The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 146 133 142
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.081% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2377 1999 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.85% 94.34% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1586 2049
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
East of England

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNA
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Information Security
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) CISSP
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) CISA
6 5 (38.46%) CISM
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) GPEN
7 4 (30.77%) Nessus
7 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (30.77%) Nmap
7 4 (30.77%) CCSA
8 3 (23.08%) GWAPT
9 2 (15.38%) GCED
9 2 (15.38%) CSSLP
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 1 (7.69%) Banking
10 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 1 (7.69%) Security Management

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (76.92%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
3 5 (38.46%) CISA
3 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) GPEN
4 4 (30.77%) CCSA
5 3 (23.08%) GWAPT
6 2 (15.38%) GCED
6 2 (15.38%) CSSLP
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint