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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK / England
Rank 743 844 883
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +39
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 79 76 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.081% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.091% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 43
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,000 £88,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £36,570
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +64.06%

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
69779 83122 84860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.68% 88.22% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57754 69797 70213
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +108 61 £62,500 +4.16% 8
South East +50 8 £35,000 -41.66% 5
South West +16 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West -26 3 £21,500 -49.41%
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
East of England +21 1 £42,500 -52.77%
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 91 (66.42%) Information Security
2 71 (51.82%) Windows
3 67 (48.91%) Linux
4 62 (45.26%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (44.53%) CISSP
6 56 (40.88%) Firewall
7 50 (36.50%) CISM
8 45 (32.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 44 (32.12%) Unix
10 42 (30.66%) Degree
11 41 (29.93%) Finance
12 39 (28.47%) GCIA
12 39 (28.47%) SANS
12 39 (28.47%) CSIRT
13 38 (27.74%) GCIH
14 33 (24.09%) GIAC
14 33 (24.09%) TCP/IP
15 29 (21.17%) SQL
16 28 (20.44%) Network Security
16 28 (20.44%) Security Operations
16 28 (20.44%) Malware Analysis
17 27 (19.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 27 (19.71%) CEH
17 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
18 25 (18.25%) Computer Forensics
19 24 (17.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 23 (16.79%) Computer Science
20 23 (16.79%) E-Discovery
20 23 (16.79%) Internet
21 22 (16.06%) DNS

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 8 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.46%) Apache
2 2 (1.46%) lighttpd
2 2 (1.46%) nginx
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.46%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (40.88%) Firewall
2 45 (32.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 33 (24.09%) TCP/IP
4 28 (20.44%) Network Security
5 23 (16.79%) Internet
6 22 (16.06%) DNS
7 11 (8.03%) VPN
8 6 (4.38%) IPsec
9 4 (2.92%) SMTP
9 4 (2.92%) SSL
10 3 (2.19%) Broadband
10 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.46%) BGP
11 2 (1.46%) HSRP
11 2 (1.46%) HTTP
11 2 (1.46%) SNMP
11 2 (1.46%) Wideband
11 2 (1.46%) Wireless
12 1 (0.73%) Extranet
12 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) Big Data
2 6 (4.38%) MySQL
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.92%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.46%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.46%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) Ant
3 1 (0.73%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.73%) Gradle
3 1 (0.73%) Maven
3 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (29.93%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Legal
3 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.84%) Banking
5 6 (4.38%) Marketing
6 4 (2.92%) Games
6 4 (2.92%) Music Industry
7 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.73%) Military
9 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (44.53%) Analyst
2 39 (28.47%) Security Analyst
3 27 (19.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 15 (10.95%) Security Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Malware Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Monitoring Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Information Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Security Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Compliance Officer
9 6 (4.38%) Risk Officer
9 6 (4.38%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.65%) Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Junior
11 4 (2.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Regular Expression
2 7 (5.11%) HTML
3 3 (2.19%) Flash
4 1 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 22 (16.06%) Management Information System
3 18 (13.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.84%) Social Media
6 7 (5.11%) Blog
6 7 (5.11%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (4.38%) PKI
8 4 (2.92%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.92%) Social Network
9 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.46%) Derivative
10 2 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 71 (51.82%) Windows
2 67 (48.91%) Linux
3 44 (32.12%) Unix
4 6 (4.38%) Solaris
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.46%) Android
7 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.46%) Debian
7 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (66.42%) Information Security
2 62 (45.26%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (20.44%) Malware Analysis
3 28 (20.44%) Security Operations
4 25 (18.25%) Computer Forensics
5 24 (17.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (16.79%) E-Discovery
7 22 (16.06%) Incident Management
7 22 (16.06%) SIEM
7 22 (16.06%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (13.14%) Threat Analysis
9 17 (12.41%) Forensic Analysis
9 17 (12.41%) Network Design
9 17 (12.41%) Threat Detection
10 15 (10.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 15 (10.95%) Security Monitoring
11 14 (10.22%) Risk Management
11 14 (10.22%) SOA
11 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (10.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 20 (14.60%) Python
3 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.11%) C++
4 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.65%) C
5 5 (3.65%) Perl
6 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.92%) Java
7 3 (2.19%) C#
8 2 (1.46%) PHP
8 2 (1.46%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) AWK
9 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (44.53%) CISSP
2 50 (36.50%) CISM
3 42 (30.66%) Degree
4 39 (28.47%) GCIA
4 39 (28.47%) SANS
5 38 (27.74%) GCIH
6 33 (24.09%) GIAC
7 27 (19.71%) CEH
7 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
8 20 (14.60%) SC Cleared
9 18 (13.14%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (12.41%) CNA
10 17 (12.41%) Novell Certification
11 15 (10.95%) CISA
12 13 (9.49%) GSEC
13 12 (8.76%) GCED
14 8 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
16 6 (4.38%) CGEIT
16 6 (4.38%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.11%) FISMA
3 5 (3.65%) COBIT
4 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.92%) Docker
2 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) QEMU
3 2 (1.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (28.47%) CSIRT
2 27 (19.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 13 (9.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (5.11%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (2.92%) Ansible
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 4 (2.92%) Puppet
7 2 (1.46%) EnCase
7 2 (1.46%) FTK
7 2 (1.46%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.46%) Mesos
7 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.46%) rkt
7 2 (1.46%) Salt
7 2 (1.46%) Terraform
8 1 (0.73%) QRadar
8 1 (0.73%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.73%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Sun
2 8 (5.84%) IBM
2 8 (5.84%) Intel Security
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle
3 7 (5.11%) Sophos
4 6 (4.38%) Blue Coat
4 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.38%) Cisco
4 6 (4.38%) Dell
4 6 (4.38%) FireEye
5 5 (3.65%) Splunk
6 4 (2.92%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.46%) HP
7 2 (1.46%) Intel
7 2 (1.46%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.46%) SAP
7 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.73%) LogRhythm
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Posted: 27 days ago