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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 236 278 350
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 18 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.35% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.37% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 5
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
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
6107 9635 12199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.86% 94.71% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5571 8263 10311
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 13 (46.43%) CISSP
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (35.71%) CCNP
4 9 (32.14%) CCIE
4 9 (32.14%) Information Security
4 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
4 9 (32.14%) Network Security
5 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (25.00%) CISM
6 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
6 6 (21.43%) Electronics
6 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (21.43%) SAP
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (21.43%) Marketing
6 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
7 5 (17.86%) F5

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 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) BGP
2 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
2 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
2 5 (17.86%) Fast Ethernet
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 5 (17.86%) HSRP
2 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (17.86%) IPsec
2 5 (17.86%) MPLS
2 5 (17.86%) Multicast
2 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
2 5 (17.86%) SNMP
2 5 (17.86%) TACACS
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
2 9 (32.14%) Information Security
3 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 5 (17.86%) Presales
5 5 (17.86%) Security Operations
5 5 (17.86%) SIEM
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Threat Management
7 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) CCIE
4 7 (25.00%) CISM
5 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) CCMSE
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) CCSA
6 4 (14.29%) CCSE
6 4 (14.29%) CISA
6 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 4 (14.29%) JNCIP
6 4 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 2 (7.14%) SANS
8 1 (3.57%) EnCE
8 1 (3.57%) GCFE
8 1 (3.57%) GCIA
8 1 (3.57%) GCIH
8 1 (3.57%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) vCloud
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) F5
2 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
2 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Qualys
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £74000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago