The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Specialist
Rank - - 250
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,450 £76,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-45.46% +60.00%
Senior 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7086 6322 6864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.19% 94.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5976 5421 5905
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Lumension
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Becrypt
2 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) Lumension
1 2 (50.00%) Becrypt
1 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm