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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 106 189 187
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1189 784 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.69% 1.64% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 1.93% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 993 606 488
Average salary £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
37743 40558 37198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.44% 84.74% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31681 33634 30704
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +57 280 £65,000 +18.18% 35
Dagenham +12 18 £60,000 +33.33%
Canary Wharf +12 11 £78,000 +20.00%
Croydon - 6 £65,000 - 1
Harrow +8 5 £46,500 -25.60% 1
Docklands, London +4 2 £87,000 +12.25%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 2 £58,000 -29.69% 1
Paddington +3 2 £53,750 -
Wimbledon -1 2 £44,500 -
Uxbridge -1 2 £24,750 -
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Feltham - 2 £24,000 -
Brentford - 1 £25,500 - 2
Mitcham - 1 £47,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 802 (35.72%) Finance
2 764 (34.03%) CISSP
3 699 (31.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 500 (22.27%) Management Information System
5 491 (21.87%) CISM
6 436 (19.42%) Degree
7 415 (18.49%) Firewall
8 410 (18.26%) Risk Management
9 370 (16.48%) Windows
10 358 (15.95%) Cyber Security
11 328 (14.61%) ITIL
12 324 (14.43%) Banking
13 308 (13.72%) CISA
14 299 (13.32%) PCI DSS
15 284 (12.65%) Penetration Testing
16 282 (12.56%) SIEM
17 265 (11.80%) Security Management
18 232 (10.33%) Project Management
19 231 (10.29%) SQL
20 220 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
21 214 (9.53%) Network Security
22 210 (9.35%) Linux
23 207 (9.22%) Information Security Management
24 202 (9.00%) Data Protection
25 199 (8.86%) Risk Assessment
26 197 (8.78%) Microsoft
27 192 (8.55%) Security Architecture
28 185 (8.24%) Active Directory
29 177 (7.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
30 174 (7.75%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 52 (2.32%) MS Exchange
2 45 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 44 (1.96%) Apache
4 40 (1.78%) IIS
5 22 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.53%) Node.js
9 12 (0.53%) JBoss
9 12 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.36%) SAS
11 8 (0.36%) Lync
12 7 (0.31%) CMS
12 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 103 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.45%) MS Office
3 21 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.62%) MS Project
5 11 (0.49%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.13%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.045%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.045%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.83%) SaaS
2 24 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.49%) Office 365
4 11 (0.49%) IaaS
5 6 (0.27%) PaaS
5 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.089%) Route 53
7 2 (0.089%) GitHub
7 2 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.089%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 415 (18.49%) Firewall
2 214 (9.53%) Network Security
3 123 (5.48%) Internet
4 110 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 90 (4.01%) TCP/IP
6 84 (3.74%) VPN
7 63 (2.81%) Wireless
8 53 (2.36%) WAN
9 52 (2.32%) LAN
10 44 (1.96%) SAN
11 31 (1.38%) LDAP
12 28 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (1.20%) DNS
14 21 (0.94%) Intranet
14 21 (0.94%) VLAN
15 20 (0.89%) MPLS
16 16 (0.71%) SSL
17 15 (0.67%) IPsec
18 14 (0.62%) HTTP
19 13 (0.58%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 62 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 47 (2.09%) Big Data
5 46 (2.05%) RDBMS
6 37 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (1.51%) MySQL
8 30 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (0.76%) DB2
11 14 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.53%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.53%) Data Mart
13 11 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.45%) OLAP
15 7 (0.31%) DataStage
15 7 (0.31%) QualityStage
15 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.45%) ERwin
3 8 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.36%) Metasploit
4 7 (0.31%) Toad
4 7 (0.31%) Subversion
5 6 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.22%) JIRA
7 4 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.13%) Gradle
8 3 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.13%) Ant
9 1 (0.045%) JMeter
9 1 (0.045%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Forms
General
1 802 (35.72%) Finance
2 324 (14.43%) Banking
3 117 (5.21%) Legal
4 108 (4.81%) Law
5 92 (4.10%) Retail
6 61 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.41%) Marketing
8 48 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 38 (1.69%) Advertising
11 29 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.67%) Military
13 13 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.58%) Games
14 12 (0.53%) Publishing
14 12 (0.53%) Back Office
14 12 (0.53%) Electronics
15 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.27%) German Language
17 5 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 414 (18.44%) Analyst
2 320 (14.25%) Security Analyst
3 310 (13.81%) Security Manager
4 306 (13.63%) Consultant
5 238 (10.60%) Security Consultant
6 225 (10.02%) Information Manager
7 211 (9.40%) Information Security Manager
8 185 (8.24%) Architect
9 152 (6.77%) Information Analyst
10 151 (6.73%) Information Security Analyst
11 130 (5.79%) Security Engineer
12 121 (5.39%) Security Officer
13 106 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
14 101 (4.50%) Security Architect
15 87 (3.88%) Information Security Consultant
16 76 (3.39%) Project Manager
17 73 (3.25%) Senior Manager
18 72 (3.21%) Security Specialist
19 61 (2.72%) Head of Security
20 56 (2.49%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (4.37%) .NET
2 70 (3.12%) HTML
3 53 (2.36%) J2EE
4 44 (1.96%) CSS
5 37 (1.65%) Web Services
5 37 (1.65%) Middleware
6 28 (1.25%) Spring
7 24 (1.07%) REST
8 22 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 21 (0.94%) WCF
10 19 (0.85%) XML
11 18 (0.80%) Hibernate
12 15 (0.67%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.67%) SOAP
13 13 (0.58%) JSP
13 13 (0.58%) SAML
13 13 (0.58%) Entity Framework
13 13 (0.58%) jQuery
13 13 (0.58%) Pandas
14 12 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 500 (22.27%) Management Information System
2 220 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 91 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 84 (3.74%) Hedge funds
6 76 (3.39%) PKI
7 73 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
8 55 (2.45%) Cryptography
9 35 (1.56%) CESG
10 34 (1.51%) Visualisation
10 34 (1.51%) Cybercrime
11 31 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.07%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.89%) PMI
14 20 (0.89%) Taxonomies
14 20 (0.89%) User Experience
15 19 (0.85%) Blackberry
16 17 (0.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 370 (16.48%) Windows
2 210 (9.35%) Linux
3 125 (5.57%) UNIX
4 37 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 28 (1.25%) Android
6 27 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 22 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 19 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.62%) Debian
11 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.45%) VMS
13 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.31%) Solaris
15 6 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.22%) CentOS
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.13%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (18.26%) Risk Management
2 358 (15.95%) Cyber Security
3 328 (14.61%) ITIL
4 284 (12.65%) Penetration Testing
5 282 (12.56%) SIEM
6 265 (11.80%) Security Management
7 232 (10.33%) Project Management
8 207 (9.22%) Information Security Management
9 202 (9.00%) Data Protection
10 199 (8.86%) Risk Assessment
11 192 (8.55%) Security Architecture
12 177 (7.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 174 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
14 150 (6.68%) Business Continuity
15 146 (6.50%) ISMS
16 139 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
17 129 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 126 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
19 122 (5.43%) Incident Management
20 120 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 231 (10.29%) SQL
2 122 (5.43%) Java
3 88 (3.92%) C
3 88 (3.92%) Perl
4 81 (3.61%) Python
5 78 (3.47%) C#
6 72 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 53 (2.36%) C++
8 45 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 24 (1.07%) Bash Shell
9 24 (1.07%) Ruby
10 19 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 18 (0.80%) PHP
12 15 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.49%) VBA
15 8 (0.36%) R
16 7 (0.31%) VBScript
16 7 (0.31%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 764 (34.03%) CISSP
2 491 (21.87%) CISM
3 436 (19.42%) Degree
4 308 (13.72%) CISA
5 147 (6.55%) Security Cleared
6 145 (6.46%) CRISC
7 113 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (3.92%) SC Cleared
9 80 (3.56%) CEH
10 72 (3.21%) CCNA
11 69 (3.07%) GIAC
12 56 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 48 (2.14%) DV Cleared
14 45 (2.00%) CCNP
15 44 (1.96%) PCI QSA
16 37 (1.65%) PMI Certification
17 35 (1.56%) CCSA
18 30 (1.34%) MCSE
19 29 (1.29%) SSCP
20 26 (1.16%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 699 (31.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 299 (13.32%) PCI DSS
3 138 (6.15%) COBIT
4 100 (4.45%) QA
5 89 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.98%) SLA
7 18 (0.80%) HIPAA
8 16 (0.71%) BS25999
9 13 (0.58%) JSP 440
10 12 (0.53%) BS7799
11 10 (0.45%) Basel II
11 10 (0.45%) COSO
12 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 7 (0.31%) MiFID
13 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.31%) EMIR
13 7 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 185 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.85%) Snort
5 16 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.40%) vCloud
8 8 (0.36%) Squid
9 7 (0.31%) XenApp
9 7 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.27%) iptables
10 6 (0.27%) RACF
11 5 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.22%) OpenSSH
12 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.089%) Firmware
14 2 (0.089%) Xen
15 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (2.36%) Nessus
2 40 (1.78%) SCCM
3 14 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.36%) Nmap
4 8 (0.36%) Puppet
5 7 (0.31%) SCOM
5 7 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 7 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.27%) OpenView
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
6 6 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.18%) AppDetective
8 3 (0.13%) WSUS
8 3 (0.13%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.13%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.089%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.089%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 197 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 124 (5.52%) Cisco
3 111 (4.94%) VMware
4 104 (4.63%) Oracle
5 80 (3.56%) CheckPoint
6 63 (2.81%) Citrix
7 59 (2.63%) HP
8 50 (2.23%) McAfee
9 44 (1.96%) F5
10 41 (1.83%) Juniper
11 34 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 34 (1.51%) Fortinet
12 30 (1.34%) Trustwave
13 23 (1.02%) Cyber-Ark
13 23 (1.02%) Splunk
14 22 (0.98%) Sybase
15 21 (0.94%) IBM
15 21 (0.94%) Symantec
16 20 (0.89%) SAP
17 18 (0.80%) Tripwire
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