The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 700 731 791
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 210 203 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 169 147 148
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £67,650
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
88576 96429 106135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75322 79912 87719
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the England region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

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 Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 84 £60,000 -14.28% 14
South East +27 47 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North West +29 22 £63,750 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire +3 17 £46,000 +2.22% 4
West Midlands -19 16 £51,750 -13.75% 3
East of England +31 11 £48,500 +7.77%
South West +6 9 £42,500 +0.59%
East Midlands +3 4 £50,000 -37.50%
Security Specialist
UK

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 188 (47.24%) Information Security
2 149 (37.44%) Firewall
3 124 (31.16%) CISSP
4 100 (25.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 99 (24.87%) Windows
6 85 (21.36%) Network Security
7 82 (20.60%) Cybersecurity
8 81 (20.35%) Penetration Testing
9 80 (20.10%) CISM
10 78 (19.60%) SIEM
11 77 (19.35%) Finance
12 75 (18.84%) ITIL
13 69 (17.34%) PCI DSS
14 62 (15.58%) Linux
15 59 (14.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 56 (14.07%) Cisco
17 55 (13.82%) CheckPoint
18 53 (13.32%) Cisco Certification
19 50 (12.56%) Security Management
20 48 (12.06%) Risk Management
20 48 (12.06%) Java
21 47 (11.81%) Management Information System
21 47 (11.81%) Security Operations
22 44 (11.06%) Data Protection
23 42 (10.55%) Degree
24 39 (9.80%) Security Cleared
24 39 (9.80%) Security Testing
24 39 (9.80%) Windows Server
25 38 (9.55%) SC Cleared
25 38 (9.55%) CISA

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 8 (2.01%) Node.js
2 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.28%) SaaS
2 18 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 149 (37.44%) Firewall
2 85 (21.36%) Network Security
3 37 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 31 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (6.78%) MPLS
6 23 (5.78%) DNS
6 23 (5.78%) WAN
7 22 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (5.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (5.28%) LAN
9 18 (4.52%) DHCP
9 18 (4.52%) VLAN
10 15 (3.77%) BGP
10 15 (3.77%) VPN
11 14 (3.52%) EIGRP
11 14 (3.52%) IPsec
12 13 (3.27%) HSRP
12 13 (3.27%) OSPF
12 13 (3.27%) SNMP
13 12 (3.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.02%) RDBMS
1 12 (3.02%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.26%) Big Data
3 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Axure RP
1 8 (2.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.25%) AppScan
2 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
General
1 77 (19.35%) Finance
2 27 (6.78%) Legal
3 22 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.77%) Retail
5 16 (4.02%) Marketing
6 14 (3.52%) Banking
6 14 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.51%) Law
7 10 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.76%) Electronics
9 6 (1.51%) Billing
10 4 (1.01%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.75%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.78%) .NET
2 12 (3.02%) Regular Expression
3 11 (2.76%) Spring
3 11 (2.76%) Struts
4 9 (2.26%) CSS
5 8 (2.01%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.01%) HTML
6 6 (1.51%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.51%) J2EE
7 5 (1.26%) JNI
7 5 (1.26%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) Ajax
8 1 (0.25%) JSP
8 1 (0.25%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.25%) SOAP
8 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.81%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.53%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.77%) Fintech
5 16 (4.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (4.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
6 10 (2.51%) Social Media
7 9 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.26%) User Experience
8 8 (2.01%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.01%) Graphic Design
8 8 (2.01%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.51%) PKI
10 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.75%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.87%) Windows
2 62 (15.58%) Linux
3 39 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 37 (9.30%) Unix
5 15 (3.77%) Android
6 8 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (47.24%) Information Security
2 82 (20.60%) Cybersecurity
3 81 (20.35%) Penetration Testing
4 78 (19.60%) SIEM
5 75 (18.84%) ITIL
6 59 (14.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 50 (12.56%) Security Management
8 48 (12.06%) Risk Management
9 47 (11.81%) Security Operations
10 44 (11.06%) Data Protection
11 39 (9.80%) Security Testing
12 36 (9.05%) OWASP
13 31 (7.79%) Information Security Management
13 31 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
14 28 (7.04%) SDLC
15 26 (6.53%) Ethical Hacking
16 25 (6.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 24 (6.03%) Secure Coding
18 23 (5.78%) Risk Assessment
19 21 (5.28%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.06%) Java
2 34 (8.54%) C
3 21 (5.28%) C#
4 15 (3.77%) C++
4 15 (3.77%) Python
5 11 (2.76%) SQL
6 8 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.51%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.26%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.75%) PHP
11 2 (0.50%) Korn
11 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) Scala
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (31.16%) CISSP
2 80 (20.10%) CISM
3 53 (13.32%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (10.55%) Degree
5 39 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 38 (9.55%) CISA
6 38 (9.55%) SC Cleared
7 36 (9.05%) CEH
8 28 (7.04%) CCNA
9 27 (6.78%) CCNP
10 26 (6.53%) SANS
11 24 (6.03%) DV Cleared
12 18 (4.52%) CCIE
13 17 (4.27%) CCSE
14 16 (4.02%) CREST Certified
15 13 (3.27%) GIAC
16 12 (3.02%) CCSA
16 12 (3.02%) GCIH
17 8 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (1.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (25.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (17.34%) PCI DSS
3 21 (5.28%) COBIT
4 9 (2.26%) HIPAA
4 9 (2.26%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.01%) QA
6 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 30 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.52%) Xen
4 10 (2.51%) Snort
5 8 (2.01%) vCloud
6 3 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) Nessus
2 6 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.51%) RSA Archer
3 4 (1.01%) Nmap
4 3 (0.75%) EnCase
5 2 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.50%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.25%) MIIS
6 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 56 (14.07%) Cisco
2 55 (13.82%) CheckPoint
3 36 (9.05%) Juniper
4 28 (7.04%) F5
5 24 (6.03%) Intel Security
6 20 (5.03%) VMware
7 14 (3.52%) WorldPay
8 13 (3.27%) Qualys
9 12 (3.02%) Citrix
9 12 (3.02%) Forcepoint
10 11 (2.76%) Fortinet
10 11 (2.76%) HP
11 9 (2.26%) Microsoft
12 8 (2.01%) Adobe
12 8 (2.01%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.01%) Dell
12 8 (2.01%) Radware
12 8 (2.01%) SonicWALL
12 8 (2.01%) Symantec
13 7 (1.76%) SAP
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Significant Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
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