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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Specialist
England / London
Rank 547 633 637
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 19 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 7
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -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
31513 39500 40079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 96.14% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26665 34066 33827
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 - 5 £70,000 -
Information Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 51 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (76.47%) CISSP
3 33 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (49.02%) PCI DSS
4 25 (49.02%) Risk Management
5 22 (43.14%) Data Protection
6 20 (39.22%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (33.33%) Finance
8 16 (31.37%) Banking
8 16 (31.37%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (31.37%) ISMS
9 15 (29.41%) Retail
10 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
11 13 (25.49%) Security Architecture
12 12 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
14 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
15 8 (15.69%) GIAC
15 8 (15.69%) CEH
15 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (15.69%) Network Security
15 8 (15.69%) SANS
16 7 (13.73%) Change Control
16 7 (13.73%) assyst
16 7 (13.73%) SIEM
17 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
17 6 (11.76%) Degree
17 6 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
17 6 (11.76%) Remediation Plan

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 (1.96%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Network Security
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
4 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 15 (29.41%) Retail
4 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Law
6 2 (3.92%) Legal
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
1 4 (7.84%) Node.js
1 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (49.02%) Risk Management
3 22 (43.14%) Data Protection
4 20 (39.22%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (31.37%) ISMS
5 16 (31.37%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Security Architecture
7 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
8 8 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (13.73%) Change Control
9 7 (13.73%) SIEM
10 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 6 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
10 6 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
11 5 (9.80%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (9.80%) ITIL
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) CISSP
2 8 (15.69%) CEH
2 8 (15.69%) GIAC
2 8 (15.69%) SANS
3 6 (11.76%) CISA
3 6 (11.76%) CISM
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (7.84%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (7.84%) SSCP
5 2 (3.92%) GCFA
6 1 (1.96%) CRISC
6 1 (1.96%) OSCP
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (49.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (3.92%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.96%) CA
2 1 (1.96%) FireEye
2 1 (1.96%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.96%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) NetIQ
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Flex Working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago