Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CREST Certified qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
England > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 680 471 627
Rank change year-on-year -209 +156 +58
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 42 26 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.61% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 91
10th Percentile £46,925 £50,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,188 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £90,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +38.46% -9.09%
75th Percentile £76,250 " £85,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £95,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -10.71% +33.33%

CREST Certified 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,959 4,270 10,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.54% 19.13% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,712 3,448 8,232
10th Percentile £37,510 £38,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,094 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CREST Certified
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CREST Certified as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CREST Certified in London

CREST Certified
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CREST Certified in London.

Salary trend for CREST Certified in London

CREST Certified
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CREST Certified in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for CREST Certified in London

CREST Certified
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CREST Certified within the London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -55 5 £53,000 -41.11% 2
CREST Certified
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing CREST Certified 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 London region with a requirement for CREST Certified.

1 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (54.76%) OSCP
4 17 (40.48%) CISSP
5 15 (35.71%) Security Testing
6 14 (33.33%) Information Security
6 14 (33.33%) Red Team
7 12 (28.57%) CISM
7 12 (28.57%) Data Privacy
8 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
8 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (26.19%) CISA
8 11 (26.19%) NIST
9 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (23.81%) OWASP
9 10 (23.81%) Azure
10 9 (21.43%) AWS
10 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (21.43%) CEH
11 8 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (19.05%) Social Engineering
11 8 (19.05%) Robotics
11 8 (19.05%) Social Skills
11 8 (19.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (19.05%) Blockchain
11 8 (19.05%) IT Audit
12 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) OSCE
12 7 (16.67%) Python
12 7 (16.67%) Finance

CREST Certified
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (23.81%) Azure
2 9 (21.43%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) SMTP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Burp Suite
1 4 (9.52%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (19.05%) Social Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Marketing
4 4 (9.52%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (4.76%) Automotive
6 2 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Retail
7 1 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (30.95%) Tester
2 10 (23.81%) Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Audit Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 8 (19.05%) IT Audit Manager
3 8 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 8 (19.05%) IT Security Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Security Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Assurance Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Security Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.05%) Robotics
3 6 (14.29%) Cyberattack
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.76%) Cybercrime
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.76%) SCADA
6 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.38%) Blog
7 1 (2.38%) CESG
7 1 (2.38%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Kali Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (35.71%) Security Testing
4 14 (33.33%) Information Security
4 14 (33.33%) Red Team
5 12 (28.57%) Data Privacy
6 10 (23.81%) OWASP
7 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (19.05%) IT Audit
8 8 (19.05%) Social Engineering
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
10 5 (11.90%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
11 4 (9.52%) Presales
11 4 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
11 4 (9.52%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 5 (11.90%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) C++
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) C
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) Go
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) OSCP
2 17 (40.48%) CISSP
3 12 (28.57%) CISM
4 11 (26.19%) CISA
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (21.43%) CEH
7 8 (19.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (16.67%) GIAC
8 7 (16.67%) OSCE
8 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (9.52%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) Cyber Scheme
10 3 (7.14%) GCIH
10 3 (7.14%) SANS
11 2 (4.76%) CCNP
11 2 (4.76%) Degree
11 2 (4.76%) GCFA
11 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (26.19%) NIST
2 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) NCSC
4 1 (2.38%) NIST 800
4 1 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Nessus
2 4 (9.52%) Nmap
3 2 (4.76%) EnCase
3 2 (4.76%) FTK
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Qualys
2 2 (4.76%) Cellebrite
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.38%) Trustwave