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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 353 432 413
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 47 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 46
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Security Specialist
England

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
15691 20859 21339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13083 17595 17026
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +54 29 £46,000 -19.29%
Oxfordshire +37 6 £35,000 -13.58%
Surrey +31 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £46,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -
Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 47 (54.65%) Information Security
2 32 (37.21%) Firewall
3 31 (36.05%) Risk Assessment
3 31 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (34.88%) Unix
5 28 (32.56%) CISM
5 28 (32.56%) Telecoms
6 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
7 25 (29.07%) CISSP
8 23 (26.74%) IaaS
9 21 (24.42%) SABSA
9 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
9 21 (24.42%) TOGAF
10 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (19.77%) ArcSight
12 16 (18.60%) Cyber Attack
13 15 (17.44%) Windows
13 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
14 13 (15.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (15.12%) ISSAP
15 12 (13.95%) Linux
16 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
17 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
17 9 (10.47%) PKI
17 9 (10.47%) IIS
17 9 (10.47%) SIEM
17 9 (10.47%) Compliance Audit
18 8 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
18 8 (9.30%) Security Operations

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 9 (10.47%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.21%) Firewall
2 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (9.30%) Network Security
4 6 (6.98%) VPN
5 5 (5.81%) VLAN
5 5 (5.81%) WAN
6 4 (4.65%) Internet
6 4 (4.65%) MPLS
7 3 (3.49%) DHCP
7 3 (3.49%) DNS
8 2 (2.33%) ADSL
8 2 (2.33%) CTI
8 2 (2.33%) FTP
8 2 (2.33%) GPRS
8 2 (2.33%) GSM
8 2 (2.33%) ISDN
8 2 (2.33%) LAN
8 2 (2.33%) Nortel Optivity
8 2 (2.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 28 (32.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Billing
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) OAuth
2 1 (1.16%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.16%) SAML
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.47%) PKI
3 8 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) CESG
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Unix
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) Information Security
2 31 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (36.05%) Risk Assessment
3 21 (24.42%) SABSA
3 21 (24.42%) TOGAF
4 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.47%) Compliance Audit
5 9 (10.47%) SIEM
5 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (9.30%) Security Operations
7 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.81%) OWASP
8 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.65%) Computer Security
9 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.65%) ERP
9 4 (4.65%) SAP Security
9 4 (4.65%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) C++
2 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) CISM
2 25 (29.07%) CISSP
3 13 (15.12%) ISSAP
4 8 (9.30%) CISA
5 7 (8.14%) Degree
5 7 (8.14%) IISP
5 7 (8.14%) SANS
6 3 (3.49%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.49%) GIAC
6 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) CCNP
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) CCSA
8 1 (1.16%) CCSE
8 1 (1.16%) CCSP
8 1 (1.16%) CEH
8 1 (1.16%) GCIH
8 1 (1.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.49%) SSAE 16
4 2 (2.33%) SLA
5 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) ArcSight
3 8 (9.30%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.98%) Qualys
4 6 (6.98%) Splunk
5 4 (4.65%) Palo Alto
5 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) Tufin
6 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.33%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (2.33%) F5
6 2 (2.33%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Nortel
6 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.16%) LogRhythm
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
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