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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 289 329 299
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -30
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 18 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.095% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 24
Average salary £57,500 £58,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £26,454 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -16.36%
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
8977 10428 9652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.30% 82.83% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7551 8692 8425
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 38 (90.48%) Information Security
2 34 (80.95%) CISSP
3 20 (47.62%) PCI DSS
4 19 (45.24%) Firewall
5 18 (42.86%) COBIT
6 15 (35.71%) Cyber Security
7 11 (26.19%) Degree
7 11 (26.19%) CISM
8 10 (23.81%) Identity Management
8 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.43%) CRISC
9 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 9 (21.43%) CISA
10 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (16.67%) ISMS
11 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) Law
13 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (11.90%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
14 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (9.52%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Security Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Information Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.52%) CLAS Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Compliance Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Information Security
2 15 (35.71%) Cyber Security
3 10 (23.81%) Identity Management
3 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (16.67%) ISMS
7 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
8 5 (11.90%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.76%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) CISSP
2 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) CISM
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) CRISC
4 9 (21.43%) CISA
5 3 (7.14%) ISACA
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
6 1 (2.38%) GCIA
6 1 (2.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) PCI DSS
2 18 (42.86%) COBIT
3 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Snort