The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 328 314 331
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.021% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £56,250 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10249 9345 10942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.28% 79.65% 78.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8536 8176 9931
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Computer Security
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Terracotta
6 1 (12.50%) Varnish
6 1 (12.50%) ISMS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Terracotta