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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 626 592 616
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 11 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.038% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 20
Average salary £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +58.46%
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
38449 36671 40469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.70% 83.63% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31645 30415 34772
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +1 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £53,500 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
5 12 (31.58%) Information Security
5 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) Network Security
9 8 (21.05%) SIEM
9 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.42%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
10 7 (18.42%) CISSP
10 7 (18.42%) OOP
10 7 (18.42%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) Perl
10 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
10 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.79%) Juniper
11 6 (15.79%) Internet
11 6 (15.79%) CISA
11 6 (15.79%) Java
11 6 (15.79%) OpenView
11 6 (15.79%) WAN
11 6 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (15.79%) QA

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.68%) Network Security
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
5 6 (15.79%) Internet
5 6 (15.79%) WAN
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
6 5 (13.16%) SNMP
6 5 (13.16%) TACACS
7 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.26%) SSL
9 1 (2.63%) DNS
9 1 (2.63%) DHCP
9 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Forensic Investigator
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.16%) SecurID
3 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
2 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (18.42%) OOP
3 7 (18.42%) OO
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) E-Discovery
5 5 (13.16%) Time Management
5 5 (13.16%) MapReduce
5 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Use Case
5 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (13.16%) Content Management
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Validation
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) CISA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNP
5 3 (7.89%) GCFA
5 3 (7.89%) EnCE
5 3 (7.89%) GIAC
6 2 (5.26%) GCIH
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) OpenView
1 6 (15.79%) Cacti
2 2 (5.26%) Nessus
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Munin
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 6 (15.79%) Riverbed
4 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.16%) Tableau
4 5 (13.16%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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