The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had IT Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 593 657 655
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 20 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 12
Median salary £73,750 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £60,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.34%
IT 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
36402 42305 43379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.80% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31526 36015 36074
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured IT Security Specialist in the job title.

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the London region.

IT Security Specialist Salary Trend in London

IT Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

IT Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

IT 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 IT Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Twickenham - 1 £38,432 -
IT Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT 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 IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 27 (47.37%) Information Security
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 25 (43.86%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (36.84%) Firewall
4 18 (31.58%) Windows
4 18 (31.58%) CISSP
5 16 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (26.32%) SIEM
7 13 (22.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (22.81%) Linux
8 12 (21.05%) C
8 12 (21.05%) Java
8 12 (21.05%) VPN
8 12 (21.05%) LAN
8 12 (21.05%) WAN
8 12 (21.05%) CISA
8 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 12 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (19.30%) VLAN
9 11 (19.30%) Malware Analysis
9 11 (19.30%) CISM
9 11 (19.30%) Cyber Attack
10 10 (17.54%) Threat Analysis

IT 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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (21.05%) LAN
2 12 (21.05%) VPN
2 12 (21.05%) WAN
3 11 (19.30%) VLAN
4 9 (15.79%) Wireless
5 6 (10.53%) Network Security
5 6 (10.53%) Wireless Security
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) MPLS
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) AppScan
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) J2EE
1 2 (3.51%) JNI
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.30%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (10.53%) Cryptography
5 5 (8.77%) PMI
6 3 (5.26%) User Experience
7 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.51%) Fintech
8 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Information Security
2 25 (43.86%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (26.32%) SIEM
5 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 11 (19.30%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (17.54%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (17.54%) Security Testing
7 10 (17.54%) Threat Analysis
8 9 (15.79%) ITIL
9 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (12.28%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (12.28%) Security Operations
11 6 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (10.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.51%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) CISSP
2 12 (21.05%) CISA
2 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) CISM
4 7 (12.28%) CEH
5 6 (10.53%) CCNP
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
7 4 (7.02%) Degree
8 3 (5.26%) Postgraduate
9 2 (3.51%) CISMP
9 2 (3.51%) CRISC
9 2 (3.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) COBIT
4 1 (1.75%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Nessus
1 5 (8.77%) RSA Archer
2 2 (3.51%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.75%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.75%) Proventia
3 1 (1.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Qualys
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) Citrix
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Splunk
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.51%) Radware
5 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.75%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) ScanSafe