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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 573 613 534
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -79
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 54 46 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 51
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
37842 40817 37297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.39% 84.69% 84.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31751 33850 30813
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 12 £68,750 +52.77% 6
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Croydon - 1 £29,846 -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 66 (54.55%) Information Security
2 62 (51.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (42.98%) CISSP
4 48 (39.67%) Cyber Security
5 41 (33.88%) Security Cleared
6 38 (31.40%) Management Information System
7 36 (29.75%) ITIL
8 33 (27.27%) CISM
8 33 (27.27%) CESG
9 30 (24.79%) Degree
10 27 (22.31%) COBIT
10 27 (22.31%) Risk Management
11 26 (21.49%) Security Architecture
12 25 (20.66%) CISA
13 20 (16.53%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (16.53%) PCI DSS
14 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
14 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (14.88%) Linux
15 16 (13.22%) Windows
15 16 (13.22%) Java
15 16 (13.22%) Security Testing
16 15 (12.40%) JSP 440
16 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (12.40%) TOGAF
16 15 (12.40%) Finance
17 14 (11.57%) JSP
17 14 (11.57%) UML
17 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
17 14 (11.57%) CESG CLAS

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 11 (9.09%) IIS
2 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.13%) Apache
4 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) PaaS
1 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.09%) LAN
2 11 (9.09%) Firewall
3 10 (8.26%) WAN
4 9 (7.44%) SNMP
4 9 (7.44%) VPN
4 9 (7.44%) SAN
4 9 (7.44%) LDAP
4 9 (7.44%) iSCSI
5 8 (6.61%) MRTG
5 8 (6.61%) Internet
6 5 (4.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) JUnit
1 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.65%) Maven
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
1 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
1 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Marketing
3 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.13%) Law
3 5 (4.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Local Government
6 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Consultant
2 21 (17.36%) Architect
3 18 (14.88%) Security Consultant
4 17 (14.05%) Analyst
4 17 (14.05%) Security Manager
5 16 (13.22%) Security Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Cyber Security Practitioner
8 7 (5.79%) Information Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.79%) Administrator
9 6 (4.96%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Cyber Security Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Compliance Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) JSP
2 6 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (4.13%) Hibernate
3 5 (4.13%) Spring
3 5 (4.13%) Java EE
4 4 (3.31%) HTML
4 4 (3.31%) .NET
4 4 (3.31%) CSS
5 2 (1.65%) Struts
5 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.40%) Management Information System
2 33 (27.27%) CESG
3 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.57%) CESG CLAS
5 11 (9.09%) RMADS
5 11 (9.09%) PKI
6 8 (6.61%) GIS
6 8 (6.61%) Smart Meter
6 8 (6.61%) SCADA
7 7 (5.79%) Mathematics
8 6 (4.96%) Streaming Video
9 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.65%) BYOD
10 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.83%) CMDB
11 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Windows
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.13%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.55%) Information Security
2 48 (39.67%) Cyber Security
3 36 (29.75%) ITIL
4 27 (22.31%) Risk Management
5 26 (21.49%) Security Architecture
6 20 (16.53%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (13.22%) Security Testing
8 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (12.40%) TOGAF
9 14 (11.57%) Zachman Framework
9 14 (11.57%) UML
10 13 (10.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (10.74%) Incident Management
11 12 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (9.92%) DRM
11 12 (9.92%) Identity Management
12 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.09%) ISMS
12 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) Java
2 12 (9.92%) C
3 10 (8.26%) SQL
4 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.31%) Perl
5 3 (2.48%) Scala
6 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 52 (42.98%) CISSP
2 41 (33.88%) Security Cleared
3 33 (27.27%) CISM
4 30 (24.79%) Degree
5 25 (20.66%) CISA
6 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
7 12 (9.92%) SC Cleared
8 11 (9.09%) CRISC
9 8 (6.61%) CEH
10 7 (5.79%) GIAC
11 6 (4.96%) GCIA
11 6 (4.96%) GCIH
12 4 (3.31%) ISACA
13 3 (2.48%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.83%) ISEB
14 1 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (51.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (22.31%) COBIT
3 20 (16.53%) PCI DSS
4 15 (12.40%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Snort
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Nagios
1 8 (6.61%) Icinga
2 5 (4.13%) WSUS
2 5 (4.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.13%) VMware
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
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