Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Threat Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Threat Intelligence over the 6 months to 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Intelligence
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 562 628 675
Rank change year-on-year +66 +47 +38
Permanent jobs citing Threat Intelligence 182 201 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 160
London median annual salary £75,000 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.19% -1.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,125 £44,875
90th Percentile £106,500 £98,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £64,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.00% +8.70%

Threat Intelligence 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 53,544 65,406 68,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.98% 92.65% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43,473 52,407 54,219
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

Threat Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Threat Intelligence in London

Threat Intelligence
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Threat Intelligence in London

Threat Intelligence
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Threat Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Threat Intelligence in London

Threat Intelligence
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 Intelligence within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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 +1 33 £64,000 -14.67% 6
West London - 3 £80,000 - 5
Threat Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT jobs citing Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence.

1 141 (77.47%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 133 (73.08%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (37.91%) SIEM
4 64 (35.16%) Finance
5 61 (33.52%) Information Security
6 54 (29.67%) Cyberthreat
7 51 (28.02%) Vulnerability Management
8 50 (27.47%) Linux
9 45 (24.73%) CISSP
10 44 (24.18%) Incident Management
10 44 (24.18%) Security Operations
11 39 (21.43%) Cyber Intelligence
12 38 (20.88%) Malware Analysis
13 37 (20.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 37 (20.33%) Firewall
14 33 (18.13%) Management Information System
15 30 (16.48%) CISM
15 30 (16.48%) Windows
16 28 (15.38%) Analytics
16 28 (15.38%) SANS
17 27 (14.84%) Penetration Testing
18 26 (14.29%) CISA
18 26 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
19 25 (13.74%) Risk Management
19 25 (13.74%) Threat Modelling
19 25 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (12.64%) Use Case
21 22 (12.09%) Intrusion Detection
21 22 (12.09%) Security Operations Centre
22 20 (10.99%) Cisco Certification

Threat Intelligence
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 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.85%) Office 365
2 7 (3.85%) SaaS
3 6 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (3.30%) IaaS
4 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.33%) Firewall
2 22 (12.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (8.79%) Network Security
3 16 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.79%) VPN
4 11 (6.04%) SSL
5 10 (5.49%) IPsec
6 7 (3.85%) Internet
7 6 (3.30%) LAN
7 6 (3.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) Maltego
2 4 (2.20%) Big Data
2 4 (2.20%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Burp Suite
General
1 64 (35.16%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 3 (1.65%) Law
5 3 (1.65%) Legal
5 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) French Language
6 1 (0.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.55%) Greek Language
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (34.07%) Analyst
2 37 (20.33%) Security Analyst
3 27 (14.84%) Security Engineer
4 25 (13.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 16 (8.79%) Head of Security
6 15 (8.24%) Head of Information
6 15 (8.24%) Head of Information Security
6 15 (8.24%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
7 14 (7.69%) Consultant
8 13 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 13 (7.14%) Cyberthreat Analyst
8 13 (7.14%) Security Manager
9 11 (6.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) IT Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) IT Security Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) IT Manager
12 8 (4.40%) Head of Information Management
13 7 (3.85%) Information Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.30%) .NET
1 6 (3.30%) Web Services
2 4 (2.20%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.55%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.67%) Cyberthreat
2 33 (18.13%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (10.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.24%) Public Cloud
6 14 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (6.59%) Social Media
8 11 (6.04%) Cyber Defence
9 10 (5.49%) Cyberattack
10 8 (4.40%) PKI
11 6 (3.30%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.65%) CESG
12 3 (1.65%) SCADA
13 2 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (1.10%) Reinsurance
13 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.55%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.47%) Linux
2 30 (16.48%) Windows
3 19 (10.44%) Unix
4 6 (3.30%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.75%) AIX
5 5 (2.75%) CentOS
5 5 (2.75%) HPUX
5 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (77.47%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 133 (73.08%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (37.91%) SIEM
4 61 (33.52%) Information Security
5 51 (28.02%) Vulnerability Management
6 44 (24.18%) Incident Management
6 44 (24.18%) Security Operations
7 39 (21.43%) Cyber Intelligence
8 38 (20.88%) Malware Analysis
9 28 (15.38%) Analytics
10 27 (14.84%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
12 25 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (13.74%) Risk Management
12 25 (13.74%) Threat Modelling
13 23 (12.64%) Use Case
14 19 (10.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (10.44%) Threat Detection
15 17 (9.34%) Security Architecture
16 15 (8.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.34%) Python
2 7 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 7 (3.85%) C#
3 6 (3.30%) C++
3 6 (3.30%) Go
4 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.65%) SQL
5 2 (1.10%) C
5 2 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (24.73%) CISSP
2 30 (16.48%) CISM
3 28 (15.38%) SANS
4 26 (14.29%) CISA
5 20 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (10.99%) Security Cleared
6 19 (10.44%) CCNA
7 18 (9.89%) Degree
7 18 (9.89%) GIAC
8 14 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 13 (7.14%) CEH
10 11 (6.04%) GPEN
11 10 (5.49%) GCIH
12 9 (4.95%) GCIA
13 8 (4.40%) GSEC
13 8 (4.40%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (3.30%) CISMP
14 6 (3.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 6 (3.30%) ISSMP
14 6 (3.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.85%) NIST
4 3 (1.65%) NCSC
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Docker
1 6 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) QRadar
2 6 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.30%) Terraform
3 4 (2.20%) Nessus
3 4 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.10%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (6.59%) LogRhythm
1 12 (6.59%) Splunk
2 10 (5.49%) Cisco
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.95%) Qualys
4 7 (3.85%) IBM
5 6 (3.30%) Google
5 6 (3.30%) NetApp
5 6 (3.30%) VMware
6 5 (2.75%) AlienVault
6 5 (2.75%) Darktrace
6 5 (2.75%) Palantir
6 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.75%) Sun
7 4 (2.20%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.20%) Meraki
7 4 (2.20%) Symantec
8 3 (1.65%) Intel
9 2 (1.10%) Juniper
9 2 (1.10%) Palo Alto