Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 380 475 500
Rank change year-on-year +95 +25 +106
Permanent jobs citing NIST 196 207 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.30% 3.99% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 153 142 225
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £62,500 £53,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.13% +6.90%
75th Percentile £91,250 £81,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £107,250 £106,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 3,700 5,192 8,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.64% 11.64% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,737 4,015 6,065
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,236 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.78% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £80,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +37 27 £70,000 +3.70% 7
West London +49 9 £91,250 +40.38% 1
South London 0 3 £43,774 -27.04%
East London - 1 - - 2
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 121 (61.73%) Cybersecurity
2 103 (52.55%) Information Security
3 100 (51.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (47.96%) Finance
5 84 (42.86%) CISSP
6 65 (33.16%) Azure
7 64 (32.65%) OWASP
7 64 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (29.59%) CISM
9 48 (24.49%) AWS
10 46 (23.47%) DevOps
11 45 (22.96%) GDPR
12 41 (20.92%) Risk Management
13 37 (18.88%) CISA
14 35 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
15 34 (17.35%) Security Architecture
15 34 (17.35%) SIEM
15 34 (17.35%) PCI DSS
16 33 (16.84%) Management Information System
16 33 (16.84%) Java
17 32 (16.33%) Degree
17 32 (16.33%) Terraform
18 31 (15.82%) Cyber Essentials
18 31 (15.82%) DevSecOps
19 30 (15.31%) GCP
19 30 (15.31%) COBIT
19 30 (15.31%) Scrum
20 29 (14.80%) Analytics
21 28 (14.29%) Data Analytics
21 28 (14.29%) Docker

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 8 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.51%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 65 (33.16%) Azure
2 48 (24.49%) AWS
3 30 (15.31%) GCP
4 18 (9.18%) SaaS
5 16 (8.16%) Apigee
5 16 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (8.16%) Azure Key Vault
5 16 (8.16%) iPaaS
6 15 (7.65%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.06%) Azure Sentinel
9 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.53%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.02%) Loggly
11 2 (1.02%) Route 53
11 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.69%) Firewall
1 19 (9.69%) Network Security
2 14 (7.14%) VPN
3 5 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.04%) Intranet
4 4 (2.04%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.04%) Wireless
5 3 (1.53%) DNS
5 3 (1.53%) HTTP
5 3 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.02%) 5G
6 2 (1.02%) BGP
6 2 (1.02%) CHAP
6 2 (1.02%) DHCP
6 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.02%) MPLS
6 2 (1.02%) OSPF
6 2 (1.02%) SD-WAN
6 2 (1.02%) WAN
7 1 (0.51%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (9.18%) Blockchain
3 16 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.08%) Redis
5 2 (1.02%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) IntelliJ
2 8 (4.08%) Travis CI
3 3 (1.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 94 (47.96%) Finance
2 27 (13.78%) Banking
3 24 (12.24%) Retail
4 15 (7.65%) Public Sector
5 14 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 13 (6.63%) Electronics
6 13 (6.63%) Marketing
6 13 (6.63%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.08%) Legal
8 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (13.78%) Security Engineer
2 26 (13.27%) Architect
3 22 (11.22%) Consultant
4 21 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 21 (10.71%) Security Manager
5 17 (8.67%) Developer
5 17 (8.67%) Security Consultant
6 16 (8.16%) Security Specialist
7 15 (7.65%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.14%) Audit Manager
9 12 (6.12%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (5.61%) Analyst
10 11 (5.61%) Information Manager
10 11 (5.61%) Security Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (5.10%) IT Manager
12 9 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) DevSecOps Engineer
13 8 (4.08%) Security Officer
14 7 (3.57%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.20%) Web Services
2 19 (9.69%) OAuth
3 16 (8.16%) Spring Boot
4 4 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.04%) Middleware
5 3 (1.53%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.02%) .NET
6 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.84%) Management Information System
2 28 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.69%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.57%) Social Network
6 6 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (2.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.51%) SCADA
10 1 (0.51%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.69%) Linux
2 11 (5.61%) Windows
3 7 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (1.02%) AIX
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (61.73%) Cybersecurity
2 103 (52.55%) Information Security
3 64 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (32.65%) OWASP
4 46 (23.47%) DevOps
5 41 (20.92%) Risk Management
6 35 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
7 34 (17.35%) Security Architecture
7 34 (17.35%) SIEM
8 31 (15.82%) DevSecOps
9 30 (15.31%) Scrum
10 29 (14.80%) Analytics
11 28 (14.29%) Data Analytics
12 27 (13.78%) ITIL
13 26 (13.27%) Vulnerability Management
14 24 (12.24%) Data Security
15 23 (11.73%) Machine Learning
16 22 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (10.20%) Data Protection
17 20 (10.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.84%) Java
2 21 (10.71%) SQL
3 19 (9.69%) Python
4 16 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.61%) Go
6 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.53%) C
7 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.53%) Ruby
8 2 (1.02%) C#
8 2 (1.02%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.02%) Perl
8 2 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (42.86%) CISSP
2 58 (29.59%) CISM
3 37 (18.88%) CISA
4 32 (16.33%) Degree
5 19 (9.69%) CRISC
6 14 (7.14%) OSCP
7 13 (6.63%) SANS
8 12 (6.12%) GIAC
8 12 (6.12%) OSCE
9 9 (4.59%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (3.06%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (3.06%) CGEIT
11 6 (3.06%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.06%) PCI QSA
12 5 (2.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (2.55%) AWS Certification
12 5 (2.55%) CCSP
12 5 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (51.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (22.96%) GDPR
3 34 (17.35%) PCI DSS
4 31 (15.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 30 (15.31%) COBIT
6 15 (7.65%) GRC
6 15 (7.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (7.14%) NCSC
8 12 (6.12%) NIST 800
9 9 (4.59%) SOC 2
10 8 (4.08%) SOC 1
11 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (3.57%) JSP 440
11 7 (3.57%) RMADS
12 6 (3.06%) Government Security Classifications
12 6 (3.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (3.06%) PA-DSS
13 3 (1.53%) FedRAMP
13 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
14 2 (1.02%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 28 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 28 (14.29%) Docker
2 7 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (16.33%) Terraform
2 27 (13.78%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.10%) Prometheus
4 9 (4.59%) CASB
5 8 (4.08%) Consul
5 8 (4.08%) linkerd
6 6 (3.06%) Ansible
7 5 (2.55%) Nessus
8 4 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.53%) Puppet
10 2 (1.02%) EnCase
10 2 (1.02%) Graylog
10 2 (1.02%) QRadar
11 1 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.51%) FTK
11 1 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.51%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.63%) SAP
3 11 (5.61%) Cisco
4 9 (4.59%) Splunk
5 7 (3.57%) VMware
6 6 (3.06%) Okta
7 5 (2.55%) AlienVault
7 5 (2.55%) Citrix
7 5 (2.55%) Google
7 5 (2.55%) Palo Alto
7 5 (2.55%) Symantec
8 4 (2.04%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.04%) McAfee
9 3 (1.53%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.53%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.53%) Qualys
9 3 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.02%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.02%) Intel