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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 204 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 0
Median salary £60,000 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.04%
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
4293 4813 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.69% 95.65% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3475 3653 3687
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 £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Reading +24 4 £55,000 -
Slough - 3 £60,000 -
IT Security Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) CISSP
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) Nessus
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) GIAC
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Nexpose
7 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) SABSA
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
1 3 (25.00%) Nexpose
1 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Radware
4 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) Tufin
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