The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 446 435 406
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 7 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.009% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.011% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £35,514 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.36% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,757 £63,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,757 £67,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +6.79%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17568 18231 16807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.09% 80.95% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14434 14128 13671
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Computer Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the South East region.

Computer Security Salary Trend in the South East

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in the South East

Computer Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
Oxfordshire +10 5 £35,514 -43.17% 1
Hampshire +18 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) Android
2 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
3 10 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (50.00%) NFC
3 10 (50.00%) Smartcard
3 10 (50.00%) Electronics
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Bluetooth
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone
6 5 (25.00%) Android Development
6 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (25.00%) RFID
6 5 (25.00%) Games
6 5 (25.00%) LDAP
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) MFC
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 10 (50.00%) NFC
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 5 (25.00%) RFID
4 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 10 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Junior
3 5 (25.00%) Junior C++ Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Android
2 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Android Development
1 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C++
1 10 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) GIAC
2 1 (5.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FISMA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
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