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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank - 83 82
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.66% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.68% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Security Specialist
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
698 881 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.41% 96.71% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 562 762 779
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (71.43%) CSSLP
3 5 (71.43%) CEH
3 5 (71.43%) ISSAP
3 5 (71.43%) ISSEP
3 5 (71.43%) CISSP
3 5 (71.43%) CISM
3 5 (71.43%) Legal
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) Unix
7 1 (14.29%) Windows

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Legal
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) CSSLP
1 5 (71.43%) ISSAP
1 5 (71.43%) ISSEP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS