Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CREST Certified qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 313 325
Rank change year-on-year +67 +12 -6
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 11 14 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.69% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 30
Median annual salary £62,500 £90,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.56% +100.00% -30.77%
10th Percentile £42,500 £78,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £90,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -30.56% +89.47% -26.92%

CREST Certified is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,241 2,027 2,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.84% 20.25% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,737 2,163
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,450 £31,250 £33,550
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.69% +7.27%

CREST Certified
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CREST Certified as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CREST Certified in the City of London

CREST Certified
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CREST Certified in the City of London.

Salary trend for CREST Certified in the City of London

CREST Certified
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CREST Certified in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for CREST Certified in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT jobs citing CREST Certified also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CREST Certified.

1 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) CEH
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (18.18%) DevSecOps
5 2 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
5 2 (18.18%) White-Box Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (18.18%) Red Team
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP

CREST Certified
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Games
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Penetration Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Security Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SOC Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) DevSecOps
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Red Team
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CEH
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CSSLP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) OSCP
3 1 (9.09%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
2 1 (9.09%) Carbon Black
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk