Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 320 297
Rank change year-on-year +6 -23 +39
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 25 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 40
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £83,000
Central London median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% -5.77%

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 9,412 10,244 9,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.58% 93.08% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,300 9,090 8,543
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +2.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (44.00%) Network Security
3 11 (44.00%) Patch Management
4 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (36.00%) VPLS
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (36.00%) Network Management
5 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 9 (36.00%) OSPF
5 9 (36.00%) BGP
5 9 (36.00%) CCNP
5 9 (36.00%) CCNA
5 9 (36.00%) HP
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (36.00%) Juniper
5 9 (36.00%) IIS
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (24.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (24.00%) Information Security
7 6 (24.00%) CISSP
7 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (24.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (24.00%) IISP

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 9 (36.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
3 9 (36.00%) BGP
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 9 (36.00%) MPLS
3 9 (36.00%) OSPF
3 9 (36.00%) VPLS
4 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (44.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (36.00%) Network Management
4 6 (24.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security
4 6 (24.00%) SABSA
4 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.00%) Cyber Resilience
6 4 (16.00%) Project Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) SIEM
7 3 (12.00%) Cyber Assurance
7 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNA
1 9 (36.00%) CCNP
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) IISP
3 5 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) SANS
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Avamar
3 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Arista
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk