Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cyber Essentials PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials PLUS over the 6 months to 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 659 466 721
Rank change year-on-year -193 +255 +68
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 61 14 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.069% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.85% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 32
10th Percentile £43,250 £47,500 "
25th Percentile £53,250 £54,027 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.85% +18.18%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £83,500 £114,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% -13.04%

Cyber Essentials PLUS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,213 2,394 7,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.66% 11.85% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,516 1,957 5,695
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £103,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials PLUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in London.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials PLUS in London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials PLUS in London

Cyber Essentials PLUS
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 Essentials PLUS within the London region over the 6 months to 24 September 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 -54 4 £67,500 +22.42% 8
East London - 3 £60,000 - 2
South London - 2 £37,500 -
West London -70 1 £64,000 -20.00% 1
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 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 Essentials PLUS.

1 61 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 45 (73.77%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (72.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (55.74%) NIST
5 24 (39.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (39.34%) Information Security
6 21 (34.43%) GDPR
7 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
7 20 (32.79%) Data Protection
8 18 (29.51%) Risk Management
9 17 (27.87%) Police
10 16 (26.23%) Management Information System
11 15 (24.59%) SIEM
12 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
13 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
13 13 (21.31%) Smart Meter
13 13 (21.31%) ISMS
13 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) Security Management
15 10 (16.39%) CISM
15 10 (16.39%) Firewall
15 10 (16.39%) CISSP
15 10 (16.39%) Azure
16 9 (14.75%) Threat Analysis
16 9 (14.75%) Cyber Assurance
16 9 (14.75%) Fraud Detection
16 9 (14.75%) Regulatory Compliance
16 9 (14.75%) Security Testing

Cyber Essentials PLUS
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 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.64%) AlphaBridge
2 1 (1.64%) Alphatax
2 1 (1.64%) Farmplan
2 1 (1.64%) KEYPrime
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Azure
2 8 (13.11%) AWS
3 6 (9.84%) GCP
4 5 (8.20%) SaaS
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
3 5 (8.20%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.28%) Internet
5 2 (3.28%) SSL
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
2 17 (27.87%) Police
3 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (18.03%) Finance
5 8 (13.11%) Legal
6 5 (8.20%) Public Sector
7 4 (6.56%) Banking
8 1 (1.64%) Electronics
8 1 (1.64%) Law
8 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.64%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.64%) Publishing
8 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Security Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Consultant
4 11 (18.03%) Security Consultant
5 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) Information Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Security Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Governance Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Information Governance Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Information Officer
8 4 (6.56%) Junior
8 4 (6.56%) Junior Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Junior Security Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Compliance Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Security Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Management Information System
2 13 (21.31%) Smart Meter
3 8 (13.11%) Reinsurance
4 6 (9.84%) Private Cloud
5 5 (8.20%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
6 4 (6.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.64%) Life Science
8 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (39.34%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (39.34%) Information Security
3 20 (32.79%) Data Protection
4 18 (29.51%) Risk Management
5 15 (24.59%) SIEM
6 13 (21.31%) ISMS
6 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (18.03%) Security Management
8 9 (14.75%) Cyber Assurance
8 9 (14.75%) Fraud Detection
8 9 (14.75%) Identity Management
8 9 (14.75%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (14.75%) Security Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) Change Management
9 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (11.48%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (11.48%) ITIL
11 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) Java
1 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) CISM
2 10 (16.39%) CISSP
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) CRISC
6 2 (3.28%) CEH
7 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.64%) GCIA
7 1 (1.64%) GCIH
7 1 (1.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 44 (72.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (55.74%) NIST
4 21 (34.43%) GDPR
5 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
5 6 (9.84%) SLA
6 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (3.28%) GRC
7 2 (3.28%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.28%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.64%) John the Ripper
2 1 (1.64%) Nmap
2 1 (1.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Darktrace
3 4 (6.56%) LogRhythm
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Qualys
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) Meraki
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.64%) Cylance
5 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.64%) Sage
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Wolters Kluwer