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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 560 630 564
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -66
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 69 29 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.070% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 51
Average salary £55,000 £58,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.57% -16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -16.36%
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
37718 41209 38006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.72% 83.70% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31453 33760 31705
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 24 April 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 +40 18 £57,500 -0.86%
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Sidcup - 2 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (62.50%) Information Security
2 71 (49.31%) CISSP
3 50 (34.72%) PCI DSS
4 48 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (32.64%) Cyber Security
6 44 (30.56%) Security Cleared
7 42 (29.17%) COBIT
8 35 (24.31%) Security Architecture
8 35 (24.31%) Risk Management
9 34 (23.61%) Firewall
10 33 (22.92%) CESG
11 30 (20.83%) Management Information System
12 27 (18.75%) Incident Management
13 26 (18.06%) Degree
14 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
15 24 (16.67%) CISM
15 24 (16.67%) Linux
16 23 (15.97%) Windows
17 21 (14.58%) ITIL
17 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
18 19 (13.19%) Vulnerability Management
19 18 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (12.50%) Security Testing
20 17 (11.81%) GIAC
20 17 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (11.11%) DV Cleared
22 15 (10.42%) Java
23 14 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
23 14 (9.72%) Finance
23 14 (9.72%) CISA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (0.69%) Apache
1 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) Firewall
2 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (6.94%) VPN
5 9 (6.25%) LDAP
5 9 (6.25%) LAN
5 9 (6.25%) WAN
6 8 (5.56%) SNMP
6 8 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 8 (5.56%) SAN
6 8 (5.56%) Internet
7 7 (4.86%) MRTG
8 3 (2.08%) IPsec
8 3 (2.08%) SSL
9 2 (1.39%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.39%) Network Security
10 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.69%) Wireless
10 1 (0.69%) DNS
10 1 (0.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) JUnit
1 2 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.39%) Maven
1 2 (1.39%) Selenium
1 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
1 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (9.72%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Marketing
3 6 (4.17%) Law
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Local Government
5 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (34.72%) Analyst
2 46 (31.94%) Security Analyst
3 32 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 32 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (15.97%) Consultant
5 21 (14.58%) Security Manager
6 20 (13.89%) Architect
7 13 (9.03%) Security Consultant
7 13 (9.03%) Security Architect
8 10 (6.94%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) Security Operations Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 6 (4.17%) Compliance Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.47%) Administrator
12 5 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.78%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) JSP
2 6 (4.17%) Web Services
3 5 (3.47%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.47%) Spring
3 5 (3.47%) HTML
3 5 (3.47%) CSS
4 3 (2.08%) Java EE
5 2 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.39%) Struts
6 1 (0.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) CESG
2 30 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.64%) PKI
5 10 (6.94%) RMADS
5 10 (6.94%) CESG CLAS
6 9 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
6 9 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 9 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (4.17%) GIS
8 5 (3.47%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.08%) SCADA
9 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.08%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.39%) Social Media
11 1 (0.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Linux
2 23 (15.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) CentOS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
4 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.50%) Information Security
2 47 (32.64%) Cyber Security
3 35 (24.31%) Risk Management
3 35 (24.31%) Security Architecture
4 27 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 21 (14.58%) ITIL
6 19 (13.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 17 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (9.72%) People Management
10 13 (9.03%) Malware Analysis
10 13 (9.03%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.03%) ISMS
11 12 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 12 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 12 (8.33%) TOGAF
11 12 (8.33%) DRM
12 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.42%) Java
2 12 (8.33%) SQL
3 9 (6.25%) C
4 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 71 (49.31%) CISSP
2 44 (30.56%) Security Cleared
3 26 (18.06%) Degree
4 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
5 24 (16.67%) CISM
6 17 (11.81%) GIAC
7 16 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 14 (9.72%) CISA
9 13 (9.03%) GCIA
9 13 (9.03%) GCIH
10 11 (7.64%) CRISC
11 6 (4.17%) CEH
12 5 (3.47%) SSCP
13 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.78%) MCSE
13 4 (2.78%) CCNA
14 3 (2.08%) ISEB
14 3 (2.08%) ISACA
14 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (34.72%) PCI DSS
2 48 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (29.17%) COBIT
4 11 (7.64%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) Snort
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) XenServer
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Nagios
1 7 (4.86%) Icinga
2 1 (0.69%) WSUS
2 1 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (2.78%) VMware
3 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.08%) Citrix
3 3 (2.08%) Juniper
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco
4 2 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) Sourcefire
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