The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 18 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 427 351 401
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 24 88 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.100% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 63 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,800 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -30 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire -25 6 £44,500 -22.60% 1
Oxfordshire -10 3 £70,000 +16.66%
Middlesex +5 2 £65,000 -16.12%
Kent -22 2 £45,000 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (47.92%) CISSP
2 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 22 (45.83%) Network Security
3 20 (41.67%) Cisco
4 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
5 15 (31.25%) Firewall
6 14 (29.17%) CISM
6 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.00%) Juniper
7 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (20.83%) McAfee
8 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (18.75%) CCNP
9 9 (18.75%) CCNA
9 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
10 8 (16.67%) Degree
10 8 (16.67%) IronPort
10 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 8 (16.67%) F5
10 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (14.58%) UNIX
11 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (12.50%) Finance
13 5 (10.42%) Broadband

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Network Security
2 15 (31.25%) Firewall
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.42%) Broadband
6 5 (10.42%) Internet
7 4 (8.33%) 4G
7 4 (8.33%) 3G
8 3 (6.25%) LAN
8 3 (6.25%) WAN
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.17%) DMVPN
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.17%) BGP
9 2 (4.17%) Wireless
10 1 (2.08%) VPN
10 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.25%) SIEM
5 3 (6.25%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.17%) Product Management
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Security Management
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (2.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
1 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
2 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) CISSP
2 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) CISM
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (18.75%) CCNP
4 9 (18.75%) CCNA
5 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.33%) COBIT
3 4 (8.33%) COSO
4 1 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) Juniper
3 10 (20.83%) McAfee
4 8 (16.67%) IronPort
4 8 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) Varonis
6 2 (4.17%) AlgoSec
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + bonus + package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago