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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 563 571 582
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 67 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 40
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,450 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -13.63%
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
36338 37283 38695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.08% 83.63% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30719 30330 33012
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +30 25 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Uxbridge -2 2 £60,000 -11.11%
New Malden - 2 £50,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (81.20%) Information Security
2 73 (62.39%) CISSP
3 49 (41.88%) Firewall
4 47 (40.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (35.90%) PCI DSS
6 41 (35.04%) COBIT
7 32 (27.35%) Cyber Security
8 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
9 30 (25.64%) Management Information System
10 29 (24.79%) ITIL
11 27 (23.08%) Risk Management
12 21 (17.95%) ISMS
13 20 (17.09%) CESG
14 19 (16.24%) GIAC
14 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
14 19 (16.24%) Security Architecture
15 17 (14.53%) Internet
15 17 (14.53%) Finance
15 17 (14.53%) Ethical Hacking
15 17 (14.53%) CEH
16 16 (13.68%) Change Control
17 15 (12.82%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
17 15 (12.82%) CISM
17 15 (12.82%) Degree
18 14 (11.97%) MCSE
18 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (11.97%) Security Management
18 14 (11.97%) Penetration Testing
19 12 (10.26%) Intranet

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (3.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Project
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
1 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (41.88%) Firewall
2 17 (14.53%) Internet
3 15 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.26%) Intranet
4 12 (10.26%) Network Security
5 5 (4.27%) LAN
6 4 (3.42%) VPN
6 4 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.42%) SSL
7 3 (2.56%) HTTP
7 3 (2.56%) WLAN
8 2 (1.71%) IPsec
9 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.85%) WAN
9 1 (0.85%) SMTP
9 1 (0.85%) FTP
9 1 (0.85%) LDAP
9 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Law
3 6 (5.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Local Government
5 3 (2.56%) Military
6 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Analyst
2 46 (39.32%) Security Analyst
3 41 (35.04%) Information Analyst
3 41 (35.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 21 (17.95%) Consultant
5 12 (10.26%) Security Specialist
5 12 (10.26%) Information Security Specialist
5 12 (10.26%) Information Specialist
6 11 (9.40%) Product Specialist
7 10 (8.55%) Security Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Product Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.98%) Architect
9 7 (5.98%) CLAS Consultant
10 6 (5.13%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Security Architect
12 4 (3.42%) Information Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Information Security Consultant
12 4 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) JSP
2 2 (1.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) Flash
3 1 (0.85%) JMS
3 1 (0.85%) WSDL
3 1 (0.85%) REST
3 1 (0.85%) SOAP
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 20 (17.09%) CESG
3 11 (9.40%) RMADS
4 10 (8.55%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.98%) PKI
7 6 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (5.13%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (5.13%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.42%) Cryptography
10 3 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.71%) GIS
11 2 (1.71%) SCADA
12 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.85%) Social Media
12 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (81.20%) Information Security
2 32 (27.35%) Cyber Security
3 29 (24.79%) ITIL
4 27 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 21 (17.95%) ISMS
6 19 (16.24%) Security Architecture
7 17 (14.53%) Ethical Hacking
8 16 (13.68%) Change Control
9 14 (11.97%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (11.97%) Security Management
10 10 (8.55%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
11 9 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 8 (6.84%) Data Protection
12 8 (6.84%) Information Security Management
12 8 (6.84%) Project Management
13 7 (5.98%) TOGAF
13 7 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (5.13%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) C
2 4 (3.42%) SQL
3 2 (1.71%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (62.39%) CISSP
2 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
3 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.24%) GIAC
4 17 (14.53%) CEH
5 15 (12.82%) Degree
5 15 (12.82%) CISM
6 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (11.97%) MCSE
7 12 (10.26%) CISA
8 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared
9 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
9 6 (5.13%) ISEB
10 5 (4.27%) CRISC
11 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (3.42%) MBA
12 3 (2.56%) SSCP
12 3 (2.56%) CCNA
13 2 (1.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (40.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 41 (35.04%) COBIT
4 4 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.42%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.71%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Snort
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco
3 2 (1.71%) VMware
3 2 (1.71%) Citrix
3 2 (1.71%) Juniper
3 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.85%) BT
4 1 (0.85%) Sourcefire
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