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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 103 132 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +89
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1215 1059 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.89% 2.37% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.72% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 995 857 505
Median salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,220
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £85,800
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
37500 38879 42449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.15% 87.12% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32276 32440 34886
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 £39,863 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -49 145 £60,000 -3.61% 31
Harrow +6 7 - -
Hayes - 6 £50,000 -
Dagenham - 5 £45,000 -
Hammersmith +9 4 £60,000 -17.24%
Docklands, London - 4 £53,500 -
Croydon 0 3 £67,500 +206.81%
Bromley -5 2 £56,750 +13.50%
Romford - 2 £51,500 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £65,000 -16.66%
Uxbridge 0 1 £50,000 +108.33% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1060 (46.19%) CISSP
2 771 (33.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 768 (33.46%) Finance
4 674 (29.37%) CISM
5 578 (25.19%) Cybersecurity
6 554 (24.14%) Degree
7 550 (23.97%) Management Information System
8 471 (20.52%) Risk Management
9 453 (19.74%) ITIL
10 387 (16.86%) Firewall
11 358 (15.60%) Windows
12 351 (15.29%) Security Management
13 333 (14.51%) CISA
14 328 (14.29%) PCI DSS
15 327 (14.25%) Penetration Testing
16 313 (13.64%) SIEM
17 301 (13.12%) Data Protection
18 257 (11.20%) Risk Assessment
19 250 (10.89%) Security Operations
20 242 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
21 238 (10.37%) Information Security Management
22 234 (10.20%) COBIT
23 233 (10.15%) Microsoft
24 230 (10.02%) Linux
25 229 (9.98%) Network Security
25 229 (9.98%) Security Architecture
26 208 (9.06%) Legal
27 202 (8.80%) Computer Science
28 201 (8.76%) Security Cleared
28 201 (8.76%) Active Directory

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 59 (2.57%) MS Exchange
2 37 (1.61%) IIS
3 36 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (0.92%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.48%) Apache
10 5 (0.22%) CMS
10 5 (0.22%) nginx
10 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.087%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.087%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.66%) MS Office
3 5 (0.22%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.17%) MS Project
5 3 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.044%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.17%) assyst
2 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.087%) Magento
3 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.087%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.087%) Unica
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.48%) Office 365
4 29 (1.26%) SaaS
5 15 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.39%) IaaS
6 9 (0.39%) PaaS
7 7 (0.31%) GitHub
8 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.087%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.044%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 387 (16.86%) Firewall
2 229 (9.98%) Network Security
3 144 (6.27%) Internet
4 124 (5.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 104 (4.53%) WAN
6 102 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 100 (4.36%) VPN
8 91 (3.97%) LAN
9 89 (3.88%) Wireless
10 53 (2.31%) DNS
11 49 (2.14%) Intranet
12 48 (2.09%) SSL
13 41 (1.79%) HTTP
14 29 (1.26%) VoIP
15 26 (1.13%) LDAP
16 25 (1.09%) DHCP
17 16 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (0.70%) VLAN
17 16 (0.70%) Wireshark
18 15 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 30 (1.31%) MySQL
5 21 (0.92%) Big Data
6 19 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.44%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.35%) Data Mart
10 8 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.31%) DB2
11 7 (0.31%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (0.31%) Redis
12 6 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.22%) GIS
13 5 (0.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (1.05%) Metasploit
2 17 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.52%) Burp Suite
3 12 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.48%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.31%) AppScan
6 7 (0.31%) ERwin
6 7 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.17%) Subversion
10 3 (0.13%) Gradle
10 3 (0.13%) Hudson
10 3 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.13%) sqlmap
11 2 (0.087%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.087%) GitLab
12 1 (0.044%) CMake
12 1 (0.044%) Grunt
General
1 768 (33.46%) Finance
2 208 (9.06%) Legal
3 183 (7.97%) Banking
4 101 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 80 (3.49%) Law
6 50 (2.18%) Retail
7 46 (2.00%) Marketing
8 36 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 22 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 19 (0.83%) Advertising
10 19 (0.83%) Games
10 19 (0.83%) Publishing
11 13 (0.57%) Local Government
12 10 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.26%) Back Office
15 3 (0.13%) Electronics
15 3 (0.13%) French Language
15 3 (0.13%) Front Office
15 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 460 (20.04%) Analyst
2 399 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 336 (14.64%) Consultant
4 292 (12.72%) Security Manager
5 278 (12.11%) Security Consultant
6 266 (11.59%) Information Analyst
7 254 (11.07%) Architect
7 254 (11.07%) Information Security Analyst
8 190 (8.28%) Security Architect
9 181 (7.89%) Information Manager
10 169 (7.36%) Information Security Manager
11 152 (6.62%) Security Officer
12 131 (5.71%) Information Security Officer
13 117 (5.10%) Security Engineer
14 115 (5.01%) IT Manager
15 113 (4.92%) Information Officer
16 94 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
17 91 (3.97%) Cybersecurity Consultant
18 88 (3.83%) Information Security Consultant
19 86 (3.75%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (3.14%) Web Services
2 60 (2.61%) .NET
3 47 (2.05%) HTML
4 43 (1.87%) CSS
5 41 (1.79%) J2EE
6 21 (0.92%) jQuery
7 20 (0.87%) AngularJS
8 19 (0.83%) HTML5
9 18 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 17 (0.74%) SAML
11 16 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (0.70%) REST
12 15 (0.65%) Middleware
13 14 (0.61%) .NET Framework
14 13 (0.57%) RESTful
14 13 (0.57%) XML
15 12 (0.52%) SOAP
15 12 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (0.44%) Spring
17 9 (0.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 550 (23.97%) Management Information System
2 242 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (8.80%) Computer Science
4 91 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
5 88 (3.83%) Mathematics
6 84 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 73 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 71 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
9 62 (2.70%) CESG
10 61 (2.66%) Cryptography
11 56 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
12 53 (2.31%) PKI
13 52 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
14 38 (1.66%) Blackberry
15 37 (1.61%) SWIFT
16 35 (1.53%) Fintech
17 32 (1.39%) Client/Server
18 29 (1.26%) Cybercrime
19 25 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
19 25 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 358 (15.60%) Windows
2 230 (10.02%) Linux
3 142 (6.19%) Unix
4 80 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.48%) Android
8 31 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.78%) CentOS
9 18 (0.78%) Solaris
10 17 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 14 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.22%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (25.19%) Cybersecurity
2 471 (20.52%) Risk Management
3 453 (19.74%) ITIL
4 351 (15.29%) Security Management
5 327 (14.25%) Penetration Testing
6 313 (13.64%) SIEM
7 301 (13.12%) Data Protection
8 257 (11.20%) Risk Assessment
9 250 (10.89%) Security Operations
10 238 (10.37%) Information Security Management
11 229 (9.98%) Security Architecture
12 197 (8.58%) Project Management
13 190 (8.28%) ISMS
14 185 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 173 (7.54%) Vulnerability Management
16 163 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
17 153 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 144 (6.27%) SDLC
19 141 (6.14%) TOGAF
20 138 (6.01%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 171 (7.45%) SQL
2 109 (4.75%) Python
3 85 (3.70%) Java
4 73 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 69 (3.01%) Perl
6 58 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 55 (2.40%) C#
8 51 (2.22%) C
9 44 (1.92%) PHP
10 37 (1.61%) Ruby
11 26 (1.13%) C++
12 12 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.31%) R
16 6 (0.26%) Go
16 6 (0.26%) VB
17 5 (0.22%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1060 (46.19%) CISSP
2 674 (29.37%) CISM
3 554 (24.14%) Degree
4 333 (14.51%) CISA
5 201 (8.76%) Security Cleared
6 146 (6.36%) CEH
7 139 (6.06%) GIAC
8 135 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
9 129 (5.62%) SC Cleared
10 112 (4.88%) CRISC
11 99 (4.31%) SANS
12 97 (4.23%) CISMP
13 90 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
14 72 (3.14%) CLAS
15 68 (2.96%) DV Cleared
16 66 (2.88%) GCIH
17 65 (2.83%) CCNP
18 63 (2.75%) CREST Certified
18 63 (2.75%) SSCP
19 59 (2.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 771 (33.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 328 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 234 (10.20%) COBIT
4 64 (2.79%) QA
5 58 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 31 (1.35%) COSO
7 30 (1.31%) ISO 9001
8 26 (1.13%) SLA
9 22 (0.96%) ISO27002
10 21 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 17 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 17 (0.74%) ISO27005
12 16 (0.70%) ISO22301
13 14 (0.61%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.31%) BS25999
15 5 (0.22%) BS7799
16 4 (0.17%) RMADS
17 3 (0.13%) GCP
17 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 201 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.92%) Snort
4 16 (0.70%) Postfix
5 13 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.52%) Docker
7 9 (0.39%) VMware Server
7 9 (0.39%) vSphere
8 8 (0.35%) XenApp
8 8 (0.35%) XenServer
9 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.22%) NFS
10 5 (0.22%) Varnish
10 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.17%) Samba
11 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.13%) Corosync
12 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (3.01%) Nessus
2 34 (1.48%) Puppet
3 27 (1.18%) Ansible
4 26 (1.13%) QRadar
5 23 (1.00%) SCCM
6 18 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.74%) EnCase
8 12 (0.52%) RSA Archer
9 11 (0.48%) FTK
9 11 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.35%) Nagios
10 8 (0.35%) OpenVAS
11 7 (0.31%) SCOM
12 6 (0.26%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.26%) Nmap
13 5 (0.22%) Nexpose
13 5 (0.22%) WebInspect
14 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.17%) Proventia
15 3 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 233 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 123 (5.36%) Cisco
3 102 (4.44%) VMware
4 71 (3.09%) CheckPoint
4 71 (3.09%) Oracle
5 57 (2.48%) Splunk
6 56 (2.44%) Intel Security
7 55 (2.40%) Citrix
8 44 (1.92%) Qualys
9 42 (1.83%) Remedy
10 31 (1.35%) ArcSight
10 31 (1.35%) Juniper
10 31 (1.35%) Palo Alto
11 30 (1.31%) F5
12 27 (1.18%) Fortinet
13 25 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 20 (0.87%) Forcepoint
15 19 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
15 19 (0.83%) SolarWinds
16 18 (0.78%) HP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £80,000 and generous package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-80,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £90 - £120 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £44000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 -£90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,500 + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago