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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 287 302 298
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 23 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 16
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,450 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
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
8423 8637 8729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.82% 83.30% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7271 7329 7823
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,764 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 32 (82.05%) Information Security
2 27 (69.23%) CISSP
3 23 (58.97%) COBIT
3 23 (58.97%) PCI DSS
4 21 (53.85%) Firewall
5 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
6 7 (17.95%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) Cyber Security
7 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management
9 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.26%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
10 3 (7.69%) CESG
10 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) Linux
11 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
12 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Management
12 1 (2.56%) SIEM
12 1 (2.56%) Change Control
12 1 (2.56%) CRISC
12 1 (2.56%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WLAN
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Information Analyst
1 21 (53.85%) Information Security Analyst
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
1 21 (53.85%) Security Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (5.13%) Head of Security
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Security Advisor
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.69%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) RMADS
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) Cyber Security
3 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (2.56%) SIEM
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
8 1 (2.56%) ISMS
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) CISSP
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CRISC
4 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) MBA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) COBIT
1 23 (58.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) CESG Infosec
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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