Period
to 26 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 291 325
Rank change year-on-year +71 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 8 11 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.12% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.45% 1.04% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 1
Median annual salary £47,500 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.67% +30.43% +4.55%
10th Percentile £45,000 £72,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,625 £82,500 £58,750
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -36.67% +30.43% -

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 552 1,057 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.80% 11.66% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 448 891 1,074
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,375 £35,000 £36,975
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,375
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the City of London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the City of London.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the City of London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 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 Cyber Essentials PLUS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) CCNA
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (50.00%) SCDPM
5 4 (50.00%) AWS
5 4 (50.00%) iSCSI

Cyber Essentials PLUS
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (50.00%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Support
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Support
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Cisco Support
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Support
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
4 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (37.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Aruba
3 3 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Synology
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Sage
5 1 (12.50%) Xero