The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Computer Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 271 321
Rank change year-on-year +59 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 21 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.070% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.077% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 3
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4827 6509 9363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.22% 90.83% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4374 5837 7875
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Computer Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Security in the City of London

Computer Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Computer Security in the City of London

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Security in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 24 (85.71%) Information Security
2 21 (75.00%) Finance
3 18 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (60.71%) SIEM
4 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Malware Analysis
5 15 (53.57%) Windows
6 14 (50.00%) CISSP
6 14 (50.00%) CISM
6 14 (50.00%) GCIA
6 14 (50.00%) GCIH
6 14 (50.00%) SANS
7 12 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (42.86%) Banking
7 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (42.86%) Firewall
8 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (39.29%) Attack Monitoring
9 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
10 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
10 9 (32.14%) Unix
10 9 (32.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (32.14%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (32.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 9 (32.14%) Threat Analysis
10 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
11 8 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System

Computer Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Malware Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Monitoring Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Information Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) SIEM Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Management Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Management Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Information Security
2 18 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (60.71%) Malware Analysis
3 17 (60.71%) SIEM
4 12 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (39.29%) Attack Monitoring
5 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 9 (32.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 9 (32.14%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
7 9 (32.14%) Threat Analysis
7 9 (32.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 6 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) Use Case
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) CISM
1 14 (50.00%) CISSP
1 14 (50.00%) GCIA
1 14 (50.00%) GCIH
1 14 (50.00%) SANS
2 8 (28.57%) CEH
2 8 (28.57%) GCED
2 8 (28.57%) GSEC
3 6 (21.43%) GIAC
4 4 (14.29%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) CRISC
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (21.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.71%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
1 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
1 6 (21.43%) Dell
1 6 (21.43%) FireEye
1 6 (21.43%) Intel Security
2 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) Sun