Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 583 709
Rank change year-on-year -31 +126 +92
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 219 261 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 181 227 183
London median annual salary £53,000 £65,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.46% +22.64% -3.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +5.00%

Security Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 67824 67169 78931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.67% 90.61% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52748 57544 66850
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Security Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in London

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in London.

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in London

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in London

Security Monitoring
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Monitoring within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 +13 33 £43,000 -33.85% 3
West London +11 3 £62,500 +13.64%
South London - 3 £37,500 -
East London -7 2 £50,000 -25.93%
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Monitoring.

1 112 (51.14%) Information Security
2 104 (47.49%) Linux
3 96 (43.84%) SIEM
4 79 (36.07%) Security Operations
5 74 (33.79%) Cybersecurity
6 67 (30.59%) Splunk
7 62 (28.31%) CISSP
8 58 (26.48%) Network Security
9 57 (26.03%) Degree
9 57 (26.03%) Firewall
10 54 (24.66%) Windows
11 53 (24.20%) Management Information System
12 48 (21.92%) Finance
13 45 (20.55%) GIAC
14 43 (19.63%) CISM
14 43 (19.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 42 (19.18%) Nessus
16 40 (18.26%) Vulnerability Management
17 39 (17.81%) Analytics
17 39 (17.81%) QRadar
18 36 (16.44%) Virtual Machines
19 34 (15.53%) Threat Analysis
19 34 (15.53%) Cyberthreat
19 34 (15.53%) Computer Science
20 32 (14.61%) Banking
21 31 (14.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 30 (13.70%) Big Data
22 30 (13.70%) Oracle
23 29 (13.24%) Microsoft
24 28 (12.79%) Incident Management

Security Monitoring
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 (3.65%) IIS
2 5 (2.28%) Confluence
3 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.20%) Office 365
5 6 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.74%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.83%) G Suite
6 4 (1.83%) IaaS
6 4 (1.83%) SaaS
7 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.37%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (26.48%) Network Security
2 57 (26.03%) Firewall
3 16 (7.31%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.39%) Wireshark
5 11 (5.02%) IPv4
6 10 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (4.57%) DNS
7 9 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.28%) VPN
9 4 (1.83%) SAN
10 3 (1.37%) BGP
10 3 (1.37%) LAN
10 3 (1.37%) LDAP
10 3 (1.37%) VoIP
10 3 (1.37%) WAN
11 2 (0.91%) DHCP
11 2 (0.91%) Internet
11 2 (0.91%) Skype
11 2 (0.91%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.70%) Big Data
2 13 (5.94%) MySQL
3 9 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.37%) Power BI
6 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.37%) RethinkDB
7 2 (0.91%) GIS
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.74%) JIRA
3 6 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.46%) Phabricator
5 1 (0.46%) Redmine
5 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (21.92%) Finance
2 32 (14.61%) Banking
3 27 (12.33%) Law
4 7 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.28%) Advertising
5 5 (2.28%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Legal
7 3 (1.37%) International Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.91%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (33.79%) Analyst
2 63 (28.77%) Security Analyst
3 40 (18.26%) Consultant
4 39 (17.81%) Security Consultant
5 26 (11.87%) Security Manager
5 26 (11.87%) Splunk Consultant
6 24 (10.96%) Information Analyst
6 24 (10.96%) Information Security Analyst
7 18 (8.22%) Analytics Consultant
7 18 (8.22%) Big Data Consultant
7 18 (8.22%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 18 (8.22%) Data Consultant
7 18 (8.22%) Linux Consultant
7 18 (8.22%) Security Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) Trainee
7 18 (8.22%) Trainee Consultant
8 17 (7.76%) Junior
9 16 (7.31%) Information Manager
9 16 (7.31%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.48%) SailPoint
2 10 (4.57%) Web Services
3 6 (2.74%) RESTful
4 5 (2.28%) LAMP
5 4 (1.83%) J2EE
6 3 (1.37%) Angular 2
6 3 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.37%) CSS
6 3 (1.37%) HTML
6 3 (1.37%) WebSockets
7 2 (0.91%) .NET
7 2 (0.91%) JNI
7 2 (0.91%) Middleware
8 1 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.46%) HHVM
8 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.20%) Management Information System
2 34 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 34 (15.53%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (7.31%) Cyber Attack
3 16 (7.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.65%) PKI
6 6 (2.74%) Fintech
6 6 (2.74%) Replication
6 6 (2.74%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.37%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.91%) Clustering
10 2 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.49%) Linux
2 54 (24.66%) Windows
3 16 (7.31%) Unix
4 7 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.28%) Debian
6 3 (1.37%) Android
7 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (51.14%) Information Security
2 96 (43.84%) SIEM
3 79 (36.07%) Security Operations
4 74 (33.79%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (19.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 40 (18.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 39 (17.81%) Analytics
8 34 (15.53%) Threat Analysis
9 31 (14.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 28 (12.79%) Incident Management
11 24 (10.96%) Data Analytics
11 24 (10.96%) Privileged Access Management
11 24 (10.96%) Security Architecture
12 21 (9.59%) Big Data Analytics
12 21 (9.59%) Identity Access Management
13 20 (9.13%) Information Assurance
14 19 (8.68%) Project Management
15 17 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (7.76%) DevOps
16 16 (7.31%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.68%) SQL
2 14 (6.39%) C
3 8 (3.65%) Java
4 7 (3.20%) Perl
5 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.74%) Python
6 4 (1.83%) Go
6 4 (1.83%) Ruby
6 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.37%) Scala
7 3 (1.37%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.91%) C#
8 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (28.31%) CISSP
2 57 (26.03%) Degree
3 45 (20.55%) GIAC
4 43 (19.63%) CISM
5 25 (11.42%) CISA
5 25 (11.42%) GCIH
6 20 (9.13%) GCIA
7 16 (7.31%) GSEC
8 12 (5.48%) GISF
9 6 (2.74%) CEH
10 5 (2.28%) AWS Certification
10 5 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (1.83%) IISP
12 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.91%) CCNA
13 2 (0.91%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.65%) GDPR
2 8 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (3.65%) PMO
3 7 (3.20%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.28%) SSAE 16
5 4 (1.83%) QA
5 4 (1.83%) SLA
6 3 (1.37%) COBIT
6 3 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.91%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
System Software
1 36 (16.44%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (6.39%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.02%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.65%) Docker
6 6 (2.74%) iptables
7 3 (1.37%) Snort
8 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (19.18%) Nessus
2 39 (17.81%) QRadar
3 22 (10.05%) CSIRT
3 22 (10.05%) OpenVAS
3 22 (10.05%) SCCM
4 21 (9.59%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (5.94%) Nagios
5 13 (5.94%) WSUS
6 12 (5.48%) Core Impact
6 12 (5.48%) Nexpose
6 12 (5.48%) PowerBroker
6 12 (5.48%) RSA Security Analytics
6 12 (5.48%) vCenter Server
7 11 (5.02%) Cacti
8 9 (4.11%) Ansible
9 6 (2.74%) Kubernetes
10 5 (2.28%) Puppet
11 3 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (30.59%) Splunk
2 30 (13.70%) Oracle
3 29 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 27 (12.33%) ArcSight
5 26 (11.87%) Qualys
6 24 (10.96%) McAfee
7 23 (10.50%) Palo Alto
8 22 (10.05%) CyberArk
9 19 (8.68%) BeyondTrust
10 18 (8.22%) Red Hat
11 15 (6.85%) Cisco
12 14 (6.39%) SolarWinds
12 14 (6.39%) Symantec
13 13 (5.94%) AlienVault
13 13 (5.94%) LogRhythm
14 12 (5.48%) Aveksa
14 12 (5.48%) Bomgar
14 12 (5.48%) VMware
15 11 (5.02%) Google
16 10 (4.57%) Acunetix