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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / London
Rank 85 125 163
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1144 1025 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.43% 2.52% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.85% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 942 836 660
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
29731 35973 34999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.12% 88.44% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25074 30674 29527
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 £39,000 £40,000 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +26 207 £70,000 +16.66% 30
Canary Wharf -20 10 £68,750 -11.29%
Uxbridge -2 7 £55,000 +111.53%
Kingston Upon Thames +14 6 £34,359 - 1
Hayes +2 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £70,000 -
Croydon +5 1 £20,000 -55.55%
Docklands, London +3 1 - -
Chiswick -7 1 £65,000 +150.00%
Bromley -15 1 £32,500 -61.76%
Hounslow - 1 £62,500 -
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £65,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1085 (45.49%) CISSP
2 770 (32.29%) CISM
3 753 (31.57%) Finance
4 729 (30.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 714 (29.94%) Cybersecurity
6 545 (22.85%) Risk Management
7 544 (22.81%) CISA
8 526 (22.05%) Management Information System
9 513 (21.51%) Degree
10 485 (20.34%) Firewall
11 391 (16.39%) Windows
11 391 (16.39%) Security Architecture
12 388 (16.27%) Data Protection
13 384 (16.10%) SIEM
14 372 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
15 344 (14.42%) PCI DSS
16 323 (13.54%) Network Security
17 303 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
18 300 (12.58%) Linux
19 279 (11.70%) ITIL
20 270 (11.32%) Security Operations
21 252 (10.57%) Banking
22 237 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
23 233 (9.77%) Security Management
24 215 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
25 214 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
26 202 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
27 197 (8.26%) CEH
28 195 (8.18%) COBIT
29 194 (8.13%) Microsoft

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 73 (3.06%) IIS
2 30 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.09%) Apache
5 25 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 22 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.21%) Confluence
10 5 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.17%) nginx
11 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.13%) JBoss
12 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.35%) MS Office
3 16 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.55%) MS Project
5 6 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) GIMP
6 5 (0.21%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.042%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.042%) Revit
7 1 (0.042%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.34%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 7 (0.29%) assyst
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.042%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.042%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 117 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.38%) SaaS
4 22 (0.92%) IaaS
5 20 (0.84%) Office 365
6 12 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.50%) PaaS
7 11 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.34%) Route 53
9 8 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.25%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.17%) Heroku
11 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 485 (20.34%) Firewall
2 323 (13.54%) Network Security
3 134 (5.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 117 (4.91%) TCP/IP
5 95 (3.98%) DNS
6 92 (3.86%) Wireless
7 90 (3.77%) LAN
8 85 (3.56%) VPN
9 80 (3.35%) WAN
10 67 (2.81%) Internet
11 53 (2.22%) SSL
12 41 (1.72%) LDAP
13 36 (1.51%) OSPF
14 32 (1.34%) BGP
15 30 (1.26%) HSRP
16 27 (1.13%) DHCP
17 26 (1.09%) Converged Networks
17 26 (1.09%) RIP
17 26 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
17 26 (1.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.97%) Big Data
3 37 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.22%) GIS
5 27 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 16 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 15 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 15 (0.63%) MySQL
9 14 (0.59%) Apache Hive
10 10 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.34%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.29%) BigTable
14 6 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.21%) HBase
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
17 3 (0.13%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
18 2 (0.084%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.63%) Burp Suite
3 13 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.50%) Metasploit
4 12 (0.50%) Subversion
5 11 (0.46%) JIRA
6 7 (0.29%) AppScan
7 6 (0.25%) Selenium
8 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.21%) Gitweb
9 4 (0.17%) Hudson
9 4 (0.17%) Paros
9 4 (0.17%) WebScarab
10 3 (0.13%) GoCD
10 3 (0.13%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.084%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.042%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.042%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.042%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.042%) Visual Studio
General
1 753 (31.57%) Finance
2 252 (10.57%) Banking
3 142 (5.95%) Legal
4 118 (4.95%) Retail
5 71 (2.98%) Law
6 58 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.14%) Games
8 38 (1.59%) Marketing
9 31 (1.30%) Advertising
10 29 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.80%) German Language
13 17 (0.71%) Front Office
13 17 (0.71%) Spanish Language
14 16 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.63%) Military
16 14 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.59%) Publishing
17 10 (0.42%) French Language
18 9 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 489 (20.50%) Analyst
2 439 (18.41%) Security Manager
3 397 (16.65%) Security Analyst
4 248 (10.40%) Information Security Manager
5 237 (9.94%) Information Manager
6 215 (9.01%) Consultant
7 213 (8.93%) Architect
8 204 (8.55%) Security Engineer
9 183 (7.67%) Information Analyst
10 179 (7.51%) Information Security Analyst
11 172 (7.21%) Security Consultant
12 167 (7.00%) Security Architect
13 138 (5.79%) Security Officer
14 115 (4.82%) IT Analyst
15 113 (4.74%) Information Security Officer
16 110 (4.61%) IT Manager
17 102 (4.28%) Information Officer
18 99 (4.15%) Cybersecurity Manager
18 99 (4.15%) Information Security Engineer
19 91 (3.82%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.64%) Web Services
2 46 (1.93%) SailPoint
3 42 (1.76%) .NET
4 32 (1.34%) HTML
5 25 (1.05%) Middleware
6 24 (1.01%) XML
7 20 (0.84%) CSS
8 19 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 19 (0.80%) HTML5
8 19 (0.80%) Spring
9 18 (0.75%) ELK Stack
9 18 (0.75%) jQuery
10 17 (0.71%) Hibernate
10 17 (0.71%) Node.js
11 16 (0.67%) Regular Expression
11 16 (0.67%) REST
12 14 (0.59%) ASP.NET
12 14 (0.59%) LAMP
12 14 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (0.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 526 (22.05%) Management Information System
2 180 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 177 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (4.74%) Data Protection Act
5 102 (4.28%) Data Centre
6 62 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 57 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
8 51 (2.14%) CESG
9 50 (2.10%) Cyber Attack
10 46 (1.93%) PKI
11 39 (1.64%) Cryptography
12 34 (1.43%) BYOD
13 28 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
13 28 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 28 (1.17%) Online Banking
14 27 (1.13%) Mainframe
15 26 (1.09%) Client/Server
16 25 (1.05%) Mathematics
17 22 (0.92%) Mobile App
18 21 (0.88%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 391 (16.39%) Windows
2 300 (12.58%) Linux
3 114 (4.78%) Windows Server
4 111 (4.65%) Unix
5 38 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 38 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.34%) CentOS
9 8 (0.34%) Debian
9 8 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.21%) Android
11 5 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.21%) zOS
12 4 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 714 (29.94%) Cybersecurity
2 545 (22.85%) Risk Management
3 391 (16.39%) Security Architecture
4 388 (16.27%) Data Protection
5 384 (16.10%) SIEM
6 372 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
7 303 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 279 (11.70%) ITIL
9 270 (11.32%) Security Operations
10 237 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 233 (9.77%) Security Management
12 215 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
13 214 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
14 202 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
15 193 (8.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 181 (7.59%) Project Management
17 179 (7.51%) Incident Management
18 177 (7.42%) Information Security Management
19 135 (5.66%) Business Continuity
20 133 (5.58%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 155 (6.50%) Python
2 135 (5.66%) Java
3 126 (5.28%) SQL
4 81 (3.40%) C
5 75 (3.14%) JavaScript
6 74 (3.10%) Perl
7 47 (1.97%) Ruby
8 46 (1.93%) PowerShell
9 38 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 27 (1.13%) C#
11 18 (0.75%) C++
12 17 (0.71%) Scala
13 16 (0.67%) BeanShell
13 16 (0.67%) PHP
14 13 (0.55%) Korn
14 13 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.50%) R
16 9 (0.38%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.21%) Go
17 5 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1085 (45.49%) CISSP
2 770 (32.29%) CISM
3 544 (22.81%) CISA
4 513 (21.51%) Degree
5 197 (8.26%) CEH
6 180 (7.55%) GIAC
7 132 (5.53%) SANS
8 129 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 127 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
10 126 (5.28%) CRISC
11 100 (4.19%) SC Cleared
12 66 (2.77%) CCNP
13 57 (2.39%) CCNA
14 55 (2.31%) CESG Certified Professional
15 50 (2.10%) CREST Certified
16 44 (1.84%) GSEC
17 42 (1.76%) GPEN
18 38 (1.59%) IISP
19 35 (1.47%) GCFA
19 35 (1.47%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 729 (30.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 344 (14.42%) PCI DSS
3 195 (8.18%) COBIT
4 71 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 58 (2.43%) SLA
6 57 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 41 (1.72%) QA
8 39 (1.64%) GDPR
9 21 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 18 (0.75%) ISO27002
11 16 (0.67%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.55%) BS25999
13 12 (0.50%) ISO 14001
13 12 (0.50%) ISO27005
14 9 (0.38%) ISO22301
14 9 (0.38%) RMADS
15 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.25%) GPG13
16 5 (0.21%) BS7799
17 4 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 189 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.64%) Snort
4 32 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.46%) HDFS
6 10 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.34%) Docker
8 7 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.21%) iptables
9 5 (0.21%) vSphere
9 5 (0.21%) XenServer
10 4 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.17%) XenApp
11 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.084%) Firmware
12 2 (0.084%) KVM
13 1 (0.042%) RACF
13 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 97 (4.07%) Nessus
2 56 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
3 48 (2.01%) CSIRT
4 34 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 26 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 24 (1.01%) QRadar
7 22 (0.92%) Puppet
8 21 (0.88%) SCCM
9 15 (0.63%) Kibana
9 15 (0.63%) logstash
10 14 (0.59%) WSUS
11 12 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 10 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.38%) Nexpose
13 9 (0.38%) RSA Archer
14 8 (0.34%) EnCase
14 8 (0.34%) RSA enVision
15 7 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 194 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 138 (5.79%) Cisco
3 99 (4.15%) Splunk
4 92 (3.86%) Intel Security
5 88 (3.69%) Oracle
6 68 (2.85%) Palo Alto
7 65 (2.73%) VMware
8 56 (2.35%) Juniper
9 55 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 55 (2.31%) Cyber-Ark
10 47 (1.97%) Qualys
11 43 (1.80%) Fortinet
12 40 (1.68%) AlienVault
12 40 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (1.59%) Aveksa
14 36 (1.51%) ArcSight
15 35 (1.47%) Apple
16 32 (1.34%) Forcepoint
17 28 (1.17%) F5
18 24 (1.01%) Bomgar
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bo
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonu
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + 25 days Hol, Pension +more
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago