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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 85 133 183
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +50
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 321 251 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.02% 2.00% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.41% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 243 170 128
Average salary £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,700 £80,250 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
9033 10406 9472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.05% 82.73% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7602 8668 8288
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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.

1 244 (41.92%) CISSP
2 240 (41.24%) Finance
3 176 (30.24%) Management Information System
4 151 (25.95%) Degree
5 138 (23.71%) Windows
6 133 (22.85%) CISM
7 131 (22.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 127 (21.82%) Firewall
9 119 (20.45%) Risk Management
10 108 (18.56%) Cyber Security
11 95 (16.32%) Microsoft
12 93 (15.98%) PCI DSS
13 91 (15.64%) ITIL
14 80 (13.75%) Active Directory
14 80 (13.75%) CISA
15 79 (13.57%) Security Management
16 75 (12.89%) Linux
17 65 (11.17%) Business Continuity
17 65 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
18 64 (11.00%) SQL
19 63 (10.82%) Banking
20 62 (10.65%) Information Security Management
21 61 (10.48%) Cisco
22 60 (10.31%) Project Management
23 59 (10.14%) MS Excel
24 58 (9.97%) COBIT
25 56 (9.62%) UNIX
26 54 (9.28%) Computer Science
27 51 (8.76%) Security Architecture
27 51 (8.76%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 22 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.44%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.89%) IIS
3 11 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.20%) JBoss
5 5 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.52%) FileNet
7 3 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.34%) SAS
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 59 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.92%) MS Office
3 11 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) SmartSuite
5 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.03%) SaaS
2 5 (0.86%) IaaS
3 4 (0.69%) PaaS
3 4 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (21.82%) Firewall
2 50 (8.59%) Network Security
3 41 (7.04%) VPN
4 36 (6.19%) Internet
5 35 (6.01%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 23 (3.95%) LAN
8 20 (3.44%) WAN
9 19 (3.26%) Wireless
10 17 (2.92%) LDAP
11 16 (2.75%) SAN
12 13 (2.23%) WLAN
12 13 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (1.89%) DMZ
13 11 (1.89%) HTTP
13 11 (1.89%) MPLS
14 8 (1.37%) IP Telephony
14 8 (1.37%) Intranet
14 8 (1.37%) Wireless Security
15 7 (1.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.69%) MySQL
6 4 (0.69%) Big Data
7 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.17%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) JIRA
1 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 240 (41.24%) Finance
2 63 (10.82%) Banking
3 36 (6.19%) Law
4 34 (5.84%) Legal
5 28 (4.81%) Advertising
6 14 (2.41%) Marketing
7 12 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.72%) Retail
9 8 (1.37%) iGaming
9 8 (1.37%) Publishing
9 8 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.20%) Billing
11 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.03%) Games
12 3 (0.52%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (26.12%) Analyst
2 137 (23.54%) Security Analyst
3 69 (11.86%) Information Analyst
3 69 (11.86%) Information Security Analyst
4 64 (11.00%) Consultant
5 55 (9.45%) Security Manager
6 47 (8.08%) Architect
7 39 (6.70%) Security Consultant
7 39 (6.70%) Information Manager
8 33 (5.67%) Security Engineer
8 33 (5.67%) Head of Security
9 31 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
10 27 (4.64%) IT Security Analyst
11 25 (4.30%) Security Architect
12 21 (3.61%) Security Officer
13 18 (3.09%) Information Security Officer
13 18 (3.09%) Information Security Consultant
13 18 (3.09%) Project Manager
13 18 (3.09%) Security Specialist
13 18 (3.09%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.44%) .NET
2 14 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 14 (2.41%) HTML
3 11 (1.89%) CSS
4 10 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.72%) JSON
4 10 (1.72%) jQuery
4 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (1.72%) HTML5
4 10 (1.72%) CSS3
4 10 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 10 (1.72%) Raphaël
5 7 (1.20%) Java EE
5 7 (1.20%) XML
6 4 (0.69%) Struts
6 4 (0.69%) Spring
7 3 (0.52%) Web Services
8 2 (0.34%) JSP
8 2 (0.34%) J2EE
8 2 (0.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 176 (30.24%) Management Information System
2 54 (9.28%) Computer Science
3 49 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.12%) PKI
5 14 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (2.41%) Cryptography
5 14 (2.41%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.55%) Open Source
9 6 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.86%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.69%) iPhone
12 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.52%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.52%) Social Network
12 3 (0.52%) Economics
12 3 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 138 (23.71%) Windows
2 75 (12.89%) Linux
3 56 (9.62%) UNIX
4 14 (2.41%) Windows XP
5 12 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.03%) Debian
9 4 (0.69%) Solaris
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.69%) Android
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.45%) Risk Management
2 108 (18.56%) Cyber Security
3 91 (15.64%) ITIL
4 79 (13.57%) Security Management
5 65 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 65 (11.17%) Business Continuity
6 62 (10.65%) Information Security Management
7 60 (10.31%) Project Management
8 51 (8.76%) SIEM
8 51 (8.76%) Security Architecture
9 47 (8.08%) Identity Management
10 44 (7.56%) Risk Assessment
11 41 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (6.87%) Information Assurance
12 40 (6.87%) Vulnerability Management
13 39 (6.70%) ISMS
14 37 (6.36%) Data Protection
15 35 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (5.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 34 (5.84%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.00%) SQL
2 34 (5.84%) Perl
3 22 (3.78%) Python
3 22 (3.78%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.78%) Java
4 16 (2.75%) C#
5 15 (2.58%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.23%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.72%) C
8 6 (1.03%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) R
10 1 (0.17%) VBScript
10 1 (0.17%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 244 (41.92%) CISSP
2 151 (25.95%) Degree
3 133 (22.85%) CISM
4 80 (13.75%) CISA
5 43 (7.39%) CRISC
6 36 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (3.95%) CEH
9 22 (3.78%) Security Cleared
10 20 (3.44%) CCNA
11 18 (3.09%) MCSA
11 18 (3.09%) Security+ Certification
12 11 (1.89%) MCP
13 10 (1.72%) SSCP
13 10 (1.72%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.55%) GIAC
15 8 (1.37%) CCSA
15 8 (1.37%) MBA
15 8 (1.37%) MCSE
15 8 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (22.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (15.98%) PCI DSS
3 58 (9.97%) COBIT
4 34 (5.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (3.44%) QA
6 18 (3.09%) SLA
7 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.86%) Basel II
8 5 (0.86%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.69%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.69%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.52%) BS7799
11 1 (0.17%) GCP
11 1 (0.17%) MiFID
11 1 (0.17%) EMIR
11 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 80 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (3.61%) XenDesktop
4 13 (2.23%) Snort
5 10 (1.72%) vCloud
6 9 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.37%) XenApp
7 8 (1.37%) XenServer
8 1 (0.17%) pfSense
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (5.50%) SCCM
2 10 (1.72%) Nessus
3 8 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.37%) SCOM
4 7 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.03%) Cisco LMS
6 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.69%) OpenView
8 3 (0.52%) Nmap
9 2 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.17%) SELinux
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.17%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.17%) Puppet
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 95 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.48%) Cisco
3 51 (8.76%) VMware
4 28 (4.81%) McAfee
4 28 (4.81%) Citrix
5 24 (4.12%) CheckPoint
6 23 (3.95%) Oracle
7 19 (3.26%) Symantec
8 17 (2.92%) HP
9 11 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.89%) Juniper
9 11 (1.89%) F5
10 10 (1.72%) Websense
10 10 (1.72%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.72%) WorldPay
11 9 (1.55%) Remedy
12 8 (1.37%) SAP
13 7 (1.20%) Sun
13 7 (1.20%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.20%) IronPort
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Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £130 to £160,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £58200.00 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
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Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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