Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 107 115
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 +49
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1,877 1,973 2,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.71% 3.14% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.39% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,373 1,717
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% -5.19%
10th Percentile £41,450 £39,733 £40,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -4.17%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 47,244 58,179 65,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.32% 92.74% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37,856 47,020 54,079
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £35,031
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in London.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in London over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the London region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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 +16 432 £67,500 +8.00% 100
West London +29 80 £72,500 +17.89% 31
South London +19 33 £42,000 +5.00% 1
East London -11 14 £60,000 -7.69% 35
North London - 4 £51,250 - 2
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 558 (29.73%) Information Security
2 455 (24.24%) CISSP
3 422 (22.48%) Finance
4 343 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 306 (16.30%) Firewall
5 306 (16.30%) SIEM
6 304 (16.20%) CISM
7 278 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 265 (14.12%) Degree
9 260 (13.85%) Azure
10 244 (13.00%) AWS
11 234 (12.47%) Linux
11 234 (12.47%) Python
12 218 (11.61%) Windows
13 215 (11.45%) Security Operations
14 202 (10.76%) Risk Management
15 188 (10.02%) Management Information System
16 181 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
17 170 (9.06%) Security Architecture
18 165 (8.79%) DevOps
19 159 (8.47%) Microsoft
20 153 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
21 149 (7.94%) CISA
22 140 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
22 140 (7.46%) NIST
23 139 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
23 139 (7.41%) Office 365
24 138 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
25 137 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
25 137 (7.30%) GDPR

Cybersecurity
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 49 (2.61%) IIS
2 35 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 18 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 13 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.64%) Confluence
8 7 (0.37%) IBM Domino
8 7 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.27%) Drupal
10 5 (0.27%) WordPress
11 4 (0.21%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.16%) Tornado
13 2 (0.11%) Apache
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.11%) CMS
13 2 (0.11%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.053%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.16%) HipChat
7 2 (0.11%) InVision
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.053%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) Relativity
2 4 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 260 (13.85%) Azure
2 244 (13.00%) AWS
3 139 (7.41%) Office 365
4 77 (4.10%) GCP
5 62 (3.30%) IaaS
6 59 (3.14%) SaaS
7 48 (2.56%) PaaS
8 31 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (1.49%) G Suite
10 22 (1.17%) Power Platform
11 18 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Flow
12 17 (0.91%) PowerApps
12 17 (0.91%) Serverless
12 17 (0.91%) ShareGate
13 15 (0.80%) Akamai
14 14 (0.75%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.75%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.53%) Azure Functions
15 10 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 306 (16.30%) Firewall
2 123 (6.55%) Network Security
3 90 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 85 (4.53%) WAN
5 84 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 71 (3.78%) Internet
7 64 (3.41%) LAN
8 49 (2.61%) DNS
9 41 (2.18%) Unified Communications
10 39 (2.08%) VPN
11 37 (1.97%) HTTP
12 34 (1.81%) MPLS
13 25 (1.33%) HTTPS
14 24 (1.28%) DHCP
14 24 (1.28%) IPsec
15 23 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (1.12%) WLAN
17 18 (0.96%) Wireshark
18 17 (0.91%) SSL
19 15 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.29%) Big Data
2 43 (2.29%) Blockchain
3 23 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 20 (1.07%) MySQL
5 14 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (0.69%) Redis
6 13 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.59%) Hazelcast
8 11 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
9 8 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.27%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.27%) Power BI
11 4 (0.21%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 38 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.60%) JIRA
3 21 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.96%) Selenium
6 17 (0.91%) NUnit
6 17 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (0.80%) Bitbucket
8 14 (0.75%) Metasploit
9 10 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.48%) git-flow
10 9 (0.48%) PhantomJS
11 8 (0.43%) GitLab
12 7 (0.37%) Burp Suite
13 6 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.32%) JMeter
13 6 (0.32%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.27%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.27%) dotTrace
14 5 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 422 (22.48%) Finance
2 125 (6.66%) Law
3 96 (5.11%) Banking
4 85 (4.53%) Marketing
5 78 (4.16%) Public Sector
6 77 (4.10%) Legal
7 58 (3.09%) Games
8 49 (2.61%) Retail
9 46 (2.45%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.53%) Military
13 7 (0.37%) Back Office
13 7 (0.37%) Police
14 6 (0.32%) Local Government
15 5 (0.27%) Danish Language
15 5 (0.27%) Finnish Language
15 5 (0.27%) French Language
15 5 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 268 (14.28%) Consultant
2 236 (12.57%) Analyst
3 212 (11.29%) Security Engineer
4 174 (9.27%) Security Analyst
5 165 (8.79%) Security Consultant
6 153 (8.15%) Security Manager
7 108 (5.75%) Architect
8 101 (5.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 99 (5.27%) Developer
10 93 (4.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 76 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 76 (4.05%) IT Manager
