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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 95 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.67% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1441 1712 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.17% 95.01% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1486 1676
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 10 (83.33%) DMVPN
3 9 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
4 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
5 6 (50.00%) Network Design
5 6 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (41.67%) Coaching
6 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) PKI
7 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) DMVPN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 9 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (50.00%) Network Design
3 6 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco