The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 863 926 947
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 15 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 8
Median salary £60,000 £80,000 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +111.08%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,000 £37,900
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.37%
Senior 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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
West Midlands - 7 £55,000 - 2
London +44 5 £80,000 - 2
South East +38 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Senior Security Specialist
UK

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (53.85%) Information Security
2 18 (46.15%) SIEM
3 14 (35.90%) CISSP
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) CISM
4 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
5 10 (25.64%) Firewall
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (23.08%) Degree
7 8 (20.51%) Security Operations
7 8 (20.51%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (20.51%) Network Security
7 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Threat Detection
9 6 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (15.38%) Security Auditing
9 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.38%) Server Hardening
9 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) PKI
9 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.82%) Security Management
10 5 (12.82%) Juniper

Senior 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 4 (10.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.13%) Fast Ethernet
5 2 (5.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (5.13%) IPsec
5 2 (5.13%) Junos
5 2 (5.13%) SNMP
5 2 (5.13%) TACACS
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) JNI
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) BYOD
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Information Security
2 18 (46.15%) SIEM
3 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (20.51%) Security Operations
4 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (17.95%) Threat Detection
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.38%) Security Auditing
6 6 (15.38%) Server Hardening
6 6 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Security Management
8 4 (10.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) CISM
3 9 (23.08%) Degree
4 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 5 (12.82%) CISA
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.69%) CCNP
8 3 (7.69%) SANS
9 2 (5.13%) CCNA
9 2 (5.13%) CCSA
9 2 (5.13%) CCSE
9 2 (5.13%) CEH
10 1 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (2.56%) CCSP
10 1 (2.56%) GCIH
10 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.56%) HPE ATP
10 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.82%) GPG13
4 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) vCloud
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 5 (12.82%) Juniper
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.13%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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