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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 261 316 316
Rank change year-on-year
+55 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.023% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £50,000 £90,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £90,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £90,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +8.69%
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) SIEM
1 10 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) PKI
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (40.00%) FISMA
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) GCIH
4 4 (40.00%) GCFA
4 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) Snort
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) EnCE
5 2 (20.00%) Qualys
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) E-Discovery
4 2 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) GCFA
1 4 (40.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) EnCE
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) FISMA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (20.00%) Qualys
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco