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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
London / City of London
Rank 81 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 174 204 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.48% 3.01% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 3.36% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 160 185 196
Median salary £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £87,500 £82,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%

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
4481 6070 8900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.73% 89.58% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 5389 7573
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 (38.28%) CISSP
2 121 (31.51%) Management Information System
2 121 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 117 (30.47%) Finance
4 102 (26.56%) CISM
5 92 (23.96%) Firewall
6 90 (23.44%) Degree
7 85 (22.14%) Risk Management
8 81 (21.09%) Security Architecture
8 81 (21.09%) Cybersecurity
9 71 (18.49%) SIEM
10 63 (16.41%) Computer Science
11 62 (16.15%) Network Security
12 61 (15.89%) Security Management
13 59 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
14 57 (14.84%) CISA
15 55 (14.32%) Windows
16 54 (14.06%) Security Operations
17 51 (13.28%) Data Protection
18 50 (13.02%) ITIL
19 49 (12.76%) Information Security Management
20 46 (11.98%) Risk Assessment
21 45 (11.72%) Legal
22 44 (11.46%) Microsoft
22 44 (11.46%) COBIT
23 41 (10.68%) Analytics
24 38 (9.90%) Penetration Testing
25 37 (9.64%) Intrusion Detection
26 36 (9.38%) Linux
26 36 (9.38%) Mentoring

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 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.78%) IIS
2 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.52%) nginx
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.60%) MS Office
2 5 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 6 (1.56%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.60%) Office 365
4 8 (2.08%) SaaS
5 6 (1.56%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.78%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.78%) Datadog
6 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.78%) Heroku
6 3 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) G Suite
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (23.96%) Firewall
2 62 (16.15%) Network Security
3 37 (9.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (5.21%) Internet
5 19 (4.95%) Wireless
6 14 (3.65%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.60%) VPN
8 9 (2.34%) LDAP
9 7 (1.82%) FTP
10 6 (1.56%) HTTP
10 6 (1.56%) LAN
10 6 (1.56%) SAN
10 6 (1.56%) WAN
11 5 (1.30%) DNS
11 5 (1.30%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.04%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.04%) SMTP
12 4 (1.04%) SSL
12 4 (1.04%) Wireless Security
13 3 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (1.04%) OLAP
3 4 (1.04%) OLTP
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.78%) Bigtable
4 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.78%) GoCD
2 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.78%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.78%) Travis CI
3 2 (0.52%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) AppScan
General
1 117 (30.47%) Finance
2 45 (11.72%) Legal
3 35 (9.11%) Advertising
4 20 (5.21%) Front Office
5 16 (4.17%) Law
6 15 (3.91%) Banking
7 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.30%) German Language
8 5 (1.30%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.04%) Marketing
10 3 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.78%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.78%) Local Government
10 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.78%) Retail
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (22.66%) Analyst
2 81 (21.09%) Security Analyst
3 57 (14.84%) Architect
4 56 (14.58%) Security Manager
5 41 (10.68%) Information Manager
5 41 (10.68%) Information Security Manager
6 39 (10.16%) Information Analyst
6 39 (10.16%) Information Security Analyst
6 39 (10.16%) Security Officer
7 34 (8.85%) Enterprise Architect
8 33 (8.59%) Security Engineer
9 26 (6.77%) Security Architect
10 25 (6.51%) Information Officer
10 25 (6.51%) Information Security Officer
11 20 (5.21%) Consultant
12 19 (4.95%) Risk Manager
13 16 (4.17%) Information Security Engineer
13 16 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
13 16 (4.17%) Security Consultant
13 16 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.39%) Ext JS
1 13 (3.39%) mod_perl
1 13 (3.39%) Symfony
2 8 (2.08%) Web Services
3 6 (1.56%) .NET
3 6 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.78%) HTML
4 3 (0.78%) LAMP
4 3 (0.78%) Node.js
4 3 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.78%) Sphinx
4 3 (0.78%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.52%) J2EE
5 2 (0.52%) RESTful
5 2 (0.52%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) PCRE
6 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 121 (31.51%) Management Information System
2 63 (16.41%) Computer Science
3 59 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.56%) CESG
8 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.04%) Clustering
9 4 (1.04%) PKI
10 3 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.52%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.52%) Xbox
12 1 (0.26%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.32%) Windows
2 36 (9.38%) Linux
3 28 (7.29%) Unix
4 18 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.78%) Debian
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.14%) Risk Management
2 81 (21.09%) Cybersecurity
2 81 (21.09%) Security Architecture
3 71 (18.49%) SIEM
4 61 (15.89%) Security Management
5 54 (14.06%) Security Operations
6 51 (13.28%) Data Protection
7 50 (13.02%) ITIL
8 49 (12.76%) Information Security Management
9 46 (11.98%) Risk Assessment
10 41 (10.68%) Analytics
11 38 (9.90%) Penetration Testing
12 36 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 31 (8.07%) Vulnerability Management
14 30 (7.81%) Security Monitoring
15 29 (7.55%) Project Management
16 27 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (6.77%) Enterprise Architecture
17 26 (6.77%) SDLC
18 23 (5.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.21%) Perl
2 17 (4.43%) C
3 15 (3.91%) Python
4 14 (3.65%) SQL
5 9 (2.34%) PHP
6 8 (2.08%) Java
6 8 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.04%) C#
9 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.78%) C++
9 3 (0.78%) R
10 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 147 (38.28%) CISSP
2 102 (26.56%) CISM
3 90 (23.44%) Degree
4 57 (14.84%) CISA
5 36 (9.38%) SANS
6 33 (8.59%) PhD
6 33 (8.59%) Postgraduate
7 24 (6.25%) GIAC
8 16 (4.17%) CRISC
9 14 (3.65%) CEH
9 14 (3.65%) GCIA
9 14 (3.65%) GCIH
10 11 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.08%) GSEC
11 8 (2.08%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.04%) GCED
13 4 (1.04%) ISEB
14 3 (0.78%) ISACA
14 3 (0.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (11.46%) COBIT
3 30 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 23 (5.99%) PCI DSS
5 12 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (2.34%) SLA
7 8 (2.08%) QA
8 6 (1.56%) ISO27005
9 4 (1.04%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.78%) BS25999
11 2 (0.52%) GDPR
11 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.26%) BS7799
12 1 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 21 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) Nessus
2 7 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (1.30%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.04%) WSUS
6 3 (0.78%) Ansible
6 3 (0.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.78%) Puppet
7 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.52%) Nmap
7 2 (0.52%) QRadar
7 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 44 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.13%) Cisco
3 11 (2.86%) Intel Security
4 10 (2.60%) Oracle
5 8 (2.08%) Blue Coat
6 7 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.82%) FireEye
7 6 (1.56%) Dell
7 6 (1.56%) Fortinet
7 6 (1.56%) Sage
7 6 (1.56%) SonicWALL
8 5 (1.30%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.04%) Avaya
9 4 (1.04%) BeyondTrust
9 4 (1.04%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.04%) Google
9 4 (1.04%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.04%) Qualys
9 4 (1.04%) Splunk
9 4 (1.04%) Symantec
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of Westminster
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000-£95,000 plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Prospectus
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago