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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 643 640 666
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 13 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.051% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.059% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 22
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -27.27%
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
37638 38904 42384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 87.02% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32337 32468 34810
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,084 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +50 4 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (84.38%) Information Security
2 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
5 14 (43.75%) CISM
5 14 (43.75%) Internet
5 14 (43.75%) ITIL
5 14 (43.75%) Degree
5 14 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (43.75%) SIEM
6 13 (40.63%) CISSP
6 13 (40.63%) Security Management
6 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
7 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
8 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
8 9 (28.13%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (28.13%) OWASP
8 9 (28.13%) Information Management
8 9 (28.13%) Legal
8 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
8 9 (28.13%) Change Management
8 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (28.13%) SSCP
8 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
9 8 (25.00%) Network Security
10 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
10 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (9.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (9.38%) Google Apps
1 3 (9.38%) Route 53
1 3 (9.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) Internet
2 14 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (25.00%) Network Security
4 7 (21.88%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.88%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.75%) DHCP
5 6 (18.75%) DNS
5 6 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) BGP
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
6 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.38%) HSRP
6 3 (9.38%) ISDN
6 3 (9.38%) OSPF
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
1 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
1 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Information Officer
1 9 (28.13%) Information Security Officer
1 9 (28.13%) Security Officer
2 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) CISSP Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) SIEM Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Mac Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
3 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
4 9 (28.13%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 3 (9.38%) PKI
6 3 (9.38%) Spread Betting
6 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) VMS
4 3 (9.38%) CentOS
4 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Information Security
2 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) SIEM
3 13 (40.63%) Security Management
4 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
4 9 (28.13%) Change Management
4 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
4 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (28.13%) Information Management
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
4 9 (28.13%) OWASP
5 7 (21.88%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Security Operations
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) CISM
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 13 (40.63%) CISSP
3 9 (28.13%) SSCP
4 4 (12.50%) CCNP
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.38%) CCIE
5 3 (9.38%) GCFA
5 3 (9.38%) GCIH
6 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.13%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Snort
2 3 (9.38%) vCloud
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Nessus
2 3 (9.38%) Casper Suite
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Apple
3 3 (9.38%) F5
3 3 (9.38%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Juniper
3 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Tandberg
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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