Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Warfare in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Warfare over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberwarfare
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1099 1179 1192
Rank change year-on-year +80 +13 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Warfare 6 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.009% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 3
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £46,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -

Cyber Warfare 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 63,348 70,492 70,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 40.53% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48,569 54,307 57,329
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.85%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Cyber Warfare
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Warfare in the UK

Cyber Warfare
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cyber Warfare in the UK

Cyber Warfare
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Warfare over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cyber Warfare in the UK

Cyber Warfare
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Warfare within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +79 6 £55,000 +22.22%
UK excluding London +43 6 £55,000 +22.22%
South West +29 6 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cyber Warfare 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 Cyber Warfare.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (100.00%) Data Encryption
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Cyber Warfare
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Kernel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Kernel Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 6 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++