The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 634 599 621
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 8 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.047% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.058% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 15
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £67,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +60.00%
Computer Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39304 36279 40753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.91% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32428 30000 35184
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Security
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the London region.

Computer Security Salary Trend in London

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in London

Computer Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
(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
Docklands, London - 1 £53,500 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (46.15%) Windows
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) Information Security
6 11 (28.21%) CISSP
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) QA
8 8 (20.51%) Perl
8 8 (20.51%) OOP
8 8 (20.51%) OO
8 8 (20.51%) CA
8 8 (20.51%) CISA
8 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
8 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.51%) Use Case
8 8 (20.51%) Time Management
8 8 (20.51%) Network Architecture
8 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) VPN
9 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
10 6 (15.38%) .NET
10 6 (15.38%) IIS

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (15.38%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 6 (15.38%) Network Security
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.82%) Internet
5 5 (12.82%) WAN
6 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.26%) SNMP
6 4 (10.26%) TACACS
6 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.56%) SAN
8 1 (2.56%) Intranet
8 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Security Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Forensic Investigator
6 2 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Cryptography
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (10.26%) SecurID
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) SIEM
2 12 (30.77%) Information Security
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) OOP
4 8 (20.51%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) Use Case
4 8 (20.51%) Network Architecture
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Time Management
5 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (12.82%) MapReduce
5 5 (12.82%) Content Management
5 5 (12.82%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (12.82%) Validation
5 5 (12.82%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (12.82%) E-Discovery
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Perl
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CISSP
2 8 (20.51%) CISA
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) EnCE
6 2 (5.13%) GIAC
7 1 (2.56%) GCFA
7 1 (2.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.56%) BS7799
4 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) OpenView
1 5 (12.82%) Cacti
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Munin
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) Nessus
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) CA
3 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Riverbed
4 5 (12.82%) Juniper
4 5 (12.82%) Tableau
5 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.26%) Sophos
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
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