The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 236 267 278
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 11 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.16% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Median salary £48,500 £44,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.37% -10.50%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6341 7477 7973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 97.41% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5411 6222 6672
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Security Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 8 £56,000 -
Hertfordshire +24 2 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Information Security
5 10 (45.45%) Network Security
5 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
5 10 (45.45%) Juniper
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 9 (40.91%) F5
7 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) SSL
7 8 (36.36%) CCNP
7 8 (36.36%) IPsec
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) CISSP
8 7 (31.82%) OSPF
8 7 (31.82%) BGP
8 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
8 7 (31.82%) RIP
8 7 (31.82%) SNMP
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (31.82%) SSH
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (31.82%) HSRP
8 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (31.82%) Threat Detection

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (45.45%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) IPsec
4 8 (36.36%) SSL
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) BGP
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
5 7 (31.82%) HSRP
5 7 (31.82%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) RIP
5 7 (31.82%) SNMP
5 7 (31.82%) SSH
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.55%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team
2 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (31.82%) Threat Detection
4 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (27.27%) Information Governance
5 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) SIEM
9 1 (4.55%) IT Audit
9 1 (4.55%) Network Design
9 1 (4.55%) Threat Modelling
9 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) CISA
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 9 (40.91%) F5
4 5 (22.73%) Qualys
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
Hertfordshire
Acumin Consulting
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