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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 635 653 697
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 17 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.031% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.032% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 14
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £57,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +12.82%
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
40478 43348 47115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 36501 38952
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) COBIT
5 10 (37.04%) Information Security Management
5 10 (37.04%) CISSP
5 10 (37.04%) Security Management
6 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (33.33%) Line Management
6 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (29.63%) CISM
8 5 (18.52%) CISA
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
9 4 (14.81%) BCP
9 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (14.81%) IT Governance
9 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Legal
9 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (11.11%) ITSM
10 3 (11.11%) Service Management
10 3 (11.11%) Linux

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Information Security Management
3 10 (37.04%) Security Management
4 9 (33.33%) Line Management
4 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.81%) BCP
7 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (14.81%) IT Governance
7 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) ITSM
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) CISM
3 5 (18.52%) CISA
4 3 (11.11%) CREST Certified
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CEH
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CISMP
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) ECSA
6 1 (3.70%) MBA
6 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (40.74%) COBIT
3 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.70%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) NetIQ
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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