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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 817 806 783
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 49 58 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.057% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.069% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 50
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
86422 83683 86901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.28% 81.85% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71808 67811 74641
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +34 27 £40,000 -30.43% 2
North West -7 6 £29,500 -14.49% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
South East -9 1 £70,000 +125.80% 1
South West -17 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England - 1 £16,500 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (49.23%) Information Security
2 23 (35.38%) Degree
3 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
4 16 (24.62%) Finance
4 16 (24.62%) Windows
5 15 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 14 (21.54%) Firewall
6 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 12 (18.46%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (18.46%) Cyber Security
9 11 (16.92%) CISSP
9 11 (16.92%) Java
9 11 (16.92%) CEH
9 11 (16.92%) Nessus
10 10 (15.38%) Metasploit
10 10 (15.38%) ITIL
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.85%) Digital Forensics
11 9 (13.85%) CISA
11 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.31%) Network Security
12 8 (12.31%) SQL
12 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (12.31%) Content Management
13 7 (10.77%) E-Discovery
13 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
13 7 (10.77%) Cryptography

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (6.15%) IIS
1 4 (6.15%) Apache
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.31%) Network Security
4 7 (10.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.69%) Internet
6 4 (6.15%) WAN
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.62%) SAN
8 2 (3.08%) TACACS
8 2 (3.08%) DHCP
8 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.08%) SNMP
8 2 (3.08%) DNS
8 2 (3.08%) LDAP
9 1 (1.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Legal
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Military
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Graduate
2 10 (15.38%) Tester
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (15.38%) Ethical Hacker
3 7 (10.77%) Security Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Security Officer
5 5 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Incident Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Support Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
1 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.15%) Spring
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 15 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.77%) Cryptography
5 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.23%) Open Source
6 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (3.08%) SecurID
8 2 (3.08%) Derivative
9 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.54%) CESG
9 1 (1.54%) Blog
9 1 (1.54%) RMADS
9 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Information Security
2 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (18.46%) Ethical Hacking
3 12 (18.46%) Cyber Security
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
5 9 (13.85%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (12.31%) Content Management
7 7 (10.77%) E-Discovery
8 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (9.23%) Data Security
8 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.69%) BCP
9 5 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.15%) OOP
10 4 (6.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) Java
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) PHP
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) VB
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Degree
2 11 (16.92%) CEH
2 11 (16.92%) CISSP
3 9 (13.85%) CISA
4 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CISM
5 4 (6.15%) GCIH
6 3 (4.62%) GCFA
6 3 (4.62%) CRISC
7 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) GIAC
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CCNP
8 1 (1.54%) PhD
8 1 (1.54%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) SLA
3 4 (6.15%) QA
3 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (4.62%) BS7799
4 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.62%) XenApp
3 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Nessus
2 4 (6.15%) OpenView
2 4 (6.15%) Cacti
3 2 (3.08%) Munin
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) Salt
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.15%) Tableau
4 3 (4.62%) Riverbed
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Juniper
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
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