Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 588 587 701
Rank change year-on-year -1 +114 -195
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 276 349 392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.09% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 173 238 229
10th Percentile £38,559 £44,625 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,500 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £95,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 28,551 32,081 47,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.45% 34.76% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19,823 25,390 36,074
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,800 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyberthreat in England.

Salary trend for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyberthreat in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 -11 117 £65,000 -7.14% 18
South West -27 51 £57,250 +9.05% 10
North of England +18 37 £54,653 +6.64% 15
East of England +52 27 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Midlands -10 22 £72,000 +35.85% 4
South East +25 17 £65,000 +23.81% 10
North West +23 17 £56,076 +12.15% 12
West Midlands -15 17 £75,000 +35.75% 4
Yorkshire +9 15 £38,750 -29.55% 2
North East - 5 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 160 (57.97%) Cybersecurity
2 114 (41.30%) Information Security
3 99 (35.87%) Security Operations
4 83 (30.07%) Threat Intelligence
5 80 (28.99%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 71 (25.72%) Social Skills
7 66 (23.91%) Security Cleared
8 62 (22.46%) Firewall
9 60 (21.74%) Cyber Intelligence
10 59 (21.38%) Management Information System
10 59 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (20.65%) SIEM
12 55 (19.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 53 (19.20%) Vulnerability Management
14 51 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (18.12%) Risk Management
15 50 (18.12%) CISSP
16 46 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 44 (15.94%) Linux
18 43 (15.58%) DV Cleared
19 40 (14.49%) Degree
19 40 (14.49%) Finance
20 39 (14.13%) Azure
20 39 (14.13%) Security Operations Centre
21 34 (12.32%) Use Case
21 34 (12.32%) ITIL
22 33 (11.96%) PCI DSS
23 32 (11.59%) AWS
23 32 (11.59%) Network Security
23 32 (11.59%) Python

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 14 (5.07%) JBoss
2 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.45%) Apache
3 4 (1.45%) Confluence
3 4 (1.45%) IIS
3 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (6.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 17 (6.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.13%) Azure
2 32 (11.59%) AWS
3 24 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (5.43%) SaaS
5 7 (2.54%) GCP
6 4 (1.45%) PaaS
6 4 (1.45%) Power Automate
7 2 (0.72%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (22.46%) Firewall
2 32 (11.59%) Network Security
3 16 (5.80%) DNS
4 14 (5.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (5.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (5.07%) HTTP
5 13 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (4.35%) FTP
7 11 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (3.99%) SSL
8 10 (3.62%) SMTP
8 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.81%) VPN
10 4 (1.45%) 802.11
10 4 (1.45%) Internet
11 3 (1.09%) LAN
12 2 (0.72%) BGP
12 2 (0.72%) SAN
12 2 (0.72%) SSH
12 2 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.07%) MongoDB
1 14 (5.07%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.36%) Redis
2 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.07%) Cucumber
2 14 (5.07%) Eclipse
2 14 (5.07%) Selenium
3 13 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.45%) JIRA
5 2 (0.72%) AutoIt
5 2 (0.72%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.36%) Mocha
General
1 71 (25.72%) Social Skills
2 51 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (14.49%) Finance
4 13 (4.71%) Banking
5 12 (4.35%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.26%) Legal
7 6 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (2.17%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.81%) Games
8 5 (1.81%) Law
9 4 (1.45%) Marketing
9 4 (1.45%) Military
9 4 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.72%) Retail
10 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 79 (28.62%) Analyst
2 26 (9.42%) Security Analyst
2 26 (9.42%) Security Specialist
3 19 (6.88%) Consultant
4 18 (6.52%) Developer
4 18 (6.52%) Information Security Specialist
4 18 (6.52%) Information Specialist
5 17 (6.16%) Security Manager
6 15 (5.43%) Architect
6 15 (5.43%) SOC Analyst
6 15 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.07%) Security Architect
8 13 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 12 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.99%) Head of Security
10 11 (3.99%) Information Manager
10 11 (3.99%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (3.62%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (3.62%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.70%) Middleware
2 14 (5.07%) Gherkin
2 14 (5.07%) Node.js
3 10 (3.62%) LDAP
4 4 (1.45%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.45%) Apache NiFi
4 4 (1.45%) STL
4 4 (1.45%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.72%) Loki
5 2 (0.72%) ServiceStack
5 2 (0.72%) Spring
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) Django
6 1 (0.36%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.36%) Jest
6 1 (0.36%) React
6 1 (0.36%) RESTful
6 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.36%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.38%) Management Information System
2 39 (14.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 26 (9.42%) Cyberattack
4 22 (7.97%) Cyber Defence
5 15 (5.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 11 (3.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 9 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.17%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.81%) Social Media
10 3 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.72%) SCADA
12 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.36%) Tandem
12 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.94%) Linux
2 27 (9.78%) Windows
3 16 (5.80%) Unix
4 2 (0.72%) Kali Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (57.97%) Cybersecurity
2 114 (41.30%) Information Security
3 99 (35.87%) Security Operations
4 83 (30.07%) Threat Intelligence
5 80 (28.99%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 60 (21.74%) Cyber Intelligence
7 59 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (20.65%) SIEM
9 53 (19.20%) Vulnerability Management
10 50 (18.12%) Risk Management
11 34 (12.32%) ITIL
11 34 (12.32%) Use Case
12 31 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (10.87%) Blue Team
14 26 (9.42%) Security Architecture
14 26 (9.42%) User Stories
14 26 (9.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 24 (8.70%) Business Transformation
16 23 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.59%) Python
2 26 (9.42%) Java
3 23 (8.33%) C++
4 20 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.52%) C#
6 8 (2.90%) C
7 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.81%) Ruby
8 5 (1.81%) SQL
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) Java 8
10 2 (0.72%) Lua
10 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 50 (18.12%) CISSP
3 43 (15.58%) DV Cleared
4 40 (14.49%) Degree
5 29 (10.51%) CISM
6 26 (9.42%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.16%) CISA
8 11 (3.99%) CEH
8 11 (3.99%) GCIH
8 11 (3.99%) GIAC
8 11 (3.99%) OSCP
8 11 (3.99%) SANS
9 9 (3.26%) GCIA
10 8 (2.90%) CISMP
11 7 (2.54%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (2.54%) GCFA
11 7 (2.54%) GPEN
11 7 (2.54%) GREM
11 7 (2.54%) SSCP
12 6 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (19.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (11.96%) PCI DSS
3 24 (8.70%) COBIT
4 20 (7.25%) GRC
4 20 (7.25%) NIST
5 15 (5.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (5.43%) GDPR
6 7 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (2.17%) NCSC
8 3 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (1.09%) QA
8 3 (1.09%) SOC 2
9 2 (0.72%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.36%) PMO
10 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) Docker
3 2 (0.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.99%) Nessus
2 9 (3.26%) CSIRT
3 7 (2.54%) EnCase
4 4 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.72%) Demisto
5 2 (0.72%) FTK
5 2 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.72%) Nmap
5 2 (0.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 46 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 23 (8.33%) Splunk
4 21 (7.61%) ServiceNow
5 17 (6.16%) LogRhythm
6 15 (5.43%) Oracle
7 14 (5.07%) Darktrace
7 14 (5.07%) F5
7 14 (5.07%) FireEye
8 13 (4.71%) Blue Coat
8 13 (4.71%) Cisco
9 11 (3.99%) Apple
9 11 (3.99%) Zscaler
10 10 (3.62%) McAfee
10 10 (3.62%) Qualys
11 7 (2.54%) Google
12 4 (1.45%) IronPort
12 4 (1.45%) NetWitness
13 3 (1.09%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.09%) Palo Alto