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UK Computer Security market report

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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Computer Security market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.

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What are the key challenges facing the industry and how fast are its rates of growth? Who is the consumer and what do they want? Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead?

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Written by Terry Leggett, a leading analyst in the B2B sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

Computer security is an issue for consumers, SMEs, enterprises, and the public sector. It affects anyone who uses any internet-connected device, or indeed anyone who does any transaction with an organisation that has an internet-connected device. Few people fall outside of this definition, with the issue increasingly ranging from national security to every aspect of society. Terry Leggett
Senior B2B Analyst

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Figure 1: UK market for computer security, 2013-17 and forecast 2018-22
        • Figure 2: Segmentation of computer security by end use sector, 2017
        • Figure 3: Average investment in cyber security, by size of company, 2017
        • Figure 4: Segmentation of computer security by solution type, 2017
        • Figure 5: Segmentation of computer security by product/service, 2017
      • Market factors
          • Figure 6: UK cloud computing market, 2013-17
          • Figure 7: Main reasons for investing in cyber security, 2017
        • Companies
          • What we think
          • Key Insights

              • What is stimulating growth in the computer security market?
                • How does computer security differ between end user sectors?
                  • What trends in computer breaches are evident?
                  • Introduction

                    • Issues in the market
                      • Definitions
                        • Methodology
                          • Abbreviations
                            • Market positioning
                            • UK Economy

                              • Overview
                                • Figure 8: Forecast GDP development 2017-22
                                • Figure 9: UK GDP quarterly development, 2004-17
                              • Inflation
                                • House prices
                                  • Figure 10: UK house price changes, 2006-17
                                • Interest rates
                                  • Consumer spending
                                    • Manufacturing
                                      • Figure 11: UK manufacturing, 2014-17
                                    • Business investment
                                      • Figure 12: UK GFCF 2003-17
                                    • Imports
                                      • Exports
                                      • Market Factors

                                        • Key points
                                          • Market factors
                                            • The cloud
                                                • Figure 13: UK cloud computing market, 2013-17
                                              • Internet access and usage
                                                • Figure 14: Worldwide internet usage, by region, 2010-17
                                                • Figure 15: Proportion of businesses with internet access, by size of company, 2012-16
                                                • Figure 16: Proportion of businesses with internet access and type of connection, by size of company, 2012-16
                                                • Figure 17: Proportion of businesses by maximum contracted internet connection speed, by size of company, 2012-16
                                            • Market Size

                                              • Key points
                                                • Market size
                                                    • Figure 18: UK cyber security strategy spending, 2012-16
                                                    • Figure 19: UK market for computer security, 2013-17
                                                • Market Segmentation

                                                  • Key points
                                                    • Market segmentation
                                                      • Segmentation by end-use sector
                                                        • Figure 20: Segmentation of computer security by end use sector, 2013-17
                                                        • Figure 21: Average investment in cyber security by companies, by size of company, 2017
                                                        • Figure 22: Average investment in cyber security by companies, by business sector, 2017
                                                      • Segmentation by solution sector
                                                        • Figure 23: Segmentation of computer security by solution type, 2013-17
                                                      • Segmentation by product/service
                                                        • Figure 24: Segmentation of computer security by product/service, 2013-17
                                                    • Market Trends

                                                      • Key points
                                                        • Market trends
                                                            • Figure 25: Data security incidents, by sector, 2016-17
                                                            • Figure 26: Cyber security incidents, by type, 2017
                                                            • Figure 27: Cyber security incidents, by sector, 2017
                                                            • Figure 28: Businesses seeking information, advice or guidance on cyber security threats, by size of company, 2017
                                                            • Figure 29: Business awareness of cyber security initiatives and standards, by size of company, 2017
                                                            • Figure 30: Main reasons for investing in cyber security, 2017
                                                            • Figure 31: Rules of controls implemented by businesses, 2017
                                                        • Industry Structure

                                                          • Key points
                                                            • Industry development
                                                                • Figure 32: Analysis of the changes in the structure of the business and domestic software development industry, 2013-17
                                                                • Figure 33: Analysis of the changes in the structure of the computer consultancy industry, 2013-17
                                                                • Figure 34: Reported anti-malware application world market share, 2017
                                                              • Development by turnover
                                                                • Figure 35: Analysis of the financial structure of the business and domestic software development industry, 2016 and 2017
                                                                • Figure 36: Analysis of the financial structure of the computer consultancy industry, 2016 and 2017
                                                              • Development by employment level
                                                                • Figure 37: Analysis of the employment structure of the computer consultancy industry, 2016 and 2017
                                                                • Figure 38: Analysis of the employment structure of the business and domestic software development industry, 2016 and 2017
                                                              • Company profiles
                                                              • Avecto

                                                                    • Figure 39: Financial analysis of Avecto UK, 2013-16
                                                                  • Company strategy
                                                                  • AVG Technologies UK/Avast Software

                                                                        • Figure 40: Financial analysis of AVG Technologies UK, 2011-15
                                                                      • Company strategy
                                                                      • BAE Systems

                                                                            • Figure 41: Financial analysis of BAE Systems, 2012-16
                                                                            • Figure 42: Geographic turnover segmentation of BAE Systems, 2016
                                                                            • Figure 43: Activity turnover segmentation of BAE Systems, 2016
                                                                          • Cyber and intelligence activities
                                                                              • Figure 44: Sales segmentation of BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security activities, 2016
                                                                              • Figure 45: Sales segmentation of BAE Systems’ Applied Intelligence activities, 2016
                                                                            • Company strategy
                                                                            • Bitdefender

                                                                                  • Figure 46: Financial analysis of Bitdefender, 2010-14
                                                                                • Company strategy
                                                                                • Boldon James

                                                                                    • Figure 47: Financial analysis of Boldon James, 2013-17
                                                                                  • Company strategy
                                                                                  • BT Group

                                                                                      • Figure 48: Financial analysis of BT Group, 2013-17
                                                                                      • Figure 49: Turnover analysis of BT Group, 2017
                                                                                    • BT Global Services
                                                                                      • Figure 50: Regional analysis of BT Global Services, 2017
                                                                                    • Company strategy
                                                                                    • Bullguard

                                                                                        • Figure 51: Financial analysis of Bullguard, 2012-16
                                                                                      • Company strategy
                                                                                      • Intel Corporation (UK)/McAfee

                                                                                            • Figure 52: Financial analysis of Intel Corporation (UK), 2011-15
                                                                                            • Figure 53: Financial analysis of Intel Corporation (UK), 2016
                                                                                            • Figure 54: Financial analysis of McAfee UK, 2011-15
                                                                                          • Company strategy
                                                                                          • QinetiQ Group

                                                                                              • Figure 55: Financial analysis of QinteQ Group, 2013-17
                                                                                              • Figure 56: Turnover analysis of EMEA Services division of QinteQ Group, 2017
                                                                                              • Figure 57: Turnover analysis of Global Products division of QinteQ Group, 2017
                                                                                            • Company strategy
                                                                                            • Sophos Group

                                                                                                • Figure 58: Financial analysis of Sophos Group, 2015-17
                                                                                                • Figure 59: Regional revenues by the Sophos Group, 2017
                                                                                                • Figure 60: Product revenues by the Sophos Group, 2017
                                                                                                • Figure 61: Revenue types by the Sophos Group, 2017
                                                                                              • Company strategy
                                                                                              • Symantec

                                                                                                  • Figure 62: Turnover analysis of Symantec, 2013-17
                                                                                                  • Figure 63: Turnover analysis of Symantec, by sector, 2017
                                                                                                • Company strategy
                                                                                                • Ultra Electronics Group

                                                                                                    • Figure 64: Financial analysis of Ultra Electronics Holdings, 2012-16
                                                                                                    • Figure 65: Turnover analysis of Ultra Electronics, by region, 2016
                                                                                                  • Company strategy
                                                                                                  • Forecast

                                                                                                    • Key points
                                                                                                      • Market size
                                                                                                          • Figure 66: UK forecast market for computer security, 2018-22
                                                                                                        • Market segmentation
                                                                                                          • Segmentation by end use sector
                                                                                                            • Figure 67: Forecast segmentation of computer security by end use sector, 2018-22
                                                                                                          • Segmentation by solution sector
                                                                                                            • Figure 68: Forecast segmentation of computer security by solution type, 2018-22
                                                                                                          • Segmentation by product/service
                                                                                                            • Figure 69: Forecast segmentation of computer security by product/service, 2018-22