Period
to 5 April 2020

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 6 months to 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 284 325 339
Rank change year-on-year +41 +14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 12 8 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.077% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.083% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Median annual salary £65,757 £97,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.56% +25.81% +40.91%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £47,463
90th Percentile £145,000 £145,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £56,514 £97,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -42.04% +56.00% +13.64%

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,112 9,598 10,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.78% 92.85% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,023 8,498 8,878
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +0.84%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in the City of London

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Assurance in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) CISM
3 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (41.67%) Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (25.00%) Police
7 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (25.00%) SANS
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (16.67%) Law
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Due Diligence

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Police
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) International Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Services Director
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Assurance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (16.67%) Due Diligence
6 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) SANS
5 1 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) NIST
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Meraki