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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 130 89 152
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +63
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 141 309 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.16% 3.00% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.41% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 115 239 169
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,800
10% offered a salary of more than £84,400 £85,000 £85,000
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
5888 9049 11051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.21% 87.91% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 7693 9257
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 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 29 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 29 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.

1 146 (43.45%) CISSP
2 141 (41.96%) Finance
3 120 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (30.36%) CISM
5 99 (29.46%) Cybersecurity
6 91 (27.08%) Management Information System
7 81 (24.11%) Degree
8 71 (21.13%) Risk Management
9 59 (17.56%) ITIL
10 58 (17.26%) Windows
11 54 (16.07%) Data Protection
12 52 (15.48%) SIEM
12 52 (15.48%) Security Management
13 50 (14.88%) CISA
14 49 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (14.29%) Network Security
16 42 (12.50%) Security Operations
17 41 (12.20%) Information Security Management
18 40 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
19 38 (11.31%) Firewall
19 38 (11.31%) Linux
20 37 (11.01%) PCI DSS
21 36 (10.71%) ISMS
21 36 (10.71%) Security Architecture
22 33 (9.82%) SQL
22 33 (9.82%) Risk Assessment
22 33 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (8.93%) Legal
23 30 (8.93%) Microsoft
24 28 (8.33%) Computer Science

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 12 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.79%) IIS
4 4 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.89%) CMS
5 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.89%) GNU Octave
2 3 (0.89%) MS Office
2 3 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.79%) Office 365
3 5 (1.49%) SaaS
4 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.60%) GitHub
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.29%) Network Security
2 38 (11.31%) Firewall
3 20 (5.95%) Internet
4 18 (5.36%) HTTP
5 16 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (3.27%) LAN
8 10 (2.98%) WAN
9 9 (2.68%) 3G
9 9 (2.68%) DNS
9 9 (2.68%) VoIP
10 8 (2.38%) VPN
10 8 (2.38%) Wireless
11 7 (2.08%) DHCP
11 7 (2.08%) LDAP
12 6 (1.79%) VLAN
12 6 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.49%) LTE
13 5 (1.49%) RTSP
13 5 (1.49%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.57%) MySQL
3 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.89%) HBase
5 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.89%) Redis
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) GIS
7 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.68%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.89%) Grunt
4 3 (0.89%) Subversion
4 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.60%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.60%) Gradle
6 1 (0.30%) AppScan
6 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 141 (41.96%) Finance
2 30 (8.93%) Legal
3 26 (7.74%) Banking
4 20 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.36%) Law
6 7 (2.08%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.89%) Games
8 3 (0.89%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Front Office
9 2 (0.60%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (19.35%) Analyst
2 54 (16.07%) Security Analyst
3 46 (13.69%) Consultant
4 43 (12.80%) Information Analyst
4 43 (12.80%) Information Security Analyst
5 41 (12.20%) Security Consultant
6 34 (10.12%) Architect
7 27 (8.04%) Security Architect
7 27 (8.04%) Security Manager
8 21 (6.25%) Security Officer
9 20 (5.95%) IT Manager
10 17 (5.06%) Developer
10 17 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 16 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (4.17%) Information Security Architect
12 14 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
13 13 (3.87%) Senior Information Analyst
13 13 (3.87%) Senior Information Security Analyst
14 12 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.46%) .NET
2 12 (3.57%) CSS
3 10 (2.98%) HTML
4 9 (2.68%) jQuery
4 9 (2.68%) Web Services
5 8 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.79%) CSS3
7 6 (1.79%) D3.js
7 6 (1.79%) HTML5
7 6 (1.79%) Raphaël
8 5 (1.49%) Middleware
8 5 (1.49%) RESTful
9 3 (0.89%) OAuth
9 3 (0.89%) REST
9 3 (0.89%) Sass
9 3 (0.89%) SOAP
9 3 (0.89%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 91 (27.08%) Management Information System
2 33 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 27 (8.04%) Mathematics
5 19 (5.65%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (4.46%) Cryptography
8 11 (3.27%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.98%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.38%) BYOD
11 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.79%) NHS
12 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.49%) CESG
13 4 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (1.19%) Fintech
13 4 (1.19%) iPhone
13 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.26%) Windows
2 38 (11.31%) Linux
3 16 (4.76%) Unix
4 12 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.68%) Android
5 9 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.46%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (21.13%) Risk Management
3 59 (17.56%) ITIL
4 54 (16.07%) Data Protection
5 52 (15.48%) Security Management
5 52 (15.48%) SIEM
6 49 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 41 (12.20%) Information Security Management
9 40 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
10 36 (10.71%) ISMS
10 36 (10.71%) Security Architecture
11 33 (9.82%) Risk Assessment
12 27 (8.04%) Information Assurance
13 25 (7.44%) Project Management
14 23 (6.85%) Identity Management
14 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (6.55%) Analytics
16 21 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.82%) SQL
2 15 (4.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (4.46%) Python
3 10 (2.98%) C
3 10 (2.98%) C#
4 6 (1.79%) Java
5 5 (1.49%) Perl
6 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.19%) Ruby
7 3 (0.89%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.89%) PHP
7 3 (0.89%) R
8 2 (0.60%) COBOL
8 2 (0.60%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) VB6
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 146 (43.45%) CISSP
2 102 (30.36%) CISM
3 81 (24.11%) Degree
4 50 (14.88%) CISA
5 23 (6.85%) CRISC
6 20 (5.95%) SANS
6 20 (5.95%) Security Cleared
7 19 (5.65%) CLAS
8 18 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 15 (4.46%) GIAC
11 10 (2.98%) CCNA
11 10 (2.98%) CISMP
11 10 (2.98%) SSCP
12 9 (2.68%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.38%) CEH
13 8 (2.38%) ISACA
13 8 (2.38%) ISEB
14 6 (1.79%) GCFA
15 5 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (11.01%) PCI DSS
3 25 (7.44%) COBIT
4 7 (2.08%) ISO22301
4 7 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.79%) QA
6 4 (1.19%) SLA
7 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.60%) ISO27002
System Software
1 27 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) Snort
2 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.89%) Corosync
3 3 (0.89%) GFS2
3 3 (0.89%) Varnish
4 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.98%) Nessus
2 6 (1.79%) Puppet
2 6 (1.79%) SCCM
3 4 (1.19%) Ansible
4 3 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.89%) Nagios
4 3 (0.89%) Pacemaker
4 3 (0.89%) Terraform
4 3 (0.89%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) QRadar
6 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.95%) Cisco
3 14 (4.17%) VMware
4 13 (3.87%) Citrix
5 9 (2.68%) Intel Security
5 9 (2.68%) Oracle
6 7 (2.08%) Palo Alto
6 7 (2.08%) Splunk
7 6 (1.79%) Juniper
8 5 (1.49%) Apple
8 5 (1.49%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.19%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.19%) HP
9 4 (1.19%) Symantec
9 4 (1.19%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.89%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.89%) SAP
11 2 (0.60%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.60%) Qualys
11 2 (0.60%) Varonis
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Soho House Co
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 81000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + comp bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 9 days ago