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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 250 284 330
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 16 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 11
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
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
6655 9914 11852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.73% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6018 8404 9998
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 10 (40.00%) CCNP
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCIE
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.00%) BGP
6 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (20.00%) TACACS
6 5 (20.00%) DNS
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (20.00%) SNMP
6 5 (20.00%) Fast Ethernet
6 5 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 5 (20.00%) IPsec
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 5 (20.00%) Fortinet

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 4 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Network Security
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) BGP
3 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (20.00%) Fast Ethernet
3 5 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (20.00%) HSRP
3 5 (20.00%) IPsec
3 5 (20.00%) MPLS
3 5 (20.00%) Multicast
3 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (20.00%) SNMP
3 5 (20.00%) TACACS
3 5 (20.00%) VXLAN
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Billing
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Presales
4 5 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) OWASP
6 3 (12.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CCNP
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCIE
3 6 (24.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) CCMSE
5 4 (16.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) CCSA
5 4 (16.00%) CCSE
5 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
5 4 (16.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (12.00%) CISM
7 2 (8.00%) SANS
8 1 (4.00%) EnCE
8 1 (4.00%) GCFE
8 1 (4.00%) GCIA
8 1 (4.00%) GCIH
8 1 (4.00%) GIAC
8 1 (4.00%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) vCloud
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) EnCase
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Citrix
1 5 (20.00%) F5
1 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 5 (20.00%) Juniper
1 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Qualys
4 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago