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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 142 208 224
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 231 122 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 1.02% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.26% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 172 102 90
Average salary £55,000 £58,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% -5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £85,000 £83,300
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10105 9680 10160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.58% 80.56% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8371 8414 9266
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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 11 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 11 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.

1 201 (41.61%) Finance
2 179 (37.06%) CISSP
3 160 (33.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (25.88%) Management Information System
5 104 (21.53%) Degree
6 99 (20.50%) Risk Management
6 99 (20.50%) Windows
7 83 (17.18%) CISM
8 81 (16.77%) Project Management
9 73 (15.11%) Firewall
10 72 (14.91%) Linux
11 71 (14.70%) Banking
12 68 (14.08%) PCI DSS
13 67 (13.87%) ITIL
14 62 (12.84%) Security Architecture
15 58 (12.01%) Security Management
16 57 (11.80%) Microsoft
17 53 (10.97%) Risk Assessment
18 51 (10.56%) Penetration Testing
19 49 (10.14%) CISA
19 49 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
20 47 (9.73%) SIEM
21 46 (9.52%) Oracle
22 44 (9.11%) Information Security Management
23 42 (8.70%) Business Continuity
23 42 (8.70%) Java
24 41 (8.49%) Change Management
24 41 (8.49%) Computer Science
25 40 (8.28%) CCNP
26 39 (8.07%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 17 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.07%) IIS
4 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.24%) SAS
6 5 (1.04%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.41%) Apache
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.55%) MS Office
3 13 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.11%) Firewall
2 37 (7.66%) Network Security
3 24 (4.97%) WAN
4 23 (4.76%) Internet
5 19 (3.93%) LAN
6 15 (3.11%) Wireshark
7 14 (2.90%) VPN
8 13 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (2.48%) DNS
9 12 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (2.07%) Wireless
11 8 (1.66%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.04%) LDAP
12 5 (1.04%) SAN
13 4 (0.83%) DMZ
13 4 (0.83%) SSL
13 4 (0.83%) WAAS
13 4 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.62%) Cisco ISE
14 3 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.73%) SQL Server
1 18 (3.73%) Big Data
2 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.66%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.66%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.04%) BODI
5 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (0.83%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.83%) Pentaho
6 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.83%) QlikView
6 4 (0.83%) MySQL
6 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.83%) DataStage
6 4 (0.83%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.83%) JIRA
2 4 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Trac
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 201 (41.61%) Finance
2 71 (14.70%) Banking
3 27 (5.59%) Legal
4 25 (5.18%) Advertising
5 17 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.07%) Retail
7 9 (1.86%) Law
7 9 (1.86%) Marketing
8 7 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.24%) Games
10 3 (0.62%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.62%) French Language
10 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (19.05%) Analyst
1 92 (19.05%) Consultant
2 82 (16.98%) Security Analyst
3 62 (12.84%) Security Consultant
4 59 (12.22%) Security Manager
5 41 (8.49%) Architect
6 38 (7.87%) Information Analyst
6 38 (7.87%) Information Security Analyst
7 28 (5.80%) Security Architect
7 28 (5.80%) Information Security Consultant
8 26 (5.38%) Information Manager
9 25 (5.18%) Information Security Manager
10 21 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
11 20 (4.14%) IT Security Manager
12 19 (3.93%) Security Specialist
13 18 (3.73%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (3.31%) Network Engineer
15 15 (3.11%) Information Architect
15 15 (3.11%) Information Security Architect
16 14 (2.90%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.97%) SAML
2 23 (4.76%) Web Services
3 14 (2.90%) OAuth
4 13 (2.69%) RESTful
4 13 (2.69%) OpenID
4 13 (2.69%) SailPoint
4 13 (2.69%) .NET
5 12 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (1.45%) XML
7 6 (1.24%) Middleware
7 6 (1.24%) HTML
8 5 (1.04%) JAX-WS
8 5 (1.04%) JMX
8 5 (1.04%) JSF
8 5 (1.04%) XSLT
8 5 (1.04%) XML Schema
8 5 (1.04%) JAXB
8 5 (1.04%) EJB
9 4 (0.83%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (25.88%) Management Information System
2 41 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.52%) PKI
4 16 (3.31%) Cryptography
5 14 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.48%) Blog
6 12 (2.48%) Open Source
6 12 (2.48%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.66%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.45%) CESG
9 6 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.24%) PMI
10 5 (1.04%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.62%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.62%) Online Games
12 3 (0.62%) EPoS
12 3 (0.62%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.50%) Windows
2 72 (14.91%) Linux
3 36 (7.45%) UNIX
4 16 (3.31%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.45%) Solaris
7 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.83%) Debian
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.62%) Android
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.41%) SELinux
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.50%) Risk Management
2 81 (16.77%) Project Management
3 67 (13.87%) ITIL
4 62 (12.84%) Security Architecture
5 58 (12.01%) Security Management
6 53 (10.97%) Risk Assessment
7 51 (10.56%) Penetration Testing
8 47 (9.73%) SIEM
9 44 (9.11%) Information Security Management
10 42 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 41 (8.49%) Change Management
12 39 (8.07%) Cyber Security
13 35 (7.25%) ISMS
14 34 (7.04%) Identity Management
15 33 (6.83%) Service Management
16 32 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (6.63%) Data Protection
17 29 (6.00%) PRINCE2
18 28 (5.80%) Vulnerability Management
19 27 (5.59%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.70%) Java
2 26 (5.38%) Perl
3 23 (4.76%) SQL
4 17 (3.52%) Python
5 15 (3.11%) C++
6 13 (2.69%) Ruby
7 12 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.07%) C
9 7 (1.45%) C#
9 7 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 179 (37.06%) CISSP
2 104 (21.53%) Degree
3 83 (17.18%) CISM
4 49 (10.14%) CISA
4 49 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (8.28%) CCNP
6 26 (5.38%) CCNA
7 23 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 19 (3.93%) GIAC
9 16 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.90%) MCSE
11 12 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.07%) CEH
13 9 (1.86%) ISEB
13 9 (1.86%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.45%) GSEC
15 7 (1.45%) GCIH
15 7 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (33.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (14.08%) PCI DSS
3 23 (4.76%) QA
4 20 (4.14%) COBIT
5 7 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.24%) SLA
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.21%) COSO
System Software
1 25 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.07%) Snort
3 9 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.45%) Nmap
5 3 (0.62%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (3.73%) Puppet
2 16 (3.31%) Nagios
3 13 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.48%) Capistrano
4 12 (2.48%) SCCM
5 6 (1.24%) Nessus
5 6 (1.24%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (1.04%) OpenSSO
6 5 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.62%) SCOM
9 2 (0.41%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.41%) WSUS
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.52%) Oracle
3 27 (5.59%) Cisco
4 26 (5.38%) Splunk
5 23 (4.76%) Symantec
6 18 (3.73%) McAfee
7 16 (3.31%) Cyber-Ark
8 15 (3.11%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.11%) VMware
9 12 (2.48%) Twitter
10 11 (2.28%) Aveksa
10 11 (2.28%) Sun
10 11 (2.28%) Citrix
11 10 (2.07%) ArcSight
12 9 (1.86%) LogLogic
12 9 (1.86%) Q1 Labs
12 9 (1.86%) Informatica
12 9 (1.86%) Cognos
12 9 (1.86%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.45%) F5
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago