Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 702 845
Rank change year-on-year +25 +143 +59
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 144 155 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.53% 1.57% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 120 150 33
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £47,375 £46,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,525 £80,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.60% +0.91% -21.43%

Cyber Essentials 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 9,431 9,867 10,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.64% 13.31% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,237 7,160 8,518
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in London

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in London.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in London

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in London

Cyber Essentials
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Central London +14 61 £60,000 -7.69% 5
West London +2 5 £50,000 - 1
South London - 2 £62,750 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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.

1 119 (82.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (52.78%) Information Security
3 69 (47.92%) GDPR
4 55 (38.19%) Legal
5 50 (34.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 48 (33.33%) CISSP
7 46 (31.94%) Windows
7 46 (31.94%) Firewall
7 46 (31.94%) Data Protection
8 45 (31.25%) Cisco
9 43 (29.86%) Management Information System
10 41 (28.47%) Cybersecurity
11 40 (27.78%) CISM
12 38 (26.39%) CISA
13 35 (24.31%) Risk Management
14 32 (22.22%) SIEM
15 31 (21.53%) Finance
16 30 (20.83%) Law
16 30 (20.83%) Office 365
17 29 (20.14%) PCI DSS
18 24 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
18 24 (16.67%) Windows Server
19 22 (15.28%) ISMS
19 22 (15.28%) Data Privacy
20 21 (14.58%) Capacity Management
20 21 (14.58%) Skype
20 21 (14.58%) Skype for Business
20 21 (14.58%) Unified Communications
20 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
20 21 (14.58%) VoIP

Cyber Essentials
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 21 (14.58%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.47%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.83%) Office 365
2 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) SaaS
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) G Suite
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.69%) Slack
5 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (31.94%) Firewall
2 21 (14.58%) Skype
2 21 (14.58%) Unified Communications
2 21 (14.58%) VoIP
3 18 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (11.81%) WAN
5 16 (11.11%) LAN
5 16 (11.11%) Network Security
6 10 (6.94%) DNS
7 8 (5.56%) Internet
7 8 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.86%) IP Telephony
9 6 (4.17%) PBX
9 6 (4.17%) Wireless
10 5 (3.47%) DHCP
10 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.39%) BGP
11 2 (1.39%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.39%) IPsec
11 2 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.69%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 55 (38.19%) Legal
2 31 (21.53%) Finance
3 30 (20.83%) Law
4 6 (4.17%) Games
5 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.08%) Retail
7 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 52 (36.11%) Analyst
2 23 (15.97%) Security Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) Security Manager
4 18 (12.50%) Consultant
5 17 (11.81%) IT Analyst
5 17 (11.81%) IT Manager
6 15 (10.42%) Security Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
7 12 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 12 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 12 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Senior Security Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) IT Security Manager
9 10 (6.94%) Security Consultant
9 10 (6.94%) Senior IT Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Information Officer
10 9 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) HTML
2 4 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.39%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.86%) Fintech
5 6 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.17%) PKI
5 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.47%) Cyberattack
6 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.78%) BYOD
7 4 (2.78%) CESG
7 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.78%) Social Media
8 3 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.94%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.47%) Unix
7 3 (2.08%) Kali Linux
7 3 (2.08%) Linux
8 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.78%) Information Security
2 46 (31.94%) Data Protection
3 41 (28.47%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (24.31%) Risk Management
5 32 (22.22%) SIEM
6 24 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (15.28%) Data Privacy
7 22 (15.28%) ISMS
8 21 (14.58%) Capacity Management
9 20 (13.89%) Security Monitoring
10 19 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (12.50%) Patch Management
12 16 (11.11%) Information Management
13 15 (10.42%) Security Management
14 12 (8.33%) Information Security Management
14 12 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (6.94%) Information Governance
16 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 8 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.86%) C
3 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.39%) SQL
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (33.33%) CISSP
2 40 (27.78%) CISM
3 38 (26.39%) CISA
4 18 (12.50%) GIAC
5 17 (11.81%) CEH
6 15 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (9.72%) Degree
7 14 (9.72%) GSEC
8 13 (9.03%) CCNP
9 12 (8.33%) CCIE
10 9 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 7 (4.86%) SANS
12 6 (4.17%) SSCP
13 5 (3.47%) PCI QSA
14 4 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (2.08%) CCSE
15 3 (2.08%) CLAS
15 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (2.08%) CREST Certified
15 3 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (82.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (47.92%) GDPR
3 50 (34.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 29 (20.14%) PCI DSS
5 12 (8.33%) ISO 9001
6 9 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.39%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (1.39%) COBIT
8 2 (1.39%) COSO
8 2 (1.39%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.39%) ISO 22301
8 2 (1.39%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.69%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.69%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.69%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.39%) Snort
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.39%) EnCase
2 2 (1.39%) Nessus
2 2 (1.39%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.39%) Nmap
2 2 (1.39%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.39%) Suricata
3 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 45 (31.25%) Cisco
2 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.81%) CheckPoint
3 17 (11.81%) VMware
4 13 (9.03%) Sophos
5 5 (3.47%) Symantec
6 4 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.08%) Clearswift
7 3 (2.08%) Google
7 3 (2.08%) iManage
8 2 (1.39%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.39%) Apple
8 2 (1.39%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.39%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.39%) Recommind
8 2 (1.39%) Sage
9 1 (0.69%) CA
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix
9 1 (0.69%) Dell
9 1 (0.69%) SonicWALL