Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Threat Intelligence
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 959 985 1180
Rank change year-on-year +26 +195 +86
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence 230 234 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 184 192 113
UK median annual salary £61,500 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.65% +0.83% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,850 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.45% - +4.76%

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Top 13 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 20 November 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 +46 207 £60,000 -2.44% 23
London +41 134 £65,000 - 11
UK excluding London -20 85 £44,850 -18.45% 12
South West +32 27 £40,000 +8.11% 1
South East -1 20 £65,000 - 4
Scotland -24 13 £34,000 -32.00%
North of England -13 12 £35,871 -28.26% 3
Midlands +9 10 £57,500 +24.32% 2
North West -27 8 £35,000 -39.13% 1
West Midlands 0 6 £63,750 +37.84% 2
Yorkshire +4 4 £49,621 +43.83% 2
East Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 3 £53,713 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 176 (76.52%) Cybersecurity
3 121 (52.61%) Information Security
4 114 (49.57%) SIEM
5 82 (35.65%) Firewall
6 76 (33.04%) Security Operations
7 73 (31.74%) Malware Analysis
8 71 (30.87%) Finance
9 66 (28.70%) Cyberthreat
10 63 (27.39%) GIAC
11 54 (23.48%) CISSP
12 53 (23.04%) Network Security
13 48 (20.87%) SANS
14 47 (20.43%) GCIH
15 46 (20.00%) Windows
15 46 (20.00%) Linux
16 42 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (17.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 41 (17.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 40 (17.39%) Degree
18 40 (17.39%) TCP/IP
19 39 (16.96%) Incident Management
20 37 (16.09%) CREST Certified
21 36 (15.65%) CEH
21 36 (15.65%) Analytics
22 35 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
23 34 (14.78%) Use Case
23 34 (14.78%) Risk Management
23 34 (14.78%) Cyber Attack
24 32 (13.91%) Management Information System

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 (0.43%) IIS
1 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (35.65%) Firewall
2 53 (23.04%) Network Security
3 40 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 28 (12.17%) DNS
5 22 (9.57%) Internet
6 20 (8.70%) HTTP
7 16 (6.96%) DHCP
7 16 (6.96%) SMTP
8 12 (5.22%) tcpdump
8 12 (5.22%) Wireshark
9 11 (4.78%) SSL
10 10 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (3.48%) FTP
11 8 (3.48%) LDAP
11 8 (3.48%) Telnet
12 3 (1.30%) LAN
12 3 (1.30%) Wireless
13 2 (0.87%) DMZ
13 2 (0.87%) VLAN
13 2 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.48%) Big Data
2 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
General
1 71 (30.87%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Law
3 14 (6.09%) Legal
4 5 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.17%) Retail
5 4 (1.74%) Banking
5 4 (1.74%) German Language
5 4 (1.74%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 92 (40.00%) Analyst
2 51 (22.17%) Security Analyst
3 25 (10.87%) Consultant
4 24 (10.43%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (9.57%) SOC Analyst
6 19 (8.26%) Security Consultant
7 17 (7.39%) Architect
7 17 (7.39%) Security Architect
8 15 (6.52%) Information Analyst
8 15 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
8 15 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 14 (6.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) Check Point Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) Cisco Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) Head of Security
11 10 (4.35%) Cyberthreat Manager
11 10 (4.35%) Head of Operations
11 10 (4.35%) Incident Manager
11 10 (4.35%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.43%) Ajax
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) JSON
2 1 (0.43%) POSIX
2 1 (0.43%) REST
2 1 (0.43%) SOAP
2 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.70%) Cyberthreat
2 42 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (14.78%) Cyber Attack
4 32 (13.91%) Management Information System
5 30 (13.04%) Cyber Defence
6 29 (12.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (5.22%) Reinsurance
8 11 (4.78%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.04%) Cybercrime
10 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.74%) Social Media
12 3 (1.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.30%) Fintech
13 2 (0.87%) Clustering
13 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.87%) NHS
14 1 (0.43%) PMI
14 1 (0.43%) SCADA
14 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.00%) Linux
1 46 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (4.78%) Unix
3 5 (2.17%) VMS
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 176 (76.52%) Cybersecurity
3 121 (52.61%) Information Security
4 114 (49.57%) SIEM
5 76 (33.04%) Security Operations
6 73 (31.74%) Malware Analysis
7 41 (17.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 39 (16.96%) Incident Management
9 36 (15.65%) Analytics
10 35 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (14.78%) Risk Management
11 34 (14.78%) Use Case
12 27 (11.74%) Data Analytics
13 26 (11.30%) Identity Access Management
14 24 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
16 22 (9.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
16 22 (9.57%) Security Architecture
16 22 (9.57%) Threat Detection
17 20 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.87%) Python
2 15 (6.52%) Perl
3 14 (6.09%) Bash Shell
4 13 (5.65%) SQL
5 12 (5.22%) PHP
6 7 (3.04%) Ruby
7 5 (2.17%) C
7 5 (2.17%) Java
7 5 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.87%) C#
8 2 (0.87%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (27.39%) GIAC
2 54 (23.48%) CISSP
3 48 (20.87%) SANS
4 47 (20.43%) GCIH
5 40 (17.39%) Degree
6 37 (16.09%) CREST Certified
7 36 (15.65%) CEH
8 29 (12.61%) CISM
9 25 (10.87%) Security Cleared
10 23 (10.00%) GCIA
11 22 (9.57%) CISA
11 22 (9.57%) SC Cleared
12 18 (7.83%) CompTIA Security+
12 18 (7.83%) Security+ Certification
13 15 (6.52%) GSEC
14 14 (6.09%) DV Cleared
15 11 (4.78%) OSCP
16 9 (3.91%) GCFA
17 6 (2.61%) GCED
18 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.52%) NIST 800
3 8 (3.48%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.61%) COBIT
5 5 (2.17%) ISO 22301
6 4 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.43%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (6.96%) Snort
2 15 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.87%) Firmware
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (7.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 15 (6.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 15 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (5.65%) CSIRT
4 9 (3.91%) FTK
5 5 (2.17%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.74%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (1.30%) Nessus
7 3 (1.30%) Nmap
7 3 (1.30%) Suricata
8 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (13.91%) Cisco
2 21 (9.13%) CheckPoint
3 19 (8.26%) Blue Coat
3 19 (8.26%) FireEye
4 17 (7.39%) McAfee
5 15 (6.52%) Dell
6 11 (4.78%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.04%) Intel
9 5 (2.17%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.74%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.74%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.30%) Google
11 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.30%) Sophos
11 3 (1.30%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.30%) Symantec
11 3 (1.30%) TippingPoint
11 3 (1.30%) VMware
12 2 (0.87%) Juniper