The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 120 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 7 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% 1.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 0
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1874 1919 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.17% 93.66% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1697 1381
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
West Midlands

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Information Security
4 10 (55.56%) SIEM
5 9 (50.00%) CISM
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) UNIX
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) ACSA
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) CCSP
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco
10 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 3 (16.67%) Symantec
10 3 (16.67%) CCSE
10 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (16.67%) CEH
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
1 10 (55.56%) SIEM
2 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) CISM
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) ACSA
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
6 3 (16.67%) CCSP
6 3 (16.67%) CCSE
6 3 (16.67%) CEH
7 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) CISA
8 1 (5.56%) MCP
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Websense
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