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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 178 174 256
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +82
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 781 739 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.64% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.00% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 623 512 460
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,750 £82,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
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
38736 36865 41399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.75% 81.85% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31964 30489 35755
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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 +27 197 £54,000 -13.60% 45
Bromley -2 10 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Harrow -7 5 £62,500 -3.84%
Hayes - 4 £85,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £63,250 -15.66%
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 2 £65,000 -7.14%
Uxbridge +2 2 - -
Paddington - 2 - -
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £77,500 +63.15%
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 587 (37.92%) CISSP
2 566 (36.56%) Finance
3 535 (34.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 385 (24.87%) Management Information System
5 377 (24.35%) Degree
6 322 (20.80%) Firewall
7 307 (19.83%) Risk Management
8 286 (18.48%) PCI DSS
9 271 (17.51%) CISM
10 256 (16.54%) Windows
11 206 (13.31%) Project Management
12 199 (12.86%) ITIL
13 197 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
14 186 (12.02%) Network Security
15 185 (11.95%) Security Management
16 175 (11.30%) CISA
17 174 (11.24%) Linux
18 171 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
19 170 (10.98%) Banking
19 170 (10.98%) Security Architecture
20 165 (10.66%) Cyber Security
21 162 (10.47%) SIEM
22 146 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
22 146 (9.43%) Data Protection
23 142 (9.17%) Information Security Management
24 141 (9.11%) Cisco
25 132 (8.53%) Microsoft
26 126 (8.14%) ISMS
27 123 (7.95%) Business Continuity
28 119 (7.69%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 40 (2.58%) IIS
3 32 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (0.78%) SAS
6 11 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (0.45%) Apache
8 7 (0.45%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.13%) Lync
11 2 (0.13%) nginx
12 1 (0.065%) CMS
12 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 100 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.65%) MS Office
3 33 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.13%) SmartSuite
8 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.065%) SPSS
8 1 (0.065%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) assyst
2 9 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.26%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.065%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.065%) Global One
7 1 (0.065%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.065%) Minerva
7 1 (0.065%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.065%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.065%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.87%) SaaS
2 16 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.71%) PaaS
4 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.52%) IaaS
6 7 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.19%) Office 365
8 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 322 (20.80%) Firewall
2 186 (12.02%) Network Security
3 97 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 96 (6.20%) Internet
5 73 (4.72%) VPN
6 70 (4.52%) WAN
7 65 (4.20%) LAN
8 57 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 50 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (2.52%) SSL
11 38 (2.45%) Wireless
12 33 (2.13%) SAN
12 33 (2.13%) DNS
13 20 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (1.23%) HTTP
15 18 (1.16%) IPsec
15 18 (1.16%) NetScreen
15 18 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (1.03%) MPLS
16 16 (1.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.68%) Big Data
3 22 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 14 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 12 (0.78%) MySQL
6 12 (0.78%) Data Mining
7 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.39%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.39%) BODI
12 6 (0.39%) QlikView
12 6 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.32%) Pentaho
13 5 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 24 (1.55%) Metasploit
2 12 (0.78%) Maven
3 7 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 7 (0.45%) Artifactory
4 6 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.32%) JIRA
5 5 (0.32%) YourKit
6 4 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.19%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.19%) NUnit
7 3 (0.19%) AppScan
8 2 (0.13%) Subversion
8 2 (0.13%) Selenium
8 2 (0.13%) TestNG
8 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.065%) FxCop
9 1 (0.065%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 566 (36.56%) Finance
2 170 (10.98%) Banking
3 99 (6.40%) Legal
4 69 (4.46%) Retail
5 50 (3.23%) Law
6 48 (3.10%) Marketing
7 41 (2.65%) Advertising
8 37 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.13%) Games
10 30 (1.94%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.90%) German Language
13 12 (0.78%) Local Government
14 11 (0.71%) Electronics
15 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.39%) Publishing
17 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.26%) Military
19 3 (0.19%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 335 (21.64%) Analyst
2 292 (18.86%) Security Analyst
3 258 (16.67%) Consultant
4 168 (10.85%) Security Consultant
5 158 (10.21%) Security Manager
6 157 (10.14%) Information Analyst
6 157 (10.14%) Information Security Analyst
7 144 (9.30%) Architect
8 92 (5.94%) Security Specialist
9 79 (5.10%) Security Engineer
9 79 (5.10%) Information Manager
10 77 (4.97%) Information Security Manager
11 75 (4.84%) Network Engineer
12 74 (4.78%) Security Architect
13 72 (4.65%) Information Specialist
14 69 (4.46%) Information Security Specialist
15 62 (4.01%) Security Officer
16 54 (3.49%) IT Security Analyst
17 49 (3.17%) Tester
18 48 (3.10%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.52%) Web Services
2 36 (2.33%) .NET
3 24 (1.55%) SAML
4 19 (1.23%) RESTful
5 18 (1.16%) XML
6 17 (1.10%) OAuth
7 16 (1.03%) JSP
7 16 (1.03%) HTML
8 15 (0.97%) J2EE
9 14 (0.90%) Middleware
10 13 (0.84%) EJB
10 13 (0.84%) CSS
10 13 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (0.84%) .NET Framework
10 13 (0.84%) SailPoint
10 13 (0.84%) OpenID
11 12 (0.78%) jQuery
11 12 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (0.78%) Hibernate
11 12 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 385 (24.87%) Management Information System
2 101 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 40 (2.58%) CESG
4 35 (2.26%) PMI
5 32 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
6 29 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 27 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
8 26 (1.68%) Cryptography
9 24 (1.55%) PKI
10 19 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 19 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.16%) Open Source
11 18 (1.16%) RMADS
12 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.84%) Blog
14 11 (0.71%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.52%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 256 (16.54%) Windows
2 174 (11.24%) Linux
3 119 (7.69%) UNIX
4 46 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 25 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (1.49%) Solaris
8 20 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.03%) Windows XP
11 15 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.84%) Debian
13 10 (0.65%) Android
14 9 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.52%) CentOS
15 8 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.39%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.26%) AIX
19 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (19.83%) Risk Management
2 206 (13.31%) Project Management
3 199 (12.86%) ITIL
4 197 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
5 185 (11.95%) Security Management
6 171 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
7 170 (10.98%) Security Architecture
8 165 (10.66%) Cyber Security
9 162 (10.47%) SIEM
10 146 (9.43%) Data Protection
11 142 (9.17%) Information Security Management
12 126 (8.14%) ISMS
13 123 (7.95%) Business Continuity
14 110 (7.11%) PRINCE2
15 101 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 85 (5.49%) Business Development
17 84 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
18 83 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 76 (4.91%) Vulnerability Management
20 68 (4.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (5.49%) SQL
2 70 (4.52%) Java
3 62 (4.01%) Perl
4 39 (2.52%) PowerShell
5 38 (2.45%) Python
6 30 (1.94%) Ruby
7 26 (1.68%) C#
8 23 (1.49%) C
9 21 (1.36%) C++
10 20 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.39%) PHP
14 5 (0.32%) VB
15 3 (0.19%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.065%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.065%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.065%) Groovy
16 1 (0.065%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.065%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 587 (37.92%) CISSP
2 377 (24.35%) Degree
3 271 (17.51%) CISM
4 175 (11.30%) CISA
5 146 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
6 111 (7.17%) Security Cleared
7 104 (6.72%) CCNA
8 92 (5.94%) CCNP
9 84 (5.43%) CEH
10 62 (4.01%) SC Cleared
10 62 (4.01%) GIAC
11 55 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 49 (3.17%) PMI Certification
13 39 (2.52%) MCSE
14 25 (1.61%) CRISC
15 23 (1.49%) GCIH
16 20 (1.29%) OSCP
17 18 (1.16%) DV Cleared
18 16 (1.03%) PCI QSA
18 16 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 535 (34.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 286 (18.48%) PCI DSS
3 89 (5.75%) COBIT
4 44 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 40 (2.58%) QA
6 37 (2.39%) SLA
7 15 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 12 (0.78%) BS7799
9 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.45%) COSO
11 6 (0.39%) GPG13
12 5 (0.32%) GxP
13 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.065%) GAMP
15 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.065%) FATCA
15 1 (0.065%) CESG Infosec
15 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 61 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.97%) Snort
4 12 (0.78%) XenApp
5 10 (0.65%) vSphere
5 10 (0.65%) Nmap
6 7 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.45%) SpamAssassin
6 7 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.39%) Squid
8 5 (0.32%) UAG
9 4 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.19%) XenServer
10 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.065%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.065%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.065%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (1.81%) Nessus
2 21 (1.36%) Nagios
3 15 (0.97%) Puppet
4 13 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.84%) SCCM
5 12 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
5 12 (0.78%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (0.58%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.39%) WSUS
8 6 (0.39%) OpenSSO
8 6 (0.39%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.32%) CORE IMPACT
9 5 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.26%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 141 (9.11%) Cisco
2 132 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 108 (6.98%) Oracle
4 91 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 61 (3.94%) Juniper
6 48 (3.10%) VMware
7 38 (2.45%) Symantec
8 37 (2.39%) Citrix
8 37 (2.39%) Blue Coat
9 34 (2.20%) F5
10 32 (2.07%) McAfee
11 29 (1.87%) ArcSight
12 24 (1.55%) Splunk
13 22 (1.42%) Sophos
14 21 (1.36%) Websense
15 20 (1.29%) Sun
15 20 (1.29%) HP
16 17 (1.10%) Remedy
16 17 (1.10%) CA
17 16 (1.03%) Red Hat
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £44,138 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £49,073 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum excellent bens inc profit share
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + + Benefits + 10%-20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday