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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 99 124
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1171 1158 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.18% 2.93% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.24% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 991 952 931
Median salary £66,750 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33547 35737 39897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.07% 90.55% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26755 30975 33510
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 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 +34 169 £65,000 +4.00% 26
Canary Wharf +8 19 £70,000 -
Bromley -18 6 £85,000 +47.82% 3
Docklands, London - 6 £67,500 -
Croydon +11 5 £66,250 -5.35%
Uxbridge +6 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Barnet - 3 £45,000 -
West End of London +3 2 £52,500 -28.81% 4
Dagenham -8 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Feltham - 1 £55,000 -
New Malden - 1 £55,000 -
Westminster - 1 £57,500 -
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 938 (42.41%) CISSP
2 845 (38.20%) Finance
3 692 (31.28%) CISM
4 673 (30.42%) Cybersecurity
5 655 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 517 (23.37%) Management Information System
7 493 (22.29%) Degree
8 480 (21.70%) Risk Management
9 471 (21.29%) CISA
10 427 (19.30%) SIEM
11 418 (18.90%) Firewall
12 396 (17.90%) Windows
13 356 (16.09%) Data Protection
14 341 (15.42%) Linux
15 303 (13.70%) Security Architecture
16 285 (12.88%) Security Operations
17 283 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
18 260 (11.75%) Banking
19 256 (11.57%) Network Security
20 254 (11.48%) ITIL
21 243 (10.99%) PCI DSS
22 242 (10.94%) Vulnerability Management
23 240 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
24 233 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
25 227 (10.26%) Computer Science
26 189 (8.54%) Project Management
26 189 (8.54%) Incident Management
27 183 (8.27%) GIAC
28 182 (8.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
29 178 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement

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 45 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (1.04%) IIS
5 11 (0.50%) CMS
5 11 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (0.45%) Apache
7 9 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.32%) Confluence
9 7 (0.32%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.27%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.23%) nginx
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.23%) SAS
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) SPSS
7 3 (0.14%) GIMP
8 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.23%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.14%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.14%) Unica
7 2 (0.090%) Bankmaster
7 2 (0.090%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.090%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.045%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.045%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.045%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.045%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 95 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.76%) SaaS
4 53 (2.40%) IaaS
5 39 (1.76%) Office 365
6 27 (1.22%) PaaS
7 21 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.27%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.090%) GitHub
13 2 (0.090%) Yammer
14 1 (0.045%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.045%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.045%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.045%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 418 (18.90%) Firewall
2 256 (11.57%) Network Security
3 151 (6.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 113 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 75 (3.39%) LAN
6 64 (2.89%) WAN
7 63 (2.85%) Internet
8 60 (2.71%) DNS
9 36 (1.63%) VPN
10 35 (1.58%) VoIP
11 30 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (1.13%) DHCP
13 24 (1.08%) LDAP
14 23 (1.04%) Wireless
15 15 (0.68%) DMZ
15 15 (0.68%) HTTP
15 15 (0.68%) SMTP
16 14 (0.63%) SSL
17 11 (0.50%) SSH
18 10 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.36%) Hadoop
3 24 (1.08%) Big Data
4 22 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 17 (0.77%) Bigtable
7 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (0.59%) MySQL
9 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.41%) Power BI
13 8 (0.36%) GIS
13 8 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.32%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.27%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Burp Suite
1 18 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.68%) AppScan
2 15 (0.68%) Paros
3 12 (0.54%) WebScarab
4 10 (0.45%) Metasploit
5 9 (0.41%) JIRA
6 7 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.18%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.14%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.090%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.090%) Selenium
9 2 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.090%) Subversion
9 2 (0.090%) TestRail
9 2 (0.090%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.045%) GitLab
10 1 (0.045%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 845 (38.20%) Finance
2 260 (11.75%) Banking
3 138 (6.24%) Legal
4 87 (3.93%) Retail
5 65 (2.94%) Marketing
6 61 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 55 (2.49%) Law
8 52 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.40%) Advertising
10 24 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.68%) Front Office
12 9 (0.41%) Games
13 8 (0.36%) Back Office
14 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.32%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.27%) Publishing
16 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.18%) German Language
18 3 (0.14%) French Language
18 3 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 413 (18.67%) Analyst
2 352 (15.91%) Security Manager
3 310 (14.01%) Security Analyst
4 206 (9.31%) Consultant
5 170 (7.69%) Architect
6 169 (7.64%) Information Analyst
7 164 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
8 161 (7.28%) Information Manager
9 159 (7.19%) Security Engineer
10 150 (6.78%) Security Consultant
11 147 (6.65%) Information Security Manager
12 122 (5.52%) Security Architect
13 117 (5.29%) Security Officer
14 111 (5.02%) IT Manager
15 109 (4.93%) Security Specialist
16 99 (4.48%) Cybersecurity Manager
17 91 (4.11%) Information Security Officer
18 78 (3.53%) Information Officer
18 78 (3.53%) Senior Manager
19 70 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (2.35%) SailPoint
1 52 (2.35%) Web Services
2 42 (1.90%) .NET
3 30 (1.36%) HTML
4 16 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 16 (0.72%) Regular Expression
4 16 (0.72%) REST
5 15 (0.68%) Middleware
6 12 (0.54%) LAMP
6 12 (0.54%) SAML
7 11 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 11 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (0.50%) OAuth
8 9 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (0.41%) boto
8 9 (0.41%) HTML5
9 8 (0.36%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.36%) React
9 8 (0.36%) Redux
10 7 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 517 (23.37%) Management Information System
2 227 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 169 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 75 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 60 (2.71%) Cyber Defence
7 56 (2.53%) Cyber Attack
8 48 (2.17%) Data Centre
9 47 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
10 36 (1.63%) Fintech
11 34 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.45%) SCADA
13 31 (1.40%) Equities
13 31 (1.40%) Fixed Income
14 30 (1.36%) Cybercrime
14 30 (1.36%) Hedge funds
15 27 (1.22%) CESG
15 27 (1.22%) PKI
16 22 (0.99%) PMI
17 21 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 396 (17.90%) Windows
2 341 (15.42%) Linux
3 150 (6.78%) Unix
4 134 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 56 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.40%) CentOS
8 27 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 22 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 19 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.59%) Android
13 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.45%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.36%) Solaris
17 7 (0.32%) Kali Linux
18 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (30.42%) Cybersecurity
2 480 (21.70%) Risk Management
3 427 (19.30%) SIEM
4 356 (16.09%) Data Protection
5 303 (13.70%) Security Architecture
6 285 (12.88%) Security Operations
7 283 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
8 254 (11.48%) ITIL
9 242 (10.94%) Vulnerability Management
10 240 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
11 233 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 189 (8.54%) Incident Management
12 189 (8.54%) Project Management
13 182 (8.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 178 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 157 (7.10%) Identity Access Management
16 153 (6.92%) Security Monitoring
17 149 (6.74%) Change Management
18 146 (6.60%) Security Management
19 135 (6.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 158 (7.14%) Python
2 98 (4.43%) SQL
3 79 (3.57%) Perl
4 72 (3.25%) Java
5 59 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 56 (2.53%) C
6 56 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 51 (2.31%) C#
8 39 (1.76%) Ruby
9 34 (1.54%) PHP
10 30 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 20 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.54%) Bourne shell
12 12 (0.54%) C++
13 10 (0.45%) Korn
14 7 (0.32%) Go
15 6 (0.27%) Scala
16 4 (0.18%) R
17 2 (0.090%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.090%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 938 (42.41%) CISSP
2 692 (31.28%) CISM
3 493 (22.29%) Degree
4 471 (21.29%) CISA
5 183 (8.27%) GIAC
6 169 (7.64%) Security Cleared
7 157 (7.10%) CEH
8 155 (7.01%) SANS
9 141 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
10 108 (4.88%) GCIH
11 106 (4.79%) SC Cleared
12 85 (3.84%) GCIA
13 71 (3.21%) CRISC
14 70 (3.16%) GSEC
15 61 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
15 61 (2.76%) Master's Degree
16 59 (2.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 58 (2.62%) CCNA
17 58 (2.62%) CCNP
18 54 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 655 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 243 (10.99%) PCI DSS
3 127 (5.74%) GDPR
4 119 (5.38%) COBIT
4 119 (5.38%) QA
5 93 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 63 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 62 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
8 35 (1.58%) ISO 22301
9 31 (1.40%) SLA
10 29 (1.31%) ISO 9001
11 21 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 21 (0.95%) NIST 800
12 17 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 11 (0.50%) ISO 14001
15 10 (0.45%) PMO
16 8 (0.36%) BS25999
17 7 (0.32%) COSO
17 7 (0.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 153 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.04%) iptables
5 15 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.59%) Snort
7 11 (0.50%) Docker
8 10 (0.45%) Firmware
9 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.32%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.32%) vSphere
11 3 (0.14%) HDFS
11 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.045%) LXC
12 1 (0.045%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 114 (5.15%) Nessus
2 70 (3.16%) CSIRT
3 69 (3.12%) McAfee ePO
4 59 (2.67%) SCCM
5 36 (1.63%) QRadar
6 33 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 31 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 30 (1.36%) Ansible
9 29 (1.31%) PowerBroker
9 29 (1.31%) Puppet
10 22 (0.99%) SELinux
11 20 (0.90%) EnCase
12 19 (0.86%) WSUS
13 18 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (0.77%) FTK
14 17 (0.77%) Nexpose
15 14 (0.63%) Core Impact
15 14 (0.63%) OpenVAS
15 14 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
15 14 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 174 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 108 (4.88%) Cisco
3 97 (4.39%) Splunk
4 91 (4.11%) McAfee
5 80 (3.62%) Palo Alto
6 76 (3.44%) Oracle
7 72 (3.25%) CheckPoint
7 72 (3.25%) CyberArk
8 62 (2.80%) Qualys
8 62 (2.80%) VMware
9 61 (2.76%) Symantec
10 47 (2.12%) Aveksa
11 44 (1.99%) ArcSight
11 44 (1.99%) LogRhythm
12 42 (1.90%) SolarWinds
13 40 (1.81%) Cadence
14 36 (1.63%) Red Hat
15 30 (1.36%) Avaya
15 30 (1.36%) Google
16 29 (1.31%) Bomgar
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Flex Working
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £56000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £83000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £5500 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haysfm
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago