The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Specialist
Rank 599 580 606
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 19 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.077% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.082% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 7
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £51,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £75,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
Information Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the London region.

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in London

Information Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
(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
Docklands, London - 7 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £60,000 -
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Specialist in their job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Information Security
2 44 (77.19%) CISSP
3 29 (50.88%) Firewall
4 28 (49.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (33.33%) CEH
5 19 (33.33%) Security Management
6 18 (31.58%) Law
6 18 (31.58%) Network Security
7 17 (29.82%) GIAC
8 16 (28.07%) CISM
9 15 (26.32%) ITIL
9 15 (26.32%) ISMS
9 15 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
10 14 (24.56%) Legal
11 13 (22.81%) Information Security Management
11 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
11 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.30%) Internet
12 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
13 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (15.79%) Finance
14 9 (15.79%) CISA
15 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (12.28%) Cyber-Ark
16 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
16 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
16 7 (12.28%) GIS
16 7 (12.28%) Service Management
17 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (10.53%) Management Information System

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) SmartSuite
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) Firewall
2 18 (31.58%) Network Security
3 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.30%) Internet
5 6 (10.53%) VPN
6 5 (8.77%) Intranet
7 4 (7.02%) Wireless
8 2 (3.51%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) SDH
8 2 (3.51%) DWDM
9 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.75%) DHCP
9 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.75%) SNMP
9 1 (1.75%) DNS
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) SSH
General
1 18 (31.58%) Law
2 14 (24.56%) Legal
3 9 (15.79%) Finance
4 5 (8.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.75%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) GIS
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) SCADA
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) UNIX
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (33.33%) Security Management
3 15 (26.32%) ITIL
3 15 (26.32%) ISMS
3 15 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (22.81%) Information Security Management
5 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
7 7 (12.28%) Service Management
8 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (10.53%) Change Control
9 5 (8.77%) Information Assurance
9 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
11 2 (3.51%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (3.51%) OWASP
11 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) C
2 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (77.19%) CISSP
2 19 (33.33%) CEH
3 17 (29.82%) GIAC
4 16 (28.07%) CISM
5 9 (15.79%) CISA
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 5 (8.77%) MCSE
9 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.26%) Degree
10 3 (5.26%) MCSA
10 3 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (3.51%) QiCA
12 1 (1.75%) GCIA
12 1 (1.75%) GCWN
12 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.75%) CNA
12 1 (1.75%) Novell Certification
12 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (49.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.53%) NetIQ
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.75%) Tufin
5 1 (1.75%) Sophos
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
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