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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 107 157 193
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 254 178 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.46% 1.69% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.04% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 198 133 101
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,600 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
8604 8714 8726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.17% 82.85% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7264 7326 7799
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 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 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 4 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.

1 205 (39.96%) CISSP
2 198 (38.60%) Finance
3 162 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 133 (25.93%) Windows
5 125 (24.37%) Firewall
6 122 (23.78%) Degree
7 121 (23.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 111 (21.64%) CISM
9 104 (20.27%) Risk Management
10 86 (16.76%) PCI DSS
11 79 (15.40%) Microsoft
12 72 (14.04%) Security Management
13 71 (13.84%) Cyber Security
14 70 (13.65%) Active Directory
15 67 (13.06%) ITIL
16 63 (12.28%) Cisco
17 62 (12.09%) CISA
18 61 (11.89%) Linux
19 60 (11.70%) UNIX
20 59 (11.50%) MS Excel
20 59 (11.50%) Information Security Management
21 56 (10.92%) Business Continuity
22 54 (10.53%) Project Management
23 53 (10.33%) Security Architecture
24 50 (9.75%) COBIT
25 49 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
26 47 (9.16%) VPN
27 46 (8.97%) Banking
27 46 (8.97%) Network Security
28 44 (8.58%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 23 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.34%) IIS
4 9 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.78%) JBoss
8 3 (0.58%) FileNet
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 59 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.29%) MS Office
3 13 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.36%) SaaS
2 5 (0.97%) IaaS
3 4 (0.78%) PaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 125 (24.37%) Firewall
2 47 (9.16%) VPN
3 46 (8.97%) Network Security
4 35 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 30 (5.85%) Internet
6 24 (4.68%) LAN
6 24 (4.68%) WAN
7 23 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (4.09%) Wireless
9 18 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (2.92%) SAN
11 14 (2.73%) MPLS
11 14 (2.73%) LDAP
12 13 (2.53%) DNS
13 11 (2.14%) DHCP
13 11 (2.14%) HTTP
14 10 (1.95%) SSL
14 10 (1.95%) DMZ
15 8 (1.56%) WLAN
16 7 (1.36%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
General
1 198 (38.60%) Finance
2 46 (8.97%) Banking
3 44 (8.58%) Law
4 35 (6.82%) Legal
5 25 (4.87%) Advertising
6 20 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.34%) Retail
8 10 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.75%) Marketing
10 8 (1.56%) Publishing
10 8 (1.56%) iGaming
11 7 (1.36%) Billing
11 7 (1.36%) Games
12 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 2 (0.39%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 137 (26.71%) Analyst
2 126 (24.56%) Security Analyst
3 69 (13.45%) Information Analyst
3 69 (13.45%) Information Security Analyst
4 54 (10.53%) Consultant
5 51 (9.94%) Security Manager
6 36 (7.02%) Architect
6 36 (7.02%) Information Manager
7 32 (6.24%) Security Consultant
8 28 (5.46%) Security Engineer
8 28 (5.46%) Head of Security
9 27 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
10 23 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
11 22 (4.29%) Security Officer
12 20 (3.90%) Security Architect
13 19 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
13 19 (3.70%) Information Security Officer
14 17 (3.31%) Security Specialist
14 17 (3.31%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.12%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.34%) HTML
1 12 (2.34%) .NET
2 11 (2.14%) CSS
3 10 (1.95%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.95%) JSON
3 10 (1.95%) .NET Framework
3 10 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (1.95%) HTML5
3 10 (1.95%) jQuery
3 10 (1.95%) AngularJS
3 10 (1.95%) Raphaël
3 10 (1.95%) CSS3
4 4 (0.78%) Web Services
4 4 (0.78%) XML
4 4 (0.78%) Java EE
5 2 (0.39%) Middleware
5 2 (0.39%) Ajax
6 1 (0.19%) RESTful
6 1 (0.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 162 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 43 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 42 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.12%) PKI
6 14 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.95%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.17%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.17%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.97%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.97%) Open Source
10 5 (0.97%) CESG
11 4 (0.78%) FMCG
12 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.58%) PMI
13 2 (0.39%) NHS
13 2 (0.39%) GIS
13 2 (0.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 133 (25.93%) Windows
2 61 (11.89%) Linux
3 60 (11.70%) UNIX
4 24 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.53%) Windows XP
5 13 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.97%) Solaris
9 3 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.27%) Risk Management
2 72 (14.04%) Security Management
3 71 (13.84%) Cyber Security
4 67 (13.06%) ITIL
5 59 (11.50%) Information Security Management
6 56 (10.92%) Business Continuity
7 54 (10.53%) Project Management
8 53 (10.33%) Security Architecture
9 49 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (7.60%) Data Protection
11 38 (7.41%) ISMS
12 37 (7.21%) Risk Assessment
12 37 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (7.02%) Information Assurance
13 36 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
14 34 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (6.63%) SIEM
15 32 (6.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 32 (6.24%) Supplier Management
16 30 (5.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.99%) SQL
2 14 (2.73%) Java
3 12 (2.34%) Perl
3 12 (2.34%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.34%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.95%) C#
6 9 (1.75%) Python
7 3 (0.58%) C++
7 3 (0.58%) C
7 3 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 205 (39.96%) CISSP
2 122 (23.78%) Degree
3 111 (21.64%) CISM
4 62 (12.09%) CISA
5 32 (6.24%) CRISC
5 32 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (4.68%) CEH
7 21 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.92%) MCSA
9 14 (2.73%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.53%) CCNA
11 11 (2.14%) Security+ Certification
12 10 (1.95%) MCP
12 10 (1.95%) ISSAP
13 9 (1.75%) GIAC
14 8 (1.56%) CCSP
14 8 (1.56%) MBA
14 8 (1.56%) ISSMP
15 7 (1.36%) GCIH
15 7 (1.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (23.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (16.76%) PCI DSS
3 50 (9.75%) COBIT
4 37 (7.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (4.87%) QA
6 19 (3.70%) SLA
7 6 (1.17%) Basel II
8 5 (0.97%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.78%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.58%) BS7799
11 1 (0.19%) EMIR
11 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.19%) COSO
11 1 (0.19%) MiFID
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (3.31%) XenDesktop
4 12 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.14%) Snort
6 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.56%) XenApp
6 8 (1.56%) XenServer
7 7 (1.36%) vCloud
8 3 (0.58%) Nmap
9 2 (0.39%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.39%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (5.46%) SCCM
2 9 (1.75%) SCOM
3 8 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.56%) Nessus
3 8 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (1.17%) Cisco LMS
5 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.58%) OpenView
6 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) SELinux
8 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 79 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.28%) Cisco
3 42 (8.19%) VMware
4 31 (6.04%) Citrix
5 25 (4.87%) CheckPoint
6 21 (4.09%) McAfee
6 21 (4.09%) Oracle
7 19 (3.70%) Symantec
8 15 (2.92%) Juniper
9 12 (2.34%) HP
9 12 (2.34%) Websense
10 11 (2.14%) Remedy
11 10 (1.95%) F5
12 8 (1.56%) Sun
12 8 (1.56%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.36%) IronPort
13 7 (1.36%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.36%) SAP
14 5 (0.97%) ArcSight
City, London
TRG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum Civil Service Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago