The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 531 592 635
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +43
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 86 68 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 51 44
Median salary £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34386 38491 39791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.81% 88.26% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29727 32488 32747
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the London region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in London

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in London

Information Assurance
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +60 10 £45,000 -35.71% 4
Greenford +7 2 £52,500 +0.47%
Westminster - 2 £38,625 - 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 137 (77.40%) Information Security
2 90 (50.85%) CISSP
3 84 (47.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (38.98%) Degree
5 58 (32.77%) Cybersecurity
6 51 (28.81%) CISA
7 50 (28.25%) Finance
8 49 (27.68%) Project Management
9 47 (26.55%) CISM
10 43 (24.29%) Management Information System
10 43 (24.29%) Windows
10 43 (24.29%) Network Security
11 41 (23.16%) Penetration Testing
12 39 (22.03%) Security Cleared
13 37 (20.90%) PCI DSS
13 37 (20.90%) Risk Management
14 33 (18.64%) ITIL
15 31 (17.51%) Microsoft
16 30 (16.95%) Security Architecture
17 28 (15.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 28 (15.82%) Business Development
17 28 (15.82%) Risk Assessment
18 27 (15.25%) COBIT
19 25 (14.12%) IT Audit
20 24 (13.56%) Data Protection
21 23 (12.99%) Unix
21 23 (12.99%) Security Operations
22 22 (12.43%) CREST Certified
22 22 (12.43%) MS Office
22 22 (12.43%) Ethical Hacking

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) MS Office
2 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.91%) Office 365
2 13 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.29%) Network Security
2 17 (9.60%) Firewall
3 14 (7.91%) DNS
4 13 (7.34%) IP Telephony
5 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.69%) LAN
6 3 (1.69%) VoIP
6 3 (1.69%) VPN
6 3 (1.69%) Wireless
7 2 (1.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.56%) DHCP
8 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.56%) FTP
8 1 (0.56%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.56%) Internet
8 1 (0.56%) Intranet
8 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) GIS
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 50 (28.25%) Finance
2 18 (10.17%) Legal
3 6 (3.39%) Banking
3 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (27.12%) Consultant
2 38 (21.47%) Security Manager
3 35 (19.77%) Information Manager
4 32 (18.08%) Information Security Manager
4 32 (18.08%) Security Consultant
5 23 (12.99%) Information Assurance Manager
6 15 (8.47%) Architect
7 13 (7.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (7.34%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (7.34%) Security Assurance Manager
7 13 (7.34%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.78%) Analyst
8 12 (6.78%) Security Architect
9 11 (6.21%) Information Officer
9 11 (6.21%) Information Security Officer
9 11 (6.21%) Security Officer
10 10 (5.65%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 10 (5.65%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.30%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.29%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.86%) CESG
3 19 (10.73%) Blog
4 17 (9.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (6.78%) CESG CLAS
6 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.08%) Mathematics
8 8 (4.52%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.95%) Mainframe
10 6 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (2.82%) Statistics
11 5 (2.82%) User Experience
12 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
13 3 (1.69%) Cybercrime
13 3 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.69%) Fintech
13 3 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.29%) Windows
2 23 (12.99%) Unix
3 13 (7.34%) Linux
3 13 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.34%) Solaris
4 6 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (77.40%) Information Security
2 58 (32.77%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (27.68%) Project Management
4 41 (23.16%) Penetration Testing
5 37 (20.90%) Risk Management
6 33 (18.64%) ITIL
7 30 (16.95%) Security Architecture
8 28 (15.82%) Business Development
8 28 (15.82%) Risk Assessment
8 28 (15.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 25 (14.12%) IT Audit
10 24 (13.56%) Data Protection
11 23 (12.99%) Security Operations
12 22 (12.43%) Ethical Hacking
12 22 (12.43%) Security Management
13 21 (11.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 19 (10.73%) Mentoring
14 19 (10.73%) Open Source
15 16 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (9.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.73%) C#
1 19 (10.73%) C++
1 19 (10.73%) Java
1 19 (10.73%) Objective-C
1 19 (10.73%) PHP
1 19 (10.73%) VB.NET
2 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.69%) C
4 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (50.85%) CISSP
2 69 (38.98%) Degree
3 51 (28.81%) CISA
4 47 (26.55%) CISM
5 39 (22.03%) Security Cleared
6 22 (12.43%) CREST Certified
7 20 (11.30%) CLAS
8 19 (10.73%) CHECK Team Leader
9 17 (9.60%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (6.78%) GIAC
11 10 (5.65%) SANS
11 10 (5.65%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.95%) CRISC
13 6 (3.39%) GCIH
14 4 (2.26%) APMP
14 4 (2.26%) CEH
15 3 (1.69%) CISMP
15 3 (1.69%) ISEB
15 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (47.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (20.90%) PCI DSS
3 27 (15.25%) COBIT
4 20 (11.30%) QA
5 9 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.69%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.13%) RMADS
8 1 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.34%) Hyper-V
2 13 (7.34%) KVM
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (10.17%) SCCM
2 13 (7.34%) Cobbler
2 13 (7.34%) FreeIPA
2 13 (7.34%) Puppet
2 13 (7.34%) Zenoss
3 3 (1.69%) RSA Archer
4 2 (1.13%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.13%) QRadar
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 31 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.69%) Juniper
4 2 (1.13%) Forcepoint
4 2 (1.13%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.13%) Symantec
4 2 (1.13%) Varonis
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.56%) ESRI
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) i2
5 1 (0.56%) IBM
5 1 (0.56%) Splunk
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