12 68 (3.62%) Security Architect
13 65 (3.46%) Software Engineer
14 58 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
15 57 (3.04%) Information Analyst
15 57 (3.04%) Information Security Analyst
16 55 (2.93%) Information Manager
17 54 (2.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 54 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (4.74%) .NET
2 84 (4.48%) AngularJS
3 82 (4.37%) HTML
4 70 (3.73%) React
5 56 (2.98%) Node.js
5 56 (2.98%) Web Services
6 54 (2.88%) CSS
7 52 (2.77%) REST
8 46 (2.45%) ASP.NET
9 39 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 38 (2.02%) Entity Framework
11 37 (1.97%) XML
12 35 (1.86%) WCF
13 33 (1.76%) jQuery
14 32 (1.70%) SailPoint
15 31 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (1.60%) D3.js
17 26 (1.39%) HTML5
18 25 (1.33%) RESTful
19 23 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (10.02%) Management Information System
2 138 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (5.65%) Cyberthreat
4 92 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
5 63 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 58 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 56 (2.98%) Cyber Defence
8 54 (2.88%) User Experience
9 42 (2.24%) Cyberattack
10 38 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
11 37 (1.97%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.60%) Internet of Things
14 29 (1.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 20 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 20 (1.07%) PKI
16 17 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
17 16 (0.85%) Algorithms
17 16 (0.85%) CESG
18 14 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 234 (12.47%) Linux
2 218 (11.61%) Windows
3 75 (4.00%) Unix
4 55 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.65%) Ubuntu
6 24 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 21 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.85%) CentOS
9 13 (0.69%) Debian
9 13 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.59%) Kali Linux
11 10 (0.53%) Android
12 7 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.16%) AIX
15 3 (0.16%) Solaris
16 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (29.73%) Information Security
2 306 (16.30%) SIEM
3 278 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (11.45%) Security Operations
5 202 (10.76%) Risk Management
6 181 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 170 (9.06%) Security Architecture
8 165 (8.79%) DevOps
9 153 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 140 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
11 139 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
12 137 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
13 135 (7.19%) Business Development
14 133 (7.09%) Analytics
15 132 (7.03%) Risk Assessment
16 130 (6.93%) Threat Intelligence
17 122 (6.50%) Software Engineering
18 109 (5.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
19 104 (5.54%) Fintech
20 99 (5.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 234 (12.47%) Python
2 122 (6.50%) JavaScript
3 119 (6.34%) Java
4 90 (4.79%) Bash Shell
5 88 (4.69%) C#
6 87 (4.64%) C++
7 86 (4.58%) C
8 73 (3.89%) SQL
9 66 (3.52%) PowerShell
10 39 (2.08%) Ruby
11 35 (1.86%) Go
12 27 (1.44%) Scala
13 26 (1.39%) TypeScript
14 18 (0.96%) Perl
15 12 (0.64%) Kotlin
15 12 (0.64%) PHP
16 8 (0.43%) R
17 6 (0.32%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.32%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 455 (24.24%) CISSP
2 304 (16.20%) CISM
3 265 (14.12%) Degree
4 149 (7.94%) CISA
5 130 (6.93%) Security Cleared
6 128 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (5.01%) SC Cleared
8 73 (3.89%) CRISC
9 67 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
10 59 (3.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 58 (3.09%) SANS
12 56 (2.98%) CEH
13 54 (2.88%) CREST Certified
14 43 (2.29%) CCNA
14 43 (2.29%) CCNP
14 43 (2.29%) OSCP
15 39 (2.08%) GIAC
15 39 (2.08%) IISP
16 33 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (1.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (7.46%) NIST
3 137 (7.30%) GDPR
4 86 (4.58%) PCI DSS
5 64 (3.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 51 (2.72%) NCSC
7 41 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 41 (2.18%) SLA
8 40 (2.13%) COBIT
9 34 (1.81%) QA
10 26 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (0.96%) NIST 800
12 15 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (0.80%) ISO 22301
13 11 (0.59%) CESG Infosec
13 11 (0.59%) FISMA
13 11 (0.59%) HIPAA
14 10 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 7 (0.37%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 92 (4.90%) Docker
2 84 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 57 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 29 (1.55%) Firmware
6 9 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.32%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.27%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.27%) Snort
9 5 (0.27%) vSphere
10 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.11%) XenApp
12 1 (0.053%) ACF2
12 1 (0.053%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.053%) HDFS
12 1 (0.053%) KVM
12 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 104 (5.54%) Kubernetes
2 68 (3.62%) Terraform
3 58 (3.09%) Ansible
4 37 (1.97%) Nessus
5 28 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.01%) Puppet
7 16 (0.85%) SCCM
8 14 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (0.64%) Istio
10 11 (0.59%) linkerd
11 9 (0.48%) Nmap
12 8 (0.43%) QRadar
13 7 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.32%) Cisco CME
14 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.32%) CSIRT
14 6 (0.32%) EnCase
14 6 (0.32%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 159 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 97 (5.17%) Splunk
3 91 (4.85%) VMware
4 76 (4.05%) Cisco
5 68 (3.62%) Google
6 43 (2.29%) CyberArk
7 35 (1.86%) ArcSight
7 35 (1.86%) SolarWinds
8 33 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 32 (1.70%) McAfee
9 32 (1.70%) Palo Alto
10 31 (1.65%) Symantec
11 29 (1.55%) ServiceNow
12 24 (1.28%) Zscaler
13 20 (1.07%) LogRhythm
13 20 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (0.96%) Citrix
14 18 (0.96%) Fortinet
14 18 (0.96%) NetApp
14 18 (0.96%) Qualys