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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 234 - 251
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% - 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5814 5639 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 77.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4782 5061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
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 30 July 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
Cheshire - 6 £60,000 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) Legal
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (77.78%) Data Privacy
2 6 (66.67%) EnCE
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 7 (77.78%) Legal
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) Data Privacy
2 5 (55.56%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) EnCE
1 6 (66.67%) CEH
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata