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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 181 192 259
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +67
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 806 653 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.48% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.82% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 593 447 426
Average salary £57,500 £58,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39868 35953 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.58% 81.40% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 29823 35514
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 10 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 10 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 +71 236 £55,500 -5.12% 38
Hayes - 9 £85,500 -
Canary Wharf +1 6 £59,250 +41.07%
Bromley -5 6 £46,000 -27.84%
Docklands, London - 5 £53,500 -
Ealing +19 4 - -
Uxbridge -3 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £27,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Dagenham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Harrow -1 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £82,500 +83.33% 1
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 10 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.

1 564 (37.68%) CISSP
2 545 (36.41%) Finance
3 476 (31.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 366 (24.45%) Degree
5 363 (24.25%) Management Information System
6 300 (20.04%) Risk Management
7 287 (19.17%) CISM
8 264 (17.64%) Windows
9 261 (17.43%) Firewall
10 260 (17.37%) PCI DSS
11 206 (13.76%) Project Management
12 201 (13.43%) ITIL
13 186 (12.42%) Penetration Testing
14 178 (11.89%) Security Management
15 173 (11.56%) Banking
15 173 (11.56%) CISA
16 172 (11.49%) Linux
16 172 (11.49%) SIEM
17 167 (11.16%) Security Architecture
18 159 (10.62%) Network Security
19 157 (10.49%) Risk Assessment
20 143 (9.55%) Cyber Security
21 141 (9.42%) Data Protection
22 140 (9.35%) Business Continuity
23 131 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
23 131 (8.75%) Microsoft
24 127 (8.48%) Information Security Management
25 122 (8.15%) Cisco
26 115 (7.68%) Security Cleared
27 105 (7.01%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 38 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 37 (2.47%) IIS
3 34 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.07%) SAS
5 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.53%) Apache
7 8 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (0.53%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.13%) nginx
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.067%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 84 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.27%) MS Office
3 23 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.53%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) FastStats
7 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.27%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) assyst
4 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.067%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.27%) SaaS
2 13 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.40%) PaaS
5 5 (0.33%) IaaS
6 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.067%) Office 365
7 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 261 (17.43%) Firewall
2 159 (10.62%) Network Security
3 76 (5.08%) Internet
4 72 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 65 (4.34%) WAN
6 56 (3.74%) VPN
7 53 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 52 (3.47%) LAN
9 41 (2.74%) Wireless
9 41 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (1.94%) SSL
11 28 (1.87%) DNS
12 25 (1.67%) SAN
13 17 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (1.14%) IPsec
14 16 (1.07%) Wireshark
15 15 (1.00%) MPLS
16 14 (0.94%) HTTP
16 14 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (0.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.74%) Big Data
3 19 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (0.94%) Data Mining
6 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.60%) MySQL
8 8 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.47%) BODI
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.33%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.33%) QlikView
11 5 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 25 (1.67%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.53%) Maven
3 6 (0.40%) 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 2 (0.13%) YourKit
6 2 (0.13%) NUnit
6 2 (0.13%) Selenium
6 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.13%) TestNG
6 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.067%) FxCop
7 1 (0.067%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.067%) Paros
7 1 (0.067%) Subversion
General
1 545 (36.41%) Finance
2 173 (11.56%) Banking
3 83 (5.54%) Legal
4 55 (3.67%) Retail
5 54 (3.61%) Marketing
6 43 (2.87%) Advertising
7 37 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.87%) Games
9 24 (1.60%) Law
9 24 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.60%) Local Government
11 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.47%) Publishing
12 7 (0.47%) German Language
13 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.27%) Electronics
14 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 284 (18.97%) Analyst
2 274 (18.30%) Consultant
3 235 (15.70%) Security Analyst
4 179 (11.96%) Security Consultant
5 151 (10.09%) Architect
6 149 (9.95%) Security Manager
7 117 (7.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 117 (7.82%) Information Analyst
8 82 (5.48%) Security Architect
9 75 (5.01%) Security Specialist
10 71 (4.74%) Security Engineer
11 60 (4.01%) Information Manager
12 59 (3.94%) Security Officer
13 56 (3.74%) Information Security Manager
13 56 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
13 56 (3.74%) Network Engineer
14 54 (3.61%) Information Security Consultant
15 48 (3.21%) Information Security Officer
16 47 (3.14%) Information Security Specialist
16 47 (3.14%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.67%) Web Services
2 39 (2.61%) .NET
3 27 (1.80%) SAML
4 21 (1.40%) RESTful
5 17 (1.14%) OAuth
5 17 (1.14%) XML
6 16 (1.07%) Middleware
6 16 (1.07%) HTML
6 16 (1.07%) OpenID
7 14 (0.94%) J2EE
8 13 (0.87%) EJB
8 13 (0.87%) JSP
8 13 (0.87%) SailPoint
9 12 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.67%) CSS
11 8 (0.53%) Ajax
11 8 (0.53%) Spring
11 8 (0.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 363 (24.25%) Management Information System
2 98 (6.55%) Computer Science
3 41 (2.74%) Cryptography
4 40 (2.67%) CESG
5 35 (2.34%) PMI
6 29 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
7 28 (1.87%) PKI
7 28 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
8 22 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.27%) Open Source
10 17 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 15 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 13 (0.87%) Blog
13 10 (0.67%) RMADS
13 10 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 264 (17.64%) Windows
2 172 (11.49%) Linux
3 105 (7.01%) UNIX
4 31 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.40%) Ubuntu
5 21 (1.40%) Android
6 19 (1.27%) Solaris
7 17 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.53%) Debian
12 5 (0.33%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.27%) CentOS
14 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (20.04%) Risk Management
2 206 (13.76%) Project Management
3 201 (13.43%) ITIL
4 186 (12.42%) Penetration Testing
5 178 (11.89%) Security Management
6 172 (11.49%) SIEM
7 167 (11.16%) Security Architecture
8 157 (10.49%) Risk Assessment
9 143 (9.55%) Cyber Security
10 141 (9.42%) Data Protection
11 140 (9.35%) Business Continuity
12 127 (8.48%) Information Security Management
13 93 (6.21%) PRINCE2
14 91 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 90 (6.01%) ISMS
16 88 (5.88%) Business Development
17 86 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
18 80 (5.34%) Service Delivery
19 78 (5.21%) Change Management
20 77 (5.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 91 (6.08%) SQL
2 84 (5.61%) Java
3 59 (3.94%) Perl
4 40 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 35 (2.34%) Python
6 27 (1.80%) Ruby
7 25 (1.67%) C
8 22 (1.47%) C#
8 22 (1.47%) C++
9 18 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.33%) PHP
13 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.27%) VB
14 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.067%) Groovy
15 1 (0.067%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.067%) AWK
15 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 564 (37.68%) CISSP
2 366 (24.45%) Degree
3 287 (19.17%) CISM
4 173 (11.56%) CISA
5 131 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (7.68%) Security Cleared
7 95 (6.35%) CCNP
8 94 (6.28%) CCNA
9 67 (4.48%) SC Cleared
10 65 (4.34%) CEH
11 49 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 46 (3.07%) GIAC
13 40 (2.67%) PMI Certification
14 34 (2.27%) MCSE
15 23 (1.54%) GCIH
15 23 (1.54%) PCI QSA
15 23 (1.54%) CRISC
16 19 (1.27%) SSCP
17 17 (1.14%) DV Cleared
18 15 (1.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (31.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 260 (17.37%) PCI DSS
3 82 (5.48%) COBIT
4 48 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 46 (3.07%) QA
6 37 (2.47%) SLA
7 18 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 15 (1.00%) BS7799
9 12 (0.80%) COSO
10 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.33%) GPG13
11 4 (0.27%) GxP
11 4 (0.27%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.067%) GAMP
13 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.067%) FATCA
13 1 (0.067%) CESG Infosec
13 1 (0.067%) BS25999
System Software
1 63 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.07%) Snort
4 8 (0.53%) Nmap
4 8 (0.53%) vSphere
5 7 (0.47%) XenApp
5 7 (0.47%) SpamAssassin
6 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
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%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
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 26 (1.74%) 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 8 (0.53%) CORE IMPACT
7 8 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.47%) OpenSSO
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.40%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.33%) WebInspect
10 5 (0.33%) SCOM
11 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.27%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.27%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 131 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 122 (8.15%) Cisco
3 105 (7.01%) Oracle
4 82 (5.48%) CheckPoint
5 52 (3.47%) Juniper
6 51 (3.41%) VMware
7 50 (3.34%) Symantec
8 41 (2.74%) McAfee
8 41 (2.74%) Cyber-Ark
9 37 (2.47%) Blue Coat
10 36 (2.40%) F5
11 34 (2.27%) Splunk
12 31 (2.07%) Citrix
13 25 (1.67%) ArcSight
14 22 (1.47%) Sophos
14 22 (1.47%) Websense
15 16 (1.07%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.07%) Fortinet
16 15 (1.00%) Sourcefire
16 15 (1.00%) SolarWinds
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