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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 614 637 581
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -56
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 32 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.052% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.061% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 36
Average salary £85,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £53,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £70,900 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +90.08%
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
38154 42318 37567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.37% 84.72% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32031 35161 31211
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 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in London

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (41.82%) CISSP
2 20 (36.36%) Information Security
3 19 (34.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (34.55%) Management Information System
3 19 (34.55%) Cyber Security
4 18 (32.73%) Degree
5 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
6 13 (23.64%) Security Management
6 13 (23.64%) ITIL
7 12 (21.82%) Snort
8 11 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 11 (20.00%) Windows
8 11 (20.00%) Finance
8 11 (20.00%) CISM
8 11 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (18.18%) CISA
9 10 (18.18%) Linux
9 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.36%) Firewall
11 8 (14.55%) GCIH
11 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
12 7 (12.73%) Change Management
12 7 (12.73%) Java
12 7 (12.73%) SQL
13 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (10.91%) Risk Management

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.64%) Lync
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Law
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Security Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Management Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Graduate
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Ethical Hacker
7 3 (5.45%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Spring
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) CGI
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.45%) iPhone
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (5.45%) VMS
5 1 (1.82%) Fedora
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Information Security
2 19 (34.55%) Cyber Security
3 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
4 13 (23.64%) ITIL
4 13 (23.64%) Security Management
5 11 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
8 6 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.91%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (9.09%) Web Development
9 5 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.27%) ISMS
10 4 (7.27%) E-Discovery
10 4 (7.27%) Open Source
10 4 (7.27%) Time Management
10 4 (7.27%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Java
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) C
3 3 (5.45%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) CISSP
2 18 (32.73%) Degree
3 11 (20.00%) CISM
4 10 (18.18%) CISA
5 8 (14.55%) GCIH
6 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) PCI QSA
7 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) CEH
7 4 (7.27%) CRISC
8 3 (5.45%) GIAC
9 2 (3.64%) GCFA
9 2 (3.64%) PhD
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.64%) CISMP
9 2 (3.64%) CGEIT
9 2 (3.64%) OSCP
9 2 (3.64%) OSWP
10 1 (1.82%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.82%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.91%) COBIT
4 2 (3.64%) QA
4 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.64%) ISO 9000
4 2 (3.64%) BS7799
4 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nessus
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) Cacti
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.82%) Munin
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView
3 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.64%) LogLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Trustwave
3 2 (3.64%) Dell
3 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.64%) IronPort
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) Juniper
3 2 (3.64%) CA
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) Intel
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago