The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 205 201 205
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.037% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 22
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5080 5112 5698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.94% 93.51% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3642 4092 4794
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 2 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 11 (84.62%) CISM
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) Broadband
5 5 (38.46%) Smartphone
6 4 (30.77%) 4G
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) 3G
7 2 (15.38%) PKI
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) CISA
7 2 (15.38%) SIEM
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Database Security
8 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) Broadband
3 4 (30.77%) 4G
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Smartphone
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 11 (84.62%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
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