Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 398 250 455
Rank change year-on-year -148 +205 +115
Permanent jobs citing NIST 375 241 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.74% 1.22% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.96% 10.19% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 306 206 238
10th Percentile £47,725 £47,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £58,869 £50,000 £51,841
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.31% -13.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £91,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year - -2.99% +7.20%

NIST 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 7,557 2,366 7,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.93% 11.97% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,752 1,941 5,529
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in London

NIST
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for NIST in London

NIST
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for NIST in London

NIST
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST within the London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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 -54 75 £70,000 +12.00% 31
South London -12 11 £60,305 -14.93% 2
East London -25 5 £60,000 -4.00% 2
West London -74 5 £47,500 -33.33% 2
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing NIST 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 NIST.

1 239 (63.73%) Cybersecurity
2 224 (59.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 217 (57.87%) Information Security
4 129 (34.40%) CISSP
5 123 (32.80%) Azure
6 113 (30.13%) Finance
7 109 (29.07%) Risk Management
8 91 (24.27%) CISM
9 83 (22.13%) AWS
10 82 (21.87%) GDPR
11 79 (21.07%) Social Skills
11 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
12 76 (20.27%) SIEM
13 74 (19.73%) Management Information System
14 73 (19.47%) Cyber Essentials
15 70 (18.67%) Vulnerability Management
16 68 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (16.53%) CISA
17 62 (16.53%) Firewall
18 58 (15.47%) Network Security
19 57 (15.20%) Security Management
20 55 (14.67%) Security Architecture
21 54 (14.40%) Degree
22 53 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
22 53 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
22 53 (14.13%) OWASP
23 49 (13.07%) Information Security Management
24 45 (12.00%) Data Protection
25 44 (11.73%) PCI DSS
26 43 (11.47%) Project Management

NIST
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 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 123 (32.80%) Azure
2 83 (22.13%) AWS
3 39 (10.40%) GCP
4 27 (7.20%) SaaS
5 23 (6.13%) PaaS
6 22 (5.87%) IaaS
7 16 (4.27%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (2.67%) Azure Sentinel
9 9 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.33%) Serverless
11 4 (1.07%) GitHub
12 3 (0.80%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.53%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.53%) Slack
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 1 (0.27%) Azure Key Vault
14 1 (0.27%) Azure Service Bus
14 1 (0.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (16.53%) Firewall
2 58 (15.47%) Network Security
3 14 (3.73%) DNS
3 14 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (2.67%) VPN
5 9 (2.40%) Internet
6 6 (1.60%) Wireless
6 6 (1.60%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.33%) Broadband
8 4 (1.07%) DHCP
8 4 (1.07%) HTTP
8 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.80%) SMTP
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.53%) LAN
10 2 (0.53%) MPLS
11 1 (0.27%) BGP
11 1 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.33%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.53%) Big Data
4 2 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.27%) Power BI
5 1 (0.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) JIRA
1 3 (0.80%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.53%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.53%) Snyk
3 1 (0.27%) GoCD
3 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 113 (30.13%) Finance
2 79 (21.07%) Social Skills
3 36 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (9.33%) Telecoms
5 34 (9.07%) Public Sector
6 31 (8.27%) Banking
7 29 (7.73%) Marketing
8 25 (6.67%) Legal
9 22 (5.87%) Manufacturing
10 21 (5.60%) Electronics
11 15 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
12 13 (3.47%) Police
13 11 (2.93%) Law
14 9 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 7 (1.87%) Financial Institution
17 5 (1.33%) Investment Banking
17 5 (1.33%) Retail
18 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (20.00%) Architect
2 72 (19.20%) Consultant
3 64 (17.07%) Security Architect
4 53 (14.13%) Security Manager
5 51 (13.60%) Analyst
6 49 (13.07%) Security Consultant
7 42 (11.20%) Security Analyst
8 34 (9.07%) Security Engineer
9 23 (6.13%) Information Manager
10 22 (5.87%) Information Security Manager
11 19 (5.07%) Risk Analyst
12 18 (4.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 18 (4.80%) IT Manager
13 17 (4.53%) Information Analyst
13 17 (4.53%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (4.53%) Information Security Consultant
14 15 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
14 15 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
14 15 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 14 (3.73%) IAM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.53%) OAuth
2 12 (3.20%) OAuth2
3 8 (2.13%) SAML
4 5 (1.33%) JSON
5 4 (1.07%) OpenID
5 4 (1.07%) SOAP
6 3 (0.80%) .NET
6 3 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.80%) RESTful
7 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.53%) LDAP
7 2 (0.53%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.27%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.27%) J2EE
8 1 (0.27%) Middleware
8 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (19.73%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.47%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (4.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 18 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.53%) Cloud Native
4 17 (4.53%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.47%) Smart Meter
6 12 (3.20%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.20%) Reinsurance
7 10 (2.67%) Cyberattack
8 9 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.13%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.33%) Robotics
11 4 (1.07%) Digital Currency
11 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.53%) Windows
2 25 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (1.60%) Unix
4 5 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.80%) Solaris
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (63.73%) Cybersecurity
2 217 (57.87%) Information Security
3 109 (29.07%) Risk Management
4 76 (20.27%) SIEM
5 70 (18.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 68 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (15.20%) Security Management
8 55 (14.67%) Security Architecture
9 53 (14.13%) OWASP
9 53 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
9 53 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (13.07%) Information Security Management
11 45 (12.00%) Data Protection
12 43 (11.47%) Project Management
13 42 (11.20%) ITIL
14 38 (10.13%) Identity Access Management
15 37 (9.87%) DevOps
15 37 (9.87%) Security Operations
16 36 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (9.33%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.67%) Python
2 12 (3.20%) Java
3 7 (1.87%) Go
3 7 (1.87%) JavaScript
3 7 (1.87%) SQL
4 6 (1.60%) C
4 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.80%) C#
6 2 (0.53%) C++
6 2 (0.53%) Perl
6 2 (0.53%) PHP
6 2 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (34.40%) CISSP
2 91 (24.27%) CISM
3 62 (16.53%) CISA
4 54 (14.40%) Degree
5 23 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 19 (5.07%) Security Cleared
8 17 (4.53%) SSCP
9 16 (4.27%) GIAC
10 14 (3.73%) CEH
11 12 (3.20%) CREST Certified
11 12 (3.20%) CRISC
12 10 (2.67%) CCSP
12 10 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (2.67%) OSCP
13 9 (2.40%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (2.40%) SANS
14 7 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (1.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 6 (1.60%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (59.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (21.87%) GDPR
3 73 (19.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 44 (11.73%) PCI DSS
5 42 (11.20%) COBIT
6 37 (9.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 36 (9.60%) NIST 800
8 27 (7.20%) NCSC
9 23 (6.13%) GRC
10 10 (2.67%) HIPAA
10 10 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (2.40%) SOC 2
12 7 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (1.60%) ITGC
13 6 (1.60%) QA
14 5 (1.33%) SLA
15 4 (1.07%) IASME
15 4 (1.07%) ISO 22301
15 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 34 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.07%) Docker
3 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.80%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) LXC
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.47%) Terraform
2 11 (2.93%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (2.40%) Ansible
4 8 (2.13%) CASB
5 7 (1.87%) QRadar
6 6 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.33%) Nessus
7 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.33%) Puppet
8 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.80%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.53%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.53%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.53%) SCCM
11 1 (0.27%) John the Ripper
11 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.27%) Mesos
11 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.13%) Google
3 22 (5.87%) SAP
4 15 (4.00%) CyberArk
5 14 (3.73%) ForgeRock
6 13 (3.47%) Qualys
7 11 (2.93%) Oracle
8 10 (2.67%) Cisco
9 8 (2.13%) Splunk
10 6 (1.60%) LogRhythm
11 5 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.33%) Darktrace
12 4 (1.07%) VMware
13 3 (0.80%) ArcSight
13 3 (0.80%) Cadence
13 3 (0.80%) Okta
13 3 (0.80%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.80%) Rapid7
13 3 (0.80%) Tripwire
14 2 (0.53%) BeyondTrust