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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 134 218 182
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 941 638 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.20% 1.40% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.68% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 764 466 520
Average salary £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +55 290 £60,000 +4.34% 45
Wimbledon +3 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Uxbridge +7 4 £24,000 -61.90% 1
Docklands, London +1 4 - -
Canary Wharf +13 3 £75,000 -11.76%
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Bromley +12 2 £50,000 +138.09% 1
Harrow - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £22,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 665 (37.61%) CISSP
2 583 (32.98%) Finance
3 474 (26.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 421 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 388 (21.95%) Degree
6 366 (20.70%) CISM
7 346 (19.57%) Firewall
8 311 (17.59%) Windows
9 302 (17.08%) Risk Management
10 294 (16.63%) Cyber Security
11 288 (16.29%) PCI DSS
12 261 (14.76%) ITIL
13 213 (12.05%) Banking
14 212 (11.99%) Security Management
15 203 (11.48%) CISA
16 180 (10.18%) Network Security
17 170 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
18 168 (9.50%) Security Architecture
19 167 (9.45%) Microsoft
20 159 (8.99%) Project Management
21 155 (8.77%) Cisco
22 149 (8.43%) SQL
22 149 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
23 148 (8.37%) Linux
24 145 (8.20%) Active Directory
25 144 (8.14%) Information Security Management
26 139 (7.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 139 (7.86%) Computer Science
27 137 (7.75%) COBIT
28 135 (7.64%) SIEM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 41 (2.32%) IIS
2 40 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 13 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.45%) Lync
7 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.28%) Node.js
8 5 (0.28%) JBoss
8 5 (0.28%) Apache
9 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.17%) FileNet
11 2 (0.11%) Documentum
11 2 (0.11%) SAS
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 111 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.75%) MS Office
3 18 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.17%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.21%) SaaS
2 17 (0.96%) IaaS
3 13 (0.74%) PaaS
3 13 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.23%) Office 365
7 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) Route 53
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 346 (19.57%) Firewall
2 180 (10.18%) Network Security
3 92 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 79 (4.47%) Internet
5 76 (4.30%) VPN
6 63 (3.56%) Wireless
7 61 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 52 (2.94%) LAN
9 48 (2.71%) WAN
10 39 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (1.75%) MPLS
12 28 (1.58%) LDAP
13 24 (1.36%) SAN
14 21 (1.19%) Wireless Security
15 20 (1.13%) DNS
16 16 (0.90%) HTTP
16 16 (0.90%) VoIP
17 15 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (0.79%) DHCP
18 14 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 23 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (1.30%) Big Data
5 22 (1.24%) Data Mining
5 22 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.19%) DB2
6 21 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
8 11 (0.62%) MySQL
8 11 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.45%) Data Mart
9 8 (0.45%) DataStage
9 8 (0.45%) QualityStage
9 8 (0.45%) OLAP
10 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (1.13%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (0.45%) Toad
4 5 (0.28%) ERwin
4 5 (0.28%) JIRA
4 5 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.057%) NUnit
7 1 (0.057%) Subversion
7 1 (0.057%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.057%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.057%) Moq
General
1 583 (32.98%) Finance
2 213 (12.05%) Banking
3 98 (5.54%) Law
4 96 (5.43%) Legal
5 71 (4.02%) Retail
6 51 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.38%) Advertising
8 40 (2.26%) Marketing
9 32 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.41%) Games
10 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 14 (0.79%) Publishing
14 10 (0.57%) Local Government
15 9 (0.51%) Back Office
15 9 (0.51%) Electronics
16 8 (0.45%) iGaming
17 7 (0.40%) Billing
18 5 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 346 (19.57%) Analyst
2 300 (16.97%) Security Analyst
3 238 (13.46%) Consultant
4 194 (10.97%) Security Manager
5 175 (9.90%) Security Consultant
6 164 (9.28%) Information Analyst
7 163 (9.22%) Information Security Analyst
8 162 (9.16%) Architect
9 122 (6.90%) Information Manager
10 108 (6.11%) Security Engineer
10 108 (6.11%) Information Security Manager
11 102 (5.77%) Security Architect
12 100 (5.66%) Security Officer
13 88 (4.98%) Information Security Officer
14 72 (4.07%) Head of Security
14 72 (4.07%) Security Specialist
15 67 (3.79%) Information Security Consultant
16 65 (3.68%) Network Engineer
17 55 (3.11%) Information Security Engineer
18 53 (3.00%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.32%) .NET
2 34 (1.92%) HTML
3 25 (1.41%) Web Services
4 24 (1.36%) J2EE
5 23 (1.30%) CSS
6 22 (1.24%) Middleware
7 20 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 15 (0.85%) HTML5
8 15 (0.85%) REST
8 15 (0.85%) CSS3
9 12 (0.68%) jQuery
9 12 (0.68%) XML
9 12 (0.68%) Hibernate
9 12 (0.68%) Spring
10 11 (0.62%) Ajax
10 11 (0.62%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (0.57%) JSON
11 10 (0.57%) AngularJS
11 10 (0.57%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 421 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 149 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (7.86%) Computer Science
4 79 (4.47%) Hedge funds
5 52 (2.94%) PKI
6 48 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
7 36 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 33 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.75%) CESG
10 28 (1.58%) Cryptography
11 27 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.19%) Open Source
13 19 (1.07%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.90%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.79%) Data Integration
15 14 (0.79%) Social Media
15 14 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
17 12 (0.68%) GIS
17 12 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 311 (17.59%) Windows
2 148 (8.37%) Linux
3 102 (5.77%) UNIX
4 30 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.07%) Windows XP
8 15 (0.85%) Solaris
8 15 (0.85%) Android
9 13 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.45%) Debian
13 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.23%) AIX
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.11%) VMS
17 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (17.08%) Risk Management
2 294 (16.63%) Cyber Security
3 261 (14.76%) ITIL
4 212 (11.99%) Security Management
5 170 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
6 168 (9.50%) Security Architecture
7 159 (8.99%) Project Management
8 144 (8.14%) Information Security Management
9 139 (7.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 135 (7.64%) SIEM
11 130 (7.35%) Data Protection
12 129 (7.30%) Business Continuity
13 108 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 106 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
15 96 (5.43%) TOGAF
16 92 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
17 90 (5.09%) Vulnerability Management
18 88 (4.98%) Change Management
18 88 (4.98%) ISMS
19 87 (4.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 149 (8.43%) SQL
2 52 (2.94%) Java
3 48 (2.71%) Perl
4 44 (2.49%) C
5 43 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 35 (1.98%) C#
6 35 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 32 (1.81%) Python
8 16 (0.90%) C++
9 13 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 12 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.34%) Ruby
12 5 (0.28%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.11%) VB
13 2 (0.11%) COBOL
13 2 (0.11%) PHP
13 2 (0.11%) Scala
13 2 (0.11%) Golang
14 1 (0.057%) R
Qualifications
1 665 (37.61%) CISSP
2 388 (21.95%) Degree
3 366 (20.70%) CISM
4 203 (11.48%) CISA
5 119 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (6.62%) Security Cleared
7 95 (5.37%) CEH
8 82 (4.64%) CRISC
9 77 (4.36%) CCNA
10 64 (3.62%) SC Cleared
11 54 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 47 (2.66%) CCNP
13 36 (2.04%) GIAC
14 34 (1.92%) SSCP
15 30 (1.70%) PCI QSA
16 28 (1.58%) MCSA
17 27 (1.53%) DV Cleared
18 26 (1.47%) MCSE
18 26 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
19 24 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (26.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 288 (16.29%) PCI DSS
3 137 (7.75%) COBIT
4 103 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 61 (3.45%) QA
6 38 (2.15%) SLA
7 22 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 15 (0.85%) BS7799
9 12 (0.68%) GPG13
10 11 (0.62%) Basel II
11 9 (0.51%) EMIR
11 9 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.40%) MiFID
12 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.11%) FATCA
16 2 (0.11%) BS25999
System Software
1 145 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.75%) Snort
3 27 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 21 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.74%) XenApp
7 12 (0.68%) Squid
7 12 (0.68%) vCloud
8 8 (0.45%) XenServer
9 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.23%) Xen
11 3 (0.17%) vSphere
12 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.057%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.057%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 44 (2.49%) SCCM
2 41 (2.32%) Nessus
3 21 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (0.74%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.62%) SCOM
6 8 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.40%) Cisco LMS
8 6 (0.34%) CORE IMPACT
8 6 (0.34%) OpenView
9 4 (0.23%) Nmap
9 4 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.23%) WSUS
10 3 (0.17%) Puppet
10 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.057%) SELinux
12 1 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.057%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 167 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 155 (8.77%) Cisco
3 97 (5.49%) CheckPoint
4 84 (4.75%) VMware
5 78 (4.41%) Oracle
6 56 (3.17%) Citrix
7 55 (3.11%) McAfee
8 45 (2.55%) Juniper
9 37 (2.09%) Symantec
10 36 (2.04%) Websense
10 36 (2.04%) F5
11 32 (1.81%) Blue Coat
11 32 (1.81%) HP
12 24 (1.36%) Remedy
13 23 (1.30%) Fortinet
14 22 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
15 19 (1.07%) BT
16 18 (1.02%) SAP
16 18 (1.02%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.02%) IronPort
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Banking Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Compnay Car allowance adn 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Walters - Stagecoach Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent benefits package and
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Simple
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bens + Training and Development and Career Pro
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000k-60,000k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits including health club
Posted: 2 days ago