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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 797 871 938
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +67
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 88 80 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.078% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.090% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 15
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £39,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -29.09%
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
79615 89306 92677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.46% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67296 74323 74602
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 38 £50,000 -4.76% 8
South East +58 37 - - 1
South West +7 6 £56,250 +87.50%
East of England +11 5 £22,500 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +25 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -11 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 62 (35.23%) Information Security
2 54 (30.68%) Firewall
3 52 (29.55%) Internet
4 49 (27.84%) Windows
4 49 (27.84%) Security Cleared
5 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
5 47 (26.70%) Python
6 46 (26.14%) Linux
7 43 (24.43%) DNS
8 40 (22.73%) VPN
8 40 (22.73%) Degree
9 34 (19.32%) Network Security
10 31 (17.61%) Finance
10 31 (17.61%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (17.05%) PKI
12 29 (16.48%) DV Cleared
13 28 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
13 28 (15.91%) Telecoms
14 27 (15.34%) Management Information System
15 26 (14.77%) Sophos
15 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
16 24 (13.64%) CISSP
16 24 (13.64%) C++
16 24 (13.64%) Statistics
16 24 (13.64%) SIEM
17 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
18 22 (12.50%) Wireless
19 21 (11.93%) HTML
19 21 (11.93%) JavaScript

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.95%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (7.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.82%) MS Office
3 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.95%) IBM Cloud
2 14 (7.95%) SoftLayer
2 14 (7.95%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.57%) Route 53
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.68%) Firewall
2 52 (29.55%) Internet
3 43 (24.43%) DNS
4 40 (22.73%) VPN
5 34 (19.32%) Network Security
6 28 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (12.50%) Wireless
8 17 (9.66%) IPsec
9 16 (9.09%) LAN
9 16 (9.09%) WAN
10 15 (8.52%) SMTP
10 15 (8.52%) SSL
11 14 (7.95%) SNMP
12 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
13 8 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (4.55%) VoIP
14 7 (3.98%) ADSL
14 7 (3.98%) Cisco IPT
14 7 (3.98%) IP Telephony
14 7 (3.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.36%) Big Data
2 11 (6.25%) MySQL
2 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.95%) Vagrant
2 14 (7.95%) WinDbg
3 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (17.61%) Finance
2 28 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.55%) Music Industry
4 4 (2.27%) Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Games
4 4 (2.27%) Military
5 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.70%) French Language
5 3 (1.70%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (34.66%) Analyst
2 46 (26.14%) Security Analyst
3 18 (10.23%) Security Engineer
3 18 (10.23%) SOC Analyst
4 12 (6.82%) Administrator
4 12 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
6 10 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) GUI Software Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Junior
8 8 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Information Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.41%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.93%) HTML
2 20 (11.36%) Regular Expression
3 15 (8.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (7.95%) Flash
4 14 (7.95%) Grails
4 14 (7.95%) Spring
5 12 (6.82%) .NET
6 9 (5.11%) STL
7 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.05%) PKI
2 27 (15.34%) Management Information System
3 24 (13.64%) Statistics
4 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (10.80%) Computer Science
6 15 (8.52%) Blog
6 15 (8.52%) Cryptography
7 13 (7.39%) Cyber Attack
8 9 (5.11%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (5.11%) User Experience
9 8 (4.55%) Social Media
10 7 (3.98%) IVR
10 7 (3.98%) Virtual Team
11 5 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.14%) Spread Betting
14 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.84%) Windows
2 46 (26.14%) Linux
3 16 (9.09%) Solaris
4 15 (8.52%) Unix
5 4 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) SUSE
8 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.23%) Information Security
2 31 (17.61%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (13.64%) SIEM
4 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (10.23%) Security Architecture
6 17 (9.66%) Data Protection
6 17 (9.66%) DevOps
7 16 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 16 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 15 (8.52%) Analytics
8 15 (8.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (8.52%) Workflow
9 14 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (7.95%) Change Control
9 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.39%) SOA
10 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.70%) Python
2 24 (13.64%) C++
3 21 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.23%) Perl
5 16 (9.09%) SQL
6 15 (8.52%) Ruby
7 14 (7.95%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.95%) C
7 14 (7.95%) Java
8 11 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.11%) C#
9 9 (5.11%) VC++
10 1 (0.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (27.84%) Security Cleared
2 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
3 40 (22.73%) Degree
4 29 (16.48%) DV Cleared
5 24 (13.64%) CISSP
6 15 (8.52%) CISA
7 13 (7.39%) CISM
8 10 (5.68%) CEH
8 10 (5.68%) GIAC
9 8 (4.55%) CCNA
9 8 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (3.98%) CCNP
10 7 (3.98%) CCVP
11 6 (3.41%) SANS
12 4 (2.27%) CRISC
12 4 (2.27%) GCIA
12 4 (2.27%) GSEC
13 2 (1.14%) MCSE
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) FISMA
1 16 (9.09%) RMADS
2 15 (8.52%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (5.68%) COBIT
5 4 (2.27%) QA
6 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.70%) Snort
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (7.95%) Nagios
1 14 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (7.95%) Puppet
2 7 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.98%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (3.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.14%) Nessus
4 2 (1.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) QRadar
5 1 (0.57%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
1 26 (14.77%) Sophos
2 18 (10.23%) Splunk
3 12 (6.82%) Cisco
4 10 (5.68%) VMware
5 7 (3.98%) Aruba
6 4 (2.27%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.27%) Juniper
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle
6 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.70%) Citrix
8 2 (1.14%) Qualys
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.57%) Apple
9 1 (0.57%) Google
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.57%) Symantec
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
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set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum plus benefits, including gym membership
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 12 days ago