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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 635 635 626
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 10 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.043% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.045% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 23
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +16.66%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 10 February 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
(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
City of London +54 2 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
4 9 (32.14%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) Unix
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) CISSP
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) CISM
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Security Management
7 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 5 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 3 (10.71%) BCP
9 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
9 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Service Management
9 3 (10.71%) ITSM

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Reinsurance
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) BBC
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Android
3 3 (10.71%) CentOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) Security Management
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) BCP
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Data Security
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) IT Governance
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (17.86%) CISM
3 3 (10.71%) CISMP
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) CREST Certified
4 2 (7.14%) CRISC
5 1 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) COBIT
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
3 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
London
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Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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London
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