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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 819 810 807
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 59 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.066% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 40
Average salary £40,000 £61,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.69% +58.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
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
85018 87877 82701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.35% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69662 71213 68997
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,212 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +6 24 £46,250 -33.92% 6
South East +8 23 £35,641 +14.96% 1
Yorkshire -3 4 £42,500 -22.72%
North West +13 3 £37,500 +4.16% 1
East of England +9 3 £55,000 -
South West -7 2 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 49 (47.12%) Degree
2 34 (32.69%) Information Security
3 29 (27.88%) Computer Science
4 28 (26.92%) Windows
5 27 (25.96%) Java
6 25 (24.04%) Finance
7 24 (23.08%) Firewall
8 22 (21.15%) Management Information System
9 20 (19.23%) Cyber Security
10 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
11 18 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (14.42%) CISSP
12 15 (14.42%) Linux
13 14 (13.46%) C++
13 14 (13.46%) Open Source
14 13 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (12.50%) Electronics
15 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
15 12 (11.54%) CEH
15 12 (11.54%) Nessus
15 12 (11.54%) Digital Forensics
15 12 (11.54%) Metasploit
16 11 (10.58%) Android
16 11 (10.58%) Network Security
16 11 (10.58%) Ethical Hacking
16 11 (10.58%) ITIL
16 11 (10.58%) Apple iOS
17 10 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.92%) Lync
3 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.08%) Firewall
2 18 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (10.58%) Network Security
4 10 (9.62%) NFC
4 10 (9.62%) Bluetooth
4 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.65%) LDAP
6 6 (5.77%) RFID
7 5 (4.81%) DNS
8 4 (3.85%) SAN
8 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.85%) tcpdump
9 3 (2.88%) DHCP
9 3 (2.88%) VPN
10 2 (1.92%) VoIP
10 2 (1.92%) Wireless
10 2 (1.92%) Internet
11 1 (0.96%) SSL
11 1 (0.96%) IPsec
11 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.92%) Big Data
1 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) Subversion
2 3 (2.88%) Maven
2 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Electronics
3 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.73%) Legal
5 5 (4.81%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (20.19%) Analyst
2 19 (18.27%) Security Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Graduate
4 10 (9.62%) Tester
4 10 (9.62%) C++ Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (9.62%) Ethical Hacker
5 9 (8.65%) Security Specialist
6 8 (7.69%) Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Security Officer
7 7 (6.73%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (5.77%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Junior
9 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.81%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) Spring
2 6 (5.77%) MFC
3 3 (2.88%) LAMP
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) CGI
5 1 (0.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (21.15%) Management Information System
3 14 (13.46%) Open Source
4 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.62%) Smartcard
4 10 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.85%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.92%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.92%) Clustering
9 2 (1.92%) DTV
9 2 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.92%) Derivative
9 2 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.96%) Blog
10 1 (0.96%) RMADS
10 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Linux
3 11 (10.58%) Android
3 11 (10.58%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Phone
5 5 (4.81%) UNIX
5 5 (4.81%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.85%) Solaris
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.96%) NetWare
8 1 (0.96%) Fedora
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) Information Security
2 20 (19.23%) Cyber Security
3 13 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (11.54%) Digital Forensics
5 11 (10.58%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (10.58%) ITIL
6 10 (9.62%) Content Management
6 10 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (8.65%) Security Architecture
7 9 (8.65%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.69%) SOA
9 7 (6.73%) Change Management
9 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.73%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.77%) Android Development
10 6 (5.77%) iOS Development
10 6 (5.77%) Data Security
10 6 (5.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) Java
2 14 (13.46%) C++
3 6 (5.77%) PHP
4 5 (4.81%) SQL
5 4 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.88%) Ruby
6 3 (2.88%) Erlang
6 3 (2.88%) Perl
6 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.88%) Rust
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (47.12%) Degree
2 15 (14.42%) CISSP
3 12 (11.54%) CEH
4 9 (8.65%) GCIH
4 9 (8.65%) CISA
5 8 (7.69%) CISM
6 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.81%) CRISC
8 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.85%) PhD
9 3 (2.88%) GCIA
10 2 (1.92%) GSEC
10 2 (1.92%) CISMP
10 2 (1.92%) GIAC
11 1 (0.96%) CCNA
11 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.96%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.73%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.81%) QA
4 4 (3.85%) COBIT
5 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.88%) BS7799
5 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.92%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.92%) SLA
6 2 (1.92%) FISMA
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) Snort
3 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.88%) XenApp
4 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.92%) Docker
5 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) Nessus
2 4 (3.85%) Cacti
2 4 (3.85%) Nagios
2 4 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.88%) OpenView
3 3 (2.88%) Munin
4 2 (1.92%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.92%) Nmap
4 2 (1.92%) Salt
5 1 (0.96%) MOM
5 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Cisco
3 7 (6.73%) VMware
3 7 (6.73%) Splunk
4 6 (5.77%) Citrix
5 4 (3.85%) HP
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.88%) LogRhythm
6 3 (2.88%) Dell
6 3 (2.88%) Juniper
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.92%) Tableau
7 2 (1.92%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.92%) IronPort
7 2 (1.92%) Acunetix
8 1 (0.96%) Sun
8 1 (0.96%) Novell
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Negotiable + Company Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 22 days ago