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to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberattack in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberattack over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 250 582 309
Rank change year-on-year +332 -273 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 1,173 40 6
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.49% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.27% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 137 30 5
10th Percentile £30,000 £42,547 -
25th Percentile £38,750 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £85,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £96,625 £74,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -14.81% - +8.00%

Cyberattack is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,821 14,489 3,363
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.52% 38.57% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17,492 10,384 2,799
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,700
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £43,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% -

Cyberattack
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cyberattack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Cyberattack trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyberattack
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cyberattack.

Cyberattack salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyberattack
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cyberattack over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Cyberattack salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Cyberattack job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Cyberattack.

1 1,003 (85.51%) Finance
2 986 (84.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 977 (83.29%) Threat Intelligence
4 968 (82.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 692 (58.99%) Cyber Defence
6 542 (46.21%) Security Cleared
7 451 (38.45%) Python
8 444 (37.85%) Java
9 439 (37.43%) Agile
10 383 (32.65%) Software Engineering
11 323 (27.54%) Social Skills
12 321 (27.37%) SC Cleared
13 311 (26.51%) Linux
14 286 (24.38%) Cybercrime
15 285 (24.30%) AWS
16 279 (23.79%) Docker
17 272 (23.19%) JavaScript
18 262 (22.34%) React
19 243 (20.72%) Public Sector
20 234 (19.95%) Test Automation
21 229 (19.52%) Problem-Solving
22 226 (19.27%) Ansible
23 224 (19.10%) Cybersecurity
24 223 (19.01%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 221 (18.84%) Project Management
26 200 (17.05%) Law
27 183 (15.60%) DevOps
28 171 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
29 164 (13.98%) Git (software)
30 162 (13.81%) Scrum

Cyberattack
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 69 (5.88%) Confluence
2 53 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 44 (3.75%) Apache
4 24 (2.05%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.19%) JBoss
6 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.02%) Jetty
7 12 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.51%) nginx
8 6 (0.51%) WildFly
9 2 (0.17%) SAS
9 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.085%) Ethereum
Applications
1 91 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.60%) Maple
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 285 (24.30%) AWS
2 143 (12.19%) Azure
3 50 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (3.15%) Amazon ECS
4 37 (3.15%) OpenShift
5 31 (2.64%) Microsoft 365
6 28 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.96%) Trello
8 20 (1.71%) Azure Machine Learning
9 14 (1.19%) IaaS
9 14 (1.19%) PaaS
10 13 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (1.11%) Amazon MSK
10 13 (1.11%) AWS CloudTrail
10 13 (1.11%) Serverless
11 11 (0.94%) GCP
11 11 (0.94%) Slack
12 5 (0.43%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 68 (5.80%) Firewall
3 61 (5.20%) DHCP
4 56 (4.77%) Network Security
5 44 (3.75%) DNS
6 41 (3.50%) Wireless
7 39 (3.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 37 (3.15%) HTTP
8 37 (3.15%) SNA
8 37 (3.15%) Software-Defined Networking
9 36 (3.07%) SSL
10 35 (2.98%) IMAP
10 35 (2.98%) tcpdump
10 35 (2.98%) Wireshark
11 17 (1.45%) VoIP
12 16 (1.36%) Broadband
13 15 (1.28%) BGP
13 15 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.28%) OSPF
14 14 (1.19%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (11.42%) Big Data
2 59 (5.03%) NoSQL
2 59 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (4.01%) Hadoop
5 46 (3.92%) MySQL
6 28 (2.39%) GIS
7 26 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.05%) InfluxDB
9 18 (1.53%) Metadata
10 13 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
10 13 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.94%) SQL Server
12 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.60%) Geospatial Data
13 6 (0.51%) Maltego
14 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 164 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 128 (10.91%) JIRA
3 85 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.98%) Zephyr
5 29 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (2.39%) GDB
7 22 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (1.88%) Bitbucket
7 22 (1.88%) Maven
8 21 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.71%) IDA Disassembler
9 20 (1.71%) Mercurial
9 20 (1.71%) SonarQube
9 20 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.62%) Subversion
11 16 (1.36%) Bundler
12 15 (1.28%) Cypress.io
12 15 (1.28%) REST Assured
12 15 (1.28%) Selenium
12 15 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 1,003 (85.51%) Finance
2 986 (84.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 323 (27.54%) Social Skills
4 243 (20.72%) Public Sector
5 200 (17.05%) Law
6 171 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (7.59%) Telecoms
8 75 (6.39%) Police
9 38 (3.24%) Banking
10 35 (2.98%) Legal
11 28 (2.39%) Marketing
12 23 (1.96%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.79%) Military
14 18 (1.53%) Electronics
15 17 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
16 15 (1.28%) Manufacturing
17 14 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
18 13 (1.11%) Retail
19 5 (0.43%) Back Office
20 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 248 (21.14%) Software Engineer
2 135 (11.51%) Developer
3 96 (8.18%) Security Engineer
4 79 (6.73%) Architect
5 69 (5.88%) Graduate
6 56 (4.77%) Java Developer
7 51 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 49 (4.18%) Consultant
9 48 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 48 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
10 47 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
11 44 (3.75%) Security Consultant
12 42 (3.58%) Scrum Master
13 41 (3.50%) Software Developer
14 40 (3.41%) Analyst
14 40 (3.41%) Lead Software Engineer
15 39 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
16 37 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
17 34 (2.90%) Python Engineer
18 31 (2.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (22.34%) React
2 146 (12.45%) HTML
3 101 (8.61%) Spring
4 93 (7.93%) Kafka
5 92 (7.84%) Node.js
6 91 (7.76%) HTML5
7 82 (6.99%) CSS
8 61 (5.20%) Apache NiFi
9 60 (5.12%) .NET
10 52 (4.43%) TensorFlow
11 48 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 48 (4.09%) Redux
12 46 (3.92%) REST
13 36 (3.07%) Keycloak
14 35 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
15 34 (2.90%) Apache Camel
16 32 (2.73%) PyTorch
16 32 (2.73%) scikit-learn
17 31 (2.64%) WAP
17 31 (2.64%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 692 (58.99%) Cyber Defence
2 286 (24.38%) Cybercrime
3 115 (9.80%) Cyberthreat
4 68 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 59 (5.03%) Smartphone
6 56 (4.77%) Social Media
7 55 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
8 49 (4.18%) User Experience
9 48 (4.09%) Cloud Native
10 46 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (3.15%) Social Network
12 34 (2.90%) Mobile App
13 32 (2.73%) Acoustics
14 31 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
14 31 (2.64%) W3C
15 30 (2.56%) Replication
16 26 (2.22%) FPGA
17 20 (1.71%) IoT
18 18 (1.53%) Blog
18 18 (1.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 311 (26.51%) Linux
2 161 (13.73%) Windows
3 89 (7.59%) Android
4 57 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 38 (3.24%) Ubuntu
6 33 (2.81%) CentOS
7 26 (2.22%) Kali Linux
7 26 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.36%) Unix
8 16 (1.36%) Windows Phone
9 15 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.60%) VMS
10 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.51%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (83.29%) Threat Intelligence
2 968 (82.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 439 (37.43%) Agile
4 383 (32.65%) Software Engineering
5 234 (19.95%) Test Automation
6 229 (19.52%) Problem-Solving
7 224 (19.10%) Cybersecurity
8 223 (19.01%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 221 (18.84%) Project Management
10 183 (15.60%) DevOps
11 162 (13.81%) Scrum
12 161 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 152 (12.96%) CI/CD
14 136 (11.59%) Decision-Making
15 133 (11.34%) Coaching
16 123 (10.49%) Mentoring
17 113 (9.63%) Analytics
18 103 (8.78%) Full Stack Development
19 97 (8.27%) Artificial Intelligence
20 92 (7.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 451 (38.45%) Python
2 444 (37.85%) Java
3 272 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 156 (13.30%) C++
5 153 (13.04%) Bash
6 112 (9.55%) TypeScript
7 108 (9.21%) C#
8 72 (6.14%) SQL
9 71 (6.05%) Go
10 58 (4.94%) MATLAB
11 55 (4.69%) C
12 50 (4.26%) Groovy
13 49 (4.18%) Scala
14 41 (3.50%) R
15 37 (3.15%) Shell Script
16 24 (2.05%) Ruby
17 15 (1.28%) Perl
18 14 (1.19%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.77%) Rust
19 9 (0.77%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 542 (46.21%) Security Cleared
2 321 (27.37%) SC Cleared
3 87 (7.42%) Degree
4 60 (5.12%) PhD
5 49 (4.18%) DV Cleared
6 37 (3.15%) AWS Certification
6 37 (3.15%) ISTQB
6 37 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 37 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.88%) CISSP
9 20 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (1.36%) CCNP
10 16 (1.36%) CREST Certified
11 15 (1.28%) CISM
12 14 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
13 11 (0.94%) OSCP
14 10 (0.85%) CCA
15 8 (0.68%) CISA
16 7 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (9.12%) QA
2 31 (2.64%) Accessibility
3 22 (1.88%) PMO
4 19 (1.62%) NCSC
5 17 (1.45%) ECSS
6 16 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.36%) NIST
7 13 (1.11%) GDPR
8 9 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.77%) GRC
9 6 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.51%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.26%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.26%) ISO 31000
10 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.26%) SOC 2
10 3 (0.26%) SOC 3
11 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 279 (23.79%) Docker
2 96 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (7.84%) Active Directory
4 49 (4.18%) Firmware
5 45 (3.84%) vSphere
6 40 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.47%) KVM
8 14 (1.19%) Xen
9 12 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.51%) XenApp
10 6 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 226 (19.27%) Ansible
2 99 (8.44%) Kubernetes
3 89 (7.59%) Terraform
4 71 (6.05%) Puppet
5 51 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (4.35%) vCenter Server
6 39 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
7 37 (3.15%) Grafana
8 35 (2.98%) HP ALM
9 28 (2.39%) Single Sign-On
10 17 (1.45%) Kibana
10 17 (1.45%) logstash
11 15 (1.28%) yum
12 14 (1.19%) Prometheus
13 13 (1.11%) Sysdig
14 7 (0.60%) CSIRT
15 5 (0.43%) Nagios
16 4 (0.34%) systemd
16 4 (0.34%) vRealize
17 1 (0.085%) Nessus
Vendors
1 134 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 117 (9.97%) VMware
3 68 (5.80%) Atlassian
4 59 (5.03%) Perforce
5 47 (4.01%) HP
6 33 (2.81%) Cisco
7 31 (2.64%) Oracle
8 30 (2.56%) Google
8 30 (2.56%) Splunk
9 25 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.36%) Veeam
11 15 (1.28%) BT
12 13 (1.11%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.02%) Okta
14 11 (0.94%) Dell
14 11 (0.94%) WSO2
15 9 (0.77%) Twitter
16 8 (0.68%) CheckPoint
17 7 (0.60%) T-Plan
18 6 (0.51%) Citrix