Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 278 298
Rank change year-on-year +152 +20 +7
Permanent jobs citing NIST 65 53 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.29% 4.31% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 40
Median annual salary £60,000 £81,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% +20.37% +22.73%
10th Percentile £45,450 £48,250 £52,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £99,125 £97,125
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.28% +29.55%

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 399 1,229 1,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.92% 12.11% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 341 1,036 1,191
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,868 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +5.69% +2.50%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for NIST in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 46 (70.77%) CISSP
2 45 (69.23%) Information Security
3 42 (64.62%) CISM
4 41 (63.08%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (50.77%) Finance
6 30 (46.15%) Firewall
6 30 (46.15%) Degree
7 24 (36.92%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (36.92%) Management Information System
7 24 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (36.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 23 (35.38%) CCSP
8 23 (35.38%) CISA
9 21 (32.31%) SIEM
10 20 (30.77%) Data Protection
10 20 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 19 (29.23%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
12 17 (26.15%) Azure
12 17 (26.15%) GDPR
13 16 (24.62%) Identity Access Management
13 16 (24.62%) AWS
13 16 (24.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (24.62%) Banking
14 15 (23.08%) Risk Management
15 14 (21.54%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
16 13 (20.00%) COBIT
16 13 (20.00%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Azure
2 16 (24.62%) AWS
3 3 (4.62%) GCP
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (12.31%) Wireless
4 7 (10.77%) LAN
4 7 (10.77%) SSL
4 7 (10.77%) VPN
4 7 (10.77%) WAN
4 7 (10.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 22 (33.85%) Security Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Information Analyst
4 17 (26.15%) Information Security Analyst
5 16 (24.62%) Risk Analyst
5 16 (24.62%) Security Specialist
6 14 (21.54%) Security Risk Analyst
7 10 (15.38%) Information Risk Analyst
7 10 (15.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 10 (15.38%) Senior Security Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) CISSP Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Compliance Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Governance Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) IT Security Specialist
9 5 (7.69%) Security Compliance Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Security Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Testing Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (10.77%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Management Information System
2 13 (20.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 13 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.77%) Robotics
5 5 (7.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Solaris
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Information Security
2 41 (63.08%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (32.31%) SIEM
4 20 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 20 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (29.23%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
7 16 (24.62%) Identity Access Management
8 15 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 14 (21.54%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
10 13 (20.00%) Patch Management
10 13 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
10 13 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (20.00%) Security Patching
11 12 (18.46%) Remediation Plan
12 11 (16.92%) ITIL
13 10 (15.38%) DevOps
13 10 (15.38%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) C
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (70.77%) CISSP
2 42 (64.62%) CISM
3 30 (46.15%) Degree
4 24 (36.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 24 (36.92%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (35.38%) CCSP
5 23 (35.38%) CISA
6 10 (15.38%) CSSLP
7 7 (10.77%) CREST Certified
7 7 (10.77%) CRISC
7 7 (10.77%) GCFA
7 7 (10.77%) GCIA
7 7 (10.77%) GCIH
8 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (6.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.54%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (26.15%) GDPR
3 13 (20.00%) COBIT
3 13 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (7.69%) ISO 31000
5 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (1.54%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Cisco
1 7 (10.77%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Qualys
3 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.54%) Splunk