The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 235 270
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.066% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.076% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £29,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5518 5285 6412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.16% 87.51% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 4323 5492
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,091 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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