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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 832 882 916
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 99 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.052% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.061% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 40
Average salary £47,500 £41,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% -30.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £24,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £84,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -27.27%
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
84831 88940 95165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.67% 85.86% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71295 72668 77384
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
South East +65 53 £53,250 +40.79% 1
South West +11 15 £41,500 -40.71% 2
London -3 13 £52,500 -4.54% 4
East of England +11 6 £85,000 +54.54%
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +17 4 - - 1
North West +15 1 £40,082 -
East Midlands - 1 £26,000 -
North East - 1 £28,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 61 (37.42%) Internet
2 60 (36.81%) Information Security
3 53 (32.52%) Firewall
4 50 (30.67%) Windows
5 46 (28.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 44 (26.99%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (26.38%) Network Security
8 42 (25.77%) Degree
9 39 (23.93%) DNS
10 37 (22.70%) Sophos
11 36 (22.09%) Cybersecurity
12 34 (20.86%) Linux
13 32 (19.63%) VPN
14 31 (19.02%) Security Cleared
15 30 (18.40%) Computer Science
16 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
17 27 (16.56%) Reverse Engineering
17 27 (16.56%) Telecoms
18 26 (15.95%) SIEM
19 25 (15.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 25 (15.34%) PKI
20 24 (14.72%) Management Information System
20 24 (14.72%) ITIL
21 23 (14.11%) Python
21 23 (14.11%) CISSP
22 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
23 21 (12.88%) Cisco
23 21 (12.88%) Blog
23 21 (12.88%) Cyber Attack
24 20 (12.27%) Cyberthreat

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (3.68%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.84%) Confluence
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.68%) SoftLayer
2 6 (3.68%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.84%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.84%) Route 53
3 3 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (37.42%) Internet
2 53 (32.52%) Firewall
3 46 (28.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 43 (26.38%) Network Security
5 39 (23.93%) DNS
6 32 (19.63%) VPN
7 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
8 18 (11.04%) LAN
8 18 (11.04%) WAN
9 17 (10.43%) SMTP
10 16 (9.82%) VoIP
11 14 (8.59%) Wireless
12 13 (7.98%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (7.98%) IPsec
12 13 (7.98%) MGCP
13 9 (5.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (5.52%) DHCP
14 7 (4.29%) ADSL
14 7 (4.29%) MPLS
14 7 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) Big Data
2 5 (3.07%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.13%) WinDbg
3 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.68%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.84%) JIRA
5 3 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (16.56%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 17 (10.43%) Legal
3 7 (4.29%) Military
4 4 (2.45%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (23.31%) Analyst
2 26 (15.95%) Security Analyst
3 21 (12.88%) Security Engineer
4 18 (11.04%) Security Manager
5 14 (8.59%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 14 (8.59%) Incident Manager
6 13 (7.98%) Architect
7 12 (7.36%) GUI Software Engineer
7 12 (7.36%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Information Officer
8 9 (5.52%) Information Security Officer
8 9 (5.52%) Security Officer
9 7 (4.29%) Administrator
9 7 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.29%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.68%) Cyberthreat Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Lead Architect
10 6 (3.68%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.68%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.43%) HTML
2 16 (9.82%) .NET
3 12 (7.36%) STL
4 6 (3.68%) 802.1X
4 6 (3.68%) Flash
4 6 (3.68%) Grails
4 6 (3.68%) Regular Expression
4 6 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (3.68%) Spring
5 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.99%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (18.40%) Computer Science
3 25 (15.34%) PKI
4 24 (14.72%) Management Information System
5 21 (12.88%) Blog
5 21 (12.88%) Cyber Attack
6 20 (12.27%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (7.36%) User Experience
8 10 (6.13%) Cryptography
8 10 (6.13%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (4.29%) IVR
10 6 (3.68%) Client/Server
10 6 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (3.68%) Statistics
11 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.45%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.84%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.67%) Windows
2 34 (20.86%) Linux
3 13 (7.98%) Solaris
4 9 (5.52%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.91%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.68%) Unix
6 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.45%) VMS
8 3 (1.84%) CentOS
8 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.81%) Information Security
2 36 (22.09%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (16.56%) Reverse Engineering
4 26 (15.95%) SIEM
5 24 (14.72%) ITIL
6 20 (12.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (11.04%) Security Operations
8 17 (10.43%) Security Management
8 17 (10.43%) Workflow
9 16 (9.82%) Data Protection
9 16 (9.82%) Software Engineering
10 15 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.98%) Business Continuity
11 13 (7.98%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (7.98%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.98%) Software Deployment
12 12 (7.36%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.36%) Multithreading
12 12 (7.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.11%) Python
2 20 (12.27%) Perl
3 18 (11.04%) C++
4 17 (10.43%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.82%) C#
6 12 (7.36%) VC++
7 8 (4.91%) Java
8 7 (4.29%) C
9 6 (3.68%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.68%) Ruby
10 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (25.77%) Degree
2 31 (19.02%) Security Cleared
3 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
4 23 (14.11%) CISSP
5 16 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (9.82%) CISM
6 15 (9.20%) CCNP
7 11 (6.75%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.52%) CCNA
8 9 (5.52%) SSCP
9 7 (4.29%) CCVP
10 6 (3.68%) CCIE
10 6 (3.68%) GCFA
10 6 (3.68%) GCIH
10 6 (3.68%) SANS
11 5 (3.07%) GCIA
11 5 (3.07%) GSEC
12 4 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (2.45%) EnCE
13 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.98%) FISMA
3 9 (5.52%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (4.91%) RMADS
5 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.75%) Snort
2 11 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (7.98%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (7.98%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (4.91%) EnCase
3 6 (3.68%) Nagios
3 6 (3.68%) Nessus
3 6 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.68%) Puppet
4 4 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.84%) Casper Suite
6 2 (1.23%) QRadar
7 1 (0.61%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.61%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 37 (22.70%) Sophos
2 21 (12.88%) Cisco
3 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.75%) VMware
5 10 (6.13%) Splunk
6 7 (4.29%) ArcSight
6 7 (4.29%) Aruba
6 7 (4.29%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.68%) F5
7 6 (3.68%) Juniper
7 6 (3.68%) NetWitness
7 6 (3.68%) Palo Alto
7 6 (3.68%) Tandberg
8 5 (3.07%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.45%) Apple
9 4 (2.45%) Citrix
9 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.45%) Symantec
9 4 (2.45%) Trend Micro
10 3 (1.84%) Google
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