Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > London
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 439 541 652
Rank change year-on-year +102 +111 +65
Permanent jobs citing NIST 301 278 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.45% 3.26% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 228 197 181
London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £104,125 £92,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -3.70%

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 6,768 8,540 10,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.43% 12.66% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,261 6,689 7,077
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in London

NIST
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NIST in London.

Salary trend for NIST in London

NIST
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NIST in London over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 +32 64 £80,000 +12.28% 8
West London +27 14 £42,500 -39.29% 3
South London +7 10 £58,180 +3.89% 1
East London - 4 £61,488 - 2
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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.

1 209 (69.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 192 (63.79%) Information Security
3 162 (53.82%) CISSP
4 157 (52.16%) Cybersecurity
5 132 (43.85%) CISM
6 108 (35.88%) PCI DSS
7 106 (35.22%) CISA
8 69 (22.92%) Finance
8 69 (22.92%) Security Architecture
9 66 (21.93%) Risk Management
10 65 (21.59%) SIEM
11 57 (18.94%) Management Information System
12 55 (18.27%) CRISC
13 54 (17.94%) Degree
14 53 (17.61%) Firewall
15 51 (16.94%) Cisco Certification
15 51 (16.94%) COBIT
16 49 (16.28%) GDPR
17 43 (14.29%) Security Operations
18 41 (13.62%) Vulnerability Management
19 40 (13.29%) Azure
20 37 (12.29%) OWASP
21 36 (11.96%) Penetration Testing
21 36 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (11.96%) SABSA
21 36 (11.96%) Cyber Essentials
22 33 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
23 30 (9.97%) NIST 800
23 30 (9.97%) Security Cleared
23 30 (9.97%) AWS

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 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.33%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.33%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.29%) Azure
2 30 (9.97%) AWS
3 20 (6.64%) SaaS
4 14 (4.65%) Office 365
5 10 (3.32%) GCP
6 8 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.33%) IaaS
8 6 (1.99%) PaaS
9 4 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.33%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.61%) Firewall
2 15 (4.98%) Network Security
3 14 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.99%) LAN
5 9 (2.99%) RTP
5 9 (2.99%) Wireless
6 6 (1.99%) Intranet
6 6 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.99%) WAN
7 5 (1.66%) SAN
8 4 (1.33%) Internet
8 4 (1.33%) PPP
8 4 (1.33%) VPN
9 3 (1.00%) DNS
9 3 (1.00%) WLAN
10 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.33%) CTI
11 1 (0.33%) DHCP
11 1 (0.33%) HTTP
11 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.99%) SonarQube
2 4 (1.33%) JIRA
2 4 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.33%) AppScan
3 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.33%) Paros
3 1 (0.33%) WebScarab
General
1 69 (22.92%) Finance
2 26 (8.64%) Banking
3 25 (8.31%) Legal
4 17 (5.65%) Law
5 16 (5.32%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.99%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.66%) Billing
8 4 (1.33%) Retail
9 3 (1.00%) Marketing
10 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (19.27%) Analyst
2 56 (18.60%) Security Analyst
3 42 (13.95%) Architect
4 40 (13.29%) Security Manager
5 39 (12.96%) Consultant
6 37 (12.29%) Security Architect
7 34 (11.30%) Information Analyst
7 34 (11.30%) Information Security Analyst
8 28 (9.30%) Security Consultant
9 24 (7.97%) Security Engineer
10 19 (6.31%) Risk Analyst
10 19 (6.31%) Security Risk Analyst
11 17 (5.65%) Senior Consultant
12 14 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 14 (4.65%) Information Risk Analyst
12 14 (4.65%) Senior Security Consultant
13 13 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
13 13 (4.32%) Head of Security
14 12 (3.99%) Compliance Manager
15 11 (3.65%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) Web Services
2 2 (0.66%) jQuery
2 2 (0.66%) OAuth
2 2 (0.66%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.66%) SAML
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) CGI
3 1 (0.33%) D3.js
3 1 (0.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.94%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.64%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.99%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.32%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (2.99%) CESG
9 8 (2.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.66%) Cyberattack
12 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.66%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.66%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (1.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.30%) Windows
2 6 (1.99%) Unix
3 5 (1.66%) Linux
4 4 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (63.79%) Information Security
2 157 (52.16%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (22.92%) Security Architecture
4 66 (21.93%) Risk Management
5 65 (21.59%) SIEM
6 43 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 41 (13.62%) Vulnerability Management
8 37 (12.29%) OWASP
9 36 (11.96%) Penetration Testing
9 36 (11.96%) SABSA
9 36 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (9.63%) DevOps
12 28 (9.30%) Security Management
13 27 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (8.97%) TOGAF
14 25 (8.31%) ITIL
14 25 (8.31%) Regulatory Compliance
14 25 (8.31%) Risk Assessment
14 25 (8.31%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.99%) C
1 9 (2.99%) SQL
2 8 (2.66%) Python
3 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.33%) F#
4 4 (1.33%) Haskell
4 4 (1.33%) PureScript
4 4 (1.33%) Scala
5 3 (1.00%) Java
5 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.33%) C#
6 1 (0.33%) C++
6 1 (0.33%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (53.82%) CISSP
2 132 (43.85%) CISM
3 106 (35.22%) CISA
4 55 (18.27%) CRISC
5 54 (17.94%) Degree
6 51 (16.94%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (9.97%) Security Cleared
8 29 (9.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 27 (8.97%) CEH
10 26 (8.64%) SC Cleared
11 21 (6.98%) SANS
12 11 (3.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 10 (3.32%) ISSAP
14 9 (2.99%) CCNA
14 9 (2.99%) GSEC
15 8 (2.66%) CSSLP
15 8 (2.66%) MCSE
15 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (2.33%) CCSP
17 5 (1.66%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (69.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (35.88%) PCI DSS
3 51 (16.94%) COBIT
4 49 (16.28%) GDPR
5 36 (11.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 30 (9.97%) NIST 800
7 20 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (6.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (3.99%) SAS 70
10 10 (3.32%) NCSC
11 9 (2.99%) COSO
11 9 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (1.99%) FISMA
12 6 (1.99%) HIPAA
13 5 (1.66%) QA
14 2 (0.66%) ITGC
14 2 (0.66%) SEPA
14 2 (0.66%) SLA
14 2 (0.66%) Val IT
System Software
1 13 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.66%) Docker
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (1.99%) Nessus
3 5 (1.66%) CASB
3 5 (1.66%) CSIRT
4 3 (1.00%) Suricata
5 2 (0.66%) Ansible
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.66%) Terraform
5 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.33%) EnCase
6 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) FTK
6 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.31%) CA
3 14 (4.65%) Symantec
4 13 (4.32%) McAfee
5 10 (3.32%) CheckPoint
5 10 (3.32%) Qualys
6 9 (2.99%) Google
7 7 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.99%) Darktrace
8 6 (1.99%) FireEye
8 6 (1.99%) SonicWALL
8 6 (1.99%) Splunk
9 5 (1.66%) Cisco
10 4 (1.33%) AlienVault
10 4 (1.33%) IDERA
10 4 (1.33%) VMware
10 4 (1.33%) xMatters
11 3 (1.00%) IBM
11 3 (1.00%) Sparx
12 2 (0.66%) Veeam