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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NCSC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NCSC over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 833 621 572
Rank change year-on-year -212 -49 +181
Permanent jobs citing NCSC 69 36 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.092% 0.089% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 25
10th Percentile £53,750 £40,500 £62,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £68,718
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £70,875
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% -4.76% -8.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,750 £105,850
England median annual salary £61,000 £65,000 £65,500
% change year-on-year -6.15% -0.76% -6.43%

NCSC is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,376 5,544 4,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.48% 13.72% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,427 3,605 3,171
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £38,875
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

NCSC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NCSC in London

NCSC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for NCSC in London

NCSC
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NCSC in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for NCSC in London

NCSC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NCSC within the London region over the 6 months to 25 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 -34 8 £65,000 -7.14% 4
West London - 3 £60,000 - 2
NCSC
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, IT jobs citing NCSC 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 NCSC.

1 44 (63.77%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (53.62%) CISSP
3 31 (44.93%) Information Security
4 27 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (31.88%) Finance
6 21 (30.43%) CISM
7 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
8 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 18 (26.09%) Social Skills
9 17 (24.64%) Risk Management
10 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
10 16 (23.19%) Information Assurance
10 16 (23.19%) CRISC
10 16 (23.19%) NIST
11 15 (21.74%) Technology Roadmap
11 15 (21.74%) Public Sector
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
13 12 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (17.39%) ITIL
13 12 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (15.94%) Agile
14 11 (15.94%) CISA
14 11 (15.94%) Azure
15 10 (14.49%) AWS
15 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (14.49%) SCADA
16 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
16 9 (13.04%) Windows
16 9 (13.04%) Cyberattack

NCSC
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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (15.94%) Azure
3 10 (14.49%) AWS
4 6 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (8.70%) Google Workspace
5 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.35%) GCP
6 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.90%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (2.90%) IaaS
7 2 (2.90%) PaaS
7 2 (2.90%) SaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.45%) Serverless
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Broadband
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
1 3 (4.35%) Network Security
1 3 (4.35%) Unified Communications
1 3 (4.35%) Wireless
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Skype
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) GitLab
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Snyk
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Social Skills
3 15 (21.74%) Public Sector
4 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.70%) Retail
6 5 (7.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.90%) Advertising
8 2 (2.90%) Legal
9 1 (1.45%) Banking
9 1 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (11.59%) Architect
1 8 (11.59%) Auditor
1 8 (11.59%) IT Auditor
2 7 (10.14%) Security Architect
2 7 (10.14%) Security Officer
2 7 (10.14%) Senior Auditor
2 7 (10.14%) Senior IT Auditor
3 6 (8.70%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Information Officer
3 6 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Senior Information Security Officer
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Technology Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) EDI
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) cloud-init
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) JSON Web Signature
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) OAuth
3 1 (1.45%) OpenID
3 1 (1.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (14.49%) SCADA
4 9 (13.04%) Cyberattack
5 4 (5.80%) PKI
6 3 (4.35%) Industry 4.0
6 3 (4.35%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.45%) IoT
8 1 (1.45%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (44.93%) Information Security
3 17 (24.64%) Risk Management
4 16 (23.19%) Information Assurance
5 15 (21.74%) Technology Roadmap
6 12 (17.39%) ITIL
6 12 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (15.94%) Agile
8 9 (13.04%) Cyber Resilience
8 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
9 8 (11.59%) DevOps
9 8 (11.59%) IT Audit
9 8 (11.59%) OWASP
9 8 (11.59%) Security Architecture
9 8 (11.59%) Thought Leadership
10 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
10 7 (10.14%) Internal Audit
10 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.25%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) Bash
5 1 (1.45%) Bicep
5 1 (1.45%) Go
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) CISSP
2 21 (30.43%) CISM
3 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 16 (23.19%) CRISC
4 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) CISA
6 6 (8.70%) CEH
7 5 (7.25%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.90%) SANS
9 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.45%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.45%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
9 1 (1.45%) GCIH
9 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (23.19%) NIST
3 9 (13.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (11.59%) COBIT
5 6 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (5.80%) GRC
7 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (4.35%) GDPR
9 2 (2.90%) QA
10 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.35%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Docker
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Nessus
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) Packer
3 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.90%) Terraform
4 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.45%) Graphite
4 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.45%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.45%) Podman
4 1 (1.45%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Google
3 5 (7.25%) NEC
3 5 (7.25%) Northgate
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.45%) Sophos
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk