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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 812 879 921
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +42
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 84 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.064% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.074% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £105,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-17.89% -2.56%
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
80636 89671 92054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.85% 87.13% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 68192 74166 74883
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
South East +72 43 - - 2
London +39 29 £50,000 -41.17% 5
East of England +36 4 £22,500 -62.50%
Yorkshire +34 3 £50,000 +42.85%
South West +19 3 £62,500 +85.18% 1
East Midlands -1 1 - -
North East - 1 £28,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 64 (34.97%) Information Security
2 63 (34.43%) Internet
3 58 (31.69%) Firewall
4 55 (30.05%) Windows
5 49 (26.78%) DNS
6 48 (26.23%) Linux
7 46 (25.14%) VPN
8 44 (24.04%) Security Cleared
9 43 (23.50%) SC Cleared
10 41 (22.40%) Network Security
10 41 (22.40%) Python
11 39 (21.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 38 (20.77%) Degree
13 36 (19.67%) PKI
14 34 (18.58%) Sophos
15 33 (18.03%) Telecoms
16 31 (16.94%) Finance
17 30 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (15.30%) Cybersecurity
19 25 (13.66%) C++
19 25 (13.66%) Microsoft
20 24 (13.11%) SIEM
21 23 (12.57%) DV Cleared
22 22 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (12.02%) Wireless
23 21 (11.48%) HTML
23 21 (11.48%) JavaScript
23 21 (11.48%) Perl
23 21 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
24 20 (10.93%) Software Engineering

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 (7.65%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (7.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.64%) Confluence
3 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.46%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.65%) SoftLayer
2 14 (7.65%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (2.19%) Office 365
4 3 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.64%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.64%) Route 53
4 3 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (34.43%) Internet
2 58 (31.69%) Firewall
3 49 (26.78%) DNS
4 46 (25.14%) VPN
5 41 (22.40%) Network Security
6 39 (21.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (12.02%) Wireless
8 19 (10.38%) IPsec
9 18 (9.84%) SMTP
9 18 (9.84%) TCP/IP
10 17 (9.29%) LAN
10 17 (9.29%) WAN
11 15 (8.20%) SSL
12 14 (7.65%) SNMP
13 13 (7.10%) VoIP
14 11 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.46%) MGCP
16 7 (3.83%) ADSL
16 7 (3.83%) MPLS
16 7 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.20%) Big Data
2 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.28%) MySQL
4 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.29%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.65%) Vagrant
3 12 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.56%) WinDbg
4 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.64%) JIRA
4 3 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (18.03%) Telecoms
2 31 (16.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.73%) Music Industry
4 4 (2.19%) Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Back Office
5 3 (1.64%) French Language
5 3 (1.64%) Legal
5 3 (1.64%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Analyst
2 39 (21.31%) Security Analyst
3 25 (13.66%) Security Engineer
4 15 (8.20%) Administrator
4 15 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.10%) SOC Analyst
5 13 (7.10%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) GUI Software Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) DevOps Administrator
8 10 (5.46%) Architect
9 8 (4.37%) Coordinator
10 7 (3.83%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.28%) Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Information Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Junior
11 6 (3.28%) Security Manager
12 5 (2.73%) Incident Manager
12 5 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.48%) HTML
2 19 (10.38%) .NET
3 15 (8.20%) Regular Expression
4 14 (7.65%) Grails
4 14 (7.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (7.65%) Spring
5 12 (6.56%) Flash
5 12 (6.56%) STL
6 4 (2.19%) 802.1X
6 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.67%) PKI
2 30 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.93%) Statistics
4 19 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 19 (10.38%) Management Information System
5 18 (9.84%) Blog
6 15 (8.20%) Cryptography
7 13 (7.10%) Cyber Attack
8 12 (6.56%) User Experience
9 10 (5.46%) Virtual Team
10 7 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (3.83%) IVR
10 7 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (2.73%) Social Media
12 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.64%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.05%) Windows
2 48 (26.23%) Linux
3 19 (10.38%) Solaris
4 13 (7.10%) Unix
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.64%) CentOS
8 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.55%) SUSE
9 1 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.55%) VMS
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.97%) Information Security
2 28 (15.30%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (13.11%) SIEM
4 22 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.93%) Reverse Engineering
6 20 (10.93%) Software Engineering
7 19 (10.38%) Software Deployment
8 18 (9.84%) Security Architecture
8 18 (9.84%) Workflow
9 17 (9.29%) DevOps
9 17 (9.29%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (8.74%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.74%) Information Assurance
11 14 (7.65%) Analytics
11 14 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (7.10%) Data Protection
12 13 (7.10%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.10%) Security Operations
13 12 (6.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.40%) Python
2 25 (13.66%) C++
3 21 (11.48%) JavaScript
3 21 (11.48%) Perl
4 16 (8.74%) C#
5 14 (7.65%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.65%) Java
5 14 (7.65%) Ruby
6 13 (7.10%) C
7 12 (6.56%) VC++
8 10 (5.46%) SQL
9 7 (3.83%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (24.04%) Security Cleared
2 43 (23.50%) SC Cleared
3 38 (20.77%) Degree
4 23 (12.57%) DV Cleared
5 13 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.10%) CISSP
6 11 (6.01%) CCNP
7 10 (5.46%) CISA
8 9 (4.92%) CCNA
9 7 (3.83%) CCVP
9 7 (3.83%) CISM
10 6 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (3.28%) GIAC
11 3 (1.64%) CCIE
11 3 (1.64%) GCIH
11 3 (1.64%) MCSA
11 3 (1.64%) MCSE
11 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.09%) CRISC
12 2 (1.09%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.38%) FISMA
2 16 (8.74%) RMADS
3 14 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.28%) COBIT
4 6 (3.28%) QA
4 6 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) Active Directory
1 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.19%) Snort
3 3 (1.64%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) Nagios
1 14 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (7.65%) Puppet
2 10 (5.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (5.46%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (5.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.73%) Nessus
4 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.64%) Casper Suite
5 3 (1.64%) EnCase
6 2 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (18.58%) Sophos
2 25 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.38%) Cisco
4 14 (7.65%) Splunk
5 11 (6.01%) VMware
6 7 (3.83%) Aruba
6 7 (3.83%) Juniper
7 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.73%) Citrix
7 5 (2.73%) Oracle
7 5 (2.73%) Symantec
8 4 (2.19%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.19%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.64%) Apple
9 3 (1.64%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.64%) F5
9 3 (1.64%) Google
9 3 (1.64%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.64%) Tandberg
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