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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 106 173 216
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +43
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 257 179 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.36% 1.51% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.82% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 146 94
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £89,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
8861 9822 9383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.26% 82.89% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8365 8464
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 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 192 (41.38%) Finance
2 183 (39.44%) CISSP
3 130 (28.02%) Management Information System
4 123 (26.51%) Firewall
5 116 (25.00%) Degree
6 112 (24.14%) Windows
7 109 (23.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 83 (17.89%) Risk Management
9 81 (17.46%) CISM
10 80 (17.24%) PCI DSS
11 62 (13.36%) MS Excel
12 61 (13.15%) Security Management
13 60 (12.93%) UNIX
14 58 (12.50%) Project Management
14 58 (12.50%) Cisco
15 53 (11.42%) Microsoft
16 52 (11.21%) Information Security Management
16 52 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (10.56%) CISA
17 49 (10.56%) Cyber Security
18 48 (10.34%) Active Directory
19 47 (10.13%) VPN
20 46 (9.91%) Linux
21 45 (9.70%) ISMS
21 45 (9.70%) Computer Science
22 43 (9.27%) Security Architecture
23 42 (9.05%) ITIL
24 41 (8.84%) Business Continuity
24 41 (8.84%) Data Protection
25 39 (8.41%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.88%) IIS
3 16 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.86%) SAS
7 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.43%) Lync
8 2 (0.43%) Documentum
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) FileNet
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 62 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.17%) MS Office
3 10 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.86%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) 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 (1.51%) Office 365
2 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.08%) PaaS
4 3 (0.65%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (26.51%) Firewall
2 47 (10.13%) VPN
3 38 (8.19%) Network Security
4 32 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 30 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (6.03%) LAN
7 26 (5.60%) WAN
8 23 (4.96%) Internet
9 22 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (4.31%) DNS
11 19 (4.09%) SAN
11 19 (4.09%) DHCP
12 18 (3.88%) Wireless
13 17 (3.66%) SSL
14 11 (2.37%) HTTP
15 10 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (1.94%) MPLS
16 9 (1.94%) DMZ
17 8 (1.72%) LDAP
18 6 (1.29%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.08%) Big Data
4 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.86%) Data Mart
6 3 (0.65%) QlikView
6 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.65%) DataStage
6 3 (0.65%) QualityStage
6 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.65%) Pentaho
6 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (0.65%) Metasploit
General
1 192 (41.38%) Finance
2 37 (7.97%) Banking
3 33 (7.11%) Law
4 28 (6.03%) Legal
5 21 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.66%) Advertising
7 12 (2.59%) Retail
8 9 (1.94%) Publishing
9 8 (1.72%) Games
9 8 (1.72%) iGaming
10 7 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.08%) Marketing
11 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) German Language
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 140 (30.17%) Analyst
2 135 (29.09%) Security Analyst
3 81 (17.46%) Information Analyst
3 81 (17.46%) Information Security Analyst
4 45 (9.70%) Consultant
5 42 (9.05%) Security Manager
6 41 (8.84%) Architect
7 36 (7.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 33 (7.11%) Security Consultant
9 28 (6.03%) Information Manager
10 25 (5.39%) Security Engineer
10 25 (5.39%) Information Security Manager
11 24 (5.17%) Network Engineer
12 19 (4.09%) Head of Security
13 17 (3.66%) Information Security Consultant
13 17 (3.66%) Security Architect
14 16 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.45%) Security Officer
15 15 (3.23%) Project Manager
16 14 (3.02%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.80%) JSON
2 12 (2.59%) .NET
3 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (1.94%) HTML5
4 9 (1.94%) jQuery
4 9 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.94%) CSS
4 9 (1.94%) CSS3
4 9 (1.94%) AngularJS
4 9 (1.94%) Raphaël
4 9 (1.94%) HTML
5 8 (1.72%) Web Services
6 6 (1.29%) XML
7 5 (1.08%) SAML
8 4 (0.86%) OAuth
9 3 (0.65%) REST
10 2 (0.43%) RESTful
10 2 (0.43%) Middleware
10 2 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 130 (28.02%) Management Information System
2 52 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (9.70%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.31%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 17 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.16%) PKI
8 9 (1.94%) CESG
9 6 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.86%) Open Source
11 4 (0.86%) Derivative
11 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.86%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.65%) PMI
12 3 (0.65%) RMADS
12 3 (0.65%) FMCG
13 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.14%) Windows
2 60 (12.93%) UNIX
3 46 (9.91%) Linux
4 30 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.80%) Mac OS
6 13 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.86%) Solaris
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) Android
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.89%) Risk Management
2 61 (13.15%) Security Management
3 58 (12.50%) Project Management
4 52 (11.21%) Information Security Management
5 49 (10.56%) Cyber Security
6 45 (9.70%) ISMS
7 43 (9.27%) Security Architecture
8 42 (9.05%) ITIL
9 41 (8.84%) Business Continuity
9 41 (8.84%) Data Protection
10 37 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (7.76%) PRINCE2
11 36 (7.76%) Information Assurance
12 33 (7.11%) Risk Assessment
13 31 (6.68%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (6.68%) Identity Management
13 31 (6.68%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (6.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.17%) SQL
2 20 (4.31%) Java
3 14 (3.02%) C#
4 11 (2.37%) Perl
4 11 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.16%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.72%) C++
7 8 (1.72%) Python
8 3 (0.65%) VB
9 2 (0.43%) Ruby
9 2 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (39.44%) CISSP
2 116 (25.00%) Degree
3 81 (17.46%) CISM
4 49 (10.56%) CISA
5 35 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (4.09%) CCSP
7 16 (3.45%) CEH
8 15 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.23%) CRISC
9 12 (2.59%) GIAC
10 11 (2.37%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (2.37%) MCSA
11 9 (1.94%) MCP
11 9 (1.94%) CCNP
11 9 (1.94%) ISSAP
11 9 (1.94%) ISSMP
11 9 (1.94%) MBA
12 8 (1.72%) CCNA
13 6 (1.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (23.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (17.24%) PCI DSS
3 39 (8.41%) COBIT
4 26 (5.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (3.88%) QA
6 8 (1.72%) SLA
7 5 (1.08%) Basel II
7 5 (1.08%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.86%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) COSO
10 1 (0.22%) BS7799
10 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.94%) Snort
4 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.65%) XenApp
5 3 (0.65%) XenServer
5 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.65%) vSphere
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 19 (4.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (1.51%) SCCM
3 6 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.08%) Nessus
5 4 (0.86%) SCOM
6 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (0.43%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) Graphite
8 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.22%) SELinux
8 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 58 (12.50%) Cisco
2 53 (11.42%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.11%) Oracle
3 33 (7.11%) VMware
4 28 (6.03%) Symantec
5 26 (5.60%) Citrix
6 24 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 19 (4.09%) Sun
8 14 (3.02%) Juniper
8 14 (3.02%) McAfee
9 13 (2.80%) Mitel
10 10 (2.16%) Remedy
11 8 (1.72%) Websense
11 8 (1.72%) F5
12 6 (1.29%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.29%) IBM
13 5 (1.08%) SAP
13 5 (1.08%) IronPort
14 4 (0.86%) Sophos
14 4 (0.86%) Tufin
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago