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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / London
Rank 88 120 167
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +47
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1040 1097 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.15% 2.66% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.98% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 822 934 679
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
29661 36820 36507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.95% 89.25% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24888 31447 30568
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 £40,000 £39,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 163 £67,500 +17.39% 16
Canary Wharf -8 12 £66,250 -22.05%
West End +9 5 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Uxbridge -2 2 £43,000 +65.38%
Bromley -11 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £68,750 - 1
Croydon -1 1 £20,000 -55.55%
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Chiswick -10 1 £70,000 +169.23%
Barnet - 1 £47,500 -
Ealing - 1 £83,000 -
Westminster - 1 £45,500 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £80,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1051 (44.76%) CISSP
2 763 (32.50%) Finance
3 760 (32.37%) CISM
4 719 (30.62%) Cybersecurity
5 696 (29.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 535 (22.79%) Management Information System
7 527 (22.44%) Risk Management
8 521 (22.19%) CISA
9 513 (21.85%) Degree
10 496 (21.12%) Firewall
11 396 (16.87%) Windows
12 387 (16.48%) Data Protection
13 382 (16.27%) SIEM
14 373 (15.89%) Security Architecture
15 346 (14.74%) Linux
16 329 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
17 313 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
18 304 (12.95%) Network Security
19 296 (12.61%) PCI DSS
20 274 (11.67%) Security Operations
21 253 (10.78%) ITIL
22 250 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
22 250 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
23 242 (10.31%) Banking
24 225 (9.58%) Security Management
25 202 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
26 200 (8.52%) Identity Access Management
27 192 (8.18%) GIAC
28 190 (8.09%) Computer Science
29 187 (7.96%) 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 57 (2.43%) IIS
2 31 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 21 (0.89%) Apache
6 14 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.26%) Confluence
9 6 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.17%) CMS
10 4 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.17%) nginx
10 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.13%) JBoss
11 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.085%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 85 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.34%) MS Office
3 18 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.60%) MS Project
5 5 (0.21%) GIMP
5 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.043%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.043%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.043%) Revit
6 1 (0.043%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 18 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.30%) assyst
5 6 (0.26%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.26%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.085%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.043%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.043%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 128 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.49%) SaaS
4 30 (1.28%) IaaS
5 25 (1.06%) Office 365
6 23 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.77%) PaaS
8 12 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.17%) Heroku
13 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 496 (21.12%) Firewall
2 304 (12.95%) Network Security
3 147 (6.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 130 (5.54%) TCP/IP
5 78 (3.32%) LAN
6 77 (3.28%) DNS
7 75 (3.19%) VPN
8 73 (3.11%) Wireless
9 66 (2.81%) WAN
10 60 (2.56%) Internet
11 42 (1.79%) LDAP
12 34 (1.45%) SSL
13 31 (1.32%) OSPF
14 27 (1.15%) BGP
14 27 (1.15%) HSRP
15 26 (1.11%) Converged Networks
15 26 (1.11%) RIP
15 26 (1.11%) Structured Cabling
15 26 (1.11%) VRRP
16 21 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.83%) Big Data
3 38 (1.62%) Hadoop
4 33 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 28 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 25 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (1.06%) GIS
8 22 (0.94%) Bigtable
9 17 (0.72%) MongoDB
10 16 (0.68%) MySQL
11 12 (0.51%) Apache Hive
12 10 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.21%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.64%) Burp Suite
3 13 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.51%) JIRA
4 12 (0.51%) Subversion
5 10 (0.43%) AppScan
6 8 (0.34%) Metasploit
6 8 (0.34%) Paros
6 8 (0.34%) WebScarab
7 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.21%) Gitweb
7 5 (0.21%) Selenium
8 4 (0.17%) Hudson
8 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.13%) GoCD
9 3 (0.13%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.043%) ERwin
10 1 (0.043%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.043%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.043%) Visual Studio
General
1 763 (32.50%) Finance
2 242 (10.31%) Banking
3 160 (6.81%) Legal
4 123 (5.24%) Retail
5 63 (2.68%) Law
6 52 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.79%) Games
8 41 (1.75%) Marketing
9 37 (1.58%) Advertising
9 37 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.89%) Front Office
12 18 (0.77%) German Language
13 15 (0.64%) Military
13 15 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.60%) Publishing
15 13 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.43%) French Language
17 7 (0.30%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 482 (20.53%) Analyst
2 432 (18.40%) Security Manager
3 381 (16.23%) Security Analyst
4 234 (9.97%) Information Manager
5 232 (9.88%) Information Security Manager
6 219 (9.33%) Architect
7 198 (8.43%) Consultant
8 193 (8.22%) Security Engineer
9 192 (8.18%) Information Analyst
10 185 (7.88%) Information Security Analyst
11 162 (6.90%) Security Architect
12 158 (6.73%) Security Consultant
13 132 (5.62%) Security Officer
14 113 (4.81%) Information Security Officer
15 111 (4.73%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 102 (4.34%) Information Officer
16 102 (4.34%) Information Security Engineer
17 100 (4.26%) IT Manager
18 83 (3.53%) Security Specialist
19 81 (3.45%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.09%) SailPoint
2 44 (1.87%) Web Services
3 43 (1.83%) .NET
4 28 (1.19%) HTML
5 22 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (0.94%) XML
6 20 (0.85%) Middleware
7 19 (0.81%) CSS
8 17 (0.72%) AngularJS
8 17 (0.72%) Regular Expression
9 16 (0.68%) Node.js
10 15 (0.64%) HTML5
11 14 (0.60%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.60%) jQuery
11 14 (0.60%) Spring
12 13 (0.55%) Ext JS
12 13 (0.55%) mod_perl
12 13 (0.55%) REST
12 13 (0.55%) Symfony
13 12 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 535 (22.79%) Management Information System
2 190 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 173 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (5.07%) Data Protection Act
5 92 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 72 (3.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 51 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
8 49 (2.09%) Cyber Attack
9 41 (1.75%) CESG
10 36 (1.53%) PKI
11 34 (1.45%) BYOD
12 33 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
13 28 (1.19%) Mainframe
14 24 (1.02%) Cybercrime
15 23 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 21 (0.89%) Fintech
16 21 (0.89%) PMI
17 20 (0.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 396 (16.87%) Windows
2 346 (14.74%) Linux
3 136 (5.79%) Unix
4 110 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (1.58%) Mac OS X
7 36 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.60%) CentOS
12 11 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.34%) Debian
15 7 (0.30%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.21%) zOS
17 4 (0.17%) AIX
17 4 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (30.62%) Cybersecurity
2 527 (22.44%) Risk Management
3 387 (16.48%) Data Protection
4 382 (16.27%) SIEM
5 373 (15.89%) Security Architecture
6 329 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
7 313 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 274 (11.67%) Security Operations
9 253 (10.78%) ITIL
10 250 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
10 250 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 225 (9.58%) Security Management
12 202 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
13 200 (8.52%) Identity Access Management
14 186 (7.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 182 (7.75%) Project Management
16 181 (7.71%) Incident Management
17 170 (7.24%) Information Security Management
18 148 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
19 138 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 152 (6.47%) Python
2 128 (5.45%) SQL
3 118 (5.03%) Java
4 80 (3.41%) Perl
5 76 (3.24%) C
6 64 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 50 (2.13%) Ruby
8 42 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 35 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 28 (1.19%) C#
11 27 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 18 (0.77%) PHP
13 17 (0.72%) C++
14 16 (0.68%) BeanShell
15 12 (0.51%) Bourne shell
15 12 (0.51%) Korn
15 12 (0.51%) Scala
16 6 (0.26%) R
17 2 (0.085%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.085%) Go
Qualifications
1 1051 (44.76%) CISSP
2 760 (32.37%) CISM
3 521 (22.19%) CISA
4 513 (21.85%) Degree
5 192 (8.18%) GIAC
6 178 (7.58%) SANS
7 176 (7.50%) CEH
8 144 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
8 144 (6.13%) Security Cleared
9 114 (4.86%) SC Cleared
10 107 (4.56%) CRISC
11 70 (2.98%) CCNP
12 64 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
13 62 (2.64%) GCIH
14 55 (2.34%) GCIA
15 51 (2.17%) CCNA
16 50 (2.13%) GSEC
17 47 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 40 (1.70%) CREST Certified
19 38 (1.62%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 696 (29.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 296 (12.61%) PCI DSS
3 173 (7.37%) COBIT
4 88 (3.75%) QA
5 57 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 54 (2.30%) GDPR
6 54 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 53 (2.26%) SLA
8 33 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 27 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 18 (0.77%) ISO22301
10 18 (0.77%) ISO27002
11 14 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 12 (0.51%) BS25999
13 10 (0.43%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.38%) ISO 14001
14 9 (0.38%) ISO27005
15 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.30%) GPG13
16 5 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 160 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.53%) Snort
3 31 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.47%) iptables
7 10 (0.43%) HDFS
8 9 (0.38%) Docker
9 7 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.21%) XenServer
11 4 (0.17%) Firmware
11 4 (0.17%) vSphere
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.085%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.043%) RACF
14 1 (0.043%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (3.75%) Nessus
2 70 (2.98%) CSIRT
3 57 (2.43%) McAfee ePO
4 54 (2.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 35 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 25 (1.06%) QRadar
7 22 (0.94%) PowerBroker
7 22 (0.94%) Puppet
8 19 (0.81%) Kibana
8 19 (0.81%) logstash
9 17 (0.72%) SCCM
10 14 (0.60%) Ansible
10 14 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 13 (0.55%) EnCase
11 13 (0.55%) SELinux
12 11 (0.47%) RSA Archer
12 11 (0.47%) RSA enVision
13 9 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 187 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 115 (4.90%) Cisco
3 93 (3.96%) Splunk
4 92 (3.92%) Oracle
5 82 (3.49%) Intel Security
6 70 (2.98%) Palo Alto
7 58 (2.47%) Juniper
8 57 (2.43%) CheckPoint
9 55 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
10 53 (2.26%) CyberArk
11 50 (2.13%) VMware
12 48 (2.04%) Qualys
13 44 (1.87%) Fortinet
14 40 (1.70%) ArcSight
15 37 (1.58%) AlienVault
16 34 (1.45%) Apple
16 34 (1.45%) Aveksa
17 29 (1.24%) Google
17 29 (1.24%) Symantec
18 27 (1.15%) LogRhythm
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 39,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PMI, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
London
CSC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 16.5% Shift Allowance And Excel
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up £55k basic + £4k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago