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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 530 588 638
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 103 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 96 60 52
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,850 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,500 £74,750
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -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
37841 42597 47827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32935 36039 40070
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 2 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 2 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 +45 18 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Twickenham - 3 £38,432 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 82 (43.16%) Information Security
2 71 (37.37%) CISSP
3 59 (31.05%) Firewall
4 52 (27.37%) Finance
5 51 (26.84%) CISM
6 49 (25.79%) Cybersecurity
7 47 (24.74%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 35 (18.42%) Network Security
10 34 (17.89%) PCI DSS
10 34 (17.89%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (17.37%) Management Information System
11 33 (17.37%) ITIL
12 32 (16.84%) Windows
12 32 (16.84%) SIEM
13 31 (16.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 31 (16.32%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (15.79%) Security Operations
15 25 (13.16%) Degree
16 24 (12.63%) Linux
16 24 (12.63%) Java
16 24 (12.63%) Risk Management
17 23 (12.11%) Cisco
18 22 (11.58%) CEH
18 22 (11.58%) SANS
19 21 (11.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 21 (11.05%) Incident Management
19 21 (11.05%) Security Testing
19 21 (11.05%) C
19 21 (11.05%) CISA

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 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (31.05%) Firewall
2 35 (18.42%) Network Security
3 16 (8.42%) WAN
4 15 (7.89%) LAN
5 14 (7.37%) MPLS
6 11 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (5.26%) Internet
8 9 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (4.74%) VLAN
9 8 (4.21%) BGP
9 8 (4.21%) BIG-IP
9 8 (4.21%) DHCP
9 8 (4.21%) DNS
9 8 (4.21%) EIGRP
9 8 (4.21%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.21%) Fast Ethernet
9 8 (4.21%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 8 (4.21%) SNMP
9 8 (4.21%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.21%) RDBMS
1 8 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) AppScan
2 1 (0.53%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (27.37%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Banking
2 13 (6.84%) Marketing
3 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.21%) Retail
5 7 (3.68%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.16%) Billing
6 6 (3.16%) Electronics
7 4 (2.11%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.58%) Legal
9 2 (1.05%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.84%) .NET
2 7 (3.68%) Spring
2 7 (3.68%) Struts
3 5 (2.63%) J2EE
4 4 (2.11%) JNI
4 4 (2.11%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) Ajax
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) JSP
5 1 (0.53%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.37%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.00%) Fintech
4 14 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.21%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.11%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.58%) PKI
9 3 (1.58%) PMI
9 3 (1.58%) User Experience
10 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.05%) Social Media
11 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.84%) Windows
2 24 (12.63%) Linux
3 16 (8.42%) Unix
4 8 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.63%) Android
6 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (43.16%) Information Security
2 49 (25.79%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (24.74%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (17.89%) Vulnerability Management
5 33 (17.37%) ITIL
6 32 (16.84%) SIEM
7 31 (16.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 30 (15.79%) Security Operations
9 24 (12.63%) Risk Management
10 21 (11.05%) Incident Management
10 21 (11.05%) Security Testing
10 21 (11.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 18 (9.47%) Data Protection
11 18 (9.47%) OWASP
12 16 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (8.42%) Security Architecture
13 15 (7.89%) Security Management
14 14 (7.37%) Information Security Management
14 14 (7.37%) Secure Coding
15 13 (6.84%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.63%) Java
2 21 (11.05%) C
3 15 (7.89%) C#
4 10 (5.26%) Python
5 8 (4.21%) C++
6 5 (2.63%) Apple Swift
6 5 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.58%) PHP
8 3 (1.58%) SQL
8 3 (1.58%) VB
9 2 (1.05%) Korn
9 2 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) Scala
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (37.37%) CISSP
2 51 (26.84%) CISM
3 31 (16.32%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (13.16%) Degree
5 22 (11.58%) CEH
5 22 (11.58%) SANS
6 21 (11.05%) CISA
7 20 (10.53%) CCNP
8 17 (8.95%) CCNA
9 15 (7.89%) CREST Certified
9 15 (7.89%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.89%) Security Cleared
10 14 (7.37%) DV Cleared
11 11 (5.79%) CCIE
12 8 (4.21%) CCSA
12 8 (4.21%) CCSE
13 6 (3.16%) CCMSE
13 6 (3.16%) JNCIA
13 6 (3.16%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.16%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (17.89%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.32%) COBIT
4 6 (3.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.58%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.74%) Snort
4 8 (4.21%) vCloud
5 4 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) Nessus
2 5 (2.63%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.58%) HP Fortify
4 2 (1.05%) Control-M
4 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.53%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.53%) Proventia
5 1 (0.53%) QRadar
5 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (12.11%) Cisco
2 17 (8.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (8.42%) Qualys
4 14 (7.37%) WorldPay
5 13 (6.84%) Juniper
6 11 (5.79%) Fortinet
6 11 (5.79%) Symantec
6 11 (5.79%) VMware
7 10 (5.26%) Citrix
7 10 (5.26%) F5
8 8 (4.21%) SAP
9 6 (3.16%) Dell
9 6 (3.16%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.16%) Radware
9 6 (3.16%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.16%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.11%) HP
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle
10 4 (2.11%) Splunk
11 3 (1.58%) IBM
South West London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £44,000 - £66,000 base + healthcare + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £66,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £74000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago