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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 147 161 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 192 180 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.48% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.80% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 160 151 138
Average salary £55,625 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.29% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
9042 9976 10010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.47% 81.91% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7707 8615 9129
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 159 (38.31%) Finance
2 136 (32.77%) CISSP
3 119 (28.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 117 (28.19%) Management Information System
5 104 (25.06%) Degree
6 102 (24.58%) Windows
7 98 (23.61%) Risk Management
8 91 (21.93%) Firewall
9 73 (17.59%) CISM
10 62 (14.94%) Project Management
11 54 (13.01%) Linux
11 54 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (11.81%) UNIX
12 49 (11.81%) Risk Assessment
12 49 (11.81%) PCI DSS
13 48 (11.57%) Security Management
14 47 (11.33%) Cyber Security
15 46 (11.08%) Computer Science
16 45 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
17 44 (10.60%) Cisco
17 44 (10.60%) ITIL
17 44 (10.60%) Oracle
18 43 (10.36%) Information Security Management
18 43 (10.36%) Penetration Testing
18 43 (10.36%) Data Protection
19 41 (9.88%) ISMS
20 40 (9.64%) CISA
20 40 (9.64%) Banking
21 39 (9.40%) Security Architecture
21 39 (9.40%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (6.27%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.10%) IIS
2 17 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.20%) SAS
6 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.48%) Lync
7 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.48%) Documentum
7 2 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.58%) MS Office
3 12 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) SmartSuite
4 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Global One
3 1 (0.24%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.24%) Minerva
3 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.69%) Office 365
3 3 (0.72%) PaaS
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (21.93%) Firewall
2 36 (8.67%) VPN
2 36 (8.67%) Network Security
3 29 (6.99%) LAN
4 28 (6.75%) WAN
5 26 (6.27%) Internet
6 23 (5.54%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (5.30%) DNS
8 20 (4.82%) TCP/IP
8 20 (4.82%) DHCP
9 19 (4.58%) SAN
10 17 (4.10%) SSL
11 16 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (2.89%) Wireless
13 11 (2.65%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.93%) LDAP
15 7 (1.69%) Unified Communications
16 6 (1.45%) MPLS
16 6 (1.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.41%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.41%) Big Data
2 10 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (0.96%) Data Mart
5 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.96%) Pentaho
5 4 (0.96%) QlikView
5 4 (0.96%) DataStage
5 4 (0.96%) QualityStage
5 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.48%) JIRA
3 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 159 (38.31%) Finance
2 40 (9.64%) Banking
3 23 (5.54%) Law
3 23 (5.54%) Legal
4 19 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.10%) Advertising
6 13 (3.13%) Retail
7 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 4 (0.96%) Games
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 97 (23.37%) Analyst
2 91 (21.93%) Security Analyst
3 61 (14.70%) Consultant
4 46 (11.08%) Information Analyst
4 46 (11.08%) Information Security Analyst
5 43 (10.36%) Security Manager
6 41 (9.88%) Security Consultant
7 36 (8.67%) Architect
8 25 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 23 (5.54%) IT Security Analyst
10 22 (5.30%) Information Security Consultant
10 22 (5.30%) Information Manager
11 20 (4.82%) Security Specialist
11 20 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
12 15 (3.61%) Security Engineer
12 15 (3.61%) Information Security Specialist
12 15 (3.61%) Information Specialist
13 12 (2.89%) Security Architect
13 12 (2.89%) Security Officer
13 12 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.37%) Web Services
2 13 (3.13%) SAML
3 10 (2.41%) .NET
4 9 (2.17%) OAuth
5 8 (1.93%) XML
6 7 (1.69%) SailPoint
7 6 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (1.45%) RESTful
8 5 (1.20%) OpenID
8 5 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.96%) JSON
10 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.72%) REST
11 2 (0.48%) Middleware
11 2 (0.48%) J2EE
11 2 (0.48%) HTML
12 1 (0.24%) XSLT
12 1 (0.24%) EJB
12 1 (0.24%) CSS
12 1 (0.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (28.19%) Management Information System
2 54 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (11.08%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.89%) PKI
8 8 (1.93%) CESG
9 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.20%) Blog
10 5 (1.20%) Open Source
10 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.20%) Derivative
11 4 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.72%) EPoS
12 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.72%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.58%) Windows
2 54 (13.01%) Linux
3 49 (11.81%) UNIX
4 27 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.61%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.20%) Solaris
9 4 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) SELinux
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Debian
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (23.61%) Risk Management
2 62 (14.94%) Project Management
3 49 (11.81%) Risk Assessment
4 48 (11.57%) Security Management
5 47 (11.33%) Cyber Security
6 44 (10.60%) ITIL
7 43 (10.36%) Information Security Management
7 43 (10.36%) Penetration Testing
7 43 (10.36%) Data Protection
8 41 (9.88%) ISMS
9 39 (9.40%) Security Architecture
10 34 (8.19%) Business Continuity
11 30 (7.23%) Vulnerability Management
12 26 (6.27%) SIEM
13 25 (6.02%) PRINCE2
13 25 (6.02%) Identity Management
14 24 (5.78%) Change Management
14 24 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (5.30%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.95%) Java
2 14 (3.37%) Perl
2 14 (3.37%) C++
3 11 (2.65%) SQL
4 10 (2.41%) Python
5 9 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.93%) C
6 8 (1.93%) C#
7 7 (1.69%) Ruby
8 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.72%) VB
10 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 136 (32.77%) CISSP
2 104 (25.06%) Degree
3 73 (17.59%) CISM
4 45 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (9.64%) CISA
6 28 (6.75%) CCNP
7 22 (5.30%) Security Cleared
8 20 (4.82%) CCNA
9 18 (4.34%) GIAC
10 15 (3.61%) CEH
11 14 (3.37%) CCSP
12 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (2.41%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.93%) OSCP
14 8 (1.93%) MCSE
15 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.69%) GPEN
15 7 (1.69%) CRISC
16 6 (1.45%) GSEC
16 6 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (28.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (11.81%) PCI DSS
3 21 (5.06%) QA
4 12 (2.89%) COBIT
4 12 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.96%) SLA
6 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.48%) Basel II
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) COSO
System Software
1 33 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.93%) Snort
4 6 (1.45%) Nmap
5 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (1.93%) Puppet
2 8 (1.93%) Nessus
3 7 (1.69%) Nagios
4 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.45%) SCCM
5 5 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.20%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.48%) WSUS
7 2 (0.48%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.24%) WMI
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.24%) Ansible
8 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (10.60%) Cisco
1 44 (10.60%) Oracle
2 38 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.27%) Citrix
4 22 (5.30%) Symantec
5 21 (5.06%) VMware
6 15 (3.61%) Sun
6 15 (3.61%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.13%) Juniper
7 13 (3.13%) Mitel
8 9 (2.17%) F5
9 8 (1.93%) Remedy
9 8 (1.93%) McAfee
10 6 (1.45%) Splunk
10 6 (1.45%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.45%) Adobe
10 6 (1.45%) IBM
11 5 (1.20%) Cognos
11 5 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.20%) Informatica
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23610.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago