Period
to

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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 639 581 577
Rank change year-on-year -58 -4 +146
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 556 283 336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.90% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 326 174 222
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,400 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,998 £63,125 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.64% +1.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £91,500 £77,500 £75,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +4.17%

Cyberthreat is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61,212 31,285 31,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.57% 38.36% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29,116 21,564 24,734
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,286
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £96,250
UK median annual salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +1.85%

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 21 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -156 221 £80,000 +23.08% 16
South East -26 101 £100,000 +53.85% 5
Midlands -6 85 £65,000 -3.70% 6
South West -1 80 £62,500 +9.65% 3
West Midlands +8 78 £65,000 -13.33% 5
North of England -98 29 £51,250 -6.23% 6
East of England -85 20 £40,000 -38.46% 9
North West -76 19 £53,112 -2.82% 2
Yorkshire -57 9 £50,000 +14.29% 4
East Midlands -34 6 £44,750 +19.33% 1
North East -19 1 £62,000 +12.73%
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 370 (66.55%) Cybersecurity
2 184 (33.09%) Finance
3 169 (30.40%) Information Security
3 169 (30.40%) Threat Intelligence
4 167 (30.04%) Social Skills
5 156 (28.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 146 (26.26%) Azure
7 139 (25.00%) Linux
7 139 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 130 (23.38%) Degree
9 120 (21.58%) CISSP
10 118 (21.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 115 (20.68%) Windows
12 114 (20.50%) Cyberattack
13 104 (18.71%) AWS
14 95 (17.09%) Python
15 89 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
15 89 (16.01%) Vulnerability Management
16 84 (15.11%) SIEM
16 84 (15.11%) Use Case
16 84 (15.11%) Security Cleared
16 84 (15.11%) Management Information System
17 74 (13.31%) Risk Management
17 74 (13.31%) Security Architecture
18 73 (13.13%) Agile
18 73 (13.13%) Cyber Intelligence
19 72 (12.95%) Firewall
20 71 (12.77%) Cyber Defence
21 66 (11.87%) MITRE ATT&CK
22 65 (11.69%) Public Sector

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 35 (6.29%) Confluence
2 5 (0.90%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.72%) Apache
3 4 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.72%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 146 (26.26%) Azure
2 104 (18.71%) AWS
3 29 (5.22%) GCP
4 23 (4.14%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (3.60%) SaaS
5 20 (3.60%) Serverless
6 13 (2.34%) IaaS
6 13 (2.34%) PaaS
7 11 (1.98%) Azure Sentinel
8 8 (1.44%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.44%) Snowflake
9 7 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.90%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.36%) Datadog
11 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 72 (12.95%) Firewall
2 51 (9.17%) TCP/IP
3 43 (7.73%) Network Security
4 40 (7.19%) HTTP
5 36 (6.47%) DHCP
5 36 (6.47%) SSL
6 35 (6.29%) IMAP
6 35 (6.29%) tcpdump
6 35 (6.29%) Wireshark
7 31 (5.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (2.70%) WAN
9 11 (1.98%) Ethernet
9 11 (1.98%) Internet
9 11 (1.98%) Wireless
10 9 (1.62%) SD-WAN
11 8 (1.44%) BGP
11 8 (1.44%) IPsec
11 8 (1.44%) IPv4
11 8 (1.44%) IPv6
11 8 (1.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.91%) Data Mining
2 43 (7.73%) Big Data
3 15 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.34%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.44%) Power BI
6 6 (1.08%) Maltego
7 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.36%) MySQL
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) HBase
9 1 (0.18%) Metadata
9 1 (0.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 46 (8.27%) IDA Disassembler
2 39 (7.01%) JIRA
3 35 (6.29%) Zephyr
4 18 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.34%) Burp Suite
8 11 (1.98%) Subversion
9 9 (1.62%) GDB
10 4 (0.72%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.54%) GitLab
11 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.18%) AppScan
General
1 184 (33.09%) Finance
2 167 (30.04%) Social Skills
3 118 (21.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 89 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (11.69%) Public Sector
6 53 (9.53%) Legal
7 46 (8.27%) Banking
8 28 (5.04%) Retail
9 27 (4.86%) Investment Banking
10 24 (4.32%) Games
10 24 (4.32%) Manufacturing
11 23 (4.14%) Marketing
12 21 (3.78%) Automotive
13 17 (3.06%) Telecoms
14 14 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
14 14 (2.52%) Law
15 13 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
16 10 (1.80%) Presentation Skills
17 8 (1.44%) Aviation
18 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (19.24%) Analyst
2 59 (10.61%) Consultant
3 57 (10.25%) Architect
4 55 (9.89%) Security Analyst
5 51 (9.17%) Security Consultant
6 44 (7.91%) Malware Researcher
7 40 (7.19%) IAM Consultant
8 39 (7.01%) Security Architect
9 35 (6.29%) Security Engineer
10 33 (5.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 30 (5.40%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (4.14%) Associate Engineer
12 23 (4.14%) Senior Security Analyst
13 22 (3.96%) Malware Specialist
13 22 (3.96%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 22 (3.96%) Windows Specialist
14 21 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
15 20 (3.60%) Security Manager
15 20 (3.60%) Software Test Engineer
15 20 (3.60%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.55%) SailPoint
2 29 (5.22%) HTML
3 28 (5.04%) React
4 27 (4.86%) HTML5
5 17 (3.06%) RESTful
6 16 (2.88%) Middleware
7 14 (2.52%) Kafka
7 14 (2.52%) Spring
8 13 (2.34%) Vert.x
8 13 (2.34%) Web Services
9 9 (1.62%) Redux
10 8 (1.44%) REST
11 5 (0.90%) Apache NiFi
11 5 (0.90%) GraphQL
11 5 (0.90%) XML
12 4 (0.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (0.72%) CSS
12 4 (0.72%) JSON
12 4 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 114 (20.50%) Cyberattack
2 84 (15.11%) Management Information System
3 71 (12.77%) Cyber Defence
4 56 (10.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 52 (9.35%) Blog
6 44 (7.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 35 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (4.86%) Embedded Systems
9 26 (4.68%) Cybercrime
10 25 (4.50%) IoT
11 23 (4.14%) NHS
12 22 (3.96%) Algorithms
13 19 (3.42%) Data Centre
14 17 (3.06%) CSOC
15 16 (2.88%) Public Cloud
16 14 (2.52%) Insider Threat
16 14 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
17 11 (1.98%) Device Driver
18 9 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 9 (1.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (25.00%) Linux
2 115 (20.68%) Windows
3 22 (3.96%) Kali Linux
4 12 (2.16%) Unix
5 4 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.54%) Android
6 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (66.55%) Cybersecurity
2 169 (30.40%) Information Security
2 169 (30.40%) Threat Intelligence
3 156 (28.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 139 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 89 (16.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 84 (15.11%) SIEM
6 84 (15.11%) Use Case
7 74 (13.31%) Risk Management
7 74 (13.31%) Security Architecture
8 73 (13.13%) Agile
8 73 (13.13%) Cyber Intelligence
9 66 (11.87%) MITRE ATT&CK
10 61 (10.97%) Mentoring
10 61 (10.97%) Penetration Testing
11 60 (10.79%) Reverse Engineering
12 53 (9.53%) Computer Science
13 52 (9.35%) Incident Management
14 47 (8.45%) Machine Learning
15 45 (8.09%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 95 (17.09%) Python
2 46 (8.27%) Shell Script
3 38 (6.83%) PowerShell
4 34 (6.12%) Java
5 28 (5.04%) C
6 18 (3.24%) C#
6 18 (3.24%) SQL
7 17 (3.06%) C++
8 15 (2.70%) Perl
9 14 (2.52%) Bash
10 10 (1.80%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.26%) Ruby
12 2 (0.36%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.36%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (23.38%) Degree
2 120 (21.58%) CISSP
3 84 (15.11%) Security Cleared
4 64 (11.51%) CISM
5 59 (10.61%) SC Cleared
6 47 (8.45%) CISA
7 38 (6.83%) SANS
8 35 (6.29%) ISTQB
8 35 (6.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 35 (6.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (4.68%) GIAC
10 19 (3.42%) CEH
10 19 (3.42%) OSCP
11 18 (3.24%) CRISC
12 16 (2.88%) GCIH
13 13 (2.34%) OSCE
14 10 (1.80%) GCIA
15 9 (1.62%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.62%) HND
15 9 (1.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (6.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 32 (5.76%) NIST
4 21 (3.78%) GRC
5 18 (3.24%) GDPR
6 14 (2.52%) NCSC
7 12 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 12 (2.16%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.98%) AUTOSAR
9 8 (1.44%) Data Quality
10 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.54%) SOC 2
12 2 (0.36%) COBIT
12 2 (0.36%) IASME
12 2 (0.36%) SLA
13 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 37 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.94%) Docker
3 7 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.72%) Postfix
6 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (6.29%) HP ALM
2 29 (5.22%) Kubernetes
3 20 (3.60%) Ansible
4 17 (3.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 17 (3.06%) CSIRT
5 13 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.98%) Prometheus
6 11 (1.98%) QRadar
7 8 (1.44%) Nessus
8 5 (0.90%) Terraform
9 4 (0.72%) Pacemaker
9 4 (0.72%) Podman
10 3 (0.54%) Kibana
11 2 (0.36%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 2 (0.36%) Puppet
12 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.18%) Nmap
12 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (7.37%) CyberArk
2 39 (7.01%) Splunk
3 35 (6.29%) Atlassian
3 35 (6.29%) HP
4 30 (5.40%) Apple
5 28 (5.04%) Microsoft
6 27 (4.86%) Sophos
7 21 (3.78%) Cisco
8 17 (3.06%) Palo Alto
9 15 (2.70%) SAP
10 12 (2.16%) FireEye
10 12 (2.16%) Qualys
10 12 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (2.16%) Zuora
11 11 (1.98%) QNX
11 11 (1.98%) Rapid7
12 8 (1.44%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.44%) CrowdStrike
12 8 (1.44%) Juniper
13 7 (1.26%) VMware