The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 118 89
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 167 155 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.22% 2.43% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.68% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 152 132 244
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,450 £82,950 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security 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 4638 5789 9270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.31% 90.75% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 5287 7927
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 Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the City of London

Information Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Information Security in the City of London

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 134 (43.37%) CISSP
2 120 (38.83%) Finance
3 111 (35.92%) CISM
4 109 (35.28%) Management Information System
5 99 (32.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 94 (30.42%) Cybersecurity
7 89 (28.80%) SIEM
8 77 (24.92%) CISA
8 77 (24.92%) Risk Management
9 75 (24.27%) Degree
10 71 (22.98%) Firewall
11 68 (22.01%) Network Security
12 60 (19.42%) Windows
12 60 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (16.83%) Security Operations
14 50 (16.18%) Security Architecture
15 49 (15.86%) Data Protection
16 47 (15.21%) Intrusion Detection
17 46 (14.89%) Computer Science
18 43 (13.92%) Linux
19 41 (13.27%) Security Management
20 40 (12.94%) Security Monitoring
21 39 (12.62%) Banking
21 39 (12.62%) Unix
22 36 (11.65%) Project Management
23 35 (11.33%) Risk Analysis
24 34 (11.00%) Kalman Filter
24 34 (11.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 34 (11.00%) Legal
25 32 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (0.97%) IIS
2 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.32%) Gunicorn
4 1 (0.32%) nginx
4 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.32%) Tornado
4 1 (0.32%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.32%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.18%) SaaS
2 11 (3.56%) IaaS
3 8 (2.59%) Office 365
4 7 (2.27%) PaaS
5 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.97%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.98%) Firewall
2 68 (22.01%) Network Security
3 47 (15.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (5.50%) Internet
4 17 (5.50%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.53%) LAN
6 13 (4.21%) DNS
6 13 (4.21%) WAN
7 8 (2.59%) Wireless
8 7 (2.27%) LDAP
8 7 (2.27%) VPN
9 6 (1.94%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.29%) SAN
11 3 (0.97%) DMZ
11 3 (0.97%) FTP
11 3 (0.97%) HTTP
11 3 (0.97%) SMTP
11 3 (0.97%) SSH
11 3 (0.97%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.97%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (1.29%) OLAP
2 4 (1.29%) OLTP
2 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.97%) MySQL
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.32%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.29%) Metasploit
1 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) AppScan
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) GitLab
2 1 (0.32%) Paros
2 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.32%) WebScarab
General
1 120 (38.83%) Finance
2 39 (12.62%) Banking
3 34 (11.00%) Legal
4 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.53%) Advertising
6 9 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.91%) Front Office
6 9 (2.91%) Law
7 4 (1.29%) Marketing
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
8 3 (0.97%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.65%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (27.51%) Analyst
2 66 (21.36%) Security Analyst
3 42 (13.59%) Security Manager
4 35 (11.33%) Information Manager
5 34 (11.00%) Information Analyst
5 34 (11.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 30 (9.71%) Architect
7 29 (9.39%) IT Analyst
8 26 (8.41%) IT Security Analyst
9 24 (7.77%) Information Security Manager
9 24 (7.77%) Risk Manager
9 24 (7.77%) Security Specialist
10 22 (7.12%) Security Engineer
11 21 (6.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 17 (5.50%) IT Manager
13 16 (5.18%) Security Architect
14 15 (4.85%) Risk Analyst
14 15 (4.85%) Security Officer
15 14 (4.53%) Information Security Engineer
16 13 (4.21%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.15%) Web Services
2 7 (2.27%) .NET
3 5 (1.62%) HTML
4 4 (1.29%) REST
5 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.65%) HTML5
6 2 (0.65%) React
6 2 (0.65%) Redux
6 2 (0.65%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) Celery
7 1 (0.32%) CGI
7 1 (0.32%) CSS
7 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.32%) Flask
7 1 (0.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.32%) SAML
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 109 (35.28%) Management Information System
2 60 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.47%) Cyber Attack
5 19 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (5.50%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (4.85%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.94%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (1.94%) Fintech
9 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.62%) Clustering
10 4 (1.29%) CESG
11 3 (0.97%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.97%) PKI
11 3 (0.97%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.65%) BYOD
12 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.42%) Windows
2 43 (13.92%) Linux
3 39 (12.62%) Unix
4 22 (7.12%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.27%) CentOS
8 6 (1.94%) Android
9 5 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.32%) HPUX
12 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (30.42%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (28.80%) SIEM
3 77 (24.92%) Risk Management
4 52 (16.83%) Security Operations
5 50 (16.18%) Security Architecture
6 49 (15.86%) Data Protection
7 41 (13.27%) Security Management
8 40 (12.94%) Security Monitoring
9 36 (11.65%) Project Management
10 35 (11.33%) Risk Analysis
11 34 (11.00%) Kalman Filter
11 34 (11.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 32 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (10.03%) Incident Management
14 26 (8.41%) Malware Analysis
15 25 (8.09%) ITIL
16 24 (7.77%) Vulnerability Management
17 23 (7.44%) ISMS
18 22 (7.12%) Computer Security
18 22 (7.12%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.85%) SQL
2 11 (3.56%) Python
3 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.59%) Perl
5 7 (2.27%) PHP
6 6 (1.94%) C
6 6 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.62%) C#
8 4 (1.29%) Java
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.32%) R
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (43.37%) CISSP
2 111 (35.92%) CISM
3 77 (24.92%) CISA
4 75 (24.27%) Degree
5 28 (9.06%) GCIH
6 24 (7.77%) GIAC
6 24 (7.77%) SANS
7 21 (6.80%) CEH
8 16 (5.18%) CRISC
8 16 (5.18%) GCIA
9 12 (3.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 12 (3.88%) PhD
10 11 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (3.56%) CREST Certified
10 11 (3.56%) Postgraduate
11 10 (3.24%) GSEC
12 9 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (2.59%) GCED
13 8 (2.59%) ISEB
14 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (32.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.47%) GDPR
3 19 (6.15%) COBIT
4 18 (5.83%) QA
5 16 (5.18%) PCI DSS
6 14 (4.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (2.27%) NIST 800
8 5 (1.62%) ISO 22301
8 5 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.29%) SLA
10 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.32%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Docker
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (3.56%) Nessus
2 10 (3.24%) Ansible
3 9 (2.91%) CFEngine
3 9 (2.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.91%) Puppet
4 7 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.27%) SCCM
5 6 (1.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.62%) CSIRT
7 4 (1.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.65%) Nmap
9 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.32%) Kibana
9 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.32%) logstash
9 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.53%) CheckPoint
3 12 (3.88%) Cisco
4 9 (2.91%) McAfee
4 9 (2.91%) Splunk
5 7 (2.27%) Citrix
6 6 (1.94%) Blue Coat
6 6 (1.94%) Dell
6 6 (1.94%) FireEye
6 6 (1.94%) Forcepoint
6 6 (1.94%) LogRhythm
6 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.62%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.29%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.29%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.29%) Qualys
9 3 (0.97%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle
9 3 (0.97%) Sage
9 3 (0.97%) SonicWALL
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday + flexible bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Schroders
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Schroders
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + £7000 car, 10-55% Bonus, +more!
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago