Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 653 776
Rank change year-on-year -108 +123 +39
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 77 189 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 171 98
London median annual salary £52,500 £58,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.48% -7.20% +19.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £78,650 £82,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,250
% change year-on-year - -0.45% +0.45%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68735 68760 79859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 90.69% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 52944 59134 67322
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,173
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +17 13 £50,000 +11.11%
West London -37 2 £52,500 +40.00%
East London - 1 £72,500 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 63 (81.82%) Information Security
2 52 (67.53%) SIEM
3 51 (66.23%) Firewall
4 49 (63.64%) Windows
5 46 (59.74%) GIAC
5 46 (59.74%) GCIH
6 44 (57.14%) GCIA
6 44 (57.14%) Linux
6 44 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (53.25%) Management Information System
8 35 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (42.86%) Degree
10 32 (41.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 31 (40.26%) Oracle
11 31 (40.26%) QRadar
12 30 (38.96%) Computer Science
13 28 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 28 (36.36%) Security Operations
14 27 (35.06%) BeyondTrust
14 27 (35.06%) Network Security
14 27 (35.06%) Nessus
15 26 (33.77%) CSIRT
16 20 (25.97%) Cyberthreat
17 19 (24.68%) Threat Analysis
17 19 (24.68%) Security Monitoring
18 18 (23.38%) Remediation Plan
18 18 (23.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 17 (22.08%) SANS
20 16 (20.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
20 16 (20.78%) NIST 800

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (66.23%) Firewall
2 27 (35.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (61.04%) Analyst
2 42 (54.55%) Security Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Check Point Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Cisco Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Junior
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Incident Handler
7 5 (6.49%) Information Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (6.49%) Information Specialist
7 5 (6.49%) Junior Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) COM
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) Management Information System
2 30 (38.96%) Computer Science
3 20 (25.97%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (15.58%) Reinsurance
5 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.90%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.60%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.30%) CESG
8 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.30%) NHS
8 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) Information Security
2 52 (67.53%) SIEM
3 35 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (41.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 28 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 19 (24.68%) Security Monitoring
6 19 (24.68%) Threat Analysis
7 18 (23.38%) Remediation Plan
7 18 (23.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 16 (20.78%) Use Case
9 15 (19.48%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 15 (19.48%) Threat Intelligence
10 14 (18.18%) Computer Security
10 14 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
11 13 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
14 7 (9.09%) ITIL
14 7 (9.09%) Project Management
14 7 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) C
2 1 (1.30%) C++
2 1 (1.30%) Java
2 1 (1.30%) Perl
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (59.74%) GCIH
1 46 (59.74%) GIAC
2 44 (57.14%) GCIA
3 33 (42.86%) Degree
4 17 (22.08%) SANS
5 8 (10.39%) CISSP
5 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) CISM
7 4 (5.19%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CCNP
8 3 (3.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.60%) APMP
9 2 (2.60%) CISA
9 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.30%) CGEIT
10 1 (1.30%) CLAS
10 1 (1.30%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (20.78%) NIST 800
3 4 (5.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.60%) SLA
5 1 (1.30%) COBIT
5 1 (1.30%) GCP
5 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.30%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.30%) ISO 31000
5 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (40.26%) QRadar
2 27 (35.06%) Nessus
3 26 (33.77%) CSIRT
4 16 (20.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (19.48%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (2.60%) SCCM
6 2 (2.60%) SCOM
6 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Oracle
2 27 (35.06%) BeyondTrust
3 15 (19.48%) Blue Coat
3 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco
3 15 (19.48%) Dell
3 15 (19.48%) FireEye
3 15 (19.48%) McAfee
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Remedy
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) CA
6 1 (1.30%) Qualys
6 1 (1.30%) SAP