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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 92 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 2,968 1,495 1,318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.92% 3.64% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 3.82% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,434 1,045 993
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £56,046 £53,813 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
75th Percentile £93,063 £85,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,375 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 73,106 39,167 31,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.58% 95.26% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34,995 26,878 25,557
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in London.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +47 579 £80,000 +28.00% 64
West London -24 105 £67,500 -6.90% 28
East London -16 55 £65,000 -10.34% 19
South London -26 52 £75,000 +47.71% 3
North London -29 7 - - 2
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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.

1 927 (31.23%) Finance
2 913 (30.76%) Social Skills
3 776 (26.15%) Agile
4 761 (25.64%) Azure
5 714 (24.06%) Information Security
6 692 (23.32%) Microsoft
7 649 (21.87%) Degree
8 616 (20.75%) AWS
9 483 (16.27%) DevOps
10 471 (15.87%) Python
11 452 (15.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 438 (14.76%) CISSP
13 426 (14.35%) Risk Management
14 394 (13.27%) Project Management
15 393 (13.24%) Security Cleared
16 390 (13.14%) SIEM
17 376 (12.67%) Computer Science
18 368 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
19 366 (12.33%) Security Operations
20 349 (11.76%) NIST
21 332 (11.19%) Mentoring
22 327 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
23 325 (10.95%) Firewall
24 323 (10.88%) Management Information System
25 314 (10.58%) Linux
26 310 (10.44%) Windows
27 308 (10.38%) Java
28 282 (9.50%) Analytics
29 280 (9.43%) CISM
30 277 (9.33%) Public Sector

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 73 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 29 (0.98%) Confluence
3 20 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 18 (0.61%) Jetty
5 15 (0.51%) IIS
6 14 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 13 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.30%) Apache
9 9 (0.30%) Ethereum
9 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.27%) CMS
11 5 (0.17%) JBoss
11 5 (0.17%) nginx
11 5 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.067%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.034%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 200 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.17%) InVision
7 2 (0.067%) Stata
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.067%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.067%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.067%) Magento
3 2 (0.067%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.067%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.067%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 2 (0.067%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.034%) BambooHR
4 1 (0.034%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.034%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.034%) Kondor
4 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.034%) Primavera
4 1 (0.034%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 761 (25.64%) Azure
2 616 (20.75%) AWS
3 253 (8.52%) Microsoft 365
4 216 (7.28%) GCP
5 182 (6.13%) SaaS
6 108 (3.64%) Serverless
7 97 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (2.70%) PaaS
9 74 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 73 (2.46%) Azure Sentinel
11 70 (2.36%) Power Platform
12 63 (2.12%) IaaS
13 54 (1.82%) Azure DevOps
14 46 (1.55%) GitHub
15 44 (1.48%) Mimecast
16 40 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 38 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
18 29 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
18 29 (0.98%) Cloudflare
19 22 (0.74%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 325 (10.95%) Firewall
2 159 (5.36%) Network Security
3 102 (3.44%) WAN
4 93 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 81 (2.73%) Internet
6 74 (2.49%) LAN
7 70 (2.36%) VPN
8 57 (1.92%) Wireless
9 54 (1.82%) TCP/IP
10 50 (1.68%) DNS
