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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 605 669 631
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 32 7 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.016% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.017% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 44
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £89,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.42%
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
37640 42412 44895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.56% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32719 36000 37433
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 £82,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 45 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (51.11%) CISSP
3 15 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 14 (31.11%) CISM
4 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 10 (22.22%) CISA
7 10 (22.22%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) Security Management
8 9 (20.00%) SIEM
9 8 (17.78%) Security Operations
10 7 (15.56%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) Information Security Management
10 7 (15.56%) Data Security
10 7 (15.56%) Finance
11 6 (13.33%) COBIT
11 6 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL
11 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
11 6 (13.33%) Line Management
12 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (8.89%) Service Management
13 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
13 4 (8.89%) Use Case

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 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AppScan
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 15 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 9 (20.00%) Security Management
5 9 (20.00%) SIEM
6 8 (17.78%) Security Operations
7 7 (15.56%) Data Security
7 7 (15.56%) Information Security Management
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
8 6 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
10 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.89%) Use Case
11 3 (6.67%) Database Security
11 3 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) CISSP
2 14 (31.11%) CISM
3 10 (22.22%) CISA
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CEH
4 2 (4.44%) CRISC
4 2 (4.44%) GCFA
4 2 (4.44%) GIAC
4 2 (4.44%) SANS
4 2 (4.44%) SSCP
5 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.22%) MBA
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.22%) CA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco
2 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) NetIQ
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Qualys
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago