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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK / England
Rank 797 845 864
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 43 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.067% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.076% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 50
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-30.13% +52.66%

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
69486 81091 83390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57715 68186 69254
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +63 29 £62,500 +4.16% 6
South East +48 4 £47,500 - 2
South West -1 4 £40,000 -19.59% 1
North West -22 3 £21,500 -49.41%
Yorkshire +20 2 £40,000 -
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 24 January 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 73 (59.84%) Information Security
2 55 (45.08%) Windows
3 48 (39.34%) Firewall
4 45 (36.89%) Degree
5 43 (35.25%) Linux
6 39 (31.97%) CISSP
6 39 (31.97%) Cybersecurity
7 36 (29.51%) Finance
8 34 (27.87%) Security Cleared
9 33 (27.05%) Internet
10 31 (25.41%) DNS
11 29 (23.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 29 (23.77%) SC Cleared
12 28 (22.95%) CISM
13 27 (22.13%) Python
14 25 (20.49%) CSIRT
15 24 (19.67%) Computer Science
16 23 (18.85%) Network Security
16 23 (18.85%) Unix
16 23 (18.85%) Management Information System
17 21 (17.21%) SQL
17 21 (17.21%) CEH
18 20 (16.39%) SIEM
19 19 (15.57%) TCP/IP
20 18 (14.75%) Security Operations
21 17 (13.93%) Incident Management
22 16 (13.11%) VPN
22 16 (13.11%) SANS
23 15 (12.30%) CISA
23 15 (12.30%) GIAC

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 4 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.64%) Apache
2 2 (1.64%) lighttpd
2 2 (1.64%) nginx
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
1 10 (8.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.64%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (39.34%) Firewall
2 33 (27.05%) Internet
3 31 (25.41%) DNS
4 29 (23.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (18.85%) Network Security
6 19 (15.57%) TCP/IP
7 16 (13.11%) VPN
8 12 (9.84%) IPsec
9 5 (4.10%) SMTP
10 3 (2.46%) Broadband
10 3 (2.46%) LAN
10 3 (2.46%) WAN
10 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.64%) BGP
11 2 (1.64%) HSRP
11 2 (1.64%) HTTP
11 2 (1.64%) SNMP
11 2 (1.64%) SSL
11 2 (1.64%) Wideband
11 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Big Data
2 10 (8.20%) MySQL
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Music Industry
4 6 (4.92%) Games
4 6 (4.92%) Marketing
5 4 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.28%) Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Military
7 2 (1.64%) Electronics
7 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Security Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) SOC Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Compliance Officer
8 6 (4.92%) Junior
8 6 (4.92%) Junior Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Risk Officer
8 6 (4.92%) Security Specialist
9 5 (4.10%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Regular Expression
2 12 (9.84%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) Flash
4 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.84%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (9.02%) PKI
5 11 (9.02%) Social Media
6 9 (7.38%) Blog
7 7 (5.74%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (5.74%) Statistics
8 5 (4.10%) Social Network
9 3 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.64%) Derivative
10 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.64%) Physics
10 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.08%) Windows
2 43 (35.25%) Linux
3 23 (18.85%) Unix
4 11 (9.02%) Solaris
5 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.64%) Android
7 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.64%) Debian
7 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.84%) Information Security
2 39 (31.97%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (16.39%) SIEM
4 18 (14.75%) Security Operations
5 17 (13.93%) Incident Management
6 15 (12.30%) Change Control
6 15 (12.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (11.48%) Computer Forensics
7 14 (11.48%) Security Architecture
7 14 (11.48%) SOA
8 13 (10.66%) ITIL
8 13 (10.66%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (9.84%) Internal Audit
9 12 (9.84%) Malware Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Threat Analysis
10 11 (9.02%) Software Deployment
10 11 (9.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (8.20%) Change Management
11 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.20%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) Python
2 21 (17.21%) SQL
3 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.56%) C++
6 6 (4.92%) Perl
7 5 (4.10%) C
7 5 (4.10%) Java
8 3 (2.46%) C#
9 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (36.89%) Degree
2 39 (31.97%) CISSP
3 34 (27.87%) Security Cleared
4 29 (23.77%) SC Cleared
5 28 (22.95%) CISM
6 21 (17.21%) CEH
7 16 (13.11%) SANS
8 15 (12.30%) CISA
8 15 (12.30%) GIAC
9 13 (10.66%) DV Cleared
9 13 (10.66%) GCIA
10 10 (8.20%) GCIH
11 8 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (5.74%) GSEC
13 6 (4.92%) CGEIT
14 5 (4.10%) GPEN
15 4 (3.28%) CNA
15 4 (3.28%) CRISC
15 4 (3.28%) GCED
15 4 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.02%) FISMA
3 7 (5.74%) COBIT
4 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) SLA
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Snort
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) QEMU
2 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) CSIRT
2 12 (9.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (5.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (4.92%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 5 (4.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.64%) Ansible
6 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.64%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.64%) Mesos
6 2 (1.64%) Puppet
6 2 (1.64%) rkt
6 2 (1.64%) Salt
6 2 (1.64%) SCCM
7 1 (0.82%) QRadar
7 1 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.02%) Sophos
3 8 (6.56%) Splunk
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.28%) Sun
5 3 (2.46%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.46%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.46%) Qualys
5 3 (2.46%) VMware
6 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 2 (1.64%) Dell
6 2 (1.64%) FireEye
6 2 (1.64%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.82%) LogRhythm
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Salary: Competitive
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