The table below looks at the statistics for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Security Specialist
Rank 912 913 914
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 23 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.023% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 23
Average salary £80,000 £48,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.10% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the UK.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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
England +19 23 £80,000 +64.10% 3
London +7 21 £80,000 +64.10% 3
City of London - 3 £65,000 - 1
South East +16 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Berkshire -9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £42,500 -

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Application 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 Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Security Testing
2 20 (74.07%) Secure Coding
3 19 (70.37%) OWASP
4 14 (51.85%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) .NET
5 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) C#
6 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (40.74%) SDLC
7 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
7 11 (40.74%) C
7 11 (40.74%) C++
7 11 (40.74%) Struts
7 11 (40.74%) Python
7 11 (40.74%) Financial Institution
7 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
7 11 (40.74%) Spring
8 9 (33.33%) Information Security
9 8 (29.63%) Firewall
9 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
10 7 (25.93%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (22.22%) CISSP
12 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) CISM
12 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
13 4 (14.81%) Social Media
13 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Application 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 Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) IPv6
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) Spring
2 11 (40.74%) Struts
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Security Testing
2 20 (74.07%) Secure Coding
3 19 (70.37%) OWASP
4 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (40.74%) SDLC
6 9 (33.33%) Information Security
7 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.93%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (7.41%) SIEM
11 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
12 1 (3.70%) CRM
12 1 (3.70%) MVC
12 1 (3.70%) OOP
12 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
12 1 (3.70%) Trend Analysis
12 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) C
3 11 (40.74%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) CEH
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.81%) SSCP
4 1 (3.70%) SANS
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco
1 1 (3.70%) Juniper
1 1 (3.70%) Qualys
1 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
1 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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