The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Information 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 Senior Information 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Information Security Specialist
Rank 894 - 894
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Specialist 11 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - £37,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Specialist over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Information Security Specialist
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Specialist within the UK 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
(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
England - 8 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £55,000 -
South East - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £55,000 -
London - 2 £60,000 -
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Information Security Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Information 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 Information Security Specialist in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (85.71%) CISSP
3 11 (78.57%) PKI
3 11 (78.57%) SIEM
3 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) DV Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) CISA
4 10 (71.43%) CISM
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
7 1 (7.14%) GPG13
7 1 (7.14%) Advertising
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System

Senior Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (78.57%) SIEM
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CISSP
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) DV Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) CISA
3 10 (71.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle