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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 235 268 277
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 11 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 11
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
6274 7255 8200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.83% 97.66% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5278 5990 6820
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 6 £56,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £43,000 -
Hertfordshire +21 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 33 (82.50%) Firewall
2 31 (77.50%) Information Security
3 27 (67.50%) Windows
4 26 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (57.50%) Data Protection
6 23 (57.50%) Linux
7 20 (50.00%) Xen
7 20 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (50.00%) Legal
7 20 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
7 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (50.00%) SaaS
7 20 (50.00%) Information Governance
8 19 (47.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (30.00%) Network Security
10 10 (25.00%) Cisco
11 9 (22.50%) CISSP
11 9 (22.50%) ITIL
11 9 (22.50%) HIPAA
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
12 8 (20.00%) Juniper
13 7 (17.50%) F5
14 6 (15.00%) SIEM
14 6 (15.00%) IPsec
14 6 (15.00%) Finance
14 6 (15.00%) SSL
14 6 (15.00%) VPN
14 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (15.00%) CCNP

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 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (82.50%) Firewall
2 25 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (30.00%) Network Security
4 6 (15.00%) IPsec
4 6 (15.00%) SSL
4 6 (15.00%) VPN
5 5 (12.50%) BGP
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 5 (12.50%) HSRP
5 5 (12.50%) OSPF
5 5 (12.50%) RIP
5 5 (12.50%) SNMP
5 5 (12.50%) SSH
5 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.00%) DNS
6 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 20 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 23 (57.50%) Data Protection
3 20 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 20 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 19 (47.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (15.00%) SIEM
7 5 (12.50%) Threat Detection
7 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (7.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (7.50%) High Availability
9 3 (7.50%) IT Audit
9 3 (7.50%) Threat Modelling
10 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CISA
4 2 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (22.50%) HIPAA
3 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Nessus
1 4 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Juniper
3 7 (17.50%) F5
4 3 (7.50%) Qualys
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto