Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Kill Chain in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Kill Chain over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Kill Chain
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1110 1230
Rank change year-on-year +23 +120 +60
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 67 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.094% 0.068% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 37
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -9.09% +34.44%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £77,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £59,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year -15.25% -2.48% +34.44%

Cyber Kill Chain 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 71,258 73,072 84,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.69% 43.73% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55,384 57,370 69,270
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%

Cyber Kill Chain
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyber Kill Chain as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Kill Chain in England

Cyber Kill Chain
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain in England.

Salary trend for Cyber Kill Chain in England

Cyber Kill Chain
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Kill Chain in England

Cyber Kill Chain
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 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 36 £50,000 -28.57% 1
East of England - 17 £37,500 - 2
North of England - 12 £50,000 - 2
North West - 12 £50,000 - 2
South East -32 1 - -
Cyber Kill Chain
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 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 Cyber Kill Chain.

1 50 (74.63%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (68.66%) Threat Intelligence
3 43 (64.18%) SIEM
4 41 (61.19%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 41 (61.19%) Information Security
5 40 (59.70%) Firewall
6 38 (56.72%) Malware Analysis
7 35 (52.24%) Security Operations
8 33 (49.25%) CISSP
9 32 (47.76%) Analytics
10 30 (44.78%) Windows
11 27 (40.30%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (38.81%) SANS
13 23 (34.33%) Degree
14 22 (32.84%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (31.34%) Linux
16 20 (29.85%) GCIH
16 20 (29.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
18 18 (26.87%) Red Hat
18 18 (26.87%) Finance
18 18 (26.87%) Computer Security
18 18 (26.87%) Vulnerability Management
18 18 (26.87%) Splunk
19 17 (25.37%) Cyberthreat
19 17 (25.37%) Penetration Testing
19 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
20 16 (23.88%) SSCP
20 16 (23.88%) Cisco
20 16 (23.88%) Reverse Engineering

Cyber Kill Chain
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 4 (5.97%) Apache
1 4 (5.97%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (59.70%) Firewall
2 22 (32.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (20.90%) Wireshark
4 13 (19.40%) Network Security
5 10 (14.93%) DNS
5 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.45%) HTTP
6 7 (10.45%) SMTP
7 6 (8.96%) DHCP
8 5 (7.46%) LAN
8 5 (7.46%) WAN
9 4 (5.97%) FTP
9 4 (5.97%) Internet
10 3 (4.48%) ICMP
10 3 (4.48%) SNMP
10 3 (4.48%) SSL
10 3 (4.48%) VPN
10 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.48%) Wireless
11 1 (1.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Maltego
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.49%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Retail
3 7 (10.45%) Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.46%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Analyst
2 36 (53.73%) Security Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Operations Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Security Operations Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Security Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Security Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) SOC Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Application Security Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Firewall Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) SIEM Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Web Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Web Applications Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Junior
8 6 (8.96%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.49%) ModSecurity
2 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
4 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
7 7 (10.45%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (8.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (7.46%) Cyberattack
10 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (1.49%) Cyber Warfare
11 1 (1.49%) Cybercrime
11 1 (1.49%) Fintech
11 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 14 (20.90%) Unix
4 5 (7.46%) AIX
4 5 (7.46%) CentOS
4 5 (7.46%) HPUX
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.97%) Kali Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (68.66%) Threat Intelligence
3 43 (64.18%) SIEM
4 41 (61.19%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 41 (61.19%) Information Security
5 38 (56.72%) Malware Analysis
6 35 (52.24%) Security Operations
7 32 (47.76%) Analytics
8 27 (40.30%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (26.87%) Computer Security
9 18 (26.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (25.37%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (23.88%) Cyber Intelligence
11 16 (23.88%) Reverse Engineering
12 14 (20.90%) Data Loss Prevention
12 14 (20.90%) Event Correlation
13 12 (17.91%) Open Source
14 10 (14.93%) Malware Reverse Engineering
14 10 (14.93%) Security Architecture
14 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Python
2 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.46%) Assembly Language
4 5 (7.46%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) CISSP
2 26 (38.81%) SANS
3 23 (34.33%) Degree
4 20 (29.85%) GCIH
5 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (23.88%) SSCP
7 15 (22.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (22.39%) GCFA
7 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
8 13 (19.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 13 (19.40%) CCNP
8 13 (19.40%) CCSP
8 13 (19.40%) CSSLP
8 13 (19.40%) GCWN
8 13 (19.40%) GIAC
8 13 (19.40%) ISSAP
8 13 (19.40%) ISSEP
8 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (19.40%) RHCA
8 13 (19.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (5.97%) NIST 800
4 3 (4.48%) GDPR
5 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (5.97%) CSIRT
3 3 (4.48%) QRadar
4 1 (1.49%) FTK
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
4 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.87%) Red Hat
2 18 (26.87%) Splunk
3 16 (23.88%) Cisco
4 14 (20.90%) Symantec
5 12 (17.91%) VMware
6 9 (13.43%) Sun
7 4 (5.97%) Darktrace
7 4 (5.97%) Digital Shadows
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.49%) ForeScout
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Juniper
8 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.49%) Nuix
8 1 (1.49%) Palantir