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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Information Security Specialist
UK
Rank 845 - 939
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Specialist 1 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% - 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 14
Median salary £80,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £52,500

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 £80,000 -
England - 1 £80,000 -

Senior Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (55.56%) CISSP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Data Privacy
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) CISM
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) CA
7 2 (22.22%) NetIQ
7 2 (22.22%) CISA
7 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) SailPoint
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management

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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) Data Privacy
3 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) ForgeRock
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) NetIQ
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle