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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 577 654 675
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 35 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.052% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.054% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 8
Median salary £65,000 £63,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.62%
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
37543 42266 45508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.72% 95.55% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32627 35877 37958
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 3 £38,432 -
City of London +62 2 £95,000 +35.71%
IT Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 30 (51.72%) Information Security
2 29 (50.00%) Finance
3 20 (34.48%) Firewall
4 19 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (31.03%) CISSP
6 17 (29.31%) SIEM
6 17 (29.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (27.59%) Windows
8 15 (25.86%) LAN
8 15 (25.86%) WAN
8 15 (25.86%) C
8 15 (25.86%) PCI DSS
8 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
8 15 (25.86%) DV Cleared
8 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
9 14 (24.14%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
10 13 (22.41%) CISA
11 12 (20.69%) CISM
11 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
11 12 (20.69%) Java
11 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
12 11 (18.97%) Malware Analysis
12 11 (18.97%) ITIL
12 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.97%) Cyber Attack
13 10 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (17.24%) Threat Analysis
13 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) Firewall
2 15 (25.86%) LAN
2 15 (25.86%) WAN
3 8 (13.79%) VLAN
4 6 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (10.34%) Network Security
4 6 (10.34%) VPN
5 5 (8.62%) Internet
5 5 (8.62%) MPLS
6 3 (5.17%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) AppScan
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) J2EE
1 2 (3.45%) JNI
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.97%) Cyber Attack
3 10 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (8.62%) PMI
5 3 (5.17%) User Experience
6 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Fintech
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Information Security
2 19 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (29.31%) SIEM
4 16 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
5 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 11 (18.97%) ITIL
6 11 (18.97%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Security Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Threat Analysis
7 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (12.07%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (12.07%) Security Architecture
9 7 (12.07%) Security Operations
10 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
10 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) C
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) CISSP
2 15 (25.86%) DV Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (22.41%) CISA
4 12 (20.69%) CISM
5 7 (12.07%) CEH
6 6 (10.34%) CCNP
6 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (8.62%) Degree
7 5 (8.62%) PMI Certification
8 3 (5.17%) Postgraduate
9 2 (3.45%) CISMP
9 2 (3.45%) CRISC
9 2 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (25.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.90%) COBIT
4 1 (1.72%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Snort
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Nessus
1 5 (8.62%) RSA Archer
2 2 (3.45%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.72%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.72%) Proventia
3 1 (1.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Qualys
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Splunk
4 5 (8.62%) Dell
4 5 (8.62%) Radware
4 5 (8.62%) SonicWALL
4 5 (8.62%) Symantec
5 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.72%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) ScanSafe