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

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 158 331
Rank change year-on-year +39 +173 +231
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1,989 1,468 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.85% 2.10% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.32% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 1,171 671
London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 63,975 63,185 76,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.55% 90.52% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 51,416 53,819 64,730
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 January 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 January 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 +27 290 £65,000 +1.96% 58
East London +32 47 £73,750 +1.72% 17
West London +18 47 £70,000 +7.69% 32
North London +15 14 £40,000 -39.62% 3
South London -5 10 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 877 (44.09%) Information Security
2 602 (30.27%) CISSP
3 562 (28.26%) Finance
4 452 (22.72%) SIEM
5 417 (20.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 417 (20.97%) CISM
6 396 (19.91%) Degree
7 377 (18.95%) Firewall
8 352 (17.70%) Linux
9 347 (17.45%) Windows
10 318 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
11 302 (15.18%) Security Operations
12 272 (13.68%) Data Protection
13 258 (12.97%) Penetration Testing
14 246 (12.37%) Python
15 224 (11.26%) Computer Science
16 222 (11.16%) Java
16 222 (11.16%) Risk Management
17 216 (10.86%) Cyberthreat
18 215 (10.81%) Security Architecture
19 208 (10.46%) Vulnerability Management
20 201 (10.11%) Network Security
21 197 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
22 191 (9.60%) Management Information System
23 186 (9.35%) DevOps
24 181 (9.10%) Microsoft
25 179 (9.00%) CISA
26 173 (8.70%) Machine Learning
27 170 (8.55%) Legal
28 165 (8.30%) 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 82 (4.12%) Apache Spark
2 54 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 30 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 19 (0.96%) Apache
6 15 (0.75%) IIS
7 12 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.45%) Mongoose
8 9 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.40%) NetWeaver
9 8 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.20%) JBoss
11 3 (0.15%) CMS
12 2 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.10%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.050%) nginx
13 1 (0.050%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.050%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.050%) InVision
6 1 (0.050%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.40%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.050%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.050%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.050%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 165 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (4.07%) SaaS
4 69 (3.47%) Office 365
5 55 (2.77%) IaaS
6 49 (2.46%) PaaS
7 29 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.80%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.40%) G Suite
10 7 (0.35%) Slack
11 3 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.10%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.050%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 377 (18.95%) Firewall
2 201 (10.11%) Network Security
3 162 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 93 (4.68%) WAN
5 78 (3.92%) LAN
6 75 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 46 (2.31%) Internet
8 43 (2.16%) SMTP
9 37 (1.86%) DNS
10 28 (1.41%) SAN
11 26 (1.31%) Unified Communications
11 26 (1.31%) VPN
12 24 (1.21%) HTTP
13 20 (1.01%) Ethernet
13 20 (1.01%) InfiniBand
14 19 (0.96%) DHCP
14 19 (0.96%) SSH
14 19 (0.96%) VoIP
15 16 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.23%) Big Data
2 82 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (3.22%) MongoDB
4 46 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 41 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 39 (1.96%) SQL Server
7 33 (1.66%) Blockchain
8 29 (1.46%) HBase
9 22 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.06%) MySQL
11 18 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.40%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.10%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.050%) Relational Database
16 1 (0.050%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (1.81%) Selenium
2 32 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 17 (0.85%) WebDriver
5 15 (0.75%) JIRA
6 14 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.55%) Maven
8 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.45%) Burp Suite
9 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.40%) Gradle
10 8 (0.40%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.35%) Subversion
12 6 (0.30%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.30%) JUnit
12 6 (0.30%) SilkTest
12 6 (0.30%) TestComplete
12 6 (0.30%) TestNG
13 5 (0.25%) git-flow
14 4 (0.20%) Robot Framework
General
1 562 (28.26%) Finance
2 170 (8.55%) Legal
3 163 (8.20%) Banking
4 79 (3.97%) Law
5 59 (2.97%) Retail
6 55 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.11%) Marketing
8 41 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 34 (1.71%) Games
11 21 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.90%) Advertising
13 13 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.65%) Publishing
14 12 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.40%) French Language
16 6 (0.30%) International Banking
16 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 367 (18.45%) Analyst
2 283 (14.23%) Security Analyst
3 257 (12.92%) Consultant
4 207 (10.41%) Developer
5 196 (9.85%) Security Consultant
5 196 (9.85%) Security Manager
6 164 (8.25%) Security Engineer
7 118 (5.93%) Architect
8 116 (5.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 110 (5.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 77 (3.87%) Senior Consultant
11 76 (3.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 74 (3.72%) Information Analyst
13 73 (3.67%) Information Security Analyst
13 73 (3.67%) Security Architect
