The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 80 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
750 796 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.03% 96.25% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 637 582 545
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in the North East

Security Specialist
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Durham - 1 £42,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS