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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 885 930 933
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 19 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.009% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 21
Median salary £67,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.94% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.00%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +60 7 £75,000 +7.14% 1
West Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
North West - 5 £70,000 -
Senior Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (48.89%) Information Security
2 20 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (42.22%) SIEM
4 16 (35.56%) CISSP
5 15 (33.33%) CISM
6 14 (31.11%) ITIL
7 13 (28.89%) Firewall
7 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (26.67%) SANS
9 10 (22.22%) Security Operations
9 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
11 8 (17.78%) Data Loss Prevention
11 8 (17.78%) Security Management
11 8 (17.78%) Windows
11 8 (17.78%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
11 8 (17.78%) CEH
12 7 (15.56%) Threat Detection
12 7 (15.56%) Fintech
12 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
12 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (13.33%) Finance
13 6 (13.33%) .NET
13 6 (13.33%) Juniper
13 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) Network Security
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) MPLS
4 3 (6.67%) Junos
4 3 (6.67%) VLAN
4 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.44%) BGP
5 2 (4.44%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.44%) Fast Ethernet
5 2 (4.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (4.44%) HSRP
5 2 (4.44%) Multicast
5 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) Regular Expression
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) J2EE
3 3 (6.67%) JNI
4 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Fintech
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Information Security
2 20 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (42.22%) SIEM
4 14 (31.11%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 8 (17.78%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (17.78%) Security Management
8 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.56%) Threat Detection
8 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.11%) Analytics
10 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 5 (11.11%) Security Auditing
10 5 (11.11%) Server Hardening
10 5 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
11 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.89%) C
2 4 (8.89%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) CISSP
2 15 (33.33%) CISM
3 12 (26.67%) SANS
4 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) CEH
6 6 (13.33%) Degree
7 5 (11.11%) CISA
7 5 (11.11%) CREST Certified
7 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) HP ASE
8 4 (8.89%) HPE ATP
8 4 (8.89%) RHCE
9 1 (2.22%) CCNP
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.22%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.89%) GPG13
4 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) vCloud
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.22%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (13.33%) Juniper
3 5 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
4 4 (8.89%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) WorldPay
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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