The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 116 108 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -36.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1614 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 94.55% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1320 1952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
North West

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Warrington -21 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Runcorn - 2 £55,000 -
Security Specialist
North West

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) SIEM
2 13 (81.25%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (81.25%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (81.25%) Splunk
2 13 (81.25%) Cyber Security
2 13 (81.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 13 (81.25%) Becrypt
2 13 (81.25%) LogRhythm
2 13 (81.25%) Lumension
2 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Juniper
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Symantec
2 13 (81.25%) McAfee
2 13 (81.25%) Websense
2 13 (81.25%) Blue Coat
2 13 (81.25%) Nessus
2 13 (81.25%) Snort
2 13 (81.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (81.25%) IronPort
2 13 (81.25%) Qualys
3 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Retail
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
1 13 (81.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 7 (43.75%) HTTPS
2 7 (43.75%) SSL
2 7 (43.75%) HTTP
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) SIEM
2 13 (81.25%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (81.25%) Cyber Security
3 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) SSCP
3 6 (37.50%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Snort
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Nessus
1 13 (81.25%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (81.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
1 13 (81.25%) Juniper
1 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
1 13 (81.25%) Symantec
1 13 (81.25%) McAfee
1 13 (81.25%) Websense
1 13 (81.25%) Blue Coat
1 13 (81.25%) IronPort
1 13 (81.25%) Qualys
1 13 (81.25%) Splunk
1 13 (81.25%) Lumension
1 13 (81.25%) Becrypt
1 13 (81.25%) LogRhythm
2 7 (43.75%) Fujitsu