The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Information Security Specialist
Rank 908 977 990
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Specialist 3 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London median salary - £64,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.36%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Senior Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Senior Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Specialist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
London +38 3 £75,000 -11.76%
England +36 3 £75,000 -11.76%

Senior Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior Information 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 featuring Senior Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Database Security
4 3 (42.86%) Data Security
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock
6 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
6 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
6 1 (14.29%) CISA

Senior Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Database Security
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CA
1 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle