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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 307 304 329
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 19 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 11
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £51,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Information Security
3 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (30.30%) CISSP
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) Firewall
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) SIEM
8 8 (24.24%) Service Management
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Perl
9 7 (21.21%) Symantec
9 7 (21.21%) ITSM
9 7 (21.21%) GIAC
9 7 (21.21%) Q1 Labs
9 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
9 7 (21.21%) LogLogic
9 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (21.21%) GCIH
9 7 (21.21%) Banking
9 7 (21.21%) Wireshark
10 6 (18.18%) Snort
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 6 (18.18%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) Wireshark
3 6 (18.18%) HTTP
3 6 (18.18%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) WLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Tester
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Security Operations Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Database Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Graduate
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.03%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) SOAP
2 5 (15.15%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) JMS
2 5 (15.15%) WSDL
3 4 (12.12%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Flash
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
3 4 (12.12%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) RMADS
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Information Security
3 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) SIEM
5 8 (24.24%) Service Management
6 7 (21.21%) ITSM
6 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
8 5 (15.15%) CAD
8 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
9 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
9 4 (12.12%) SysML
9 4 (12.12%) OOD
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.12%) UML
9 4 (12.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) GIAC
3 7 (21.21%) GCIH
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) CISM
5 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Symantec
2 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
2 7 (21.21%) LogLogic
2 7 (21.21%) Q1 Labs
3 1 (3.03%) Sophos
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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