Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 821 825
Rank change year-on-year +418 +4 +182
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 1,200 359 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 214 249 245
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,875 £33,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year - -5.98% +6.36%

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 68,906 73,628 80,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.66% 44.53% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,523 56,548 66,990
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +454 1,002 £57,500 -8.00% 84
Midlands +70 59 £57,500 +35.29% 2
South East -50 42 £56,000 +5.66% 3
East of England +39 40 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South West +4 35 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North of England +18 31 £77,500 +93.75% 3
West Midlands +33 30 £67,500 +58.82%
East Midlands +23 29 £55,000 +46.67% 2
North West +15 23 £77,500 +93.75% 2
Yorkshire +32 8 £46,250 +40.15% 1
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 896 (74.67%) Finance
2 892 (74.33%) Risk Management
3 888 (74.00%) Problem-Solving
4 873 (72.75%) Strategic Thinking
5 868 (72.33%) Banking
6 867 (72.25%) Innovative Thinking
7 865 (72.08%) Investment Management
8 864 (72.00%) Low Latency
9 863 (71.92%) Investment Banking
10 862 (71.83%) Financial Institution
11 848 (70.67%) Big Data
12 661 (55.08%) Java
13 573 (47.75%) Analytical Skills
14 378 (31.50%) Degree
15 310 (25.83%) JavaScript
16 301 (25.08%) OO
17 298 (24.83%) SQL
17 298 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
18 292 (24.33%) SDLC
19 257 (21.42%) Computer Science
20 253 (21.08%) Python
21 243 (20.25%) AngularJS
22 216 (18.00%) C++
23 209 (17.42%) Analytics
24 201 (16.75%) Relational Database
25 197 (16.42%) Linux
26 193 (16.08%) Sybase
27 188 (15.67%) TDD
28 183 (15.25%) Information Security
29 180 (15.00%) RESTful

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 81 (6.75%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.67%) Apache
4 18 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.08%) Confluence
6 11 (0.92%) IIS
7 8 (0.67%) GemFire
7 8 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.58%) Jetty
9 6 (0.50%) CMS
10 2 (0.17%) JBoss
10 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.083%) Appian
11 1 (0.083%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.83%) Office 365
3 10 (0.83%) PaaS
4 9 (0.75%) npm
5 8 (0.67%) GitHub
5 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.083%) IaaS
9 1 (0.083%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (8.75%) Network Security
2 103 (8.58%) Firewall
3 71 (5.92%) LAN
4 65 (5.42%) WAN
5 61 (5.08%) VPN
6 50 (4.17%) DNS
7 49 (4.08%) DHCP
7 49 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 49 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 49 (4.08%) Wireshark
8 43 (3.58%) WLAN
9 42 (3.50%) OSPF
10 31 (2.58%) Internet
11 27 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (2.25%) Cisco Firepower
12 26 (2.17%) BGP
12 26 (2.17%) Ethernet
12 26 (2.17%) MPLS
12 26 (2.17%) SNMP
13 19 (1.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 848 (70.67%) Big Data
2 201 (16.75%) Relational Database
3 142 (11.83%) MongoDB
4 136 (11.33%) NoSQL
5 119 (9.92%) DB2
6 69 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 46 (3.83%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.25%) Data Lake
9 34 (2.83%) MemSQL
10 31 (2.58%) Sybase ASE
11 27 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.75%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.58%) MySQL
13 19 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.50%) Neo4j
14 18 (1.50%) OrientDB
15 16 (1.33%) Flink
15 16 (1.33%) SQL Server
15 16 (1.33%) Sybase IQ
16 14 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (5.83%) Maven
2 67 (5.58%) JUnit
3 29 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.25%) Subversion
5 26 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 26 (2.17%) JIRA
6 20 (1.67%) Mockito
7 19 (1.58%) FitNesse
7 19 (1.58%) Gradle
8 17 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (1.25%) Git (software)
11 13 (1.08%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.00%) gulp
13 11 (0.92%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.92%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.75%) EasyMock
15 8 (0.67%) Ant
16 7 (0.58%) Selenium
17 6 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 896 (74.67%) Finance
2 868 (72.33%) Banking
3 863 (71.92%) Investment Banking
4 862 (71.83%) Financial Institution
5 102 (8.50%) Front Office
6 59 (4.92%) Legal
7 40 (3.33%) Retail
8 24 (2.00%) Marketing
9 22 (1.83%) Multimedia
10 20 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.08%) Electronics
13 12 (1.00%) Law
14 10 (0.83%) Publishing
15 8 (0.67%) Prime Brokerage
16 6 (0.50%) Back Office
17 5 (0.42%) Military
18 2 (0.17%) Automotive
18 2 (0.17%) Billing
18 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 311 (25.92%) Developer
2 142 (11.83%) Analyst
3 115 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 99 (8.25%) Platform Engineer
5 65 (5.42%) Software Engineer
6 59 (4.92%) Architect
7 49 (4.08%) Security Engineer
8 45 (3.75%) Security Architect
9 42 (3.50%) Security Analyst
9 42 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 41 (3.42%) Data Engineer
11 40 (3.33%) Security Solutions Architect
12 31 (2.58%) Information Architect
12 31 (2.58%) Information Security Architect
13 30 (2.50%) Network Engineer
14 25 (2.08%) Senior Developer
15 23 (1.92%) SOC Engineer
16 22 (1.83%) Development Engineer
16 22 (1.83%) Network Security Engineer
16 22 (1.83%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (20.25%) AngularJS
2 180 (15.00%) RESTful
3 149 (12.42%) HTML
4 145 (12.08%) React
5 137 (11.42%) Spring
6 125 (10.42%) Kafka
7 105 (8.75%) HTML5
8 103 (8.58%) Web Services
9 72 (6.00%) REST
10 66 (5.50%) .NET
11 55 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
12 53 (4.42%) CSS
13 50 (4.17%) Akka
14 49 (4.08%) Vert.x
15 48 (4.00%) JAX-RS
15 48 (4.00%) Spring Boot
16 42 (3.50%) Dropwizard
17 38 (3.17%) Hibernate
18 37 (3.08%) Middleware
19 33 (2.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 573 (47.75%) Analytical Skills
2 257 (21.42%) Computer Science
3 149 (12.42%) Self-Motivation
4 139 (11.58%) Fixed Income
5 136 (11.33%) Algorithms
6 109 (9.08%) Data Structures
7 108 (9.00%) Management Information System
8 95 (7.92%) Data Centre
9 87 (7.25%) Equities
10 64 (5.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 58 (4.83%) Derivative
12 55 (4.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 52 (4.33%) User Experience
14 40 (3.33%) Hedge funds
15 39 (3.25%) Virtual Team
16 36 (3.00%) Public Cloud
17 35 (2.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 30 (2.50%) Cyberattack
19 28 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 24 (2.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 197 (16.42%) Linux
2 176 (14.67%) Unix
3 101 (8.42%) Windows
4 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.50%) CentOS
6 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (74.33%) Risk Management
2 888 (74.00%) Problem-Solving
3 873 (72.75%) Strategic Thinking
4 867 (72.25%) Innovative Thinking
5 865 (72.08%) Investment Management
6 864 (72.00%) Low Latency
7 301 (25.08%) OO
8 298 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
9 292 (24.33%) SDLC
10 209 (17.42%) Analytics
11 188 (15.67%) TDD
12 183 (15.25%) Information Security
13 179 (14.92%) Cybersecurity
14 155 (12.92%) Open Source
15 138 (11.50%) SIEM
16 121 (10.08%) Software Engineering
17 109 (9.08%) Microservices
18 102 (8.50%) Workflow
19 99 (8.25%) Mathematics
20 91 (7.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 661 (55.08%) Java
2 310 (25.83%) JavaScript
3 298 (24.83%) SQL
4 253 (21.08%) Python
5 216 (18.00%) C++
6 108 (9.00%) Perl
7 107 (8.92%) C#
8 91 (7.58%) C
9 80 (6.67%) Scala
10 66 (5.50%) Shell Script
11 44 (3.67%) Java 8
12 32 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.50%) Erlang
15 15 (1.25%) Ruby
16 14 (1.17%) MATLAB
16 14 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.17%) R
17 11 (0.92%) TypeScript
18 9 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 378 (31.50%) Degree
2 129 (10.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 111 (9.25%) CISSP
4 98 (8.17%) Master's Degree
5 82 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (5.92%) CCNP
7 45 (3.75%) CISM
8 41 (3.42%) CCDP
9 37 (3.08%) Security Cleared
10 27 (2.25%) CISA
11 26 (2.17%) CCNA
12 25 (2.08%) ISSAP
13 22 (1.83%) CEH
13 22 (1.83%) GCIH
14 20 (1.67%) PhD
15 19 (1.58%) GCFA
15 19 (1.58%) GSEC
15 19 (1.58%) SANS
16 18 (1.50%) GCIA
16 18 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.00%) QA
2 38 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.92%) GDPR
4 16 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.92%) MiFID
6 8 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.58%) NIST 800
8 5 (0.42%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.17%) COBIT
11 2 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.17%) SLA
12 1 (0.083%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (1.75%) Docker
2 14 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 12 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.83%) HDFS
5 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.25%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.25%) vSphere
9 2 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (2.83%) Puppet
2 27 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.83%) RSA Security Analytics
4 17 (1.42%) Kibana
5 16 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.25%) Ansible
7 14 (1.17%) QRadar
8 13 (1.08%) WSUS
9 12 (1.00%) CFEngine
9 12 (1.00%) Salt
10 8 (0.67%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
11 6 (0.50%) Consul
11 6 (0.50%) Mesos
11 6 (0.50%) SCCM
12 5 (0.42%) RSA Archer
13 4 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.25%) CSIRT
15 2 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 193 (16.08%) Sybase
2 90 (7.50%) Cisco
3 60 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.42%) Juniper
5 51 (4.25%) CheckPoint
6 45 (3.75%) Splunk
7 41 (3.42%) Forcepoint
8 40 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 40 (3.33%) Tufin
9 37 (3.08%) Oracle
10 31 (2.58%) VMware
11 28 (2.33%) Citrix
12 24 (2.00%) Symantec
13 23 (1.92%) LogRhythm
13 23 (1.92%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.33%) Clearswift
14 16 (1.33%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.33%) Tableau
15 15 (1.25%) IBM
16 13 (1.08%) Qualys