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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Specialist
Rank 656 586 668
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +82
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 6 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.055% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.059% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 1
Average salary £50,000 £85,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
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Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
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City of London -18 4 £45,000 +20.00%
IT Security Specialist
England

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) CISA
6 1 (14.29%) CISM
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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