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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 794 863 815
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -48
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 65 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.035% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.042% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 30
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £39,100 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £67,500 £91,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
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
86870 91057 82564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71897 74104 68287
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +30 31 £70,000 +21.73% 5
North West -3 7 £38,750 -35.41%
West Midlands -10 7 £50,000 +58.73% 1
East Midlands - 7 £39,000 - 3
South East +31 5 £35,514 -27.89% 6
South West -12 4 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire 0 3 £35,000 -17.64% 2
East of England +10 1 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 49 (40.83%) Degree
2 48 (40.00%) Firewall
3 47 (39.17%) Windows
4 40 (33.33%) Information Security
5 38 (31.67%) Linux
6 35 (29.17%) CISSP
7 33 (27.50%) Management Information System
7 33 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
9 27 (22.50%) Network Security
10 24 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 23 (19.17%) SIEM
12 22 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 20 (16.67%) Cisco
14 19 (15.83%) VPN
14 19 (15.83%) UNIX
14 19 (15.83%) CISM
14 19 (15.83%) Internet
15 18 (15.00%) Java
15 18 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (14.17%) PCI DSS
16 17 (14.17%) C++
16 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
17 16 (13.33%) ITIL
17 16 (13.33%) Active Directory
17 16 (13.33%) Android
17 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
18 15 (12.50%) Electronics
18 15 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) Apache
3 5 (4.17%) Lync
4 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (40.00%) Firewall
2 33 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (22.50%) Network Security
4 19 (15.83%) VPN
4 19 (15.83%) Internet
5 14 (11.67%) DNS
6 12 (10.00%) NFC
6 12 (10.00%) Bluetooth
6 12 (10.00%) Wireless
7 10 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.67%) IPsec
9 7 (5.83%) LDAP
9 7 (5.83%) Wireless Security
9 7 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.00%) RFID
10 6 (5.00%) VoIP
11 3 (2.50%) WAN
11 3 (2.50%) LAN
11 3 (2.50%) SAN
11 3 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) MySQL
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MS Access
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) Maven
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (12.50%) Electronics
2 10 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Games
5 4 (3.33%) Law
6 3 (2.50%) Military
7 2 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 30 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (14.17%) Security Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Developer
5 15 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) Security Specialist
8 9 (7.50%) Junior
9 8 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Security Manager
11 6 (5.00%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
11 6 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (5.00%) Management Consultant
11 6 (5.00%) Administrator
12 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.17%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) MFC
2 4 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) COM
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) CGI
3 1 (0.83%) Spring
3 1 (0.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (10.00%) Smartcard
4 8 (6.67%) PKI
5 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.00%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.50%) CESG
9 3 (2.50%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.50%) iPhone
10 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.67%) Clustering
11 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.83%) NHS
11 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.17%) Windows
2 38 (31.67%) Linux
3 19 (15.83%) UNIX
4 16 (13.33%) Android
5 13 (10.83%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.67%) Solaris
7 6 (5.00%) Windows Phone
8 5 (4.17%) Debian
9 3 (2.50%) VMS
9 3 (2.50%) NetWare
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.83%) Fedora
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
11 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) Information Security
2 24 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 23 (19.17%) SIEM
4 18 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (13.33%) ITIL
6 15 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 14 (11.67%) Security Management
8 12 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
9 9 (7.50%) Android Development
9 9 (7.50%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.67%) Open Source
10 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (5.83%) Project Management
11 7 (5.83%) Web Development
11 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.83%) Reverse Engineering
11 7 (5.83%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.00%) Java
2 17 (14.17%) C++
3 8 (6.67%) SQL
4 7 (5.83%) C
5 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.50%) C#
6 3 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) VBA
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Erlang
8 1 (0.83%) Rust
8 1 (0.83%) Scala
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (40.83%) Degree
2 35 (29.17%) CISSP
3 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 19 (15.83%) CISM
5 14 (11.67%) GCIH
6 12 (10.00%) CISA
7 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.00%) CRISC
8 6 (5.00%) GIAC
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.00%) CCNA
9 5 (4.17%) GCIA
10 4 (3.33%) PCI QSA
10 4 (3.33%) GSEC
11 3 (2.50%) MCSE
11 3 (2.50%) MCP
11 3 (2.50%) HNC
11 3 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.50%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.17%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.50%) COBIT
4 8 (6.67%) FISMA
5 7 (5.83%) SLA
6 2 (1.67%) QA
6 2 (1.67%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.83%) BS7799
System Software
1 16 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) Snort
3 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.17%) iptables
4 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (4.17%) Nessus
2 5 (4.17%) Nmap
2 5 (4.17%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (2.50%) MOM
4 2 (1.67%) Puppet
4 2 (1.67%) Cacti
4 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.83%) Munin
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.67%) Cisco
3 11 (9.17%) ArcSight
4 9 (7.50%) McAfee
5 8 (6.67%) Citrix
6 7 (5.83%) VMware
7 6 (5.00%) FireEye
8 5 (4.17%) Dell
8 5 (4.17%) Acunetix
9 4 (3.33%) Splunk
9 4 (3.33%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.33%) Apple
9 4 (3.33%) HP
10 3 (2.50%) EMC
10 3 (2.50%) Sun
10 3 (2.50%) Juniper
10 3 (2.50%) Novell
10 3 (2.50%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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