The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 643 591 631
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.006% 0.025% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.027% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £75,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -28.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £57,900
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £82,500 £93,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.83% -1.36%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Security Specialist
England

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the London region.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in London

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 2 £80,000 +23.07%
Senior Security Specialist
England

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) OOD
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) CSSLP
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) OOD
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CSSLP
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) CISM
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat