The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 866 894 919
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 42 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.041% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 40
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,500 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £80,500 £68,150
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +2.72%
Information Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88576 96429 106135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75322 79912 87719
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the England region.

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Information Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Information Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 14 £60,000 -11.11% 2
South East +25 8 £45,500 -15.34% 2
Yorkshire +6 5 £48,000 +31.50% 3
South West - 4 £41,250 -
West Midlands - 4 £52,500 - 1
East of England +29 3 £43,000 -21.81%
North West +12 2 £66,250 +6.00%
East Midlands +6 2 - -
Information Security Specialist
UK

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Information 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 England region featuring Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Information Security
2 53 (61.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (40.70%) Firewall
4 30 (34.88%) Windows
5 28 (32.56%) Data Protection
5 28 (32.56%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (32.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 27 (31.40%) CISSP
7 25 (29.07%) Linux
8 23 (26.74%) Legal
9 21 (24.42%) CISM
10 20 (23.26%) ITIL
11 19 (22.09%) Information Security Management
11 19 (22.09%) Security Management
12 18 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (20.93%) Xen
12 18 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
12 18 (20.93%) Information Governance
12 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (20.93%) SaaS
13 16 (18.60%) COBIT
14 14 (16.28%) PCI DSS
14 14 (16.28%) CISA
15 11 (12.79%) Degree
15 11 (12.79%) Business Continuity
15 11 (12.79%) Finance
15 11 (12.79%) Security Operations
16 10 (11.63%) Line Management
16 10 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
17 9 (10.47%) HIPAA

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (20.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.70%) Firewall
2 18 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (8.14%) Network Security
4 5 (5.81%) VPN
4 5 (5.81%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.49%) SAN
6 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.16%) LAN
7 1 (1.16%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (26.74%) Legal
2 11 (12.79%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Law
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
1 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (1.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 25 (29.07%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (32.56%) Data Protection
2 28 (32.56%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (32.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (23.26%) ITIL
4 19 (22.09%) Information Security Management
4 19 (22.09%) Security Management
5 18 (20.93%) Information Governance
5 18 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (12.79%) Business Continuity
6 11 (12.79%) Security Operations
7 10 (11.63%) Line Management
7 10 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (9.30%) BCP
8 8 (9.30%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.14%) IT Audit
10 6 (6.98%) ITSM
10 6 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) CISSP
2 21 (24.42%) CISM
3 14 (16.28%) CISA
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
5 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.33%) CCNA
7 2 (2.33%) CEH
7 2 (2.33%) CFCE
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) EnCE
7 2 (2.33%) GCIH
8 1 (1.16%) CISMP
8 1 (1.16%) CRISC
8 1 (1.16%) MBA
8 1 (1.16%) OSCP
8 1 (1.16%) SANS
8 1 (1.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (61.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (18.60%) COBIT
3 14 (16.28%) PCI DSS
4 9 (10.47%) HIPAA
5 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Xen
2 3 (3.49%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco
3 3 (3.49%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.49%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.16%) CA
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.16%) Juniper
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Remedy
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk
5 1 (1.16%) Tufin
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Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Aylesbury
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago