Period
to 20 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 169 376
Rank change year-on-year +35 +207 +209
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1890 1570 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.51% 2.10% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.32% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1288 608
London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 68869 67817 79798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.61% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52972 58374 67234
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
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 20 November 2017.

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 2017. 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 +18 242 £65,000 +8.33% 33
West London +21 62 £70,000 +7.69% 9
East London +32 42 £87,500 +25.00% 3
North London +9 10 £40,000 -36.00%
South London +1 6 £41,000 -31.67%
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 851 (45.03%) Information Security
2 562 (29.74%) Finance
3 540 (28.57%) CISSP
4 412 (21.80%) SIEM
5 404 (21.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 395 (20.90%) CISM
7 357 (18.89%) Degree
8 349 (18.47%) Firewall
9 330 (17.46%) Windows
10 329 (17.41%) Linux
11 309 (16.35%) Security Operations
12 306 (16.19%) Data Protection
13 289 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
14 275 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
15 236 (12.49%) Java
16 223 (11.80%) Banking
17 218 (11.53%) Computer Science
18 213 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
19 209 (11.06%) Risk Management
20 201 (10.63%) Python
21 199 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
22 196 (10.37%) Network Security
23 193 (10.21%) Security Architecture
24 187 (9.89%) Cyberthreat
25 172 (9.10%) Machine Learning
26 161 (8.52%) Management Information System
27 160 (8.47%) DevOps
28 149 (7.88%) Identity Access Management
29 146 (7.72%) TCP/IP
29 146 (7.72%) Microsoft

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 63 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 43 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.79%) Apache
6 10 (0.53%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.37%) IIS
8 7 (0.37%) Mongoose
8 7 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.32%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.053%) nginx
12 1 (0.053%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.053%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.053%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.053%) InVision
6 1 (0.053%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.053%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 126 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (5.24%) SaaS
3 96 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (3.81%) IaaS
5 57 (3.02%) PaaS
6 55 (2.91%) Office 365
7 34 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.48%) Slack
10 5 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.26%) GitHub
11 4 (0.21%) G Suite
12 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 349 (18.47%) Firewall
2 196 (10.37%) Network Security
3 146 (7.72%) TCP/IP
4 86 (4.55%) WAN
5 74 (3.92%) LAN
6 65 (3.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 59 (3.12%) Internet
8 34 (1.80%) DNS
9 33 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 33 (1.75%) VPN
10 27 (1.43%) Ethernet
11 26 (1.38%) InfiniBand
11 26 (1.38%) SMTP
12 21 (1.11%) Wireless
13 19 (1.01%) SAN
14 18 (0.95%) VoIP
15 16 (0.85%) SSL
16 15 (0.79%) HTTP
17 12 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.03%) Big Data
2 61 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (2.12%) MongoDB
4 35 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 31 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 30 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 26 (1.38%) Blockchain
8 19 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (1.01%) HBase
9 14 (0.74%) Apache Hive
10 13 (0.69%) MySQL
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.32%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.21%) InfluxDB
14 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.16%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.16%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
16 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (2.06%) Selenium
2 26 (1.38%) Cucumber
3 21 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.11%) WebDriver
4 18 (0.95%) JIRA
5 13 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.48%) Burp Suite
7 8 (0.42%) Maven
7 8 (0.42%) Metasploit
7 8 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.32%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.32%) JMeter
10 5 (0.26%) Gradle
10 5 (0.26%) JUnit
10 5 (0.26%) SilkTest
10 5 (0.26%) TestComplete
10 5 (0.26%) TestNG
11 4 (0.21%) git-flow
General
1 562 (29.74%) Finance
2 223 (11.80%) Banking
3 143 (7.57%) Legal
4 73 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 65 (3.44%) Law
6 63 (3.33%) Retail
6 63 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.96%) Marketing
8 53 (2.80%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.90%) Games
12 15 (0.79%) Electronics
13 14 (0.74%) Advertising
13 14 (0.74%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.53%) Publishing
16 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.32%) International Banking
18 5 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 370 (19.58%) Analyst
2 298 (15.77%) Security Analyst
3 241 (12.75%) Consultant
4 204 (10.79%) Security Manager
5 176 (9.31%) Security Consultant
6 174 (9.21%) Security Engineer
7 160 (8.47%) Developer
8 123 (6.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 114 (6.03%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 110 (5.82%) Architect
11 94 (4.97%) Senior Consultant
12 85 (4.50%) Senior Security Consultant
13 79 (4.18%) IT Analyst
14 72 (3.81%) IT Security Analyst
15 65 (3.44%) Information Analyst
16 64 (3.39%) Information Security Analyst
17 63 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 63 (3.33%) Security Specialist
18 59 (3.12%) Security Architect
19 55 (2.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.44%) Natural Language Processing
2 64 (3.39%) Web Services
3 50 (2.65%) AngularJS
4 49 (2.59%) .NET
5 44 (2.33%) Spring
6 42 (2.22%) Node.js
7 41 (2.17%) REST
8 38 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (1.75%) Django
9 33 (1.75%) HTML
10 32 (1.69%) CSS
10 32 (1.69%) Hibernate
11 26 (1.38%) TensorFlow
12 25 (1.32%) React
13 19 (1.01%) Flask
14 18 (0.95%) jQuery
15 17 (0.90%) RESTful
16 14 (0.74%) HTML5
16 14 (0.74%) Java EE
16 14 (0.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 218 (11.53%) Computer Science
2 213 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 187 (9.89%) Cyberthreat
4 161 (8.52%) Management Information System
5 96 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 93 (4.92%) Data Centre
7 92 (4.87%) Data Protection Act
8 63 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
9 55 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 55 (2.91%) Fintech
10 44 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
11 35 (1.85%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.43%) Device Driver
13 26 (1.38%) CESG
13 26 (1.38%) User Experience
13 26 (1.38%) VHDL
14 24 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 24 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
15 23 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 23 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 330 (17.46%) Windows
2 329 (17.41%) Linux
3 112 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 71 (3.76%) Unix
5 62 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.96%) Android
7 26 (1.38%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.53%) CentOS
11 9 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.21%) VMS
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.053%) AIX
17 1 (0.053%) Debian
17 1 (0.053%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (45.03%) Information Security
2 412 (21.80%) SIEM
3 309 (16.35%) Security Operations
4 306 (16.19%) Data Protection
5 289 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
7 209 (11.06%) Risk Management
8 199 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 193 (10.21%) Security Architecture
10 172 (9.10%) Machine Learning
11 160 (8.47%) DevOps
12 149 (7.88%) Identity Access Management
13 141 (7.46%) ITIL
14 139 (7.35%) Project Management
15 125 (6.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 120 (6.35%) Analytics
17 112 (5.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 112 (5.93%) Threat Intelligence
18 107 (5.66%) Incident Management
19 106 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (12.49%) Java
2 201 (10.63%) Python
3 126 (6.67%) C#
4 117 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 114 (6.03%) C++
6 84 (4.44%) C
7 81 (4.29%) Ruby
8 80 (4.23%) SQL
9 41 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 38 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 36 (1.90%) Go
12 26 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.32%) Perl
14 17 (0.90%) PHP
15 14 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 14 (0.74%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.53%) Scala
17 5 (0.26%) R
17 5 (0.26%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.21%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 540 (28.57%) CISSP
2 395 (20.90%) CISM
3 357 (18.89%) Degree
4 135 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 133 (7.04%) CISA
6 122 (6.46%) GIAC
7 117 (6.19%) Security Cleared
8 99 (5.24%) CEH
8 99 (5.24%) GCIH
9 94 (4.97%) SANS
10 89 (4.71%) CREST Certified
11 63 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
12 60 (3.17%) GCIA
13 49 (2.59%) CRISC
14 45 (2.38%) CBAP
14 45 (2.38%) SC Cleared
15 43 (2.28%) CompTIA Security+
15 43 (2.28%) Security+ Certification
16 40 (2.12%) OSCP
17 36 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (21.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (6.72%) PCI DSS
3 109 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 96 (5.08%) GDPR
5 56 (2.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 45 (2.38%) COBIT
7 42 (2.22%) NIST 800
8 36 (1.90%) QA
8 36 (1.90%) SLA
9 25 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 12 (0.63%) ISO 22301
11 12 (0.63%) PMO
12 11 (0.58%) SAS 70
13 8 (0.42%) GPG13
13 8 (0.42%) PSD2
14 6 (0.32%) FISMA
15 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 4 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 103 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.81%) Docker
3 47 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
4 36 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.69%) Snort
6 10 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.48%) HDFS
8 7 (0.37%) Firmware
9 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.26%) vSphere
10 3 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.16%) XenApp
11 2 (0.11%) iptables
11 2 (0.11%) KVM
11 2 (0.11%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) Samba
11 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.053%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.053%) Xen
12 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 88 (4.66%) Kubernetes
2 46 (2.43%) CSIRT
3 31 (1.64%) Ansible
3 31 (1.64%) Nessus
3 31 (1.64%) QRadar
4 27 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 22 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 22 (1.16%) Puppet
6 14 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 13 (0.69%) SCCM
8 12 (0.63%) FTK
8 12 (0.63%) Terraform
9 9 (0.48%) Suricata
10 8 (0.42%) Nmap
10 8 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.37%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.32%) RSA Archer
13 5 (0.26%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.26%) Salt
13 5 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 146 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.34%) Cisco
3 69 (3.65%) VMware
4 55 (2.91%) Splunk
5 51 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 50 (2.65%) FireEye
7 42 (2.22%) Oracle
8 39 (2.06%) McAfee
9 30 (1.59%) SAP
10 29 (1.53%) Juniper
11 28 (1.48%) Apple
11 28 (1.48%) Palo Alto
12 27 (1.43%) Qualys
13 25 (1.32%) ArcSight
14 24 (1.27%) LogRhythm
15 23 (1.22%) Blue Coat
15 23 (1.22%) Fortinet
16 21 (1.11%) Symantec
17 18 (0.95%) Dell
17 18 (0.95%) Sophos