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

Threat Analysis
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1029 1042 1090
Rank change year-on-year +13 +48 +76
Permanent jobs citing Threat Analysis 159 145 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.082% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 117 131 176
UK median annual salary £55,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.20% +8.70% +7.98%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £83,500 £90,000 £73,750
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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 21 February 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 February 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 +29 159 £55,500 -11.20% 20
London +29 87 £55,000 -12.00% 6
UK excluding London -4 72 £60,000 - 17
South East +2 39 £60,000 -14.29% 10
Midlands +11 16 £40,000 -33.33% 2
East of England +8 14 £64,500 +72.00%
West Midlands -19 8 £44,250 -26.25% 2
East Midlands - 8 £27,500 -
North of England -5 2 £65,000 +282.35%
North West -8 2 £65,000 +282.35%
South West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 79 (49.69%) Information Security
2 69 (43.40%) SIEM
3 67 (42.14%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (33.96%) Degree
5 52 (32.70%) Firewall
5 52 (32.70%) Security Cleared
6 49 (30.82%) Security Operations
7 44 (27.67%) Risk Management
8 42 (26.42%) Computer Science
9 38 (23.90%) Network Security
10 37 (23.27%) Cyberthreat
11 36 (22.64%) Windows
12 34 (21.38%) Linux
13 31 (19.50%) CISSP
14 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (18.24%) Finance
15 27 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
16 26 (16.35%) Management Information System
17 25 (15.72%) GIAC
17 25 (15.72%) GCIH
18 24 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 24 (15.09%) SC Cleared
19 23 (14.47%) Security Architecture
19 23 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
19 23 (14.47%) TCP/IP
20 22 (13.84%) Penetration Testing
21 21 (13.21%) C
21 21 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
22 20 (12.58%) SDLC

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 (3.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.14%) Serverless
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.70%) Firewall
2 38 (23.90%) Network Security
3 23 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (14.47%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.43%) Internet
5 8 (5.03%) DNS
6 6 (3.77%) SMTP
7 5 (3.14%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (3.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (3.14%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) GIS
2 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Metasploit
2 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Banking
3 10 (6.29%) Retail
4 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.03%) Automotive
5 8 (5.03%) Games
6 2 (1.26%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (45.91%) Analyst
2 38 (23.90%) Security Analyst
3 31 (19.50%) SOC Analyst
4 26 (16.35%) Consultant
4 26 (16.35%) Security Consultant
5 19 (11.95%) Architect
6 15 (9.43%) Security Engineer
7 14 (8.81%) Junior
8 12 (7.55%) Junior Analyst
8 12 (7.55%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.66%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (5.03%) CISSP Analyst
10 8 (5.03%) Network Consultant
10 8 (5.03%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (5.03%) Security Incident Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) IT Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.40%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) .NET
1 5 (3.14%) CGI
1 5 (3.14%) LAMP
1 5 (3.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.42%) Computer Science
2 37 (23.27%) Cyberthreat
3 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (16.35%) Management Information System
5 21 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (11.95%) PKI
7 9 (5.66%) Cyberattack
7 9 (5.66%) Smart Meter
8 8 (5.03%) Infotainment
9 7 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (3.14%) CESG
11 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
13 2 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (1.26%) Fintech
14 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 1 (0.63%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.64%) Windows
2 34 (21.38%) Linux
3 17 (10.69%) Unix
4 5 (3.14%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.69%) Information Security
2 69 (43.40%) SIEM
3 67 (42.14%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (30.82%) Security Operations
5 44 (27.67%) Risk Management
6 27 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
6 27 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (14.47%) Security Architecture
9 22 (13.84%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (12.58%) SDLC
11 19 (11.95%) Data Protection
11 19 (11.95%) Fraud Detection
11 19 (11.95%) Identity Management
11 19 (11.95%) Security Monitoring
12 18 (11.32%) Compliance Management
12 18 (11.32%) Project Management
12 18 (11.32%) Risk and Compliance Management
13 17 (10.69%) Identity Access Management
14 16 (10.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.21%) C
2 13 (8.18%) Java
3 5 (3.14%) PHP
3 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.14%) SQL
4 4 (2.52%) C++
5 3 (1.89%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.63%) Ada
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Degree
2 52 (32.70%) Security Cleared
3 31 (19.50%) CISSP
4 25 (15.72%) GCIH
4 25 (15.72%) GIAC
5 24 (15.09%) SC Cleared
6 14 (8.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (8.81%) GCIA
7 13 (8.18%) GSEC
8 12 (7.55%) CISA
9 11 (6.92%) CEH
9 11 (6.92%) CISM
10 9 (5.66%) OSCP
11 8 (5.03%) CREST Certified
12 7 (4.40%) CCNA
12 7 (4.40%) CCNP
12 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (3.77%) CRISC
13 6 (3.77%) SANS
14 5 (3.14%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (11.32%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.92%) COBIT
4 10 (6.29%) GDPR
5 5 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.95%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.40%) Snort
3 5 (3.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (12.58%) Nessus
2 15 (9.43%) CSIRT
2 15 (9.43%) QRadar
3 10 (6.29%) RSA enVision
4 9 (5.66%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) ArcSight
2 15 (9.43%) Oracle
3 13 (8.18%) BeyondTrust
4 10 (6.29%) Splunk
5 5 (3.14%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.89%) Qualys
7 2 (1.26%) BT
7 2 (1.26%) F5
7 2 (1.26%) FireEye
7 2 (1.26%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.26%) Huawei
7 2 (1.26%) NEC
7 2 (1.26%) Nokia
7 2 (1.26%) Remedy
7 2 (1.26%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.26%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.63%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto