The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 837 785 846
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +61
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 34 60 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.059% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.075% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 17
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £87,750 £92,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87927 80192 86198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 71391 66120 73967
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Computer Security
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -62 16 £60,000 - 5
North West - 6 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -26 3 £42,500 -
South East -38 3 £49,250 +9.44% 1
South West -15 2 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands - 2 £31,500 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (47.47%) Information Security
2 42 (42.42%) Management Information System
3 39 (39.39%) Linux
4 38 (38.38%) Windows
5 31 (31.31%) CISSP
5 31 (31.31%) Firewall
6 25 (25.25%) MS Excel
7 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 24 (24.24%) Finance
8 23 (23.23%) SIEM
9 22 (22.22%) Degree
9 22 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 20 (20.20%) Incident Management
11 18 (18.18%) Open Source
11 18 (18.18%) BCP
12 17 (17.17%) Business Continuity
12 17 (17.17%) ITIL
12 17 (17.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (17.17%) Business Continuity Planning
13 16 (16.16%) Risk Management
13 16 (16.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (15.15%) Legal
15 14 (14.14%) MS Office
15 14 (14.14%) SQL
16 13 (13.13%) EnCE
17 12 (12.12%) Stress Testing
17 12 (12.12%) QA
17 12 (12.12%) Asset Management
17 12 (12.12%) Time Management
17 12 (12.12%) Perl

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.06%) Apache
1 6 (6.06%) IIS
2 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.31%) Firewall
2 22 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (11.11%) Internet
5 9 (9.09%) DNS
5 9 (9.09%) SNMP
6 7 (7.07%) VPN
6 7 (7.07%) WAN
7 6 (6.06%) SMTP
7 6 (6.06%) HTTP
8 5 (5.05%) Network Security
8 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.04%) TACACS
9 4 (4.04%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.03%) SSL
10 3 (3.03%) LAN
10 3 (3.03%) 4G
11 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Legal
3 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.03%) Games
5 3 (3.03%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Military
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Analyst
2 15 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) Consultant
4 11 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Forensic Investigator
7 5 (5.05%) Security Officer
8 4 (4.04%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Information Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.05%) MapReduce
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) J2EE
4 1 (1.01%) Middleware
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.01%) LAMP
4 1 (1.01%) MCollective
4 1 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.01%) Java EE
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 18 (18.18%) Open Source
3 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.07%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.05%) CESG
6 4 (4.04%) SecurID
6 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.02%) RMADS
8 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Linux
2 38 (38.38%) Windows
3 10 (10.10%) UNIX
4 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.04%) AIX
7 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Information Security
2 23 (23.23%) SIEM
3 20 (20.20%) Incident Management
4 18 (18.18%) BCP
5 17 (17.17%) Business Continuity
5 17 (17.17%) ITIL
5 17 (17.17%) Business Continuity Planning
6 16 (16.16%) Risk Management
6 16 (16.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (12.12%) Stress Testing
7 12 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 12 (12.12%) Time Management
8 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 11 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (11.11%) Use Case
9 9 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 9 (9.09%) Data Privacy
10 8 (8.08%) Data Security
10 8 (8.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) Perl
3 11 (11.11%) Java
4 7 (7.07%) PHP
5 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.04%) C++
5 4 (4.04%) VB
6 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.02%) Ruby
7 2 (2.02%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) C#
8 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (31.31%) CISSP
2 22 (22.22%) Degree
3 13 (13.13%) EnCE
4 11 (11.11%) CISA
5 10 (10.10%) CEH
6 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.07%) GIAC
7 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.04%) GCFA
8 4 (4.04%) CISM
8 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.04%) CCNP
9 3 (3.03%) SSCP
9 3 (3.03%) GCIA
9 3 (3.03%) GCIH
10 2 (2.02%) GSEC
10 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.01%) HND
11 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.01%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
2 8 (8.08%) SLA
3 7 (7.07%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.04%) BS7799
5 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.01%) Varnish
3 1 (1.01%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) OpenView
1 5 (5.05%) Cacti
1 5 (5.05%) SCOM
2 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
4 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.01%) Munin
4 1 (1.01%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) CA
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
5 5 (5.05%) Juniper
5 5 (5.05%) Apple
5 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.05%) ArcSight
5 5 (5.05%) Tableau
5 5 (5.05%) Tripwire
5 5 (5.05%) Sourcefire
6 4 (4.04%) Riverbed
6 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.04%) Sophos
6 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) VMware
8 2 (2.02%) McAfee
9 1 (1.01%) JBoss
9 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
North West London
CSC
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago