Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 170 210
Rank change year-on-year +57 +40 +157
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 2,130 1,608 1,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.01% 2.18% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.37% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,709 1,338 1,129
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,525 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 64,543 67,788 75,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.35% 91.80% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51,638 53,707 65,199
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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 +65 382 £65,000 +4.00% 76
East London +20 56 £83,500 +23.70% 16
West London 0 27 £70,750 +41.50% 33
South London +17 25 £50,000 -12.56% 4
North London +17 17 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 864 (40.56%) Information Security
2 694 (32.58%) CISSP
3 590 (27.70%) Finance
4 524 (24.60%) Firewall
5 456 (21.41%) SIEM
6 430 (20.19%) Degree
7 411 (19.30%) CISM
8 388 (18.22%) Windows
9 364 (17.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 325 (15.26%) Risk Management
11 317 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
12 311 (14.60%) Vulnerability Management
13 309 (14.51%) Penetration Testing
14 307 (14.41%) Linux
15 278 (13.05%) CISA
16 258 (12.11%) Security Operations
17 252 (11.83%) Python
18 237 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
19 213 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
20 202 (9.48%) Computer Science
21 199 (9.34%) Management Information System
22 194 (9.11%) Security Architecture
23 187 (8.78%) Network Security
24 183 (8.59%) Banking
25 182 (8.54%) Analytics
26 178 (8.36%) Security Cleared
27 171 (8.03%) Java
28 169 (7.93%) Data Protection
29 168 (7.89%) Microsoft
29 168 (7.89%) 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 45 (2.11%) Apache Spark
2 39 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 30 (1.41%) IIS
5 27 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 27 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.94%) Apache
7 15 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 14 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 14 (0.66%) JBoss
8 14 (0.66%) Skype for Business
9 12 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.33%) CMS
12 6 (0.28%) Mongoose
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.23%) Confluence
13 5 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.047%) InDesign
6 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.047%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.094%) Actimize
2 2 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.094%) Magento
3 1 (0.047%) Concordance
3 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.047%) Relativity
3 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.047%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.047%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.047%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 122 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (3.90%) SaaS
4 80 (3.76%) PaaS
5 67 (3.15%) Office 365
6 54 (2.54%) IaaS
7 17 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.70%) Serverless
9 13 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
10 12 (0.56%) Mimecast
10 12 (0.56%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.28%) G Suite
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.094%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.094%) GitHub
13 2 (0.094%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.047%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 524 (24.60%) Firewall
2 187 (8.78%) Network Security
3 160 (7.51%) TCP/IP
4 123 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 67 (3.15%) DNS
6 61 (2.86%) Internet
7 50 (2.35%) LAN
8 44 (2.07%) WAN
9 37 (1.74%) DHCP
10 34 (1.60%) SAN
10 34 (1.60%) SSL
11 32 (1.50%) VPN
12 29 (1.36%) Wireless
13 26 (1.22%) VoIP
14 24 (1.13%) HTTP
14 24 (1.13%) VLAN
15 20 (0.94%) SMTP
16 15 (0.70%) Skype
17 14 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (0.66%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (5.59%) Big Data
2 85 (3.99%) Hadoop
3 71 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 45 (2.11%) MySQL
5 41 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 34 (1.60%) Blockchain
7 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (1.08%) HBase
8 23 (1.08%) QlikView
9 21 (0.99%) Text Mining
10 19 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 15 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 14 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.23%) GIS
17 4 (0.19%) Maltego
18 3 (0.14%) Cosmos DB
18 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 28 (1.31%) Metasploit
3 22 (1.03%) JIRA
4 14 (0.66%) Bitbucket
4 14 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.66%) Selenium
5 13 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (0.52%) CodeSonar
6 11 (0.52%) git-flow
6 11 (0.52%) Robot Framework
7 7 (0.33%) JUnit
8 6 (0.28%) Burp Suite
9 5 (0.23%) Maven
10 3 (0.14%) AppScan
10 3 (0.14%) Gradle
10 3 (0.14%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.094%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.094%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.094%) PostCSS
11 2 (0.094%) Vagrant
General
1 590 (27.70%) Finance
2 183 (8.59%) Banking
3 98 (4.60%) Legal
4 76 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 64 (3.00%) Law
6 58 (2.72%) Retail
7 49 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 46 (2.16%) Games
9 39 (1.83%) Marketing
10 21 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.80%) Billing
11 17 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.61%) Advertising
13 12 (0.56%) German Language
14 11 (0.52%) French Language
14 11 (0.52%) Military
14 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Electronics
15 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 334 (15.68%) Consultant
2 325 (15.26%) Analyst
3 268 (12.58%) Security Consultant
4 233 (10.94%) Security Analyst
5 210 (9.86%) Security Engineer
6 191 (8.97%) Architect
7 186 (8.73%) Security Manager
8 154 (7.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 152 (7.14%) Developer
10 143 (6.71%) Security Architect
11 128 (6.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 122 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 97 (4.55%) Security Specialist
14 86 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 74 (3.47%) Head of Security
16 71 (3.33%) IT Engineer
17 68 (3.19%) IT Manager
18 65 (3.05%) Risk Manager
19 64 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
20 54 (2.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.05%) HTML
2 56 (2.63%) .NET
3 49 (2.30%) SailPoint
4 48 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 48 (2.25%) CSS
5 40 (1.88%) Spring
6 39 (1.83%) Node.js
7 35 (1.64%) HTML5
8 34 (1.60%) Java EE
9 32 (1.50%) Django
10 27 (1.27%) TensorFlow
11 26 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
11 26 (1.22%) NumPy
12 25 (1.17%) scikit-learn
13 24 (1.13%) Pandas
13 24 (1.13%) REST
13 24 (1.13%) SciPy
13 24 (1.13%) Web Services
14 23 (1.08%) CSS3
15 22 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 213 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 199 (9.34%) Management Information System
4 155 (7.28%) Fintech
5 125 (5.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 112 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
7 85 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
8 78 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
9 77 (3.62%) Cyberattack
10 71 (3.33%) Data Centre
11 65 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 61 (2.86%) PKI
13 38 (1.78%) Cybercrime
14 36 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (1.69%) Tandem
15 32 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
15 32 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
16 29 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 29 (1.36%) Mobile App
17 27 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 388 (18.22%) Windows
2 307 (14.41%) Linux
3 108 (5.07%) Windows Server
4 89 (4.18%) Unix
5 54 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 45 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 38 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.55%) Windows 10
10 25 (1.17%) Android
11 24 (1.13%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.42%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.23%) Solaris
15 4 (0.19%) AIX
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
17 2 (0.094%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.094%) VMS
17 2 (0.094%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (40.56%) Information Security
2 456 (21.41%) SIEM
3 325 (15.26%) Risk Management
4 317 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
5 311 (14.60%) Vulnerability Management
6 309 (14.51%) Penetration Testing
7 258 (12.11%) Security Operations
8 237 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
9 194 (9.11%) Security Architecture
10 182 (8.54%) Analytics
11 169 (7.93%) Data Protection
12 162 (7.61%) Identity Access Management
13 152 (7.14%) ITIL
14 141 (6.62%) Threat Intelligence
15 137 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 135 (6.34%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 130 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 125 (5.87%) Data Loss Prevention
18 125 (5.87%) Project Management
19 123 (5.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 252 (11.83%) Python
2 171 (8.03%) Java
3 144 (6.76%) SQL
4 123 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 114 (5.35%) PowerShell
6 104 (4.88%) C#
7 65 (3.05%) C
8 58 (2.72%) Bash Shell
9 52 (2.44%) C++
10 40 (1.88%) Perl
11 31 (1.46%) BeanShell
12 30 (1.41%) PHP
13 23 (1.08%) Ruby
13 23 (1.08%) VBA
14 22 (1.03%) Go
15 21 (0.99%) Objective-C
16 12 (0.56%) Java 8
16 12 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.38%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.28%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 694 (32.58%) CISSP
2 430 (20.19%) Degree
3 411 (19.30%) CISM
4 278 (13.05%) CISA
5 178 (8.36%) Security Cleared
6 153 (7.18%) CEH
7 127 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 117 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
9 104 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 103 (4.84%) SANS
11 93 (4.37%) GIAC
12 83 (3.90%) CompTIA Security+
13 80 (3.76%) CREST Certified
14 75 (3.52%) CCNA
15 69 (3.24%) OSCP
16 61 (2.86%) CRISC
17 51 (2.39%) CCNP
18 50 (2.35%) Master's Degree
19 48 (2.25%) CISMP
20 34 (1.60%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (17.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 168 (7.89%) GDPR
3 155 (7.28%) PCI DSS
4 85 (3.99%) COBIT
5 82 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 46 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 24 (1.13%) ISAE 3402
8 23 (1.08%) SSAE 16
9 19 (0.89%) SLA
10 18 (0.85%) NIST 800
11 16 (0.75%) QA
12 14 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 14 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.56%) GCP
14 9 (0.42%) COSO
14 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
14 9 (0.42%) ISO 22301
14 9 (0.42%) PMO
15 8 (0.38%) GPG13
16 7 (0.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 125 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.77%) Docker
3 52 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (1.36%) HDFS
6 23 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.80%) Snort
8 14 (0.66%) vSphere
9 8 (0.38%) Firmware
10 7 (0.33%) XenApp
11 5 (0.23%) iptables
11 5 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.094%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.094%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (2.91%) QRadar
2 48 (2.25%) Nessus
3 38 (1.78%) Puppet
4 29 (1.36%) Kubernetes
5 28 (1.31%) SCCM
6 25 (1.17%) Salt
7 23 (1.08%) Ansible
8 20 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
9 17 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.56%) CSIRT
10 12 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (0.52%) CASB
12 9 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.38%) Cacti
13 8 (0.38%) Suricata
14 6 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.28%) Nagios
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 168 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 109 (5.12%) Cisco
3 100 (4.69%) Splunk
4 98 (4.60%) Qualys
5 90 (4.23%) VMware
6 57 (2.68%) McAfee
7 53 (2.49%) Oracle
8 48 (2.25%) Tableau
9 41 (1.92%) Palo Alto
10 37 (1.74%) Symantec
11 34 (1.60%) Apple
11 34 (1.60%) ServiceNow
12 33 (1.55%) ArcSight
13 31 (1.46%) Citrix
14 29 (1.36%) LogRhythm
15 27 (1.27%) Foundstone
16 26 (1.22%) Google
16 26 (1.22%) Sophos
17 25 (1.17%) HP
17 25 (1.17%) SolarWinds