The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 140 155 140
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.091% 0.043% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.045% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2091 2242 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.22% 96.60% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1829 1986
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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Borehamwood - 2 £40,000 -
Security Specialist
East of England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Nessus
2 6 (75.00%) Nmap
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Extreme Networks

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 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Nessus
1 6 (75.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper