The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 623 570 621
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +51
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 14 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.063% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.077% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 11
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £88,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+34.37% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39729 36139 40858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.57% 81.55% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32960 29765 35321
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Computer Security
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
City of London -14 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £53,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) Firewall
4 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
4 17 (39.53%) SIEM
5 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
6 15 (34.88%) CISSP
7 14 (32.56%) Finance
8 12 (27.91%) Information Security
8 12 (27.91%) QA
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 11 (25.58%) CA
9 11 (25.58%) Use Case
9 11 (25.58%) Time Management
9 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (25.58%) CISA
9 11 (25.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
10 10 (23.26%) Perl
10 10 (23.26%) Linux
11 9 (20.93%) Java
12 8 (18.60%) OOP
12 8 (18.60%) OO
13 7 (16.28%) VPN
13 7 (16.28%) PHP
13 7 (16.28%) .NET
13 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
13 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
13 7 (16.28%) Degree
13 7 (16.28%) Relational Database

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.95%) IIS
1 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) VPN
4 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
5 4 (9.30%) SNMP
5 4 (9.30%) TACACS
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) Intranet
7 1 (2.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Games
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Forensic Investigator
5 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Incident Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) MapReduce
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Cryptography
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (9.30%) SecurID
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) FMCG
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) SIEM
2 12 (27.91%) Information Security
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Use Case
3 11 (25.58%) Time Management
3 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
4 8 (18.60%) OOP
4 8 (18.60%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Content Management
6 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (11.63%) E-Discovery
7 4 (9.30%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Cyber Security
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Perl
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) CISSP
2 11 (25.58%) CISA
3 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) GIAC
5 3 (6.98%) EnCE
6 2 (4.65%) CEH
6 2 (4.65%) GCFA
6 2 (4.65%) CISM
6 2 (4.65%) SSCP
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) GCIA
7 1 (2.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.65%) BS7799
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) OpenView
1 5 (11.63%) Cacti
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Munin
3 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) CA
3 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) Tableau
4 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
4 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.30%) Juniper
4 4 (9.30%) Sophos
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) McAfee
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) JBoss
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Terracotta
North West London
CSC
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago