The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 239 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £32,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £59,450 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5442 5741 6024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.71% 97.12% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4604 4842 4971
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 26 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Wiltshire +7 5 £58,750 +27.71%
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 West region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (43.75%) Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (25.00%) CISM
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (25.00%) CEH
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (43.75%) Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) ISMS
6 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CEH
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
3 4 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) CREST Certified
5 1 (6.25%) OSCP
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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