The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 633 663 609
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.83%
Senior 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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Senior Security Specialist
England

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) GIAC
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) SSCP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) GIAC
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SSCP
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
Brentford
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago