Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 861 846
Rank change year-on-year +391 -15 +191
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 1,069 332 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 261 248 256
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,125 £85,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,130
% change year-on-year +22.22% -21.23% +24.20%

Cyberthreat is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 74,861 72,037 87,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 42.62% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58,261 58,024 71,209
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in the UK

Cyberthreat
Top 14 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 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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 +376 1,057 £57,500 +9.52% 193
London +431 883 £60,000 -4.00% 167
UK excluding London -35 181 £55,000 +22.22% 26
Midlands +46 77 £55,000 +22.22%
South East -38 62 £55,750 +11.50% 7
West Midlands +31 48 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands +19 29 £52,500 +16.67%
South West -26 27 £47,500 +18.75% 5
East of England -7 16 £77,500 +58.16% 6
North of England -33 13 £77,500 +93.75% 8
North West -35 12 £77,500 +93.75% 3
Scotland -41 7 - -
Yorkshire +10 1 - - 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat.

1 725 (67.82%) Finance
2 703 (65.76%) Risk Management
3 676 (63.24%) Banking
4 675 (63.14%) Strategic Thinking
5 674 (63.05%) Problem-Solving
6 670 (62.68%) Investment Management
7 668 (62.49%) Investment Banking
7 668 (62.49%) Innovative Thinking
8 667 (62.39%) Low Latency
9 663 (62.02%) Financial Institution
10 661 (61.83%) Big Data
11 510 (47.71%) Java
12 432 (40.41%) Analytical Skills
13 332 (31.06%) Degree
14 256 (23.95%) JavaScript
15 239 (22.36%) Computer Science
16 236 (22.08%) SDLC
17 233 (21.80%) OO
18 224 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
19 223 (20.86%) Python
19 223 (20.86%) SQL
20 221 (20.67%) Cybersecurity
21 208 (19.46%) Information Security
22 185 (17.31%) Linux
22 185 (17.31%) AngularJS
23 183 (17.12%) C++
24 168 (15.72%) SIEM
25 162 (15.15%) Analytics
26 160 (14.97%) Unix
27 153 (14.31%) TDD

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 75 (7.02%) Apache Spark
2 37 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (2.62%) IIS
4 16 (1.50%) Apache
4 16 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.75%) Confluence
7 6 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.56%) GemFire
8 5 (0.47%) CMS
9 4 (0.37%) Jetty
10 2 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.094%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.19%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.40%) PaaS
4 11 (1.03%) Office 365
5 10 (0.94%) npm
5 10 (0.94%) SaaS
6 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.75%) GitHub
7 8 (0.75%) IaaS
8 6 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 153 (14.31%) Network Security
2 134 (12.54%) Firewall
3 90 (8.42%) LAN
4 85 (7.95%) WAN
5 84 (7.86%) DNS
6 77 (7.20%) DHCP
7 76 (7.11%) VPN
8 75 (7.02%) TCP/IP
9 52 (4.86%) OSPF
10 49 (4.58%) WLAN
11 45 (4.21%) SSL
12 41 (3.84%) Wireshark
13 37 (3.46%) BGP
13 37 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (3.46%) Cisco Firepower
13 37 (3.46%) Ethernet
13 37 (3.46%) MPLS
13 37 (3.46%) SNMP
14 36 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (2.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (61.83%) Big Data
2 150 (14.03%) Relational Database
3 118 (11.04%) MongoDB
4 114 (10.66%) NoSQL
5 100 (9.35%) DB2
6 56 (5.24%) RDBMS
7 46 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 32 (2.99%) Data Lake
9 29 (2.71%) MemSQL
10 28 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (2.43%) Sybase ASE
12 17 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.50%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.22%) SQL Server
15 12 (1.12%) Flink
15 12 (1.12%) Sybase IQ
16 11 (1.03%) MySQL
16 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.94%) Neo4j
17 10 (0.94%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 53 (4.96%) JUnit
2 51 (4.77%) Maven
3 25 (2.34%) Subversion
4 20 (1.87%) Cucumber
4 20 (1.87%) Mockito
5 18 (1.68%) FitNesse
5 18 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.68%) JIRA
6 16 (1.50%) Gradle
7 15 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.03%) gulp
9 10 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.75%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.56%) Ant
12 6 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.56%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.37%) Appium
13 4 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 725 (67.82%) Finance
2 676 (63.24%) Banking
3 668 (62.49%) Investment Banking
4 663 (62.02%) Financial Institution
5 73 (6.83%) Front Office
6 43 (4.02%) Legal
7 24 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.96%) Marketing
9 20 (1.87%) Multimedia
10 16 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.12%) Electronics
11 12 (1.12%) Law
11 12 (1.12%) Retail
12 10 (0.94%) Games
13 8 (0.75%) Publishing
14 6 (0.56%) Military
14 6 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.37%) Back Office
16 2 (0.19%) Advertising
16 2 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 240 (22.45%) Developer
2 135 (12.63%) Analyst
3 87 (8.14%) Java Developer
4 78 (7.30%) Platform Engineer
5 67 (6.27%) Security Analyst
6 66 (6.17%) Architect
7 65 (6.08%) Security Engineer
8 53 (4.96%) Security Architect
9 48 (4.49%) Software Engineer
10 47 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 45 (4.21%) Security Solutions Architect
12 43 (4.02%) Network Engineer
13 38 (3.55%) Security Manager
14 37 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
15 36 (3.37%) Data Engineer
16 24 (2.25%) Consultant
17 22 (2.06%) Information Architect
17 22 (2.06%) Information Security Architect
18 19 (1.78%) Senior Developer
19 18 (1.68%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (17.31%) AngularJS
2 145 (13.56%) RESTful
3 120 (11.23%) HTML
4 106 (9.92%) Spring
5 103 (9.64%) React
6 96 (8.98%) Kafka
7 85 (7.95%) Web Services
8 76 (7.11%) HTML5
9 62 (5.80%) REST
10 57 (5.33%) .NET
11 47 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
12 42 (3.93%) Vert.x
13 37 (3.46%) CSS
14 35 (3.27%) JAX-RS
15 34 (3.18%) Akka
16 33 (3.09%) Spring Boot
17 32 (2.99%) Dropwizard
18 29 (2.71%) Node.js
19 28 (2.62%) Hibernate
20 27 (2.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 432 (40.41%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (22.36%) Computer Science
3 119 (11.13%) Management Information System
4 116 (10.85%) Self-Motivation
5 106 (9.92%) Data Centre
6 105 (9.82%) Fixed Income
7 100 (9.35%) Algorithms
8 84 (7.86%) Data Structures
9 61 (5.71%) Equities
10 56 (5.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 50 (4.68%) Analytical Mindset
12 41 (3.84%) Derivative
13 39 (3.65%) Hedge funds
14 35 (3.27%) Virtual Team
15 34 (3.18%) Public Cloud
15 34 (3.18%) User Experience
16 26 (2.43%) Cyberattack
17 25 (2.34%) Fintech
18 19 (1.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 17 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 185 (17.31%) Linux
2 160 (14.97%) Unix
3 111 (10.38%) Windows
4 20 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.12%) Solaris
6 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.094%) VMS
9 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (65.76%) Risk Management
2 675 (63.14%) Strategic Thinking
3 674 (63.05%) Problem-Solving
4 670 (62.68%) Investment Management
5 668 (62.49%) Innovative Thinking
6 667 (62.39%) Low Latency
7 236 (22.08%) SDLC
8 233 (21.80%) OO
9 224 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
10 221 (20.67%) Cybersecurity
11 208 (19.46%) Information Security
12 168 (15.72%) SIEM
13 162 (15.15%) Analytics
14 153 (14.31%) TDD
15 126 (11.79%) Open Source
16 102 (9.54%) Vulnerability Management
17 96 (8.98%) Microservices
18 89 (8.33%) Software Engineering
19 81 (7.58%) Incident Management
20 77 (7.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 510 (47.71%) Java
2 256 (23.95%) JavaScript
3 223 (20.86%) Python
3 223 (20.86%) SQL
4 183 (17.12%) C++
5 97 (9.07%) Perl
6 92 (8.61%) C#
7 81 (7.58%) C
8 68 (6.36%) Scala
9 58 (5.43%) Shell Script
10 33 (3.09%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.99%) Java 8
12 26 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.40%) Erlang
14 12 (1.12%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.03%) R
15 11 (1.03%) Ruby
16 10 (0.94%) Go
17 9 (0.84%) ES6
17 9 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 332 (31.06%) Degree
2 151 (14.13%) CISSP
3 110 (10.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (8.61%) CISM
5 75 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (7.02%) Master's Degree
6 64 (5.99%) CCNP
7 44 (4.12%) CCDP
8 37 (3.46%) Security Cleared
9 36 (3.37%) GIAC
10 30 (2.81%) CISA
11 28 (2.62%) SSCP
12 24 (2.25%) CCNA
12 24 (2.25%) GCIH
12 24 (2.25%) IISP
13 22 (2.06%) CCSE
13 22 (2.06%) ISSAP
13 22 (2.06%) JNCIP
14 21 (1.96%) SANS
15 20 (1.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.37%) QA
3 27 (2.53%) GDPR
4 20 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.94%) MiFID
6 7 (0.65%) NIST 800
7 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.37%) COBIT
8 4 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.37%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.19%) BS7799
10 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.19%) PMO
11 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (2.53%) Docker
2 23 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.75%) HDFS
8 6 (0.56%) Snort
9 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.28%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (3.18%) QRadar
2 29 (2.71%) Puppet
3 21 (1.96%) Ansible
3 21 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.68%) Kibana
5 15 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
6 14 (1.31%) CSIRT
7 11 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.03%) Nessus
8 10 (0.94%) Terraform
9 8 (0.75%) CFEngine
9 8 (0.75%) Salt
9 8 (0.75%) WSUS
10 5 (0.47%) CASB
11 4 (0.37%) Consul
11 4 (0.37%) Mesos
11 4 (0.37%) SCCM
12 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 150 (14.03%) Sybase
2 85 (7.95%) Cisco
3 61 (5.71%) Juniper
4 55 (5.14%) CheckPoint
5 47 (4.40%) Forcepoint
6 46 (4.30%) Microsoft
7 44 (4.12%) Fortinet
7 44 (4.12%) Tufin
8 43 (4.02%) Oracle
9 39 (3.65%) Splunk
10 30 (2.81%) Citrix
11 29 (2.71%) LogRhythm
12 26 (2.43%) F5
13 25 (2.34%) IBM
13 25 (2.34%) VMware
14 15 (1.40%) Clearswift
14 15 (1.40%) SolarWinds
15 12 (1.12%) Nokia
15 12 (1.12%) Tableau
16 11 (1.03%) BeyondTrust