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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 94 149 195
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +46
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 290 204 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.79% 1.82% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.21% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 211 147 120
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
8747 9230 8879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.10% 82.52% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 7706 7865
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 221 (40.77%) CISSP
2 213 (39.30%) Finance
3 176 (32.47%) Management Information System
4 137 (25.28%) Windows
5 133 (24.54%) Degree
6 125 (23.06%) Firewall
6 125 (23.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 115 (21.22%) CISM
8 107 (19.74%) Risk Management
9 97 (17.90%) PCI DSS
10 88 (16.24%) Cyber Security
11 87 (16.05%) Microsoft
12 83 (15.31%) ITIL
13 79 (14.58%) Security Management
14 78 (14.39%) Active Directory
15 69 (12.73%) Linux
15 69 (12.73%) CISA
16 62 (11.44%) Information Security Management
17 61 (11.25%) Cisco
18 59 (10.89%) Business Continuity
19 58 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
20 57 (10.52%) Project Management
21 56 (10.33%) MS Excel
21 56 (10.33%) UNIX
22 54 (9.96%) Banking
22 54 (9.96%) COBIT
23 53 (9.78%) SQL
24 51 (9.41%) Computer Science
25 49 (9.04%) Security Architecture
26 46 (8.49%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (4.06%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.85%) IIS
4 8 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.74%) JBoss
5 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.55%) FileNet
6 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.37%) Apache
7 2 (0.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 56 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.32%) MS Office
3 13 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) SaaS
2 5 (0.92%) IaaS
3 4 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (23.06%) Firewall
2 45 (8.30%) Network Security
3 43 (7.93%) VPN
4 34 (6.27%) TCP/IP
5 31 (5.72%) Internet
6 27 (4.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (4.06%) LAN
7 22 (4.06%) WAN
8 19 (3.51%) Wireless
9 16 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (2.58%) LDAP
10 14 (2.58%) SAN
11 12 (2.21%) DMZ
11 12 (2.21%) MPLS
12 11 (2.03%) HTTP
13 9 (1.66%) WLAN
14 8 (1.48%) Wireless Security
15 7 (1.29%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.11%) VoIP
16 6 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.74%) MySQL
6 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.37%) Big Data
6 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
1 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 213 (39.30%) Finance
2 54 (9.96%) Banking
3 34 (6.27%) Legal
4 32 (5.90%) Law
5 27 (4.98%) Advertising
6 12 (2.21%) Retail
7 11 (2.03%) Marketing
8 10 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.48%) Publishing
10 8 (1.48%) iGaming
11 7 (1.29%) Billing
11 7 (1.29%) Games
12 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.55%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (26.01%) Analyst
2 127 (23.43%) Security Analyst
3 67 (12.36%) Information Analyst
3 67 (12.36%) Information Security Analyst
4 60 (11.07%) Consultant
5 53 (9.78%) Security Manager
6 42 (7.75%) Architect
7 38 (7.01%) Information Manager
8 35 (6.46%) Security Consultant
9 31 (5.72%) Head of Security
10 28 (5.17%) Security Engineer
10 28 (5.17%) Information Security Manager
11 25 (4.61%) IT Security Analyst
12 23 (4.24%) Security Architect
13 20 (3.69%) Information Security Consultant
13 20 (3.69%) Security Officer
14 18 (3.32%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.32%) Head of Information Security
15 17 (3.14%) Information Security Officer
16 15 (2.77%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.58%) HTML
1 14 (2.58%) .NET
2 12 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.03%) CSS
4 10 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.85%) JSON
4 10 (1.85%) jQuery
4 10 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (1.85%) HTML5
4 10 (1.85%) CSS3
4 10 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 10 (1.85%) Raphaël
5 4 (0.74%) Java EE
5 4 (0.74%) XML
6 3 (0.55%) Web Services
7 2 (0.37%) Middleware
7 2 (0.37%) Ajax
7 2 (0.37%) JSP
7 2 (0.37%) J2EE
8 1 (0.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 176 (32.47%) Management Information System
2 51 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 40 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.69%) PKI
5 14 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.03%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.85%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.11%) Open Source
9 6 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.55%) Social Network
10 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.55%) FMCG
10 3 (0.55%) iPhone
10 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.55%) CESG
11 2 (0.37%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 137 (25.28%) Windows
2 69 (12.73%) Linux
3 56 (10.33%) UNIX
4 15 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (2.77%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.11%) Debian
8 5 (0.92%) Solaris
8 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.55%) Android
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.74%) Risk Management
2 88 (16.24%) Cyber Security
3 83 (15.31%) ITIL
4 79 (14.58%) Security Management
5 62 (11.44%) Information Security Management
6 59 (10.89%) Business Continuity
7 58 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 57 (10.52%) Project Management
9 49 (9.04%) Security Architecture
10 46 (8.49%) SIEM
11 39 (7.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 37 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (6.46%) Risk Assessment
13 35 (6.46%) Penetration Testing
13 35 (6.46%) Vulnerability Management
14 34 (6.27%) ISMS
14 34 (6.27%) Data Protection
15 33 (6.09%) Information Assurance
15 33 (6.09%) Identity Management
16 32 (5.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (9.78%) SQL
2 22 (4.06%) Perl
3 17 (3.14%) PowerShell
4 16 (2.95%) Java
5 13 (2.40%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.40%) Python
6 12 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.85%) C#
7 10 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.92%) C
9 2 (0.37%) VB
9 2 (0.37%) PHP
9 2 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 221 (40.77%) CISSP
2 133 (24.54%) Degree
3 115 (21.22%) CISM
4 69 (12.73%) CISA
5 36 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (5.90%) CRISC
7 25 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (4.61%) CEH
8 19 (3.51%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.32%) MCSA
10 17 (3.14%) CCNA
11 14 (2.58%) Security+ Certification
12 11 (2.03%) MCP
13 9 (1.66%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.48%) MCSE
14 8 (1.48%) CCSP
14 8 (1.48%) MBA
14 8 (1.48%) ISSAP
15 7 (1.29%) GCIH
15 7 (1.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (23.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (17.90%) PCI DSS
3 54 (9.96%) COBIT
4 36 (6.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (3.51%) QA
6 18 (3.32%) SLA
7 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.92%) Basel II
8 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.74%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.74%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.55%) BS7799
11 1 (0.18%) GCP
11 1 (0.18%) MiFID
11 1 (0.18%) EMIR
11 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 78 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (3.87%) XenDesktop
4 13 (2.40%) Snort
5 10 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.85%) vCloud
6 8 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.48%) XenApp
6 8 (1.48%) XenServer
7 2 (0.37%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 34 (6.27%) SCCM
2 10 (1.85%) Nessus
3 8 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.48%) SCOM
3 8 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (1.11%) Cisco LMS
5 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.74%) OpenView
7 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.55%) Nmap
7 3 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) SELinux
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.18%) Puppet
9 1 (0.18%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 87 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.25%) Cisco
3 46 (8.49%) VMware
4 29 (5.35%) Citrix
5 28 (5.17%) McAfee
6 27 (4.98%) CheckPoint
7 24 (4.43%) Oracle
8 20 (3.69%) Symantec
9 17 (3.14%) HP
10 13 (2.40%) Juniper
11 12 (2.21%) Websense
12 11 (2.03%) Remedy
12 11 (2.03%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.03%) F5
13 8 (1.48%) ArcSight
13 8 (1.48%) SAP
13 8 (1.48%) Sun
14 7 (1.29%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.29%) IronPort
14 7 (1.29%) SolarWinds
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Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 Per Annum Exceptional benefits (Details on r
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + NC Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago