Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 937 1012 1199
Rank change year-on-year +75 +187 +80
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Attack 257 255 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 149 82
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,450 £36,000 £24,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,500 £82,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

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 75725 84452 90613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.38% 41.90% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 58363 68784 71960
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Cyber Attack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyber Attack in the UK

Cyber Attack
Top 14 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 +84 236 £55,000 -4.35% 7
UK excluding London +85 152 £45,000 -10.00% 5
London +43 99 £65,000 +7.44% 3
South East +62 67 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North of England +5 29 £42,500 -2.86% 1
North West +1 20 £41,374 -5.43% 1
Midlands +50 15 £38,500 -23.00%
West Midlands +20 15 £38,500 -23.00%
East of England - 13 £45,000 - 1
South West -7 12 £47,500 +5.56%
Wales +13 8 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Scotland +10 8 £30,000 -66.67%
Yorkshire +6 8 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 168 (65.37%) Cybersecurity
2 97 (37.74%) Information Security
3 75 (29.18%) Finance
4 64 (24.90%) SIEM
5 61 (23.74%) Linux
6 56 (21.79%) Incident Management
7 53 (20.62%) Degree
8 52 (20.23%) CISSP
9 51 (19.84%) Windows
9 51 (19.84%) Security Monitoring
10 48 (18.68%) Security Cleared
11 45 (17.51%) SC Cleared
11 45 (17.51%) Security Operations
12 44 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (17.12%) CISM
13 43 (16.73%) Network Security
14 42 (16.34%) Firewall
15 41 (15.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 39 (15.18%) GCIH
16 39 (15.18%) Unix
17 37 (14.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 37 (14.40%) Threat Intelligence
18 36 (14.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 35 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (13.62%) Management Information System
20 33 (12.84%) Cyberthreat
21 32 (12.45%) Java
22 31 (12.06%) TCP/IP
22 31 (12.06%) Big Data
23 30 (11.67%) Banking

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 8 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.95%) IIS
4 3 (1.17%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Office 365
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.73%) Network Security
2 42 (16.34%) Firewall
3 31 (12.06%) TCP/IP
4 29 (11.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (4.67%) DNS
6 10 (3.89%) HTTP
6 10 (3.89%) Internet
7 6 (2.33%) SSL
7 6 (2.33%) VPN
7 6 (2.33%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.56%) DMZ
9 4 (1.56%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.78%) DHCP
10 2 (0.78%) LAN
10 2 (0.78%) NX-OS
10 2 (0.78%) SAN
10 2 (0.78%) WAN
10 2 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.06%) Big Data
2 16 (6.23%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.06%) Blockchain
3 13 (5.06%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.78%) GIS
6 2 (0.78%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 9 (3.50%) JIRA
2 5 (1.95%) IDA Disassembler
2 5 (1.95%) OllyDbg
2 5 (1.95%) WinDbg
3 4 (1.56%) Burp Suite
3 4 (1.56%) Metasploit
3 4 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.78%) Xcode
5 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 75 (29.18%) Finance
2 30 (11.67%) Banking
3 8 (3.11%) Retail
3 8 (3.11%) Spanish Language
4 6 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.95%) French Language
5 5 (1.95%) Italian Language
5 5 (1.95%) Legal
6 4 (1.56%) Dutch Language
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.56%) German Language
7 3 (1.17%) Marketing
7 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 80 (31.13%) Analyst
2 49 (19.07%) Security Analyst
3 28 (10.89%) Security Engineer
4 18 (7.00%) Consultant
5 17 (6.61%) Developer
5 17 (6.61%) Security Manager
6 15 (5.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 15 (5.84%) Security Consultant
7 13 (5.06%) Architect
7 13 (5.06%) Malware Analyst
7 13 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (4.67%) Information Analyst
8 12 (4.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (4.67%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.67%) Monitoring Analyst
9 11 (4.28%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.28%) Senior Security Analyst
10 10 (3.89%) Operations Analyst
10 10 (3.89%) Security Operations Analyst
10 10 (3.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.12%) Web Services
2 14 (5.45%) Apache Flex
3 10 (3.89%) Drools
3 10 (3.89%) Spring
4 7 (2.72%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.56%) XML
5 4 (1.56%) XSLT
6 2 (0.78%) Qt
7 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.62%) Management Information System
3 33 (12.84%) Cyberthreat
4 25 (9.73%) Computer Science
5 23 (8.95%) Cybercrime
6 16 (6.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 13 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (4.28%) Data Centre
8 11 (4.28%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (3.50%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (2.72%) CESG
10 7 (2.72%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.95%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.56%) BYOD
12 4 (1.56%) Social Media
13 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.78%) Clustering
14 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.74%) Linux
2 51 (19.84%) Windows
3 39 (15.18%) Unix
4 12 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.72%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.72%) Solaris
6 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.56%) Kali Linux
7 4 (1.56%) SUSE
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (65.37%) Cybersecurity
2 97 (37.74%) Information Security
3 64 (24.90%) SIEM
4 56 (21.79%) Incident Management
5 51 (19.84%) Security Monitoring
6 45 (17.51%) Security Operations
7 41 (15.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 37 (14.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 37 (14.40%) Threat Intelligence
9 35 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (11.28%) ITIL
11 28 (10.89%) Security Architecture
12 27 (10.51%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (10.12%) Threat Analysis
14 25 (9.73%) Reverse Engineering
15 24 (9.34%) Risk Management
16 23 (8.95%) Software Engineering
17 22 (8.56%) Vulnerability Management
18 21 (8.17%) E-Commerce
18 21 (8.17%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.45%) Java
2 27 (10.51%) Python
3 25 (9.73%) C++
4 19 (7.39%) C
5 11 (4.28%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.28%) Perl
5 11 (4.28%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.89%) C#
7 7 (2.72%) Scala
8 6 (2.33%) SQL
9 5 (1.95%) PHP
9 5 (1.95%) Ruby
9 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 53 (20.62%) Degree
2 52 (20.23%) CISSP
3 48 (18.68%) Security Cleared
4 45 (17.51%) SC Cleared
5 44 (17.12%) CISM
6 39 (15.18%) GCIH
7 28 (10.89%) GIAC
7 28 (10.89%) SANS
8 24 (9.34%) DV Cleared
9 22 (8.56%) CREST Certified
10 20 (7.78%) CEH
10 20 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (5.06%) GCFA
12 12 (4.67%) ISEB
13 11 (4.28%) GCIA
13 11 (4.28%) GSEC
14 9 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (3.50%) GREM
14 9 (3.50%) ISTQB
15 8 (3.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.67%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.67%) QA
3 6 (2.33%) GDPR
4 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.11%) vSphere
5 7 (2.72%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.78%) XenServer
7 1 (0.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (5.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (4.67%) QRadar
3 11 (4.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 10 (3.89%) CSIRT
5 7 (2.72%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.56%) Ansible
8 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.56%) Puppet
9 1 (0.39%) EnCase
9 1 (0.39%) Nessus
9 1 (0.39%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.39%) Nmap
Vendors
1 25 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.39%) VMware
3 15 (5.84%) Splunk
4 11 (4.28%) IBM
5 9 (3.50%) ServiceNow
6 8 (3.11%) NetWitness
7 7 (2.72%) Apple
7 7 (2.72%) Cisco
7 7 (2.72%) Citrix
8 6 (2.33%) Symantec
9 5 (1.95%) Aquila
10 4 (1.56%) McAfee
10 4 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.17%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.17%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.17%) Sage
12 2 (0.78%) Avaya
12 2 (0.78%) Palantir
12 2 (0.78%) Veeam
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