Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 64 80 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 271 154 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.42% 3.58% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 3.76% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 224 113 269
10th Percentile £37,750 £41,250 £43,300
25th Percentile £54,813 £45,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,500 £56,510 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.53% -19.27% +7.69%
75th Percentile £100,000 £77,500 £91,250
90th Percentile £118,500 £90,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -14.81% +8.00%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,747 4,095 8,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.68% 95.19% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,078 3,609 7,539
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £38,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.48% +3.08%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the City of London

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the City of London

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the City of London

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London Bridge - 6 £100,000 -
Cybersecurity
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 86 (31.73%) Finance
2 76 (28.04%) Information Security
3 75 (27.68%) Azure
4 70 (25.83%) Risk Management
5 54 (19.93%) AWS
6 48 (17.71%) Microsoft
7 47 (17.34%) Windows
8 44 (16.24%) Management Information System
9 43 (15.87%) DevOps
10 42 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (15.13%) Firewall
11 41 (15.13%) Linux
12 38 (14.02%) Java
12 38 (14.02%) SIEM
12 38 (14.02%) CI/CD
13 36 (13.28%) Active Directory
13 36 (13.28%) CISSP
14 34 (12.55%) Project Management
15 33 (12.18%) SQL
15 33 (12.18%) PowerShell
15 33 (12.18%) Line Management
15 33 (12.18%) NIST
16 32 (11.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 31 (11.44%) IaaS
18 30 (11.07%) Kubernetes
18 30 (11.07%) Migration
19 27 (9.96%) Windows Server
19 27 (9.96%) Microsoft 365
20 26 (9.59%) SANS
21 25 (9.23%) Python

Cybersecurity
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 7 (2.58%) Jetty
2 3 (1.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (27.68%) Azure
2 54 (19.93%) AWS
3 31 (11.44%) IaaS
4 27 (9.96%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (7.38%) PaaS
6 19 (7.01%) SaaS
7 18 (6.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (5.54%) Azure Sentinel
9 14 (5.17%) Serverless
10 13 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (4.80%) Amazon ECS
10 13 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (4.80%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (4.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (2.21%) GCP
14 4 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (1.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 4 (1.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 3 (1.11%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.13%) Firewall
2 18 (6.64%) Network Security
3 15 (5.54%) LAN
3 15 (5.54%) WAN
4 14 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.85%) BGP
6 5 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.85%) DNS
6 5 (1.85%) OSPF
6 5 (1.85%) SD-WAN
7 4 (1.48%) VoIP
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.74%) DHCP
8 2 (0.74%) Internet
8 2 (0.74%) VPN
9 1 (0.37%) LTE
9 1 (0.37%) Modbus
9 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.27%) Big Data
2 14 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.11%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.74%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.74%) Power BI
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.37%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) Cucumber
2 8 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.58%) Ant
3 7 (2.58%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (2.58%) Bitbucket
3 7 (2.58%) Concordion
3 7 (2.58%) Gradle
3 7 (2.58%) JUnit
3 7 (2.58%) Maven
3 7 (2.58%) Mockito
4 3 (1.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.74%) JIRA
5 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.74%) Terragrunt
6 1 (0.37%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.37%) GitLab
6 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
General
1 86 (31.73%) Finance
2 21 (7.75%) Social Skills
3 20 (7.38%) Legal
4 18 (6.64%) Public Sector
5 17 (6.27%) Law
6 12 (4.43%) Front Office
7 10 (3.69%) Retail
8 8 (2.95%) Marketing
9 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.48%) Banking
11 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.37%) Electronics
13 1 (0.37%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (17.34%) Consultant
2 32 (11.81%) Architect
2 32 (11.81%) Security Consultant
3 31 (11.44%) Security Engineer
4 29 (10.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 28 (10.33%) Developer
6 26 (9.59%) Analyst
7 23 (8.49%) Project Manager
8 22 (8.12%) Security Manager
9 20 (7.38%) Security Analyst
10 19 (7.01%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 19 (7.01%) IT Manager
10 19 (7.01%) Senior Developer
11 18 (6.64%) IT Project Manager
11 18 (6.64%) Senior Manager
12 15 (5.54%) Graduate
13 14 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 14 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.17%) Senior Architect
14 13 (4.80%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.01%) JSON
2 17 (6.27%) REST
3 13 (4.80%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.80%) RESTful
4 8 (2.95%) XML
5 7 (2.58%) JAX-RS
5 7 (2.58%) JDBC
5 7 (2.58%) JMS
5 7 (2.58%) JPA
5 7 (2.58%) Swagger
5 7 (2.58%) Web Services
6 6 (2.21%) SailPoint
7 5 (1.85%) .NET
7 5 (1.85%) ARM Templates
7 5 (1.85%) Visualforce
8 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.11%) Django
8 3 (1.11%) GraphQL
9 2 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (4.06%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (3.32%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (3.32%) PKI
5 8 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.85%) Cyberattack
7 5 (1.85%) DataPower
7 5 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.74%) CCTV
8 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.74%) Legacy Code
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.37%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.37%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.37%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.34%) Windows
2 41 (15.13%) Linux
3 27 (9.96%) Windows Server
4 23 (8.49%) Unix
5 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.04%) Information Security
2 70 (25.83%) Risk Management
3 43 (15.87%) DevOps
4 42 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (14.02%) CI/CD
5 38 (14.02%) SIEM
6 34 (12.55%) Project Management
7 33 (12.18%) Line Management
8 30 (11.07%) Migration
9 23 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 23 (8.49%) ITIL
9 23 (8.49%) Security Architecture
9 23 (8.49%) Security Operations
10 22 (8.12%) Identity Access Management
10 22 (8.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 20 (7.38%) Proactive Monitoring
11 20 (7.38%) Project Delivery
12 19 (7.01%) Application Security
13 18 (6.64%) Change Management
13 18 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.02%) Java
2 33 (12.18%) PowerShell
2 33 (12.18%) SQL
3 25 (9.23%) Python
4 12 (4.43%) Bash
5 10 (3.69%) C#
6 7 (2.58%) Perl
7 5 (1.85%) Apex Code
8 4 (1.48%) R
8 4 (1.48%) Ruby
9 3 (1.11%) C++
9 3 (1.11%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.37%) Ladder Logic
Qualifications
1 36 (13.28%) CISSP
2 26 (9.59%) SANS
3 21 (7.75%) CISM
4 18 (6.64%) GIAC
5 17 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.54%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.17%) Degree
8 10 (3.69%) CCNA
9 9 (3.32%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.58%) CEH
10 7 (2.58%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.58%) OSCP
11 5 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (1.85%) CISA
12 4 (1.48%) CRISC
13 3 (1.11%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.11%) SSCP
14 2 (0.74%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.18%) NIST
2 32 (11.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.06%) GDPR
3 11 (4.06%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.69%) QA
5 9 (3.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (2.95%) SLA
7 5 (1.85%) GRC
7 5 (1.85%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.11%) COBIT
8 3 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.37%) COSO
10 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.37%) PMO
10 1 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.80%) Firmware
4 11 (4.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (4.06%) XenApp
5 5 (1.85%) vSphere
6 3 (1.11%) Docker
6 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
7 1 (0.37%) LXC
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (11.07%) Kubernetes
2 16 (5.90%) Terraform
3 12 (4.43%) SCCM
4 11 (4.06%) EdgeSight
4 11 (4.06%) Nagios
4 11 (4.06%) SCOM
4 11 (4.06%) SCOrch
4 11 (4.06%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.48%) Ansible
5 4 (1.48%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.74%) Puppet
7 1 (0.37%) CASB
7 1 (0.37%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.37%) Mesos
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) QRadar
7 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.17%) Cisco
2 14 (5.17%) Citrix
3 12 (4.43%) Splunk
4 11 (4.06%) HP
5 10 (3.69%) CheckPoint
6 9 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.95%) Tripwire
8 7 (2.58%) CyberArk
8 7 (2.58%) Meraki
8 7 (2.58%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.58%) VMware
9 6 (2.21%) ForgeRock
10 5 (1.85%) Aruba
10 5 (1.85%) IBM
10 5 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.48%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.48%) Sophos
12 3 (1.11%) Google
13 2 (0.74%) Apple