The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Specialist
Rank 321 317 338
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.042% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.045% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,325 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +4.71%
Information Security Specialist
London

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
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) CISM
4 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (66.67%) CISA
5 7 (58.33%) OWASP
5 7 (58.33%) Metasploit
5 7 (58.33%) GPEN
5 7 (58.33%) OSCP
5 7 (58.33%) GSEC
5 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
5 7 (58.33%) Nmap
5 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
5 7 (58.33%) Wireshark
5 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (58.33%) MCSE
5 7 (58.33%) Python
5 7 (58.33%) C
5 7 (58.33%) C++
5 7 (58.33%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) Perl
5 7 (58.33%) LAN
5 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 7 (58.33%) UNIX
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) CCNP

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
1 7 (58.33%) Wireshark
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Perl
1 7 (58.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) CISM
3 8 (66.67%) CISA
4 7 (58.33%) GPEN
4 7 (58.33%) OSCP
4 7 (58.33%) GSEC
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) RHCE
5 2 (16.67%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Apple
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
City of London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago