The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.18% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
Security Specialist
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
559 523 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.07% 95.09% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 460 388 492
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Suffolk

Security Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet