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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Specialist
Rank 834 900 837
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -63
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 37 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.016% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 32
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £41,405 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £57,500 £99,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,525 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.05% +4.26%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 May 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 May 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 +61 13 £65,000 +13.04% 2
South East - 8 £58,750 - 3
South West - 5 - -
West Midlands 0 4 £45,000 +8.68%
East Midlands - 4 - -
East of England +17 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 26 (46.43%) CISSP
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 23 (41.07%) Information Security
5 20 (35.71%) Network Security
6 18 (32.14%) SIEM
7 17 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (30.36%) CISM
8 15 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 14 (25.00%) Cisco
10 12 (21.43%) Linux
10 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
11 11 (19.64%) PCI DSS
12 10 (17.86%) Degree
12 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
13 9 (16.07%) Banking
14 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (14.29%) WAN
14 8 (14.29%) UNIX
14 8 (14.29%) Windows
14 8 (14.29%) ITIL
14 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
15 7 (12.50%) LAN
15 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 7 (12.50%) SQL
16 6 (10.71%) VPN
16 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
16 6 (10.71%) SSCP

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) nginx
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 20 (35.71%) Network Security
3 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.29%) WAN
5 7 (12.50%) LAN
6 6 (10.71%) VPN
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.36%) DNS
7 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 2 (3.57%) HTTP
8 2 (3.57%) SSL
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless Security
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.79%) MPLS
9 1 (1.79%) BGP
9 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
4 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) German Language
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) Struts
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) BYOD
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) BBC
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) UNIX
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Information Security
2 18 (32.14%) SIEM
3 15 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (10.71%) E-business
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (8.93%) Database Security
9 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (8.93%) Security Management
9 5 (8.93%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
10 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
11 3 (5.36%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (5.36%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) CISSP
2 17 (30.36%) CISM
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) SSCP
4 6 (10.71%) CISA
5 5 (8.93%) CEH
6 4 (7.14%) CHFI
7 3 (5.36%) GCFA
7 3 (5.36%) GIAC
7 3 (5.36%) CISMP
8 2 (3.57%) MCP
8 2 (3.57%) MCSA
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) CRISC
8 2 (3.57%) ISACA
9 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) CCNP
9 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Splunk
5 3 (5.36%) F5
5 3 (5.36%) Varonis
5 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec
5 3 (5.36%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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