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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 273 231 250
Rank change year-on-year -42 +19 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 14 9 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.00% 1.24% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 8
10th Percentile £53,375 - £50,679
25th Percentile £72,500 £45,000 £67,882
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £52,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% -32.26% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £56,250 £105,625
90th Percentile - £63,500 £122,500
Central London median annual salary £80,250 £52,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +52.86% -30.00% -

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 1,398 725 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.77% 14.45% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 606 663
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £47,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -2.34%

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 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 14 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (85.71%) Information Security
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (64.29%) Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Legal
4 9 (64.29%) Key Management
5 8 (57.14%) Supplier Management
5 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
6 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) GRC
7 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) ISMS
8 2 (14.29%) Bash
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) CISM
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) CISSP
8 2 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (14.29%) NIST
8 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
9 1 (7.14%) Data Centre

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (64.29%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 9 (64.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security Specialist
1 5 (35.71%) Information Specialist
1 5 (35.71%) Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Key Management
3 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 8 (57.14%) Supplier Management
4 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (14.29%) ISMS
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
6 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
7 1 (7.14%) Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CEH
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (7.14%) CRISC
2 1 (7.14%) GCIA
2 1 (7.14%) GCIH
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 14 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (28.57%) GRC
3 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (14.29%) NIST
5 1 (7.14%) GDPR
5 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft