The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 196 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.022% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.023% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
Security Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4418 4302 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.59% 94.42% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3747 3484 4557
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Surrey

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Surrey

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Dorking - 4 £39,500 -
Redhill - 4 £55,000 -
Guildford - 2 £55,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) MS Project
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) MetaFrame
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) CISMP
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) ISMS
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) CISMP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) MetaFrame
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) ArcSight