The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 186 184 272
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +88
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 782 697 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.57% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.93% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 593 476 428
Average salary £58,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £42,350
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39628 36110 41102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.55% 81.55% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32916 29839 35616
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +63 218 £55,000 -5.98% 41
Bromley -4 7 £24,500 -61.56%
Hayes - 7 £85,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +1 6 £59,250 -15.35%
Harrow -4 3 £62,500 -3.84%
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Ealing +17 2 - -
Uxbridge -2 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -11 2 £82,500 +83.33% 1
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Surbiton - 1 £43,500 -
Teddington - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 562 (37.44%) CISSP
2 543 (36.18%) Finance
3 487 (32.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 371 (24.72%) Degree
5 365 (24.32%) Management Information System
6 297 (19.79%) Risk Management
7 281 (18.72%) CISM
8 274 (18.25%) Firewall
9 265 (17.65%) PCI DSS
10 258 (17.19%) Windows
11 206 (13.72%) ITIL
12 203 (13.52%) Project Management
13 196 (13.06%) Penetration Testing
14 179 (11.93%) Security Management
15 172 (11.46%) SIEM
16 171 (11.39%) CISA
17 169 (11.26%) Banking
18 168 (11.19%) Linux
19 164 (10.93%) Security Architecture
20 159 (10.59%) Network Security
21 154 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
22 144 (9.59%) Cyber Security
23 138 (9.19%) Data Protection
24 134 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
25 132 (8.79%) Information Security Management
26 131 (8.73%) Cisco
27 130 (8.66%) Microsoft
28 127 (8.46%) Business Continuity
29 113 (7.53%) Security Cleared
30 106 (7.06%) Oracle

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (2.66%) IIS
2 39 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.87%) SAS
5 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.53%) GlassFish
6 8 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.47%) Apache
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.13%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 90 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.26%) MS Office
3 28 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.53%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.067%) FastStats
8 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.33%) assyst
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.27%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.067%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.067%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.53%) SaaS
2 15 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.53%) PaaS
5 7 (0.47%) IaaS
6 6 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.067%) Office 365
7 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 274 (18.25%) Firewall
2 159 (10.59%) Network Security
3 82 (5.46%) Internet
4 79 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 66 (4.40%) WAN
6 57 (3.80%) VPN
7 54 (3.60%) LAN
8 52 (3.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 43 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (2.60%) Wireless
11 31 (2.07%) SSL
12 30 (2.00%) DNS
13 25 (1.67%) SAN
14 18 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (1.13%) IPsec
16 16 (1.07%) MPLS
17 15 (1.00%) NetScreen
17 15 (1.00%) Wireshark
17 15 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.67%) Big Data
3 20 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.67%) MySQL
9 9 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.47%) BODI
11 6 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.33%) QlikView
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.33%) Data Mart
12 5 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (1.73%) Metasploit
2 9 (0.60%) Maven
3 7 (0.47%) Artifactory
4 5 (0.33%) JIRA
4 5 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.27%) AppScan
5 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.20%) NUnit
6 3 (0.20%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.13%) TestNG
7 2 (0.13%) Selenium
7 2 (0.13%) YourKit
8 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.067%) Paros
8 1 (0.067%) Subversion
8 1 (0.067%) MSI
General
1 543 (36.18%) Finance
2 169 (11.26%) Banking
3 85 (5.66%) Legal
4 54 (3.60%) Retail
5 52 (3.46%) Marketing
6 41 (2.73%) Advertising
7 36 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 31 (2.07%) Law
10 29 (1.93%) Games
11 25 (1.67%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.67%) Local Government
13 8 (0.53%) German Language
13 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.40%) Publishing
14 6 (0.40%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) French Language
16 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (19.85%) Analyst
2 268 (17.85%) Consultant
3 252 (16.79%) Security Analyst
4 174 (11.59%) Security Consultant
5 153 (10.19%) Architect
6 147 (9.79%) Security Manager
7 131 (8.73%) Information Security Analyst
7 131 (8.73%) Information Analyst
8 80 (5.33%) Security Architect
9 76 (5.06%) Security Specialist
10 70 (4.66%) Security Engineer
11 62 (4.13%) Information Manager
12 60 (4.00%) Network Engineer
13 58 (3.86%) Information Security Manager
14 57 (3.80%) Security Officer
15 54 (3.60%) Senior Consultant
16 51 (3.40%) Information Specialist
17 50 (3.33%) Information Security Specialist
17 50 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
18 47 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.60%) Web Services
2 38 (2.53%) .NET
3 27 (1.80%) SAML
4 20 (1.33%) RESTful
5 17 (1.13%) OAuth
6 16 (1.07%) OpenID
6 16 (1.07%) XML
6 16 (1.07%) HTML
7 15 (1.00%) Middleware
8 14 (0.93%) EJB
8 14 (0.93%) JSP
9 13 (0.87%) J2EE
9 13 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.87%) SailPoint
10 12 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (0.67%) CSS
12 9 (0.60%) Spring
12 9 (0.60%) Hibernate
12 9 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 365 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 98 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 44 (2.93%) CESG
4 35 (2.33%) PMI
5 33 (2.20%) Cryptography
6 31 (2.07%) CESG CLAS
7 29 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
8 27 (1.80%) PKI
9 23 (1.53%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.27%) Open Source
11 18 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.13%) Blackberry
13 16 (1.07%) RMADS
14 15 (1.00%) Smartphone
15 13 (0.87%) Blog
16 12 (0.80%) Mainframe
17 11 (0.73%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
18 9 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 258 (17.19%) Windows
2 168 (11.19%) Linux
3 103 (6.86%) UNIX
4 36 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 21 (1.40%) Solaris
7 19 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.13%) Android
8 17 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.67%) Debian
13 6 (0.40%) FreeBSD
14 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.33%) CentOS
15 3 (0.20%) AIX
15 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (19.79%) Risk Management
2 206 (13.72%) ITIL
3 203 (13.52%) Project Management
4 196 (13.06%) Penetration Testing
5 179 (11.93%) Security Management
6 172 (11.46%) SIEM
7 164 (10.93%) Security Architecture
8 154 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
9 144 (9.59%) Cyber Security
10 138 (9.19%) Data Protection
11 132 (8.79%) Information Security Management
12 127 (8.46%) Business Continuity
13 101 (6.73%) PRINCE2
14 99 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 98 (6.53%) ISMS
16 87 (5.80%) Business Development
17 82 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
18 81 (5.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 74 (4.93%) Change Management
20 72 (4.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 90 (6.00%) SQL
2 74 (4.93%) Java
3 61 (4.06%) Perl
4 40 (2.66%) PowerShell
5 36 (2.40%) Python
6 28 (1.87%) Ruby
7 27 (1.80%) C
8 26 (1.73%) C#
9 21 (1.40%) C++
10 19 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.33%) VB
12 5 (0.33%) PHP
13 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.067%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.067%) Groovy
15 1 (0.067%) F#
15 1 (0.067%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 562 (37.44%) CISSP
2 371 (24.72%) Degree
3 281 (18.72%) CISM
4 171 (11.39%) CISA
5 134 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 113 (7.53%) Security Cleared
7 96 (6.40%) CCNA
8 92 (6.13%) CCNP
9 70 (4.66%) CEH
10 65 (4.33%) SC Cleared
11 56 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (3.00%) GIAC
13 44 (2.93%) PMI Certification
14 38 (2.53%) MCSE
15 23 (1.53%) GCIH
15 23 (1.53%) CRISC
16 18 (1.20%) PCI QSA
16 18 (1.20%) DV Cleared
17 16 (1.07%) SSCP
18 15 (1.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (32.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 265 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 85 (5.66%) COBIT
4 46 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 44 (2.93%) QA
6 37 (2.47%) SLA
7 16 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 14 (0.93%) BS7799
9 12 (0.80%) COSO
10 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.33%) GxP
11 5 (0.33%) GPG13
12 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.067%) FATCA
14 1 (0.067%) CESG Infosec
14 1 (0.067%) BS25999
14 1 (0.067%) GAMP
System Software
1 66 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.07%) Snort
4 10 (0.67%) Nmap
5 8 (0.53%) vSphere
5 8 (0.53%) SpamAssassin
6 7 (0.47%) XenApp
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.33%) Squid
7 5 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.27%) UAG
9 3 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.067%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.067%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (1.60%) Nessus
2 22 (1.47%) SCCM
3 21 (1.40%) Nagios
4 18 (1.20%) Puppet
5 13 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.80%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
9 7 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.47%) OpenSSO
9 7 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
9 7 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.47%) WSUS
10 6 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.33%) WebInspect
12 4 (0.27%) SCOM
12 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 131 (8.73%) Cisco
2 130 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 106 (7.06%) Oracle
4 86 (5.73%) CheckPoint
5 55 (3.66%) Juniper
6 51 (3.40%) VMware
7 44 (2.93%) Symantec
8 39 (2.60%) McAfee
9 38 (2.53%) F5
10 37 (2.47%) Blue Coat
11 31 (2.07%) Splunk
12 30 (2.00%) Citrix
13 28 (1.87%) ArcSight
14 27 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
15 23 (1.53%) Sophos
15 23 (1.53%) Websense
16 18 (1.20%) Remedy
16 18 (1.20%) CA
17 17 (1.13%) HP
17 17 (1.13%) Fortinet
West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Blue Chip Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +Min 18% bonus + car allowance + ben
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Steria
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Strong
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Training, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £46500 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday