Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 277 301
Rank change year-on-year +60 +24 +11
Permanent jobs citing NIST 40 50 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 3.96% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 42
Median annual salary £67,500 £85,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% +9.68% +34.78%
10th Percentile £45,250 £45,000 £54,775
90th Percentile £91,000 £98,750 £112,375
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £76,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year -11.48% -1.61% +34.78%

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 700 1,264 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.63% 12.63% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 600 1,084 1,300
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,291
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for NIST in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 29 (72.50%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) Azure
3 18 (45.00%) AWS
4 17 (42.50%) CISSP
4 17 (42.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (40.00%) CISM
6 15 (37.50%) Firewall
7 14 (35.00%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (35.00%) Data Protection
8 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (32.50%) Information Security Governance
8 13 (32.50%) CISA
8 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
8 13 (32.50%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (32.50%) Public Cloud
8 13 (32.50%) Remediation Plan
9 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
10 11 (27.50%) CRISC
11 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (22.50%) Python
12 9 (22.50%) Degree
12 9 (22.50%) Master's Degree
12 9 (22.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (15.00%) COBIT
14 5 (12.50%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Azure
2 18 (45.00%) AWS
3 4 (10.00%) IaaS
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Governance Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Risk Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Head of Information
7 3 (7.50%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) Information Governance Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) TensorFlow
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
1 13 (32.50%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.00%) Robotics
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Information Security
2 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 13 (32.50%) Information Security Governance
3 13 (32.50%) Remediation Plan
3 13 (32.50%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
5 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.00%) Fintech
7 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.00%) IT Audit
7 4 (10.00%) OWASP
7 4 (10.00%) SIEM
7 4 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
8 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Julia
4 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (7.50%) R
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) CISSP
2 16 (40.00%) CISM
3 13 (32.50%) CISA
4 11 (27.50%) CRISC
5 9 (22.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (22.50%) Degree
5 9 (22.50%) Master's Degree
6 2 (5.00%) PhD
7 1 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) OSWP
7 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.00%) COBIT
4 5 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (5.00%) GDPR
6 2 (5.00%) NCSC
6 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (2.50%) ISO 22301
7 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.50%) ITGC
7 1 (2.50%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (2.50%) EnCase
2 1 (2.50%) FTK
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) VMware