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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 104 151 186
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +35
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 253 194 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.62% 1.65% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.99% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 202 161 123
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,775 £40,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £75,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 223 (40.40%) Finance
2 200 (36.23%) CISSP
3 147 (26.63%) CISM
4 142 (25.72%) Management Information System
5 139 (25.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 137 (24.82%) Risk Management
7 132 (23.91%) Degree
8 102 (18.48%) Cyber Security
9 99 (17.93%) Windows
10 93 (16.85%) ITIL
11 86 (15.58%) Firewall
11 86 (15.58%) Banking
12 85 (15.40%) CISA
13 81 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
14 69 (12.50%) Linux
15 68 (12.32%) Microsoft
16 59 (10.69%) Active Directory
17 58 (10.51%) Data Protection
18 57 (10.33%) Project Management
19 55 (9.96%) PCI DSS
20 54 (9.78%) Network Security
20 54 (9.78%) Security Management
20 54 (9.78%) SQL
21 50 (9.06%) SIEM
22 47 (8.51%) Computer Science
22 47 (8.51%) Identity Management
22 47 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
22 47 (8.51%) Security Architecture
23 46 (8.33%) CRISC
24 45 (8.15%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (3.62%) IIS
1 20 (3.62%) Apache
2 13 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.45%) Lync
5 7 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.09%) JBoss
7 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.54%) CMS
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.54%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.17%) MS Office
3 7 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.09%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) Office 365
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (15.58%) Firewall
2 54 (9.78%) Network Security
3 31 (5.62%) Internet
4 23 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (2.90%) VPN
6 15 (2.72%) LDAP
7 14 (2.54%) WAN
8 13 (2.36%) SAN
9 10 (1.81%) LAN
9 10 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.63%) MPLS
10 9 (1.63%) DNS
11 8 (1.45%) VLAN
12 7 (1.27%) IPsec
12 7 (1.27%) WLAN
13 6 (1.09%) Intranet
13 6 (1.09%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.91%) Wireless
14 5 (0.91%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 23 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.63%) Big Data
5 5 (0.91%) MySQL
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.36%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) HBase
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 223 (40.40%) Finance
2 86 (15.58%) Banking
3 28 (5.07%) Financial Institution
4 26 (4.71%) Retail
5 25 (4.53%) Legal
6 23 (4.17%) Marketing
7 13 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.36%) Law
8 12 (2.17%) Advertising
8 12 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.09%) Electronics
11 5 (0.91%) Publishing
11 5 (0.91%) German Language
12 3 (0.54%) Games
12 3 (0.54%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (15.04%) Analyst
2 71 (12.86%) Security Analyst
3 63 (11.41%) Architect
4 60 (10.87%) Security Manager
5 59 (10.69%) Consultant
6 48 (8.70%) Information Manager
7 45 (8.15%) Information Security Manager
8 42 (7.61%) Security Consultant
9 37 (6.70%) Security Architect
10 36 (6.52%) Security Engineer
11 32 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
11 32 (5.80%) Information Analyst
12 26 (4.71%) Project Manager
12 26 (4.71%) Security Officer
13 25 (4.53%) Security Specialist
14 23 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
15 21 (3.80%) Administrator
15 21 (3.80%) Head of Security
16 19 (3.44%) Senior Manager
16 19 (3.44%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.25%) .NET
2 23 (4.17%) J2EE
3 18 (3.26%) HTML
4 15 (2.72%) CSS
5 13 (2.36%) Middleware
6 10 (1.81%) Spring
6 10 (1.81%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.81%) Struts
7 5 (0.91%) XML
7 5 (0.91%) WPF
8 4 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.72%) Java EE
9 3 (0.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 3 (0.54%) Web Services
10 2 (0.36%) SAML
10 2 (0.36%) JSP
10 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.18%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.18%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 142 (25.72%) Management Information System
2 81 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.89%) PKI
5 24 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.62%) Cryptography
7 18 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (2.72%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.72%) Hedge funds
9 12 (2.17%) Social Network
10 6 (1.09%) Statistics
10 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.09%) PMI
10 6 (1.09%) DTV
10 6 (1.09%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.72%) iPhone
12 4 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.93%) Windows
2 69 (12.50%) Linux
3 33 (5.98%) UNIX
4 12 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.99%) Android
6 6 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.09%) Solaris
6 6 (1.09%) Debian
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.36%) VMS
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (24.82%) Risk Management
2 102 (18.48%) Cyber Security
3 93 (16.85%) ITIL
4 58 (10.51%) Data Protection
5 57 (10.33%) Project Management
6 54 (9.78%) Security Management
7 50 (9.06%) SIEM
8 47 (8.51%) Security Architecture
8 47 (8.51%) Identity Management
8 47 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
9 45 (8.15%) Penetration Testing
10 43 (7.79%) Business Continuity
10 43 (7.79%) PRINCE2
11 40 (7.25%) Information Security Management
12 39 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (6.16%) Incident Management
15 33 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
16 31 (5.62%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.78%) SQL
2 43 (7.79%) Java
3 37 (6.70%) Perl
4 32 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 28 (5.07%) Python
6 27 (4.89%) C#
7 25 (4.53%) C
8 22 (3.99%) C++
9 8 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.91%) PHP
11 5 (0.91%) VBScript
11 5 (0.91%) VBA
12 4 (0.72%) Ruby
12 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.54%) R
14 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 200 (36.23%) CISSP
2 147 (26.63%) CISM
3 132 (23.91%) Degree
4 85 (15.40%) CISA
5 46 (8.33%) CRISC
6 31 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (4.89%) Security Cleared
8 26 (4.71%) GIAC
9 25 (4.53%) CEH
10 23 (4.17%) CCNA
11 19 (3.44%) PMI Certification
12 18 (3.26%) MCSE
13 15 (2.72%) SC Cleared
14 13 (2.36%) PMP
15 12 (2.17%) SSCP
16 11 (1.99%) CCSA
16 11 (1.99%) MCSA
16 11 (1.99%) CCNP
16 11 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (25.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (9.96%) PCI DSS
3 37 (6.70%) COBIT
4 26 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.09%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.91%) QA
6 5 (0.91%) SLA
7 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.72%) FISMA
8 3 (0.54%) BS25999
8 3 (0.54%) BS7799
9 2 (0.36%) GCP
9 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.18%) EMIR
10 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.18%) Basel II
10 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 59 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Squid
4 4 (0.72%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.72%) Snort
4 4 (0.72%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.72%) vCloud
4 4 (0.72%) iptables
5 2 (0.36%) Firmware
5 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) pfSense
6 1 (0.18%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 18 (3.26%) Nessus
2 15 (2.72%) SCCM
3 6 (1.09%) AppDetective
4 5 (0.91%) Puppet
5 3 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.36%) Nagios
6 2 (0.36%) OpenView
6 2 (0.36%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.18%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) Bcfg2
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 68 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.25%) Cisco
3 37 (6.70%) VMware
4 31 (5.62%) Oracle
5 18 (3.26%) Citrix
6 17 (3.08%) McAfee
7 16 (2.90%) HP
8 15 (2.72%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.72%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.99%) F5
10 10 (1.81%) WorldPay
10 10 (1.81%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.81%) SAP
11 9 (1.63%) Sybase
11 9 (1.63%) Juniper
11 9 (1.63%) Tripwire
12 8 (1.45%) IBM
13 7 (1.27%) CA
13 7 (1.27%) Splunk
14 4 (0.72%) Sourcefire
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - 70k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago