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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 142 169 190
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 200 178 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.46% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.78% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 168 149 133
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,320 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
9069 9979 9645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.57% 82.02% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7756 8614 8791
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 163 (38.53%) Finance
2 138 (32.62%) CISSP
3 118 (27.90%) Management Information System
4 117 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 107 (25.30%) Degree
6 105 (24.82%) Windows
7 95 (22.46%) Firewall
7 95 (22.46%) Risk Management
8 72 (17.02%) CISM
9 65 (15.37%) Project Management
10 53 (12.53%) Linux
10 53 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (12.06%) UNIX
11 51 (12.06%) PCI DSS
12 49 (11.58%) Security Management
13 48 (11.35%) Risk Assessment
13 48 (11.35%) Cyber Security
14 46 (10.87%) Cisco
14 46 (10.87%) Computer Science
15 44 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
15 44 (10.40%) Information Security Management
16 43 (10.17%) Oracle
16 43 (10.17%) Data Protection
16 43 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
17 42 (9.93%) ITIL
18 41 (9.69%) CISA
18 41 (9.69%) ISMS
19 40 (9.46%) Banking
19 40 (9.46%) MS Excel
20 39 (9.22%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.02%) IIS
2 17 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.18%) SAS
6 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.47%) Documentum
6 2 (0.47%) Apache
6 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.47%) Lync
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.73%) MS Office
3 12 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) SmartSuite
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) Global One
2 1 (0.24%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.24%) Minerva
2 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.65%) Office 365
3 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.71%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (22.46%) Firewall
2 38 (8.98%) VPN
3 37 (8.75%) Network Security
4 29 (6.86%) LAN
5 28 (6.62%) WAN
6 26 (6.15%) Internet
7 25 (5.91%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (5.20%) DNS
9 20 (4.73%) DHCP
9 20 (4.73%) TCP/IP
10 19 (4.49%) SAN
11 17 (4.02%) SSL
12 15 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (2.84%) Wireless
14 11 (2.60%) Wireshark
15 8 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.89%) LDAP
16 7 (1.65%) Unified Communications
17 6 (1.42%) Kerberos
17 6 (1.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (2.36%) Big Data
4 9 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (0.95%) Pentaho
7 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.95%) QlikView
7 4 (0.95%) Data Mart
7 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.95%) DataStage
7 4 (0.95%) QualityStage
8 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 163 (38.53%) Finance
2 40 (9.46%) Banking
3 23 (5.44%) Law
3 23 (5.44%) Legal
4 20 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.49%) Advertising
6 13 (3.07%) Retail
7 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.95%) Games
9 4 (0.95%) Marketing
10 3 (0.71%) French Language
10 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
11 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 102 (24.11%) Analyst
2 96 (22.70%) Security Analyst
3 60 (14.18%) Consultant
4 49 (11.58%) Information Analyst
4 49 (11.58%) Information Security Analyst
5 43 (10.17%) Security Manager
6 42 (9.93%) Security Consultant
7 35 (8.27%) Architect
8 25 (5.91%) Network Engineer
8 25 (5.91%) IT Security Analyst
9 22 (5.20%) Information Manager
9 22 (5.20%) Information Security Consultant
10 20 (4.73%) Information Security Manager
10 20 (4.73%) Security Specialist
11 15 (3.55%) Security Engineer
11 15 (3.55%) Information Security Specialist
11 15 (3.55%) Information Specialist
12 12 (2.84%) Security Officer
12 12 (2.84%) Security Architect
12 12 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.31%) Web Services
2 12 (2.84%) SAML
3 10 (2.36%) .NET
4 8 (1.89%) XML
4 8 (1.89%) OAuth
5 6 (1.42%) RESTful
5 6 (1.42%) SailPoint
5 6 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (1.18%) JSON
7 4 (0.95%) OpenID
8 3 (0.71%) REST
8 3 (0.71%) HTML
8 3 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.47%) CSS
9 2 (0.47%) Middleware
9 2 (0.47%) J2EE
9 2 (0.47%) HTML5
10 1 (0.24%) CSS3
10 1 (0.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 118 (27.90%) Management Information System
2 53 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.84%) Cryptography
6 12 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.60%) PKI
8 8 (1.89%) CESG
9 7 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.18%) Derivative
10 5 (1.18%) Blog
10 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.18%) Open Source
11 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.71%) RMADS
12 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.71%) EPoS
12 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.82%) Windows
2 53 (12.53%) Linux
3 51 (12.06%) UNIX
4 27 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.07%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.18%) Solaris
9 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) SELinux
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.46%) Risk Management
2 65 (15.37%) Project Management
3 49 (11.58%) Security Management
4 48 (11.35%) Risk Assessment
4 48 (11.35%) Cyber Security
5 44 (10.40%) Information Security Management
6 43 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
6 43 (10.17%) Data Protection
7 42 (9.93%) ITIL
8 41 (9.69%) ISMS
9 38 (8.98%) Security Architecture
10 34 (8.04%) Business Continuity
11 32 (7.57%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (6.62%) SIEM
12 28 (6.62%) PRINCE2
13 27 (6.38%) Identity Management
14 24 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (5.20%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (4.96%) Risk Analysis
16 21 (4.96%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.80%) Java
2 14 (3.31%) Perl
2 14 (3.31%) C++
3 11 (2.60%) SQL
4 10 (2.36%) Python
5 9 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.13%) C
6 8 (1.89%) C#
7 7 (1.65%) Ruby
8 6 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.71%) VB
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (32.62%) CISSP
2 107 (25.30%) Degree
3 72 (17.02%) CISM
4 44 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (9.69%) CISA
6 25 (5.91%) CCNP
7 22 (5.20%) Security Cleared
8 19 (4.49%) GIAC
9 18 (4.26%) CCNA
10 16 (3.78%) CCSP
11 15 (3.55%) CEH
12 13 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (2.36%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.89%) OSCP
14 8 (1.89%) MCSE
15 7 (1.65%) CRISC
15 7 (1.65%) GPEN
15 7 (1.65%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.42%) RHCE
16 6 (1.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (12.06%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.96%) QA
4 14 (3.31%) COBIT
5 12 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.95%) SLA
7 2 (0.47%) Basel II
7 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.24%) COSO
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.89%) Snort
4 6 (1.42%) Nmap
5 4 (0.95%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (3.78%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (1.89%) Nessus
3 7 (1.65%) Nagios
3 7 (1.65%) Puppet
4 6 (1.42%) SCCM
5 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.18%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.47%) OSSEC
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) WMI
8 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 46 (10.87%) Cisco
2 43 (10.17%) Oracle
3 39 (9.22%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.15%) Citrix
5 24 (5.67%) Symantec
6 21 (4.96%) VMware
7 17 (4.02%) Sun
8 15 (3.55%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.07%) Juniper
9 13 (3.07%) Mitel
10 9 (2.13%) F5
11 8 (1.89%) McAfee
12 7 (1.65%) Remedy
13 6 (1.42%) Adobe
13 6 (1.42%) IBM
13 6 (1.42%) Splunk
13 6 (1.42%) ArcSight
14 5 (1.18%) LogLogic
14 5 (1.18%) Tableau
14 5 (1.18%) Q1 Labs
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K to 80K
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K to 65K + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K to 70K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus+Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago