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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 427 457 422
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 21 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.034% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.040% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £63,750 £28,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.68% -8.06%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +8.69%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 12 February 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
(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
Hampshire +30 10 - -
Oxfordshire +1 8 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £63,750 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) Internet
2 21 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (60.61%) Information Security
4 18 (54.55%) DNS
5 17 (51.52%) Degree
6 16 (48.48%) Windows
7 15 (45.45%) Sophos
7 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 15 (45.45%) Firewall
8 12 (36.36%) Network Security
9 11 (33.33%) PKI
9 11 (33.33%) Blog
9 11 (33.33%) IPsec
9 11 (33.33%) CISSP
9 11 (33.33%) Solaris
9 11 (33.33%) Linux
9 11 (33.33%) VPN
9 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 11 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (33.33%) Software Deployment
9 11 (33.33%) FISMA
10 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
10 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
11 9 (27.27%) CEH
12 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (21.21%) Workflow
13 7 (21.21%) SMTP
13 7 (21.21%) Python
13 7 (21.21%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Internet
2 21 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (54.55%) DNS
4 15 (45.45%) Firewall
5 12 (36.36%) Network Security
6 11 (33.33%) IPsec
6 11 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (21.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Information Risk Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Risk Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Risk Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Forensic Investigator
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SOC Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) GUI Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 11 (33.33%) Blog
2 11 (33.33%) PKI
3 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Coaching
5 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Privacy
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.06%) Network Packet Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Network Packet Capture
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
1 7 (21.21%) Perl
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) CISSP
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) CEH
4 7 (21.21%) CISM
5 6 (18.18%) GIAC
6 3 (9.09%) EnCE
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.03%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) FISMA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) EnCase
1 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.06%) FTK
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Sophos
2 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec
2 3 (9.09%) Trend Micro
3 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago