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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 856 814 840
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 16 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.039% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.048% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 22
Average salary £53,500 £53,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.46% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £37,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £51,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-36.40% +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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -30 11 £53,500 -10.83% 2
East of England -23 2 £16,500 -69.44%
South East -32 2 £65,000 +23.80% 2
North West - 1 - - 3
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (45.33%) Information Security
2 25 (33.33%) Firewall
3 21 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 21 (28.00%) Windows
4 18 (24.00%) Finance
5 17 (22.67%) CISSP
5 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (21.33%) Degree
6 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.00%) Linux
8 14 (18.67%) Risk Management
9 13 (17.33%) SQL
9 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
9 13 (17.33%) Internet
10 12 (16.00%) BCP
10 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
11 11 (14.67%) Legal
11 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
12 10 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
12 10 (13.33%) Business Continuity
12 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
13 9 (12.00%) Data Privacy
13 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (12.00%) Network Security
13 9 (12.00%) EnCE

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.00%) IIS
1 6 (8.00%) Apache
1 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (17.33%) Internet
2 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (12.00%) Network Security
5 8 (10.67%) WAN
6 7 (9.33%) VPN
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.67%) SNMP
8 5 (6.67%) TACACS
8 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.00%) SSL
10 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.67%) DNS
10 2 (2.67%) LAN
11 1 (1.33%) LDAP
11 1 (1.33%) SMTP
11 1 (1.33%) DHCP
11 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.67%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (1.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Security Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Security Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Forensic Investigator
5 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Information Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.00%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) LAMP
3 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.33%) Open Source
5 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (6.67%) CESG
6 5 (6.67%) Cryptography
6 5 (6.67%) SecurID
7 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.67%) RMADS
8 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.33%) FMCG
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Information Security
2 14 (18.67%) Risk Management
3 12 (16.00%) BCP
4 10 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 9 (12.00%) Data Privacy
5 9 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (10.67%) Data Security
6 8 (10.67%) ITIL
6 8 (10.67%) OOP
6 8 (10.67%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) Cyber Security
6 8 (10.67%) SIEM
7 7 (9.33%) Stress Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
7 7 (9.33%) Computer Forensics
8 6 (8.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) Perl
2 8 (10.67%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) PHP
4 5 (6.67%) VB
5 3 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) CISSP
2 16 (21.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.00%) EnCE
4 8 (10.67%) CEH
5 6 (8.00%) CISA
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.67%) CCNP
7 4 (5.33%) GCFA
7 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.00%) GCIH
8 3 (4.00%) GIAC
9 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) CCENT
10 1 (1.33%) LPIC
10 1 (1.33%) GCIA
10 1 (1.33%) GSEC
10 1 (1.33%) CISM
10 1 (1.33%) HND
10 1 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.67%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (1.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) OpenView
1 6 (8.00%) Cacti
2 2 (2.67%) Nessus
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.33%) Munin
3 1 (1.33%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Cisco
3 7 (9.33%) Juniper
3 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (8.00%) Tableau
5 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.67%) CA
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) Sophos
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) F5
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum training and certifications offered
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 24 days ago