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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 818 845 913
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +68
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 43 78 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.078% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.090% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 37
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.78% +46.87%
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
75860 87138 91075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.10% 87.52% 85.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63064 72784 75492
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 6 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +57 21 £60,000 - 3
South East +61 15 £35,000 -41.66% 1
West Midlands -18 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +20 2 £40,000 +105.12%
East of England +13 1 £42,500 +58.87% 1
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 80 (58.39%) Information Security
2 54 (39.42%) Firewall
3 52 (37.96%) Windows
4 49 (35.77%) Degree
5 46 (33.58%) Internet
6 44 (32.12%) DNS
7 43 (31.39%) Linux
8 42 (30.66%) Security Cleared
9 41 (29.93%) SC Cleared
10 40 (29.20%) Finance
11 37 (27.01%) CISSP
12 35 (25.55%) Python
13 32 (23.36%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (18.98%) Computer Science
15 25 (18.25%) Network Security
16 24 (17.52%) Management Information System
16 24 (17.52%) Intrusion Detection
16 24 (17.52%) VPN
17 22 (16.06%) SQL
18 21 (15.33%) CISM
19 20 (14.60%) CISA
19 20 (14.60%) PKI
19 20 (14.60%) Unix
19 20 (14.60%) Security Architecture
19 20 (14.60%) SIEM
20 19 (13.87%) Regular Expression
20 19 (13.87%) DV Cleared
20 19 (13.87%) Telecoms
21 18 (13.14%) IPsec
21 18 (13.14%) JavaScript

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 3 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
1 14 (10.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.19%) SoftLayer
2 3 (2.19%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (39.42%) Firewall
2 46 (33.58%) Internet
3 44 (32.12%) DNS
4 25 (18.25%) Network Security
5 24 (17.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (17.52%) VPN
6 18 (13.14%) IPsec
7 9 (6.57%) LAN
7 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.57%) WAN
8 8 (5.84%) SMTP
9 5 (3.65%) Wireless
10 3 (2.19%) SNMP
10 3 (2.19%) SSL
11 2 (1.46%) HTTP
11 2 (1.46%) Wideband
12 1 (0.73%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.73%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) Big Data
2 16 (11.68%) MySQL
2 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.84%) WinDbg
2 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (29.20%) Finance
2 19 (13.87%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.76%) Music Industry
4 7 (5.11%) Games
5 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 3 (2.19%) Military
7 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.46%) French Language
7 2 (1.46%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (32.12%) Analyst
2 25 (18.25%) Security Analyst
3 21 (15.33%) Security Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) SOC Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Junior
6 10 (7.30%) Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Consultant
8 8 (5.84%) HTML Developer
8 8 (5.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Python Developer
8 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Junior Python Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Junior SQL Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Compliance Officer
10 6 (4.38%) Risk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) Regular Expression
2 18 (13.14%) HTML
3 8 (5.84%) Flash
4 4 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.19%) Grails
5 3 (2.19%) Spring
6 2 (1.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.52%) Management Information System
3 20 (14.60%) PKI
4 16 (11.68%) Social Media
5 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.22%) Statistics
6 12 (8.76%) Blog
7 11 (8.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (5.11%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (3.65%) Social Network
10 4 (2.92%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.92%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.46%) Derivative
12 2 (1.46%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (37.96%) Windows
2 43 (31.39%) Linux
3 20 (14.60%) Unix
4 17 (12.41%) Solaris
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.39%) Information Security
2 32 (23.36%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (14.60%) Security Architecture
3 20 (14.60%) SIEM
4 18 (13.14%) Change Control
4 18 (13.14%) Internal Audit
5 17 (12.41%) Software Deployment
6 16 (11.68%) Change Management
6 16 (11.68%) Identity Access Management
6 16 (11.68%) Incident Management
6 16 (11.68%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (11.68%) Security Operations
6 16 (11.68%) SOA
7 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (8.76%) Computer Forensics
9 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.03%) Data Protection
10 10 (7.30%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (7.30%) ITIL
10 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.55%) Python
2 22 (16.06%) SQL
3 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.57%) C++
5 9 (6.57%) Perl
6 8 (5.84%) C
6 8 (5.84%) Java
7 4 (2.92%) Ruby
8 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (35.77%) Degree
2 42 (30.66%) Security Cleared
3 41 (29.93%) SC Cleared
4 37 (27.01%) CISSP
5 21 (15.33%) CISM
6 20 (14.60%) CISA
7 19 (13.87%) DV Cleared
8 17 (12.41%) CEH
9 14 (10.22%) GIAC
10 6 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (4.38%) CGEIT
10 6 (4.38%) SANS
11 5 (3.65%) CRISC
11 5 (3.65%) GPEN
12 3 (2.19%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (2.19%) CSSLP
12 3 (2.19%) GCIA
12 3 (2.19%) GSEC
12 3 (2.19%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) FISMA
2 14 (10.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (8.03%) COBIT
4 5 (3.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Snort
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.19%) Nagios
2 3 (2.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) QRadar
4 1 (0.73%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.22%) Sophos
3 11 (8.03%) Splunk
4 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.19%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.19%) Qualys
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle
6 2 (1.46%) Twitter
7 1 (0.73%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.73%) HP
7 1 (0.73%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.73%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.73%) VMware
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