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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 283 319 283
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 24 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 38
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,313 £40,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
9768 11643 11166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 92.49% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9804 9765
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) Information Security
4 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco
5 12 (36.36%) CISSP
6 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 11 (33.33%) Network Security
6 11 (33.33%) Cyber Security
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 9 (27.27%) VoIP
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (27.27%) DNS
7 9 (27.27%) MPLS
8 8 (24.24%) Project Management
8 8 (24.24%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
9 7 (21.21%) CISM
9 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
9 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (21.21%) CCNP
9 7 (21.21%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) Struts
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (18.18%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.03%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (27.27%) VoIP
3 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) MPLS
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) DMZ
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) Junos
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Struts
1 6 (18.18%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Data Governance
5 5 (15.15%) OWASP
5 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) SABSA
7 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) C
3 5 (15.15%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (21.21%) CISM
5 4 (12.12%) CISA
6 3 (9.09%) CRISC
7 2 (6.06%) CEH
7 2 (6.06%) MCSE
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco
1 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
2 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
3 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.12%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.06%) Tufin
5 2 (6.06%) AlgoSec
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Intel
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
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