The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 96 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% - 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Average salary £47,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Security Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
978 1086 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.22% 97.93% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 933 711
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Kent

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Dartford - 2 £45,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) SNMP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Mitel
1 7 (87.50%) Statistics
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Riverbed
1 7 (87.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) SNMP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
1 7 (87.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Mitel
1 7 (87.50%) Riverbed