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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 783 860 947
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +87
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 96 84 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.082% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.094% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 16
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £38,250 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+33.98% +16.79%
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
78915 89244 91266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.43% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 66196 74537 73764
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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
South East +83 42 £35,000 -18.14% 2
London +55 42 £60,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -18 6 £60,000 - 1
East of England +14 3 £35,000 +29.62%
South West -8 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (43.24%) Information Security
2 62 (33.51%) Firewall
3 61 (32.97%) Security Cleared
4 59 (31.89%) SC Cleared
4 59 (31.89%) Windows
5 58 (31.35%) Internet
6 56 (30.27%) Linux
6 56 (30.27%) Degree
7 55 (29.73%) Python
8 54 (29.19%) DNS
9 41 (22.16%) Finance
10 39 (21.08%) VPN
11 35 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
12 34 (18.38%) DV Cleared
13 33 (17.84%) PKI
13 33 (17.84%) CISSP
14 32 (17.30%) Network Security
15 31 (16.76%) Intrusion Detection
16 30 (16.22%) Management Information System
17 27 (14.59%) Statistics
18 26 (14.05%) Big Data
18 26 (14.05%) Regular Expression
18 26 (14.05%) Telecoms
18 26 (14.05%) HTML
18 26 (14.05%) JavaScript
19 24 (12.97%) Sophos
19 24 (12.97%) SIEM
20 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
20 23 (12.43%) SQL
20 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (7.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.65%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.57%) IBM Cloud
1 14 (7.57%) SoftLayer
1 14 (7.57%) Sumo Logic
2 4 (2.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.51%) Firewall
2 58 (31.35%) Internet
3 54 (29.19%) DNS
4 39 (21.08%) VPN
5 32 (17.30%) Network Security
6 31 (16.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (10.81%) IPsec
8 18 (9.73%) Wireless
9 16 (8.65%) SMTP
10 15 (8.11%) SSL
11 14 (7.57%) SNMP
12 12 (6.49%) LAN
12 12 (6.49%) WAN
13 9 (4.86%) TCP/IP
14 4 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.62%) Cisco IPT
15 3 (1.62%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.62%) MPLS
15 3 (1.62%) VLAN
15 3 (1.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.05%) Big Data
2 16 (8.65%) MySQL
2 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) WinDbg
2 14 (7.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.57%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (22.16%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.49%) Music Industry
4 8 (4.32%) Games
5 5 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.62%) French Language
6 3 (1.62%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.62%) Marketing
6 3 (1.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (37.30%) Analyst
2 51 (27.57%) Security Analyst
3 23 (12.43%) SOC Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Security Engineer
5 12 (6.49%) Administrator
5 12 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.95%) DevOps Administrator
6 11 (5.95%) Junior
7 10 (5.41%) Developer
8 9 (4.86%) Information Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) HTML Developer
9 8 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.32%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Junior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.05%) HTML
1 26 (14.05%) Regular Expression
2 16 (8.65%) Flash
3 15 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (7.57%) Grails
4 14 (7.57%) Spring
5 6 (3.24%) .NET
6 3 (1.62%) STL
7 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.84%) PKI
2 30 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 27 (14.59%) Statistics
4 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (11.89%) Computer Science
6 19 (10.27%) Blog
7 15 (8.11%) Cryptography
7 15 (8.11%) Social Media
8 12 (6.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (4.86%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (3.78%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (2.70%) Social Network
12 4 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.62%) IVR
13 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.62%) User Experience
14 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
15 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
15 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.89%) Windows
2 56 (30.27%) Linux
3 20 (10.81%) Unix
4 19 (10.27%) Solaris
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) SUSE
6 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.24%) Information Security
2 35 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (12.97%) SIEM
4 21 (11.35%) Security Architecture
5 20 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 19 (10.27%) Software Deployment
7 18 (9.73%) Change Control
8 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.19%) DevOps
9 16 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.65%) Change Management
9 16 (8.65%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (8.65%) Internal Audit
9 16 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (8.65%) Reverse Engineering
9 16 (8.65%) SOA
9 16 (8.65%) Workflow
10 15 (8.11%) Analytics
10 15 (8.11%) Incident Management
10 15 (8.11%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.73%) Python
2 26 (14.05%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.43%) SQL
4 20 (10.81%) C++
5 19 (10.27%) Perl
6 16 (8.65%) C
6 16 (8.65%) Java
7 15 (8.11%) Ruby
8 14 (7.57%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.62%) C#
9 3 (1.62%) VC++
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 59 (31.89%) SC Cleared
3 56 (30.27%) Degree
4 34 (18.38%) DV Cleared
5 33 (17.84%) CISSP
6 22 (11.89%) CISA
7 20 (10.81%) CISM
8 15 (8.11%) CEH
9 12 (6.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (5.95%) GIAC
11 7 (3.78%) SANS
12 6 (3.24%) CGEIT
13 4 (2.16%) CCNA
13 4 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (2.16%) CRISC
13 4 (2.16%) GCIA
13 4 (2.16%) GSEC
14 3 (1.62%) CCNP
14 3 (1.62%) CCVP
14 3 (1.62%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) FISMA
2 15 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 15 (8.11%) RMADS
3 13 (7.03%) COBIT
4 4 (2.16%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.62%) Snort
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.57%) Nagios
1 14 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (7.57%) Puppet
2 7 (3.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) QRadar
6 1 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (12.97%) Sophos
2 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.73%) Splunk
4 5 (2.70%) Cisco
4 5 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 5 (2.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.16%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle
6 3 (1.62%) Aruba
6 3 (1.62%) Qualys
7 2 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.54%) Juniper
8 1 (0.54%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec
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