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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 232 274 328
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +54
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 5 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.17% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.19% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 1
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,250 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +1.32%
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
5224 7404 9630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.86% 87.46% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4769 6403 8047
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Computer 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (37.50%) CRISC
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) CEH
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Wideband
6 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) Wideband
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) IPv4
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Management Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) SUSE
2 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) CRISC
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware