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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 775 904
Rank change year-on-year +32 +129  
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Attack 144 151 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 112 76 54
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £86,250 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  

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 36338 41348 43713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.46% 42.07% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28978 33685 34660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +61 133 £52,500 -8.69% 31
London +23 52 £70,000 +15.70% 7
South East +69 41 £40,000 -23.80% 6
Surrey +53 28 £38,500 -40.76% 2
City of London +27 19 £65,000 +48.57% 1
North West -15 13 £57,500 - 3
Leatherhead - 13 £41,000 -
Guildford +27 9 £35,000 -50.70% 2
Berkshire +26 9 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Reading +22 9 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands +22 8 - - 2
Birmingham +9 8 - - 1
East of England - 8 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +13 7 £30,000 -66.66% 12
Manchester - 7 £30,000 - 1
Edinburgh +3 6 £30,000 -66.66% 1
South West -19 6 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Hertfordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £75,000 - 1
Redhill - 5 - -
Yorkshire +3 4 £33,000 - 6
Cardiff - 4 £47,500 -
South Wales - 4 £47,500 -
Wales - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +9 3 - -
Cheltenham +6 3 £45,000 +2.85%
Milton Keynes -3 3 - -
Gloucestershire -17 3 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £33,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £33,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 174 (69.05%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (34.52%) Information Security
3 68 (26.98%) Linux
4 64 (25.40%) Finance
5 61 (24.21%) CISSP
6 59 (23.41%) Security Operations
7 58 (23.02%) Windows
8 56 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
9 53 (21.03%) SIEM
9 53 (21.03%) CISM
10 49 (19.44%) Degree
11 47 (18.65%) ITIL
12 46 (18.25%) Incident Management
13 42 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (16.67%) SANS
14 41 (16.27%) Security Cleared
14 41 (16.27%) Unix
14 41 (16.27%) TCP/IP
15 37 (14.68%) SC Cleared
15 37 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 36 (14.29%) Firewall
17 35 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 34 (13.49%) Network Security
18 34 (13.49%) Python
19 33 (13.10%) C++
19 33 (13.10%) Java
20 32 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (12.30%) Intrusion Detection
22 30 (11.90%) GCIH
22 30 (11.90%) Management Information System

Cyber Attack
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 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.38%) IIS
2 6 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.97%) SaaS
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.78%) Office 365
3 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.98%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.27%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.29%) Firewall
3 34 (13.49%) Network Security
4 31 (12.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (9.13%) HTTP
6 21 (8.33%) DNS
7 14 (5.56%) VPN
8 12 (4.76%) HTTPS
9 10 (3.97%) DHCP
9 10 (3.97%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (3.57%) LAN
10 9 (3.57%) WAN
10 9 (3.57%) Wireshark
11 8 (3.17%) Internet
11 8 (3.17%) SSL
12 6 (2.38%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.59%) FTP
13 4 (1.59%) SMTP
14 3 (1.19%) IPv4
14 3 (1.19%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.51%) Big Data
2 19 (7.54%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.56%) Blockchain
3 14 (5.56%) Data Lake
4 5 (1.98%) Apache Hive
4 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.19%) GIS
6 2 (0.79%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 9 (3.57%) JIRA
2 7 (2.78%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (2.78%) OllyDbg
2 7 (2.78%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.19%) Ant
3 3 (1.19%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.19%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.79%) Xcode
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (25.40%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Banking
3 12 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 10 (3.97%) French Language
4 10 (3.97%) Italian Language
5 9 (3.57%) Dutch Language
5 9 (3.57%) German Language
6 8 (3.17%) Retail
7 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) iGaming
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (36.51%) Analyst
2 58 (23.02%) Security Analyst
3 31 (12.30%) Security Engineer
4 25 (9.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 25 (9.92%) Security Manager
5 21 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 20 (7.94%) Developer
7 18 (7.14%) Incident Manager
8 16 (6.35%) Monitoring Analyst
8 16 (6.35%) SOC Analyst
9 15 (5.95%) Malware Analyst
9 15 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (5.95%) Senior Incident Manager
10 14 (5.56%) Security Incident Manager
11 13 (5.16%) Senior Security Analyst
11 13 (5.16%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.76%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.37%) Citrix Engineer
13 11 (4.37%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 11 (4.37%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.75%) Web Services
2 14 (5.56%) Apache Flex
3 10 (3.97%) Drools
3 10 (3.97%) Spring
4 9 (3.57%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.59%) XML
5 4 (1.59%) XSLT
6 2 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.79%) Qt
7 1 (0.40%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 29 (11.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 26 (10.32%) Computer Science
5 24 (9.52%) Cybercrime
5 24 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (6.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (4.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.98%) User Experience
11 4 (1.59%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.59%) Social Media
12 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.79%) BYOD
13 2 (0.79%) Clustering
13 2 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.98%) Linux
2 58 (23.02%) Windows
3 41 (16.27%) Unix
4 16 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.38%) Solaris
8 5 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.59%) SUSE
10 3 (1.19%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (69.05%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (34.52%) Information Security
3 59 (23.41%) Security Operations
4 56 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 53 (21.03%) SIEM
6 47 (18.65%) ITIL
7 46 (18.25%) Incident Management
8 42 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 29 (11.51%) Attack Monitoring
11 28 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
12 27 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 27 (10.71%) Risk Management
12 27 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 27 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
13 26 (10.32%) Data Security
14 25 (9.92%) Analytics
14 25 (9.92%) Reverse Engineering
15 24 (9.52%) Mentoring
15 24 (9.52%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.49%) Python
2 33 (13.10%) C++
2 33 (13.10%) Java
3 22 (8.73%) C
4 15 (5.95%) SQL
5 14 (5.56%) Perl
6 13 (5.16%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.76%) C#
8 11 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.17%) Scala
10 7 (2.78%) PHP
10 7 (2.78%) Ruby
11 3 (1.19%) Go
11 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.79%) VBScript
13 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (24.21%) CISSP
2 53 (21.03%) CISM
3 49 (19.44%) Degree
4 42 (16.67%) SANS
5 41 (16.27%) Security Cleared
6 37 (14.68%) SC Cleared
7 30 (11.90%) GCIH
8 28 (11.11%) DV Cleared
9 27 (10.71%) GIAC
10 23 (9.13%) CEH
11 14 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (5.16%) CCNP
13 12 (4.76%) GCIA
13 12 (4.76%) ISEB
14 10 (3.97%) CREST Certified
14 10 (3.97%) GCFA
14 10 (3.97%) ISTQB
15 9 (3.57%) GREM
15 9 (3.57%) GSEC
16 8 (3.17%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.54%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.16%) QA
4 3 (1.19%) GDPR
4 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.79%) SLA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 15288
6 1 (0.40%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.40%) ISO27002
System Software
1 29 (11.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.37%) Terminal Services
4 9 (3.57%) vSphere
5 6 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.38%) XenApp
5 6 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.38%) XenServer
6 5 (1.98%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.98%) MetaFrame
6 5 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (6.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (3.57%) QRadar
3 8 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.98%) EdgeSight
5 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.98%) SCCM
6 4 (1.59%) Ansible
6 4 (1.59%) CSIRT
6 4 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.59%) Puppet
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.79%) Nessus
7 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.79%) Nmap
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (9.52%) VMware
2 21 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.35%) ServiceNow
4 14 (5.56%) Splunk
5 11 (4.37%) Citrix
6 10 (3.97%) Aquila
7 9 (3.57%) NetWitness
8 8 (3.17%) Apple
9 7 (2.78%) Cisco
9 7 (2.78%) IBM
10 6 (2.38%) Symantec
11 5 (1.98%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.98%) McAfee
12 4 (1.59%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.79%) Intel
13 2 (0.79%) Palantir
13 2 (0.79%) Palo Alto
13 2 (0.79%) Qualys
13 2 (0.79%) Remedy
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + x2 OTE
Posted: 24 days ago
Basildon
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Posted: 10 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
University of Exeter
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter
University of Exeter
Salary: up to £57,674
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
University of Exeter
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
University of Exeter
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
University of Exeter
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago