Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 597 667 703
Rank change year-on-year +70 +36 +160
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 161 162 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.13% 1.79% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 138 146 123
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -11.11%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,695 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £52,295 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.84% +0.87% +10.31%

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 7,558 9,066 8,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.97% 13.13% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,704 7,103 6,864
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,450 £35,800 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +11 40 £72,500 +20.83% 2
West London +45 20 £42,500 -15.00%
East London +27 6 £57,500 -8.00%
North London - 5 £62,500 -
South London +11 2 £41,250 -38.89%
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 140 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (52.17%) Windows
4 68 (42.24%) GDPR
5 61 (37.89%) Windows Server
6 56 (34.78%) CISSP
7 46 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 44 (27.33%) Information Security
8 44 (27.33%) Firewall
9 39 (24.22%) DNS
10 38 (23.60%) CISM
10 38 (23.60%) Finance
10 38 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (22.98%) SQL Server
11 37 (22.98%) Data Protection
12 36 (22.36%) Splunk
12 36 (22.36%) CEH
13 35 (21.74%) Apache
13 35 (21.74%) Tomcat
13 35 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
13 35 (21.74%) Ansible
13 35 (21.74%) PCI DSS
13 35 (21.74%) PowerShell
13 35 (21.74%) HIPAA
13 35 (21.74%) SaaS
13 35 (21.74%) Puppet
14 33 (20.50%) Cisco
14 33 (20.50%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (19.88%) CCNA
16 31 (19.25%) Management Information System

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 35 (21.74%) Apache
1 35 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 19 (11.80%) Apache Solr
3 8 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.74%) SaaS
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.48%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.24%) IaaS
6 2 (1.24%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.24%) Yammer
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.33%) Firewall
2 39 (24.22%) DNS
3 27 (16.77%) HTTP
3 27 (16.77%) SSL
4 22 (13.66%) Network Security
5 16 (9.94%) SAN
6 15 (9.32%) Intranet
7 9 (5.59%) iSCSI
7 9 (5.59%) VLAN
8 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.11%) Internet
9 5 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.86%) DHCP
10 3 (1.86%) VoIP
10 3 (1.86%) VPN
11 2 (1.24%) LAN
11 2 (1.24%) Wireless
12 1 (0.62%) FTP
12 1 (0.62%) IPsec
12 1 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.48%) Power BI
General
1 38 (23.60%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Legal
3 17 (10.56%) Law
4 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (31.68%) Analyst
2 50 (31.06%) Security Analyst
3 25 (15.53%) Applications Engineer
4 20 (12.42%) IT Analyst
4 20 (12.42%) IT Security Analyst
5 19 (11.80%) Applications Support
5 19 (11.80%) Applications Support Engineer
5 19 (11.80%) Support Engineer
5 19 (11.80%) Web Applications Engineer
5 19 (11.80%) Web Engineer
6 18 (11.18%) Security Manager
7 17 (10.56%) Cisco Analyst
7 17 (10.56%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 16 (9.94%) Consultant
9 13 (8.07%) Security Consultant
9 13 (8.07%) Web Applications Support
9 13 (8.07%) Web Support Engineer
10 12 (7.45%) IT Manager
10 12 (7.45%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (6.83%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.25%) Management Information System
2 28 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (10.56%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (9.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 12 (7.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (6.83%) Data Centre
7 9 (5.59%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.86%) Blog
8 3 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.86%) Social Media
9 2 (1.24%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.62%) PKI
10 1 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.17%) Windows
2 61 (37.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.62%) Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (27.33%) Information Security
3 38 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (22.98%) Data Protection
5 31 (19.25%) Security Operations
6 29 (18.01%) Risk Management
7 27 (16.77%) ISMS
7 27 (16.77%) SIEM
8 26 (16.15%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (16.15%) Web Application Development
9 25 (15.53%) Presales
10 24 (14.91%) ITIL
11 19 (11.80%) Ethical Hacking
12 18 (11.18%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (11.18%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (10.56%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (10.56%) Technical Analysis
14 16 (9.94%) Configuration Management
14 16 (9.94%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.39%) SQL
3 26 (16.15%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (34.78%) CISSP
2 38 (23.60%) CISM
3 36 (22.36%) CEH
4 33 (20.50%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (19.88%) CCNA
6 19 (11.80%) GIAC
7 17 (10.56%) CCIE
7 17 (10.56%) CCNP
7 17 (10.56%) GSEC
7 17 (10.56%) MCSE
7 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (8.70%) CISA
9 10 (6.21%) CHECK Team Leader
9 10 (6.21%) CREST Certified
9 10 (6.21%) OSCP
9 10 (6.21%) SANS
9 10 (6.21%) Tigerscheme
10 8 (4.97%) Degree
11 7 (4.35%) CRISC
12 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (42.24%) GDPR
3 35 (21.74%) HIPAA
3 35 (21.74%) PCI DSS
4 24 (14.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 15 (9.32%) NIST 800
6 7 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (3.11%) COBIT
8 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
8 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 46 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.42%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.59%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.86%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (21.74%) Ansible
1 35 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (21.74%) Puppet
2 16 (9.94%) Nagios
2 16 (9.94%) SCOM
3 15 (9.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (1.86%) WSUS
5 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (22.36%) Splunk
2 33 (20.50%) Cisco
3 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 22 (13.66%) VMware
5 17 (10.56%) CheckPoint
6 15 (9.32%) FireEye
7 11 (6.83%) HP
8 10 (6.21%) Google
9 9 (5.59%) Dell
9 9 (5.59%) EMC
9 9 (5.59%) EqualLogic
9 9 (5.59%) NetApp
10 6 (3.73%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.48%) AlienVault
11 4 (2.48%) CA
11 4 (2.48%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.86%) Citrix
12 3 (1.86%) McAfee
12 3 (1.86%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.24%) Qualys