The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 129 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £57,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.55%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
2246 2108 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 91.69% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1609 1594
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (42.86%) B2B
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) German Language
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) ACCA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CIMA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) German Language
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) B2B
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ACCA
3 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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