Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1116 1223
Rank change year-on-year +29 +107 +100
Permanent jobs citing AlienVault 86 91 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.052% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.12% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 77 89 49
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £90,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -20.83%

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 73,387 78,664 84,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.75% 44.60% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57,045 60,890 68,892
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for AlienVault in the UK

AlienVault
Top 14 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 18 September 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 +27 85 £57,500 -8.00% 12
UK excluding London +36 57 £57,500 +4.55% 6
London +10 29 £55,000 -31.25% 7
South East +31 27 £60,000 -7.69%
Midlands +32 18 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East Midlands +19 13 £57,500 +150.00%
North of England - 8 £38,263 - 2
West Midlands +28 5 £40,000 -21.95% 2
North West - 4 £38,263 - 2
South West -32 2 £25,000 -54.55%
North East - 2 £38,263 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East of England +15 1 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Wales - 1 £39,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (67.44%) SIEM
1 58 (67.44%) LogRhythm
2 50 (58.14%) Splunk
3 46 (53.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (52.33%) Information Security
5 44 (51.16%) QRadar
6 41 (47.67%) CISSP
7 40 (46.51%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (45.35%) ArcSight
9 34 (39.53%) Nessus
10 33 (38.37%) OpenVAS
11 30 (34.88%) Qualys
12 28 (32.56%) Windows
12 28 (32.56%) SolarWinds
13 25 (29.07%) Nexpose
13 25 (29.07%) CyberArk
14 24 (27.91%) Finance
14 24 (27.91%) CEH
14 24 (27.91%) PCI DSS
15 23 (26.74%) COBIT
15 23 (26.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 23 (26.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 23 (26.74%) Security Monitoring
15 23 (26.74%) Privileged Access Management
16 22 (25.58%) Malware Analysis
16 22 (25.58%) Core Impact
16 22 (25.58%) Vulnerability Management
16 22 (25.58%) Bomgar
16 22 (25.58%) SailPoint
16 22 (25.58%) Linux

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 11 (12.79%) Apache
1 11 (12.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) IaaS
2 4 (4.65%) PaaS
2 4 (4.65%) SaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Network Security
2 16 (18.60%) Firewall
3 12 (13.95%) Sourcefire
4 6 (6.98%) BGP
4 6 (6.98%) OSPF
4 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.98%) VPN
5 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.65%) Wireless
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.49%) DNS
7 3 (3.49%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.49%) H.323
7 3 (3.49%) Telepresence
7 3 (3.49%) VLAN
8 2 (2.33%) SMS
8 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Big Data
1 11 (12.79%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.65%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.16%) GitLab
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Analyst
2 36 (41.86%) Security Analyst
3 29 (33.72%) Security Engineer
4 22 (25.58%) Information Analyst
4 22 (25.58%) Information Security Analyst
5 19 (22.09%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (20.93%) Senior Security Analyst
7 17 (19.77%) Senior Information Analyst
7 17 (19.77%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 12 (13.95%) SOC Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Network Operations Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) CISSP Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Secure Network Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) SailPoint
2 12 (13.95%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.49%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.33%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.16%) JSON
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.95%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (6.98%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Windows
2 22 (25.58%) Linux
3 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.47%) Kali Linux
5 6 (6.98%) VMS
6 5 (5.81%) Debian
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (67.44%) SIEM
2 45 (52.33%) Information Security
3 40 (46.51%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (26.74%) Privileged Access Management
4 23 (26.74%) Security Monitoring
4 23 (26.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 22 (25.58%) ITIL
5 22 (25.58%) Malware Analysis
5 22 (25.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (24.42%) Cyber Intelligence
7 18 (20.93%) Analytics
7 18 (20.93%) Security Operations
7 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (17.44%) Threat Intelligence
9 14 (16.28%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
10 12 (13.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (47.67%) CISSP
2 24 (27.91%) CEH
3 19 (22.09%) CISA
3 19 (22.09%) CISM
4 17 (19.77%) GCIH
4 17 (19.77%) OSCP
5 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.47%) GIAC
7 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (6.98%) CCNP
8 6 (6.98%) CCSP
8 6 (6.98%) CHFI
8 6 (6.98%) ECIH
8 6 (6.98%) OSCE
9 5 (5.81%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (5.81%) GSEC
10 4 (4.65%) CCNA
10 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (53.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (27.91%) PCI DSS
3 23 (26.74%) COBIT
3 23 (26.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (13.95%) GPG13
5 8 (9.30%) GDPR
6 4 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (4.65%) SLA
7 2 (2.33%) PMO
8 1 (1.16%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Snort
2 11 (12.79%) HDFS
3 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (51.16%) QRadar
2 34 (39.53%) Nessus
3 33 (38.37%) OpenVAS
4 25 (29.07%) Nexpose
5 22 (25.58%) Core Impact
6 16 (18.60%) Suricata
7 10 (11.63%) Nmap
8 4 (4.65%) RSA Security Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) EnCase
9 3 (3.49%) OSSEC
9 3 (3.49%) PowerBroker
9 3 (3.49%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.33%) Nagios
10 2 (2.33%) SCCM
11 1 (1.16%) Kibana
11 1 (1.16%) logstash
11 1 (1.16%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (67.44%) LogRhythm
2 50 (58.14%) Splunk
3 39 (45.35%) ArcSight
4 30 (34.88%) Qualys
5 28 (32.56%) SolarWinds
6 25 (29.07%) CyberArk
7 22 (25.58%) Bomgar
8 21 (24.42%) Aveksa
9 17 (19.77%) Sophos
10 16 (18.60%) Palo Alto
11 13 (15.12%) Fortinet
12 12 (13.95%) Cisco
13 11 (12.79%) FireEye
13 11 (12.79%) TippingPoint
14 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
14 6 (6.98%) Symantec
15 5 (5.81%) Rapid7
16 4 (4.65%) Juniper
16 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
16 4 (4.65%) VMware