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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 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Threat Intelligence
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 419 743 581
Rank change year-on-year +324 -162 +241
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence 1,444 274 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 258 180 129
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £37,460
25th Percentile £43,380 £49,688 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - +3.17%
75th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - -2.22% -3.85%

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 164,144 107,794 60,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.76% 94.08% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84,270 73,242 49,145
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence.

Salary trend for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Cyber Threat Intelligence in the UK

Cyber Threat Intelligence
Top 15 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 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +294 1,130 £60,000 -7.69% 36
Work from Home +280 1,109 £51,000 -21.54% 8
UK excluding London +265 787 £55,000 - 22
London +62 382 £70,000 +3.70% 16
South East +164 322 £32,500 -50.00% 5
South West +151 231 £90,000 +63.64% 4
North of England +53 154 £65,000 +21.50% 8
Yorkshire +36 92 £59,285 +41.15% 2
North West -17 62 £65,000 +18.18% 5
East of England -47 38 £40,000 -55.56% 1
Midlands -65 18 £63,342 +5.57% 2
West Midlands -62 17 £74,171 +23.62% 2
Scotland -49 15 £48,200 +13.41% 1
Wales -4 11 £60,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands -22 1 £26,000 -42.22%

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, IT jobs citing Cyber Threat Intelligence 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 Cyber Threat Intelligence.

1 1,444 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1,105 (76.52%) Finance
3 1,042 (72.16%) Cyberattack
4 1,002 (69.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 710 (49.17%) Cyber Defence
6 544 (37.67%) Cybersecurity
6 544 (37.67%) Security Cleared
7 495 (34.28%) Python
8 460 (31.86%) Agile
9 426 (29.50%) Java
10 403 (27.91%) Social Skills
11 378 (26.18%) Software Engineering
12 362 (25.07%) AWS
13 347 (24.03%) Linux
14 342 (23.68%) SC Cleared
15 303 (20.98%) Docker
16 294 (20.36%) Cybercrime
17 293 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
18 282 (19.53%) JavaScript
19 273 (18.91%) React
20 270 (18.70%) Azure
21 268 (18.56%) Public Sector
22 262 (18.14%) Project Management
23 237 (16.41%) SIEM
23 237 (16.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 237 (16.41%) Ansible
24 231 (16.00%) Test Automation
25 215 (14.89%) Windows
26 209 (14.47%) Law
27 207 (14.34%) DevOps

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 62 (4.29%) Confluence
2 52 (3.60%) Apache
3 51 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 21 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 20 (1.39%) nginx
7 18 (1.25%) Jetty
8 14 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.76%) JBoss
9 11 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.42%) WildFly
12 2 (0.14%) SAS
12 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.62%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.069%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 362 (25.07%) AWS
2 270 (18.70%) Azure
3 73 (5.06%) Microsoft 365
4 58 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 43 (2.98%) Amazon ECS
5 43 (2.98%) OpenShift
6 40 (2.77%) SaaS
7 39 (2.70%) IaaS
7 39 (2.70%) PaaS
8 32 (2.22%) Azure Sentinel
9 30 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.87%) Trello
11 26 (1.80%) GCP
12 20 (1.39%) Azure Machine Learning
12 20 (1.39%) Serverless
13 15 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (1.04%) Amazon MSK
13 15 (1.04%) AWS CloudTrail
14 13 (0.90%) Slack
15 7 (0.48%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 116 (8.03%) Network Security
2 111 (7.69%) Firewall
3 79 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 58 (4.02%) DHCP
5 51 (3.53%) Wireless
6 50 (3.46%) DNS
7 43 (2.98%) HTTP
7 43 (2.98%) Software-Defined Networking
8 40 (2.77%) Reverse Proxy
9 37 (2.56%) Wireshark
10 34 (2.35%) SNA
10 34 (2.35%) SSL
11 32 (2.22%) tcpdump
12 31 (2.15%) IMAP
12 31 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (1.45%) BGP
13 21 (1.45%) OSPF
14 20 (1.39%) VoIP
15 16 (1.11%) Software-Defined Radio
16 14 (0.97%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.80%) Big Data
2 68 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 54 (3.74%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.56%) MySQL
7 26 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.73%) GIS
9 21 (1.45%) InfluxDB
9 21 (1.45%) Metadata
10 15 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
10 15 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.55%) SQL Server
14 6 (0.42%) HBase
14 6 (0.42%) Maltego
14 6 (0.42%) Power BI
15 5 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 182 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 121 (8.38%) JIRA
3 84 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.15%) Zephyr
5 29 (2.01%) Artifactory
6 28 (1.94%) GDB
7 27 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
8 24 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 22 (1.52%) IDA Disassembler
9 22 (1.52%) Maven
10 20 (1.39%) Mercurial
10 20 (1.39%) SonarQube
10 20 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.25%) Subversion
12 16 (1.11%) Bundler
13 14 (0.97%) Burp Suite
14 13 (0.90%) Cypress.io
15 12 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 1,105 (76.52%) Finance
2 1,002 (69.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 403 (27.91%) Social Skills
4 268 (18.56%) Public Sector
5 209 (14.47%) Law
6 194 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (7.48%) Telecoms
8 71 (4.92%) Police
9 68 (4.71%) Legal
10 52 (3.60%) Banking
11 46 (3.19%) Marketing
12 38 (2.63%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.66%) Financial Institution
14 23 (1.59%) Electronics
15 22 (1.52%) Military
15 22 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
16 17 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
17 12 (0.83%) Aviation
17 12 (0.83%) Retail
18 8 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 228 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 167 (11.57%) Analyst
3 149 (10.32%) Security Engineer
4 118 (8.17%) Consultant
5 117 (8.10%) Developer
5 117 (8.10%) Security Analyst
6 106 (7.34%) Security Consultant
7 103 (7.13%) Architect
8 66 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 54 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 51 (3.53%) Graduate
11 48 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 48 (3.32%) Security Manager
12 45 (3.12%) Scrum Master
12 45 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
13 43 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
14 41 (2.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 41 (2.84%) Lead Software Engineer
14 41 (2.84%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
15 38 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (18.91%) React
2 152 (10.53%) HTML
3 109 (7.55%) Kafka
4 108 (7.48%) Node.js
5 90 (6.23%) CSS
6 88 (6.09%) HTML5
7 65 (4.50%) Spring
8 62 (4.29%) .NET
9 60 (4.16%) Apache NiFi
10 49 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 49 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
10 49 (3.39%) Redux
11 48 (3.32%) TensorFlow
12 46 (3.19%) REST
13 34 (2.35%) Apache Camel
13 34 (2.35%) Keycloak
14 31 (2.15%) WAP
14 31 (2.15%) WML
15 29 (2.01%) GraphQL
16 28 (1.94%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 1,042 (72.16%) Cyberattack
2 710 (49.17%) Cyber Defence
3 294 (20.36%) Cybercrime
4 206 (14.27%) Cyberthreat
5 141 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 71 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
7 63 (4.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 58 (4.02%) Cloud Native
9 52 (3.60%) Smartphone
10 51 (3.53%) Social Media
11 50 (3.46%) Linux Command Line
12 47 (3.25%) User Experience
13 40 (2.77%) IoT
14 39 (2.70%) Public Cloud
15 37 (2.56%) Replication
16 36 (2.49%) Mobile App
17 34 (2.35%) Private Cloud
17 34 (2.35%) Social Network
18 33 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
19 32 (2.22%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 347 (24.03%) Linux
2 215 (14.89%) Windows
3 91 (6.30%) Android
4 59 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 38 (2.63%) Kali Linux
7 35 (2.42%) CentOS
8 33 (2.29%) Unix
9 26 (1.80%) Windows Server
10 16 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.11%) Windows Phone
11 15 (1.04%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.35%) VMS
14 1 (0.069%) MVS
14 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,444 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 544 (37.67%) Cybersecurity
3 460 (31.86%) Agile
4 378 (26.18%) Software Engineering
5 293 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
6 262 (18.14%) Project Management
7 237 (16.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 237 (16.41%) SIEM
8 231 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 207 (14.34%) DevOps
10 204 (14.13%) Security Operations
11 192 (13.30%) Information Security
12 187 (12.95%) Scrum
13 185 (12.81%) Incident Response
14 175 (12.12%) Mentoring
15 173 (11.98%) Decision-Making
16 165 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
17 148 (10.25%) CI/CD
18 142 (9.83%) Use Case
19 141 (9.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 495 (34.28%) Python
2 426 (29.50%) Java
3 282 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 180 (12.47%) Bash
5 163 (11.29%) C++
6 115 (7.96%) C#
7 108 (7.48%) TypeScript
8 89 (6.16%) Go
9 78 (5.40%) C
10 70 (4.85%) SQL
11 56 (3.88%) MATLAB
12 48 (3.32%) Groovy
13 45 (3.12%) Scala
13 45 (3.12%) Shell Script
14 44 (3.05%) PowerShell
15 39 (2.70%) R
16 26 (1.80%) Ruby
17 12 (0.83%) Perl
18 9 (0.62%) Rust
18 9 (0.62%) Vyper
Qualifications
1 544 (37.67%) Security Cleared
2 342 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 184 (12.74%) Degree
4 114 (7.89%) CISSP
5 58 (4.02%) CISM
6 56 (3.88%) PhD
7 46 (3.19%) SANS
8 44 (3.05%) DV Cleared
9 43 (2.98%) AWS Certification
10 38 (2.63%) GIAC
11 33 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (2.15%) ISTQB
12 31 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 31 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 30 (2.08%) OSCP
14 26 (1.80%) CEH
15 20 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
16 19 (1.32%) CISA
16 19 (1.32%) CREST Certified
17 18 (1.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.86%) NIST
2 92 (6.37%) QA
3 82 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (3.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 30 (2.08%) GDPR
5 30 (2.08%) NCSC
6 28 (1.94%) Accessibility
7 24 (1.66%) GRC
8 20 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 16 (1.11%) ECSS
9 16 (1.11%) SLA
10 15 (1.04%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.69%) NIST 800
12 8 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.21%) COBIT
16 2 (0.14%) GLP
16 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 1 (0.069%) SOC 2
System Software
1 303 (20.98%) Docker
2 119 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 101 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (3.60%) Firmware
5 40 (2.77%) vSphere
6 34 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.62%) KVM
8 9 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.62%) Xen
9 6 (0.42%) XenApp
9 6 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.14%) Snort
11 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 237 (16.41%) Ansible
2 133 (9.21%) Kubernetes
3 102 (7.06%) Terraform
4 85 (5.89%) Puppet
5 57 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (3.12%) vCenter Server
7 37 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
8 36 (2.49%) Grafana
9 33 (2.29%) Kibana
10 31 (2.15%) HP ALM
11 28 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (1.80%) Prometheus
13 23 (1.59%) logstash
14 20 (1.39%) CSIRT
15 17 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 16 (1.11%) yum
17 15 (1.04%) QRadar
17 15 (1.04%) Sysdig
18 14 (0.97%) HAProxy
18 14 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 186 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 110 (7.62%) VMware
3 89 (6.16%) Splunk
4 74 (5.12%) Atlassian
5 64 (4.43%) Google
6 55 (3.81%) Perforce
7 39 (2.70%) HP
8 34 (2.35%) Oracle
9 26 (1.80%) Twitter
10 25 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.73%) ServiceNow
11 24 (1.66%) Cisco
12 23 (1.59%) Palo Alto
13 16 (1.11%) ArcSight
14 15 (1.04%) Juniper
14 15 (1.04%) Qualys
15 14 (0.97%) Hortonworks
15 14 (0.97%) Okta
15 14 (0.97%) Rapid7
15 14 (0.97%) Veeam