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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 92 109 193
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +84
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1217 1241 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.10% 2.81% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 3.18% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1028 634
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
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
35215 39010 41401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.78% 88.19% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30514 32843 34161
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 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -11 145 £65,000 - 31
Bromley - 22 £57,500 -
Canary Wharf 0 5 £70,000 +3.70%
Harrow +6 4 - -
Twickenham - 4 £38,432 -
Croydon -5 2 £43,000 -18.09%
Wimbledon -12 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £35,750 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1086 (45.31%) CISSP
2 767 (32.00%) Finance
3 754 (31.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 741 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
5 691 (28.83%) CISM
6 528 (22.03%) Management Information System
7 526 (21.94%) Risk Management
8 508 (21.19%) Degree
9 470 (19.61%) CISA
10 436 (18.19%) Firewall
11 416 (17.36%) Windows
12 409 (17.06%) PCI DSS
13 402 (16.77%) SIEM
14 397 (16.56%) ITIL
15 355 (14.81%) Data Protection
16 352 (14.69%) Penetration Testing
17 324 (13.52%) Linux
18 294 (12.27%) Security Operations
19 276 (11.51%) Security Architecture
20 260 (10.85%) Project Management
21 241 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
22 239 (9.97%) Network Security
23 233 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
24 231 (9.64%) Security Management
25 225 (9.39%) Microsoft
26 214 (8.93%) Active Directory
27 212 (8.84%) Risk Assessment
28 211 (8.80%) Banking
29 201 (8.39%) COBIT
30 184 (7.68%) Computer Science

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 67 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 51 (2.13%) IIS
3 45 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 43 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 15 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (0.42%) Apache
10 10 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.25%) CMS
12 6 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.21%) SAS
13 5 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.17%) nginx
14 4 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 72 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.13%) MS Office
3 11 (0.46%) MS Project
4 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.042%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (0.42%) assyst
1 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.083%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 2 (0.083%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.042%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 140 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.88%) SaaS
4 39 (1.63%) Office 365
5 16 (0.67%) IaaS
6 15 (0.63%) PaaS
7 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.21%) Route 53
9 5 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.083%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.083%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 436 (18.19%) Firewall
2 239 (9.97%) Network Security
3 141 (5.88%) Internet
4 123 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 109 (4.55%) LAN
6 102 (4.26%) WAN
7 101 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 91 (3.80%) DNS
9 86 (3.59%) Wireless
10 84 (3.50%) VPN
11 61 (2.54%) HTTP
12 59 (2.46%) SSL
13 36 (1.50%) DHCP
14 33 (1.38%) LDAP
15 26 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (0.92%) Intranet
16 22 (0.92%) SMTP
17 21 (0.88%) VoIP
17 21 (0.88%) Wireshark
18 20 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.29%) Big Data
3 40 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 19 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.46%) MySQL
8 11 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.33%) GIS
10 8 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.29%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.21%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.21%) Power BI
12 5 (0.21%) QlikView
12 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (0.79%) Burp Suite
2 18 (0.75%) Metasploit
3 12 (0.50%) AppScan
4 10 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.13%) Gradle
9 3 (0.13%) Grunt
9 3 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.083%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.083%) GitLab
10 2 (0.083%) JIRA
11 1 (0.042%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.042%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.042%) Hudson
11 1 (0.042%) Selenium
11 1 (0.042%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.042%) TeamCity
General
1 767 (32.00%) Finance
2 211 (8.80%) Banking
3 152 (6.34%) Legal
4 77 (3.21%) Retail
5 73 (3.05%) Law
6 67 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 44 (1.84%) Marketing
8 43 (1.79%) Games
9 38 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.58%) Publishing
12 13 (0.54%) Advertising
12 13 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.46%) Local Government
13 11 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.29%) German Language
14 7 (0.29%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.25%) Back Office
15 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 450 (18.77%) Analyst
2 393 (16.40%) Security Analyst
3 341 (14.23%) Consultant
4 332 (13.85%) Security Manager
5 285 (11.89%) Security Consultant
6 228 (9.51%) Architect
7 214 (8.93%) Information Analyst
8 211 (8.80%) Information Security Analyst
9 179 (7.47%) Information Security Manager
10 167 (6.97%) Information Manager
11 165 (6.88%) Security Architect
12 144 (6.01%) Security Engineer
13 140 (5.84%) IT Manager
13 140 (5.84%) Security Officer
14 122 (5.09%) Information Security Consultant
15 118 (4.92%) Information Officer
16 117 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
17 107 (4.46%) IT Analyst
18 101 (4.21%) Security Specialist
19 97 (4.05%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (4.84%) Web Services
2 61 (2.54%) .NET
3 51 (2.13%) HTML
4 41 (1.71%) CSS
5 36 (1.50%) J2EE
6 34 (1.42%) REST
7 24 (1.00%) jQuery
7 24 (1.00%) Middleware
8 21 (0.88%) AngularJS
9 20 (0.83%) XML
10 19 (0.79%) SOAP
11 18 (0.75%) .NET Framework
11 18 (0.75%) HTML5
11 18 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (0.54%) RESTful
12 13 (0.54%) SAML
12 13 (0.54%) Spring
12 13 (0.54%) WSDL
12 13 (0.54%) XSD
13 12 (0.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 528 (22.03%) Management Information System
2 184 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 151 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (5.30%) Data Protection Act
5 111 (4.63%) Data Centre
6 93 (3.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 71 (2.96%) Cyberthreat
8 58 (2.42%) Cryptography
9 57 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
10 56 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 55 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 55 (2.29%) PKI
12 52 (2.17%) CESG
13 44 (1.84%) Mathematics
14 31 (1.29%) Fintech
14 31 (1.29%) Statistics
15 30 (1.25%) Cybercrime
15 30 (1.25%) Online Banking
16 29 (1.21%) Client/Server
17 27 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 416 (17.36%) Windows
2 324 (13.52%) Linux
3 122 (5.09%) Unix
4 92 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 46 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 39 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.17%) CentOS
11 20 (0.83%) Solaris
12 17 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.67%) Android
13 16 (0.67%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.33%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.17%) AIX
16 4 (0.17%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
2 526 (21.94%) Risk Management
3 402 (16.77%) SIEM
4 397 (16.56%) ITIL
5 355 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 352 (14.69%) Penetration Testing
7 294 (12.27%) Security Operations
8 276 (11.51%) Security Architecture
9 260 (10.85%) Project Management
10 241 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
11 233 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
12 231 (9.64%) Security Management
13 212 (8.84%) Risk Assessment
14 178 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 165 (6.88%) Information Security Management
16 156 (6.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 149 (6.22%) Analytics
17 149 (6.22%) Incident Management
18 142 (5.92%) Information Assurance
19 130 (5.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 167 (6.97%) Python
2 148 (6.17%) SQL
3 111 (4.63%) Java
4 106 (4.42%) PowerShell
5 80 (3.34%) Perl
6 68 (2.84%) Ruby
7 64 (2.67%) PHP
8 63 (2.63%) C
8 63 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 46 (1.92%) C#
10 38 (1.59%) C++
11 24 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 15 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.33%) VB
16 7 (0.29%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.29%) VBScript
17 6 (0.25%) Scala
18 5 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 1086 (45.31%) CISSP
2 691 (28.83%) CISM
3 508 (21.19%) Degree
4 470 (19.61%) CISA
5 175 (7.30%) GIAC
6 172 (7.18%) CEH
7 149 (6.22%) Security Cleared
8 143 (5.97%) SANS
9 140 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
10 128 (5.34%) CRISC
11 101 (4.21%) SC Cleared
12 86 (3.59%) CREST Certified
13 74 (3.09%) CISMP
14 72 (3.00%) CESG Certified Professional
15 58 (2.42%) CCNA
15 58 (2.42%) CLAS
16 56 (2.34%) CCNP
16 56 (2.34%) GCIH
17 47 (1.96%) GCIA
18 40 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 754 (31.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 409 (17.06%) PCI DSS
3 201 (8.39%) COBIT
4 83 (3.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 52 (2.17%) QA
6 31 (1.29%) ISO27002
7 30 (1.25%) SLA
8 29 (1.21%) COSO
9 25 (1.04%) ISO 9001
10 22 (0.92%) ISO27005
11 19 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 19 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
12 10 (0.42%) ISO22301
13 9 (0.38%) RMADS
13 9 (0.38%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.29%) SAS 70
15 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 214 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 71 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.04%) Snort
5 18 (0.75%) XenServer
6 15 (0.63%) KVM
7 12 (0.50%) Postfix
8 7 (0.29%) VMware Server
8 7 (0.29%) vSphere
8 7 (0.29%) XenApp
9 6 (0.25%) Docker
9 6 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.13%) Firmware
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.083%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.083%) Varnish
13 2 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 91 (3.80%) Nessus
2 53 (2.21%) Puppet
3 48 (2.00%) SCCM
4 44 (1.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 32 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
6 28 (1.17%) Ansible
6 28 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.75%) QRadar
8 17 (0.71%) RSA Archer
9 16 (0.67%) OpenVAS
10 14 (0.58%) Cobbler
11 13 (0.54%) FreeIPA
11 13 (0.54%) Zenoss
12 10 (0.42%) EnCase
13 9 (0.38%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.38%) HP Fortify
13 9 (0.38%) Nmap
13 9 (0.38%) WSUS
14 8 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 7 (0.29%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 225 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 140 (5.84%) Cisco
3 102 (4.26%) VMware
4 90 (3.75%) Intel Security
5 83 (3.46%) Splunk
6 69 (2.88%) CheckPoint
7 59 (2.46%) Oracle
8 55 (2.29%) Qualys
9 48 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
10 45 (1.88%) Citrix
11 44 (1.84%) Red Hat
12 42 (1.75%) F5
12 42 (1.75%) Palo Alto
13 34 (1.42%) HP
14 31 (1.29%) ArcSight
15 30 (1.25%) Juniper
16 24 (1.00%) Fortinet
17 23 (0.96%) CA
17 23 (0.96%) Forcepoint
18 22 (0.92%) Remedy
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