The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 307 300 305
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 13 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 10
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £100,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
10293 11302 11278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.01% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8961 9714 10287
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Security Specialist across the City of London region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Information Security
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 12 (57.14%) CISSP
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (38.10%) CCNP
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
8 6 (28.57%) Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) LDAP
8 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
8 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) SNMP
9 5 (23.81%) LAN
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP
9 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (23.81%) CISM
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
9 5 (23.81%) SSH
10 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) SmartSuite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
3 6 (28.57%) LDAP
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) SNMP
4 5 (23.81%) SSH
4 5 (23.81%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) DMZ
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (4.76%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) SCADA
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.76%) Change Management
8 1 (4.76%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (4.76%) Network Design
8 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Business Development
8 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) C++
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) CCNP
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 5 (23.81%) CISM
6 4 (19.05%) CISA
6 4 (19.05%) GIAC
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) GPEN
7 3 (14.29%) OSCP
7 3 (14.29%) GSEC
7 3 (14.29%) GCWN
7 3 (14.29%) MCSE
7 3 (14.29%) RHCE
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
9 1 (4.76%) CNA
9 1 (4.76%) Novell Certification
9 1 (4.76%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Sophos
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Tufin
4 1 (4.76%) AlgoSec
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago