Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Kill Chain
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 944 1117 1173
Rank change year-on-year +173 +56 +87
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 173 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.026% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.058% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 126 29 35
England median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +15.70% -19.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £50,000 £46,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year -35.71% +15.70% -19.33%

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 67,973 73,595 77,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.88% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52,956 55,626 63,927
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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
North West - 71 £45,000 -
North of England - 71 £45,000 -
East of England - 56 £40,000 - 6
London +43 37 £50,000 -28.57% 2
South East -9 8 £67,500 +35.00% 6
Cyber Kill Chain
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 136 (78.61%) SIEM
2 131 (75.72%) Information Security
3 127 (73.41%) CISSP
4 102 (58.96%) SANS
5 100 (57.80%) Microsoft
6 93 (53.76%) Cisco
7 91 (52.60%) Windows
8 90 (52.02%) Linux
9 89 (51.45%) VMware
10 88 (50.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 88 (50.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 88 (50.87%) Threat Intelligence
11 87 (50.29%) Cybersecurity
12 86 (49.71%) Mentoring
13 85 (49.13%) Firewall
14 84 (48.55%) Threat Analysis
15 81 (46.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 80 (46.24%) Penetration Testing
17 78 (45.09%) Finance
18 74 (42.77%) Management Information System
19 71 (41.04%) Problem-Solving
20 69 (39.88%) Analytics
20 69 (39.88%) PCI DSS
21 68 (39.31%) Network Security
21 68 (39.31%) Due Diligence
21 68 (39.31%) Security Operations
22 65 (37.57%) CREST Certified
23 64 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
24 63 (36.42%) Data Protection
24 63 (36.42%) Legal

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 7 (4.05%) Apache
1 7 (4.05%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 61 (35.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (49.13%) Firewall
2 68 (39.31%) Network Security
3 61 (35.26%) Wi-Fi
4 47 (27.17%) Wireshark
5 38 (21.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
7 12 (6.94%) DNS
7 12 (6.94%) HTTP
8 9 (5.20%) LAN
8 9 (5.20%) VPN
9 8 (4.62%) Internet
10 7 (4.05%) DHCP
10 7 (4.05%) ICMP
10 7 (4.05%) SNMP
10 7 (4.05%) WAN
10 7 (4.05%) Wireless
11 5 (2.89%) FTP
11 5 (2.89%) SMTP
12 1 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
1 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.16%) Redis
2 1 (0.58%) Maltego
2 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
General
1 78 (45.09%) Finance
2 63 (36.42%) Legal
3 52 (30.06%) Retail
4 9 (5.20%) Banking
4 9 (5.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (84.39%) Analyst
2 97 (56.07%) Security Analyst
3 68 (39.31%) Senior Analyst
3 68 (39.31%) Senior Security Analyst
4 62 (35.84%) IT Analyst
4 62 (35.84%) IT Security Analyst
4 62 (35.84%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 32 (18.50%) SOC Analyst
6 23 (13.29%) SIEM Analyst
7 19 (10.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 18 (10.40%) SIEM Engineer
8 18 (10.40%) SOC Engineer
9 15 (8.67%) Security Engineer
10 9 (5.20%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) Security Operations Analyst
11 8 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 7 (4.05%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Information Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.16%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 74 (42.77%) Management Information System
2 51 (29.48%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (28.90%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (28.32%) Cyberthreat
5 27 (15.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (12.72%) Computer Science
7 17 (9.83%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (5.20%) Data Centre
8 9 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.89%) Cyberattack
11 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (52.60%) Windows
2 90 (52.02%) Linux
3 13 (7.51%) Unix
4 9 (5.20%) CentOS
5 7 (4.05%) AIX
5 7 (4.05%) HPUX
5 7 (4.05%) Kali Linux
5 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (78.61%) SIEM
2 131 (75.72%) Information Security
3 88 (50.87%) Threat Intelligence
3 88 (50.87%) Vulnerability Management
4 87 (50.29%) Cybersecurity
5 86 (49.71%) Mentoring
6 84 (48.55%) Threat Analysis
7 81 (46.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 80 (46.24%) Penetration Testing
9 71 (41.04%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (39.88%) Analytics
11 68 (39.31%) Due Diligence
11 68 (39.31%) Security Operations
12 63 (36.42%) Data Protection
13 61 (35.26%) Business Continuity
13 61 (35.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 61 (35.26%) Risk Analysis
13 61 (35.26%) Scenario Testing
13 61 (35.26%) Web Development
14 59 (34.10%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.42%) SQL
2 18 (10.40%) Python
3 12 (6.94%) Bash Shell
3 12 (6.94%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.05%) Java
5 4 (2.31%) Assembly Language
6 3 (1.73%) Perl
7 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (73.41%) CISSP
2 102 (58.96%) SANS
3 65 (37.57%) CREST Certified
4 60 (34.68%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (21.39%) SSCP
6 36 (20.81%) Degree
7 35 (20.23%) CEH
8 33 (19.08%) GCIH
9 32 (18.50%) CCNA
10 30 (17.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 30 (17.34%) CCNP
10 30 (17.34%) CCSP
10 30 (17.34%) CSSLP
10 30 (17.34%) GCWN
10 30 (17.34%) ISSAP
10 30 (17.34%) ISSEP
10 30 (17.34%) MCSE
10 30 (17.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (17.34%) RHCA
10 30 (17.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (50.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (39.88%) PCI DSS
3 62 (35.84%) GDPR
4 7 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.73%) NIST 800
System Software
1 64 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.73%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (27.17%) RSA Security Analytics
2 17 (9.83%) Stealthwatch
3 9 (5.20%) QRadar
4 3 (1.73%) CSIRT
5 2 (1.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 100 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 93 (53.76%) Cisco
3 89 (51.45%) VMware
4 56 (32.37%) Splunk
5 47 (27.17%) Symantec
6 39 (22.54%) Red Hat
7 17 (9.83%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.83%) Qualys
8 7 (4.05%) Sun
9 6 (3.47%) Darktrace
10 4 (2.31%) Digital Shadows
11 2 (1.16%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.16%) Cybereason
11 2 (1.16%) FireEye
11 2 (1.16%) Juniper
11 2 (1.16%) McAfee
11 2 (1.16%) Palo Alto