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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 314 486 531
Rank change year-on-year
+172 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 390 155 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 333 120 70
Average salary £60,000 £62,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 +64 71 £57,500 +21.05% 13
Ealing - 6 £39,500 -
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 366 (44.74%) Information Security
2 246 (30.07%) CISSP
3 237 (28.97%) Finance
4 172 (21.03%) Degree
5 156 (19.07%) CISM
6 138 (16.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 132 (16.14%) Firewall
8 113 (13.81%) Security Architecture
9 107 (13.08%) Security Cleared
10 106 (12.96%) CISA
11 99 (12.10%) Linux
12 96 (11.74%) C
13 95 (11.61%) Windows
14 93 (11.37%) Banking
15 92 (11.25%) Risk Management
16 88 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
16 88 (10.76%) Network Security
17 86 (10.51%) PCI DSS
18 84 (10.27%) Java
19 82 (10.02%) C++
20 76 (9.29%) SIEM
21 75 (9.17%) Management Information System
21 75 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
22 74 (9.05%) ITIL
23 69 (8.44%) SQL
24 68 (8.31%) Project Management
25 66 (8.07%) Intrusion Detection
25 66 (8.07%) SC Cleared
26 64 (7.82%) GIAC
27 61 (7.46%) Risk Assessment

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (2.57%) Apache Pig
2 12 (1.47%) SAS
3 11 (1.34%) Apache
4 10 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.86%) IIS
7 6 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.61%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.24%) Node.js
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (1.34%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.86%) MS Office
5 4 (0.49%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.61%) Office 365
3 4 (0.49%) PaaS
4 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.37%) SaaS
5 2 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 132 (16.14%) Firewall
2 88 (10.76%) Network Security
3 66 (8.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 44 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 42 (5.13%) Internet
6 14 (1.71%) SSL
7 12 (1.47%) DNS
7 12 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.22%) VPN
9 9 (1.10%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.10%) LAN
10 8 (0.98%) Wireless
10 8 (0.98%) DHCP
11 7 (0.86%) Junos
11 7 (0.86%) VLAN
11 7 (0.86%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.86%) MPLS
11 7 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (0.61%) HTTP
12 5 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.11%) Big Data
2 34 (4.16%) Hadoop
3 23 (2.81%) SQL Server
4 21 (2.57%) Apache Hive
4 21 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.32%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.22%) IBM BigInsights
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.61%) MySQL
8 4 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Selenium
2 5 (0.61%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.37%) JIRA
4 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 237 (28.97%) Finance
2 93 (11.37%) Banking
3 35 (4.28%) Marketing
4 33 (4.03%) Retail
4 33 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.18%) Financial Institution
5 26 (3.18%) Legal
6 12 (1.47%) Electronics
6 12 (1.47%) Law
7 10 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.61%) Publishing
10 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
11 2 (0.24%) Military
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 180 (22.00%) Consultant
2 162 (19.80%) Analyst
3 137 (16.75%) Security Consultant
4 103 (12.59%) Security Analyst
5 80 (9.78%) Architect
6 71 (8.68%) Security Manager
7 68 (8.31%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 58 (7.09%) Security Architect
9 52 (6.36%) Security Specialist
10 38 (4.65%) Senior Manager
11 33 (4.03%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 33 (4.03%) Cyber Security Manager
12 30 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 29 (3.55%) IT Security Analyst
14 28 (3.42%) Project Manager
15 27 (3.30%) Software Engineer
16 25 (3.06%) Tester
16 25 (3.06%) Penetration Tester
16 25 (3.06%) Information Manager
16 25 (3.06%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.03%) .NET
2 22 (2.69%) HTML
2 22 (2.69%) Spring
3 19 (2.32%) Struts
4 12 (1.47%) STL
5 11 (1.34%) J2EE
6 10 (1.22%) Java EE
7 9 (1.10%) Ajax
8 8 (0.98%) Web Services
9 6 (0.73%) HTML5
10 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.49%) REST
12 3 (0.37%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.37%) CSS
12 3 (0.37%) SOAP
13 2 (0.24%) SAML
13 2 (0.24%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.24%) OAuth
13 2 (0.24%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.17%) Management Information System
2 48 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.01%) Mathematics
5 28 (3.42%) PMI
6 20 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 20 (2.44%) Cybercrime
7 19 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (2.08%) PKI
8 17 (2.08%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 14 (1.71%) SCADA
11 13 (1.59%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (1.22%) VHDL
14 9 (1.10%) Social Media
14 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.98%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.98%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.86%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.10%) Linux
2 95 (11.61%) Windows
3 56 (6.85%) UNIX
4 40 (4.89%) Android
5 11 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (44.74%) Information Security
2 113 (13.81%) Security Architecture
3 92 (11.25%) Risk Management
4 88 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
5 76 (9.29%) SIEM
6 75 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (9.05%) ITIL
8 68 (8.31%) Project Management
9 61 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
10 56 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (6.72%) Security Testing
12 48 (5.87%) Information Assurance
12 48 (5.87%) PRINCE2
13 46 (5.62%) Open Source
14 45 (5.50%) OWASP
15 43 (5.26%) SABSA
16 42 (5.13%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.01%) Vulnerability Management
18 40 (4.89%) Analytics
18 40 (4.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 96 (11.74%) C
2 84 (10.27%) Java
3 82 (10.02%) C++
4 69 (8.44%) SQL
5 52 (6.36%) Python
6 43 (5.26%) C#
7 28 (3.42%) Perl
8 27 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 18 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.71%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.59%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.22%) Ruby
12 10 (1.22%) PHP
13 6 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.61%) R
15 3 (0.37%) Scala
15 3 (0.37%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.24%) Ada
Qualifications
1 246 (30.07%) CISSP
2 172 (21.03%) Degree
3 156 (19.07%) CISM
4 107 (13.08%) Security Cleared
5 106 (12.96%) CISA
6 66 (8.07%) SC Cleared
7 64 (7.82%) GIAC
8 38 (4.65%) DV Cleared
8 38 (4.65%) CRISC
9 34 (4.16%) PMI Certification
10 33 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (3.79%) CEH
12 29 (3.55%) SSCP
13 26 (3.18%) GCIH
14 22 (2.69%) CCNA
15 20 (2.44%) GCFA
16 18 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (2.08%) MCSE
18 14 (1.71%) EnCE
19 13 (1.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (16.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (10.51%) PCI DSS
3 38 (4.65%) COBIT
4 18 (2.20%) QA
5 12 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.61%) PAS 55
7 3 (0.37%) SLA
8 2 (0.24%) BS7799
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) COSO
System Software
1 21 (2.57%) Active Directory
1 21 (2.57%) Snort
2 17 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (1.22%) HDFS
4 9 (1.10%) Firmware
5 3 (0.37%) Docker
5 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) LXC
7 1 (0.12%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) Ambari
1 10 (1.22%) Oozie
1 10 (1.22%) TrustSec
2 7 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (0.61%) Nessus
4 4 (0.49%) Nmap
4 4 (0.49%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.37%) Ansible
5 3 (0.37%) Puppet
5 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.24%) Iperf
6 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (4.77%) Cisco
2 33 (4.03%) CheckPoint
3 28 (3.42%) Oracle
4 26 (3.18%) IBM
5 19 (2.32%) Microsoft
6 17 (2.08%) VMware
7 15 (1.83%) Splunk
8 13 (1.59%) Fortinet
9 12 (1.47%) McAfee
9 12 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.47%) F5
10 11 (1.34%) Juniper
10 11 (1.34%) Sourcefire
10 11 (1.34%) Blue Coat
10 11 (1.34%) ArcSight
11 10 (1.22%) Tableau
11 10 (1.22%) Hortonworks
11 10 (1.22%) Teradata
11 10 (1.22%) Lancope
12 8 (0.98%) SAP
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: 40,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
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