Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyber Defence
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 770 786
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +106
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Defence 45 85 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.066% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 80
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £57,500 £52,188 £43,750
90th Percentile £93,000 £100,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +12.50% -

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 33,123 37,589 36,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.80% 50.47% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25,826 26,778 30,854
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 £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -
Central London -30 1 - - 1
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 20 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (42.22%) Python
3 14 (31.11%) Linux
4 12 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (26.67%) OWASP
4 12 (26.67%) CREST Certified
4 12 (26.67%) SANS
5 11 (24.44%) SIEM
5 11 (24.44%) Java
5 11 (24.44%) Perl
6 9 (20.00%) CISSP
6 9 (20.00%) C++
6 9 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 8 (17.78%) Malware Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Decision-Making
7 8 (17.78%) C
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 8 (17.78%) Windows
7 8 (17.78%) SSL
7 8 (17.78%) Firewall
7 8 (17.78%) Workflow
7 8 (17.78%) Information Security
7 8 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (17.78%) CEH
7 8 (17.78%) OSCP
7 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
8 7 (15.56%) Ruby
8 7 (15.56%) Google
8 7 (15.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving

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 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
1 8 (17.78%) SSL
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.89%) HTTP
4 4 (8.89%) IMAP
4 4 (8.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (6.67%) Military
2 2 (4.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (24.44%) Tester
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Associate Director
6 4 (8.89%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Principal Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Security Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Node.js
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.89%) SAML
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
3 3 (6.67%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) Kafka
4 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Fintech
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.89%) FMCG
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (26.67%) OWASP
2 12 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (24.44%) SIEM
4 9 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 8 (17.78%) Decision-Making
5 8 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
5 8 (17.78%) Information Security
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
5 8 (17.78%) Malware Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) Workflow
6 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.56%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) Threat Detection
7 6 (13.33%) DevOps
8 5 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (8.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Python
2 11 (24.44%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) Perl
3 9 (20.00%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) C
5 7 (15.56%) Ruby
6 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.89%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) CREST Certified
1 12 (26.67%) SANS
2 9 (20.00%) CISSP
3 8 (17.78%) CEH
3 8 (17.78%) OSCP
4 5 (11.11%) CISA
4 5 (11.11%) GWAPT
5 4 (8.89%) CISM
5 4 (8.89%) CSSLP
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) GCIA
6 1 (2.22%) GIAC
6 1 (2.22%) GPEN
6 1 (2.22%) OSCE
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) COBIT
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) OpenView
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) HP
2 4 (8.89%) Remedy
2 4 (8.89%) WorldPay
3 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Intel
4 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.22%) Qualys