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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 110 124 145
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 149 189 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.49% 2.18% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.49% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 119 149 166
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
5326 7592 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.38% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4861 6540 7980
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 138 (45.25%) CISSP
2 103 (33.77%) Finance
3 99 (32.46%) CISM
4 93 (30.49%) Risk Management
4 93 (30.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (24.59%) Management Information System
6 70 (22.95%) Windows
7 65 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
8 60 (19.67%) SIEM
9 53 (17.38%) Firewall
9 53 (17.38%) Data Protection
10 49 (16.07%) CISA
11 48 (15.74%) Microsoft
12 47 (15.41%) Security Architecture
13 46 (15.08%) PCI DSS
13 46 (15.08%) Linux
13 46 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
14 45 (14.75%) Active Directory
15 43 (14.10%) ITIL
16 40 (13.11%) Vulnerability Management
17 39 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (12.13%) Network Security
19 34 (11.15%) Degree
20 32 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (9.84%) Project Management
21 30 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
21 30 (9.84%) Security Operations
22 29 (9.51%) Legal
23 28 (9.18%) TOGAF
24 26 (8.52%) Law

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.97%) IIS
5 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.66%) CMS
8 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) MS Office
2 3 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.66%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.64%) SaaS
4 4 (1.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.38%) Firewall
2 37 (12.13%) Network Security
3 23 (7.54%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.90%) DNS
5 17 (5.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (4.26%) HTTP
7 10 (3.28%) DHCP
7 10 (3.28%) Wireless
8 9 (2.95%) LDAP
9 8 (2.62%) Internet
9 8 (2.62%) VPN
10 6 (1.97%) MPLS
11 5 (1.64%) LAN
11 5 (1.64%) WAN
12 4 (1.31%) VLAN
12 4 (1.31%) Wireless Security
13 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.98%) SSL
13 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.31%) MySQL
3 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.66%) Big Data
4 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.33%) BigTable
5 1 (0.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Power BI
5 1 (0.33%) QlikView
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Grunt
2 1 (0.33%) AppScan
General
1 103 (33.77%) Finance
2 29 (9.51%) Legal
3 26 (8.52%) Law
4 24 (7.87%) Banking
5 10 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.62%) Retail
7 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 68 (22.30%) Analyst
2 57 (18.69%) Security Analyst
3 45 (14.75%) Security Officer
4 43 (14.10%) Security Manager
5 37 (12.13%) Architect
6 29 (9.51%) Information Analyst
6 29 (9.51%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (9.51%) Security Architect
6 29 (9.51%) Security Engineer
7 26 (8.52%) Information Officer
8 25 (8.20%) Information Security Officer
9 23 (7.54%) IT Manager
10 22 (7.21%) Consultant
11 19 (6.23%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (5.90%) Information Manager
12 18 (5.90%) IT Security Officer
12 18 (5.90%) Security Consultant
13 17 (5.57%) Information Security Architect
13 17 (5.57%) IT Analyst
14 16 (5.25%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.57%) Web Services
2 11 (3.61%) .NET
3 8 (2.62%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.31%) Ext JS
4 4 (1.31%) Middleware
4 4 (1.31%) mod_perl
4 4 (1.31%) Symfony
5 3 (0.98%) CSS
6 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.66%) jQuery
6 2 (0.66%) REST
6 2 (0.66%) Sass
6 2 (0.66%) SOAP
6 2 (0.66%) StructureMap
7 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.33%) D3.js
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) LAMP
7 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.59%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.95%) BYOD
5 9 (2.95%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.64%) PKI
8 4 (1.31%) CESG
8 4 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.31%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.31%) iPhone
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.66%) Statistics
10 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (22.95%) Windows
2 46 (15.08%) Linux
3 20 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.25%) Unix
5 11 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.95%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.30%) Android
8 6 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.49%) Risk Management
2 65 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (19.67%) SIEM
4 53 (17.38%) Data Protection
5 47 (15.41%) Security Architecture
6 46 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
7 43 (14.10%) ITIL
8 40 (13.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 39 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (9.84%) Project Management
11 30 (9.84%) Security Operations
12 28 (9.18%) TOGAF
13 26 (8.52%) Incident Management
14 25 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (7.87%) Business Continuity
16 22 (7.21%) OWASP
17 19 (6.23%) Security Management
18 18 (5.90%) Security Testing
19 17 (5.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.54%) SQL
2 10 (3.28%) Python
3 8 (2.62%) C
3 8 (2.62%) Perl
4 7 (2.30%) C#
5 5 (1.64%) PHP
5 5 (1.64%) Ruby
6 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.66%) Java
7 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) COBOL
8 1 (0.33%) R
8 1 (0.33%) VB
8 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 138 (45.25%) CISSP
2 99 (32.46%) CISM
3 49 (16.07%) CISA
4 34 (11.15%) Degree
5 26 (8.52%) CRISC
6 23 (7.54%) CEH
7 20 (6.56%) SANS
8 18 (5.90%) GIAC
9 9 (2.95%) CCNA
9 9 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (2.30%) SSCP
11 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.64%) CREST Certified
12 5 (1.64%) GCIA
12 5 (1.64%) GSEC
13 4 (1.31%) CASP
13 4 (1.31%) GCIH
13 4 (1.31%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (30.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (15.08%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.57%) COBIT
4 11 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.28%) ISO27002
6 9 (2.95%) ISO27005
6 9 (2.95%) QA
7 5 (1.64%) SLA
8 3 (0.98%) BS25999
8 3 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) Snort
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) Nessus
2 7 (2.30%) AirWatch
2 7 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.97%) SCCM
4 5 (1.64%) WSUS
5 3 (0.98%) Puppet
6 2 (0.66%) Ansible
6 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.33%) Kibana
7 1 (0.33%) logstash
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) QRadar
7 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 48 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.25%) Cyber-Ark
3 13 (4.26%) Citrix
3 13 (4.26%) Intel Security
4 11 (3.61%) Forcepoint
4 11 (3.61%) Palo Alto
4 11 (3.61%) Symantec
4 11 (3.61%) VMware
5 10 (3.28%) Cisco
6 9 (2.95%) Apple
6 9 (2.95%) Splunk
7 7 (2.30%) Juniper
7 7 (2.30%) Sourcefire
7 7 (2.30%) Varonis
8 5 (1.64%) Oracle
9 4 (1.31%) Google
10 3 (0.98%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.98%) NetApp
10 3 (0.98%) Remedy
10 3 (0.98%) Sage
City, London
Acumin
Salary: £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K to 80K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £73,000 + incredible package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Relyable People
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £115000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago