The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 112 161 192
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 257 185 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 1.52% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.84% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 224 155 122
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,800 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
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
8911 10049 9627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.22% 82.69% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7713 8559 8708
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 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the City of London region.

Information Security Salary Trend in the City of London

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the City of London

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 189 (41.45%) Finance
2 175 (38.38%) CISSP
3 123 (26.97%) Firewall
4 121 (26.54%) Management Information System
5 118 (25.88%) Degree
6 112 (24.56%) Windows
7 109 (23.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 85 (18.64%) Risk Management
9 74 (16.23%) PCI DSS
10 72 (15.79%) CISM
11 67 (14.69%) Project Management
12 59 (12.94%) UNIX
13 53 (11.62%) MS Excel
13 53 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (11.40%) Cisco
14 52 (11.40%) Security Management
15 51 (11.18%) Linux
16 48 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 46 (10.09%) Cyber Security
18 44 (9.65%) Information Security Management
19 43 (9.43%) CISA
19 43 (9.43%) VPN
19 43 (9.43%) Computer Science
20 42 (9.21%) Banking
20 42 (9.21%) Data Protection
20 42 (9.21%) ITIL
20 42 (9.21%) Business Continuity
21 40 (8.77%) PRINCE2
22 38 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
22 38 (8.33%) ISMS

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.51%) IIS
4 14 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.88%) SAS
7 2 (0.44%) Documentum
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.44%) Lync
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) JBoss
8 1 (0.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.17%) MS Office
3 11 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.88%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Global One
2 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.22%) Minerva
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.54%) Office 365
2 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (26.97%) Firewall
2 43 (9.43%) VPN
3 37 (8.11%) Network Security
4 30 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (6.14%) TCP/IP
6 27 (5.92%) LAN
7 25 (5.48%) WAN
8 24 (5.26%) Internet
9 23 (5.04%) DNS
10 20 (4.39%) DHCP
10 20 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (4.17%) SAN
12 16 (3.51%) SSL
13 14 (3.07%) Wireless
14 10 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.19%) HTTP
15 8 (1.75%) LDAP
15 8 (1.75%) Wireshark
16 7 (1.54%) Unified Communications
17 6 (1.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.54%) Big Data
6 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.88%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.66%) QlikView
7 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.66%) DataStage
7 3 (0.66%) QualityStage
7 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.66%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 189 (41.45%) Finance
2 42 (9.21%) Banking
3 29 (6.36%) Law
4 23 (5.04%) Legal
5 22 (4.82%) Telecoms
6 19 (4.17%) Advertising
7 13 (2.85%) Retail
8 8 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.75%) Publishing
9 7 (1.54%) Games
9 7 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.32%) Marketing
11 5 (1.10%) iGaming
12 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.44%) German Language
13 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 132 (28.95%) Analyst
2 128 (28.07%) Security Analyst
3 73 (16.01%) Information Analyst
3 73 (16.01%) Information Security Analyst
4 52 (11.40%) Consultant
5 45 (9.87%) Security Consultant
6 37 (8.11%) Security Manager
7 33 (7.24%) Architect
8 32 (7.02%) IT Security Analyst
9 25 (5.48%) Information Manager
10 24 (5.26%) Network Engineer
11 23 (5.04%) Information Security Consultant
12 22 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
13 20 (4.39%) Security Engineer
14 16 (3.51%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.51%) Security Specialist
15 15 (3.29%) Programme Manager
16 14 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (3.07%) Head of Security
17 12 (2.63%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.07%) .NET
2 12 (2.63%) JSON
3 11 (2.41%) Web Services
4 9 (1.97%) HTML
4 9 (1.97%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.97%) HTML5
5 8 (1.75%) CSS3
5 8 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 8 (1.75%) Raphaël
5 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (1.75%) jQuery
5 8 (1.75%) SAML
5 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.75%) CSS
6 6 (1.32%) XML
7 4 (0.88%) OAuth
7 4 (0.88%) RESTful
7 4 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 121 (26.54%) Management Information System
2 53 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.39%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.73%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.63%) PKI
8 11 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.75%) CESG
10 5 (1.10%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.10%) Derivative
10 5 (1.10%) Open Source
10 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.88%) PMI
12 3 (0.66%) EPoS
12 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.66%) RMADS
12 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.56%) Windows
2 59 (12.94%) UNIX
3 51 (11.18%) Linux
4 27 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.85%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.10%) Solaris
11 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.66%) SELinux
12 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.64%) Risk Management
2 67 (14.69%) Project Management
3 52 (11.40%) Security Management
4 46 (10.09%) Cyber Security
5 44 (9.65%) Information Security Management
6 42 (9.21%) ITIL
6 42 (9.21%) Business Continuity
6 42 (9.21%) Data Protection
7 40 (8.77%) PRINCE2
8 38 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 38 (8.33%) ISMS
8 38 (8.33%) Information Assurance
9 36 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
10 33 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (7.24%) SIEM
11 32 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (6.58%) Security Architecture
12 30 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (6.14%) Identity Management
13 28 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.92%) Java
2 18 (3.95%) SQL
3 13 (2.85%) C#
4 12 (2.63%) Perl
5 10 (2.19%) C++
5 10 (2.19%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.54%) Python
8 5 (1.10%) C
9 4 (0.88%) Ruby
10 3 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (38.38%) CISSP
2 118 (25.88%) Degree
3 72 (15.79%) CISM
4 43 (9.43%) CISA
5 35 (7.68%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (4.61%) Security Cleared
7 20 (4.39%) CCSP
8 17 (3.73%) GIAC
9 16 (3.51%) CEH
10 11 (2.41%) CCNP
11 10 (2.19%) MCSA
11 10 (2.19%) Security+ Certification
11 10 (2.19%) CRISC
12 9 (1.97%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.97%) CCNA
13 8 (1.75%) MCP
13 8 (1.75%) GCIH
14 7 (1.54%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.54%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (23.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (16.23%) PCI DSS
3 31 (6.80%) COBIT
4 18 (3.95%) QA
5 17 (3.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.10%) SLA
7 4 (0.88%) Basel II
7 4 (0.88%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.22%) COSO
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.19%) Snort
4 5 (1.10%) vSphere
5 3 (0.66%) Nmap
6 2 (0.44%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (4.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (1.75%) Nessus
3 6 (1.32%) SCCM
3 6 (1.32%) Puppet
3 6 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.66%) Nagios
5 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.66%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.44%) WSUS
7 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.22%) WMI
7 1 (0.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 52 (11.40%) Cisco
2 48 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.89%) Oracle
4 31 (6.80%) VMware
5 30 (6.58%) Symantec
6 26 (5.70%) Citrix
7 20 (4.39%) Sun
8 18 (3.95%) CheckPoint
9 13 (2.85%) Mitel
10 12 (2.63%) McAfee
10 12 (2.63%) Juniper
11 7 (1.54%) F5
11 7 (1.54%) ArcSight
12 6 (1.32%) Remedy
13 5 (1.10%) Websense
13 5 (1.10%) IBM
13 5 (1.10%) LogLogic
13 5 (1.10%) Q1 Labs
14 4 (0.88%) Splunk
14 4 (0.88%) Tufin
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
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Montash
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Commission
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Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Montash
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 60k OTE
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Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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