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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 98 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £73,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
1191 1962 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.78% 94.19% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1552 1593
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 6 (33.33%) IaaS
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
3 4 (22.22%) SABSA
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) SANS
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC

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:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) OAuth
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) SABSA
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) SANS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£65,000 base (plus package)
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