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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
London / City of London
Rank 65 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 198 205 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.99% 3.17% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.57% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 173 194 221
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
4350 5744 8741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.75% 88.86% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 5142 7545
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £86,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 January 2017, 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.

1 147 (39.41%) CISSP
2 121 (32.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 118 (31.64%) Finance
4 114 (30.56%) Management Information System
5 105 (28.15%) CISM
6 86 (23.06%) Degree
7 85 (22.79%) Firewall
8 80 (21.45%) Risk Management
9 79 (21.18%) Security Architecture
10 66 (17.69%) Cybersecurity
11 64 (17.16%) SIEM
12 61 (16.35%) Security Management
13 59 (15.82%) CISA
13 59 (15.82%) Computer Science
13 59 (15.82%) Network Security
14 56 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
16 54 (14.48%) Data Protection
17 50 (13.40%) Information Security Management
17 50 (13.40%) ITIL
17 50 (13.40%) Security Operations
18 46 (12.33%) Penetration Testing
18 46 (12.33%) COBIT
19 44 (11.80%) Legal
20 42 (11.26%) Microsoft
21 41 (10.99%) Analytics
22 40 (10.72%) Windows
23 36 (9.65%) Intrusion Detection
23 36 (9.65%) Mentoring
24 33 (8.85%) PCI DSS

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 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.07%) IIS
4 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.54%) nginx
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.88%) MS Office
2 6 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 3 (0.80%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.61%) SaaS
4 5 (1.34%) Office 365
5 3 (0.80%) Bluemix
5 3 (0.80%) Datadog
5 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.80%) Heroku
5 3 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (0.80%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) G Suite
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.79%) Firewall
2 59 (15.82%) Network Security
3 36 (9.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (4.83%) Wireless
5 17 (4.56%) Internet
6 13 (3.49%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.95%) DNS
8 8 (2.14%) VPN
9 7 (1.88%) LDAP
10 5 (1.34%) DHCP
10 5 (1.34%) FTP
10 5 (1.34%) HTTP
10 5 (1.34%) VoIP
11 4 (1.07%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.07%) SSL
12 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.80%) IPsec
12 3 (0.80%) MPLS
12 3 (0.80%) Wireless Security
12 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.80%) BigTable
5 2 (0.54%) Big Data
5 2 (0.54%) MySQL
5 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.80%) GoCD
1 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.80%) Travis CI
2 2 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 118 (31.64%) Finance
2 44 (11.80%) Legal
3 32 (8.58%) Advertising
4 19 (5.09%) Front Office
5 17 (4.56%) Law
6 15 (4.02%) Banking
7 9 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.88%) Retail
9 5 (1.34%) German Language
9 5 (1.34%) Marketing
9 5 (1.34%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.80%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.80%) Local Government
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.54%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (22.52%) Analyst
2 82 (21.98%) Security Analyst
3 62 (16.62%) Architect
4 55 (14.75%) Security Manager
5 44 (11.80%) Security Officer
6 40 (10.72%) Information Security Manager
7 39 (10.46%) Information Manager
8 35 (9.38%) Information Analyst
8 35 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
8 35 (9.38%) Security Engineer
9 33 (8.85%) Enterprise Architect
10 32 (8.58%) Security Architect
11 26 (6.97%) Information Officer
11 26 (6.97%) Information Security Officer
12 25 (6.70%) Consultant
13 20 (5.36%) Security Consultant
14 19 (5.09%) IT Analyst
14 19 (5.09%) IT Security Analyst
15 18 (4.83%) Information Security Architect
16 17 (4.56%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.49%) Ext JS
1 13 (3.49%) mod_perl
1 13 (3.49%) Symfony
2 12 (3.22%) Web Services
3 5 (1.34%) .NET
4 4 (1.07%) LAMP
5 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.80%) HTML
5 3 (0.80%) Node.js
5 3 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.80%) Sphinx
5 3 (0.80%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.54%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.54%) J2EE
6 2 (0.54%) RESTful
6 2 (0.54%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.27%) FusionCharts
7 1 (0.27%) PCRE
7 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 59 (15.82%) Computer Science
3 56 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.88%) CESG
6 7 (1.88%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.34%) PKI
8 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.07%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.54%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.54%) Statistics
10 2 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.72%) Windows
2 25 (6.70%) Linux
3 23 (6.17%) Unix
4 13 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Debian
6 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.45%) Risk Management
2 79 (21.18%) Security Architecture
3 66 (17.69%) Cybersecurity
4 64 (17.16%) SIEM
5 61 (16.35%) Security Management
6 55 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
7 54 (14.48%) Data Protection
8 50 (13.40%) Information Security Management
8 50 (13.40%) ITIL
8 50 (13.40%) Security Operations
9 46 (12.33%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (10.99%) Analytics
11 36 (9.65%) Mentoring
12 30 (8.04%) Vulnerability Management
13 28 (7.51%) Project Management
14 27 (7.24%) Security Monitoring
15 26 (6.97%) Identity Access Management
16 25 (6.70%) Business Continuity
17 24 (6.43%) SDLC
18 23 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.09%) Perl
2 18 (4.83%) C
3 16 (4.29%) SQL
4 14 (3.75%) Python
5 10 (2.68%) PHP
6 7 (1.88%) Java
6 7 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.34%) C#
7 5 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.80%) R
8 3 (0.80%) Ruby
9 2 (0.54%) C++
9 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 147 (39.41%) CISSP
2 105 (28.15%) CISM
3 86 (23.06%) Degree
4 59 (15.82%) CISA
5 32 (8.58%) PhD
5 32 (8.58%) Postgraduate
6 28 (7.51%) SANS
7 19 (5.09%) CRISC
8 18 (4.83%) GIAC
9 16 (4.29%) CEH
10 11 (2.95%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.14%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.34%) GCIA
12 5 (1.34%) GCIH
12 5 (1.34%) GSEC
13 4 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (1.07%) ISEB
13 4 (1.07%) ISSAP
13 4 (1.07%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (32.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (12.33%) COBIT
3 33 (8.85%) PCI DSS
4 30 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 13 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (2.68%) ISO27005
7 8 (2.14%) SLA
8 5 (1.34%) ISO27002
8 5 (1.34%) QA
9 3 (0.80%) BS25999
10 2 (0.54%) GDPR
11 1 (0.27%) BS7799
11 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 23 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) HDFS
2 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Snort
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.88%) CSIRT
2 5 (1.34%) Nessus
3 4 (1.07%) WSUS
4 3 (0.80%) Ansible
4 3 (0.80%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.54%) QRadar
5 2 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 42 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.68%) Oracle
3 7 (1.88%) Cisco
3 7 (1.88%) Forcepoint
3 7 (1.88%) Intel Security
4 6 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (1.34%) Splunk
5 5 (1.34%) Symantec
6 4 (1.07%) Apple
6 4 (1.07%) Avaya
6 4 (1.07%) Google
6 4 (1.07%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.07%) Tableau
7 3 (0.80%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.80%) FireEye
7 3 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.80%) New Relic
7 3 (0.80%) Sage
7 3 (0.80%) SaltStack
7 3 (0.80%) Varonis
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and person
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £87,000 - £110,000 plus attractive monetary benefits, pension and pers
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Discoun
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonu
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + commission + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago