The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 137 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2191 2169 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.21% 94.43% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1727 1749
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
Berkshire

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
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 30 July 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Specialist
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared