Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Analysis
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1092 1061 1047
Rank change year-on-year -31 -14 +98
Permanent jobs citing Threat Analysis 104 134 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 118 208
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £35,500 £43,225 £43,450
90th Percentile £92,000 £90,000 £78,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £76,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -40.98% +27.08% +20.00%

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 156,599 156,360 180,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.77% 90.62% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 125,830 127,318 150,486
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Threat Analysis in the UK

Threat Analysis
Top 11 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 21 June 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 -27 99 £55,500 -11.20% 9
London -14 73 £61,250 -2.00% 2
UK excluding London -25 31 £45,000 -40.98% 9
South East -17 10 £60,000 -33.33% 5
Midlands +13 9 £45,000 -34.78%
West Midlands +7 8 £44,250 -35.87%
Wales - 5 £35,750 - 2
East of England +1 4 £41,500 +18.57% 1
North of England +19 3 £70,000 +288.89% 1
North West +3 3 £70,000 +288.89% 1
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Threat Analysis 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 Threat Analysis.

1 50 (48.08%) Information Security
2 42 (40.38%) Firewall
3 40 (38.46%) SIEM
4 37 (35.58%) Finance
5 33 (31.73%) Degree
6 32 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (27.88%) Computer Science
8 27 (25.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 26 (25.00%) Windows
10 24 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 24 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
11 23 (22.12%) Risk Management
11 23 (22.12%) Linux
11 23 (22.12%) COBIT
12 22 (21.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 19 (18.27%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (18.27%) C
14 18 (17.31%) CISSP
14 18 (17.31%) GIAC
14 18 (17.31%) Network Security
14 18 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (16.35%) Unix
15 17 (16.35%) ITIL
16 16 (15.38%) Incident Management
16 16 (15.38%) GCIH
16 16 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
16 16 (15.38%) SDLC
17 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.38%) Firewall
2 18 (17.31%) Network Security
3 13 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.81%) Internet
5 5 (4.81%) LAN
5 5 (4.81%) WAN
6 4 (3.85%) BGP
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.85%) IPsec
6 4 (3.85%) NetScreen
6 4 (3.85%) OSPF
6 4 (3.85%) VPN
7 3 (2.88%) Sourcefire
7 3 (2.88%) VLAN
8 2 (1.92%) DNS
9 1 (0.96%) HTTP
9 1 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Big Data
1 2 (1.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (35.58%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 8 (7.69%) Automotive
4 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.85%) Games
7 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.92%) Electronics
8 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.92%) Marketing
9 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (44.23%) Analyst
2 33 (31.73%) Security Analyst
3 15 (14.42%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 9 (8.65%) Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Incident Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Security Incident Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 8 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Junior
7 6 (5.77%) Junior Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Junior Security Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) SIEM Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.92%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Computer Science
2 24 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
2 24 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 16 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.69%) Infotainment
6 6 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.81%) Fintech
8 3 (2.88%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.92%) PKI
10 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.00%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Linux
3 17 (16.35%) Unix
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.96%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.08%) Information Security
2 40 (38.46%) SIEM
3 32 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (25.96%) Vulnerability Management
5 26 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 23 (22.12%) Risk Management
7 22 (21.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (18.27%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (16.35%) ITIL
11 16 (15.38%) Incident Management
11 16 (15.38%) SDLC
11 16 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
12 15 (14.42%) Security Monitoring
13 14 (13.46%) Business Continuity
14 12 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (11.54%) Performance Management
14 12 (11.54%) Remediation Plan
15 11 (10.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) C
2 8 (7.69%) C++
2 8 (7.69%) Java
3 7 (6.73%) Perl
3 7 (6.73%) Python
4 4 (3.85%) PHP
5 3 (2.88%) C#
5 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (31.73%) Degree
2 18 (17.31%) CISSP
2 18 (17.31%) GIAC
3 16 (15.38%) GCIH
4 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.58%) CEH
5 11 (10.58%) GCIA
6 9 (8.65%) CISA
6 9 (8.65%) OSCP
7 8 (7.69%) CISM
7 8 (7.69%) GSEC
8 6 (5.77%) CCNA
8 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.77%) CREST Certified
9 5 (4.81%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (3.85%) CCNP
10 4 (3.85%) CRISC
10 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.85%) GPEN
10 4 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.12%) COBIT
2 7 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) QRadar
2 12 (11.54%) Nessus
3 10 (9.62%) RSA enVision
4 9 (8.65%) CSIRT
5 3 (2.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Splunk
2 12 (11.54%) ArcSight
3 9 (8.65%) BeyondTrust
3 9 (8.65%) Oracle
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco
4 7 (6.73%) Juniper
4 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
5 5 (4.81%) Qualys
6 4 (3.85%) AlienVault
6 4 (3.85%) LogRhythm
7 3 (2.88%) F5
7 3 (2.88%) FireEye
7 3 (2.88%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.88%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.92%) Intel
8 2 (1.92%) Remedy
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) BT
9 1 (0.96%) Nokia