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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 492 601 574
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 120 56 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 110 49 72
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
36986 42047 45092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.56% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32143 35731 37576
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 6 £72,500 -9.37% 1
Twickenham - 3 £38,432 -
Docklands, London - 3 £37,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 102 (49.76%) Information Security
2 65 (31.71%) CISSP
3 63 (30.73%) Cybersecurity
4 62 (30.24%) Finance
5 59 (28.78%) Firewall
6 47 (22.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 43 (20.98%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (20.49%) SIEM
9 40 (19.51%) PCI DSS
9 40 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 37 (18.05%) Risk Management
10 37 (18.05%) Windows
11 36 (17.56%) CISM
12 33 (16.10%) Security Operations
13 30 (14.63%) Cisco
14 29 (14.15%) ITIL
15 28 (13.66%) Linux
15 28 (13.66%) Management Information System
15 28 (13.66%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (13.17%) Incident Management
16 27 (13.17%) Network Security
17 26 (12.68%) Data Protection
17 26 (12.68%) CISA
18 23 (11.22%) Java
18 23 (11.22%) Degree
19 22 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (10.24%) CEH
21 20 (9.76%) Security Testing
21 20 (9.76%) Security Architecture
21 20 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.98%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (28.78%) Firewall
2 27 (13.17%) Network Security
3 19 (9.27%) WAN
4 17 (8.29%) LAN
5 16 (7.80%) MPLS
6 14 (6.83%) DNS
7 13 (6.34%) VPN
8 12 (5.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.88%) DHCP
10 10 (4.88%) Internet
10 10 (4.88%) NetScaler
10 10 (4.88%) SNMP
10 10 (4.88%) VLAN
11 9 (4.39%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.90%) BGP
12 8 (3.90%) EIGRP
12 8 (3.90%) Ethernet
12 8 (3.90%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.46%) Big Data
2 2 (0.98%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (4.88%) AppScan
2 3 (1.46%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.49%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
General
1 62 (30.24%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Banking
3 14 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.37%) Marketing
5 6 (2.93%) Billing
6 5 (2.44%) Legal
6 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.44%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.95%) Electronics
7 4 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) .NET
2 5 (2.44%) J2EE
3 4 (1.95%) JNI
3 4 (1.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) JSP
4 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.66%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.37%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.41%) Fintech
8 6 (2.93%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.44%) PMI
10 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.95%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.95%) User Experience
11 3 (1.46%) PKI
12 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.05%) Windows
2 28 (13.66%) Linux
3 15 (7.32%) Unix
4 10 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.44%) Android
7 4 (1.95%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.76%) Information Security
2 63 (30.73%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (22.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 43 (20.98%) Penetration Testing
5 42 (20.49%) SIEM
6 37 (18.05%) Risk Management
7 33 (16.10%) Security Operations
8 29 (14.15%) ITIL
9 28 (13.66%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (13.17%) Incident Management
11 26 (12.68%) Data Protection
12 20 (9.76%) Security Architecture
12 20 (9.76%) Security Testing
12 20 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 19 (9.27%) Malware Analysis
13 19 (9.27%) OWASP
14 17 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (7.32%) Ethical Hacking
15 15 (7.32%) Project Management
15 15 (7.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.22%) Java
2 16 (7.80%) C
3 10 (4.88%) PHP
4 8 (3.90%) C#
5 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.44%) Apple Swift
6 5 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.95%) Perl
7 4 (1.95%) Python
8 3 (1.46%) SQL
8 3 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (0.98%) Korn
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (31.71%) CISSP
2 36 (17.56%) CISM
3 26 (12.68%) CISA
4 23 (11.22%) Degree
5 22 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (10.24%) CEH
7 18 (8.78%) CCNP
7 18 (8.78%) Security Cleared
8 17 (8.29%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.32%) DV Cleared
10 12 (5.85%) SANS
11 10 (4.88%) CCNA
12 9 (4.39%) CCSA
12 9 (4.39%) CCSE
13 7 (3.41%) CCIE
14 6 (2.93%) CCMSE
14 6 (2.93%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.93%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.93%) JNCIS
15 5 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 40 (19.51%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.88%) COBIT
3 6 (2.93%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.46%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) vCloud
4 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (6.34%) Nessus
2 8 (3.90%) HP Fortify
3 7 (3.41%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.98%) Control-M
4 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.49%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.49%) Proventia
5 1 (0.49%) QRadar
5 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (14.63%) Cisco
2 17 (8.29%) CheckPoint
3 16 (7.80%) Qualys
4 12 (5.85%) Citrix
4 12 (5.85%) Juniper
4 12 (5.85%) Symantec
4 12 (5.85%) VMware
5 11 (5.37%) Fortinet
6 10 (4.88%) F5
6 10 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.39%) SAP
8 8 (3.90%) Intel Security
9 7 (3.41%) Computacenter
10 6 (2.93%) HP
10 6 (2.93%) Splunk
11 5 (2.44%) ArcSight
11 5 (2.44%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.44%) Dell
11 5 (2.44%) Radware
11 5 (2.44%) Veracode
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago