Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Kill Chain in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Kill Chain over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Kill Chain
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 581 631
Rank change year-on-year +51 +50 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 16 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.041% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 36
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.67% -
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +66.67%

Cyber Kill Chain 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12002 12924 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.33% 38.08% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9809 10645 13959
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

Cyber Kill Chain
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cyber Kill Chain as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Kill Chain in the South East

Cyber Kill Chain
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain in the South East.

Salary trend for Cyber Kill Chain in the South East

Cyber Kill Chain
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain within the South East 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
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Berkshire +52 5 - -
Thames Valley +19 5 - -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Cyber Kill Chain
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 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 South East region with a requirement for Cyber Kill Chain.

1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (75.00%) Open Source
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (56.25%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (56.25%) Burp Suite
4 9 (56.25%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 9 (56.25%) OllyDbg
4 9 (56.25%) IDA Disassembler
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) C
4 9 (56.25%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (56.25%) Blog
4 9 (56.25%) WinDbg
4 9 (56.25%) tcpdump
4 9 (56.25%) Regular Expression
4 9 (56.25%) Wireshark
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Perl
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (43.75%) OSINT
6 7 (43.75%) SSL
6 7 (43.75%) Forcepoint
6 7 (43.75%) SMTP
6 7 (43.75%) HTTP

Cyber Kill Chain
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (31.25%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) tcpdump
2 9 (56.25%) Wireshark
3 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) SMTP
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Burp Suite
1 9 (56.25%) IDA Disassembler
1 9 (56.25%) OllyDbg
1 9 (56.25%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Malware Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Malware Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Security Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) SIEM Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Radar Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Malware Researcher
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Regular Expression
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Blog
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) FreeBSD
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Open Source
2 10 (62.50%) Malware Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) OSINT
4 7 (43.75%) Time Management
5 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (37.50%) SIEM
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Network Packet Capture
6 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
8 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) CCSA
3 5 (31.25%) CISA
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 5 (31.25%) GIAC
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (31.25%) SANS
4 2 (12.50%) GCFA
5 1 (6.25%) CHFI
5 1 (6.25%) CREST Certified
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) GCIH
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Juniper STRM
1 5 (31.25%) QRadar
1 5 (31.25%) RSA enVision
1 5 (31.25%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Forcepoint
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
3 5 (31.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Google