Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > London
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 432 553
Rank change year-on-year +191 +121 +81
Permanent jobs citing NIST 250 311 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.27% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.38% 4.65% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 228 240 208
Median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £47,350 £43,625 £50,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £102,625 £92,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%

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 2,197 6,692 8,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.19% 12.29% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,799 5,227 6,739
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £99,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 +157 69 £62,500 -21.88% 8
East London +32 6 £62,500 -3.85%
West London +69 4 £91,250 +32.73% 2
South London +42 1 - - 1
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 200 (80.00%) Information Security
2 160 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 158 (63.20%) Cybersecurity
4 143 (57.20%) CISSP
5 114 (45.60%) CISM
6 90 (36.00%) Firewall
7 80 (32.00%) Azure
8 74 (29.60%) SIEM
9 72 (28.80%) Finance
10 71 (28.40%) ITIL
11 66 (26.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 65 (26.00%) GDPR
13 63 (25.20%) Identity Access Management
14 62 (24.80%) AWS
15 53 (21.20%) Risk Management
16 51 (20.40%) Security Operations
17 48 (19.20%) Kalman Filter
18 47 (18.80%) Web Filtering
18 47 (18.80%) Degree
19 46 (18.40%) Management Information System
20 44 (17.60%) Cyberthreat
21 42 (16.80%) COBIT
22 41 (16.40%) CISA
22 41 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
22 41 (16.40%) Active Directory
23 40 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
24 36 (14.40%) DevOps
25 35 (14.00%) Windows
25 35 (14.00%) Banking
26 33 (13.20%) CompTIA Security+

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 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (3.20%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 80 (32.00%) Azure
2 62 (24.80%) AWS
3 30 (12.00%) IaaS
3 30 (12.00%) Office 365
4 18 (7.20%) GCP
5 9 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.60%) iPaaS
6 7 (2.80%) SaaS
7 6 (2.40%) PaaS
8 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (36.00%) Firewall
2 66 (26.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (8.40%) VPN
4 16 (6.40%) Network Security
5 15 (6.00%) WAN
6 14 (5.60%) LAN
7 9 (3.60%) Wireless
8 7 (2.80%) SSL
8 7 (2.80%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.40%) DHCP
9 6 (2.40%) DNS
9 6 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.00%) BGP
10 5 (2.00%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.00%) MPLS
10 5 (2.00%) OSPF
11 1 (0.40%) CTI
11 1 (0.40%) VLAN
11 1 (0.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) Big Data
2 2 (0.80%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.80%) Redis
3 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (0.80%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.40%) GitLab
3 1 (0.40%) Gradle
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Snyk
General
1 72 (28.80%) Finance
2 35 (14.00%) Banking
3 14 (5.60%) Legal
4 10 (4.00%) Retail
5 7 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.80%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (28.00%) Analyst
2 61 (24.40%) Security Analyst
3 50 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 49 (19.60%) Information Security Analyst
5 38 (15.20%) Consultant
6 34 (13.60%) Risk Analyst
7 33 (13.20%) Security Engineer
8 30 (12.00%) Security Risk Analyst
9 24 (9.60%) Information Risk Analyst
10 21 (8.40%) Security Specialist
10 21 (8.40%) Senior Manager
11 20 (8.00%) Security Consultant
12 19 (7.60%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (6.40%) Incident Manager
13 16 (6.40%) Security Manager
13 16 (6.40%) Senior Incident Manager
14 15 (6.00%) Information Manager
15 13 (5.20%) Information Security Manager
16 12 (4.80%) Architect
17 11 (4.40%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.60%) OAuth
1 14 (5.60%) Web Services
2 12 (4.80%) .NET
3 11 (4.40%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.60%) Spring Boot
5 7 (2.80%) YAML
6 4 (1.60%) OpenID
7 2 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
8 1 (0.40%) Middleware
8 1 (0.40%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.40%) Management Information System
2 44 (17.60%) Cyberthreat
3 28 (11.20%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.60%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (4.80%) Public Cloud
7 10 (4.00%) Cloud Native
7 10 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.80%) Robotics
9 5 (2.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.60%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) PKI
11 3 (1.20%) Social Network
12 2 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.80%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.40%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.00%) Windows
2 31 (12.40%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.40%) Linux
4 9 (3.60%) Unix
5 7 (2.80%) Solaris
5 7 (2.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (80.00%) Information Security
2 158 (63.20%) Cybersecurity
3 74 (29.60%) SIEM
4 71 (28.40%) ITIL
5 63 (25.20%) Identity Access Management
6 53 (21.20%) Risk Management
7 51 (20.40%) Security Operations
8 48 (19.20%) Kalman Filter
9 47 (18.80%) Web Filtering
10 41 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 36 (14.40%) DevOps
13 32 (12.80%) OWASP
14 27 (10.80%) Penetration Testing
14 27 (10.80%) Security Monitoring
15 26 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (10.40%) Malware Analysis
15 26 (10.40%) Risk Assessment
15 26 (10.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 25 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.80%) Java
2 14 (5.60%) Python
2 14 (5.60%) SQL
3 9 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.60%) Kotlin
4 6 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.00%) C
5 5 (2.00%) Go
5 5 (2.00%) Perl
6 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.80%) R
7 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (57.20%) CISSP
2 114 (45.60%) CISM
3 47 (18.80%) Degree
4 41 (16.40%) CISA
5 33 (13.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 27 (10.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 27 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (10.00%) CCSP
8 18 (7.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 15 (6.00%) CRISC
10 12 (4.80%) CSSLP
11 10 (4.00%) CREST Certified
12 9 (3.60%) GCFA
12 9 (3.60%) GCIA
13 8 (3.20%) GCIH
13 8 (3.20%) OSCP
13 8 (3.20%) Security Cleared
14 6 (2.40%) CEH
15 5 (2.00%) OSCE
15 5 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (26.00%) GDPR
3 42 (16.80%) COBIT
4 24 (9.60%) ISO 31000
4 24 (9.60%) PCI DSS
5 22 (8.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (5.20%) NIST 800
8 6 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (2.00%) NCSC
10 4 (1.60%) COSO
10 4 (1.60%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (6.80%) Terraform
3 13 (5.20%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.80%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.60%) Ansible
6 2 (0.80%) CASB
6 2 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.80%) Consul
6 2 (0.80%) linkerd
6 2 (0.80%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (12.00%) VMware
2 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.60%) Google
4 8 (3.20%) Cisco
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle
5 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.20%) SAP
5 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.20%) Splunk
6 2 (0.80%) Qualys
7 1 (0.40%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.40%) F5
7 1 (0.40%) HP
7 1 (0.40%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.40%) McAfee
7 1 (0.40%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.40%) Ping Identity
7 1 (0.40%) Remedy
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Veracode