The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 613 665 648
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 18 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.029% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.030% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 25
Median salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
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
37738 42630 46106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.64% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32787 36087 38693
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Information 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 London region featuring Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (41.67%) CISSP
3 13 (36.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (33.33%) CISM
5 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
6 9 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 9 (25.00%) Security Management
7 8 (22.22%) Firewall
7 8 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (22.22%) COBIT
7 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 8 (22.22%) ITIL
7 8 (22.22%) Line Management
7 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (19.44%) SIEM
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 6 (16.67%) CISA
9 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 5 (13.89%) Data Security
11 4 (11.11%) Service Management
11 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.11%) Finance
11 4 (11.11%) Use Case
11 4 (11.11%) ArcSight
12 3 (8.33%) Database Security
12 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (8.33%) Legal
12 3 (8.33%) Marketing

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AppScan
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (36.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 9 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 9 (25.00%) Security Management
5 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) Line Management
5 8 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (19.44%) SIEM
7 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Data Security
9 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (11.11%) Use Case
10 3 (8.33%) Database Security
10 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (5.56%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) CISSP
2 12 (33.33%) CISM
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) CISA
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) CEH
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CISMP
6 1 (2.78%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) ECSA
6 1 (2.78%) MBA
6 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.22%) COBIT
3 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.78%) CA
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
2 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Juniper
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) NetIQ
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Qualys