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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 592 659 667
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Median salary £80,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,750 £63,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £57,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +23.65%
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
34240 42369 43958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 96.21% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29206 36028 37344
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 2 December 2016.

IT Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 23 (52.27%) Information Security
2 19 (43.18%) Firewall
3 18 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (38.64%) Finance
5 16 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (36.36%) SIEM
6 14 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (29.55%) VPN
7 13 (29.55%) CISSP
8 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
9 11 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (22.73%) Security Operations
10 10 (22.73%) Qualys
10 10 (22.73%) VLAN
10 10 (22.73%) Wireless
10 10 (22.73%) Linux
10 10 (22.73%) LAN
10 10 (22.73%) WAN
11 9 (20.45%) CISA
11 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
12 8 (18.18%) CISM
12 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
12 8 (18.18%) Citrix
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) ITIL

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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) VPN
3 11 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
4 10 (22.73%) VLAN
4 10 (22.73%) WAN
4 10 (22.73%) Wireless
5 7 (15.91%) Wireless Security
6 6 (13.64%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) AppScan
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) OAuth
1 1 (2.27%) OpenID
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.91%) Cryptography
4 5 (11.36%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (11.36%) PMI
5 3 (6.82%) User Experience
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Information Security
2 18 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (36.36%) SIEM
3 16 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 11 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (22.73%) Security Operations
8 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (15.91%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (15.91%) ITIL
9 7 (15.91%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
10 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
11 5 (11.36%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C
2 4 (9.09%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) CISSP
2 9 (20.45%) CISA
3 8 (18.18%) CISM
4 7 (15.91%) CEH
5 6 (13.64%) CCNP
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) Degree
8 3 (6.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nessus
2 3 (6.82%) RSA Archer
3 2 (4.55%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.27%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.27%) Proventia
4 1 (2.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Qualys
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) Splunk
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
6 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.27%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) ScanSafe
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