The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had IT Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank - 236 234
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Median salary - £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £56,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-21.77% +20.96%
IT Security Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3867 5794 5631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.04% 96.01% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2979 4725 3847
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured IT Security Specialist in the job title.

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the Berkshire region.

IT Security Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT 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 across the Berkshire region featuring IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Tufin
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (50.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (50.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Tufin