The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank - - 158
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
2199 1832 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.58% 96.73% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1400 2446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001