The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 302 311 336
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 14 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 11
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £49,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
Information Assurance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9322 9712 10370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.84% 82.01% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7777 8476 9465
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,922
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the City of London region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the City of London

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the City of London

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 17 (48.57%) ITIL
3 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) CISSP
9 8 (22.86%) Windows
9 8 (22.86%) .NET
9 8 (22.86%) Firewall
9 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) SIEM
10 7 (20.00%) Q1 Labs
10 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
10 7 (20.00%) LogLogic
10 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
10 7 (20.00%) ITSM
10 7 (20.00%) Service Management
10 7 (20.00%) GCIH
10 7 (20.00%) GIAC
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) Perl
10 7 (20.00%) Symantec
11 6 (17.14%) SSL
11 6 (17.14%) ETL
11 6 (17.14%) HTTP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (17.14%) HTTP
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Tester
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Database Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Graduate
5 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Security
5 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Auditor
6 1 (2.86%) Security Advisor
6 1 (2.86%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) JMS
2 5 (14.29%) WSDL
3 4 (11.43%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Flash
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 4 (11.43%) CESG
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) RMADS
5 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 17 (48.57%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) SIEM
6 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Service Management
6 7 (20.00%) ITSM
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) ETL
8 5 (14.29%) CAD
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
8 5 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.43%) SysML
9 4 (11.43%) OOD
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) CISSP
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) GIAC
4 7 (20.00%) GCIH
4 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) MBA
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
1 7 (20.00%) Symantec
1 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (20.00%) LogLogic
1 7 (20.00%) Q1 Labs
City of London
Deerfoot IT
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