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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 599 631 598
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 32 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.019% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.023% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 17
Average salary £55,000 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £70,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +6.79%
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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 14 £40,000 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (44.78%) Information Security
2 28 (41.79%) Management Information System
3 27 (40.30%) Windows
4 25 (37.31%) Linux
5 24 (35.82%) CISSP
6 23 (34.33%) Cyber Security
7 22 (32.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (32.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (31.34%) Firewall
9 16 (23.88%) Security Management
9 16 (23.88%) ITIL
9 16 (23.88%) Degree
9 16 (23.88%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (23.88%) PCI DSS
10 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
11 14 (20.90%) Internet
11 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
11 14 (20.90%) GCIH
12 12 (17.91%) Snort
13 11 (16.42%) VMware
13 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.42%) VPN
13 11 (16.42%) DNS
13 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.93%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
15 9 (13.43%) CISA
15 9 (13.43%) CISM
15 9 (13.43%) GIAC

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (10.45%) Apache
1 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) Lync
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 21 (31.34%) Firewall
3 14 (20.90%) Internet
4 11 (16.42%) VPN
4 11 (16.42%) DNS
5 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.97%) IPsec
6 4 (5.97%) VLAN
6 4 (5.97%) Network Security
7 3 (4.48%) LAN
7 3 (4.48%) WAN
8 2 (2.99%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.49%) DHCP
9 1 (1.49%) VoIP
9 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
1 1 (1.49%) Maven
1 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Law
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 19 (28.36%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Management Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Principal Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Security Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Support
7 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (4.48%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) CGI
2 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Cryptography
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.97%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.48%) iPhone
5 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) UNIX
4 6 (8.96%) Debian
5 4 (5.97%) Solaris
6 3 (4.48%) VMS
6 3 (4.48%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) CentOS
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Information Security
2 23 (34.33%) Cyber Security
3 16 (23.88%) Security Management
3 16 (23.88%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (23.88%) ITIL
4 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
5 10 (14.93%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
6 9 (13.43%) SIEM
6 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (11.94%) ISMS
8 7 (10.45%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (10.45%) Open Source
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
8 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.96%) BCP
9 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (8.96%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) Java
2 5 (7.46%) C
3 4 (5.97%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.97%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
4 3 (4.48%) PHP
4 3 (4.48%) C++
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) CISSP
2 16 (23.88%) Degree
3 14 (20.90%) GCIH
4 9 (13.43%) CISA
4 9 (13.43%) CISM
4 9 (13.43%) GIAC
4 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.94%) GCFA
6 7 (10.45%) EnCE
6 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) PCI QSA
7 4 (5.97%) MCTS
7 4 (5.97%) MCITP
7 4 (5.97%) MCP
7 4 (5.97%) HNC
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.48%) CRISC
9 2 (2.99%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (23.88%) PCI DSS
3 9 (13.43%) COBIT
4 4 (5.97%) FISMA
4 4 (5.97%) SLA
5 2 (2.99%) QA
6 1 (1.49%) BS7799
6 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Snort
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) iptables
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Nagios
1 2 (2.99%) Cacti
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) OpenView
2 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.49%) Munin
2 1 (1.49%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) FireEye
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.96%) ArcSight
6 5 (7.46%) Apple
7 4 (5.97%) WatchGuard
8 3 (4.48%) Splunk
9 2 (2.99%) LogLogic
9 2 (2.99%) Qualys
9 2 (2.99%) McAfee
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle
9 2 (2.99%) SAP
9 2 (2.99%) CA
9 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.49%) HP
10 1 (1.49%) Dell
10 1 (1.49%) Intel
10 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.49%) AppSense
London
Royal Holloway University
Salary: £33,476 to £39,528
Posted: 14 days ago