The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 260 - 309
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £60,000 - £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.47%
Senior 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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist across the City of London region.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) BS25999

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) BS25999
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO27002
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco