The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 635 639
Rank change year-on-year +155 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 97 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.047% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.053% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 74 17 21
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30441 37820 37607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.25% 89.69% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25539 32306 31364
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Computer Security
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Computer Security in London

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Security in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Security in London

Computer Security
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +55 24 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Computer Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 86 (75.44%) Information Security
2 67 (58.77%) Linux
3 65 (57.02%) CISSP
4 63 (55.26%) CISM
5 57 (50.00%) Windows
5 57 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
6 51 (44.74%) SANS
6 51 (44.74%) GCIA
6 51 (44.74%) GCIH
7 50 (43.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 46 (40.35%) Unix
9 44 (38.60%) CSIRT
10 41 (35.96%) Firewall
10 41 (35.96%) Finance
11 37 (32.46%) SIEM
12 35 (30.70%) Security Operations
13 34 (29.82%) Malware Analysis
14 33 (28.95%) GIAC
15 32 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
16 31 (27.19%) Incident Management
17 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 30 (26.32%) Management Information System
18 29 (25.44%) SQL
18 29 (25.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 28 (24.56%) CEH
20 27 (23.68%) TCP/IP
20 27 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
21 26 (22.81%) Legal
22 25 (21.93%) Attack Monitoring

Computer Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.51%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) nginx
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) lighttpd
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.75%) SoftLayer
3 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (43.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 41 (35.96%) Firewall
3 27 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 23 (20.18%) Network Security
5 3 (2.63%) DNS
5 3 (2.63%) SSL
6 2 (1.75%) BGP
6 2 (1.75%) HSRP
6 2 (1.75%) SNMP
7 1 (0.88%) Extranet
7 1 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.88%) Intranet
7 1 (0.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.14%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.39%) Ant
4 5 (4.39%) Artifactory
4 5 (4.39%) Gradle
4 5 (4.39%) Maven
4 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) AppScan
6 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.88%) Paros
6 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.88%) WebScarab
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 26 (22.81%) Legal
3 13 (11.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Analyst
2 38 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 32 (28.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 23 (20.18%) Malware Analyst
4 23 (20.18%) Monitoring Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.02%) Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Information Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.02%) SOC Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.51%) IT Security Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) LAMP
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) CGI
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.88%) Node.js
2 1 (0.88%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.88%) SAML
2 1 (0.88%) Sensu
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 21 (18.42%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (7.89%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (6.14%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) Derivative
6 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) BYOD
7 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 67 (58.77%) Linux
2 57 (50.00%) Windows
3 46 (40.35%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Debian
4 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.88%) HPUX
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (75.44%) Information Security
2 57 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (32.46%) SIEM
4 35 (30.70%) Security Operations
5 34 (29.82%) Malware Analysis
6 32 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 31 (27.19%) Incident Management
8 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 27 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (21.93%) Attack Monitoring
10 25 (21.93%) Security Monitoring
11 22 (19.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 22 (19.30%) Threat Detection
12 21 (18.42%) Computer Forensics
12 21 (18.42%) E-Discovery
12 21 (18.42%) Forensic Analysis
12 21 (18.42%) Network Design
12 21 (18.42%) Threat Analysis
13 18 (15.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) SQL
2 20 (17.54%) Python
3 10 (8.77%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.02%) Ruby
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) C#
6 2 (1.75%) C++
6 2 (1.75%) Java
6 2 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) AWK
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (57.02%) CISSP
2 63 (55.26%) CISM
3 51 (44.74%) GCIA
3 51 (44.74%) GCIH
3 51 (44.74%) SANS
4 33 (28.95%) GIAC
5 28 (24.56%) CEH
6 22 (19.30%) Network+ Certification
7 21 (18.42%) CNA
7 21 (18.42%) Degree
7 21 (18.42%) GCED
7 21 (18.42%) GSEC
7 21 (18.42%) Novell Certification
8 11 (9.65%) CISA
9 4 (3.51%) GPEN
10 2 (1.75%) CRISC
10 2 (1.75%) MCSE
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.39%) COBIT
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) FISMA
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Docker
2 8 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) QEMU
4 2 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (38.60%) CSIRT
2 29 (25.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (19.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (8.77%) Ansible
4 10 (8.77%) Puppet
5 9 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (7.02%) Terraform
7 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.75%) Mesos
9 2 (1.75%) rkt
9 2 (1.75%) Salt
10 1 (0.88%) Graphite
10 1 (0.88%) logstash
10 1 (0.88%) Nessus
10 1 (0.88%) Packer
10 1 (0.88%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.88%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Sun
2 9 (7.89%) IBM
2 9 (7.89%) Intel Security
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) Blue Coat
3 8 (7.02%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.02%) Cisco
3 8 (7.02%) Dell
3 8 (7.02%) FireEye
4 5 (4.39%) Splunk
5 4 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.75%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.88%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.88%) HP
7 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago