Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cybercrime (Computer Crime)
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 850 789 1031
Rank change year-on-year -61 +242 +104
Permanent jobs citing Cybercrime 92 90 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 68 70
10th Percentile £28,970 £27,664 £31,675
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,010 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £43,436 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.42% -13.13% -7.41%
75th Percentile £67,750 £59,063 £65,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £71,500 £76,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,846 £50,000
% change year-on-year +46.46% -28.31% +2.56%

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 37,001 29,271 49,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.98% 34.67% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23,363 23,091 37,914
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,797 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +5.56% -

Cybercrime
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybercrime.

Salary trend for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybercrime over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Top 15 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 12 June 2021. 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 -14 91 £51,000 +25.10% 34
UK excluding London -20 77 £52,500 +46.46% 28
South East +28 35 £55,000 +57.14% 7
London -53 14 £50,000 - 7
Midlands -44 13 £29,231 -7.95%
South West -49 13 £57,500 +9.52% 8
West Midlands - 12 £29,231 -
North of England -27 9 £57,500 +47.29% 12
East of England -6 6 £50,000 -16.67%
North East - 4 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £57,250 - 7
North West -23 2 - - 4
Work from Home -198 2 £53,250 +3.40%
East Midlands -39 1 - -
Scotland -49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 41 (44.57%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.70%) SC Cleared
2 31 (33.70%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (26.09%) Python
4 21 (22.83%) Linux
5 20 (21.74%) Finance
6 19 (20.65%) Java
7 15 (16.30%) Information Security
8 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.22%) Bash Shell
9 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
10 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 12 (13.04%) Windows
10 12 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (11.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
11 11 (11.96%) VMware
12 10 (10.87%) Security Operations
13 9 (9.78%) Firewall
13 9 (9.78%) CISSP
13 9 (9.78%) Kafka
13 9 (9.78%) Docker
14 8 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
15 7 (7.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 7 (7.61%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (7.61%) Threat Intelligence
15 7 (7.61%) Social Skills
15 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP

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 6 (6.52%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.43%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.35%) SAS
4 3 (3.26%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.09%) Jetty
5 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) AWS
1 5 (5.43%) Azure
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) SNA
3 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 2 (2.17%) DWDM
4 2 (2.17%) MPLS
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.17%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.09%) BGP
5 1 (1.09%) Internet
5 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.09%) OSPF
5 1 (1.09%) SDH
5 1 (1.09%) VPLS
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Big Data
2 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.35%) HBase
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.09%) Grunt
4 1 (1.09%) gulp
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Storybook
4 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Social Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Law
3 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (11.96%) Consultant
2 8 (8.70%) Analyst
2 8 (8.70%) Graduate
3 7 (7.61%) Security Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Architect
4 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Platform Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Security Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Network Engineering Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Kafka
2 4 (4.35%) Apache NiFi
2 4 (4.35%) GraphQL
2 4 (4.35%) React
3 3 (3.26%) CSS
3 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.26%) REST
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.17%) Apollo GraphQL
4 2 (2.17%) CSS3
4 2 (2.17%) HTML5
4 2 (2.17%) J2EE
4 2 (2.17%) Sass
4 2 (2.17%) STL
5 1 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.09%) PyTorch
5 1 (1.09%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.26%) Cyberattack
4 3 (3.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.09%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.09%) Robotics
6 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) CentOS
4 3 (3.26%) VMS
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Unix
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (16.30%) Information Security
3 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 10 (10.87%) Security Operations
7 7 (7.61%) Analytics
7 7 (7.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (7.61%) DevOps
7 7 (7.61%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (7.61%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (7.61%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (5.43%) Coaching
9 5 (5.43%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (5.43%) Open Source
9 5 (5.43%) Scrum
10 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) Python
2 19 (20.65%) Java
3 14 (15.22%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.52%) Groovy
5 6 (6.52%) SQL
6 5 (5.43%) C#
7 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) R
7 4 (4.35%) Scala
8 3 (3.26%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) ES6
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (44.57%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.70%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.78%) CISSP
5 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.61%) Degree
6 6 (6.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (5.43%) CISM
8 3 (3.26%) PhD
9 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.09%) CCNA
10 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) GDPR
2 4 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) GRC
3 3 (3.26%) QA
4 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.09%) Def Stans
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Docker
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) HDFS
5 1 (1.09%) KVM
5 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Ansible
1 6 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.43%) Terraform
3 3 (3.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.17%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.09%) Puppet
5 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) VMware
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.17%) CommVault
4 2 (2.17%) HP
4 2 (2.17%) Perforce
4 2 (2.17%) WSO2
5 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.09%) Agilent
5 1 (1.09%) Cadence
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) EMC
5 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) Juniper
5 1 (1.09%) Veeam