Cyber Threat Jobs in the UK excluding London

Cyber Threats
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Threat in permanent job vacancies in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cyber Threat over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 514 480 536
Rank change year-on-year -34 +56 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Threat 277 262 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.35% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 205 167 166
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% -21.43% +27.27%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,833 £100,000
90th Percentile £84,000 £78,750 -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £59,526 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -14.96% +7.69%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

Cyber Threat falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 25,421 23,055 34,196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.73% 41.72% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15,538 10,828 16,079
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £82,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Cyber Threat
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cyber Threat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Threat in the UK excluding London

Cyber Threat
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Threat in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cyber Threat in the UK excluding London

Cyber Threat
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Threat in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Threat in the UK excluding London

Cyber Threat
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Threat within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England 0 86 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East +1 70 £55,000 -26.67% 9
North West -28 60 £50,000 -16.00% 13
East of England +24 44 £65,000 +36.84% 3
South West -59 26 £56,250 -5.50% 10
Midlands -29 24 £65,000 +18.18% 14
Scotland -81 21 £67,500 +16.38% 6
Yorkshire +52 19 £57,500 +11.94% 3
East Midlands -20 13 £65,000 +40.54% 4
West Midlands -10 11 £70,000 +27.27% 10
North East - 7 £39,500 -
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Wales -13 1 £45,500 - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £100,000 -
Cyber Threat
UK

Cyber Threat
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.72%) Apache
1 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (0.72%) Confluence
1 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Simulink
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.69%) Azure
2 38 (13.72%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (10.11%) AWS
4 14 (5.05%) Azure Sentinel
5 8 (2.89%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (2.89%) Cloudflare
6 4 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.08%) Serverless
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.72%) GCP
8 2 (0.72%) Google Docs
8 2 (0.72%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.36%) Entra ID
9 1 (0.36%) IaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
9 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.25%) Firewall
2 37 (13.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (7.22%) Network Security
4 15 (5.42%) Internet
5 8 (2.89%) DNS
5 8 (2.89%) LAN
6 7 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.53%) Wireless
7 6 (2.17%) WAN
8 5 (1.81%) HTTP
8 5 (1.81%) MPLS
8 5 (1.81%) SMTP
8 5 (1.81%) SNMP
8 5 (1.81%) SSL
9 3 (1.08%) DHCP
10 2 (0.72%) OSPF
10 2 (0.72%) VLAN
10 2 (0.72%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.72%) Big Data
1 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.72%) Power BI
1 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 81 (29.24%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (28.16%) Social Skills
3 41 (14.80%) Finance
4 17 (6.14%) Retail
5 16 (5.78%) Electronics
6 15 (5.42%) Legal
7 14 (5.05%) Games
7 14 (5.05%) Public Sector
8 13 (4.69%) Law
9 10 (3.61%) Banking
10 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.81%) Automotive
12 3 (1.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.72%) Local Government
13 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.72%) Police
13 2 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.36%) Marketing
14 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (26.71%) Analyst
2 47 (16.97%) Senior
3 33 (11.91%) Security Manager
4 30 (10.83%) Lead
5 27 (9.75%) SOC Analyst
6 22 (7.94%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist
6 22 (7.94%) Cyber Threat Specialist
6 22 (7.94%) Threat Intelligence Specialist
7 20 (7.22%) Security Analyst
8 17 (6.14%) Architect
8 17 (6.14%) Senior Cyber Threat Specialist
8 17 (6.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 15 (5.42%) Embedded Engineer
9 15 (5.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (5.42%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.69%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 11 (3.97%) Security Architect
13 10 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.89%) Laravel
2 6 (2.17%) Middleware
3 5 (1.81%) NETCONF
4 2 (0.72%) .NET
4 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.72%) Flask
4 2 (0.72%) React
4 2 (0.72%) RESTful
5 1 (0.36%) EDI
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.88%) Management Information System
2 41 (14.80%) Security Operations Centre
3 37 (13.36%) Cyberattack
4 30 (10.83%) Security Posture
5 19 (6.86%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.97%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.61%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (3.61%) Operational Technology
8 7 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (2.17%) Cyber Security Posture
10 5 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (1.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.08%) Onboarding
12 3 (1.08%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.72%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.19%) Windows
2 8 (2.89%) Linux
3 6 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.44%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.08%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.08%) Unix
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (67.51%) Cybersecurity
2 116 (41.88%) Incident Response
3 83 (29.96%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (27.44%) Threat Intelligence
5 75 (27.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 64 (23.10%) SIEM
7 61 (22.02%) Security Operations
8 50 (18.05%) Cyber Intelligence
9 45 (16.25%) Information Security
10 37 (13.36%) Computer Science
11 33 (11.91%) Project Management
12 31 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (10.83%) Cloud Security
14 29 (10.47%) Risk Management
14 29 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
15 24 (8.66%) Agile
15 24 (8.66%) Threat Modelling
15 24 (8.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 22 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (7.58%) Purple Team
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.94%) Python
2 19 (6.86%) PHP
3 13 (4.69%) C
3 13 (4.69%) C#
4 11 (3.97%) MATLAB
5 9 (3.25%) SQL
6 8 (2.89%) Rust
7 6 (2.17%) C++
8 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.08%) R
9 2 (0.72%) Bash
9 2 (0.72%) Java
9 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (27.08%) Degree
2 65 (23.47%) CISSP
3 54 (19.49%) Security Cleared
4 32 (11.55%) CompTIA Security+
5 27 (9.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (9.39%) CISM
7 24 (8.66%) SC Cleared
8 21 (7.58%) GIAC
9 20 (7.22%) CREST Certified
10 15 (5.42%) CEH
11 13 (4.69%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.89%) CISA
12 8 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (2.53%) CCIE
13 7 (2.53%) CCNP
13 7 (2.53%) Master's Degree
14 5 (1.81%) GCFA
14 5 (1.81%) OSCP
15 4 (1.44%) CCNA
15 4 (1.44%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (13.72%) NIST
3 27 (9.75%) GDPR
4 12 (4.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (4.33%) GRC
5 11 (3.97%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (2.89%) NIST 800
7 7 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (2.17%) HIPAA
9 5 (1.81%) SLA
10 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.44%) SOC 2
11 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (1.08%) NCSC
11 3 (1.08%) PMO
12 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.72%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
12 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 10 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) Docker
3 3 (1.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (1.44%) Nessus
2 3 (1.08%) SELinux
3 2 (0.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (0.72%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) logstash
4 1 (0.36%) QRadar
4 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.61%) Splunk
3 9 (3.25%) Cisco
4 8 (2.89%) VMware
5 6 (2.17%) Sage
5 6 (2.17%) Workday
6 3 (1.08%) Apple
6 3 (1.08%) Darktrace
7 2 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Carbon Black
8 1 (0.36%) Facebook
8 1 (0.36%) Intel
8 1 (0.36%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.36%) Sophos
8 1 (0.36%) Tanium
8 1 (0.36%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter