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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 571 569 592
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 50 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 38
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £51,050 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -18.18%
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
37934 37177 41109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.68% 83.66% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31195 30808 35340
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 13 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 56 (64.37%) Information Security
2 43 (49.43%) ITIL
3 42 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (41.38%) CISSP
5 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 24 (27.59%) Firewall
7 23 (26.44%) Cyber Security
8 22 (25.29%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
10 19 (21.84%) Finance
10 19 (21.84%) GIAC
11 18 (20.69%) Risk Management
12 16 (18.39%) Linux
12 16 (18.39%) Management Information System
13 15 (17.24%) Internet
13 15 (17.24%) CESG
13 15 (17.24%) Network Security
13 15 (17.24%) ISMS
13 15 (17.24%) PCI DSS
14 14 (16.09%) CISA
14 14 (16.09%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (16.09%) Change Control
15 13 (14.94%) Java
15 13 (14.94%) Windows
15 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
15 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.94%) Ethical Hacking
15 13 (14.94%) CEH
16 12 (13.79%) Oracle

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.05%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Project
1 2 (2.30%) MS Office
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) Firewall
2 15 (17.24%) Internet
2 15 (17.24%) Network Security
3 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.79%) Intranet
5 7 (8.05%) HTTP
5 7 (8.05%) Wireshark
6 6 (6.90%) SSL
7 5 (5.75%) LAN
7 5 (5.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Law
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
5 2 (2.30%) Military
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Analyst
1 20 (22.99%) Security Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) Consultant
3 12 (13.79%) Security Specialist
3 12 (13.79%) Information Security Specialist
3 12 (13.79%) Information Specialist
4 11 (12.64%) Product Specialist
4 11 (12.64%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Information Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Product Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Security Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Tester
7 7 (8.05%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Graduate
9 5 (5.75%) Information Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) SOAP
2 5 (5.75%) XML
2 5 (5.75%) JMS
2 5 (5.75%) WSDL
3 4 (4.60%) REST
4 3 (3.45%) JSP
5 1 (1.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.24%) CESG
3 11 (12.64%) RMADS
4 9 (10.34%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.75%) Data Integration
7 4 (4.60%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.30%) SCADA
8 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.30%) Physics
9 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Information Security
2 43 (49.43%) ITIL
3 23 (26.44%) Cyber Security
4 22 (25.29%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 15 (17.24%) ISMS
7 14 (16.09%) Change Control
7 14 (16.09%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (14.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.49%) Security Management
10 10 (11.49%) Project Management
11 9 (10.34%) Benchmarking
11 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
11 9 (10.34%) SIEM
12 8 (9.20%) Information Security Management
13 7 (8.05%) Migration
13 7 (8.05%) ITSM
13 7 (8.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 8 (9.20%) Perl
4 3 (3.45%) C
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) C++
5 1 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (41.38%) CISSP
2 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
3 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 19 (21.84%) GIAC
5 14 (16.09%) CISA
6 13 (14.94%) CEH
7 12 (13.79%) CISM
8 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (12.64%) MCSE
9 10 (11.49%) DV Cleared
10 9 (10.34%) Degree
11 8 (9.20%) GCIH
12 5 (5.75%) BC Cleared
12 5 (5.75%) MBA
13 3 (3.45%) ISEB
13 3 (3.45%) PCI QSA
13 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
14 2 (2.30%) CGEIT
14 2 (2.30%) ISSEP
14 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (17.24%) PCI DSS
3 12 (13.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Symantec
3 7 (8.05%) ArcSight
3 7 (8.05%) LogLogic
3 7 (8.05%) Q1 Labs
4 2 (2.30%) CA
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago