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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 107 168 179
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1222 840 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.75% 1.79% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.11% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 657 506
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 +45 244 £62,500 +19.04% 26
Dagenham +15 21 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Ealing - 7 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +5 6 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf +1 5 £67,500 +3.84%
Harrow +16 4 £46,500 -25.60%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 3 £60,000 +36.36%
Paddington +4 3 £52,500 -
Mitcham - 3 £45,000 -
Croydon - 2 £52,500 -
Feltham - 2 £24,000 -
Docklands, London +3 1 £35,000 -54.83%
Wimbledon -9 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £25,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 845 (36.88%) Finance
2 760 (33.17%) CISSP
3 697 (30.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 504 (22.00%) Management Information System
5 484 (21.13%) CISM
6 463 (20.21%) Firewall
7 462 (20.17%) Degree
8 413 (18.03%) Risk Management
9 366 (15.98%) Cyber Security
10 359 (15.67%) Windows
11 358 (15.63%) Banking
12 320 (13.97%) SIEM
13 317 (13.84%) CISA
14 307 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
15 299 (13.05%) PCI DSS
16 295 (12.88%) ITIL
17 274 (11.96%) Security Management
18 251 (10.96%) Project Management
19 243 (10.61%) SQL
20 236 (10.30%) Network Security
21 229 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
22 217 (9.47%) Information Security Management
23 207 (9.04%) Risk Assessment
24 204 (8.90%) Data Protection
25 202 (8.82%) Security Architecture
25 202 (8.82%) Linux
26 201 (8.77%) Microsoft
27 182 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
28 179 (7.81%) Active Directory
29 178 (7.77%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 54 (2.36%) MS Exchange
2 47 (2.05%) Apache
3 44 (1.92%) IIS
3 44 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 22 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 15 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.44%) Node.js
8 10 (0.44%) Lync
8 10 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.44%) JBoss
9 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.31%) CMS
11 6 (0.26%) SAS
12 5 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 108 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.97%) MS Office
3 33 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.83%) MS Project
5 11 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.044%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.44%) SaaS
2 27 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.57%) Office 365
5 8 (0.35%) IaaS
6 6 (0.26%) GitHub
6 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.087%) Route 53
9 2 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.087%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 463 (20.21%) Firewall
2 236 (10.30%) Network Security
3 131 (5.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 121 (5.28%) Internet
5 94 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 86 (3.75%) VPN
7 72 (3.14%) Wireless
8 59 (2.58%) WAN
9 55 (2.40%) LAN
10 39 (1.70%) DNS
10 39 (1.70%) SAN
11 37 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (1.44%) MPLS
13 29 (1.27%) VLAN
14 23 (1.00%) SSL
15 20 (0.87%) LDAP
15 20 (0.87%) DHCP
16 18 (0.79%) IPsec
16 18 (0.79%) Intranet
17 15 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (2.14%) Big Data
4 46 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 44 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 42 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (1.57%) MySQL
8 35 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.52%) Data Mart
11 12 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.44%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.39%) DB2
15 8 (0.35%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (0.26%) OLAP
17 6 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.44%) ERwin
4 9 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (0.26%) Subversion
6 5 (0.22%) JIRA
6 5 (0.22%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.13%) Ant
7 3 (0.13%) Gradle
7 3 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.13%) Toad
8 1 (0.044%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.044%) JMeter
General
1 845 (36.88%) Finance
2 358 (15.63%) Banking
3 107 (4.67%) Legal
4 91 (3.97%) Retail
5 77 (3.36%) Law
6 65 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 48 (2.10%) Marketing
9 44 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.05%) Advertising
12 15 (0.65%) Back Office
13 13 (0.57%) Military
14 11 (0.48%) Electronics
14 11 (0.48%) Publishing
15 9 (0.39%) Games
15 9 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.31%) German Language
17 4 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 429 (18.73%) Analyst
2 322 (14.05%) Security Analyst
3 303 (13.23%) Consultant
4 301 (13.14%) Security Manager
5 234 (10.21%) Security Consultant
6 231 (10.08%) Information Manager
7 216 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
8 178 (7.77%) Architect
9 148 (6.46%) Information Analyst
10 147 (6.42%) Information Security Analyst
11 146 (6.37%) Security Engineer
12 105 (4.58%) Security Officer
13 101 (4.41%) Security Architect
14 91 (3.97%) Information Security Officer
15 83 (3.62%) Project Manager
16 79 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
17 77 (3.36%) Security Specialist
18 70 (3.06%) Senior Manager
19 68 (2.97%) Team Leader
20 60 (2.62%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (4.98%) .NET
2 75 (3.27%) HTML
3 53 (2.31%) J2EE
4 50 (2.18%) CSS
5 36 (1.57%) Web Services
5 36 (1.57%) Middleware
6 27 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 26 (1.13%) WCF
7 26 (1.13%) REST
8 25 (1.09%) Spring
9 20 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 20 (0.87%) SOAP
10 18 (0.79%) jQuery
10 18 (0.79%) Entity Framework
11 15 (0.65%) Hibernate
11 15 (0.65%) XML
12 13 (0.57%) JSP
13 12 (0.52%) Pandas
14 11 (0.48%) SailPoint
15 10 (0.44%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 504 (22.00%) Management Information System
2 229 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.93%) Data Centre
5 79 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 70 (3.06%) PKI
7 65 (2.84%) Cryptography
7 65 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
8 40 (1.75%) CESG
9 38 (1.66%) Visualisation
10 37 (1.62%) Cybercrime
11 25 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 22 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 22 (0.96%) PMI
13 21 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 19 (0.83%) Taxonomies
14 19 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 17 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.70%) GIS
16 16 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 359 (15.67%) Windows
2 202 (8.82%) Linux
3 118 (5.15%) UNIX
4 38 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 32 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.35%) Android
7 26 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 14 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.57%) Solaris
11 12 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.52%) Debian
12 11 (0.48%) VMS
13 10 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.31%) CentOS
15 6 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (18.03%) Risk Management
2 366 (15.98%) Cyber Security
3 320 (13.97%) SIEM
4 307 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
5 295 (12.88%) ITIL
6 274 (11.96%) Security Management
7 251 (10.96%) Project Management
8 217 (9.47%) Information Security Management
9 207 (9.04%) Risk Assessment
10 204 (8.90%) Data Protection
11 202 (8.82%) Security Architecture
12 182 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 178 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
14 156 (6.81%) ISMS
15 147 (6.42%) Business Continuity
15 147 (6.42%) Vulnerability Management
16 129 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
17 128 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 128 (5.59%) Incident Management
18 107 (4.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 243 (10.61%) SQL
2 121 (5.28%) Java
3 98 (4.28%) Perl
4 97 (4.23%) C
5 94 (4.10%) C#
6 90 (3.93%) Python
7 78 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 50 (2.18%) C++
9 43 (1.88%) JavaScript
10 29 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 22 (0.96%) PHP
11 22 (0.96%) Ruby
12 19 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 19 (0.83%) VBA
13 16 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 13 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.57%) R
15 12 (0.52%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.48%) VBScript
17 6 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 760 (33.17%) CISSP
2 484 (21.13%) CISM
3 462 (20.17%) Degree
4 317 (13.84%) CISA
5 145 (6.33%) CRISC
6 142 (6.20%) Security Cleared
7 120 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
8 95 (4.15%) SC Cleared
9 77 (3.36%) GIAC
10 76 (3.32%) CCNA
11 72 (3.14%) CEH
12 65 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 50 (2.18%) CCNP
14 49 (2.14%) DV Cleared
15 48 (2.10%) PCI QSA
16 43 (1.88%) CCSA
17 40 (1.75%) MCSE
18 38 (1.66%) PMI Certification
19 30 (1.31%) SSCP
20 25 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 697 (30.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 299 (13.05%) PCI DSS
3 132 (5.76%) COBIT
4 100 (4.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 92 (4.02%) QA
6 27 (1.18%) HIPAA
7 18 (0.79%) JSP 440
8 17 (0.74%) BS25999
9 14 (0.61%) COSO
9 14 (0.61%) SLA
10 11 (0.48%) BS7799
11 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.26%) Basel II
14 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.17%) FISMA
16 3 (0.13%) MiFID
16 3 (0.13%) EMIR
16 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 179 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.61%) Snort
5 9 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.31%) iptables
7 6 (0.26%) Squid
7 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.26%) RACF
7 6 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.26%) XenApp
7 6 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.26%) OpenSSH
8 5 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.17%) vCloud
10 2 (0.087%) Firmware
10 2 (0.087%) Xen
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (2.53%) Nessus
2 25 (1.09%) SCCM
3 12 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 10 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 8 (0.35%) Puppet
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (0.31%) SCOM
6 7 (0.31%) AppDetective
7 6 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.22%) Nmap
9 4 (0.17%) CORE IMPACT
10 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.13%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.13%) WSUS
10 3 (0.13%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.087%) Nagios
11 2 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 201 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 135 (5.89%) Cisco
3 103 (4.50%) Oracle
4 95 (4.15%) VMware
5 93 (4.06%) CheckPoint
6 55 (2.40%) HP
7 49 (2.14%) McAfee
7 49 (2.14%) F5
8 48 (2.10%) Citrix
9 43 (1.88%) Juniper
10 34 (1.48%) Fortinet
11 31 (1.35%) Trustwave
12 29 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 25 (1.09%) Splunk
14 24 (1.05%) IBM
14 24 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
15 21 (0.92%) CA
16 20 (0.87%) Sybase
16 20 (0.87%) Tripwire
17 18 (0.79%) ArcSight
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 34 minutes ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000-£50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £78,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eton Bridge Partners
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£75,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago