Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 329 377
Rank change year-on-year +9 +48 +77
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 10 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.097% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 11
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.06% -19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £49,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £115,000 £63,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +47.06% -19.05% -16.00%

Computer Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,398 9,510 12,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.75% 89.25% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8,392 8,656 11,244
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Computer Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Security in the City of London

Computer Security
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £50,000 -
Computer Security
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) GIAC
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 6 (60.00%) CISSP
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) GCIA
4 6 (60.00%) GCIH
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) SANS
5 4 (40.00%) CSIRT
5 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) McAfee
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Novell Certification
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (30.00%) Use Case
6 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance

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 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Check Point Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) E-Discovery
3 3 (30.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Threat Detection
3 3 (30.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) GIAC
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) GCIA
2 6 (60.00%) GCIH
2 6 (60.00%) SANS
3 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Novell Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CSIRT
2 3 (30.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Dell
1 3 (30.00%) FireEye
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft