Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 685 759 888
Rank change year-on-year +74 +129 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 150 69 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.099% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.56% 0.76% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 141 62 18
London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -0.74% -2.86%
10th Percentile £40,500 £42,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £94,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +0.87% +12.20% -26.79%

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 9,635 9,069 11,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.75% 12.99% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,615 7,425 8,912
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -20 29 £72,500 -4.92% 3
West London - 21 £55,000 - 2
South London - 3 £67,500 -
North London - 1 £60,000 -
East London - 1 £62,500 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 115 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (51.33%) Information Security
3 63 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (38.00%) CISSP
5 56 (37.33%) CISM
6 49 (32.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 42 (28.00%) GDPR
7 42 (28.00%) Windows
8 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
9 38 (25.33%) CISA
9 38 (25.33%) Management Information System
10 37 (24.67%) SIEM
11 34 (22.67%) Firewall
12 33 (22.00%) Finance
12 33 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (21.33%) Legal
14 30 (20.00%) Security Management
14 30 (20.00%) ISMS
15 27 (18.00%) Risk Management
16 26 (17.33%) Information Security Management
17 24 (16.00%) PCI DSS
17 24 (16.00%) VMware
18 23 (15.33%) Office 365
19 21 (14.00%) Law
19 21 (14.00%) Information Governance
20 20 (13.33%) Degree
20 20 (13.33%) ITIL
21 19 (12.67%) Internet
21 19 (12.67%) Intrusion Detection
21 19 (12.67%) Network Monitoring

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 7 (4.67%) IIS
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.33%) Office 365
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.00%) IaaS
4 4 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.67%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.67%) PaaS
4 4 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.67%) Firewall
2 19 (12.67%) Internet
2 19 (12.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (10.67%) LAN
3 16 (10.67%) WAN
4 11 (7.33%) Network Security
4 11 (7.33%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (5.33%) DHCP
5 8 (5.33%) DNS
5 8 (5.33%) Wireless
6 7 (4.67%) Unified Communications
7 6 (4.00%) VoIP
7 6 (4.00%) VPN
8 4 (2.67%) FTP
8 4 (2.67%) HTTP
8 4 (2.67%) SMTP
8 4 (2.67%) SNMP
8 4 (2.67%) SSH
8 4 (2.67%) SSL
8 4 (2.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.67%) Big Data
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 33 (22.00%) Finance
2 32 (21.33%) Legal
3 21 (14.00%) Law
4 6 (4.00%) Marketing
5 5 (3.33%) Retail
6 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Automotive
9 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (17.33%) Security Manager
2 22 (14.67%) Analyst
3 20 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) Architect
5 15 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 12 (8.00%) Head of Security
6 12 (8.00%) ICT Assistant
6 12 (8.00%) ICT Manager
6 12 (8.00%) ICT Operations Manager
6 12 (8.00%) IT Security Manager
6 12 (8.00%) Operations Manager
7 11 (7.33%) Consultant
8 10 (6.67%) Head of Information
9 9 (6.00%) Citrix Architect
9 9 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Head of Information Security
9 9 (6.00%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Security Specialist
10 8 (5.33%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (8.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (8.00%) Replication
4 11 (7.33%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (6.00%) Internet of Things
6 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.67%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.67%) iSeries
11 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.00%) Windows
2 17 (11.33%) Linux
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.00%) Debian
5 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.67%) VMS
7 3 (2.00%) Unix
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (51.33%) Information Security
2 63 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (24.67%) SIEM
4 33 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (20.00%) ISMS
5 30 (20.00%) Security Management
6 27 (18.00%) Risk Management
7 26 (17.33%) Information Security Management
8 21 (14.00%) Information Governance
9 20 (13.33%) ITIL
10 19 (12.67%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (12.67%) Patch Management
11 18 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (11.33%) Data Protection
13 15 (10.00%) Change Management
13 15 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (9.33%) Programme Management
14 14 (9.33%) Security Patching
15 13 (8.67%) Data Strategy
15 13 (8.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.00%) Go
1 9 (6.00%) Python
2 4 (2.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (38.00%) CISSP
2 56 (37.33%) CISM
3 38 (25.33%) CISA
4 20 (13.33%) Degree
5 9 (6.00%) SANS
6 8 (5.33%) CEH
7 7 (4.67%) CRISC
8 5 (3.33%) CLAS
9 4 (2.67%) EC-Council LPT
9 4 (2.67%) ECSA
10 3 (2.00%) CISMP
10 3 (2.00%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.33%) CCNA
11 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.33%) GIAC
11 2 (1.33%) GSNA
11 2 (1.33%) IRCA
11 2 (1.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (1.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (32.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 42 (28.00%) GDPR
4 24 (16.00%) PCI DSS
5 12 (8.00%) NIST 800
6 11 (7.33%) ISO 9001
7 9 (6.00%) ISO 14001
8 6 (4.00%) ISO 22301
9 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.33%) ISO 31000
10 2 (1.33%) QA
11 1 (0.67%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) vSphere
2 13 (8.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.00%) Ceph
4 9 (6.00%) KVM
5 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.67%) XenApp
6 4 (2.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) SCCM
2 9 (6.00%) Icinga
3 4 (2.67%) Nessus
3 4 (2.67%) QRadar
3 4 (2.67%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 3 (2.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.00%) VMware
3 16 (10.67%) Cisco
4 12 (8.00%) FireEye
4 12 (8.00%) HP
4 12 (8.00%) NetApp
5 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.00%) Citrix
6 7 (4.67%) Google
6 7 (4.67%) Juniper
7 4 (2.67%) Ivanti
7 4 (2.67%) Lumension
7 4 (2.67%) Qualys
7 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.00%) Aderant
8 3 (2.00%) iManage
8 3 (2.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.33%) CA
10 1 (0.67%) EMC
10 1 (0.67%) IBM