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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 818 901
Rank change year-on-year +4 +83  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 41 89 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.096% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.11% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 38
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £22,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £40,082 £50,000
% change year-on-year +32.22% -19.83%  

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 74870 82511 91444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.04% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60781 69796 75582
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,888
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +49 30 £80,000 +60.00% 1
South East -4 6 £62,500 -2.34% 1
East Midlands +27 4 £47,500 +82.69%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Computer Security
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 106 (67.52%) Information Security
2 84 (53.50%) Linux
2 84 (53.50%) CISSP
3 76 (48.41%) Windows
3 76 (48.41%) Cybersecurity
4 68 (43.31%) CISM
5 66 (42.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 61 (38.85%) Firewall
6 61 (38.85%) Unix
7 54 (34.39%) Finance
7 54 (34.39%) SANS
8 53 (33.76%) GCIA
8 53 (33.76%) GCIH
9 51 (32.48%) Security Operations
10 46 (29.30%) CSIRT
10 46 (29.30%) SIEM
11 42 (26.75%) Management Information System
12 41 (26.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 41 (26.11%) Malware Analysis
13 38 (24.20%) Kalman Filter
13 38 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (21.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 33 (21.02%) Network Security
15 33 (21.02%) GIAC
16 32 (20.38%) CEH
17 31 (19.75%) TCP/IP
18 30 (19.11%) SQL
18 30 (19.11%) Attack Monitoring
19 29 (18.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
20 28 (17.83%) Security Monitoring

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 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.55%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) nginx
4 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.64%) lighttpd
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (2.55%) Office 365
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.27%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) Route 53
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 66 (42.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 61 (38.85%) Firewall
3 33 (21.02%) Network Security
4 31 (19.75%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.10%) DNS
6 7 (4.46%) VPN
7 6 (3.82%) SSL
8 5 (3.18%) IPsec
9 4 (2.55%) SNMP
10 3 (1.91%) Broadband
10 3 (1.91%) HSRP
10 3 (1.91%) Internet
11 2 (1.27%) BGP-4
11 2 (1.27%) Intranet
11 2 (1.27%) ISDN
11 2 (1.27%) LAN
11 2 (1.27%) MPLS
11 2 (1.27%) OSPF
11 2 (1.27%) PSTN
11 2 (1.27%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
2 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.92%) Bitbucket
4 12 (7.64%) Ant
4 12 (7.64%) Gradle
4 12 (7.64%) Maven
4 12 (7.64%) TeamCity
5 11 (7.01%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.27%) Burp Suite
6 2 (1.27%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (1.27%) Paros
6 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.27%) WebScarab
7 1 (0.64%) AppScan
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.64%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.64%) OllyDbg
7 1 (0.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.64%) WinDbg
General
1 54 (34.39%) Finance
2 26 (16.56%) Legal
3 15 (9.55%) Banking
4 5 (3.18%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Analyst
2 37 (23.57%) Security Analyst
3 33 (21.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 23 (14.65%) Malware Analyst
4 23 (14.65%) Monitoring Analyst
5 17 (10.83%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.92%) Team Leader
7 13 (8.28%) Integration Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Information Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Security Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Architect
10 8 (5.10%) Operational Security Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Operations Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Oracle Architect
10 8 (5.10%) Security Architect
10 8 (5.10%) Security Operations Manager
11 6 (3.82%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.27%) CGI
2 2 (1.27%) HTML
2 2 (1.27%) LAMP
2 2 (1.27%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) Grails
3 1 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.64%) SAML
3 1 (0.64%) Sensu
3 1 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.75%) Management Information System
2 28 (17.83%) Computer Science
3 21 (13.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (8.92%) Public Cloud
5 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.37%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (3.82%) PKI
8 5 (3.18%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.27%) BYOD
11 2 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.64%) Fintech
12 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 84 (53.50%) Linux
2 76 (48.41%) Windows
3 61 (38.85%) Unix
4 5 (3.18%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.91%) Solaris
5 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.27%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.27%) HPUX
7 1 (0.64%) Android
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Debian
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (67.52%) Information Security
2 76 (48.41%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (32.48%) Security Operations
4 46 (29.30%) SIEM
5 41 (26.11%) Malware Analysis
5 41 (26.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 38 (24.20%) Kalman Filter
6 38 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (21.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 30 (19.11%) Attack Monitoring
9 28 (17.83%) Security Monitoring
10 27 (17.20%) Incident Management
11 23 (14.65%) Network Design
11 23 (14.65%) Threat Detection
12 22 (14.01%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 21 (13.38%) Computer Forensics
13 21 (13.38%) E-Discovery
13 21 (13.38%) Forensic Analysis
13 21 (13.38%) Risk Management
13 21 (13.38%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.11%) SQL
2 27 (17.20%) Python
3 17 (10.83%) Bash Shell
4 16 (10.19%) Ruby
5 9 (5.73%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.82%) Java
7 5 (3.18%) C#
8 4 (2.55%) C++
8 4 (2.55%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.64%) AWK
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (53.50%) CISSP
2 68 (43.31%) CISM
3 54 (34.39%) SANS
4 53 (33.76%) GCIA
4 53 (33.76%) GCIH
5 33 (21.02%) GIAC
6 32 (20.38%) CEH
7 27 (17.20%) Degree
8 22 (14.01%) Network+ Certification
9 21 (13.38%) CNA
9 21 (13.38%) GCED
9 21 (13.38%) GSEC
9 21 (13.38%) Novell Certification
10 20 (12.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (7.01%) CISA
12 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
13 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (1.27%) CCNP
15 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.73%) NIST 800
3 8 (5.10%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.82%) COBIT
5 5 (3.18%) GDPR
6 4 (2.55%) FISMA
7 1 (0.64%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Docker
2 9 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.64%) QEMU
5 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (29.30%) CSIRT
2 29 (18.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 27 (17.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 17 (10.83%) Puppet
5 16 (10.19%) Ansible
6 15 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (9.55%) Terraform
7 9 (5.73%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.91%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (1.27%) EnCase
9 2 (1.27%) FTK
9 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.27%) Nessus
9 2 (1.27%) Packer
10 1 (0.64%) Nagios
10 1 (0.64%) rkt
10 1 (0.64%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Sun
2 16 (10.19%) Cisco
3 14 (8.92%) CheckPoint
4 9 (5.73%) IBM
4 9 (5.73%) McAfee
4 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle
5 8 (5.10%) Blue Coat
5 8 (5.10%) Dell
5 8 (5.10%) FireEye
6 6 (3.82%) Palo Alto
6 6 (3.82%) VMware
7 4 (2.55%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.91%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.91%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.91%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.91%) Splunk
8 3 (1.91%) Tufin
9 2 (1.27%) Cyberoam
9 2 (1.27%) LogRhythm
London
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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