Period
to 21 October 2018

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

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 772 841
Rank change year-on-year +356 +69 +184
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 1,127 418 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 228 297 266
England median annual salary £56,250 £53,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.13% -7.83% -4.17%
10th Percentile £33,925 £34,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.49% -7.83% -

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 67,512 73,374 76,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.29% 44.90% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52,609 55,461 63,777
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%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 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
London +366 906 £62,500 +13.64% 21
East of England +73 69 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Midlands +68 52 £67,500 +63.64% 7
North of England +73 40 £63,250 +58.13% 11
South East -53 37 £70,000 +32.08% 10
South West -14 28 £42,500 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +20 27 £57,500 +109.09% 3
North West +25 26 £77,500 +93.75% 5
West Midlands +49 25 £77,500 +82.35% 4
Yorkshire - 14 £38,500 - 6
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 827 (73.38%) Risk Management
1 827 (73.38%) Problem-Solving
2 811 (71.96%) Finance
3 793 (70.36%) Banking
4 792 (70.28%) Strategic Thinking
5 789 (70.01%) Innovative Thinking
6 788 (69.92%) Investment Banking
7 784 (69.57%) Investment Management
7 784 (69.57%) Financial Institution
7 784 (69.57%) Low Latency
8 775 (68.77%) Big Data
9 606 (53.77%) Java
10 571 (50.67%) Analytical Skills
11 341 (30.26%) Degree
12 279 (24.76%) JavaScript
13 270 (23.96%) SDLC
14 266 (23.60%) OO
15 265 (23.51%) SQL
16 260 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
17 230 (20.41%) Computer Science
18 229 (20.32%) Python
19 219 (19.43%) AngularJS
20 215 (19.08%) Analytics
21 210 (18.63%) Cybersecurity
22 190 (16.86%) Information Security
23 187 (16.59%) C++
24 183 (16.24%) Sybase
24 183 (16.24%) Linux
24 183 (16.24%) Relational Database
25 167 (14.82%) TDD

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 69 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.51%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.15%) Apache
5 9 (0.80%) Confluence
6 8 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.62%) IIS
7 7 (0.62%) Jetty
8 6 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.53%) GemFire
9 5 (0.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.089%) Appian
Applications
1 31 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.80%) npm
3 9 (0.80%) Office 365
4 7 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (0.62%) PaaS
5 6 (0.53%) GitHub
6 5 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.089%) IaaS
7 1 (0.089%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (9.49%) Firewall
2 77 (6.83%) Network Security
3 56 (4.97%) LAN
3 56 (4.97%) WAN
3 56 (4.97%) Wireshark
4 44 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 43 (3.82%) VPN
6 40 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 37 (3.28%) Internet
8 36 (3.19%) WLAN
9 34 (3.02%) DNS
10 31 (2.75%) DHCP
11 25 (2.22%) OSPF
12 21 (1.86%) SNMP
13 19 (1.69%) BGP
13 19 (1.69%) Ethernet
13 19 (1.69%) MPLS
14 13 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.15%) Cisco Firepower
15 12 (1.06%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (68.77%) Big Data
2 183 (16.24%) Relational Database
3 137 (12.16%) MongoDB
4 118 (10.47%) NoSQL
5 110 (9.76%) DB2
6 61 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 40 (3.55%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.37%) Data Lake
9 29 (2.57%) MemSQL
9 29 (2.57%) Sybase ASE
10 27 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.60%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.51%) SQL Server
13 16 (1.42%) Flink
13 16 (1.42%) Sybase IQ
14 14 (1.24%) MySQL
14 14 (1.24%) Neo4j
14 14 (1.24%) OrientDB
15 12 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (6.03%) Maven
2 55 (4.88%) JUnit
3 26 (2.31%) Subversion
4 23 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 23 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.86%) JIRA
6 18 (1.60%) Mockito
7 17 (1.51%) Gradle
8 16 (1.42%) FitNesse
9 13 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.98%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.98%) gulp
10 11 (0.98%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.62%) Selenium
12 6 (0.53%) Ant
12 6 (0.53%) Appium
12 6 (0.53%) Gatling
12 6 (0.53%) JMeter
12 6 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 811 (71.96%) Finance
2 793 (70.36%) Banking
3 788 (69.92%) Investment Banking
4 784 (69.57%) Financial Institution
5 98 (8.70%) Front Office
6 63 (5.59%) Legal
7 59 (5.24%) Retail
8 23 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.95%) Marketing
10 18 (1.60%) Multimedia
11 17 (1.51%) Electronics
12 13 (1.15%) Law
13 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.80%) Publishing
15 8 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
16 7 (0.62%) Automotive
17 5 (0.44%) Back Office
17 5 (0.44%) Military
18 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 285 (25.29%) Developer
2 164 (14.55%) Analyst
3 108 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 95 (8.43%) Platform Engineer
5 60 (5.32%) Architect
6 55 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 46 (4.08%) Security Analyst
7 46 (4.08%) Security Architect
8 38 (3.37%) Data Engineer
8 38 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (3.19%) Security Solutions Architect
10 33 (2.93%) Information Security Architect
10 33 (2.93%) Security Engineer
11 31 (2.75%) Information Architect
11 31 (2.75%) SOC Engineer
12 30 (2.66%) SOC Analyst
13 22 (1.95%) Information Analyst
13 22 (1.95%) Information Security Analyst
14 21 (1.86%) Senior Developer
15 18 (1.60%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (19.43%) AngularJS
2 166 (14.73%) RESTful
3 134 (11.89%) React
4 130 (11.54%) HTML
5 129 (11.45%) Spring
6 111 (9.85%) Kafka
7 97 (8.61%) Web Services
8 94 (8.34%) HTML5
9 63 (5.59%) .NET
10 62 (5.50%) REST
11 52 (4.61%) RabbitMQ
12 46 (4.08%) Vert.x
13 45 (3.99%) Akka
13 45 (3.99%) CSS
13 45 (3.99%) Spring Boot
14 42 (3.73%) JAX-RS
15 35 (3.11%) Hibernate
15 35 (3.11%) Middleware
16 34 (3.02%) Dropwizard
17 31 (2.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 571 (50.67%) Analytical Skills
2 230 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 160 (14.20%) Self-Motivation
4 129 (11.45%) Fixed Income
5 123 (10.91%) Algorithms
6 99 (8.78%) Management Information System
7 95 (8.43%) Data Structures
8 85 (7.54%) Equities
9 78 (6.92%) Data Centre
10 54 (4.79%) Analytical Mindset
11 52 (4.61%) Derivative
12 51 (4.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 50 (4.44%) User Experience
14 48 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 39 (3.46%) Virtual Team
16 37 (3.28%) Hedge funds
17 35 (3.11%) Security Operations Centre
18 33 (2.93%) Public Cloud
19 28 (2.48%) Cyberattack
19 28 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 183 (16.24%) Linux
2 166 (14.73%) Unix
3 104 (9.23%) Windows
4 10 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.80%) CentOS
6 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (73.38%) Problem-Solving
1 827 (73.38%) Risk Management
2 792 (70.28%) Strategic Thinking
3 789 (70.01%) Innovative Thinking
4 784 (69.57%) Investment Management
4 784 (69.57%) Low Latency
5 270 (23.96%) SDLC
6 266 (23.60%) OO
7 260 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
8 215 (19.08%) Analytics
9 210 (18.63%) Cybersecurity
10 190 (16.86%) Information Security
11 167 (14.82%) TDD
12 143 (12.69%) SIEM
13 142 (12.60%) Open Source
14 116 (10.29%) Software Engineering
15 102 (9.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 102 (9.05%) Threat Intelligence
16 99 (8.78%) Cyber Intelligence
17 94 (8.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 606 (53.77%) Java
2 279 (24.76%) JavaScript
3 265 (23.51%) SQL
4 229 (20.32%) Python
5 187 (16.59%) C++
6 104 (9.23%) Perl
7 100 (8.87%) C#
8 85 (7.54%) C
9 60 (5.32%) Scala
9 60 (5.32%) Shell Script
10 41 (3.64%) Java 8
11 28 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.42%) Erlang
14 12 (1.06%) R
14 12 (1.06%) Ruby
15 10 (0.89%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.89%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.80%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 341 (30.26%) Degree
2 126 (11.18%) CISSP
3 120 (10.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 88 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (7.81%) Master's Degree
5 66 (5.86%) CCNP
6 37 (3.28%) CCDP
6 37 (3.28%) GCIH
7 36 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 34 (3.02%) GSEC
9 33 (2.93%) GREM
10 32 (2.84%) GCIA
10 32 (2.84%) SANS
11 31 (2.75%) CEH
12 30 (2.66%) ISSAP
13 29 (2.57%) CISM
13 29 (2.57%) GCFA
14 27 (2.40%) CCNA
15 26 (2.31%) CISA
15 26 (2.31%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.82%) QA
2 25 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.69%) GDPR
5 11 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.89%) MiFID
7 9 (0.80%) COBIT
8 8 (0.71%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.35%) FIPS 140-2
10 4 (0.35%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.35%) SLA
11 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.18%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.089%) GPG13
13 1 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (1.95%) Docker
2 13 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (0.89%) HDFS
4 7 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.44%) Snort
7 1 (0.089%) Firmware
7 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.089%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (3.73%) RSA Security Analytics
2 30 (2.66%) Puppet
3 22 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
5 18 (1.60%) Kibana
6 14 (1.24%) WSUS
7 12 (1.06%) CFEngine
7 12 (1.06%) Salt
8 10 (0.89%) Ansible
9 7 (0.62%) QRadar
9 7 (0.62%) SCCM
10 6 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.53%) Consul
10 6 (0.53%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.53%) Mesos
11 5 (0.44%) RSA Archer
12 4 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.18%) Grafana
14 1 (0.089%) Suricata
Vendors
1 183 (16.24%) Sybase
2 81 (7.19%) Cisco
3 59 (5.24%) CheckPoint
4 55 (4.88%) Splunk
5 52 (4.61%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.90%) Symantec
7 39 (3.46%) Juniper
8 36 (3.19%) Fortinet
8 36 (3.19%) Tufin
9 32 (2.84%) Forcepoint
10 30 (2.66%) Red Hat
10 30 (2.66%) VMware
11 29 (2.57%) LogRhythm
12 27 (2.40%) Oracle
13 25 (2.22%) Citrix
14 20 (1.77%) Qualys
15 13 (1.15%) AlienVault
15 13 (1.15%) Tableau
16 11 (0.98%) IBM
17 10 (0.89%) SaltStack