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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Specialist
England / London
Rank 547 617 632
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 34 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.036% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 5
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,031 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-26.61% +9.09%

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
31977 39083 39868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 96.16% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27069 33693 33583
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
West Drayton - 6 £35,000 -
City of London - 2 £60,000 -
IT Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 26 (57.78%) CISSP
1 26 (57.78%) CISM
2 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 17 (37.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (37.78%) Firewall
3 17 (37.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) Information Security
5 10 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 9 (20.00%) VPN
7 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.78%) LAN
7 8 (17.78%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (17.78%) SIEM
7 8 (17.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (15.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 7 (15.56%) Wireless Security
8 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.56%) VLAN
8 7 (15.56%) Cryptography
8 7 (15.56%) VMware
8 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange

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 (15.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) VPN
3 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (17.78%) LAN
3 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
4 7 (15.56%) VLAN
4 7 (15.56%) Wireless
4 7 (15.56%) Wireless Security
5 4 (8.89%) Internet
6 3 (6.67%) FTP
6 3 (6.67%) HTTP
6 3 (6.67%) LDAP
6 3 (6.67%) SMTP
6 3 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) OAuth
1 1 (2.22%) OpenID
1 1 (2.22%) SAML
1 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 17 (37.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (37.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (24.44%) Information Security
4 10 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (17.78%) SIEM
6 7 (15.56%) Cryptography
6 7 (15.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (13.33%) Security Auditing
8 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
10 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) CISM
1 26 (57.78%) CISSP
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) OSCP
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (4.44%) Nessus
2 2 (4.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Citrix
1 7 (15.56%) VMware
2 2 (4.44%) Qualys
3 1 (2.22%) AlienVault
3 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Intel
3 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.22%) Sophos
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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