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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / London
Rank 542 567 595
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 42 90 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 70 41
Median salary £62,500 £61,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +12.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +7.84%  

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 30311 37568 36977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.17% 89.66% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25402 32085 30825
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +38 8 £55,000 -9.83% 1
Greenford +6 1 £52,500 -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 83 (74.77%) Information Security
2 66 (59.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (43.24%) Risk Management
4 39 (35.14%) CISSP
5 36 (32.43%) Management Information System
6 33 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (28.83%) CISM
8 31 (27.93%) Windows
9 30 (27.03%) COBIT
10 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
11 26 (23.42%) ITIL
12 23 (20.72%) CISA
13 22 (19.82%) Degree
14 21 (18.92%) Security Architecture
14 21 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (18.02%) Firewall
15 20 (18.02%) Linux
15 20 (18.02%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (18.02%) Network Security
15 20 (18.02%) SANS
16 19 (17.12%) CESG Certified Professional
16 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
16 19 (17.12%) SIEM
17 17 (15.32%) Finance
18 16 (14.41%) GCIA
18 16 (14.41%) GCIH
19 15 (13.51%) CESG
19 15 (13.51%) GIAC
19 15 (13.51%) Data Protection
20 14 (12.61%) Vulnerability Scanning

Information Assurance
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.41%) MS Office
4 5 (4.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) Firewall
1 20 (18.02%) Network Security
2 4 (3.60%) IPsec
2 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.60%) X.400
3 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) DHCP
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.90%) SMTP
4 1 (0.90%) VPN
4 1 (0.90%) Wireless
4 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Big Data
2 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.90%) GIS
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (4.50%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Advertising
5 3 (2.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Consultant
2 22 (19.82%) Security Consultant
3 19 (17.12%) Information Security Consultant
4 17 (15.32%) Analyst
5 16 (14.41%) Security Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Information Manager
7 11 (9.91%) Architect
7 11 (9.91%) Information Assurance Manager
8 10 (9.01%) Information Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Information Officer
9 6 (5.41%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
9 6 (5.41%) Information Specialist
9 6 (5.41%) Security Officer
9 6 (5.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Management Information System
2 15 (13.51%) CESG
3 9 (8.11%) Mainframe
4 8 (7.21%) Social Media
5 7 (6.31%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (5.41%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.70%) Reference Data
9 3 (2.70%) Smart Energy
10 2 (1.80%) Blog
10 2 (1.80%) NHS
11 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.90%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Linux
3 12 (10.81%) Unix
4 4 (3.60%) AIX
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (74.77%) Information Security
2 48 (43.24%) Risk Management
3 33 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (23.42%) ITIL
5 21 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
5 21 (18.92%) Security Architecture
6 20 (18.02%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (17.12%) SIEM
8 15 (13.51%) Data Protection
9 14 (12.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 12 (10.81%) Project Management
11 11 (9.91%) IT Governance
11 11 (9.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (8.11%) Computer Security
12 9 (8.11%) Information Governance
12 9 (8.11%) Information Security Governance
12 9 (8.11%) Security Operations
12 9 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (7.21%) ISMS
13 8 (7.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) C++
1 7 (6.31%) Java
2 5 (4.50%) C
3 2 (1.80%) C#
3 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
3 2 (1.80%) PHP
3 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (35.14%) CISSP
2 32 (28.83%) CISM
3 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
4 23 (20.72%) CISA
5 22 (19.82%) Degree
6 20 (18.02%) SANS
7 19 (17.12%) CESG Certified Professional
7 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
8 16 (14.41%) GCIA
8 16 (14.41%) GCIH
9 15 (13.51%) GIAC
10 9 (8.11%) CLAS
10 9 (8.11%) CRISC
11 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
12 7 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (5.41%) CEH
14 5 (4.50%) APMP
14 5 (4.50%) CGEIT
15 4 (3.60%) CCNP
15 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (59.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (27.03%) COBIT
3 11 (9.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.60%) GDPR
4 4 (3.60%) QA
4 4 (3.60%) SLA
5 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.70%) RMADS
5 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (7.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (5.41%) CSIRT
3 6 (5.41%) Nessus
3 6 (5.41%) QRadar
4 2 (1.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.90%) EnCase
5 1 (0.90%) FTK
5 1 (0.90%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.90%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Intel Security
3 8 (7.21%) Blue Coat
3 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.21%) Cisco
3 8 (7.21%) Dell
3 8 (7.21%) FireEye
4 6 (5.41%) BeyondTrust
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) Casewise
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.90%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.90%) ESRI
7 1 (0.90%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) Juniper
7 1 (0.90%) Splunk
7 1 (0.90%) Symantec
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