The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 212 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 16 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.038% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.040% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 11
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +11.11%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Maidenhead - 9 £70,000 - 1
Reading +3 5 - -
Newbury - 4 £62,500 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security
3 7 (31.82%) SIEM
4 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) CISM
5 5 (22.73%) CISSP
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Database Security
6 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (13.64%) B2B
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Business Development

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.09%) German Language
4 2 (9.09%) Polish Language
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) SIEM
2 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
2 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) Database Security
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) B2B
4 3 (13.64%) Business Development
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Online Security
6 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISM
1 5 (22.73%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) ACCA
5 1 (4.55%) CIMA
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) Juniper
2 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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