The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 246 275 360
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 15 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.32% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 6
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
6232 9463 12226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 94.81% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 8080 10335
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 31 May 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) CCNP
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security
3 9 (34.62%) CCIE
3 9 (34.62%) CISSP
4 7 (26.92%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) Electronics
5 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) SAP
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 6 (23.08%) Marketing
5 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP
6 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
6 5 (19.23%) F5
6 5 (19.23%) SIEM

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Network Security
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) BGP
3 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
3 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
3 5 (19.23%) Fast Ethernet
3 5 (19.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (19.23%) HSRP
3 5 (19.23%) IPsec
3 5 (19.23%) MPLS
3 5 (19.23%) Multicast
3 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
3 5 (19.23%) SNMP
3 5 (19.23%) TACACS
3 5 (19.23%) VXLAN
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Electronics
2 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security
3 5 (19.23%) Presales
3 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
3 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Secure Coding
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCNP
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCIE
2 9 (34.62%) CISSP
3 5 (19.23%) CISM
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) CCMSE
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCSA
4 4 (15.38%) CCSE
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.69%) CISA
5 2 (7.69%) SANS
6 1 (3.85%) GCFA
6 1 (3.85%) GCIA
6 1 (3.85%) GCIH
6 1 (3.85%) GIAC
6 1 (3.85%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) vCloud
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
2 5 (19.23%) F5
2 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
2 5 (19.23%) Juniper
2 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Qualys
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