The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 86 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 24 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.60% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 0
Average salary £43,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Security Specialist
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1457 1565 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.94% 96.78% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1249 1185
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 33 (94.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (88.57%) Information Security
3 29 (82.86%) Windows
3 29 (82.86%) Linux
3 29 (82.86%) Firewall
4 27 (77.14%) Data Protection
4 27 (77.14%) Risk Analysis
5 26 (74.29%) Xen
5 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (74.29%) SaaS
5 26 (74.29%) Legal
5 26 (74.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 26 (74.29%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (74.29%) Information Governance
6 25 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (34.29%) Degree
8 11 (31.43%) HIPAA
9 7 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) ISO27002
11 2 (5.71%) Citrix
12 1 (2.86%) VMware
12 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (2.86%) Life Science
12 1 (2.86%) Big Data
12 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (74.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) Firewall
2 26 (74.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 26 (74.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Linux
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Information Security
2 27 (77.14%) Data Protection
2 27 (77.14%) Risk Analysis
3 26 (74.29%) Information Governance
3 26 (74.29%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (94.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (31.43%) HIPAA
3 4 (11.43%) ISO27002
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
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Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
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Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 25 days ago