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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 217 204 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 7 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £53,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5883 4957 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4887 4278 4749
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the South West

Security Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 4 £52,500 +14.75% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £63,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Cyber Security
3 6 (60.00%) Business Development
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) RMADS
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Nessus
5 2 (20.00%) Nmap
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) CISSP
6 1 (10.00%) Nokia
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (10.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) RMADS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Cyber Security
3 6 (60.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
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