Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 779 782 849
Rank change year-on-year +3 +67 +41
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 65 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.082% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.090% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 54
London median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -19.68% +13.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £80,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -9.09%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68732 68845 79948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.63% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52798 59247 67347
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Central London +19 9 £67,500 +58.82%
South London - 2 £110,000 -
East London - 1 £34,000 -
Computer Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 44 (67.69%) Information Security
2 42 (64.62%) Firewall
3 39 (60.00%) Windows
4 38 (58.46%) Linux
5 33 (50.77%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (49.23%) GIAC
7 27 (41.54%) Finance
8 25 (38.46%) GCIA
8 25 (38.46%) GCIH
8 25 (38.46%) SANS
9 24 (36.92%) CISSP
10 23 (35.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (33.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 22 (33.85%) SIEM
12 21 (32.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
13 20 (30.77%) Cisco
14 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
14 19 (29.23%) Degree
14 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
15 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (27.69%) Unix
15 18 (27.69%) CISM
15 18 (27.69%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (26.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 16 (24.62%) Intrusion Detection
17 16 (24.62%) Threat Detection
17 16 (24.62%) Threat Intelligence
17 16 (24.62%) Network Security
18 15 (23.08%) CSIRT

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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (6.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (64.62%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
3 16 (24.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (24.62%) Network Security
4 4 (6.15%) DNS
4 4 (6.15%) Internet
5 3 (4.62%) DHCP
5 3 (4.62%) Multicast
5 3 (4.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Ant
1 8 (12.31%) Bitbucket
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.31%) Gradle
1 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
1 8 (12.31%) Maven
1 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
2 7 (10.77%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.08%) AppScan
4 2 (3.08%) Burp Suite
4 2 (3.08%) Paros
4 2 (3.08%) WebScarab
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Legal
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Security Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Information Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Check Point Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 11 (16.92%) Incident Analyst
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 10 (15.38%) Consultant
7 8 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Security Consultant
7 8 (12.31%) Security Manager
8 7 (10.77%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) C Developer
9 5 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
9 5 (7.69%) C++ Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) CGI
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.46%) Reinsurance
3 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
4 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.31%) Public Cloud
5 5 (7.69%) BYOD
5 5 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.62%) iPad
7 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Linux
3 18 (27.69%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Android
4 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Information Security
2 33 (50.77%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (33.85%) SIEM
4 21 (32.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 16 (24.62%) Threat Detection
7 16 (24.62%) Threat Intelligence
8 15 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
9 14 (21.54%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 14 (21.54%) Information Assurance
9 14 (21.54%) Migration
9 14 (21.54%) Open Source
9 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (21.54%) Use Case
10 12 (18.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (16.92%) Computer Forensics
11 11 (16.92%) E-Discovery
11 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
11 11 (16.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Python
2 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) C++
4 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.31%) Java
4 8 (12.31%) Ruby
5 6 (9.23%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) C
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) GIAC
2 25 (38.46%) GCIA
2 25 (38.46%) GCIH
2 25 (38.46%) SANS
3 24 (36.92%) CISSP
4 19 (29.23%) Degree
5 18 (27.69%) CISM
5 18 (27.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (16.92%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (16.92%) Novell Certification
7 10 (15.38%) CEH
8 5 (7.69%) CISA
9 4 (6.15%) GPEN
10 1 (1.54%) CISMP
10 1 (1.54%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (21.54%) NIST 800
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (12.31%) Docker
3 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (33.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 15 (23.08%) CSIRT
3 14 (21.54%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (12.31%) Ansible
4 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (12.31%) Puppet
4 8 (12.31%) Terraform
5 6 (9.23%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.08%) FTK
6 2 (3.08%) Nessus
7 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
2 20 (30.77%) Cisco
3 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 14 (21.54%) Dell
4 14 (21.54%) FireEye
4 14 (21.54%) McAfee
5 8 (12.31%) Sun
6 7 (10.77%) VMware
7 6 (9.23%) Fortinet
7 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.69%) AppSense
8 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
8 5 (7.69%) Brocade
8 5 (7.69%) LogRhythm
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.54%) Google
10 1 (1.54%) IronPort
10 1 (1.54%) Juniper
10 1 (1.54%) Trustwave