The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 145 199 229
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 219 122 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.02% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.26% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 167 104 94
Average salary £55,000 £58,500 £60,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £84,250 £88,100
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9898 9686 10258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 80.82% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8156 8463 9350
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
London

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 July 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 22 July 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.

1 193 (40.29%) Finance
2 181 (37.79%) CISSP
3 158 (32.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 127 (26.51%) Management Information System
5 106 (22.13%) Degree
6 96 (20.04%) Risk Management
7 95 (19.83%) Windows
8 84 (17.54%) CISM
9 82 (17.12%) Project Management
10 72 (15.03%) Firewall
11 71 (14.82%) Banking
12 68 (14.20%) PCI DSS
12 68 (14.20%) Linux
13 65 (13.57%) ITIL
14 58 (12.11%) Security Management
14 58 (12.11%) Security Architecture
15 54 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
16 53 (11.06%) Microsoft
17 52 (10.86%) Penetration Testing
18 51 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
19 49 (10.23%) Oracle
20 48 (10.02%) CISA
21 47 (9.81%) Information Security Management
22 46 (9.60%) SIEM
23 42 (8.77%) Computer Science
24 41 (8.56%) Change Management
25 40 (8.35%) CCNP
25 40 (8.35%) Cyber Security
26 39 (8.14%) Business Continuity
27 38 (7.93%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (3.34%) SharePoint
1 16 (3.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.30%) IIS
3 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.04%) SAS
4 5 (1.04%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.38%) MS Office
3 13 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.03%) Firewall
2 34 (7.10%) Network Security
3 24 (5.01%) Internet
4 23 (4.80%) WAN
5 20 (4.18%) LAN
6 16 (3.34%) VPN
7 15 (3.13%) Wireshark
8 14 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (2.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (2.51%) DNS
11 10 (2.09%) Wireless
12 7 (1.46%) SAN
12 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.84%) SSL
13 4 (0.84%) DHCP
13 4 (0.84%) LDAP
14 3 (0.63%) WAAS
14 3 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
14 3 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.55%) Big Data
3 13 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.04%) BODI
6 4 (0.84%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.84%) QlikView
6 4 (0.84%) Pentaho
6 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.84%) DataStage
6 4 (0.84%) QualityStage
6 4 (0.84%) MySQL
6 4 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.84%) JIRA
2 4 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 193 (40.29%) Finance
2 71 (14.82%) Banking
3 28 (5.85%) Legal
4 22 (4.59%) Advertising
5 17 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.88%) Retail
7 8 (1.67%) Marketing
8 7 (1.46%) Law
8 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.04%) Games
10 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.63%) French Language
11 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.63%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 95 (19.83%) Analyst
2 91 (19.00%) Consultant
3 86 (17.95%) Security Analyst
4 61 (12.73%) Security Consultant
5 57 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 40 (8.35%) Information Analyst
6 40 (8.35%) Architect
6 40 (8.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 28 (5.85%) Security Architect
8 27 (5.64%) Information Security Consultant
9 26 (5.43%) Information Manager
10 25 (5.22%) Information Security Manager
11 23 (4.80%) IT Security Analyst
12 19 (3.97%) IT Security Manager
13 18 (3.76%) Senior Consultant
14 17 (3.55%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.55%) Security Specialist
15 15 (3.13%) Information Security Architect
15 15 (3.13%) Information Architect
16 14 (2.92%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.01%) SAML
2 20 (4.18%) Web Services
3 14 (2.92%) OAuth
4 13 (2.71%) SailPoint
4 13 (2.71%) .NET
4 13 (2.71%) OpenID
4 13 (2.71%) RESTful
5 12 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (1.46%) XML
7 6 (1.25%) HTML
8 5 (1.04%) JMX
8 5 (1.04%) XSLT
8 5 (1.04%) EJB
8 5 (1.04%) JAXB
8 5 (1.04%) XML Schema
8 5 (1.04%) JAX-WS
8 5 (1.04%) JSF
9 4 (0.84%) XACML
9 4 (0.84%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 42 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.55%) PKI
4 16 (3.34%) Cryptography
5 13 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.51%) Blog
6 12 (2.51%) Open Source
6 12 (2.51%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.67%) CESG
8 7 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.25%) PMI
9 6 (1.25%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.04%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.63%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.63%) EPoS
12 2 (0.42%) Derivative
12 2 (0.42%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 95 (19.83%) Windows
2 68 (14.20%) Linux
3 34 (7.10%) UNIX
4 16 (3.34%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.46%) Solaris
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.84%) Debian
9 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.42%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) SELinux
11 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.04%) Risk Management
2 82 (17.12%) Project Management
3 65 (13.57%) ITIL
4 58 (12.11%) Security Management
4 58 (12.11%) Security Architecture
5 54 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
6 52 (10.86%) Penetration Testing
7 47 (9.81%) Information Security Management
8 46 (9.60%) SIEM
9 41 (8.56%) Change Management
10 40 (8.35%) Cyber Security
11 39 (8.14%) Business Continuity
12 38 (7.93%) ISMS
13 33 (6.89%) Identity Management
14 32 (6.68%) Service Management
15 30 (6.26%) PRINCE2
15 30 (6.26%) Data Protection
16 28 (5.85%) Vulnerability Management
17 27 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (5.22%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.93%) Java
2 25 (5.22%) Perl
3 22 (4.59%) SQL
4 16 (3.34%) Python
5 15 (3.13%) C++
6 13 (2.71%) Ruby
7 11 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.88%) C
9 7 (1.46%) C#
10 6 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.21%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 181 (37.79%) CISSP
2 106 (22.13%) Degree
3 84 (17.54%) CISM
4 51 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (10.02%) CISA
6 40 (8.35%) CCNP
7 26 (5.43%) CCNA
8 25 (5.22%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.97%) GIAC
10 16 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (2.92%) MCSE
12 12 (2.51%) SC Cleared
13 10 (2.09%) CEH
14 9 (1.88%) CCSP
14 9 (1.88%) ISEB
14 9 (1.88%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (1.46%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (32.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (14.20%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.18%) QA
4 19 (3.97%) COBIT
5 7 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
7 1 (0.21%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 25 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.09%) Snort
3 7 (1.46%) Nmap
4 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.76%) Puppet
2 16 (3.34%) Nagios
3 13 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.51%) SCCM
4 12 (2.51%) Capistrano
5 8 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (1.25%) Nessus
7 5 (1.04%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.42%) WSUS
10 2 (0.42%) SCOM
10 2 (0.42%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Ansible
11 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.23%) Oracle
3 29 (6.05%) Cisco
4 24 (5.01%) Splunk
4 24 (5.01%) Symantec
5 16 (3.34%) CheckPoint
6 15 (3.13%) McAfee
6 15 (3.13%) VMware
7 14 (2.92%) Cyber-Ark
8 13 (2.71%) Sun
9 12 (2.51%) Citrix
9 12 (2.51%) Twitter
10 11 (2.30%) Aveksa
11 10 (2.09%) ArcSight
12 9 (1.88%) LogLogic
12 9 (1.88%) Q1 Labs
12 9 (1.88%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.88%) Cognos
12 9 (1.88%) Informatica
13 7 (1.46%) F5
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K to 80K
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45K to 60K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & commission
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago