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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 552 599
Rank change year-on-year -22 +47  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 38 92 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 73 53
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,325 £37,366 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,950 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,300 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.68% +12.50%  

Information Assurance 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33389 36265 39395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.09% 90.54% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 113344 136165 134063
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 3 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Greenford -3 2 £52,500 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 62 (77.50%) Information Security
2 46 (57.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (46.25%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (45.00%) Management Information System
5 33 (41.25%) Windows
6 28 (35.00%) CISSP
7 27 (33.75%) Firewall
8 24 (30.00%) Linux
8 24 (30.00%) Network Security
9 23 (28.75%) SIEM
10 22 (27.50%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (27.50%) Degree
11 21 (26.25%) ITIL
11 21 (26.25%) CISM
12 20 (25.00%) Risk Management
12 20 (25.00%) GCIA
12 20 (25.00%) GCIH
13 18 (22.50%) GIAC
13 18 (22.50%) Oracle
14 17 (21.25%) Finance
15 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (20.00%) SANS
15 16 (20.00%) Security Operations
16 15 (18.75%) Security Architecture
17 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
17 14 (17.50%) QRadar
17 14 (17.50%) BeyondTrust
17 14 (17.50%) NIST 800
17 14 (17.50%) COBIT
17 14 (17.50%) Nessus

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 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) Firewall
2 24 (30.00%) Network Security
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Security Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Information Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Information Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (7.50%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Security Officer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Information Officer
10 4 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.25%) Mainframe
4 7 (8.75%) CESG
5 5 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.25%) NHS
9 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.25%) Reinsurance
9 1 (1.25%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.25%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Linux
3 11 (13.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (77.50%) Information Security
2 37 (46.25%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (28.75%) SIEM
4 21 (26.25%) ITIL
5 20 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 16 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (18.75%) Security Architecture
8 14 (17.50%) Security Management
9 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
9 13 (16.25%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (16.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (13.75%) ISMS
11 10 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 10 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
11 10 (12.50%) IT Governance
12 9 (11.25%) Computer Security
13 8 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (10.00%) Use Case
13 8 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.25%) C
1 1 (1.25%) C++
1 1 (1.25%) Java
1 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) CISSP
2 22 (27.50%) Degree
3 21 (26.25%) CISM
4 20 (25.00%) GCIA
4 20 (25.00%) GCIH
5 18 (22.50%) GIAC
6 16 (20.00%) SANS
7 14 (17.50%) CISA
7 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
8 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (13.75%) CESG Certified Professional
10 8 (10.00%) CRISC
11 6 (7.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 5 (6.25%) CCNP
12 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (6.25%) CLAS
12 5 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 4 (5.00%) CGEIT
13 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
14 3 (3.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (57.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.50%) COBIT
2 14 (17.50%) NIST 800
3 6 (7.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (6.25%) ISO 14001
4 5 (6.25%) ISO 22301
5 4 (5.00%) GCP
6 3 (3.75%) GDPR
6 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.75%) SLA
7 2 (2.50%) QA
8 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.25%) FINRA
8 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Nessus
1 14 (17.50%) QRadar
2 11 (13.75%) CSIRT
3 9 (11.25%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.50%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.25%) EnCase
6 1 (1.25%) FTK
6 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 14 (17.50%) BeyondTrust
2 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) McAfee
4 8 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) Dell
4 8 (10.00%) FireEye
5 4 (5.00%) Google
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.25%) Casewise
7 1 (1.25%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) Juniper
7 1 (1.25%) Splunk
7 1 (1.25%) Symantec
7 1 (1.25%) Varonis
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits up to 30% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NCC Group
Posted: 19 days ago