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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 90 117 155
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1231 1173 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.28% 2.67% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.03% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 996 727
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £85,000 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +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
33639 38745 39741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.76% 88.34% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29068 32702 32704
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +37 153 £67,500 +10.20% 31
Canary Wharf +5 7 £72,500 +7.40%
Bromley +7 4 £57,500 -28.12%
Croydon +4 3 £42,000 -20.00%
Hounslow - 3 £62,500 -
Docklands, London +16 2 £67,500 +92.85%
Harrow +11 2 - -
Uxbridge 0 2 £60,000 +140.00%
West Drayton - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £38,625 - 1
Wimbledon -3 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1069 (44.86%) CISSP
2 759 (31.85%) Finance
3 745 (31.26%) Cybersecurity
4 728 (30.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 697 (29.25%) CISM
6 531 (22.28%) Risk Management
7 513 (21.53%) Management Information System
8 492 (20.65%) CISA
9 483 (20.27%) Degree
10 444 (18.63%) Firewall
11 438 (18.38%) Windows
12 385 (16.16%) PCI DSS
12 385 (16.16%) SIEM
13 366 (15.36%) Penetration Testing
14 364 (15.27%) Data Protection
15 347 (14.56%) ITIL
16 345 (14.48%) Linux
17 293 (12.30%) Security Architecture
18 280 (11.75%) Security Operations
19 276 (11.58%) Vulnerability Management
20 255 (10.70%) Network Security
21 244 (10.24%) Project Management
22 239 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
23 235 (9.86%) Banking
24 225 (9.44%) Microsoft
25 224 (9.40%) Active Directory
26 215 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
27 196 (8.22%) Security Management
28 191 (8.02%) CEH
29 184 (7.72%) Python

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 58 (2.43%) MS Exchange
2 54 (2.27%) IIS
3 38 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 13 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (0.46%) Apache
9 10 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.21%) SAS
14 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.13%) CMS
16 3 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.18%) MS Office
3 12 (0.50%) MS Project
4 11 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.042%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (0.67%) assyst
2 12 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.084%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.042%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.042%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 152 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (1.97%) SaaS
4 41 (1.72%) Office 365
5 19 (0.80%) IaaS
6 15 (0.63%) PaaS
7 10 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.29%) Route 53
9 7 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.13%) GitHub
13 2 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 444 (18.63%) Firewall
2 255 (10.70%) Network Security
3 130 (5.46%) Internet
4 115 (4.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 114 (4.78%) LAN
6 104 (4.36%) TCP/IP
7 101 (4.24%) WAN
8 90 (3.78%) DNS
9 88 (3.69%) Wireless
10 84 (3.52%) VPN
11 58 (2.43%) SSL
12 45 (1.89%) HTTP
13 30 (1.26%) LDAP
14 29 (1.22%) DHCP
15 23 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (0.97%) VLAN
16 22 (0.92%) Intranet
17 19 (0.80%) OSPF
18 18 (0.76%) BGP
18 18 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.48%) Big Data
3 36 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 14 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.50%) GIS
8 11 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (0.46%) MySQL
9 8 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.29%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.29%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.25%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.21%) BigTable
12 5 (0.21%) QlikView
12 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (0.97%) Burp Suite
2 16 (0.67%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.34%) AppScan
5 4 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.17%) JIRA
5 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.084%) ERwin
7 2 (0.084%) Grunt
7 2 (0.084%) Selenium
8 1 (0.042%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.042%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.042%) Hudson
8 1 (0.042%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.042%) Subversion
8 1 (0.042%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.042%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.042%) Visual Studio
General
1 759 (31.85%) Finance
2 235 (9.86%) Banking
3 123 (5.16%) Legal
4 84 (3.52%) Retail
5 82 (3.44%) Law
6 53 (2.22%) Games
7 46 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 40 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 32 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.30%) Marketing
11 15 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.55%) German Language
13 12 (0.50%) Publishing
14 10 (0.42%) Advertising
15 9 (0.38%) Local Government
15 9 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.29%) Back Office
17 7 (0.29%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 457 (19.18%) Analyst
2 391 (16.41%) Security Analyst
3 364 (15.27%) Security Manager
4 297 (12.46%) Consultant
5 248 (10.41%) Security Consultant
6 214 (8.98%) Architect
7 212 (8.90%) Information Security Manager
8 198 (8.31%) Information Manager
9 190 (7.97%) Information Analyst
10 188 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
11 164 (6.88%) Security Engineer
12 150 (6.29%) Security Architect
13 139 (5.83%) IT Manager
14 136 (5.71%) Security Officer
15 123 (5.16%) IT Analyst
16 121 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
17 115 (4.83%) Information Officer
18 110 (4.62%) Information Security Officer
18 110 (4.62%) IT Security Analyst
19 107 (4.49%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (4.66%) Web Services
2 49 (2.06%) .NET
3 36 (1.51%) HTML
4 30 (1.26%) Middleware
4 30 (1.26%) REST
5 27 (1.13%) J2EE
6 26 (1.09%) CSS
7 20 (0.84%) jQuery
8 19 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 19 (0.80%) Spring
8 19 (0.80%) XML
9 16 (0.67%) Hibernate
9 16 (0.67%) HTML5
10 14 (0.59%) .NET Framework
10 14 (0.59%) SOAP
11 13 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (0.46%) WSDL
12 11 (0.46%) XSD
13 8 (0.34%) LAMP
13 8 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 513 (21.53%) Management Information System
2 172 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 142 (5.96%) Data Protection Act
4 129 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 122 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 69 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
8 56 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 50 (2.10%) CESG
9 50 (2.10%) PKI
10 48 (2.01%) Cryptography
11 44 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 38 (1.59%) Statistics
13 37 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
14 34 (1.43%) Online Banking
15 33 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 28 (1.17%) User Experience
17 27 (1.13%) Mathematics
18 25 (1.05%) Fintech
19 22 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 438 (18.38%) Windows
2 345 (14.48%) Linux
3 118 (4.95%) Unix
4 102 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 38 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 33 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.22%) CentOS
11 18 (0.76%) Solaris
12 16 (0.67%) FreeBSD
13 13 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.46%) Android
15 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.29%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
20 2 (0.084%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (31.26%) Cybersecurity
2 531 (22.28%) Risk Management
3 385 (16.16%) SIEM
4 366 (15.36%) Penetration Testing
5 364 (15.27%) Data Protection
6 347 (14.56%) ITIL
7 293 (12.30%) Security Architecture
8 280 (11.75%) Security Operations
9 276 (11.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 244 (10.24%) Project Management
11 239 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
12 215 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 196 (8.22%) Security Management
14 182 (7.64%) Risk Assessment
15 157 (6.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 156 (6.55%) Incident Management
17 150 (6.29%) Analytics
18 137 (5.75%) Information Assurance
19 136 (5.71%) Information Security Management
20 135 (5.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 184 (7.72%) Python
2 149 (6.25%) SQL
3 114 (4.78%) Java
4 99 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 80 (3.36%) Perl
6 65 (2.73%) Ruby
7 64 (2.69%) JavaScript
8 63 (2.64%) C
9 49 (2.06%) PHP
10 42 (1.76%) C#
11 32 (1.34%) C++
12 27 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 11 (0.46%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.42%) R
17 9 (0.38%) Scala
18 7 (0.29%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.29%) VB
18 7 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1069 (44.86%) CISSP
2 697 (29.25%) CISM
3 492 (20.65%) CISA
4 483 (20.27%) Degree
5 191 (8.02%) CEH
6 174 (7.30%) GIAC
7 143 (6.00%) SANS
8 129 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
9 124 (5.20%) CRISC
10 120 (5.04%) Security Cleared
11 81 (3.40%) SC Cleared
12 73 (3.06%) CREST Certified
13 65 (2.73%) CISMP
14 56 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
15 53 (2.22%) CCNA
16 50 (2.10%) CCNP
17 44 (1.85%) GCIH
17 44 (1.85%) GPEN
18 40 (1.68%) GCIA
19 39 (1.64%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 728 (30.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 385 (16.16%) PCI DSS
3 184 (7.72%) COBIT
4 91 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 61 (2.56%) QA
6 36 (1.51%) ISO27002
7 34 (1.43%) SLA
8 25 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 25 (1.05%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.88%) ISO27005
10 19 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
11 14 (0.59%) COSO
12 11 (0.46%) ISO 14001
13 9 (0.38%) RMADS
13 9 (0.38%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.29%) SAS 70
15 6 (0.25%) BS25999
16 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 3 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 224 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 67 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.13%) Snort
4 26 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.76%) XenServer
6 13 (0.55%) KVM
7 8 (0.34%) Postfix
8 7 (0.29%) vSphere
9 6 (0.25%) XenApp
10 5 (0.21%) HDFS
10 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.13%) Docker
12 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.042%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.042%) Varnish
13 1 (0.042%) vCloud
13 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (3.69%) Nessus
2 49 (2.06%) Puppet
3 48 (2.01%) SCCM
4 41 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
5 40 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 29 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (0.97%) Ansible
8 16 (0.67%) OpenVAS
9 14 (0.59%) Cobbler
10 13 (0.55%) FreeIPA
10 13 (0.55%) QRadar
10 13 (0.55%) Zenoss
11 12 (0.50%) Nexpose
12 11 (0.46%) RSA Archer
12 11 (0.46%) WSUS
13 10 (0.42%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (0.25%) HP Fortify
14 6 (0.25%) Kibana
14 6 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 225 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 150 (6.29%) Cisco
3 98 (4.11%) Intel Security
4 91 (3.82%) VMware
5 85 (3.57%) Splunk
6 66 (2.77%) CheckPoint
7 61 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 60 (2.52%) Oracle
9 53 (2.22%) Qualys
10 52 (2.18%) Cyber-Ark
11 45 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 39 (1.64%) F5
13 35 (1.47%) Juniper
14 34 (1.43%) Citrix
15 33 (1.38%) Forcepoint
16 31 (1.30%) ArcSight
17 30 (1.26%) Fortinet
18 29 (1.22%) Apple
18 29 (1.22%) HP
19 26 (1.09%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £78000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £64000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum DOE + bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum From £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £80,000 to £93,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £110000.00 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago