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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 124 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1045 734 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.35% 1.51% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.80% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 843 507 463
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 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
37787 40836 36901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.90% 83.77% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31569 33673 30846
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +49 316 £62,500 +8.69% 20
Uxbridge - 7 £24,000 - 1
Bromley +25 6 £50,000 +132.55%
Wimbledon -6 4 £47,500 +72.72%
Ealing -9 3 £55,500 -
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Canary Wharf +1 2 £78,000 +45.79%
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Croydon - 1 £22,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 703 (38.35%) CISSP
2 635 (34.64%) Finance
3 544 (29.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 441 (24.06%) Management Information System
5 416 (22.70%) CISM
6 380 (20.73%) Degree
7 343 (18.71%) Firewall
8 330 (18.00%) Risk Management
9 327 (17.84%) Windows
10 321 (17.51%) Cyber Security
11 304 (16.58%) ITIL
12 278 (15.17%) PCI DSS
13 242 (13.20%) Security Management
14 231 (12.60%) CISA
15 228 (12.44%) Banking
16 189 (10.31%) Network Security
17 183 (9.98%) Penetration Testing
18 179 (9.77%) Microsoft
19 174 (9.49%) Information Security Management
20 171 (9.33%) Security Architecture
21 169 (9.22%) SQL
22 164 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
23 162 (8.84%) Active Directory
24 156 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 154 (8.40%) Linux
26 153 (8.35%) Cisco
26 153 (8.35%) SIEM
27 152 (8.29%) COBIT
27 152 (8.29%) Risk Assessment
28 151 (8.24%) Data Protection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 42 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 34 (1.85%) IIS
4 19 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.71%) Apache
7 12 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.55%) JBoss
9 8 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.44%) Lync
9 8 (0.44%) Node.js
9 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.27%) CMS
10 5 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.22%) SAS
11 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (0.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 119 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.75%) MS Office
3 15 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.44%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.22%) MS Project
7 3 (0.16%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.67%) SaaS
2 20 (1.09%) IaaS
3 14 (0.76%) PaaS
3 14 (0.76%) Office 365
4 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.11%) Route 53
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 343 (18.71%) Firewall
2 189 (10.31%) Network Security
3 110 (6.00%) Internet
4 86 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 79 (4.31%) VPN
6 68 (3.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 60 (3.27%) LAN
8 59 (3.22%) Wireless
9 54 (2.95%) WAN
10 31 (1.69%) SAN
11 29 (1.58%) MPLS
11 29 (1.58%) LDAP
12 28 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (1.15%) Wireless Security
14 18 (0.98%) WLAN
14 18 (0.98%) HTTP
15 17 (0.93%) DNS
16 16 (0.87%) VoIP
16 16 (0.87%) Intranet
17 15 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 34 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 31 (1.69%) Big Data
5 22 (1.20%) DB2
6 21 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 15 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 14 (0.76%) Data Mart
10 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.71%) MySQL
11 8 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.44%) OLAP
11 8 (0.44%) DataStage
11 8 (0.44%) QualityStage
12 6 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.60%) ERwin
3 8 (0.44%) Toad
3 8 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.055%) JIRA
7 1 (0.055%) NUnit
7 1 (0.055%) Ant
7 1 (0.055%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.055%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.055%) Moq
7 1 (0.055%) Gradle
General
1 635 (34.64%) Finance
2 228 (12.44%) Banking
3 110 (6.00%) Law
4 95 (5.18%) Legal
5 62 (3.38%) Retail
6 52 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.51%) Advertising
8 38 (2.07%) Marketing
9 37 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.04%) Games
13 17 (0.93%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.65%) Back Office
15 11 (0.60%) Publishing
16 9 (0.49%) Military
16 9 (0.49%) Local Government
17 7 (0.38%) Billing
18 6 (0.33%) Electronics
18 6 (0.33%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 351 (19.15%) Analyst
2 296 (16.15%) Security Analyst
3 247 (13.48%) Consultant
4 222 (12.11%) Security Manager
5 187 (10.20%) Security Consultant
6 159 (8.67%) Architect
7 157 (8.57%) Information Analyst
8 155 (8.46%) Information Security Analyst
9 137 (7.47%) Information Manager
10 125 (6.82%) Security Engineer
11 124 (6.76%) Information Security Manager
12 107 (5.84%) Security Officer
13 96 (5.24%) Information Security Officer
14 93 (5.07%) Security Architect
15 73 (3.98%) Security Specialist
16 68 (3.71%) Network Engineer
16 68 (3.71%) Head of Security
17 64 (3.49%) Information Security Consultant
18 60 (3.27%) Information Security Engineer
19 54 (2.95%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.89%) .NET
2 37 (2.02%) HTML
3 31 (1.69%) J2EE
3 31 (1.69%) Web Services
4 25 (1.36%) Middleware
5 24 (1.31%) CSS
6 22 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 22 (1.20%) Spring
7 17 (0.93%) XML
8 16 (0.87%) Hibernate
9 15 (0.82%) HTML5
9 15 (0.82%) CSS3
10 13 (0.71%) Ajax
11 12 (0.65%) JSP
11 12 (0.65%) REST
12 10 (0.55%) Pandas
13 9 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.49%) jQuery
14 8 (0.44%) OAuth
14 8 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 441 (24.06%) Management Information System
2 164 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (7.36%) Computer Science
4 82 (4.47%) Hedge funds
5 60 (3.27%) Data Protection Act
6 58 (3.16%) PKI
7 41 (2.24%) Open Source
8 38 (2.07%) Cryptography
9 37 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.75%) CESG
11 26 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.42%) Mathematics
12 24 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.15%) Social Media
14 20 (1.09%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.04%) Taxonomies
16 17 (0.93%) Blackberry
17 16 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
17 16 (0.87%) GIS
17 16 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 327 (17.84%) Windows
2 154 (8.40%) Linux
3 99 (5.40%) UNIX
4 29 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.04%) Android
7 19 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 17 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 15 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.49%) VMS
11 9 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.44%) Solaris
12 8 (0.44%) Debian
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.055%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (18.00%) Risk Management
2 321 (17.51%) Cyber Security
3 304 (16.58%) ITIL
4 242 (13.20%) Security Management
5 183 (9.98%) Penetration Testing
6 174 (9.49%) Information Security Management
7 171 (9.33%) Security Architecture
8 156 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 153 (8.35%) SIEM
10 152 (8.29%) Risk Assessment
11 151 (8.24%) Data Protection
12 150 (8.18%) Project Management
13 145 (7.91%) Business Continuity
14 121 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 108 (5.89%) ISMS
16 106 (5.78%) Vulnerability Management
17 103 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 99 (5.40%) Identity Management
19 92 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
20 87 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (9.22%) SQL
2 77 (4.20%) Java
3 74 (4.04%) Perl
4 64 (3.49%) C
5 60 (3.27%) Python
6 55 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 51 (2.78%) C#
8 42 (2.29%) JavaScript
9 33 (1.80%) C++
10 20 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 15 (0.82%) Ruby
12 14 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.49%) PHP
14 8 (0.44%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.27%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.16%) R
18 2 (0.11%) Go
18 2 (0.11%) Scala
18 2 (0.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 703 (38.35%) CISSP
2 416 (22.70%) CISM
3 380 (20.73%) Degree
4 231 (12.60%) CISA
5 137 (7.47%) Security Cleared
6 116 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (5.62%) CRISC
8 90 (4.91%) CEH
9 77 (4.20%) SC Cleared
10 75 (4.09%) CCNA
11 51 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 47 (2.56%) CCNP
13 39 (2.13%) SSCP
14 37 (2.02%) GIAC
14 37 (2.02%) DV Cleared
15 30 (1.64%) PCI QSA
16 28 (1.53%) Security+ Certification
17 27 (1.47%) MCSA
18 26 (1.42%) MCSE
19 24 (1.31%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (29.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 278 (15.17%) PCI DSS
3 152 (8.29%) COBIT
4 93 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 76 (4.15%) QA
6 30 (1.64%) SLA
7 18 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 12 (0.65%) BS7799
9 10 (0.55%) Basel II
9 10 (0.55%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.49%) GPG13
10 9 (0.49%) EMIR
10 9 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.38%) COSO
11 7 (0.38%) BS25999
11 7 (0.38%) MiFID
12 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.16%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 162 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.96%) Snort
4 27 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (1.31%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.71%) vCloud
7 13 (0.71%) XenApp
8 9 (0.49%) Squid
9 8 (0.44%) XenServer
10 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.27%) OpenSSH
11 5 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.11%) vSphere
13 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.055%) pfSense
13 1 (0.055%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (2.35%) SCCM
2 40 (2.18%) Nessus
3 22 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (0.76%) SCOM
5 13 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.49%) Nmap
7 7 (0.38%) Cisco LMS
8 6 (0.33%) OpenView
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.22%) CORE IMPACT
10 4 (0.22%) WSUS
11 3 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.11%) Puppet
12 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.11%) OSSEC
12 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.055%) WebInspect
13 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 1 (0.055%) Nagios
13 1 (0.055%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 179 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 153 (8.35%) Cisco
3 100 (5.46%) VMware
4 92 (5.02%) CheckPoint
5 73 (3.98%) Oracle
6 55 (3.00%) Citrix
7 53 (2.89%) McAfee
8 49 (2.67%) Juniper
9 38 (2.07%) Symantec
10 37 (2.02%) HP
11 35 (1.91%) F5
12 29 (1.58%) Websense
13 25 (1.36%) Blue Coat
13 25 (1.36%) Cyber-Ark
14 23 (1.25%) Fortinet
15 22 (1.20%) Remedy
16 18 (0.98%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.98%) SAP
16 18 (0.98%) IronPort
16 18 (0.98%) Google
London
CBS butler
Salary: Coproate Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits, bonus and incentives
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: Fully Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Strong OTE
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Resource Management
Salary: £47000.00 - £470000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday