Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 190 310
Rank change year-on-year -56 +120 +32
Permanent jobs citing SANS 5 7 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.97% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 13
10th Percentile £76,000 " "
25th Percentile £86,875 £41,250 £72,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £110,000 £42,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +158.82% -45.16% +6.90%
75th Percentile £120,000 £43,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £123,000 £57,250 £145,000
Central London median annual salary £110,000 £42,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +158.82% -45.16% +6.90%

SANS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 895 721 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.15% 18.68% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 776 622 1,531
10th Percentile £40,875 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,313 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

SANS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SANS in the City of London

SANS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SANS in the City of London

SANS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SANS in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SANS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing SANS 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 SANS.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) GIAC
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (20.00%) ECSA
4 1 (20.00%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ES7
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (20.00%) NIST
4 1 (20.00%) Red Team
4 1 (20.00%) GRC
4 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management

SANS
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AppScan
1 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Defence Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Red Team
2 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) ES6
1 1 (20.00%) ES7
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (20.00%) ECSA
4 1 (20.00%) GCED
4 1 (20.00%) GCIA
4 1 (20.00%) GCIH
4 1 (20.00%) GSEC
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) GRC
2 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (20.00%) NIST
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Qualys