Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 632 426 702
Rank change year-on-year -206 +276 -273
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 380 262 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.62% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 254 188 265
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £38,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +6.67%

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 45,683 16,163 44,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.99% 35.56% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27,746 13,454 34,603
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +3.77%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.50% +3.81%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -191 181 £65,000 - 24
South East -100 69 £60,000 - 9
Midlands -133 38 £55,000 -8.33% 9
East of England -76 29 £53,000 -18.46% 10
North of England -153 29 £47,500 +5.56% 10
West Midlands -103 26 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Yorkshire -119 16 £47,500 +22.58% 4
South West -117 13 £59,750 +3.91% 5
North West -109 10 £54,500 +21.11% 5
East Midlands -59 9 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North East - 3 £57,500 - 1
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 249 (65.53%) Cybersecurity
2 157 (41.32%) Information Security
3 133 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 103 (27.11%) Azure
5 95 (25.00%) Social Skills
6 87 (22.89%) Threat Intelligence
7 86 (22.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 85 (22.37%) SIEM
9 83 (21.84%) Penetration Testing
10 82 (21.58%) Microsoft
10 82 (21.58%) Security Cleared
11 81 (21.32%) Security Operations
12 80 (21.05%) Management Information System
13 77 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (19.47%) Linux
15 69 (18.16%) CISSP
16 68 (17.89%) Python
17 67 (17.63%) Network Security
18 64 (16.84%) Finance
18 64 (16.84%) DevOps
19 63 (16.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 62 (16.32%) Cyber Intelligence
21 60 (15.79%) Windows
21 60 (15.79%) Active Directory
22 57 (15.00%) Firewall
23 55 (14.47%) AWS
24 54 (14.21%) User Stories
24 54 (14.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 51 (13.42%) CISM
25 51 (13.42%) Threat Modelling

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 21 (5.53%) IIS
2 4 (1.05%) Apache
3 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 103 (27.11%) Azure
2 55 (14.47%) AWS
3 40 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 37 (9.74%) SaaS
5 36 (9.47%) PaaS
6 33 (8.68%) IaaS
7 32 (8.42%) Azure Key Vault
8 23 (6.05%) GCP
9 16 (4.21%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (3.95%) Google App Engine
11 11 (2.89%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.84%) Azure Sentinel
13 3 (0.79%) Serverless
14 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.53%) Power Platform
15 1 (0.26%) Amazon Cognito
15 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.26%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.63%) Network Security
2 57 (15.00%) Firewall
3 31 (8.16%) HTTP
4 19 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 19 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (4.47%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.42%) Broadband
6 13 (3.42%) SAN
7 11 (2.89%) DNS
8 7 (1.84%) 802.11
8 7 (1.84%) VPN
9 6 (1.58%) FTP
9 6 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.58%) SMTP
9 6 (1.58%) SNMP
9 6 (1.58%) SSL
9 6 (1.58%) VLAN
10 5 (1.32%) VoIP
11 4 (1.05%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.95%) BigQuery
2 4 (1.05%) Big Data
3 2 (0.53%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (8.42%) Visual Studio Team System
2 27 (7.11%) GitLab
3 15 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.37%) IDA Disassembler
7 8 (2.11%) Burp Suite
8 6 (1.58%) Metasploit
9 4 (1.05%) JIRA
9 4 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.53%) GoCD
11 1 (0.26%) AutoIt
11 1 (0.26%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
General
1 95 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 64 (16.84%) Finance
3 37 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.68%) Public Sector
5 12 (3.16%) Banking
6 11 (2.89%) Law
6 11 (2.89%) Legal
6 11 (2.89%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.58%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (1.05%) Military
10 4 (1.05%) Retail
10 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.79%) Marketing
12 2 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 63 (16.58%) Analyst
1 63 (16.58%) Security Specialist
2 36 (9.47%) Security Analyst
3 35 (9.21%) Security Manager
4 34 (8.95%) Consultant
5 32 (8.42%) Azure Specialist
6 31 (8.16%) Security Engineer
7 28 (7.37%) Information Security Specialist
7 28 (7.37%) Information Specialist
8 22 (5.79%) Security Operations Specialist
9 21 (5.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 19 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 19 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.21%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 16 (4.21%) Information Manager
12 15 (3.95%) Architect
12 15 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.95%) Information Security Manager
13 14 (3.68%) Cyberthreat Consultant
13 14 (3.68%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.00%) Middleware
2 19 (5.00%) LDAP
3 14 (3.68%) JSON
3 14 (3.68%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.84%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.05%) Apache NiFi
5 4 (1.05%) STL
6 3 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.79%) React
6 3 (0.79%) REST
7 2 (0.53%) CSS
7 2 (0.53%) HTML
7 2 (0.53%) Node.js
7 2 (0.53%) XML
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Amplify
8 1 (0.26%) Django
8 1 (0.26%) Loki
8 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 45 (11.84%) Cyberattack
3 30 (7.89%) Cyber Defence
4 23 (6.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 18 (4.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (3.68%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.68%) Social Media
8 10 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.84%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.32%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.32%) Life Science
12 4 (1.05%) PMI
12 4 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.79%) Legacy Applications
13 3 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.47%) Linux
2 60 (15.79%) Windows
3 28 (7.37%) Unix
4 10 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.37%) Android
5 9 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.58%) Kali Linux
6 6 (1.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (65.53%) Cybersecurity
2 157 (41.32%) Information Security
3 133 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 87 (22.89%) Threat Intelligence
5 86 (22.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 85 (22.37%) SIEM
7 83 (21.84%) Penetration Testing
8 81 (21.32%) Security Operations
9 77 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (16.84%) DevOps
11 62 (16.32%) Cyber Intelligence
12 54 (14.21%) User Stories
12 54 (14.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 51 (13.42%) Threat Modelling
14 49 (12.89%) ITIL
15 41 (10.79%) Proactive Monitoring
16 36 (9.47%) Test Automation
17 35 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (8.95%) Threat Detection
19 33 (8.68%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.89%) Python
2 29 (7.63%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.79%) Java
4 16 (4.21%) Bash Shell
4 16 (4.21%) C++
4 16 (4.21%) Go
5 14 (3.68%) Ruby
6 9 (2.37%) C
6 9 (2.37%) C#
7 6 (1.58%) Lua
8 5 (1.32%) Perl
9 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.53%) R
10 2 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.26%) SQL
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (21.58%) Security Cleared
2 69 (18.16%) CISSP
3 51 (13.42%) CISM
4 45 (11.84%) SC Cleared
5 41 (10.79%) Degree
6 39 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (8.16%) DV Cleared
8 19 (5.00%) CISA
9 18 (4.74%) CRISC
10 13 (3.42%) CEH
11 12 (3.16%) SANS
12 9 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.84%) CCNA
14 7 (1.84%) IISP
15 6 (1.58%) CREST Certified
15 6 (1.58%) GIAC
15 6 (1.58%) MCSE
15 6 (1.58%) OSCP
16 5 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (16.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 32 (8.42%) COBIT
4 29 (7.63%) NIST
5 24 (6.32%) GRC
6 23 (6.05%) GDPR
7 16 (4.21%) NCSC
8 10 (2.63%) SLA
9 7 (1.84%) QA
10 6 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.79%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.53%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.53%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 60 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.21%) Docker
4 15 (3.95%) NFS
5 14 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.89%) Firmware
7 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.53%) HDFS
8 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (7.37%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.47%) Ansible
3 15 (3.95%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 13 (3.42%) Terraform
5 8 (2.11%) CSIRT
5 8 (2.11%) Nessus
5 8 (2.11%) Nmap
6 4 (1.05%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (1.05%) Puppet
7 3 (0.79%) EnCase
7 3 (0.79%) FTK
8 1 (0.26%) CASB
8 1 (0.26%) Mesos
8 1 (0.26%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 82 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.11%) CheckPoint
2 27 (7.11%) Cisco
3 26 (6.84%) ServiceNow
4 23 (6.05%) VMware
5 19 (5.00%) Apple
5 19 (5.00%) F5
5 19 (5.00%) Zscaler
6 18 (4.74%) Splunk
7 16 (4.21%) Google
8 10 (2.63%) LogRhythm
9 7 (1.84%) Meraki
10 5 (1.32%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.32%) Darktrace
10 5 (1.32%) FireEye
10 5 (1.32%) McAfee
11 4 (1.05%) BMC
11 4 (1.05%) LexisNexis
12 3 (0.79%) Qualys
12 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com