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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 234 301 311
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 24 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 11
Average salary £61,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.52% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
5875 8835 9015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.88% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 7590 7648
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 29 (96.67%) Information Security
2 22 (73.33%) CISSP
2 22 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (63.33%) Management Information System
4 18 (60.00%) Finance
5 13 (43.33%) CISM
5 13 (43.33%) Degree
5 13 (43.33%) Network Security
6 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
6 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (36.67%) CISA
6 11 (36.67%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 10 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (23.33%) SANS
10 7 (23.33%) COBIT
11 6 (20.00%) Business Development
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) Identity Management
11 6 (20.00%) Legal
11 6 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
11 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (20.00%) Analytics
12 5 (16.67%) CLAS
12 5 (16.67%) GIAC

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
1 6 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Identity Management Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Information Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Information Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Management Information System
2 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (10.00%) SCADA
5 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.33%) CESG
7 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Information Security
2 22 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (36.67%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 6 (20.00%) Business Development
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Internal Audit
9 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
9 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (10.00%) Security Management
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (6.67%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) CISSP
2 13 (43.33%) CISM
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 11 (36.67%) CISA
4 10 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (23.33%) SANS
6 5 (16.67%) CLAS
6 5 (16.67%) GIAC
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) CRISC
8 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) CEH
9 1 (3.33%) CGEIT
9 1 (3.33%) ISACA
9 1 (3.33%) ISSEP
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) COBIT
3 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
City, London
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago