Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 834 1002
Rank change year-on-year -4 +168 +210
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 369 467 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 256 248 226
UK median annual salary £55,905 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,375 £36,250 £36,667
90th Percentile £79,375 £85,000 £86,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +14.29%

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 75159 85158 90805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.12% 42.01% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58387 69206 72172
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in the UK

Cyberthreat
Top 13 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 21 July 2017. 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 +4 349 £55,000 -4.35% 35
UK excluding London -11 214 £50,000 -9.09% 20
London +84 146 £62,500 -3.85% 15
South East +62 91 £53,000 -15.20% 6
North of England -44 35 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South West -53 34 £40,000 -23.81% 2
North West +9 30 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Midlands +48 27 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +27 22 £42,500 -5.56%
East of England +12 16 £50,000 -31.03% 8
Scotland +18 12 £59,000 +0.85%
Yorkshire -22 5 £33,000 -42.61% 2
East Midlands - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 178 (48.24%) Cybersecurity
2 148 (40.11%) Information Security
3 144 (39.02%) SIEM
4 115 (31.17%) Windows
4 115 (31.17%) Linux
5 101 (27.37%) CISSP
6 100 (27.10%) Firewall
7 94 (25.47%) Degree
8 77 (20.87%) Security Cleared
9 76 (20.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 68 (18.43%) Java
11 66 (17.89%) Python
11 66 (17.89%) Security Operations
12 62 (16.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 62 (16.80%) Threat Intelligence
12 62 (16.80%) Management Information System
13 59 (15.99%) GIAC
13 59 (15.99%) GCIH
14 56 (15.18%) Finance
15 55 (14.91%) TCP/IP
16 50 (13.55%) Security Architecture
17 48 (13.01%) Software Engineering
18 46 (12.47%) Active Directory
19 44 (11.92%) Security Monitoring
20 43 (11.65%) ITIL
21 41 (11.11%) DV Cleared
22 40 (10.84%) CISM
22 40 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
22 40 (10.84%) Snort
22 40 (10.84%) Risk Management

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 24 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (5.69%) Apache Spark
3 18 (4.88%) Apache
4 9 (2.44%) Confluence
5 7 (1.90%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.79%) SaaS
3 7 (1.90%) Office 365
4 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) G Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (27.10%) Firewall
2 55 (14.91%) TCP/IP
3 39 (10.57%) Network Security
4 31 (8.40%) Wireshark
5 28 (7.59%) DNS
6 25 (6.78%) Internet
7 20 (5.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (4.88%) SSL
9 17 (4.61%) HTTP
10 14 (3.79%) SMTP
11 13 (3.52%) tcpdump
12 12 (3.25%) DHCP
12 12 (3.25%) LAN
13 11 (2.98%) WAN
14 7 (1.90%) VPN
15 6 (1.63%) FTP
15 6 (1.63%) LDAP
15 6 (1.63%) Reverse Proxy
16 5 (1.36%) SAN
16 5 (1.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.86%) Big Data
2 19 (5.15%) Hadoop
2 19 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.63%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.63%) Impala
5 5 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.81%) GIS
8 2 (0.54%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 18 (4.88%) EasyMock
1 18 (4.88%) JUnit
2 11 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.71%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.44%) JIRA
5 8 (2.17%) Burp Suite
5 8 (2.17%) IDA Disassembler
5 8 (2.17%) OllyDbg
5 8 (2.17%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.27%) Gatling
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 56 (15.18%) Finance
2 17 (4.61%) Games
3 12 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.98%) Banking
4 11 (2.98%) Legal
5 9 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Law
8 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 119 (32.25%) Analyst
2 58 (15.72%) Security Analyst
3 48 (13.01%) SOC Analyst
4 31 (8.40%) Security Engineer
5 26 (7.05%) Consultant
6 25 (6.78%) Architect
6 25 (6.78%) Security Architect
7 22 (5.96%) Incident Manager
7 22 (5.96%) Security Consultant
8 21 (5.69%) Security Manager
9 17 (4.61%) Java Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Developer
10 16 (4.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.07%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 15 (4.07%) Junior
11 15 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.79%) Operations Analyst
12 14 (3.79%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.42%) .NET
2 18 (4.88%) Java EE
2 18 (4.88%) Spring
3 14 (3.79%) Regular Expression
4 12 (3.25%) HTML
5 11 (2.98%) CSS
6 9 (2.44%) EJB
6 9 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 9 (2.44%) JSF
7 7 (1.90%) Web Services
8 6 (1.63%) Kafka
9 5 (1.36%) MLlib
9 5 (1.36%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.54%) CSS3
10 2 (0.54%) D3.js
10 2 (0.54%) HTML5
10 2 (0.54%) ZeroMQ
11 1 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.27%) JSON
11 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.80%) Management Information System
2 36 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 34 (9.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 33 (8.94%) Cyber Attack
5 21 (5.69%) Cyber Defence
5 21 (5.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (4.61%) iPad
7 12 (3.25%) PKI
8 10 (2.71%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.44%) Blog
9 9 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (2.44%) Wiki
10 8 (2.17%) CESG
11 5 (1.36%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.81%) SCADA
12 3 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (31.17%) Linux
1 115 (31.17%) Windows
2 37 (10.03%) Unix
3 21 (5.69%) CentOS
4 19 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.07%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.17%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.36%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (48.24%) Cybersecurity
2 148 (40.11%) Information Security
3 144 (39.02%) SIEM
4 66 (17.89%) Security Operations
5 62 (16.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 62 (16.80%) Threat Intelligence
6 50 (13.55%) Security Architecture
7 48 (13.01%) Software Engineering
8 44 (11.92%) Security Monitoring
9 43 (11.65%) ITIL
10 40 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
10 40 (10.84%) Risk Management
11 36 (9.76%) Analytics
12 35 (9.49%) Network Monitoring
12 35 (9.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 32 (8.67%) Digital Forensics
13 32 (8.67%) Malware Analysis
13 32 (8.67%) Technical Analysis
14 30 (8.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.43%) Java
2 66 (17.89%) Python
3 37 (10.03%) C++
3 37 (10.03%) SQL
4 35 (9.49%) Perl
5 31 (8.40%) C
6 24 (6.50%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.42%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.98%) C#
9 9 (2.44%) PHP
9 9 (2.44%) Ruby
10 6 (1.63%) Scala
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (27.37%) CISSP
2 94 (25.47%) Degree
3 77 (20.87%) Security Cleared
4 59 (15.99%) GCIH
4 59 (15.99%) GIAC
5 41 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 40 (10.84%) CISM
7 38 (10.30%) SC Cleared
8 35 (9.49%) GCIA
9 32 (8.67%) CREST Certified
10 26 (7.05%) SANS
11 22 (5.96%) CISA
12 21 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (5.42%) CEH
14 17 (4.61%) CCNA
15 11 (2.98%) GREM
16 10 (2.71%) CompTIA Security+
16 10 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (2.71%) OSCP
16 10 (2.71%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (20.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (7.05%) PCI DSS
3 19 (5.15%) NIST 800
4 16 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 11 (2.98%) SAS 70
7 6 (1.63%) GDPR
7 6 (1.63%) GPG13
7 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.81%) COBIT
9 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (12.47%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.84%) Snort
3 12 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.17%) Docker
5 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (5.96%) RSA enVision
2 16 (4.34%) CSIRT
3 13 (3.52%) Nessus
4 12 (3.25%) QRadar
5 9 (2.44%) Grafana
6 8 (2.17%) Kibana
6 8 (2.17%) Munin
6 8 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.17%) Puppet
6 8 (2.17%) Salt
6 8 (2.17%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.36%) Nmap
10 3 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (0.81%) Defensics
10 3 (0.81%) OpenVAS
11 2 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.54%) SCCM
12 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (9.21%) ArcSight
2 33 (8.94%) LogRhythm
3 24 (6.50%) Cisco
4 22 (5.96%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.88%) NetWitness
6 17 (4.61%) LogLogic
7 16 (4.34%) FireEye
8 12 (3.25%) Forcepoint
9 11 (2.98%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.71%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.71%) Oracle
10 10 (2.71%) Qualys
10 10 (2.71%) VMware
11 9 (2.44%) BeyondTrust
12 6 (1.63%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.08%) Juniper
13 4 (1.08%) Splunk
13 4 (1.08%) Symantec
14 3 (0.81%) McAfee
14 3 (0.81%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Circa £62,500 dependent on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Circa £62,500 dependent on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Salary circa £35,000 dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,000 dependant on experienc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,000 dependant on experienc
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Salary circa £45,000 dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aviva
Salary: Salary circa £62,500 dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: 27,500
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + SHARE OPTIONS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: £30,650 - £59,050 dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aviva
Salary: £30,650 - £59,050 dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: £30,650 - £59,050 dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: £30,650 - £59,050 dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: £30,650 - £59,050 dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aviva
Salary: £30,650 - £59,050 dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago