The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 741 843 883
Rank change year-on-year +102 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 118 92 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.094% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.11% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 93 43 52
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £85,000 £80,000
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Computer Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Computer Security in England

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Security in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Security in England

Computer Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London +142 97 £62,500 +19.04% 6
South East +41 15 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands +27 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +16 2 £40,000 -3.61% 1
North West -17 2 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Computer Security
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 104 (71.23%) Information Security
2 80 (54.79%) Linux
3 72 (49.32%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (48.63%) CISSP
5 68 (46.58%) Windows
6 65 (44.52%) CISM
7 62 (42.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 60 (41.10%) Firewall
9 53 (36.30%) GCIA
9 53 (36.30%) GCIH
9 53 (36.30%) SANS
10 50 (34.25%) Finance
11 49 (33.56%) Unix
12 47 (32.19%) CSIRT
13 38 (26.03%) SIEM
14 37 (25.34%) Malware Analysis
15 36 (24.66%) GIAC
15 36 (24.66%) TCP/IP
16 35 (23.97%) Security Operations
17 34 (23.29%) Management Information System
17 34 (23.29%) Network Security
18 33 (22.60%) Kalman Filter
19 32 (21.92%) Vulnerability Management
19 32 (21.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 32 (21.92%) Incident Management
19 32 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (20.55%) SQL
20 30 (20.55%) CEH
21 29 (19.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
22 28 (19.18%) Degree

Computer Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.74%) Apache
3 3 (2.05%) nginx
3 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.37%) lighttpd
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (2.05%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (2.05%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.37%) Office 365
4 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.68%) Route 53
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 62 (42.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 60 (41.10%) Firewall
3 36 (24.66%) TCP/IP
4 34 (23.29%) Network Security
5 9 (6.16%) DNS
5 9 (6.16%) VPN
6 7 (4.79%) SSL
7 6 (4.11%) Internet
8 5 (3.42%) IPsec
8 5 (3.42%) SNMP
9 4 (2.74%) HSRP
10 3 (2.05%) Broadband
10 3 (2.05%) Wireless
10 3 (2.05%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.37%) Intranet
11 2 (1.37%) MPLS
11 2 (1.37%) OSPF
11 2 (1.37%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.79%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.42%) Ant
3 5 (3.42%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.42%) Gradle
3 5 (3.42%) Maven
3 5 (3.42%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.37%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) AppScan
5 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.68%) Paros
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.68%) WebScarab
5 1 (0.68%) WinDbg
General
1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 26 (17.81%) Legal
3 13 (8.90%) Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (50.68%) Analyst
2 41 (28.08%) Security Analyst
3 33 (22.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 23 (15.75%) Malware Analyst
4 23 (15.75%) Monitoring Analyst
5 18 (12.33%) Security Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.16%) Information Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) SOC Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Oracle Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) Web Services
2 2 (1.37%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.37%) LAMP
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) CGI
3 1 (0.68%) Grails
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.68%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.68%) SAML
3 1 (0.68%) Sensu
3 1 (0.68%) Spring
3 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.29%) Management Information System
2 28 (19.18%) Computer Science
3 21 (14.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.16%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (4.79%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.74%) PKI
9 3 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.37%) Derivative
10 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.68%) Blog
11 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.68%) Social Media
11 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 80 (54.79%) Linux
2 68 (46.58%) Windows
3 49 (33.56%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.05%) Solaris
5 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.37%) Android
6 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) Debian
6 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.68%) HPUX
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (71.23%) Information Security
2 72 (49.32%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (26.03%) SIEM
4 37 (25.34%) Malware Analysis
5 35 (23.97%) Security Operations
6 33 (22.60%) Kalman Filter
7 32 (21.92%) Incident Management
7 32 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (21.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 32 (21.92%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (17.12%) Attack Monitoring
8 25 (17.12%) Security Monitoring
9 24 (16.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 23 (15.75%) Network Design
11 22 (15.07%) Computer Forensics
11 22 (15.07%) Threat Detection
12 21 (14.38%) E-Discovery
12 21 (14.38%) Forensic Analysis
12 21 (14.38%) Threat Analysis
13 20 (13.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) SQL
2 22 (15.07%) Python
3 11 (7.53%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.16%) Ruby
5 5 (3.42%) C++
6 4 (2.74%) C#
6 4 (2.74%) Perl
7 2 (1.37%) C
7 2 (1.37%) Java
7 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) AWK
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (48.63%) CISSP
2 65 (44.52%) CISM
3 53 (36.30%) GCIA
3 53 (36.30%) GCIH
3 53 (36.30%) SANS
4 36 (24.66%) GIAC
5 30 (20.55%) CEH
6 28 (19.18%) Degree
7 22 (15.07%) Network+ Certification
8 21 (14.38%) CNA
8 21 (14.38%) GCED
8 21 (14.38%) GSEC
8 21 (14.38%) Novell Certification
9 11 (7.53%) CISA
9 11 (7.53%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.74%) GPEN
12 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.37%) CCNP
13 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.11%) COBIT
2 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.74%) FISMA
4 2 (1.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Docker
2 8 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.37%) QEMU
4 2 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (32.19%) CSIRT
2 29 (19.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (15.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (7.53%) Puppet
5 10 (6.85%) Ansible
6 9 (6.16%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.48%) Terraform
8 4 (2.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (2.05%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.37%) EnCase
10 2 (1.37%) FTK
10 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.37%) Mesos
10 2 (1.37%) rkt
10 2 (1.37%) Salt
11 1 (0.68%) Graphite
11 1 (0.68%) logstash
11 1 (0.68%) Packer
11 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 23 (15.75%) Sun
2 10 (6.85%) Cisco
3 9 (6.16%) IBM
3 9 (6.16%) Intel Security
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle
4 8 (5.48%) Blue Coat
4 8 (5.48%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.48%) Dell
4 8 (5.48%) FireEye
5 6 (4.11%) Splunk
6 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.74%) VMware
8 2 (1.37%) Cyberoam
8 2 (1.37%) F5
8 2 (1.37%) Intel
8 2 (1.37%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.37%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) Sourcefire
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago