The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 395 470
Rank change year-on-year +9 +75  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 6 51 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.041% 0.28% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.32% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median salary £62,500 £64,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% +166.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £40,791 £48,750
% change year-on-year +29.93% -16.32%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12755 15932 18407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.84% 86.67% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10537 13367 14718
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Computer Security
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Computer Security in the South East

Computer Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Security in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Security in the South East

Computer Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire - 4 £70,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £53,000 -
Computer Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 14 (66.67%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) CISSP
6 9 (42.86%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) Unix
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) PKI
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (23.81%) SIEM
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
9 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (23.81%) SOA
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) CEH
10 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) Degree

Computer Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
3 1 (4.76%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (4.76%) Intranet
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) SNMP
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) OllyDbg
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.76%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Grails
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) PKI
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
7 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
8 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
8 2 (9.52%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CEH
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (9.52%) CISA
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (9.52%) GCFA
6 2 (9.52%) GCIA
6 2 (9.52%) GCIH
6 2 (9.52%) GIAC
6 2 (9.52%) GREM
6 2 (9.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) FISMA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (9.52%) CSIRT
1 2 (9.52%) EnCase
1 2 (9.52%) FTK
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) CyberArk
1 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
1 3 (14.29%) Tufin
2 2 (9.52%) Intel
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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