Period
to 19 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 749 721 843
Rank change year-on-year -28 +122 +119
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 338 465 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 215 308 248
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,925 £33,000
90th Percentile £94,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -4.17%

Cyberthreat 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 58,869 66,382 66,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.03% 40.73% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45,558 51,572 54,575
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyberthreat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberthreat in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberthreat within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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 -119 131 £70,000 +27.27% 21
East of England +100 92 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Midlands +39 41 £57,500 +43.75% 10
South East +10 39 £56,000 +5.66% 13
East Midlands +28 25 £57,500 +64.29% 1
North of England +52 21 £61,250 +36.11% 6
West Midlands +40 16 £80,000 +52.38% 9
South West +5 16 £42,500 -5.56% 5
North West +29 12 £61,500 +36.67% 4
Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
South Coast - 1 £60,000 -
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat.

1 208 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 177 (52.37%) Information Security
3 131 (38.76%) CISSP
4 128 (37.87%) Threat Intelligence
5 127 (37.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 118 (34.91%) SIEM
7 115 (34.02%) Security Operations
7 115 (34.02%) Cyber Intelligence
8 107 (31.66%) Analytical Skills
9 103 (30.47%) Firewall
10 90 (26.63%) Risk Management
11 78 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
12 75 (22.19%) Analytics
13 70 (20.71%) Security Management
14 68 (20.12%) Management Information System
15 67 (19.82%) Self-Motivation
16 65 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
17 59 (17.46%) Retail
18 58 (17.16%) Finance
18 58 (17.16%) Splunk
18 58 (17.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 57 (16.86%) Wireshark
20 56 (16.57%) Incident Management
21 54 (15.98%) Data Loss Prevention
22 52 (15.38%) Symantec
22 52 (15.38%) Windows
23 51 (15.09%) RSA Security Analytics
23 51 (15.09%) Event Correlation
24 48 (14.20%) Threat Detection
25 47 (13.91%) Mentoring

Cyberthreat
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 10 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.48%) JBoss
4 4 (1.18%) Apache
4 4 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.85%) Office 365
3 10 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (30.47%) Firewall
2 57 (16.86%) Wireshark
3 46 (13.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (8.88%) Network Security
5 25 (7.40%) TCP/IP
6 24 (7.10%) Internet
7 17 (5.03%) DNS
8 12 (3.55%) SMTP
9 11 (3.25%) SSL
10 9 (2.66%) FTP
10 9 (2.66%) LAN
10 9 (2.66%) WAN
11 8 (2.37%) VPN
12 7 (2.07%) HTTP
12 7 (2.07%) SNMP
12 7 (2.07%) Sourcefire
13 5 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.48%) Cisco Firepower
13 5 (1.48%) DHCP
13 5 (1.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.14%) Big Data
2 9 (2.66%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.78%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.78%) MySQL
4 5 (1.48%) Data Lake
4 5 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.89%) MarkLogic
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.59%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.59%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.66%) Maven
3 6 (1.78%) JIRA
4 5 (1.48%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.48%) Selenium
5 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.59%) TestRail
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (17.46%) Retail
2 58 (17.16%) Finance
3 19 (5.62%) Legal
4 16 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.25%) Banking
6 9 (2.66%) Billing
7 8 (2.37%) Automotive
7 8 (2.37%) Law
8 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.07%) Marketing
9 6 (1.78%) Electronics
10 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.18%) Military
10 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (40.24%) Analyst
2 66 (19.53%) Security Analyst
3 30 (8.88%) Information Analyst
3 30 (8.88%) Information Security Analyst
4 29 (8.58%) Security Manager
4 29 (8.58%) SOC Analyst
5 28 (8.28%) SOC Engineer
6 24 (7.10%) Architect
7 20 (5.92%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (5.92%) SIEM Analyst
8 19 (5.62%) Security Architect
9 18 (5.33%) Security Engineer
9 18 (5.33%) SIEM Engineer
10 14 (4.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 14 (4.14%) Graduate
11 13 (3.85%) IT Graduate
12 11 (3.25%) Information Manager
12 11 (3.25%) Security Specialist
13 10 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.96%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.37%) Spring
2 6 (1.78%) Kafka
3 5 (1.48%) .NET
3 5 (1.48%) Gherkin
3 5 (1.48%) Node.js
4 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.89%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (0.89%) Spring Boot
5 3 (0.89%) STL
5 3 (0.89%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) EJB
6 1 (0.30%) Java EE
6 1 (0.30%) JSF
6 1 (0.30%) JSON
6 1 (0.30%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.30%) SpaCy
6 1 (0.30%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (31.66%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (20.12%) Management Information System
3 67 (19.82%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (17.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 34 (10.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 32 (9.47%) Cyber Defence
7 25 (7.40%) Cyberattack
8 12 (3.55%) User Experience
9 11 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (3.25%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.66%) Cybercrime
10 9 (2.66%) Social Media
11 8 (2.37%) CESG
11 8 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (2.07%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.78%) Fintech
14 5 (1.48%) Online Banking
15 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
15 4 (1.18%) Driving Licence
15 4 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.38%) Windows
2 34 (10.06%) Linux
3 18 (5.33%) Unix
4 12 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.78%) CentOS
6 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 177 (52.37%) Information Security
3 128 (37.87%) Threat Intelligence
4 127 (37.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 118 (34.91%) SIEM
6 115 (34.02%) Cyber Intelligence
6 115 (34.02%) Security Operations
7 90 (26.63%) Risk Management
8 78 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (22.19%) Analytics
10 70 (20.71%) Security Management
11 56 (16.57%) Incident Management
12 54 (15.98%) Data Loss Prevention
13 51 (15.09%) Event Correlation
14 48 (14.20%) Threat Detection
15 47 (13.91%) Mentoring
16 45 (13.31%) Threat Analysis
17 37 (10.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 32 (9.47%) Computer Forensics
18 32 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.76%) Java
2 17 (5.03%) Python
3 11 (3.25%) Bash Shell
3 11 (3.25%) Ruby
4 10 (2.96%) C
4 10 (2.96%) C++
5 7 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.78%) C#
6 6 (1.78%) Perl
6 6 (1.78%) R
7 5 (1.48%) PHP
7 5 (1.48%) SQL
8 3 (0.89%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 131 (38.76%) CISSP
2 65 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (13.91%) GCIH
4 43 (12.72%) CEH
5 42 (12.43%) GREM
6 41 (12.13%) Degree
7 39 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 38 (11.24%) GCIA
9 37 (10.95%) GCFA
10 34 (10.06%) SANS
11 33 (9.76%) CCNP
11 33 (9.76%) GSEC
11 33 (9.76%) SSCP
12 32 (9.47%) CCNA
13 31 (9.17%) GCFE
13 31 (9.17%) ISSAP
14 29 (8.58%) MCSE
14 29 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (8.28%) CCIE
15 28 (8.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (9.17%) COBIT
2 31 (9.17%) GDPR
3 21 (6.21%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.78%) SLA
6 5 (1.48%) QA
6 5 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.59%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (1.78%) Docker
2 5 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) Snort
3 3 (0.89%) Firmware
3 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 51 (15.09%) RSA Security Analytics
2 24 (7.10%) Stealthwatch
3 9 (2.66%) Puppet
4 6 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.78%) Terraform
5 4 (1.18%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.18%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.18%) QRadar
6 3 (0.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (0.89%) Grafana
6 3 (0.89%) Kibana
6 3 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.89%) SCCM
6 3 (0.89%) WSUS
7 2 (0.59%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.30%) CASB
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.30%) Suricata
Vendors
1 58 (17.16%) Splunk
2 52 (15.38%) Symantec
3 44 (13.02%) Cisco
4 40 (11.83%) Microsoft
5 32 (9.47%) CheckPoint
6 31 (9.17%) VMware
7 30 (8.88%) Red Hat
8 24 (7.10%) Qualys
9 22 (6.51%) LogRhythm
10 10 (2.96%) AlienVault
11 6 (1.78%) Darktrace
11 6 (1.78%) IBM
11 6 (1.78%) Oracle
11 6 (1.78%) SAP
12 5 (1.48%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.48%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.18%) Citrix
13 4 (1.18%) MobileIron
13 4 (1.18%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.18%) Tufin