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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 197 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +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
4322 4012 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.28% 94.51% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3624 3193 4194
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,470 £26,500
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Dorking - 3 £39,500 -
Redhill - 2 £55,000 -
Guildford - 1 £60,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 4 (30.77%) CISMP
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) MetaFrame
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) ISMS
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) OAuth
6 2 (15.38%) PKI
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
6 2 (15.38%) PaaS

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) OAuth
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) ISMS
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISMP
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle