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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 558 594 641
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 102 79 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 54 37
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,850 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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
40420 43290 47733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.81% 95.79% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35045 36454 39477
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
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 2 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 2 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 +38 16 £55,000 -18.51% 6
Canary Wharf - 4 £55,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 59 (37.58%) Firewall
2 53 (33.76%) Information Security
3 50 (31.85%) CISSP
4 41 (26.11%) CISM
5 38 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (23.57%) Network Security
7 36 (22.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 35 (22.29%) Finance
8 35 (22.29%) ITIL
9 34 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (20.38%) PCI DSS
11 31 (19.75%) Penetration Testing
12 28 (17.83%) Security Testing
13 27 (17.20%) Management Information System
14 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (15.92%) CCNA
15 25 (15.92%) Windows
16 23 (14.65%) CheckPoint
16 23 (14.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 23 (14.65%) Vulnerability Management
16 23 (14.65%) OWASP
17 22 (14.01%) SIEM
17 22 (14.01%) C
17 22 (14.01%) Secure Coding
17 22 (14.01%) Security Operations
18 21 (13.38%) Unix
19 20 (12.74%) Security Management
20 19 (12.10%) Java
20 19 (12.10%) Cisco
21 18 (11.46%) Linux

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 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) Apache
2 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.58%) Firewall
2 37 (23.57%) Network Security
3 14 (8.92%) MPLS
4 12 (7.64%) LAN
4 12 (7.64%) WAN
5 10 (6.37%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (5.10%) BIG-IP
6 8 (5.10%) DHCP
6 8 (5.10%) DNS
6 8 (5.10%) Ethernet
6 8 (5.10%) Fast Ethernet
6 8 (5.10%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 8 (5.10%) HSRP
6 8 (5.10%) IPsec
6 8 (5.10%) Multicast
6 8 (5.10%) NetScaler
6 8 (5.10%) SNMP
6 8 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.10%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.28%) RDBMS
1 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) AppScan
1 1 (0.64%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Financial Institution
2 12 (7.64%) Retail
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.73%) Banking
5 8 (5.10%) Marketing
6 6 (3.82%) Billing
7 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.55%) Electronics
8 4 (2.55%) Legal
9 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 2 (1.27%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.92%) .NET
2 12 (7.64%) Spring
2 12 (7.64%) Struts
3 1 (0.64%) Ajax
3 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.64%) J2EE
3 1 (0.64%) JSP
3 1 (0.64%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.64%) SOAP
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.20%) Management Information System
2 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.83%) Fintech
4 13 (8.28%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.18%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.18%) Social Media
6 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.55%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (2.55%) PKI
8 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.27%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.64%) SCADA
10 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.92%) Windows
2 21 (13.38%) Unix
3 18 (11.46%) Linux
4 13 (8.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.82%) Android
6 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.76%) Information Security
2 38 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (22.29%) ITIL
4 31 (19.75%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (17.83%) Security Testing
6 23 (14.65%) OWASP
6 23 (14.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (14.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (14.01%) Secure Coding
7 22 (14.01%) Security Operations
7 22 (14.01%) SIEM
8 20 (12.74%) Security Management
9 17 (10.83%) Ethical Hacking
10 16 (10.19%) SDLC
11 15 (9.55%) Information Security Management
12 13 (8.28%) Risk Management
13 12 (7.64%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.64%) Presales
14 11 (7.01%) Line Management
15 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.01%) C
2 19 (12.10%) Java
3 15 (9.55%) C#
4 13 (8.28%) C++
5 12 (7.64%) Python
6 2 (1.27%) Korn
6 2 (1.27%) PHP
6 2 (1.27%) SQL
6 2 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.64%) Perl
7 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (31.85%) CISSP
2 41 (26.11%) CISM
3 34 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (15.92%) CCNA
5 18 (11.46%) CEH
6 17 (10.83%) CCNP
7 16 (10.19%) CREST Certified
7 16 (10.19%) Degree
7 16 (10.19%) SANS
8 11 (7.01%) CCIE
8 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
8 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
9 10 (6.37%) DV Cleared
10 8 (5.10%) CCSA
10 8 (5.10%) CCSE
11 7 (4.46%) CISA
12 6 (3.82%) CCMSE
12 6 (3.82%) JNCIA
12 6 (3.82%) JNCIP
12 6 (3.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.38%) PCI DSS
3 15 (9.55%) COBIT
4 6 (3.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.10%) Snort
3 8 (5.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Control-M
1 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.27%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.64%) EnCase
2 1 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.64%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.64%) Nessus
2 1 (0.64%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) CheckPoint
2 19 (12.10%) Cisco
3 14 (8.92%) WorldPay
4 13 (8.28%) Fortinet
4 13 (8.28%) VMware
5 12 (7.64%) Juniper
6 11 (7.01%) F5
7 9 (5.73%) Citrix
8 8 (5.10%) Qualys
8 8 (5.10%) Symantec
9 7 (4.46%) Forcepoint
10 6 (3.82%) Dell
10 6 (3.82%) Radware
10 6 (3.82%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.82%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.55%) HP
11 4 (2.55%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.55%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.55%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.55%) SAP
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