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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 848 909 941
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 34 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.028% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 24
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,272 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £60,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.34%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +58 24 £75,000 +20.00%
North West +18 5 £44,000 -48.23%
South East +41 2 £55,000 +30.17%
Yorkshire +30 2 £37,500 -9.33%
South West +1 1 £44,000 -
IT Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 47 (50.54%) Information Security
2 45 (48.39%) Firewall
3 35 (37.63%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (34.41%) Windows
5 31 (33.33%) Finance
6 29 (31.18%) SIEM
7 25 (26.88%) Network Security
8 24 (25.81%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (25.81%) VLAN
8 24 (25.81%) CISSP
9 23 (24.73%) ITIL
9 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
9 23 (24.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (22.58%) PCI DSS
10 21 (22.58%) WAN
11 20 (21.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (18.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
13 16 (17.20%) Risk Management
13 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
13 16 (17.20%) LAN
13 16 (17.20%) C
13 16 (17.20%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
14 15 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (16.13%) Java
14 15 (16.13%) Linux
15 14 (15.05%) CISM
15 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
15 14 (15.05%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (48.39%) Firewall
2 25 (26.88%) Network Security
3 24 (25.81%) VLAN
4 21 (22.58%) WAN
5 17 (18.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (17.20%) LAN
7 12 (12.90%) VPN
8 11 (11.83%) DHCP
8 11 (11.83%) DNS
9 10 (10.75%) MPLS
10 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 9 (9.68%) Wireless
11 8 (8.60%) Internet
12 6 (6.45%) Junos
12 6 (6.45%) Wireless Security
13 5 (5.38%) WLAN
14 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Big Data
1 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) AppScan
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
1 5 (5.38%) J2EE
1 5 (5.38%) JNI
1 5 (5.38%) Middleware
2 2 (2.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
2 15 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (11.83%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (7.53%) Cryptography
5 6 (6.45%) PMI
6 5 (5.38%) NHS
6 5 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.23%) User Experience
8 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Fintech
8 2 (2.15%) PKI
9 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Linux
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.38%) Android
5 5 (5.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Information Security
2 35 (37.63%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (31.18%) SIEM
4 24 (25.81%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (24.73%) ITIL
6 20 (21.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (17.20%) Risk Management
7 16 (17.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (15.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 12 (12.90%) Incident Management
10 11 (11.83%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
10 11 (11.83%) Security Operations
11 10 (10.75%) Data Protection
11 10 (10.75%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (10.75%) Security Testing
11 10 (10.75%) Threat Analysis
12 9 (9.68%) Security Architecture
13 8 (8.60%) OWASP
13 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) C
2 15 (16.13%) Java
3 9 (9.68%) SQL
4 5 (5.38%) Apple Swift
4 5 (5.38%) C#
4 5 (5.38%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) CISSP
2 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
2 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.05%) CISM
3 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
4 12 (12.90%) CISA
5 10 (10.75%) CEH
5 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.53%) Degree
7 6 (6.45%) CCNP
7 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
8 5 (5.38%) SANS
9 4 (4.30%) CCNA
9 4 (4.30%) GIAC
10 3 (3.23%) Postgraduate
11 2 (2.15%) CISMP
11 2 (2.15%) CRISC
11 2 (2.15%) GCIH
12 1 (1.08%) CCFP
12 1 (1.08%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.23%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Nessus
1 8 (8.60%) RSA Archer
2 4 (4.30%) Nexpose
3 2 (2.15%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.08%) Proventia
4 1 (1.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Cisco
1 12 (12.90%) Qualys
2 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint
3 8 (8.60%) Intel Security
3 8 (8.60%) Juniper
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.53%) Citrix
4 7 (7.53%) Splunk
5 6 (6.45%) VMware
6 5 (5.38%) Symantec
7 4 (4.30%) Dell
7 4 (4.30%) Radware
7 4 (4.30%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.15%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.08%) Apple
9 1 (1.08%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.08%) F5
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.08%) Sophos
9 1 (1.08%) Tufin
Watford
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago