The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 118 141 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 15 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.31% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.32% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Median salary £52,500 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Security Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1728 2169 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.27% 96.06% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1634 1678
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,936 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Reading region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 6 (31.58%) ISSAP
4 6 (31.58%) CISM
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) SABSA
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (10.53%) Internal Audit
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
8 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
8 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Big Data
8 2 (10.53%) NoSQL

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (31.58%) SABSA
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) BCP
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Internal Audit
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) ISSAP
3 2 (10.53%) CCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Intel Security