Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Defence in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Defence over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Defence
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 765 813
Rank change year-on-year +4 +48 +84
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Defence 65 98 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.094% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 69
London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,750 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.81% +12.50% +15.38%

Cyber Defence is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,650 36,671 38,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.59% 49.57% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26,024 26,819 32,819
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cyber Defence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cyber Defence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Defence in London

Cyber Defence
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Defence in London.

Salary trend for Cyber Defence in London

Cyber Defence
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Defence in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Defence in London

Cyber Defence
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Defence within the London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
West London - 8 £71,500 - 2
East London - 2 £69,250 - 1
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Defence 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 Cyber Defence.

1 31 (47.69%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (30.77%) SIEM
3 19 (29.23%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (27.69%) Information Security
4 18 (27.69%) PCI DSS
5 17 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (23.08%) Python
6 15 (23.08%) CISSP
6 15 (23.08%) CREST Certified
7 13 (20.00%) CEH
8 12 (18.46%) Java
8 12 (18.46%) ITIL
9 11 (16.92%) Firewall
9 11 (16.92%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (16.92%) OWASP
9 11 (16.92%) SANS
9 11 (16.92%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (16.92%) Coaching
9 11 (16.92%) WorldPay
9 11 (16.92%) Threat Management
10 10 (15.38%) Fintech
10 10 (15.38%) CISA
10 10 (15.38%) C
10 10 (15.38%) C++
10 10 (15.38%) Linux
11 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
11 9 (13.85%) Finance
11 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.85%) OSCP
12 8 (12.31%) Malware Analysis

Cyber Defence
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.69%) Network Security
4 4 (6.15%) IMAP
4 4 (6.15%) SMTP
4 4 (6.15%) SSL
5 2 (3.08%) Sourcefire
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
1 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
2 3 (4.62%) Military
3 2 (3.08%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Security Specialist
2 10 (15.38%) Consultant
2 10 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (15.38%) Tester
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Security Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Security Specialist
4 8 (12.31%) Security Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Associate Director
7 4 (6.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.15%) SAML
3 3 (4.62%) Google Maps API
4 2 (3.08%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) Kafka
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.54%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Fintech
2 6 (9.23%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) FMCG
4 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) CESG
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (30.77%) SIEM
3 19 (29.23%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (27.69%) Information Security
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
6 11 (16.92%) Coaching
6 11 (16.92%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (16.92%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (16.92%) OWASP
6 11 (16.92%) Threat Management
7 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
8 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
8 8 (12.31%) Malware Analysis
8 8 (12.31%) Security Architecture
8 8 (12.31%) Security Operations
9 7 (10.77%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (10.77%) Threat Detection
10 6 (9.23%) Decision-Making
10 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Python
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) C
3 10 (15.38%) C++
4 7 (10.77%) Perl
4 7 (10.77%) Ruby
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) CISSP
1 15 (23.08%) CREST Certified
2 13 (20.00%) CEH
3 11 (16.92%) SANS
4 10 (15.38%) CISA
5 9 (13.85%) OSCP
6 7 (10.77%) CISM
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.15%) CCDP
8 4 (6.15%) CCIE
8 4 (6.15%) CCIE Security
8 4 (6.15%) CCNP
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.15%) JNCIE
9 3 (4.62%) Degree
10 2 (3.08%) CCNA
10 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.08%) MCSE
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) PCI DSS
2 17 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (12.31%) COBIT
4 4 (6.15%) GDPR
4 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
1 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) OpenView
1 4 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) CASB
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) WorldPay
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Juniper
4 4 (6.15%) Remedy
5 3 (4.62%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) FireEye
6 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.08%) Qualys
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Intel