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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 142 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Median salary £53,750 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Security Specialist
West Midlands

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
2388 1811 2248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.60% 96.64% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1533 1934
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 September 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Birmingham region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) CISSP
2 15 (65.22%) Information Security
3 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
4 12 (52.17%) CISM
5 11 (47.83%) CISA
5 11 (47.83%) SIEM
6 10 (43.48%) Security Operations
7 8 (34.78%) CEH
7 8 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (30.43%) PKI
8 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) ITIL
8 7 (30.43%) Information Security Management
8 7 (30.43%) Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) GPG13
9 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Security Auditing
9 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
9 6 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (26.09%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (26.09%) Server Hardening
10 5 (21.74%) Presales
10 5 (21.74%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (21.74%) Big Data
10 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
2 5 (21.74%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (47.83%) SIEM
4 10 (43.48%) Security Operations
5 8 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Information Security Management
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Security Management
7 6 (26.09%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (26.09%) Security Auditing
7 6 (26.09%) Server Hardening
7 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
7 6 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 5 (21.74%) Presales
9 4 (17.39%) Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) CISM
3 11 (47.83%) CISA
4 8 (34.78%) CEH
5 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) CCFP
7 1 (4.35%) CCNA
7 1 (4.35%) CGEIT
7 1 (4.35%) CHFI
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) GCFA
7 1 (4.35%) GCFE
7 1 (4.35%) GCIH
7 1 (4.35%) GREM
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
2 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (26.09%) GPG13
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Mercator
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) Sun
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 18 days ago