Period
to 16 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Defence
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 759 775 764
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +134
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Defence 36 66 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 57 79
London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £51,500 £58,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £106,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £74,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -25.68% +23.33% -

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 30,325 34,916 33,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.95% 47.48% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23,854 25,464 27,978
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 December 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 December 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 - 7 £71,500 -
Central London +2 4 £55,000 -26.67% 1
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) OWASP
3 11 (30.56%) SANS
4 10 (27.78%) CREST Certified
4 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Python
4 10 (27.78%) Perl
4 10 (27.78%) CEH
5 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) CISSP
5 9 (25.00%) SIEM
5 9 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 7 (19.44%) Decision-Making
6 7 (19.44%) OSCP
6 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 6 (16.67%) C
7 6 (16.67%) C++
7 6 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (16.67%) Information Security
7 6 (16.67%) Ruby
7 6 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Fintech
8 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (13.89%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (13.89%) Time Management
8 5 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 4 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (11.11%) SSL
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
1 10 (27.78%) Penetration Tester
1 10 (27.78%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Associate Director
3 4 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Principal Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Security Tester
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Node.js
2 4 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Fintech
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (11.11%) FMCG
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (30.56%) OWASP
3 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (25.00%) SIEM
5 7 (19.44%) Decision-Making
5 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (16.67%) Information Security
6 6 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Time Management
7 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (11.11%) Security Auditing
8 4 (11.11%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Perl
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 6 (16.67%) C
2 6 (16.67%) C++
2 6 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
3 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) SANS
2 10 (27.78%) CEH
2 10 (27.78%) CREST Certified
3 9 (25.00%) CISSP
4 7 (19.44%) OSCP
5 5 (13.89%) CCNA
5 5 (13.89%) CISA
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.89%) GWAPT
5 5 (13.89%) SSCP
6 4 (11.11%) CISM
6 4 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (11.11%) CSSLP
7 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) GPEN
8 1 (2.78%) GXPN
8 1 (2.78%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
1 1 (2.78%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
1 4 (11.11%) Darktrace
1 4 (11.11%) Google
1 4 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.78%) Intel
2 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Qualys
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Splunk
2 1 (2.78%) WorldPay