The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 259 456 593
Rank change year-on-year
+197 +137
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 519 200 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.27% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.56% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 438 161 46
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Cybersecurity
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
35920 35617 37447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.84% 85.70% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30668 29923 30305
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region.

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in London

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in London

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +97 91 £61,000 -15.86% 23
Ealing - 12 £82,500 -
Canary Wharf +3 3 £67,500 -10.00%
Harrow - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £32,500 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 415 (47.11%) Information Security
2 366 (41.54%) CISSP
3 239 (27.13%) Finance
4 228 (25.88%) Degree
5 190 (21.57%) CISM
6 180 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 165 (18.73%) Firewall
8 152 (17.25%) Security Cleared
9 148 (16.80%) Penetration Testing
10 137 (15.55%) CISA
10 137 (15.55%) Windows
11 134 (15.21%) Security Architecture
12 132 (14.98%) Linux
13 122 (13.85%) Risk Management
14 115 (13.05%) Management Information System
15 113 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (12.03%) Java
16 106 (12.03%) ITIL
16 106 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
17 102 (11.58%) GIAC
18 99 (11.24%) SQL
19 97 (11.01%) C#
20 93 (10.56%) SIEM
21 91 (10.33%) Network Security
22 90 (10.22%) C++
23 86 (9.76%) SC Cleared
24 85 (9.65%) SANS
25 84 (9.53%) Cisco Certification
25 84 (9.53%) Risk Assessment
26 83 (9.42%) Vulnerability Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (4.31%) Apache Pig
2 15 (1.70%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.36%) IIS
4 11 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.79%) Confluence
5 7 (0.79%) JBoss
5 7 (0.79%) Node.js
5 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.57%) Apache
7 5 (0.57%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.45%) uWSGI
9 2 (0.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.34%) MS Office
2 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.57%) SAP GRC
1 5 (0.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.14%) SaaS
4 8 (0.91%) Office 365
5 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 165 (18.73%) Firewall
2 91 (10.33%) Network Security
3 75 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 45 (5.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (3.06%) SSL
6 24 (2.72%) WAN
7 23 (2.61%) DNS
7 23 (2.61%) Internet
7 23 (2.61%) LAN
8 21 (2.38%) SAN
9 20 (2.27%) IPsec
9 20 (2.27%) VPN
10 15 (1.70%) Wireshark
11 14 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (1.25%) tcpdump
14 10 (1.14%) VoIP
15 9 (1.02%) NAS
15 9 (1.02%) Wireless
16 7 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (8.74%) Big Data
2 51 (5.79%) Hadoop
3 39 (4.43%) Apache Hive
4 30 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 19 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.93%) MySQL
7 14 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.68%) GIS
10 6 (0.68%) OrientDB
11 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.57%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.57%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.34%) IBM BigInsights
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (2.72%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.25%) JIRA
3 10 (1.14%) Selenium
4 8 (0.91%) Burp Suite
5 7 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.23%) GitLab
8 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.11%) AppScan
9 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.11%) Hudson
9 1 (0.11%) Maven
9 1 (0.11%) YourKit
General
1 239 (27.13%) Finance
2 73 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.11%) Law
4 43 (4.88%) Banking
5 38 (4.31%) Legal
6 35 (3.97%) Marketing
7 22 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.48%) Retail
9 12 (1.36%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.02%) Advertising
11 8 (0.91%) Local Government
12 7 (0.79%) Publishing
13 4 (0.45%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 182 (20.66%) Consultant
2 154 (17.48%) Analyst
3 137 (15.55%) Security Consultant
4 122 (13.85%) Security Analyst
5 112 (12.71%) Security Manager
6 99 (11.24%) Architect
7 93 (10.56%) Security Architect
8 71 (8.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 58 (6.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 58 (6.58%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 51 (5.79%) Security Engineer
11 50 (5.68%) Developer
12 38 (4.31%) Information Analyst
13 37 (4.20%) Information Manager
14 36 (4.09%) Information Security Manager
15 34 (3.86%) Software Engineer
16 32 (3.63%) Enterprise Architect
16 32 (3.63%) Security Specialist
17 31 (3.52%) Enterprise Security Architect
18 29 (3.29%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.54%) Java EE
2 38 (4.31%) .NET
3 36 (4.09%) HTML
4 32 (3.63%) STL
4 32 (3.63%) Web Services
5 25 (2.84%) CSS
6 22 (2.50%) Spring
7 18 (2.04%) J2EE
8 14 (1.59%) HTML5
9 12 (1.36%) CSS3
10 11 (1.25%) Struts
11 9 (1.02%) Ajax
11 9 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.02%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.02%) REST
11 9 (1.02%) XML
12 8 (0.91%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.91%) EJB
13 7 (0.79%) DHTML
13 7 (0.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 115 (13.05%) Management Information System
2 106 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (7.95%) Cyberthreat
4 63 (7.15%) Computer Science
5 55 (6.24%) Mathematics
6 47 (5.33%) Cybercrime
7 36 (4.09%) PKI
8 25 (2.84%) Security Operations Centre
9 23 (2.61%) CESG
10 21 (2.38%) User Experience
11 20 (2.27%) Visualisation
12 19 (2.16%) Cryptography
13 15 (1.70%) Cyber Attack
13 15 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (1.59%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
16 10 (1.14%) PMI
17 9 (1.02%) Social Media
18 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 137 (15.55%) Windows
2 132 (14.98%) Linux
3 69 (7.83%) Unix
4 51 (5.79%) Android
5 39 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 38 (4.31%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.25%) FreeBSD
9 11 (1.25%) Solaris
9 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.91%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.68%) AIX
13 4 (0.45%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) Debian
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (47.11%) Information Security
2 148 (16.80%) Penetration Testing
3 134 (15.21%) Security Architecture
4 122 (13.85%) Risk Management
5 113 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (12.03%) ITIL
7 93 (10.56%) SIEM
8 84 (9.53%) Risk Assessment
9 83 (9.42%) Vulnerability Management
10 81 (9.19%) Ethical Hacking
11 76 (8.63%) Information Assurance
12 73 (8.29%) Security Operations
13 62 (7.04%) Project Management
14 61 (6.92%) Reverse Engineering
15 58 (6.58%) TOGAF
16 53 (6.02%) Identity Management
16 53 (6.02%) Presales
16 53 (6.02%) Security Management
17 51 (5.79%) Software Engineering
18 50 (5.68%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 106 (12.03%) Java
2 99 (11.24%) SQL
3 97 (11.01%) C#
4 90 (10.22%) C++
5 75 (8.51%) C
6 62 (7.04%) Python
7 54 (6.13%) JavaScript
8 40 (4.54%) Objective-C
9 39 (4.43%) PowerShell
10 32 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 32 (3.63%) Perl
11 20 (2.27%) Ruby
12 15 (1.70%) PHP
13 8 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.45%) VB
15 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.23%) R
16 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.11%) COBOL
17 1 (0.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 366 (41.54%) CISSP
2 228 (25.88%) Degree
3 190 (21.57%) CISM
4 152 (17.25%) Security Cleared
5 137 (15.55%) CISA
6 102 (11.58%) GIAC
7 86 (9.76%) SC Cleared
8 85 (9.65%) SANS
9 84 (9.53%) Cisco Certification
10 65 (7.38%) DV Cleared
11 57 (6.47%) CCNA
12 53 (6.02%) CESG Certified Professional
13 51 (5.79%) MCSE
13 51 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (4.99%) CEH
14 44 (4.99%) CLAS
14 44 (4.99%) CompTIA Security+
14 44 (4.99%) Security+ Certification
15 40 (4.54%) CRISC
16 36 (4.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (7.60%) PCI DSS
3 45 (5.11%) COBIT
4 20 (2.27%) QA
5 9 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.45%) RMADS
8 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.34%) SLA
9 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) BS25999
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.27%) Snort
4 11 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.14%) vSphere
6 7 (0.79%) NFS
7 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.34%) HDFS
7 3 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (3.29%) Nessus
2 23 (2.61%) Nmap
3 19 (2.16%) EnCase
4 8 (0.91%) CORE IMPACT
4 8 (0.91%) QRadar
5 7 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.79%) SCOM
6 6 (0.68%) Ansible
7 5 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.45%) Nexpose
8 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.45%) Proventia
8 4 (0.45%) Puppet
9 3 (0.34%) Ambari
9 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.34%) Oozie
10 2 (0.23%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (6.58%) Cisco
2 54 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 39 (4.43%) VMware
5 30 (3.41%) F5
6 29 (3.29%) Palo Alto
7 27 (3.06%) Oracle
8 26 (2.95%) Fortinet
9 22 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 22 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.38%) Splunk
11 15 (1.70%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.48%) Google
13 12 (1.36%) SAP
14 11 (1.25%) ArcSight
14 11 (1.25%) Intel Security
14 11 (1.25%) Qualys
15 10 (1.14%) Citrix
16 9 (1.02%) Forcepoint
16 9 (1.02%) Juniper
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 95,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + Financial Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50k - £70k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £95,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 5 days ago