The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK
Rank 771 866 920
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +54
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 92 87 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.098% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 43
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £56,000 £36,570
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Computer Security
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security within the UK.

Computer Security Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Security
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 92 £60,000 - 14
London +106 69 £62,500 +4.16% 9
City of London +35 15 £62,500 +31.57% 2
South East +37 12 £42,500 -17.07% 3
Hampshire +18 8 £42,500 +6.91% 3
South West +12 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -16 4 £40,000 - 1
North West -8 3 £21,500 -49.41%
Manchester - 3 £21,500 -
Altrincham - 3 £21,500 -
Cheltenham +4 2 £40,000 -
Aldershot -4 2 £60,000 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £33,500 - 1
Fleet - 2 £42,500 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +47 1 - -
West Midlands +26 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Guildford +21 1 - -
East of England +7 1 £42,500 -52.77%
Hertfordshire +6 1 £42,500 -52.77%
Oxfordshire +6 1 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £65,000 -
Hereford - 1 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 95 (66.43%) Information Security
2 72 (50.35%) Windows
3 71 (49.65%) Linux
4 65 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
5 62 (43.36%) CISSP
6 60 (41.96%) Firewall
7 53 (37.06%) CISM
8 51 (35.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 46 (32.17%) Unix
10 45 (31.47%) Finance
11 41 (28.67%) GCIA
11 41 (28.67%) GCIH
11 41 (28.67%) Degree
11 41 (28.67%) SANS
11 41 (28.67%) CSIRT
12 34 (23.78%) TCP/IP
13 33 (23.08%) GIAC
14 32 (22.38%) Network Security
15 31 (21.68%) Security Operations
16 29 (20.28%) Malware Analysis
16 29 (20.28%) SQL
17 27 (18.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 26 (18.18%) CEH
19 25 (17.48%) Management Information System
19 25 (17.48%) Vulnerability Management
20 24 (16.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 24 (16.78%) Computer Forensics
20 24 (16.78%) Security Cleared
21 23 (16.08%) E-Discovery
21 23 (16.08%) SIEM

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.40%) Apache
2 2 (1.40%) lighttpd
2 2 (1.40%) nginx
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (2.10%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.10%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (41.96%) Firewall
2 51 (35.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 34 (23.78%) TCP/IP
4 32 (22.38%) Network Security
5 22 (15.38%) DNS
5 22 (15.38%) Internet
6 12 (8.39%) VPN
7 7 (4.90%) IPsec
8 6 (4.20%) SSL
9 4 (2.80%) SMTP
9 4 (2.80%) SNMP
10 3 (2.10%) Broadband
10 3 (2.10%) HSRP
10 3 (2.10%) Wireless
10 3 (2.10%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.40%) BGP
11 2 (1.40%) HTTP
12 1 (0.70%) ADSL
12 1 (0.70%) DHCP
12 1 (0.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) Big Data
2 5 (3.50%) MySQL
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.80%) WinDbg
3 3 (2.10%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.40%) Ant
4 2 (1.40%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.40%) Gradle
4 2 (1.40%) Maven
4 2 (1.40%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (31.47%) Finance
2 20 (13.99%) Legal
3 9 (6.29%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 4 (2.80%) Games
5 4 (2.80%) Music Industry
6 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (43.36%) Analyst
2 38 (26.57%) Security Analyst
3 28 (19.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 18 (12.59%) Security Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Malware Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Monitoring Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Information Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) SOC Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.20%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.50%) Compliance Officer
9 5 (3.50%) Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Risk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) Regular Expression
2 7 (4.90%) HTML
3 3 (2.10%) Flash
4 2 (1.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.70%) Grails
5 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.70%) SAML
5 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Management Information System
2 22 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 19 (13.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.59%) Social Media
6 7 (4.90%) Blog
6 7 (4.90%) PKI
7 6 (4.20%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (3.50%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.80%) Social Network
10 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.10%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.40%) Derivative
11 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 72 (50.35%) Windows
2 71 (49.65%) Linux
3 46 (32.17%) Unix
4 6 (4.20%) Solaris
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.40%) Android
7 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.40%) Debian
7 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.43%) Information Security
2 65 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (21.68%) Security Operations
4 29 (20.28%) Malware Analysis
5 25 (17.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (16.78%) Computer Forensics
6 24 (16.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 23 (16.08%) E-Discovery
7 23 (16.08%) Incident Management
7 23 (16.08%) SIEM
8 19 (13.29%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (13.29%) Network Design
8 19 (13.29%) Threat Analysis
9 18 (12.59%) Forensic Analysis
9 18 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (12.59%) Threat Detection
10 17 (11.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 17 (11.89%) Security Monitoring
11 15 (10.49%) SOA
12 14 (9.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) SQL
2 22 (15.38%) Python
3 7 (4.90%) C++
3 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.20%) C
4 6 (4.20%) Perl
5 5 (3.50%) Java
6 4 (2.80%) Ruby
7 3 (2.10%) C#
8 2 (1.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) AWK
9 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (43.36%) CISSP
2 53 (37.06%) CISM
3 41 (28.67%) Degree
3 41 (28.67%) GCIA
3 41 (28.67%) GCIH
3 41 (28.67%) SANS
4 33 (23.08%) GIAC
5 26 (18.18%) CEH
6 24 (16.78%) Security Cleared
7 19 (13.29%) Network+ Certification
8 18 (12.59%) CNA
8 18 (12.59%) Novell Certification
8 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
9 14 (9.79%) CISA
9 14 (9.79%) GCED
9 14 (9.79%) GSEC
10 7 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
12 5 (3.50%) CGEIT
12 5 (3.50%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.90%) FISMA
3 4 (2.80%) COBIT
3 4 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.50%) Docker
3 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.40%) QEMU
4 2 (1.40%) Xen
5 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (28.67%) CSIRT
2 27 (18.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (9.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (4.90%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (4.20%) Puppet
6 5 (3.50%) Ansible
7 4 (2.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.10%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (2.10%) Terraform
9 2 (1.40%) EnCase
9 2 (1.40%) FTK
9 2 (1.40%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.40%) Mesos
9 2 (1.40%) rkt
9 2 (1.40%) Salt
10 1 (0.70%) Nagios
10 1 (0.70%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Sun
2 8 (5.59%) IBM
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Cisco
3 7 (4.90%) Intel Security
3 7 (4.90%) Sophos
4 6 (4.20%) Blue Coat
4 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.20%) Dell
4 6 (4.20%) FireEye
5 5 (3.50%) Splunk
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) Intel
7 2 (1.40%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.70%) Cyberoam
8 1 (0.70%) F5
8 1 (0.70%) HP
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 16.5% Shift Allowance + Excellent Fl
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago