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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 449 547 619
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +72
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 189 73 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.16% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.19% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 146 67 14
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
37720 37827 39667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.33% 83.51% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31280 31486 33778
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +29 33 £75,000 +11.11% 13
Southwark - 2 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £50,875 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 200 (54.20%) Information Security
2 136 (36.86%) Finance
3 114 (30.89%) CISSP
3 114 (30.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (27.64%) Degree
5 91 (24.66%) PCI DSS
6 87 (23.58%) Security Architecture
7 81 (21.95%) SIEM
7 81 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
8 74 (20.05%) Risk Management
9 67 (18.16%) CISM
10 62 (16.80%) Business Development
11 59 (15.99%) Data Protection
12 58 (15.72%) CISA
13 50 (13.55%) Firewall
14 45 (12.20%) Project Management
15 44 (11.92%) PRINCE2
16 38 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (10.03%) Programme Management
18 34 (9.21%) ITIL
18 34 (9.21%) Management Information System
19 33 (8.94%) PMI Certification
19 33 (8.94%) Microsoft
20 31 (8.40%) CEH
21 30 (8.13%) Banking
21 30 (8.13%) PMI
22 29 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (7.86%) Network Security
23 27 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (7.32%) Ethical Hacking

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (0.81%) IIS
3 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) Lync
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (3.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.55%) Firewall
2 29 (7.86%) Network Security
3 24 (6.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.52%) Internet
5 12 (3.25%) Intranet
6 10 (2.71%) DNS
7 8 (2.17%) HTTP
7 8 (2.17%) SAN
8 6 (1.63%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.63%) VPN
9 5 (1.36%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.36%) SNMP
9 5 (1.36%) LDAP
9 5 (1.36%) DHCP
9 5 (1.36%) SSH
10 3 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.81%) Wireless
10 3 (0.81%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.27%) RTP
11 1 (0.27%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.17%) Hadoop
1 8 (2.17%) MySQL
2 7 (1.90%) Big Data
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.81%) TKPROF
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.54%) OLTP
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.90%) YourKit
2 6 (1.63%) Maven
2 6 (1.63%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.08%) JIRA
3 4 (1.08%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.81%) Subversion
4 3 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 136 (36.86%) Finance
2 30 (8.13%) Banking
3 20 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.07%) Law
5 13 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.98%) Legal
7 10 (2.71%) Retail
8 9 (2.44%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.81%) Local Government
10 3 (0.81%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.54%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (21.41%) Consultant
2 55 (14.91%) Security Consultant
2 55 (14.91%) Security Manager
3 48 (13.01%) Analyst
4 39 (10.57%) Tester
5 35 (9.49%) Architect
6 30 (8.13%) Security Architect
7 24 (6.50%) Security Specialist
7 24 (6.50%) Security Analyst
8 23 (6.23%) Penetration Tester
9 18 (4.88%) Team Leader
10 17 (4.61%) Senior Manager
11 15 (4.07%) Senior Consultant
11 15 (4.07%) Information Specialist
11 15 (4.07%) Information Security Specialist
12 14 (3.79%) Information Analyst
12 14 (3.79%) Information Security Analyst
13 12 (3.25%) Senior Security Consultant
13 12 (3.25%) Developer
13 12 (3.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.44%) J2EE
2 8 (2.17%) Spring
3 7 (1.90%) CSS
3 7 (1.90%) SOAP
3 7 (1.90%) HTML
3 7 (1.90%) Lucene
3 7 (1.90%) Hibernate
3 7 (1.90%) Spring Integration
3 7 (1.90%) Spring MVC
3 7 (1.90%) jQuery
4 5 (1.36%) REST
5 4 (1.08%) .NET
6 3 (0.81%) WSDL
6 3 (0.81%) Web Services
6 3 (0.81%) XML
6 3 (0.81%) XSD
7 2 (0.54%) Java EE
7 2 (0.54%) JMS
7 2 (0.54%) JSP
8 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 30 (8.13%) PMI
4 15 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.17%) SCADA
6 6 (1.63%) PKI
7 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.36%) Open Source
8 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.81%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.81%) CESG
9 3 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.54%) FMCG
10 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.78%) Linux
2 20 (5.42%) Windows
3 16 (4.34%) UNIX
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.54%) AIX
6 2 (0.54%) Solaris
6 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (54.20%) Information Security
2 87 (23.58%) Security Architecture
3 81 (21.95%) SIEM
3 81 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
4 74 (20.05%) Risk Management
5 62 (16.80%) Business Development
6 59 (15.99%) Data Protection
7 45 (12.20%) Project Management
8 44 (11.92%) PRINCE2
9 37 (10.03%) Programme Management
10 34 (9.21%) ITIL
11 29 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (7.32%) Ethical Hacking
13 26 (7.05%) Information Assurance
14 24 (6.50%) Change Management
15 21 (5.69%) Security Management
15 21 (5.69%) ISMS
16 20 (5.42%) Reverse Engineering
16 20 (5.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.42%) Java
2 15 (4.07%) SQL
3 8 (2.17%) C
4 7 (1.90%) Python
4 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.36%) Perl
6 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.08%) Ruby
6 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 114 (30.89%) CISSP
2 102 (27.64%) Degree
3 67 (18.16%) CISM
4 58 (15.72%) CISA
5 33 (8.94%) PMI Certification
6 31 (8.40%) CEH
7 23 (6.23%) Security Cleared
8 22 (5.96%) GIAC
9 19 (5.15%) PCI QSA
10 15 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (3.79%) MCSE
12 12 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (2.71%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.44%) CCNP
15 6 (1.63%) EnCE
15 6 (1.63%) PhD
15 6 (1.63%) CCNA
16 5 (1.36%) ISEB
16 5 (1.36%) OSCP
16 5 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (30.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (24.66%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.07%) COBIT
4 11 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.90%) QA
6 3 (0.81%) SLA
7 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.54%) Basel II
8 1 (0.27%) BS7799
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.63%) Snort
3 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.08%) Xen
4 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.27%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) Ambari
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.15%) Oracle
3 18 (4.88%) Cisco
4 8 (2.17%) VMware
5 5 (1.36%) Sophos
6 4 (1.08%) Citrix
6 4 (1.08%) Adobe
7 3 (0.81%) HP
7 3 (0.81%) Apple
7 3 (0.81%) SAP
8 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.54%) EMC
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) NetApp
9 1 (0.27%) Juniper
9 1 (0.27%) Websense
9 1 (0.27%) Radware
9 1 (0.27%) Symantec
9 1 (0.27%) Google
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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