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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 864 904 868
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 47 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.016% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 19
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +48.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £56,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +56.25%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
South East +10 24 £55,000 -4.34% 1
North West +13 8 - -
London +5 8 £63,750 +27.50%
East of England +6 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands -14 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (56.96%) Information Security
2 37 (46.84%) CISSP
3 32 (40.51%) SIEM
4 30 (37.97%) Firewall
5 28 (35.44%) Windows
6 25 (31.65%) TCP/IP
7 23 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (29.11%) Network Security
8 22 (27.85%) Linux
9 19 (24.05%) Finance
10 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
10 17 (21.52%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (20.25%) CISM
11 16 (20.25%) Cisco
11 16 (20.25%) PCI DSS
12 15 (18.99%) CISA
13 14 (17.72%) Management Information System
13 14 (17.72%) Security Operations
13 14 (17.72%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (16.46%) Unix
15 11 (13.92%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (12.66%) CheckPoint
16 10 (12.66%) Security Management
16 10 (12.66%) Websense
16 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
17 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 9 (11.39%) Data Security

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.97%) Firewall
2 25 (31.65%) TCP/IP
3 23 (29.11%) Network Security
4 9 (11.39%) LAN
4 9 (11.39%) WAN
5 8 (10.13%) DNS
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.06%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.80%) DHCP
8 3 (3.80%) Internet
9 2 (2.53%) HTTP
9 2 (2.53%) VPN
10 1 (1.27%) BGP
10 1 (1.27%) Broadband
10 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.27%) IPv6
10 1 (1.27%) MPLS
10 1 (1.27%) OSPF
10 1 (1.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Legal
4 4 (5.06%) Advertising
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Games
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Online Betting
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.27%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Management Information System
1 14 (17.72%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (11.39%) Fat Client
2 9 (11.39%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Fintech
3 2 (2.53%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.44%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Linux
3 13 (16.46%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.39%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Information Security
2 32 (40.51%) SIEM
3 17 (21.52%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
4 14 (17.72%) Security Operations
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (13.92%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (12.66%) Security Management
8 9 (11.39%) Data Security
8 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
8 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (10.13%) Coaching
9 8 (10.13%) Digital Forensics
9 8 (10.13%) ITIL
10 7 (8.86%) Change Management
10 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (7.59%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.06%) Python
2 3 (3.80%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (46.84%) CISSP
2 16 (20.25%) CISM
3 15 (18.99%) CISA
4 9 (11.39%) GIAC
5 8 (10.13%) GCIH
6 6 (7.59%) CEH
7 3 (3.80%) CISMP
7 3 (3.80%) SSCP
8 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.27%) GCFA
9 1 (1.27%) SANS
9 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (20.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.27%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Nessus
2 4 (5.06%) Nmap
3 3 (3.80%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.27%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.27%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Cisco
2 10 (12.66%) CheckPoint
2 10 (12.66%) Websense
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 5 (6.33%) LogRhythm
4 5 (6.33%) Sophos
5 4 (5.06%) Splunk
6 3 (3.80%) Rapid7
6 3 (3.80%) Tripwire
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.27%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.27%) Google
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) McAfee
8 1 (1.27%) Qualys
8 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
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