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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Specialist
Rank 837 900 858
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 43 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.012% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 24
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,405 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +3.15%
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
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
London +32 20 £62,500 +8.69% 2
South East - 10 £60,000 - 3
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -5 3 £45,000 +8.68%
South West - 3 £58,000 -
East of England +6 1 £55,000 +10.00%
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (56.34%) Firewall
2 36 (50.70%) Information Security
3 33 (46.48%) CISSP
4 31 (43.66%) Finance
5 28 (39.44%) Network Security
6 23 (32.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (30.99%) SIEM
8 19 (26.76%) Cisco
9 18 (25.35%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (22.54%) CISM
10 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
11 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
12 13 (18.31%) Security Architecture
13 12 (16.90%) Degree
13 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
13 12 (16.90%) Windows
13 12 (16.90%) Linux
14 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.49%) UNIX
14 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
15 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
15 10 (14.08%) Banking
16 9 (12.68%) WAN
17 8 (11.27%) SSCP
17 8 (11.27%) LAN
17 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
17 8 (11.27%) ITIL
17 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
17 8 (11.27%) E-business

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) Firewall
2 28 (39.44%) Network Security
3 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.68%) WAN
5 8 (11.27%) LAN
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (8.45%) VPN
8 3 (4.23%) DNS
8 3 (4.23%) DHCP
9 2 (2.82%) Broadband
10 1 (1.41%) HTTP
10 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.41%) Wireless
10 1 (1.41%) SSL
10 1 (1.41%) SAN
10 1 (1.41%) Internet
10 1 (1.41%) MPLS
10 1 (1.41%) BGP
10 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.41%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) Big Data
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Advertising
6 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.82%) Marketing
8 1 (1.41%) German Language
8 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.41%) Law
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (1.41%) Spring
3 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
3 1 (1.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.23%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) BYOD
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) BBC
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 11 (15.49%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Information Security
2 22 (30.99%) SIEM
3 18 (25.35%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
5 13 (18.31%) Security Architecture
6 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.27%) ITIL
6 8 (11.27%) E-business
7 7 (9.86%) Security Management
7 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.04%) Data Governance
9 5 (7.04%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (7.04%) Change Management
9 5 (7.04%) Database Security
9 5 (7.04%) Cyber Security
10 4 (5.63%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Java
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (46.48%) CISSP
2 16 (22.54%) CISM
3 12 (16.90%) Degree
4 8 (11.27%) SSCP
5 7 (9.86%) CISA
6 6 (8.45%) CEH
7 5 (7.04%) CISMP
7 5 (7.04%) GIAC
8 4 (5.63%) CHFI
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.23%) GCFA
9 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.23%) MCP
10 2 (2.82%) MCSE
10 2 (2.82%) MCSA
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.82%) CRISC
10 2 (2.82%) ISACA
10 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Cisco
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) Splunk
4 5 (7.04%) F5
5 3 (4.23%) Varonis
5 3 (4.23%) Symantec
5 3 (4.23%) McAfee
6 2 (2.82%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Websense
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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