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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 535 596 558
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -38
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 68 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 52
Average salary £60,750 £43,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.46% -33.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £51,850
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £66,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
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
34992 36368 36384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.61% 83.77% 82.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29190 29483 30576
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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 +11 12 £57,500 +54.36% 2
Sidcup - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £52,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 82 (64.06%) Information Security
2 65 (50.78%) CISSP
3 46 (35.94%) PCI DSS
4 38 (29.69%) Firewall
5 37 (28.91%) Cyber Security
5 37 (28.91%) COBIT
6 34 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (25.78%) Security Cleared
8 31 (24.22%) Management Information System
9 29 (22.66%) Risk Management
9 29 (22.66%) CESG
10 26 (20.31%) Security Architecture
11 25 (19.53%) Incident Management
12 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
13 21 (16.41%) Linux
14 20 (15.63%) Windows
14 20 (15.63%) CISM
15 19 (14.84%) Degree
16 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
17 15 (11.72%) Finance
17 15 (11.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
18 14 (10.94%) GIAC
18 14 (10.94%) Java
19 13 (10.16%) Security Management
19 13 (10.16%) ISMS
20 12 (9.38%) MongoDB
20 12 (9.38%) DRM
20 12 (9.38%) SQL
20 12 (9.38%) ITIL

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.69%) Firewall
2 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.59%) VPN
3 11 (8.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (7.03%) Internet
4 9 (7.03%) LAN
5 8 (6.25%) WAN
5 8 (6.25%) LDAP
6 7 (5.47%) SAN
6 7 (5.47%) SNMP
6 7 (5.47%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.47%) MRTG
7 3 (2.34%) IPsec
7 3 (2.34%) SSL
8 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.78%) Wireless
9 1 (0.78%) SMTP
9 1 (0.78%) FTP
9 1 (0.78%) HTTP
9 1 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
1 2 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.56%) Selenium
1 2 (1.56%) Maven
1 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.56%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (2.34%) Law
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Analyst
2 43 (33.59%) Security Analyst
3 32 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 32 (25.00%) Information Analyst
4 20 (15.63%) Consultant
5 13 (10.16%) Architect
5 13 (10.16%) Security Manager
6 11 (8.59%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) CLAS Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.91%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.13%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 4 (3.13%) Security Operations Manager
11 4 (3.13%) Head of Security
11 4 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.13%) Administrator
11 4 (3.13%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) JSP
1 6 (4.69%) Web Services
2 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
2 5 (3.91%) CSS
2 5 (3.91%) HTML
2 5 (3.91%) Spring
3 3 (2.34%) Java EE
4 2 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.56%) Struts
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) Management Information System
2 29 (22.66%) CESG
3 10 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (7.81%) Freedom of Information Act
3 10 (7.81%) Freedom of Information
4 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.25%) RMADS
5 8 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (5.47%) Mathematics
6 7 (5.47%) PKI
7 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.91%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.56%) Social Media
9 2 (1.56%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.56%) GIS
9 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Linux
2 20 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (64.06%) Information Security
2 37 (28.91%) Cyber Security
3 29 (22.66%) Risk Management
4 26 (20.31%) Security Architecture
5 25 (19.53%) Incident Management
6 15 (11.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (10.16%) Security Management
7 13 (10.16%) ISMS
8 12 (9.38%) DRM
8 12 (9.38%) ITIL
9 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.59%) Security Testing
9 11 (8.59%) People Management
10 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.81%) Data Protection
11 9 (7.03%) Change Management
11 9 (7.03%) Performance Management
12 8 (6.25%) Information Security Management
13 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) Java
2 12 (9.38%) SQL
3 9 (7.03%) C
4 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.34%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) VBScript
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (50.78%) CISSP
2 33 (25.78%) Security Cleared
3 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
4 20 (15.63%) CISM
5 19 (14.84%) Degree
6 14 (10.94%) GIAC
7 11 (8.59%) CISA
8 10 (7.81%) GCIA
8 10 (7.81%) GCIH
9 9 (7.03%) DV Cleared
10 8 (6.25%) CRISC
11 7 (5.47%) CEH
12 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (3.91%) SSCP
13 4 (3.13%) VCP4
13 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (3.13%) CCNA
13 4 (3.13%) MCSE
14 3 (2.34%) ISEB
14 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (35.94%) PCI DSS
2 37 (28.91%) COBIT
3 34 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.91%) JSP 440
5 4 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.56%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.78%) SLA
7 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Snort
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Nagios
1 7 (5.47%) Icinga
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.34%) VMware
2 3 (2.34%) Juniper
2 3 (2.34%) Cisco
2 3 (2.34%) Citrix
2 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) BT
4 1 (0.78%) Sourcefire
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