Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 701 819
Rank change year-on-year +24 +118 +91
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 130 145 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.52% 1.45% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 103 138 36
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £48,000 £50,000 £42,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -16.98%

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 8,567 9,990 10,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.59% 13.46% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,713 7,088 8,251
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 22 October 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 22 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
Central London +13 54 £75,000 +35.14% 8
West London -2 3 £67,500 +35.00% 2
South London - 2 £40,000 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 110 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (43.85%) GDPR
3 56 (43.08%) Windows
4 51 (39.23%) Firewall
4 51 (39.23%) Information Security
5 48 (36.92%) Legal
6 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
7 42 (32.31%) Cisco
8 36 (27.69%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (26.92%) CISSP
10 33 (25.38%) Risk Management
11 31 (23.85%) Finance
11 31 (23.85%) Law
12 30 (23.08%) Management Information System
12 30 (23.08%) GIAC
12 30 (23.08%) Data Protection
12 30 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 29 (22.31%) CEH
14 28 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (21.54%) CheckPoint
15 26 (20.00%) GSEC
15 26 (20.00%) PCI DSS
16 25 (19.23%) CISM
16 25 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
17 24 (18.46%) CCNP
17 24 (18.46%) Network Security
18 23 (17.69%) CISA
19 21 (16.15%) CCIE
20 20 (15.38%) SIEM

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 16 (12.31%) Apache
2 14 (10.77%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.46%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.15%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.38%) Office 365
2 16 (12.31%) SaaS
3 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.54%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.77%) G Suite
7 1 (0.77%) IaaS
7 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.77%) Slack
7 1 (0.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (39.23%) Firewall
2 24 (18.46%) Network Security
3 18 (13.85%) DNS
4 17 (13.08%) SSL
5 11 (8.46%) HTTP
5 11 (8.46%) Skype
6 10 (7.69%) VoIP
6 10 (7.69%) WAN
7 9 (6.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (6.92%) Unified Communications
8 8 (6.15%) LAN
9 7 (5.38%) Internet
9 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (4.62%) SAN
11 5 (3.85%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.08%) DHCP
12 4 (3.08%) IPsec
12 4 (3.08%) VLAN
13 3 (2.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.77%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 48 (36.92%) Legal
2 31 (23.85%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Law
3 8 (6.15%) Games
4 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.77%) Hungarian Language
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (37.69%) Analyst
2 36 (27.69%) Security Analyst
3 23 (17.69%) Cisco Analyst
3 23 (17.69%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 23 (17.69%) IT Analyst
3 23 (17.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) IT Manager
5 13 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 13 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Applications Support
6 11 (8.46%) Applications Support Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Consultant
6 11 (8.46%) Web Applications Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Web Applications Support
6 11 (8.46%) Web Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Web Support Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Information Officer
7 9 (6.92%) Information Security Officer
7 9 (6.92%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.54%) COM
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (8.46%) PKI
4 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.38%) Cyberattack
5 7 (5.38%) Fintech
6 5 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.08%) BYOD
7 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.08%) Social Media
8 3 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.31%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.54%) CESG
9 2 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.77%) Clustering
10 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.08%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.38%) Linux
4 4 (3.08%) Kali Linux
5 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.54%) Unix
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.77%) CentOS
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.23%) Information Security
2 36 (27.69%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (25.38%) Risk Management
4 30 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 25 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (15.38%) SIEM
8 18 (13.85%) ISMS
9 14 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (10.00%) Patch Management
10 13 (10.00%) Security Management
11 12 (9.23%) Information Security Management
12 11 (8.46%) Data Privacy
12 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (8.46%) Web Application Development
13 10 (7.69%) Capacity Management
13 10 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
14 9 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.92%) Cryptography
14 9 (6.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.00%) SQL
3 11 (8.46%) Java
4 3 (2.31%) C
5 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) CISSP
2 30 (23.08%) GIAC
3 29 (22.31%) CEH
4 28 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (20.00%) GSEC
6 25 (19.23%) CISM
7 24 (18.46%) CCNP
8 23 (17.69%) CISA
9 21 (16.15%) CCIE
10 10 (7.69%) Degree
11 8 (6.15%) SANS
12 6 (4.62%) CCNA
12 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
12 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
13 4 (3.08%) SSCP
14 3 (2.31%) PCI QSA
15 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
15 2 (1.54%) GCED
15 2 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (43.85%) GDPR
3 30 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 26 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 15 (11.54%) HIPAA
6 10 (7.69%) ISO 9001
7 4 (3.08%) FIPS 140-2
7 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.54%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.77%) COSO
10 1 (0.77%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.31%) DFS Replication
4 3 (2.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) Ansible
1 14 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (10.77%) Puppet
2 8 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.62%) Nagios
3 6 (4.62%) SCOM
4 4 (3.08%) Nessus
5 3 (2.31%) EnCase
5 3 (2.31%) Nexpose
5 3 (2.31%) Nmap
5 3 (2.31%) Suricata
6 2 (1.54%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Cisco
2 28 (21.54%) CheckPoint
3 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.77%) Splunk
5 11 (8.46%) VMware
6 8 (6.15%) Sophos
7 5 (3.85%) Symantec
8 4 (3.08%) Dell
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.31%) AlienVault
9 3 (2.31%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.31%) EMC
9 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.31%) Google
9 3 (2.31%) HP
9 3 (2.31%) iManage
9 3 (2.31%) NetApp
9 3 (2.31%) Qualys
9 3 (2.31%) Rapid7
10 2 (1.54%) Recommind