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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 299 319 287
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 15 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.077% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.093% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 24
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
9029 9640 9136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.36% 82.63% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7591 8052 8087
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 £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 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 1 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 35 (87.50%) Information Security
2 33 (82.50%) CISSP
3 23 (57.50%) PCI DSS
4 22 (55.00%) Firewall
4 22 (55.00%) COBIT
5 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (22.50%) Cyber Security
6 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) CISM
7 7 (17.50%) Identity Management
7 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) CISA
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) CRISC
9 5 (12.50%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) ISMS
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (7.50%) Law
11 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Data Governance

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Analyst
2 24 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 24 (60.00%) Information Analyst
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Compliance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Information Security
2 9 (22.50%) Cyber Security
3 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.50%) Identity Management
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) ISMS
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) Data Governance
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Information Governance
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.50%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 33 (82.50%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) CISM
4 6 (15.00%) CISA
4 6 (15.00%) CRISC
5 2 (5.00%) ISACA
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) GCIA
6 1 (2.50%) GCIH
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (57.50%) PCI DSS
2 22 (55.00%) COBIT
3 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.50%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Snort
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago