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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 109 93 150
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +57
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 151 290 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.40% 2.76% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.15% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 127 238 168
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,860 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
5628 9200 10618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.50% 87.64% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5122 7861 8763
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 123 (39.17%) CISSP
2 120 (38.22%) Finance
3 105 (33.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (27.71%) CISM
5 84 (26.75%) Risk Management
6 81 (25.80%) Cybersecurity
7 69 (21.97%) Windows
8 68 (21.66%) Management Information System
9 61 (19.43%) SIEM
10 54 (17.20%) ITIL
11 51 (16.24%) Data Protection
12 48 (15.29%) Degree
13 44 (14.01%) Linux
14 43 (13.69%) CISA
15 41 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (13.06%) Network Security
16 40 (12.74%) Security Architecture
17 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
17 38 (12.10%) Penetration Testing
18 37 (11.78%) Firewall
18 37 (11.78%) Security Operations
19 36 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (10.51%) Vulnerability Management
21 32 (10.19%) Project Management
21 32 (10.19%) Active Directory
22 28 (8.92%) Law
22 28 (8.92%) Security Management
23 27 (8.60%) Incident Management
24 26 (8.28%) PCI DSS
24 26 (8.28%) CRISC

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 15 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.91%) IIS
5 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.27%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
6 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) Drupal
8 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.91%) MS Office
3 5 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.91%) SaaS
4 4 (1.27%) Office 365
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.06%) Network Security
2 37 (11.78%) Firewall
3 21 (6.69%) HTTP
3 21 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (4.46%) Internet
6 11 (3.50%) Wireless
7 10 (3.18%) DNS
7 10 (3.18%) LAN
8 9 (2.87%) WAN
9 8 (2.55%) 3G
9 8 (2.55%) LDAP
9 8 (2.55%) VoIP
10 6 (1.91%) DHCP
10 6 (1.91%) VPN
10 6 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.59%) LTE
11 5 (1.59%) RTP
11 5 (1.59%) RTSP
11 5 (1.59%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.91%) MySQL
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) HBase
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.32%) Redis
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Grunt
1 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.64%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.64%) Gradle
2 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) AppScan
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 120 (38.22%) Finance
2 28 (8.92%) Law
3 26 (8.28%) Legal
4 25 (7.96%) Banking
5 15 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.23%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.27%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (21.66%) Analyst
2 56 (17.83%) Security Analyst
3 40 (12.74%) Information Analyst
3 40 (12.74%) Information Security Analyst
4 32 (10.19%) Consultant
5 30 (9.55%) Security Officer
6 28 (8.92%) Security Manager
7 27 (8.60%) Architect
7 27 (8.60%) Security Consultant
8 24 (7.64%) Security Engineer
9 23 (7.32%) IT Manager
10 21 (6.69%) Security Architect
11 19 (6.05%) Information Officer
12 18 (5.73%) Information Security Officer
13 15 (4.78%) Information Security Architect
13 15 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (4.46%) IT Security Manager
15 13 (4.14%) Information Security Consultant
15 13 (4.14%) Senior Security Analyst
16 12 (3.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.46%) Web Services
2 12 (3.82%) .NET
3 9 (2.87%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.55%) CSS
5 6 (1.91%) HTML
6 5 (1.59%) jQuery
6 5 (1.59%) RESTful
7 4 (1.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.96%) Middleware
8 3 (0.96%) OAuth
8 3 (0.96%) REST
8 3 (0.96%) Sass
8 3 (0.96%) SOAP
8 3 (0.96%) StructureMap
9 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.64%) CSS3
9 2 (0.64%) D3.js
9 2 (0.64%) HTML5
9 2 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.66%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 20 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.46%) Cyberthreat
4 14 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.50%) BYOD
5 11 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.18%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.87%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.91%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.59%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.27%) Fintech
11 4 (1.27%) iPhone
11 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.27%) PKI
12 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (21.97%) Windows
2 44 (14.01%) Linux
3 16 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.78%) Unix
5 14 (4.46%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.82%) Android
7 7 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.75%) Risk Management
2 81 (25.80%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (19.43%) SIEM
4 54 (17.20%) ITIL
5 51 (16.24%) Data Protection
6 41 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (12.74%) Security Architecture
8 38 (12.10%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (11.78%) Security Operations
10 36 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (10.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (10.19%) Project Management
13 28 (8.92%) Security Management
14 27 (8.60%) Incident Management
15 23 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
16 22 (7.01%) Business Continuity
17 20 (6.37%) TOGAF
18 19 (6.05%) Information Security Management
18 19 (6.05%) Security Testing
19 18 (5.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.64%) SQL
2 11 (3.50%) C
2 11 (3.50%) Python
3 9 (2.87%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.59%) C#
4 5 (1.59%) Ruby
5 4 (1.27%) Java
5 4 (1.27%) Perl
5 4 (1.27%) PHP
6 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) COBOL
7 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.32%) R
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) VB
7 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 123 (39.17%) CISSP
2 87 (27.71%) CISM
3 48 (15.29%) Degree
4 43 (13.69%) CISA
5 26 (8.28%) CRISC
6 17 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.46%) GIAC
8 13 (4.14%) CEH
8 13 (4.14%) SANS
9 11 (3.50%) CCNA
9 11 (3.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.87%) CLAS
10 9 (2.87%) SSCP
11 7 (2.23%) ISACA
11 7 (2.23%) ISEB
12 6 (1.91%) CISMP
12 6 (1.91%) GCIH
13 5 (1.59%) GCFA
13 5 (1.59%) GCIA
13 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (33.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.28%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.14%) COBIT
4 7 (2.23%) ISO22301
4 7 (2.23%) QA
5 6 (1.91%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.91%) ISO27002
5 6 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.59%) SLA
7 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 32 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.59%) Snort
4 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.32%) Corosync
5 1 (0.32%) GFS2
5 1 (0.32%) Varnish
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.14%) Nessus
2 7 (2.23%) SCCM
3 6 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.59%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.59%) Puppet
5 4 (1.27%) WSUS
6 3 (0.96%) Ansible
7 2 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.32%) Kibana
8 1 (0.32%) logstash
8 1 (0.32%) Nagios
8 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.32%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.05%) Cisco
3 15 (4.78%) Citrix
3 15 (4.78%) VMware
4 14 (4.46%) Cyber-Ark
5 11 (3.50%) Intel Security
6 10 (3.18%) Palo Alto
7 9 (2.87%) Juniper
7 9 (2.87%) Splunk
8 8 (2.55%) Apple
8 8 (2.55%) Symantec
9 7 (2.23%) Oracle
10 6 (1.91%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.91%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.59%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.59%) HP
11 5 (1.59%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.59%) Varonis
12 4 (1.27%) NetApp
12 4 (1.27%) WorldPay
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £87500 - £100000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £90,000+ excellent package!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salt
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
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City, London
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Salary: £78000 - £90000 per annum + competitive package
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Salary: £44000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
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