The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
727 719 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.58% 95.74% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 519 661 628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Northampton - 3 £45,000 -
Security Specialist
East Midlands

Security Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 5 (55.56%) CISM
4 5 (55.56%) Legal
4 5 (55.56%) CEH
4 5 (55.56%) ISSAP
4 5 (55.56%) ISSEP
4 5 (55.56%) CSSLP
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) SOA
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (11.11%) Windows

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CEH
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CSSLP
1 5 (55.56%) ISSAP
1 5 (55.56%) ISSEP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS