The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 94 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £44,000 £47,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +1.60%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
858 1023 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.51% 97.43% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 761 943 777
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Kent region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia