The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 784 791 768
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 53 62 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.064% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 68
Average salary £40,000 £54,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.60% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +25.00%
Computer Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Security
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the England region.

Computer Security Salary Trend in England

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in England

Computer Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 28 £45,000 -26.53% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
North West 0 6 £33,500 -16.25%
South East -36 6 £28,500 -8.06% 3
South West -26 2 £56,250 +9.22%
East Midlands - 2 £77,500 -
East of England - 1 £62,500 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 38 (42.70%) Information Security
2 37 (41.57%) Degree
3 31 (34.83%) Computer Science
4 24 (26.97%) Management Information System
5 23 (25.84%) Firewall
5 23 (25.84%) Finance
6 20 (22.47%) Windows
7 18 (20.22%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (19.10%) Cyber Security
9 16 (17.98%) Java
10 15 (16.85%) CISSP
10 15 (16.85%) Telecoms
10 15 (16.85%) Nessus
10 15 (16.85%) Ethical Hacking
10 15 (16.85%) CEH
11 14 (15.73%) Network Security
11 14 (15.73%) Metasploit
12 13 (14.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (14.61%) Digital Forensics
13 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.36%) Open Source
14 11 (12.36%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (12.36%) Content Management
14 11 (12.36%) ITIL
15 10 (11.24%) Linux
15 10 (11.24%) CISA
16 9 (10.11%) Cisco
16 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
16 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 8 (8.99%) E-Discovery

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.84%) Firewall
2 14 (15.73%) Network Security
3 13 (14.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.37%) WAN
5 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.37%) SAN
5 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 3 (3.37%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.25%) DNS
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
6 2 (2.25%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) LAN
7 1 (1.12%) VoIP
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.12%) SNMP
7 1 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (1.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Maven
2 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Legal
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.37%) Electronics
6 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.85%) Graduate
2 13 (14.61%) Tester
2 13 (14.61%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Penetration Tester
2 13 (14.61%) Ethical Hacker
3 12 (13.48%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Security Manager
5 7 (7.87%) Security Officer
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Security Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (5.62%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Information Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.49%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) Spring
2 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Computer Science
2 24 (26.97%) Management Information System
3 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.36%) Open Source
5 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (6.74%) Cryptography
6 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.25%) DTV
8 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.25%) Derivative
8 2 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.12%) Blog
9 1 (1.12%) RMADS
9 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.12%) SecurID
9 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.37%) Solaris
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Information Security
2 18 (20.22%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (19.10%) Cyber Security
4 15 (16.85%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (14.61%) Digital Forensics
6 11 (12.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (12.36%) Content Management
6 11 (12.36%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.99%) Security Architecture
7 8 (8.99%) E-Discovery
8 7 (7.87%) Network Architecture
8 7 (7.87%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.87%) OO
8 7 (7.87%) SOA
8 7 (7.87%) Data Security
9 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.62%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.62%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) Java
2 8 (8.99%) SQL
3 7 (7.87%) PHP
4 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) C++
5 2 (2.25%) Python
5 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.25%) Ruby
5 2 (2.25%) Erlang
5 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (41.57%) Degree
2 15 (16.85%) CEH
2 15 (16.85%) CISSP
3 10 (11.24%) CISA
4 8 (8.99%) GCIH
5 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.74%) CISM
6 4 (4.49%) PhD
6 4 (4.49%) CRISC
7 3 (3.37%) GCFA
7 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.25%) CISMP
8 2 (2.25%) GIAC
9 1 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.12%) SSCP
9 1 (1.12%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.74%) SLA
3 5 (5.62%) QA
3 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (4.49%) BS7799
4 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.37%) Snort
3 3 (3.37%) XenApp
3 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.25%) Docker
5 1 (1.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Nessus
2 3 (3.37%) OpenView
2 3 (3.37%) Cacti
3 2 (2.25%) Munin
3 2 (2.25%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.25%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.25%) Salt
4 1 (1.12%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Cisco
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.62%) VMware
4 5 (5.62%) Juniper
4 5 (5.62%) Splunk
5 4 (4.49%) Tableau
5 4 (4.49%) Citrix
6 3 (3.37%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.25%) Trustwave
7 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 2 (2.25%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.25%) IronPort
7 2 (2.25%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.12%) Acunetix
8 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + ex bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago