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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 574 552 592
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 54 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 47
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £49,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
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
38736 36865 41399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.75% 81.85% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31964 30489 35755
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 20 £45,000 -35.71%
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 53 (63.10%) Information Security
2 43 (51.19%) ITIL
3 39 (46.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (39.29%) CISSP
5 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
6 25 (29.76%) Firewall
7 21 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 20 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (23.81%) Finance
9 18 (21.43%) GIAC
9 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 17 (20.24%) PCI DSS
10 17 (20.24%) Risk Management
11 16 (19.05%) Management Information System
11 16 (19.05%) Linux
12 14 (16.67%) Windows
12 14 (16.67%) Internet
12 14 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (16.67%) Network Security
13 13 (15.48%) COBIT
13 13 (15.48%) Banking
13 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.48%) Java
14 12 (14.29%) Oracle
14 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.29%) CISA
14 12 (14.29%) CESG
14 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.29%) ISMS
15 11 (13.10%) Ethical Hacking

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (13.10%) assyst
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.76%) Firewall
2 14 (16.67%) Network Security
2 14 (16.67%) Internet
3 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.10%) Intranet
5 7 (8.33%) HTTP
5 7 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 6 (7.14%) SSL
7 5 (5.95%) LAN
7 5 (5.95%) WLAN
8 1 (1.19%) SAN
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Law
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Local Government
5 2 (2.38%) Military
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Analyst
1 18 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Consultant
3 11 (13.10%) Security Specialist
3 11 (13.10%) Information Security Specialist
3 11 (13.10%) Information Specialist
4 10 (11.90%) Product Specialist
4 10 (11.90%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Product Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Tester
7 6 (7.14%) Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Graduate
8 5 (5.95%) Database Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) SOAP
2 5 (5.95%) XML
2 5 (5.95%) JMS
2 5 (5.95%) WSDL
3 4 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (3.57%) JSP
5 1 (1.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.29%) CESG
3 9 (10.71%) RMADS
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (5.95%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
7 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) SCADA
7 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.10%) Information Security
2 43 (51.19%) ITIL
3 21 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 20 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (20.24%) Risk Management
6 14 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.29%) ISMS
8 11 (13.10%) Change Control
8 11 (13.10%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (11.90%) Project Management
9 10 (11.90%) SIEM
10 9 (10.71%) Benchmarking
10 9 (10.71%) Security Management
10 9 (10.71%) Migration
11 8 (9.52%) Service Management
12 7 (8.33%) ITSM
12 7 (8.33%) Information Security Management
12 7 (8.33%) ETL
12 7 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (39.29%) CISSP
2 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (21.43%) GIAC
3 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.29%) CISA
5 11 (13.10%) CEH
6 10 (11.90%) CISM
6 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (11.90%) MCSE
7 9 (10.71%) Degree
7 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
8 8 (9.52%) GCIH
9 5 (5.95%) MBA
10 4 (4.76%) BC Cleared
11 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
11 3 (3.57%) ISEB
12 2 (2.38%) PCI QSA
13 1 (1.19%) GCFA
13 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.19%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (46.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (20.24%) PCI DSS
3 13 (15.48%) COBIT
4 1 (1.19%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Snort
2 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Symantec
3 7 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 7 (8.33%) LogLogic
3 7 (8.33%) Q1 Labs
4 3 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.19%) Sophos
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
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