Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Defence
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 722 850
Rank change year-on-year -35 +128 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Defence 78 97 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 78 37
London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% +17.07%
10th Percentile £55,000 £37,625 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.93% +12.50% +33.33%

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 34,151 33,333 39,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 47.34% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26,544 26,411 33,191
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +20 4 £71,500 +30.00% 3
East London - 4 £65,000 - 1
Central London -34 2 - - 2
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (48.72%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (42.31%) PCI DSS
3 32 (41.03%) SIEM
4 27 (34.62%) Information Security
5 26 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (33.33%) CISSP
6 22 (28.21%) Finance
7 21 (26.92%) Firewall
8 18 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 17 (21.79%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (21.79%) Security Architecture
9 17 (21.79%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (19.23%) ITIL
11 14 (17.95%) PKI
11 14 (17.95%) Coaching
12 13 (16.67%) WorldPay
12 13 (16.67%) Threat Management
12 13 (16.67%) Network Security
12 13 (16.67%) Cisco
13 12 (15.38%) CISA
13 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (15.38%) Fintech
14 11 (14.10%) Data Loss Prevention
14 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (14.10%) TOGAF
14 11 (14.10%) COBIT
14 11 (14.10%) QA
15 10 (12.82%) Python
15 10 (12.82%) Linux
15 10 (12.82%) C

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 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) Firewall
2 13 (16.67%) Network Security
3 6 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.13%) IMAP
4 4 (5.13%) SMTP
4 4 (5.13%) SSL
5 3 (3.85%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Redis
4 1 (1.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
1 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Games
2 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Military
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Security Specialist
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Consultant
3 12 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Security Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Security Consultant
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Security Specialist
6 9 (11.54%) Information Security Consultant
6 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Security Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Security Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Application Security Specialist
11 3 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
11 3 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.13%) SailPoint
2 4 (5.13%) SAML
3 3 (3.85%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.28%) Java EE
4 1 (1.28%) Kafka
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.28%) REST
4 1 (1.28%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) PKI
2 12 (15.38%) Fintech
3 9 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (11.54%) Public Cloud
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) FMCG
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (41.03%) SIEM
3 27 (34.62%) Information Security
4 18 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 17 (21.79%) Identity Access Management
5 17 (21.79%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (21.79%) Security Architecture
6 15 (19.23%) ITIL
7 14 (17.95%) Coaching
8 13 (16.67%) Threat Management
9 11 (14.10%) Data Loss Prevention
9 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (14.10%) TOGAF
10 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.82%) OWASP
11 9 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 9 (11.54%) SABSA
11 9 (11.54%) Security Operations
12 8 (10.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) C
1 10 (12.82%) Python
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) CISSP
2 12 (15.38%) CISA
2 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.82%) SANS
4 9 (11.54%) CCDP
4 9 (11.54%) CCIE
4 9 (11.54%) CCIE Security
4 9 (11.54%) CCNP
4 9 (11.54%) JNCIE
5 8 (10.26%) CEH
5 8 (10.26%) CREST Certified
5 8 (10.26%) Degree
6 7 (8.97%) CISM
7 5 (6.41%) OSCP
8 4 (5.13%) GIAC
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.85%) CCNA
9 3 (3.85%) GCIA
9 3 (3.85%) GCIH
10 2 (2.56%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.31%) PCI DSS
2 26 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (14.10%) COBIT
3 11 (14.10%) QA
4 9 (11.54%) GDPR
5 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (5.13%) CASB
2 4 (5.13%) OpenView
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Cisco
1 13 (16.67%) WorldPay
2 9 (11.54%) Juniper
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.13%) Remedy
6 3 (3.85%) F5
6 3 (3.85%) FireEye
6 3 (3.85%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.85%) Google
6 3 (3.85%) Qualys
7 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe