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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 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 253 193 237
Rank change year-on-year -60 +44 +67
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 34 47 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.94% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.43% 6.48% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 20
10th Percentile £41,920 £45,000 £39,750
25th Percentile £42,378 £52,335 £47,368
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £66,250 £68,750
Median % change year-on-year -13.21% -3.64% -8.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £79,000
90th Percentile - £83,750 £102,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.88% -16.21%

Cyber Essentials 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
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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.

1 22 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (58.82%) Information Security
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (41.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (38.24%) Legal
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) Azure
7 11 (32.35%) Software Licensing
7 11 (32.35%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
9 9 (26.47%) Jamf Pro
9 9 (26.47%) Key Management
9 9 (26.47%) Apple
9 9 (26.47%) Service Management
9 9 (26.47%) Adobe
9 9 (26.47%) Citrix
9 9 (26.47%) SCCM
9 9 (26.47%) Asset Management
10 8 (23.53%) Supplier Management
10 8 (23.53%) CISM
11 7 (20.59%) GDPR
12 6 (17.65%) ISMS
12 6 (17.65%) Firewall
12 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
13 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
13 5 (14.71%) Security Management
13 5 (14.71%) CISSP

Cyber Essentials
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (35.29%) Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (2.94%) AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
General
1 13 (38.24%) Legal
2 3 (8.82%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Software Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Information Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (14.71%) Information Specialist
4 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) CISSP Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Cyberattack
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Information Security
2 11 (32.35%) Software Licensing
3 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) Asset Management
4 9 (26.47%) Key Management
4 9 (26.47%) Service Management
5 8 (23.53%) Supplier Management
6 6 (17.65%) ISMS
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Internal Audit
7 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Security Management
8 4 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (11.76%) Threat Detection
8 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Bash
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CISM
2 5 (14.71%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) CISA
3 3 (8.82%) CRISC
4 2 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.94%) GCIA
5 1 (2.94%) GCIH
5 1 (2.94%) GIAC
5 1 (2.94%) GSEC
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (41.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 7 (20.59%) GDPR
4 4 (11.76%) GRC
4 4 (11.76%) HIPAA
4 4 (11.76%) NIST
4 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Jamf Pro
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.94%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Adobe
3 9 (26.47%) Apple
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Qualys