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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 601 647 578
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -69
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 35 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.064% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.075% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 30
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £52,800 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £92,750 £73,150 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +81.81%
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
37380 42499 36853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.38% 84.63% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31292 35300 30681
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +49 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (37.50%) CISSP
2 19 (33.93%) Information Security
3 18 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
4 17 (30.36%) Cyber Security
5 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
5 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (26.79%) Degree
6 14 (25.00%) ITIL
7 13 (23.21%) Finance
8 12 (21.43%) Security Management
8 12 (21.43%) Snort
8 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 12 (21.43%) PCI DSS
9 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (19.64%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Firewall
9 11 (19.64%) CISA
9 11 (19.64%) CISM
10 9 (16.07%) Windows
10 9 (16.07%) Linux
11 8 (14.29%) Java
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 7 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (12.50%) Change Management
13 6 (10.71%) Open Source
14 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
14 5 (8.93%) CRISC
14 5 (8.93%) Data Protection

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (3.57%) Lync
1 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.79%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (19.64%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Graduate
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
6 4 (7.14%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Junior
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Spring
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) CGI
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.57%) iPhone
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
2 3 (5.36%) VMS
3 2 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Information Security
2 17 (30.36%) Cyber Security
3 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
4 14 (25.00%) ITIL
5 12 (21.43%) Security Management
6 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (19.64%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
10 5 (8.93%) Content Management
10 5 (8.93%) SOA
11 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.14%) Information Security Management
11 4 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) C++
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) CISSP
2 15 (26.79%) Degree
3 11 (19.64%) CISA
3 11 (19.64%) CISM
4 5 (8.93%) CRISC
4 5 (8.93%) CEH
5 4 (7.14%) GCIH
5 4 (7.14%) PCI QSA
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) GIAC
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.57%) CISMP
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) CGEIT
7 2 (3.57%) OSCP
7 2 (3.57%) OSWP
8 1 (1.79%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.79%) EnCE
8 1 (1.79%) GCIA
8 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.93%) COBIT
4 4 (7.14%) QA
5 3 (5.36%) BS7799
5 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (3.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Snort
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Nessus
2 2 (3.57%) Nagios
2 2 (3.57%) Cacti
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.79%) Munin
3 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) McAfee
3 2 (3.57%) Dell
3 2 (3.57%) Juniper
3 2 (3.57%) CA
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.57%) IronPort
3 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.57%) LogLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Trustwave
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) HP
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