Cyber security in the UK - downloadable factsheet

Posted: 4 Mar 2021

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The UK cyber security market is worth almost £8.3bnThe UK is a leading centre for cyber security with the largest, most concentrated and accessible market in cyber security in Europe, worth almost £8.3bn.

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) and Cheltenham Innovation Centre are driving innovation in the sector. 

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.The cyber security industry employs more than 58,000 people in the UK

London is also a global hub for cyber insurance, with over a quarter 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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