The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 110 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.093% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.097% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £31,250 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £40,250 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1708 2071 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.66% 95.97% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1690 1535
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (88.24%) CISSP
2 15 (88.24%) CISM
2 15 (88.24%) Threat Detection
3 14 (82.35%) Information Security
4 11 (64.71%) Security Operations
5 10 (58.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (52.94%) Network Security
6 9 (52.94%) GIAC
6 9 (52.94%) CEH
6 9 (52.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) Unix
7 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 8 (47.06%) CCNA
7 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
7 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 8 (47.06%) GCIA
7 8 (47.06%) GCIH
7 8 (47.06%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (47.06%) Change Control
7 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (47.06%) SANS
7 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
7 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (41.18%) Identity Access Management

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (52.94%) Network Security
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
3 7 (41.18%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (88.24%) Threat Detection
3 14 (82.35%) Information Security
4 11 (64.71%) Security Operations
5 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (47.06%) Change Control
6 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
6 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (41.18%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (41.18%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (41.18%) Security Auditing
7 7 (41.18%) Server Hardening
7 7 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
8 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Presales
8 5 (29.41%) Security Management
9 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CISM
1 15 (88.24%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
2 9 (52.94%) CEH
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) GIAC
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) GCIA
3 8 (47.06%) GCIH
3 8 (47.06%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (47.06%) SANS
4 7 (41.18%) CISA
4 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) GCFA
5 1 (5.88%) GCFE
5 1 (5.88%) GREM
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) GPG13
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
1 1 (5.88%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago