Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of AlienVault products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AlienVault over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within AlienVault.

AlienVault
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1052 1130 1157
Rank change year-on-year +78 +27 +165
Permanent jobs citing AlienVault 83 73 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.040% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.091% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 72 71 58
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% - +30.00%
10th Percentile £32,875 £37,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £69,750 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +53.85%

AlienVault is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 69,850 80,198 83,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.70% 44.37% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 54,166 62,023 67,321
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

AlienVault
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AlienVault as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AlienVault in the UK

AlienVault
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AlienVault in the UK

AlienVault
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AlienVault over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for AlienVault in the UK

AlienVault
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AlienVault within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
England +68 83 £55,000 -15.38% 4
UK excluding London +60 58 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Midlands +39 24 £53,750 +19.44% 1
London +36 24 £60,000 -23.81%
East Midlands +27 18 £57,500 +150.00%
South East +29 17 £60,000 -4.00%
North of England - 13 £38,263 - 3
West Midlands +29 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West - 6 £38,263 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 - 2
East of England +33 2 £40,750 -32.08%
South West -17 2 £25,000 -54.55%
North East - 1 £38,263 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing AlienVault 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 with a requirement for AlienVault.

1 58 (69.88%) SIEM
2 48 (57.83%) LogRhythm
3 42 (50.60%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (39.76%) Splunk
4 33 (39.76%) Windows
5 32 (38.55%) Information Security
6 28 (33.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (32.53%) ArcSight
7 27 (32.53%) Nessus
7 27 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (31.33%) CISSP
8 26 (31.33%) Qualys
8 26 (31.33%) QRadar
9 24 (28.92%) SolarWinds
10 23 (27.71%) OpenVAS
11 20 (24.10%) CyberArk
12 19 (22.89%) Firewall
13 18 (21.69%) Linux
13 18 (21.69%) Mentoring
14 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (20.48%) Nexpose
14 17 (20.48%) CEH
14 17 (20.48%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (19.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 16 (19.28%) Privileged Access Management
16 15 (18.07%) Threat Intelligence
16 15 (18.07%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 15 (18.07%) Finance
17 14 (16.87%) ITIL
17 14 (16.87%) Network Security

AlienVault
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (3.61%) Apache
1 3 (3.61%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) IaaS
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.23%) PaaS
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Mimecast
3 4 (4.82%) Office 365
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.41%) Akamai
5 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) Firewall
2 14 (16.87%) Network Security
3 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) VPN
5 6 (7.23%) BGP
5 6 (7.23%) EIGRP
5 6 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (7.23%) OSPF
5 6 (7.23%) Wireshark
6 5 (6.02%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.82%) Wireless
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (3.61%) LAN
8 3 (3.61%) WAN
9 2 (2.41%) SMS
9 2 (2.41%) VLAN
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.20%) MPLS
10 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Big Data
1 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) Power BI
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.82%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.20%) Ant
3 1 (1.20%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.20%) GitLab
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Analyst
2 30 (36.14%) Security Analyst
3 24 (28.92%) Security Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Information Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) SOC Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Security Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Information Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) CISSP Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) SIEM Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) SailPoint
2 5 (6.02%) Regular Expression
3 4 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) RESTful
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.66%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (9.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.61%) NHS
6 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.41%) PKI
8 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Kali Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) VMS
6 5 (6.02%) Debian
7 3 (3.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.88%) SIEM
2 42 (50.60%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (38.55%) Information Security
4 28 (33.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (21.69%) Mentoring
6 17 (20.48%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (19.28%) Privileged Access Management
7 16 (19.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 15 (18.07%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 15 (18.07%) Threat Intelligence
9 14 (16.87%) Cyber Intelligence
9 14 (16.87%) ITIL
10 13 (15.66%) Malware Analysis
10 13 (15.66%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (15.66%) Threat Detection
11 11 (13.25%) Analytics
12 10 (12.05%) Reverse Engineering
12 10 (12.05%) Security Operations
12 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.43%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.02%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) CISSP
2 17 (20.48%) CEH
3 13 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (13.25%) CISM
4 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.05%) CISA
6 9 (10.84%) GCIH
6 9 (10.84%) GIAC
6 9 (10.84%) OSCP
7 7 (8.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (8.43%) CCSP
7 7 (8.43%) Degree
8 6 (7.23%) CHFI
8 6 (7.23%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (7.23%) ECIH
8 6 (7.23%) OSCE
9 5 (6.02%) CCNA
9 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
9 5 (6.02%) GSEC
9 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.66%) COBIT
2 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS
2 13 (15.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (8.43%) GDPR
3 7 (8.43%) SLA
4 5 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (4.82%) GPG13
6 2 (2.41%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Snort
2 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.61%) HDFS
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) Nessus
2 26 (31.33%) QRadar
3 23 (27.71%) OpenVAS
4 17 (20.48%) Nexpose
5 13 (15.66%) Core Impact
6 11 (13.25%) Suricata
7 10 (12.05%) Nmap
8 5 (6.02%) Nagios
9 3 (3.61%) EnCase
9 3 (3.61%) RSA Security Analytics
9 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.41%) PowerBroker
10 2 (2.41%) SCCM
11 1 (1.20%) Kibana
11 1 (1.20%) logstash
11 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (1.20%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) LogRhythm
2 33 (39.76%) Splunk
3 27 (32.53%) ArcSight
4 26 (31.33%) Qualys
5 24 (28.92%) SolarWinds
6 20 (24.10%) CyberArk
7 12 (14.46%) Aveksa
7 12 (14.46%) Bomgar
7 12 (14.46%) Palo Alto
8 11 (13.25%) Cisco
8 11 (13.25%) Fortinet
9 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
10 7 (8.43%) Sophos
11 6 (7.23%) Juniper
11 6 (7.23%) Rapid7
11 6 (7.23%) Symantec
12 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
13 4 (4.82%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (4.82%) Darktrace
14 3 (3.61%) Kaspersky