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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 135 86 129
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +43
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 145 320 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.09% 3.07% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.50% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 117 242 180
Median salary £60,000 £62,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +8.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £45,000 £40,495
10% offered a salary of more than £83,200 £79,900 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
6221 9137 10718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.70% 87.53% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5619 7682 8946
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 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 5 May 2016, 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.

1 161 (44.72%) CISSP
2 156 (43.33%) Finance
3 143 (39.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (33.06%) CISM
5 105 (29.17%) Degree
6 103 (28.61%) Cybersecurity
7 96 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 81 (22.50%) ITIL
9 74 (20.56%) Risk Management
10 65 (18.06%) CISA
11 62 (17.22%) Windows
12 60 (16.67%) Security Management
13 52 (14.44%) Network Security
13 52 (14.44%) PCI DSS
14 50 (13.89%) SIEM
14 50 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (13.61%) Information Security Management
15 49 (13.61%) Data Protection
16 46 (12.78%) Firewall
17 43 (11.94%) Linux
18 42 (11.67%) ISMS
19 40 (11.11%) COBIT
19 40 (11.11%) Computer Science
19 40 (11.11%) Security Architecture
19 40 (11.11%) SQL
20 38 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (10.56%) Security Operations
21 36 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
22 35 (9.72%) Mathematics
22 35 (9.72%) Information Assurance

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 9 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.94%) IIS
4 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.11%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.94%) Office 365
4 6 (1.67%) SaaS
5 3 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.44%) Network Security
2 46 (12.78%) Firewall
3 25 (6.94%) Internet
4 16 (4.44%) HTTP
5 13 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.06%) VPN
7 10 (2.78%) VLAN
8 9 (2.50%) 3G
8 9 (2.50%) LAN
8 9 (2.50%) VoIP
8 9 (2.50%) WAN
9 7 (1.94%) Wireless
10 6 (1.67%) DNS
10 6 (1.67%) LDAP
11 5 (1.39%) LTE
11 5 (1.39%) RTP
11 5 (1.39%) RTSP
11 5 (1.39%) STUN
11 5 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.44%) MySQL
3 4 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.11%) HBase
3 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 7 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.83%) Subversion
4 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.56%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.56%) Gradle
6 1 (0.28%) Grunt
6 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 156 (43.33%) Finance
2 32 (8.89%) Legal
3 31 (8.61%) Banking
4 18 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.89%) Law
6 7 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (18.33%) Analyst
2 58 (16.11%) Security Analyst
3 52 (14.44%) Consultant
4 48 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 48 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 46 (12.78%) Security Consultant
6 33 (9.17%) Architect
7 31 (8.61%) Security Manager
8 27 (7.50%) Security Architect
9 19 (5.28%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 19 (5.28%) IT Manager
10 17 (4.72%) Security Officer
10 17 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.44%) Developer
11 16 (4.44%) Information Manager
11 16 (4.44%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (3.89%) Senior Security Analyst
13 13 (3.61%) Information Security Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) Information Security Manager
13 13 (3.61%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.61%) .NET
2 11 (3.06%) CSS
2 11 (3.06%) HTML
3 9 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.22%) jQuery
5 7 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (1.94%) CSS3
5 7 (1.94%) D3.js
5 7 (1.94%) HTML5
5 7 (1.94%) Raphaël
6 6 (1.67%) Web Services
7 5 (1.39%) RESTful
8 4 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.11%) XML
9 3 (0.83%) LAMP
9 3 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (0.83%) Middleware
9 3 (0.83%) OAuth
10 2 (0.56%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 96 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 40 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 38 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (9.72%) Mathematics
5 23 (6.39%) Cyberthreat
6 22 (6.11%) Cryptography
7 16 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (3.89%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (3.61%) Data Centre
10 11 (3.06%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (2.22%) BYOD
12 8 (2.22%) NHS
13 6 (1.67%) CESG
14 5 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
14 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.11%) Fintech
15 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.11%) Statistics
16 3 (0.83%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.22%) Windows
2 43 (11.94%) Linux
3 25 (6.94%) Unix
4 11 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.94%) Android
5 7 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.83%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.61%) Cybersecurity
2 81 (22.50%) ITIL
3 74 (20.56%) Risk Management
4 60 (16.67%) Security Management
5 50 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (13.89%) SIEM
6 49 (13.61%) Data Protection
6 49 (13.61%) Information Security Management
7 42 (11.67%) ISMS
8 40 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 38 (10.56%) Security Operations
10 36 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
11 35 (9.72%) Information Assurance
12 34 (9.44%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (9.17%) Identity Management
14 28 (7.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 26 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (6.39%) Protective Monitoring
17 21 (5.83%) Analytics
17 21 (5.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.11%) SQL
2 15 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 15 (4.17%) Python
3 12 (3.33%) C#
4 8 (2.22%) C
5 6 (1.67%) Java
6 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.11%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.11%) Perl
6 4 (1.11%) R
6 4 (1.11%) Ruby
7 2 (0.56%) COBOL
7 2 (0.56%) PHP
7 2 (0.56%) VB
7 2 (0.56%) VB6
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 161 (44.72%) CISSP
2 119 (33.06%) CISM
3 105 (29.17%) Degree
4 65 (18.06%) CISA
5 25 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 23 (6.39%) CRISC
8 21 (5.83%) SANS
9 20 (5.56%) CLAS
10 16 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
10 16 (4.44%) GIAC
11 14 (3.89%) SC Cleared
12 12 (3.33%) CCNA
12 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (2.78%) CCNP
13 10 (2.78%) CISMP
13 10 (2.78%) SSCP
14 9 (2.50%) DV Cleared
14 9 (2.50%) ISACA
14 9 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (39.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (14.44%) PCI DSS
3 40 (11.11%) COBIT
4 7 (1.94%) ISO22301
5 6 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.39%) QA
6 5 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.11%) SLA
8 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 24 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.67%) Snort
4 3 (0.83%) Corosync
4 3 (0.83%) GFS2
4 3 (0.83%) Varnish
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Nessus
2 6 (1.67%) Puppet
3 4 (1.11%) Ansible
3 4 (1.11%) SCCM
4 3 (0.83%) Nagios
4 3 (0.83%) Pacemaker
4 3 (0.83%) Terraform
4 3 (0.83%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.56%) Cisco
2 20 (5.56%) VMware
3 12 (3.33%) Citrix
4 10 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 7 (1.94%) Oracle
6 6 (1.67%) Splunk
7 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.11%) Juniper
7 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.11%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.83%) Apple
8 3 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (0.83%) Fortinet
8 3 (0.83%) HP
8 3 (0.83%) Palo Alto
8 3 (0.83%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.83%) SAP
9 2 (0.56%) NetApp
9 2 (0.56%) Sage
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £80,000 and generous package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £44000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 -£90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,500 + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago