Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 648 562 704
Rank change year-on-year -86 +142 +94
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 183 297 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 150 275 181
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +5.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +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 65,340 67,022 75,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.40% 91.73% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52,279 53,535 65,496
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -44 45 £62,500 -
South London -3 4 - -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 111 (60.66%) Information Security
2 98 (53.55%) SIEM
3 87 (47.54%) Cybersecurity
4 83 (45.36%) Firewall
5 62 (33.88%) CISSP
6 55 (30.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 49 (26.78%) Management Information System
7 49 (26.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 49 (26.78%) Security Operations
8 47 (25.68%) CISA
8 47 (25.68%) CISM
9 46 (25.14%) Finance
10 42 (22.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 40 (21.86%) Windows
12 39 (21.31%) Identity Access Management
13 34 (18.58%) Incident Management
14 31 (16.94%) Network Security
14 31 (16.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 31 (16.94%) Risk Management
14 31 (16.94%) Linux
15 29 (15.85%) GDPR
16 27 (14.75%) Legal
17 26 (14.21%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (14.21%) Cyberattack
18 25 (13.66%) Data Privacy
19 24 (13.11%) Patch Management
20 22 (12.02%) Analytics
20 22 (12.02%) Cyber Essentials
21 21 (11.48%) Privileged Access Management
22 19 (10.38%) Digital Analytics

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 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (45.36%) Firewall
2 42 (22.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 31 (16.94%) Network Security
4 6 (3.28%) BGP
4 6 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.28%) OSPF
4 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.73%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (2.73%) MPLS
5 5 (2.73%) VPLS
6 4 (2.19%) DNS
7 3 (1.64%) Internet
7 3 (1.64%) VPN
8 2 (1.09%) SSL
9 1 (0.55%) DHCP
9 1 (0.55%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.55%) FWSM
9 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.55%) IPsec
9 1 (0.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.19%) MySQL
2 2 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.55%) GIS
3 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.55%) RethinkDB
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) AppScan
1 1 (0.55%) Burp Suite
General
1 46 (25.14%) Finance
2 27 (14.75%) Legal
3 12 (6.56%) Banking
3 12 (6.56%) Games
4 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.73%) Advertising
5 5 (2.73%) Marketing
6 4 (2.19%) Law
6 4 (2.19%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (34.43%) Analyst
2 38 (20.77%) Security Analyst
3 32 (17.49%) Head of Security
4 29 (15.85%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 16 (8.74%) Security Engineer
6 14 (7.65%) Information Analyst
6 14 (7.65%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (7.65%) Security Manager
7 13 (7.10%) SOC Analyst
8 12 (6.56%) IT Security Officer
8 12 (6.56%) Security Officer
9 11 (6.01%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) IT Security Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Senior IT Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Incident Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Monitoring Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.19%) Middleware
2 3 (1.64%) RESTful
2 3 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.55%) Angular 2
4 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) CSS3
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.78%) Management Information System
2 26 (14.21%) Cyberattack
3 19 (10.38%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (8.74%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (8.74%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.37%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.73%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.86%) Windows
2 31 (16.94%) Linux
3 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.37%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.83%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.83%) Unix
6 7 (3.83%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (60.66%) Information Security
2 98 (53.55%) SIEM
3 87 (47.54%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (30.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 49 (26.78%) Security Operations
5 49 (26.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 39 (21.31%) Identity Access Management
7 34 (18.58%) Incident Management
8 31 (16.94%) Risk Management
9 26 (14.21%) Penetration Testing
10 25 (13.66%) Data Privacy
11 24 (13.11%) Patch Management
12 22 (12.02%) Analytics
13 21 (11.48%) Privileged Access Management
14 19 (10.38%) Digital Analytics
14 19 (10.38%) Risk Analysis
14 19 (10.38%) Workflow
15 17 (9.29%) Data Protection
16 16 (8.74%) Business Continuity
16 16 (8.74%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.83%) C
2 5 (2.73%) Ruby
3 3 (1.64%) Java
4 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.09%) SQL
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.55%) Go
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Scala
5 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (33.88%) CISSP
2 47 (25.68%) CISA
2 47 (25.68%) CISM
3 18 (9.84%) GIAC
4 17 (9.29%) Degree
5 16 (8.74%) GCIH
6 13 (7.10%) MCSE
6 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.46%) GCIA
8 9 (4.92%) SSCP
9 7 (3.83%) CCNP
9 7 (3.83%) CREST Certified
10 5 (2.73%) CISMP
10 5 (2.73%) GCFA
10 5 (2.73%) GCFE
10 5 (2.73%) GREM
11 4 (2.19%) CGEIT
11 4 (2.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (1.64%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (15.85%) GDPR
3 22 (12.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (4.92%) ISO 9001
5 7 (3.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (3.83%) PCI DSS
6 4 (2.19%) COBIT
7 2 (1.09%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (9.84%) Nessus
2 12 (6.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (4.37%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.28%) CSIRT
4 6 (3.28%) QRadar
5 5 (2.73%) Cacti
5 5 (2.73%) Nagios
6 2 (1.09%) CASB
6 2 (1.09%) Control-M
7 1 (0.55%) Ansible
7 1 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.55%) Nmap
7 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.55%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (9.84%) Cisco
2 15 (8.20%) Splunk
3 14 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.92%) Qualys
4 9 (4.92%) Sophos
5 8 (4.37%) Aveksa
5 8 (4.37%) CyberArk
5 8 (4.37%) McAfee
6 6 (3.28%) BeyondTrust
6 6 (3.28%) Oracle
7 5 (2.73%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.64%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.09%) Juniper
9 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix
10 1 (0.55%) Google
10 1 (0.55%) HP
10 1 (0.55%) IBM
10 1 (0.55%) VMware