The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 58 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 21 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.97% 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 0.16% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
Security Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
699 624 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 99.01% 96.59% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 563 530 410
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 12 £60,000 - 1
Security Specialist
West Midlands

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
2 29 (61.70%) Security Testing
3 20 (42.55%) PCI DSS
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (38.30%) Web Development
5 16 (34.04%) Ethical Hacking
6 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
6 15 (31.91%) Wireshark
7 13 (27.66%) Games
7 13 (27.66%) Online Games
8 12 (25.53%) Web Application Development
9 10 (21.28%) Information Security
9 10 (21.28%) OWASP
10 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
13 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
14 2 (4.26%) LAN
14 2 (4.26%) WAN
14 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
14 2 (4.26%) VPN
14 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
14 2 (4.26%) Cisco
14 2 (4.26%) CCSP
14 2 (4.26%) CCNP
14 2 (4.26%) CCIP

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (31.91%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) MPLS
2 2 (4.26%) BGP
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (27.66%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Online Games
2 5 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Security Testing
2 18 (38.30%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (38.30%) Web Development
3 16 (34.04%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (25.53%) Web Application Development
5 10 (21.28%) Information Security
5 10 (21.28%) OWASP
6 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.26%) Security Management
9 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) CCSP
1 2 (4.26%) CCNP
1 2 (4.26%) CCIP
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago