The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 52 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 20 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.41% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 540 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.64% 96.95% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 466 453 454
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Security Specialist
West Midlands

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 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 14 £60,000 - 4
Security Specialist
West Midlands

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
2 28 (75.68%) Security Testing
3 24 (64.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 23 (62.16%) Web Development
4 23 (62.16%) SQL
5 20 (54.05%) PCI DSS
6 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
7 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (29.73%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Data Protection
8 8 (21.62%) OWASP
8 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (18.92%) Information Security
10 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
10 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
12 4 (10.81%) Games
12 4 (10.81%) Online Games
13 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
13 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
13 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
13 1 (2.70%) Cisco
13 1 (2.70%) CCIE
13 1 (2.70%) CCNP
13 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
13 1 (2.70%) MPLS

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) BGP
2 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (10.81%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Security Testing
2 24 (64.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 23 (62.16%) Web Development
4 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Data Protection
5 8 (21.62%) OWASP
5 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (18.92%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCIE
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) PCI DSS
2 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco
1 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
1 1 (2.70%) F5
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago