Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 539 391 606
Rank change year-on-year -148 +215 -346
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 174 95 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.15% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 157 73 116
10th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £58,869 £62,500 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £88,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,614 8,241 21,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.33% 40.74% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,572 6,814 16,628
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £54,115 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% +4.76%

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in London

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Cyberthreat in London

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyberthreat in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in London

Cyberthreat
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberthreat within the London region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Central London -64 16 £60,000 -25.00% 1
West London -49 15 £65,000 +4.00% 5
South London -17 12 £52,176 -22.70%
Cyberthreat
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 London region with a requirement for Cyberthreat.

1 103 (59.20%) Information Security
2 100 (57.47%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (48.28%) Risk Management
4 56 (32.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (28.16%) Management Information System
5 49 (28.16%) Security Operations
6 48 (27.59%) Social Skills
6 48 (27.59%) Firewall
7 45 (25.86%) Azure
8 43 (24.71%) Finance
9 40 (22.99%) PCI DSS
10 38 (21.84%) AWS
10 38 (21.84%) CISSP
11 36 (20.69%) ITIL
12 35 (20.11%) Linux
13 34 (19.54%) Middleware
13 34 (19.54%) COBIT
14 32 (18.39%) CISM
14 32 (18.39%) Cyberattack
15 31 (17.82%) Threat Intelligence
16 29 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 29 (16.67%) ITSM
16 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 28 (16.09%) Penetration Testing
17 28 (16.09%) ServiceNow
18 26 (14.94%) Network Security
18 26 (14.94%) Unix
19 25 (14.37%) SIEM
19 25 (14.37%) Patch Management
20 24 (13.79%) NIST

Cyberthreat
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.30%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (8.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 15 (8.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.86%) Azure
2 38 (21.84%) AWS
3 12 (6.90%) GCP
4 5 (2.87%) SaaS
5 4 (2.30%) Azure Sentinel
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.72%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.72%) IaaS
6 3 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.72%) PaaS
7 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.15%) Azure Key Vault
7 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.15%) Serverless
8 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.57%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (27.59%) Firewall
2 26 (14.94%) Network Security
3 19 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (10.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (10.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (2.87%) SAN
5 4 (2.30%) Broadband
6 3 (1.72%) Internet
6 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.57%) DHCP
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) VLAN
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.72%) BigQuery
2 2 (1.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) GitLab
2 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.15%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.57%) GoCD
5 1 (0.57%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 48 (27.59%) Social Skills
2 43 (24.71%) Finance
3 13 (7.47%) Public Sector
4 12 (6.90%) Banking
5 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.60%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (3.45%) Law
8 4 (2.30%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.30%) Legal
8 4 (2.30%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.15%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.15%) Retail
11 1 (0.57%) French Language
11 1 (0.57%) Games
11 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 32 (18.39%) Security Specialist
2 28 (16.09%) Information Security Specialist
2 28 (16.09%) Information Specialist
3 22 (12.64%) Security Manager
4 21 (12.07%) Security Engineer
5 19 (10.92%) Security Operations Specialist
6 18 (10.34%) Consultant
7 14 (8.05%) Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 13 (7.47%) Architect
9 12 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 12 (6.90%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.17%) Incident Manager
11 8 (4.60%) Information Manager
12 7 (4.02%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (4.02%) Security Consultant
13 6 (3.45%) Risk Manager
14 5 (2.87%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 5 (2.87%) Lead Architect
14 5 (2.87%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.54%) Middleware
2 3 (1.72%) REST
3 2 (1.15%) CSS
3 2 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.15%) HTML
3 2 (1.15%) React
3 2 (1.15%) Web Services
3 2 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) Django
4 1 (0.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.16%) Management Information System
2 32 (18.39%) Cyberattack
3 15 (8.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 10 (5.75%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (4.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.87%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (2.87%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (2.87%) Social Media
7 5 (2.87%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.30%) PMI
9 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.15%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.57%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.11%) Linux
2 26 (14.94%) Unix
3 15 (8.62%) Windows
4 2 (1.15%) Android
4 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (59.20%) Information Security
2 100 (57.47%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (48.28%) Risk Management
4 49 (28.16%) Security Operations
5 36 (20.69%) ITIL
6 31 (17.82%) Threat Intelligence
7 29 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 29 (16.67%) ITSM
8 28 (16.09%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (14.37%) Patch Management
9 25 (14.37%) SIEM
10 23 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (12.64%) Incident Management
11 22 (12.64%) Remediation Plan
11 22 (12.64%) Service Delivery
12 18 (10.34%) Project Management
12 18 (10.34%) Security Architecture
13 17 (9.77%) Cyber Intelligence
13 17 (9.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.92%) Python
2 8 (4.60%) Java
3 5 (2.87%) C
3 5 (2.87%) C#
4 3 (1.72%) Go
4 3 (1.72%) PHP
4 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.72%) Ruby
5 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.15%) C++
5 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.15%) R
5 2 (1.15%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) CISSP
2 32 (18.39%) CISM
3 18 (10.34%) Degree
4 13 (7.47%) CISA
5 11 (6.32%) CEH
5 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.02%) SANS
8 5 (2.87%) GIAC
8 5 (2.87%) Master's Degree
9 4 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.30%) CREST Certified
9 4 (2.30%) IISP
9 4 (2.30%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.72%) OSCP
11 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.15%) ISEB
11 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (32.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (22.99%) PCI DSS
3 34 (19.54%) COBIT
4 24 (13.79%) NIST
5 22 (12.64%) GRC
6 14 (8.05%) NCSC
7 7 (4.02%) GDPR
8 4 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (1.72%) ISO 22301
9 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (1.15%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.72%) Docker
3 2 (1.15%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) Ansible
1 6 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.87%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (1.72%) Terraform
4 2 (1.15%) EnCase
4 2 (1.15%) FTK
4 2 (1.15%) QRadar
5 1 (0.57%) CASB
5 1 (0.57%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.09%) ServiceNow
3 23 (13.22%) Cisco
4 22 (12.64%) CheckPoint
5 19 (10.92%) Apple
5 19 (10.92%) F5
5 19 (10.92%) Zscaler
6 9 (5.17%) Splunk
7 6 (3.45%) Google
8 4 (2.30%) LexisNexis
9 2 (1.15%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.15%) Cellebrite
9 2 (1.15%) Intel
9 2 (1.15%) Thycotic
10 1 (0.57%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.57%) BT
10 1 (0.57%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.57%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.57%) Varonis
10 1 (0.57%) VMware