The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 137 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.18% - 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £56,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +56.25%
IT Security Specialist
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2117 1961 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.60% 96.65% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1807 1573 1486
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IT Security Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Security Specialist
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
IT Security Specialist
East of England

IT Security Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Nmap
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Retail

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Nmap