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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 197 206 210
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 27 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 15
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
4593 5115 5445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.77% 95.15% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 3772 3946
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +20 14 £52,500 -8.69%
Maidenhead +6 4 - -
Slough - 3 £60,000 - 2
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (40.82%) Information Security
2 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) CISSP
4 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (24.49%) CISA
6 11 (22.45%) CCSE
6 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
7 9 (18.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (18.37%) CCIE
7 9 (18.37%) Windows
7 9 (18.37%) F5
7 9 (18.37%) SIEM
7 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
7 9 (18.37%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
8 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
10 6 (12.24%) Network Security
10 6 (12.24%) CISM
10 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
11 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
12 4 (8.16%) Unix
12 4 (8.16%) Security Management

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 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (18.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security
4 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) MPLS
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) BGP
7 1 (2.04%) DNS
7 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.04%) IPv6
7 1 (2.04%) OSPF
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Information Security
2 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.37%) SIEM
3 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.16%) Coaching
5 4 (8.16%) Security Management
6 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security Management
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.12%) SABSA
6 3 (6.12%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.08%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) CISSP
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (24.49%) CISA
4 11 (22.45%) CCSE
5 9 (18.37%) CCIE
6 6 (12.24%) CISM
7 3 (6.12%) Degree
7 3 (6.12%) ISSAP
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) CCNA
8 2 (4.08%) CCNP
8 2 (4.08%) CCSA
8 2 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.08%) GIAC
9 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) GSEC
9 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.08%) Nessus
2 2 (4.08%) Nexpose
2 2 (4.08%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.37%) F5
4 4 (8.16%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Qualys
7 1 (2.04%) Radware
7 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £75,000 per annum OTE £150k, Car, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago