Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberattack in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberattack over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 962 962 1178
Rank change year-on-year 0 +216 +49
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 224 217 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 163 164 68
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% -

Cyberattack is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,212 70,488 89,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.64% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57,506 57,616 71,689
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Cyberattack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyberattack in the UK

Cyberattack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cyberattack in the UK

Cyberattack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberattack over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyberattack in the UK

Cyberattack
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberattack within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 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 -1 214 £55,000 - 25
London +22 121 £62,500 -16.67% 20
UK excluding London -15 100 £40,000 -20.00% 6
South East -11 41 £35,000 -30.00% 1
North of England +1 26 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West +5 23 £35,000 -22.22%
Midlands +13 12 £60,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -1 10 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England +9 9 £35,000 -
Scotland -34 7 £67,500 +62.65% 1
South West -15 5 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cyberattack 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 Cyberattack.

1 172 (76.79%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (35.71%) SIEM
3 61 (27.23%) Information Security
4 53 (23.66%) Windows
5 52 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (22.77%) Degree
6 51 (22.77%) Penetration Testing
7 49 (21.88%) CISSP
8 48 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 48 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
9 47 (20.98%) Open Source
10 42 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
11 41 (18.30%) Malware Analysis
12 40 (17.86%) CISM
12 40 (17.86%) Firewall
13 37 (16.52%) Linux
14 36 (16.07%) Security Operations
15 35 (15.63%) Security Architecture
16 34 (15.18%) Management Information System
16 34 (15.18%) Finance
17 31 (13.84%) Intrusion Detection
18 30 (13.39%) Reverse Engineering
19 28 (12.50%) Security Cleared
19 28 (12.50%) Network Security
19 28 (12.50%) Compliance Management
20 27 (12.05%) Security Operations Centre
21 26 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
21 26 (11.61%) SC Cleared
22 25 (11.16%) Computer Science
23 23 (10.27%) Risk and Compliance Management

Cyberattack
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 17 (7.59%) IIS
2 9 (4.02%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.68%) Confluence
4 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.86%) Firewall
2 31 (13.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 28 (12.50%) Network Security
4 22 (9.82%) Internet
5 15 (6.70%) SAN
6 14 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.02%) HTTPS
7 9 (4.02%) ISDN
8 8 (3.57%) Wireless
9 7 (3.13%) DNS
10 4 (1.79%) DHCP
10 4 (1.79%) OSPF
10 4 (1.79%) SSL
11 3 (1.34%) HTTP
11 3 (1.34%) NAS
11 3 (1.34%) SMTP
11 3 (1.34%) VPN
12 2 (0.89%) DMZ
12 2 (0.89%) LAN
12 2 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.02%) OLAP
2 6 (2.68%) MySQL
3 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) JMeter
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.45%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (15.18%) Finance
2 18 (8.04%) Publishing
3 16 (7.14%) Legal
4 9 (4.02%) Games
5 8 (3.57%) Marketing
5 8 (3.57%) Retail
6 5 (2.23%) Advertising
6 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.79%) Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Law
8 3 (1.34%) Military
9 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (21.43%) Consultant
2 44 (19.64%) Security Consultant
3 43 (19.20%) Analyst
4 25 (11.16%) IT Consultant
4 25 (11.16%) IT Security Consultant
4 25 (11.16%) Security Analyst
5 24 (10.71%) Security Manager
5 24 (10.71%) SIEM Consultant
6 19 (8.48%) Senior Consultant
7 18 (8.04%) Security Researcher
7 18 (8.04%) Senior IT Consultant
7 18 (8.04%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 18 (8.04%) Senior Security Consultant
8 16 (7.14%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 13 (5.80%) Designer
9 13 (5.80%) Web Designer
10 12 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) SOC Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.27%) HTML
2 19 (8.48%) jQuery
2 19 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (2.23%) CGI
4 4 (1.79%) Middleware
4 4 (1.79%) Web Services
5 2 (0.89%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) .NET
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
6 1 (0.45%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 27 (12.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (11.16%) Computer Science
4 22 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.48%) Cyberthreat
6 18 (8.04%) Blog
7 10 (4.46%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 7 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.23%) PKI
11 4 (1.79%) CESG
11 4 (1.79%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.34%) BYOD
12 3 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.66%) Windows
2 37 (16.52%) Linux
3 15 (6.70%) Unix
3 15 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.79%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (76.79%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (35.71%) SIEM
3 61 (27.23%) Information Security
4 51 (22.77%) Penetration Testing
5 48 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 48 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
6 47 (20.98%) Open Source
7 42 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
8 41 (18.30%) Malware Analysis
9 36 (16.07%) Security Operations
10 35 (15.63%) Security Architecture
11 30 (13.39%) Reverse Engineering
12 28 (12.50%) Compliance Management
13 26 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
14 23 (10.27%) Risk and Compliance Management
15 22 (9.82%) Analytics
16 21 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
17 20 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (8.93%) OWASP
17 20 (8.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.27%) PHP
2 21 (9.38%) SQL
3 20 (8.93%) Java
4 18 (8.04%) C#
5 10 (4.46%) Python
6 8 (3.57%) C
6 8 (3.57%) C++
7 7 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.45%) R
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (22.77%) Degree
2 49 (21.88%) CISSP
3 40 (17.86%) CISM
4 28 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 26 (11.61%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (6.70%) CREST Certified
8 10 (4.46%) GIAC
9 9 (4.02%) CISA
9 9 (4.02%) SANS
10 8 (3.57%) CCNP
10 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (3.57%) IISP
11 5 (2.23%) GPEN
11 5 (2.23%) GXPN
11 5 (2.23%) OSCP
12 4 (1.79%) CSSLP
12 4 (1.79%) OSCE
12 4 (1.79%) OSWP
12 4 (1.79%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (8.93%) PCI DSS
3 18 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.68%) COBIT
4 6 (2.68%) GDPR
4 6 (2.68%) GPG13
5 5 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.34%) SLA
7 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.45%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.45%) IFRS
7 1 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.45%) PMO
7 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) Firmware
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.34%) XenServer
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (6.70%) CSIRT
2 13 (5.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 5 (2.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.34%) Nessus
4 3 (1.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.34%) QRadar
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (8.04%) Sophos
2 16 (7.14%) Splunk
3 14 (6.25%) Adobe
4 13 (5.80%) Cisco
5 12 (5.36%) Avaya
6 11 (4.91%) ArcSight
7 10 (4.46%) Apple
8 9 (4.02%) NetApp
9 8 (3.57%) VMware
10 7 (3.13%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.23%) Juniper
12 4 (1.79%) Veeam
13 3 (1.34%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.34%) Citrix
13 3 (1.34%) Crossbeam
13 3 (1.34%) F5
13 3 (1.34%) IBM
13 3 (1.34%) McAfee
13 3 (1.34%) Sourcefire