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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 604 650 593
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -57
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 32 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.033% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.039% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 25
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £53,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £73,800 £89,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
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
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 July 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 +33 8 £37,500 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (48.21%) Management Information System
2 24 (42.86%) Information Security
3 22 (39.29%) CISSP
4 21 (37.50%) Linux
4 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (32.14%) Cyber Security
5 18 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (30.36%) ITIL
6 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 16 (28.57%) Firewall
7 16 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 15 (26.79%) Degree
8 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.00%) Security Management
9 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (21.43%) Snort
10 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 10 (17.86%) Internet
11 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 10 (17.86%) GCIH
12 9 (16.07%) CISA
12 9 (16.07%) CISM
13 8 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
13 8 (14.29%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) MySQL
13 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Open Source
14 7 (12.50%) COBIT

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) Lync
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (28.57%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) Internet
4 7 (12.50%) VPN
4 7 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.14%) VLAN
7 3 (5.36%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) WAN
8 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.79%) DHCP
9 1 (1.79%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Law
2 4 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Management Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Technical Support
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.36%) Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Junior
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) CGI
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Cryptography
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.36%) iPhone
6 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.57%) Clustering
7 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Debian
4 3 (5.36%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) VMS
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Information Security
2 18 (32.14%) Cyber Security
3 17 (30.36%) ITIL
4 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
5 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (25.00%) Security Management
6 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) Open Source
7 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
7 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 6 (10.71%) BCP
8 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
8 6 (10.71%) ISMS
8 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.93%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) CISSP
2 15 (26.79%) Degree
3 10 (17.86%) GCIH
4 9 (16.07%) CISA
4 9 (16.07%) CISM
5 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) CCNA
7 4 (7.14%) PCI QSA
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.14%) MCP
7 4 (7.14%) HNC
7 4 (7.14%) MCTS
7 4 (7.14%) MCITP
8 3 (5.36%) GIAC
8 3 (5.36%) CRISC
9 2 (3.57%) OSCP
9 2 (3.57%) OSWP
9 2 (3.57%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (12.50%) COBIT
4 4 (7.14%) SLA
5 2 (3.57%) ISO 9000
5 2 (3.57%) QA
6 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.79%) BS7799
6 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 12 (21.43%) Snort
2 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.71%) iptables
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nagios
1 2 (3.57%) Cacti
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.79%) Munin
2 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Cisco
3 6 (10.71%) FireEye
4 5 (8.93%) Apple
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.57%) LogLogic
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) CA
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Intel
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Splunk
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