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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
London / City of London
Rank 92 111 102
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 142 178 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.80% 2.52% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.79% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 135 150 205
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 4584 6380 8928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.34% 90.23% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4184 5679 7513
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 £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the City of London

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 143 (39.07%) CISSP
2 129 (35.25%) Finance
3 122 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 120 (32.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 101 (27.60%) CISM
6 93 (25.41%) Firewall
7 88 (24.04%) Cybersecurity
8 86 (23.50%) Degree
9 85 (23.22%) SIEM
10 78 (21.31%) Risk Management
11 77 (21.04%) Security Architecture
12 68 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
13 63 (17.21%) Network Security
14 62 (16.94%) Computer Science
15 60 (16.39%) Security Management
16 59 (16.12%) CISA
16 59 (16.12%) Security Operations
17 57 (15.57%) Windows
18 53 (14.48%) Data Protection
19 50 (13.66%) Information Security Management
19 50 (13.66%) Intrusion Detection
20 48 (13.11%) ITIL
21 42 (11.48%) Legal
22 41 (11.20%) Risk Assessment
23 40 (10.93%) COBIT
23 40 (10.93%) Security Monitoring
24 38 (10.38%) Mentoring
24 38 (10.38%) Analytics
24 38 (10.38%) Linux
25 36 (9.84%) Advertising

Information Security
Top Related 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 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
1 6 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.82%) IIS
2 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.55%) nginx
4 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (2.46%) MS Office
2 4 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Sage CRM
2 4 (1.09%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.46%) Office 365
4 7 (1.91%) SaaS
5 5 (1.37%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.82%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.82%) Datadog
6 3 (0.82%) Heroku
6 3 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (25.41%) Firewall
2 63 (17.21%) Network Security
3 50 (13.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (4.92%) Internet
4 18 (4.92%) Wireless
5 14 (3.83%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.46%) VPN
7 8 (2.19%) LDAP
8 7 (1.91%) LAN
9 6 (1.64%) FTP
9 6 (1.64%) SAN
9 6 (1.64%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.37%) HTTP
10 5 (1.37%) WAN
10 5 (1.37%) Wireless Security
11 4 (1.09%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.09%) SMTP
12 3 (0.82%) DNS
12 3 (0.82%) SSL
13 2 (0.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (1.09%) OLAP
4 4 (1.09%) OLTP
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.55%) Bigtable
5 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Metasploit
1 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.82%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.82%) GoCD
2 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.82%) Travis CI
3 2 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) AppScan
General
1 129 (35.25%) Finance
2 42 (11.48%) Legal
3 36 (9.84%) Advertising
4 23 (6.28%) Banking
5 21 (5.74%) Front Office
6 13 (3.55%) Law
7 9 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.37%) German Language
8 5 (1.37%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.82%) Back Office
10 3 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.82%) Local Government
10 3 (0.82%) Marketing
10 3 (0.82%) Retail
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (27.60%) Analyst
2 89 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 52 (14.21%) Architect
4 48 (13.11%) Security Manager
5 44 (12.02%) Information Analyst
5 44 (12.02%) Information Security Analyst
6 38 (10.38%) Information Manager
7 35 (9.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 34 (9.29%) Security Engineer
9 32 (8.74%) Information Security Manager
10 31 (8.47%) Security Officer
11 23 (6.28%) IT Analyst
11 23 (6.28%) IT Security Analyst
12 22 (6.01%) Security Architect
13 21 (5.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 21 (5.74%) Information Officer
13 21 (5.74%) Information Security Engineer
13 21 (5.74%) Information Security Officer
13 21 (5.74%) Risk Manager
14 14 (3.83%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.46%) Ext JS
1 9 (2.46%) mod_perl
1 9 (2.46%) Symfony
2 8 (2.19%) Web Services
3 4 (1.09%) .NET
3 4 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.82%) HTML
4 3 (0.82%) LAMP
4 3 (0.82%) Node.js
4 3 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.82%) Sphinx
4 3 (0.82%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.55%) J2EE
5 2 (0.55%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.55%) RESTful
5 2 (0.55%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.27%) PCRE
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 122 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 68 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (16.94%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (3.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (3.01%) Cyber Attack
6 10 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.37%) CESG
9 4 (1.09%) Clustering
9 4 (1.09%) PKI
10 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.55%) Fintech
11 2 (0.55%) iPhone
11 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.57%) Windows
2 38 (10.38%) Linux
3 32 (8.74%) Unix
4 18 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.09%) CentOS
8 4 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.82%) Debian
10 2 (0.55%) Android
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (24.04%) Cybersecurity
2 85 (23.22%) SIEM
3 78 (21.31%) Risk Management
4 77 (21.04%) Security Architecture
5 60 (16.39%) Security Management
6 59 (16.12%) Security Operations
7 53 (14.48%) Data Protection
8 50 (13.66%) Information Security Management
9 48 (13.11%) ITIL
10 41 (11.20%) Risk Assessment
11 40 (10.93%) Security Monitoring
12 38 (10.38%) Analytics
12 38 (10.38%) Mentoring
13 31 (8.47%) IT Strategy
13 31 (8.47%) Penetration Testing
14 29 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
15 27 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 27 (7.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 26 (7.10%) Project Management
16 26 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.19%) Perl
2 16 (4.37%) C
2 16 (4.37%) Python
3 14 (3.83%) SQL
4 12 (3.28%) PHP
5 10 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.19%) Java
7 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.82%) C++
9 2 (0.55%) C#
9 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.55%) R
9 2 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 143 (39.07%) CISSP
2 101 (27.60%) CISM
3 86 (23.50%) Degree
4 59 (16.12%) CISA
5 35 (9.56%) SANS
6 34 (9.29%) PhD
6 34 (9.29%) Postgraduate
7 21 (5.74%) GIAC
8 19 (5.19%) GCIA
8 19 (5.19%) GCIH
9 15 (4.10%) CEH
10 12 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (3.01%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.73%) CRISC
12 10 (2.73%) GSEC
13 8 (2.19%) GCED
13 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.37%) CCSP
15 4 (1.09%) CCNP
15 4 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (32.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (10.93%) COBIT
3 30 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 13 (3.55%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.46%) SLA
6 7 (1.91%) QA
6 7 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.09%) GDPR
9 2 (0.55%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.27%) BS7799
10 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.27%) ISO27005
System Software
1 18 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.55%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.01%) Nessus
2 8 (2.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (1.64%) CSIRT
3 6 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.82%) Ansible
5 3 (0.82%) Puppet
5 3 (0.82%) SCCM
5 3 (0.82%) WSUS
6 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.55%) Nmap
6 2 (0.55%) QRadar
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.28%) Cisco
3 10 (2.73%) Oracle
4 9 (2.46%) Intel Security
5 7 (1.91%) Blue Coat
5 7 (1.91%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.91%) FireEye
6 6 (1.64%) Dell
7 5 (1.37%) Avaya
7 5 (1.37%) Fortinet
7 5 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.37%) Sage
7 5 (1.37%) SonicWALL
7 5 (1.37%) Splunk
8 4 (1.09%) BeyondTrust
8 4 (1.09%) CyberArk
9 3 (0.82%) ArcSight
9 3 (0.82%) New Relic
9 3 (0.82%) Qualys
9 3 (0.82%) SaltStack
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 14 days ago