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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 790 837 817
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 60 66 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.060% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.072% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 32
Average salary £46,250 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £38,750 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +81.81%
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
83632 91284 81559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.95% 82.72% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 68760 74899 67823
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +31 32 £55,000 -4.34% 4
South East +18 18 £40,000 +29.03%
East of England +19 4 £55,000 -15.38%
North West +1 2 £27,500 -52.17% 1
South West -6 2 £40,000 +3.22%
West Midlands -2 1 £45,000 +87.50% 1
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 46 (44.66%) Degree
2 33 (32.04%) Information Security
3 31 (30.10%) Windows
4 30 (29.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (27.18%) Firewall
6 27 (26.21%) Management Information System
7 26 (25.24%) CISSP
8 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
9 23 (22.33%) Java
10 22 (21.36%) Computer Science
10 22 (21.36%) Cyber Security
11 21 (20.39%) Linux
12 17 (16.50%) C++
12 17 (16.50%) Finance
12 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
13 16 (15.53%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (15.53%) Snort
14 15 (14.56%) ITIL
15 14 (13.59%) Electronics
15 14 (13.59%) CISM
15 14 (13.59%) Network Security
15 14 (13.59%) Android
15 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
16 13 (12.62%) CISA
16 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
17 12 (11.65%) Embedded Systems
17 12 (11.65%) Bluetooth
17 12 (11.65%) Security Management

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (1.94%) Apache
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.94%) Lync
1 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Project
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.97%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 28 (27.18%) Firewall
3 14 (13.59%) Network Security
4 12 (11.65%) NFC
4 12 (11.65%) Bluetooth
5 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.80%) LDAP
7 6 (5.83%) Internet
7 6 (5.83%) RFID
8 5 (4.85%) VPN
8 5 (4.85%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.88%) DNS
9 4 (3.88%) LAN
9 4 (3.88%) WAN
9 4 (3.88%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.91%) Wireless
11 2 (1.94%) IPsec
11 2 (1.94%) VoIP
12 1 (0.97%) DHCP
12 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.94%) Big Data
2 1 (0.97%) MS Access
2 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) Maven
2 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 14 (13.59%) Electronics
3 7 (6.80%) Legal
4 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.85%) Banking
6 4 (3.88%) Law
7 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.91%) Retail
8 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.94%) Marketing
8 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.94%) Military
9 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) Security Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Developer
4 13 (12.62%) C++ Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Security Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Security Specialist
7 8 (7.77%) Security Operations Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Junior
8 6 (5.83%) Graduate
8 6 (5.83%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Security Officer
9 5 (4.85%) Firewall Support
9 5 (4.85%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (4.85%) Junior C++ Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Architect
9 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.85%) Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) MFC
2 5 (4.85%) Spring
3 1 (0.97%) HTML
3 1 (0.97%) COM
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) CGI
3 1 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Management Information System
2 22 (21.36%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.65%) Smartcard
3 12 (11.65%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.85%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.94%) DTV
8 2 (1.94%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.94%) Clustering
9 1 (0.97%) RMADS
9 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Linux
3 14 (13.59%) Android
4 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.77%) UNIX
6 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.91%) VMS
8 3 (2.91%) Solaris
9 1 (0.97%) NetWare
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.97%) CentOS
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.97%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) Information Security
2 22 (21.36%) Cyber Security
3 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
4 16 (15.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (14.56%) ITIL
6 12 (11.65%) Security Management
7 11 (10.68%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (9.71%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.74%) Digital Forensics
9 9 (8.74%) SIEM
9 9 (8.74%) Data Protection
9 9 (8.74%) Open Source
10 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.80%) Change Management
11 7 (6.80%) Android Development
11 7 (6.80%) iOS Development
12 6 (5.83%) Project Management
12 6 (5.83%) SOA
12 6 (5.83%) OO
12 6 (5.83%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) Java
2 17 (16.50%) C++
3 6 (5.83%) SQL
4 4 (3.88%) C
5 3 (2.91%) Erlang
5 3 (2.91%) Rust
6 2 (1.94%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.97%) VBA
7 1 (0.97%) Perl
7 1 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.97%) Scala
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (44.66%) Degree
2 26 (25.24%) CISSP
3 14 (13.59%) CISM
4 13 (12.62%) CISA
5 11 (10.68%) GCIH
6 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.80%) CRISC
7 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.83%) CEH
8 4 (3.88%) GIAC
8 4 (3.88%) GCIA
8 4 (3.88%) PCI QSA
9 3 (2.91%) GSEC
9 3 (2.91%) PhD
10 2 (1.94%) CISMP
11 1 (0.97%) EnCE
11 1 (0.97%) CCNA
11 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.97%) MCSE
11 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.83%) COBIT
4 4 (3.88%) QA
5 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.91%) BS7799
5 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.94%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.94%) SLA
6 2 (1.94%) FISMA
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) Snort
2 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Nessus
2 2 (1.94%) Nmap
2 2 (1.94%) Cacti
2 2 (1.94%) Nagios
2 2 (1.94%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) OpenView
3 1 (0.97%) MOM
3 1 (0.97%) Munin
3 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Cisco
3 6 (5.83%) Splunk
3 6 (5.83%) ArcSight
4 5 (4.85%) Juniper
5 4 (3.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.91%) McAfee
6 3 (2.91%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Dell
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
6 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.91%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.94%) LogLogic
7 2 (1.94%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.94%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.94%) IronPort
7 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.94%) Acunetix
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TH_NK
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 27 days holiday +Public Holiday
Posted: 8 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago