Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cyber Threat Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Threat Intelligence over the 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Threat Intelligence
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 971 992 1133
Rank change year-on-year +21 +141 +137
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence 204 230 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 163 186 147
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,000 £80,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% -

Cyber Threat Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157706 172951 194865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.14% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124254 144221 160161
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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 +30 194 £65,000 +7.88% 16
London +64 116 £67,500 +8.00% 8
UK excluding London -6 85 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South West +35 29 £40,000 +8.11% 1
South East +31 25 £80,000 +26.48% 2
North of England -37 12 £38,371 -23.26%
Midlands +39 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +18 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Scotland -9 7 £65,500 +31.00%
Yorkshire +6 6 £62,500 +187.36%
North West -36 6 £35,000 -39.13%
East of England - 3 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence.

1 204 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 139 (68.14%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (55.88%) Information Security
4 91 (44.61%) SIEM
5 72 (35.29%) Firewall
6 64 (31.37%) Finance
7 53 (25.98%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (25.49%) Malware Analysis
8 52 (25.49%) Network Security
9 51 (25.00%) GIAC
10 50 (24.51%) Cyberthreat
11 44 (21.57%) Security Operations
12 43 (21.08%) SANS
13 42 (20.59%) CREST Certified
13 42 (20.59%) GCIH
14 40 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 39 (19.12%) Security Architecture
15 39 (19.12%) TCP/IP
15 39 (19.12%) Cyber Attack
16 35 (17.16%) Security Cleared
17 34 (16.67%) Management Information System
17 34 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
18 32 (15.69%) CISSP
19 31 (15.20%) DNS
19 31 (15.20%) Web Services
19 31 (15.20%) Windows
19 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
19 31 (15.20%) Identity Access Management
20 30 (14.71%) Threat Detection
20 30 (14.71%) Incident Management

Cyber Threat Intelligence
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 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (35.29%) Firewall
2 52 (25.49%) Network Security
3 39 (19.12%) TCP/IP
4 31 (15.20%) DNS
5 30 (14.71%) Internet
6 24 (11.76%) HTTP
7 20 (9.80%) DHCP
7 20 (9.80%) SMTP
8 16 (7.84%) tcpdump
8 16 (7.84%) Wireshark
9 14 (6.86%) SSL
10 13 (6.37%) FTP
10 13 (6.37%) LDAP
10 13 (6.37%) Telnet
11 9 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.47%) VPN
13 2 (0.98%) DMZ
13 2 (0.98%) LAN
13 2 (0.98%) VLAN
14 1 (0.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.41%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (31.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Law
2 7 (3.43%) Retail
3 6 (2.94%) Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) iGaming
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 79 (38.73%) Analyst
2 41 (20.10%) Security Analyst
3 32 (15.69%) SOC Analyst
4 21 (10.29%) Architect
4 21 (10.29%) Security Architect
5 19 (9.31%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (8.82%) Consultant
7 16 (7.84%) Security Consultant
8 13 (6.37%) Cyberthreat Manager
8 13 (6.37%) Information Analyst
8 13 (6.37%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (5.88%) Incident Manager
10 10 (4.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Check Point Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Cisco Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Head of Security
11 9 (4.41%) Security Manager
12 8 (3.92%) Head of Operations
12 8 (3.92%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.20%) Web Services
2 2 (0.98%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.98%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (24.51%) Cyberthreat
3 39 (19.12%) Cyber Attack
4 34 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
4 34 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (4.41%) Reinsurance
7 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.43%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.96%) Social Media
9 2 (0.98%) Clustering
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.20%) Windows
2 28 (13.73%) Linux
3 8 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.49%) CentOS
4 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 139 (68.14%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (55.88%) Information Security
4 91 (44.61%) SIEM
5 52 (25.49%) Malware Analysis
6 44 (21.57%) Security Operations
7 39 (19.12%) Security Architecture
8 31 (15.20%) Identity Access Management
9 30 (14.71%) Incident Management
9 30 (14.71%) Threat Detection
10 29 (14.22%) Analytics
10 29 (14.22%) Risk Management
11 28 (13.73%) Data Analysis
12 26 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 25 (12.25%) Data Visualisation
13 25 (12.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 25 (12.25%) Risk Analysis
13 25 (12.25%) Visualisation
14 22 (10.78%) Data Protection
14 22 (10.78%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.27%) Python
2 15 (7.35%) Perl
3 13 (6.37%) Java
4 12 (5.88%) SQL
5 11 (5.39%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.39%) PHP
6 9 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.43%) C
8 2 (0.98%) C#
8 2 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (25.00%) GIAC
2 43 (21.08%) SANS
3 42 (20.59%) CREST Certified
3 42 (20.59%) GCIH
4 35 (17.16%) Security Cleared
5 32 (15.69%) CISSP
6 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
7 28 (13.73%) DV Cleared
8 23 (11.27%) GCIA
9 21 (10.29%) CISM
10 18 (8.82%) Degree
11 10 (4.90%) CISA
12 8 (3.92%) GCFA
12 8 (3.92%) GSEC
13 7 (3.43%) CEH
13 7 (3.43%) GREM
13 7 (3.43%) ISSAP
14 5 (2.45%) GCED
15 4 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 4 (1.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.88%) NIST 800
3 11 (5.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.45%) ISO 22301
4 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.96%) COBIT
5 4 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.49%) GDPR
7 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 22 (10.78%) Snort
2 12 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (5.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 7 (3.43%) CSIRT
3 7 (3.43%) FTK
4 5 (2.45%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.98%) Nessus
5 2 (0.98%) Nmap
6 1 (0.49%) Ansible
6 1 (0.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (11.76%) Cisco
2 18 (8.82%) CheckPoint
3 14 (6.86%) McAfee
4 13 (6.37%) Blue Coat
4 13 (6.37%) FireEye
5 12 (5.88%) Dell
6 11 (5.39%) ArcSight
7 9 (4.41%) LogRhythm
7 9 (4.41%) Symantec
8 7 (3.43%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.45%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.96%) Google
11 3 (1.47%) NetWitness
12 2 (0.98%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.98%) Intel
12 2 (0.98%) Splunk
12 2 (0.98%) VMware
13 1 (0.49%) Citrix
13 1 (0.49%) EMC
13 1 (0.49%) Juniper