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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 845 824 814
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 31 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.051% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 25
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £31,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
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
87785 82919 84498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.14% 81.58% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71606 68904 71839
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 +24 17 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North West -20 4 - - 1
East of England -15 3 £16,500 -69.44%
East Midlands - 3 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 1
South East -29 1 £62,500 +21.35% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (53.62%) Information Security
2 22 (31.88%) Firewall
2 22 (31.88%) Degree
3 18 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.09%) Finance
4 17 (24.64%) Management Information System
4 17 (24.64%) Windows
5 16 (23.19%) CISSP
6 14 (20.29%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (18.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 13 (18.84%) SQL
8 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 12 (17.39%) CEH
9 11 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (15.94%) Internet
10 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
10 10 (14.49%) Java
10 10 (14.49%) Linux
10 10 (14.49%) Legal
10 10 (14.49%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.04%) Cyber Security
11 9 (13.04%) Network Security
11 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
11 9 (13.04%) OOP
11 9 (13.04%) OO
12 8 (11.59%) Perl
12 8 (11.59%) PHP

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (10.14%) IIS
1 7 (10.14%) Apache
1 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) Firewall
2 11 (15.94%) Internet
2 11 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.04%) Network Security
5 7 (10.14%) VPN
6 6 (8.70%) WAN
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.80%) SNMP
8 4 (5.80%) TACACS
8 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.35%) SSL
10 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.90%) LDAP
10 2 (2.90%) DNS
11 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.45%) LAN
11 1 (1.45%) SMTP
11 1 (1.45%) DHCP
11 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.49%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Security Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Security Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Graduate
5 6 (8.70%) Tester
5 6 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Ethical Hacker
6 5 (7.25%) Security Officer
6 5 (7.25%) Forensic Investigator
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (5.80%) Junior
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Information Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 17 (24.64%) Management Information System
3 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (10.14%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.80%) SecurID
5 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.90%) Open Source
6 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.90%) CESG
6 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.45%) RMADS
7 1 (1.45%) Derivative
7 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Information Security
2 14 (20.29%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (18.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (14.49%) Computer Forensics
5 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 9 (13.04%) OOP
5 9 (13.04%) OO
5 9 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 8 (11.59%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (11.59%) E-Discovery
7 7 (10.14%) MapReduce
7 7 (10.14%) Data Privacy
7 7 (10.14%) BCP
7 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 7 (10.14%) Content Management
8 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.25%) Validation
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) Perl
3 8 (11.59%) PHP
4 5 (7.25%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Degree
2 16 (23.19%) CISSP
3 12 (17.39%) CEH
4 8 (11.59%) EnCE
5 6 (8.70%) CISA
5 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.25%) GCFA
7 4 (5.80%) GCIH
7 4 (5.80%) CISM
7 4 (5.80%) GIAC
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.80%) CCNP
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) CRISC
9 1 (1.45%) CCENT
9 1 (1.45%) LPIC
9 1 (1.45%) HND
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
9 1 (1.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.25%) SLA
3 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.90%) BS7799
5 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.45%) COBIT
5 1 (1.45%) QA
5 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (1.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Nessus
2 5 (7.25%) OpenView
2 5 (7.25%) Cacti
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.45%) Salt
4 1 (1.45%) Munin
4 1 (1.45%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco
3 7 (10.14%) Tableau
4 6 (8.70%) Juniper
4 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.25%) Riverbed
6 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.35%) VMware
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
8 2 (2.90%) Sophos
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) F5
9 1 (1.45%) Splunk
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent training opportunities and
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Ulverston
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 9 days ago