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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 104 171 215
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +44
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 254 156 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.47% 1.50% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.81% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 213 128 88
Average salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £41,315
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
8423 8637 8729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.82% 83.30% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7271 7329 7823
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,764 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 189 (41.63%) Finance
2 182 (40.09%) CISSP
3 135 (29.74%) Management Information System
4 116 (25.55%) Windows
5 113 (24.89%) Firewall
6 107 (23.57%) Degree
7 102 (22.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 91 (20.04%) CISM
9 90 (19.82%) Risk Management
10 78 (17.18%) PCI DSS
11 65 (14.32%) Microsoft
12 64 (14.10%) Security Management
13 59 (13.00%) Cisco
13 59 (13.00%) Active Directory
13 59 (13.00%) Cyber Security
14 58 (12.78%) MS Excel
15 54 (11.89%) Project Management
16 53 (11.67%) CISA
17 52 (11.45%) Information Security Management
17 52 (11.45%) UNIX
17 52 (11.45%) Security Architecture
18 51 (11.23%) Business Continuity
19 50 (11.01%) ITIL
20 48 (10.57%) VPN
21 46 (10.13%) COBIT
22 44 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
23 43 (9.47%) Law
24 42 (9.25%) Data Protection
24 42 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (9.03%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (5.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.08%) IIS
3 10 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.66%) FileNet
6 2 (0.44%) Documentum
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 58 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.29%) MS Office
3 12 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.10%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Global One
2 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.22%) Minerva
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.54%) Office 365
2 5 (1.10%) PaaS
3 4 (0.88%) SaaS
4 3 (0.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 113 (24.89%) Firewall
2 48 (10.57%) VPN
3 41 (9.03%) Network Security
4 32 (7.05%) TCP/IP
5 27 (5.95%) LAN
6 24 (5.29%) WAN
7 23 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (4.85%) Internet
9 21 (4.63%) Wireless
10 17 (3.74%) DNS
11 15 (3.30%) DHCP
11 15 (3.30%) SAN
12 14 (3.08%) MPLS
12 14 (3.08%) SSL
13 9 (1.98%) HTTP
13 9 (1.98%) DMZ
14 7 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.54%) WLAN
14 7 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.66%) Big Data
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.44%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) DataStage
7 1 (0.22%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.22%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.22%) QlikView
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 189 (41.63%) Finance
2 43 (9.47%) Law
3 40 (8.81%) Banking
4 28 (6.17%) Legal
5 21 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.63%) Advertising
6 10 (2.20%) Retail
7 9 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.76%) iGaming
8 8 (1.76%) Publishing
9 7 (1.54%) Games
10 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.10%) Marketing
11 5 (1.10%) Billing
12 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.44%) German Language
13 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (28.41%) Analyst
2 119 (26.21%) Security Analyst
3 70 (15.42%) Information Security Analyst
3 70 (15.42%) Information Analyst
4 48 (10.57%) Consultant
5 40 (8.81%) Security Manager
6 37 (8.15%) Architect
7 29 (6.39%) Security Consultant
8 26 (5.73%) Security Engineer
9 24 (5.29%) IT Security Analyst
9 24 (5.29%) Head of Security
10 23 (5.07%) Information Manager
11 22 (4.85%) Security Officer
12 21 (4.63%) Network Engineer
13 19 (4.19%) Information Security Manager
13 19 (4.19%) Information Security Officer
14 18 (3.96%) Security Architect
14 18 (3.96%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.52%) Information Security Consultant
16 13 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.42%) JSON
2 10 (2.20%) .NET
2 10 (2.20%) HTML
3 9 (1.98%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.98%) CSS
3 9 (1.98%) CSS3
3 9 (1.98%) HTML5
3 9 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (1.98%) jQuery
3 9 (1.98%) .NET Framework
3 9 (1.98%) AngularJS
3 9 (1.98%) Raphaël
4 5 (1.10%) Web Services
5 4 (0.88%) XML
6 2 (0.44%) OAuth
6 2 (0.44%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) SAML
7 1 (0.22%) JSP
7 1 (0.22%) Java EE
7 1 (0.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 135 (29.74%) Management Information System
2 42 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.93%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.08%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.20%) PKI
9 7 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.32%) CESG
11 5 (1.10%) Open Source
11 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.88%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.88%) FMCG
12 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.66%) PMI
13 3 (0.66%) Derivative
14 2 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (25.55%) Windows
2 52 (11.45%) UNIX
3 41 (9.03%) Linux
4 29 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.64%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.42%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.98%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.10%) Solaris
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.44%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.82%) Risk Management
2 64 (14.10%) Security Management
3 59 (13.00%) Cyber Security
4 54 (11.89%) Project Management
5 52 (11.45%) Information Security Management
5 52 (11.45%) Security Architecture
6 51 (11.23%) Business Continuity
7 50 (11.01%) ITIL
8 44 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (9.25%) Data Protection
10 40 (8.81%) ISMS
11 32 (7.05%) Information Assurance
11 32 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (6.83%) Supplier Management
13 28 (6.17%) PRINCE2
14 27 (5.95%) Risk Assessment
14 27 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (5.73%) Data Security
16 25 (5.51%) Penetration Testing
17 24 (5.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.73%) SQL
2 10 (2.20%) Java
3 9 (1.98%) JavaScript
3 9 (1.98%) Perl
3 9 (1.98%) T-SQL
3 9 (1.98%) C#
3 9 (1.98%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.76%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.32%) Python
6 2 (0.44%) C++
6 2 (0.44%) VB
6 2 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 182 (40.09%) CISSP
2 107 (23.57%) Degree
3 91 (20.04%) CISM
4 53 (11.67%) CISA
5 31 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (6.17%) CRISC
7 20 (4.41%) CEH
8 18 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.86%) MCSA
10 11 (2.42%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (2.42%) CCSP
10 11 (2.42%) ISSAP
11 10 (2.20%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.20%) GIAC
12 9 (1.98%) MBA
12 9 (1.98%) MCP
12 9 (1.98%) ISSMP
13 8 (1.76%) CCNP
13 8 (1.76%) CCNA
14 6 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (22.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (17.18%) PCI DSS
3 46 (10.13%) COBIT
4 34 (7.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (5.29%) QA
6 14 (3.08%) SLA
7 5 (1.10%) Basel II
7 5 (1.10%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.66%) BS7799
9 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.22%) COSO
System Software
1 59 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (2.64%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.76%) Snort
5 8 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.76%) XenApp
5 8 (1.76%) XenServer
6 4 (0.88%) vCloud
7 3 (0.66%) vSphere
8 2 (0.44%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (3.74%) SCCM
2 11 (2.42%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (1.98%) SCOM
4 7 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.32%) Cisco LMS
6 5 (1.10%) Nessus
7 4 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.22%) Puppet
9 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
9 1 (0.22%) WMI
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.22%) SELinux
9 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 65 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.00%) Cisco
3 34 (7.49%) VMware
4 27 (5.95%) CheckPoint
5 23 (5.07%) Citrix
6 22 (4.85%) Oracle
7 20 (4.41%) Symantec
8 16 (3.52%) Juniper
9 15 (3.30%) McAfee
10 11 (2.42%) Sun
11 10 (2.20%) Websense
12 9 (1.98%) Mitel
13 8 (1.76%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.76%) F5
13 8 (1.76%) Remedy
14 6 (1.32%) Fortinet
14 6 (1.32%) IronPort
15 5 (1.10%) SAP
15 5 (1.10%) Tufin
15 5 (1.10%) AlgoSec
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and shares
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
GA Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 45k OTE
Posted: 4 days ago