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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 253 248
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £38,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -35.41%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
5096 5847 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.04% 88.82% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4253 4731 4768
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) NetWitness
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) EnCase
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Malware Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NetWitness