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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 307 531 566
Rank change year-on-year
+224 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 400 129 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 294 86 23
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,750 £87,750 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.64%
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
37725 40991 37904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.81% 83.75% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 33702 31701
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +109 113 £58,500 +17.00% 10
New Malden -4 2 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 328 (55.31%) Information Security
2 186 (31.37%) Finance
3 176 (29.68%) CISSP
4 132 (22.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 113 (19.06%) CISM
6 90 (15.18%) Management Information System
7 86 (14.50%) Degree
8 85 (14.33%) Risk Management
9 82 (13.83%) Firewall
10 81 (13.66%) CISA
10 81 (13.66%) Security Architecture
11 79 (13.32%) Banking
12 75 (12.65%) Network Security
12 75 (12.65%) Security Cleared
12 75 (12.65%) Windows
13 72 (12.14%) PCI DSS
14 63 (10.62%) ITIL
15 61 (10.29%) Security Management
16 57 (9.61%) Java
17 54 (9.11%) Project Management
18 53 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (8.77%) Identity Management
20 51 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
20 51 (8.60%) SIEM
21 50 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
22 49 (8.26%) UNIX
23 48 (8.09%) Information Assurance
24 45 (7.59%) Linux
25 42 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
25 42 (7.08%) SC Cleared

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.01%) IIS
3 5 (0.84%) Node.js
4 3 (0.51%) CMS
4 3 (0.51%) JBoss
4 3 (0.51%) SAS
4 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Project
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.02%) PaaS
2 11 (1.85%) SaaS
3 9 (1.52%) Office 365
3 9 (1.52%) IaaS
4 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.83%) Firewall
2 75 (12.65%) Network Security
3 35 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 33 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (2.53%) Internet
6 12 (2.02%) Wireless
6 12 (2.02%) Wireshark
7 10 (1.69%) DNS
8 8 (1.35%) SSL
8 8 (1.35%) SSH
9 6 (1.01%) HTTP
10 5 (0.84%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.84%) SAN
10 5 (0.84%) LDAP
10 5 (0.84%) LAN
10 5 (0.84%) WAN
10 5 (0.84%) Broadband
11 4 (0.67%) DHCP
11 4 (0.67%) MPLS
11 4 (0.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.04%) Big Data
2 16 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.51%) MySQL
7 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) JIRA
1 6 (1.01%) GDB
2 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.34%) NetBeans
3 2 (0.34%) Maven
3 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 186 (31.37%) Finance
2 79 (13.32%) Banking
3 35 (5.90%) Retail
4 27 (4.55%) Marketing
5 26 (4.38%) Legal
6 23 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.85%) Law
8 9 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.84%) Electronics
11 5 (0.84%) Advertising
12 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.51%) German Language
13 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.51%) Local Government
14 2 (0.34%) Military
15 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 147 (24.79%) Consultant
2 126 (21.25%) Analyst
3 112 (18.89%) Security Consultant
4 80 (13.49%) Security Analyst
5 65 (10.96%) Security Manager
6 58 (9.78%) Architect
7 43 (7.25%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 42 (7.08%) Security Architect
9 32 (5.40%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.72%) Security Specialist
11 26 (4.38%) Information Security Analyst
11 26 (4.38%) Information Analyst
12 23 (3.88%) Head of Security
13 20 (3.37%) IT Consultant
13 20 (3.37%) Security Officer
13 20 (3.37%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 19 (3.20%) Information Manager
14 19 (3.20%) Information Security Manager
15 18 (3.04%) Senior Manager
16 17 (2.87%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.71%) HTML
2 19 (3.20%) .NET
3 13 (2.19%) Ajax
3 13 (2.19%) Spring
4 7 (1.18%) Struts
5 5 (0.84%) REST
5 5 (0.84%) HTML5
5 5 (0.84%) Hibernate
5 5 (0.84%) CSS
5 5 (0.84%) Web Services
5 5 (0.84%) J2EE
6 4 (0.67%) SOAP
7 3 (0.51%) OAuth
7 3 (0.51%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.51%) SAML
7 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.34%) JSP
8 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.17%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 53 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.04%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.53%) Cryptography
5 15 (2.53%) PKI
6 13 (2.19%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (2.19%) Freedom of Information Act
7 12 (2.02%) Social Media
8 10 (1.69%) SCADA
8 10 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.69%) Open Source
9 8 (1.35%) PMI
10 7 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.84%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.84%) FMCG
11 5 (0.84%) iDTV
11 5 (0.84%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.65%) Windows
2 49 (8.26%) UNIX
3 45 (7.59%) Linux
4 2 (0.34%) AIX
4 2 (0.34%) Solaris
4 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.34%) CentOS
4 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.17%) Debian
5 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (55.31%) Information Security
2 85 (14.33%) Risk Management
3 81 (13.66%) Security Architecture
4 63 (10.62%) ITIL
5 61 (10.29%) Security Management
6 54 (9.11%) Project Management
7 52 (8.77%) Identity Management
8 51 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
8 51 (8.60%) SIEM
9 50 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (8.09%) Information Assurance
11 42 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (6.91%) Data Protection
13 38 (6.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 37 (6.24%) Security Testing
14 37 (6.24%) Risk Assessment
15 35 (5.90%) Business Continuity
16 33 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (5.06%) Vulnerability Management
17 30 (5.06%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.61%) Java
2 36 (6.07%) SQL
3 24 (4.05%) C
3 24 (4.05%) Python
4 17 (2.87%) C++
5 13 (2.19%) C#
5 13 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.85%) Perl
6 11 (1.85%) PHP
7 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.84%) Scala
9 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.51%) R
10 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.34%) Ada
11 2 (0.34%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (29.68%) CISSP
2 113 (19.06%) CISM
3 86 (14.50%) Degree
4 81 (13.66%) CISA
5 75 (12.65%) Security Cleared
6 42 (7.08%) SC Cleared
7 35 (5.90%) CRISC
8 23 (3.88%) GIAC
9 20 (3.37%) DV Cleared
10 16 (2.70%) SSCP
11 15 (2.53%) ISEB
12 14 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (2.19%) CEH
13 13 (2.19%) GCIH
13 13 (2.19%) PMI Certification
14 11 (1.85%) GCIA
15 9 (1.52%) GSEC
15 9 (1.52%) PMP
16 8 (1.35%) CCNA
16 8 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (22.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (12.14%) PCI DSS
3 40 (6.75%) COBIT
4 24 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.02%) QA
6 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (1.01%) BS7799
8 5 (0.84%) PAS 55
9 3 (0.51%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.51%) Basel II
10 2 (0.34%) SLA
10 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (3.71%) Snort
2 10 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.51%) vSphere
4 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.51%) Docker
4 3 (0.51%) LXC
5 2 (0.34%) Firmware
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
6 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.84%) Puppet
3 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.67%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.51%) Iperf
5 2 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.34%) Nessus
5 2 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.17%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.17%) Ionix
6 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) Cacti
6 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.17%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (5.73%) Cisco
2 30 (5.06%) Oracle
3 23 (3.88%) IBM
4 17 (2.87%) CheckPoint
5 16 (2.70%) Sourcefire
6 13 (2.19%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.02%) SAP
8 11 (1.85%) ArcSight
9 8 (1.35%) McAfee
9 8 (1.35%) BT
10 7 (1.18%) Blue Coat
10 7 (1.18%) VMware
10 7 (1.18%) Juniper
11 6 (1.01%) HP
11 6 (1.01%) Fortinet
12 5 (0.84%) Symantec
13 4 (0.67%) Citrix
13 4 (0.67%) F5
14 3 (0.51%) LogLogic
14 3 (0.51%) Splunk
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 to £65 000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35’000 to £55 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - 50,000 + excellent bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40K - Strong OTE + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 4 days ago