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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 627 653 677
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 13 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.045% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 14
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £92,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +2.72%
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
38557 41930 48251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.74% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33462 35382 40334
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 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (46.15%) CISSP
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 10 (38.46%) CISM
4 10 (38.46%) COBIT
4 10 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
5 9 (34.62%) Information Security Management
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) Security Management
6 8 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (30.77%) Line Management
7 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (23.08%) CISA
8 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
10 3 (11.54%) Legal
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
10 3 (11.54%) IT Governance
10 3 (11.54%) BCP
10 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 3 (11.54%) CREST Certified
10 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
11 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (7.69%) SIEM

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 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
2 10 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (34.62%) Information Security Management
3 9 (34.62%) Security Management
4 8 (30.77%) Line Management
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) BCP
7 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.54%) IT Governance
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
8 2 (7.69%) IT Audit
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) CISM
3 6 (23.08%) CISA
4 3 (11.54%) CREST Certified
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CEH
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CISMP
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ECSA
6 1 (3.85%) MBA
6 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (38.46%) COBIT
3 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.85%) CA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper
2 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) NetIQ
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Splunk
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago