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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 98 122 204
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +82
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1170 1156 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.97% 2.60% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.96% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 992 956 590
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
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
35290 39082 41971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.55% 87.90% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30572 32788 34855
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 27 July 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 July 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 -26 153 £65,000 - 26
Bromley - 22 £57,500 -
Harrow +7 5 - -
Canary Wharf -7 4 £70,000 -10.25%
Twickenham - 4 £38,432 -
Croydon -9 1 £65,000 -
Wimbledon -16 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1061 (44.17%) CISSP
2 768 (31.97%) Finance
2 768 (31.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 713 (29.68%) Cybersecurity
4 656 (27.31%) CISM
5 538 (22.40%) Management Information System
6 526 (21.90%) Risk Management
7 516 (21.48%) Degree
8 425 (17.69%) Firewall
9 422 (17.57%) CISA
10 405 (16.86%) ITIL
11 399 (16.61%) SIEM
12 395 (16.44%) Windows
13 366 (15.24%) PCI DSS
14 346 (14.40%) Data Protection
15 339 (14.11%) Penetration Testing
16 315 (13.11%) Security Operations
17 295 (12.28%) Linux
18 280 (11.66%) Security Management
19 258 (10.74%) Project Management
20 246 (10.24%) Risk Assessment
21 245 (10.20%) Security Architecture
22 241 (10.03%) Microsoft
23 224 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
24 218 (9.08%) Network Security
25 212 (8.83%) Vulnerability Management
26 208 (8.66%) Active Directory
27 206 (8.58%) Information Security Management
28 205 (8.53%) COBIT
29 191 (7.95%) Banking

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 68 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 47 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 37 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (1.50%) IIS
6 24 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.29%) CMS
12 6 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.21%) Apache
13 5 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.21%) SAS
13 5 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.17%) nginx
14 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.04%) MS Office
3 11 (0.46%) MS Project
3 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.083%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.042%) GIMP
7 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.42%) assyst
1 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.12%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.083%) Magento
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.042%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 125 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.62%) Office 365
4 37 (1.54%) SaaS
5 15 (0.62%) IaaS
5 15 (0.62%) PaaS
6 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.083%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.083%) GitHub
8 2 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.083%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.083%) Route 53
8 2 (0.083%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 425 (17.69%) Firewall
2 218 (9.08%) Network Security
3 155 (6.45%) Internet
4 140 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 106 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 105 (4.37%) LAN
7 103 (4.29%) WAN
8 91 (3.79%) VPN
9 85 (3.54%) Wireless
10 77 (3.21%) DNS
11 58 (2.41%) HTTP
12 54 (2.25%) SSL
13 32 (1.33%) LDAP
14 29 (1.21%) DHCP
15 26 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (0.96%) Intranet
16 23 (0.96%) VoIP
17 20 (0.83%) SAN
17 20 (0.83%) SMTP
18 18 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.00%) Big Data
3 45 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 21 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 13 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.50%) MySQL
9 10 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.21%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.17%) Data Mart
13 4 (0.17%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.17%) Power BI
13 4 (0.17%) QlikView
13 4 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (0.62%) Burp Suite
2 14 (0.58%) Metasploit
3 12 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.46%) AppScan
5 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.12%) ERwin
9 3 (0.12%) Gradle
9 3 (0.12%) Grunt
9 3 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.083%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.083%) GitLab
10 2 (0.083%) JIRA
10 2 (0.083%) sqlmap
10 2 (0.083%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.042%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.042%) Hudson
General
1 768 (31.97%) Finance
2 191 (7.95%) Banking
3 170 (7.08%) Legal
4 84 (3.50%) Law
5 76 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 69 (2.87%) Retail
7 50 (2.08%) Marketing
8 42 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.54%) Games
10 30 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.62%) Advertising
11 15 (0.62%) Publishing
12 13 (0.54%) Local Government
13 11 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.29%) Back Office
14 7 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.21%) Electronics
15 5 (0.21%) German Language
15 5 (0.21%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 448 (18.65%) Analyst
2 395 (16.44%) Security Analyst
3 361 (15.03%) Consultant
4 307 (12.78%) Security Manager
5 305 (12.70%) Security Consultant
6 239 (9.95%) Architect
7 230 (9.58%) Information Analyst
8 227 (9.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 176 (7.33%) Information Security Manager
10 170 (7.08%) Information Manager
10 170 (7.08%) Security Architect
11 148 (6.16%) Security Engineer
12 142 (5.91%) Security Officer
13 123 (5.12%) Information Officer
13 123 (5.12%) Information Security Officer
14 121 (5.04%) IT Manager
15 118 (4.91%) Information Security Consultant
16 98 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 90 (3.75%) IT Analyst
18 89 (3.71%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (4.62%) Web Services
2 62 (2.58%) .NET
3 54 (2.25%) HTML
4 47 (1.96%) CSS
5 40 (1.67%) J2EE
6 32 (1.33%) REST
7 26 (1.08%) jQuery
8 21 (0.87%) AngularJS
8 21 (0.87%) XML
9 20 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 20 (0.83%) HTML5
9 20 (0.83%) Middleware
10 18 (0.75%) SOAP
11 17 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (0.58%) RESTful
13 13 (0.54%) SAML
14 12 (0.50%) ASP.NET
14 12 (0.50%) Spring
14 12 (0.50%) WSDL
14 12 (0.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 538 (22.40%) Management Information System
2 183 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 183 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 109 (4.54%) Data Protection Act
4 105 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 102 (4.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 71 (2.96%) Cyberthreat
7 61 (2.54%) PKI
8 59 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 56 (2.33%) Mathematics
10 54 (2.25%) Cryptography
11 51 (2.12%) CESG
11 51 (2.12%) Cyber Attack
12 49 (2.04%) Mobile App
13 33 (1.37%) Fintech
14 31 (1.29%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.17%) Cybercrime
15 28 (1.17%) Statistics
16 26 (1.08%) Blackberry
16 26 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 395 (16.44%) Windows
2 295 (12.28%) Linux
3 131 (5.45%) Unix
4 81 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 31 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.17%) CentOS
9 24 (1.00%) Solaris
10 22 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 20 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.79%) Android
13 16 (0.67%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.33%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.17%) AIX
16 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.12%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (29.68%) Cybersecurity
2 526 (21.90%) Risk Management
3 405 (16.86%) ITIL
4 399 (16.61%) SIEM
5 346 (14.40%) Data Protection
6 339 (14.11%) Penetration Testing
7 315 (13.11%) Security Operations
8 280 (11.66%) Security Management
9 258 (10.74%) Project Management
10 246 (10.24%) Risk Assessment
11 245 (10.20%) Security Architecture
12 224 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
13 212 (8.83%) Vulnerability Management
14 206 (8.58%) Information Security Management
15 169 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 166 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 146 (6.08%) Analytics
17 146 (6.08%) Information Assurance
18 142 (5.91%) Incident Management
19 133 (5.54%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 150 (6.24%) SQL
2 144 (6.00%) Python
3 105 (4.37%) PowerShell
4 99 (4.12%) Java
5 75 (3.12%) Perl
6 65 (2.71%) Ruby
7 60 (2.50%) PHP
8 59 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 57 (2.37%) C
10 48 (2.00%) C#
11 38 (1.58%) C++
12 22 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.29%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.29%) VB
16 7 (0.29%) VBScript
17 2 (0.083%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.083%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1061 (44.17%) CISSP
2 656 (27.31%) CISM
3 516 (21.48%) Degree
4 422 (17.57%) CISA
5 169 (7.04%) Security Cleared
6 164 (6.83%) GIAC
7 155 (6.45%) CEH
8 143 (5.95%) SANS
9 142 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
10 115 (4.79%) CRISC
11 112 (4.66%) SC Cleared
12 86 (3.58%) CESG Certified Professional
13 80 (3.33%) CISMP
14 76 (3.16%) CREST Certified
15 73 (3.04%) CLAS
16 66 (2.75%) GCIH
17 55 (2.29%) CCNP
18 54 (2.25%) GCIA
19 52 (2.16%) CCNA
20 43 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 768 (31.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 366 (15.24%) PCI DSS
3 205 (8.53%) COBIT
4 68 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 56 (2.33%) QA
6 34 (1.42%) ISO27002
7 31 (1.29%) COSO
8 25 (1.04%) ISO 9001
9 24 (1.00%) SLA
10 18 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 18 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
10 18 (0.75%) ISO27005
11 16 (0.67%) ISO22301
12 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 8 (0.33%) SSAE 16
13 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.29%) RMADS
13 7 (0.29%) SAS 70
14 5 (0.21%) BS25999
15 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 208 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.08%) Snort
4 21 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.75%) XenServer
6 14 (0.58%) KVM
6 14 (0.58%) Postfix
7 8 (0.33%) VMware Server
8 7 (0.29%) Docker
8 7 (0.29%) XenApp
9 6 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.25%) vSphere
10 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.12%) Firmware
12 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.083%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.083%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 89 (3.71%) Nessus
2 53 (2.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 47 (1.96%) Puppet
4 45 (1.87%) SCCM
5 28 (1.17%) Ansible
6 24 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
6 24 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.79%) QRadar
8 17 (0.71%) RSA Archer
9 16 (0.67%) OpenVAS
10 13 (0.54%) Cobbler
11 12 (0.50%) FreeIPA
11 12 (0.50%) Zenoss
12 11 (0.46%) EnCase
13 9 (0.37%) HP Fortify
13 9 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (0.33%) AirWatch
15 7 (0.29%) SCOM
16 6 (0.25%) Nmap
16 6 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 241 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 141 (5.87%) Cisco
3 99 (4.12%) VMware
4 79 (3.29%) CheckPoint
4 79 (3.29%) Intel Security
5 74 (3.08%) Splunk
6 63 (2.62%) Oracle
7 54 (2.25%) Qualys
8 49 (2.04%) Citrix
9 47 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 46 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
11 42 (1.75%) Palo Alto
12 40 (1.67%) F5
13 38 (1.58%) Juniper
14 32 (1.33%) Fortinet
15 31 (1.29%) HP
16 30 (1.25%) ArcSight
17 28 (1.17%) Remedy
18 21 (0.87%) CA
19 18 (0.75%) Symantec
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Bonus 25%, etc
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £135000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ebury
Salary: £34500.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £60,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £60,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago