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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 144 182 258
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +76
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 951 705 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.06% 1.58% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.89% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 739 508 465
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
38553 37227 40463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.71% 83.61% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31685 30925 34760
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +30 207 £55,000 -8.33% 48
Bromley - 14 £34,750 -
Harrow - 8 £62,500 -
Wimbledon - 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 4 £47,500 -36.66%
South Croydon - 3 £47,500 -
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Paddington - 2 - -
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £77,500 +63.15%
Hayes - 1 £85,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 623 (35.87%) CISSP
2 608 (35.00%) Finance
3 577 (33.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 421 (24.24%) Degree
5 409 (23.55%) Management Information System
6 388 (22.34%) Firewall
7 336 (19.34%) Risk Management
8 315 (18.13%) CISM
9 305 (17.56%) PCI DSS
10 273 (15.72%) Windows
11 222 (12.78%) ITIL
11 222 (12.78%) Banking
12 216 (12.44%) Project Management
13 211 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
14 203 (11.69%) Security Management
15 201 (11.57%) CISA
16 198 (11.40%) Network Security
17 184 (10.59%) Cyber Security
18 180 (10.36%) Linux
18 180 (10.36%) SIEM
19 173 (9.96%) Security Architecture
19 173 (9.96%) Risk Assessment
20 165 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
21 158 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
22 157 (9.04%) Information Security Management
23 155 (8.92%) Data Protection
24 151 (8.69%) Cisco Certification
24 151 (8.69%) Cisco
25 141 (8.12%) ISMS
26 140 (8.06%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 45 (2.59%) IIS
3 35 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (0.63%) SAS
7 8 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.40%) Apache
8 7 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.29%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.12%) nginx
13 2 (0.12%) Lync
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.058%) Node.js
14 1 (0.058%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.058%) CMS
Applications
1 110 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.65%) MS Office
3 36 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.58%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.058%) FastStats
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.69%) assyst
2 8 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.23%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.058%) Global One
7 1 (0.058%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.058%) Minerva
7 1 (0.058%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.058%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.84%) SaaS
2 16 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.63%) PaaS
5 10 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.46%) IaaS
7 7 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.40%) Office 365
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 388 (22.34%) Firewall
2 198 (11.40%) Network Security
3 119 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 110 (6.33%) Internet
5 84 (4.84%) VPN
6 80 (4.61%) WAN
7 76 (4.38%) LAN
8 63 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 56 (3.22%) Wireless
10 55 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (2.65%) SSL
12 40 (2.30%) SAN
13 39 (2.25%) DNS
14 32 (1.84%) Intranet
15 24 (1.38%) DHCP
16 23 (1.32%) HTTP
16 23 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (1.09%) MPLS
18 18 (1.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.50%) Big Data
3 23 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 16 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 15 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 15 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 14 (0.81%) MySQL
7 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.46%) Data Mart
9 8 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.40%) QlikView
10 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.35%) DataStage
11 6 (0.35%) QualityStage
11 6 (0.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (1.50%) Metasploit
2 13 (0.75%) Maven
3 8 (0.46%) Eclipse
4 7 (0.40%) Artifactory
5 6 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.35%) YourKit
6 4 (0.23%) JIRA
7 3 (0.17%) Selenium
7 3 (0.17%) TestNG
7 3 (0.17%) NUnit
7 3 (0.17%) Subversion
7 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.12%) AppScan
9 1 (0.058%) Paros
9 1 (0.058%) FxCop
9 1 (0.058%) PHPUnit
General
1 608 (35.00%) Finance
2 222 (12.78%) Banking
3 104 (5.99%) Retail
4 102 (5.87%) Legal
5 69 (3.97%) Law
6 61 (3.51%) Games
7 59 (3.40%) Marketing
8 50 (2.88%) Telecoms
9 39 (2.25%) Advertising
10 38 (2.19%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.78%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 18 (1.04%) German Language
14 16 (0.92%) Electronics
15 14 (0.81%) Local Government
16 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.23%) Publishing
17 4 (0.23%) Military
17 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.23%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 366 (21.07%) Analyst
2 327 (18.83%) Security Analyst
3 316 (18.19%) Consultant
4 233 (13.41%) Security Consultant
5 182 (10.48%) Information Analyst
5 182 (10.48%) Information Security Analyst
6 155 (8.92%) Architect
7 147 (8.46%) Security Manager
8 106 (6.10%) Security Specialist
9 96 (5.53%) Security Engineer
10 86 (4.95%) Network Engineer
11 83 (4.78%) Information Specialist
12 80 (4.61%) Information Security Specialist
13 78 (4.49%) Security Architect
14 73 (4.20%) Information Manager
15 72 (4.15%) Information Security Manager
16 65 (3.74%) Security Officer
17 61 (3.51%) Tester
18 57 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
18 57 (3.28%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.19%) Web Services
2 35 (2.01%) .NET
3 23 (1.32%) SAML
4 20 (1.15%) J2EE
4 20 (1.15%) HTML
5 17 (0.98%) CSS
5 17 (0.98%) JSP
5 17 (0.98%) Middleware
5 17 (0.98%) OAuth
6 16 (0.92%) RESTful
7 14 (0.81%) Hibernate
7 14 (0.81%) Spring
8 13 (0.75%) jQuery
8 13 (0.75%) XML
8 13 (0.75%) OpenID
9 12 (0.69%) SailPoint
9 12 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.63%) EJB
10 11 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 409 (23.55%) Management Information System
2 158 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 41 (2.36%) CESG
5 36 (2.07%) PMI
6 34 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
7 31 (1.78%) Hedge funds
8 28 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
8 28 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 27 (1.55%) PKI
10 25 (1.44%) Cryptography
11 24 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.27%) RMADS
13 18 (1.04%) Open Source
14 16 (0.92%) SWIFT
15 15 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.81%) Smartphone
17 13 (0.75%) User Experience
18 12 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 273 (15.72%) Windows
2 180 (10.36%) Linux
3 122 (7.02%) UNIX
4 58 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 28 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 24 (1.38%) Solaris
9 21 (1.21%) Windows XP
10 20 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.69%) Debian
14 11 (0.63%) CentOS
15 9 (0.52%) Android
16 7 (0.40%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.35%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.35%) AIX
18 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (19.34%) Risk Management
2 222 (12.78%) ITIL
3 216 (12.44%) Project Management
4 211 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
5 203 (11.69%) Security Management
6 184 (10.59%) Cyber Security
7 180 (10.36%) SIEM
8 173 (9.96%) Security Architecture
8 173 (9.96%) Risk Assessment
9 165 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (9.04%) Information Security Management
11 155 (8.92%) Data Protection
12 141 (8.12%) ISMS
13 140 (8.06%) Business Continuity
14 134 (7.71%) PRINCE2
15 114 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 93 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 86 (4.95%) Vulnerability Management
18 80 (4.61%) Business Development
19 75 (4.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 86 (4.95%) SQL
2 70 (4.03%) Java
3 65 (3.74%) Perl
4 42 (2.42%) Python
4 42 (2.42%) PowerShell
5 34 (1.96%) Ruby
6 26 (1.50%) C#
7 24 (1.38%) C
8 22 (1.27%) C++
9 21 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.40%) PHP
13 6 (0.35%) VB
14 3 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.058%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.058%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.058%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.058%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 623 (35.87%) CISSP
2 421 (24.24%) Degree
3 315 (18.13%) CISM
4 201 (11.57%) CISA
5 151 (8.69%) Cisco Certification
6 114 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 112 (6.45%) CEH
8 105 (6.04%) CCNA
9 96 (5.53%) CCNP
10 68 (3.91%) GIAC
11 63 (3.63%) SC Cleared
12 58 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (2.82%) PMI Certification
14 42 (2.42%) CRISC
15 38 (2.19%) MCSE
16 21 (1.21%) PCI QSA
16 21 (1.21%) OSCP
17 20 (1.15%) GCIH
18 18 (1.04%) CISMP
18 18 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 577 (33.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 305 (17.56%) PCI DSS
3 85 (4.89%) COBIT
4 45 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 44 (2.53%) QA
6 30 (1.73%) SLA
7 16 (0.92%) BS7799
8 14 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 8 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.46%) GPG13
10 7 (0.40%) COSO
11 4 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.23%) GxP
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.12%) BS25999
13 1 (0.058%) FATCA
13 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
System Software
1 75 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 47 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.21%) Snort
4 13 (0.75%) XenApp
5 12 (0.69%) vSphere
5 12 (0.69%) Nmap
6 9 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.46%) Squid
8 7 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.35%) SpamAssassin
10 5 (0.29%) UAG
11 4 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.17%) XenServer
12 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.058%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.058%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (1.84%) Nessus
2 22 (1.27%) Nagios
3 19 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (0.98%) Puppet
5 15 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.86%) SCCM
6 14 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
7 11 (0.63%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.58%) WSUS
9 8 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
11 6 (0.35%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.23%) OpenSSO
13 4 (0.23%) Ansible
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.23%) logstash
13 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 151 (8.69%) Cisco
2 135 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 130 (7.48%) CheckPoint
4 104 (5.99%) Oracle
5 98 (5.64%) Juniper
6 70 (4.03%) F5
7 58 (3.34%) Blue Coat
8 55 (3.17%) VMware
9 47 (2.71%) Citrix
10 45 (2.59%) Symantec
11 44 (2.53%) Websense
12 37 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 33 (1.90%) McAfee
14 31 (1.78%) ArcSight
15 21 (1.21%) HP
16 19 (1.09%) Sun
16 19 (1.09%) IBM
16 19 (1.09%) Remedy
16 19 (1.09%) Splunk
17 18 (1.04%) Sophos
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £120,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £47k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Catalyst Housing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Brampton Recruitment
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Salary: £65000 - £90000 Per Annum plus competative bonus and benefi
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday