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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 471 537 619
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +82
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 154 86 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.19% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.24% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 118 70 25
Average salary £60,750 £66,250 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.30% -14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £49,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
38965 36132 40630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.91% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32119 29911 35026
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 30 £46,000 -35.43% 6
Harrow - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 168 (50.15%) Information Security
2 147 (43.88%) Finance
3 126 (37.61%) Degree
4 121 (36.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 110 (32.84%) SIEM
6 109 (32.54%) CISSP
7 93 (27.76%) PCI DSS
8 81 (24.18%) Security Architecture
9 73 (21.79%) Risk Management
10 69 (20.60%) Penetration Testing
11 65 (19.40%) Data Protection
12 63 (18.81%) CISM
13 60 (17.91%) Business Development
14 57 (17.01%) Project Management
15 51 (15.22%) CISA
16 47 (14.03%) Programme Management
17 43 (12.84%) Firewall
17 43 (12.84%) PRINCE2
18 40 (11.94%) PMI Certification
19 38 (11.34%) PMI
20 33 (9.85%) Ethical Hacking
20 33 (9.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 31 (9.25%) CEH
21 31 (9.25%) Management Information System
22 27 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
22 27 (8.06%) Banking
22 27 (8.06%) Windows
22 27 (8.06%) Microsoft
23 26 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
24 25 (7.46%) GIAC

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.30%) Lync
2 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.30%) IIS
2 1 (0.30%) Apache
2 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Revit
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
1 1 (0.30%) PaaS
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
1 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.84%) Firewall
2 24 (7.16%) Network Security
3 16 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.88%) Internet
5 12 (3.58%) Intranet
6 10 (2.99%) Wireshark
7 8 (2.39%) HTTP
7 8 (2.39%) SAN
8 5 (1.49%) VPN
9 4 (1.19%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.90%) DNS
10 3 (0.90%) Wireless
11 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.60%) LAN
12 1 (0.30%) WLAN
12 1 (0.30%) WAN
12 1 (0.30%) 802.11
12 1 (0.30%) VLAN
12 1 (0.30%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.28%) Big Data
2 8 (2.39%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.39%) MySQL
3 5 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.09%) YourKit
2 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 6 (1.79%) Maven
3 4 (1.19%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 147 (43.88%) Finance
2 27 (8.06%) Banking
3 18 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.07%) Law
5 14 (4.18%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.39%) Marketing
7 7 (2.09%) Legal
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Games
8 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 3 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (22.99%) Consultant
2 67 (20.00%) Analyst
3 53 (15.82%) Security Consultant
3 53 (15.82%) Security Manager
4 46 (13.73%) Security Analyst
5 23 (6.87%) IT Security Analyst
6 22 (6.57%) Tester
7 21 (6.27%) Architect
7 21 (6.27%) Senior Manager
8 19 (5.67%) Security Specialist
9 17 (5.07%) Security Architect
10 16 (4.78%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 14 (4.18%) Information Analyst
11 14 (4.18%) Penetration Tester
11 14 (4.18%) Information Security Analyst
11 14 (4.18%) Senior Consultant
12 13 (3.88%) Team Leader
12 13 (3.88%) Information Security Specialist
12 13 (3.88%) Information Specialist
12 13 (3.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.39%) J2EE
1 8 (2.39%) Spring
2 7 (2.09%) Spring MVC
2 7 (2.09%) jQuery
2 7 (2.09%) Spring Integration
2 7 (2.09%) CSS
2 7 (2.09%) HTML
2 7 (2.09%) Hibernate
2 7 (2.09%) Lucene
3 4 (1.19%) XML
4 3 (0.90%) XSD
4 3 (0.90%) WSDL
4 3 (0.90%) SOAP
4 3 (0.90%) Web Services
5 2 (0.60%) JSP
5 2 (0.60%) JMS
5 2 (0.60%) .NET
5 2 (0.60%) Java EE
6 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.34%) PMI
2 31 (9.25%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.09%) SCADA
5 6 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.49%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (1.49%) Biometrics
6 5 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.19%) PKI
7 4 (1.19%) CESG
7 4 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.60%) FMCG
9 2 (0.60%) Statistics
10 1 (0.30%) GIS
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.06%) Windows
2 20 (5.97%) Linux
3 13 (3.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (50.15%) Information Security
2 110 (32.84%) SIEM
3 81 (24.18%) Security Architecture
4 73 (21.79%) Risk Management
5 69 (20.60%) Penetration Testing
6 65 (19.40%) Data Protection
7 60 (17.91%) Business Development
8 57 (17.01%) Project Management
9 47 (14.03%) Programme Management
10 43 (12.84%) PRINCE2
11 33 (9.85%) Ethical Hacking
11 33 (9.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 27 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (7.16%) ITIL
15 22 (6.57%) Information Assurance
15 22 (6.57%) ISMS
16 20 (5.97%) Data Privacy
17 19 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (5.07%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.07%) Java
2 12 (3.58%) SQL
3 8 (2.39%) C
4 7 (2.09%) Python
4 7 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.09%) Perl
5 4 (1.19%) Ruby
5 4 (1.19%) C++
6 2 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (37.61%) Degree
2 109 (32.54%) CISSP
3 63 (18.81%) CISM
4 51 (15.22%) CISA
5 40 (11.94%) PMI Certification
6 31 (9.25%) CEH
7 25 (7.46%) GIAC
8 24 (7.16%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.58%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (3.28%) MCSE
12 10 (2.99%) CCNP
13 9 (2.69%) ISEB
13 9 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (2.39%) PhD
15 7 (2.09%) OSCP
16 5 (1.49%) EnCE
16 5 (1.49%) PCI QSA
17 4 (1.19%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (36.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (27.76%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.09%) COBIT
4 2 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (2.09%) Snort
2 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.90%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Nessus
1 1 (0.30%) SCCM
1 1 (0.30%) SCOM
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.30%) Ambari
Vendors
1 27 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.07%) Oracle
3 11 (3.28%) Cisco
4 4 (1.19%) Adobe
4 4 (1.19%) HP
4 4 (1.19%) Sophos
4 4 (1.19%) ArcSight
5 3 (0.90%) Symantec
5 3 (0.90%) SAP
6 2 (0.60%) IBM
6 2 (0.60%) Apple
6 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.60%) EMC
6 2 (0.60%) Citrix
6 2 (0.60%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.30%) Google
7 1 (0.30%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.30%) Qualys
7 1 (0.30%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.30%) LogLogic
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