The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 601 522 637
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 64 93 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 15
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £37,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £97,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47128 43468 52649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.93% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38864 36712 45646
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 27 £56,000 -13.84% 1
Brentford - 1 £62,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 83 (51.88%) Information Security
2 76 (47.50%) CISSP
3 60 (37.50%) Firewall
4 51 (31.88%) Network Security
5 47 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (24.38%) Finance
7 38 (23.75%) Management Information System
8 35 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
9 32 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 31 (19.38%) CheckPoint
11 29 (18.13%) Cisco
12 27 (16.88%) Blue Coat
12 27 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 24 (15.00%) Degree
13 24 (15.00%) Juniper
13 24 (15.00%) Windows
14 22 (13.75%) F5
15 21 (13.13%) TCP/IP
15 21 (13.13%) Ethical Hacking
16 20 (12.50%) Law
16 20 (12.50%) Service Delivery
16 20 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
17 19 (11.88%) CEH
18 18 (11.25%) Banking
18 18 (11.25%) CCNA
18 18 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (10.63%) CISM
20 16 (10.00%) CCNP
21 15 (9.38%) CCSP

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 60 (37.50%) Firewall
2 51 (31.88%) Network Security
3 27 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (13.13%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 15 (9.38%) Internet
7 8 (5.00%) VPN
8 7 (4.38%) VLAN
9 6 (3.75%) Wireless
9 6 (3.75%) DMZ
10 5 (3.13%) WPA2
10 5 (3.13%) DNS
10 5 (3.13%) WEP
10 5 (3.13%) WPA
11 4 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.50%) WAN
11 4 (2.50%) LAN
11 4 (2.50%) Intranet
12 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (24.38%) Finance
2 20 (12.50%) Law
3 18 (11.25%) Banking
4 12 (7.50%) Legal
4 12 (7.50%) Advertising
5 8 (5.00%) Retail
6 7 (4.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.88%) Publishing
8 2 (1.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 5 (3.13%) .NET
2 4 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.63%) Cryptography
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) CMDB
4 5 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.50%) EFT
6 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.25%) CESG
7 2 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.25%) RMADS
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.00%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) UNIX
3 10 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.88%) Information Security
2 35 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 21 (13.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 20 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.75%) Data Protection
7 13 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.25%) Cyber Security
10 9 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (5.00%) ITIL
11 8 (5.00%) Change Control
11 8 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
12 7 (4.38%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.75%) Business Continuity
13 6 (3.75%) OOD
13 6 (3.75%) OOP
13 6 (3.75%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (3.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.13%) Java
2 4 (2.50%) C
3 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (47.50%) CISSP
2 24 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.00%) Degree
3 19 (11.88%) CEH
4 18 (11.25%) CCNA
4 18 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (10.63%) CISM
6 16 (10.00%) CCNP
7 15 (9.38%) CCSP
7 15 (9.38%) CCSA
8 14 (8.75%) GIAC
9 7 (4.38%) PCI QSA
10 6 (3.75%) CSSLP
11 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.13%) MCSE
11 5 (3.13%) CISA
12 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.88%) Security+ Certification
14 2 (1.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.75%) COBIT
3 4 (2.50%) QA
3 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) Snort
2 2 (1.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.63%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.25%) Nessus
3 2 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) CheckPoint
2 29 (18.13%) Cisco
3 27 (16.88%) Blue Coat
4 24 (15.00%) Juniper
5 22 (13.75%) F5
6 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.13%) McAfee
8 5 (3.13%) IronPort
8 5 (3.13%) Symantec
8 5 (3.13%) IBM
9 4 (2.50%) Sun
9 4 (2.50%) HP
9 4 (2.50%) Compaq
9 4 (2.50%) Qualys
10 3 (1.88%) Oracle
10 3 (1.88%) Websense
11 2 (1.25%) CA
11 2 (1.25%) Citrix
11 2 (1.25%) Splunk
11 2 (1.25%) Lumension
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Santander
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago