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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 863 877 864
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 12 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.027% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.028% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 6
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +29.87%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +23.37%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £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%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Yorkshire +4 7 £52,500 +13.51%
London +4 5 £65,000 -7.14%
Senior Security Specialist
UK

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) CISSP
2 26 (83.87%) Information Security
3 20 (64.52%) Network Security
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco
3 20 (64.52%) CheckPoint
4 19 (61.29%) Firewall
4 19 (61.29%) CCNP
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (61.29%) CCSE
4 19 (61.29%) F5
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 18 (58.06%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (58.06%) BIG-IP
6 17 (54.84%) Juniper
7 16 (51.61%) Blue Coat
8 15 (48.39%) VMware
8 15 (48.39%) DHCP
8 15 (48.39%) DNS
8 15 (48.39%) OSPF
8 15 (48.39%) BGP
8 15 (48.39%) HP
8 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (48.39%) XenServer
8 15 (48.39%) Infoblox
8 15 (48.39%) Imperva
8 15 (48.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (48.39%) NX-OS
9 14 (45.16%) Network Monitoring

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Network Security
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 19 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
3 18 (58.06%) BIG-IP
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (48.39%) NX-OS
4 15 (48.39%) DHCP
4 15 (48.39%) DNS
4 15 (48.39%) OSPF
4 15 (48.39%) BGP
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (45.16%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.23%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (38.71%) Security Management
4 8 (25.81%) Information Security Management
4 8 (25.81%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.23%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) CISSP
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNP
2 19 (61.29%) CCSE
3 9 (29.03%) CISM
4 8 (25.81%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (48.39%) XenServer
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco
1 20 (64.52%) CheckPoint
2 19 (61.29%) F5
3 17 (54.84%) Juniper
4 16 (51.61%) Blue Coat
5 15 (48.39%) VMware
5 15 (48.39%) Infoblox
5 15 (48.39%) Imperva
5 15 (48.39%) HP
6 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
7 8 (25.81%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft