Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 722 618 618
Rank change year-on-year -104 0 +89
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 90 225 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 83 199 220
London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £46,500 £32,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £87,000 £90,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.02% -21.67% +14.29%

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 61,894 68,868 70,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.69% 92.82% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49,732 52,697 61,082
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -39 17 £62,500 +43.68% 2
East London - 1 £65,000 - 1
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 33 (36.67%) SIEM
2 31 (34.44%) Information Security
3 28 (31.11%) CISSP
3 28 (31.11%) Firewall
4 27 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 26 (28.89%) Security Operations
6 25 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (27.78%) Finance
6 25 (27.78%) Windows
7 24 (26.67%) Splunk
8 22 (24.44%) Linux
9 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (22.22%) Incident Management
9 20 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (18.89%) Qualys
11 16 (17.78%) CISA
11 16 (17.78%) Banking
11 16 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (16.67%) Nessus
12 15 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
13 14 (15.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (14.44%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (13.33%) Use Case
15 12 (13.33%) Network Security
15 12 (13.33%) GDPR

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 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.67%) SaaS
4 5 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.33%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) Firewall
2 13 (14.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (13.33%) Network Security
4 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.56%) DNS
5 5 (5.56%) SSL
6 4 (4.44%) BGP
6 4 (4.44%) HTTP
6 4 (4.44%) LAN
6 4 (4.44%) MPLS
6 4 (4.44%) OSPF
6 4 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.33%) VPN
7 3 (3.33%) WAN
8 2 (2.22%) DHCP
8 2 (2.22%) DWDM
8 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.22%) Internet
8 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
1 3 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.11%) AppScan
2 1 (1.11%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Law
4 5 (5.56%) Legal
5 4 (4.44%) International Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (14.44%) Security Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Security Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Architect
7 6 (6.67%) CyberArk Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Application Security Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Database Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Principal Security Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Node.js
1 4 (4.44%) SOAP
2 3 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (11.11%) Cyberattack
5 6 (6.67%) Fintech
6 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.44%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (4.44%) PKI
8 3 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) SIEM
2 31 (34.44%) Information Security
3 27 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (28.89%) Security Operations
5 25 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 16 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
9 14 (15.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (13.33%) Use Case
12 11 (12.22%) Cyber Intelligence
12 11 (12.22%) Data Privacy
12 11 (12.22%) Data Protection
13 10 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
14 9 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
14 9 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) Python
3 6 (6.67%) Perl
4 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.44%) Ruby
5 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) CISSP
2 16 (17.78%) CISA
3 9 (10.00%) CISM
3 9 (10.00%) GIAC
4 7 (7.78%) CCNP
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.56%) Degree
6 4 (4.44%) CSSLP
6 4 (4.44%) GWAPT
6 4 (4.44%) SANS
7 3 (3.33%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.33%) SSCP
8 2 (2.22%) MCSE
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CCIE
9 1 (1.11%) CCNA
9 1 (1.11%) CHFI
9 1 (1.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.33%) GDPR
3 11 (12.22%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (6.67%) ISO 9001
6 5 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (3.33%) QA
8 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.11%) COBIT
9 1 (1.11%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Nessus
2 8 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (4.44%) Ansible
5 3 (3.33%) CASB
6 2 (2.22%) Control-M
6 2 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.22%) OpenVAS
6 2 (2.22%) QRadar
7 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.11%) Cacti
7 1 (1.11%) Core Impact
7 1 (1.11%) Nagios
7 1 (1.11%) Nexpose
7 1 (1.11%) Nmap
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) Puppet
7 1 (1.11%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.11%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Splunk
2 17 (18.89%) Qualys
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.00%) Aveksa
4 9 (10.00%) CyberArk
4 9 (10.00%) McAfee
5 8 (8.89%) ArcSight
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco
6 5 (5.56%) Google
6 5 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.33%) Juniper
8 3 (3.33%) New Relic
8 3 (3.33%) Trend Micro
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.22%) VMware