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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 306 310 303
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.039% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.046% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 11
Average salary £90,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.60% -6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
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
8423 8637 8729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.82% 83.30% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7271 7329 7823
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,764 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) GCIH
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) OpenView
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) GCIH
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) GCFA
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) CISMP
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) EnCE
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (25.00%) Cacti
1 2 (25.00%) Munin
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) IronPort
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) Trustwave