The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
England / South East
Rank 362 429 441
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 23 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 20
Median salary £56,250 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £34,926
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14223 18666 19927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.68% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11791 16039 16302
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +61 9 £57,500 -28.12%
Berkshire +30 8 £73,750 +34.09%
Oxfordshire +21 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire +19 2 £27,500 -60.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (43.48%) Information Security
2 24 (34.78%) Firewall
3 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
5 20 (28.99%) CISM
6 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
6 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
7 15 (21.74%) CISSP
7 15 (21.74%) Unix
8 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (18.84%) IaaS
9 13 (18.84%) SABSA
9 13 (18.84%) TOGAF
9 13 (18.84%) Windows
9 13 (18.84%) Linux
9 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
10 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.39%) ArcSight
11 9 (13.04%) Degree
12 8 (11.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (11.59%) IIS
13 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
13 7 (10.14%) Cisco
13 7 (10.14%) CISA
13 7 (10.14%) PKI
13 7 (10.14%) Qualys
13 7 (10.14%) Network Security
13 7 (10.14%) Windows Server

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (10.14%) Network Security
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 4 (5.80%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) MPLS
7 3 (4.35%) VLAN
7 3 (4.35%) WAN
8 2 (2.90%) ADSL
8 2 (2.90%) CTI
8 2 (2.90%) DHCP
8 2 (2.90%) DNS
8 2 (2.90%) FTP
8 2 (2.90%) GPRS
8 2 (2.90%) GSM
8 2 (2.90%) ISDN
8 2 (2.90%) Nortel Optivity
8 2 (2.90%) PBX
8 2 (2.90%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Electronics
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) OAuth
2 1 (1.45%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) PKI
2 6 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.80%) CESG
3 4 (5.80%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Unix
2 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.80%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Information Security
2 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.84%) SABSA
5 13 (18.84%) TOGAF
6 8 (11.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
7 7 (10.14%) SIEM
8 6 (8.70%) Compliance Audit
8 6 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (8.70%) ITIL
9 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.80%) Computer Security
10 4 (5.80%) OWASP
10 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
11 3 (4.35%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C++
2 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) CISM
2 15 (21.74%) CISSP
3 9 (13.04%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) CISA
4 7 (10.14%) SANS
5 6 (8.70%) IISP
6 5 (7.25%) ISSAP
7 3 (4.35%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.35%) GIAC
8 2 (2.90%) GCIH
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
9 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.35%) SSAE 16
4 2 (2.90%) SLA
5 1 (1.45%) COBIT
5 1 (1.45%) COSO
5 1 (1.45%) QA
5 1 (1.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Nessus
2 3 (4.35%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.45%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) ArcSight
3 7 (10.14%) Cisco
3 7 (10.14%) Qualys
4 6 (8.70%) Splunk
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.90%) Brocade
7 2 (2.90%) CA
7 2 (2.90%) F5
7 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.90%) Juniper
7 2 (2.90%) Nortel
7 2 (2.90%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
7 2 (2.90%) Tufin
8 1 (1.45%) ForgeRock
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