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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 229 285 312
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.085% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 12
Median salary £61,000 £75,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
5779 8245 10893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.59% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5280 7146 9155
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 14 (53.85%) CISSP
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (38.46%) Network Security
5 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) CCNP
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (26.92%) Unix
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) DNS
6 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (23.08%) CCSE
7 6 (23.08%) CCSA
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) CCNA
8 5 (19.23%) Juniper
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) BGP
8 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
8 5 (19.23%) TACACS
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP

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 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Network Security
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (26.92%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) BGP
4 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
4 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
4 5 (19.23%) Fast Ethernet
4 5 (19.23%) HSRP
4 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (19.23%) IPsec
4 5 (19.23%) MPLS
4 5 (19.23%) Multicast
4 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (19.23%) SNMP
4 5 (19.23%) TACACS
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
1 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
8 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) SABSA
8 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) CISSP
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) CCSA
3 6 (23.08%) CCSE
4 4 (15.38%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CCMSE
4 4 (15.38%) CISA
4 4 (15.38%) CISM
4 4 (15.38%) GIAC
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIS
4 4 (15.38%) SANS
5 2 (7.69%) CEH
5 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (3.85%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) vCloud
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago