The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 / Croydon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.60% 0.81% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.90% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.35% +7.69%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 165 223 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 85.94% 90.28% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 120 206 139
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,065 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Information Security
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Croydon

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 Croydon region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Data Security
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) COSO
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) CRISC
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) MCTS
5 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (50.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (50.00%) COSO
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy