Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 505 614
Rank change year-on-year +31 +109 +47
Permanent jobs citing NIST 259 275 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.26% 3.36% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 178 185 173
London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £48,025 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £103,750 £94,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -11.11%

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 6,080 8,191 9,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.83% 13.06% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,666 6,121 7,212
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,175 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +44 51 £67,000 +3.08% 14
South London +33 28 £60,000 - 1
West London +14 4 £82,500 +17.86% 2
East London +6 3 £57,975 -9.06% 2
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 175 (67.57%) Information Security
2 163 (62.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 141 (54.44%) Cybersecurity
4 113 (43.63%) CISSP
5 99 (38.22%) CISM
6 92 (35.52%) Finance
7 82 (31.66%) PCI DSS
8 76 (29.34%) Risk Management
9 73 (28.19%) CISA
10 68 (26.25%) GDPR
11 65 (25.10%) Firewall
12 60 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
12 60 (23.17%) SIEM
13 53 (20.46%) Management Information System
14 49 (18.92%) Azure
15 47 (18.15%) COBIT
16 45 (17.37%) Data Protection
16 45 (17.37%) CRISC
17 44 (16.99%) Penetration Testing
18 43 (16.60%) Security Architecture
19 40 (15.44%) Degree
19 40 (15.44%) Security Management
20 35 (13.51%) OWASP
21 34 (13.13%) Information Security Management
22 32 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 32 (12.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
23 31 (11.97%) Vulnerability Management
24 30 (11.58%) Security Operations
25 29 (11.20%) Incident Management
25 29 (11.20%) Stakeholder 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 7 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.77%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.39%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.92%) Azure
2 27 (10.42%) AWS
3 26 (10.04%) Office 365
4 16 (6.18%) IaaS
4 16 (6.18%) PaaS
5 11 (4.25%) SaaS
6 7 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.93%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.54%) GCP
9 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.77%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 65 (25.10%) Firewall
2 24 (9.27%) Network Security
3 9 (3.47%) PPP
3 9 (3.47%) RTP
4 8 (3.09%) VPN
5 7 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.32%) SAN
7 5 (1.93%) Internet
7 5 (1.93%) LAN
8 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.16%) WAN
9 2 (0.77%) DNS
9 2 (0.77%) HTTP
9 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.39%) CTI
10 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.39%) IPsec
10 1 (0.39%) MPLS
10 1 (0.39%) Wireless
10 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Chocolatey
2 2 (0.77%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.39%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 92 (35.52%) Finance
2 24 (9.27%) Legal
3 19 (7.34%) Law
4 16 (6.18%) Banking
5 13 (5.02%) Retail
6 11 (4.25%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.09%) Billing
8 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.54%) Back Office
9 4 (1.54%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.16%) Marketing
11 1 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (17.76%) Consultant
2 44 (16.99%) Analyst
3 43 (16.60%) Security Analyst
4 29 (11.20%) Security Manager
4 29 (11.20%) Security Officer
5 27 (10.42%) Information Officer
5 27 (10.42%) Information Security Officer
5 27 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 23 (8.88%) Architect
7 21 (8.11%) Security Architect
7 21 (8.11%) Security Consultant
8 20 (7.72%) Information Analyst
8 20 (7.72%) Information Security Analyst
9 17 (6.56%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (5.79%) IT Analyst
10 15 (5.79%) IT Security Analyst
11 12 (4.63%) Risk Consultant
12 11 (4.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 11 (4.25%) Sales Engineer
13 10 (3.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) OAuth
1 2 (0.77%) SailPoint
1 2 (0.77%) SAML
1 2 (0.77%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) D3.js
2 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.46%) Management Information System
2 28 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
3 25 (9.65%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 9 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.32%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.54%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.77%) CESG
11 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.77%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.72%) Windows
2 11 (4.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.47%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.93%) Linux
5 3 (1.16%) Unix
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (67.57%) Information Security
2 141 (54.44%) Cybersecurity
3 76 (29.34%) Risk Management
4 60 (23.17%) SIEM
5 45 (17.37%) Data Protection
6 44 (16.99%) Penetration Testing
7 43 (16.60%) Security Architecture
8 40 (15.44%) Security Management
9 35 (13.51%) OWASP
10 34 (13.13%) Information Security Management
11 31 (11.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (11.58%) Security Operations
13 29 (11.20%) Incident Management
13 29 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (10.42%) ITIL
14 27 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (10.42%) Threat Intelligence
15 26 (10.04%) Risk Assessment
16 25 (9.65%) DevOps
17 19 (7.34%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.63%) Python
2 10 (3.86%) C
3 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.32%) SQL
5 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (43.63%) CISSP
2 99 (38.22%) CISM
3 73 (28.19%) CISA
4 60 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (17.37%) CRISC
6 40 (15.44%) Degree
7 32 (12.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 21 (8.11%) CEH
9 17 (6.56%) CCSP
10 16 (6.18%) Security Cleared
11 13 (5.02%) SC Cleared
12 11 (4.25%) SANS
13 10 (3.86%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (3.09%) GSEC
15 7 (2.70%) SSCP
16 6 (2.32%) CREST Certified
17 5 (1.93%) CESG Certified Professional
18 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
18 4 (1.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
19 3 (1.16%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (62.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (31.66%) PCI DSS
3 68 (26.25%) GDPR
4 47 (18.15%) COBIT
5 32 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (8.88%) NIST 800
7 20 (7.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 15 (5.79%) NCSC
9 11 (4.25%) FISMA
9 11 (4.25%) HIPAA
10 7 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (1.93%) COSO
12 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (1.16%) SLA
13 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.77%) ITGC
13 2 (0.77%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.77%) Val IT
14 1 (0.39%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 12 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Docker
3 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.70%) Ansible
1 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.32%) Terraform
3 5 (1.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 5 (1.93%) CSIRT
3 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.54%) Suricata
5 2 (0.77%) CASB
5 2 (0.77%) Nessus
5 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.39%) EnCase
6 1 (0.39%) FTK
Vendors
1 25 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.18%) CA
3 11 (4.25%) VMware
4 8 (3.09%) Cisco
4 8 (3.09%) McAfee
5 7 (2.70%) Symantec
6 4 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.54%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.54%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.16%) Sparx
8 2 (0.77%) AlienVault
8 2 (0.77%) Arista
8 2 (0.77%) Facebook
8 2 (0.77%) Google
8 2 (0.77%) IDERA
8 2 (0.77%) Okta
8 2 (0.77%) Qualys
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter
8 2 (0.77%) Veeam
8 2 (0.77%) xMatters