Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 171 250
Rank change year-on-year +65 +79 +212
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 2,127 1,458 1,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.04% 2.12% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.32% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,739 1,183 893
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £39,900 £41,600 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -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 64,186 62,810 76,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.79% 91.23% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 52,626 52,692 65,459
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +44 351 £65,000 +8.33% 50
East London +32 60 £73,750 +22.92% 13
North London +16 21 £52,500 -
West London -4 19 £65,000 - 29
South London -15 14 £52,500 +52.80% 2
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 840 (39.49%) Information Security
2 626 (29.43%) CISSP
3 557 (26.19%) Finance
4 479 (22.52%) SIEM
5 469 (22.05%) Firewall
6 453 (21.30%) Degree
7 405 (19.04%) CISM
8 364 (17.11%) Windows
9 362 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 322 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
11 309 (14.53%) Linux
12 288 (13.54%) Penetration Testing
13 283 (13.31%) Security Operations
14 252 (11.85%) Python
15 245 (11.52%) CISA
16 239 (11.24%) Risk Management
17 231 (10.86%) Computer Science
17 231 (10.86%) Security Architecture
18 224 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
19 207 (9.73%) Network Security
20 202 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
21 193 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
22 191 (8.98%) Microsoft
23 184 (8.65%) Data Protection
24 183 (8.60%) Java
25 175 (8.23%) Cyberthreat
26 172 (8.09%) Management Information System
27 169 (7.95%) GDPR
28 162 (7.62%) Analytics
29 154 (7.24%) Amazon AWS

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 70 (3.29%) Apache Spark
2 40 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.50%) IIS
5 27 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 21 (0.99%) Apache
7 14 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.47%) JBoss
10 9 (0.42%) CMS
10 9 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.33%) Mongoose
11 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.24%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.14%) Confluence
15 2 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.094%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.28%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.094%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.047%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 154 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.57%) Office 365
4 68 (3.20%) SaaS
5 56 (2.63%) PaaS
6 53 (2.49%) IaaS
7 20 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 19 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.38%) G Suite
10 3 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.14%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.094%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.094%) GitHub
11 2 (0.094%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.047%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.047%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 469 (22.05%) Firewall
2 207 (9.73%) Network Security
3 144 (6.77%) TCP/IP
4 138 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 49 (2.30%) DNS
6 47 (2.21%) LAN
6 47 (2.21%) WAN
7 45 (2.12%) SAN
8 39 (1.83%) Internet
9 38 (1.79%) SMTP
10 30 (1.41%) DHCP
11 26 (1.22%) VPN
12 23 (1.08%) VoIP
13 20 (0.94%) SSL
14 18 (0.85%) HTTP
15 17 (0.80%) Wireless
16 15 (0.71%) DKIM
16 15 (0.71%) DMARC
16 15 (0.71%) VLAN
17 11 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (4.61%) Big Data
2 54 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 49 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 47 (2.21%) Blockchain
4 47 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 47 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (1.97%) SQL Server
6 35 (1.65%) HBase
7 32 (1.50%) Apache Hive
8 29 (1.36%) MySQL
9 17 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 12 (0.56%) QlikView
11 12 (0.56%) Text Mining
12 9 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.14%) GIS
15 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.99%) JIRA
3 16 (0.75%) Selenium
4 14 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.56%) Metasploit
6 10 (0.47%) Gradle
7 8 (0.38%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.33%) Maven
9 6 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.28%) Burp Suite
9 6 (0.28%) Subversion
10 5 (0.24%) CodeSonar
10 5 (0.24%) git-flow
10 5 (0.24%) JUnit
10 5 (0.24%) Robot Framework
10 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.24%) Travis CI
10 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 557 (26.19%) Finance
2 140 (6.58%) Legal
3 135 (6.35%) Banking
4 77 (3.62%) Law
5 60 (2.82%) Games
6 55 (2.59%) Retail
7 46 (2.16%) Marketing
8 36 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.94%) Advertising
11 19 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.80%) Billing
14 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.47%) French Language
16 9 (0.42%) Publishing
17 8 (0.38%) German Language
18 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.28%) Spanish Language
19 5 (0.24%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 346 (16.27%) Analyst
2 283 (13.31%) Consultant
3 262 (12.32%) Security Analyst
4 221 (10.39%) Security Consultant
5 218 (10.25%) Developer
6 204 (9.59%) Security Engineer
7 202 (9.50%) Security Manager
8 151 (7.10%) Architect
9 134 (6.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 118 (5.55%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 117 (5.50%) Security Architect
12 95 (4.47%) Security Specialist
13 91 (4.28%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 69 (3.24%) Head of Security
15 67 (3.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 65 (3.06%) IT Manager
17 61 (2.87%) Java Developer
18 57 (2.68%) Information Analyst
19 56 (2.63%) Information Security Analyst
19 56 (2.63%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (3.95%) HTML
2 79 (3.71%) AngularJS
3 65 (3.06%) CSS
4 52 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
5 51 (2.40%) Django
6 49 (2.30%) Spring
7 43 (2.02%) REST
8 41 (1.93%) HTML5
9 39 (1.83%) .NET
9 39 (1.83%) Node.js
9 39 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (1.60%) Hibernate
11 30 (1.41%) React
11 30 (1.41%) TensorFlow
11 30 (1.41%) Web Services
12 29 (1.36%) CSS3
13 28 (1.32%) SailPoint
14 26 (1.22%) RESTful
15 16 (0.75%) JMS
15 16 (0.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.86%) Computer Science
2 202 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (8.23%) Cyberthreat
4 172 (8.09%) Management Information System
5 139 (6.54%) Fintech
6 108 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 103 (4.84%) Cyberattack
8 90 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
9 66 (3.10%) Data Centre
10 63 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
11 43 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
12 37 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 36 (1.69%) PKI
14 33 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (1.13%) Mobile App
16 23 (1.08%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.99%) CESG
18 20 (0.94%) Cybercrime
19 19 (0.89%) Public Cloud
19 19 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 364 (17.11%) Windows
2 309 (14.53%) Linux
3 111 (5.22%) Unix
4 106 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 62 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 31 (1.46%) Android
9 29 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 29 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.52%) Kali Linux
13 10 (0.47%) CentOS
13 10 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.19%) Solaris
17 3 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (39.49%) Information Security
2 479 (22.52%) SIEM
3 322 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (13.54%) Penetration Testing
5 283 (13.31%) Security Operations
6 239 (11.24%) Risk Management
7 231 (10.86%) Security Architecture
8 224 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 193 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
10 184 (8.65%) Data Protection
11 162 (7.62%) Analytics
12 154 (7.24%) Threat Intelligence
13 146 (6.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 145 (6.82%) DevOps
15 142 (6.68%) Identity Access Management
16 133 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 133 (6.25%) ITIL
16 133 (6.25%) Project Management
17 130 (6.11%) Security Monitoring
18 117 (5.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 252 (11.85%) Python
2 183 (8.60%) Java
3 148 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 143 (6.72%) SQL
5 119 (5.59%) C#
6 87 (4.09%) C
7 83 (3.90%) C++
8 73 (3.43%) PowerShell
9 56 (2.63%) Ruby
10 54 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 35 (1.65%) PHP
12 33 (1.55%) Go
12 33 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.03%) Java 8
14 21 (0.99%) Perl
15 18 (0.85%) VBA
16 16 (0.75%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.52%) BeanShell
18 10 (0.47%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.28%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 626 (29.43%) CISSP
2 453 (21.30%) Degree
3 405 (19.04%) CISM
4 245 (11.52%) CISA
5 149 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 138 (6.49%) CEH
7 133 (6.25%) SANS
8 112 (5.27%) Security Cleared
9 106 (4.98%) GIAC
10 103 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
11 80 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
12 69 (3.24%) SC Cleared
13 64 (3.01%) GCIH
14 62 (2.91%) CCNA
14 62 (2.91%) CREST Certified
15 59 (2.77%) OSCP
16 49 (2.30%) SSCP
17 45 (2.12%) CCNP
18 39 (1.83%) CRISC
18 39 (1.83%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 169 (7.95%) GDPR
3 151 (7.10%) PCI DSS
4 92 (4.33%) COBIT
5 69 (3.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 59 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 27 (1.27%) SLA
8 26 (1.22%) QA
9 24 (1.13%) ISAE 3402
9 24 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.94%) SSAE 16
11 17 (0.80%) PMO
12 16 (0.75%) NIST 800
13 14 (0.66%) GPG13
14 10 (0.47%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.33%) COSO
15 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 7 (0.33%) MiFID
15 7 (0.33%) PSD2
15 7 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 113 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 95 (4.47%) Docker
3 55 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (1.22%) HDFS
6 23 (1.08%) vSphere
7 22 (1.03%) Snort
8 14 (0.66%) Firmware
9 10 (0.47%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.42%) XenApp
11 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.094%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.094%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.094%) XenServer
13 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.047%) NFS
13 1 (0.047%) Samba
13 1 (0.047%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (2.68%) Nessus
2 48 (2.26%) Kubernetes
3 47 (2.21%) QRadar
4 36 (1.69%) Puppet
5 35 (1.65%) CSIRT
6 33 (1.55%) Ansible
7 23 (1.08%) SCCM
8 21 (0.99%) Terraform
9 20 (0.94%) CASB
9 20 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.85%) Suricata
11 13 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 9 (0.42%) Core Impact
13 9 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (0.38%) Salt
15 7 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (0.28%) FortiGate
16 6 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
16 6 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 191 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.80%) VMware
3 89 (4.18%) Cisco
4 82 (3.86%) Splunk
5 68 (3.20%) Qualys
6 55 (2.59%) McAfee
7 46 (2.16%) Apple
8 44 (2.07%) ArcSight
9 42 (1.97%) Oracle
10 41 (1.93%) Sophos
11 37 (1.74%) Symantec
12 31 (1.46%) FireEye
13 30 (1.41%) Palo Alto
14 29 (1.36%) Fortinet
14 29 (1.36%) LogRhythm
15 25 (1.18%) Citrix
15 25 (1.18%) Forcepoint
16 23 (1.08%) HP
17 20 (0.94%) NetApp
18 18 (0.85%) Sun