Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 641 766
Rank change year-on-year +109 +125 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 32 33 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.070% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 24
10th Percentile £41,775 £58,200 "
25th Percentile £45,000 £62,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £75,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +36.36% -8.33%
75th Percentile £63,125 £80,000 £69,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,000 £89,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -26.92% +52.94% -29.17%

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 3,593 5,448 8,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.65% 11.60% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,704 4,223 6,137
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,763 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,563 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.20% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +74 11 £52,500 -30.00% 3
South London - 2 £42,250 -
West London +60 1 £55,000 -31.25%
East London - 1 £65,000 - 1
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 32 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 20 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (59.38%) Information Security
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (37.50%) Firewall
7 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
9 9 (28.13%) Linux
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (28.13%) Azure
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
10 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco
10 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (21.88%) Replication
11 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft 365
11 7 (21.88%) IaaS
11 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 6 (18.75%) Network Security
12 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
12 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (15.63%) WAN

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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Azure
2 7 (21.88%) IaaS
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (15.63%) AWS
4 4 (12.50%) PaaS
4 4 (12.50%) SaaS
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) Network Security
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) SSL
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Head of Operations
3 3 (9.38%) Head of Security
3 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) IT Security Auditor
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Security Auditor
3 3 (9.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.88%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) NHS
6 1 (3.13%) CMDB
6 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Information Security
2 13 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
6 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.38%) Data Privacy
8 3 (9.38%) Data Security
8 3 (9.38%) Facilities Management
8 3 (9.38%) High Availability
8 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) CISSP
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) PCI QSA
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (3.13%) CAPM
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ECSA
4 1 (3.13%) GSEC
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 20 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.38%) GDPR
4 3 (9.38%) GRC
4 3 (9.38%) ISO 22301
4 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (9.38%) SOC 2
5 1 (3.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (3.13%) PMO
5 1 (3.13%) QA
5 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 3 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Aruba
5 3 (9.38%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (9.38%) Sage
5 3 (9.38%) Synology
5 3 (9.38%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Xero
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Darktrace
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki
7 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter
7 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard