Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 415 856 844
Rank change year-on-year +441 -12 +177
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 1,280 366 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 243 254 248
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,703 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.41% -1.39% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,468 £33,225 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,050 £79,625 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% +10.00%

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 76,162 77,353 88,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 43.63% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58,861 60,265 72,069
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,431 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +439 1,254 £56,750 +1.51% 98
London +456 1,073 £60,000 -4.00% 67
UK excluding London -14 192 £55,000 +12.82% 35
Midlands +38 63 £60,000 +41.18% 5
South East -39 53 £55,000 +3.77% 9
West Midlands +31 33 £67,500 +58.82% 2
South West +2 33 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Midlands +36 30 £57,500 +27.78% 3
North of England +7 29 £77,500 +93.75% 5
North West +16 22 £77,500 +93.75% 2
East of England +7 17 £77,500 +55.00% 6
Scotland -18 11 £61,250 +3.81% 4
Yorkshire +24 7 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 945 (73.83%) Finance
2 920 (71.88%) Risk Management
3 908 (70.94%) Strategic Thinking
4 907 (70.86%) Banking
5 903 (70.55%) Problem-Solving
6 902 (70.47%) Innovative Thinking
6 902 (70.47%) Investment Management
7 900 (70.31%) Investment Banking
8 899 (70.23%) Low Latency
9 895 (69.92%) Financial Institution
10 884 (69.06%) Big Data
11 686 (53.59%) Java
12 577 (45.08%) Analytical Skills
13 411 (32.11%) Degree
14 325 (25.39%) JavaScript
15 316 (24.69%) OO
16 308 (24.06%) SDLC
17 307 (23.98%) SQL
18 304 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
19 279 (21.80%) Computer Science
20 272 (21.25%) Python
21 252 (19.69%) AngularJS
22 230 (17.97%) C++
23 218 (17.03%) Linux
24 208 (16.25%) Relational Database
25 207 (16.17%) Cybersecurity
26 205 (16.02%) Sybase
27 201 (15.70%) Analytics
28 199 (15.55%) TDD
29 197 (15.39%) Unix

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 85 (6.64%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (1.64%) Apache
4 20 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.41%) IIS
6 12 (0.94%) Confluence
7 8 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.63%) GemFire
8 7 (0.55%) Jetty
9 6 (0.47%) CMS
9 6 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.16%) JBoss
12 1 (0.078%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.078%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.02%) npm
3 11 (0.86%) PaaS
4 10 (0.78%) GitHub
4 10 (0.78%) Office 365
5 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.39%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (9.77%) Network Security
2 101 (7.89%) Firewall
3 83 (6.48%) LAN
4 75 (5.86%) WAN
5 70 (5.47%) VPN
6 63 (4.92%) DNS
7 61 (4.77%) TCP/IP
8 59 (4.61%) DHCP
9 49 (3.83%) OSPF
9 49 (3.83%) WLAN
10 39 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 33 (2.58%) BGP
11 33 (2.58%) Ethernet
11 33 (2.58%) MPLS
11 33 (2.58%) SNMP
11 33 (2.58%) Wireshark
12 31 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (2.42%) Cisco Firepower
13 29 (2.27%) Internet
13 29 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 884 (69.06%) Big Data
2 208 (16.25%) Relational Database
3 153 (11.95%) MongoDB
4 147 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 131 (10.23%) DB2
6 73 (5.70%) RDBMS
7 51 (3.98%) Hadoop
8 41 (3.20%) Data Lake
9 36 (2.81%) MemSQL
10 32 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
11 27 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.72%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.41%) MySQL
14 18 (1.41%) SQL Server
15 17 (1.33%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.33%) OrientDB
16 16 (1.25%) Flink
16 16 (1.25%) Sybase IQ
17 14 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (5.63%) Maven
2 71 (5.55%) JUnit
3 31 (2.42%) Subversion
4 27 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 27 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.95%) JIRA
6 24 (1.88%) FitNesse
6 24 (1.88%) Mockito
7 19 (1.48%) Gradle
8 16 (1.25%) gulp
8 16 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.09%) Git (software)
10 13 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.86%) IntelliJ
12 10 (0.78%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.63%) Ant
13 8 (0.63%) EasyMock
13 8 (0.63%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 945 (73.83%) Finance
2 907 (70.86%) Banking
3 900 (70.31%) Investment Banking
4 895 (69.92%) Financial Institution
5 103 (8.05%) Front Office
6 56 (4.38%) Legal
7 28 (2.19%) Marketing
8 26 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.95%) Multimedia
10 19 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.41%) Retail
12 16 (1.25%) Electronics
13 14 (1.09%) Law
14 10 (0.78%) Publishing
15 9 (0.70%) Military
16 8 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
17 6 (0.47%) Back Office
18 5 (0.39%) Games
19 2 (0.16%) German Language
19 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 328 (25.63%) Developer
2 130 (10.16%) Analyst
3 123 (9.61%) Java Developer
4 104 (8.13%) Platform Engineer
5 72 (5.63%) Architect
6 70 (5.47%) Software Engineer
7 60 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 57 (4.45%) Security Architect
9 47 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (3.52%) Security Analyst
11 44 (3.44%) Security Solutions Architect
12 43 (3.36%) Data Engineer
13 37 (2.89%) Network Engineer
14 33 (2.58%) Security Manager
15 31 (2.42%) Information Architect
15 31 (2.42%) Information Security Architect
16 29 (2.27%) Network Security Engineer
17 27 (2.11%) Senior Developer
18 23 (1.80%) Windows Engineer
19 21 (1.64%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (19.69%) AngularJS
2 189 (14.77%) RESTful
3 157 (12.27%) HTML
4 146 (11.41%) Spring
5 145 (11.33%) React
6 129 (10.08%) Kafka
7 110 (8.59%) HTML5
8 109 (8.52%) Web Services
9 78 (6.09%) REST
10 70 (5.47%) .NET
11 57 (4.45%) Vert.x
12 56 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
13 55 (4.30%) CSS
14 50 (3.91%) Akka
15 48 (3.75%) JAX-RS
16 46 (3.59%) Spring Boot
17 42 (3.28%) Dropwizard
18 40 (3.13%) Hibernate
19 38 (2.97%) Middleware
20 33 (2.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 577 (45.08%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (21.80%) Computer Science
3 146 (11.41%) Fixed Income
4 139 (10.86%) Self-Motivation
5 137 (10.70%) Algorithms
6 122 (9.53%) Management Information System
7 116 (9.06%) Data Centre
8 111 (8.67%) Data Structures
9 88 (6.88%) Equities
10 65 (5.08%) Analytical Mindset
11 59 (4.61%) Derivative
12 56 (4.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 53 (4.14%) User Experience
14 46 (3.59%) Hedge funds
15 44 (3.44%) Virtual Team
16 43 (3.36%) Public Cloud
17 38 (2.97%) Cyberattack
18 28 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 24 (1.88%) Fintech
19 24 (1.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 218 (17.03%) Linux
2 197 (15.39%) Unix
3 123 (9.61%) Windows
4 14 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.31%) CentOS
7 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.078%) VMS
9 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 920 (71.88%) Risk Management
2 908 (70.94%) Strategic Thinking
3 903 (70.55%) Problem-Solving
4 902 (70.47%) Innovative Thinking
4 902 (70.47%) Investment Management
5 899 (70.23%) Low Latency
6 316 (24.69%) OO
7 308 (24.06%) SDLC
8 304 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
9 207 (16.17%) Cybersecurity
10 201 (15.70%) Analytics
11 199 (15.55%) TDD
12 191 (14.92%) Information Security
13 164 (12.81%) Open Source
14 140 (10.94%) SIEM
15 128 (10.00%) Software Engineering
16 114 (8.91%) Microservices
17 103 (8.05%) Mathematics
18 102 (7.97%) Workflow
19 97 (7.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 686 (53.59%) Java
2 325 (25.39%) JavaScript
3 307 (23.98%) SQL
4 272 (21.25%) Python
5 230 (17.97%) C++
6 119 (9.30%) Perl
7 112 (8.75%) C#
8 99 (7.73%) C
9 85 (6.64%) Scala
10 67 (5.23%) Shell Script
11 46 (3.59%) Java 8
12 33 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.56%) Erlang
15 14 (1.09%) MATLAB
15 14 (1.09%) R
15 14 (1.09%) Ruby
16 13 (1.02%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.86%) ES6
17 11 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 411 (32.11%) Degree
2 139 (10.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 118 (9.22%) CISSP
4 100 (7.81%) Master's Degree
5 73 (5.70%) CISM
6 68 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (4.92%) CCNP
8 46 (3.59%) CCDP
9 45 (3.52%) Security Cleared
10 35 (2.73%) CISA
11 22 (1.72%) GCIH
12 20 (1.56%) CEH
12 20 (1.56%) PhD
13 19 (1.48%) CCNA
13 19 (1.48%) GIAC
14 17 (1.33%) IISP
15 16 (1.25%) DV Cleared
15 16 (1.25%) ISSAP
16 15 (1.17%) CCSE
16 15 (1.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (3.67%) QA
3 26 (2.03%) GDPR
4 21 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.02%) MiFID
6 8 (0.63%) NIST 800
7 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.39%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.23%) COBIT
9 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.16%) GPG13
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (1.88%) Docker
2 18 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (0.78%) HDFS
4 10 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.23%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.23%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (2.66%) Puppet
2 28 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.72%) Kibana
4 21 (1.64%) QRadar
5 17 (1.33%) Ansible
6 16 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (1.02%) WSUS
8 12 (0.94%) CFEngine
8 12 (0.94%) Salt
9 11 (0.86%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.47%) Consul
10 6 (0.47%) CSIRT
10 6 (0.47%) Mesos
10 6 (0.47%) SCCM
11 5 (0.39%) Nessus
11 5 (0.39%) RSA Archer
12 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 205 (16.02%) Sybase
2 86 (6.72%) Cisco
3 62 (4.84%) Juniper
4 51 (3.98%) CheckPoint
5 49 (3.83%) Microsoft
6 47 (3.67%) Forcepoint
7 44 (3.44%) Fortinet
7 44 (3.44%) Tufin
8 40 (3.13%) Oracle
9 36 (2.81%) Splunk
10 32 (2.50%) Citrix
11 27 (2.11%) LogRhythm
12 21 (1.64%) VMware
13 19 (1.48%) IBM
14 16 (1.25%) Clearswift
14 16 (1.25%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.25%) Tableau
15 13 (1.02%) Nokia
16 12 (0.94%) SaltStack
17 11 (0.86%) F5