Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 430 449 566
Rank change year-on-year +19 +117 +96
Permanent jobs citing NIST 162 312 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.32% 4.15% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 118 276 221
Median annual salary £65,000 £73,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.86% -1.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £45,250 £41,375 £46,250
90th Percentile £95,375 £102,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.00%

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 3,748 7,527 9,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.40% 12.77% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 5,887 7,372
Median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,978 £37,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +82 46 £61,250 -23.44% 2
South London +31 10 - - 1
West London +16 4 £65,000 +52.94% 1
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 126 (77.78%) Information Security
2 89 (54.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (44.44%) Finance
4 65 (40.12%) Cybersecurity
5 54 (33.33%) CISSP
6 51 (31.48%) Risk Management
7 46 (28.40%) Azure
8 45 (27.78%) CISM
9 44 (27.16%) Data Protection
9 44 (27.16%) PCI DSS
10 38 (23.46%) AWS
10 38 (23.46%) Firewall
11 37 (22.84%) Management Information System
12 31 (19.14%) CISA
13 29 (17.90%) ITIL
13 29 (17.90%) OWASP
14 28 (17.28%) COBIT
15 26 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (15.43%) Risk Assessment
17 24 (14.81%) DevOps
18 23 (14.20%) GDPR
18 23 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (14.20%) Security Architecture
18 23 (14.20%) SIEM
19 21 (12.96%) CRISC
19 21 (12.96%) Python
19 21 (12.96%) Public Cloud
20 20 (12.35%) Security Operations
21 19 (11.73%) Microsoft

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 (4.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.47%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (3.70%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (28.40%) Azure
2 38 (23.46%) AWS
3 17 (10.49%) SaaS
4 16 (9.88%) IaaS
4 16 (9.88%) PaaS
5 10 (6.17%) Office 365
6 7 (4.32%) Dropbox
6 7 (4.32%) GCP
6 7 (4.32%) Slack
7 6 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.70%) iPaaS
8 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.47%) G Suite
9 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.46%) Firewall
2 8 (4.94%) Network Security
3 3 (1.85%) tcpdump
3 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.62%) IPsec
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
4 1 (0.62%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) IntelliJ
2 4 (2.47%) GitLab
2 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.85%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.85%) IDA Disassembler
3 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Gradle
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Snyk
General
1 72 (44.44%) Finance
2 17 (10.49%) Legal
3 15 (9.26%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Banking
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.85%) Law
6 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Consultant
2 24 (14.81%) Analyst
3 21 (12.96%) Security Analyst
3 21 (12.96%) Security Consultant
4 17 (10.49%) Information Officer
4 17 (10.49%) Information Security Officer
4 17 (10.49%) Security Officer
5 15 (9.26%) Risk Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Compliance Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Governance Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Security Risk Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Security Specialist
7 13 (8.02%) Architect
7 13 (8.02%) Security Architect
7 13 (8.02%) Security Compliance Analyst
8 11 (6.79%) Chief Information Security Officer
9 10 (6.17%) Information Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.64%) OAuth
2 13 (8.02%) Web Services
3 11 (6.79%) .NET
4 7 (4.32%) OpenID
5 6 (3.70%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.47%) J2EE
7 3 (1.85%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.62%) Middleware
8 1 (0.62%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.84%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.96%) Public Cloud
3 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.88%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (4.94%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.32%) Cloud Native
6 7 (4.32%) User Experience
7 5 (3.09%) Cyberattack
7 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (2.47%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.23%) PKI
10 2 (1.23%) Robotics
10 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (77.78%) Information Security
2 65 (40.12%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (31.48%) Risk Management
4 44 (27.16%) Data Protection
5 29 (17.90%) ITIL
5 29 (17.90%) OWASP
6 26 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (15.43%) Risk Assessment
8 24 (14.81%) DevOps
9 23 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (14.20%) Security Architecture
9 23 (14.20%) SIEM
10 20 (12.35%) Security Operations
11 18 (11.11%) Security Management
12 16 (9.88%) Information Security Management
12 16 (9.88%) ISMS
13 15 (9.26%) Data Security
13 15 (9.26%) Machine Learning
13 15 (9.26%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.96%) Python
2 17 (10.49%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.49%) SQL
3 15 (9.26%) Java
4 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.70%) Kotlin
5 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.85%) Julia
6 3 (1.85%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.85%) R
6 3 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (33.33%) CISSP
2 45 (27.78%) CISM
3 31 (19.14%) CISA
4 21 (12.96%) CRISC
5 19 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (10.49%) Degree
7 10 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (6.17%) Master's Degree
8 7 (4.32%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (3.09%) SANS
11 4 (2.47%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.47%) OSCP
12 3 (1.85%) CCSP
12 3 (1.85%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (1.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 2 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (54.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (27.16%) PCI DSS
3 28 (17.28%) COBIT
4 23 (14.20%) GDPR
5 18 (11.11%) NIST 800
5 18 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (10.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (6.79%) NCSC
9 6 (3.70%) ISO 31000
10 5 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (3.09%) ISO 22301
10 5 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (2.47%) COSO
12 1 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.62%) ITGC
12 1 (0.62%) PSD2
12 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.02%) Docker
2 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) Terraform
2 7 (4.32%) Ansible
3 6 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.23%) HP Fortify
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.62%) EnCase
6 1 (0.62%) FTK
6 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.32%) CrowdStrike
2 7 (4.32%) Google
3 5 (3.09%) Oracle
4 4 (2.47%) Black Duck
5 3 (1.85%) Coverity
6 1 (0.62%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.62%) Veracode
6 1 (0.62%) VMware