Research and analysis

Cyber security sectoral analysis 2022

An analysis of the UK's cyber security industry, including figures on size, employment and revenue.

This was published under the 2019 to 2022 Johnson Conservative government



This report contains information about the UK cyber security sector, including the number of businesses, the sector’s contribution to the UK economy, the number of people employed and the products and services offered by these firms.

The analysis builds upon several previous reports:

This research has been carried out for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) by Ipsos MORI, in conjunction with Perspective Economics and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast. It is part of DCMS’s work in the National Cyber Strategy 2022 to protect and promote the UK in cyber space, develop the UK cyber ecosystem and foster growth in the cyber security sector.

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Published 17 February 2022
Last updated 18 February 2022 + show all updates
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