The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 87 97
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.08% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 888 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.71% 96.31% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 730 609 799
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CEH