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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 113 168 214
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +46
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1094 790 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.66% 1.93% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.26% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 914 658 535
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
36049 35004 36611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.77% 85.52% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30850 29426 29634
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +27 218 £60,000 +9.09% 30
Canary Wharf +10 12 £80,000 +6.66%
Croydon 0 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Uxbridge +6 5 £26,000 -56.66%
Dagenham - 4 £45,000 -
Harrow - 4 - -
Chiswick - 4 £26,000 - 1
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Docklands, London +11 1 £43,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
Grays - 1 £22,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 905 (42.00%) CISSP
2 776 (36.01%) Finance
3 676 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 606 (28.12%) CISM
5 563 (26.13%) Management Information System
6 548 (25.43%) Degree
7 443 (20.56%) Firewall
8 436 (20.23%) Risk Management
9 412 (19.12%) Cybersecurity
10 407 (18.89%) ITIL
11 399 (18.52%) Windows
12 390 (18.10%) Security Management
13 337 (15.64%) CISA
14 303 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
15 296 (13.74%) PCI DSS
16 282 (13.09%) Information Security Management
17 277 (12.85%) SIEM
18 274 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
19 271 (12.58%) Security Operations
20 270 (12.53%) Banking
21 242 (11.23%) Network Security
22 238 (11.04%) Microsoft
23 234 (10.86%) Linux
24 231 (10.72%) Risk Assessment
25 224 (10.39%) ISMS
26 223 (10.35%) Active Directory
27 219 (10.16%) SQL
28 209 (9.70%) Security Architecture
29 204 (9.47%) Project Management
29 204 (9.47%) Data Protection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (3.20%) IIS
2 60 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.35%) Apache
4 24 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 20 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.42%) Lync
8 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.23%) SAS
10 4 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.19%) nginx
10 4 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.14%) CMS
11 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.093%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.093%) Node.js
Applications
1 95 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.78%) MS Office
3 23 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.56%) GNU Octave
5 8 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.32%) MS Project
7 2 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.093%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.093%) Unica
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.046%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.62%) SaaS
4 31 (1.44%) Office 365
5 20 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.65%) GitHub
7 5 (0.23%) IaaS
8 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.093%) PaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 443 (20.56%) Firewall
2 242 (11.23%) Network Security
3 139 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 115 (5.34%) Wireless
5 110 (5.10%) Internet
6 103 (4.78%) WAN
7 102 (4.73%) VPN
8 94 (4.36%) LAN
9 87 (4.04%) TCP/IP
10 45 (2.09%) SSL
11 42 (1.95%) DNS
12 41 (1.90%) MPLS
13 33 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (1.48%) VLAN
15 31 (1.44%) Intranet
16 21 (0.97%) DHCP
17 19 (0.88%) VoIP
18 18 (0.84%) OSPF
18 18 (0.84%) Wireshark
19 17 (0.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.13%) MySQL
3 44 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (1.58%) Big Data
5 20 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 19 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 18 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 18 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (0.65%) GIS
9 13 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.51%) HBase
10 11 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.37%) Redis
13 7 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 18 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (0.74%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 9 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.37%) Burp Suite
6 5 (0.23%) ERwin
6 5 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.23%) Subversion
6 5 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.14%) AppScan
9 2 (0.093%) Hudson
10 1 (0.046%) ChangeMan
10 1 (0.046%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.046%) Paros
10 1 (0.046%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.046%) sqlmap
10 1 (0.046%) WebScarab
General
1 776 (36.01%) Finance
2 270 (12.53%) Banking
3 177 (8.21%) Legal
4 93 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 76 (3.53%) Law
5 76 (3.53%) Retail
6 44 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 41 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.67%) Marketing
9 26 (1.21%) Advertising
10 14 (0.65%) Games
10 14 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.56%) Back Office
11 12 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.37%) German Language
12 8 (0.37%) Publishing
13 7 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.32%) Local Government
14 5 (0.23%) French Language
14 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 461 (21.39%) Analyst
2 378 (17.54%) Security Analyst
3 303 (14.06%) Security Manager
4 266 (12.34%) Consultant
5 213 (9.88%) Architect
6 210 (9.74%) Security Consultant
7 205 (9.51%) Information Manager
8 202 (9.37%) Information Analyst
9 201 (9.33%) Information Security Manager
10 193 (8.96%) Information Security Analyst
11 141 (6.54%) Security Architect
12 129 (5.99%) Security Engineer
13 112 (5.20%) Security Officer
14 98 (4.55%) IT Manager
15 96 (4.45%) Information Security Officer
16 80 (3.71%) Information Officer
17 78 (3.62%) IT Analyst
18 77 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
19 73 (3.39%) Information Security Consultant
20 71 (3.29%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (4.22%) .NET
2 42 (1.95%) HTML
3 41 (1.90%) J2EE
4 35 (1.62%) Web Services
5 33 (1.53%) CSS
6 24 (1.11%) SailPoint
7 21 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 21 (0.97%) jQuery
7 21 (0.97%) Middleware
8 18 (0.84%) REST
9 17 (0.79%) LAMP
9 17 (0.79%) XML
10 14 (0.65%) SOAP
11 13 (0.60%) AngularJS
11 13 (0.60%) Entity Framework
11 13 (0.60%) WCF
12 12 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.56%) HTML5
12 12 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 563 (26.13%) Management Information System
2 274 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (8.12%) Computer Science
4 88 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 85 (3.94%) Cyberthreat
6 80 (3.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 79 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 71 (3.29%) Cryptography
9 57 (2.65%) Mathematics
10 55 (2.55%) PKI
11 50 (2.32%) CESG
12 46 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
13 31 (1.44%) Statistics
14 29 (1.35%) Client/Server
15 25 (1.16%) Blackberry
16 22 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
16 22 (1.02%) Fintech
16 22 (1.02%) SWIFT
17 20 (0.93%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 399 (18.52%) Windows
2 234 (10.86%) Linux
3 139 (6.45%) Unix
4 108 (5.01%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (1.67%) Android
7 32 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.16%) CentOS
10 25 (1.16%) Solaris
11 21 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 18 (0.84%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.42%) VMS
16 8 (0.37%) Debian
17 6 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (20.23%) Risk Management
2 412 (19.12%) Cybersecurity
3 407 (18.89%) ITIL
4 390 (18.10%) Security Management
5 303 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
6 282 (13.09%) Information Security Management
7 277 (12.85%) SIEM
8 271 (12.58%) Security Operations
9 231 (10.72%) Risk Assessment
10 224 (10.39%) ISMS
11 209 (9.70%) Security Architecture
12 204 (9.47%) Data Protection
12 204 (9.47%) Project Management
13 202 (9.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 153 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
15 146 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 144 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 144 (6.68%) TOGAF
17 127 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
18 126 (5.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 219 (10.16%) SQL
2 101 (4.69%) Python
3 87 (4.04%) C#
4 79 (3.67%) Java
5 76 (3.53%) Perl
6 73 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 57 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 54 (2.51%) C
9 25 (1.16%) PHP
10 22 (1.02%) R
11 19 (0.88%) C++
12 18 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 18 (0.84%) MATLAB
13 12 (0.56%) Ruby
13 12 (0.56%) VBA
14 9 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.37%) VB
16 7 (0.32%) Go
17 6 (0.28%) VBScript
18 5 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 905 (42.00%) CISSP
2 606 (28.12%) CISM
3 548 (25.43%) Degree
4 337 (15.64%) CISA
5 165 (7.66%) Security Cleared
6 136 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (4.97%) GIAC
8 101 (4.69%) CRISC
9 100 (4.64%) SC Cleared
10 94 (4.36%) CEH
11 93 (4.32%) SANS
12 70 (3.25%) CCNA
13 69 (3.20%) CCNP
14 67 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (2.88%) MCSE
16 61 (2.83%) DV Cleared
17 59 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
17 59 (2.74%) CLAS
18 50 (2.32%) GCIH
19 48 (2.23%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 676 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 296 (13.74%) PCI DSS
3 183 (8.49%) COBIT
4 66 (3.06%) QA
5 60 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 40 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 34 (1.58%) ISO27002
8 29 (1.35%) SLA
9 23 (1.07%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.93%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.65%) JSP 440
12 13 (0.60%) HIPAA
12 13 (0.60%) ISO22301
13 12 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 9 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
15 7 (0.32%) BS25999
15 7 (0.32%) COSO
15 7 (0.32%) GPG13
15 7 (0.32%) RMADS
15 7 (0.32%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 223 (10.35%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 13 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 12 (0.56%) Snort
5 12 (0.56%) XenApp
6 10 (0.46%) Docker
6 10 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.42%) vSphere
8 8 (0.37%) NFS
9 7 (0.32%) Samba
10 5 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.19%) Postfix
11 4 (0.19%) Varnish
11 4 (0.19%) XenServer
12 3 (0.14%) GFS2
12 3 (0.14%) KVM
12 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (2.37%) Nessus
2 31 (1.44%) QRadar
3 19 (0.88%) Puppet
4 15 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 13 (0.60%) Ansible
5 13 (0.60%) EnCase
5 13 (0.60%) SCCM
6 11 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 8 (0.37%) Nagios
9 7 (0.32%) FTK
10 6 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (0.28%) Nexpose
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.19%) Proventia
12 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 238 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 138 (6.40%) Cisco
3 100 (4.64%) VMware
4 86 (3.99%) Oracle
5 82 (3.81%) CheckPoint
6 46 (2.13%) Citrix
6 46 (2.13%) Splunk
7 45 (2.09%) McAfee
8 35 (1.62%) ArcSight
9 32 (1.48%) Palo Alto
10 30 (1.39%) F5
11 29 (1.35%) Juniper
11 29 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 29 (1.35%) Remedy
12 26 (1.21%) IBM
13 23 (1.07%) Websense
14 21 (0.97%) Qualys
15 19 (0.88%) CA
15 19 (0.88%) HP
16 17 (0.79%) Avaya
West London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
First Point
Salary: £62000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + big benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + Financial Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29651.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £95,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 Per Annum high basic plus bonus pension holidays healt
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago