Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cybercrime (Computer Crime)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 935 997 1142
Rank change year-on-year +62 +145 -77
Permanent jobs citing Cybercrime 86 109 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.072% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.18% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 58 100 44
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.18% -13.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,375 £27,800
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £86,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 47,642 59,951 68,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.51% 39.63% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36,642 45,390 53,120
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,975 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +1.18%

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 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Cybercrime in the UK

Cybercrime
Top 10 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 21 February 2020. 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 +88 77 £52,500 -4.55% 19
UK excluding London +92 55 £50,000 +11.11% 14
London +81 31 £75,000 +25.00% 5
South West +33 25 £50,000 +8.11% 2
South East +72 11 £50,000 -28.57% 7
Scotland +37 8 £52,500 +61.54%
East of England +64 6 £60,000 +9.09%
North West +54 4 £50,000 +88.68% 4
North of England +46 4 £50,000 +74.38% 5
Wales - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 47 (54.65%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
3 20 (23.26%) Firewall
3 20 (23.26%) Security Operations
3 20 (23.26%) Threat Intelligence
4 19 (22.09%) Python
5 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 18 (20.93%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (18.60%) SIEM
6 16 (18.60%) Big Data
6 16 (18.60%) Java
6 16 (18.60%) Linux
6 16 (18.60%) Law
7 15 (17.44%) Internet
7 15 (17.44%) C
8 14 (16.28%) C#
8 14 (16.28%) Finance
8 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 14 (16.28%) AWS
9 13 (15.12%) Node.js
9 13 (15.12%) React
9 13 (15.12%) Malware Analysis
9 13 (15.12%) VPN
9 13 (15.12%) Information Security
9 13 (15.12%) Games
10 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
10 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
10 12 (13.95%) C++
10 12 (13.95%) Apache Spark

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 12 (13.95%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (9.30%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) AWS
2 10 (11.63%) Azure
3 7 (8.14%) Office 365
4 5 (5.81%) GCP
4 5 (5.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Firewall
2 15 (17.44%) Internet
3 13 (15.12%) VPN
4 11 (12.79%) Wireshark
5 9 (10.47%) DNS
5 9 (10.47%) SSL
6 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.14%) Network Security
8 6 (6.98%) MPLS
9 5 (5.81%) HTTPS
10 4 (4.65%) BGP
10 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.65%) LAN
10 4 (4.65%) OSPF
10 4 (4.65%) RSVP
11 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.49%) WebEx
12 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) Big Data
2 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.33%) Impala
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
2 5 (5.81%) git-flow
3 4 (4.65%) Burp Suite
3 4 (4.65%) Fiddler
3 4 (4.65%) Grunt
3 4 (4.65%) gulp
4 1 (1.16%) Broccoli
4 1 (1.16%) JSHint
General
1 16 (18.60%) Law
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 13 (15.12%) Games
4 10 (11.63%) Legal
5 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) German Language
6 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Security Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Malware Researcher
8 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
2 13 (15.12%) Node.js
2 13 (15.12%) React
3 9 (10.47%) REST
3 9 (10.47%) Spring
3 9 (10.47%) Vue.js
4 8 (9.30%) Kafka
5 7 (8.14%) .NET
6 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.98%) CSS
6 6 (6.98%) GraphQL
6 6 (6.98%) HTML
6 6 (6.98%) Spring MVC
7 5 (5.81%) Java EE
8 4 (4.65%) RESTful
9 3 (3.49%) HTML5
10 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.33%) CSS3
10 2 (2.33%) D3.js
10 2 (2.33%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (12.79%) Cyberattack
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Internet of Things
4 6 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.49%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (23.26%) Security Operations
2 20 (23.26%) Threat Intelligence
3 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 16 (18.60%) SIEM
5 13 (15.12%) Information Security
5 13 (15.12%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.79%) Threat Detection
7 10 (11.63%) Digital Forensics
8 9 (10.47%) Analytics
8 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (9.30%) Scrum
10 7 (8.14%) API Design
10 7 (8.14%) Behavioural Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) Data Analytics
10 7 (8.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) Python
2 16 (18.60%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) C
4 14 (16.28%) C#
5 12 (13.95%) C++
6 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.65%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.65%) Go
9 4 (4.65%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.49%) Scala
11 2 (2.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.33%) R
11 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.16%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) Degree
4 8 (9.30%) CCNA
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.30%) GIAC
4 8 (9.30%) SANS
5 7 (8.14%) CISSP
6 6 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.65%) CCNP
7 4 (4.65%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (4.65%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (4.65%) MCSE
7 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.65%) SSCP
8 2 (2.33%) CISM
9 1 (1.16%) CEH
9 1 (1.16%) CISA
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Docker
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Kibana
2 2 (2.33%) Oozie
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Splunk
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) Palo Alto
4 5 (5.81%) Cisco
4 5 (5.81%) Google
4 5 (5.81%) Juniper
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.33%) BT
6 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian