Period
to 18 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberwarfare
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1145 1178 1233
Rank change year-on-year +33 +55 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Warfare 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.004% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
UK median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% -15.00% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% -15.00% -

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 72,497 77,916 81,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.07% 44.56% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 56,092 58,616 66,874
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 October 2018.

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 October 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 +31 3 £39,000 -8.24% 1
UK excluding London +16 3 £39,000 -8.24% 1
South West -5 3 £39,000 -8.24% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WPF

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared