The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 50 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.24% 1.22% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.29% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £67,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +68.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Security Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 388 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 91.88% 94.63% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 286 323 250
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,565 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) CCSE
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CCIE
2 10 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (13.33%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) ISO27002
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) WebEx
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Java

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WebEx
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) BCP
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCIE
1 10 (66.67%) CCSE
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security