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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Specialist
UK / England
Rank 788 855 910
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 26 49 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.052% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.054% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 12
Median salary £44,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +26.31%

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
75039 90450 94640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 62772 76682 79246
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +69 13 £52,500 -22.22% 2
North West -12 5 £44,000 - 1
Yorkshire +30 3 £37,500 -6.25%
South West - 2 £44,000 -
South East +36 1 £52,500 -4.54%
East Midlands +9 1 - -
West Midlands +5 1 £47,500 -5.00%
IT Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 27 (51.92%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (36.54%) VLAN
3 17 (32.69%) Data Protection
4 16 (30.77%) WAN
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
5 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 14 (26.92%) Information Security
7 13 (25.00%) Security Management
7 13 (25.00%) ITIL
7 13 (25.00%) Network Security
8 12 (23.08%) DHCP
8 12 (23.08%) DNS
8 12 (23.08%) CISSP
8 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.15%) Programme Management
9 11 (21.15%) ITSM
9 11 (21.15%) Service Management
9 11 (21.15%) CISM
9 11 (21.15%) NHS
9 11 (21.15%) Internet
9 11 (21.15%) WLAN
9 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
9 11 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (21.15%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (21.15%) Service Design
10 8 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS

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 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (36.54%) VLAN
3 16 (30.77%) WAN
4 13 (25.00%) Network Security
5 12 (23.08%) DHCP
5 12 (23.08%) DNS
6 11 (21.15%) Internet
6 11 (21.15%) WLAN
7 7 (13.46%) LAN
7 7 (13.46%) VPN
7 7 (13.46%) Wireless
7 7 (13.46%) Wireless Security
8 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.92%) Junos
9 1 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) OAuth
1 1 (1.92%) OpenID
1 1 (1.92%) SAML
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) NHS
1 11 (21.15%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (13.46%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.77%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (5.77%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Data Protection
2 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (26.92%) Information Security
4 13 (25.00%) ITIL
4 13 (25.00%) Security Management
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.15%) ITSM
6 11 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
6 11 (21.15%) Programme Management
6 11 (21.15%) Service Design
6 11 (21.15%) Service Management
7 8 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 7 (13.46%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (13.46%) SIEM
8 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
2 2 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) CISSP
2 11 (21.15%) CISM
3 2 (3.85%) CISA
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) VMware
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.92%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
4 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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