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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Specialist
Rank 824 871 836
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 47 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 14
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.02% +1.66%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +44 25 £62,500 +8.69%
South East +32 14 £45,000 +63.63% 3
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -13 2 £45,000 +8.68%
South West -14 1 £58,000 -8.66%
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (54.32%) Information Security
1 44 (54.32%) Firewall
2 41 (50.62%) CISSP
3 37 (45.68%) Finance
4 30 (37.04%) Network Security
5 27 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (29.63%) SIEM
7 21 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (25.93%) Cisco
8 20 (24.69%) PCI DSS
9 18 (22.22%) CISM
10 17 (20.99%) Risk Management
10 17 (20.99%) Security Architecture
11 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
12 15 (18.52%) Degree
13 14 (17.28%) Windows
14 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.81%) CheckPoint
14 12 (14.81%) Banking
15 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
15 11 (13.58%) SSCP
15 11 (13.58%) Linux
15 11 (13.58%) UNIX
16 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
16 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
17 9 (11.11%) CEH
17 9 (11.11%) WAN
18 8 (9.88%) LAN

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 44 (54.32%) Firewall
2 30 (37.04%) Network Security
3 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.11%) WAN
5 8 (9.88%) LAN
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.41%) VPN
8 3 (3.70%) DNS
8 3 (3.70%) Broadband
8 3 (3.70%) DHCP
9 2 (2.47%) Internet
10 1 (1.23%) MPLS
10 1 (1.23%) BGP
10 1 (1.23%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.23%) DMVPN
10 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
General
1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Advertising
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
7 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (1.23%) Spring
3 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) CentOS
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Information Security
2 24 (29.63%) SIEM
3 21 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (20.99%) Security Architecture
4 17 (20.99%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 8 (9.88%) ITIL
7 8 (9.88%) E-business
7 8 (9.88%) Security Management
7 8 (9.88%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (8.64%) Change Management
9 6 (7.41%) Database Security
10 5 (6.17%) Cyber Security
10 5 (6.17%) Data Security
10 5 (6.17%) Computer Forensics
10 5 (6.17%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) CISSP
2 18 (22.22%) CISM
3 15 (18.52%) Degree
4 11 (13.58%) SSCP
5 9 (11.11%) CEH
6 8 (9.88%) CISMP
6 8 (9.88%) CISA
7 5 (6.17%) GIAC
8 4 (4.94%) CHFI
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.70%) MCP
9 3 (3.70%) GCFA
9 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.47%) CRISC
10 2 (2.47%) ISACA
10 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.47%) MCSE
10 2 (2.47%) MCSA
11 1 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (24.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Cisco
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.64%) Splunk
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) F5
6 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle
7 3 (3.70%) Symantec
7 3 (3.70%) McAfee
7 3 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.70%) Varonis
8 2 (2.47%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.47%) Tripwire
8 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.47%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.23%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) Websense
9 1 (1.23%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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