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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 604 643 599
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -44
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 24 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.055% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.065% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 21
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
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
37888 41413 37711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.63% 83.64% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31623 33939 31446
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 +25 3 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Information Security
3 16 (29.63%) Degree
4 14 (25.93%) Firewall
4 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
5 13 (24.07%) CISSP
5 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
5 13 (24.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (24.07%) Cyber Security
6 12 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
7 11 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (20.37%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (20.37%) Open Source
8 10 (18.52%) ITIL
9 9 (16.67%) Linux
9 9 (16.67%) Security Management
9 9 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (16.67%) CEH
9 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
10 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (14.81%) Snort
10 8 (14.81%) Spring
10 8 (14.81%) Content Management
10 8 (14.81%) Nessus
10 8 (14.81%) Metasploit
10 8 (14.81%) CISM
10 8 (14.81%) SOA

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.70%) Lync
1 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Firewall
2 13 (24.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
4 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Metasploit
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Graduate
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Tester
3 8 (14.81%) Ethical Hacker
4 7 (12.96%) Security Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Security Operations Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Digital Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Malware Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Spring
2 3 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.37%) Open Source
4 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 2 (3.70%) Derivative
7 2 (3.70%) Clustering
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.56%) VMS
4 2 (3.70%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Fedora
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Information Security
2 13 (24.07%) Cyber Security
3 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 9 (16.67%) Security Management
5 9 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.81%) Content Management
6 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 8 (14.81%) SOA
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
2 3 (5.56%) PHP
2 3 (5.56%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.56%) Ruby
2 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 13 (24.07%) CISSP
3 9 (16.67%) CEH
4 8 (14.81%) CISM
5 6 (11.11%) CISA
6 3 (5.56%) PCI QSA
6 3 (5.56%) CRISC
7 2 (3.70%) CISMP
7 2 (3.70%) PhD
7 2 (3.70%) GCIH
8 1 (1.85%) GIAC
8 1 (1.85%) GCIA
8 1 (1.85%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.85%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.26%) QA
4 3 (5.56%) COBIT
4 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (5.56%) BS7799
4 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Snort
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) Docker
3 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Nessus
2 4 (7.41%) Nagios
2 4 (7.41%) Cacti
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.56%) Munin
3 3 (5.56%) OpenView
3 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
4 2 (3.70%) Trustwave
4 2 (3.70%) Dell
4 2 (3.70%) Juniper
4 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.70%) IronPort
4 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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