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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 252 241 254
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.035% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £52,500 £15,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +238.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +83.33%
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
5388 5780 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 82.15% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4308 4653 4813
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 5 May 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
Merseyside - 1 - -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) GCIH
4 3 (42.86%) Snort
4 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 3 (42.86%) Splunk
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) NetWare
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) GCIH
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (42.86%) Snort
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Novell
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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