Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 647 712 791
Rank change year-on-year +65 +79 +135
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 150 132 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.76% 1.34% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 114 122 50
London median annual salary £66,750 £57,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.09% -16.36% +1.10%
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,550 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% - -8.33%

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 8,540 9,860 9,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.85% 13.41% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,515 7,263 7,903
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £86,250
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +32 50 £75,000 +36.36% 5
West London -8 4 £75,000 +36.36% 2
North London +16 3 £62,500 +7.30% 1
South London -3 3 £57,500 -13.21%
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 124 (82.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (51.33%) GDPR
3 70 (46.67%) Windows
4 63 (42.00%) Windows Server
5 60 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 56 (37.33%) Firewall
6 56 (37.33%) Information Security
7 43 (28.67%) Cisco
8 39 (26.00%) Legal
9 38 (25.33%) CISSP
9 38 (25.33%) SaaS
10 36 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (23.33%) PowerShell
11 35 (23.33%) Finance
12 33 (22.00%) GIAC
12 33 (22.00%) CEH
13 31 (20.67%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (20.67%) DNS
13 31 (20.67%) Apache
14 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 30 (20.00%) Risk Management
14 30 (20.00%) CISM
15 29 (19.33%) Tomcat
15 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
15 29 (19.33%) HIPAA
15 29 (19.33%) Puppet
15 29 (19.33%) Splunk
15 29 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
15 29 (19.33%) Ansible
16 28 (18.67%) GSEC

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 31 (20.67%) Apache
2 29 (19.33%) Tomcat
3 16 (10.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.33%) IIS
6 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.33%) SaaS
2 19 (12.67%) Office 365
3 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.67%) IaaS
5 4 (2.67%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.33%) Yammer
7 1 (0.67%) G Suite
7 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.33%) Firewall
2 31 (20.67%) DNS
3 27 (18.00%) SSL
4 25 (16.67%) Network Security
5 21 (14.00%) HTTP
6 15 (10.00%) SAN
7 12 (8.00%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.00%) VLAN
11 5 (3.33%) Internet
11 5 (3.33%) VoIP
11 5 (3.33%) WAN
12 4 (2.67%) IPsec
13 3 (2.00%) Intranet
13 3 (2.00%) MPLS
13 3 (2.00%) Skype
14 2 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.67%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 39 (26.00%) Legal
2 35 (23.33%) Finance
3 28 (18.67%) Law
4 8 (5.33%) Games
5 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Hungarian Language
7 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (32.67%) Analyst
2 45 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 26 (17.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 26 (17.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 26 (17.33%) IT Analyst
3 26 (17.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 21 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 20 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 20 (13.33%) Web Applications Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Web Applications Support
5 20 (13.33%) Web Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Web Support Engineer
6 18 (12.00%) IT Manager
7 13 (8.67%) Information Analyst
7 13 (8.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.33%) COM
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (15.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.67%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.33%) EMC VNX
4 8 (5.33%) PKI
5 7 (4.67%) Cyberattack
6 6 (4.00%) Social Media
7 5 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.67%) BYOD
8 4 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.00%) Fintech
10 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.33%) Blog
10 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.33%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.67%) Windows
2 63 (42.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Kali Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (37.33%) Information Security
3 36 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 27 (18.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (15.33%) Data Protection
7 21 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (14.00%) Web Application Development
8 20 (13.33%) ITIL
8 20 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (12.67%) SIEM
10 18 (12.00%) ISMS
11 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 14 (9.33%) Patch Management
12 14 (9.33%) Technical Analysis
12 14 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (8.00%) Security Management
14 11 (7.33%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.67%) SQL
3 21 (14.00%) Java
4 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (25.33%) CISSP
2 33 (22.00%) CEH
2 33 (22.00%) GIAC
3 31 (20.67%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (20.00%) CISM
5 28 (18.67%) GSEC
6 26 (17.33%) CCNP
7 24 (16.00%) CCIE
8 20 (13.33%) CISA
9 10 (6.67%) Degree
10 8 (5.33%) CCNA
10 8 (5.33%) SANS
11 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.33%) CRISC
13 3 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 3 (2.00%) PCI QSA
14 2 (1.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 2 (1.33%) DBS Check
14 2 (1.33%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (82.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (51.33%) GDPR
3 29 (19.33%) HIPAA
4 25 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 22 (14.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (3.33%) ISO 9001
6 5 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.67%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (2.00%) COSO
8 3 (2.00%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.33%) COBIT
9 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.67%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.33%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.33%) Snort
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (19.33%) Ansible
1 29 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (19.33%) Puppet
2 13 (8.67%) Nagios
2 13 (8.67%) SCOM
3 5 (3.33%) Nessus
4 3 (2.00%) SCCM
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.33%) EnCase
5 2 (1.33%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.33%) Nmap
5 2 (1.33%) Suricata
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 43 (28.67%) Cisco
2 29 (19.33%) Splunk
3 28 (18.67%) CheckPoint
4 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.00%) VMware
6 11 (7.33%) Dell
7 10 (6.67%) HP
8 8 (5.33%) EMC
8 8 (5.33%) EqualLogic
8 8 (5.33%) NetApp
9 7 (4.67%) Sophos
10 4 (2.67%) AlienVault
10 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.00%) CA
11 3 (2.00%) Google
11 3 (2.00%) Qualys
11 3 (2.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.33%) Apple
12 2 (1.33%) IronPort
12 2 (1.33%) Sage