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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 569 579 640
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 84 83 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 43
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
38586 41434 47556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.73% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33498 34951 39758
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 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +29 15 £72,500 -3.33% 7
Hayes - 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 61 (36.97%) Information Security
2 57 (34.55%) Firewall
3 55 (33.33%) CISSP
4 46 (27.88%) CISM
5 42 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (24.24%) Finance
7 36 (21.82%) Network Security
7 36 (21.82%) PCI DSS
8 35 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 35 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
9 32 (19.39%) ITIL
10 30 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (16.97%) Windows
11 28 (16.97%) Security Testing
12 27 (16.36%) Management Information System
13 25 (15.15%) OWASP
13 25 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 25 (15.15%) Java
14 24 (14.55%) SIEM
15 23 (13.94%) C
15 23 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (13.94%) Security Operations
16 22 (13.33%) Secure Coding
16 22 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (12.73%) Degree
17 21 (12.73%) CheckPoint
17 21 (12.73%) CCNA
18 20 (12.12%) Unix
19 19 (11.52%) Cisco
19 19 (11.52%) Security Management

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 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (34.55%) Firewall
2 36 (21.82%) Network Security
3 14 (8.48%) MPLS
4 13 (7.88%) WAN
5 12 (7.27%) LAN
6 10 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (4.85%) BIG-IP
7 8 (4.85%) DHCP
7 8 (4.85%) DNS
7 8 (4.85%) Ethernet
7 8 (4.85%) Fast Ethernet
7 8 (4.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 8 (4.85%) HSRP
7 8 (4.85%) Internet
7 8 (4.85%) Multicast
7 8 (4.85%) NetScaler
7 8 (4.85%) SNMP
7 8 (4.85%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.85%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) AppScan
1 1 (0.61%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (24.24%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.67%) Marketing
4 10 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.45%) Banking
5 9 (5.45%) Retail
6 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.64%) Billing
7 6 (3.64%) Electronics
8 4 (2.42%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (1.82%) Legal
10 2 (1.21%) Advertising
10 2 (1.21%) Law
11 1 (0.61%) Back Office
11 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.09%) .NET
2 10 (6.06%) Spring
2 10 (6.06%) Struts
3 4 (2.42%) J2EE
4 3 (1.82%) JNI
4 3 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) Ajax
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) JSP
5 1 (0.61%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 23 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.52%) Fintech
4 14 (8.48%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.24%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.03%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.03%) Social Media
7 5 (3.03%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.21%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.21%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.21%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.97%) Windows
2 20 (12.12%) Unix
3 18 (10.91%) Linux
4 13 (7.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.45%) Android
6 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.97%) Information Security
2 42 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (19.39%) ITIL
5 28 (16.97%) Security Testing
6 25 (15.15%) OWASP
6 25 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (14.55%) SIEM
8 23 (13.94%) Security Operations
9 22 (13.33%) Secure Coding
9 22 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (11.52%) Security Management
11 18 (10.91%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (9.70%) SDLC
13 14 (8.48%) Information Security Management
13 14 (8.48%) Risk Management
14 12 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.27%) E-Commerce
14 12 (7.27%) Incident Management
14 12 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.15%) Java
2 23 (13.94%) C
3 17 (10.30%) C#
4 11 (6.67%) C++
5 10 (6.06%) Python
6 4 (2.42%) Apple Swift
6 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.21%) Korn
8 2 (1.21%) SQL
8 2 (1.21%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (33.33%) CISSP
2 46 (27.88%) CISM
3 30 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (12.73%) CCNA
4 21 (12.73%) Degree
5 19 (11.52%) CEH
5 19 (11.52%) SANS
6 17 (10.30%) CCNP
7 16 (9.70%) CREST Certified
8 14 (8.48%) SC Cleared
8 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
9 13 (7.88%) DV Cleared
10 12 (7.27%) CISA
11 11 (6.67%) CCIE
12 8 (4.85%) CCSA
12 8 (4.85%) CCSE
13 6 (3.64%) CCMSE
13 6 (3.64%) JNCIA
13 6 (3.64%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.82%) PCI DSS
2 35 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (8.48%) COBIT
4 6 (3.64%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.85%) Snort
2 8 (4.85%) vCloud
3 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.21%) Control-M
2 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.61%) EnCase
3 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.61%) Nessus
3 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) CheckPoint
2 19 (11.52%) Cisco
3 14 (8.48%) WorldPay
4 13 (7.88%) VMware
5 12 (7.27%) Juniper
6 11 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.45%) Citrix
7 9 (5.45%) F5
8 8 (4.85%) Qualys
8 8 (4.85%) Symantec
9 7 (4.24%) Forcepoint
9 7 (4.24%) SAP
10 6 (3.64%) Dell
10 6 (3.64%) Radware
10 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.64%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.42%) HP
11 4 (2.42%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.82%) IBM
12 3 (1.82%) Oracle
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