The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 632 657 710
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 25 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.023% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 3
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £68,750 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
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
40483 42761 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 35981 38974
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 2 £82,500 +22.22%
IT Security Specialist
England

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) PCI DSS
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) Information Security
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) WAN
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (31.25%) Network Security
7 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (28.13%) C
8 9 (28.13%) Security Management
8 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) SIEM
9 8 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) Presales
11 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
11 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.75%) Dell
11 6 (18.75%) Radware
11 6 (18.75%) MPLS
11 6 (18.75%) SonicWALL
11 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
11 6 (18.75%) VLAN

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security
4 6 (18.75%) MPLS
4 6 (18.75%) VLAN
5 5 (15.63%) Internet
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Android
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Information Security
2 9 (28.13%) Security Management
2 9 (28.13%) SIEM
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Presales
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Network Design
4 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Data Security
5 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.38%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) CISA
3 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) CISMP
4 1 (3.13%) CRISC
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) PCI DSS
2 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
1 6 (18.75%) Dell
1 6 (18.75%) Radware
1 6 (18.75%) SonicWALL
2 5 (15.63%) Forcepoint
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) Computacenter
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
London
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