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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 843 875 942
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +67
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 88 90 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.082% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.094% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 35
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,250 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £102,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-17.89% -2.56%

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
86090 96214 98460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.82% 87.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71883 78657 79409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,036
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Computer Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Security
Top 27 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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +67 84 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South East +72 43 - - 2
London +39 29 £50,000 -41.17% 5
Aldershot - 27 - - 1
Hampshire - 27 - - 1
Kent - 9 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 9 - -
Oxfordshire -18 7 - - 1
Abingdon - 7 - - 1
East of England +36 4 £22,500 -62.50%
Essex - 4 £22,500 -
Colchester - 4 £22,500 -
City of London +65 3 £48,750 +21.87%
Yorkshire +34 3 £50,000 +42.85%
South West +19 3 £62,500 +85.18% 1
Bristol +15 3 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Leeds +26 2 - -
West Yorkshire +16 2 - -
Scotland +3 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Edinburgh +2 2 £27,500 -42.10%
East Midlands -1 1 - -
North East - 1 £28,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £28,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Knaresborough - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 66 (33.67%) Information Security
2 64 (32.65%) Internet
3 58 (29.59%) Firewall
4 57 (29.08%) Windows
5 49 (25.00%) DNS
6 48 (24.49%) Linux
7 46 (23.47%) VPN
8 44 (22.45%) Security Cleared
9 43 (21.94%) SC Cleared
10 41 (20.92%) Network Security
10 41 (20.92%) Python
10 41 (20.92%) Degree
11 39 (19.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 36 (18.37%) PKI
12 36 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
13 34 (17.35%) Telecoms
13 34 (17.35%) Sophos
14 33 (16.84%) Finance
15 30 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 26 (13.27%) SIEM
18 25 (12.76%) C++
19 23 (11.73%) DV Cleared
20 22 (11.22%) Information Assurance
20 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
20 22 (11.22%) Wireless
20 22 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (10.71%) Computer Science
21 21 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (10.71%) HTML

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 14 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.53%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.10%) MS Office
3 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.14%) SoftLayer
2 14 (7.14%) Sumo Logic
3 5 (2.55%) Office 365
4 3 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.53%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.53%) Route 53
4 3 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (32.65%) Internet
2 58 (29.59%) Firewall
3 49 (25.00%) DNS
4 46 (23.47%) VPN
5 41 (20.92%) Network Security
6 39 (19.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (11.22%) Wireless
8 20 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 19 (9.69%) IPsec
10 18 (9.18%) SMTP
11 17 (8.67%) LAN
11 17 (8.67%) WAN
12 15 (7.65%) SSL
13 14 (7.14%) SNMP
14 13 (6.63%) VoIP
15 11 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (5.10%) MGCP
17 7 (3.57%) ADSL
17 7 (3.57%) MPLS
17 7 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.65%) Big Data
2 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.06%) MySQL
4 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (8.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 12 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.12%) WinDbg
4 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.53%) JIRA
4 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.53%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (17.35%) Telecoms
2 33 (16.84%) Finance
3 6 (3.06%) Banking
4 5 (2.55%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.53%) Back Office
5 3 (1.53%) French Language
5 3 (1.53%) Legal
5 3 (1.53%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.53%) Military
6 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (27.04%) Analyst
2 39 (19.90%) Security Analyst
3 27 (13.78%) Security Engineer
4 15 (7.65%) Administrator
4 15 (7.65%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 13 (6.63%) Incident Manager
6 13 (6.63%) SOC Analyst
6 13 (6.63%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.12%) GUI Software Engineer
7 12 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (5.61%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 11 (5.61%) DevOps Administrator
9 10 (5.10%) Architect
10 8 (4.08%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.57%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.06%) Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Information Analyst
12 6 (3.06%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (3.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.71%) HTML
2 19 (9.69%) .NET
3 17 (8.67%) Regular Expression
4 14 (7.14%) Grails
4 14 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (7.14%) Spring
5 12 (6.12%) Flash
5 12 (6.12%) STL
6 4 (2.04%) 802.1X
6 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.53%) Web Services
8 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.37%) PKI
2 30 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 20 (10.20%) Statistics
5 19 (9.69%) Cyber Attack
6 18 (9.18%) Blog
7 16 (8.16%) Virtual Team
8 15 (7.65%) Cryptography
9 13 (6.63%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (6.12%) User Experience
11 8 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (3.57%) Data Centre
12 7 (3.57%) IVR
13 5 (2.55%) Social Media
14 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.53%) Spread Betting
14 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
16 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.08%) Windows
2 48 (24.49%) Linux
3 19 (9.69%) Solaris
4 15 (7.65%) Unix
5 8 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.53%) CentOS
8 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.02%) NetWare
9 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.67%) Information Security
2 36 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (13.27%) SIEM
4 22 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (11.22%) Information Assurance
5 21 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 19 (9.69%) Software Deployment
8 18 (9.18%) Security Architecture
8 18 (9.18%) Workflow
9 17 (8.67%) DevOps
9 17 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.16%) Security Operations
11 14 (7.14%) Analytics
11 14 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (6.63%) Data Protection
12 13 (6.63%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.92%) Python
2 25 (12.76%) C++
3 21 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (10.71%) Perl
4 16 (8.16%) C#
5 14 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.14%) Java
5 14 (7.14%) Ruby
6 13 (6.63%) C
7 12 (6.12%) VC++
8 10 (5.10%) SQL
9 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 43 (21.94%) SC Cleared
3 41 (20.92%) Degree
4 23 (11.73%) DV Cleared
5 15 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.65%) CISSP
6 11 (5.61%) CCNA
6 11 (5.61%) CCNP
7 10 (5.10%) CISA
8 9 (4.59%) CISM
9 7 (3.57%) CCVP
10 6 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (3.06%) GIAC
11 5 (2.55%) GCIH
11 5 (2.55%) MCSE
11 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.04%) GCFA
13 3 (1.53%) CCIE
13 3 (1.53%) MCSA
14 2 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.69%) FISMA
2 16 (8.16%) RMADS
3 14 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.06%) COBIT
4 6 (3.06%) QA
4 6 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.04%) Snort
4 3 (1.53%) vCloud
5 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) Nagios
1 14 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (7.14%) Puppet
2 10 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (5.10%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (5.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.55%) Nessus
4 4 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.53%) Casper Suite
5 3 (1.53%) EnCase
6 2 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.02%) MOM
6 2 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (17.35%) Sophos
2 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.71%) Cisco
4 16 (8.16%) Splunk
5 13 (6.63%) VMware
6 7 (3.57%) Aruba
6 7 (3.57%) Citrix
6 7 (3.57%) Juniper
7 5 (2.55%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.55%) Oracle
7 5 (2.55%) Symantec
8 4 (2.04%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.04%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.53%) Apple
9 3 (1.53%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.53%) F5
9 3 (1.53%) Google
9 3 (1.53%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.53%) Tandberg
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