Period
to 9 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
England > South East
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 357 290 445
Rank change year-on-year -67 +155 +63
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 94 19 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.67% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 34
10th Percentile £49,500 £32,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year - +1.96% +14.35%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £108,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +13.64%

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 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 6,669 2,834 7,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.91% 31.18% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,960 2,304 6,207
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,575 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,853 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cyberthreat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in the South East

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyberthreat in the South East.

Salary trend for Cyberthreat in the South East

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyberthreat in the South East over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in the South East

Cyberthreat
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 Cyberthreat within the South East region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Thames Valley -54 42 £60,000 -18.64% 2
Surrey - 25 £43,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 18 £60,000 -
Berkshire -42 17 £65,000 -11.86% 1
Kent - 13 £70,000 -
Hampshire -116 8 £65,000 +10.64%
Oxfordshire - 7 £60,000 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £65,000 -
East Sussex -31 1 £57,500 +64.29%
Sussex - 1 - -
Cyberthreat
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Cyberthreat.

1 92 (97.87%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (47.87%) Risk Management
3 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (39.36%) Penetration Testing
5 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
6 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 34 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (36.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 34 (36.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 34 (36.17%) Azure
7 32 (34.04%) Threat Modelling
8 31 (32.98%) DevOps
9 29 (30.85%) User Stories
9 29 (30.85%) Test Automation
9 29 (30.85%) SaaS
9 29 (30.85%) PaaS
9 29 (30.85%) IaaS
9 29 (30.85%) Network Security
9 29 (30.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 29 (30.85%) Prototyping
9 29 (30.85%) Proactive Monitoring
9 29 (30.85%) Azure Key Vault
10 28 (29.79%) CISSP
10 28 (29.79%) SIEM
11 23 (24.47%) Information Security
12 22 (23.40%) Threat Intelligence
12 22 (23.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
14 20 (21.28%) CRISC
14 20 (21.28%) Finance

Cyberthreat
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 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.17%) Azure
1 34 (36.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 29 (30.85%) Azure Key Vault
2 29 (30.85%) IaaS
2 29 (30.85%) PaaS
2 29 (30.85%) SaaS
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.06%) GCP
4 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.85%) Network Security
2 6 (6.38%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) SAN
3 5 (5.32%) VLAN
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Big Data
1 1 (1.06%) BigQuery
1 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) GitLab
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Social Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Military
5 2 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Azure Specialist
1 29 (30.85%) Security Specialist
2 12 (12.77%) Consultant
2 12 (12.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant
2 12 (12.77%) Cyberthreat Consultant
2 12 (12.77%) Threat Intelligence Consultant
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Security Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (3.19%) Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Head of Operations
8 3 (3.19%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
1 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (97.87%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (47.87%) Risk Management
3 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (39.36%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (36.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 32 (34.04%) Threat Modelling
7 31 (32.98%) DevOps
8 29 (30.85%) Proactive Monitoring
8 29 (30.85%) Prototyping
8 29 (30.85%) Test Automation
8 29 (30.85%) User Stories
9 28 (29.79%) SIEM
10 23 (24.47%) Information Security
11 22 (23.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 22 (23.40%) Threat Intelligence
12 14 (14.89%) Purple Team
13 13 (13.83%) Cyber Intelligence
14 12 (12.77%) Forensic Analysis
15 11 (11.70%) Information Assurance
15 11 (11.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) C
2 10 (10.64%) Python
3 8 (8.51%) Perl
3 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.51%) Ruby
4 2 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Go
5 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (29.79%) CISSP
3 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
4 20 (21.28%) CRISC
5 17 (18.09%) CISM
6 9 (9.57%) Degree
7 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.32%) CCNA
8 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (5.32%) MCSE
9 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (4.26%) IISP
10 3 (3.19%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.19%) CISA
10 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.06%) GIAC
11 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) NCSC
2 2 (2.13%) GRC
3 1 (1.06%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 8 (8.51%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 5 (5.32%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Meraki
2 5 (5.32%) VMware
3 1 (1.06%) Agilent
3 1 (1.06%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) LogicMonitor
3 1 (1.06%) Proofpoint