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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 296 470 531
Rank change year-on-year
+174 +61
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 406 194 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.46% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 308 112 58
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
37540 42154 37300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.41% 84.78% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31511 35069 31037
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 July 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 July 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 +99 90 £65,000 +30.00% 13
Harrow - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £77,500 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 358 (48.18%) Information Security
2 234 (31.49%) Finance
3 233 (31.36%) CISSP
4 165 (22.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 154 (20.73%) CISM
6 125 (16.82%) Degree
7 117 (15.75%) CISA
8 104 (14.00%) Security Architecture
9 99 (13.32%) Firewall
10 94 (12.65%) Security Cleared
11 93 (12.52%) PCI DSS
12 90 (12.11%) Banking
13 89 (11.98%) Management Information System
14 87 (11.71%) Risk Management
15 86 (11.57%) Windows
16 85 (11.44%) ITIL
17 83 (11.17%) Java
18 80 (10.77%) Network Security
19 72 (9.69%) C
20 70 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
21 66 (8.88%) Project Management
22 60 (8.08%) Security Testing
22 60 (8.08%) Penetration Testing
23 59 (7.94%) SIEM
24 57 (7.67%) SC Cleared
24 57 (7.67%) C++
25 56 (7.54%) UNIX
25 56 (7.54%) Risk Assessment
26 54 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
26 54 (7.27%) Identity Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (1.08%) SAS
1 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
2 7 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.81%) IIS
4 5 (0.67%) Node.js
5 3 (0.40%) CMS
5 3 (0.40%) JBoss
6 2 (0.27%) Apache
6 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (1.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.67%) MS Office
5 3 (0.40%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.35%) PaaS
3 9 (1.21%) SaaS
4 8 (1.08%) Office 365
5 7 (0.94%) IaaS
6 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (13.32%) Firewall
2 80 (10.77%) Network Security
3 49 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (3.77%) Internet
5 23 (3.10%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.75%) Wireless
7 12 (1.62%) Wireshark
8 9 (1.21%) DNS
8 9 (1.21%) LAN
9 8 (1.08%) SSL
9 8 (1.08%) SSH
10 6 (0.81%) VPN
10 6 (0.81%) HTTP
11 5 (0.67%) LDAP
11 5 (0.67%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.67%) SAN
12 4 (0.54%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.54%) DHCP
13 3 (0.40%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.23%) Big Data
2 23 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.94%) MySQL
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.13%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (0.81%) JIRA
2 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.40%) Selenium
3 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.27%) GDB
4 2 (0.27%) Maven
4 2 (0.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.13%) NetBeans
General
1 234 (31.49%) Finance
2 90 (12.11%) Banking
3 37 (4.98%) Retail
4 30 (4.04%) Marketing
5 23 (3.10%) Legal
6 22 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.69%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.21%) Electronics
8 9 (1.21%) Law
9 8 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.40%) Local Government
11 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 176 (23.69%) Consultant
2 141 (18.98%) Security Consultant
3 138 (18.57%) Analyst
4 88 (11.84%) Security Manager
5 80 (10.77%) Security Analyst
6 75 (10.09%) Architect
7 55 (7.40%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 52 (7.00%) Security Architect
9 45 (6.06%) Security Specialist
10 40 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 38 (5.11%) Senior Manager
12 36 (4.85%) Cyber Security Manager
13 32 (4.31%) Information Manager
13 32 (4.31%) Information Security Manager
14 25 (3.36%) Information Security Analyst
14 25 (3.36%) Information Analyst
14 25 (3.36%) IT Consultant
15 21 (2.83%) IT Security Consultant
16 19 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
16 19 (2.56%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.71%) .NET
2 29 (3.90%) HTML
3 25 (3.36%) Spring
4 19 (2.56%) Struts
5 17 (2.29%) Ajax
6 12 (1.62%) J2EE
7 6 (0.81%) Web Services
7 6 (0.81%) HTML5
8 5 (0.67%) REST
8 5 (0.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.54%) CSS
9 4 (0.54%) SOAP
10 3 (0.40%) SAML
10 3 (0.40%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.40%) OAuth
10 3 (0.40%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.27%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.27%) Middleware
11 2 (0.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.98%) Management Information System
2 54 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.31%) Mathematics
5 18 (2.42%) PMI
5 18 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.15%) Cryptography
7 14 (1.88%) PKI
7 14 (1.88%) SCADA
8 12 (1.62%) Cybercrime
9 10 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.21%) Social Media
10 9 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.08%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
12 7 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
12 7 (0.94%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.57%) Windows
2 56 (7.54%) UNIX
3 54 (7.27%) Linux
4 18 (2.42%) Android
5 7 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (48.18%) Information Security
2 104 (14.00%) Security Architecture
3 87 (11.71%) Risk Management
4 85 (11.44%) ITIL
5 70 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (8.88%) Project Management
7 60 (8.08%) Penetration Testing
7 60 (8.08%) Security Testing
8 59 (7.94%) SIEM
9 56 (7.54%) Risk Assessment
10 54 (7.27%) Identity Management
11 52 (7.00%) Information Assurance
12 50 (6.73%) OWASP
12 50 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (6.59%) Security Management
14 47 (6.33%) Data Protection
15 41 (5.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 35 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 34 (4.58%) SABSA
17 34 (4.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 83 (11.17%) Java
2 72 (9.69%) C
3 57 (7.67%) C++
4 44 (5.92%) SQL
5 41 (5.52%) Python
6 29 (3.90%) C#
7 16 (2.15%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.02%) Perl
9 13 (1.75%) PHP
10 8 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.81%) Scala
11 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.67%) Ruby
13 4 (0.54%) R
14 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.27%) Ada
14 2 (0.27%) VB
15 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 233 (31.36%) CISSP
2 154 (20.73%) CISM
3 125 (16.82%) Degree
4 117 (15.75%) CISA
5 94 (12.65%) Security Cleared
6 57 (7.67%) SC Cleared
7 47 (6.33%) CRISC
8 33 (4.44%) GIAC
9 26 (3.50%) PMI Certification
10 25 (3.36%) DV Cleared
11 19 (2.56%) GCIH
12 17 (2.29%) ISEB
12 17 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (2.15%) SSCP
13 16 (2.15%) CEH
14 12 (1.62%) PMP
15 11 (1.48%) CCNP
16 9 (1.21%) GSEC
16 9 (1.21%) GCFA
17 8 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (22.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (12.52%) PCI DSS
3 48 (6.46%) COBIT
4 13 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.21%) QA
6 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.67%) BS7799
7 5 (0.67%) PAS 55
8 2 (0.27%) SLA
8 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 27 (3.63%) Snort
2 12 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.94%) Firmware
4 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.40%) Docker
5 3 (0.40%) LXC
6 2 (0.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 16 (2.15%) TrustSec
2 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.67%) Puppet
4 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.54%) Ansible
5 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.40%) Iperf
6 2 (0.27%) Nessus
6 2 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.13%) Cacti
7 1 (0.13%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (4.98%) Cisco
2 36 (4.85%) Oracle
3 24 (3.23%) IBM
4 22 (2.96%) CheckPoint
5 17 (2.29%) Sourcefire
6 16 (2.15%) Lancope
7 15 (2.02%) Microsoft
8 11 (1.48%) SAP
8 11 (1.48%) ArcSight
9 10 (1.35%) Fortinet
10 8 (1.08%) Juniper
10 8 (1.08%) McAfee
10 8 (1.08%) Blue Coat
11 7 (0.94%) VMware
12 6 (0.81%) Symantec
12 6 (0.81%) HP
12 6 (0.81%) F5
13 4 (0.54%) Splunk
13 4 (0.54%) Intel
13 4 (0.54%) Citrix
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