The first table below looks at the demand for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 255 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.013% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £50,500 £15,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+225.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £33,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Computer Security
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the North West region.

Computer Security Salary Trend in the North West

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in the North West

Computer Security
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £50,500 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) AS400
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Database Security
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Ontologies
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Advisor
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Ontologies
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Web Usability
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISA
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata