Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 297 308
Rank change year-on-year +31 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing NIST 45 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.23% 3.28% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 28
City of London median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - +28.00%
10th Percentile £48,675 £43,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £114,750 £96,500 £106,875
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £78,750
% change year-on-year +19.23% -17.46% +31.25%

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 1,065 1,219 1,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.67% 11.79% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1,059 1,249
City of London median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.63% +2.50% +9.09%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NIST as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NIST in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for NIST in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 36 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (71.11%) Information Security
3 30 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (55.56%) Finance
4 25 (55.56%) CISSP
5 21 (46.67%) Azure
6 17 (37.78%) Security Architecture
7 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (35.56%) CISM
7 16 (35.56%) Security Management
8 14 (31.11%) Information Security Management
8 14 (31.11%) Risk Management
8 14 (31.11%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (31.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 13 (28.89%) Office 365
9 13 (28.89%) SIEM
10 12 (26.67%) OWASP
10 12 (26.67%) Windows
10 12 (26.67%) VMware
11 11 (24.44%) CISA
11 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 10 (22.22%) DevOps
12 10 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
12 10 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
12 10 (22.22%) AWS
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.00%) CCSP
13 9 (20.00%) Firewall
13 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management

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 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Azure
2 13 (28.89%) Office 365
3 10 (22.22%) AWS
4 7 (15.56%) IaaS
4 7 (15.56%) PaaS
5 3 (6.67%) SaaS
6 2 (4.44%) GCP
7 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) MPLS
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) GIS
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Legal
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) IT Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (11.11%) IT Director
6 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Head of IT
7 4 (8.89%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Head of Security
8 3 (6.67%) Information Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Principal Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Principal Security Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (71.11%) Information Security
3 17 (37.78%) Security Architecture
4 16 (35.56%) Security Management
5 14 (31.11%) Information Security Management
5 14 (31.11%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (31.11%) Risk Management
6 13 (28.89%) SIEM
7 12 (26.67%) OWASP
8 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
9 10 (22.22%) DevOps
9 10 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
10 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (17.78%) Network Management
11 8 (17.78%) Server Management
12 7 (15.56%) Fintech
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Python
2 5 (11.11%) C
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CISM
3 14 (31.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 11 (24.44%) CISA
5 9 (20.00%) CCSP
6 8 (17.78%) CEH
7 7 (15.56%) CRISC
8 2 (4.44%) Degree
9 1 (2.22%) CISMP
9 1 (2.22%) OSWP
9 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.00%) COBIT
3 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (6.67%) GDPR
4 3 (6.67%) NCSC
5 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
1 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) Terraform
2 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.22%) EnCase
3 1 (2.22%) FTK
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Arista
4 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.44%) F5
4 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.44%) Veeam
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Meraki
5 1 (2.22%) Mitel
5 1 (2.22%) MobileIron