The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 388 577 564
Rank change year-on-year
+189 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 233 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 183 35 34
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,600 £57,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £87,800 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Cyber Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35168 36627 36321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.79% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29338 29640 30556
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the London region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in London

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in London

Cyber Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +46 54 £72,500 +48.71% 10
Sidcup - 3 £48,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £75,000 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 267 (60.96%) Information Security
2 127 (29.00%) CISSP
3 126 (28.77%) Finance
4 101 (23.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (18.04%) CISM
6 76 (17.35%) Risk Management
7 68 (15.53%) Firewall
7 68 (15.53%) Penetration Testing
7 68 (15.53%) Security Architecture
8 66 (15.07%) Management Information System
9 60 (13.70%) CISA
10 58 (13.24%) PCI DSS
11 56 (12.79%) Banking
12 51 (11.64%) Security Management
12 51 (11.64%) Degree
13 48 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (10.50%) Network Security
15 44 (10.05%) SIEM
16 42 (9.59%) Security Cleared
16 42 (9.59%) ITIL
17 41 (9.36%) Windows
18 35 (7.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 35 (7.99%) Information Assurance
19 33 (7.53%) Business Development
19 33 (7.53%) TCP/IP
19 33 (7.53%) Java
19 33 (7.53%) Linux
20 32 (7.31%) Cisco
20 32 (7.31%) Change Management
21 31 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.05%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.83%) IIS
3 3 (0.68%) JBoss
3 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.68%) Node.js
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.46%) MS Project
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.28%) SaaS
1 10 (2.28%) PaaS
2 9 (2.05%) IaaS
3 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.53%) Firewall
2 46 (10.50%) Network Security
3 33 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.20%) DNS
5 10 (2.28%) Wireless
6 8 (1.83%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.60%) SSH
7 7 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (1.60%) VPN
7 7 (1.60%) LDAP
7 7 (1.60%) DHCP
8 6 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.37%) Internet
9 5 (1.14%) SNMP
9 5 (1.14%) LAN
10 4 (0.91%) WAN
10 4 (0.91%) SSL
10 4 (0.91%) SAN
11 3 (0.68%) Broadband
11 3 (0.68%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.60%) Big Data
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.68%) MySQL
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.68%) TKPROF
4 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.46%) OLTP
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.23%) DB2
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) JIRA
2 6 (1.37%) GDB
3 5 (1.14%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.68%) Subversion
5 2 (0.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.46%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (28.77%) Finance
2 56 (12.79%) Banking
3 26 (5.94%) Retail
4 25 (5.71%) Legal
5 18 (4.11%) Marketing
6 16 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.83%) Law
8 6 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.14%) Advertising
10 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) Local Government
12 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 104 (23.74%) Consultant
2 75 (17.12%) Security Consultant
3 67 (15.30%) Analyst
4 51 (11.64%) Architect
4 51 (11.64%) Security Manager
5 39 (8.90%) Security Analyst
6 36 (8.22%) Security Architect
7 28 (6.39%) Tester
8 26 (5.94%) Head of Security
9 22 (5.02%) Security Officer
10 20 (4.57%) Information Security Consultant
11 19 (4.34%) Information Security Officer
11 19 (4.34%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 18 (4.11%) Penetration Tester
13 17 (3.88%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
14 15 (3.42%) Information Manager
14 15 (3.42%) Information Analyst
14 15 (3.42%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.42%) HTML
2 9 (2.05%) Ajax
3 8 (1.83%) .NET
4 7 (1.60%) SOAP
4 7 (1.60%) REST
5 5 (1.14%) J2EE
6 4 (0.91%) CSS
7 3 (0.68%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.68%) Spring
8 2 (0.46%) JSP
8 2 (0.46%) HTML5
9 1 (0.23%) Web Services
9 1 (0.23%) XML
9 1 (0.23%) SAML
9 1 (0.23%) Middleware
9 1 (0.23%) OAuth
9 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.23%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 48 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.42%) PKI
4 14 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.97%) Open Source
6 10 (2.28%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (2.28%) Freedom of Information Act
7 9 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.05%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.60%) Social Media
10 5 (1.14%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.14%) iDTV
11 4 (0.91%) SCADA
11 4 (0.91%) FMCG
11 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.68%) CESG
13 2 (0.46%) PMI
13 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.36%) Windows
2 33 (7.53%) Linux
3 24 (5.48%) UNIX
4 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.91%) AIX
8 3 (0.68%) Solaris
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (60.96%) Information Security
2 76 (17.35%) Risk Management
3 68 (15.53%) Penetration Testing
3 68 (15.53%) Security Architecture
4 51 (11.64%) Security Management
5 44 (10.05%) SIEM
6 42 (9.59%) ITIL
7 35 (7.99%) Information Assurance
8 33 (7.53%) Business Development
9 32 (7.31%) Change Management
10 31 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (6.16%) Data Protection
12 27 (6.16%) ISMS
12 27 (6.16%) Identity Management
13 26 (5.94%) Project Management
13 26 (5.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (5.71%) Incident Management
14 25 (5.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.53%) Java
2 25 (5.71%) SQL
3 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.83%) C
5 7 (1.60%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.37%) Python
7 5 (1.14%) C++
8 4 (0.91%) PHP
8 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.68%) Perl
9 3 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.23%) C#
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 127 (29.00%) CISSP
2 79 (18.04%) CISM
3 60 (13.70%) CISA
4 51 (11.64%) Degree
5 42 (9.59%) Security Cleared
6 27 (6.16%) CRISC
7 21 (4.79%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.65%) CEH
8 16 (3.65%) PCI QSA
9 15 (3.42%) GIAC
10 14 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.51%) GCIA
12 10 (2.28%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.05%) CCNA
14 8 (1.83%) CCNP
14 8 (1.83%) VCP4
15 7 (1.60%) OSCP
16 6 (1.37%) GCIH
16 6 (1.37%) SSCP
16 6 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (23.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (13.24%) PCI DSS
3 35 (7.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (6.16%) COBIT
5 16 (3.65%) QA
6 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 7 (1.60%) BS7799
8 5 (1.14%) HIPAA
8 5 (1.14%) Basel II
9 2 (0.46%) SLA
9 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.60%) Snort
3 6 (1.37%) Xen
3 6 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.91%) vSphere
5 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
7 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.23%) Docker
7 1 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.05%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.23%) Nessus
3 1 (0.23%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (7.31%) Cisco
2 24 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.11%) Oracle
4 13 (2.97%) VMware
5 10 (2.28%) SAP
6 9 (2.05%) IBM
7 8 (1.83%) BT
8 7 (1.60%) Sourcefire
9 6 (1.37%) HP
10 5 (1.14%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.14%) Citrix
10 5 (1.14%) Juniper
11 4 (0.91%) Sophos
11 4 (0.91%) Websense
11 4 (0.91%) ArcSight
12 3 (0.68%) Symantec
12 3 (0.68%) McAfee
13 2 (0.46%) Intel
13 2 (0.46%) Radware
13 2 (0.46%) Blue Coat
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