Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Threat Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Threat Analysis over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Analysis
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 796 839
Rank change year-on-year +41 +43 +48
Permanent jobs citing Threat Analysis 76 40 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.054% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.060% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 68
London median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +6.82% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £35,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £66,875 £72,375 £72,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +1.85%

Threat Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 67824 67169 78931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.67% 90.61% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52748 57544 66850
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Threat Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Threat Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Threat Analysis in London

Threat Analysis
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Threat Analysis in London.

Salary trend for Threat Analysis in London

Threat Analysis
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Threat Analysis in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Threat Analysis in London

Threat Analysis
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Threat Analysis within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 +24 13 £37,500 -16.67%
West London +16 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Threat Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Threat Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Threat Analysis.

1 57 (75.00%) Information Security
2 46 (60.53%) Degree
3 43 (56.58%) Windows
4 41 (53.95%) SIEM
5 39 (51.32%) Computer Science
6 37 (48.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 36 (47.37%) Linux
8 34 (44.74%) Cyberthreat
8 34 (44.74%) Security Monitoring
9 33 (43.42%) Management Information System
10 31 (40.79%) Security Operations
11 30 (39.47%) Virtual Machines
12 28 (36.84%) Firewall
12 28 (36.84%) Network Security
13 27 (35.53%) GCIH
13 27 (35.53%) GIAC
14 26 (34.21%) Oracle
15 25 (32.89%) QRadar
16 24 (31.58%) Nessus
16 24 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
17 21 (27.63%) CSIRT
18 20 (26.32%) Information Assurance
18 20 (26.32%) GCIA
19 19 (25.00%) BeyondTrust
20 18 (23.68%) CISSP
21 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
21 16 (21.05%) Remediation Plan
22 13 (17.11%) Unix
22 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
22 13 (17.11%) Risk Management

Threat Analysis
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 5 (6.58%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.58%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.58%) Serverless
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.84%) Firewall
1 28 (36.84%) Network Security
2 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.89%) Internet
4 5 (6.58%) DNS
4 5 (6.58%) SMTP
4 5 (6.58%) SSL
5 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.58%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (64.47%) Analyst
2 29 (38.16%) Security Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Incident Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Junior
6 10 (13.16%) Junior Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Consultant
7 9 (11.84%) Security Consultant
8 8 (10.53%) Architect
8 8 (10.53%) Junior Security Analyst
9 7 (9.21%) Security Incident Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Architect
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Solutions Architect
11 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 5 (6.58%) Digital Architect
11 5 (6.58%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 5 (6.58%) Incident Handler
11 5 (6.58%) Messaging Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
1 5 (6.58%) LAMP
1 5 (6.58%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (51.32%) Computer Science
2 34 (44.74%) Cyberthreat
3 33 (43.42%) Management Information System
4 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (6.58%) CESG
6 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (5.26%) PKI
8 3 (3.95%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (3.95%) Cybercrime
8 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.95%) Smart Meter
8 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Information Security
2 41 (53.95%) SIEM
3 37 (48.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 34 (44.74%) Security Monitoring
5 31 (40.79%) Security Operations
6 24 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (26.32%) Information Assurance
8 16 (21.05%) Remediation Plan
9 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
10 11 (14.47%) Regulatory Compliance
11 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
11 10 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
12 9 (11.84%) Compliance Audit
12 9 (11.84%) Security Architecture
13 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (9.21%) Data Privacy
14 7 (9.21%) Open Source
14 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) C
2 5 (6.58%) PHP
2 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) C++
3 3 (3.95%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (60.53%) Degree
2 27 (35.53%) GCIH
2 27 (35.53%) GIAC
3 20 (26.32%) GCIA
4 18 (23.68%) CISSP
5 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 10 (13.16%) CISA
7 7 (9.21%) GSEC
8 6 (7.89%) CCNA
8 6 (7.89%) CCNP
8 6 (7.89%) CEH
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.89%) CISM
9 5 (6.58%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (6.58%) CRISC
9 5 (6.58%) SANS
9 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) CASP
10 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) GDPR
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.58%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (32.89%) QRadar
2 24 (31.58%) Nessus
3 21 (27.63%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Oracle
2 19 (25.00%) BeyondTrust
3 5 (6.58%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.95%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.32%) Palo Alto