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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 162 191 248
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +57
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 841 729 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.62% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.93% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 698 573 430
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
36525 37698 39038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.07% 83.57% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30894 30607 33298
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +61 256 £57,500 -8.00% 28
Bromley +12 8 £45,000 -24.36%
Uxbridge -4 6 £60,000 -4.00%
Croydon +6 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Docklands, London -12 4 - -
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Hounslow -10 3 £61,000 -12.85%
Ealing - 2 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf +22 1 - -
Hammersmith -10 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 694 (38.64%) CISSP
2 578 (32.18%) Finance
3 565 (31.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 445 (24.78%) Management Information System
5 437 (24.33%) Firewall
6 405 (22.55%) Degree
7 351 (19.54%) CISM
8 323 (17.98%) PCI DSS
9 317 (17.65%) Risk Management
10 266 (14.81%) Windows
11 241 (13.42%) Security Management
12 238 (13.25%) ITIL
13 233 (12.97%) Banking
14 215 (11.97%) Cyber Security
15 212 (11.80%) CISA
16 210 (11.69%) Penetration Testing
17 209 (11.64%) Network Security
18 188 (10.47%) Project Management
19 173 (9.63%) Cisco
19 173 (9.63%) Information Security Management
20 172 (9.58%) Linux
21 169 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
22 162 (9.02%) Security Architecture
23 153 (8.52%) Microsoft
23 153 (8.52%) CheckPoint
24 150 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
25 142 (7.91%) TCP/IP
26 138 (7.68%) MS Excel
26 138 (7.68%) ISMS
27 134 (7.46%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 47 (2.62%) IIS
2 41 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 40 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.45%) Lync
8 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.28%) SAS
10 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.11%) Documentum
11 2 (0.11%) JBoss
11 2 (0.11%) Apache
11 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.056%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.056%) FileNet
12 1 (0.056%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 138 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.56%) MS Office
3 35 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.33%) MS Project
6 5 (0.28%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.67%) assyst
2 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.056%) Global One
5 1 (0.056%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.056%) Minerva
5 1 (0.056%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.23%) SaaS
2 13 (0.72%) PaaS
2 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.61%) IaaS
5 6 (0.33%) Office 365
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 437 (24.33%) Firewall
2 209 (11.64%) Network Security
3 142 (7.91%) TCP/IP
4 99 (5.51%) VPN
5 91 (5.07%) Internet
6 79 (4.40%) LAN
7 74 (4.12%) WAN
8 68 (3.79%) Wireless
9 66 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
10 61 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 43 (2.39%) DNS
12 39 (2.17%) SSL
13 36 (2.00%) Intranet
14 32 (1.78%) SAN
14 32 (1.78%) HTTP
15 28 (1.56%) DHCP
16 26 (1.45%) MPLS
17 22 (1.22%) LDAP
18 19 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (1.06%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 13 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (0.72%) Big Data
7 12 (0.67%) MySQL
7 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
9 10 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.39%) Data Mart
11 3 (0.17%) QlikView
11 3 (0.17%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.17%) DataStage
11 3 (0.17%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 28 (1.56%) Metasploit
2 10 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.33%) Maven
3 6 (0.33%) JIRA
4 5 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.28%) YourKit
5 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.22%) NUnit
6 3 (0.17%) Subversion
6 3 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.056%) Selenium
8 1 (0.056%) Moq
8 1 (0.056%) TestNG
8 1 (0.056%) Artifactory
General
1 578 (32.18%) Finance
2 233 (12.97%) Banking
3 107 (5.96%) Law
4 106 (5.90%) Legal
5 101 (5.62%) Retail
6 62 (3.45%) Games
7 55 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 45 (2.51%) Manufacturing
9 43 (2.39%) Marketing
10 30 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.50%) Advertising
12 22 (1.22%) German Language
13 21 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.11%) Electronics
15 13 (0.72%) Publishing
16 12 (0.67%) Local Government
17 10 (0.56%) iGaming
18 8 (0.45%) Back Office
19 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (22.77%) Analyst
2 371 (20.66%) Security Analyst
3 276 (15.37%) Consultant
4 226 (12.58%) Security Consultant
5 222 (12.36%) Information Analyst
6 221 (12.31%) Information Security Analyst
7 159 (8.85%) Security Manager
8 147 (8.18%) Architect
9 124 (6.90%) Security Engineer
10 104 (5.79%) Information Manager
11 101 (5.62%) Information Security Manager
12 100 (5.57%) Security Specialist
13 87 (4.84%) Security Architect
14 83 (4.62%) Network Engineer
14 83 (4.62%) Security Officer
15 77 (4.29%) Information Specialist
16 73 (4.06%) Information Security Specialist
17 68 (3.79%) Information Security Officer
18 65 (3.62%) Tester
19 63 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.17%) .NET
2 22 (1.22%) Web Services
2 22 (1.22%) HTML
2 22 (1.22%) jQuery
3 21 (1.17%) CSS
4 18 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (0.89%) Middleware
5 16 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 15 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (0.78%) JSON
7 14 (0.78%) J2EE
8 13 (0.72%) REST
9 11 (0.61%) XML
10 9 (0.50%) CSS3
10 9 (0.50%) HTML5
10 9 (0.50%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.50%) Raphaël
11 7 (0.39%) SAML
11 7 (0.39%) JSP
11 7 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 445 (24.78%) Management Information System
2 169 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 48 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 43 (2.39%) CESG
6 37 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 34 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
8 33 (1.84%) PKI
9 27 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
10 25 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.11%) RMADS
12 18 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.00%) Cryptography
13 17 (0.95%) Open Source
13 17 (0.95%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.89%) SWIFT
15 10 (0.56%) User Experience
16 8 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
16 8 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 266 (14.81%) Windows
2 172 (9.58%) Linux
3 125 (6.96%) UNIX
4 56 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 26 (1.45%) Solaris
7 23 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 21 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.61%) CentOS
13 9 (0.50%) Android
13 9 (0.50%) Debian
14 8 (0.45%) AIX
14 8 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.28%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 241 (13.42%) Security Management
3 238 (13.25%) ITIL
4 215 (11.97%) Cyber Security
5 210 (11.69%) Penetration Testing
6 188 (10.47%) Project Management
7 173 (9.63%) Information Security Management
8 162 (9.02%) Security Architecture
9 150 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
10 138 (7.68%) ISMS
11 134 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
12 131 (7.29%) SIEM
13 128 (7.13%) Business Continuity
14 119 (6.63%) Data Protection
15 107 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 107 (5.96%) PRINCE2
16 105 (5.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 100 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
18 99 (5.51%) TOGAF
19 96 (5.35%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 98 (5.46%) SQL
2 44 (2.45%) Java
3 40 (2.23%) Perl
4 37 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 37 (2.06%) C
5 34 (1.89%) C#
6 29 (1.61%) Python
7 25 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 15 (0.84%) C++
8 15 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 15 (0.84%) Ruby
9 14 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.22%) VB
12 3 (0.17%) PHP
13 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 694 (38.64%) CISSP
2 405 (22.55%) Degree
3 351 (19.54%) CISM
4 212 (11.80%) CISA
5 131 (7.29%) CEH
6 130 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (5.73%) Security Cleared
8 79 (4.40%) CCNA
9 77 (4.29%) CRISC
10 68 (3.79%) GIAC
11 65 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (2.95%) CCNP
13 47 (2.62%) SC Cleared
14 29 (1.61%) MCSE
15 27 (1.50%) PCI QSA
15 27 (1.50%) CISMP
16 24 (1.34%) CCSP
17 23 (1.28%) SSCP
17 23 (1.28%) ISSAP
18 22 (1.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (31.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 323 (17.98%) PCI DSS
3 129 (7.18%) COBIT
4 88 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 52 (2.90%) QA
6 36 (2.00%) SLA
7 17 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 16 (0.89%) BS7799
9 10 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.45%) GPG13
11 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.33%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.33%) COSO
12 5 (0.28%) Basel II
13 4 (0.22%) GxP
13 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.22%) BS25999
14 3 (0.17%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 92 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.39%) Snort
4 11 (0.61%) XenApp
5 10 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.45%) Nmap
6 8 (0.45%) Squid
7 7 (0.39%) vSphere
8 6 (0.33%) Xen
9 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.22%) XenServer
9 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.17%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.17%) Firmware
10 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.11%) UAG
11 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.11%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 44 (2.45%) Nessus
2 31 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 17 (0.95%) SCCM
5 13 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.61%) WSUS
7 9 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.33%) CORE IMPACT
9 5 (0.28%) Nagios
9 5 (0.28%) Puppet
10 4 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.22%) SCOM
10 4 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco LMS
11 3 (0.17%) Ansible
11 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.056%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.056%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.056%) WMI
Vendors
1 173 (9.63%) Cisco
2 153 (8.52%) Microsoft
2 153 (8.52%) CheckPoint
3 91 (5.07%) Juniper
4 82 (4.57%) Oracle
5 75 (4.18%) F5
6 59 (3.29%) Citrix
6 59 (3.29%) VMware
7 58 (3.23%) Symantec
8 52 (2.90%) Websense
9 51 (2.84%) Blue Coat
10 49 (2.73%) McAfee
11 44 (2.45%) Fortinet
12 24 (1.34%) Remedy
13 21 (1.17%) Sun
14 20 (1.11%) HP
14 20 (1.11%) Qualys
15 17 (0.95%) ArcSight
16 16 (0.89%) IronPort
16 16 (0.89%) BT
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certification Europe
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum including OTE, good bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago