The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 78 128 151
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1290 1054 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.67% 2.41% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.73% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 869 768
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Information Security
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
31286 38626 39146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.08% 88.26% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26557 32590 33047
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the London region.

Information Security Salary Trend in London

Information Security
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in London

Information Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 226 £67,500 +12.50% 27
Uxbridge +12 11 £55,000 +120.00%
Canary Wharf -8 8 £71,250 -10.93%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £34,359 - 1
Docklands, London +10 3 £67,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £62,500 -
Ealing +27 2 £55,500 +38.75%
New Malden +10 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Chiswick 0 2 £65,000 +150.00%
Hayes -5 2 £52,500 +16.66%
West Drayton - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £70,000 -
Croydon +9 1 £42,000 +7.69%
Bromley -2 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Twickenham - 1 £65,000 -
Westminster - 1 £41,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 1122 (44.58%) CISSP
2 785 (31.19%) Finance
3 774 (30.75%) Cybersecurity
4 757 (30.08%) CISM
5 756 (30.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 589 (23.40%) Risk Management
7 579 (23.00%) Management Information System
8 558 (22.17%) CISA
9 540 (21.45%) Degree
10 517 (20.54%) Firewall
11 449 (17.84%) Windows
12 413 (16.41%) Security Architecture
13 408 (16.21%) Data Protection
14 405 (16.09%) SIEM
15 402 (15.97%) Penetration Testing
16 401 (15.93%) PCI DSS
17 356 (14.14%) Linux
18 329 (13.07%) Network Security
19 325 (12.91%) ITIL
20 317 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
21 310 (12.32%) Security Operations
22 260 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
23 248 (9.85%) Banking
24 247 (9.81%) Security Management
25 240 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
26 225 (8.94%) Microsoft
27 222 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
28 219 (8.70%) Active Directory
29 216 (8.58%) Project Management
30 205 (8.14%) Identity Access Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (2.66%) IIS
2 41 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 27 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (0.79%) Apache
5 20 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 19 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.28%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.20%) SAS
11 5 (0.20%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.16%) nginx
12 4 (0.16%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.70%) MS Office
3 16 (0.64%) MS Project
4 14 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.20%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.16%) GIMP
9 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.040%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 25 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.40%) assyst
3 8 (0.32%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.040%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 163 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (1.87%) SaaS
4 35 (1.39%) Office 365
5 25 (0.99%) IaaS
6 15 (0.60%) PaaS
7 12 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.32%) Route 53
9 8 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.24%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.16%) Heroku
11 4 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 517 (20.54%) Firewall
2 329 (13.07%) Network Security
3 148 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 123 (4.89%) TCP/IP
5 114 (4.53%) LAN
6 105 (4.17%) DNS
6 105 (4.17%) Wireless
7 101 (4.01%) Internet
8 98 (3.89%) WAN
9 94 (3.73%) VPN
10 60 (2.38%) SSL
11 40 (1.59%) LDAP
12 33 (1.31%) OSPF
13 30 (1.19%) DHCP
13 30 (1.19%) HTTP
14 29 (1.15%) BGP
15 26 (1.03%) HSRP
16 21 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.79%) RIP
17 20 (0.79%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (2.78%) Big Data
2 62 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 34 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 33 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 29 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 28 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (1.11%) GIS
7 16 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 16 (0.64%) MySQL
8 15 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.40%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.28%) BigTable
14 5 (0.20%) HBase
14 5 (0.20%) Power BI
14 5 (0.20%) QlikView
15 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (0.83%) Burp Suite
2 15 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.56%) Metasploit
4 10 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.40%) Subversion
5 9 (0.36%) AppScan
6 6 (0.24%) JIRA
6 6 (0.24%) Selenium
7 5 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.16%) Gitweb
8 4 (0.16%) Paros
8 4 (0.16%) WebScarab
9 2 (0.079%) GoCD
9 2 (0.079%) Hudson
9 2 (0.079%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.079%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.040%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.040%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.040%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.040%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 785 (31.19%) Finance
2 248 (9.85%) Banking
3 130 (5.16%) Legal
4 113 (4.49%) Retail
5 76 (3.02%) Law
6 67 (2.66%) Games
7 57 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.15%) Marketing
10 28 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.83%) German Language
12 20 (0.79%) Advertising
13 19 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.72%) Spanish Language
15 16 (0.64%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.60%) Military
17 14 (0.56%) Publishing
18 10 (0.40%) Front Office
18 10 (0.40%) Italian Language
19 7 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 521 (20.70%) Analyst
2 434 (17.24%) Security Analyst
3 398 (15.81%) Security Manager
4 267 (10.61%) Consultant
5 233 (9.26%) Information Security Manager
6 228 (9.06%) Architect
7 222 (8.82%) Information Manager
8 213 (8.46%) Security Consultant
8 213 (8.46%) Security Engineer
9 184 (7.31%) Information Analyst
10 183 (7.27%) Information Security Analyst
11 166 (6.60%) Security Architect
12 148 (5.88%) Security Officer
13 142 (5.64%) IT Analyst
14 122 (4.85%) Information Officer
15 119 (4.73%) Information Security Officer
16 116 (4.61%) IT Security Analyst
17 113 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
17 113 (4.49%) IT Manager
18 110 (4.37%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (3.85%) Web Services
2 53 (2.11%) .NET
3 43 (1.71%) HTML
4 36 (1.43%) SailPoint
5 35 (1.39%) XML
6 34 (1.35%) Middleware
7 32 (1.27%) REST
8 25 (0.99%) CSS
9 24 (0.95%) AngularJS
10 23 (0.91%) jQuery
11 22 (0.87%) HTML5
12 20 (0.79%) Spring
13 18 (0.72%) Hibernate
14 17 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (0.64%) J2EE
16 15 (0.60%) Node.js
17 14 (0.56%) ELK Stack
18 13 (0.52%) ASP.NET
18 13 (0.52%) LAMP
18 13 (0.52%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 579 (23.00%) Management Information System
2 186 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 164 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
5 123 (4.89%) Data Centre
6 93 (3.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 67 (2.66%) Cyberthreat
8 58 (2.30%) PKI
9 51 (2.03%) CESG
10 50 (1.99%) Mobile App
11 45 (1.79%) Cryptography
12 43 (1.71%) Online Banking
13 40 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
14 35 (1.39%) Statistics
15 34 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 33 (1.31%) BYOD
17 30 (1.19%) Client/Server
18 29 (1.15%) User Experience
19 25 (0.99%) Mainframe
19 25 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 449 (17.84%) Windows
2 356 (14.14%) Linux
3 121 (4.81%) Unix
4 108 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 61 (2.42%) Mac OS X
6 39 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 25 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.64%) CentOS
9 16 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.60%) Solaris
11 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.24%) Android
14 6 (0.24%) Debian
14 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.20%) FreeBSD
15 5 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (30.75%) Cybersecurity
2 589 (23.40%) Risk Management
3 413 (16.41%) Security Architecture
4 408 (16.21%) Data Protection
5 405 (16.09%) SIEM
6 402 (15.97%) Penetration Testing
7 325 (12.91%) ITIL
8 317 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 310 (12.32%) Security Operations
10 260 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
11 247 (9.81%) Security Management
12 240 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 222 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
14 216 (8.58%) Project Management
15 205 (8.14%) Identity Access Management
15 205 (8.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 189 (7.51%) Information Security Management
17 164 (6.52%) Analytics
18 158 (6.28%) Business Continuity
18 158 (6.28%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (7.35%) Python
2 155 (6.16%) Java
3 145 (5.76%) SQL
4 85 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 84 (3.34%) Perl
6 83 (3.30%) C
7 79 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 54 (2.15%) Ruby
9 40 (1.59%) C#
10 34 (1.35%) PHP
11 31 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.11%) C++
13 18 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.64%) Scala
15 14 (0.56%) BeanShell
16 12 (0.48%) R
17 8 (0.32%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.28%) Korn
18 7 (0.28%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 1122 (44.58%) CISSP
2 757 (30.08%) CISM
3 558 (22.17%) CISA
4 540 (21.45%) Degree
5 203 (8.07%) CEH
6 178 (7.07%) GIAC
7 149 (5.92%) SANS
8 140 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 124 (4.93%) CRISC
10 118 (4.69%) Security Cleared
11 91 (3.62%) SC Cleared
12 64 (2.54%) CREST Certified
13 55 (2.19%) CCNP
14 52 (2.07%) CCNA
14 52 (2.07%) CESG Certified Professional
15 47 (1.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 45 (1.79%) GPEN
17 44 (1.75%) CCSP
18 43 (1.71%) CISMP
19 38 (1.51%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 756 (30.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 401 (15.93%) PCI DSS
3 199 (7.91%) COBIT
4 86 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 56 (2.22%) QA
5 56 (2.22%) SLA
6 48 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 28 (1.11%) ISO27002
8 22 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 21 (0.83%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
11 14 (0.56%) BS25999
12 12 (0.48%) ISO 14001
12 12 (0.48%) ISO27005
13 8 (0.32%) ISO22301
13 8 (0.32%) RMADS
13 8 (0.32%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.28%) SAS 70
15 5 (0.20%) BS7799
16 4 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 219 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 60 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.35%) Snort
5 11 (0.44%) KVM
6 9 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.36%) XenServer
7 7 (0.28%) HDFS
7 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.24%) vSphere
9 5 (0.20%) Docker
9 5 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.20%) XenApp
10 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.12%) Firmware
12 1 (0.040%) iptables
12 1 (0.040%) RACF
12 1 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 98 (3.89%) Nessus
2 51 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
3 48 (1.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 35 (1.39%) SCCM
5 34 (1.35%) Puppet
6 25 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 18 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.72%) QRadar
8 14 (0.56%) WSUS
9 13 (0.52%) RSA Archer
10 12 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.48%) Kibana
10 12 (0.48%) logstash
10 12 (0.48%) Nexpose
11 11 (0.44%) Cobbler
11 11 (0.44%) FreeIPA
11 11 (0.44%) Zenoss
12 10 (0.40%) Ansible
12 10 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 7 (0.28%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 225 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 163 (6.48%) Cisco
3 103 (4.09%) Intel Security
4 96 (3.81%) Splunk
5 83 (3.30%) Oracle
6 78 (3.10%) VMware
7 73 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 69 (2.74%) Palo Alto
9 57 (2.26%) Cyber-Ark
10 52 (2.07%) Juniper
11 49 (1.95%) Qualys
12 40 (1.59%) Fortinet
13 38 (1.51%) F5
14 37 (1.47%) ArcSight
15 36 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (1.35%) AlienVault
16 34 (1.35%) Apple
16 34 (1.35%) Aveksa
16 34 (1.35%) Forcepoint
17 26 (1.03%) Red Hat
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum DoE (+ v strong Benefits)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k + 10% + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £105000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago