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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 249 241 252
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.12% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.14% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £38,750 £60,000 £15,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.41% +287.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +90.08%
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -8 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £38,750 - 4
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) GCIH
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Snort
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) NetWare
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) EMC Certification
2 2 (28.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Novell
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
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