The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 155 178 159
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 21 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.054% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.056% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Security Specialist
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3545 3584 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.17% 96.68% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2943 2999 2575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Security Specialist
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Northamptonshire +11 17 £48,750 +8.33%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 15 (71.43%) Network Security
4 14 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (42.86%) Open Source
6 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.52%) Linux
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) WSDL
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco
9 2 (9.52%) CISSP
9 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
9 2 (9.52%) SAML
9 2 (9.52%) Internet
9 2 (9.52%) PKI
9 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (9.52%) CISM

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Network Security
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) OAuth
3 2 (9.52%) OpenID
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) WSDL
3 2 (9.52%) SAML
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
1 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (42.86%) Open Source
5 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (4.76%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
1 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
1 2 (9.52%) F5