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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 870 916 930
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 26 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.004% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 20
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £63,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +32.63%
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +14 13 £80,000 +23.07% 5
North West - 7 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
South East - 1 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £51,000 - 1
Senior Security Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 18 (36.73%) Penetration Testing
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 17 (34.69%) Information Security
3 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) SIEM
3 13 (26.53%) SANS
3 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
4 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (22.45%) CISM
4 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.45%) CEH
5 10 (20.41%) ITIL
5 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (20.41%) Fintech
6 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (18.37%) Intel Security
6 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (16.33%) Cisco
7 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (16.33%) CREST Certified
8 7 (14.29%) WorldPay
8 7 (14.29%) Unix
9 6 (12.24%) Linux
9 6 (12.24%) Java
9 6 (12.24%) Juniper
9 6 (12.24%) Finance
9 6 (12.24%) CISA
9 6 (12.24%) Banking

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 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) MPLS
3 5 (10.20%) Network Security
4 3 (6.12%) Junos
4 3 (6.12%) VLAN
4 3 (6.12%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.08%) BGP
5 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.08%) Fast Ethernet
5 2 (4.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (4.08%) HSRP
5 2 (4.08%) Multicast
5 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.08%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (12.24%) Banking
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Law
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) JNI
3 1 (2.04%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Fintech
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Unix
4 6 (12.24%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (34.69%) Information Security
3 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
3 13 (26.53%) SIEM
4 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (20.41%) ITIL
5 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 5 (10.20%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.16%) Security Management
8 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.12%) Line Management
9 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.16%) C
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 13 (26.53%) SANS
3 11 (22.45%) CEH
3 11 (22.45%) CISM
4 8 (16.33%) CREST Certified
5 6 (12.24%) CISA
6 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.16%) Degree
7 4 (8.16%) HP ASE
7 4 (8.16%) HPE ATP
7 4 (8.16%) RHCE
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.04%) GSEC
8 1 (2.04%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) vCloud
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.08%) RSA Archer
3 1 (2.04%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Intel Security
2 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco
3 7 (14.29%) WorldPay
4 6 (12.24%) Juniper
5 4 (8.16%) ArcSight
5 4 (8.16%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
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