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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 583 562 584
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 46 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 38
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £76,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -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
38179 37149 39888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.54% 83.58% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31403 30840 34076
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +1 14 £47,500 -24.00% 6
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Teddington - 1 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 57 (66.28%) Information Security
2 42 (48.84%) ITIL
3 40 (46.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (38.37%) CISSP
5 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
6 23 (26.74%) Cyber Security
7 22 (25.58%) Firewall
8 21 (24.42%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
10 19 (22.09%) GIAC
11 18 (20.93%) Finance
12 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
12 17 (19.77%) Risk Management
12 17 (19.77%) CESG
13 16 (18.60%) Internet
13 16 (18.60%) ISMS
14 15 (17.44%) Network Security
15 14 (16.28%) Change Control
15 14 (16.28%) Linux
15 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (15.12%) Ethical Hacking
16 13 (15.12%) CEH
16 13 (15.12%) Java
16 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
17 12 (13.95%) assyst
17 12 (13.95%) Intranet
17 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
17 12 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
18 11 (12.79%) Law

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.81%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Project
1 2 (2.33%) MS Office
1 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.95%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) Firewall
2 16 (18.60%) Internet
3 15 (17.44%) Network Security
4 12 (13.95%) Intranet
4 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.14%) Wireshark
6 6 (6.98%) HTTP
6 6 (6.98%) SSL
7 4 (4.65%) LAN
8 3 (3.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Law
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Local Government
5 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Military
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Analyst
1 20 (23.26%) Security Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Consultant
3 12 (13.95%) Security Specialist
3 12 (13.95%) Information Security Specialist
3 12 (13.95%) Information Specialist
4 11 (12.79%) Product Specialist
4 11 (12.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Information Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Product Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Security Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Information Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Database Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) SOAP
2 5 (5.81%) XML
2 5 (5.81%) JMS
2 5 (5.81%) WSDL
3 4 (4.65%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) JSP
4 1 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
1 17 (19.77%) CESG
2 11 (12.79%) RMADS
3 9 (10.47%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (5.81%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.33%) SCADA
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Physics
8 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Information Security
2 42 (48.84%) ITIL
3 23 (26.74%) Cyber Security
4 21 (24.42%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (19.77%) Risk Management
6 16 (18.60%) ISMS
7 14 (16.28%) Change Control
7 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.12%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
11 9 (10.47%) Project Management
11 9 (10.47%) Security Architecture
11 9 (10.47%) SIEM
12 8 (9.30%) Security Management
13 7 (8.14%) ITSM
13 7 (8.14%) Service Management
13 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
13 7 (8.14%) ETL
13 7 (8.14%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) Java
2 7 (8.14%) Perl
2 7 (8.14%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) CISSP
2 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
3 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 19 (22.09%) GIAC
5 13 (15.12%) CEH
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (12.79%) MCSE
6 11 (12.79%) CISA
7 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
8 9 (10.47%) CISM
9 8 (9.30%) GCIH
10 6 (6.98%) Degree
11 5 (5.81%) BC Cleared
12 4 (4.65%) MBA
13 3 (3.49%) ISEB
13 3 (3.49%) PCI QSA
13 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
14 2 (2.33%) CGEIT
14 2 (2.33%) ISSEP
14 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (46.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.63%) COBIT
4 2 (2.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Snort
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Symantec
3 7 (8.14%) ArcSight
3 7 (8.14%) LogLogic
3 7 (8.14%) Q1 Labs
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