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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 300 327 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.009% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £70,000 £105,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,900 -
% change year-on-year
+38.52% -
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) SSCP
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Junos
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) SSCP
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) SAP