The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had IT Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 839 895 932
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 24 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.042% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 15
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £57,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +23.65%
IT 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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

IT Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

IT Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

IT Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

IT 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 IT Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +39 9 £70,000 +12.00% 2
North West -16 5 £44,000 -
South West - 4 £52,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
South East +49 2 £47,000 -14.54% 1
West Midlands +3 1 £47,500 +5.55%
IT Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT 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 IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 35 (51.47%) Firewall
2 30 (44.12%) Information Security
3 23 (33.82%) WAN
3 23 (33.82%) VLAN
3 23 (33.82%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (32.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
5 21 (30.88%) ITIL
6 20 (29.41%) Network Security
7 19 (27.94%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (27.94%) SIEM
8 18 (26.47%) Data Protection
8 18 (26.47%) Windows
9 17 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 17 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (23.53%) CISSP
11 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
11 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 14 (20.59%) LAN
13 13 (19.12%) DHCP
13 13 (19.12%) VPN
13 13 (19.12%) DNS
13 13 (19.12%) Security Management
13 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.18%) Programme Management
15 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
15 11 (16.18%) ITSM
15 11 (16.18%) Service Management

IT 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 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (51.47%) Firewall
2 23 (33.82%) VLAN
2 23 (33.82%) WAN
3 22 (32.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (29.41%) Network Security
5 14 (20.59%) LAN
6 13 (19.12%) DHCP
6 13 (19.12%) DNS
6 13 (19.12%) VPN
7 11 (16.18%) Internet
7 11 (16.18%) WLAN
8 10 (14.71%) Wireless
9 7 (10.29%) Wireless Security
10 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.94%) Junos
11 2 (2.94%) MPLS
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) AppScan
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
1 1 (1.47%) OAuth
1 1 (1.47%) OpenID
1 1 (1.47%) SAML
1 1 (1.47%) SOAP
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
1 11 (16.18%) NHS
1 11 (16.18%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (14.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (10.29%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.35%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (7.35%) PMI
5 3 (4.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Information Security
2 23 (33.82%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (30.88%) ITIL
4 19 (27.94%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (27.94%) SIEM
5 18 (26.47%) Data Protection
6 17 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 17 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
8 13 (19.12%) Security Management
8 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (16.18%) ITSM
10 11 (16.18%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (16.18%) Programme Management
10 11 (16.18%) Security Operations
10 11 (16.18%) Service Design
10 11 (16.18%) Service Management
11 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
12 8 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.88%) C
3 4 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) CISSP
2 11 (16.18%) CISA
3 10 (14.71%) CISM
4 7 (10.29%) CEH
5 6 (8.82%) CCNP
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
7 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.41%) Degree
8 3 (4.41%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) ISO27002
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Nessus
2 3 (4.41%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.47%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.47%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.47%) Proventia
3 1 (1.47%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco
1 8 (11.76%) Citrix
1 8 (11.76%) VMware
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Qualys
3 6 (8.82%) Splunk
4 5 (7.35%) Symantec
5 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.94%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.47%) ScanSafe
7 1 (1.47%) Sophos
7 1 (1.47%) Tufin
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