The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 669 794
Rank change year-on-year -18 +125  
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 171 251 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 118 120 122
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £80,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -21.73% +25.00%  

Cyberthreat 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 35288 41896 44191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.51% 42.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28128 34157 35030
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%  

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cyberthreat as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in the UK

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cyberthreat in the UK

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberthreat over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in the UK

Cyberthreat
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberthreat within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +12 170 £62,500 +8.69% 23
London +55 62 £68,750 +14.58% 12
South East +61 44 £70,000 -3.44% 4
Berkshire +53 23 £70,000 -12.50% 1
North West -22 19 £40,000 -31.42% 1
West Midlands +37 15 £42,500 -2.85%
Manchester -12 15 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -36 14 £45,000 -12.19% 5
Surrey +45 11 £75,000 +87.50% 3
City of London +30 11 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Warwickshire +29 11 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England -4 11 £62,500 -21.87% 2
Maidenhead +22 10 £45,000 -35.71%
Staines - 9 £75,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £62,500 -
Bristol -6 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Uxbridge - 8 £60,000 -
Warwick +36 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Peterborough - 6 - -
Gloucestershire -35 5 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £29,250 -
Hampshire +24 4 £45,000 -23.72%
Gloucester -7 4 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Yorkshire -17 4 £33,000 -41.33%
Cheshire - 4 £75,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £42,500 -
Malvern - 4 £42,500 -
Sheffield -6 3 £33,000 -
South Yorkshire -10 3 £33,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat.

1 181 (55.02%) Cybersecurity
2 132 (40.12%) SIEM
3 124 (37.69%) Information Security
4 104 (31.61%) CISSP
5 95 (28.88%) Linux
6 89 (27.05%) Windows
7 88 (26.75%) Firewall
8 82 (24.92%) Degree
9 64 (19.45%) Security Cleared
9 64 (19.45%) Java
10 59 (17.93%) Finance
11 57 (17.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 57 (17.33%) Security Operations
11 57 (17.33%) Threat Intelligence
12 55 (16.72%) Python
13 53 (16.11%) GCIH
13 53 (16.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 53 (16.11%) Analytics
14 52 (15.81%) Active Directory
15 49 (14.89%) GIAC
16 46 (13.98%) Software Engineering
16 46 (13.98%) TCP/IP
17 45 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (13.68%) Snort
18 42 (12.77%) Management Information System
19 40 (12.16%) Big Data
20 38 (11.55%) SQL
21 37 (11.25%) ITIL
21 37 (11.25%) Risk Management
22 36 (10.94%) GCIA

Cyberthreat
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 34 (10.33%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.86%) Apache Spark
3 15 (4.56%) Apache
4 12 (3.65%) Confluence
5 11 (3.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.08%) SaaS
2 8 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) G Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (26.75%) Firewall
2 46 (13.98%) TCP/IP
3 32 (9.73%) Network Security
4 28 (8.51%) Wireshark
5 23 (6.99%) DNS
5 23 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (5.78%) Internet
7 16 (4.86%) LAN
7 16 (4.86%) WAN
8 15 (4.56%) SSL
9 12 (3.65%) DHCP
10 11 (3.34%) HTTP
11 9 (2.74%) VPN
12 8 (2.43%) SAN
12 8 (2.43%) SMTP
13 7 (2.13%) FTP
13 7 (2.13%) LDAP
13 7 (2.13%) tcpdump
13 7 (2.13%) VLAN
14 6 (1.82%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.16%) Big Data
2 31 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.91%) GIS
7 3 (0.91%) MySQL
7 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.61%) Impala
8 2 (0.61%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.61%) Maltego
8 2 (0.61%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 18 (5.47%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.56%) EasyMock
2 15 (4.56%) JUnit
3 14 (4.26%) JIRA
4 13 (3.95%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.13%) Selenium
6 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.91%) Gatling
7 2 (0.61%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.61%) Hudson
7 2 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.61%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.30%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.30%) OllyDbg
8 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 59 (17.93%) Finance
2 25 (7.60%) Games
3 23 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.65%) Banking
6 8 (2.43%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.52%) German Language
9 3 (0.91%) French Language
9 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Retail
11 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (28.27%) Analyst
2 49 (14.89%) Security Analyst
3 42 (12.77%) SOC Analyst
4 30 (9.12%) Security Engineer
5 28 (8.51%) Security Manager
6 22 (6.69%) Developer
7 21 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.47%) Consultant
8 18 (5.47%) Incident Manager
8 18 (5.47%) Java Engineer
8 18 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 16 (4.86%) Architect
11 15 (4.56%) Cyberthreat Analyst
11 15 (4.56%) Security Architect
11 15 (4.56%) Security Consultant
11 15 (4.56%) Security Support Engineer
12 14 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 13 (3.95%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 13 (3.95%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.38%) HTML
2 18 (5.47%) Java EE
3 17 (5.17%) CSS
3 17 (5.17%) Spring
4 11 (3.34%) ZeroMQ
5 9 (2.74%) .NET
6 8 (2.43%) EJB
6 8 (2.43%) JSF
6 8 (2.43%) Regular Expression
7 7 (2.13%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.82%) CSS3
8 6 (1.82%) D3.js
8 6 (1.82%) HTML5
9 5 (1.52%) JSON
9 5 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.61%) J2SE
10 2 (0.61%) Kafka
10 2 (0.61%) MLlib
10 2 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.29%) Cyber Attack
4 22 (6.69%) Cyber Defence
5 21 (6.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 21 (6.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (6.08%) iPad
7 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.65%) Wiki
8 9 (2.74%) User Experience
9 6 (1.82%) Social Media
10 5 (1.52%) CESG
10 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.22%) PKI
12 3 (0.91%) Blog
12 3 (0.91%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 95 (28.88%) Linux
2 89 (27.05%) Windows
3 25 (7.60%) CentOS
3 25 (7.60%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.38%) Unix
5 12 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.52%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (55.02%) Cybersecurity
2 132 (40.12%) SIEM
3 124 (37.69%) Information Security
4 57 (17.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 57 (17.33%) Security Operations
4 57 (17.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 53 (16.11%) Analytics
6 46 (13.98%) Software Engineering
7 45 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (11.25%) ITIL
8 37 (11.25%) Risk Management
9 36 (10.94%) Security Monitoring
10 35 (10.64%) Digital Forensics
11 31 (9.42%) Project Management
12 30 (9.12%) Cyber Intelligence
13 27 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
14 25 (7.60%) Presales
15 24 (7.29%) Incident Management
15 24 (7.29%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (6.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.45%) Java
2 55 (16.72%) Python
3 38 (11.55%) SQL
4 30 (9.12%) C++
5 28 (8.51%) C
6 27 (8.21%) Perl
7 19 (5.78%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.47%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.04%) C#
11 9 (2.74%) Ruby
12 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) PHP
13 2 (0.61%) Scala
14 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (31.61%) CISSP
2 82 (24.92%) Degree
3 64 (19.45%) Security Cleared
4 53 (16.11%) GCIH
5 49 (14.89%) GIAC
6 36 (10.94%) GCIA
7 32 (9.73%) CISM
7 32 (9.73%) DV Cleared
8 31 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (9.42%) SC Cleared
9 29 (8.81%) CEH
10 26 (7.90%) CCNA
11 22 (6.69%) CREST Certified
12 18 (5.47%) CISA
12 18 (5.47%) CompTIA Security+
12 18 (5.47%) Security+ Certification
13 14 (4.26%) SANS
14 12 (3.65%) MCSE
14 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (3.34%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (7.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 8 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27002
4 6 (1.82%) GPG13
4 6 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.52%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.61%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 45 (13.68%) Snort
3 13 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.91%) Docker
5 3 (0.91%) Xen
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (7.29%) RSA enVision
2 11 (3.34%) Kibana
3 9 (2.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (2.43%) Grafana
4 8 (2.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 5 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.52%) Nmap
5 5 (1.52%) SCCM
6 4 (1.22%) Defensics
6 4 (1.22%) Nessus
6 4 (1.22%) OpenVAS
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (0.91%) Munin
7 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.91%) Puppet
7 3 (0.91%) Salt
7 3 (0.91%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.61%) Graphite
8 2 (0.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 36 (10.94%) ArcSight
2 32 (9.73%) LogRhythm
3 24 (7.29%) Cisco
4 21 (6.38%) NetWitness
5 20 (6.08%) LogLogic
6 17 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.65%) Google
8 11 (3.34%) Apple
9 10 (3.04%) FireEye
10 9 (2.74%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.43%) Qualys
11 8 (2.43%) VMware
12 5 (1.52%) NetApp
13 4 (1.22%) Codenomicon
13 4 (1.22%) Coverity
13 4 (1.22%) Palo Alto
14 3 (0.91%) HP
14 3 (0.91%) Juniper
14 3 (0.91%) Splunk
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
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BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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