Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cybercrime (Computer Crime)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1031 1140 1070
Rank change year-on-year +109 -70 -166
Permanent jobs citing Cybercrime 85 70 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.039% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.098% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 76 58 102
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.20% - -6.82%
10th Percentile £30,126 £36,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -22.73%

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 62,126 71,072 68,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.80% 40.04% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47,056 55,793 55,876
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 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 +111 83 £57,500 +9.00% 14
UK excluding London +98 51 £50,000 -4.76% 12
London +64 32 £67,179 +34.36% 2
South West +38 29 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North of England +50 11 £28,673 -30.07% 2
North West +37 7 £26,500 -35.37% 2
South East +33 7 £70,000 +27.27% 5
North East - 4 £28,673 -
East of England +85 3 £55,000 -
Midlands +31 1 £27,500 -57.69% 1
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 38 (44.71%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (30.59%) Big Data
3 25 (29.41%) Linux
4 23 (27.06%) Python
5 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
5 21 (24.71%) Docker
6 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (20.00%) CISSP
7 16 (18.82%) Information Security
7 16 (18.82%) DevOps
7 16 (18.82%) Kubernetes
8 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared
8 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 14 (16.47%) Firewall
9 14 (16.47%) Network Design
9 14 (16.47%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (15.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
11 12 (14.12%) Degree
12 11 (12.94%) Machine Learning
12 11 (12.94%) VPN
12 11 (12.94%) Security Operations
13 10 (11.76%) Cyberattack
13 10 (11.76%) Windows
13 10 (11.76%) CISM
13 10 (11.76%) Node.js
13 10 (11.76%) Visualisation
13 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.59%) Reverse Engineering

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 (7.06%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Gephi
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.18%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) VPN
3 8 (9.41%) Internet
4 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.06%) MPLS
6 2 (2.35%) 2G
6 2 (2.35%) 3G
6 2 (2.35%) 4G
6 2 (2.35%) 5G
6 2 (2.35%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (2.35%) DNS
6 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.35%) HTTP
6 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.35%) SS7
6 2 (2.35%) SSL
6 2 (2.35%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.18%) Network Security
7 1 (1.18%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) Big Data
2 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.35%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.88%) git-flow
1 5 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket Server
2 3 (3.53%) CodeSonar
2 3 (3.53%) JUnit
2 3 (3.53%) Robot Framework
2 3 (3.53%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Developer
3 13 (15.29%) Security Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Operational Security Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Operations Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Security Operations Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Applications Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Service Owner
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Node.js
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
3 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.41%) React
3 8 (9.41%) REST
3 8 (9.41%) RESTful
3 8 (9.41%) Vue.js
4 7 (8.24%) CSS
4 7 (8.24%) Spring
5 6 (7.06%) Redux
6 5 (5.88%) .NET
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.88%) D3.js
6 5 (5.88%) Ember.js
6 5 (5.88%) Express
6 5 (5.88%) jQuery
6 5 (5.88%) lodash
6 5 (5.88%) Spring MVC
7 4 (4.71%) Kafka
7 4 (4.71%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Cyberattack
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Fintech
3 5 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.53%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) Android
4 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.53%) CentOS
5 3 (3.53%) Fedora
5 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
3 16 (18.82%) DevOps
3 16 (18.82%) Information Security
4 14 (16.47%) Network Design
4 14 (16.47%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (15.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 11 (12.94%) Machine Learning
6 11 (12.94%) Security Operations
7 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 10 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 9 (10.59%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (10.59%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (10.59%) Threat Detection
9 8 (9.41%) Change Management
9 8 (9.41%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (8.24%) Server Hardening
11 6 (7.06%) Web Development
12 5 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) Python
2 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) C
4 6 (7.06%) C#
4 6 (7.06%) C++
5 5 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.35%) R
7 2 (2.35%) SQL
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) CISSP
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) Degree
4 10 (11.76%) CISM
5 7 (8.24%) CEH
6 6 (7.06%) MCSE
6 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.88%) GIAC
7 5 (5.88%) SANS
8 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.71%) MCITP
8 4 (4.71%) PhD
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.53%) CISA
9 3 (3.53%) CREST Certified
9 3 (3.53%) GISP
10 2 (2.35%) CISMP
10 2 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Docker
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) vSphere
3 3 (3.53%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.53%) Xen
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.06%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.53%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.53%) Nagios
4 3 (3.53%) OpenNMS
4 3 (3.53%) Salt
4 3 (3.53%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.35%) Kibana
5 2 (2.35%) Oozie
6 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco
2 6 (7.06%) Juniper
3 4 (4.71%) CyberArk
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.53%) Hortonworks
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.53%) Splunk
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.35%) BT
5 2 (2.35%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) Facebook
6 1 (1.18%) Instagram
6 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam