Period
to

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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 455 400 467
Rank change year-on-year -55 +67 +36
Permanent jobs citing NIST 482 200 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.28% 4.71% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 302 157 115
10th Percentile £51,750 £50,618 £45,650
25th Percentile £60,313 £63,750 £56,850
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -11.48%
75th Percentile £93,625 £88,750 £84,375
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +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 11,257 4,244 4,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.32% 12.65% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,235 3,048 3,814
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -1 64 £70,000 - 18
West London -41 27 £67,500 -26.03% 6
East London - 25 £95,000 - 3
South London -30 20 £85,000 +94.18%
North London - 5 £90,000 -
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 335 (69.50%) Cybersecurity
2 325 (67.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 257 (53.32%) Information Security
4 240 (49.79%) Finance
5 187 (38.80%) CISSP
6 168 (34.85%) Risk Management
7 152 (31.54%) CISM
8 131 (27.18%) GDPR
9 129 (26.76%) AWS
10 125 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
11 124 (25.73%) Azure
12 120 (24.90%) SIEM
12 120 (24.90%) Social Skills
13 109 (22.61%) Degree
14 107 (22.20%) Agile
15 99 (20.54%) Data Protection
16 96 (19.92%) GRC
17 92 (19.09%) Cyber Essentials
18 79 (16.39%) PCI DSS
19 77 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
20 74 (15.35%) CRISC
21 73 (15.15%) ISMS
21 73 (15.15%) Security Operations
22 70 (14.52%) Microsoft
22 70 (14.52%) OWASP
23 69 (14.32%) Security Testing
24 65 (13.49%) Firewall
25 64 (13.28%) Computer Science
26 61 (12.66%) Security Architecture
26 61 (12.66%) Banking

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 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.62%) Apache
3 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.41%) Confluence
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.21%) GemFire
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 129 (26.76%) AWS
2 124 (25.73%) Azure
3 33 (6.85%) GCP
3 33 (6.85%) SaaS
4 31 (6.43%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (5.19%) GitHub
5 25 (5.19%) Serverless
6 21 (4.36%) IaaS
6 21 (4.36%) PaaS
7 19 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.24%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.62%) WhatsApp
11 2 (0.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.41%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (0.41%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.41%) Collibra
11 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.49%) Firewall
2 42 (8.71%) Network Security
3 18 (3.73%) Internet
4 12 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (2.28%) Wireless
6 10 (2.07%) VPN
7 8 (1.66%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.45%) Broadband
8 7 (1.45%) LAN
9 6 (1.24%) DNS
9 6 (1.24%) SSL
10 5 (1.04%) DHCP
10 5 (1.04%) WAN
11 4 (0.83%) HTTP
11 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.62%) IPsec
12 3 (0.62%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.62%) NNTP
12 3 (0.62%) X.509
13 2 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.04%) Big Data
3 3 (0.62%) DB2
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.41%) DataStage
4 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.41%) HBase
4 2 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.41%) Metadata
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.21%) Power BI
5 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (3.73%) JIRA
2 13 (2.70%) GitLab
3 11 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.41%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.41%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Snyk
General
1 240 (49.79%) Finance
2 120 (24.90%) Social Skills
3 61 (12.66%) Banking
4 43 (8.92%) Police
5 37 (7.68%) Legal
6 36 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 20 (4.15%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 10 (2.07%) Retail
11 8 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.04%) Law
12 5 (1.04%) Marketing
13 4 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.41%) Advertising
14 2 (0.41%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (20.75%) Architect
2 99 (20.54%) Security Manager
3 82 (17.01%) Security Architect
4 80 (16.60%) Consultant
5 72 (14.94%) Analyst
6 64 (13.28%) Security Consultant
7 51 (10.58%) Security Analyst
8 38 (7.88%) Information Manager
9 32 (6.64%) Information Security Manager
10 31 (6.43%) Security Engineer
11 25 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
12 21 (4.36%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 20 (4.15%) Senior Security Consultant
14 19 (3.94%) Information Analyst
14 19 (3.94%) Information Security Analyst
15 18 (3.73%) IT Analyst
16 17 (3.53%) Senior Security Engineer
17 16 (3.32%) IT Manager
17 16 (3.32%) Project Manager
17 16 (3.32%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.32%) SAML
2 12 (2.49%) Node.js
3 11 (2.28%) GraphQL
3 11 (2.28%) Mason
3 11 (2.28%) OAuth
3 11 (2.28%) OpenID
3 11 (2.28%) React
4 9 (1.87%) RESTful
5 5 (1.04%) ARM Templates
5 5 (1.04%) LDAP
6 4 (0.83%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.62%) Kafka
8 2 (0.41%) JSON Web Signature
8 2 (0.41%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) Ehcache
9 1 (0.21%) JPA
9 1 (0.21%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.21%) Spring Integration
9 1 (0.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.20%) Management Information System
2 43 (8.92%) Smart Meter
3 23 (4.77%) Cloud Native
3 23 (4.77%) Cyberattack
4 21 (4.36%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.32%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.87%) PKI
9 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (1.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (1.24%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.62%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.68%) Windows
2 22 (4.56%) Linux
3 13 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.66%) Unix
5 4 (0.83%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.62%) AIX
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.62%) zOS
7 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (69.50%) Cybersecurity
2 257 (53.32%) Information Security
3 168 (34.85%) Risk Management
4 125 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 120 (24.90%) SIEM
6 107 (22.20%) Agile
7 99 (20.54%) Data Protection
8 77 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (15.15%) ISMS
9 73 (15.15%) Security Operations
10 70 (14.52%) OWASP
11 69 (14.32%) Security Testing
12 64 (13.28%) Computer Science
13 61 (12.66%) Data Loss Prevention
13 61 (12.66%) Security Architecture
14 54 (11.20%) Penetration Testing
14 54 (11.20%) Threat Modelling
15 49 (10.17%) DevOps
15 49 (10.17%) Project Management
16 48 (9.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.96%) Python
2 23 (4.77%) SQL
3 18 (3.73%) Go
4 16 (3.32%) C
5 15 (3.11%) C#
6 14 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.28%) Perl
7 11 (2.28%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.66%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.24%) Java
10 4 (0.83%) Ruby
11 3 (0.62%) Bash
12 1 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) Rust
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 187 (38.80%) CISSP
2 152 (31.54%) CISM
3 109 (22.61%) Degree
4 74 (15.35%) CRISC
5 60 (12.45%) CISA
6 51 (10.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 48 (9.96%) Master's Degree
8 45 (9.34%) Security Cleared
9 35 (7.26%) SC Cleared
10 30 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (3.94%) CESG Certified Professional
12 17 (3.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 17 (3.53%) SANS
13 13 (2.70%) AWS Certification
14 11 (2.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 11 (2.28%) OSCP
15 9 (1.87%) GIAC
16 7 (1.45%) CGEIT
16 7 (1.45%) CREST Certified
16 7 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (67.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (27.18%) GDPR
3 96 (19.92%) GRC
4 92 (19.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 79 (16.39%) PCI DSS
6 52 (10.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 41 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 39 (8.09%) COBIT
9 25 (5.19%) NIST 800
10 22 (4.56%) NCSC
11 20 (4.15%) QA
12 17 (3.53%) SOC 2
13 14 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (2.49%) IASME
15 11 (2.28%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 3 (0.62%) Accessibility
17 3 (0.62%) ITGC
17 3 (0.62%) P3O
18 2 (0.41%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 30 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.32%) Docker
3 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.21%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.21%) RACF
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (6.22%) Terraform
2 20 (4.15%) Single Sign-On
3 18 (3.73%) Puppet
4 17 (3.53%) Kubernetes
5 15 (3.11%) Ansible
5 15 (3.11%) CASB
6 13 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.87%) Nessus
8 5 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.04%) Suricata
9 2 (0.41%) EnCase
9 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.41%) Istio
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.41%) QRadar
10 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.21%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 70 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.02%) Google
3 27 (5.60%) Twitter
4 11 (2.28%) Oracle
5 8 (1.66%) Cisco
5 8 (1.66%) Qualys
6 7 (1.45%) Okta
7 6 (1.24%) Facebook
8 5 (1.04%) ForgeRock
8 5 (1.04%) McAfee
8 5 (1.04%) VMware
9 4 (0.83%) IBM
9 4 (0.83%) OneLogin
9 4 (0.83%) Sophos
9 4 (0.83%) Varonis
10 3 (0.62%) Apple
10 3 (0.62%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.41%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.41%) CA
11 2 (0.41%) Intel