Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 138 291
Rank change year-on-year -49 +153 +13
Permanent jobs citing NIST 65 57 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.59% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.24% 13.97% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 45
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,750 £49,450
25th Percentile £62,500 £48,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £60,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.67% -27.27% +13.79%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,813 £96,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,625 £101,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +6.67%

NIST 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 1,041 408 1,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.67% 11.41% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 929 351 1,087
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +5.69%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £98,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in the City of London

NIST
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for NIST in the City of London

NIST
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for NIST in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing NIST 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 NIST.

1 55 (84.62%) Information Security
2 38 (58.46%) CISSP
2 38 (58.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (47.69%) Management Information System
5 30 (46.15%) Finance
6 27 (41.54%) Risk Management
6 27 (41.54%) CISM
7 21 (32.31%) Information Security Management
7 21 (32.31%) Security Management
8 20 (30.77%) Regulatory Compliance
9 19 (29.23%) COBIT
10 17 (26.15%) Azure
11 16 (24.62%) Security Architecture
12 15 (23.08%) NIST 800
13 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.00%) DevSecOps
13 13 (20.00%) IT Audit
13 13 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
14 12 (18.46%) Security Operations
14 12 (18.46%) Social Skills
14 12 (18.46%) Project Management
14 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
15 11 (16.92%) Data Protection
15 11 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (15.38%) Information Assurance
16 10 (15.38%) ITIL
16 10 (15.38%) Public Sector

NIST
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 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Azure
2 6 (9.23%) AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (1.54%) GCP
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Firewall
2 7 (10.77%) Network Security
3 5 (7.69%) VPN
4 4 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) GoCD
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Social Skills
3 10 (15.38%) Public Sector
4 7 (10.77%) Legal
5 5 (7.69%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Security Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 12 (18.46%) Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Security Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Consultant
4 10 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Principal Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Principal Security Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Principal Technical Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Security Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Security Technical Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (12.31%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.77%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (84.62%) Information Security
2 35 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (41.54%) Risk Management
4 21 (32.31%) Information Security Management
4 21 (32.31%) Security Management
5 20 (30.77%) Regulatory Compliance
6 16 (24.62%) Security Architecture
7 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 13 (20.00%) DevSecOps
7 13 (20.00%) IT Audit
7 13 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
8 12 (18.46%) Project Management
8 12 (18.46%) Security Operations
9 11 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (16.92%) Data Protection
10 10 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (15.38%) Information Assurance
10 10 (15.38%) ITIL
11 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Python
2 2 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Go
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
3 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) CISSP
2 27 (41.54%) CISM
3 9 (13.85%) GIAC
4 8 (12.31%) CISA
5 5 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (4.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (4.62%) CCSP
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CRISC
7 2 (3.08%) CREST Certified
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.54%) FFIEC
8 1 (1.54%) HNC
8 1 (1.54%) HND
8 1 (1.54%) SANS
8 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (58.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (29.23%) COBIT
3 15 (23.08%) NIST 800
4 13 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
6 9 (13.85%) GDPR
7 4 (6.15%) NCSC
8 3 (4.62%) GRC
8 3 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (3.08%) ISO 31000
9 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (3.08%) ITGC
9 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (1.54%) COSO
10 1 (1.54%) IASME
10 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (1.54%) LXC
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) Mesos
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco
3 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.08%) Qualys
3 2 (3.08%) Rapid7
4 1 (1.54%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.54%) VMware