The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Security Specialist
Rank 909 872 -
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Specialist 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Technical Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist within the UK.

Technical Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London -39 2 £60,000 +41.17%
England -41 2 £60,000 +41.17%

Technical Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Security Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Q1 Labs
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management

Technical Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Q1 Labs
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM