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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 585 599 586
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 21 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.057% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.068% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 27
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £57,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
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
35168 36627 36321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.79% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29338 29640 30556
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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 March 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 +7 2 £90,000 +46.93%
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (44.68%) Information Security
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 20 (42.55%) Finance
3 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
4 16 (34.04%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (29.79%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (29.79%) CEH
6 13 (27.66%) Nessus
6 13 (27.66%) Metasploit
6 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
7 12 (25.53%) Firewall
8 10 (21.28%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) Open Source
9 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (19.15%) CISSP
10 8 (17.02%) SOA
10 8 (17.02%) Spring
10 8 (17.02%) Content Management
10 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
10 8 (17.02%) Cyber Security
11 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
12 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.77%) Change Management
12 6 (12.77%) CISA
13 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.64%) Windows
13 5 (10.64%) QA
13 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.64%) Test Automation

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) TACACS
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Tester
1 13 (27.66%) Graduate
1 13 (27.66%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (27.66%) Ethical Hacker
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Digital Architect
7 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Security Officer
8 4 (8.51%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Spring
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
3 10 (21.28%) Open Source
4 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
5 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.26%) Derivative
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.13%) Clustering
8 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.13%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Information Security
2 16 (34.04%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (29.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (17.02%) Content Management
5 8 (17.02%) SOA
5 8 (17.02%) Cyber Security
6 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
7 6 (12.77%) Change Management
8 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.64%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) E-Discovery
9 4 (8.51%) Data Security
9 4 (8.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 14 (29.79%) CEH
3 9 (19.15%) CISSP
4 6 (12.77%) CISA
5 4 (8.51%) GCIH
5 4 (8.51%) CRISC
6 3 (6.38%) GCFA
7 2 (4.26%) CISM
7 2 (4.26%) GIAC
7 2 (4.26%) PhD
7 2 (4.26%) CISMP
8 1 (2.13%) EnCE
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.64%) QA
3 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.51%) COBIT
3 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (8.51%) BS7799
3 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.38%) SLA
5 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Nessus
2 3 (6.38%) OpenView
2 3 (6.38%) Cacti
3 2 (4.26%) Munin
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Salt
3 2 (4.26%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.38%) Juniper
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) Splunk
3 2 (4.26%) Trustwave
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.26%) IronPort
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Dell
4 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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