Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Analysis
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1052 1063 1169
Rank change year-on-year +11 +106 +90
Permanent jobs citing Threat Analysis 121 170 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.089% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.100% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 104 144 93
UK median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £42,875 £48,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.11% +17.00%

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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
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 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -17 119 £52,500 -19.23% 5
UK excluding London +30 75 £60,000 -7.69% 3
London 0 44 £48,750 -22.00% 2
South East +37 43 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Midlands +38 17 £43,152 -33.61% 1
West Midlands +3 11 £69,000 +6.15% 1
East of England +13 8 £64,500 +72.00%
South West +9 7 £51,250 -21.15%
East Midlands - 6 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 54 (44.63%) Security Cleared
2 53 (43.80%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (39.67%) Information Security
4 41 (33.88%) SIEM
5 39 (32.23%) Degree
6 38 (31.40%) SC Cleared
6 38 (31.40%) Security Operations
7 37 (30.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 35 (28.93%) Windows
8 35 (28.93%) Security Architecture
9 34 (28.10%) Management Information System
9 34 (28.10%) Network Security
10 33 (27.27%) Firewall
11 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
12 28 (23.14%) PKI
12 28 (23.14%) Cyberthreat
13 27 (22.31%) Security Operations Centre
13 27 (22.31%) Fraud Detection
13 27 (22.31%) Security Monitoring
13 27 (22.31%) Data Protection
13 27 (22.31%) Identity Management
14 26 (21.49%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (19.83%) Linux
16 22 (18.18%) GCIA
16 22 (18.18%) Information Assurance
17 21 (17.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
18 20 (16.53%) Virtual Machines
18 20 (16.53%) Oracle
19 19 (15.70%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (15.70%) QRadar

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 4 (3.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.10%) Network Security
2 33 (27.27%) Firewall
3 19 (15.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.61%) Internet
6 4 (3.31%) Symposium
7 3 (2.48%) BGP
7 3 (2.48%) DNS
7 3 (2.48%) IPv4
7 3 (2.48%) IPv6
7 3 (2.48%) OSPF
8 2 (1.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Analyst
2 31 (25.62%) Security Analyst
3 26 (21.49%) SOC Analyst
4 22 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 20 (16.53%) Architect
6 16 (13.22%) Security Architect
7 14 (11.57%) Consultant
7 14 (11.57%) Security Consultant
8 12 (9.92%) Incident Analyst
9 11 (9.09%) Junior
9 11 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Security Incident Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 5 (4.13%) IT Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) IT Security Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Junior Security Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) Senior Security Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) .NET Architect
13 4 (3.31%) .NET Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) CGI
2 4 (3.31%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) LAMP
2 4 (3.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Management Information System
2 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
3 28 (23.14%) Cyberthreat
3 28 (23.14%) PKI
4 27 (22.31%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (9.92%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.96%) Smart Meter
7 5 (4.13%) CESG
8 2 (1.65%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) Windows
2 24 (19.83%) Linux
3 13 (10.74%) Unix
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (39.67%) Information Security
3 41 (33.88%) SIEM
4 38 (31.40%) Security Operations
5 37 (30.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 35 (28.93%) Security Architecture
7 27 (22.31%) Data Protection
7 27 (22.31%) Fraud Detection
7 27 (22.31%) Identity Management
7 27 (22.31%) Security Monitoring
8 26 (21.49%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (18.18%) Information Assurance
10 21 (17.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (12.40%) Risk Management
13 14 (11.57%) Compliance Management
13 14 (11.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 13 (10.74%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
15 11 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) Java
2 4 (3.31%) SQL
3 3 (2.48%) C
4 1 (0.83%) Ada
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (44.63%) Security Cleared
2 39 (32.23%) Degree
3 38 (31.40%) SC Cleared
4 22 (18.18%) GCIA
5 18 (14.88%) CISSP
5 18 (14.88%) GIAC
6 17 (14.05%) GCIH
7 11 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (5.79%) CISM
9 7 (5.79%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.96%) GSEC
10 6 (4.96%) SANS
11 5 (4.13%) CISA
11 5 (4.13%) CRISC
12 4 (3.31%) CCNA
12 4 (3.31%) CEH
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (2.48%) CCNP
13 3 (2.48%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.79%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.96%) GDPR
3 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) QRadar
2 16 (13.22%) CSIRT
3 14 (11.57%) Nessus
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (2.48%) SCCM
6 2 (1.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Oracle
2 14 (11.57%) BeyondTrust
3 8 (6.61%) Cisco
4 7 (5.79%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.31%) F5
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.48%) Juniper
7 2 (1.65%) Avaya
7 2 (1.65%) BroadSoft
7 2 (1.65%) Mitel
8 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Google