The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South East / Surrey
Rank 155 201 202
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% 0.052% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.054% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 14
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%

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
2563 3704 4299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.86% 97.19% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 3212 3611
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 4 £52,500 -
Redhill - 2 £57,500 -
Horley - 1 £60,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) CESG
3 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Tufin
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) TACACS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CESG
1 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (16.67%) Tufin