Period
to 22 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 114 161
Rank change year-on-year +8 +47 +159
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1,977 2,064 1,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.15% 2.94% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.17% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,703 1,196
London median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.19% +3.85%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £93,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -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 57,780 65,186 64,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.14% 92.97% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46,607 53,497 54,519
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,064 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +63 434 £62,500 -3.85% 91
West London +28 57 £61,500 -12.14% 24
East London +10 37 £65,000 -11.86% 31
South London -9 18 £40,000 -2.44% 3
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 698 (35.31%) Information Security
2 584 (29.54%) Finance
3 441 (22.31%) Windows
4 436 (22.05%) CISSP
5 352 (17.80%) Linux
6 344 (17.40%) Degree
7 341 (17.25%) Firewall
8 324 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 322 (16.29%) Risk Management
10 289 (14.62%) Penetration Testing
11 265 (13.40%) CISM
12 260 (13.15%) SIEM
13 249 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
14 234 (11.84%) Java
15 227 (11.48%) Management Information System
15 227 (11.48%) Microsoft
16 221 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
17 203 (10.27%) PowerShell
18 201 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
18 201 (10.17%) GDPR
19 200 (10.12%) Python
20 197 (9.96%) Computer Science
21 195 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
22 194 (9.81%) Security Operations
23 190 (9.61%) Active Directory
24 185 (9.36%) Security Architecture
24 185 (9.36%) DevOps
25 184 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
26 183 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
27 182 (9.21%) Identity Access Management

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 71 (3.59%) Tomcat
2 70 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (3.19%) Apache
4 44 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 28 (1.42%) Apache Solr
6 25 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.21%) Confluence
8 22 (1.11%) Apache Spark
9 20 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.56%) IIS
14 10 (0.51%) CMS
15 8 (0.40%) Ethereum
15 8 (0.40%) Hyperledger
16 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (0.35%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.30%) OpenStack
18 5 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 74 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.051%) InVision
6 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.11%) Distributed Ledger
2 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.10%) PlanetPress Connect
4 2 (0.10%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 201 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (6.68%) Office 365
4 125 (6.32%) SaaS
5 72 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (2.98%) PaaS
7 51 (2.58%) IaaS
8 43 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
10 18 (0.91%) Dropbox
11 17 (0.86%) OpenDNS
12 15 (0.76%) Mimecast
13 14 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.71%) OpenShift
14 13 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.66%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.66%) OneDrive
14 13 (0.66%) Serverless
15 9 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 341 (17.25%) Firewall
2 130 (6.58%) Network Security
3 123 (6.22%) TCP/IP
4 95 (4.81%) Internet
5 81 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 67 (3.39%) DNS
7 57 (2.88%) VPN
8 54 (2.73%) HTTP
9 49 (2.48%) LAN
9 49 (2.48%) WAN
10 48 (2.43%) SSL
11 46 (2.33%) VoIP
12 40 (2.02%) VLAN
13 36 (1.82%) IPsec
14 30 (1.52%) SAN
15 29 (1.47%) BGP
16 27 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (1.32%) EIGRP
17 26 (1.32%) PBX
18 24 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 107 (5.41%) Big Data
3 59 (2.98%) Blockchain
4 52 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 45 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 44 (2.23%) HBase
7 30 (1.52%) MySQL
8 25 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 14 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.46%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.40%) Power BI
14 8 (0.40%) RethinkDB
14 8 (0.40%) Text Mining
15 7 (0.35%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 55 (2.78%) Selenium
2 54 (2.73%) JIRA
3 51 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 35 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 20 (1.01%) Metasploit
7 13 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.61%) Burp Suite
8 12 (0.61%) git-flow
8 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
9 11 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.35%) JMeter
11 7 (0.35%) Maven
12 6 (0.30%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.20%) JUnit
13 4 (0.20%) Redmine
13 4 (0.20%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.15%) GitLab
General
1 584 (29.54%) Finance
2 173 (8.75%) Banking
3 93 (4.70%) Retail
4 91 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 83 (4.20%) Marketing
6 71 (3.59%) Legal
7 38 (1.92%) Law
8 30 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.37%) Publishing
11 23 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 19 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.81%) Billing
13 16 (0.81%) Games
14 15 (0.76%) Advertising
14 15 (0.76%) Electronics
15 13 (0.66%) Military
16 10 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (13.05%) Analyst
2 230 (11.63%) Consultant
3 197 (9.96%) Security Engineer
4 190 (9.61%) Security Analyst
5 176 (8.90%) Architect
6 163 (8.24%) Security Manager
7 159 (8.04%) Security Consultant
8 140 (7.08%) Developer
9 112 (5.67%) Security Architect
10 110 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 98 (4.96%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 82 (4.15%) Head of Security
13 80 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 69 (3.49%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 67 (3.39%) IT Manager
16 61 (3.09%) IT Analyst
17 60 (3.03%) Java Developer
18 58 (2.93%) Support Engineer
19 56 (2.83%) Tester
20 53 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.29%) Web Services
2 64 (3.24%) .NET
2 64 (3.24%) SailPoint
2 64 (3.24%) Spring
3 46 (2.33%) REST
4 45 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
5 43 (2.18%) AngularJS
5 43 (2.18%) Hibernate
6 38 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
7 36 (1.82%) JMS
8 33 (1.67%) RESTful
9 32 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 27 (1.37%) LDAP
11 25 (1.26%) jQuery
11 25 (1.26%) Node.js
12 23 (1.16%) .NET Framework
12 23 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (1.16%) J2EE
12 23 (1.16%) Regular Expression
13 22 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 227 (11.48%) Management Information System
2 184 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (7.08%) Fintech
4 120 (6.07%) Data Centre
5 118 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 96 (4.86%) Cyberthreat
7 85 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 79 (4.00%) Cyberattack
9 59 (2.98%) Mobile App
10 39 (1.97%) Robotics
11 38 (1.92%) Public Cloud
11 38 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
12 35 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (1.16%) PKI
14 21 (1.06%) CESG
14 21 (1.06%) Cybercrime
14 21 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
14 21 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (0.96%) Virtual Team
16 18 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 441 (22.31%) Windows
2 352 (17.80%) Linux
3 115 (5.82%) Unix
4 112 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 56 (2.83%) Windows 10
6 42 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.62%) Android
8 28 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 26 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.26%) AIX
10 25 (1.26%) Solaris
11 24 (1.21%) Mac OS X
12 23 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (1.11%) CentOS
14 19 (0.96%) Debian
15 17 (0.86%) Kali Linux
16 15 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.25%) SUSE
18 5 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (35.31%) Information Security
2 322 (16.29%) Risk Management
3 289 (14.62%) Penetration Testing
4 260 (13.15%) SIEM
5 249 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
6 221 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (9.96%) Computer Science
8 194 (9.81%) Security Operations
9 185 (9.36%) DevOps
9 185 (9.36%) Security Architecture
10 183 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 182 (9.21%) Identity Access Management
12 124 (6.27%) ITIL
13 117 (5.92%) Analytics
14 114 (5.77%) Project Management
15 111 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 109 (5.51%) Data Protection
16 109 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 106 (5.36%) Business Development
17 106 (5.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 234 (11.84%) Java
2 203 (10.27%) PowerShell
3 200 (10.12%) Python
4 151 (7.64%) SQL
5 101 (5.11%) C#
6 77 (3.89%) JavaScript
7 75 (3.79%) C
8 66 (3.34%) Bash Shell
9 55 (2.78%) C++
10 38 (1.92%) Perl
11 33 (1.67%) Go
12 30 (1.52%) Ruby
13 17 (0.86%) PHP
13 17 (0.86%) VB
14 14 (0.71%) Apple Swift
15 12 (0.61%) BeanShell
15 12 (0.61%) Kotlin
15 12 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 436 (22.05%) CISSP
2 344 (17.40%) Degree
3 265 (13.40%) CISM
4 163 (8.24%) CISA
5 137 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 130 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
7 123 (6.22%) CEH
8 122 (6.17%) SANS
9 113 (5.72%) GIAC
10 108 (5.46%) Security Cleared
11 83 (4.20%) CREST Certified
12 77 (3.89%) CCNA
13 62 (3.14%) CRISC
14 55 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
15 51 (2.58%) CCNP
15 51 (2.58%) OSCP
16 50 (2.53%) CCIE
17 47 (2.38%) SC Cleared
18 42 (2.12%) DV Cleared
19 40 (2.02%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (10.17%) GDPR
3 100 (5.06%) Cyber Essentials
3 100 (5.06%) PCI DSS
4 55 (2.78%) HIPAA
5 50 (2.53%) QA
6 34 (1.72%) COBIT
7 24 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 18 (0.91%) SLA
9 13 (0.66%) NIST 800
10 10 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (0.46%) MiFID
12 8 (0.40%) JSP 440
13 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
15 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 4 (0.20%) FINRA
16 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 190 (9.61%) Active Directory
2 94 (4.75%) Docker
3 91 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 45 (2.28%) Snort
6 19 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.81%) vSphere
8 15 (0.76%) DFS Replication
9 10 (0.51%) HDFS
9 10 (0.51%) iptables
10 9 (0.46%) Firmware
10 9 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.40%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.35%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.35%) Xen
13 5 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.20%) KVM
14 4 (0.20%) Samba
14 4 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 137 (6.93%) Ansible
2 101 (5.11%) Puppet
3 80 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (3.59%) SCCM
5 70 (3.54%) Nessus
6 59 (2.98%) Kubernetes
7 39 (1.97%) CASB
8 36 (1.82%) Terraform
9 34 (1.72%) SCOM
10 29 (1.47%) Nagios
11 28 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
12 26 (1.32%) CSIRT
13 25 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 25 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
14 24 (1.21%) QRadar
15 23 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (0.96%) Mesos
17 18 (0.91%) EnCase
18 17 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
19 16 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 227 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 146 (7.38%) Cisco
3 140 (7.08%) Splunk
4 128 (6.47%) VMware
5 82 (4.15%) Symantec
6 70 (3.54%) Palo Alto
7 68 (3.44%) Qualys
8 62 (3.14%) Google
9 49 (2.48%) McAfee
10 47 (2.38%) ForgeRock
11 46 (2.33%) NetApp
12 44 (2.23%) LogRhythm
13 43 (2.18%) Blue Coat
13 43 (2.18%) CheckPoint
14 41 (2.07%) FireEye
15 39 (1.97%) EMC
16 38 (1.92%) Red Hat
17 36 (1.82%) IBM
18 34 (1.72%) Dell
18 34 (1.72%) Juniper