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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 291 323 314
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 18 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 17
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +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
8731 10575 9945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.33% 83.95% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7493 8786 8610
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 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 6 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 (70.59%) Information Security
2 21 (61.76%) Cyber Security
3 18 (52.94%) CISSP
4 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (35.29%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) CISM
5 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) Identity Management
6 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
6 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) CISA
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) CRISC
9 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (23.53%) ISMS
9 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (20.59%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
10 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
11 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
12 5 (14.71%) Law
12 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
12 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
13 4 (11.76%) COBIT
13 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Security Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Information Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Vendor Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Assurance Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) CESG
4 2 (5.88%) RMADS
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) BYOD
5 1 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Information Security
2 21 (61.76%) Cyber Security
3 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 11 (32.35%) Identity Management
4 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 8 (23.53%) ISMS
6 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
7 7 (20.59%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
9 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
11 2 (5.88%) Security Management
11 2 (5.88%) Benchmarking
11 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) CISSP
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) CISM
3 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) CISA
5 9 (26.47%) CRISC
6 3 (8.82%) ISACA
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.94%) GIAC
8 1 (2.94%) GCIA
8 1 (2.94%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) COBIT
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft