The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Specialist
Rank 624 587 641
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.024% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44463 41317 49029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37382 34631 42706
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Security Specialist
England

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) SIEM
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Trustwave
4 5 (45.45%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
5 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) Electronics
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
6 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Dell
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Trustwave
1 5 (45.45%) Ruckus Wireless
1 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Aruba
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago