Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Analysis
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1074 1036 1174
Rank change year-on-year -38 +138 +87
Permanent jobs citing Threat Analysis 107 213 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 89 189 67
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £69,000 £62,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +10.40% +16.28% +10.82%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159119 175986 191424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126483 146806 156211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Threat Analysis in the UK

Threat Analysis
Top 8 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 18 August 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 -40 105 £60,000 -4.00% 8
London +28 56 £50,000 -23.08% 3
UK excluding London -25 49 £69,000 +10.40% 6
South East +33 28 £90,000 +50.00% 2
Midlands +17 11 £69,000 +10.40% 2
West Midlands -3 11 £69,000 +10.40% 2
South West -1 6 £51,250 -21.15%
East of England +14 4 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 61 (57.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 56 (52.34%) Information Security
3 52 (48.60%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (46.73%) Security Operations
4 50 (46.73%) Windows
5 48 (44.86%) Security Monitoring
6 42 (39.25%) Management Information System
7 34 (31.78%) Linux
7 34 (31.78%) Security Cleared
8 32 (29.91%) GCIA
8 32 (29.91%) Security Operations Centre
9 31 (28.97%) SC Cleared
10 30 (28.04%) Security Architecture
11 27 (25.23%) SIEM
11 27 (25.23%) Incident Management
11 27 (25.23%) GCIH
12 26 (24.30%) Unix
12 26 (24.30%) Firewall
13 25 (23.36%) CISSP
13 25 (23.36%) Network Security
14 24 (22.43%) Data Protection
14 24 (22.43%) Cyberthreat
15 23 (21.50%) Finance
16 22 (20.56%) PKI
17 21 (19.63%) Degree
17 21 (19.63%) Information Assurance
17 21 (19.63%) Identity Management
17 21 (19.63%) SANS
17 21 (19.63%) Fraud Detection
17 21 (19.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (4.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) Firewall
2 25 (23.36%) Network Security
3 18 (16.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.67%) DNS
5 4 (3.74%) Symposium
5 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.80%) BGP
6 3 (2.80%) IPv4
6 3 (2.80%) IPv6
6 3 (2.80%) OSPF
7 2 (1.87%) HTTP
7 2 (1.87%) Internet
7 2 (1.87%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) DHCP
8 1 (0.93%) FTP
8 1 (0.93%) LDAP
8 1 (0.93%) SMTP
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.93%) VPN
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) GIS
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (57.94%) Analyst
2 37 (34.58%) Security Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) Security Engineer
4 22 (20.56%) Architect
4 22 (20.56%) Security Architect
5 16 (14.95%) Monitoring Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) Incident Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Malware Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Security Incident Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Junior
8 7 (6.54%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) IT Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Junior Security Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Security Incident Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (39.25%) Management Information System
2 32 (29.91%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (22.43%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (20.56%) PKI
5 20 (18.69%) Cyber Attack
6 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
7 9 (8.41%) Cybercrime
8 3 (2.80%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.80%) Robotics
8 3 (2.80%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.73%) Windows
2 34 (31.78%) Linux
3 26 (24.30%) Unix
4 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 56 (52.34%) Information Security
3 52 (48.60%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (46.73%) Security Operations
5 48 (44.86%) Security Monitoring
6 30 (28.04%) Security Architecture
7 27 (25.23%) Incident Management
7 27 (25.23%) SIEM
8 24 (22.43%) Data Protection
9 21 (19.63%) Fraud Detection
9 21 (19.63%) Identity Management
9 21 (19.63%) Information Assurance
9 21 (19.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 19 (17.76%) Attack Monitoring
11 17 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (14.02%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (13.08%) Compliance Audit
13 14 (13.08%) Malware Analysis
14 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (11.21%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) C
1 2 (1.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (31.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (29.91%) GCIA
3 31 (28.97%) SC Cleared
4 27 (25.23%) GCIH
5 25 (23.36%) CISSP
6 21 (19.63%) Degree
6 21 (19.63%) SANS
7 20 (18.69%) GIAC
8 18 (16.82%) CEH
9 17 (15.89%) GSEC
10 14 (13.08%) CISM
11 12 (11.21%) GCED
12 10 (9.35%) DV Cleared
13 6 (5.61%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (3.74%) CCNA
14 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (2.80%) CCNP
16 2 (1.87%) JNCIA
16 2 (1.87%) SSCP
17 1 (0.93%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (19.63%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.87%) Snort
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) QRadar
2 16 (14.95%) Nessus
3 15 (14.02%) CSIRT
4 14 (13.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (2.80%) SCCM
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 14 (13.08%) BeyondTrust
3 9 (8.41%) Cisco
4 5 (4.67%) Juniper
4 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.74%) F5
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.87%) Avaya
7 2 (1.87%) BroadSoft
7 2 (1.87%) Mitel
8 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.93%) FireEye
8 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.93%) McAfee
8 1 (0.93%) NetWitness
8 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.93%) Sourcefire