The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 109 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 25 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.20% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2013 2187 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.45% 96.86% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1761 1674
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +22 25 £43,000 - 2
Security Specialist
East of England

Security Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 19 days ago