Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 159 197
Rank change year-on-year +44 +38 +175
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 2,043 1,665 1,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.97% 2.23% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.40% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,590 1,356 1,207
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £37,750 £38,750 £42,100
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
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 63,190 69,366 72,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.73% 92.78% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 50,605 53,133 62,705
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,560
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +58 365 £65,000 - 87
West London +23 50 £70,000 +27.27% 37
East London -1 47 £95,000 +38.18% 13
South London +18 25 £50,000 -12.56%
North London +5 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 876 (42.88%) Information Security
2 694 (33.97%) CISSP
3 534 (26.14%) Finance
4 485 (23.74%) Firewall
5 445 (21.78%) SIEM
6 419 (20.51%) Windows
7 409 (20.02%) Degree
8 378 (18.50%) Linux
9 370 (18.11%) CISM
10 365 (17.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 340 (16.64%) Risk Management
12 321 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
13 314 (15.37%) Penetration Testing
14 288 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
15 256 (12.53%) Python
16 235 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
17 234 (11.45%) CISA
18 232 (11.36%) Security Operations
19 217 (10.62%) Management Information System
20 192 (9.40%) Security Cleared
21 190 (9.30%) TCP/IP
22 189 (9.25%) Banking
22 189 (9.25%) Computer Science
23 185 (9.06%) Java
24 179 (8.76%) Data Protection
24 179 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
25 178 (8.71%) Microsoft
26 173 (8.47%) Network Security
27 170 (8.32%) Identity Access Management
28 169 (8.27%) Analytics

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 54 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 28 (1.37%) IIS
3 28 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 26 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 19 (0.93%) Apache
7 16 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.73%) Apache Pig
9 13 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.59%) JBoss
11 9 (0.44%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.34%) Confluence
14 6 (0.29%) nginx
15 5 (0.24%) CMS
16 4 (0.20%) WordPress
17 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 63 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.049%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.098%) Actimize
2 2 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.098%) Magento
2 2 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.049%) Concordance
3 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.049%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.049%) Relativity
3 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.049%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.049%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.049%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 128 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (4.60%) SaaS
4 82 (4.01%) PaaS
5 61 (2.99%) Office 365
6 54 (2.64%) IaaS
7 22 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.78%) Serverless
10 13 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
10 13 (0.64%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.54%) G Suite
12 8 (0.39%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.20%) GitHub
15 2 (0.098%) Asana
15 2 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.098%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.098%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 485 (23.74%) Firewall
2 190 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 173 (8.47%) Network Security
4 93 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 67 (3.28%) Internet
6 63 (3.08%) DNS
7 52 (2.55%) LAN
7 52 (2.55%) WAN
8 45 (2.20%) VPN
9 35 (1.71%) DHCP
10 31 (1.52%) SSL
11 27 (1.32%) Wireless
12 25 (1.22%) HTTP
12 25 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (1.13%) VLAN
14 20 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (0.93%) SAN
15 19 (0.93%) VoIP
16 15 (0.73%) Sourcefire
17 12 (0.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.95%) Big Data
2 100 (4.89%) Hadoop
3 89 (4.36%) SQL Server
4 60 (2.94%) MySQL
5 40 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (1.91%) Apache Hive
7 24 (1.17%) QlikView
8 22 (1.08%) HBase
8 22 (1.08%) Text Mining
9 18 (0.88%) Blockchain
10 14 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 13 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.44%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.34%) Maltego
14 7 (0.34%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.29%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.24%) GIS
17 4 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 31 (1.52%) JIRA
1 31 (1.52%) Metasploit
2 20 (0.98%) Selenium
3 15 (0.73%) Bitbucket
4 14 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (0.64%) CodeSonar
5 13 (0.64%) git-flow
5 13 (0.64%) Robot Framework
6 12 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.29%) Redmine
8 5 (0.24%) JUnit
9 4 (0.20%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.15%) AppScan
10 3 (0.15%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.15%) Maven
10 3 (0.15%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.098%) Gradle
11 2 (0.098%) PostCSS
11 2 (0.098%) Vagrant
General
1 534 (26.14%) Finance
2 189 (9.25%) Banking
3 102 (4.99%) Investment Banking
4 82 (4.01%) Legal
5 57 (2.79%) Retail
6 52 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.25%) Law
8 42 (2.06%) Marketing
9 26 (1.27%) Games
10 18 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.59%) Electronics
11 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.59%) German Language
12 11 (0.54%) Advertising
12 11 (0.54%) Billing
13 9 (0.44%) Military
14 8 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.34%) French Language
15 7 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 325 (15.91%) Consultant
2 301 (14.73%) Analyst
3 260 (12.73%) Security Consultant
4 216 (10.57%) Security Analyst
5 196 (9.59%) Security Engineer
6 189 (9.25%) Architect
7 154 (7.54%) Security Manager
8 150 (7.34%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 144 (7.05%) Developer
10 141 (6.90%) Security Architect
11 118 (5.78%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 93 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 83 (4.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 82 (4.01%) Tester
15 72 (3.52%) Penetration Tester
16 67 (3.28%) IT Engineer
16 67 (3.28%) Security Specialist
17 63 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
18 58 (2.84%) Head of Security
19 56 (2.74%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (3.92%) .NET
2 56 (2.74%) SailPoint
3 43 (2.10%) HTML
4 42 (2.06%) Node.js
5 38 (1.86%) Java EE
6 36 (1.76%) Spring
7 35 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
8 34 (1.66%) CSS
9 33 (1.62%) Django
10 32 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 32 (1.57%) Web Services
11 25 (1.22%) J2EE
11 25 (1.22%) LDAP
11 25 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
12 24 (1.17%) NumPy
12 24 (1.17%) scikit-learn
13 23 (1.13%) HTML5
13 23 (1.13%) REST
13 23 (1.13%) SciPy
13 23 (1.13%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 217 (10.62%) Management Information System
2 189 (9.25%) Computer Science
3 179 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (5.87%) Fintech
5 106 (5.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 98 (4.80%) Data Protection Act
7 77 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
8 76 (3.72%) Cyberthreat
9 73 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 67 (3.28%) PKI
11 62 (3.03%) Data Centre
12 49 (2.40%) Tandem
13 47 (2.30%) Cyberattack
14 40 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 40 (1.96%) Robotics
15 36 (1.76%) Cybercrime
16 34 (1.66%) Mobile App
17 33 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
18 29 (1.42%) Hedge funds
19 27 (1.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 419 (20.51%) Windows
2 378 (18.50%) Linux
3 105 (5.14%) Windows Server
4 76 (3.72%) Unix
5 64 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 60 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.37%) Android
10 22 (1.08%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.78%) Solaris
13 13 (0.64%) AIX
14 11 (0.54%) Kali Linux
15 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.24%) CentOS
16 5 (0.24%) Debian
17 3 (0.15%) HPUX
17 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (42.88%) Information Security
2 445 (21.78%) SIEM
3 340 (16.64%) Risk Management
4 321 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 314 (15.37%) Penetration Testing
6 288 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
7 235 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
8 232 (11.36%) Security Operations
9 179 (8.76%) Data Protection
10 170 (8.32%) Identity Access Management
11 169 (8.27%) Analytics
12 163 (7.98%) Security Architecture
13 149 (7.29%) ITIL
14 134 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 130 (6.36%) Data Loss Prevention
16 119 (5.82%) DevOps
17 117 (5.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 115 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 114 (5.58%) Project Management
20 109 (5.34%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 256 (12.53%) Python
2 185 (9.06%) Java
3 153 (7.49%) SQL
4 143 (7.00%) PowerShell
5 107 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 101 (4.94%) C#
7 69 (3.38%) Bash Shell
8 65 (3.18%) C
9 52 (2.55%) C++
10 46 (2.25%) Perl
11 38 (1.86%) BeanShell
12 30 (1.47%) PHP
13 25 (1.22%) Go
14 23 (1.13%) Ruby
15 20 (0.98%) Objective-C
16 14 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.64%) VBA
18 10 (0.49%) Java 8
19 6 (0.29%) ES6
19 6 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 694 (33.97%) CISSP
2 409 (20.02%) Degree
3 370 (18.11%) CISM
4 234 (11.45%) CISA
5 192 (9.40%) Security Cleared
6 165 (8.08%) CEH
7 132 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 114 (5.58%) GIAC
9 113 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
10 106 (5.19%) SC Cleared
11 101 (4.94%) CompTIA Security+
12 94 (4.60%) SANS
13 89 (4.36%) CREST Certified
14 76 (3.72%) CISMP
15 73 (3.57%) CCNA
16 70 (3.43%) OSCP
17 67 (3.28%) CRISC
18 50 (2.45%) Master's Degree
19 43 (2.10%) DV Cleared
20 42 (2.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (17.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (7.64%) GDPR
3 131 (6.41%) PCI DSS
4 116 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 78 (3.82%) COBIT
6 36 (1.76%) QA
7 32 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (1.08%) SLA
9 18 (0.88%) ISAE 3402
9 18 (0.88%) MiFID
10 17 (0.83%) SSAE 16
11 16 (0.78%) NIST 800
12 14 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 13 (0.64%) GCP
14 11 (0.54%) Data Quality
14 11 (0.54%) GPG13
15 10 (0.49%) COSO
15 10 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.29%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 130 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.52%) Docker
3 53 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 33 (1.62%) HDFS
7 32 (1.57%) Snort
8 20 (0.98%) vSphere
9 15 (0.73%) VMware NSX
10 13 (0.64%) iptables
11 12 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.34%) Firmware
13 6 (0.29%) NFS
13 6 (0.29%) Samba
14 5 (0.24%) KVM
14 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.15%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.15%) XenApp
16 2 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (3.52%) QRadar
2 45 (2.20%) Puppet
2 45 (2.20%) SCCM
3 39 (1.91%) Nessus
4 38 (1.86%) Ansible
5 37 (1.81%) Kubernetes
6 27 (1.32%) Salt
7 26 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 21 (1.03%) WSUS
9 20 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 19 (0.93%) IBM BigFix
11 18 (0.88%) OSSEC
12 17 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
15 11 (0.54%) Mesos
15 11 (0.54%) Suricata
16 10 (0.49%) CSIRT
17 9 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 178 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 103 (5.04%) Splunk
3 94 (4.60%) Cisco
3 94 (4.60%) VMware
4 90 (4.41%) Qualys
5 69 (3.38%) Oracle
6 62 (3.03%) Tableau
7 59 (2.89%) Palo Alto
8 49 (2.40%) ServiceNow
9 41 (2.01%) Apple
10 38 (1.86%) McAfee
11 37 (1.81%) Symantec
12 35 (1.71%) ArcSight
12 35 (1.71%) Google
13 29 (1.42%) SolarWinds
14 28 (1.37%) IBM
15 27 (1.32%) ForgeRock
16 26 (1.27%) LogRhythm
16 26 (1.27%) Sophos
17 25 (1.22%) SAP