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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 65 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.42% 3.89% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 3.94% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 1
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
622 584 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.80% 98.82% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 564 464 472
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015. 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
Stafford - 9 £60,000 -
Security Specialist
West Midlands

Security Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Security Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (75.00%) C++
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Nmap
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Nessus
5 1 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (8.33%) Online Games
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Online Games
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Security Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
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