The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Specialist
Rank 843 877 819
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -58
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 33 26 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.023% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.024% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 42
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,700 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,250 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
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
98056 106457 98778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81089 87072 83152
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 20 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 11 £55,000 - 1
London +26 8 £67,500 +35.00%
South West - 5 - -
Yorkshire +3 4 £55,000 -
East of England +37 3 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands -16 2 £52,500 +16.66%
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (66.67%) Firewall
2 24 (53.33%) CISSP
3 21 (46.67%) Information Security
4 19 (42.22%) Finance
4 19 (42.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (37.78%) CISM
5 17 (37.78%) SIEM
6 14 (31.11%) Risk Management
6 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Network Security
7 13 (28.89%) Security Architecture
7 13 (28.89%) Cisco
8 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
9 10 (22.22%) Degree
9 10 (22.22%) Windows
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
11 8 (17.78%) Linux
11 8 (17.78%) WAN
11 8 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
12 7 (15.56%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) LAN
13 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
13 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (13.33%) Database Security
14 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 5 (11.11%) Banking
14 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
14 5 (11.11%) Security Management

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) Network Security
3 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.78%) WAN
5 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.11%) VPN
8 3 (6.67%) DNS
8 3 (6.67%) DHCP
9 2 (4.44%) HTTP
9 2 (4.44%) SSL
9 2 (4.44%) Wireless Security
9 2 (4.44%) Wireless
10 1 (2.22%) SSH
10 1 (2.22%) LDAP
10 1 (2.22%) Broadband
10 1 (2.22%) DMVPN
10 1 (2.22%) MPLS
10 1 (2.22%) BGP
10 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Advertising
5 2 (4.44%) Polish Language
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) Struts
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) BYOD
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) BBC
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Information Security
2 17 (37.78%) SIEM
3 14 (31.11%) Risk Management
3 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Security Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 8 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.33%) Database Security
9 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 5 (11.11%) Security Management
9 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (6.67%) Data Governance
11 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
11 3 (6.67%) Data Security
11 3 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) CISSP
2 17 (37.78%) CISM
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) SSCP
4 4 (8.89%) CISA
4 4 (8.89%) CHFI
5 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CEH
6 2 (4.44%) CISMP
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) MCP
6 2 (4.44%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CCNP
7 1 (2.22%) CCNA
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) GCFA
7 1 (2.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk
3 4 (8.89%) Juniper
4 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
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