Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 777 928
Rank change year-on-year +67 +151 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 129 55 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.074% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.28% 0.57% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 119 47 5
London median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% -0.74% -
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -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 10100 9719 11373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.60% 13.13% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7416 8009 9207
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,850 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
West London - 32 £55,000 - 2
Central London +22 19 £53,750 -8.51%
North London - 2 £58,250 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 105 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (48.84%) Information Security
3 53 (41.09%) SIEM
4 50 (38.76%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (34.88%) Windows
6 42 (32.56%) GDPR
7 39 (30.23%) Firewall
8 36 (27.91%) Law
9 33 (25.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 32 (24.81%) Risk Management
11 31 (24.03%) CISM
11 31 (24.03%) CISSP
12 30 (23.26%) Cisco
12 30 (23.26%) Network Monitoring
13 25 (19.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (19.38%) PCI DSS
13 25 (19.38%) CheckPoint
13 25 (19.38%) Legal
14 24 (18.60%) Management Information System
14 24 (18.60%) CISA
15 22 (17.05%) Network Security
16 21 (16.28%) ISMS
16 21 (16.28%) Data Protection
16 21 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
17 19 (14.73%) HP
17 19 (14.73%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (13.18%) Finance
18 17 (13.18%) NIST 800
18 17 (13.18%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.98%) Office 365
3 4 (3.10%) IaaS
3 4 (3.10%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.10%) SaaS
4 3 (2.33%) PaaS
5 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.23%) Firewall
2 22 (17.05%) Network Security
3 19 (14.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (12.40%) LAN
4 16 (12.40%) WAN
5 13 (10.08%) Internet
5 13 (10.08%) Unified Communications
6 10 (7.75%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (7.75%) VPN
7 9 (6.98%) Wireless
8 6 (4.65%) DHCP
8 6 (4.65%) DNS
9 4 (3.10%) VoIP
10 2 (1.55%) FTP
10 2 (1.55%) HTTP
10 2 (1.55%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.55%) SMTP
10 2 (1.55%) SNMP
10 2 (1.55%) SSL
10 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.55%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.55%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (27.91%) Law
2 25 (19.38%) Legal
3 17 (13.18%) Finance
4 6 (4.65%) Marketing
5 5 (3.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (32.56%) Analyst
2 40 (31.01%) Security Analyst
3 20 (15.50%) Security Specialist
4 14 (10.85%) Network Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Information Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Network Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Network Security Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) Architect
6 11 (8.53%) Consultant
7 10 (7.75%) IT Security Specialist
7 10 (7.75%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.98%) Information Security Specialist
8 9 (6.98%) Information Specialist
8 9 (6.98%) SIEM Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Citrix Architect
9 8 (6.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 17 (13.18%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (7.75%) PKI
4 9 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.55%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.55%) iSeries
11 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.55%) Check Point GAiA
4 2 (1.55%) Debian
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Information Security
2 53 (41.09%) SIEM
3 50 (38.76%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (24.81%) Risk Management
5 30 (23.26%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (19.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (16.28%) Data Protection
7 21 (16.28%) ISMS
7 21 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (13.18%) Patch Management
9 14 (10.85%) Change Management
9 14 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.30%) IT Strategy
10 12 (9.30%) Security Patching
11 11 (8.53%) Business Development
11 11 (8.53%) Security Management
12 10 (7.75%) Business Continuity
12 10 (7.75%) Information Security Management
13 9 (6.98%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (1.55%) Go
2 2 (1.55%) Python
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) CISM
1 31 (24.03%) CISSP
2 24 (18.60%) CISA
3 12 (9.30%) CEH
3 12 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.53%) CCNA
4 11 (8.53%) CCNP
5 9 (6.98%) Degree
6 5 (3.88%) CISMP
7 4 (3.10%) CASP
7 4 (3.10%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (3.10%) CLAS
7 4 (3.10%) SSCP
8 2 (1.55%) GIAC
8 2 (1.55%) GSEC
8 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.55%) SANS
9 1 (0.78%) CCSA
9 1 (0.78%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.78%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (32.56%) GDPR
3 33 (25.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 25 (19.38%) PCI DSS
5 17 (13.18%) NIST 800
6 5 (3.88%) ISO 22301
6 5 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.55%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.55%) QA
8 1 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.78%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 13 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.10%) XenApp
4 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.55%) Ceph
5 2 (1.55%) KVM
5 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) WSUS
3 3 (2.33%) Nessus
3 3 (2.33%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.55%) Icinga
4 2 (1.55%) QRadar
5 1 (0.78%) EnCase
5 1 (0.78%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.78%) Nmap
5 1 (0.78%) Suricata
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) Cisco
2 25 (19.38%) CheckPoint
3 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.73%) HP
5 17 (13.18%) FireEye
6 13 (10.08%) Juniper
7 9 (6.98%) VMware
8 8 (6.20%) Citrix
9 4 (3.10%) AppSense
9 4 (3.10%) IBM
9 4 (3.10%) Lumension
10 3 (2.33%) iManage
11 2 (1.55%) Intel
11 2 (1.55%) Nintex
11 2 (1.55%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.55%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.55%) Qualys
11 2 (1.55%) SAP
12 1 (0.78%) Apple
12 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com