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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 275 329 301
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 27 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 24
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £83,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,200 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 35 (79.55%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 21 (47.73%) Information Security
3 17 (38.64%) Cyber Security
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 15 (34.09%) CISSP
6 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
6 13 (29.55%) Cisco
7 12 (27.27%) Python
7 12 (27.27%) Struts
7 12 (27.27%) Banking
7 12 (27.27%) Spring
8 11 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 11 (25.00%) OWASP
8 11 (25.00%) C
8 11 (25.00%) C#
8 11 (25.00%) C++
8 11 (25.00%) .NET
8 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (22.73%) Network Security
10 9 (20.45%) ITIL
11 8 (18.18%) Degree
11 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
12 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (15.91%) VoIP
12 7 (15.91%) MPLS
12 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SmartSuite
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) Network Security
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.91%) VoIP
4 7 (15.91%) MPLS
4 7 (15.91%) DNS
5 5 (11.36%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) SAN
7 3 (6.82%) VPN
8 2 (4.55%) DMZ
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) DHCP
8 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.55%) Junos
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 35 (79.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Struts
1 12 (27.27%) Spring
2 11 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) DTV
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Information Security
2 17 (38.64%) Cyber Security
3 11 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 11 (25.00%) OWASP
4 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
7 5 (11.36%) Data Governance
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.55%) Service Management
10 2 (4.55%) E-business
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) C
3 11 (25.00%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) CISSP
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (15.91%) CISM
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.36%) CCNP
5 4 (9.09%) CISA
6 3 (6.82%) CRISC
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.55%) MCSE
7 2 (4.55%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco
2 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 4 (9.09%) WorldPay
5 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) Intel
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Tufin
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.27%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.27%) IronPort
7 1 (2.27%) F5
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago