Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Threat Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Threat Analysis over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Analysis
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1033 1093 1137
Rank change year-on-year +60 +44 +84
Permanent jobs citing Threat Analysis 152 127 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.068% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.076% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 119 111 133
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

Threat Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162001 166293 190317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.45% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128391 137865 157487
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,094 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

Threat Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Threat Analysis in the UK

Threat Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Threat Analysis in the UK

Threat Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Threat Analysis over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Threat Analysis in the UK

Threat Analysis
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Threat Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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 +56 151 £50,000 -16.67% 5
London +24 76 £50,000 -13.04% 3
UK excluding London +34 75 £60,000 - 2
South East +45 48 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +30 13 £64,500 +72.00%
Midlands +13 10 £27,500 -54.17%
East Midlands - 7 £27,500 -
South West -4 4 £57,500 -28.13%
West Midlands -4 3 £35,000 -41.67%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Threat Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Threat Analysis.

1 78 (51.32%) Information Security
2 63 (41.45%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (40.79%) Security Cleared
4 61 (40.13%) SIEM
5 58 (38.16%) Degree
6 48 (31.58%) Security Operations
6 48 (31.58%) Windows
7 47 (30.92%) Computer Science
8 44 (28.95%) Network Security
9 43 (28.29%) Cyberthreat
10 41 (26.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 39 (25.66%) Firewall
12 37 (24.34%) Linux
12 37 (24.34%) SC Cleared
13 36 (23.68%) Management Information System
14 35 (23.03%) Security Architecture
14 35 (23.03%) Security Monitoring
15 30 (19.74%) Virtual Machines
16 29 (19.08%) GIAC
17 28 (18.42%) PKI
18 27 (17.76%) GCIH
18 27 (17.76%) Identity Management
18 27 (17.76%) Fraud Detection
18 27 (17.76%) Data Protection
19 26 (17.11%) Security Operations Centre
19 26 (17.11%) Oracle
20 25 (16.45%) Risk Management
20 25 (16.45%) QRadar
21 24 (15.79%) CISSP
21 24 (15.79%) GCIA

Threat Analysis
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 5 (3.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.29%) Serverless
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.95%) Network Security
2 39 (25.66%) Firewall
3 21 (13.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (13.82%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.55%) Internet
5 7 (4.61%) DNS
6 5 (3.29%) SMTP
7 4 (2.63%) SSL
8 3 (1.97%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.32%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (3.29%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (11.18%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Games
5 3 (1.97%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (50.66%) Analyst
2 40 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 31 (20.39%) SOC Analyst
4 24 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 23 (15.13%) Architect
6 21 (13.82%) Consultant
6 21 (13.82%) Security Consultant
7 18 (11.84%) Security Architect
8 17 (11.18%) Junior
9 15 (9.87%) Incident Analyst
9 15 (9.87%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Junior Security Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Security Incident Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.29%) .NET Architect
12 5 (3.29%) Azure Architect
12 5 (3.29%) Incident Handler
12 5 (3.29%) IT Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) .NET
1 5 (3.29%) CGI
1 5 (3.29%) LAMP
1 5 (3.29%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.92%) Computer Science
2 43 (28.29%) Cyberthreat
3 36 (23.68%) Management Information System
4 28 (18.42%) PKI
5 26 (17.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (9.21%) Cyber Attack
8 9 (5.92%) Smart Meter
9 5 (3.29%) CESG
9 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.97%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.97%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.58%) Windows
2 37 (24.34%) Linux
3 17 (11.18%) Unix
4 4 (2.63%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (51.32%) Information Security
2 63 (41.45%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (40.13%) SIEM
4 48 (31.58%) Security Operations
5 41 (26.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 35 (23.03%) Security Architecture
6 35 (23.03%) Security Monitoring
7 27 (17.76%) Data Protection
7 27 (17.76%) Fraud Detection
7 27 (17.76%) Identity Management
8 25 (16.45%) Risk Management
9 22 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (13.16%) Information Assurance
11 18 (11.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 17 (11.18%) Compliance Management
12 17 (11.18%) Regulatory Compliance
12 17 (11.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
13 16 (10.53%) Remediation Plan
14 15 (9.87%) Identity Access Management
15 13 (8.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.55%) C
2 12 (7.89%) Java
3 5 (3.29%) PHP
3 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.29%) SQL
4 3 (1.97%) C++
4 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.66%) Ada
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (40.79%) Security Cleared
2 58 (38.16%) Degree
3 37 (24.34%) SC Cleared
4 29 (19.08%) GIAC
5 27 (17.76%) GCIH
6 24 (15.79%) CISSP
6 24 (15.79%) GCIA
7 12 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (7.24%) GSEC
9 9 (5.92%) CISA
9 9 (5.92%) CISM
10 8 (5.26%) SANS
11 7 (4.61%) CEH
12 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
13 5 (3.29%) CCNA
13 5 (3.29%) CCNP
13 5 (3.29%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (3.29%) CRISC
14 3 (1.97%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.55%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.92%) GDPR
4 3 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 30 (19.74%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.29%) Docker
2 5 (3.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (16.45%) QRadar
2 23 (15.13%) Nessus
3 22 (14.47%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) Oracle
2 19 (12.50%) BeyondTrust
3 10 (6.58%) ArcSight
4 5 (3.29%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.32%) F5
7 1 (0.66%) BT
7 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.66%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) Huawei
7 1 (0.66%) NEC
7 1 (0.66%) Nokia