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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 148 184 212
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 200 149 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.26% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.56% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 164 123 124
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £37,100 £40,075
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,000 £89,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 178 (39.64%) Finance
2 171 (38.08%) CISSP
3 147 (32.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 115 (25.61%) Management Information System
5 103 (22.94%) Degree
6 91 (20.27%) Risk Management
6 91 (20.27%) Windows
7 77 (17.15%) Project Management
7 77 (17.15%) CISM
8 74 (16.48%) Firewall
9 66 (14.70%) Banking
10 60 (13.36%) PCI DSS
10 60 (13.36%) Linux
11 58 (12.92%) Risk Assessment
12 55 (12.25%) Security Management
13 53 (11.80%) Oracle
14 52 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
15 50 (11.14%) ITIL
15 50 (11.14%) Security Architecture
16 48 (10.69%) Microsoft
17 45 (10.02%) Computer Science
17 45 (10.02%) Information Security Management
18 44 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
19 42 (9.35%) Business Continuity
20 41 (9.13%) ISMS
21 40 (8.91%) SIEM
21 40 (8.91%) Cyber Security
22 39 (8.69%) Java
23 38 (8.46%) Change Management
24 37 (8.24%) CISA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.67%) IIS
4 11 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.56%) SAS
7 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.45%) Lync
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.90%) MS Office
3 12 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) SmartSuite
4 3 (0.67%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Global One
3 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.22%) Minerva
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.34%) Office 365
3 5 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.48%) Firewall
2 33 (7.35%) Network Security
3 26 (5.79%) VPN
3 26 (5.79%) Internet
4 24 (5.35%) LAN
5 21 (4.68%) WAN
6 18 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (3.34%) Wireshark
8 14 (3.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (2.67%) SAN
9 12 (2.67%) DNS
10 9 (2.00%) SSL
10 9 (2.00%) DHCP
11 8 (1.78%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.78%) Wireless
12 6 (1.34%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.67%) OSPF
14 3 (0.67%) VRRP
14 3 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.23%) Big Data
2 16 (3.56%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.12%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.78%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.34%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (1.34%) QlikView
6 6 (1.34%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.34%) DataStage
6 6 (1.34%) QualityStage
6 6 (1.34%) Data Mart
7 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.45%) BODI
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.89%) JIRA
3 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 178 (39.64%) Finance
2 66 (14.70%) Banking
3 30 (6.68%) Legal
4 20 (4.45%) Advertising
5 12 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.67%) Law
6 9 (2.00%) Retail
7 6 (1.34%) Marketing
8 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.11%) Games
9 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (23.83%) Analyst
2 99 (22.05%) Security Analyst
3 81 (18.04%) Consultant
4 51 (11.36%) Security Consultant
5 48 (10.69%) Security Manager
6 47 (10.47%) Information Security Analyst
6 47 (10.47%) Information Analyst
7 43 (9.58%) Architect
8 29 (6.46%) IT Security Analyst
9 23 (5.12%) Security Architect
9 23 (5.12%) Information Security Consultant
9 23 (5.12%) Network Engineer
10 22 (4.90%) Information Security Manager
10 22 (4.90%) Information Manager
11 18 (4.01%) Senior Consultant
12 16 (3.56%) IT Security Manager
13 13 (2.90%) Security Officer
13 13 (2.90%) Security Specialist
14 12 (2.67%) Operations Analyst
14 12 (2.67%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.68%) SAML
2 18 (4.01%) Web Services
3 14 (3.12%) .NET
3 14 (3.12%) OAuth
4 13 (2.90%) RESTful
4 13 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (2.67%) SailPoint
5 12 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (2.23%) OpenID
7 8 (1.78%) XML
8 4 (0.89%) JSON
9 3 (0.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.67%) HTML
9 3 (0.67%) REST
10 2 (0.45%) JAX-WS
10 2 (0.45%) Middleware
10 2 (0.45%) JMX
10 2 (0.45%) JSF
10 2 (0.45%) XSLT
10 2 (0.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 115 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 45 (10.02%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (3.56%) Cryptography
5 14 (3.12%) PKI
6 12 (2.67%) Smartphone
6 12 (2.67%) Blog
6 12 (2.67%) Open Source
7 11 (2.45%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.78%) CESG
10 7 (1.56%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.34%) PMI
12 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.89%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.67%) Derivative
13 3 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.67%) EPoS
14 2 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.27%) Windows
2 60 (13.36%) Linux
3 37 (8.24%) UNIX
4 16 (3.56%) Ubuntu
5 15 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.78%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.89%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.89%) Debian
9 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.89%) Solaris
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) SELinux
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.27%) Risk Management
2 77 (17.15%) Project Management
3 58 (12.92%) Risk Assessment
4 55 (12.25%) Security Management
5 50 (11.14%) ITIL
5 50 (11.14%) Security Architecture
6 45 (10.02%) Information Security Management
7 44 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (9.35%) Business Continuity
9 41 (9.13%) ISMS
10 40 (8.91%) SIEM
10 40 (8.91%) Cyber Security
11 38 (8.46%) Change Management
12 36 (8.02%) Data Protection
13 32 (7.13%) Identity Management
14 29 (6.46%) PRINCE2
15 28 (6.24%) Vulnerability Management
16 26 (5.79%) Risk Analysis
17 25 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (5.57%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.69%) Java
2 21 (4.68%) Perl
3 17 (3.79%) C++
4 14 (3.12%) Ruby
4 14 (3.12%) SQL
5 13 (2.90%) Python
6 9 (2.00%) C
6 9 (2.00%) C#
7 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.22%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 171 (38.08%) CISSP
2 103 (22.94%) Degree
3 77 (17.15%) CISM
4 52 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (8.24%) CCNP
5 37 (8.24%) CISA
6 27 (6.01%) Security Cleared
7 26 (5.79%) CCNA
8 22 (4.90%) GIAC
9 13 (2.90%) CEH
9 13 (2.90%) CCSP
9 13 (2.90%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (2.23%) MCSE
11 10 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.78%) GPEN
12 8 (1.78%) OSCP
12 8 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.78%) ISEB
12 8 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (32.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (13.36%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.45%) QA
4 16 (3.56%) COBIT
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.45%) SLA
7 1 (0.22%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.22%) COSO
System Software
1 21 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.45%) Snort
4 7 (1.56%) Nmap
5 3 (0.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (3.56%) Nagios
2 15 (3.34%) Puppet
3 13 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.67%) Capistrano
5 7 (1.56%) Nessus
6 4 (0.89%) SCCM
6 4 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.45%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.45%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.45%) WSUS
8 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (11.80%) Oracle
2 48 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.68%) Cisco
4 26 (5.79%) Symantec
5 17 (3.79%) Splunk
6 16 (3.56%) VMware
6 16 (3.56%) Citrix
7 15 (3.34%) Sun
8 13 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.67%) McAfee
9 12 (2.67%) Twitter
10 10 (2.23%) Cyber-Ark
10 10 (2.23%) Aveksa
10 10 (2.23%) ArcSight
11 9 (2.00%) LogLogic
11 9 (2.00%) Q1 Labs
12 8 (1.78%) Mitel
12 8 (1.78%) Informatica
12 8 (1.78%) Juniper
12 8 (1.78%) IBM
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