Cyber Threat Jobs with Work from Home Options

Cyber Threats
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Threat 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 Cyber Threat over the 6 months to 22 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 446 459 580
Rank change year-on-year +13 +121 -63
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Threat 140 202 295
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.41% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119 140 178
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £38,973
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,454 £51,406
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,000 £59,526 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.56% -14.96% +1.82%
75th Percentile £89,750 £72,313 £100,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £83,875 -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £59,526 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -14.96% +12.00%

All Generic Skills
Work from Home

Cyber Threat 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,075 15,563 33,665
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.70% 38.67% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,240 11,361 16,958
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,294 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,556 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.38% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £109,865 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Cyber Threat
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cyber Threat trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Threat
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Cyber Threat salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Threat
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cyber Threat over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Cyber Threat salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Cyber Threat
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.43%) Confluence
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.29%) Azure
2 36 (25.71%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (12.14%) AWS
4 8 (5.71%) Entra ID
5 7 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.43%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.43%) Google Docs
6 2 (1.43%) Serverless
7 1 (0.71%) GCP
7 1 (0.71%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Purview
7 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.14%) Firewall
2 19 (13.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (8.57%) Network Security
4 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.43%) LAN
6 7 (5.00%) DNS
7 6 (4.29%) Internet
7 6 (4.29%) Wireshark
8 5 (3.57%) WAN
9 4 (2.86%) OSPF
9 4 (2.86%) VPN
10 3 (2.14%) BGP
10 3 (2.14%) Broadband
10 3 (2.14%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (2.14%) DHCP
10 3 (2.14%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.14%) MPLS
10 3 (2.14%) SD-WAN
10 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.43%) GitLab
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 47 (33.57%) Finance
1 47 (33.57%) Social Skills
2 35 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (15.00%) Banking
4 16 (11.43%) Legal
5 8 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.71%) Law
6 6 (4.29%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.14%) Aerospace
9 3 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (37.14%) Analyst
2 34 (24.29%) Security Analyst
3 19 (13.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Information Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Lead
4 13 (9.29%) Senior
5 12 (8.57%) Security Manager
6 11 (7.86%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.86%) IT Security Manager
7 10 (7.14%) Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Data Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Resilience Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Technical Leader
10 7 (5.00%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.71%) Middleware
2 8 (5.71%) Kafka
3 2 (1.43%) .NET
3 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.43%) Flask
3 2 (1.43%) React
3 2 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Management Information System
2 25 (17.86%) Cyberattack
3 14 (10.00%) Security Posture
4 11 (7.86%) Operational Technology
5 8 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.71%) Cyber Defence
5 8 (5.71%) Data Fabric
5 8 (5.71%) Replication
6 7 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.43%) Cyber Security Posture
10 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.43%) Windows
2 14 (10.00%) Linux
3 11 (7.86%) Unix
4 8 (5.71%) CentOS
4 8 (5.71%) Solaris
4 8 (5.71%) Ubuntu
4 8 (5.71%) zOS
5 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 67 (47.86%) Incident Response
3 46 (32.86%) Security Operations
4 34 (24.29%) Information Security
5 32 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (22.14%) Risk Management
6 31 (22.14%) SIEM
7 26 (18.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 26 (18.57%) Threat Intelligence
8 24 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
10 18 (12.86%) Data Protection
11 17 (12.14%) Data Security
11 17 (12.14%) Line Management
11 17 (12.14%) Vulnerability Remediation
12 16 (11.43%) Data Encryption
12 16 (11.43%) Decision-Making
13 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 15 (10.71%) Roadmaps
14 14 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (2.14%) Bash
4 2 (1.43%) C#
4 2 (1.43%) Go
4 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.43%) SQL
4 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Degree
2 32 (22.86%) CISSP
3 23 (16.43%) Security Cleared
4 18 (12.86%) CISM
5 11 (7.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (7.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (5.71%) CCSP
8 7 (5.00%) CISA
8 7 (5.00%) CRISC
9 6 (4.29%) GIAC
9 6 (4.29%) Master's Degree
10 5 (3.57%) CEH
10 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.57%) MBCS
11 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.86%) CREST Certified
11 4 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (19.29%) GRC
3 23 (16.43%) NIST
4 15 (10.71%) PCI DSS
5 14 (10.00%) NCSC
6 13 (9.29%) GDPR
7 9 (6.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
9 3 (2.14%) ISO 31000
9 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (2.14%) NIST 800
9 3 (2.14%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.71%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) Qualys
3 8 (5.71%) Cisco
3 8 (5.71%) CrowdStrike
3 8 (5.71%) IBM
3 8 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.29%) Fortinet
4 6 (4.29%) Sage
4 6 (4.29%) Workday
5 3 (2.14%) Darktrace
5 3 (2.14%) Juniper
5 3 (2.14%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.14%) Rapid7
5 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.43%) Google
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) Splunk
7 1 (0.71%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.71%) VMware