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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Specialist
Rank 609 592 599
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 3 54 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.11% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.12% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 46 5
Average salary £55,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £52,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,100 £71,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,325 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -19.35%
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
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (73.68%) CISSP
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (42.11%) CISM
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) SIEM
7 5 (26.32%) CISA
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
8 4 (21.05%) Business Development
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
9 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
9 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) SAP

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.79%) DTV
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Economics
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) BBC
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Business Development
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) CISMP
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) EMIR
3 2 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
3 2 (10.53%) MiFID
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (10.53%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
1 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago