Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 662 685 852
Rank change year-on-year +23 +167 +43
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 165 139 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.20% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.74% 1.53% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 148 137 29
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £38,695 £50,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,625 £95,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -25.00%

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 9,477 9,089 10,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.65% 12.97% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,368 7,024 8,650
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,650 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -2 59 £60,000 -22.58% 9
West London -4 4 £50,000 - 2
South London - 2 £76,500 -
East London - 1 £62,500 - 2
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 129 (78.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (60.00%) Information Security
3 69 (41.82%) GDPR
4 68 (41.21%) CISSP
5 65 (39.39%) CISM
6 63 (38.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 61 (36.97%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (31.52%) CISA
9 50 (30.30%) Management Information System
9 50 (30.30%) Legal
10 47 (28.48%) Firewall
11 43 (26.06%) Data Protection
12 38 (23.03%) Windows
12 38 (23.03%) Office 365
13 37 (22.42%) Cisco
13 37 (22.42%) Finance
14 36 (21.82%) SIEM
15 30 (18.18%) Risk Management
15 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 28 (16.97%) PCI DSS
16 28 (16.97%) ISMS
17 27 (16.36%) VMware
18 26 (15.76%) Law
18 26 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
19 25 (15.15%) Security Management
20 24 (14.55%) Degree
21 23 (13.94%) Intrusion Detection
22 22 (13.33%) Information Security Management
22 22 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
22 22 (13.33%) Data Privacy

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 20 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.24%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.03%) Office 365
2 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.24%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.21%) IaaS
4 2 (1.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.48%) Firewall
2 23 (13.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (12.12%) Skype
3 20 (12.12%) Unified Communications
4 19 (11.52%) VoIP
4 19 (11.52%) WAN
5 18 (10.91%) LAN
6 15 (9.09%) Internet
7 10 (6.06%) Network Security
8 9 (5.45%) DNS
9 8 (4.85%) Wireless
10 7 (4.24%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.64%) PBX
12 4 (2.42%) DHCP
13 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
13 3 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.21%) SAN
14 2 (1.21%) VPN
15 1 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 50 (30.30%) Legal
2 37 (22.42%) Finance
3 26 (15.76%) Law
4 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (21.82%) Analyst
1 36 (21.82%) Security Manager
2 20 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Consultant
4 17 (10.30%) IT Manager
5 15 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) IT Security Manager
7 12 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 11 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) ICT Assistant
9 10 (6.06%) ICT Manager
9 10 (6.06%) ICT Operations Manager
9 10 (6.06%) Operations Manager
9 10 (6.06%) Security Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) Senior IT Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.61%) LAMP
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.88%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (6.06%) Replication
6 7 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.24%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.42%) CESG
8 4 (2.42%) Fintech
8 4 (2.42%) PKI
8 4 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) BYOD
11 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.03%) Windows
2 18 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.06%) Linux
4 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.24%) Debian
5 7 (4.24%) Unix
6 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.21%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.61%) VMS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (60.00%) Information Security
2 61 (36.97%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (26.06%) Data Protection
4 36 (21.82%) SIEM
5 30 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 28 (16.97%) ISMS
7 26 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (15.15%) Security Management
9 22 (13.33%) Data Privacy
9 22 (13.33%) Information Security Management
9 22 (13.33%) Patch Management
9 22 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
10 21 (12.73%) Information Governance
11 20 (12.12%) Capacity Management
12 18 (10.91%) Information Management
13 17 (10.30%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (9.09%) ITIL
15 15 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) Python
2 7 (4.24%) Go
2 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.64%) C
4 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.21%) SQL
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (41.21%) CISSP
2 65 (39.39%) CISM
3 52 (31.52%) CISA
4 24 (14.55%) Degree
5 10 (6.06%) SANS
6 9 (5.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (4.85%) CEH
7 8 (4.85%) GIAC
8 7 (4.24%) CRISC
9 6 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.03%) CCNP
10 5 (3.03%) CREST Certified
10 5 (3.03%) GSEC
10 5 (3.03%) SSCP
11 4 (2.42%) CCIE
11 4 (2.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (2.42%) PCI QSA
12 3 (1.82%) CCSA
12 3 (1.82%) GSNA
12 3 (1.82%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (78.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (41.82%) GDPR
3 63 (38.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 28 (16.97%) PCI DSS
5 21 (12.73%) ISO 9001
6 9 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (4.24%) ISO 14001
9 4 (2.42%) ISO 22301
10 2 (1.21%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (1.21%) COBIT
10 2 (1.21%) COSO
10 2 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.21%) ISO 31000
10 2 (1.21%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.67%) vSphere
3 7 (4.24%) Ceph
3 7 (4.24%) KVM
4 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (4.24%) Icinga
3 2 (1.21%) CASB
3 2 (1.21%) Nessus
3 2 (1.21%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.61%) EnCase
4 1 (0.61%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.61%) Nmap
4 1 (0.61%) QRadar
4 1 (0.61%) Suricata
Vendors
1 37 (22.42%) Cisco
2 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.36%) VMware
4 11 (6.67%) Sophos
5 10 (6.06%) NetApp
6 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.24%) Google
8 4 (2.42%) Symantec
9 3 (1.82%) CA
9 3 (1.82%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.82%) iManage
9 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.21%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.21%) Recommind
11 1 (0.61%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.61%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.61%) F5
11 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.61%) Meraki
11 1 (0.61%) Rapid7