The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 251 241 258
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.082% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £37,900 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.80% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7625 7277 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.67% 94.62% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6371 6247 6974
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Norfolk - 5 £37,900 -
Hertfordshire -13 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Information Security
3 16 (53.33%) Network Security
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (33.33%) VPN
6 10 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.00%) CISSP
9 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
9 5 (16.67%) Data Security
9 5 (16.67%) OSPF
9 5 (16.67%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) NetScreen
9 5 (16.67%) CISA
9 5 (16.67%) CISM
9 5 (16.67%) DHCP
9 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 5 (16.67%) Linux

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP R/3
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Network Security
3 10 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) NetScreen
6 5 (16.67%) DHCP
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 5 (16.67%) VLAN
6 5 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (16.67%) DMVPN
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) Data Security
3 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Management
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (16.67%) CISA
4 5 (16.67%) CISM
4 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 5 (16.67%) CCSE
4 5 (16.67%) GPEN
5 4 (13.33%) CCSA
6 3 (10.00%) GWAPT
7 2 (6.67%) GCED
7 2 (6.67%) CSSLP
8 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) COBIT
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
1 10 (33.33%) Citrix
1 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 5 (16.67%) Infoblox
2 5 (16.67%) Imperva
2 5 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) HP