The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 133 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.043% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2163 1991 1906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.72% 94.23% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1533 1596
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 3 (21.43%) SSCP
5 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.14%) ISMS
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) ISMS
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) BCP
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) SSCP
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) CCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.14%) F5