Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 539 622
Rank change year-on-year +7 +83 +51
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 23 59 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.17% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.19% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 14
South East median annual salary £51,500 £35,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.14% -40.43% -12.96%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,800 £33,428
90th Percentile £53,000 £37,500 £75,125
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26911 30785 36727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.45% 87.46% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22139 25549 30361
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Computer Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley +24 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire -16 8 - - 1
East Sussex - 8 £53,000 -
Surrey - 3 £33,500 -
Hampshire -22 2 £49,500 -
Kent +15 1 £35,000 -
Computer Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 14 (60.87%) Management Information System
2 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
5 11 (47.83%) Information Security
5 11 (47.83%) Firewall
6 10 (43.48%) CISM
6 10 (43.48%) CISSP
6 10 (43.48%) Unix
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
7 9 (39.13%) CISA
7 9 (39.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (39.13%) CEH
7 9 (39.13%) PKI
7 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
7 9 (39.13%) SIEM
7 9 (39.13%) Office 365
7 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (39.13%) DDoS Mitigation
7 9 (39.13%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (39.13%) CSIRT
7 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (34.78%) Sophos
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (39.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) SMTP
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) IDA Disassembler
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) OllyDbg
1 4 (17.39%) TestLink
1 4 (17.39%) TestRail
1 4 (17.39%) WinDbg
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (60.87%) Management Information System
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (39.13%) PKI
3 4 (17.39%) Blog
3 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Information Security
1 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
2 9 (39.13%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (39.13%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
2 9 (39.13%) SIEM
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Statistics
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement Process
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) C
2 4 (17.39%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) CISM
2 10 (43.48%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) CEH
3 9 (39.13%) CISA
3 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) PA-DSS
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) CSIRT
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Sophos
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software