The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 176 216 227
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 24 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 4
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £22,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
4072 5057 5546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.90% 95.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3204 4025 3785
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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 Security Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 - 14 £45,000 -
Maidenhead -6 2 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Slough +16 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 38 (66.67%) Information Security
2 26 (45.61%) CISSP
3 23 (40.35%) Unix
4 20 (35.09%) CISM
5 19 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 19 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
6 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (29.82%) Firewall
7 16 (28.07%) IaaS
8 15 (26.32%) SABSA
8 15 (26.32%) TOGAF
9 14 (24.56%) ISSAP
9 14 (24.56%) Cyber Attack
10 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
11 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (21.05%) SIEM
12 9 (15.79%) ArcSight
12 9 (15.79%) CISA
13 7 (12.28%) Network Security
13 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
13 7 (12.28%) Cisco
14 6 (10.53%) Windows
14 6 (10.53%) Security Management
14 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (10.53%) Security Operations
15 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
15 5 (8.77%) Nessus

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 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) Network Security
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
1 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) OAuth
2 1 (1.75%) SAML
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Unix
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Information Security
2 19 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (26.32%) SABSA
4 15 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 12 (21.05%) SIEM
6 6 (10.53%) Security Management
6 6 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
1 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C++
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) CISSP
2 20 (35.09%) CISM
3 14 (24.56%) ISSAP
4 9 (15.79%) CISA
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
7 3 (5.26%) CCNA
7 3 (5.26%) GIAC
7 3 (5.26%) PCI QSA
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) CCNP
8 2 (3.51%) IISP
9 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
2 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Nessus
2 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.26%) Nexpose
2 3 (5.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) ArcSight
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) Juniper
5 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.26%) Tufin
6 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.51%) Qualys
6 2 (3.51%) Splunk
7 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago