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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 115 189 205
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1110 818 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.52% 1.67% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.98% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 918 588 450
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,752 £40,000 £39,950
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
37658 41412 36900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.43% 84.77% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31632 34412 30712
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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 +49 285 £65,000 +13.04% 47
Dagenham +8 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Canary Wharf +11 11 £78,000 +45.79%
Harrow +9 6 £46,500 -25.60% 1
Croydon - 5 £65,000 -
Bromley +17 3 £50,000 -25.92%
Uxbridge -2 3 £25,000 - 1
Docklands, London +5 2 £87,000 -2.52%
Wimbledon -8 2 £44,500 +61.81%
Ealing -29 2 £55,500 -
Feltham - 1 £24,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 758 (35.75%) Finance
2 743 (35.05%) CISSP
3 649 (30.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 474 (22.36%) Management Information System
5 466 (21.98%) CISM
6 417 (19.67%) Degree
7 376 (17.74%) Firewall
8 375 (17.69%) Risk Management
9 362 (17.08%) Cyber Security
10 354 (16.70%) Windows
11 324 (15.28%) ITIL
12 291 (13.73%) CISA
12 291 (13.73%) Banking
13 285 (13.44%) PCI DSS
14 250 (11.79%) Security Management
15 243 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
16 228 (10.75%) SIEM
17 204 (9.62%) SQL
18 203 (9.58%) Project Management
19 202 (9.53%) Network Security
20 195 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
21 191 (9.01%) Security Architecture
22 189 (8.92%) Information Security Management
23 185 (8.73%) Data Protection
24 184 (8.68%) Microsoft
25 178 (8.40%) Linux
26 170 (8.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 169 (7.97%) Risk Assessment
27 169 (7.97%) Active Directory
28 159 (7.50%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 53 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 48 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 38 (1.79%) IIS
4 24 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (1.04%) Apache
6 19 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.57%) Node.js
11 11 (0.52%) JBoss
12 8 (0.38%) SAS
12 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.33%) Lync
13 7 (0.33%) CMS
14 5 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 95 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.98%) MS Office
3 19 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 9 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.38%) MS Project
7 2 (0.094%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.094%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.094%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.08%) SaaS
2 20 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.71%) IaaS
4 12 (0.57%) Office 365
5 9 (0.42%) PaaS
5 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.19%) Route 53
7 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 376 (17.74%) Firewall
2 202 (9.53%) Network Security
3 123 (5.80%) Internet
4 96 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 87 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 83 (3.92%) VPN
7 53 (2.50%) LAN
7 53 (2.50%) WAN
8 51 (2.41%) Wireless
9 46 (2.17%) SAN
10 33 (1.56%) LDAP
11 29 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (1.13%) Intranet
13 23 (1.08%) DNS
14 22 (1.04%) MPLS
15 18 (0.85%) VLAN
16 17 (0.80%) IPsec
17 16 (0.75%) HTTP
18 14 (0.66%) SSL
19 13 (0.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 50 (2.36%) RDBMS
5 42 (1.98%) Big Data
6 32 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.18%) MySQL
8 25 (1.18%) DB2
9 18 (0.85%) Data Mart
10 17 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (0.38%) OLAP
14 8 (0.38%) DataStage
14 8 (0.38%) QualityStage
15 6 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (0.71%) ERwin
2 11 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (0.42%) Metasploit
4 8 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.38%) Toad
5 5 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.24%) JIRA
6 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.19%) Subversion
7 3 (0.14%) Ant
7 3 (0.14%) Gradle
8 1 (0.047%) JMeter
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.047%) LoadRunner
General
1 758 (35.75%) Finance
2 291 (13.73%) Banking
3 115 (5.42%) Law
4 111 (5.24%) Legal
5 80 (3.77%) Retail
6 54 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.22%) Marketing
8 42 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.93%) Advertising
10 24 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.71%) Games
11 15 (0.71%) Military
11 15 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.47%) Back Office
12 10 (0.47%) Electronics
13 9 (0.42%) Publishing
14 7 (0.33%) Local Government
15 6 (0.28%) German Language
16 4 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 371 (17.50%) Analyst
2 297 (14.01%) Consultant
3 291 (13.73%) Security Analyst
4 276 (13.02%) Security Manager
5 228 (10.75%) Security Consultant
6 189 (8.92%) Architect
7 186 (8.77%) Information Manager
8 172 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
9 139 (6.56%) Information Analyst
10 138 (6.51%) Information Security Analyst
11 123 (5.80%) Security Engineer
12 112 (5.28%) Security Officer
13 107 (5.05%) Security Architect
14 96 (4.53%) Information Security Officer
15 81 (3.82%) Information Security Consultant
16 75 (3.54%) Security Specialist
16 75 (3.54%) Senior Manager
17 68 (3.21%) Head of Security
18 59 (2.78%) Project Manager
19 52 (2.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.82%) .NET
2 69 (3.25%) HTML
3 53 (2.50%) J2EE
4 45 (2.12%) Web Services
5 41 (1.93%) CSS
6 38 (1.79%) Middleware
7 29 (1.37%) Spring
8 23 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 22 (1.04%) XML
10 21 (0.99%) REST
11 19 (0.90%) Hibernate
12 17 (0.80%) WCF
12 17 (0.80%) Ajax
13 13 (0.61%) JSP
13 13 (0.61%) CSS3
13 13 (0.61%) Pandas
13 13 (0.61%) HTML5
14 12 (0.57%) Apache Camel
14 12 (0.57%) SAML
15 11 (0.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 474 (22.36%) Management Information System
2 195 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 89 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 80 (3.77%) Hedge funds
6 74 (3.49%) PKI
7 73 (3.44%) Data Protection Act
8 55 (2.59%) Cryptography
9 38 (1.79%) CESG
10 34 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 31 (1.46%) Visualisation
12 28 (1.32%) Mathematics
13 26 (1.23%) Cybercrime
14 25 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (1.08%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.04%) Taxonomies
17 19 (0.90%) Social Media
17 19 (0.90%) Social Network
18 17 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
18 17 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 354 (16.70%) Windows
2 178 (8.40%) Linux
3 114 (5.38%) UNIX
4 33 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (0.90%) Android
6 19 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 18 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.47%) VMS
10 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.38%) Debian
12 6 (0.28%) Solaris
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.094%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (17.69%) Risk Management
2 362 (17.08%) Cyber Security
3 324 (15.28%) ITIL
4 250 (11.79%) Security Management
5 243 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
6 228 (10.75%) SIEM
7 203 (9.58%) Project Management
8 191 (9.01%) Security Architecture
9 189 (8.92%) Information Security Management
10 185 (8.73%) Data Protection
11 170 (8.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 169 (7.97%) Risk Assessment
13 151 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
14 143 (6.75%) Business Continuity
15 128 (6.04%) Vulnerability Management
16 124 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 123 (5.80%) ISMS
18 120 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
19 114 (5.38%) SDLC
20 109 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 204 (9.62%) SQL
2 113 (5.33%) Java
3 85 (4.01%) C
4 78 (3.68%) Perl
5 77 (3.63%) Python
6 68 (3.21%) C#
7 60 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 47 (2.22%) C++
9 45 (2.12%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.08%) Ruby
11 18 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 17 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.66%) PHP
14 10 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.42%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.33%) VBA
17 6 (0.28%) VBScript
17 6 (0.28%) R
18 2 (0.094%) Go
18 2 (0.094%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 743 (35.05%) CISSP
2 466 (21.98%) CISM
3 417 (19.67%) Degree
4 291 (13.73%) CISA
5 146 (6.89%) Security Cleared
6 131 (6.18%) CRISC
7 108 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 84 (3.96%) SC Cleared
9 79 (3.73%) CEH
10 71 (3.35%) CCNA
11 56 (2.64%) GIAC
12 52 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 43 (2.03%) CCNP
14 42 (1.98%) DV Cleared
15 38 (1.79%) PCI QSA
16 33 (1.56%) CCSA
17 32 (1.51%) PMI Certification
18 31 (1.46%) SSCP
19 28 (1.32%) MCSE
20 25 (1.18%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 649 (30.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 285 (13.44%) PCI DSS
3 144 (6.79%) COBIT
4 108 (5.09%) QA
5 91 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (1.13%) SLA
7 16 (0.75%) BS25999
8 13 (0.61%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.61%) BS7799
8 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (0.52%) Basel II
9 11 (0.52%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.38%) COSO
10 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.38%) MiFID
10 8 (0.38%) EMIR
10 8 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.28%) GPG13
12 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.094%) GCP
System Software
1 169 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (1.08%) Snort
6 17 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.61%) vCloud
8 9 (0.42%) XenApp
8 9 (0.42%) Squid
9 7 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.24%) RACF
10 5 (0.24%) OpenSSH
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.094%) vSphere
13 2 (0.094%) XenServer
14 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 1 (0.047%) Xen
14 1 (0.047%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 46 (2.17%) SCCM
2 41 (1.93%) Nessus
3 16 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 12 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (0.42%) SCOM
6 8 (0.38%) Nmap
6 8 (0.38%) Puppet
7 6 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 6 (0.28%) OpenView
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.19%) CORE IMPACT
10 3 (0.14%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.14%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.094%) Cisco LMS
11 2 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.094%) WSUS
11 2 (0.094%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 184 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 127 (5.99%) Cisco
3 111 (5.24%) VMware
4 99 (4.67%) Oracle
5 81 (3.82%) CheckPoint
6 64 (3.02%) Citrix
7 54 (2.55%) HP
8 52 (2.45%) McAfee
9 47 (2.22%) Juniper
10 39 (1.84%) F5
11 30 (1.42%) Fortinet
12 25 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 25 (1.18%) Cyber-Ark
13 24 (1.13%) Trustwave
14 23 (1.08%) Symantec
15 22 (1.04%) IBM
16 20 (0.94%) SAP
16 20 (0.94%) Websense
17 18 (0.85%) Splunk
18 17 (0.80%) CA
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 18 hours ago