The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 299 341 325
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.008% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.010% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 9
Average salary £37,500 - £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +37.50%
Computer Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8806 10280 9878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.11% 83.65% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7522 8492 8667
Average salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Computer Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the City of London region.

Computer Security Salary Trend in the City of London

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Security.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) Apple
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (40.00%) Lync
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Information Security
6 4 (40.00%) Electronics
6 4 (40.00%) MCTS
6 4 (40.00%) MCITP
6 4 (40.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) CRM
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) MCP

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Technical Support
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Fedora
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) BCP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) HNC
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCTS
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk