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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 291 486 529
Rank change year-on-year
+195 +43
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 431 175 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 316 108 29
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £48,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,650 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
37464 41444 36645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.36% 84.62% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31372 34428 30488
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 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 27 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 +131 123 £60,000 +9.09% 6
New Malden -1 2 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £77,500 -
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 338 (51.21%) Information Security
2 214 (32.42%) Finance
3 208 (31.52%) CISSP
4 150 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 141 (21.36%) CISM
6 105 (15.91%) Degree
7 99 (15.00%) CISA
8 97 (14.70%) Security Architecture
9 94 (14.24%) Management Information System
10 91 (13.79%) Risk Management
10 91 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 90 (13.64%) Firewall
12 87 (13.18%) PCI DSS
12 87 (13.18%) Banking
13 79 (11.97%) Windows
14 78 (11.82%) ITIL
14 78 (11.82%) Network Security
15 67 (10.15%) Java
16 65 (9.85%) Project Management
17 62 (9.39%) Security Management
18 61 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
19 55 (8.33%) SIEM
20 54 (8.18%) Penetration Testing
21 53 (8.03%) SC Cleared
21 53 (8.03%) Information Assurance
21 53 (8.03%) Identity Management
21 53 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (7.58%) UNIX
23 49 (7.42%) Security Testing
24 48 (7.27%) Data Protection

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (1.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (0.91%) SAS
2 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.76%) Node.js
3 5 (0.76%) IIS
4 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.45%) JBoss
5 3 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.61%) MS Office
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.67%) PaaS
2 10 (1.52%) SaaS
3 9 (1.36%) Office 365
4 8 (1.21%) IaaS
5 7 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (13.64%) Firewall
2 78 (11.82%) Network Security
3 38 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.58%) Internet
6 13 (1.97%) Wireshark
7 12 (1.82%) Wireless
8 10 (1.52%) DNS
9 9 (1.36%) SSL
10 8 (1.21%) SSH
11 7 (1.06%) HTTP
11 7 (1.06%) LAN
12 6 (0.91%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.76%) LDAP
13 5 (0.76%) Broadband
13 5 (0.76%) SAN
14 4 (0.61%) WAN
14 4 (0.61%) DHCP
14 4 (0.61%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.18%) Big Data
2 20 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.12%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.21%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.61%) MySQL
8 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.15%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) GDB
2 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.15%) NetBeans
General
1 214 (32.42%) Finance
2 87 (13.18%) Banking
3 36 (5.45%) Retail
4 30 (4.55%) Marketing
5 26 (3.94%) Legal
6 23 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.52%) Law
9 8 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.21%) Electronics
10 7 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.76%) Advertising
12 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.45%) Local Government
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.45%) German Language
14 2 (0.30%) Military
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (23.94%) Consultant
2 123 (18.64%) Security Consultant
3 122 (18.48%) Analyst
4 75 (11.36%) Security Manager
5 74 (11.21%) Security Analyst
6 67 (10.15%) Architect
7 49 (7.42%) Security Architect
8 44 (6.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 38 (5.76%) Security Specialist
10 34 (5.15%) Business Analyst
11 33 (5.00%) Cyber Security Manager
12 25 (3.79%) Senior Manager
12 25 (3.79%) Information Manager
12 25 (3.79%) Information Security Manager
13 24 (3.64%) Information Security Analyst
13 24 (3.64%) Information Analyst
14 22 (3.33%) Head of Security
15 21 (3.18%) Security Officer
16 20 (3.03%) Information Security Consultant
16 20 (3.03%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.09%) .NET
2 24 (3.64%) HTML
3 20 (3.03%) Spring
4 14 (2.12%) Ajax
4 14 (2.12%) Struts
5 8 (1.21%) J2EE
6 6 (0.91%) Web Services
7 5 (0.76%) CSS
7 5 (0.76%) Hibernate
7 5 (0.76%) HTML5
8 4 (0.61%) REST
9 3 (0.45%) SAML
9 3 (0.45%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.45%) OAuth
9 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.45%) SOAP
10 2 (0.30%) JSP
10 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.15%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.24%) Management Information System
2 53 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.39%) Mathematics
5 18 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.58%) PMI
7 16 (2.42%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.97%) Freedom of Information
8 13 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (1.97%) Freedom of Information Act
8 13 (1.97%) SCADA
9 12 (1.82%) PKI
10 11 (1.67%) Cybercrime
10 11 (1.67%) Social Media
11 9 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.06%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.91%) VHDL
13 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.97%) Windows
2 50 (7.58%) UNIX
3 48 (7.27%) Linux
4 8 (1.21%) Android
5 6 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.30%) CentOS
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Debian
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (51.21%) Information Security
2 97 (14.70%) Security Architecture
3 91 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 78 (11.82%) ITIL
5 65 (9.85%) Project Management
6 62 (9.39%) Security Management
7 61 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (8.33%) SIEM
9 54 (8.18%) Penetration Testing
10 53 (8.03%) Identity Management
10 53 (8.03%) Information Assurance
11 49 (7.42%) Security Testing
12 48 (7.27%) Data Protection
13 47 (7.12%) Risk Assessment
14 42 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (5.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 39 (5.91%) OWASP
16 36 (5.45%) Business Continuity
17 31 (4.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.15%) Java
2 48 (7.27%) C
3 36 (5.45%) SQL
3 36 (5.45%) C++
4 33 (5.00%) Python
5 22 (3.33%) C#
6 14 (2.12%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.97%) PHP
8 12 (1.82%) Perl
9 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.76%) Scala
10 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.45%) Ruby
11 3 (0.45%) R
12 2 (0.30%) VB
12 2 (0.30%) Ada
13 1 (0.15%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (31.52%) CISSP
2 141 (21.36%) CISM
3 105 (15.91%) Degree
4 99 (15.00%) CISA
5 91 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 53 (8.03%) SC Cleared
7 44 (6.67%) CRISC
8 28 (4.24%) GIAC
9 23 (3.48%) PMI Certification
10 22 (3.33%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.42%) ISEB
11 16 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (2.27%) SSCP
12 15 (2.27%) GCIH
13 14 (2.12%) CEH
14 10 (1.52%) PMP
15 9 (1.36%) CCNP
16 8 (1.21%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (1.21%) GSEC
17 7 (1.06%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (13.18%) PCI DSS
3 48 (7.27%) COBIT
4 22 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.52%) QA
6 9 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 7 (1.06%) BS7799
8 5 (0.76%) PAS 55
9 2 (0.30%) SLA
9 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.15%) Basel II
10 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.15%) COSO
System Software
1 25 (3.79%) Snort
2 10 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.91%) Firmware
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.45%) Docker
4 3 (0.45%) LXC
5 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.15%) XenServer
6 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (2.27%) TrustSec
2 8 (1.21%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.76%) Puppet
4 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.61%) Ansible
5 3 (0.45%) Iperf
5 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.30%) Nessus
6 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.15%) Cacti
7 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.15%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) Ionix
7 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (5.00%) Cisco
2 32 (4.85%) Oracle
3 23 (3.48%) IBM
4 20 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 16 (2.42%) Sourcefire
6 15 (2.27%) Lancope
7 13 (1.97%) Microsoft
8 11 (1.67%) SAP
8 11 (1.67%) ArcSight
9 10 (1.52%) McAfee
10 9 (1.36%) Blue Coat
10 9 (1.36%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.06%) HP
11 7 (1.06%) Juniper
12 6 (0.91%) F5
12 6 (0.91%) Symantec
13 5 (0.76%) BT
13 5 (0.76%) VMware
14 4 (0.61%) Citrix
15 3 (0.45%) Intel
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + excellent bonus package
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40 - £60 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £0 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + equity, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 - 70k plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago