Period
to 22 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cybercrime in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybercrime over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cybercrime (Computer Crime)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 996 1071 1093
Rank change year-on-year +75 +22 -75
Permanent jobs citing Cybercrime 82 102 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.061% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 78 89
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £96,875 £75,750 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -9.09%

Cybercrime 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 54,069 65,573 71,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,519 50,202 53,067
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cybercrime
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybercrime over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybercrime within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +80 81 £50,000 -4.76% 27
UK excluding London +79 60 £50,000 +11.11% 25
South West +11 31 £50,000 +66.67% 14
London +71 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
South East +30 13 £48,750 -11.36% 5
East of England +77 9 £50,000 -4.76%
North West +28 7 £35,000 -
North of England +14 7 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing Cybercrime 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 Cybercrime.

1 52 (63.41%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (48.78%) Firewall
3 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
3 33 (40.24%) Big Data
3 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
4 32 (39.02%) Linux
5 31 (37.80%) Degree
6 30 (36.59%) Windows
7 29 (35.37%) Apache Spark
8 28 (34.15%) C
8 28 (34.15%) GIAC
9 27 (32.93%) Games
9 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
9 27 (32.93%) Kafka
9 27 (32.93%) Cyberattack
10 26 (31.71%) Node.js
10 26 (31.71%) Reverse Engineering
11 25 (30.49%) DV Cleared
11 25 (30.49%) AngularJS
12 24 (29.27%) REST
12 24 (29.27%) C#
12 24 (29.27%) .NET
13 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET
13 23 (28.05%) C++
13 23 (28.05%) CISSP
13 23 (28.05%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (28.05%) Azure
13 23 (28.05%) Docker
13 23 (28.05%) Android
13 23 (28.05%) JIRA

Cybercrime
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 29 (35.37%) Apache Spark
2 22 (26.83%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (24.39%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Mule
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) Azure
2 22 (26.83%) AWS
3 20 (24.39%) GCP
3 20 (24.39%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.78%) Firewall
2 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
3 20 (24.39%) HTTPS
4 14 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (14.63%) VPN
6 9 (10.98%) MPLS
6 9 (10.98%) Network Security
7 8 (9.76%) DNS
7 8 (9.76%) SSL
8 7 (8.54%) Ethernet
8 7 (8.54%) HTTP
9 3 (3.66%) Internet
9 3 (3.66%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.44%) BGP
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.44%) LAN
10 2 (2.44%) OSPF
10 2 (2.44%) RSVP
11 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.24%) Big Data
2 7 (8.54%) Apache Hive
2 7 (8.54%) Impala
3 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) JIRA
2 22 (26.83%) Bitbucket
2 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 22 (26.83%) git-flow
3 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.88%) JUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Selenium
4 3 (3.66%) Subversion
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (2.44%) Burp Suite
5 2 (2.44%) CodeSonar
5 2 (2.44%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.44%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.22%) TestRail
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (32.93%) Games
2 7 (8.54%) Law
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Fire and Rescue
4 4 (4.88%) Police
4 4 (4.88%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Electronics
6 2 (2.44%) Military
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Consultant
2 14 (17.07%) Software Consultant
3 13 (15.85%) C++ Consultant
3 13 (15.85%) Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Data Scientist
5 7 (8.54%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Junior
6 6 (7.32%) Junior Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technology Director
9 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) Kafka
2 26 (31.71%) Node.js
3 25 (30.49%) AngularJS
4 24 (29.27%) .NET
4 24 (29.27%) REST
5 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET
5 23 (28.05%) React
5 23 (28.05%) Spring MVC
6 21 (25.61%) GraphQL
6 21 (25.61%) Spring
6 21 (25.61%) Vue.js
7 7 (8.54%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (8.54%) HTML
8 6 (7.32%) CSS
9 5 (6.10%) Java EE
9 5 (6.10%) Web Services
10 4 (4.88%) JSON
11 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.66%) RESTful
11 3 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Cyberattack
2 21 (25.61%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) Handset
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Linux
2 30 (36.59%) Windows
3 23 (28.05%) Android
4 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.88%) CentOS
6 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
3 26 (31.71%) Reverse Engineering
4 23 (28.05%) API Design
4 23 (28.05%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (26.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 22 (26.83%) Kanban
5 22 (26.83%) Scrum
6 21 (25.61%) MVC
7 13 (15.85%) Malware Analysis
7 13 (15.85%) SIEM
8 10 (12.20%) Machine Learning
9 9 (10.98%) Visualisation
10 8 (9.76%) Data Science
10 8 (9.76%) Information Security
10 8 (9.76%) Mathematics
11 7 (8.54%) MapReduce
12 6 (7.32%) Digital Forensics
12 6 (7.32%) Forensic Analysis
12 6 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) C
2 24 (29.27%) C#
3 23 (28.05%) C++
4 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.29%) Python
5 11 (13.41%) Java
6 8 (9.76%) R
7 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.10%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.88%) PHP
11 3 (3.66%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.66%) Go
11 3 (3.66%) SQL
12 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
2 31 (37.80%) Degree
3 28 (34.15%) GIAC
4 25 (30.49%) DV Cleared
5 23 (28.05%) CISSP
6 21 (25.61%) CCNA
6 21 (25.61%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (23.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 19 (23.17%) Linux+ Certification
7 19 (23.17%) MCSE
7 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (23.17%) Network+ Certification
7 19 (23.17%) SANS
7 19 (23.17%) SSCP
8 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.44%) CCNP
9 2 (2.44%) CISA
9 2 (2.44%) CISM
10 1 (1.22%) HNC
10 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Docker
2 7 (8.54%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.54%) Kibana
2 7 (8.54%) Oozie
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Salt
4 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Google
2 8 (9.76%) Splunk
3 7 (8.54%) BT
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.10%) Instagram
4 5 (6.10%) Juniper
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.22%) Apple
8 1 (1.22%) Facebook
8 1 (1.22%) HP
8 1 (1.22%) Lumension
8 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto