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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
England / South East
Rank 357 405 411
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 39 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 40
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £39,950
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Berkshire +42 24 £45,000 -21.05%
Surrey +41 8 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Oxfordshire +30 5 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +9 1 £27,500 -60.71%
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 36 (49.32%) Information Security
2 29 (39.73%) Risk Assessment
3 26 (35.62%) Firewall
3 26 (35.62%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (31.51%) CISM
5 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
6 21 (28.77%) Unix
7 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (24.66%) IaaS
9 17 (23.29%) CISSP
10 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
10 16 (21.92%) TOGAF
10 16 (21.92%) SABSA
11 15 (20.55%) ArcSight
12 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.81%) Linux
13 13 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (15.07%) Windows
14 11 (15.07%) Cyber Attack
15 9 (12.33%) Compliance Audit
16 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 8 (10.96%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (10.96%) ISSAP
16 8 (10.96%) Degree
16 8 (10.96%) PKI
16 8 (10.96%) IIS
16 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
17 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
17 7 (9.59%) CISA

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 (10.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) Firewall
2 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.22%) Network Security
5 5 (6.85%) WAN
6 4 (5.48%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) VLAN
6 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 3 (4.11%) MPLS
8 2 (2.74%) ADSL
8 2 (2.74%) CTI
8 2 (2.74%) DHCP
8 2 (2.74%) DNS
8 2 (2.74%) FTP
8 2 (2.74%) GPRS
8 2 (2.74%) GSM
8 2 (2.74%) MRTG
8 2 (2.74%) Nortel Optivity
8 2 (2.74%) Symposium
8 2 (2.74%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
1 1 (1.37%) OAuth
1 1 (1.37%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.37%) SAML
1 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (10.96%) PKI
3 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.48%) CESG
5 4 (5.48%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.74%) Statistics
8 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Unix
2 13 (17.81%) Linux
3 11 (15.07%) Windows
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.48%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Information Security
2 29 (39.73%) Risk Assessment
3 26 (35.62%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (21.92%) SABSA
5 16 (21.92%) TOGAF
6 9 (12.33%) Compliance Audit
7 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (9.59%) SIEM
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.22%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (8.22%) Security Operations
10 5 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.85%) Security Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) Computer Security
11 4 (5.48%) OWASP
12 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.11%) ITIL
12 3 (4.11%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) CISM
2 17 (23.29%) CISSP
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) ISSAP
4 7 (9.59%) CISA
4 7 (9.59%) SANS
5 6 (8.22%) IISP
6 3 (4.11%) CREST Certified
6 3 (4.11%) GIAC
7 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) GCIH
8 1 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.11%) SSAE 16
4 2 (2.74%) SLA
5 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Nessus
2 3 (4.11%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) ArcSight
3 6 (8.22%) Qualys
3 6 (8.22%) Splunk
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.74%) Nortel
5 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.74%) Tufin
6 1 (1.37%) CA
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
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