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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 836 886 963
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 61 52 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.050% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.052% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 18
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,730 £41,800 £41,405
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
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
88322 99835 108668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 83205 89755
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +42 38 £65,000 +4.00% 3
North West - 10 £62,500 -
South East +31 9 £60,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -15 3 £31,500 -30.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
IT Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 55 (52.88%) Information Security
2 42 (40.38%) Firewall
3 36 (34.62%) Windows
4 31 (29.81%) Finance
5 30 (28.85%) CISSP
5 30 (28.85%) PCI DSS
5 30 (28.85%) SIEM
6 27 (25.96%) Network Security
6 27 (25.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (24.04%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
8 22 (21.15%) WAN
9 21 (20.19%) LAN
9 21 (20.19%) ITIL
9 21 (20.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
10 20 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
11 19 (18.27%) VLAN
12 18 (17.31%) Linux
13 17 (16.35%) C
13 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
13 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
14 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (15.38%) Cisco
14 16 (15.38%) CISM
14 16 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 16 (15.38%) MPLS
15 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP

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 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.38%) Firewall
2 27 (25.96%) Network Security
3 22 (21.15%) WAN
4 21 (20.19%) LAN
5 19 (18.27%) VLAN
6 16 (15.38%) MPLS
7 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.69%) DHCP
8 8 (7.69%) DNS
8 8 (7.69%) Junos
9 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (5.77%) Internet
11 3 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.88%) VPN
11 3 (2.88%) Wireless
12 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.96%) HTTP
13 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Big Data
1 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) AppScan
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Marketing
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) .NET
1 5 (4.81%) J2EE
1 5 (4.81%) JNI
1 5 (4.81%) Middleware
2 2 (1.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (6.73%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.88%) PMI
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.92%) Fintech
5 2 (1.92%) PKI
5 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows
2 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.31%) Linux
4 8 (7.69%) Unix
5 7 (6.73%) Android
6 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) Information Security
2 30 (28.85%) SIEM
3 25 (24.04%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (20.19%) ITIL
5 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
5 21 (20.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.62%) OWASP
8 10 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (8.65%) Data Protection
9 9 (8.65%) Presales
10 8 (7.69%) Change Management
10 8 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (7.69%) Network Design
10 8 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (7.69%) Security Architecture
10 8 (7.69%) Security Management
10 8 (7.69%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) C
2 12 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (4.81%) Apple Swift
3 5 (4.81%) C#
3 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.85%) SQL
5 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.96%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (28.85%) CISSP
2 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
2 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) CISM
4 15 (14.42%) CISA
4 15 (14.42%) DV Cleared
5 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.69%) Degree
6 7 (6.73%) CEH
6 7 (6.73%) GIAC
7 5 (4.81%) CCNA
7 5 (4.81%) GCIH
7 5 (4.81%) SANS
8 4 (3.85%) CCNP
9 3 (2.88%) CCSA
9 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.88%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.92%) CCSE
10 2 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.85%) PCI DSS
2 27 (25.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.81%) COBIT
4 1 (0.96%) ISO27002
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.92%) Snort
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Nessus
2 5 (4.81%) RSA Archer
3 4 (3.85%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.92%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.96%) Proventia
5 1 (0.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) CheckPoint
1 16 (15.38%) Cisco
2 11 (10.58%) Juniper
3 10 (9.62%) Qualys
4 9 (8.65%) Intel Security
5 8 (7.69%) Dell
5 8 (7.69%) Radware
5 8 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.85%) Splunk
7 3 (2.88%) Symantec
8 2 (1.92%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) Citrix
9 1 (0.96%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.96%) F5
9 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle
9 1 (0.96%) ScanSafe
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