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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 858 796 842
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +46
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 16 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.053% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.067% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 20
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +58.46%
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
86622 79074 86078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.79% 79.56% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 69670 65308 73601
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 9 £58,000 -3.33% 3
North West - 3 £60,000 -
South East -52 2 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Yorkshire -30 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (46.91%) Information Security
2 29 (35.80%) Management Information System
3 27 (33.33%) Firewall
4 25 (30.86%) Windows
5 22 (27.16%) Linux
5 22 (27.16%) CISSP
5 22 (27.16%) Finance
6 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
7 17 (20.99%) Degree
8 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 14 (17.28%) BCP
10 13 (16.05%) Legal
10 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity
10 13 (16.05%) Internet
10 13 (16.05%) SQL
10 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
10 13 (16.05%) SIEM
10 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity Planning
11 12 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (14.81%) ITIL
11 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
12 11 (13.58%) EnCE
13 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
13 10 (12.35%) MS Office
14 9 (11.11%) Perl
14 9 (11.11%) Cyber Security
14 9 (11.11%) Data Privacy

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) Firewall
2 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.05%) Internet
4 12 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (9.88%) WAN
6 7 (8.64%) VPN
6 7 (8.64%) Network Security
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.17%) SNMP
9 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
9 4 (4.94%) DNS
9 4 (4.94%) TACACS
10 3 (3.70%) SSL
10 3 (3.70%) LAN
11 2 (2.47%) HTTP
11 2 (2.47%) SMTP
11 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.23%) SAN
12 1 (1.23%) Intranet
12 1 (1.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Legal
3 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Forensic Investigator
6 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.17%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Security Officer
8 4 (4.94%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Information Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Database Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
3 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.11%) Open Source
4 5 (6.17%) CESG
4 5 (6.17%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.94%) SecurID
6 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.47%) RMADS
7 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.23%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 22 (27.16%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Information Security
2 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
3 14 (17.28%) BCP
4 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity
4 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
4 13 (16.05%) SIEM
4 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity Planning
5 12 (14.81%) ITIL
5 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 9 (11.11%) Data Privacy
7 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
7 8 (9.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (9.88%) Stress Testing
7 8 (9.88%) Time Management
7 8 (9.88%) OOP
7 8 (9.88%) OO
7 8 (9.88%) Data Security
8 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Perl
3 8 (9.88%) Java
4 5 (6.17%) PHP
5 4 (4.94%) C++
5 4 (4.94%) VB
6 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) CISSP
2 17 (20.99%) Degree
3 11 (13.58%) EnCE
4 8 (9.88%) CEH
5 7 (8.64%) CISA
6 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) CCNP
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.94%) GIAC
8 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) GCFA
8 2 (2.47%) CISM
9 1 (1.23%) SSCP
9 1 (1.23%) GCIA
9 1 (1.23%) GSEC
9 1 (1.23%) GCIH
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) HND
9 1 (1.23%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.17%) SLA
3 5 (6.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) BS7799
5 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) OpenView
1 5 (6.17%) Cacti
2 3 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.23%) Nessus
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.23%) Munin
4 1 (1.23%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco
3 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.64%) CA
4 6 (7.41%) Juniper
5 5 (6.17%) Riverbed
5 5 (6.17%) Tableau
6 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Sophos
7 3 (3.70%) VMware
7 3 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (2.47%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.23%) Apple
9 1 (1.23%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.23%) F5
9 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
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