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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 298 484 496
Rank change year-on-year
+186 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 388 176 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 314 115 72
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
37842 40817 37297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.39% 84.69% 84.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31751 33850 30813
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 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 30 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 +92 91 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £77,500 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 365 (46.14%) Information Security
2 239 (30.21%) Finance
3 236 (29.84%) CISSP
4 160 (20.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 157 (19.85%) Degree
6 152 (19.22%) CISM
7 112 (14.16%) CISA
8 107 (13.53%) Security Architecture
9 104 (13.15%) Firewall
10 99 (12.52%) Security Cleared
11 95 (12.01%) Banking
12 90 (11.38%) Risk Management
13 88 (11.13%) PCI DSS
14 86 (10.87%) Management Information System
14 86 (10.87%) ITIL
15 85 (10.75%) Network Security
16 82 (10.37%) Java
16 82 (10.37%) Windows
17 79 (9.99%) C
17 79 (9.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 74 (9.36%) Linux
19 71 (8.98%) Project Management
20 69 (8.72%) C++
21 67 (8.47%) SIEM
22 65 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
23 62 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
23 62 (7.84%) Security Testing
23 62 (7.84%) SC Cleared
24 59 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
25 57 (7.21%) SQL

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (1.52%) SAS
2 8 (1.01%) IIS
2 8 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 7 (0.88%) Apache
3 7 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.76%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.51%) Node.js
6 3 (0.38%) CMS
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.25%) JBoss
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) MS Office
5 4 (0.51%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.88%) PaaS
3 6 (0.76%) SaaS
4 5 (0.63%) Office 365
5 4 (0.51%) IaaS
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (13.15%) Firewall
2 85 (10.75%) Network Security
3 56 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (4.68%) Internet
5 24 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.64%) Wireless
7 11 (1.39%) Wireshark
7 11 (1.39%) LAN
8 9 (1.14%) SSL
9 7 (0.88%) VPN
9 7 (0.88%) SSH
10 6 (0.76%) DNS
10 6 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.76%) HTTP
11 5 (0.63%) WAN
11 5 (0.63%) LDAP
11 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.51%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.92%) Big Data
2 24 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.40%) RDBMS
5 16 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.76%) IBM BigInsights
6 6 (0.76%) MySQL
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.13%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.63%) JIRA
1 5 (0.63%) Selenium
2 4 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.13%) Maven
5 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
General
1 239 (30.21%) Finance
2 95 (12.01%) Banking
3 39 (4.93%) Marketing
4 38 (4.80%) Retail
5 26 (3.29%) Legal
6 23 (2.91%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.52%) Electronics
9 11 (1.39%) Law
10 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.51%) Local Government
12 3 (0.38%) German Language
12 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (23.26%) Consultant
2 155 (19.60%) Analyst
3 143 (18.08%) Security Consultant
4 89 (11.25%) Security Analyst
5 85 (10.75%) Security Manager
6 78 (9.86%) Architect
7 62 (7.84%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 56 (7.08%) Security Architect
9 45 (5.69%) Security Specialist
10 41 (5.18%) Business Analyst
11 39 (4.93%) Senior Manager
11 39 (4.93%) Cyber Security Manager
12 30 (3.79%) Information Manager
12 30 (3.79%) Information Security Manager
13 25 (3.16%) Information Security Analyst
13 25 (3.16%) Information Analyst
14 23 (2.91%) Project Manager
14 23 (2.91%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 22 (2.78%) IT Consultant
15 22 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.55%) .NET
2 28 (3.54%) HTML
3 24 (3.03%) Spring
4 19 (2.40%) Struts
5 15 (1.90%) Ajax
6 14 (1.77%) J2EE
7 8 (1.01%) Web Services
8 6 (0.76%) HTML5
9 5 (0.63%) REST
10 4 (0.51%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.51%) SOAP
11 3 (0.38%) SAML
11 3 (0.38%) OAuth
11 3 (0.38%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.38%) Gherkin
12 2 (0.25%) CSS
12 2 (0.25%) JSP
13 1 (0.13%) STL
13 1 (0.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 52 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.93%) Mathematics
5 24 (3.03%) PMI
6 17 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (2.15%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.02%) Cryptography
8 15 (1.90%) PKI
9 14 (1.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (1.77%) SCADA
10 12 (1.52%) Cybercrime
11 10 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.26%) Social Media
11 10 (1.26%) VHDL
12 8 (1.01%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.01%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
13 7 (0.88%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.37%) Windows
2 74 (9.36%) Linux
3 55 (6.95%) UNIX
4 27 (3.41%) Android
5 10 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.38%) CentOS
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (46.14%) Information Security
2 107 (13.53%) Security Architecture
3 90 (11.38%) Risk Management
4 86 (10.87%) ITIL
5 79 (9.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (8.98%) Project Management
7 67 (8.47%) SIEM
8 65 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
9 62 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
9 62 (7.84%) Security Testing
10 59 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (6.45%) Identity Management
12 50 (6.32%) OWASP
13 48 (6.07%) Information Assurance
14 47 (5.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 43 (5.44%) Security Management
16 42 (5.31%) Data Protection
17 40 (5.06%) PRINCE2
18 38 (4.80%) Analytics
18 38 (4.80%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 82 (10.37%) Java
2 79 (9.99%) C
3 69 (8.72%) C++
4 57 (7.21%) SQL
5 44 (5.56%) Python
6 31 (3.92%) C#
7 21 (2.65%) Perl
8 14 (1.77%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.52%) PHP
11 8 (1.01%) Ruby
11 8 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.63%) Scala
13 5 (0.63%) R
14 3 (0.38%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.25%) Ada
15 2 (0.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 236 (29.84%) CISSP
2 157 (19.85%) Degree
3 152 (19.22%) CISM
4 112 (14.16%) CISA
5 99 (12.52%) Security Cleared
6 62 (7.84%) SC Cleared
7 42 (5.31%) CRISC
8 38 (4.80%) GIAC
9 31 (3.92%) PMI Certification
10 28 (3.54%) DV Cleared
11 24 (3.03%) CEH
12 21 (2.65%) GCIH
13 18 (2.28%) SSCP
14 17 (2.15%) ISEB
14 17 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (1.39%) CCNP
15 11 (1.39%) PMP
16 10 (1.26%) GCFA
16 10 (1.26%) GCIA
17 9 (1.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (20.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (11.13%) PCI DSS
3 44 (5.56%) COBIT
4 16 (2.02%) QA
5 7 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.63%) PAS 55
6 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 3 (0.38%) BS7799
8 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 28 (3.54%) Snort
2 13 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.14%) Firmware
4 6 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.76%) HDFS
5 5 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.38%) Docker
6 3 (0.38%) LXC
7 1 (0.13%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.13%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (2.02%) TrustSec
2 6 (0.76%) Ambari
2 6 (0.76%) Oozie
3 5 (0.63%) Puppet
4 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.51%) Ansible
5 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.38%) Iperf
6 2 (0.25%) Nessus
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
6 2 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.13%) Cacti
7 1 (0.13%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 35 (4.42%) Cisco
1 35 (4.42%) Oracle
2 30 (3.79%) IBM
3 20 (2.53%) CheckPoint
4 18 (2.28%) Sourcefire
5 16 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.02%) Lancope
6 11 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 9 (1.14%) Fortinet
8 8 (1.01%) McAfee
8 8 (1.01%) SAP
8 8 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.88%) Blue Coat
9 7 (0.88%) Splunk
10 6 (0.76%) Teradata
10 6 (0.76%) Juniper
10 6 (0.76%) Tableau
10 6 (0.76%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.63%) FireEye
11 5 (0.63%) Symantec
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £450 - £600 per day + d.o.e
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago