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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 296 314 312
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 12 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 17
Average salary £68,750 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £27,250 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,800 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
8872 10353 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.14% 83.62% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7566 8532 8703
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) CISSP
3 17 (54.84%) Cyber Security
4 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (38.71%) CISM
5 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) Identity Management
6 11 (35.48%) ITIL
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) CISA
8 9 (29.03%) CRISC
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (25.81%) ISMS
9 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
10 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (22.58%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
10 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
11 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
12 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (16.13%) COBIT
12 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Law
12 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
13 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
14 3 (9.68%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
1 8 (25.81%) Security Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Information Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (9.68%) CLAS Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) CESG
4 2 (6.45%) RMADS
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.23%) BYOD
5 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Cyber Security
3 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
4 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Identity Management
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (25.81%) ISMS
6 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
6 7 (22.58%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
8 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.68%) Analytics
10 2 (6.45%) Information Governance
10 2 (6.45%) SDLC
10 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) CISSP
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) CISM
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) CISA
5 9 (29.03%) CRISC
6 3 (9.68%) ISACA
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
8 1 (3.23%) GIAC
8 1 (3.23%) GCIA
8 1 (3.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.13%) COBIT
3 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) IBM
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago