Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 136 171
Rank change year-on-year +35 +35 +210
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 2,116 1,890 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.14% 2.51% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.71% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 1,530 1,288
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £96,250
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 61,730 69,825 68,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 92.81% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49,910 53,824 59,218
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 £33,382
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +80 456 £65,000 - 123
West London +22 65 £70,000 - 35
East London -7 40 £90,000 +2.86% 24
South London +10 26 £48,750 +18.90% 8
North London +4 1 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 893 (42.20%) Information Security
2 631 (29.82%) CISSP
3 562 (26.56%) Finance
4 494 (23.35%) Windows
5 457 (21.60%) Firewall
6 444 (20.98%) Linux
7 404 (19.09%) Degree
8 386 (18.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 368 (17.39%) SIEM
10 356 (16.82%) Risk Management
11 336 (15.88%) CISM
12 319 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
13 302 (14.27%) Vulnerability Management
14 268 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
15 254 (12.00%) Management Information System
15 254 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
16 237 (11.20%) Python
17 226 (10.68%) Java
18 215 (10.16%) Security Operations
19 210 (9.92%) Microsoft
20 204 (9.64%) PowerShell
21 203 (9.59%) Computer Science
22 196 (9.26%) TCP/IP
22 196 (9.26%) Banking
23 195 (9.22%) CISA
24 190 (8.98%) Security Architecture
25 182 (8.60%) Identity Access Management
26 181 (8.55%) GDPR
27 172 (8.13%) SQL
28 171 (8.08%) Data Protection

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 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 39 (1.84%) Apache
4 35 (1.65%) Apache Spark
5 33 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 14 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 12 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (0.57%) Confluence
9 12 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.52%) CMS
10 11 (0.52%) IIS
11 10 (0.47%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.43%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.28%) nginx
15 5 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
17 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 87 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.095%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.095%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.047%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.095%) Actimize
4 2 (0.095%) Magento
4 2 (0.095%) PlanetPress Connect
4 2 (0.095%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 168 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (7.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (5.20%) SaaS
4 96 (4.54%) Office 365
5 69 (3.26%) PaaS
6 52 (2.46%) IaaS
7 41 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (0.76%) G Suite
10 16 (0.76%) Mimecast
11 15 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
12 12 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.57%) Serverless
13 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.38%) OpenDNS
14 6 (0.28%) Dropbox
15 5 (0.24%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 457 (21.60%) Firewall
2 196 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 159 (7.51%) Network Security
4 82 (3.88%) Internet
5 76 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 68 (3.21%) DNS
7 63 (2.98%) VPN
8 58 (2.74%) WAN
9 57 (2.69%) LAN
10 37 (1.75%) SSL
11 35 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (1.61%) Wireless
13 32 (1.51%) HTTP
14 30 (1.42%) DHCP
14 30 (1.42%) VLAN
15 28 (1.32%) VoIP
16 19 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (0.85%) SAN
18 15 (0.71%) SMTP
19 13 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (7.56%) Big Data
2 106 (5.01%) SQL Server
3 86 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 62 (2.93%) MySQL
5 37 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (1.42%) HBase
7 29 (1.37%) Apache Hive
7 29 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (1.09%) Blockchain
9 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (0.90%) QlikView
11 18 (0.85%) Text Mining
12 14 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.61%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.61%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.52%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.38%) GIS
16 8 (0.38%) Maltego
17 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (2.32%) JIRA
2 47 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.42%) Metasploit
4 28 (1.32%) Selenium
5 21 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 20 (0.95%) git-flow
7 15 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.38%) CodeSonar
10 8 (0.38%) Robot Framework
11 7 (0.33%) JMeter
11 7 (0.33%) Redmine
12 6 (0.28%) Burp Suite
13 4 (0.19%) JUnit
13 4 (0.19%) Maven
13 4 (0.19%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.19%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.095%) GitLab
General
1 562 (26.56%) Finance
2 196 (9.26%) Banking
3 101 (4.77%) Investment Banking
4 88 (4.16%) Legal
5 83 (3.92%) Retail
6 60 (2.84%) Marketing
7 46 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 44 (2.08%) Law
9 22 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 19 (0.90%) Publishing
11 18 (0.85%) Electronics
11 18 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (0.80%) Games
13 15 (0.71%) Military
14 14 (0.66%) Advertising
15 12 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.52%) Local Government
17 9 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.33%) French Language
18 7 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 301 (14.22%) Analyst
2 273 (12.90%) Consultant
3 230 (10.87%) Security Analyst
4 221 (10.44%) Architect
5 220 (10.40%) Security Engineer
6 209 (9.88%) Security Consultant
7 165 (7.80%) Security Manager
8 158 (7.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 152 (7.18%) Developer
10 150 (7.09%) Security Architect
11 107 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 90 (4.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 90 (4.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 80 (3.78%) Tester
14 69 (3.26%) Penetration Tester
15 60 (2.84%) Head of Security
16 54 (2.55%) IT Engineer
16 54 (2.55%) IT Support
16 54 (2.55%) Security Officer
16 54 (2.55%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (3.64%) .NET
2 60 (2.84%) SailPoint
3 51 (2.41%) Spring
4 43 (2.03%) Web Services
5 37 (1.75%) Node.js
6 35 (1.65%) LDAP
7 33 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
8 32 (1.51%) AngularJS
8 32 (1.51%) Hibernate
8 32 (1.51%) HTML
9 30 (1.42%) Java EE
10 29 (1.37%) Django
10 29 (1.37%) REST
11 28 (1.32%) J2EE
12 25 (1.18%) Regular Expression
13 24 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (1.13%) RESTful
14 22 (1.04%) CSS
14 22 (1.04%) Natural Language Processing
14 22 (1.04%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 254 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 203 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 158 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (6.76%) Fintech
5 94 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 91 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
7 85 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
8 83 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
9 69 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 58 (2.74%) Cyberattack
10 58 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
11 51 (2.41%) Mobile App
12 48 (2.27%) PKI
13 47 (2.22%) Robotics
14 45 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 34 (1.61%) Tandem
16 29 (1.37%) Cybercrime
17 26 (1.23%) Hedge funds
18 22 (1.04%) Public Cloud
19 21 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 494 (23.35%) Windows
2 444 (20.98%) Linux
3 122 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 99 (4.68%) Unix
5 63 (2.98%) Mac OS X
6 61 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 39 (1.84%) Windows 10
8 33 (1.56%) Android
9 30 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 27 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (1.18%) Solaris
13 23 (1.09%) AIX
14 22 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (0.90%) Kali Linux
16 18 (0.85%) Debian
17 15 (0.71%) CentOS
18 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.24%) HPUX
20 3 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (42.20%) Information Security
2 368 (17.39%) SIEM
3 356 (16.82%) Risk Management
4 319 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
5 302 (14.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 268 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 215 (10.16%) Security Operations
9 190 (8.98%) Security Architecture
10 182 (8.60%) Identity Access Management
11 171 (8.08%) Data Protection
12 159 (7.51%) DevOps
13 151 (7.14%) Analytics
14 150 (7.09%) ITIL
15 138 (6.52%) Data Loss Prevention
16 126 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 126 (5.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 113 (5.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 102 (4.82%) Project Management
19 101 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 237 (11.20%) Python
2 226 (10.68%) Java
3 204 (9.64%) PowerShell
4 172 (8.13%) SQL
5 91 (4.30%) C#
6 90 (4.25%) JavaScript
7 74 (3.50%) C
8 70 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 61 (2.88%) C++
10 55 (2.60%) Perl
11 34 (1.61%) BeanShell
11 34 (1.61%) Ruby
12 26 (1.23%) Go
13 22 (1.04%) PHP
14 16 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.61%) VB
17 9 (0.43%) Apple Swift
17 9 (0.43%) Java 8
18 8 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 631 (29.82%) CISSP
2 404 (19.09%) Degree
3 336 (15.88%) CISM
4 195 (9.22%) CISA
5 158 (7.47%) Security Cleared
6 140 (6.62%) CEH
7 138 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 131 (6.19%) GIAC
9 120 (5.67%) SANS
10 112 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
11 89 (4.21%) SC Cleared
12 88 (4.16%) CompTIA Security+
13 87 (4.11%) CREST Certified
14 71 (3.36%) CISMP
15 65 (3.07%) CCNA
15 65 (3.07%) CRISC
16 49 (2.32%) OSCP
17 48 (2.27%) GCIH
18 43 (2.03%) DV Cleared
19 36 (1.70%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (18.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 181 (8.55%) GDPR
3 126 (5.95%) PCI DSS
4 109 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 54 (2.55%) COBIT
6 50 (2.36%) QA
7 49 (2.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (1.23%) HIPAA
9 23 (1.09%) MiFID
10 19 (0.90%) SLA
11 11 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 10 (0.47%) Data Quality
13 9 (0.43%) JSP 440
14 8 (0.38%) NIST 800
14 8 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
16 6 (0.28%) SSAE 16
17 5 (0.24%) COSO
18 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 4 (0.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 161 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 111 (5.25%) Docker
3 89 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 51 (2.41%) Snort
6 34 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.99%) HDFS
7 21 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.95%) vSphere
9 19 (0.90%) iptables
10 16 (0.76%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.57%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.43%) Xen
13 7 (0.33%) Firmware
13 7 (0.33%) NFS
13 7 (0.33%) Samba
14 6 (0.28%) KVM
15 5 (0.24%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (4.44%) Ansible
2 71 (3.36%) Puppet
3 58 (2.74%) SCCM
4 57 (2.69%) Kubernetes
5 48 (2.27%) QRadar
6 46 (2.17%) Nessus
7 43 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 31 (1.47%) CASB
10 30 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 28 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
12 25 (1.18%) Terraform
13 24 (1.13%) CSIRT
14 23 (1.09%) OSSEC
15 21 (0.99%) Mesos
15 21 (0.99%) Salt
15 21 (0.99%) WSUS
16 19 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.90%) IBM BigFix
17 18 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 210 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 132 (6.24%) VMware
3 113 (5.34%) Cisco
4 110 (5.20%) Splunk
5 82 (3.88%) Qualys
6 66 (3.12%) Oracle
6 66 (3.12%) Palo Alto
7 58 (2.74%) Symantec
8 55 (2.60%) Google
8 55 (2.60%) Tableau
9 51 (2.41%) ServiceNow
10 47 (2.22%) ForgeRock
11 36 (1.70%) Apple
11 36 (1.70%) IBM
11 36 (1.70%) NetApp
12 35 (1.65%) ArcSight
12 35 (1.65%) EMC
13 33 (1.56%) Red Hat
14 28 (1.32%) CyberArk
15 26 (1.23%) SolarWinds