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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials PLUS
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 761 633 583
Rank change year-on-year -128 -50 +170
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials PLUS 141 24 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.14% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 69 23 17
10th Percentile £37,795 £43,400 £47,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £54,027
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £53,681 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +39.72% -28.43% +76.47%
75th Percentile £83,750 £60,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,500 £109,000
England median annual salary £62,708 £50,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year +25.42% -24.53% +55.88%

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 12,376 5,544 4,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.48% 13.72% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,427 3,605 3,171
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £38,875
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% 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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -14 30 £75,000 +66.67% 4
West London -37 19 £52,500 -4.55% 1
South London -47 8 £50,000 -
East London -52 2 £70,000 +12.00%
Cyber Essentials PLUS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 134 (95.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (65.96%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (50.35%) SIEM
5 63 (44.68%) Information Security
6 61 (43.26%) GDPR
6 61 (43.26%) Social Skills
7 58 (41.13%) Azure
8 57 (40.43%) Finance
9 55 (39.01%) Microsoft 365
10 51 (36.17%) NIST
11 45 (31.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 44 (31.21%) Microsoft
13 43 (30.50%) Banking
14 42 (29.79%) Smart Meter
14 42 (29.79%) Security Testing
14 42 (29.79%) Police
15 37 (26.24%) CISSP
16 30 (21.28%) Firewall
16 30 (21.28%) Business Continuity
17 26 (18.44%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (18.44%) Security Operations
18 24 (17.02%) Computer Science
18 24 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (17.02%) Management Information System
19 23 (16.31%) Intrusion Detection
20 22 (15.60%) Data Protection
20 22 (15.60%) Legal
21 21 (14.89%) WAN
22 20 (14.18%) Windows

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 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.42%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (41.13%) Azure
2 55 (39.01%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (12.77%) AWS
4 17 (12.06%) Mimecast
5 12 (8.51%) PaaS
6 11 (7.80%) SaaS
7 10 (7.09%) IaaS
8 6 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.55%) Power Automate
10 4 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (2.13%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.42%) Cloudflare
12 2 (1.42%) Google Workspace
12 2 (1.42%) Slack
13 1 (0.71%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) Firewall
2 23 (16.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (14.89%) WAN
4 17 (12.06%) DNS
5 15 (10.64%) DHCP
6 13 (9.22%) VPN
7 11 (7.80%) SSL
8 10 (7.09%) Wireless
8 10 (7.09%) Wireless Security
9 8 (5.67%) Network Security
10 7 (4.96%) LAN
11 5 (3.55%) WLAN
12 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.42%) SD-WAN
13 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.42%) VLAN
14 1 (0.71%) DMARC
14 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) Power BI
3 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 61 (43.26%) Social Skills
2 57 (40.43%) Finance
3 43 (30.50%) Banking
4 42 (29.79%) Police
5 22 (15.60%) Legal
6 13 (9.22%) Law
7 12 (8.51%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (4.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
8 6 (4.26%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Architect
1 44 (31.21%) Security Architect
2 22 (15.60%) Analyst
3 20 (14.18%) Security Analyst
4 19 (13.48%) Information Analyst
4 19 (13.48%) Information Security Analyst
5 16 (11.35%) Security Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Security Manager
7 13 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (8.51%) DevOps Platform Engineer
8 12 (8.51%) Lead DevOps
9 10 (7.09%) IT Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 9 (6.38%) Information Manager
10 9 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Compliance Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Governance Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Information Governance Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.79%) Smart Meter
2 24 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.51%) Cloud Native
3 12 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (6.38%) Life Science
4 9 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (1.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Windows
2 18 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.06%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.96%) Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (65.96%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (50.35%) SIEM
3 63 (44.68%) Information Security
4 45 (31.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 42 (29.79%) Security Testing
6 30 (21.28%) Business Continuity
7 26 (18.44%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (18.44%) Security Operations
8 24 (17.02%) Computer Science
8 24 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (15.60%) Data Protection
10 19 (13.48%) ITIL
10 19 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (13.48%) Supplier Management
11 18 (12.77%) Incident Management
11 18 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (12.06%) DevOps
13 16 (11.35%) Data Loss Prevention
13 16 (11.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (10.64%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) Python
2 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 11 (7.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.42%) Bash
4 2 (1.42%) C#
4 2 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (1.42%) R
4 2 (1.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) CISSP
2 16 (11.35%) CISM
3 14 (9.93%) Degree
4 12 (8.51%) CEH
4 12 (8.51%) CompTIA Security+
4 12 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (8.51%) GCIA
4 12 (8.51%) GCIH
5 8 (5.67%) CCNA
5 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.55%) A+ Certification
7 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.55%) SSCP
8 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.42%) CISMP
10 1 (0.71%) CISA
10 1 (0.71%) CRISC
10 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 134 (95.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (43.26%) GDPR
4 51 (36.17%) NIST
5 20 (14.18%) PCI DSS
6 12 (8.51%) ISO 9001
7 11 (7.80%) GRC
8 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.55%) BitLocker
5 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (8.51%) QRadar
2 12 (8.51%) Terraform
3 11 (7.80%) SCCM
4 10 (7.09%) Kubernetes
5 9 (6.38%) WSUS
6 5 (3.55%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.42%) Nessus
8 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (31.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) VMware
3 15 (10.64%) Veeam
4 12 (8.51%) IBM
5 11 (7.80%) Sophos
6 10 (7.09%) arcserve
7 9 (6.38%) Cisco
8 5 (3.55%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.42%) Google
10 2 (1.42%) Meraki
10 2 (1.42%) Okta
11 1 (0.71%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.71%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.71%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.71%) McAfee