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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 102 127 231
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +104
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1195 1053 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.91% 2.43% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.77% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 967 845 499
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,900
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
36685 37966 42516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.45% 87.44% 86.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31675 31790 35310
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -47 142 £60,000 -11.11% 29
Hayes - 6 £50,000 -
Bromley -1 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Harrow +4 4 - -
Docklands, London - 4 £53,500 -
Hammersmith - 4 £60,000 - 1
Dagenham - 4 £45,000 -
Croydon -7 3 £67,500 +3.84%
Canary Wharf +1 2 £70,000 -10.25% 1
Uxbridge +2 1 £50,000 +108.33%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1049 (46.03%) CISSP
2 760 (33.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 753 (33.04%) Finance
4 667 (29.27%) CISM
5 604 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
6 540 (23.69%) Management Information System
7 538 (23.61%) Degree
8 473 (20.75%) Risk Management
9 424 (18.60%) ITIL
10 373 (16.37%) Firewall
11 340 (14.92%) Security Management
12 339 (14.87%) Windows
13 337 (14.79%) CISA
14 328 (14.39%) Penetration Testing
15 327 (14.35%) PCI DSS
16 326 (14.30%) SIEM
17 307 (13.47%) Data Protection
18 259 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
19 253 (11.10%) Security Operations
20 237 (10.40%) Information Security Management
21 230 (10.09%) COBIT
22 227 (9.96%) Security Architecture
22 227 (9.96%) Microsoft
23 225 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
24 220 (9.65%) Network Security
25 218 (9.57%) Linux
26 215 (9.43%) Project Management
27 202 (8.86%) Legal
28 200 (8.78%) Security Cleared
29 199 (8.73%) Active Directory

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 53 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 42 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (1.49%) IIS
5 24 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 18 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.35%) Apache
9 7 (0.31%) CMS
10 5 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.22%) nginx
10 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.13%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.45%) MS Office
3 6 (0.26%) MS Project
4 3 (0.13%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.088%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.044%) GIMP
6 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.26%) assyst
3 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.088%) Magento
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.32%) Office 365
4 25 (1.10%) SaaS
5 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.53%) IaaS
7 9 (0.39%) PaaS
8 7 (0.31%) GitHub
9 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.088%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.088%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.044%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 373 (16.37%) Firewall
2 220 (9.65%) Network Security
3 151 (6.63%) Internet
4 122 (5.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 111 (4.87%) WAN
6 109 (4.78%) TCP/IP
7 99 (4.34%) LAN
8 91 (3.99%) VPN
9 84 (3.69%) Wireless
10 57 (2.50%) DNS
11 48 (2.11%) HTTP
12 47 (2.06%) Intranet
13 45 (1.97%) SSL
14 31 (1.36%) VoIP
15 28 (1.23%) LDAP
16 24 (1.05%) DHCP
17 17 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (0.75%) Wireshark
18 16 (0.70%) SAN
19 15 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 23 (1.01%) MySQL
5 21 (0.92%) Big Data
6 19 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 16 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.35%) Data Mart
9 8 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.31%) DB2
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.22%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.22%) Redis
13 4 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (1.10%) Metasploit
2 16 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.53%) Burp Suite
3 12 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.39%) AppScan
5 9 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.31%) ERwin
6 7 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.18%) Subversion
9 3 (0.13%) Gradle
9 3 (0.13%) Grunt
9 3 (0.13%) Hudson
9 3 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.13%) sqlmap
10 2 (0.088%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.088%) GitLab
11 1 (0.044%) CMake
General
1 753 (33.04%) Finance
2 202 (8.86%) Legal
3 180 (7.90%) Banking
4 98 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 88 (3.86%) Law
6 52 (2.28%) Retail
7 47 (2.06%) Marketing
8 36 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 20 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 19 (0.83%) Advertising
11 17 (0.75%) Games
12 16 (0.70%) Publishing
13 14 (0.61%) Local Government
14 8 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.26%) Back Office
16 4 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
17 3 (0.13%) Electronics
17 3 (0.13%) French Language
17 3 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 445 (19.53%) Analyst
2 392 (17.20%) Security Analyst
3 334 (14.66%) Consultant
4 290 (12.72%) Security Manager
5 284 (12.46%) Security Consultant
6 267 (11.72%) Information Analyst
7 262 (11.50%) Architect
8 255 (11.19%) Information Security Analyst
9 194 (8.51%) Security Architect
10 174 (7.63%) Information Manager
11 166 (7.28%) Information Security Manager
12 143 (6.27%) Security Officer
13 125 (5.48%) Information Security Officer
14 123 (5.40%) IT Manager
15 113 (4.96%) Information Officer
16 109 (4.78%) Security Engineer
17 101 (4.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
18 97 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
19 90 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
20 86 (3.77%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (3.51%) Web Services
2 62 (2.72%) .NET
3 48 (2.11%) HTML
4 46 (2.02%) CSS
5 45 (1.97%) J2EE
6 23 (1.01%) jQuery
7 19 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 19 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 19 (0.83%) HTML5
8 18 (0.79%) Middleware
9 17 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 17 (0.75%) REST
9 17 (0.75%) SAML
10 14 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (0.61%) SOAP
10 14 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (0.57%) RESTful
11 13 (0.57%) Spring
11 13 (0.57%) XML
12 11 (0.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 540 (23.69%) Management Information System
2 225 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 187 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
5 83 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 76 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
6 76 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 75 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 62 (2.72%) CESG
9 53 (2.33%) Cryptography
9 53 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
10 52 (2.28%) Security Operations Centre
11 51 (2.24%) PKI
12 40 (1.76%) Blackberry
13 37 (1.62%) SWIFT
14 36 (1.58%) Fintech
15 31 (1.36%) Client/Server
16 29 (1.27%) Cybercrime
17 26 (1.14%) Mobile App
18 25 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 339 (14.87%) Windows
2 218 (9.57%) Linux
3 141 (6.19%) Unix
4 76 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.49%) Android
8 31 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 19 (0.83%) CentOS
9 19 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 19 (0.83%) Solaris
10 18 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.48%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.22%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
2 473 (20.75%) Risk Management
3 424 (18.60%) ITIL
4 340 (14.92%) Security Management
5 328 (14.39%) Penetration Testing
6 326 (14.30%) SIEM
7 307 (13.47%) Data Protection
8 259 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
9 253 (11.10%) Security Operations
10 237 (10.40%) Information Security Management
11 227 (9.96%) Security Architecture
12 215 (9.43%) Project Management
13 193 (8.47%) ISMS
14 174 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
15 167 (7.33%) Vulnerability Management
16 163 (7.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 151 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 138 (6.06%) SDLC
18 138 (6.06%) TOGAF
19 133 (5.84%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 158 (6.93%) SQL
2 111 (4.87%) Python
3 88 (3.86%) Java
4 72 (3.16%) PowerShell
5 68 (2.98%) Perl
6 57 (2.50%) C#
7 56 (2.46%) C
8 55 (2.41%) JavaScript
9 49 (2.15%) PHP
10 47 (2.06%) Ruby
11 33 (1.45%) C++
12 17 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.26%) Go
16 5 (0.22%) VB
17 4 (0.18%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.18%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.18%) VBScript
18 3 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1049 (46.03%) CISSP
2 667 (29.27%) CISM
3 538 (23.61%) Degree
4 337 (14.79%) CISA
5 200 (8.78%) Security Cleared
6 157 (6.89%) CEH
7 139 (6.10%) GIAC
8 131 (5.75%) SC Cleared
9 128 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
10 112 (4.91%) CRISC
11 104 (4.56%) SANS
12 99 (4.34%) CISMP
13 93 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
14 74 (3.25%) CLAS
15 72 (3.16%) GCIH
16 69 (3.03%) CREST Certified
17 61 (2.68%) DV Cleared
17 61 (2.68%) SSCP
18 57 (2.50%) CCNP
18 57 (2.50%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 760 (33.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 327 (14.35%) PCI DSS
3 230 (10.09%) COBIT
4 72 (3.16%) QA
5 60 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (1.40%) COSO
7 31 (1.36%) ISO 9001
8 24 (1.05%) ISO27002
8 24 (1.05%) SLA
9 22 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 18 (0.79%) ISO27005
11 17 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 15 (0.66%) Data Quality
13 14 (0.61%) ISO22301
14 6 (0.26%) BS25999
15 5 (0.22%) RMADS
16 4 (0.18%) BS7799
17 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
18 2 (0.088%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 199 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 65 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.05%) Snort
4 18 (0.79%) Postfix
5 13 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.57%) XenServer
6 12 (0.53%) Docker
7 9 (0.39%) VMware Server
8 6 (0.26%) XenApp
9 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.22%) Varnish
10 3 (0.13%) Corosync
10 3 (0.13%) GFS2
10 3 (0.13%) KVM
10 3 (0.13%) vSphere
10 3 (0.13%) Xen
10 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.088%) Firmware
11 2 (0.088%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 76 (3.33%) Nessus
2 40 (1.76%) Puppet
3 33 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 32 (1.40%) Ansible
5 27 (1.18%) SCCM
6 23 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.92%) QRadar
8 17 (0.75%) EnCase
9 13 (0.57%) RSA Archer
10 12 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.48%) FTK
12 10 (0.44%) OpenVAS
13 8 (0.35%) Nagios
14 7 (0.31%) HP Fortify
14 7 (0.31%) SCOM
15 6 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 6 (0.26%) Nmap
15 6 (0.26%) WebInspect
16 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.18%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 227 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 126 (5.53%) Cisco
3 95 (4.17%) VMware
4 72 (3.16%) Oracle
5 67 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 57 (2.50%) Splunk
7 55 (2.41%) Citrix
8 54 (2.37%) Intel Security
9 44 (1.93%) Qualys
10 36 (1.58%) Remedy
11 32 (1.40%) Palo Alto
12 30 (1.32%) Juniper
12 30 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 28 (1.23%) ArcSight
13 28 (1.23%) F5
14 25 (1.10%) Fortinet
15 21 (0.92%) Cyber-Ark
15 21 (0.92%) HP
16 20 (0.88%) SolarWinds
17 18 (0.79%) Forcepoint
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £100000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £135000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £54372 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday