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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Specialist
England / London
Rank 566 630 620
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 21 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.027% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.029% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 15
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £97,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -18.09%

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
32156 38587 39685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.84% 96.17% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27290 33223 33721
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +15 2 £70,000 +47.36%
Information Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 45 (75.00%) CISSP
3 34 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (48.33%) PCI DSS
4 29 (48.33%) Risk Management
5 28 (46.67%) Data Protection
6 24 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (31.67%) Finance
8 16 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (25.00%) Banking
10 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
10 14 (23.33%) ISMS
11 13 (21.67%) Retail
12 12 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (20.00%) Information Assurance
12 12 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
13 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
14 10 (16.67%) GIAC
14 10 (16.67%) CEH
14 10 (16.67%) CISA
14 10 (16.67%) CISM
14 10 (16.67%) Degree
14 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
14 10 (16.67%) SANS
15 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (13.33%) SIEM
17 7 (11.67%) Change Control
17 7 (11.67%) assyst

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 (1.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Network Security
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (21.67%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (6.67%) Node.js
1 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (48.33%) Risk Management
3 28 (46.67%) Data Protection
4 24 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (23.33%) ISMS
7 12 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 12 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
9 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (13.33%) SIEM
12 7 (11.67%) Change Control
12 7 (11.67%) Data Loss Prevention
13 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
13 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
13 6 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
14 5 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) CISSP
2 10 (16.67%) CEH
2 10 (16.67%) CISA
2 10 (16.67%) CISM
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) GIAC
2 10 (16.67%) SANS
3 6 (10.00%) SSCP
4 4 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (6.67%) GCFA
4 4 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (5.00%) CRISC
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (48.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 4 (6.67%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.67%) CA
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco
2 1 (1.67%) FireEye
2 1 (1.67%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.67%) IBM
2 1 (1.67%) NetIQ
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago