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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 510 613 586
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 114 55 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98 49 75
Median salary £73,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £86,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
36269 42190 43955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.80% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31416 35930 36568
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +52 9 £61,000 -18.66% 2
Docklands, London - 6 £37,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 107 (49.54%) Information Security
2 70 (32.41%) CISSP
2 70 (32.41%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (29.63%) Firewall
4 61 (28.24%) Finance
5 50 (23.15%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 43 (19.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 40 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 39 (18.06%) SIEM
10 37 (17.13%) Windows
11 36 (16.67%) PCI DSS
12 34 (15.74%) Cisco
13 33 (15.28%) Network Security
14 32 (14.81%) Security Operations
15 30 (13.89%) CISM
16 29 (13.43%) Incident Management
17 28 (12.96%) CEH
18 27 (12.50%) Management Information System
19 26 (12.04%) VPN
19 26 (12.04%) Ethical Hacking
20 25 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (11.57%) Linux
21 24 (11.11%) Data Protection
22 23 (10.65%) Degree
22 23 (10.65%) CISA
22 23 (10.65%) Vulnerability Management
23 22 (10.19%) Java
23 22 (10.19%) OWASP
23 22 (10.19%) Intrusion Detection

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 7 (3.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) assyst
2 2 (0.93%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (29.63%) Firewall
2 33 (15.28%) Network Security
3 26 (12.04%) VPN
4 22 (10.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (8.33%) DNS
6 16 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.41%) WAN
7 15 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (6.48%) LAN
8 14 (6.48%) VLAN
9 13 (6.02%) MPLS
10 12 (5.56%) Wireless
11 10 (4.63%) DHCP
11 10 (4.63%) NetScaler
11 10 (4.63%) SNMP
11 10 (4.63%) SSL
12 9 (4.17%) HTTP
13 8 (3.70%) Ethernet
13 8 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.39%) Big Data
1 3 (1.39%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) AppScan
2 3 (1.39%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.46%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 61 (28.24%) Finance
2 14 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.02%) Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Legal
4 7 (3.24%) Marketing
5 6 (2.78%) Billing
5 6 (2.78%) Law
6 5 (2.31%) Retail
7 4 (1.85%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.78%) .NET
2 5 (2.31%) J2EE
3 4 (1.85%) JNI
3 4 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (5.09%) Cyber Attack
4 10 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.24%) Cryptography
6 7 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.31%) Fintech
7 5 (2.31%) PMI
7 5 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.85%) User Experience
9 3 (1.39%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.13%) Windows
2 25 (11.57%) Linux
3 12 (5.56%) Unix
4 8 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.31%) Android
7 4 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (49.54%) Information Security
2 70 (32.41%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (23.15%) Penetration Testing
4 45 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 40 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 39 (18.06%) SIEM
7 32 (14.81%) Security Operations
8 29 (13.43%) Incident Management
9 26 (12.04%) Ethical Hacking
10 24 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 23 (10.65%) Vulnerability Management
12 22 (10.19%) OWASP
13 21 (9.72%) ITIL
13 21 (9.72%) Malware Analysis
14 20 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (9.26%) Security Testing
14 20 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 18 (8.33%) SDLC
15 18 (8.33%) Security Architecture
16 16 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.19%) Java
2 13 (6.02%) C
3 11 (5.09%) PHP
4 9 (4.17%) SQL
5 8 (3.70%) C#
6 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.31%) Apple Swift
7 5 (2.31%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.85%) Python
9 3 (1.39%) Perl
9 3 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (32.41%) CISSP
2 30 (13.89%) CISM
3 28 (12.96%) CEH
4 25 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (10.65%) CISA
5 23 (10.65%) Degree
6 21 (9.72%) CCNP
7 19 (8.80%) SANS
8 14 (6.48%) Security Cleared
9 13 (6.02%) SC Cleared
10 12 (5.56%) DV Cleared
11 11 (5.09%) CCNA
11 11 (5.09%) GIAC
12 10 (4.63%) CCSA
12 10 (4.63%) CCSE
13 7 (3.24%) CCIE
14 6 (2.78%) CCMSE
14 6 (2.78%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.78%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (19.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.85%) COBIT
5 3 (1.39%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.70%) vCloud
4 4 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (6.02%) Nessus
2 8 (3.70%) HP Fortify
3 7 (3.24%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.46%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.46%) Proventia
5 1 (0.46%) QRadar
5 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 34 (15.74%) Cisco
2 19 (8.80%) CheckPoint
3 18 (8.33%) Citrix
4 17 (7.87%) VMware
5 15 (6.94%) Qualys
6 13 (6.02%) Juniper
6 13 (6.02%) Symantec
7 12 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 10 (4.63%) F5
8 10 (4.63%) Fortinet
8 10 (4.63%) Intel Security
9 9 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 9 (4.17%) Computacenter
10 7 (3.24%) SAP
10 7 (3.24%) Splunk
11 6 (2.78%) ArcSight
12 5 (2.31%) Veracode
13 4 (1.85%) HP
14 3 (1.39%) Forcepoint
14 3 (1.39%) ScanSafe
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago