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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 308 312 313
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 12 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 17
Average salary £61,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £32,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £100,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 15 (68.18%) CISSP
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) CISM
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) CCNA
6 8 (36.36%) CISA
7 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
8 6 (27.27%) OWASP
8 6 (27.27%) Metasploit
8 6 (27.27%) GPEN
8 6 (27.27%) OSCP
8 6 (27.27%) WAN
8 6 (27.27%) MCSE
8 6 (27.27%) Python
8 6 (27.27%) C
8 6 (27.27%) C++
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) Perl
8 6 (27.27%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SmartSuite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) LDAP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) SNMP
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) SSH
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
6 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (4.55%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) SCADA
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) OWASP
5 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
9 1 (4.55%) Process Management
9 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Change Management
9 1 (4.55%) Security Management
9 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) People Management
9 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C
1 6 (27.27%) C++
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) CISM
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (36.36%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 8 (36.36%) CISA
4 6 (27.27%) MCSE
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (27.27%) RHCE
4 6 (27.27%) GSEC
4 6 (27.27%) GPEN
4 6 (27.27%) OSCP
5 3 (13.64%) GIAC
6 2 (9.09%) GCWN
7 1 (4.55%) QiCA
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (4.55%) Tufin
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) AlgoSec
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee
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Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago