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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 583 620 583
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 24 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.059% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.071% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 24
Average salary £46,250 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £57,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
City of London +8 4 £72,500 +26.08% 1
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 17 (34.69%) Information Security
4 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
5 13 (26.53%) Cyber Security
6 12 (24.49%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (24.49%) CEH
6 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
7 11 (22.45%) Firewall
7 11 (22.45%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) Nessus
7 11 (22.45%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Metasploit
7 11 (22.45%) Open Source
8 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
9 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
9 8 (16.33%) Content Management
9 8 (16.33%) Spring
9 8 (16.33%) SOA
9 8 (16.33%) CISSP
10 7 (14.29%) Change Management
10 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
12 5 (10.20%) QA
12 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
12 5 (10.20%) Banking

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (4.08%) Lync
1 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) LDAP
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Metasploit
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Security Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (22.45%) Graduate
3 11 (22.45%) Tester
3 11 (22.45%) Ethical Hacker
4 8 (16.33%) Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Digital Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (8.16%) Security Officer
8 4 (8.16%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Lead Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Lead Enterprise Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Spring
2 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
3 11 (22.45%) Open Source
4 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (4.08%) Clustering
7 2 (4.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Fedora
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Information Security
2 13 (26.53%) Cyber Security
3 12 (24.49%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (22.45%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.33%) Content Management
6 8 (16.33%) SOA
7 7 (14.29%) Change Management
7 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Digital Forensics
9 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) E-Discovery
10 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.16%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) Perl
2 3 (6.12%) PHP
2 3 (6.12%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.12%) Ruby
2 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) CEH
3 8 (16.33%) CISSP
4 4 (8.16%) CISA
4 4 (8.16%) CRISC
5 2 (4.08%) CISM
5 2 (4.08%) CISMP
5 2 (4.08%) PhD
5 2 (4.08%) GCIH
6 1 (2.04%) GIAC
6 1 (2.04%) GCIA
6 1 (2.04%) EnCE
6 1 (2.04%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.20%) QA
4 4 (8.16%) COBIT
4 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (8.16%) BS7799
4 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Snort
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Nessus
2 4 (8.16%) Nagios
2 4 (8.16%) Cacti
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.12%) Munin
3 3 (6.12%) OpenView
3 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) Splunk
4 2 (4.08%) Trustwave
4 2 (4.08%) Dell
4 2 (4.08%) Juniper
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.08%) IronPort
4 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago