The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 841 810 879
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +69
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 61 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.044% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.056% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 4
Average salary £61,250 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+69.23% +3.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Computer Security
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -45 27 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South East -15 21 £31,000 -
East of England -6 8 £65,000 - 1
North West -1 2 £50,500 +225.80% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 69 (56.56%) Linux
2 59 (48.36%) Management Information System
3 52 (42.62%) Information Security
4 51 (41.80%) Windows
5 49 (40.16%) CISSP
6 40 (32.79%) SIEM
7 35 (28.69%) ITIL
7 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
8 34 (27.87%) Open Source
9 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
10 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
11 28 (22.95%) Business Continuity
11 28 (22.95%) Firewall
11 28 (22.95%) BCP
11 28 (22.95%) Business Continuity Planning
12 27 (22.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (19.67%) CISA
13 24 (19.67%) Degree
14 23 (18.85%) Asset Management
14 23 (18.85%) Stress Testing
15 22 (18.03%) Time Management
15 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
15 22 (18.03%) Incident Management
16 21 (17.21%) DV Cleared
17 20 (16.39%) QA
18 19 (15.57%) Use Case
18 19 (15.57%) Intrusion Detection
18 19 (15.57%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (15.57%) Network Architecture
18 19 (15.57%) Finance

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (1.64%) IIS
2 2 (1.64%) lighttpd
2 2 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
2 28 (22.95%) Firewall
3 19 (15.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (10.66%) Network Security
5 12 (9.84%) DNS
6 8 (6.56%) SNMP
7 7 (5.74%) SMTP
7 7 (5.74%) HTTP
8 6 (4.92%) Wireshark
9 5 (4.10%) 4G
10 4 (3.28%) Internet
11 3 (2.46%) WAN
12 2 (1.64%) LAN
12 2 (1.64%) VoIP
12 2 (1.64%) DHCP
12 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.82%) AMQP
13 1 (0.82%) TACACS
13 1 (0.82%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.64%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) DB2
3 2 (1.64%) Redis
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Legal
3 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (20.49%) Consultant
3 17 (13.93%) Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) Security Manager
4 12 (9.84%) Security Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Security Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) DBA
6 7 (5.74%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.74%) Information Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) SQL DBA
6 7 (5.74%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (3.28%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.46%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (2.46%) Security Officer
8 3 (2.46%) Security Advisor
8 3 (2.46%) Security Specialist
8 3 (2.46%) Information Manager
8 3 (2.46%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) HTML
3 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.64%) LAMP
3 2 (1.64%) Memcached
4 1 (0.82%) Java EE
4 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.82%) MapReduce
4 1 (0.82%) MCollective
4 1 (0.82%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) J2EE
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (48.36%) Management Information System
2 34 (27.87%) Open Source
3 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.56%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.28%) AS400
5 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.64%) CESG
7 1 (0.82%) SecurID
7 1 (0.82%) RMADS
7 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (56.56%) Linux
2 51 (41.80%) Windows
3 16 (13.11%) UNIX
4 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.74%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.28%) AIX
7 2 (1.64%) Fedora
7 2 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Information Security
2 40 (32.79%) SIEM
3 35 (28.69%) ITIL
4 28 (22.95%) Business Continuity
4 28 (22.95%) BCP
4 28 (22.95%) Business Continuity Planning
5 27 (22.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (18.85%) Asset Management
6 23 (18.85%) Stress Testing
7 22 (18.03%) Time Management
7 22 (18.03%) Incident Management
8 19 (15.57%) Use Case
8 19 (15.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (15.57%) Network Architecture
8 19 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.02%) Security Management
9 11 (9.02%) Information Security Management
10 9 (7.38%) Cyber Security
10 9 (7.38%) Change Control
11 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) Perl
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) Java
3 8 (6.56%) PHP
3 8 (6.56%) Python
4 7 (5.74%) Ruby
5 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.82%) C++
6 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) CISSP
2 24 (19.67%) CISA
2 24 (19.67%) Degree
3 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
4 21 (17.21%) DV Cleared
5 18 (14.75%) GCIA
5 18 (14.75%) GCIH
5 18 (14.75%) GCFA
6 11 (9.02%) CISM
7 10 (8.20%) GIAC
8 7 (5.74%) CEH
8 7 (5.74%) SSCP
9 6 (4.92%) GSEC
10 5 (4.10%) EnCE
11 1 (0.82%) CCNP
11 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) QA
2 18 (14.75%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (5.74%) BS7799
4 7 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.74%) SLA
4 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) Varnish
2 1 (0.82%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) SCOM
2 7 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.74%) Puppet
3 4 (3.28%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.46%) Cacti
4 3 (2.46%) OpenView
5 2 (1.64%) Nagios
5 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.64%) Munin
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) CA
3 18 (14.75%) Oracle
4 13 (10.66%) ArcSight
5 8 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.74%) Sourcefire
6 7 (5.74%) Tripwire
6 7 (5.74%) Apple
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco
8 3 (2.46%) VMware
9 2 (1.64%) EMC
9 2 (1.64%) McAfee
9 2 (1.64%) Sophos
9 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.82%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.82%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.82%) Tableau
10 1 (0.82%) Serena
10 1 (0.82%) Teradata
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