The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 214 - 315
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% - 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Median salary £70,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -18.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4759 6555 9870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.34% 95.88% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4361 5845 8473
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the City of London region.

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Information Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Information Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 5 (50.00%) SANS
3 5 (50.00%) GIAC
3 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (30.00%) Law
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (30.00%) CEH
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) CISM
7 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (10.00%) SIEM
7 1 (10.00%) OSCP
7 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) SANS
3 3 (30.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft