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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Specialist
Rank 844 836 809
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 19 21 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.021% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.023% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 41
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 £32,500 £37,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -21.25%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +20 7 £57,500 -
South East -13 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 3 £55,000 - 1
East of England -3 1 - -
North West - 1 £27,500 -
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Finance
3 15 (48.39%) Information Security
3 15 (48.39%) CISSP
4 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 12 (38.71%) CISM
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (32.26%) SIEM
7 9 (29.03%) Network Security
7 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
8 8 (25.81%) WAN
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
9 7 (22.58%) LAN
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
10 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
11 5 (16.13%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
11 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 4 (12.90%) Juniper
12 4 (12.90%) Linux
12 4 (12.90%) SQL
12 4 (12.90%) DHCP
12 4 (12.90%) DNS
12 4 (12.90%) Telecoms

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) Network Security
4 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 7 (22.58%) LAN
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
9 2 (6.45%) LDAP
9 2 (6.45%) HTTP
9 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
9 2 (6.45%) SNMP
9 2 (6.45%) SSL
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless Security
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) SSH
10 1 (3.23%) MPLS
10 1 (3.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Polish Language
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Information Security
2 10 (32.26%) SIEM
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
4 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Security
6 4 (12.90%) Security Management
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Database Security
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CISSP
2 12 (38.71%) CISM
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CEH
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CISMP
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 2 (6.45%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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