The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 107 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.16% 0.58% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.63% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 1119 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.98% 92.94% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 994 940 676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Specialist
South East

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 18 April 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
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Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) McAfee
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IronPort
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) McAfee
1 8 (100.00%) IronPort
1 8 (100.00%) F5