11 47 (1.58%) SSL
12 34 (1.15%) DHCP
13 33 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (0.88%) Broadband
15 24 (0.81%) SD-WAN
16 23 (0.77%) VLAN
17 20 (0.67%) BGP
17 20 (0.67%) WLAN
18 19 (0.64%) Unified Communications
19 18 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (6.00%) Big Data
2 66 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 46 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 40 (1.35%) Power BI
6 32 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 24 (0.81%) Data Lake
9 24 (0.81%) MySQL
10 22 (0.74%) Redis
11 20 (0.67%) Tableau
12 18 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.54%) Metadata
14 13 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.44%) UniData
15 11 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.30%) HBase
17 8 (0.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 83 (2.80%) JIRA
3 40 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 28 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 27 (0.91%) Burp Suite
6 24 (0.81%) Maven
7 20 (0.67%) JUnit
8 19 (0.64%) Ant
9 18 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
9 18 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 18 (0.61%) Concordion
9 18 (0.61%) Gradle
9 18 (0.61%) Mockito
10 16 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.40%) Metasploit
11 12 (0.40%) Subversion
12 11 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.37%) Selenium
13 10 (0.34%) Cypress.io
13 10 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 927 (31.23%) Finance
2 913 (30.76%) Social Skills
3 327 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
4 277 (9.33%) Public Sector
5 275 (9.27%) Banking
6 203 (6.84%) Legal
7 179 (6.03%) Retail
8 161 (5.42%) Telecoms
9 157 (5.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 149 (5.02%) Law
11 138 (4.65%) Marketing
12 92 (3.10%) Presentation Skills
13 86 (2.90%) Games
14 69 (2.32%) Local Government
15 51 (1.72%) Aviation
16 45 (1.52%) Aerospace
17 42 (1.42%) Police
18 41 (1.38%) Manufacturing
18 41 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
19 31 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 395 (13.31%) Consultant
2 379 (12.77%) Architect
3 332 (11.19%) Analyst
4 212 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 211 (7.11%) Security Consultant
5 211 (7.11%) Security Engineer
6 199 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
7 164 (5.53%) Developer
8 159 (5.36%) Graduate
8 159 (5.36%) Security Analyst
9 120 (4.04%) Security Architect
10 87 (2.93%) Software Engineer
11 84 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 82 (2.76%) Project Manager
13 78 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
14 77 (2.59%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 76 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 74 (2.49%) Senior Consultant
17 73 (2.46%) Information Manager
18 70 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.83%) Node.js
2 83 (2.80%) .NET
3 81 (2.73%) REST
4 75 (2.53%) Spring
5 66 (2.22%) React
6 59 (1.99%) AngularJS
7 56 (1.89%) HTML
8 51 (1.72%) SailPoint
9 44 (1.48%) RESTful
10 43 (1.45%) Spring Boot
11 42 (1.42%) JSON
12 41 (1.38%) Web Services
13 39 (1.31%) Kafka
14 25 (0.84%) .NET Framework
15 24 (0.81%) Django
16 22 (0.74%) JMS
17 21 (0.71%) CSS
17 21 (0.71%) jQuery
18 20 (0.67%) Java EE
18 20 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 323 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 244 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 186 (6.27%) User Experience
4 174 (5.86%) Cyberthreat
5 151 (5.09%) Public Cloud
6 103 (3.47%) Cyberattack
6 103 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 98 (3.30%) IoT
8 87 (2.93%) Blockchain
9 85 (2.86%) Cloud Native
10 73 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
11 67 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
12 59 (1.99%) Algorithms
13 57 (1.92%) Mobile App
14 47 (1.58%) Cyber Defence
15 46 (1.55%) iPhone
16 44 (1.48%) Social Media
17 42 (1.42%) Smart Meter
18 41 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
19 33 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 314 (10.58%) Linux
2 310 (10.44%) Windows
3 96 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 88 (2.96%) Unix
5 51 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 41 (1.38%) Android
7 36 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
10 22 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.37%) Kali Linux
14 9 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.067%) AIX
16 2 (0.067%) VMS
16 2 (0.067%) zOS
17 1 (0.034%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (26.15%) Agile
2 714 (24.06%) Information Security
3 483 (16.27%) DevOps
4 426 (14.35%) Risk Management
5 394 (13.27%) Project Management
6 390 (13.14%) SIEM
7 376 (12.67%) Computer Science
8 368 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
9 366 (12.33%) Security Operations
10 332 (11.19%) Mentoring
11 282 (9.50%) Analytics
12 254 (8.56%) Software Licensing
13 247 (8.32%) Security Architecture
14 245 (8.25%) Artificial Intelligence
15 233 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 231 (7.78%) CI/CD
17 218 (7.35%) Threat Intelligence
18 216 (7.28%) Vulnerability Management
19 215 (7.24%) Penetration Testing
19 215 (7.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 471 (15.87%) Python
2 308 (10.38%) Java
3 183 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 179 (6.03%) SQL
5 153 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 94 (3.17%) C
7 90 (3.03%) C#
8 86 (2.90%) C++
9 81 (2.73%) Bash
10 74 (2.49%) Go
11 72 (2.43%) TypeScript
12 48 (1.62%) Perl
13 42 (1.42%) Ruby
14 28 (0.94%) Apple Swift
14 28 (0.94%) Kotlin
15 26 (0.88%) PHP
16 17 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.47%) VBA
18 8 (0.27%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 649 (21.87%) Degree
2 438 (14.76%) CISSP
3 393 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 280 (9.43%) CISM
5 251 (8.46%) SC Cleared
6 155 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 116 (3.91%) CISA
8 115 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
9 100 (3.37%) CEH
10 96 (3.23%) CRISC
11 72 (2.43%) Master's Degree
12 53 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
12 53 (1.79%) ISEB
13 52 (1.75%) CCNA
13 52 (1.75%) ISTQB
14 50 (1.68%) GCIH
15 49 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 49 (1.65%) OSCP
16 44 (1.48%) GIAC
16 44 (1.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (15.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 349 (11.76%) NIST
3 199 (6.70%) GDPR
4 166 (5.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 162 (5.46%) QA
6 118 (3.98%) GRC
7 112 (3.77%) PCI DSS
8 95 (3.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 62 (2.09%) PMO
10 43 (1.45%) NCSC
11 42 (1.42%) SLA
12 34 (1.15%) SOC 2
13 31 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 26 (0.88%) COBIT
15 23 (0.77%) NIST 800
16 21 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 17 (0.57%) HIPAA
18 14 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 8 (0.27%) IASME
19 8 (0.27%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 186 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 148 (4.99%) Docker
3 75 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 34 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 15 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.34%) Snort
8 10 (0.34%) vSphere
9 9 (0.30%) KVM
9 9 (0.30%) LXC
9 9 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.30%) Xen
10 5 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.13%) Firmware
12 2 (0.067%) NFS
12 2 (0.067%) vCloud
12 2 (0.067%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.067%) XenApp
13 1 (0.034%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 226 (7.61%) Kubernetes
2 120 (4.04%) Terraform
3 98 (3.30%) Ansible
4 47 (1.58%) QRadar
5 44 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 38 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
7 35 (1.18%) Puppet
8 32 (1.08%) Nessus
9 27 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (0.81%) CASB
11 19 (0.64%) CSIRT
12 17 (0.57%) Prometheus
13 16 (0.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 16 (0.54%) Grafana
13 16 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
13 16 (0.54%) SCCM
14 15 (0.51%) WSUS
15 14 (0.47%) FortiGate
16 12 (0.40%) Nmap
17 11 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 692 (23.32%) Microsoft
2 276 (9.30%) Apple
3 256 (8.63%) Adobe
4 143 (4.82%) Splunk
5 112 (3.77%) Google
6 92 (3.10%) VMware
7 91 (3.07%) Cisco
8 67 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
9 61 (2.06%) Palo Alto
10 59 (1.99%) CyberArk
11 56 (1.89%) CrowdStrike
12 52 (1.75%) Citrix
13 46 (1.55%) ServiceNow
14 43 (1.45%) SAP
15 42 (1.42%) CheckPoint
16 35 (1.18%) Meraki
17 34 (1.15%) Okta
17 34 (1.15%) Oracle
17 34 (1.15%) Qualys
18 31 (1.04%) Databricks