The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 512 593 628
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 110 66 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 100 52 55
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,600 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
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
37807 42544 46053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.66% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32843 35994 38637
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the London region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in London

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

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 Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
City of London +40 12 £76,250 +1.66% 5
Twickenham - 3 £38,432 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 90 (42.25%) Information Security
2 73 (34.27%) CISSP
3 63 (29.58%) Firewall
4 59 (27.70%) Finance
4 59 (27.70%) Cybersecurity
5 50 (23.47%) CISM
6 47 (22.07%) Penetration Testing
7 41 (19.25%) Network Security
7 41 (19.25%) SIEM
8 39 (18.31%) Vulnerability Management
8 39 (18.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 36 (16.90%) Security Operations
10 35 (16.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 35 (16.43%) Management Information System
10 35 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (15.96%) ITIL
11 34 (15.96%) Windows
11 34 (15.96%) PCI DSS
12 29 (13.62%) Linux
12 29 (13.62%) Risk Management
13 27 (12.68%) Cisco
14 25 (11.74%) Degree
15 24 (11.27%) Incident Management
15 24 (11.27%) Java
15 24 (11.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 23 (10.80%) CCNP
16 23 (10.80%) CISA
17 22 (10.33%) CEH
18 21 (9.86%) Qualys
18 21 (9.86%) Security Testing

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 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Mimecast
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (29.58%) Firewall
2 41 (19.25%) Network Security
3 19 (8.92%) WAN
4 17 (7.98%) LAN
5 16 (7.51%) MPLS
6 11 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (5.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (5.16%) Internet
7 10 (4.69%) DNS
7 10 (4.69%) VLAN
8 9 (4.23%) DHCP
8 9 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (4.23%) NetScaler
8 9 (4.23%) SNMP
8 9 (4.23%) VPN
9 8 (3.76%) Fast Ethernet
9 8 (3.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 8 (3.76%) HSRP
9 8 (3.76%) Multicast
9 8 (3.76%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
1 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) AppScan
2 3 (1.41%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.47%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (27.70%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Banking
3 13 (6.10%) Marketing
4 11 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.23%) Retail
6 8 (3.76%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.82%) Billing
7 6 (2.82%) Electronics
8 5 (2.35%) Legal
9 4 (1.88%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.41%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Games
11 1 (0.47%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.35%) J2EE
3 4 (1.88%) JNI
3 4 (1.88%) Middleware
3 4 (1.88%) Spring
3 4 (1.88%) Struts
4 1 (0.47%) Ajax
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) JSP
4 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.47%) SOAP
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.43%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.51%) Fintech
4 14 (6.57%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.23%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (3.76%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.35%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.35%) PMI
8 4 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.41%) PKI
9 3 (1.41%) User Experience
10 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.47%) CESG
11 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.96%) Windows
2 29 (13.62%) Linux
3 16 (7.51%) Unix
4 8 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.88%) Android
5 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.25%) Information Security
2 59 (27.70%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (22.07%) Penetration Testing
4 41 (19.25%) SIEM
5 39 (18.31%) Vulnerability Management
6 36 (16.90%) Security Operations
7 35 (16.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 34 (15.96%) ITIL
9 29 (13.62%) Risk Management
10 24 (11.27%) Incident Management
10 24 (11.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 21 (9.86%) Security Testing
12 20 (9.39%) Security Architecture
13 18 (8.45%) Data Protection
14 16 (7.51%) Malware Analysis
15 15 (7.04%) OWASP
15 15 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (6.57%) Information Security Management
16 14 (6.57%) Presales
16 14 (6.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.27%) Java
2 20 (9.39%) C
3 12 (5.63%) C#
4 8 (3.76%) Python
5 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.35%) Apple Swift
6 5 (2.35%) C++
6 5 (2.35%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.88%) Perl
7 4 (1.88%) PHP
7 4 (1.88%) SQL
8 3 (1.41%) VB
9 2 (0.94%) Korn
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (34.27%) CISSP
2 50 (23.47%) CISM
3 35 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (11.74%) Degree
5 23 (10.80%) CCNP
5 23 (10.80%) CISA
6 22 (10.33%) CEH
7 21 (9.86%) SANS
8 19 (8.92%) Security Cleared
9 18 (8.45%) CCNA
9 18 (8.45%) SC Cleared
10 16 (7.51%) DV Cleared
11 12 (5.63%) CCIE
11 12 (5.63%) CREST Certified
12 9 (4.23%) CCSA
12 9 (4.23%) CCSE
13 6 (2.82%) CCMSE
13 6 (2.82%) JNCIA
13 6 (2.82%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (15.96%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.63%) COBIT
4 6 (2.82%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.41%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.23%) Snort
4 8 (3.76%) vCloud
5 4 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Nessus
2 7 (3.29%) RSA Archer
3 5 (2.35%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.94%) Control-M
4 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.47%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.47%) Proventia
5 1 (0.47%) QRadar
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.47%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (12.68%) Cisco
2 21 (9.86%) Qualys
3 18 (8.45%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.10%) Juniper
4 13 (6.10%) Symantec
5 12 (5.63%) Fortinet
6 11 (5.16%) Citrix
6 11 (5.16%) VMware
6 11 (5.16%) WorldPay
7 10 (4.69%) F5
8 9 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.23%) SAP
9 7 (3.29%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.82%) Computacenter
10 6 (2.82%) Dell
10 6 (2.82%) Radware
10 6 (2.82%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.82%) Splunk
11 5 (2.35%) HP
12 4 (1.88%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Optimum IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £66900 - £89200 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £74000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago