 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.77%) CESG
10 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.77%) NHS
11 1 (0.39%) Blog
11 1 (0.39%) Podcast
11 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (30.89%) Linux
2 54 (20.85%) CentOS
2 54 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (13.51%) Windows
4 3 (1.16%) Unix
4 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (68.34%) Cybersecurity
2 152 (58.69%) Software Engineering
3 114 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (28.19%) DevOps
5 71 (27.41%) Analytics
6 66 (25.48%) Cyber Intelligence
7 65 (25.10%) Artificial Intelligence
8 63 (24.32%) Mentoring
9 61 (23.55%) Information Assurance
9 61 (23.55%) Machine Learning
10 60 (23.17%) Scrum
11 59 (22.78%) DevSecOps
12 58 (22.39%) Collaborative Working
13 57 (22.01%) Microservices
13 57 (22.01%) Open Source
14 55 (21.24%) Data Science
15 54 (20.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 54 (20.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 53 (20.46%) Test Automation
17 49 (18.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 91 (35.14%) Python
2 78 (30.12%) Java
3 53 (20.46%) C
4 52 (20.08%) Go
5 48 (18.53%) JavaScript
6 31 (11.97%) C++
7 25 (9.65%) PowerShell
8 20 (7.72%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.32%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.93%) SQL
11 3 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (18.53%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.76%) SC Cleared
3 36 (13.90%) Degree
4 33 (12.74%) CISSP
5 27 (10.42%) CISM
5 27 (10.42%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.63%) CEH
7 9 (3.47%) CISA
8 8 (3.09%) OSCP
9 7 (2.70%) CREST Certified
10 5 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.93%) GIAC
11 4 (1.54%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.54%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.54%) SANS
12 3 (1.16%) CCNA
12 3 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.77%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.63%) NIST
4 11 (4.25%) GDPR
4 11 (4.25%) NCSC
5 7 (2.70%) GRC
6 3 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.77%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.77%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.39%) COBIT
8 1 (0.39%) GPG13
8 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.39%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.39%) QA
8 1 (0.39%) RMADS
8 1 (0.39%) SLA
8 1 (0.39%) SOC 2
System Software
1 76 (29.34%) Docker
2 11 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 97 (37.45%) Ansible
2 20 (7.72%) Kubernetes
2 20 (7.72%) Terraform
3 6 (2.32%) Grafana
4 2 (0.77%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (17.37%) Atlassian
2 44 (16.99%) Oracle
3 38 (14.67%) Microsoft
4 30 (11.58%) Red Hat
5 29 (11.20%) Splunk
6 26 (10.04%) Google
7 10 (3.86%) LogRhythm
8 6 (2.32%) FireEye
9 5 (1.93%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.93%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.93%) Darktrace
9 5 (1.93%) McAfee
10 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.54%) SAP
11 3 (1.16%) Cisco
11 3 (1.16%) Meraki
12 2 (0.77%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.77%) BT
12 2 (0.77%) Thycotic
12 2 (0.77%) VMware