The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 63 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.33% 2.82% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 2.88% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 1
Average salary - £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.28%
Security Specialist
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
577 556 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.85% 97.89% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 448 459 457
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Swindon

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) RMADS
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Nmap
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) RMADS
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BT