14 71 (3.57%) Senior Security Consultant
15 69 (3.47%) IT Analyst
16 65 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
16 65 (3.27%) Java Developer
17 64 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (4.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 70 (3.52%) AngularJS
3 60 (3.02%) Spring
4 57 (2.87%) HTML
4 57 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
4 57 (2.87%) REST
5 56 (2.82%) Node.js
6 50 (2.51%) .NET
7 49 (2.46%) CSS
8 48 (2.41%) Django
9 44 (2.21%) Hibernate
10 36 (1.81%) Web Services
11 30 (1.51%) React
12 26 (1.31%) HTML5
13 25 (1.26%) TensorFlow
14 22 (1.11%) RESTful
15 20 (1.01%) CSS3
15 20 (1.01%) Flask
16 19 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
16 19 (0.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 224 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 216 (10.86%) Cyberthreat
3 197 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
4 191 (9.60%) Management Information System
5 102 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 81 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 78 (3.92%) Cyberattack
8 75 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
9 73 (3.67%) Fintech
10 35 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 33 (1.66%) Cyber Defence
12 32 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 29 (1.46%) Public Cloud
14 28 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
15 25 (1.26%) User Experience
16 24 (1.21%) CESG
17 21 (1.06%) Device Driver
18 20 (1.01%) VHDL
19 18 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 352 (17.70%) Linux
2 347 (17.45%) Windows
3 112 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 95 (4.78%) Unix
5 75 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.21%) Android
7 33 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 23 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.80%) CentOS
11 16 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.35%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.20%) Debian
17 2 (0.10%) AIX
17 2 (0.10%) Solaris
17 2 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 877 (44.09%) Information Security
2 452 (22.72%) SIEM
3 318 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
4 302 (15.18%) Security Operations
5 272 (13.68%) Data Protection
6 258 (12.97%) Penetration Testing
7 222 (11.16%) Risk Management
8 215 (10.81%) Security Architecture
9 208 (10.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 186 (9.35%) DevOps
11 173 (8.70%) Machine Learning
12 153 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
13 139 (6.99%) ITIL
14 133 (6.69%) Analytics
15 130 (6.54%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 130 (6.54%) Threat Intelligence
16 129 (6.49%) Project Management
17 122 (6.13%) Incident Management
18 121 (6.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 97 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 246 (12.37%) Python
2 222 (11.16%) Java
3 144 (7.24%) C#
4 143 (7.19%) JavaScript
5 116 (5.83%) C++
6 109 (5.48%) SQL
7 96 (4.83%) C
8 88 (4.42%) Ruby
9 55 (2.77%) PowerShell
10 51 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.36%) Go
12 40 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.31%) Perl
14 25 (1.26%) PHP
15 14 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 14 (0.70%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.55%) Scala
17 9 (0.45%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.25%) TypeScript
19 4 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 602 (30.27%) CISSP
2 417 (20.97%) CISM
3 396 (19.91%) Degree
4 179 (9.00%) CISA
5 149 (7.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 137 (6.89%) GIAC
7 134 (6.74%) SANS
8 104 (5.23%) CEH
9 100 (5.03%) Security Cleared
10 92 (4.63%) GCIH
11 84 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
12 74 (3.72%) CREST Certified
13 69 (3.47%) CompTIA Security+
14 61 (3.07%) GCIA
15 60 (3.02%) CRISC
16 48 (2.41%) CCNA
17 47 (2.36%) OSCP
18 43 (2.16%) SC Cleared
19 39 (1.96%) SSCP
20 37 (1.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (20.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 129 (6.49%) PCI DSS
3 120 (6.03%) GDPR
4 97 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 67 (3.37%) COBIT
6 59 (2.97%) Cyber Essentials
7 37 (1.86%) QA
8 30 (1.51%) SLA
9 29 (1.46%) NIST 800
10 19 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 16 (0.80%) PMO
12 12 (0.60%) GPG13
13 9 (0.45%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.45%) SAS 70
14 8 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
14 8 (0.40%) PSD2
15 7 (0.35%) SEPA
16 6 (0.30%) FISMA
16 6 (0.30%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 128 (6.44%) Docker
2 104 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 34 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.01%) vSphere
6 18 (0.90%) Snort
7 14 (0.70%) HDFS
8 10 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.40%) Firmware
10 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.15%) NFS
11 3 (0.15%) Samba
11 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.15%) XenApp
12 2 (0.10%) iptables
12 2 (0.10%) KVM
12 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.050%) Xen
13 1 (0.050%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 85 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 48 (2.41%) CSIRT
3 45 (2.26%) Ansible
4 43 (2.16%) Nessus
5 38 (1.91%) QRadar
6 36 (1.81%) Puppet
7 27 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 26 (1.31%) Terraform
9 21 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 16 (0.80%) SCCM
10 16 (0.80%) Suricata
11 9 (0.45%) FTK
12 8 (0.40%) Nmap
13 7 (0.35%) Core Impact
13 7 (0.35%) RSA Archer
13 7 (0.35%) Salt
14 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.20%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 181 (9.10%) Microsoft
2 83 (4.17%) VMware
3 78 (3.92%) Cisco
4 67 (3.37%) Splunk
5 49 (2.46%) Oracle
6 46 (2.31%) FireEye
7 44 (2.21%) Apple
8 40 (2.01%) CheckPoint
9 38 (1.91%) McAfee
10 34 (1.71%) ArcSight
10 34 (1.71%) Palo Alto
10 34 (1.71%) Qualys
11 31 (1.56%) Sophos
12 25 (1.26%) Symantec
13 23 (1.16%) Fortinet
14 21 (1.06%) Blue Coat
15 19 (0.96%) Forcepoint
16 18 (0.90%) AlienVault
16 18 (0.90%) F5
16 18 (0.90%) Juniper