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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 299 309 306
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.041% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 16
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (73.08%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) Cyber Security
3 13 (50.00%) CISSP
4 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (38.46%) Degree
5 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) CISM
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) CISA
7 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
8 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
8 7 (26.92%) ISMS
8 7 (26.92%) CRISC
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
9 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (19.23%) COBIT
10 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
10 5 (19.23%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
11 4 (15.38%) Data Governance
11 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Law
11 4 (15.38%) Legal
11 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (11.54%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Law
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Local Government
5 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Security Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Information Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Assurance Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) RMADS
4 2 (7.69%) CESG
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.85%) SCADA
5 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.85%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) Cyber Security
3 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
6 7 (26.92%) ISMS
7 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (19.23%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Data Governance
9 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.54%) Security Management
10 3 (11.54%) Analytics
11 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 2 (7.69%) Open Source
11 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) CISM
4 8 (30.77%) CISA
5 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) CRISC
6 2 (7.69%) ISACA
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) COBIT
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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