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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
England / London
Rank 513 562 594
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 77 77 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 40
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £52,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
32377 39014 40066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 96.15% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27430 33625 33882
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 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
City of London +36 8 £65,000 +4.00% 1
West Drayton - 6 £35,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £37,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 84 (52.83%) Information Security
2 74 (46.54%) CISSP
3 52 (32.70%) Finance
4 50 (31.45%) Firewall
5 45 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (25.79%) Risk Management
7 40 (25.16%) PCI DSS
8 38 (23.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 37 (23.27%) CISM
10 33 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
10 33 (20.75%) SIEM
11 32 (20.13%) Data Protection
12 27 (16.98%) Security Operations
13 26 (16.35%) Security Architecture
14 25 (15.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 24 (15.09%) Banking
16 23 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
17 22 (13.84%) Telecoms
18 21 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (13.21%) Network Security
19 20 (12.58%) Windows
19 20 (12.58%) VPN
20 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
20 18 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
20 18 (11.32%) Business Continuity
20 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
21 17 (10.69%) Retail
21 17 (10.69%) SANS
22 16 (10.06%) ISMS

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 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (31.45%) Firewall
2 23 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (13.21%) Network Security
4 20 (12.58%) VPN
5 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.81%) Internet
7 11 (6.92%) HTTP
8 10 (6.29%) WAN
9 9 (5.66%) DNS
9 9 (5.66%) LAN
9 9 (5.66%) SSL
10 8 (5.03%) VLAN
10 8 (5.03%) Wireless
11 7 (4.40%) Wireless Security
12 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.77%) LDAP
13 4 (2.52%) FTP
13 4 (2.52%) SMTP
13 4 (2.52%) SSH
14 2 (1.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) AppScan
1 1 (0.63%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (32.70%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Banking
3 22 (13.84%) Telecoms
4 17 (10.69%) Retail
5 6 (3.77%) Legal
6 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.52%) Law
7 4 (2.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) AngularJS
1 4 (2.52%) Node.js
1 4 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.63%) OAuth
2 1 (0.63%) OpenID
2 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.63%) SAML
2 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.52%) Fintech
8 3 (1.89%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.26%) CCTV
9 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.58%) Windows
2 9 (5.66%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Unix
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (52.83%) Information Security
2 45 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (25.79%) Risk Management
4 33 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (20.75%) SIEM
5 32 (20.13%) Data Protection
6 27 (16.98%) Security Operations
7 26 (16.35%) Security Architecture
8 25 (15.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 21 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (11.32%) Business Continuity
10 18 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (10.06%) ISMS
12 15 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (8.81%) Ethical Hacking
14 11 (6.92%) Information Assurance
15 10 (6.29%) Data Loss Prevention
15 10 (6.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.03%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (46.54%) CISSP
2 37 (23.27%) CISM
3 17 (10.69%) SANS
4 16 (10.06%) CEH
5 13 (8.18%) Degree
6 12 (7.55%) GIAC
7 10 (6.29%) CISA
8 6 (3.77%) CCNP
8 6 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.14%) SSCP
10 4 (2.52%) CCSE
10 4 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (2.52%) OSCP
10 4 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.89%) CCNA
11 3 (1.89%) GCFA
12 2 (1.26%) CCSA
12 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (25.16%) PCI DSS
2 38 (23.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (3.77%) Nessus
3 5 (3.14%) RSA Archer
4 3 (1.89%) CSIRT
4 3 (1.89%) Nmap
5 2 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.26%) WSUS
6 1 (0.63%) Ansible
6 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.63%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (8.18%) Cisco
2 10 (6.29%) Blue Coat
3 9 (5.66%) Intel Security
3 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.03%) ArcSight
4 8 (5.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.03%) Citrix
4 8 (5.03%) VMware
5 7 (4.40%) Symantec
6 6 (3.77%) Computacenter
6 6 (3.77%) HP
7 5 (3.14%) Qualys
8 4 (2.52%) Forcepoint
8 4 (2.52%) IBM
9 3 (1.89%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.89%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.89%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.89%) Splunk
10 2 (1.26%) Arista
10 2 (1.26%) Veracode
London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up £55k basic + £4k Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus , training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago