The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Specialist
Rank 865 835 854
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 14 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.021% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 10
Average salary £46,250 £54,250 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.74% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £90,000 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% +9.19%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102846 96260 106803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84986 80904 92409
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
IT Security Specialist
UK

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 5 £57,500 -4.16%
East of England - 4 £37,900 - 1
West Midlands -4 3 £41,405 -12.83%
North West - 1 £42,500 - 1
South West - 1 £63,500 -
IT Security Specialist
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IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (51.22%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security
2 18 (43.90%) SIEM
3 13 (31.71%) Network Security
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (26.83%) CISSP
5 11 (26.83%) Windows
5 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco
6 10 (24.39%) Linux
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) VPN
7 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (19.51%) Symantec
9 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
9 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (14.63%) COBIT
10 6 (14.63%) Citrix
10 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
11 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
11 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (12.20%) Dell
11 5 (12.20%) CCSP
11 5 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (12.20%) CEH

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) Network Security
3 9 (21.95%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Information Security
1 18 (43.90%) SIEM
2 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (12.20%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
5 3 (7.32%) Data Security
5 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.88%) Security Management
6 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
1 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CISSP
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CCSE
2 5 (12.20%) CEH
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) CCSP
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) Symantec
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.20%) SonicWALL
6 5 (12.20%) Trustwave
6 5 (12.20%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) Varonis
7 2 (4.88%) AlgoSec
7 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.88%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) Aruba
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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