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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Information Security Specialist
Rank 907 981 989
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Specialist 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Median salary £75,000 £85,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
UK excluding London median salary £55,500 - £55,000

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Specialist over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Information Security Specialist
Top 6 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 25 August 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
England +44 7 £75,000 -11.76% 1
London +69 5 £75,000 -11.76% 1
Harrogate - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £51,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
4 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (54.55%) CISM
5 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) SIEM
7 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (27.27%) Database Security
7 3 (27.27%) Data Security
7 3 (27.27%) Marketing
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 1 (9.09%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) Legal
9 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) CEH
9 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (9.09%) CCSP
9 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (9.09%) IBM
9 1 (9.09%) .NET
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 1 (9.09%) Windows
9 1 (9.09%) Linux
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports

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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Data Security
5 3 (27.27%) Database Security
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
7 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (9.09%) OWASP
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
7 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CRISC
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago