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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 694 846
Rank change year-on-year -2 +152  
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 156 259 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.60% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 119 129 72
Median salary £55,905 £63,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.96% +18.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,130 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.23% +26.95%  

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 32862 42890 41924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.44% 41.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26484 34271 33122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,093 £29,651 £27,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -9 149 £55,000 -14.06% 20
London +49 66 £65,000 - 9
South East +51 30 £52,500 -27.58% 4
Berkshire +56 20 £65,250 -13.00%
North West -4 16 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Manchester -9 15 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West -11 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
West Midlands +36 13 £41,250 -8.33%
City of London +35 11 £57,500 -16.36% 2
Maidenhead - 11 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 9 £40,000 -
Scotland +18 7 £59,000 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +5 6 £59,000 - 1
Bristol -2 6 £40,000 -30.43%
Gloucestershire -42 6 £38,750 -26.19% 1
Salford - 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire +21 5 £38,750 -34.32% 1
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Warwick - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Malvern - 3 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucester -7 2 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £37,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £37,500 -
Reading +38 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Surrey +28 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 195 (58.04%) Cybersecurity
2 121 (36.01%) Information Security
3 108 (32.14%) SIEM
4 103 (30.65%) CISSP
5 91 (27.08%) Firewall
6 84 (25.00%) Finance
7 83 (24.70%) Degree
8 75 (22.32%) Linux
9 74 (22.02%) Windows
10 69 (20.54%) Security Operations
11 62 (18.45%) Security Cleared
12 61 (18.15%) Analytics
13 56 (16.67%) Java
14 55 (16.37%) Cyber Intelligence
15 52 (15.48%) Python
16 51 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
17 46 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (13.39%) SQL
19 43 (12.80%) Network Security
20 42 (12.50%) GCIH
21 41 (12.20%) CISM
22 40 (11.90%) Active Directory
23 39 (11.61%) Software Engineering
24 38 (11.31%) GIAC
25 37 (11.01%) CEH
26 34 (10.12%) Snort
26 34 (10.12%) Management Information System
26 34 (10.12%) GCIA
26 34 (10.12%) Security Monitoring
27 33 (9.82%) Big Data

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 27 (8.04%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.57%) IIS
3 10 (2.98%) Confluence
4 8 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.08%) Apache
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.14%) SaaS
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (27.08%) Firewall
2 43 (12.80%) Network Security
3 29 (8.63%) DNS
3 29 (8.63%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 19 (5.65%) LAN
7 17 (5.06%) WAN
8 15 (4.46%) Internet
9 11 (3.27%) DMZ
10 10 (2.98%) DHCP
10 10 (2.98%) SSL
11 9 (2.68%) HTTP
11 9 (2.68%) VPN
12 8 (2.38%) SAN
12 8 (2.38%) VLAN
13 6 (1.79%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.19%) FTP
14 4 (1.19%) LDAP
14 4 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.82%) Big Data
2 28 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.27%) GIS
5 7 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.79%) InfluxDB
7 4 (1.19%) MySQL
7 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.60%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.60%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.60%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 17 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.57%) JIRA
3 11 (3.27%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.38%) Selenium
5 7 (2.08%) EasyMock
5 7 (2.08%) JUnit
6 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.19%) Gatling
7 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.60%) Hudson
7 2 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 84 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.14%) Games
4 21 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.87%) Banking
6 8 (2.38%) Law
7 7 (2.08%) German Language
7 7 (2.08%) Legal
8 6 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.49%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (27.38%) Analyst
2 33 (9.82%) Security Engineer
3 32 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 31 (9.23%) SOC Analyst
5 29 (8.63%) Security Manager
6 26 (7.74%) Architect
7 21 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 19 (5.65%) Developer
8 19 (5.65%) Software Engineer
9 18 (5.36%) Cyberthreat Analyst
9 18 (5.36%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.46%) Security Support Engineer
11 14 (4.17%) Graduate
12 13 (3.87%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (3.87%) Windows Support Engineer
13 12 (3.57%) Consultant
13 12 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
13 12 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 12 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 12 (3.57%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.76%) HTML
2 12 (3.57%) Java EE
3 11 (3.27%) CSS
3 11 (3.27%) ZeroMQ
4 9 (2.68%) Spring
5 6 (1.79%) .NET
5 6 (1.79%) CSS3
5 6 (1.79%) D3.js
5 6 (1.79%) EJB
5 6 (1.79%) HTML5
5 6 (1.79%) JSF
6 5 (1.49%) JSON
6 5 (1.49%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.60%) Angular 2
8 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.60%) J2SE
8 2 (0.60%) REST
8 2 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.12%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
4 28 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
6 15 (4.46%) iPad
7 12 (3.57%) Social Media
8 10 (2.98%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.98%) Wiki
9 9 (2.68%) CESG
10 8 (2.38%) User Experience
11 5 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.49%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.89%) FMCG
12 3 (0.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.32%) Linux
2 74 (22.02%) Windows
3 22 (6.55%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.65%) CentOS
5 17 (5.06%) Unix
6 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.49%) Kali Linux
8 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (58.04%) Cybersecurity
2 121 (36.01%) Information Security
3 108 (32.14%) SIEM
4 69 (20.54%) Security Operations
5 61 (18.15%) Analytics
6 55 (16.37%) Cyber Intelligence
7 46 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (11.61%) Software Engineering
9 34 (10.12%) Security Monitoring
10 32 (9.52%) ITIL
11 30 (8.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 30 (8.93%) Project Management
12 26 (7.74%) Malware Analysis
13 25 (7.44%) Presales
14 23 (6.85%) Risk Management
15 22 (6.55%) Open Source
15 22 (6.55%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
17 20 (5.95%) Digital Forensics
17 20 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.67%) Java
2 52 (15.48%) Python
3 45 (13.39%) SQL
4 28 (8.33%) Perl
5 26 (7.74%) C
6 22 (6.55%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.95%) C++
8 12 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.27%) Ruby
10 10 (2.98%) C#
11 7 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.79%) R
13 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (30.65%) CISSP
2 83 (24.70%) Degree
3 62 (18.45%) Security Cleared
4 42 (12.50%) GCIH
5 41 (12.20%) CISM
6 38 (11.31%) GIAC
7 37 (11.01%) CEH
8 34 (10.12%) GCIA
9 31 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (8.33%) DV Cleared
11 25 (7.44%) CCNA
11 25 (7.44%) SC Cleared
12 23 (6.85%) CISA
13 19 (5.65%) CREST Certified
14 18 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
14 18 (5.36%) Security+ Certification
15 11 (3.27%) CCNP
16 10 (2.98%) MCSE
16 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (2.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.65%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.79%) SAS 70
4 5 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.89%) COBIT
5 3 (0.89%) SLA
6 2 (0.60%) COSO
6 2 (0.60%) GPG13
7 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.12%) Snort
3 14 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.79%) Xen
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (5.65%) RSA enVision
2 18 (5.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (5.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (3.27%) Kibana
5 9 (2.68%) Grafana
6 7 (2.08%) CSIRT
7 6 (1.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 6 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (1.79%) Graphite
7 6 (1.79%) SCCM
8 5 (1.49%) Nessus
8 5 (1.49%) Nmap
8 5 (1.49%) OpenVAS
9 3 (0.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 3 (0.89%) QRadar
10 2 (0.60%) logstash
11 1 (0.30%) EnCase
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (8.63%) ArcSight
2 27 (8.04%) Cisco
3 25 (7.44%) LogRhythm
4 16 (4.76%) NetWitness
5 15 (4.46%) LogLogic
6 12 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.27%) Apple
7 11 (3.27%) Google
7 11 (3.27%) Intel
7 11 (3.27%) Palantir
8 7 (2.08%) Oracle
9 6 (1.79%) NetApp
9 6 (1.79%) Sophos
9 6 (1.79%) VMware
10 5 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.49%) Coverity
10 5 (1.49%) Qualys
10 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.19%) Splunk
12 3 (0.89%) Palo Alto
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Security Alliance
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Security Alliance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29367 - £34261 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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