Cyber security in the UK - downloadable factsheet

Posted: 27 May 2022

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The UK cyber security market is worth over £10bn

The UK is a leading centre for cyber security with the largest, most concentrated and accessible market in cyber security in Europe, worth over £10bn.

The UK Government, the City of London Police, and other bodies work together to ensure that the UK remains one of the most secure places in the world to do business. The UK is home to one of the most innovative and forward-looking clusters of cyber security expertise and businesses – and accelerators such as the London Office for Rapid Cyber Advancement (LORCA) driving innovation in the sector. The cyber security industry employs more than 50,000 people in the UK

The UK has a deep pool of cyber talent – and a wealth of internationally renowned specialised courses and cyber training programmes ensure the future supply of cyber expertise.

London is also a global hub for cyber insurance, with 20% of business going through the City of London.

This factsheet gives an overview of key facts and statistics about the UK's cyber security offer.

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