Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 325 310
Rank change year-on-year +63 -15 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 41 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 14
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +31.58% -34.48%
10th Percentile £48,050 £56,250 £31,625
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +57.89% -29.63%

Security Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,519 9,561 9,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.62% 92.53% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,354 8,499 8,823
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% +4.35%

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Security Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in the City of London

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in the City of London.

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in the City of London

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 25 (60.98%) CISSP
2 24 (58.54%) Security Architecture
3 23 (56.10%) Information Security
4 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (41.46%) Azure
6 16 (39.02%) Cisco
6 16 (39.02%) CISM
6 16 (39.02%) Firewall
7 15 (36.59%) Network Management
8 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (34.15%) SABSA
8 14 (34.15%) Identity Management
8 14 (34.15%) TOGAF
8 14 (34.15%) Public Sector
9 13 (31.71%) CCSP
9 13 (31.71%) SIEM
10 12 (29.27%) IIS
10 12 (29.27%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (29.27%) IISP
10 12 (29.27%) Cyber Resilience
11 11 (26.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (26.83%) Network Security
12 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
12 10 (24.39%) CEH
12 10 (24.39%) Windows
12 10 (24.39%) Security Management
13 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
13 9 (21.95%) AWS
13 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management

Security Monitoring
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 12 (29.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Azure
2 9 (21.95%) AWS
3 8 (19.51%) GCP
3 8 (19.51%) Office 365
4 2 (4.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Firewall
2 11 (26.83%) Network Security
3 7 (17.07%) BGP
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco Firepower
3 7 (17.07%) MPLS
3 7 (17.07%) OSPF
3 7 (17.07%) VPLS
3 7 (17.07%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (9.76%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (34.15%) Public Sector
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
1 14 (34.15%) Security Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Principal Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Principal Security Architect
3 11 (26.83%) Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) IT Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.32%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) Node.js
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Cyberattack
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Security Architecture
2 23 (56.10%) Information Security
3 15 (36.59%) Network Management
4 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (34.15%) Identity Management
4 14 (34.15%) SABSA
4 14 (34.15%) TOGAF
5 13 (31.71%) SIEM
6 12 (29.27%) Cyber Resilience
7 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
7 10 (24.39%) Security Management
8 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (19.51%) Information Security Management
9 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (19.51%) OWASP
9 8 (19.51%) Patch Management
9 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (19.51%) Server Management
9 8 (19.51%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) CISSP
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (39.02%) CISM
4 13 (31.71%) CCSP
5 12 (29.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (29.27%) IISP
6 11 (26.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (24.39%) CEH
8 7 (17.07%) CCNA
8 7 (17.07%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) CISA
9 1 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.95%) NIST
3 2 (4.88%) GDPR
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.32%) Terraform
3 2 (4.88%) QRadar
4 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Juniper
5 3 (7.32%) Google
6 2 (4.88%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) Arista
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint