The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - 111 108
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.38% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.40% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Average salary - £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Security Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1272 1753 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.64% 96.37% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1432 1154
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Online Betting
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Online Betting
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH