The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 875 845 861
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 3 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.018% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 11
Average salary £51,450 £76,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,450 £76,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-45.46% +60.00%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 1 £65,000 +25.00%
South West -27 1 - -
East of England - 1 £37,900 -
Senior Security Specialist
UK

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Information Security
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) SIEM
4 10 (40.00%) Firewall
5 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) PKI
6 8 (32.00%) CISM
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) CISA
7 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) CCNP
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Juniper
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Data Security
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) SSCP
9 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
10 4 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (16.00%) Becrypt
10 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
10 4 (16.00%) Lumension
10 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.00%) OSPF
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) SSH
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
6 2 (8.00%) Telnet
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.00%) PuTTY
6 2 (8.00%) SecureCRT
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) DNS
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) PKI
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) SIEM
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Data Security
5 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.00%) Network Design
8 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) CISM
4 7 (28.00%) CISA
4 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) CCNP
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) SSCP
7 4 (16.00%) CEH
8 3 (12.00%) CCSE
9 2 (8.00%) CCIP
10 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Snort
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (16.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) Becrypt
4 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (16.00%) Lumension
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Splunk
4 4 (16.00%) IronPort
4 4 (16.00%) Qualys
4 4 (16.00%) McAfee
4 4 (16.00%) Websense
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) VMware