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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank - - 153
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
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
2113 2254 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.27% 96.57% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1838 2010
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Security Specialist in the 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 Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 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