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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 568 584 581
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 60 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 37
Average salary £42,500 £56,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.77% -19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
38032 38560 39136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.25% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32068 31646 33365
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +40 30 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Uxbridge -2 2 £67,500 -
New Malden - 2 £50,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 88 (77.88%) Information Security
2 66 (58.41%) CISSP
3 48 (42.48%) Firewall
4 45 (39.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (32.74%) COBIT
5 37 (32.74%) PCI DSS
6 35 (30.97%) ITIL
7 30 (26.55%) Security Cleared
8 29 (25.66%) Cyber Security
9 25 (22.12%) Management Information System
10 21 (18.58%) Risk Management
10 21 (18.58%) Finance
11 20 (17.70%) GIAC
11 20 (17.70%) ISMS
12 18 (15.93%) CESG
13 17 (15.04%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
13 17 (15.04%) Internet
14 16 (14.16%) Ethical Hacking
14 16 (14.16%) CEH
15 15 (13.27%) Change Control
16 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
17 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
17 13 (11.50%) CISM
17 13 (11.50%) Network Security
18 12 (10.62%) assyst
18 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (10.62%) DV Cleared
18 12 (10.62%) Security Architecture
18 12 (10.62%) Intranet

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (4.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Project
1 2 (1.77%) MS Office
1 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (10.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.48%) Firewall
2 17 (15.04%) Internet
3 13 (11.50%) Network Security
3 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.62%) Intranet
5 6 (5.31%) SSL
5 6 (5.31%) HTTP
6 5 (4.42%) LAN
7 4 (3.54%) VPN
7 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.65%) WLAN
9 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.88%) IPsec
10 1 (0.88%) WAN
10 1 (0.88%) SMTP
10 1 (0.88%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) DNS
10 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Law
3 6 (5.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Local Government
5 3 (2.65%) Military
6 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Analyst
2 43 (38.05%) Security Analyst
3 37 (32.74%) Information Analyst
3 37 (32.74%) Information Security Analyst
4 22 (19.47%) Consultant
5 12 (10.62%) Security Specialist
5 12 (10.62%) Information Security Specialist
5 12 (10.62%) Information Specialist
6 11 (9.73%) Product Specialist
6 11 (9.73%) Security Consultant
7 10 (8.85%) Product Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) CLAS Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Risk Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Information Security Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Security Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Operations Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) JSP
2 4 (3.54%) SOAP
2 4 (3.54%) XML
2 4 (3.54%) JMS
2 4 (3.54%) WSDL
2 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) Flash
4 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.12%) Management Information System
2 18 (15.93%) CESG
3 10 (8.85%) RMADS
4 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.96%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (5.31%) PKI
6 4 (3.54%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.77%) SCADA
9 1 (0.88%) GIS
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.65%) UNIX
4 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (77.88%) Information Security
2 35 (30.97%) ITIL
3 29 (25.66%) Cyber Security
4 21 (18.58%) Risk Management
5 20 (17.70%) ISMS
6 17 (15.04%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (14.16%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (13.27%) Change Control
9 12 (10.62%) Security Architecture
9 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.62%) Security Management
10 10 (8.85%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (7.96%) Security Testing
12 8 (7.08%) Project Management
12 8 (7.08%) Information Security Management
13 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.19%) Benchmarking
13 7 (6.19%) TOGAF
13 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) Java
2 6 (5.31%) C
2 6 (5.31%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) Perl
4 2 (1.77%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (58.41%) CISSP
2 30 (26.55%) Security Cleared
3 20 (17.70%) GIAC
4 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
5 16 (14.16%) CEH
6 13 (11.50%) CISM
7 12 (10.62%) MCSE
7 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (10.62%) CISA
7 12 (10.62%) DV Cleared
8 11 (9.73%) Degree
9 6 (5.31%) ISEB
9 6 (5.31%) ISTQB
10 5 (4.42%) BC Cleared
10 5 (4.42%) CRISC
11 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (3.54%) MBA
12 3 (2.65%) GCIH
13 2 (1.77%) PCI QSA
13 2 (1.77%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (39.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (32.74%) COBIT
2 37 (32.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.65%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.77%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Snort
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) ArcSight
3 3 (2.65%) LogLogic
3 3 (2.65%) Q1 Labs
3 3 (2.65%) Symantec
4 1 (0.88%) BT
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
4 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix
4 1 (0.88%) Juniper
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
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