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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 319 323 323
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 1 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.031% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £51,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-36.40% +58.46%
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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) EnCE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Forensic Investigator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) GCIH
1 1 (33.33%) GCFA
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA