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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Specialist
UK / England
Rank 812 889 892
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 15 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.029% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 16
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 6 £47,750 -
London +66 5 £67,500 +17.39% 1
South East +56 3 - -
North West - 1 £57,500 -
Senior Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (62.86%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 20 (57.14%) Information Security
4 16 (45.71%) CISSP
5 15 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (34.29%) SIEM
8 11 (31.43%) CISM
9 10 (28.57%) Network Security
10 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
10 9 (25.71%) SANS
10 9 (25.71%) CISA
10 9 (25.71%) Firewall
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.00%) VPN
13 6 (17.14%) Degree
13 6 (17.14%) PKI
13 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
13 6 (17.14%) GPG13
13 6 (17.14%) Server Hardening
13 6 (17.14%) Security Auditing
13 6 (17.14%) Threat Detection
13 6 (17.14%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (17.14%) Data Loss Prevention
14 5 (14.29%) Presales
14 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
14 5 (14.29%) Big Data
14 5 (14.29%) Data Privacy

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 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Network Security
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Junos
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (57.14%) Information Security
3 15 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (34.29%) SIEM
5 8 (22.86%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (17.14%) Security Auditing
6 6 (17.14%) Server Hardening
6 6 (17.14%) Threat Detection
6 6 (17.14%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Presales
7 5 (14.29%) Security Management
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) CISM
3 9 (25.71%) CISA
3 9 (25.71%) SANS
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.57%) CREST Certified
6 3 (8.57%) GIAC
7 2 (5.71%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) CCNP
7 2 (5.71%) CCSA
7 2 (5.71%) CCSE
8 1 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.86%) CCSP
8 1 (2.86%) CEH
8 1 (2.86%) GCIH
8 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (17.14%) GPG13
4 3 (8.57%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 4 (11.43%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.71%) CA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) ForgeRock
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) NetIQ
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) Tufin
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