The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 888 866 894
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 31 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 10
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -35.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+23.37% -35.83%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Specialist
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 30 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Yorkshire -19 13 £46,250 -
London -36 12 £70,000 -12.50%
City of London - 11 £70,000 -
North Yorkshire - 10 £45,000 -
York - 9 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -32 3 £52,500 -
North West +2 2 £35,000 - 1
South East -13 2 £65,000 +68.83%
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 - 1
Leeds -25 1 - -

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Security Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.32%) Firewall
3 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
4 19 (30.65%) Cisco
5 18 (29.03%) Information Security
5 18 (29.03%) Risk Management
6 17 (27.42%) Finance
7 14 (22.58%) CCNP
7 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (20.97%) CISSP
8 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (19.35%) F5
10 11 (17.74%) Juniper
11 10 (16.13%) CCSE
12 9 (14.52%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (14.52%) Network Security
12 9 (14.52%) Linux
12 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
12 9 (14.52%) OSPF
13 8 (12.90%) Information Security Management
13 8 (12.90%) Security Management
13 8 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (11.29%) ISMS
14 7 (11.29%) RMADS
14 7 (11.29%) Banking
14 7 (11.29%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
14 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (14.52%) OSPF
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (14.52%) Network Security
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (8.06%) DNS
6 4 (6.45%) DHCP
6 4 (6.45%) IPsec
6 4 (6.45%) IP Telephony
6 4 (6.45%) BGP
6 4 (6.45%) NetScreen
6 4 (6.45%) Unified Communications
6 4 (6.45%) DMVPN
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (6.45%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) RMADS
2 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Risk Management
1 18 (29.03%) Information Security
2 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.90%) Information Security Management
3 8 (12.90%) Security Management
3 8 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (11.29%) ISMS
4 7 (11.29%) Service Management
5 6 (9.68%) SIEM
6 5 (8.06%) Identity Management
6 5 (8.06%) OOD
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) OOP
6 5 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.06%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Cyber Security
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) CCNP
2 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (20.97%) CISSP
4 10 (16.13%) CCSE
5 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) CSSLP
7 4 (6.45%) CCSP
7 4 (6.45%) CCNA
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.84%) CCSA
9 2 (3.23%) CISM
9 2 (3.23%) CEH
9 2 (3.23%) SSCP
10 1 (1.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.45%) XenServer
2 3 (4.84%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.23%) Snort
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Nessus
1 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
1 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
2 19 (30.65%) Cisco
3 12 (19.35%) F5
4 11 (17.74%) Juniper
5 5 (8.06%) IronPort
5 5 (8.06%) McAfee
6 4 (6.45%) Infoblox
6 4 (6.45%) Imperva
6 4 (6.45%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) VMware
7 3 (4.84%) Websense
8 2 (3.23%) Qualys
8 2 (3.23%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) Splunk
8 2 (3.23%) Lumension
8 2 (3.23%) Becrypt
8 2 (3.23%) LogRhythm
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