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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 101 126 216
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +90
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1176 1110 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.94% 2.48% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.82% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 963 913 531
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,888 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
35882 39346 44061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.66% 87.77% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31072 33028 36522
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 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -30 154 £65,000 - 35
Bromley +10 17 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Hayes - 5 £50,000 -
Harrow +7 4 - -
Canary Wharf -5 2 £70,000 -10.25%
Croydon -10 2 £70,000 +7.69%
Twickenham - 2 £38,432 - 1
Dagenham +1 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Uxbridge 0 1 £50,000 +104.08%
Hammersmith - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1047 (44.53%) CISSP
2 762 (32.41%) Finance
3 758 (32.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 680 (28.92%) Cybersecurity
5 672 (28.58%) CISM
6 541 (23.01%) Management Information System
7 537 (22.84%) Degree
8 493 (20.97%) Risk Management
9 421 (17.91%) ITIL
10 403 (17.14%) Firewall
11 367 (15.61%) CISA
12 362 (15.40%) SIEM
13 354 (15.06%) Windows
14 341 (14.50%) PCI DSS
15 333 (14.16%) Penetration Testing
16 319 (13.57%) Security Management
17 314 (13.36%) Data Protection
18 294 (12.51%) Security Operations
19 260 (11.06%) Risk Assessment
20 252 (10.72%) Security Architecture
21 245 (10.42%) Linux
22 243 (10.34%) Microsoft
23 234 (9.95%) Information Security Management
24 231 (9.83%) Project Management
25 219 (9.32%) Network Security
26 218 (9.27%) COBIT
27 204 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
28 197 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
29 196 (8.34%) Active Directory
30 192 (8.17%) Security Cleared

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 58 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 42 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (1.45%) IIS
5 23 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 17 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.30%) CMS
9 5 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.21%) nginx
9 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.17%) Apache
10 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.13%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 64 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.70%) MS Office
3 9 (0.38%) MS Project
4 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.085%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.043%) GIMP
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.38%) assyst
3 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.085%) Magento
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 100 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.32%) Office 365
4 27 (1.15%) SaaS
5 12 (0.51%) IaaS
6 11 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.47%) PaaS
7 5 (0.21%) GitHub
7 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.085%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.085%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.085%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.043%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.043%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.043%) Heroku
9 1 (0.043%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.043%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 403 (17.14%) Firewall
2 219 (9.32%) Network Security
3 152 (6.47%) Internet
4 132 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 106 (4.51%) WAN
6 103 (4.38%) TCP/IP
7 101 (4.30%) LAN
8 97 (4.13%) VPN
9 81 (3.45%) Wireless
10 65 (2.76%) DNS
11 51 (2.17%) HTTP
12 49 (2.08%) SSL
13 40 (1.70%) Intranet
14 30 (1.28%) LDAP
15 27 (1.15%) VoIP
16 23 (0.98%) DHCP
17 19 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (0.77%) Wireshark
19 16 (0.68%) SAN
19 16 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 26 (1.11%) Big Data
5 20 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 19 (0.81%) MySQL
7 17 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.26%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.26%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.26%) DB2
12 6 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (0.89%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.55%) Burp Suite
4 12 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.38%) AppScan
5 9 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.26%) ERwin
7 6 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.13%) Gradle
8 3 (0.13%) Grunt
8 3 (0.13%) Hudson
8 3 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.13%) sqlmap
8 3 (0.13%) Subversion
9 2 (0.085%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.085%) GitLab
10 1 (0.043%) CMake
General
1 762 (32.41%) Finance
2 186 (7.91%) Legal
3 183 (7.78%) Banking
4 95 (4.04%) Law
5 90 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.68%) Retail
7 50 (2.13%) Marketing
8 36 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 22 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 21 (0.89%) Games
11 18 (0.77%) Advertising
12 15 (0.64%) Publishing
13 14 (0.60%) Local Government
14 9 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.30%) Back Office
16 4 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
16 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.13%) Electronics
17 3 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 454 (19.31%) Analyst
2 397 (16.89%) Security Analyst
3 351 (14.93%) Consultant
4 302 (12.85%) Security Consultant
5 300 (12.76%) Security Manager
6 264 (11.23%) Architect
7 254 (10.80%) Information Analyst
8 246 (10.46%) Information Security Analyst
9 191 (8.12%) Security Architect
10 177 (7.53%) Information Manager
10 177 (7.53%) Information Security Manager
11 147 (6.25%) Security Officer
12 129 (5.49%) Information Security Officer
13 123 (5.23%) IT Manager
13 123 (5.23%) Security Engineer
14 121 (5.15%) Information Officer
15 112 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
16 107 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 87 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
18 80 (3.40%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (4.34%) Web Services
2 56 (2.38%) .NET
3 52 (2.21%) HTML
4 47 (2.00%) CSS
5 44 (1.87%) J2EE
6 26 (1.11%) REST
7 24 (1.02%) jQuery
8 21 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 20 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 19 (0.81%) HTML5
10 19 (0.81%) XML
11 17 (0.72%) SOAP
12 16 (0.68%) Middleware
12 16 (0.68%) SAML
12 16 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (0.64%) ASP.NET
14 14 (0.60%) RESTful
15 13 (0.55%) Spring
16 12 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 541 (23.01%) Management Information System
2 204 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 88 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 87 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 87 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 76 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
7 74 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 68 (2.89%) Mathematics
9 62 (2.64%) CESG
10 56 (2.38%) PKI
11 52 (2.21%) Cyber Attack
12 49 (2.08%) Cryptography
13 34 (1.45%) Blackberry
13 34 (1.45%) Mobile App
13 34 (1.45%) SWIFT
14 33 (1.40%) Fintech
15 31 (1.32%) Client/Server
16 28 (1.19%) Cybercrime
17 26 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 354 (15.06%) Windows
2 245 (10.42%) Linux
3 137 (5.83%) Unix
4 74 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.19%) Android
8 27 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 23 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.94%) CentOS
11 21 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.85%) Solaris
13 15 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.55%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.21%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (28.92%) Cybersecurity
2 493 (20.97%) Risk Management
3 421 (17.91%) ITIL
4 362 (15.40%) SIEM
5 333 (14.16%) Penetration Testing
6 319 (13.57%) Security Management
7 314 (13.36%) Data Protection
8 294 (12.51%) Security Operations
9 260 (11.06%) Risk Assessment
10 252 (10.72%) Security Architecture
11 234 (9.95%) Information Security Management
12 231 (9.83%) Project Management
13 197 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
14 191 (8.12%) Vulnerability Management
15 175 (7.44%) ISMS
16 165 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 162 (6.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 145 (6.17%) Information Assurance
19 139 (5.91%) SDLC
19 139 (5.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 147 (6.25%) SQL
2 115 (4.89%) Python
3 93 (3.96%) Java
4 80 (3.40%) PowerShell
5 67 (2.85%) Perl
6 56 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 56 (2.38%) Ruby
7 55 (2.34%) C
8 53 (2.25%) PHP
9 50 (2.13%) C#
10 33 (1.40%) C++
11 20 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.26%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.21%) VB
15 4 (0.17%) Go
16 3 (0.13%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.13%) VBScript
17 2 (0.085%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1047 (44.53%) CISSP
2 672 (28.58%) CISM
3 537 (22.84%) Degree
4 367 (15.61%) CISA
5 192 (8.17%) Security Cleared
6 157 (6.68%) CEH
7 151 (6.42%) GIAC
8 135 (5.74%) SANS
9 133 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
10 123 (5.23%) SC Cleared
11 117 (4.98%) CRISC
12 100 (4.25%) CESG Certified Professional
12 100 (4.25%) CISMP
13 79 (3.36%) CLAS
14 74 (3.15%) CREST Certified
15 73 (3.11%) GCIH
16 58 (2.47%) GCIA
17 56 (2.38%) DV Cleared
18 55 (2.34%) CCNP
19 54 (2.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 758 (32.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 341 (14.50%) PCI DSS
3 218 (9.27%) COBIT
4 67 (2.85%) QA
5 61 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (1.40%) ISO27002
7 31 (1.32%) COSO
8 27 (1.15%) ISO 9001
9 22 (0.94%) SLA
10 21 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 18 (0.77%) ISO27005
12 15 (0.64%) ISO22301
13 14 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 10 (0.43%) Data Quality
15 9 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
16 5 (0.21%) BS25999
16 5 (0.21%) RMADS
17 4 (0.17%) SAS 70
17 4 (0.17%) SSAE 16
18 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 196 (8.34%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.11%) Snort
4 17 (0.72%) Postfix
5 16 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.64%) XenServer
7 11 (0.47%) Docker
8 9 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.34%) KVM
9 8 (0.34%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.30%) XenApp
11 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.17%) Varnish
13 3 (0.13%) Firmware
13 3 (0.13%) vSphere
14 2 (0.085%) Corosync
14 2 (0.085%) GFS2
14 2 (0.085%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (3.19%) Nessus
2 44 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 43 (1.83%) Puppet
4 32 (1.36%) SCCM
5 31 (1.32%) Ansible
6 24 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.85%) QRadar
8 16 (0.68%) EnCase
9 14 (0.60%) RSA Archer
10 13 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (0.55%) OpenVAS
11 11 (0.47%) FTK
12 8 (0.34%) HP Fortify
13 7 (0.30%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.30%) Cobbler
13 7 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 7 (0.30%) SCOM
14 6 (0.26%) Nmap
14 6 (0.26%) WebInspect
14 6 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 243 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 130 (5.53%) Cisco
3 91 (3.87%) VMware
4 75 (3.19%) Oracle
5 69 (2.93%) CheckPoint
6 58 (2.47%) Intel Security
7 55 (2.34%) Splunk
8 54 (2.30%) Citrix
9 45 (1.91%) Qualys
10 40 (1.70%) Palo Alto
11 37 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 34 (1.45%) F5
12 34 (1.45%) Remedy
13 32 (1.36%) Juniper
14 28 (1.19%) Fortinet
15 27 (1.15%) HP
16 26 (1.11%) Cyber-Ark
17 25 (1.06%) ArcSight
18 20 (0.85%) SolarWinds
18 20 (0.85%) Symantec
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £59,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Up to £80K plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £90,000 to £160,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago