The median annual salary for a Senior Information Security Specialist was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Information Security Specialist
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 928 975
Rank change year-on-year +55 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Specialist 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.04%  
UK excluding London median salary - £75,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Information Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Information Security Specialist 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.

Salary trend for Senior Information Security Specialist 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 26 June 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
England +34 1 £75,000 -
London +22 1 £75,000 -

Senior Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) SAS 70
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Senior Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (100.00%) SAS 70