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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 88 111 159
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +48
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 215 250 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.22% 2.41% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.83% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 200 207 138
Average salary £59,500 £57,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.38% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 150 (42.49%) CISSP
2 149 (42.21%) Finance
3 118 (33.43%) CISM
3 118 (33.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (32.01%) Degree
5 97 (27.48%) Management Information System
6 81 (22.95%) Cybersecurity
7 76 (21.53%) Risk Management
8 75 (21.25%) CISA
9 74 (20.96%) ITIL
10 71 (20.11%) Windows
10 71 (20.11%) Security Management
11 58 (16.43%) Information Security Management
12 56 (15.86%) Firewall
13 52 (14.73%) Network Security
13 52 (14.73%) PCI DSS
14 49 (13.88%) SIEM
15 47 (13.31%) Linux
15 47 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (12.75%) ISMS
17 44 (12.46%) COBIT
18 42 (11.90%) SQL
19 41 (11.61%) Data Protection
20 40 (11.33%) Computer Science
20 40 (11.33%) Security Architecture
21 39 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
22 38 (10.76%) Banking
22 38 (10.76%) Mathematics
23 36 (10.20%) Security Operations
24 33 (9.35%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (3.97%) IIS
2 6 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.13%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.27%) GNU Octave
2 8 (2.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.83%) Office 365
4 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.57%) GitHub
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.86%) Firewall
2 52 (14.73%) Network Security
3 26 (7.37%) Internet
4 14 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.97%) VLAN
5 12 (3.40%) VPN
6 10 (2.83%) LDAP
7 9 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.55%) DNS
8 6 (1.70%) MPLS
9 4 (1.13%) BGP
9 4 (1.13%) IPsec
9 4 (1.13%) OSPF
9 4 (1.13%) VPLS
10 3 (0.85%) DHCP
10 3 (0.85%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.57%) HTTP
11 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.10%) MySQL
1 18 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.83%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (2.55%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.27%) HBase
5 6 (1.70%) Big Data
5 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.13%) Redis
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.55%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.85%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 149 (42.21%) Finance
2 38 (10.76%) Banking
3 31 (8.78%) Legal
4 15 (4.25%) Advertising
4 15 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.27%) Law
6 7 (1.98%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.98%) Marketing
7 6 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.13%) Games
9 3 (0.85%) Retail
10 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (13.88%) Analyst
2 48 (13.60%) Consultant
3 45 (12.75%) Security Analyst
4 41 (11.61%) Security Consultant
5 36 (10.20%) Information Analyst
5 36 (10.20%) Information Security Analyst
6 31 (8.78%) Architect
7 26 (7.37%) Security Manager
8 22 (6.23%) Security Engineer
9 20 (5.67%) Information Manager
10 19 (5.38%) Security Architect
11 17 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
12 16 (4.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 14 (3.97%) Information Security Engineer
13 14 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (3.97%) Team Leader
14 12 (3.40%) Risk Manager
14 12 (3.40%) Senior Security Analyst
15 11 (3.12%) Information Security Consultant
15 11 (3.12%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.40%) .NET
2 9 (2.55%) HTML
3 8 (2.27%) CSS
3 8 (2.27%) XML
4 6 (1.70%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.70%) CSS3
4 6 (1.70%) D3.js
4 6 (1.70%) HTML5
4 6 (1.70%) jQuery
4 6 (1.70%) Raphaël
5 4 (1.13%) Middleware
6 3 (0.85%) LAMP
6 3 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.57%) Django
7 2 (0.57%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.57%) Sensu
8 1 (0.28%) Ajax
8 1 (0.28%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 97 (27.48%) Management Information System
2 47 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (11.33%) Computer Science
4 38 (10.76%) Mathematics
5 20 (5.67%) Cryptography
6 19 (5.38%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (4.25%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.27%) NHS
10 8 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.98%) Statistics
12 6 (1.70%) CESG
13 5 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.42%) VCE vBlock
14 4 (1.13%) PKI
15 3 (0.85%) SCADA
15 3 (0.85%) Semantic Web
15 3 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.11%) Windows
2 47 (13.31%) Linux
3 33 (9.35%) Unix
4 13 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.98%) CentOS
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.13%) Debian
7 4 (1.13%) Solaris
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.85%) Android
8 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.95%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (21.53%) Risk Management
3 74 (20.96%) ITIL
4 71 (20.11%) Security Management
5 58 (16.43%) Information Security Management
6 49 (13.88%) SIEM
7 45 (12.75%) ISMS
8 41 (11.61%) Data Protection
9 40 (11.33%) Security Architecture
10 39 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
11 36 (10.20%) Security Operations
12 31 (8.78%) Identity Management
13 30 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (8.22%) Information Assurance
15 26 (7.37%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (7.08%) Service Delivery
17 21 (5.95%) Information Governance
17 21 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (5.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 20 (5.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.90%) SQL
2 16 (4.53%) JavaScript
2 16 (4.53%) Python
3 13 (3.68%) Java
4 12 (3.40%) C#
5 8 (2.27%) R
6 7 (1.98%) MATLAB
6 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.42%) C
8 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.13%) C++
8 4 (1.13%) Perl
9 2 (0.57%) COBOL
9 2 (0.57%) Ruby
9 2 (0.57%) VB
9 2 (0.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) Go
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 150 (42.49%) CISSP
2 118 (33.43%) CISM
3 113 (32.01%) Degree
4 75 (21.25%) CISA
5 27 (7.65%) Security Cleared
6 23 (6.52%) SANS
7 20 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (5.67%) CRISC
8 18 (5.10%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (5.10%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.82%) CLAS
10 15 (4.25%) GIAC
10 15 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (3.40%) CCNP
11 12 (3.40%) MCSE
12 11 (3.12%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.55%) CCNA
13 9 (2.55%) ISEB
14 8 (2.27%) MCITP
14 8 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (33.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (14.73%) PCI DSS
3 44 (12.46%) COBIT
4 7 (1.98%) QA
5 6 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.70%) ISO27002
6 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.13%) FISMA
7 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.85%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.85%) SLA
9 2 (0.57%) COSO
9 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.57%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.28%) BS25999
10 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.42%) Snort
4 4 (1.13%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.85%) Corosync
5 3 (0.85%) GFS2
5 3 (0.85%) Varnish
6 2 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) iptables
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.70%) Nessus
2 5 (1.42%) Puppet
3 4 (1.13%) Nagios
3 4 (1.13%) SCCM
4 3 (0.85%) Ansible
4 3 (0.85%) AppDetective
4 3 (0.85%) HP Fortify
4 3 (0.85%) Pacemaker
4 3 (0.85%) Terraform
4 3 (0.85%) WebInspect
4 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.57%) Graphite
5 2 (0.57%) SELinux
6 1 (0.28%) Bcfg2
6 1 (0.28%) EnCase
6 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.80%) VMware
3 16 (4.53%) Cisco
4 13 (3.68%) Intel Security
5 10 (2.83%) Citrix
5 10 (2.83%) Splunk
6 9 (2.55%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.27%) Juniper
7 8 (2.27%) Oracle
8 6 (1.70%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.70%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.42%) IBM
9 5 (1.42%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.13%) Google
11 3 (0.85%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.85%) HP
12 2 (0.57%) Symantec
13 1 (0.28%) Mitel
13 1 (0.28%) Qualys
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: £65,000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
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