The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
North West / Cheshire
Rank 83 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Median salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
982 1235 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.75% 95.29% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1067 1438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Aruba
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco