Period
to 17 December 2018

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

Cybercrime (Computer Crime)
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1027 1128 1070
Rank change year-on-year +101 -58 +114
Permanent jobs citing Cybercrime 117 90 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.051% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 68 142
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £26,275 £28,200 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,125 £82,500 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -4.35%

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 66,677 73,313 72,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.86% 41.14% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51,181 55,490 59,628
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.63%

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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Top 11 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 17 December 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 +84 106 £55,000 +14.58% 24
London +62 60 £61,250 +36.11% 12
UK excluding London +59 51 £45,000 -10.00% 13
South West +36 34 £45,000 - 6
Scotland - 5 £32,500 -
South East +24 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East of England - 4 £55,000 - 1
North of England +23 3 £26,500 -47.00% 4
North West +15 3 £26,500 -11.67% 2
West Midlands +43 1 - -
Midlands +28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 66 (56.41%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (35.04%) Python
3 39 (33.33%) Information Security
4 33 (28.21%) Linux
4 33 (28.21%) Security Cleared
5 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 27 (23.08%) Docker
7 26 (22.22%) DevOps
7 26 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 24 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (20.51%) Finance
8 24 (20.51%) Security Operations
9 22 (18.80%) CISSP
9 22 (18.80%) Big Data
10 21 (17.95%) Java
11 18 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 18 (15.38%) Firewall
12 17 (14.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 16 (13.68%) Windows
13 16 (13.68%) CISM
13 16 (13.68%) Cyberattack
14 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (12.82%) Degree
14 15 (12.82%) Kubernetes
15 13 (11.11%) CEH
15 13 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (11.11%) HTML

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 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) InVision
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) Internet
3 7 (5.98%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.42%) MPLS
4 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) LAN
5 2 (1.71%) Network Security
5 2 (1.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) VSAN
6 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) Big Data
2 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.71%) MySQL
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Selenium
2 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.71%) CodeSonar
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) git-flow
3 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
4 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Law
3 8 (6.84%) Marketing
4 4 (3.42%) Games
5 3 (2.56%) Military
6 2 (1.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.82%) Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Operations Manager
4 10 (8.55%) Security Manager
5 9 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Operational Security Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Security Operations Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Applications Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Associate Director
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Graduate
10 4 (3.42%) Head of Information
10 4 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) HTML
2 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
3 8 (6.84%) Spring
4 7 (5.98%) EJB
4 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
4 7 (5.98%) J2EE
4 7 (5.98%) Node.js
5 6 (5.13%) Java EE
5 6 (5.13%) RESTful
6 5 (4.27%) D3.js
6 5 (4.27%) Ember.js
6 5 (4.27%) Express
6 5 (4.27%) jQuery
6 5 (4.27%) lodash
6 5 (4.27%) React
6 5 (4.27%) Redux
6 5 (4.27%) REST
6 5 (4.27%) Vue.js
7 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Cyberattack
2 12 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (8.55%) Cyber Defence
4 7 (5.98%) Fintech
5 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) User Experience
6 5 (4.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.56%) iPhone
7 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.21%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) Windows
3 8 (6.84%) CentOS
3 8 (6.84%) Fedora
3 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.13%) Android
5 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.41%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (33.33%) Information Security
3 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
4 26 (22.22%) DevOps
5 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.51%) Security Operations
6 18 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 17 (14.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 15 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
10 11 (9.40%) Open Source
11 10 (8.55%) Cyber Intelligence
11 10 (8.55%) Digital Forensics
11 10 (8.55%) Network Design
12 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.69%) Threat Detection
13 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.84%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.04%) Python
2 21 (17.95%) Java
3 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.26%) C++
5 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.40%) C#
5 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.55%) C
6 10 (8.55%) Perl
7 7 (5.98%) Ruby
8 5 (4.27%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 22 (18.80%) CISSP
4 16 (13.68%) CISM
5 15 (12.82%) Degree
6 13 (11.11%) CEH
7 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.13%) SANS
9 5 (4.27%) CREST Certified
9 5 (4.27%) GIAC
9 5 (4.27%) GISP
10 2 (1.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (1.71%) CCNA
10 2 (1.71%) CCSP
10 2 (1.71%) CISA
10 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.71%) CISMP
10 2 (1.71%) SSCP
11 1 (0.85%) GCFE
11 1 (0.85%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
2 9 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.13%) GDPR
5 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.85%) PSD2
6 1 (0.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (23.08%) Docker
2 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.84%) VirtualBox
4 8 (6.84%) Xen
5 4 (3.42%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.55%) Puppet
3 9 (7.69%) vCenter Server
4 8 (6.84%) Ansible
4 8 (6.84%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (6.84%) Nagios
4 8 (6.84%) OpenNMS
4 8 (6.84%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.71%) Salt
6 1 (0.85%) EnCase
6 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Cloudera
3 8 (6.84%) Hortonworks
3 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.84%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.42%) Apple
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco
4 4 (3.42%) Facebook
4 4 (3.42%) Juniper
5 3 (2.56%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.85%) Veeam