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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 542 532 292
Rank change year-on-year -10 -240 +39
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 350 74 10
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.45% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 204 66 6
10th Percentile £30,000 £48,750 £46,071
25th Percentile £40,973 £55,313 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,200 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.46% +4.00% -10.71%
75th Percentile £96,563 £78,438 £75,313
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,875 £77,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +3.45%

Cyberthreat 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 35,361 14,262 3,350
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.42% 38.56% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17,403 10,208 2,786
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,000 £75,531 £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% +0.26%

Cyberthreat
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cyberthreat trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cyberthreat salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Cyberthreat salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat.

1 212 (60.57%) Cybersecurity
2 145 (41.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 139 (39.71%) Security Cleared
4 130 (37.14%) Social Skills
5 129 (36.86%) Threat Intelligence
6 124 (35.43%) Degree
6 124 (35.43%) Finance
7 123 (35.14%) Linux
8 116 (33.14%) Cyberattack
9 110 (31.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 100 (28.57%) Windows
11 86 (24.57%) Analytical Skills
12 84 (24.00%) Python
13 72 (20.57%) Software Engineering
14 70 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 68 (19.43%) Java
16 65 (18.57%) Information Security
16 65 (18.57%) Cyber Defence
17 58 (16.57%) Cyber Intelligence
18 56 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
19 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
20 54 (15.43%) Security Operations
21 52 (14.86%) Use Case
22 50 (14.29%) HTML
22 50 (14.29%) SIEM
23 48 (13.71%) Mentoring
23 48 (13.71%) Risk Management
23 48 (13.71%) Blog
23 48 (13.71%) Reverse Engineering
24 47 (13.43%) C++

Cyberthreat
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 36 (10.29%) Confluence
1 36 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.86%) Apache
3 4 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (11.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.71%) AWS
2 31 (8.86%) Azure
3 26 (7.43%) Serverless
4 12 (3.43%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (3.14%) SaaS
6 10 (2.86%) Azure Sentinel
7 8 (2.29%) GCP
8 7 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (2.00%) AWS CloudTrail
8 7 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.71%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.29%) Datadog
13 1 (0.29%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 38 (10.86%) HTTP
3 37 (10.57%) DHCP
3 37 (10.57%) SSL
4 36 (10.29%) IMAP
4 36 (10.29%) tcpdump
4 36 (10.29%) Wireshark
5 18 (5.14%) Network Security
6 17 (4.86%) Firewall
7 14 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (3.71%) Wireless
9 9 (2.57%) Intranet
10 4 (1.14%) Broadband
10 4 (1.14%) Internet
11 3 (0.86%) DNS
11 3 (0.86%) VoIP
12 2 (0.57%) SMTP
12 2 (0.57%) VPN
13 1 (0.29%) FTP
13 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.00%) Big Data
2 38 (10.86%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.71%) Maltego
4 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.86%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.57%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (12.29%) JIRA
2 41 (11.71%) IDA Disassembler
3 36 (10.29%) Zephyr
4 12 (3.43%) GDB
5 9 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.00%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.86%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.57%) GitLab
General
1 145 (41.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 130 (37.14%) Social Skills
3 124 (35.43%) Finance
4 86 (24.57%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (10.86%) Law
6 22 (6.29%) Public Sector
7 17 (4.86%) Retail
8 11 (3.14%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.86%) Banking
10 9 (2.57%) Marketing
11 7 (2.00%) Legal
11 7 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.86%) Electronics
13 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.86%) Military
13 3 (0.86%) Wearables
14 2 (0.57%) Aviation
14 2 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 53 (15.14%) Graduate
2 52 (14.86%) Analyst
3 48 (13.71%) Threat Researcher
4 42 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 38 (10.86%) Malware Researcher
6 35 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 31 (8.86%) Security Analyst
8 22 (6.29%) Consultant
8 22 (6.29%) Security Engineer
9 19 (5.43%) Malware Specialist
9 19 (5.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 19 (5.43%) Windows Specialist
10 18 (5.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 18 (5.14%) Software Test Engineer
10 18 (5.14%) Test Engineer
10 18 (5.14%) Test Manager
11 15 (4.29%) Security Consultant
12 14 (4.00%) Architect
13 13 (3.71%) Developer
13 13 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.29%) HTML
2 47 (13.43%) HTML5
3 39 (11.14%) XML
4 38 (10.86%) .NET
5 35 (10.00%) EJB
5 35 (10.00%) Java EE
5 35 (10.00%) JDBC
5 35 (10.00%) JSF
5 35 (10.00%) JSP
5 35 (10.00%) ODBC
5 35 (10.00%) SOAP
5 35 (10.00%) Spring
6 13 (3.71%) React
7 12 (3.43%) Redux
8 10 (2.86%) Apache NiFi
9 5 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.14%) JSON
10 4 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 116 (33.14%) Cyberattack
2 65 (18.57%) Cyber Defence
3 48 (13.71%) Blog
4 47 (13.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 36 (10.29%) Management Information System
6 31 (8.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 29 (8.29%) Cybercrime
8 19 (5.43%) Algorithms
9 15 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (3.14%) Cloud Native
11 9 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (2.57%) Social Media
12 7 (2.00%) CSOC
12 7 (2.00%) PKI
12 7 (2.00%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.71%) IoT
14 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (1.43%) Virtual Team
15 4 (1.14%) e-Learning
15 4 (1.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 123 (35.14%) Linux
2 100 (28.57%) Windows
3 38 (10.86%) Android
3 38 (10.86%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.86%) Unix
5 4 (1.14%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (60.57%) Cybersecurity
2 129 (36.86%) Threat Intelligence
3 110 (31.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 72 (20.57%) Software Engineering
5 65 (18.57%) Information Security
6 58 (16.57%) Cyber Intelligence
7 56 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 54 (15.43%) Security Operations
9 52 (14.86%) Use Case
10 50 (14.29%) SIEM
11 48 (13.71%) Mentoring
11 48 (13.71%) Reverse Engineering
11 48 (13.71%) Risk Management
12 45 (12.86%) MITRE ATT&CK
12 45 (12.86%) Test Automation
13 44 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (12.29%) Defect Tracking
15 41 (11.71%) Coaching
16 39 (11.14%) Computer Security
16 39 (11.14%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.00%) Python
2 68 (19.43%) Java
3 47 (13.43%) C++
4 40 (11.43%) C#
5 36 (10.29%) Shell Script
6 32 (9.14%) C
7 16 (4.57%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.29%) Ruby
9 10 (2.86%) Bash
10 9 (2.57%) Go
11 7 (2.00%) SQL
12 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.14%) Perl
13 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.86%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 139 (39.71%) Security Cleared
2 124 (35.43%) Degree
3 70 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 39 (11.14%) DV Cleared
5 36 (10.29%) ISTQB
5 36 (10.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 36 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (9.43%) CISSP
7 17 (4.86%) CISM
8 16 (4.57%) GIAC
9 12 (3.43%) PhD
10 11 (3.14%) OSCP
11 9 (2.57%) CRISC
12 8 (2.29%) CEH
12 8 (2.29%) CISA
13 7 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (1.71%) GCFA
14 6 (1.71%) GCIH
15 3 (0.86%) CREST Certified
15 3 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.71%) NIST
3 15 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 12 (3.43%) GDPR
5 11 (3.14%) NCSC
6 10 (2.86%) GRC
6 10 (2.86%) PCI DSS
6 10 (2.86%) SLA
7 3 (0.86%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.29%) COBIT
9 1 (0.29%) QA
9 1 (0.29%) SOC 2
System Software
1 14 (4.00%) Docker
2 7 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 36 (10.29%) HP ALM
2 14 (4.00%) Ansible
3 9 (2.57%) CSIRT
3 9 (2.57%) Terraform
4 7 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.00%) Puppet
5 4 (1.14%) Nessus
5 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.14%) Pacemaker
5 4 (1.14%) Podman
6 3 (0.86%) logstash
6 3 (0.86%) Nmap
7 2 (0.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.57%) Kibana
7 2 (0.57%) QRadar
8 1 (0.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (0.29%) Rancher
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.29%) Atlassian
2 36 (10.29%) HP
3 27 (7.71%) Splunk
4 10 (2.86%) Qualys
5 9 (2.57%) FireEye
6 8 (2.29%) Cisco
6 8 (2.29%) CrowdStrike
6 8 (2.29%) LogRhythm
7 7 (2.00%) Apple
7 7 (2.00%) Darktrace
7 7 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.71%) Intel
8 6 (1.71%) McAfee
8 6 (1.71%) Rapid7
9 5 (1.43%) IronPort
9 5 (1.43%) NetWitness
9 5 (1.43%) VMware
10 4 (1.14%) Google
10 4 (1.14%) Sophos