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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 132 187 230
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +43
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 968 723 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.14% 1.59% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.90% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 781 561 466
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
37588 38025 39126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.27% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31697 31217 33346
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +66 259 £55,000 -12.00% 38
Bromley +13 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Uxbridge -1 7 £60,000 -4.00%
Wimbledon - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Harrow - 3 - -
Hounslow -8 2 £61,000 -12.85%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £71,250 -
Canary Wharf +32 1 - -
Croydon -2 1 £47,500 -12.84%
Hammersmith -16 1 £45,000 -18.18%
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 673 (38.02%) CISSP
2 580 (32.77%) Finance
3 559 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 424 (23.95%) Management Information System
5 422 (23.84%) Firewall
6 417 (23.56%) Degree
7 342 (19.32%) CISM
8 320 (18.08%) Risk Management
9 316 (17.85%) PCI DSS
10 269 (15.20%) Windows
11 231 (13.05%) Banking
12 230 (12.99%) ITIL
13 217 (12.26%) Security Management
14 212 (11.98%) Penetration Testing
15 210 (11.86%) CISA
16 205 (11.58%) Network Security
17 202 (11.41%) Cyber Security
18 188 (10.62%) Project Management
19 176 (9.94%) Linux
20 164 (9.27%) Cisco
21 161 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
22 157 (8.87%) Information Security Management
23 154 (8.70%) Security Architecture
24 151 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
25 149 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
26 143 (8.08%) Microsoft
27 141 (7.97%) CheckPoint
28 140 (7.91%) SIEM
29 137 (7.74%) TCP/IP
30 135 (7.63%) CEH

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 50 (2.82%) IIS
2 44 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 37 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.34%) SAS
8 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.17%) Lync
9 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.11%) Documentum
10 2 (0.11%) JBoss
10 2 (0.11%) Apache
10 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.056%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.056%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.056%) nginx
Applications
1 122 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.32%) MS Office
3 35 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.40%) 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 (0.68%) assyst
2 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.056%) Global One
5 1 (0.056%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.056%) Minerva
5 1 (0.056%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.86%) SaaS
2 15 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.51%) PaaS
6 7 (0.40%) Office 365
6 7 (0.40%) IaaS
7 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 422 (23.84%) Firewall
2 205 (11.58%) Network Security
3 137 (7.74%) TCP/IP
4 86 (4.86%) VPN
5 81 (4.58%) Internet
6 70 (3.95%) LAN
7 67 (3.79%) WAN
7 67 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 58 (3.28%) Wireless
10 42 (2.37%) DNS
11 39 (2.20%) SSL
12 34 (1.92%) Intranet
12 34 (1.92%) SAN
13 30 (1.69%) HTTP
14 26 (1.47%) DHCP
15 22 (1.24%) LDAP
16 20 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (1.02%) Wireless Security
18 17 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (0.96%) Big Data
4 17 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 15 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 15 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 14 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 12 (0.68%) MySQL
7 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.40%) Data Mart
10 3 (0.17%) QlikView
10 3 (0.17%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.17%) DataStage
10 3 (0.17%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 33 (1.86%) Metasploit
2 9 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (0.40%) Maven
4 6 (0.34%) JIRA
4 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.28%) YourKit
6 4 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.23%) NUnit
7 3 (0.17%) Subversion
7 3 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.11%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.056%) Selenium
9 1 (0.056%) Moq
9 1 (0.056%) TestNG
General
1 580 (32.77%) Finance
2 231 (13.05%) Banking
3 101 (5.71%) Retail
4 100 (5.65%) Law
5 99 (5.59%) Legal
6 62 (3.50%) Games
7 53 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.43%) Marketing
9 41 (2.32%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.69%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.47%) Advertising
12 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.24%) German Language
14 20 (1.13%) Electronics
15 15 (0.85%) Local Government
16 13 (0.73%) Publishing
17 9 (0.51%) iGaming
18 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
20 4 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 388 (21.92%) Analyst
2 355 (20.06%) Security Analyst
3 281 (15.88%) Consultant
4 235 (13.28%) Security Consultant
5 208 (11.75%) Information Analyst
6 207 (11.69%) Information Security Analyst
7 145 (8.19%) Architect
8 142 (8.02%) Security Manager
9 117 (6.61%) Security Engineer
10 107 (6.05%) Security Specialist
11 90 (5.08%) Information Manager
12 87 (4.92%) Security Architect
13 86 (4.86%) Information Security Manager
14 84 (4.75%) Information Specialist
15 80 (4.52%) Information Security Specialist
16 78 (4.41%) Network Engineer
17 71 (4.01%) Security Officer
18 69 (3.90%) Tester
19 66 (3.73%) Penetration Tester
20 56 (3.16%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.26%) .NET
2 28 (1.58%) Web Services
3 22 (1.24%) jQuery
4 21 (1.19%) HTML
5 19 (1.07%) CSS
6 16 (0.90%) Middleware
7 15 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 14 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (0.79%) J2EE
8 14 (0.79%) REST
9 13 (0.73%) JSON
10 11 (0.62%) SAML
10 11 (0.62%) XML
11 10 (0.56%) JSP
12 8 (0.45%) Hibernate
12 8 (0.45%) Spring
12 8 (0.45%) HTML5
12 8 (0.45%) CSS3
12 8 (0.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 424 (23.95%) Management Information System
2 161 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.88%) Hedge funds
5 42 (2.37%) CESG
6 36 (2.03%) Blackberry
7 35 (1.98%) PKI
7 35 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
9 28 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
10 25 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.19%) RMADS
12 18 (1.02%) Open Source
13 17 (0.96%) Cryptography
14 16 (0.90%) SWIFT
15 15 (0.85%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.79%) PMI
17 13 (0.73%) Mathematics
18 11 (0.62%) User Experience
19 8 (0.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 269 (15.20%) Windows
2 176 (9.94%) Linux
3 120 (6.78%) UNIX
4 55 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 29 (1.64%) Solaris
7 24 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.07%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 14 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.62%) Android
11 11 (0.62%) CentOS
12 9 (0.51%) Debian
12 9 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.45%) AIX
14 6 (0.34%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (18.08%) Risk Management
2 230 (12.99%) ITIL
3 217 (12.26%) Security Management
4 212 (11.98%) Penetration Testing
5 202 (11.41%) Cyber Security
6 188 (10.62%) Project Management
7 157 (8.87%) Information Security Management
8 154 (8.70%) Security Architecture
9 151 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
11 140 (7.91%) SIEM
12 130 (7.34%) Business Continuity
13 129 (7.29%) ISMS
14 123 (6.95%) Data Protection
15 120 (6.78%) PRINCE2
16 104 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 96 (5.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 94 (5.31%) TOGAF
19 92 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 88 (4.97%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 95 (5.37%) SQL
2 54 (3.05%) Java
3 46 (2.60%) Perl
4 41 (2.32%) PowerShell
5 35 (1.98%) C
6 33 (1.86%) Python
7 32 (1.81%) C#
8 24 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 21 (1.19%) Ruby
10 18 (1.02%) C++
11 15 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 15 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.28%) VB
13 5 (0.28%) PHP
14 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 673 (38.02%) CISSP
2 417 (23.56%) Degree
3 342 (19.32%) CISM
4 210 (11.86%) CISA
5 135 (7.63%) CEH
6 129 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
7 105 (5.93%) Security Cleared
8 86 (4.86%) CCNA
9 74 (4.18%) GIAC
10 69 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 64 (3.62%) CRISC
12 54 (3.05%) CCNP
13 50 (2.82%) SC Cleared
14 32 (1.81%) MCSE
15 28 (1.58%) PMI Certification
16 27 (1.53%) PCI QSA
17 25 (1.41%) CCSP
18 24 (1.36%) SSCP
18 24 (1.36%) CISMP
19 22 (1.24%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 316 (17.85%) PCI DSS
3 114 (6.44%) COBIT
4 71 (4.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 49 (2.77%) QA
6 29 (1.64%) SLA
7 15 (0.85%) BS7799
7 15 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 10 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.56%) GPG13
9 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.34%) COSO
10 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.23%) GxP
10 4 (0.23%) Basel II
10 4 (0.23%) BS25999
11 2 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) EMIR
11 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 79 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.58%) Snort
4 12 (0.68%) vSphere
5 11 (0.62%) XenApp
6 10 (0.56%) Squid
7 9 (0.51%) Nmap
8 8 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.40%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.34%) Xen
11 4 (0.23%) UAG
12 3 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.17%) Firmware
13 2 (0.11%) XenServer
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.11%) SpamAssassin
14 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (2.94%) Nessus
2 27 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
4 17 (0.96%) SCCM
5 13 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.68%) WSUS
7 9 (0.51%) CORE IMPACT
7 9 (0.51%) Nagios
7 9 (0.51%) Puppet
8 8 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.17%) Ansible
12 2 (0.11%) logstash
12 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 164 (9.27%) Cisco
2 143 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 141 (7.97%) CheckPoint
4 89 (5.03%) Oracle
5 86 (4.86%) Juniper
6 72 (4.07%) F5
7 60 (3.39%) VMware
8 59 (3.33%) Citrix
9 58 (3.28%) Symantec
10 52 (2.94%) Blue Coat
11 50 (2.82%) Websense
12 44 (2.49%) McAfee
13 42 (2.37%) Fortinet
14 22 (1.24%) HP
14 22 (1.24%) Sun
14 22 (1.24%) ArcSight
15 20 (1.13%) Remedy
16 18 (1.02%) Qualys
17 15 (0.85%) Mitel
17 15 (0.85%) CA
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + £3,750 car + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 8 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £43180 - £53341 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £130,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Talent Spa
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifts
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago