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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 155 142 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.083% 0.081% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
2297 2372 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 95.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1982 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Security Specialist
East of England

Security Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro