The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 249 293
Rank change year-on-year +16 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.038% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 21
Median salary £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £44,082 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,600 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +10.00%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4646 5760 9272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.26% 90.74% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4110 5259 7938
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in the City of London

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the City of London.

Salary trend for Information Assurance in the City of London

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
1 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (70.00%) SANS
3 6 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) NIST 800
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) GIAC
3 6 (60.00%) GCIA
3 6 (60.00%) GCIH
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) FireEye
3 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) CESG

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Information Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CESG
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) SIEM
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
3 6 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISMS
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) QMS
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SANS
2 6 (60.00%) GCIA
2 6 (60.00%) GCIH
2 6 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CGEIT
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) CLAS
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Dell
1 6 (60.00%) FireEye
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Varonis