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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 306 333 324
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.040% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.048% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £53,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £62,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +66.66%
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
8908 10369 9722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.49% 82.89% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7488 8656 8467
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cacti
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) CISMP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) IronPort
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Fedora
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GCIH
3 1 (16.67%) EnCE
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CSSLP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Munin
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) IronPort
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Trustwave