Cyber Threat Jobs in England

Cyber Threats
UK > England

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Threat in permanent job vacancies in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cyber Threat over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 498 539 678
Rank change year-on-year +41 +139 -33
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Threat 398 398 591
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.11% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 308 268 336
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £59,526 £73,498
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% -19.01% +13.07%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £96,225 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £59,526 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -14.96% +7.69%

All Generic Skills
England

Cyber Threat falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,616 35,808 68,983
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 33.08% 43.63% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21,236 20,076 30,814
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,125 £34,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £46,872 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £87,419 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Cyber Threat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Threat in England

Cyber Threat
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cyber Threat in England

Cyber Threat
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Threat in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Threat in England

Cyber Threat
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 Threat within the England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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 +43 138 £77,500 +19.23% 44
North of England 0 86 £50,000 -9.09% 17
South East +1 70 £55,000 -26.67% 8
North West -28 60 £50,000 -16.00% 14
East of England +24 44 £65,000 +36.84% 3
South West -59 26 £56,250 -5.50% 11
Midlands -29 24 £65,000 +18.18% 14
Yorkshire +52 19 £57,500 +11.94% 3
East Midlands -20 13 £65,000 +40.54% 4
West Midlands -10 11 £70,000 +27.27% 10
North East - 7 £39,500 -
Cyber Threat
UK

Cyber Threat
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (0.50%) Apache
2 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.50%) Confluence
2 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.25%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (2.76%) Simulink
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.36%) Azure
2 63 (15.83%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (10.80%) AWS
4 16 (4.02%) Azure Sentinel
5 9 (2.26%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (2.01%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (2.01%) Cloudflare
6 8 (2.01%) Entra ID
7 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.01%) GCP
7 4 (1.01%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Purview
8 3 (0.75%) Serverless
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.50%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.25%) Azure AKS
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.34%) Firewall
2 39 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 32 (8.04%) Network Security
4 15 (3.77%) Internet
4 15 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.02%) DNS
6 10 (2.51%) LAN
7 8 (2.01%) WAN
7 8 (2.01%) Wireless
8 7 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.76%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.51%) HTTP
9 6 (1.51%) SMTP
10 5 (1.26%) DHCP
10 5 (1.26%) MPLS
10 5 (1.26%) SNMP
10 5 (1.26%) SSL
11 3 (0.75%) Broadband
12 2 (0.50%) VoIP
12 2 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.01%) Power BI
3 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.50%) Big Data
3 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.50%) GitLab
2 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 113 (28.39%) Social Skills
2 90 (22.61%) Finance
3 78 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.78%) Banking
5 23 (5.78%) Retail
6 22 (5.53%) Games
6 22 (5.53%) Legal
7 19 (4.77%) Public Sector
8 16 (4.02%) Electronics
9 12 (3.02%) Law
10 9 (2.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 9 (2.26%) Telecoms
11 8 (2.01%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (1.26%) Automotive
13 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.50%) Local Government
15 2 (0.50%) Police
Job Titles
1 93 (23.37%) Analyst
2 74 (18.59%) Senior
3 48 (12.06%) Lead
4 41 (10.30%) Security Analyst
5 38 (9.55%) Security Manager
6 27 (6.78%) Architect
6 27 (6.78%) SOC Analyst
7 26 (6.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist
7 26 (6.53%) Cyber Threat Specialist
7 26 (6.53%) Threat Intelligence Specialist
8 23 (5.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 20 (5.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 19 (4.77%) IT Manager
10 19 (4.77%) Security Architect
11 17 (4.27%) Senior Cyber Threat Specialist
12 16 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (4.02%) Technical Leader
13 15 (3.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 15 (3.77%) Security Engineer
13 15 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.53%) Middleware
2 8 (2.01%) Kafka
2 8 (2.01%) Laravel
3 5 (1.26%) NETCONF
4 3 (0.75%) Sass
5 2 (0.50%) .NET
5 2 (0.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.50%) Flask
5 2 (0.50%) React
5 2 (0.50%) RESTful
6 1 (0.25%) EDI
6 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.58%) Cyberattack
1 62 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 40 (10.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 39 (9.80%) Security Posture
4 19 (4.77%) Client/Server
5 16 (4.02%) Operational Technology
6 14 (3.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.76%) Cyber Security Posture
8 10 (2.51%) Cloud Native
9 9 (2.26%) SCADA
10 8 (2.01%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (2.01%) Data Fabric
10 8 (2.01%) Replication
11 7 (1.76%) Onboarding
12 6 (1.51%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (1.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 6 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.75%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.33%) Windows
2 26 (6.53%) Linux
3 15 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.76%) Ubuntu
4 11 (2.76%) Unix
5 8 (2.01%) CentOS
5 8 (2.01%) Solaris
5 8 (2.01%) zOS
6 4 (1.01%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (62.06%) Cybersecurity
2 152 (38.19%) Incident Response
3 112 (28.14%) Problem-Solving
4 93 (23.37%) SIEM
4 93 (23.37%) Threat Intelligence
5 92 (23.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 89 (22.36%) Security Operations
7 80 (20.10%) Information Security
8 61 (15.33%) Cyber Intelligence
9 49 (12.31%) Computer Science
10 48 (12.06%) Risk Management
11 42 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (10.55%) Vulnerability Management
12 40 (10.05%) Penetration Testing
13 38 (9.55%) Agile
13 38 (9.55%) Cloud Security
14 35 (8.79%) Roadmaps
15 34 (8.54%) ITIL
16 33 (8.29%) Security Architecture
17 31 (7.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.29%) Python
2 19 (4.77%) PHP
2 19 (4.77%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.27%) C
3 13 (3.27%) C#
4 11 (2.76%) MATLAB
5 8 (2.01%) Rust
5 8 (2.01%) SQL
6 6 (1.51%) C++
7 3 (0.75%) Java
7 3 (0.75%) R
8 2 (0.50%) Bash
8 2 (0.50%) Go
8 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.50%) Perl
8 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (24.12%) Degree
2 93 (23.37%) CISSP
3 60 (15.08%) Security Cleared
4 42 (10.55%) CISM
5 40 (10.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (8.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 28 (7.04%) GIAC
8 25 (6.28%) CREST Certified
8 25 (6.28%) SC Cleared
9 19 (4.77%) CISA
10 18 (4.52%) DV Cleared
11 17 (4.27%) CEH
12 14 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (3.27%) CRISC
14 10 (2.51%) Master's Degree
15 9 (2.26%) Azure Certification
16 8 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (2.01%) SANS
17 7 (1.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 7 (1.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (21.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (15.08%) NIST
3 43 (10.80%) GDPR
4 30 (7.54%) GRC
5 22 (5.53%) PCI DSS
6 21 (5.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (3.27%) HIPAA
8 11 (2.76%) NCSC
8 11 (2.76%) NIST 800
9 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (1.51%) Data Quality
11 6 (1.51%) SLA
12 4 (1.01%) COBIT
12 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
12 4 (1.01%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.75%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.26%) Docker
4 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (3.52%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.76%) Ansible
2 11 (2.76%) Terraform
3 9 (2.26%) QRadar
4 7 (1.76%) CSIRT
5 6 (1.51%) Nessus
6 4 (1.01%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.75%) SELinux
8 2 (0.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.50%) CASB
9 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.25%) logstash
9 1 (0.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 81 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.02%) Darktrace
2 12 (3.02%) Qualys
2 12 (3.02%) Splunk
3 11 (2.76%) Cisco
4 10 (2.51%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.01%) Google
5 8 (2.01%) IBM
5 8 (2.01%) VMware
6 6 (1.51%) CrowdStrike
6 6 (1.51%) Sage
6 6 (1.51%) Workday
7 4 (1.01%) Intel
8 3 (0.75%) Apple
9 2 (0.50%) Alibaba
9 2 (0.50%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.50%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle
9 2 (0.50%) Rapid7
9 2 (0.50%) SonicWALL