The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 110 146
Rank change year-on-year +18 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1066 1217 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.15% 2.87% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.20% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1021 751
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30506 38035 37341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.23% 89.73% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25597 32507 31158
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 £38,500 £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 Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Information Security
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security in London

Information Security
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in London

Information Security
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 Security within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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 +15 139 £62,500 +4.16% 26
Canary Wharf +3 17 £67,500 -10.00%
Feltham - 8 £67,500 -
West End of London +12 5 £47,000 -26.27% 5
Bromley +2 4 £65,000 +14.53% 1
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £67,500 - 2
Westminster - 2 £50,250 - 1
Uxbridge +9 1 £43,000 +65.38%
Croydon +3 1 £20,000 -63.63% 1
Dagenham -3 1 £41,500 -7.77%
Chiswick -4 1 £70,000 +48.14%
Ealing - 1 £83,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £80,000 -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 1050 (45.69%) CISSP
2 793 (34.51%) Finance
3 771 (33.55%) CISM
4 705 (30.68%) Cybersecurity
5 687 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 532 (23.15%) Management Information System
7 526 (22.89%) Degree
8 523 (22.76%) CISA
9 507 (22.06%) Risk Management
10 468 (20.37%) Firewall
11 415 (18.06%) SIEM
12 389 (16.93%) Windows
13 358 (15.58%) Linux
13 358 (15.58%) Security Architecture
13 358 (15.58%) Data Protection
14 310 (13.49%) Penetration Testing
15 300 (13.05%) Network Security
16 282 (12.27%) Vulnerability Management
17 280 (12.18%) Security Operations
18 275 (11.97%) PCI DSS
19 253 (11.01%) ITIL
20 251 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
21 245 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
22 242 (10.53%) Banking
23 213 (9.27%) Security Management
24 208 (9.05%) Identity Access Management
25 198 (8.62%) Computer Science
26 196 (8.53%) GIAC
27 193 (8.40%) Incident Management
28 192 (8.36%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 53 (2.31%) IIS
2 36 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 22 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (0.78%) Apache
7 16 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.26%) CMS
9 6 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.22%) Confluence
10 5 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.17%) JBoss
11 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.087%) SAS
13 2 (0.087%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 91 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.35%) MS Office
3 21 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.65%) MS Project
5 5 (0.22%) GIMP
5 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.044%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.044%) Revit
7 1 (0.044%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 18 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.17%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 2 (0.087%) assyst
6 2 (0.087%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.087%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.044%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.044%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 117 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.57%) SaaS
4 29 (1.26%) IaaS
5 24 (1.04%) Office 365
6 20 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.78%) PaaS
8 12 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.13%) Datadog
13 3 (0.13%) Heroku
14 2 (0.087%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 468 (20.37%) Firewall
2 300 (13.05%) Network Security
3 167 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 133 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 79 (3.44%) LAN
6 76 (3.31%) DNS
7 63 (2.74%) VPN
7 63 (2.74%) WAN
8 61 (2.65%) Wireless
9 44 (1.91%) Internet
10 39 (1.70%) LDAP
11 31 (1.35%) OSPF
12 27 (1.17%) DHCP
13 26 (1.13%) BGP
14 24 (1.04%) Converged Networks
14 24 (1.04%) HSRP
14 24 (1.04%) RIP
14 24 (1.04%) SSL
14 24 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
14 24 (1.04%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.57%) Big Data
3 35 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 26 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 25 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.00%) GIS
7 22 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 19 (0.83%) Bigtable
10 15 (0.65%) MySQL
11 14 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.35%) Apache Hive
12 8 (0.35%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.26%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (0.74%) Burp Suite
3 14 (0.61%) AppScan
4 13 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.52%) Paros
5 12 (0.52%) Subversion
5 12 (0.52%) WebScarab
6 9 (0.39%) JIRA
7 8 (0.35%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.22%) Gitweb
10 4 (0.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.17%) Hudson
10 4 (0.17%) Selenium
11 3 (0.13%) GoCD
11 3 (0.13%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.087%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.087%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.044%) Visual Studio
General
1 793 (34.51%) Finance
2 242 (10.53%) Banking
3 150 (6.53%) Legal
4 118 (5.13%) Retail
5 55 (2.39%) Law
6 49 (2.13%) Marketing
7 48 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.78%) Advertising
10 31 (1.35%) Games
11 23 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.96%) Front Office
13 15 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.61%) German Language
15 12 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.44%) French Language
17 9 (0.39%) Military
18 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.30%) Italian Language
19 7 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 485 (21.11%) Analyst
2 403 (17.54%) Security Manager
3 381 (16.58%) Security Analyst
4 209 (9.09%) Architect
5 208 (9.05%) Consultant
6 202 (8.79%) Information Manager
7 201 (8.75%) Information Analyst
8 196 (8.53%) Information Security Manager
9 194 (8.44%) Information Security Analyst
10 184 (8.01%) Security Engineer
11 166 (7.22%) Security Consultant
12 157 (6.83%) Security Architect
13 122 (5.31%) Security Officer
14 117 (5.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 106 (4.61%) Information Security Officer
16 103 (4.48%) Information Security Engineer
17 95 (4.13%) Information Officer
18 90 (3.92%) IT Manager
19 83 (3.61%) Security Specialist
20 76 (3.31%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.39%) SailPoint
2 46 (2.00%) Web Services
3 35 (1.52%) .NET
4 30 (1.31%) HTML
5 25 (1.09%) XML
6 20 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (0.78%) CSS
7 18 (0.78%) Middleware
8 17 (0.74%) Regular Expression
9 15 (0.65%) AngularJS
10 14 (0.61%) HTML5
10 14 (0.61%) Node.js
10 14 (0.61%) REST
11 13 (0.57%) ASP.NET
11 13 (0.57%) jQuery
12 12 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (0.52%) LAMP
12 12 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (0.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 532 (23.15%) Management Information System
2 198 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 185 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 106 (4.61%) Data Protection Act
5 77 (3.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 75 (3.26%) Data Centre
7 55 (2.39%) Cyber Attack
8 54 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
9 42 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
10 35 (1.52%) BYOD
10 35 (1.52%) CESG
11 31 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 30 (1.31%) Fintech
13 29 (1.26%) PKI
14 24 (1.04%) Mainframe
15 23 (1.00%) PMI
16 21 (0.91%) Cybercrime
17 19 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 19 (0.83%) Equities
17 19 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 389 (16.93%) Windows
2 358 (15.58%) Linux
3 154 (6.70%) Unix
4 109 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 26 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.09%) CentOS
10 19 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 16 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.35%) Debian
17 7 (0.30%) Windows 10
18 6 (0.26%) Solaris
19 5 (0.22%) zOS
20 4 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (30.68%) Cybersecurity
2 507 (22.06%) Risk Management
3 415 (18.06%) SIEM
4 358 (15.58%) Data Protection
4 358 (15.58%) Security Architecture
5 310 (13.49%) Penetration Testing
6 282 (12.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 280 (12.18%) Security Operations
8 253 (11.01%) ITIL
9 251 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
10 245 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 213 (9.27%) Security Management
12 208 (9.05%) Identity Access Management
13 193 (8.40%) Incident Management
14 192 (8.36%) Risk Assessment
15 174 (7.57%) Project Management
16 166 (7.22%) Information Security Management
17 164 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 162 (7.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 160 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 149 (6.48%) Python
2 130 (5.66%) SQL
3 107 (4.66%) Java
4 94 (4.09%) Perl
5 72 (3.13%) C
6 60 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 50 (2.18%) Ruby
8 48 (2.09%) PowerShell
9 31 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.26%) PHP
11 25 (1.09%) C#
12 23 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.74%) C++
14 16 (0.70%) BeanShell
15 15 (0.65%) Bourne shell
16 13 (0.57%) Korn
17 10 (0.44%) Scala
18 2 (0.087%) Go
18 2 (0.087%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.087%) R
Qualifications
1 1050 (45.69%) CISSP
2 771 (33.55%) CISM
3 526 (22.89%) Degree
4 523 (22.76%) CISA
5 196 (8.53%) GIAC
6 188 (8.18%) SANS
7 167 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
8 164 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 162 (7.05%) CEH
10 126 (5.48%) SC Cleared
11 93 (4.05%) CRISC
12 82 (3.57%) GCIH
13 76 (3.31%) CCNP
13 76 (3.31%) GCIA
14 67 (2.92%) CESG Certified Professional
15 63 (2.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 56 (2.44%) GSEC
17 54 (2.35%) CCNA
18 49 (2.13%) CCSP
19 48 (2.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 687 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 275 (11.97%) PCI DSS
3 177 (7.70%) COBIT
4 88 (3.83%) QA
5 69 (3.00%) GDPR
6 53 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 50 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 48 (2.09%) SLA
9 38 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
10 28 (1.22%) ISO22301
11 23 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 23 (1.00%) ISO27002
12 16 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 14 (0.61%) BS25999
14 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
16 6 (0.26%) ISO27005
16 6 (0.26%) SAS 70
17 5 (0.22%) GPG13
17 5 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 147 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.26%) Snort
2 29 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.74%) iptables
6 11 (0.48%) Docker
7 7 (0.30%) HDFS
7 7 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.22%) XenServer
9 4 (0.17%) Firmware
9 4 (0.17%) vSphere
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.13%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.044%) RACF
11 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 97 (4.22%) Nessus
2 76 (3.31%) CSIRT
3 61 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
4 51 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 39 (1.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 32 (1.39%) SCCM
7 24 (1.04%) PowerBroker
7 24 (1.04%) QRadar
8 23 (1.00%) Puppet
9 17 (0.74%) Ansible
9 17 (0.74%) EnCase
9 17 (0.74%) Kibana
9 17 (0.74%) logstash
9 17 (0.74%) SELinux
10 14 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 13 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 12 (0.52%) FTK
12 12 (0.52%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 178 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 104 (4.53%) Cisco
3 100 (4.35%) Splunk
4 95 (4.13%) Oracle
5 76 (3.31%) Intel Security
6 68 (2.96%) Palo Alto
7 61 (2.65%) CyberArk
8 58 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 54 (2.35%) Juniper
10 51 (2.22%) VMware
11 47 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
12 45 (1.96%) Qualys
13 40 (1.74%) ArcSight
14 37 (1.61%) Fortinet
15 36 (1.57%) Aveksa
15 36 (1.57%) Symantec
16 35 (1.52%) AlienVault
17 29 (1.26%) Red Hat
18 28 (1.22%) Cybereason
19 27 (1.17%) Google
Central London / West End
Metro Bank
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefitss
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: From £40,950 to £76,100 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday