Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Kill Chain
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1130 1211
Rank change year-on-year +14 +81 +68
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 38 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.051% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 48
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.67% +66.67%
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +66.67%

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 68,792 68,546 81,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.18% 40.99% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53,969 56,614 66,828
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 21 £55,000 -26.67% 1
South East +12 14 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England - 2 - -
South West +9 1 £35,700 -10.75%
Cyber Kill Chain
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 28 (73.68%) SIEM
2 24 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (55.26%) Windows
4 19 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (39.47%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) Information Security
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco
6 13 (34.21%) FireEye
6 13 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (34.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (34.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 13 (34.21%) NIST 800
7 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 11 (28.95%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (28.95%) Open Source
8 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (28.95%) SANS
8 11 (28.95%) Security Operations
9 10 (26.32%) RSA Security Analytics
9 10 (26.32%) Malware Analysis
9 10 (26.32%) Analytics
9 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
9 10 (26.32%) CISSP
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
10 9 (23.68%) GIAC
11 8 (21.05%) CISA
11 8 (21.05%) CISM
11 8 (21.05%) Juniper

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 8 (21.05%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
3 5 (13.16%) tcpdump
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.53%) SMTP
4 4 (10.53%) SSL
5 3 (7.89%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Burp Suite
1 5 (13.16%) IDA Disassembler
1 5 (13.16%) OllyDbg
1 5 (13.16%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Analyst
2 22 (57.89%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) SIEM Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.16%) IT Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Radar Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Malware Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Malware Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (5.26%) IT Operations Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Malware Researcher
8 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Incident Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Regular Expression
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (13.16%) Blog
4 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) FreeBSD
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) SIEM
2 24 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (39.47%) Information Security
4 13 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (28.95%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (28.95%) Open Source
5 11 (28.95%) Security Operations
6 10 (26.32%) Analytics
6 10 (26.32%) Malware Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.05%) Network Packet Capture
7 8 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (15.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (13.16%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
1 5 (13.16%) C++
1 5 (13.16%) Perl
1 5 (13.16%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) SANS
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CISSP
3 9 (23.68%) GIAC
4 8 (21.05%) CCNA
4 8 (21.05%) CCSA
4 8 (21.05%) CISA
4 8 (21.05%) CISM
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE Security
6 2 (5.26%) CSSLP
6 2 (5.26%) GCIH
6 2 (5.26%) GCWN
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) RHCE
6 2 (5.26%) SSCP
6 2 (5.26%) VCAP
6 2 (5.26%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) Cyber Essentials
1 13 (34.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 13 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (34.21%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (21.05%) Juniper STRM
2 8 (21.05%) QRadar
2 8 (21.05%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
1 13 (34.21%) FireEye
2 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
2 8 (21.05%) Juniper
2 8 (21.05%) LogRhythm
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Sun
3 3 (7.89%) Forcepoint
3 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Google