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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 134 199
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +65
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 297 256 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.96% 2.03% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.45% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 229 171 119
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 214 (39.78%) Finance
2 204 (37.92%) CISSP
3 169 (31.41%) Management Information System
4 132 (24.54%) CISM
5 127 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 127 (23.61%) Degree
6 126 (23.42%) Windows
7 120 (22.30%) Risk Management
8 119 (22.12%) Cyber Security
9 98 (18.22%) Firewall
10 93 (17.29%) ITIL
11 82 (15.24%) Active Directory
12 81 (15.06%) Microsoft
12 81 (15.06%) Security Management
12 81 (15.06%) CISA
13 69 (12.83%) Linux
14 68 (12.64%) PCI DSS
15 64 (11.90%) Information Security Management
16 63 (11.71%) Banking
17 61 (11.34%) Security Architecture
18 58 (10.78%) Business Continuity
18 58 (10.78%) SQL
19 57 (10.59%) Cisco
20 53 (9.85%) Computer Science
21 52 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (9.48%) Identity Management
23 50 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
23 50 (9.29%) Project Management
23 50 (9.29%) Network Security
24 49 (9.11%) CRISC

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.04%) IIS
3 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.30%) JBoss
5 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.56%) Apache
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) FileNet
7 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.37%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.97%) MS Office
3 9 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.37%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.67%) SaaS
2 7 (1.30%) IaaS
3 5 (0.93%) PaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (18.22%) Firewall
2 50 (9.29%) Network Security
3 41 (7.62%) Internet
4 36 (6.69%) VPN
5 29 (5.39%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.28%) LAN
7 22 (4.09%) WAN
8 21 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (3.53%) SAN
10 18 (3.35%) LDAP
10 18 (3.35%) Wireless
11 15 (2.79%) WLAN
12 13 (2.42%) MPLS
13 9 (1.67%) DMZ
14 8 (1.49%) IP Telephony
15 7 (1.30%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.30%) Intranet
15 7 (1.30%) BIG-IP
16 6 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.12%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.97%) Relational Database
2 16 (2.97%) RDBMS
3 12 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.74%) MySQL
5 4 (0.74%) Big Data
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.19%) JIRA
1 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 214 (39.78%) Finance
2 63 (11.71%) Banking
3 34 (6.32%) Law
4 32 (5.95%) Legal
5 25 (4.65%) Advertising
6 15 (2.79%) Marketing
7 13 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.86%) Retail
10 9 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.30%) Billing
12 4 (0.74%) German Language
12 4 (0.74%) Games
13 3 (0.56%) iGaming
13 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 108 (20.07%) Analyst
2 93 (17.29%) Security Analyst
3 60 (11.15%) Consultant
4 57 (10.59%) Architect
5 56 (10.41%) Security Manager
6 40 (7.43%) Information Manager
7 37 (6.88%) Security Consultant
8 35 (6.51%) Security Architect
9 33 (6.13%) Information Analyst
9 33 (6.13%) Security Engineer
9 33 (6.13%) Information Security Manager
9 33 (6.13%) Information Security Analyst
10 30 (5.58%) Head of Security
11 23 (4.28%) Security Officer
12 21 (3.90%) Information Security Officer
12 21 (3.90%) Security Specialist
13 20 (3.72%) IT Security Analyst
14 18 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (3.16%) Head of Information Security
16 15 (2.79%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.09%) .NET
2 11 (2.04%) HTML
3 8 (1.49%) Spring
3 8 (1.49%) CSS
3 8 (1.49%) Struts
4 7 (1.30%) XML
4 7 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.30%) J2EE
4 7 (1.30%) Java EE
5 3 (0.56%) Web Services
5 3 (0.56%) Middleware
5 3 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 3 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.37%) HTML5
6 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.37%) jQuery
6 2 (0.37%) Ajax
6 2 (0.37%) JSON
6 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (31.41%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.85%) Computer Science
3 52 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.28%) PKI
5 20 (3.72%) Cryptography
6 18 (3.35%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.42%) Open Source
9 11 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.93%) CESG
14 4 (0.74%) iPhone
14 4 (0.74%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.74%) Social Network
14 4 (0.74%) Economics
14 4 (0.74%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.42%) Windows
2 69 (12.83%) Linux
3 42 (7.81%) UNIX
4 13 (2.42%) Windows XP
5 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.12%) Debian
9 4 (0.74%) Android
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.56%) Solaris
11 2 (0.37%) VMS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (22.30%) Risk Management
2 119 (22.12%) Cyber Security
3 93 (17.29%) ITIL
4 81 (15.06%) Security Management
5 64 (11.90%) Information Security Management
6 61 (11.34%) Security Architecture
7 58 (10.78%) Business Continuity
8 51 (9.48%) Identity Management
9 50 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (9.29%) Project Management
10 46 (8.55%) Risk Assessment
11 43 (7.99%) Data Protection
12 42 (7.81%) SIEM
13 41 (7.62%) ISMS
14 36 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (6.69%) Penetration Testing
15 35 (6.51%) Vulnerability Management
16 34 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (6.13%) Change Control
18 31 (5.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.78%) SQL
2 35 (6.51%) Perl
3 28 (5.20%) Java
4 27 (5.02%) Python
5 23 (4.28%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.79%) C
7 14 (2.60%) C#
8 13 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.23%) C++
10 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.74%) PHP
12 3 (0.56%) Ruby
13 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.19%) R
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
14 1 (0.19%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) VBA
14 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 204 (37.92%) CISSP
2 132 (24.54%) CISM
3 127 (23.61%) Degree
4 81 (15.06%) CISA
5 49 (9.11%) CRISC
6 34 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.46%) CEH
9 23 (4.28%) CCNA
10 18 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (2.23%) GIAC
12 11 (2.04%) SSCP
12 11 (2.04%) Security+ Certification
12 11 (2.04%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (1.86%) MCSE
13 10 (1.86%) MCSA
14 9 (1.67%) PMP
14 9 (1.67%) PMI Certification
14 9 (1.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (12.64%) PCI DSS
3 43 (7.99%) COBIT
4 31 (5.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (3.90%) QA
6 18 (3.35%) SLA
7 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.56%) BS7799
9 3 (0.56%) Basel II
10 2 (0.37%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.37%) GCP
11 1 (0.19%) EMIR
11 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 82 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (3.90%) XenDesktop
4 12 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.23%) Snort
5 11 (2.04%) vCloud
6 9 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.49%) XenApp
7 8 (1.49%) XenServer
8 1 (0.19%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 33 (6.13%) SCCM
2 11 (2.04%) Nessus
3 8 (1.49%) SCOM
4 6 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.12%) Cisco LMS
5 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.74%) OpenView
7 3 (0.56%) Nmap
8 2 (0.37%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 81 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.59%) Cisco
3 47 (8.74%) VMware
4 29 (5.39%) Citrix
5 25 (4.65%) McAfee
6 24 (4.46%) Oracle
7 23 (4.28%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.72%) HP
9 13 (2.42%) Symantec
10 12 (2.23%) Juniper
11 11 (2.04%) F5
11 11 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.67%) WorldPay
12 9 (1.67%) ArcSight
12 9 (1.67%) SAP
13 8 (1.49%) Websense
13 8 (1.49%) Remedy
14 7 (1.30%) CA
14 7 (1.30%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.12%) Fortinet
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Flexib
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £57680 - £82400 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago