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

Cyberattack
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 801 901
Rank change year-on-year +93 +100  
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Attack 154 161 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 82 55
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 £31,500 £45,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £89,750 £75,000
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 35333 44259 45159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.90% 42.61% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28529 35787 35763
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 April 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 April 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 +95 144 £53,750 -6.52% 28
London +48 55 £75,000 - 8
South East +80 53 £42,500 -19.04% 8
Surrey +68 36 £40,000 -42.85% 4
City of London +47 17 £63,750 -15.00% 2
Leatherhead - 17 £38,500 -
North West -5 14 £41,374 -28.04% 3
Guildford +27 12 £36,250 -48.21% 2
Reading +17 10 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Berkshire +13 10 £41,250 -21.42% 3
Manchester - 9 £30,000 - 2
Scotland +13 7 £30,000 -66.66% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £42,500 -
East of England - 7 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +9 6 £30,000 -66.66% 1
Milton Keynes +8 6 £55,000 -
West Midlands +16 5 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Birmingham +13 5 £30,000 -40.00% 2
South West 0 5 £47,500 - 6
Cheshire - 5 £80,000 - 1
Yorkshire +18 4 £33,000 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £58,750 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £33,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £33,000 -
Redhill - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £57,500 - 2
South Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 175 (70.85%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (32.39%) Information Security
3 70 (28.34%) CISSP
4 68 (27.53%) Linux
5 59 (23.89%) Windows
6 58 (23.48%) CISM
7 54 (21.86%) Security Operations
8 53 (21.46%) Security Monitoring
9 52 (21.05%) Finance
9 52 (21.05%) ITIL
10 49 (19.84%) SIEM
11 47 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (18.62%) SANS
13 45 (18.22%) Degree
14 43 (17.41%) Unix
15 40 (16.19%) TCP/IP
15 40 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 40 (16.19%) Security Cleared
16 35 (14.17%) Incident Management
16 35 (14.17%) Python
17 34 (13.77%) C++
17 34 (13.77%) Java
17 34 (13.77%) SC Cleared
18 33 (13.36%) Firewall
18 33 (13.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 32 (12.96%) Network Security
20 31 (12.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 31 (12.55%) Risk Management
20 31 (12.55%) Management Information System
21 30 (12.15%) Active Directory

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 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.83%) Apache Pig
2 7 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.43%) IIS
3 6 (2.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.88%) SaaS
2 13 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.02%) iPaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Office 365
6 4 (1.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.19%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.36%) Firewall
3 32 (12.96%) Network Security
4 29 (11.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (10.93%) HTTP
6 24 (9.72%) DNS
7 15 (6.07%) VPN
8 14 (5.67%) DHCP
9 13 (5.26%) HTTPS
10 10 (4.05%) LAN
10 10 (4.05%) WAN
11 9 (3.64%) Wireshark
12 8 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (3.24%) SSL
13 7 (2.83%) FTP
13 7 (2.83%) Internet
13 7 (2.83%) SMTP
14 6 (2.43%) ICMP
14 6 (2.43%) IPv4
14 6 (2.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.93%) Big Data
2 21 (8.50%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.67%) Blockchain
3 14 (5.67%) Data Lake
4 7 (2.83%) Apache Hive
4 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.21%) GIS
7 2 (0.81%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 9 (3.64%) JIRA
2 7 (2.83%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (2.83%) OllyDbg
2 7 (2.83%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.21%) Ant
4 2 (0.81%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.81%) Xcode
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (21.05%) Finance
2 26 (10.53%) Banking
3 10 (4.05%) Spanish Language
4 9 (3.64%) Dutch Language
4 9 (3.64%) French Language
4 9 (3.64%) German Language
4 9 (3.64%) Italian Language
5 8 (3.24%) Retail
5 8 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (37.65%) Analyst
2 56 (22.67%) Security Analyst
3 30 (12.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 27 (10.93%) Security Engineer
4 27 (10.93%) Security Manager
5 22 (8.91%) Senior Manager
6 20 (8.10%) SOC Analyst
7 19 (7.69%) Developer
8 18 (7.29%) Incident Manager
9 16 (6.48%) Monitoring Analyst
9 16 (6.48%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.07%) Malware Analyst
10 15 (6.07%) Senior Incident Manager
11 12 (4.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 12 (4.86%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.45%) Senior Security Analyst
13 10 (4.05%) Consultant
13 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.05%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.67%) Apache Flex
2 12 (4.86%) Web Services
3 10 (4.05%) Drools
3 10 (4.05%) Spring
4 8 (3.24%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.62%) XML
5 4 (1.62%) XSLT
6 2 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.81%) Qt
7 1 (0.40%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 31 (12.55%) Management Information System
3 25 (10.12%) Cyberthreat
4 24 (9.72%) Computer Science
5 23 (9.31%) Cybercrime
6 22 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (5.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.43%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (2.02%) User Experience
12 4 (1.62%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
14 2 (0.81%) BYOD
14 2 (0.81%) CESG
14 2 (0.81%) Fintech
14 2 (0.81%) Life Science
14 2 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.53%) Linux
2 59 (23.89%) Windows
3 43 (17.41%) Unix
4 15 (6.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.45%) Mac OS X
6 9 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.02%) Solaris
8 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.62%) SUSE
10 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.81%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (70.85%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (32.39%) Information Security
3 54 (21.86%) Security Operations
4 53 (21.46%) Security Monitoring
5 52 (21.05%) ITIL
6 49 (19.84%) SIEM
7 47 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (14.17%) Incident Management
9 31 (12.55%) Risk Management
9 31 (12.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 30 (12.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 29 (11.74%) Attack Monitoring
11 29 (11.74%) Software Engineering
12 27 (10.93%) E-Commerce
12 27 (10.93%) Threat Analysis
13 25 (10.12%) Data Security
13 25 (10.12%) Malware Analysis
13 25 (10.12%) Mentoring
14 24 (9.72%) Analytics
15 23 (9.31%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.17%) Python
2 34 (13.77%) C++
2 34 (13.77%) Java
3 23 (9.31%) C
4 16 (6.48%) SQL
5 13 (5.26%) C#
5 13 (5.26%) Perl
5 13 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.45%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.64%) Scala
8 7 (2.83%) PHP
8 7 (2.83%) Ruby
9 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.21%) VBScript
10 2 (0.81%) Go
10 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (28.34%) CISSP
2 58 (23.48%) CISM
3 46 (18.62%) SANS
4 45 (18.22%) Degree
5 40 (16.19%) Security Cleared
6 34 (13.77%) SC Cleared
7 30 (12.15%) DV Cleared
8 25 (10.12%) GCIH
9 23 (9.31%) CEH
10 22 (8.91%) GIAC
11 17 (6.88%) CCNP
11 17 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (5.67%) GCIA
13 12 (4.86%) ISEB
14 10 (4.05%) ISTQB
15 8 (3.24%) GCED
15 8 (3.24%) GCFA
15 8 (3.24%) GSEC
16 7 (2.83%) GREM
17 4 (1.62%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.29%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.26%) QA
4 3 (1.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.81%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.64%) vSphere
4 8 (3.24%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.43%) XenApp
5 6 (2.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.43%) XenServer
6 5 (2.02%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.02%) MetaFrame
6 5 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (4.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.02%) EdgeSight
3 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.02%) QRadar
3 5 (2.02%) SCCM
3 5 (2.02%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.62%) Ansible
4 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.62%) Puppet
5 2 (0.81%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.81%) Nessus
5 2 (0.81%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.81%) Nmap
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.50%) VMware
3 16 (6.48%) ServiceNow
4 14 (5.67%) Splunk
5 10 (4.05%) Cisco
6 9 (3.64%) Citrix
6 9 (3.64%) NetWitness
7 8 (3.24%) Apple
7 8 (3.24%) Aquila
8 6 (2.43%) Symantec
9 5 (2.02%) ArcSight
9 5 (2.02%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.62%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.21%) IBM
12 2 (0.81%) Intel
12 2 (0.81%) Palantir
12 2 (0.81%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.81%) Qualys
12 2 (0.81%) Remedy
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Just now
Leuven|Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Just now
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Modis International
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great work life balance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset County Council
Salary: From £34,538 to £40,057 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
The Workshop
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £60k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + x2 OTE
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester|Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Aquila Heywood
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days annual leave
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago