Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 202 164 264
Rank change year-on-year -38 +100 +43
Permanent jobs citing NIST 52 52 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.23% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.81% 10.66% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 40
10th Percentile £52,000 £46,250 £48,250
25th Percentile £60,625 £48,500 £53,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -16.13% +19.23%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,813 £93,750
90th Percentile £86,000 £90,125 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% - -13.55%

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 1,082 488 1,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.54% 11.51% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 977 415 918
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% +1.60%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for NIST in the City of London

NIST
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 NIST within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £82,500 -
NIST
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 41 (78.85%) Information Security
2 31 (59.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (59.62%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (44.23%) CISSP
4 20 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 18 (34.62%) Risk Management
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
6 17 (32.69%) Azure
7 16 (30.77%) Information Security Management
7 16 (30.77%) Security Management
8 15 (28.85%) CISM
8 15 (28.85%) ITIL
8 15 (28.85%) COBIT
9 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (26.92%) Regulatory Compliance
10 13 (25.00%) NIST 800
10 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
11 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
11 11 (21.15%) Threat Modelling
12 10 (19.23%) Project Management
13 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (17.31%) Information Security Governance
13 9 (17.31%) IT Audit
14 8 (15.38%) DevSecOps
14 8 (15.38%) Firewall
15 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
15 7 (13.46%) AWS
15 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
15 7 (13.46%) Security Operations
15 7 (13.46%) Cyberthreat

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 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Azure
2 7 (13.46%) AWS
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) GCP
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) GoCD
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Public Sector
3 5 (9.62%) Law
3 5 (9.62%) Legal
4 4 (7.69%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Environmental Health
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Consultant
2 11 (21.15%) Security Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Security Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Security Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Project Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Security Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Principal Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Principal Security Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Principal Technical Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Security Technical Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.85%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Information Security
2 31 (59.62%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (34.62%) Risk Management
4 16 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 16 (30.77%) Security Management
5 15 (28.85%) ITIL
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.92%) Regulatory Compliance
7 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
7 11 (21.15%) Threat Modelling
8 10 (19.23%) Project Management
9 9 (17.31%) Information Security Governance
9 9 (17.31%) IT Audit
9 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.38%) DevSecOps
11 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
11 7 (13.46%) Security Operations
12 6 (11.54%) Cyber Resilience
12 6 (11.54%) OWASP
12 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Python
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Bash
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) CISSP
2 15 (28.85%) CISM
3 5 (9.62%) GIAC
4 4 (7.69%) CISA
4 4 (7.69%) CRISC
5 3 (5.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CCSP
7 1 (1.92%) CEH
7 1 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.92%) FFIEC
7 1 (1.92%) HNC
7 1 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (59.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (28.85%) COBIT
3 13 (25.00%) NIST 800
3 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (7.69%) GDPR
4 4 (7.69%) GRC
4 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.92%) COSO
6 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.92%) IASME
6 1 (1.92%) ITGC
6 1 (1.92%) NCSC
6 1 (1.92%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) KVM
1 1 (1.92%) LXC
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) CASB
2 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Mesos
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com