The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Attack in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Attack over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cyberattack
UK
Rank 721 812 905
Rank change year-on-year +91 +93  
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Attack 143 137 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 127 67 33
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% -4.54%  

Cyber Attack is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Cyber Attack
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cyber Attack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Attack in the UK

Cyber Attack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cyber Attack in the UK

Cyber Attack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Attack over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyber Attack in the UK

Cyber Attack
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Attack within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 136 £55,000 - 22
London +95 61 £72,500 -8.22% 4
South East +81 53 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Surrey +66 35 £40,000 -42.85% 6
City of London +61 15 £62,500 -17.21% 1
Leatherhead - 14 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £55,000 - 1
Guildford +20 10 £38,750 -44.64% 5
Milton Keynes +13 10 £55,000 - 1
North West -2 10 £33,125 -42.39% 4
Manchester - 10 £33,125 - 4
Reading +31 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire +28 8 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Redhill - 6 £60,000 -
Scotland +27 5 £26,250 -70.83% 14
West Sussex - 5 £58,750 -
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +7 3 £22,500 -75.00% 2
Bristol +3 3 £57,500 - 1
South West 0 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Midlands +26 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South Wales +10 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Cardiff +10 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Wales +3 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Glasgow - 2 £39,000 - 2
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £37,747 -
West Yorkshire +29 1 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +17 1 £55,000 - 2

Cyber Attack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cyber Attack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cyber Attack.

1 181 (74.18%) Cybersecurity
2 86 (35.25%) Information Security
3 78 (31.97%) CISSP
4 64 (26.23%) CISM
5 62 (25.41%) Windows
6 58 (23.77%) Linux
7 57 (23.36%) Finance
8 54 (22.13%) ITIL
9 51 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (20.90%) SANS
10 50 (20.49%) Security Operations
10 50 (20.49%) Security Monitoring
11 49 (20.08%) Python
12 47 (19.26%) SIEM
13 42 (17.21%) Degree
14 41 (16.80%) Unix
14 41 (16.80%) Security Cleared
15 38 (15.57%) Intrusion Detection
16 37 (15.16%) Firewall
17 36 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 36 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
18 35 (14.34%) DV Cleared
18 35 (14.34%) TCP/IP
19 34 (13.93%) Active Directory
19 34 (13.93%) Java
19 34 (13.93%) Network Security
19 34 (13.93%) Malware Analysis
20 33 (13.52%) Cyberthreat
21 32 (13.11%) Analytics
21 32 (13.11%) C++

Cyber Attack
Top Related 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 15 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.69%) Apache Pig
2 9 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.46%) IIS
3 6 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.23%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (7.38%) SaaS
2 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.87%) IaaS
4 6 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.05%) iPaaS
5 5 (2.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 37 (15.16%) Firewall
3 35 (14.34%) TCP/IP
4 34 (13.93%) Network Security
5 28 (11.48%) DNS
6 27 (11.07%) HTTP
7 18 (7.38%) HTTPS
8 14 (5.74%) DHCP
9 12 (4.92%) VPN
10 11 (4.51%) DMZ
11 9 (3.69%) LAN
11 9 (3.69%) WAN
12 8 (3.28%) Internet
13 6 (2.46%) FTP
13 6 (2.46%) ICMP
13 6 (2.46%) IPv4
13 6 (2.46%) IPv6
13 6 (2.46%) POP3
13 6 (2.46%) SMTP
13 6 (2.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.43%) Hadoop
2 22 (9.02%) Big Data
3 14 (5.74%) Blockchain
3 14 (5.74%) Data Lake
4 12 (4.92%) GIS
5 9 (3.69%) Apache Hive
5 9 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.69%) JIRA
2 4 (1.64%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.23%) Ant
3 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.82%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.82%) Xcode
5 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (23.36%) Finance
2 24 (9.84%) Banking
3 9 (3.69%) Dutch Language
3 9 (3.69%) French Language
3 9 (3.69%) German Language
3 9 (3.69%) Italian Language
3 9 (3.69%) Spanish Language
3 9 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (38.52%) Analyst
2 50 (20.49%) Security Analyst
3 34 (13.93%) Security Manager
4 31 (12.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 23 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 23 (9.43%) SOC Analyst
6 22 (9.02%) Senior Manager
7 20 (8.20%) Developer
8 19 (7.79%) Software Engineer
9 18 (7.38%) Incident Manager
10 16 (6.56%) Monitoring Analyst
11 15 (6.15%) Senior Incident Manager
12 14 (5.74%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 13 (5.33%) Malware Analyst
14 12 (4.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 12 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (4.10%) Java Developer
15 10 (4.10%) QA Engineer
15 10 (4.10%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
15 10 (4.10%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.74%) Apache Flex
2 13 (5.33%) Web Services
3 10 (4.10%) Drools
3 10 (4.10%) Spring
4 5 (2.05%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (2.05%) HTML
5 4 (1.64%) .NET
5 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.64%) CSS
5 4 (1.64%) REST
5 4 (1.64%) XML
5 4 (1.64%) XSLT
6 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.23%) Django
6 3 (1.23%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.82%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.82%) CGI
7 2 (0.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.52%) Cyberthreat
2 28 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 26 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (9.02%) Computer Science
5 20 (8.20%) Cybercrime
6 16 (6.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (5.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (5.33%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (2.05%) User Experience
10 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.82%) CESG
11 2 (0.82%) Cyber Warfare
11 2 (0.82%) Life Science
11 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.41%) Blog
12 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.41%) PKI
12 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.41%) Windows
2 58 (23.77%) Linux
3 41 (16.80%) Unix
4 12 (4.92%) Mac OS X
5 11 (4.51%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.10%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.64%) Solaris
8 4 (1.64%) SUSE
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (74.18%) Cybersecurity
2 86 (35.25%) Information Security
3 54 (22.13%) ITIL
4 51 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (20.49%) Security Monitoring
5 50 (20.49%) Security Operations
6 47 (19.26%) SIEM
7 36 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 34 (13.93%) Malware Analysis
9 32 (13.11%) Analytics
10 31 (12.70%) Threat Analysis
11 30 (12.30%) Software Engineering
12 29 (11.89%) Attack Monitoring
12 29 (11.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 28 (11.48%) Incident Management
13 28 (11.48%) Risk Management
14 27 (11.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 24 (9.84%) Mentoring
16 23 (9.43%) Data Security
16 23 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.08%) Python
2 34 (13.93%) Java
3 32 (13.11%) C++
3 32 (13.11%) SQL
4 23 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 19 (7.79%) C
6 17 (6.97%) C#
6 17 (6.97%) Perl
7 11 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.10%) Scala
9 6 (2.46%) Ruby
10 3 (1.23%) PHP
10 3 (1.23%) VBScript
11 2 (0.82%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) Go
12 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (31.97%) CISSP
2 64 (26.23%) CISM
3 51 (20.90%) SANS
4 42 (17.21%) Degree
5 41 (16.80%) Security Cleared
6 35 (14.34%) DV Cleared
7 31 (12.70%) SC Cleared
8 22 (9.02%) CEH
9 21 (8.61%) GIAC
10 17 (6.97%) CCNP
10 17 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (6.97%) GCIH
11 14 (5.74%) GCIA
12 10 (4.10%) ISEB
13 8 (3.28%) GCED
13 8 (3.28%) GSEC
13 8 (3.28%) ISTQB
14 5 (2.05%) IISP
14 5 (2.05%) ISSAP
15 4 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.79%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.51%) QA
4 3 (1.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.82%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.87%) vSphere
4 6 (2.46%) XenApp
4 6 (2.46%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.46%) XenServer
5 5 (2.05%) DFS Replication
5 5 (2.05%) MetaFrame
5 5 (2.05%) Snort
5 5 (2.05%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (11.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (8.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.05%) EdgeSight
3 5 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.05%) SCCM
4 4 (1.64%) Ansible
4 4 (1.64%) Nessus
4 4 (1.64%) Nmap
4 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.64%) Puppet
5 3 (1.23%) Kibana
5 3 (1.23%) logstash
6 2 (0.82%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.82%) QRadar
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.41%) EnCase
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.56%) ServiceNow
2 16 (6.56%) VMware
3 14 (5.74%) Splunk
4 13 (5.33%) Cisco
4 13 (5.33%) Intel
5 11 (4.51%) Palantir
6 8 (3.28%) Apple
7 6 (2.46%) Citrix
7 6 (2.46%) NetWitness
8 5 (2.05%) Aquila
9 4 (1.64%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.64%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.64%) Symantec
10 3 (1.23%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.82%) Juniper
11 2 (0.82%) Nokia
11 2 (0.82%) Qualys
11 2 (0.82%) Remedy
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £55 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + 30% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £55 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + a great place to work
Posted: 25 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Moray
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
East Lothian
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Inverness, Highland
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Dundee
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Scottish Borders
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago