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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 223 245 250
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.016% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.019% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £40,082 - £57,500
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4693 5394 5876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.89% 88.32% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 4298 4724
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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

Computer Security
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £40,082 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Client/Server
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Mac OS X
2 6 (85.71%) Legal
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Snort
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 6 (85.71%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (85.71%) tcpdump
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Coaching
2 6 (85.71%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (85.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) NetWitness
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
2 6 (85.71%) EnCase
3 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
4 2 (28.57%) GREM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) tcpdump
1 6 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 6 (85.71%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Malware Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Client/Server
1 6 (85.71%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
1 6 (85.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (85.71%) Digital Forensics
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) EnCE
1 2 (28.57%) GCFA
1 2 (28.57%) GCIH
1 2 (28.57%) GREM
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) NetWitness
2 2 (28.57%) AlienVault
2 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk