The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 99 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.45% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Security Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1294 1805 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.73% 95.25% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1486 1285
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £35,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) GIAC
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (25.00%) SANS
4 3 (25.00%) SSAE 16
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Nortel Optivity
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) VSAT
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) MRTG
5 2 (16.67%) Symposium
5 2 (16.67%) Billing
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) CTI
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) GPRS
4 2 (16.67%) GSM
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) MRTG
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel Optivity
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) Symposium
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) VSAT
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (25.00%) GIAC
1 3 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) SSAE 16
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Nortel
1 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos