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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 625 639 672
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 18 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.071% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.081% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 19
Median salary £51,250 £85,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.70% +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £54,250 £53,100
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £105,000 £70,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -16.66%
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
35664 39347 43701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.67% 87.79% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30891 33026 36310
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
City of London - 3 £48,750 - 1
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 25 (67.57%) Information Security
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) SIEM
4 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 15 (40.54%) Internet
5 13 (35.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (24.32%) CISM
7 9 (24.32%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (21.62%) Network Security
8 8 (21.62%) CISSP
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) LAN
9 7 (18.92%) WAN
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (18.92%) CISA
9 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.22%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
10 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) SQL

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (8.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (8.11%) Google Apps
1 3 (8.11%) Route 53
1 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
1 15 (40.54%) Internet
2 13 (35.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security
4 7 (18.92%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (13.51%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) VoIP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) BGP
7 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.41%) H.323
7 2 (5.41%) ISDN
7 2 (5.41%) Megaco
7 2 (5.41%) MGCP
7 2 (5.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) Music Industry
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Security Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Information Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SIEM Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) CISSP Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Support
5 3 (8.11%) Mac Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Linux Support
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.11%) Social Media
4 3 (8.11%) Spread Betting
4 3 (8.11%) Statistics
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (5.41%) PKI
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) CentOS
3 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) VMS
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Information Security
2 16 (43.24%) SIEM
3 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
6 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Anomaly Detection
8 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Change Control
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISM
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 7 (18.92%) CISA
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.11%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) GCFA
5 3 (8.11%) GCIH
5 3 (8.11%) GIAC
6 2 (5.41%) CCIE
6 2 (5.41%) CRISC
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) COBIT
4 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Snort
3 3 (8.11%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nessus
2 3 (8.11%) Casper Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Apple
4 3 (8.11%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.41%) Tandberg
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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