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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 139 166 200
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +34
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 207 166 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.73% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 173 137 137
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
9404 9579 10185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.91% 82.14% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7851 8365 9297
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 182 (40.00%) Finance
2 164 (36.04%) CISSP
3 139 (30.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 117 (25.71%) Management Information System
5 108 (23.74%) Degree
6 98 (21.54%) Risk Management
7 95 (20.88%) Windows
8 81 (17.80%) Firewall
9 76 (16.70%) CISM
10 72 (15.82%) Project Management
11 60 (13.19%) Banking
11 60 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (12.53%) Linux
13 55 (12.09%) PCI DSS
14 54 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
14 54 (11.87%) Security Management
14 54 (11.87%) Risk Assessment
15 51 (11.21%) Oracle
16 49 (10.77%) Security Architecture
16 49 (10.77%) Cyber Security
17 48 (10.55%) Computer Science
18 47 (10.33%) ITIL
19 46 (10.11%) Information Security Management
20 44 (9.67%) ISMS
21 43 (9.45%) Penetration Testing
21 43 (9.45%) Microsoft
22 42 (9.23%) Business Continuity
23 39 (8.57%) CISA
23 39 (8.57%) Change Management
23 39 (8.57%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.08%) IIS
4 12 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.54%) SAS
7 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.44%) Lync
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.96%) MS Office
3 13 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.66%) MS Project
5 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Global One
3 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.22%) Minerva
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.54%) Office 365
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (17.80%) Firewall
2 38 (8.35%) Network Security
3 30 (6.59%) VPN
4 26 (5.71%) Internet
5 25 (5.49%) LAN
6 23 (5.05%) WAN
7 18 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (3.96%) DNS
8 16 (3.52%) DHCP
9 15 (3.30%) SAN
9 15 (3.30%) Wireshark
10 13 (2.86%) SSL
10 13 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (2.64%) TCP/IP
12 10 (2.20%) Wireless
13 6 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.32%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.10%) LDAP
15 4 (0.88%) Kerberos
15 4 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.96%) Big Data
2 16 (3.52%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.76%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.32%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.32%) QlikView
6 6 (1.32%) Data Mart
6 6 (1.32%) DataStage
6 6 (1.32%) QualityStage
6 6 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.44%) BODI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.76%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.66%) JIRA
3 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 182 (40.00%) Finance
2 60 (13.19%) Banking
3 26 (5.71%) Legal
4 21 (4.62%) Advertising
5 16 (3.52%) Law
6 12 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.98%) Retail
9 8 (1.76%) Marketing
10 5 (1.10%) Games
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.44%) French Language
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 108 (23.74%) Analyst
2 100 (21.98%) Security Analyst
3 81 (17.80%) Consultant
4 51 (11.21%) Security Consultant
5 47 (10.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 47 (10.33%) Information Analyst
6 44 (9.67%) Security Manager
7 43 (9.45%) Architect
8 28 (6.15%) Network Engineer
9 25 (5.49%) IT Security Analyst
10 24 (5.27%) Information Security Consultant
11 21 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
11 21 (4.62%) Information Manager
12 20 (4.40%) Security Architect
13 18 (3.96%) Security Specialist
14 17 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
15 14 (3.08%) Information Security Specialist
15 14 (3.08%) Information Specialist
16 13 (2.86%) Security Engineer
16 13 (2.86%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.40%) SAML
2 18 (3.96%) Web Services
3 14 (3.08%) OAuth
3 14 (3.08%) .NET
4 12 (2.64%) RESTful
4 12 (2.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (2.42%) SailPoint
6 10 (2.20%) OpenID
7 8 (1.76%) XML
8 4 (0.88%) JSON
9 3 (0.66%) REST
9 3 (0.66%) HTML
9 3 (0.66%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.44%) JAX-WS
10 2 (0.44%) JSF
10 2 (0.44%) J2EE
10 2 (0.44%) EJB
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 117 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 60 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (10.55%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.52%) Cryptography
5 15 (3.30%) Blackberry
5 15 (3.30%) PKI
5 15 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.42%) Smartphone
6 11 (2.42%) Open Source
6 11 (2.42%) Blog
7 8 (1.76%) CESG
8 7 (1.54%) PMI
8 7 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.66%) EPoS
10 3 (0.66%) Derivative
10 3 (0.66%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 95 (20.88%) Windows
2 57 (12.53%) Linux
3 38 (8.35%) UNIX
4 21 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.08%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.42%) Mac OS
8 10 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.88%) Solaris
10 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.66%) Debian
11 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.44%) SELinux
13 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.54%) Risk Management
2 72 (15.82%) Project Management
3 54 (11.87%) Security Management
3 54 (11.87%) Risk Assessment
4 49 (10.77%) Security Architecture
4 49 (10.77%) Cyber Security
5 47 (10.33%) ITIL
6 46 (10.11%) Information Security Management
7 44 (9.67%) ISMS
8 43 (9.45%) Penetration Testing
9 42 (9.23%) Business Continuity
10 39 (8.57%) Change Management
11 38 (8.35%) SIEM
12 36 (7.91%) Data Protection
13 32 (7.03%) Identity Management
14 31 (6.81%) Vulnerability Management
15 30 (6.59%) PRINCE2
16 25 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (5.49%) Performance Improvement
17 24 (5.27%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.13%) Java
2 19 (4.18%) Perl
3 16 (3.52%) C++
4 13 (2.86%) SQL
4 13 (2.86%) Ruby
5 11 (2.42%) Python
6 9 (1.98%) C#
7 8 (1.76%) C
8 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 164 (36.04%) CISSP
2 108 (23.74%) Degree
3 76 (16.70%) CISM
4 54 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (8.57%) CISA
5 39 (8.57%) CCNP
6 27 (5.93%) CCNA
6 27 (5.93%) Security Cleared
7 23 (5.05%) GIAC
8 15 (3.30%) CEH
9 13 (2.86%) CCSP
9 13 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.42%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.76%) GCIH
11 8 (1.76%) MCSE
11 8 (1.76%) ISEB
11 8 (1.76%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (30.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (12.09%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.40%) QA
4 13 (2.86%) COBIT
5 5 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) COSO
6 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.42%) Snort
4 6 (1.32%) Nmap
5 4 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.08%) Nagios
1 14 (3.08%) Puppet
2 13 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 12 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.42%) Capistrano
5 7 (1.54%) Nessus
6 5 (1.10%) SCCM
6 5 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.66%) WSUS
8 2 (0.44%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.44%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.22%) Ansible
9 1 (0.22%) WMI
9 1 (0.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (11.21%) Oracle
2 43 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.69%) Cisco
4 26 (5.71%) Symantec
5 19 (4.18%) Citrix
5 19 (4.18%) VMware
6 15 (3.30%) Splunk
6 15 (3.30%) Sun
7 12 (2.64%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.42%) Twitter
8 11 (2.42%) McAfee
8 11 (2.42%) Mitel
9 10 (2.20%) Juniper
9 10 (2.20%) ArcSight
10 9 (1.98%) Aveksa
10 9 (1.98%) Q1 Labs
10 9 (1.98%) LogLogic
11 8 (1.76%) Cognos
11 8 (1.76%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.76%) Informatica
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Bens + Bonus +Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £120000 Per Annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10k Cash allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £52000 - £67000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £120000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £130000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago