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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 220 245 307
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 11
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
4837 6517 9894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.24% 95.74% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4431 5812 8488
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 14 (70.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) SANS
5 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (30.00%) Legal
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) GIAC
6 5 (25.00%) CISM
6 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (20.00%) CCSE
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) HTTP
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) LDAP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) FTP
5 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) NetScreen
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (30.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) SANS
3 5 (25.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) GIAC
4 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) CCSE
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (15.00%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) CCSA
6 2 (10.00%) CISA
7 1 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) Nmap
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (10.00%) Imperva
4 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.00%) Qualys
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
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