Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 625 688 727
Rank change year-on-year +63 +39 +108
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 107 131 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.58% 1.52% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 90 102 133
London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% -17.86%
10th Percentile £38,625 £47,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,125 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

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 6,775 8,605 10,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.39% 12.68% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,278 6,745 7,104
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,818
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +16 40 £75,000 - 6
South London 0 13 £42,500 +6.25%
West London +20 5 £42,500 -37.04% 2
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 90 (84.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (69.16%) Information Security
3 48 (44.86%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (40.19%) CISSP
5 40 (37.38%) PCI DSS
6 39 (36.45%) CISM
7 35 (32.71%) Risk Management
7 35 (32.71%) GDPR
7 35 (32.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 35 (32.71%) NIST
8 26 (24.30%) Office 365
9 22 (20.56%) Management Information System
10 21 (19.63%) Security Operations
11 20 (18.69%) SIEM
11 20 (18.69%) Legal
11 20 (18.69%) Incident Management
11 20 (18.69%) Windows
12 19 (17.76%) Law
13 17 (15.89%) CISA
13 17 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (14.95%) Business Continuity
15 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (14.02%) ServiceNow
16 14 (13.08%) ITIL
17 13 (12.15%) Security Operations Centre
17 13 (12.15%) Regulatory Compliance
18 12 (11.21%) Azure
18 12 (11.21%) Security Architecture
18 12 (11.21%) Change Management
18 12 (11.21%) Active Directory

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 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Apache
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.30%) Office 365
2 12 (11.21%) Azure
3 9 (8.41%) Power Platform
4 6 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.61%) OneDrive
5 5 (4.67%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.87%) PaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Intranet
2 9 (8.41%) Firewall
3 4 (3.74%) DNS
3 4 (3.74%) VoIP
3 4 (3.74%) WebEx
4 3 (2.80%) HTTP
4 3 (2.80%) Internet
4 3 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.80%) SSL
4 3 (2.80%) Wireless
5 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Power BI
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (18.69%) Legal
2 19 (17.76%) Law
3 9 (8.41%) Finance
4 5 (4.67%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Police
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (43.93%) Analyst
2 46 (42.99%) Security Analyst
3 36 (33.64%) Information Analyst
3 36 (33.64%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Risk Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Security Risk Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Information Risk Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) Consultant
6 9 (8.41%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.48%) Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Technical Security Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Information Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.54%) Security Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Security Officer
9 6 (5.61%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Head of Information
10 5 (4.67%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) LDAP
2 4 (3.74%) XMPP
3 3 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) CSS3
4 1 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) HTML5
4 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (6.54%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 4 (3.74%) Blog
5 4 (3.74%) CCTV
5 4 (3.74%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) Podcast
5 4 (3.74%) Social Media
6 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.87%) Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (69.16%) Information Security
2 48 (44.86%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (32.71%) Risk Management
4 21 (19.63%) Security Operations
5 20 (18.69%) Incident Management
5 20 (18.69%) SIEM
6 16 (14.95%) Business Continuity
7 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (13.08%) ITIL
9 13 (12.15%) Regulatory Compliance
10 12 (11.21%) Change Management
10 12 (11.21%) Security Architecture
10 12 (11.21%) Supplier Management
11 11 (10.28%) Data Protection
12 9 (8.41%) Due Diligence
12 9 (8.41%) IT Governance
12 9 (8.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (7.48%) Capacity Management
13 8 (7.48%) Release Management
14 7 (6.54%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.28%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.54%) SQL
3 3 (2.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (40.19%) CISSP
2 39 (36.45%) CISM
3 17 (15.89%) CISA
3 17 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.21%) Degree
5 10 (9.35%) CRISC
6 9 (8.41%) CCNA
7 8 (7.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (6.54%) CEH
9 5 (4.67%) MCSE
9 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.74%) CCNP
10 4 (3.74%) CCSP
10 4 (3.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.74%) Postgraduate
11 3 (2.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (2.80%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.87%) CISMP
12 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (84.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (37.38%) PCI DSS
3 35 (32.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 35 (32.71%) GDPR
3 35 (32.71%) NIST
4 11 (10.28%) COBIT
5 5 (4.67%) NIST 800
5 5 (4.67%) QA
6 4 (3.74%) NCSC
7 3 (2.80%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.87%) ISO 22301
8 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Firmware
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (3.74%) Cisco CME
2 4 (3.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.74%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.80%) Ansible
3 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 3 (2.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) ServiceNow
2 8 (7.48%) Cisco
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.67%) Apple
3 5 (4.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (4.67%) FireEye
3 5 (4.67%) VMware
4 4 (3.74%) Avaya
4 4 (3.74%) Palo Alto
4 4 (3.74%) Splunk
4 4 (3.74%) Symantec
5 3 (2.80%) Aderant
5 3 (2.80%) iManage
5 3 (2.80%) Intapp
5 3 (2.80%) LogicMonitor
5 3 (2.80%) Sophos
6 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee